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Shoes that’ll take you from cobblestones to city walks. You’re walking down the cobbled side streets of London or Rome, not a care in the world, and then it hits you: Your shoes are uncomfortable AF. A bad pair of travel shoes can mean the difference between enjoying your vacation the way it was meant to be experienced, or stopping every few hours to reapply bandages and blister-preventing products in the middle of a sea of tourists. When...

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According to a recent study by Alcohol.org, seven out of the 10 booziest travel destinations in the world are in America. The organization, which provides information about treatment for alcohol and substance addiction, studied 1,000 Instagram posts tagged with #vacationmode or #vacay from travelers in 143 cities around the world in an attempt to understand the influence of alcohol in people’s vacations. The social media analysis found that the majority of the top destinations are in the...

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Here are four key pieces of picture-taking advice to use for your next trip. and framing the shots just-so. Who better to dole out some helpful tips than travel Instagrammers with massive followings? Below, the community of travel photographers at Tiny Atlas Quarterly shared some A+ tips to keep in mind while chronicling your travels ― whether you’re close to home or far away: @______THEO “I can’t recommend shooting sunrise enough. Whenever I make the effort, I get to...

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With endless categories being used to define women’s bodies, swimsuit shopping has become an impossible task—especially as clothing tags don’t tend to say: “buy this if you’re an inverted triangle.” This season is all about body positivity and feeling good in your own skin, so let’s leave the apples and pears in the fruit bowl and get back to soaking up the sun. Baring all in a string bikini is easier said than done, however....

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From Italy to Cuba, here’s where to go if you’re looking for a new favorite spot. While there are plenty of beautiful beaches to chose from in America, why not go a bit far out and spend some (virtual) time at some lesser-known spots around the world? The folks at Tiny Atlas Quarterly (if you don’t follow them on Instagram, do so at once) asked their community of travel influencers to share some of their favorite underrated beach spots, from...

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“We will make our voices heard,” said the Swedish teenager who inspired the Fridays for Future youth movement for climate action. Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish climate activist, will sail across the Atlantic Ocean aboard a zero-emissions racing boat to take part in two United Nations climate summits and several environmental protests later this year, she said on Monday. Thunberg, who has become a leading figure in the youth movement for climate action, will travel aboard...

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KENT, Ohio — Talk show host, comedian and game show host Steve Harvey has committed to covering the college costs for eight incoming freshmen at his alma mater in Ohio. Kent State University said in a release that The Steve & Marjorie Harvey Foundation has worked with Kent State University to provide scholarships of about $23,000 per student. The students must maintain a 2.5 grade point average for the scholarships to be renewed each semester. The...

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The historically black women’s college faces closure, launches #StandWithBennett fundraising campaign There was a running joke in Toi Rice-Jones’ family before she was even born: when she came out of her mother’s womb, she’d come out as a Bennett Belle. A Bennett Belle is a woman who attends or attended Bennett College, a small liberal arts school in Greensboro, North Carolina, and one of two existing women-only historically black colleges and universities in existence. The...

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The Oscar-nominated actress admitted to paying $15,000 for a proctor to change her daughter’s SAT answers. BOSTON — Actress Felicity Huffman tearfully pleaded guilty to federal charges Monday, admitting that she paid a fixer thousands of dollars to boost her daughter’s college admission hopes. Prosecutors said Huffman, 56, shelled out $15,000 to have wrong answers corrected on daughter Sofia Grace Macy’s SAT exam, leading to a remarkably improved score from the teen’s PSAT performance, prosecutors...