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Michael Jackson wanted to play Jar Jar Binks in Star Wars prequels

Actor who took the role says Jackson wanted to wear prosthetics to play the much-ridiculed character<p>No matter how much you despised Jar Jar Binks in the three Star Wars prequels – a “Rastafarian Stepin Fetchit on platform hoofs, crossed annoyingly with Butterfly McQueen”, said the Wall Street …

Michael Jackson

I’m a woman of color and I studied in Thailand. Nobody knew what to make of me.

I am a traveler and a mixed race woman of color. When I visited Thailand my junior year in college, I moved through that world as all three: a …

South-east Asia

18 Libraries Every Book Lover Should Visit In Their Lifetime

If you love books, libraries are some of the most spectacular buildings in the world.<p>To celebrate these monumentally important buildings, we've complied a list of the most magnificent libraries on the planet.<p>From a library hidden in the forests of Beijing to one in Egypt that was designed like a …

Genealogy

The Best Places To Retire Abroad In 2015

Whether your dream is to retire abroad one day or the idea just offers a vicarious thrill, you’ll likely want to hear the winners in International Living’s just-released “World’s Best Retirement Destinations for 2015.”<p>Mixing the latest data on everything from weather to retiree discounts with …

South America

11 Bizarre and Dangerous Items Sold by Sears in 1902

The 1902 edition of the Sears, Roebuck catalogue offers items of particular interest and questionable health benefits—everything from the latest …

Google Chrome

6 Things You’ll Have to Give Up if You Want to Lose Weight FOR GOOD

<i>Find out how almonds can help you lose weight:</i><p><b>Skimping on Sleep</b><p>If you’ve ever felt bleary-eyed at your desk and inhaled an entire croissant without even paying any attention to what you were doing, you know that your sleep affects your eating habits. “Sleep loss is the number-one culprit that can …

9 Houses Built Just for Spite

Your town probably has an architectural oddity or two, a building that locals point out to visitors. In many cases, these are spite …

Marvel Super Heroes

19 global events worth traveling for in 2015

113 Stars You Never Knew Were Latino!

Latinos are everywhere in Hollywood — seriously! Take a look at these 113 celebs you never knew were Latino:

Latin America

András’s Geneva

Though born in Budapest, <b>András Barta</b> has called Geneva home since he was just a baby. This Jack-of-all-trades couch-surfing enthusiast–who has worked as a bookseller, financial advisor, bartender, and flight attendant–is now helping to lead a small business while writing for Spotted by Locals in …

Paul’s Johannesburg

Travel journalist <b>Paul Steyn</b> hails from Jozi, or <b>Johannesburg</b>–South Africa’s largest city. After serving as a guide throughout Africa for some years, he went on to edit a prominent travel magazine in Africa. Right now he’s a freelance writer and photographer focused on covering eco-forward …

The Mystical Riches of Luang Prabang

At 4:30 a.m., the ring of my alarm clock stirred me awake. Though I had spent the previous night indulging in Laotian specialties like <i>larb gai</i> (spicy chopped chicken), I rose effortlessly, eager to participate in a time-honored tradition: the local Buddhist monks’ daily collection of food for the …

10 European Cities With Cheap Five-Star Hotels

We love a good dose of luxury when we travel -- especially when that luxury involves fluffy white robes, top-notch room service and bellhops at our beck and call.<p>What, do we sound like we're high maintenance or something?<p>When hostel life has you ready to call it quits, it's time to book a night in …

5 Castles Around The World To Stay In

From Spanish fortresses to Devonshire follies, which fairy-tale castle will you stay in?<p><b>1)</b> <b>Cap Rocat, Spain</b> <br>Cut into the cliffs of a private peninsula on Majorca's Bay of Palma, a golden castle-cum-hotel welcomes guests. The sandstone walls and crenellations of this former fortress teeter above more …

You Are Here: Dalai Lama

Photo by Kris Krug.<p>“The Dalai Lama is having a public audience.”<p>These were the first words I heard upon arrival to McLeod Ganj, India, exile home of …

En Route: Goddesses of Kathmandu

She said it in a whisper, subtly gesturing at a large, wooden building. It was dark, Kathmandu’s streetlights long turned off, and the moonlight gave …

Expats: Le Tumulte Noir

Photo by George Hoyningen-Huene.<p>Known as the “Black Pearl” and “Bronze Venus,” Josephine Baker, an African-American vaudeville entertainer, faced …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Globe Pics on Twitter: "Multnomah Falls, Oregon. http://t.co/r3U2DXh1lg"

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Three anti-social skills to improve your writing - Nadia Kalman

You need social skills to have a conversation in real life -- but they're quite different from the skills you need to write good dialogue. Educator …

5 Signs It's Time for You to Change Careers | Inc.com

Many people hate change; contemplating the unknown is scary. So many stick with familiar things even though they no longer fit. This is especially true of careers. Sometimes people get stuck in a career direction or work environment that makes them terribly unhappy, and they stay there because it's …

Self-help

If You’ve Ever Wondered About What You Can Take From A Hotel Room, Here Are Some Answers

<i>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What can I take from a hotel room without being charged? Here is one of the best answers that’s been pulled</i> …

8 Secrets To Writing The Perfect Resume

We know networking is essential today, but it will never replace the resume. A standout resume remains one of the best ways for job candidates to catch the eye of a hiring manager and make a great first impression.<p>What makes a resume great? ZipRecruiter, a company that allows job seekers to upload …

Employment

21 Ways To See America For Cheap

The night is warm, the sun is setting, the PBR is flowing, and suddenly you find yourself with a burning and insatiable urge to explore the great United States before summer runs out.<p>Trust us: The classic cross-country trip of your dreams -- whether you've got a week in the car or a couple days by …

8 Treacherous Thoughts That Stop You From Finding Your Passion | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Is finding your passion proving impossible?<p>Have you been trying, trying, and trying, without results?<p>You’re not alone.<p>But here’s the good news: …