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  • Postal employee Lisa Calloway trudges through the snow as she delivers mail in Eugene, Ore. on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014.  Snowfall starting late in the morning Friday will be widespread, dropping a foot or more in mountainous parts of Southern Oregon and 2 to 8 inches in Western Oregon valleys that got slammed Thursday, the National Weather Service said. (AP Photo/The Register-Guard, Brian Davies)

    Snow, Freezing Rain Blanket Much of Northwest

    PORTLAND, Ore.— The second day of a fierce winter storm has blanketed parts of the Northwest with another half foot of snow as icy conditions... Read more

  • Cookie the Little Penguin at the Cincinnati Zoo

    For more on Cookie and other birds, see parrotnation.com.…... Read more

  • Up Close and Personal With a Wild Mountain Gorilla

    Check out blog.commonflat.com for more photos and background.…... Read more

  • Polite Cat Gets a Pat

    …... Read more

  • Dog Adopts 10 Baby Chicks

    Bailey the dog (half Coyote/Retriever) stumbled upon these baby chicks without their mother and has been taking care of them every since.…... Read more

  • Cute Kitten Gets Hypnotised

    Phoebe the kitten can’t resist the oscillating little golden bell.…... Read more

  • Greatest Romance Movie of the 2000s + Cats = Double the Awesome

    Kitties act out scenes of ‘The Notebook.’ How much better does it get?  For more cute animal videos, check out The Pet Collective.…... Read more

  • Chocolate mint peppermint growing in a pot in New Paltz, N.Y., in January. Chocolate mint peppermint is a chocolatey alternative. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)

    These Plants Are the Next Best Thing to Chocolate

    With Valentine’s Day coming up, thoughts naturally turn to chocolate. How nice it would be for gardeners to give their beloved a living, growing, chocolate... Read more

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    5 of the Craziest Facts Out There

    1. Watching “Hugo” 3-D Movie Cured Man of Life-Long Disability Bruce Bridgeman of California was stereoblind, meaning he had no true depth perception. In 2012,... Read more

  • Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and studio, also known as Taliesin West, is shown in Scottsdale, Ariz., on March 20, 2001. (AP Photo/Jason Wise)

    Frank Lloyd Wright’s Arizona Complex Due For Overhaul

    SCOTTSDALE, Ariz.—The Arizona home where architect Frank Lloyd Wright spent his winters is about to undergo the first major restoration effort in its 77-year history... Read more

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    Origin of the Word ‘OK’ Involves Strange Coincidence

    Words that sound similar to “OK” have been used by diverse cultures and in diverse languages for centuries to express the same sentiment. But most... Read more

  • Bob Marley Quotes on Legendary Reggae Singer’s Birthday

    Bob Marley, the legendary reggae singer, had what would be his 69th birthday on Thursday, Feb. 6. Here’s 10 quotes from him:   “One good... Read more

  • This Jan. 31, 2014 photo shows Tuskegee Airmen G.I. Joe action figures in a display at the New York State Military Museum in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. A half-century after the 12-inch doll was introduced at a New York City toy fair, the iconic action figure is being celebrated by collectors with a display at the military museum, while the toy's maker plans other anniversary events to be announced later this month. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    GI Joe, Father of All Action Figures, Turns 50

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y—G.I. Joe is turning 50. The birthday of what’s called the world’s first action figure is being celebrated this month by collectors and... Read more

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    Things We Take for Granted, But Really Shouldn’t (Slideshow)

    As we go through the motions of living, it is easy to forget all the things we should be thankful for, things so basic we... Read more

  • Cat Haymakers Dog. No Prizes For Guessing Who Wins

    Siamese Cat versus Anatolian Shepherd.…... Read more

  • Cat Plays Guessing Game

    This kitty is pretty good!…... Read more

  • Sleeping Dancing Kitty

    Twitch the kitten “dances” in his sleep.…... Read more

  • Sometimes Showing a Little Human Warmth is All it Takes to Remind One That Life is Still Worth Living

    Jonny Benjamin gave up hope of living a normal life when he was 20 after he was diagnosed with schizoaffective disorder, and tried to take his... Read more

  • A retired couple watches a rugby match together. Most Canadians will not save for a particular target amount for retirement and then live the lifestyle that sum will afford them. More realistically, they will save as much as they can, while fixing the roof, buying a new car, and paying for children’s post-secondary education. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

    The Surprising Real Story On Funding Your Retirement

    It’s RRSP season again. And every bank, mutual fund, and investment company is urging you to contribute. “Save for your retirement!” is the rallying cry. ... Read more

  • Sen. Todd Weiler, R-Woods Cross, left, and Sen. Jim Dabakis, D-Salt Lake City, arrive at the Uintah Elementary School before stoping in for school lunch Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, in Salt Lake City. A school district apologized Thursday to outraged parents after about 30 students at a Salt Lake City school had their lunches thrown out because of outstanding balances on their food accounts. Salt Lake City School District spokesman Jason Olsen said the district is investigating what happened at Uintah Elementary and working to make sure it doesn't happen again. "This was a mistake. This was handled wrong," Olsen said during a news conference outside the school. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Utah District Explains Students’ School Lunches Were Thrown Away

    SALT LAKE CITY—A Utah school district that came under fire for taking away $2 school lunches from some 40 students whose parents owed money on... Read more

  • Elongated Skulls

    A Look at Theories About Elongated Skulls in Ancient Peru, Europe, Egypt

    Elongated skulls have been found in ancient burial grounds around the world. Many are the result of a practice of intentionally deforming the skull with... Read more

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    13 Unexpected Cases of Simultaneous Events in History

    History is a very curious subject with thousands of stories. As we grow up with these stories, we are often taught that certain events happen... Read more

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    11 Exotic Fruits From Around the World You’ve Never Heard Of

    Our earth is renown for its diverse variety of plants and vegetation, which can sometimes bless us with fleshy, edible products that we call fruits... Read more

  • The dear green place, a year or two ago. (CC BY-SA)

