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100 Genius Hacks Guaranteed To Make A Parent’s Job Easier

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5 Mantras to Help You Become Calm and Confident

Can one simple phrase actually make a difference in your life? According to Sherianna Boyle, the answer is most definitely yes. She is the author of</i> …

Epic bridge to connect America with Russia, so you can road trip from NYC to Moscow

According to Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin, the dream of a massive highway connecting Alaska’s westernmost border with Russia’s …

National Parks

10 Books That Can Change Your Life in One Long Weekend

After the turkey, feed your mind.<p><i>I want to read 52 books in 52 weeks. Which books changed your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Will Chou, Self development blogger who uses</b> …

This Photographer Has Amassed the World's Largest Collection of Climate Change Images

For the past 13 years, award-winning environmental photographer Ashley Cooper has traveled across seven continents, amassing the world's largest …

8 Horrible Things That Happen When You Defund Women's Healthcare

More pregnancy-related deaths happen, and women aren't able to get birth control.<p>Throughout his campaign, Trump made it clear that he is staunchly pro-life, would like to dismantle parts of the Affordable Care Act (which requires employers to cover birth control), and in the past pledged to defund …

President Trump Isn't A Done Deal. Electors Should Vote For Clinton On Dec. 19.

We must empower the Electoral College to do the right thing.<p>Talk to any constitutional lawyer and they will explain to you how the Electoral College was put in place as a safeguard against the dangers of a purely representative democracy. The Founding Fathers cautioned against endowing absolute …

25 Best Towns for Trick-or-Treating

<i>Photo Credit: Ravi Bangaroo</i><p>These towns know how to get into the true spirit of Halloween!<p>Cities and towns across America have unique traditions for every holiday on the calendar, from Fourth of July fireworks to Winter Solstice festivals. Halloween, in particular, is the time of year when …

Most beautiful places to see in France | CNN Travel

I Feel Like An Asshole For Hiring Wedding Photographers Who Turned Out To Be Against Gay Marriage

They didn’t profess their discriminatory leanings from the beginning, of course. Back when my now-husband and I signed the photography contract, we just knew that our photographer’s website made clear her devotion to “God” right there on the homepage. We were cool with her being a God’s girl. My …

Holy nights: camping in a church

Camping,Kent,Weekend breaks,Bed and breakfasts,England,Food and drink,Travel,Short breaks,United Kingdom<p>The Churches Conservation Trust is opening places of worship to overnight guests … and, yes, they can even ‘get up to what their consciences allow’

Nat Geo Staff Picks: The Best of Montana

Montana’s beautiful national parks and charming small towns are more than enough reason to add the state to your next travel itinerary. Not sure where to start your tour of Big Sky Country? We’ve got you covered.<p><b>Here are a few of the National Geographic Travel team’s favorite spots in …

REVEALED: The Ultimate Pink, Sparkly Gay Hen-Do Destination

• Grazia<br>• Life<br>• Opinion<p>by Contributor | 20 05 2015<p>It is surely the most modern of wedding-planning dilemmas – how to organise the perfect hen-do/stag-do …

Weddings

Yelp Fights for Its Users' Rights to Write Snarky Reviews

Yelp is trying to defend the rights of its users to write snarky reviews on the website. According to Yelp's blog, Yelpers have "broad protections" under the First Amendment, but many businesses and "powerful interest groups" create Strategic Lawsuits Against Public Participation (SLAPP) to …

I'm moving out of New York City, and these are the things I'm checking off my bucket list before I go

I've lived in Brooklyn for more than two years, and I never thought I would leave. But alas — love, year-round room-temperature weather, and something called the "Sushirrito" enticed me to pursue greener (though drier) pastures on the West Coast.<p>Before I move to San Francisco at the end of the …

New York City

What Locals Love About Cape Town

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>I fell in love with <b>Cape Town</b> at first visit, on the Tree Canopy walkway at Kirstenbosch National Botanic Garden.<p>For Sarah Khan, a former New Yorker who moved to Cape Town and married a local, it’s all about the views. “Biases aside, it’s just the most beautiful city in the …

21 images prove Ireland is the ultimate roadtrip

IN HONOUR OF TURNING 30, I drove all over Ireland. I’d never been — an embarrassing fact for someone with the last name Mulligan — but I did know …

Ireland

Victoria

TravelPlaces of a Lifetime<p>This small Vancouver Island town punches way above its weight thanks to its status as <b>British Columbia's</b> capital and its location perched on the ocean. Its streets are dotted with locally owned cafés and restaurants, bohemian shops, and about a dozen craft breweries. Long, …

British Columbia

Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots