The 15 best college dorms in America

9. Liberty University — Lynchburg, Virginia Niche’s dorm rating: A+ Freshmen living on-campus: 84% According to a student: “Newest and most updated dorms are the Commons. The oldest and largest dorms are found at the Annex (though they are the largest, they may be crowded if one gets into a three-person room). Annex outdoor amenities are great (except […]

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Inside homes in one of the world’s most overcrowded and expensive cities

Inside homes in one of the world’s most overcrowded and expensive cities It’s one of the world’s most prosperous countries, but it’s also a tiny coastal area that is struggling to cope with the influx of people who want to move to this economic superpower. Housing over 7 million people in an area of 427 […]

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Must-drive roads in every state

  Alaska: Seward Highway The 127-mile stretch between Anchorage and Seward is designated as a national forest scenic byway, offering astounding views of the glaciated Kenai Mountains. After heading out from Anchorage, make a quick pitstop at the Turnagain Arm Pit Shack for some roadside BBQ and Southern-style fried okra.   Arizona: Apache Trail Interested […]

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Must-drive roads in every state

Per: Stacker With summer on the horizon, it’s time to rid the minivan—or sports car—of old to-go boxes and to double-check that the spare tire is still in the trunk. Warm weather means stellar road conditions, which means it’s time to participate in an American tradition: road trips. The Great American Road Trip isn’t quite […]

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The Best Places to Live Near the Beach in the U.S.

4. Honolulu Best Places to Live 2018 Rank: 35 Metro Population: 986,999 Median Home Price: $581,658 Median Annual Salary: $51,080 A mention of Hawaii in just about any conversation will have most people thinking about the beach. Honolulu ranks No. 35 on the overall Best Places to Live list, with high desirability as a place […]

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‘Lion King’ Reactions: Hakuna Matata, Disney – Early Responses Are Good

Per: The Wrap The early consensus after the world premiere Tuesday night of Disney’s “The Lion King” remake is that it’s  visually staggering, has plenty of heart, and tugs nostalgically on the heartstrings of anyone who saw the 1994 original as a kid. So hakuna matata, Disney. (If you’ve forgotten the original, that means “no worries.”) […]

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23 Songs That Were Secretly Written By Huge Stars

21. The Bangles’ “Manic Monday,” Written by Prince Using the pseudonym “Christopher,” Prince originally crafted this pop tune for Apollonia 6, performing it as a duet with members of the group in 1984. He later decided to scrap it completely, but it inevitably found its way into the hands of The Bangles, according to Per Nilsen’s novel Dance Music Sex […]

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U.S. health officials record 14 new cases of measles as outbreak slows

The United States recorded 14 new measles cases between June 27 and July 3, federal health officials said on Monday, signaling a slowdown in the spread of the disease that has infected 1,109 people this year in the worst U.S. outbreak since 1992. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said it had […]

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A high school principal wouldn’t call the Holocaust a ‘factual, historical event.’ Now, he’s apologized.

A Florida high school principal has apologized for telling a parent concerned about Holocaust education that he couldn’t say the World War II genocide was “a factual, historical event,” adding that “not everyone believes the Holocaust happened.” Spanish River Community High School principal William Latson made the comments in emails to the parent in April […]

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