    Host City Glasgow: Ten Things the Tourist Guides Probably Never Mentioned

    So you’ve travelled to the Commonwealth Games, you’ve done the standard tourist route and you’ve figured out that your English phrase book is not much... Read more

  • Don’t be nervous. (Altair78, CC BY)

    How to Think Slow and Fight the Fear of Flying

    Fears about air travel are common and entirely understandable. Human beings have not evolved to fly (beyond the fact that we have evolved brains sophisticated... Read more

  • Doctors and other medical staff often find going with their gut instinct pays off. (Thinkstock)

    Trusting Intuition: 7 Medical-Worker Hunches That Saved Lives

    Medical intuition is a common concept held among many doctors and healthcare professionals–it occurs when a sort of gut feeling or intuitive understanding about a... Read more

  • Consciousness: understandable, but no less amazing. (Flickr/AlicePopkorn, CC BY-ND)

    Why Being Conscious Is a Barrier to Understanding Consciousness

    We have no entirely satisfactory explanation for why a relentless stream of experiences normally fills our minds. On close examination, consciousness can seem truly miraculous... Read more

  • US marines marching in France during World War I. (George Grantham Bain Collection/Library of Congress)

    20 Facts You Didn’t Know About World War I

    One hundred years ago, on July 28, 1914, Austria-Hungary declared war on Serbia after Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria was assassinated by a Serbian nationalist,... Read more

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    What People Think of You Based on Your Photo

    It’s impossible to deduce personality traits from a quick glance at a duckface iPhone photo. But a new study finds that, when it comes to first... Read more

  • Feared for a good reason. (Credit_00/Flickr, CC BY-ND)

    The Five Worst Poisons on Earth: From Polonium to Mercury

    With the announcement of an inquiry into the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, talk of poisons is back in the news. There are many articles with... Read more

  • In this 2014 photo provided by the Samaritan's Purse aid organization, Dr. Kent Brantly, left, treats an Ebola patient at the Samaritan's Purse Ebola Case Management Center in Monrovia, Liberia. On Saturday, July 26, 2014, the North Carolina-based aid organization said Brantly tested positive for the disease and was being treated at a hospital in Monrovia. (AP Photo/Samaritan's Purse)

    Ebola Outbreak in Africa: 5 Things to Know About the Disease and How it Spreads

    DAKAR, Senegal—There has been panic and fear about the deadly Ebola disease spreading ever since Nigerian health officials reported Friday that a Liberian man sick... Read more

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    Watch the Lost Art of Scissor-Making: You’ll Appreciate This Daily Object More (Video)

    Earnest Wright & Sons of Sheffield, England, is one of the last companies to create scissors by hand.  This short film was made as part... Read more

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    Fist Bumps Less Germy Than Handshakes

    When it comes to preventing the spread of germs, maybe the president is on to something with his fondness for fist bumps. The familiar knocking... Read more

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    Your Brain Needs Downtime

    Mental downtime is necessary for your brain to function at its best. Research shows that “when we are relaxing or daydreaming, the brain doesn’t slow... Read more

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    How Bitcoin Compares to Other Crypto-Currencies (Infographics)

    With a market capitalization of more than $8 billion, Bitcoin is by far the most important crypto-currency in the world. At its current price of... Read more

  • Boys collecting sticks for a game of Viking Chess in the forest (Shutterstock)

    Viking Chess: A Simple Outdoor Family Game With Interesting History

    Legend has it that “viking chess,” or Kubb (Swedish for wooden blocks), is a 1,000-year-old game originally played with leftover firewood bits or the bones... Read more

  • Sunset view of Korean old buildings. Anapji Pond in Gyeongju, South Korea. (Shutterstock*)

    Going for Korean Food? Learn Korean Dining Etiquette

    Dining is a very important part of Korean culture, as it is with many, as it is an essential social activity. Since Korea has been... Read more

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    GMO Foods: The 8 Most Common (Infographic)

    The most common genetically modified foods are some of the most common foods on the grocery shelves and in our pantries. Due to numerous health... Read more

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    Childhood Friendships Crucial in Learning to Value Others

    Friends play an extremely important role in a person’s life. From infancy on, we have a desire to connect and those early relationships help to... Read more

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    New Study Links Wheat To Weight Gain and Diabetes

    A new animal study published in the journal PLoS sheds light on a possible mechanism behind the weight- and diabetes-promoting properties of wheat observed in humans, and perhaps... Read more

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    9 Natural Ways to Stop Gnats & Fruit Flies

    A recent and annoying outbreak of gnats and fruit flies in my kitchen and adjoining family room nearly drove me to despair. The darn things... Read more

  • Comfortable seating provides a neutral backdrop for the colourful design elements of pillows, flowers, rug, and artwork. (Stephani Buchman)

    Decorate Outdoor Space for Summer Fun

    Your outdoor space should be an extension of the unique style and aesthetics of the rest of your house. With all of the great options... Read more

  • 10 Weekend Bathroom Upgrades

    Top 10 Bathroom Upgrades All Do-able In One Weekend!

    Just because bathrooms are some of the smallest rooms in your house doesn’t mean you need to skimp on big style. Here are the best... Read more

  • Plants placed in raised wooden beds, behind walls, or separate from walkways and patios are easier to manage. (Brenda Carson/Hemera/Thinkstock)

    Creating a Low-Maintenance Outdoor Paradise

    We all dream of having a gorgeous outdoor living space where we can relax, entertain, and pass the warm summer days. But often we spend... Read more

  • To create this understated living room, interior designer Burnham, of Burnham Design in Los Angeles, balanced a subtle palette of neutral colors with a mix of rich textures and unique shapes. The effect is powerful, but the room has a soothing elegance. (AP Photo/Burnham Design, Grey Crawford)

    Ask a Designer: Finding Beauty in Subtlety

    Paint your walls a bold color and friends will likely praise your creativity. Invest in a standout piece of furniture or striking work of art... Read more

  • Vintage Patriotic Decor via The Golden Sycamore on Hometalk.

