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A happy husband and father, nature lover, who loves spending time outdoors camping with my family.

Travel Tuesday: Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas Hotel Review. With international travel still off the table, a few weeks ago, my wife and I decided to pay a return visit to Las Vegas, Nevada.

Travel Tuesday: Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas Hotel Review

This time around, we decided to try something a bit different and stay at a hotel that’s not connected to a casino: The Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas. Booking through the American Express Fine Hotels + Resorts program, we spent a single night at the Waldorf at the end of our Sin City trip. While I’ve written about the FHR program in the (recent) past, I don’t usually write reviews about specific hotels — but there’s a first time for everything! So, let’s take a look at the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas in general as well as recap my recent experience staying there. About the Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas (and Booking Through Amex Travel) Location and amenities The Waldorf Astoria Las Vegas is found in the City Center complex on the west side of the Strip. Arriving at the hotel and navigating the property This hotel is a bit unique in its layout.

Fine Hotels + Resorts credit. How to Celebrate Thanksgiving Weekend Outdoors. Eu.usatoday. Amex Strikes Again! New Platinum Card Offer is Worth Your Attention. The past few weeks have been extremely interesting for credit card enthusiasts like me.

Amex Strikes Again! New Platinum Card Offer is Worth Your Attention

After a few months of relative quiet (aside from certain travel-minded cards adding temporary benefits), offerings have really ramped up in a major way. Now, American Express has rolled out a new welcome bonus for its perennial favorite Platinum card that really goes above and beyond. To start things off, the new offer allows new cardholders to earn 75,000 Membership Rewards points after they spend at least $5,000 in their first six months of membership. If you’re keeping score, that’s 15,000 more points than the standard offer and an extended timeline for that minimum spend (six months as opposed to three).

That latter point could actually be key given the relatively large sum required. In the Interest of Transparency: My Personal Finances and Approach to Money. When I first started writing about personal finance, it’s safe to say that I didn’t really know what I was doing.

In the Interest of Transparency: My Personal Finances and Approach to Money

That’s why I mostly took the approach of sharing what I was learning in regards to finance as well as sharing experiences I had already acquired. Additionally, I’ve often strived to give context for this advice as I’m keenly aware that not everything I say or suggest will apply to everyone’s situation. As important as this is to me, I realized I could actually do more. A few weeks ago, I reviewed the book The Psychology of Money by Morgan Housel — and it was awesome!

While I loved the book overall, one part I thought was really interesting was at the end when the author disclosed some of his personal finance realities and beliefs. How much we make. Single Parenting in a Pandemic. Strategic vision for improving human health at The Forefront of Genomics. 1.The Human Genome Project; (accessed 28 June 2020)2.Lander, E.

Strategic vision for improving human health at The Forefront of Genomics

S. et al. Initial sequencing and analysis of the human genome. Nature 409, 860–921 (2001).CAS PubMed PubMed Central ADS Google Scholar 3.International Human Genome Sequencing Consortium. Finishing the euchromatic sequence of the human genome. A Brief History of Questionable Parenting Advice. As a diversion from all this mess, I decided to go spelunking through the archives of The New York Times to see what kinds of bonkers parenting advice we were doling out a century ago.

A Brief History of Questionable Parenting Advice

What I found surprised me. While some of the thinking was hilariously misguided (and involved drunk children, more on that shortly), I discovered that lots of the advice sounded somewhat sensible to modern ears, and that we’ve been wrestling with the same issues for decades longer than I had expected. 4 Ways to Save Money When Using Foreign Currencies. At the time that I write this, international travel is still a no-go for us Americans.

4 Ways to Save Money When Using Foreign Currencies

Despite this, I haven’t stopped thinking about my (hopeful) upcoming travels nor halted my reflections back on my past adventures. Among the aspects I’ve been considering lately is how my M.O. while traveling has evolved over the years — namely when it comes to spending money overseas. What’s more, thanks to a recent discovery, it seems my strategy for obtaining and utilizing foreign currencies could be adjusting once again. Because of this, for this installment of Travel Tuesday, I thought I’d highlight four different international currency options you can mix-and-match to meet your needs and save you money. Use a credit card Truth be told, in most cases, the easiest way to spend money abroad is to simply use a credit card — specifically, one that doesn’t charge you a foreign transaction fee.

