This Is What It Feels Like To Get A Custom Plus Size Wedding Dress Made

October 23, 2018

When I was a little girl, I loved to wear dresses. Though I was a tree-climbing, dirt-clodding, dog-wrangling sort of girl, I always did these activities in a dress. I loved the flow of the skirt when I twirled and the silhouette of the shadow I cast on the ground. Of course I wanted to be a princess then, because of the princess uniform. I did not understand the complicated…

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Travel News: October 10, 2018

October 22, 2018

American Airlines reduces options for travelers with delayed, canceled flights USA Today American Airlines has reduced options for travelers whose flights are delayed or canceled. Under a new policy, passengers without status in the airline’s frequent-flyer program will not be rebooked on other airlines except in special circumstances.   Europe’s First Underwater Restaurant Now Taking Reservations Travel Pulse Norwegian restaurant Under will be Europe’s first underwater eatery and those clamoring for a…

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5 Places to Visit in Kanker

October 22, 2018

Kanker is a pristine district situated by the river Doodh and surrounded by dense jungles and extraordinary tribal cultures. It is more of a heritage jewel famed for its unique traditions and a rich tribal history. There are exotic craftworks and artistic handicrafts which are essentially a part of this place’s unique talented artisans. Kanker also has profuse sites to discover and has a blend of various natural attractions as…

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How We Visited 8 New Countries in 2 Years – While Also Paying Off 58k in Student Debt

October 22, 2018

Recently, a reader contacted me and told me about how her and her husband paid off around $58,000 of student loan debt in 2 years, all while traveling. Below is their story. Enjoy! I always knew I wanted to travel. Ever since I was a little girl watching enviously as my older sister went abroad for the first time, I knew traveling was going to be in my future. However,…

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Azusa unveil video for title track from debut album, Heavy Yoke: Watch

October 21, 2018

Azusa — a new band featuring members of The Dillinger Escape Plan, Extol and Sea + Air — are set to release their debut album, Heavy Yoke, on November 16th, and they’ve teamed up with Heavy Consequence to premiere the video for disc’s the title track (watch below). The band is made up of Eleni Zafiriadou (Sea + Air) on vocals, Liam Wilson (The Dillinger Escape Plan) on bass, Christer Espevoll…

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Staying Sober Is Considered In-Flight Etiquette, Study Reveals

Pixabay If your flight has a complimentary drinks service, it’s all too easy to get carried away with the booze, but unfortunately, a study has revealed staying sober is considered an essential rule of in-flight etiquette.  A study by TravelSupermarket asked 2,000 frequent flyers about the unspoken rules on aeroplanes, coming up with a whole list of things that are expected of passengers. There’s always something bound to irritate you…

October 21, 2018
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Twitter suspends bots pushing pro-Saudi misinformation on Khashoggi

Twitter has been cracking down on bots attempting to spread misinformation about missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But only after getting called out over it Josh Russell, an Indiana-based IT professional, compiled a list of the bots and shared it with NBC News. When Twitter was presented with information, it suspended the accounts. According to Russell’s spreadsheet, hundreds of the bots were tweeting the same pro-Saudi Arabia message at the same time. While…

October 21, 2018
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The Graphite Hallucinations of Gray Foy

Gray Foy, “Untitled (Morphing Figures Inside a Tree-Trunk Structure)” (ca. 1945) (image courtesy Francis M. Naumann Fine Art, New York) Clement Greenberg, then the critic for The Nation, dismissed Pavel Tchelitchew’s 1942 retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art, New York, with this salvo: “[his] latest oils with their shrill saccharine color and gelatinous symbolism set a new high in vulgarity.” Among the works that raised Greenberg’s hackles was the…

October 21, 2018
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Study: 10-minute cognitive test MoCA helps predict long-term motor, cognitive and mortality outcomes after stroke

October 21, 2018

___ Simple test may help predict long-term outcome after stroke (Science Daily): “We found that this test, which takes less than 10 minutes, can help predict whether people will have impaired thinking skills, problems that keep them from performing daily tasks such as bathing and dressing and even whether they will be more likely to die,” said study author Martin Dichgans, MD, of Ludwig-Maximilians University in Munich, Germany…The study found…

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The Wests on Safari! Kim Kardashian and Kanye West Take Daughter North to See Giraffes in Uganda

October 20, 2018

The Wests are on a wild ride! Kim Kardashian West and husband Kanye West enjoyed some family time during their trip to Uganda to take in some of their beautiful surroundings, treating 5-year-old daughter North to a safari. After posting a video to her Instagram Story of a monkey walking along a railing on Wednesday, Kardashian West shared a few more clips and a photo of a large group of…

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