The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

The five most important things about Beatrix Potter

Illustration by Pete Stewart Drawing upon her own eclectic travels as well as her knowledge of folklore, Beatrix Potter hailed from a family of academics (her great-grandfather, L.J. Potter, was a parliamentarian). Initially, the…

China and US ink deal to boost carbon-free energy

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China and US ink deal to boost carbon-free energy

In a conference call with reporters on the sidelines of the annual National People’s Congress in Beijing, Xie Zhenhua, China’s vice minister of the State Oceanic Administration, confirmed that both countries agreed on a…

Tulsi Gabbard addresses the Democratic National Convention

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Tulsi Gabbard addresses the Democratic National Convention

“Your challenge is clear,” Gabbard said to party members. “We are all Americans, our diversity is who we are, our strength is who we are. Whether you’re Sikh, Filipino, African American, Muslim or Christian,…

Do you yell at your date, like a boss?

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Do you yell at your date, like a boss?

Want a little more attention when you’re trying to talk to a new boyfriend or girlfriend? That’s where the yelling comes in. While studies suggest that men are more than twice as likely to…

Best ways to earn frequent flier miles abroad

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Best ways to earn frequent flier miles abroad

Being on an airline isn’t always a positive experience. Service is a bit inconsistent, or worse, not offered at all. Almost every airline I’ve flown on offers points that can be quickly converted into…