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Photos of Underwater Artificial Coral Reefs Fuse Conservationist Work and Underwater Photography

Jason deCaires Taylor is a British sculptor dedicated to the creation of modern underwater sculptures which eventually transform into artificial …

Sculpture

The politics of Obamacare delays

By now, the pattern is pretty clear: Obamacare deadlines don’t stick. And they probably never will.<p>The unanswered question is, does the extra time create more hassles than benefits for those affected - and is the goalpost-moving worth the political headaches it creates for the Obama …

What 'House of Cards' gets wrong

<b>Spoiler Alert</b> <i>: This story contains some critical details from the second season of House of Cards. We’ve tried to keep them at a minimum and we’ve definitely avoided spoiling the big reveals at the end of the season.</i><p>How realistic is House of Cards? Star Kevin Spacey said this week that the show’s …

How To Be Happy—Right Now

It's the universal quest. And it might be way easier to embrace than you think.<p><b>1. Be nice to yourself.</b> "Sometimes the biggest bully you know is you," says Gabrielle Bernstein, author of the New York Times bestseller <i>May Cause Miracles</i>. "Every thought is an affirmation either lifting you up or …

10 New Books You Need to Read This Year

From biographies to technical studies and step-by-step guides, here are 10 books that you should look for in the next few months.<p>Of course, we think you can learn a lot online. But, if you’re looking to take a deeper dive, there is often no substitute for the kind of thoughtful analysis you can get …

Reader Recs: Romantic Destinations

Planning a trip with that special someone? We asked our Facebook fans to share their favorite romantic destinations, and they came through in a big way.<p><b>Whether you’re looking for a tried-and-true classic or something more off the grid, our travel community has got you covered:</b><p>Not surprisingly …

Urban Instagram photographers you should follow

SOUTH AFRICA<p>@garethpon is an urban photographer from Johannesburg. His favourite spot to photograph in the city is Maboneng Precint. For him, photography is not so much about shooting pretty pictures, but about “being as honourable as possible to capture in a single image the story that a moment …