Obviously the downside to this plan is that credit cards may not be accepted for everything you need to buy. Seven Natural Phenomena Worth Traveling to Alaska For. Alaska is a place of extremes.

Seven Natural Phenomena Worth Traveling to Alaska For

Midnight sun. Polar night. 3 New Novels Show a Natural World in Peril. I’d never endorse reading three books at the same time, but if you really wanted to do it, I would confidently suggest the following three.

3 New Novels Show a Natural World in Peril

These new fiction releases are oddly compatible tales of gritty heroines on long-haul journeys in a natural world on the brink of destruction. Where these bleak stories diverge is on the matter of redemption. Each book places the relationship between humans and earth at its center, with different takes on just how screwed we are—in one, healthy wilderness is the last safe place to live; in another, we’ve almost totally destroyed it; in the third, it’s just becoming clear that nature is in danger. You won’t find a totally happy ending in the bunch, but rather three different messages about how we let the destruction of the environment get this bad, the sacrifices required to turn things around, and the consequences of not doing enough.

‘The New Wilderness,’ by Diane Cook Buy Now. Evolution is evolving: 13 ways we must rethink the theory of nature. By Michael Le Page , Colin Barras , Richard Webb , Kate Douglas and Carrie Arnold Our modern conception of evolution started with Charles Darwin and his idea of natural selection – “survival of the fittest” – to explain why certain individuals thrive while others fail to leave a legacy.

Evolution is evolving: 13 ways we must rethink the theory of nature

Then came genetics to explain the underlying mechanism: changes in organisms caused by random mutations of genes. Now this powerful picture is changing once more, as discoveries in genetics, epigenetics, developmental biology and other fields lend a new complexity and richness to our greatest theory of nature. Find out more in this special feature. The principle of genetic plasticity. {QUICK TIP} T-Mobile Money Extends Massive 4% APY Perk to Sprint Customers. Yahoo fait désormais partie de Verizon Media. Yahoo fait partie de Verizon Media.

Yahoo fait désormais partie de Verizon Media

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How Do YouTubers Make Money? How Much Do They Make? If you’ve ever thought about starting a YouTube channel, you’ve likely pondered how much creators actually make. After all, these days there are entire channels dedicated to giving away ridiculous amounts of money or gifts — so are the people behind these channels really making it rich on the platform? The Most Effective Parenting Styles For The Toddler & Preschool Years. How will you parent? Here's how to decide. As a new parent, you may wonder what parenting styles contribute to an environment conducive to appropriate adjustment and healthy functioning for your children.

There is an abundance of parenting styles, and when you've got a toddler or even a preschooler, deciding which one works best for you is an important part of keeping the harmony in your home. Finding the right parenting style for you and your family is key to keeping your kids in a safe, properly-disciplined environment so they can grow in the healthiest way possible. RELATED: 3 Toxic Parenting Styles That Turn Kids Into Narcissists Considering parenting styles and finding the best approach for you and your child is key. Parenting in the Age of the Pandemic Pod. Childhood connection to nature has many benefits but is not universally positive, finds review. A literature review by Dr Louise Chawla, Professor Emerita at the University of Colorado, finds that children are happier and more likely to protect the natural world when they have a greater connection to it, but this connection is complex and can also generate negative emotions linked to issues like climate change.

The review, published in the British Ecological Society Journal People and Nature, is the first to focus on nature connection in children and adolescents. In the article Dr. Chawla comprehensively reviews the full scope of literature on the topic, covering peer-reviewed articles, books and studies by environmental organizations. The review finds that connecting with nature supports multiple areas of young people's wellbeing. Parenting: Helping your picky eater. New research may answer the age-old parenting question, "why is my child such a picky eater? "It turns out that parents may be to blame.The researchers followed a group of about 300 children and their parents for five years. They found the more demanding and restrictive a parent was- the pickier the child became. They say those parents are creating negative experiences around food.

{QUICK TIP} Save Up to $50 with This American Express Shop Small Offer. Need a parenting refresher? Check out these tips from Marbles. By Sarah Lindenfeld Hall, Go Ask Mom editor. Apple Card Extends Interest-Free Financing to Other Apple Devices. Late last year, Apple introduced a new feature for its Apple Card: the ability to finance new iPhones interest-free for 24 months. While the company had previously offered a similar program, this arrangement allowed those with Apple Cards to skip a step by not needing to apply for financing approval. - The Washington Post. Facebook Mom Groups Need to Be Anti-Racist Now.

