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The 11 Sexiest Customized VW Camper Vans Ever to Grace Road Life

Putting aside Volkswagen’s recent emissions scandal, the classic design that so many hippies once flocked to continues to attract a new generation of travellers who re-outfit the vans to serve as the perfect mobile space for life off-the-beaten path. Customization is one of the greatest joys of the van life. And though most stick to relatively simple internal renovations, some of us weren’t made to walk among men and women—but rather take their place beside the Gods. These are the 11 most stunning displays of van life glory.

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9 Most Colorful Beaches In The World

Most beaches need umbrellas and blankets to brighten up the landscape. Not these nine stretches of sand. From iconic pink sand beaches in the Bahamas to a green beach in Hawaii, we've rounded up nine beaches around the world that you have to see to believe—and we show you exactly how to get there.

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8 Women Who Auctioned Off Their Virginity

While it never occurred to most of us that we could make bank on our virginity, there are some women who’ve found a way to monetize their purity. Twenty-year-old Brazilian woman Catarina Migliorini auctioned off her V-card this week for $780,000, more money than most of us have made since we lost our virginities (for free). Migliorini sold her virginity for a noble cause. She told the media that she planned to donate as much as 90 percent of the profit to charities that will build homes in the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina. Well, that’s one way to raise money. Perhaps not the way I would have chosen, but you can’t deny that it’s creative. Still, I always feel a pang of sadness when confronted with the reality that a woman can make the most fast cash by selling her body, however admirable her reasons may be.

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10 Things I Didn’t Know About Neil deGrasse Tyson Until After Reading His Profile in the New Yorker

The upcoming issue of the New Yorker includes a lengthy profile by Rebecca Mead of astrophysicist and host of the upcoming “Cosmos” reboot Neil deGrasse Tyson. Unfortunately, the article is behind a paywall, but here are some of the more interesting nuggets of information I didn’t know (or didn’t think about) before reading the piece.

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10 Jobs You Didn't Hear About On Career Day

Back when we were in preschool, there were only a handful of sensible options for the career-minded 4-year-old: doctor, plumber, fireman and astronaut. Clearly, had we heard about "sin-eating" or any of these other fine ways to make a living, we would have eaten more paste and focused a little less on our permanent records.

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8 Acts Of Chivalry To Bring Back

The more women I talk to, the more I realize that the gentleman is a rare breed. The mission of the New Chivalry Movement is to bring men (and women) together who strive to be the best versions of themselves and love and respect those around them. As the gentleman has become less prominent, so have the respectful acts that define him. Here are 8 acts of chivalry we often overlook and should work to bring back.

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20 Successful People Who’ve Struggled With Bipolar Disorder

As America overcomes and eliminates the unfortunate stigma that has been attached to mental illnesses, more and more successful individuals have disclosed their struggles with various disorders. Bipolar disorder, specifically, is one that can startle those who don’t understand it. If not controlled, it can cause shifts in mood and energy, and can hinder the sufferer from undertaking their normal daily activities, thus preventing them from living a normal life. That’s why it’s encouraging to hear that someone such as Catherine Zeta-Jones, who seems almost perfect, has persevered with it amid the challenges it constantly presents. Curious about who else has succeeded with bipolar disorder? The list is actually quite extensive, so we’ve decided to compile just a few. Whether you’re in high school, college or entrenched in the real world, and you’ve been diagnosed as bipolar, know that with a little help, you can do anything.

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10 U.S. Colleges That Are Totally Unique

The search for the perfect college can be overwhelming, but also a lot of fun. Finding schools that mesh with your personality, study habits, educational preparation, and expectations for adventure is satisfying in a holistic sort of way. These schools take that philosophy to the next level. From colleges that cater to students in a particular field like engineering to universities that promote personal enlightenment as much as academics, these are some of the most unique colleges in the U.S.

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20 School Uniforms From Around The World

As summer comes to a close, kids are gearing up for fall. But more importantly, they're getting ready for the first day of school. For many students, this means fittings for new school uniforms or dusting off old ones that spent the summer in the closet. Soon kids everywhere will be back to wearing knee-length skirts and clip-on ties. But even though these fancy duds promote uniformity, they range in styles and colors across the globe. Some even allow for a little individual expression.

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25 Homes Built on Their Own Private Island

They say that no man is an island, but a bunch of dead men can make a pretty good reef. However, to say that no home is an island would be to ignore the dozens of pictures in this gallery (and countless Agatha Christie Novels). We found 25 homes built on their own private island that we would love to besiege.

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Living Off Land: 12 Amazing Houseboats & Floating Homes

They come in all shapes and sizes, from traditional-looking contemporary homes that just happen to be floating on water to ultramodern houseboat concepts that look like they might be able to fly, too. Some are high-end, while others are cobbled together from reclaimed planes, trains and automobiles, proving that you don’t have to have a large budget to take your home to the high seas – or the lake, bay, river or canal.

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10 Unique Ocean Landscapes

When people mention the word 'ocean' many think of the endless blue that touches the sky on the horizon. However, oceanic expanses are not so monotonous. In addition to the usual islands, peninsulas and coral reefs that we used to see at the ocean expanses, there are some ocean landscapes that are simply unique in the world.

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