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Whitney Museum Offers More Than Contemporary Art

Are you looking to try something new this summer? Look no further, as the Whitney Museum of American Art offers an eclectic experience for all, regardless of their taste in art. The Whitney Museum of American Art is a glorious place to visit this summer,

Teddy Bear and Theodore Roosevelt are a part of the childhood of every American.

The History of the Teddy Bear

The Teddy Bear and Theodore Roosevelt are a part of the childhood of every American.  However, not everyone makes the connection between the cute stuffed bear and the straight talking, progressive era ex-President. In 1903, a Brooklyn candy store owner put two stuffed toy bears

Five “Great Courses” to Take This Summer

Five “Great Courses” to Take This Summer

Following the trail blazed by NETFLIX, the Teaching Company’s “Great Courses” are now being offered for $14.99/month. Below are the top five “Great Courses” across all genres: How to Listen to and Understand Great Music: The course, which is now in its third edition, is taught by

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Teaching Company Great Courses is a Classroom App

Great Courses presents college lectures that are downloadable and create a classroom experience in your home, car or workout. Soon they will offer a subscription service for people who don’t want to pay for each class they take. The Teaching Company’s extended learning platform offers

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Can the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype?

Will the Tesla Model 3 Live Up to the Hype? The Tesla Model 3 —still only a prototype — is generating a lot of excitement. Since its unveiling last month more than 400,000 potential buyers have placed pre-orders. It takes just $1,000 to make a

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America’s Cup Returns to NYC

America’s Cup returned to New York City last weekend for the first time since 1920.  The Hudson River provided the backdrop for the Louis Vuitton America’s Cup World Series. New York is the fifth regatta leading into next year’s 35th America’s Cup, which will be held

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are home to the third largest barrier reef in the world.

The Turks and Caicos Island’s Barrier Reef

The Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) are home to the third largest barrier reef in the world.  In addition to providing some of the best snorkeling and diving opportunities on the planet, the barrier reef keeps the pristine waters of Grace Bay Beach so clear

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U.S. Currency to Get a Modern Look

After extensive public debate, Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, announced that Harriet Tubman will replace President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill and the reverses of the $5 and $10 will also be redesigned to include several other notable women in