10 Surprising Things That Are Deadly For Your Pet 10 Surprising Things That Are Deadly For Your Pet
10 Surprising Things That Are Deadly For Your Pet
Anyone who owns a pet knows that animals have no hesitation when it comes to trying to eat random objects they find lying around the house. Cats chew on various plants and dogs work part-time as vacuum cleaners when food is dropped on the kitchen floor. However, many things that people wouldn’t ordinarily give a second thought to can be incredibl... View Article
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The 10 Most Destructive Hurricanes In US History The 10 Most Destructive Hurricanes In US History
The 10 Most Destructive Hurricanes In US History
After steamrolling several Caribbean islands as a category 5 storm on Wednesday, Hurricane Irma — one of the most powerful hurricanes ever recorded in the Atlantic Ocean — continues to churn on what appears to be a direct course toward the Bahamas and then South Florida. The storm is the latest in an already catastrophic hurricane season, wh... View Article
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The Best Under-The-Radar Travel Destinations in the U.S. The Best Under-The-Radar Travel Destinations in the U.S.
The Best Under-The-Radar Travel Destinations in the U.S.
The US is vast: 3.797 million square miles to be exact. Yet when it comes to choosing a vacation, we often limit ourselves to a tiny fraction of the country. There are plenty of good reasons we would want to visit Yosemite National Park in August, along with 600,000 other people who visited the destination in August; or skiing in Vail, Colorado,... View Article
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Famous Love Letters Throughout History Famous Love Letters Throughout History
Famous Love Letters Throughout History
In an age of emails and texts, it’s rare that we sit and reflect on our relationships the way couples used to do in love letters. Indeed, it’s one tradition that needs to make a comeback. To inspire you, here’s an intimate look at the romantic words exchanged between iconic couples throughout history, from Abigail and John Adams to Jo... View Article
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Where Your Favorite Celebrities Went to College Where Your Favorite Celebrities Went to College
Where Your Favorite Celebrities Went to College
The perks of a career in Hollywood often times gives stars the opportunity to opt out of a college or even high school education. But for some major A-listers, skipping hours-long library sessions and polishing up those SAT scores was a major priority. Perhaps the following stars may pleasantly surprise you since they see the true value in a colleg... View Article
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Why Americans Get the Day Off Work on Labor Day Why Americans Get the Day Off Work on Labor Day
Why Americans Get the Day Off Work on Labor Day
The first Monday of September means that white clothes are out, sales are in, summer holidays are over and classes begin. For many of us (but far from all of us), it’s a welcome day off of work or school, ahead of what is likely to be a busier month than the last. But the Labor Day holiday has a storied past, one of violence and celebration, tha... View Article
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25 Places People Are Forbidden From Visiting 25 Places People Are Forbidden From Visiting
25 Places People Are Forbidden From Visiting
With today’s travel technology, it’s hard to imagine a place you’re not allowed to visit. Yet, there are still places that cannot be (legally) visited as they are cut off for various reasons. Places such as secret military bases, forbidden islands, fragile natural landmarks, and even sites closed due to paranormal activities are off limits to... View Article
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Celebrities That Have Donated To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts Celebrities That Have Donated To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Celebrities That Have Donated To Hurricane Harvey Relief Efforts
Houston is under water after Hurricane Harvey and subsequent rainstorms swept through the city. The rain continues to fall as thousands of people have been displaced and rescued in the affected areas. Sunday night, comedian Kevin Hart started a challenge for fellow celebrities to donate $25,000 to hurricane relief efforts. Celebrities like Dway... View Article
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10 Tips to Help You Adjust to Retirement

August 24, 2017 11:57 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 12710
Retirement. The word conjures up wonderful visions of being on vacation all the time. Sleeping late. Taking trips. Finally having enough time to indulge in whatever hobby or interest catches your fancy. Despite all the positives that are invoked when thinking of retirement, many people often find that retirement isn’t all they thought it would be. Going from working a full-time job to having nowhere specific that you “have” to be each day sounds fantastic, but some retirees end up feeling bored and unproductive. After years of a structured schedule, the hours can seem endless. Whether you retire because you want to or because you have to, it’s possible to make your retirement years happy and healthy — you just need to approach things a bit differently. In this post, we’ll looks at 10 ways that you can help you adjust to retirement, starting with rethinking finances.

The Best & Most Romantic Travel Destinations for Retired Couples

August 21, 2017 11:25 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 13408
For many couples, retirement means planning a getaway without having to coordinate calendars and vacation time. More free time and flexibility opens a world of possibilities, so choosing a destination is sometimes the most difficult part of post-retirement trip-planning. GOBankingRates surveyed several destinations and selected the best ones for retirees, based on safety, availability of couples-friendly activities and attractions, and average costs for individual airfare, a hotel room and a meal for two. Whether your idea of a great vacation includes hiking trails or haute cuisine, consider some of these activities and attractions when planning your next post-retirement romantic getaway.

