Sally Jones

Sally holds a bachelor’s degree in English and a minor in anthropology from James Madison University. She went on to pursue a master’s in journalism at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. An international traveler since she was under 10 years old, Sally loves exploring the world’s mysteries first-hand. Her favorite destinations? Greece, the British Virgin Islands and NYC.

She also spent much of her career in health sciences communications and has enjoyed working with and learning from some of the world’s leading academic scientists in genetics, global health, addiction research and other fields.

Priority Pass Review: Are The Perks Worth The Purchase?

Laptop and food in airport lounge

Are you tired of fighting for airport seats whenever you have a layover or delayed flight? If you’ve spent enough time in airports, you know the woes of being stuck in one of those small, uncomfortable seats for hours on end — or even having to settle for the floor during peak travel times. If you often fly for work or vacations and are looking for a better travel experience, it could be time to invest in Priority Pass. This membership gives you airport lounge access all across the globe. Check out our Priority Pass review for benefit info, pros and cons, cost and much more…

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uBiome Review: What Does Your Gut Have to Say About You?

Petry dish

Do you suffer from chronic intestinal problems or wonder how healthy your digestive tract is? The wonders of science can now shed some light on what’s living inside your gut. You probably know that a host of microorganisms inhibits our digestive tracts. Many of these microbes are beneficial; some aren’t. But genetic sequencing tests like uBiome’s Gut Explorer and SmartGut can give you a breakdown of some of your intestinal microbes — and whether they fall within normal ranges. Read our uBiome review to get all the information you need about “gut testing” and how uBiome’s products work…

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Where Did Your Dog Come From? Dog DNA Tests

Dog and laptop with eye glasses: Dog DNA Tests

Do you have a mixed-breed dog and wonder what breeds make him who he is? Or perhaps you want to know what hereditary diseases or health conditions he could develop in the future. For those of us who own mixed breeds, your dog’s genealogy is a huge life mystery! Fortunately, dog DNA tests can solve some of these mysteries for you. Keep reading to find out how dog DNA tests work, what you can discover about your pup and other information…

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Best Cigar Of The Month Club: Who’s The Puff Daddy?

Are you, or is someone you know, a cigar aficionado? Or are you just starting to delve into the flavorful, aromatic world of cigars? From cigar manufacturers based in Havana, Cuba and the Dominican Republic to Jamaica and the good old USA, there are so many truly excellent cigars and tobacco blends to discover. Why not try one of many cigar of the month clubs available online? For a low cost, you can receive several premium cigars every month that are selected by cigar experts. We’ve reviewed the top monthly cigar subscription services to give you all the information you need if you’re considering a Cigar of the Month Club…

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What Are Blood Diamonds? How to Buy an Ethical Diamond

Person mining: What Are Blood Diamonds?

Are all diamonds a girl’s best friend? Not by any means, and you should know why. You probably know that not all diamonds are created equal regarding cut, clarity and other features. But do you know that some diamonds come with an ethical target on their back? We’re talking about blood diamonds. These diamonds originate from sources you don’t want to support. But what exactly is a blood diamond? Keep reading for the information you need to know…

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For Better (or Worse?): Best Online Wedding Rings

Couple exchanging rings: Best Online Wedding Rings

Congratulations on your upcoming nuptials! We’re assuming you found this article because you’re doing research on purchasing wedding rings—and you came to the right place. If you already have styles in mind, or just want to browse before you decide, there are a lot of high quality wedding rings that you can purchase online. Yes, it’s a major purchase—an enduring symbol of your love for each other—but don’t let the “online” aspect of this purchase scare you off. You can save a ton of money by buying online and not skimp on quality, guarantees, and much more. Use our reviews to find the best online wedding rings…

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Take A Tasting Adventure: Best Wine Clubs Reviews

Are you a wanna-be wine connoisseur? Or just tired of the limited selection at your local market? Wine is one of life’s great pleasures — and mysteries. How do winemakers transform grapes into such superb sipping sensations? If you’re a wine lover and want to explore beyond the normal retail offerings, you should consider joining a wine club. You might be amazed at the variety of tastes, aromas, grape types, growing regions, etc. that you can explore with a subscription to one the best wine clubs — not to mention the savings on elegant, premium wines you’ll enjoy as a wine club member. Read our best wine club reviews to see our top picks…

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What Is The Best Hoverboard? Powerboard vs Razor Hovertrax vs EPIKGO

Man on hoverboard (caption: Best Hoverboard)

Are your kids begging you for the latest “it” toy — a hoverboard? Today’s hoverboards aren’t the levitating skateboards you’ve seen Marty McFly ride in the film, Back to the Future II, but they’re still all the rage. The latest hoverboards resemble Segway foot pads and wheels, but you steer them from the body weight you place on the foot pads — and they don’t actually levitate off the ground.

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Best European River Cruises: Uniworld vs Viking vs Avalon vs AMAWaterways

River cruise in Paris: Best European River Cruises

Does your bucket list include traveling to certain European regions? Traveling Europe is a top priority for many of us, but the planning, language barrier and other factors often keep us from taking the plunge. The good news is, there’s an easier way to see your desired locations in Europe — through river cruising. River cruising is one of the best ways to see a number of foreign cities, quaint towns and landscapes without the hassle of choosing your own hotels, itinerary, car rentals, restaurants and more. But how do you choose from so many different cruise lines, itineraries and destinations? We’ll give you a helpful overview and our picks for the best European river cruises…

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