    Fourth of July DIY Extravaganza: 10 Tips That Won’t Cost the Earth

    Decorating your home for special occasions need not cost the earth. Here are some easy to follow craft tips for all the family to enjoy... Read more

  • A wall shelf from IKEA with lots of knobs from P.S. 2014’s collection, designed for the mobile resident. It provides storage and hanging space in one unit. (AP Photo/Ikea)

    Right at Home: Tips for Living in a Small Space

    For many young people, a first apartment might be a cramped studio or just a bedroom in a shared living arrangement. Juggling that room’s living,... Read more

  • Outdoor Vista via Be Your Own Kind of Beautiful on Hometalk.

    8 Patio Ideas to Kick Off Your Summer Celebrations in Style

    Check these 8 wonderful ways to turn your outdoor space into a beautiful living space for celebrating al fresco dinner parties this summer or for... Read more

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    3 Things You Probably Should Replace Now

    “They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.” ― Andy Warhol, The Philosophy of Andy Warhol Warhol may have said this... Read more

  • Small, casual pieces of furniture can be moved around when entertaining. Stools can do double duty as side tables. (AnikaSalsera/iStock/Thinkstock)

    Tips for Converting a Home to a Venue for Entertaining

    VICTORIA—Creating a home that can easily be converted from serving the needs of daily life to a venue for entertaining guests is something homeowners might... Read more

  • Inspired by a painting, the foyer is a study of dramatic angles. (Conscious Studios)

    A Family Home Designed with Flair

    A family of five enlisted the help of Trevor Ciona and Curtis Elmy of Atmosphere Interior Design when they built their two-storey home in Saskatoon... Read more

  • Transitional style features classic lines mixed with fresh, modern touches. (Bloomsbury Fine Cabinetry)

    What is Transitional Style?

    Transitional style can be defined as the new classic. This style features classic lines mixed with fresh modern touches. The blend of these design styles... Read more

  • A kitchen renovation in French farmhouse style provides plenty of space for entertaining family and friends.(Tracey Ayton)

    Creating a Gourmet Kitchen For Entertaining

    Cheryl Butters dreamed of a space big enough to bake to her heart’s content. After five years of rubbing elbows in her small kitchen, she... Read more

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    Paper Revolution: From Fashion to Houses, Paper’s Potential is Boundless

    Objects made from paper, or inspired by it, are being elevated to artistic heights. Whether crinkled or cut out, print age-old medium is a material... Read more

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    Three Ways to Use Eggs in Your Beauty Regimen

    Jess has a trio of uses for eggs that go way beyond breakfast. Facial mask First, let’s put those eggs on our face, using them... Read more

  • A living room designed for Dwell with Dignity by Designer Brian Patrick Flynn where he uses neutral accents to tone down the highly energetic tone of apple green wall paint. (AP Photo/Brian Patrick Flynn/HGTV.com, Sarah Dorio)

    No Color’s Too Bold for Decor

    It might be practical, of course, to decorate your home with neutral colors and muted earth tones. No need to worry about colors clashing if... Read more

  • The small flowers of Lemon Gem marigold, a different species from common marigolds, stare out like stars from a backdrop of ferny foliage in New Paltz, New York. June 2, 2014. (AP Photo/Lee Reich)

    Lemon Gem Marigold Offers Unusual Foliage, Flowers

    Marigold is among the most widely planted and, hence, mundane of flowers. Yet I enjoy them as an essential part of summer with their yolk-like... Read more

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    How to Make Your Own Natural Toothpaste

    Of all the things in my life that I have switched from commercial to natural, toothpaste has been the most challenging. I really wanted to make... Read more

  • Southern California-based DCR Studio created this giclee print of a retro style Guided Tours canoeing sign, mounted on wood veneer under Plexiglass. www.onekingslane.com. (AP Photo/One Kings Lane)

    New Nostalgia: Home Decor With a Retro Vibe

    If you spent childhood summers on a northern lake, grew up lunching at diners and shake shacks, or took a college road trip, you’ll be... Read more

  • A gazebo is a great way to add a new element to your backyard. It provides protection from the sun as well as the rain. (Summerwood Products, www.summerwood.com)

    Transform Your Backyard Into an Oasis

    Spring is upon us after a few harsh winter months, and as we evaluate the damage that Mother Nature has done, we scramble to find... Read more

  • 2014 Honda Civic Si Coupe (Courtesy of NetCarShow.com)

    2014 Honda Civic Si: Elevating the Fun Factor

    The slightly reworked 2014 Honda Civic Si is not about horsepower and straight ahead performance. The Si version of the popular compact Civic has always... Read more

  • 2015 Chevrolet Tahoe (Courtesy of General Motors/Chevrolet)

    2015 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ 2WD

    The Tahoe has three trims to choose from, starting with the LS in the low $50s and the LT in the mid $50s. The LTZ... Read more

  • 2015 Volvo V60 (Benjamin Yong)

    2015 Volvo V60 T6 R-Design

    Volvos and wagons go together like, well, you fill in the blanks. For the better part of a half-century, the Swedish manufacturer has been a... Read more

  • 2014 Cadillac CTS (Courtesy of NetCarShow.com)

    2014 Cadillac CTS Turbo Sedan with Premium Collection

    The CTS is a longer, lower, and leaner sedan that mixes well into the midsize luxury segment. Its weight reduction technologies include aluminum door structures... Read more

  • 2014 Toyota 4Runner Trail (Courtesy of Toyota)

    2014 Toyota 4Runner Trail Premium 4×4

    Every inch of the 4Runner is built with off-road ability. It has an aggressive exterior, while underneath the striking new front end lies a reinforced... Read more

  • 2014 Nissan Rogue (Photo by Benjamin Yong)

    2014 Nissan Rogue

    The SUVs over at the Nissan Motor Company have been going through a growth spurt lately. The Nissan Pathfinder was the first to be massaged... Read more

  • 2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0-L EcoBoost (Photo by Benjamin Yong)