17 Brands & Companies Offering Special Deals To Celebrate The Solar Eclipse

August 18, 2017 10:46 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 5353
The United States will experience its first coast-to-coast solar eclipse since 1918 on Aug. 21, when the moon will completely cover the sun as its orbit crosses that of the giant star. As the highly anticipated Great American Eclipse draws near, restaurant chains and other companies are ready to cash in on the rare event. Companies including Krispy Kreme, Warby Parker, Google, Volvo, Southwest Airlines and Denny’s are offering eclipse-themed new menu items and deals in the days leading up to August 21. Here are 17 of the best and most bizarre solar eclipse deals that have been announced so far.

26 Majestic Natural Wonders Everyone Should See

August 11, 2017 11:43 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 17156
There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth exploring. From the rushing waters of Niagara Falls in New York and Canada to the snowy peak of the Matterhorn in Switzerland, it’s hard to narrow down the list of bucket list destinations. Here are 26 beautiful sights worth seeing all over the world.

10 Common Myths About Earth & Space That You Thought Were True — But Have Been Debunked By Science

August 10, 2017 12:39 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 11370
A lot of people have some pretty big misconceptions about space and Earth. To be fair, very few of us have ever been, there’s a lot more to study before anybody really knows what’s actually going on up there, and movies tend to give us the complete wrong idea. Here are some of the most common myths, misconceptions, and inaccuracies regarding outer space and Earth that should be thrown into a black hole.

How to Easily Cut 500 Calories Each Day Without Noticing a Difference

August 10, 2017 10:35 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2722
Losing weight often feels like an uphill battle. Not only is counting calories a difficult task, but taking the time to pack your meals and cook health consciousness foods requires time and investment. Thankfully, there are a few easy adjustments to your daily diet that registered dietitians and nutritionists say can help you meet your healthy eating goals. While cutting calories shouldn’t be the sole focus of a healthy diet plan, it can be a good starting point for weight loss. With that in mind, all of the swaps listed here are healthier options overall — not just because they are lower in calories, but also because they contain less sugar or more protein.

Planning for the Eclipse: Here Are Some Beautiful U.S. National Parks Where You Can Enjoy It

August 9, 2017 3:01 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 2336
The Great American Total Solar Eclipse will race across the U.S. on Aug. 21, 2017, casting a shadow over several of the country’s national parks coast to coast. The path of totality for the Aug. 21 solar eclipse is about 70 miles wide and stretches from Oregon to South Carolina, encompassing multiple U.S. national parks or historical monuments and scenic trails. Many of the national parks in the path of totality will host special viewing events or other related programs and activities. If you’re planning on making a trip to see the total solar eclipse, here’s a list of all of the national parks that will experience the daytime darkness cast by the moon’s shadow.

10 Things That Will Disappear If Bees Go Extinct

August 7, 2017 1:15 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 9352
“Save the bees!” From Costco campaigns to your local tree hugger, this phrase has been tossed around a lot lately in the news and in the media. But if you thought it wasn’t important, think again. Bees actually make huge contributions to our agriculture and consequently our agribusiness. With that in mind, here are ten things that might not be able to survive a bee extinction.
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This Clever Street Artist is Transforming NYC’s Streets, Making People Look Twice at Things They Walk Past Each Day

August 3, 2017 11:58 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 16253
We love clever street art, so we couldn’t help but admire the work of American artist Tom Bob, who has been running amok on the streets of New York and Massachusetts. Using street “furniture” like poles or electrical terminals, Tom creates colorful and whimsical pieces that interact with their surroundings. From turning a sewer into a frying pan, to transforming gas meters into quirky lobsters, Tom is making people look twice at mundane objects they walk past each day and making the city a much happier place for everybody. A glance at some of these before and after images shows just how much Tom’s art installations are transforming NYC’s streets.

The Most Stunning & Incredible Astronomy Photos of 2017

August 3, 2017 9:49 am  | Comments: 0 | Views: 26356
When you gaze up at the night sky, you’re not just looking at celestial objects far away in space. You’re looking at objects far away in time, too. The light from a distant star can take thousands of years to reach Earth. That means astrophotography — images of the night sky — is the closest thing we may have to a time machine. The best astrophotography is breathtakingly beautiful to boot. Here are several images shortlisted for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2017 awards, meaning they represent the most stunning astrophotography work in the world. The final winners of the contest will be announced Sept. 14 at London’s Royal Observatory Greenwich.

Princess Diana: A Guide To All The TV Specials 20 Years After Her Death

August 1, 2017 12:27 pm  | Comments: 0 | Views: 15110
A progressive and charming presence among more formal members of the royal family, Princess Diana was a popular public figure who captivated the world’s attention and stole the public’s hearts. Her death in a car wreck in Paris in the summer of 1997 devastated her two sons, who were 15 and 12 years old, and a nation alike. But the princess’ intense popularity and legacy has remained consistently high over the years. Such is her allure that 20 years after her sudden passing, multiple networks have chosen to commemorate her death and celebrate her life with televised specials dedicated to one of modern history’s most iconic figures. Here is a list of when and where to watch each, keeping in mind that some have already aired.