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Charming Illustrations Highlight True Love in All of Life's Little Moments

True love doesn't always consist of grand, cinematic gestures. In fact, it's often the little things that mean the most when you're in a long-term relationship. Spending a lazy morning together, helping each other get through a bad day, and even assembling furniture side-by-side can end up …

Love Stories

5 Emotional Intelligence Tips We Can Learn From One Of America’s Wisest Leaders

Sure, Abraham Lincoln was a great leader. But what can the 16th president teach us about emotional intelligence? A whole lot it turns out.<p>When asked to rank American Presidents, scholars consistently have ranked Abraham Lincoln amongst the top three, and when ranked on leadership, he is usually …

War

Martin Luther King Jr. and the Freedom Riders: Rare and Classic Photos

Julia Aaron and David Dennis, along with 25 other freedom riders and several members of the National Guard, travel from<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Paul Schutzer—The …

Black History

Gallery: First auroras of 2014

This year has been great for auroras so far! Some of the best photos here.<p>Deborah Byrd created the EarthSky radio series in 1991 and founded …

10 Ancient Archaeological Sites for Your World Travel Bucket List

Shares 7K<p><b>For Your World Travel Bucket List</b><p>Typically, when <b>ancient archaeological sites</b> get some form of development, it’s a benefit. With development …

The 2014 Sony World Photography Awards

The Sony World Photography Awards, an annual competition hosted by the World Photography Organisation, has recently announced its shortlist of winners. This year's contest attracted more than 140,000 entries from 166 countries. The organizers have been kind enough to share some of their shortlisted …

Articles about 11 amazing prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

Today, architecture and design in Australia is more vibrant and exciting than ever.<p>2014 Pritzker Prize winner Shigeru Ban’s body of work is a showcase of spatial and material innovation.<p>From Kynar and Galvalume to SIPs, the terminology associated with prefab construction can be daunting.<p>The allure …

Prefab Homes

Eating Breakfast with Giraffes in Kenya

Photograph by <b>Giraffe Manor/The Safari Collection</b> <br>Website | Flickr | Facebook<p>Dating back to the 1930s, Giraffe Manor is one of Nairobi’s iconic …

Reading Hemingway on Kilimanjaro

From the balcony of our hotel in Moshi, in eastern Tanzania, I was lucky enough to catch a brief glimpse of the square summit of Kilimanjaro. It was floating between the rain-laden clouds like a heavenly iceberg, far higher than where I'd first looked. The brilliant snowy slopes were momentarily …

Mountaineering

Socrates (In The Form Of A 9-Year-Old) Shows Up In A Suburban Backyard In Washington

When he rang the doorbell, Zia hadn't planned to step inside. He was there to pick up his fiancee who was babysitting, but she couldn't leave (the parents were running late) so Zia agreed to hang out for a bit. His fiancee said, "Let me introduce you to the kids" — the 2-year-old girl, the …

The True Science of Parallel Universes