    2014 Ford Fiesta 1.0-L EcoBoost

    From a company that once valued big power from big engines, Ford has been changing with the times by focusing development on compact, turbocharged engines... Read more

  • 2015 Kia Sorento (Courtesy of Kia)

    2015 Kia Sorento Limited

    The Sorento has two engines to choose from. The 2.4-L 4-cylinder engine puts down 191 horsepower (3,000 rpm) and 181 lb.-ft. torque (6,300 rpm), while... Read more

  • This undated product image provided by Audi shows the 2015 Audi A3. The car is revamped with new styling and technology. (AP Photo/Audi, Jim Fets)

    Google Maps, Street View-Connected Audi Can Read Tweets, Facebook Posts

    After just a few months on the U.S. market, Audi’s new, entry luxury 2015 A3 sedan is on track to make the German brand fashionable... Read more

  • 2014 Hyundai Elantra GT (Courtesy of NetCarShow.com)

    2014 Hyundai Elantra GT

    With “GT” attached to the name of Hyundai’s new Elantra hatchback released last year, there was a certain expectation of performance that wasn’t quite fulfilled... Read more

  • Maggie McNally-Bradshaw and her husband Curt Bradshaw pose with their Zero electric motorcycles. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Harley Helps Put Electric Motorcycles in Spotlight

    PRINCETOWN, N.Y.—When Maggie McNally-Bradshaw and husband Curt hop on their electric motorcycles and twist the throttles, they get a rush like no other. Or maybe... Read more

  • 2014 BMW 3-Series Sports Wagon (Courtesy of BMW)

    BMW’s Sexy 3-Series Diesel Wagon

    In the early 1980s, after their Pontiac Phoenix disintegrated, my parents bought an Oldsmobile Cutlass diesel wagon—woodgrain, burnt orange paint and all. It rattled like... Read more

  • Toyota Avalon (Courtesy of NetCarShow)

    2014 Toyota Avalon Limited

    The 2014 Avalon comes in four models: XLE, XLE Premium, XLE Touring, and Limited. There are also three Hybrid models: XLE, XLE Touring, and Limited... Read more

  • Workhorse and Beauty - the 2015 Chevrolet Suburban is stacked with added features. (Chevrolet)

    2015 Chevrolet Suburban – 12-Generation-Pedigree Continued in Style

    Completely redesigned, the 2015 Chevrolet suburban continues its venerable SUV-story into the 12th generation. A staple from Texan Ranches to suburban youth hockey families, the... Read more

  • South Africa's Kruger National Park witnessed this wild elephant-attack on two women in a car. Unbelievable scenes caught on video. (AOL)

    Watch Terrifying Moment an Elephant Rolls Over a Car (+Video)

    This is the moment a rampaging elephant flips a car carrying two tourists. The massive bull first crushed the front of the Hatchback before rolling... Read more

  • This year's version of the Subaru Forester shows some improvements in many areas, the most notable one being the increased milage. (Subaru)

    2014 Subaru Forester: Bigger, Better, Faster – and More Mileage

    What makes it better than the last model? What doesn’t! There are a lot of good cars in that class – be it the Toyota... Read more

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    Meet Bloodhound SSC, the Supersonic Car Faster Than a Speeding Bullet

    Designed to go faster than sound, the Bloodhound SSC is a 135,000-horse-powered beast of a vehicle that is currently in development. With a target to... Read more

  • 2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI  (Courtesy of Volkswagen)

    2015 Volkswagen Golf GTI

    The seventh-generation Golf GTI is bigger, lighter, faster and more fuel efficient than previous generations. Horsepower has increased, but price has decreased by $700, and... Read more

  • 2015 Honda Fit (Courtesy of NetCarShow.com)

    2015 Honda Fit: More Space and Horsepower, Better MPG

    Honda hired a professional packer to demonstrate the interior size of its third-generation 2015 Fit at an event in San Diego introducing the all-new subcompact... Read more

  • Michael Schumacher talks with television personality Reinhold Beckmann during the day of the legends event at the Millentor stadium on September 8, 2013 in Hamburg, Germany. (Photo by Stuart Franklin/Bongarts/Getty Images)

    Michael Schumacher Coma Update: F1 Driver Will Likely Remain an ‘Invalid,’ Doctor Says

     Michael Schumacher, the seven-time F1 champion, will likely remain an “invalid” for a long time–even the rest of his life, a report is claiming. Last... Read more

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    11 Exotic Fruits From Around the World You’ve Never Heard Of

    Our earth is renown for its diverse variety of plants and vegetation, which can sometimes bless us with fleshy, edible products that we call fruits... Read more

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    Life After Your Brain Explodes (Video)

    I was nervous that first day as I made it to room 10B in the Center for Disability, a run-down, twelve-story building on Manhattan’s Lower... Read more

  • Falun Gong practioner Christiane Teich, from India, poses on a street in New York City on May 19, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    A Spiritual Journey to Ladakh, India

    Christiane Teich, who prefers to be called “Chris,” made her pilgrimage to India over the course of 30 years, in search of something. Originally from... Read more

  • "Castle Sunrise," a view of Bodiam Castle, built in 1385, in Britain. (Burrard- Lucas Photography)

    Phenomenal Views of Ancient Places, Connect With Beauty of Humanity’s Achievements (Photo Gallery)

    Will Burrard-Lucas has traveled the world, taking in some of the most important places in human history. These scenes are imbued with the majestic weight... Read more

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    10 Exotic Instruments That Will Blow Your Eardrums… in a Good Way

    Expand your musical knowledge with these ten exotic instruments you have probably never heard of before. Sit back and enjoy. 1. Hang (spacedrum) Created by Felix... Read more

  • Don’t be nervous. (Altair78, CC BY)

    How to Think Slow and Fight the Fear of Flying

    Fears about air travel are common and entirely understandable. Human beings have not evolved to fly (beyond the fact that we have evolved brains sophisticated... Read more

