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Flowers from the Sun

Paris under dark

Wonders of the World

Blueberry Mojito

May 23, 2013<p>Jorge likes to joke that I am a “Southern Hemisphere Drinker”. I love Rum and Tequila, but I tolerate vodka, gin and scotch/bourbon. …

Why Grumpy People Can Be Super Productive

If you’re waiting for the “right mood” to strike before you attack that stack of work, you might be waiting a loooooonnng time.<p>When we say that we’re “waiting for the right time” to start on something, we tend to mean that we want to feel good about what we’re doing–but new research suggests that a …

Summer Treat: Vanilla Milk with Chocolate Ice Cubes

Longing for a glass of something icy cold this summer? Or maybe a scoop of ice cream? Have both in one glass with this unusual treat — …

Journalism job opportunities: New York, L.A., D.C.

Michael Mandel offers a great illustration of the continued relevance of location in the Internet age, showing that help-wanted ads for news …

The 40 Most Creative DIY Planters

If you haven’t already noticed, spring is in full swing here at Brit HQ. We’re rounding up gorgeous tablescapes, chowing down on the most colorful cookies ever, and swooning over neon spring style. And you know what spring means? Pretty plants! And what’s a super awesome succulent without the …

A Beautiful Mess

Once the weather starts to warm up every year, it’s time to catch up on the things I’ve missed all winter long–creamy milkshakes, cold cocktails and …

Photos From My Favorite Hikes Around the World

This week the #FriFotos theme is <b>HIKES</b>. I’m not what you would normally call an outdoorsy person, but in spite of that I find myself hiking a lot of …

The Best Green Smoothie Recipe

If you follow me on Instagram you know I have an addiction to green smoothies. It all started with an innocent trip to Whole Foods one Saturday. The …

9 Things to Scrub From Your Résumé

<i>This post originally appeared on POPSUGAR Smart Living.</i><p>One of the most important things to have when you're job hunting is a killer résumé. After …

Job Hunting? Avoid This 60-Second Mistake

The job hunt isn’t easy. Talk about an understatement, right?<p>But, seriously, in today’s tough job market, even the most innocuous things can make or break your chances of nabbing that plum gig. Don’t believe us? Check out what these two HR experts had to say about the eight biggest interview …

The Neverending Story MORE FAIRY TALES 4

A little princess by Ethel Franklin Bettts

MORE FAIRY TALES

Narnia FAIRY TALES 4

Harry Potter and Dobby

Time for tea ALICE IN WONDERLAND

For the first time, scientists can identify your emotions based on brain activity

The mind reading trick, done before with objects, is now plumbing the depths of human feeling<p>The field of neuroscience has been animated recently by the use of Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging, or fMRI. When a person lies in an fMRI machine, scientists can see their brain activity in real …

Best of the World Weekly

Each week National Geographic Traveler editors select a seasonal trip showcasing the world's best destinations to visit right now.

Travel Photography

Nails to DIY for: 20 Trendy Tutorials

Guess what? Crazy colorful nails are here to stay. Whether you love a simple glittery ombre or a bright neon tribal pattern, it’s time to try your hand at some DIY nail art. To get you started, we’ve rounded up 20 trendy tutorials that… nail it!<p>Be sure to head to the comments below to let us know …

Jackson Pollock

14 Trendy Summer Tops That Actually Aren’t Cropped

Here’s Your First Look at Target’s New Made By Design Home Line 40 Thoughtful DIY Graduation Gifts to Start Making NOW 15 Kitchen Items You Never Knew You Needed from Cost Plus World Market

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Engagement ring with opal and diamonds. Opal ring set. Leaf engagement ring set. 14k rose gold opal ring.

Engagement ring with opal and diamonds. Opal ring set. Leaf engagement ring set. 14k rose gold opal ring.<p>Opal engagement ring set. This is a beautiful engagement ring set with an opal in the center. Each leaf has a diamond in it. The 2 rings fit perfectly together.<br>The set can be made with another …

6 Reasons You Should Eat More Chia Seeds

25<p>SHARES<p>Chia seeds are nutrient powerhouses. These tiny seeds hail from Central America and were domesticated by ancient Mexicans around 2,600 B.C. …

Lentil and Cucumber Salad - Perfect for Potlucks - Recipe

<i>Lentil and Cucumber Salad</i><p>This salad is great to have in your back pocket for summer potlucks and picnics (*). It is easy to make, light and healthy …