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Travel Tuesday: Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka

In Nuwara Eliya, the Sri Lankan hills are alive with the scent of tea. Tea production in the area is traced back to British rule of the region: in the mid-19th century, the British arrived, bearing their beloved tea plants. Now, the wheels of the town of Nuwara Eliya spin around the tea industry, and it’s a veritable tea-tourism destination that is featured in the 1000 Places to See Before You Die Page-A-Day® calendar. Read More »

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Stupidest Things Ever Said: Live Television Bloopers

Live Television is fun to watch, especially when there are errors in front of a live studio audience! We all know that Saturday Night Live is at its best when the characters break the fourth wall and giggle along at one another's jokes. Call it schadenfreude or just the joy of seeing that the celebrities on the small screen are just as human as we are.   Read More »

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Book Lover’s Day is August 9th

As if you needed an excuse. As if you need a reason to sink into your favorite chair and feel the familiar, comfortable weight of your book or ereader. Well,  book lovers, here's the best excuse in the book. It's Book Lover's Day!  Read More »

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Travel Tuesday: A Market Lover’s Mecca

In Brazil, the many tents and stands that comprise Ver-o-Peso actually constitute a national monument. As the largest outdoor public market in Brazil—and with 50,000 daily visitors and 6,000 workers—it’s no surprise that Ver-o-Peso is officially recognized by the country. Located in the town of Belém in northern Brazil, the market neighbors ports that have long been hubs of trade. Read More »