  • FILE - In this July 17, 2014, file photo, people walk amongst the debris, at the crash site of a passenger plane near the village of Hrabove, Ukraine. More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: continue to keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace.  (AP Photo/Dmitry Lovetsky, File)

    Air Traffic Doubles, Stressing Safety Systems

    NEW YORK— More travelers are flying than ever before, creating a daunting challenge for airlines: keep passengers safe in an ever more crowded airspace. Each... Read more

  • Consciousness: understandable, but no less amazing. (Flickr/AlicePopkorn, CC BY-ND)

    Why Being Conscious Is a Barrier to Understanding Consciousness

    We have no entirely satisfactory explanation for why a relentless stream of experiences normally fills our minds. On close examination, consciousness can seem truly miraculous... Read more

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    What People Think of You Based on Your Photo

    It’s impossible to deduce personality traits from a quick glance at a duckface iPhone photo. But a new study finds that, when it comes to first... Read more

  • Feared for a good reason. (Credit_00/Flickr, CC BY-ND)

    The Five Worst Poisons on Earth: From Polonium to Mercury

    With the announcement of an inquiry into the murder of Alexander Litvinenko, talk of poisons is back in the news. There are many articles with... Read more

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    Viral: Thieves Destroyed By MMA Gas Station Clerk + Related Videos

    Those who believe in karma hold that thieves and robbers will eventually receive punishment for the crimes they commit, even if not by the law... Read more

  • The Putter (Shaun Bloodworth)

    Watch the Lost Art of Scissor-Making: You’ll Appreciate This Daily Object More (Video)

    Earnest Wright & Sons of Sheffield, England, is one of the last companies to create scissors by hand.  This short film was made as part... Read more

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    Summer Backyard Activities: The Do’s & Don’ts (Video)

    From our friends at HooplaHa, a great inspiration! Summertime is meant for fun and activities, be be sure to keep these important tips in mind... Read more

  • Golden Gate Capital, which bought the Red Lobster restaurant chain for $2.1 billion from Darden Restaurants, plans to take the chain upscale. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Red Lobster Moving Upscale

    NEW YORK—Red Lobster wants to be seen as a purveyor of quality seafood, so it’s getting rid of some of its promotional discounts and plating... Read more

  • A man sits resting as commuters head to departure gates at the Port Authority Bus Terminal, Wednesday July 23, 2014 in New York.  The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey approved $90 million for urgent repairs at the 64-year-old complex used by both commuters from New Jersey and travelers from the rest of the country.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Port Authority Bus Terminal Needs Overhaul, Will Get Patchwork Fixes

    NEW YORK—At the nation’s busiest bus station, winding lines of riders wait amid cracked floors, crumbling ceiling tiles and a wheezing air-conditioning system helped along... Read more

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    Funny or Just Downright Bizarre? Parents Tell Their Kids Unusual Information

    Sometimes, parents have to make up bizarre fibs to tell their children to get them to do something. Quora asked “Parenting: What is the most... Read more

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    Look Closer at These Tiny Pieces of Food, You’ll Be Blown Away by What You See (Photo Gallery)

    Hasan Kale paints landscapes of his native Istanbul on the most unlikely canvasses. Kale likes the challenge of painting on peanut husks, split almonds, banana... Read more

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    Parents Day 2014 Quotes: Messages to Thank Mom and Dad

    Parents Day is on July 27. It’s a day to celebrate both mothers and fathers. Then-President Bill Clinton signed a resolution in 1994 that was... Read more

  • Don’t Assume

    A friend and I were recently discussing a situation during which I made an assumption. My friend promptly corrected me and commented that most of... Read more

  • (From left) Nicky, Annie, Suzanne, and Charlie Wind pose with the book series, “The SMART Playbook,” at their home in Cos Cob, Conn. The series, written mostly by Suzanne with help from her children, is made up of five workbooks that teach children manners and social etiquette in the digital age. July 21 (AP Photo/Stamford Advocate, Jason Rearick)

    Greenwich Mom Writes Kids Book on Manners

    GREENWICH, Conn.—Suzanne Wind wanted to school her three children in the good, old-fashioned art of manners. It’s not that they were particularly ill-mannered. But growing... Read more

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    Things to Do in San Miguel de Allende

    A delightful colonial town paved with cobblestone, San Miguel de Allende in Guanajuato is full of interesting mansions, museums,and churches. Recently named “The Top City... Read more

  • The dear green place, a year or two ago. (CC BY-SA)

    Host City Glasgow: Ten Things the Tourist Guides Probably Never Mentioned

    So you’ve travelled to the Commonwealth Games, you’ve done the standard tourist route and you’ve figured out that your English phrase book is not much... Read more

  • "Castle Sunrise," a view of Bodiam Castle, built in 1385, in Britain. (Burrard- Lucas Photography)

    Phenomenal Views of Ancient Places, Connect With Beauty of Humanity’s Achievements (Photo Gallery)

    Will Burrard-Lucas has traveled the world, taking in some of the most important places in human history. These scenes are imbued with the majestic weight... Read more

  • Don’t be nervous. (Altair78, CC BY)

    How to Think Slow and Fight the Fear of Flying

    Fears about air travel are common and entirely understandable. Human beings have not evolved to fly (beyond the fact that we have evolved brains sophisticated... Read more

  • Crouching Tiger and Hidden Dragon (AOL videos)

    5 Travel Ideas from Oscar Nominated Movies (Video)

    Oscar nominated movies, besides being great works of art, can also inspire travel. Here are 5 such inspirations, including ‘Midnight in Paris’ and the ‘Lord... Read more

  • Rice Terraces in Banaue (eTramping.com)

    Stunning Scenery of Rice Terraces in Banaue, the Philippines

    The Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras is an outstanding example of an evolved, living cultural landscape that can be traced as far back as... Read more

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    Five Amazing Mediterranean Cruises – From Family-Friendly to Pure Luxury

    If you are hankering after a cruise, but have already sailed around the Caribbean, consider a destination around the Mediterranean Sea. This magical coastline stretches... Read more

