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35 incredible travel destinations you've probably never heard of

Inspired by this Quora list asking about the best travel destinations most people never knew existed, we put together our own list of the 35 hidden gems around the world that are worth the trek.<p><i>Additional reporting by Megan Willett.</i>

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15 Smart Solutions for That Awkward Space Above Your Cabinets

...and none of them are "gather dust."<p>If you've got a gap between your kitchen cabinets and the ceiling, you've likely spent time cursing your architect. But some good news: There are some stylish ways to tackle this forgotten spot.

I ate dinner with complete strangers using a meal-sharing app — and would do it again the next time I travel

But if you don't know anyone personally, there are apps that can connect you with people who will host such gatherings.<p>Meal-sharing apps like Feastly, EatWith, and Cookapp, are basically like Airbnb for meals. They connect tourists with locals and are changing the way people travel.<p>I decided to be …

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6 Ways to Take Your Passion to the Next Level

Steven Pressfield says there's a creative genius inside all of us. Get some of his best advice on how to unlock your passion and find your calling.

Advice for Educators Wanting to be Principals -- Part One

<i>(This is Part One in a multi-part series)</i><p>Last week's question was:<p><i>What advice would you give someone who is interested in becoming a principal?</i><p>This …

The Way The U.S. Teaches Science Doesn’t Work

Here's how to fix it<p>In 2012, a shocking 69 percent of American high-school graduates failed to meet college-readiness benchmarks in science. And in a 2010 paper about math and science achievement, the U.S. ranked last out of the eight countries studied (including England, South Korea, and Hungary). …

A Brightly Lit Bike Helmet Keeps Your Glowing Head Safe From Cars

The Torch is a helmet with built-in LEDs so that you can be seen from all sides, not just the front and back.<p>When it comes to bike safety, it helps to be noticed, and see all around you. Which is the point of this new bike helmet design that incorporates 10 wide-angle LEDs.<p>“The goal is to create …

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“Men At Lunch” Tells The Story Of An Iconic Photograph And Immigration In America

Irish documentarian Seán Ó Cualáin unravels the mysterious story behind the photo “Lunch Atop a Skyscraper,” taken 80 years ago today.<p>It’s one of the most famous photographs in the world: eleven men, dusty from work, slumped with an impossible ease over their lunch while perched atop a sky-high …

They Didn’t Build That: The 11 Best Unapproved Ads From Election 2012

Given the cavalier attitude toward (some would say contempt for) facts demonstrated in the run-up to Decision 2012, it’s hard to know anything for sure about the current campaigns. But we can be fairly confident about two things about the upcoming presidential election: who Sarah Silverman is …

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A Game To Educate Kids About The Future Of Cities And Energy

Looking a bit like the Sims video game, Plan It Green is a new online challenge that aims to teach kids about the realities of city development, and energy management.<p>Aimed at middle schoolers, players get to be mayor for a day, and make decisions about where to build houses and lay down roads, …