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Gratitude for the Written Word

Peg Melnik | Posted 07.08.2014 | Good News
Peg Melnik

The latest chatter on Facebook is that people are finding that they're losing their ability to write in cursive because of excessive keyboard use. It...

Nasty Hidden Travel Fees That Must Die

SmarterTravel | Posted 05.05.2014 | Travel

From fuel surcharges to resort fees to port charges, the travel industry's laundry list of ancillary costs grows. Here are some of the fees you should watch out for, along with advice on avoiding the nickel-and-diming when possible.

Escape the Deep Freeze: 7 Destinations Where It's 70 Degrees or Higher Right Now

Oyster | Posted 04.30.2014 | Travel
Read More: Juliamod, Travel News

Spring is supposedly on the way, but with temperatures across the U.S. still below freezing and snow continuing to fall, we can't help but ask ourselves if we've entered the next Ice Age.

The Meaning of the Word Shelter

Jana Lee Frazier | Posted 02.23.2014 | Good News
Jana Lee Frazier

For us, the holiday evolved from and revolved around the Christmas tree. But the trip, the many trips, to find the right tree were for my mother only an excuse to shamelessly, obscenely revel in the pure pleasure of nature.

Night Before Christmas Past

Les Trent | Posted 02.17.2014 | Good News
Les Trent

Vidler's five and dime survived the mall, just as it had survived wars, recession, births, deaths and more recently, the threat from internet shopping.

Universal Health Care: Socialism or Civilization?

Steve Nelson | Posted 02.01.2014 | Politics
Steve Nelson

The stalemate seems irreconcilable. Neither party wins, but 58,000 eligible New Hampshire residents lose, because someone has to pay and in this case it's they who will pay as a result of inaction.

Drowned Towers

Atlas Obscura | Posted 01.25.2014 | Weird News
Atlas Obscura

when these town become completely submerged these towers are often the only part of the city that remain visible, flooded reminders that all humanities great achievements will one day vanish.

Suzanne Manafort: Bringing Mindful Yoga Therapy to Veterans

Rob Schware | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Rob Schware

My definition of yoga is more about the way I live my life now than what I do on my mat. I try to live my life as my practice.

Zero Prosecutions of Elite Banksters Is Too Many Prosecutions for the Wall Street Journal

William K. Black | Posted 10.29.2013 | Business
William K. Black

Unintentional self-parody was the result to a coordinated effort by the systemically dangerous institutions' (SDIs) press flacks to gin up outrage that the Department of Justice would have the audacity to sue the SDIs' for their manifold violations of the law.

What The Military Can Teach About Social Entrepreneurship

Andrew Nguyen | Posted 09.03.2013 | Impact
Andrew Nguyen

As a first generation American, Marine, and social entrepreneur, I've been fortunate to experience a breadth of life. Entrepreneurship to me is the very backbone of what America's land of opportunity allows hard working and committed Americans.