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25 of the most stunning parks and gardens around the world

From Norway to China, these are the most beautiful gardens and parks in the world. In Cornwall, England, the Lost Gardens of Heligan is home to sculptures straight from a fairy tale. Some of the world’s oldest gardens are located in the Ancient City of Sigiriya in Sri Lanka. Visit […]
25 of the most stunning parks and gardens around the world
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THEN AND NOW: Photos that show how glamorous flying used to be

Airports are undoubtedly unglamorous today, but they weren’t always that way. Back in the day, you didn’t have to fly first class to get what was known as a “sleeper seat.” Because planes were smaller in the early days of air travel, so were boarding lines. Visit Insider’s home page […]
THEN AND NOW: Photos that show how glamorous flying used to be
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Disappointing photos of roadside attractions in real life

If a road trip packed with roadside attractions is on your bucket list, be prepared for the occasional disappointment. Overcrowded sites and underwhelming curiosities are often the reality. The Mystery Spot, for example, isn’t all that mysterious. Lucy the Elephant, the oldest roadside attraction in the US, is essentially in […]
Disappointing photos of roadside attractions in real life
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15 photos that will make you wish you lived in Canada

Canada is a beautiful country in North America. Its provinces include Ontario, Alberta, Quebec, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Saskatchewan, and Newfoundland and Labrador. Whether you’re strolling outdoors at Butchart Gardens in British Columbia or ogling at the architecture inside of the Notre-Dame Basilica of […]
15 photos that will make you wish you lived in Canada
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The most powerful woman the year you were born

History is full of incredible female role models who push boundaries, break glass ceilings, and achieve groundbreaking victories in own their careers and for humankind as a whole. Keep scrolling to see the powerful woman who was changing the world the year you were born. 1949: Simone de Beauvoir “The […]
The most powerful woman the year you were born
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What pancakes look like in 10 countries around the world

Pancakes are a popular breakfast, dessert, and meal around the world. Bánh Khot are tiny, crispy, savoury Vietnamese seafood pancakes that are perfect two-bite morsels. Japan is known for serving some fluffy pancakes. Everyone knows that pancakes are delicious – but not everyone is picturing the same thing when you […]
What pancakes look like in 10 countries around the world
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14 places to visit in Paris that aren’t the Eiffel Tower

Paris, France is a popular tourist destination getting nearly 18 million visitors each year. The Eiffel Tower, alone, gets over 7 million visitors a year. Aside from the Eiffel Tower, consider visiting the Jardin des Tuileries or the Musee d’Orsay. Paris, France attracts nearly 18 million tourists a year with […]
14 places to visit in Paris that aren’t the Eiffel Tower
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The average age people get married in every state

INSIDER’s Data team examined the average age of first marriages in every state. Most people across the US are getting married between the ages of 25 and 30. Men are, on average, slightly older when they first get married than women. It’s no secret that millennials are approaching marriage differently, […]
The average age people get married in every state
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11 reasons the English language is impossible to learn

The English language has a lot of weird spelling,grammar, and pronunciation rules. Words that sound and are spelled the same can have two different or even opposite meanings. Tricks like “I before E except after C” don’t always work. Visit Insider’s homepage for more stories. Even if you grew up […]
11 reasons the English language is impossible to learn
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What 30 historical icons were doing when they were in their 20s

Let’s face it, your 20s can be intimidating, difficult, and downright stressful. Following typical societal expectations, you’re meant to graduate college, meet the love of your life, and build a blossoming career in 10 years. Sometimes you just need a reminder that not all paths in life take the same […]
What 30 historical icons were doing when they were in their 20s
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9 side hustles you can easily do from home

Looking to make some extra money, but don’t want to leave your home to do it? With an ever-growing number of ways to make money online, you don’t need to. Here are nine side hustles you can do from the comfort of your own home. 1. Transcribing If you’re a […]
9 side hustles you can easily do from home
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The most iconic photos of the royal family in 2018

2018 was a busy year for the British royal family. Whether they were official portraits or moments where the royals were caught off-guard, there are certain photos from the past year that will always be remembered. From the Duchess of Cambridge holding a beaming Prince Louis to Harry and Meghan’s […]
The most iconic photos of the royal family in 2018
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11 popular American-Chinese foods that you won’t actually find in China

General Tso’s chicken and orange chicken are both variations on the same thing – and both are somewhat unrecognizable in China. Fortune cookies have Japanese roots but they were popularised by American-Chinese restaurateurs. “Chinese” or “Asian” salads are not authentically Chinese. “Chinese takeout boxes” are an American invention. Visit Insider’s […]
11 popular American-Chinese foods that you won’t actually find in China