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    Free Things to Do in Abu Dhabi

    Standing its ground as the second most expensive city in the Middle East, Abu Dhabi can certainly be a costly place to visit. But despite... Read more

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    Black River Wisconsin Canoe Adventure

    Wisconsin a Diverse River System Wisconsin has one of the most diverse river systems in the United States. There are whitewater rivers, there are lazy... Read more

  • Approaching Abrams Falls in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Traveling Ted)

    Great Smoky Mountain Backcountry Photo Essay

    Typical Great Smoky Mountain Image When you think of the Great Smoky Mountains, most people think of tree covered mountains shrouded in mist as far... Read more

  • Bungy Jumping in New Zealand (MyDestination.com)

    Top 7 Bungy Jumps in New Zealand

    New Zealand and the bungy jump go together like a hand and glove. It was in this land of deep-cut gorges and rugged canyons that... Read more

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    Top 10 Tourist Attractions in Spain (Video)

    A country rich in history, culture, architecture and natural beauty is a country that is rich in happy visitors. Today we’re counting down our picks... Read more

  • Hike in South Korea (AOL videos)

    Take a Hike: South Korea’s Latest Craze (Video)

    Hiking is as much about style as it is about sport in South Korea, where about one in every three Koreans goes hiking more than... Read more

  • Angkor Wat (A Luxury Travel)

    Cambodia’s Top 3 Travel Spots

    Six years as the General Manager of the largest luxury river cruise company in Cambodia, German born Alexander Scheible has an encyclopaedic knowledge of the... Read more

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    Baffin Explorer: Iceberg Capital of the North Read

    Original article at www.gonomad.com Arctic art adventures of Canada Baffin Island in Nunavut, Canada is the fifth largest island in the world. It was named... Read more

  • El Yunque National Rainforest in Puerto Rico (AOL videos)

    Adventure Experience in Puerto Rico Rainforest (Video)

    Soar through the tropical El Yunque National Rainforest on a zip-line adventure in northeastern Puerto Rico. This rainforest is located on the slopes of the... Read more

  • Lake Hayes, Queenstown, New Zealand (AOL videos)

    Picturesque Lake Hayes, Queenstown, New Zealand (Video)

    This placid lake close to the town of Queenstown on New Zealand’s South Island is a great spot for enjoying the magnificent scenery and outdoor... Read more

  • Baby sea turtles hatched and almost ready to return to the sea in Tulum, Mexico. photos by Valerie Hamilton.
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    In Off-Season Tulum, More Turtles than Tourists

    Original article at www.gonomad.com If the Caribbean’s balmy turquoise charms are doubled by wintry weather at home, the argument could be made they’re halved in... Read more

  • The ancient St Catherine's Monestery in the Sinai. (Go Nomad)

    St Catherine’s, Sinai: Day and a Half in the Desert

    Original article at www.gonomad.com Musa (Moses) was the appropriately named Bedouin guide – appropriate because we were near Mt. Sinai where Moses received the Ten... Read more

  • Budapest at night. Photo credit: Moyan Brenn. (eTramping.com)

    6 European Cities You Can Afford to Visit

    Different people have different goals or bucket lists, but one of the most common things people want to do before they die is see the... Read more

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    How to Think Slow and Fight the Fear of Flying

    Fears about air travel are common and entirely understandable. Human beings have not evolved to fly (beyond the fact that we have evolved brains sophisticated... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Three Ways to Make Coach More Classy

    Several months ago I flew to Bogota, Colombia, in economy class and was quickly reminded how bare bones and rough it has become. For instance,... Read more

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    Space Tourism Needs an ‘Orbital Megabus’ to Truly Lift Off

    Britain has joined the race to become a leading hub of commercial space flight, announcing eight potential sites for a potential “spaceport” within the UK... Read more

  • Brian Kelly, JD and Carolina (AOL videos)

    How to Add Up Your Travel Points for a Free Vacation (Video)

    How to add up your travel points for a free vacation. Brian Kelly, also known as the Points Guy, sits down with JD and Carolina... Read more

  • A look at the items that Michele has in her carry-on bag. (Ben Chasteen/ Epoch Times)

    The Consummate Traveler – What’s In My Bag? The Carry-On Essentials

    In this article, I am going to share the contents of what I keep in my “airplane pouch.” This is a bag that stays with... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler – Luggage Lifesavers

    One of the worst things that can happen while en route to your destination is to have your luggage fall apart. Perhaps it is a... Read more

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    Private Butler or Presidential Residence? Luxury Hotels Welcome Wealthiest Travelers (Video)

    As the gap between the wealthiest travelers and everyone else has widened, so has the way people are experiencing vacation. The wealthy are looking for... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: The Educational Vacation

    To most people, the word vacation usually brings to mind images of beautiful beaches, relaxation, and fruity drinks with umbrellas in them. But have you... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Hotels, Alarms, and Fires….oh my!

    I recently took a few days off from work and treated myself to a mini getaway at a very nice New York City hotel near... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Safety First

    Recently I read a news report that six people were injured from severe turbulence on a U.S. Airways flight from Philadelphia to Orlando twenty minutes... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Sleeping Well in your Hotel

    Sleep is a very important task that we all need to do well so we can function in our daily lives. Traveling can really make... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler –Accidents and Business Trips: How prepared are you?