Once upon a time in human history, children were raised in a group setting, and parents could turn to other members of their community for advice and support. That is, essentially, the kind of community parenting groups try to re-create, both in person and online. AmEx Add Practical Perks to Appease Travel Cardholders. Just a few months ago, I decided to apply for the American Express Platinum Card after determining that its travel benefits were worth the hefty $550 annual fee.

12 Outdoor Activities to Get Out of the House During the Coronavirus Pandemic. Parenting During a Pandemic. What To Watch Now: 5 Incredible Places In Nature To Explore From Your Couch. Aspiration Plus Review — Is it Really an UPGRADE? Nature Is Bouncing Back During the Coronavirus Crisis—but for How Long? General overall view of sparse traffic on the Interstate 710 freeway amid the global coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Thursday, April 9, 2020, in Los Angeles.Sports/Newscom/Zuma.

Parents Need Stress Relief, Too. Work from Home Tips for First-Timers. AI studies our photos to prove that nature makes us happy. Why Does My Kid Prefer My Partner? Robinhood Cash Management/Debit Card Review — The Pros and Cons. Should Nature Be Given Rights Enshrined in Law? 6 BEST Money Apps to Download for 2020. Nature Shows Are Hot Again. This can Be the Year When we Recharge Nature – and Ourselves.

Save Money and Earn Rewards with These 8 Great Shopping Tools / Apps. 3 Essential elements for effective parenting. Arboretum: A slice of nature and ecological history in the city. Saying ‘No’ Is Self-Care for Parents - NYT Parenting. How Parenting Expectations Have Changed Over The Years. How social media altered the good parenting ideal. England’s new nature reserves ‘will help us tackle global heating’ Environmentalism’s Next Frontier: Giving Nature Legal Rights. Modern Parenting Is a Scam on America's Middle Class Families.

Aspiration Review — What You Need to Know About the Online-Only Bank. Nature crisis: Humans 'threaten 1m species with extinction' Area Camping Parks Are Gearing Up for Camping Kickoff – Mix 107.3 KIOW. How Does Life Insurance Work? — 3 Things to Know About Life Insurance Policies. Weird but Genius Parenting Hacks You Need to Know. Ecological vineyards help protecting bird population in the environment. Listening to nature: How sound can help us understand environmental change. Climate action could add $26 trillion to world economy – study. This Week in Nature. Environment Report: It's So Hot That Even Low Temps Are Setting Records - Voice of San Diego. Environment & You. In “Backyard Wilderness,” Nature Is Just Outside the Door. Problem parenting: When smartphones take the front seat.

Psmag. 10 Tips For Your First Time Camping in Winter. From the Everglades to Kilimanjaro, climate change is destroying world wonders. Parenting books won't end your anxiety. Here's what to do instead. What Being a Single Mom for One Month Taught Me About Parenting. Planet Earth II, Zelda: Breath of the Wild, and Horizon Zero Dawn all represent the trend toward technological nature—but can it replace the real thing? — Quartz. How Hiking Could Help Change the Fate of Rural Appalachia. Preparing for camping season with some tips from experienced campers. Two new trails open for hiking at Hocking Hills State Park - News - The Columbus Dispatch - Columbus, OH. Disaster in Icelandic nature. How to put parenting into perspective. How Nature Makes Us Healthier and Happier by Kristophe Green and Dacher Keltner. Earth’s lost history of planet-altering eruptions revealed. 25 Best Hikes in the World to Put on Your Bucket List.

World's First Solar Panel Road Just Opened in France! 5 Questions to Instantly Change Your Family Relationships. What will be the big environment events in 2017? Log In. Anger as Japanese skating rink freezes thousands of fish into ice as gimmick. Sand's End - The Verge. 6 Important Values Entrepreneurial Parents Can Teach Their Children. Earth - What really happened to mammoths and other ice age giants. How to find a baby name: Avoid these 8 mistakes. Log In. 25 Reasons Why Dads Are Not Good Babysitter - Fury Smile. 25 Of The World's Most Breathtaking Places - Living Off The Grid.

7 Skills to Help Your Child's Anxiety In Standardized Tests. 15 Mythical Hotels From Around The Globe Everybody Should Stay In At Least Once. The Matrix of World Travel: Preikestolen- The Pulpit Rock- Heavenly View of Earth.