Unique Cosplays at Grand Rapids Comic Con

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This past weekend was the long-awaited annual Grand Rapids Comic Con. Held at Devos Place, a soaring, light-filled conference center, there was plenty of room to wander...and ask people for photos!

Here are some of the most unique cosplays we discovered...

Hook (two of them!) and Tick Tock the Crocodile
Hook (two of them!) and Tick Tock the Crocodile. From Unique Cosplays at Grand Rapids Comic Con

12 Expert Tips for High Quality, Money-Saving Travel

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We all want extraordinary travel experiences…on a budget. Because, let’s be honest, the more money you save, the more you can travel. So how can you save money on travel, while still having a fantastic time? Trust me—it can be done! Take a look…
12 Expert Tips for High Quality, Money-Saving Travel

CFP: Society, Identity, and Transformation in Language Teacher Education

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CFP: Society, Identity, and Transformation in Language Teacher Education
Eleventh International Conference on Language Teacher Education

May 30–June 1, 2019
The Graduate Hotel
Minneapolis, MN

Call for Papers Deadline: January 18, 2019

12 Quirky Places to Discover in and Around Melbourne

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History, animals, tennis, cricket, art, festivals, history, museums, culinary delights, beaches, music, and cafés around every corner...where are you? Why, Melbourne, of course! This city is an incredible place to visit, as there is so much to see and do.

Besides the aforementioned, Melbourne is packed with quirky treats. 

Here are a dozen of our favorites:

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 10, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 10, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

History Comes Alive in Pagosa Springs, Colorado

by Sandy Bornstein / Nov 08, 2018 /
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While exploring Roman archeological sites in Europe and the Middle East, I learned about geothermal energy. Centuries ago, the Romans saw the value of this natural resource and used it for their benefit. For example, the Roman Baths, about an hour and a half train ride from London, were constructed in the 1st century C.E to utilize the thermal water with a temperature of 46 degrees Celsius or 115 degrees Fahrenheit.

4 Ways to Prepare for the Winter Commute

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The dreaded commute can be bad enough with ever-increasing traffic, but as we creep closer to winter, there’s also a lot to consider in regards to your personal safety over the colder period. According to a study developed by automotive company Ford, the average EU commute is 37.5 minutes per day, whereas the average commute in the UK is 54 minutes.

Want to Volunteer Abroad? Read this first…

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The many ways that volunteering abroad can be harmful are being exposed in the media with increasing frequency.

Through the Eyes of an Educator: The Renewal of Autumn

by Stacey Ebert / Nov 05, 2018 /
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What does autumn mean to you? For me, for years in New York, autumn meant the arrival of crisp air, the changing colors of leaves, homecomings, the impending holidays and pumpkin spiced everything. In San Diego, there’s still an arrival of moderately cooler air, you can drive an hour or so and watch the leaves change yet your fish tacos are just as tasty as they were a few months ago and your flip-flops never leave your feet. Here, summer reigns supreme and that outdoor lifestyle doesn’t change much throughout the year.

“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 3, 2018 By Josh Garrick

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“Josh Recommends” for the Week of November 3, 2018 By Josh Garrick 

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