    Of course it is terrible when you get hurt at home, but I think it is even more unfortunate if you get hurt when traveling... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Beware of Hotel Renovations

    About a week ago, I was almost knocked off of my feet by a terribly noxious smell of some sort as I stepped off of... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: The Adventures of Traveling Low Glycemic

    The other day I was speaking with a colleague of mine, who expressed disbelief as to how quickly the pounds have packed on since taking... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Airplanes and Sleeping Pills

    Timing is everything, so the old saying goes. This is especially true when it comes to traveling. It’s critical to make sure you get to... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: The Gift of Travel Memories

    I know that trying to find the right gift, no matter what time of year or occasion, can sometimes be a huge challenge. We all... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Fitness on the Road

    Keeping active while on the road is a big challenge. This is especially so for those of us who travel for business and are stuck... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Tips for New Business Travelers

    Ah, to be young again. On my recent flight back home, I was made to reminisce about my early days of travel when I was... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Privacy versus Convenience

    On my last international flight two weeks ago, three of my colleagues were bubbling over with excitement when we met at the gate. They could... Read more

  • The Consummate Traveler: Wardrobe and Safety

    Does what you wear affect your safety while traveling abroad? That depends on where you are going, what you are wearing, and how well you... Read more

  • Investment properties in the U.S. can create additional tax filing requirements for Canadians depending on how the property is used. (Fotolia)

    Considerations for Canadians on Owning US Real Estate

    More and more Canadians are purchasing U.S. real estate for personal and/or rental use. It’s important to understand how different ownership options lead to different... Read more

  • Vacation homes can create difficult tax considerations when transferring to children or grandchildren. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)

    The 3 Hidden Financial Traps of Cottage Ownership

    If you already have a cottage in the family, there may be looming ownership, tax, and estate-planning problems if you’re thinking of selling or transferring... Read more

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    Exploring the Nascent Future of Bitcoin (Videos)

    In terms of a life-cycle of technology, it is easy to see Bitcoin as being at the same developmental stage as babies going through the... Read more

  • Aerial view of Manhattan looking south over Central Park on July 1, 2007, in New York City. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

    Selling Real Estate With Gadgets

    The real estate industry has long been a word-of-mouth driven hub of activity where brokers guarded all the information. The power of a referral is... Read more

  • Depending on the degree of distress, a home’s fix-up costs can be elevated, requiring additional skill in managing the renovations. (AP photo/Jim Mone)

    Estimating Costs Critical in Buy, Fix, and Flip Real Estate Investing

    In my last article, I talked about the two most popular real estate investment strategies. Last time we covered buy, rent, and hold; this article... Read more

  • Condos in Toronto are commonly bought and rented out as part of a popular real estate investment strategy. (The Canadian Press/Pawel Dwulit)

    Preparing for Your First Real Estate Investment

    Most people have heard of real estate investing as a profitable investment strategy, especially these days with the current state of the stock market. People... Read more

  • Three Ways To Cut Investment Costs

    Do fees matter? Of course they do!  It wasn’t always that way. When market performance is strong overall, fees don’t seem to matter (when your... Read more

  • Do You Really Need Mortgage Insurance?

    You’ve bought a new house, and you’re sitting with the bank’s loans officer ready to sign for that mortgage. Then she casually asks, “Would you... Read more

  • Low-rate mortgages may look good in the short run but owning a home is a long-term proposition. (Epoch Times)

    Investors Group Mortgage Deal Comes With Strings Attached

    If you’ve been shopping around for a mortgage, you’ve probably heard about Investors Group’s offering of a variable-rate mortgage for 1.99 percent for a three-year... Read more

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    Which Is the Best Retirement State?

    Florida and Arizona may be home to some of the country’s most popular retirement spots, but South Dakota is the best state for retirees. Bankrate.com... Read more

  • How Much to Save, What to Invest in for Retirement

    As the editor and publisher of Dave Paterson’s Top Funds Report, I get many investment-related questions. But there are two questions readers ask most often:... Read more

  • Stock traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Oct. 1, 2013, in New York City. The new heights reached by stock markets in the U.S. in recent months have been tempting investors to use leverage to participate. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Understanding the Risks of Leverage

    Should you borrow to invest? Looking to add to their investment in a hot, new stock, or to get in on the latest investment fad,... Read more

  • Best money apps for budgeting (aol, Screenshot)

    Best Money Apps for Budgeting

    Managing your budget can get pretty tricky but these mobile apps will help you stay on top of your bills and spending habits.  …... Read more

  • An accountant prepares a client’s tax return. If you have an amount due, it must be paid by May 5 this year, rather than the normal April 30 deadline, in order to avoid interest. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

    Tax Tips for Canadian Taxpayers

    With the extended tax-filing deadline of May 5 rapidly approaching, you still have time to make sure you’re taking advantage of every single tax break... Read more

  • Using the Home Buyers’ Plan to can be an effective way to tap into an existing RRSP for a home purchase. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    How to Tap Into Your RRSP to Buy a House

    There’s a cardinal rule for making RRSP withdrawals before maturity: Don’t!  The tax hit on withdrawals has always been a huge obstacle to using your... Read more

  • Paying down your mortgage as fast as you can saves on future interest costs and helps build up equity in your home. (Epoch Times)

    Six Tips to Help You Survive the Mortgage Market

    The spring real estate market is gathering momentum. So here are a few things you should know about mortgages to avoid getting fleeced. First of... Read more

  • Selling a primary residence upon retirement and downsizing should not be expected to put money in your pocket or provide enough additional or meaningful income that you can count on. (Elena Elisseeva/Fotolia)

    Don’t Count on Home Equity for Retirement Income

    Are you counting on your home to fund your retirement? You’re not alone. A recent survey by Sun Life Financial showed that 24 percent of... Read more

  • “Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” —Marcus Aurelius *Shutterstock

    Positively Speaking

     Five years ago, I was introduced to minimalism by my neighbor. It was a short conversation, only a few sentences long. I had been working... Read more

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    Top 3 Ways to Not Break Your Budget

    Last year Americans spent $4.3 trillion on retail sales. We have three things to avoid so you don’t break your budget and overspend on things... Read more

  • Traders on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange react to news on Feb. 11, 2014, that easy monetary policy will continue under new Fed chairwoman Janet Yellen. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Bubble Time Again?

