Patri R Mays

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The Most Unique Natural Wonder in Each State

You don't have to travel far to find some truly magical landscapes.<p>Typical tourist destinations like theme parks and resort towns certainly have their charms, but sometimes, Mother Nature creates jaw-dropping attractions of her own. From caverns that feel like a cathedral to mesmerizing springs, …

Grammy predictions: Who will dominate? Beyonce? Sam Smith? Pharrell? Sia?

Will Beyoncé reign as queen of the Grammys, or will the pop diva be dethroned by newcomer Sam Smith?<p>The AP makes educated guesses at who will dominate music's biggest night Sunday, when Smith, Beyoncé and Pharrell are the top contenders with six nominations apiece.<p>The Grammy Awards will air live on …

Good News for Bats? Species Bouncing Back in Europe

Several bat species increased in population by 43 percent, research shows.<p>Call it a comeback. After a prolonged decline, populations of several bat species are on the rise, according to a new report by the European Environment Agency.<p>The largest-yet study of European bat population trends surveyed …

“Take it On” Posters for the School of Visual Arts by Sagmeister & Walsh

“Take it On” Poster Series for the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York City.<p>Design firm Sagmeister & Walsh has a special relationship to the …

Graphic Design

Splendid Botanical Gardens Full of Stained Glass Murals

When the city market of Toluca, Mexico was closed in 1975, local artist Leopoldo Flores stepped forward with a plan to save the historic site. He convinced the city government to invest in a creative reuse of the building as a botanical garden with stained glass art showing the relationship between …

Murals

How to give your kids everything but a sense of entitlement

Kids who understand gratitude have better grades and are less likely to get depressed. This was the conclusion of a recent story in the Wall Street Journal that struck a chord with both my husband and me.<p>Both of us hail from immigrant families who arrived to the US in the 1970s. Both of us grew up …

Kids

How do you measure up? New health gadgets can tell you

An array of new personal health devices aims to help you beat depression, lose weight, reduce stress or improve your fitness level.<p>If it's January, it must be resolution time: that once-a-year phenomenon where Americans vow to do good things for themselves, like lose weight, get in shape and lower …