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Culinary Cultural Immersion a Foodie-Forward Travel Trend

Courtesy Casa Dos Cisnes

:::Indigenous epicurean adventure escalates among ‘victual vacationers’::: Whether for adventure travel or more relaxing respites, travelers are increasingly seeking regionally-authentic itineraries that offer an intimate view of local cultures. In fact, reports show the trend of being “connoisseurs of local culture” will boom this year. Indigenous tourism and cultural immersion experiences—especially those with culinary components—are […]

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Hair Havoc No More with Dr. Marder Scalp Therapy

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Winter weather, and the subsequent use of indoor heat to stay warm, can have an extreme drying effect on the skin—and this most certainly includes the scalp. For those who already suffer from sensitive scalps or are susceptible to environmental and weather changes in general, the result can be scalp skin that’s dry, itchy and […]

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Grayton Automatic Watches an Admirable Accessory for All

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We live in a fast-paced wardrobe world where few fashions stand the test of time. One exception, however, lies in the world of watches. This is a unique “tech-cessory” category where form and function converge—optimally with an enduring design aesthetic that can easily evolve with the fickle style scene. While both the fashion and technology […]

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Take Root at Green Space: Kaley Pruitt Dance and URBAN/TRIBE

Queens, N.Y. In January, Green Space’s monthly curated performance series, Take Root, hosted Kaley Pruitt Dance and U R B A N / T R I B E. The former presented a clever dance theatre duet that used comic book tropes to meditate upon friendship; the latter showed a physically and emotionally demanding contemporary dance […]

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Thailand Urged to Loosen Restrictions Around Monarchy Defamation Law

New York, N.Y. As a student activist awaits trial in detention for posting a news article about the new monarchy on social media, an independent United Nations expert today called on Thai authorities to stop using royal defamation laws to stifle free speech. Special Rapporteur on the promotion and protection of the right to freedom […]

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The Dr. Yum Project Offers Casino Night to Help Kids Learn Healthy Eating

SPOTSYLVANIA, Virginia – What do a casino night and healthy eating have in common? On March 3, 2017, the community is invited to take part in Casino Night, being sponsored by The Doctor Yum Project, with funds going to support the mission of teaching families to eat healthy. Casino Night will be held at The […]

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Photo of the Day – Jan. 3, 2017

Rwandan Battalion Helps Local Community Clean School Members of the Rwandan battalion (RWANBATT-1) of the UN Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) worked with the local community in Kapuri, a town on the outskirts of the capital Juba, along with the Rwandan community in South Sudan, to clean the Kapuri Primary School. During the clean-up initiative, […]

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Abused Dog Living in Hell Finally Rescued After 7 Years

SMITHTOWN, New York  – Every dog deserves a happy life with a loving family, but that’s not what they all get. Some people, however, set out to do what they can to find those dogs that are being mistreated, and to work to give them a whole new life. That’s exactly what happened with Tito, a […]

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Tasty Valentine’s Day Gifts with Direct-to-Door Delivery

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According to the National Confectioners Association (NCA), chocolate accounted for approximately 59 percent of U.S. candy retail sales for the six weeks leading up to Valentine’s Day in 2016. That’s a lot of sweet treats duly expressing our love and adoration for the darlings in our lives. Knowing these throngs, and possibly more, will again […]

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11 Endearing Valentine’s Day Gifts & Gets

Courtesy Roseshire Luxury Rose Delivery

Looking for that perfect Valentine’s Day gift that’s sure to charm the loved ones in your life? With so many options to choose from, it can certainly be challenging to narrow down the field—potentially turning into a shopping endeavor that’s more bitter than sweet. Even so, throngs will surely shop to their heart’s content this […]

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7 Reasons Dining at Marina Kitchen San Diego Is a Must-Do

Courtesy Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina

EOD Warriors Share Their Lessons of Love and Gratitude this Valentine’s Day

Police Officer and Veteran to Receive Service Dogs from Paws of War

Dog Chained Outside for 15 Years Rescued

‘Pay-for-Pounds’ Contests Prompting Workplace Weight Loss

Courtesy of HealthyWage

4th Annual Penguin Plunge