    Two events in 2013 stand out as pivotal. The balance sheet of the U.S. Federal Reserve was expanded 37 percent to surpass US$4 trillion. Secondly,... Read more

  • This photo combination shows the 10 highest-paid CEOs of 2013, as calculated by The Associated Press and Equilar, an executive pay research firm. Top row, from left: Anthony Petrello, Nabors Industries, $68.2 million; Leslie Moonves, CBS, $65.6 million; Richard Adkerson, Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold, $55.3 million; Stephen Kaufer, TripAdvisor, $39 million; and Philippe Dauman, Viacom, $37.2 million. Bottom row, from left: Leonard Schleifer, Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, $36.3 million; Robert Iger, Walt Disney, $34.3 million; David Zaslav, Discovery Communications, $33.3 million; Jeffrey Bewkes, Time Warner, $32.5 million; and Brian Roberts, Comcast, $31.4 million. (AP Photo)

    5 Reasons Why CEOs Are Getting Huge Raises, and Why You Are Not

    WASHINGTON—Pay for globe-trotting CEOs has soared to new heights, even as most workers remain grounded by paychecks that are barely budging. While pay for the... Read more

  • How to Succeed at Working Remotely Without Going Crazy

    The Challenge: You recently joined the 13.4 million Americans who work remotely at least once a week. The flexibility is great, but home office pitfalls... Read more

  • Deborah Asseraf (L) and Danielle Oteri in the Ace Hotel, Manhattan, April 22. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Women Entrepreneurs Infuse Events With Passion

    NEW YORK—It takes a lot to make history lectures or business presentations exciting. Yet two aspiring New York City businesswomen, Danielle Oteri and Deborah Asseraf,... Read more

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    How to Succeed at Working Remotely Without Going Crazy

    The Challenge: You recently joined the 13.4 million Americans who work remotely at least once a week. The flexibility is great – but home office... Read more

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    Top 6 iPhone Apps to Help Advertising Executives Sell More

    If you are in the business of selling advertising, regardless of your title and if you’re prospecting for new ad clients you can probably take... Read more

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    Happy People Work Harder (Especially If They Get Chocolate)

    Economists at the University of Warwick have found happiness increases productivity by around 12%. Andrew Oswald, Eugenio Proto and Daniel Sgroi carried out a number... Read more

  • Randi Zinn welcomes her guests to the Beyond Mom Mixer: A Facilitated Networking Experience for Forward-Thinking Moms in New York City. (Courtesy of Randy Zinn/Photo Benton Sampson)

    Tips for Networking Moms in New York City

    Many of us are seeking meaningful connections in this giant, overpopulated city. Networking can be tough. It’s hard to know the best communities to place... Read more

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    10 Everyday Tasks That Can Be Skipped

    Much of the time so desperately needed throughout the day could be gained by getting rid of time-wasting tasks.…... Read more

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    Big Whopper Economics in Fast-Food Franchises

    In August, Larry and Kathryn Baerns and their son, Christopher, filed court papers charging that the two new Steak ’n Shake restaurants they had just... Read more

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    Teaching with Elan

    David Malan is standing before the audience in Longfellow Hall asking for step-by-step instructions to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. In front of... Read more

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    More Education and Lower Workload for Nurses Sees Patients’ Lives Saved

    Hospitals where nurses are qualified to bachelor’s degree level and have lower patient-to-nurse ratios have lower mortality rates. In a cross-European study published in The... Read more

  • More than a third of UK universities have given up teaching European language degrees.

    UK: We Need to Fall Back in Love With Learning Languages

    The drop in applications to European language programmes at UK universities will not have come as a great shock to anybody teaching languages. For at... Read more

  • This photo taken Jan. 9, 2014 shows U.S. Navy Commander Valerie Overstreet poses on the U.S. Naval Academy campus in Annapolis, Md. Overstreet wanted to start a family. But her job as a Navy pilot and the fact that she and her husband, also a naval officer, were stationed in different parts of the country made it complicated. So she decided to take advantage of a fledgling Navy program that allowed her to take a year off and return to duty without risking her career or future commands. Now, three years later, she’s got a two-year-old daughter and a nine-month old son, she’s back at work at the Naval Academy in Annapolis and her promotion to captain has been confirmed.(AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

    Sabbaticals May Help Military Keep Women in Ranks

    CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C.—Navy Cmdr. Valerie Overstreet wanted to start a family. But her job as a Navy pilot and the fact that she and her... Read more

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    A Creative Résumé to Attract Employers: 1-Page Job Proposal

    Author Patrick G. Riley has developed a new, proactive job application tool. He provides job-seekers with a guide to building a one-page job proposal. The... Read more

  • In this Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013 photo, U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, right, talks with employees of DeNA, a video-game and e-commerce company founded by a woman, at their office in Tokyo. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who took office a year ago, has made the advancement of women a pillar of his economic revival policies in the most aggressive and ambitious initiative to back the rise of Japanese women in years. During a recent trip to Tokyo, Biden visited DeNA to drive home Abe’s message of promoting women. “Women are half the sky. They are half the brainpower. They are half the energy. They’re half the innovation,” Biden said. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

    Japan Promises Equality, But Women Find Few Jobs

    TOKYO— Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe wants women like Tomo Tamai to go back to work. Tamai is eager to do so, nearly two years... Read more

  • Arizona State University's Sun Devils football, file photo (*Shutterstock)

    You Know Who Else Uses Unpaid Interns? Colleges and Universities

    For students interested in a career in sports management, Arizona State University has what seems like a great opportunity. The school’s athletic program, which boasts of... Read more

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    Essential Networking: Always Carry Business Cards

    Necessary or not necessary? When it comes to business cards that’s the burning question. The answer? Necessary. It is a golden rule when attending networking... Read more

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    Essential Networking: Introducing Exclusive Target Networking Events

    I have now returned to London, following my month long research networking trip to New York. My purpose was to identify the differences between New... Read more

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    From London to New York: Cultural Impacts of Networking

    NEW YORK—For New Yorkers, the most determining factor in whether someone is valuable to their network is—it may sound surprising—likability. “I may not be selling... Read more

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    Essential Networking: Connecting New York Style

    I have now been networking in New York for one month and it is has been an inspiring and electrifying experience, which I am eager... Read more


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