While some insist that America is hurtling towards becoming an idiocracy, in truth its citizens are smarter and better educated than ever before. Today, 59% of American adults are able to say they’ve completed some college education or more, while 1 in 3 boast a bachelor’s degree or higher.
While you might think that human sacrifices belong solely to the ancient world, several contemporary cases of ritual murders have occurred in modern times. Some may dismiss it as nothing more than “Satanic panic” but across the globe, ritualistic murders continue to crop up even in the 21st century. There are 15 countries where modern day human sacrifices are still known to occur.
Higher learning isn’t for everyone, but it does seem to be true that with education comes a better quality of life. Statistics show that educated people tend to earn more, live longer and happier lives, and have better overall health than their less educated counterparts.
So you’ve been to all the usual suspects, but you don’t want to go to visit some country just because you’ve never heard of it. You want to be absolutely that this place, this travel destination, is worth your precious money and even more precious vacation time.
If you’re one of those people who wishes it was socially acceptable to hang your stockings the day after Halloween, you just might be head over heels in love with Christmas. Who doesn’t enjoy giving and receiving gifts, trimming the tree and singing carols around a warm fire?
Raising children is both a privilege and a challenge, and one that everyone wants to succeed at. When it comes to bringing up happy, healthy kids, some places in the world are more suitable than others. Here are 16 cities across the globe where raising children is an even more challenging task than usual.
Travel can be a beautiful element of the human experience. Discovering new places, people, cultures, and scenery opens our minds to the world around us. It is exciting, humbling, empowering, liberating, and endlessly rewarding. Unfortunately, it can also be dangerous, particularly if you happen to be a woman.