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Former American hostages in Iran will receive compensation

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> They have waited for more than 36 years. Now the Americans who were held hostage at the U.S. Embassy in Iran and/or their families will receive financial compensation for their ordeal, because of a little-noticed part of a budget bill passed last week by Congress.<p>"I think this …

Is alcohol actually bad for you?

Studies have long argued the pros and cons of having a tipple. Do the oft-quoted upsides really stack up?<p>Those of us who enjoy the occasional glass of beer or wine would dearly love to believe that we’re doing our bodies a service.<p>Any study suggesting a glass or two a day can keep the doctor away …

Morocco's Best-Kept Secret Is This All-Blue Village

Tucked high in Morocco’s Rif Mountains, the all-blue town of Chefchaouen is a calming respite from the overwhelming frenzy of Marrakech and Fez. Photographer and writer Lucy Laucht takes us on a tour of Morocco's hidden gem.

An interview with Alex Gibney, director of Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine

When Alex Gibney premiered <i>Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine</i> at SXSW, a group of Apple employees in the audience walked out. That's okay with him — the director behind 2005's Enron exposé <i>The Smartest Guys in the Room</i> and Scientology documentary <i>Going Clear</i> isn't known for shying away from complex …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Why a Facebook cofounder thinks tech companies are destroying employees’ personal lives for nothing

I wish I had slept more hours, and exercised regularly. I wish I had made better decisions about what to eat or drink — at times I consumed more soda and energy drinks than water. I wish I had made more time for other experiences that helped me grow incredibly quickly once I gave them a chance.<p>You …

Iran's supreme leader is not happy about this McDonald's knockoff in Tehran

Much of the concern seems to revolve around American culture seeping into Iran — like the knockoff fast food restaurants that have popped up in the country.<p>"We thought that they would bring Boeing technology, but they want to bring McDonald's," Gen. Mohammad Reza Naghdi, a leader of the Islamic …

12 Body Language Tips For Career Success

When properly used, body language can be your key to greater success. It can help you develop positive business relationships, influence and motivate the people who report to you, improve productivity, bond with members of your team, and present your ideas with more impact. Here are a dozen tips …

7 Body-Language Tricks To Make Anyone Instantly Like You

And according to Leil Lowndes in her book "How To Talk To Anyone," you can capture — and hold — anyone's attention without saying a word.<p>We've selected the best body-language techniques from the book and shared them below.<p>"Don't flash an immediate smile when you greet someone," says Lowndes. If you …

17 Body Language Tricks You Need To Try

As Ursula once so wisely said, "Don't underestimate the importance of bod-ay language."

Black like her: Is racial identity a state of mind?

The civil rights activist in Washington state who has come under fire for her disputed racial identity said she was stepping down as president of the NAACP’s Spokane chapter.<p>The civil rights activist in Washington state who came under fire for her racial identity said she was stepping down.<p>While …

Rachel Dolezal

The birth of a psychopath

<b>(CNN) —</b> After every horrific crime that shocks us, the next question we often ask is, "How could anyone do such a thing?"<p>If the criminal is a psychopath, the answer is very simple. They don't feel empathy or guilt. So instead of asking, "How could they do this horrible thing?" the more pertinent …

Psychology

June 2015

Diversity

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

10 Summer Alternatives to Jeans

This summer, step into something a little cooler than jeans.<p>This summer, step into something a little cooler than jeans.

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

shakshuka

There are a lot of reasons to make <i>shakshuka</i>, an Israeli Tunisian dish of eggs poached in a spicy tomato sauce: It sounds like the name of a comic …

Read TIME's Original Review of The Great Gatsby

The main book review in the May 11, 1925, issue of TIME earned several columns of text, with an in-depth analysis of the book’s significance and the …

Coachella: 15 Years in Pictures

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35 Places To Visit While The Euro Is At An 11-Year Low

But the currency has just fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, meaning a European vacation is suddenly within reach for more thrifty travelers.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in countries that are on the euro.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam …

Elon Musk's hyperloop is actually making progress

When Elon Musk unveiled his idea for the Hyperloop in August of 2013, no one seemed sure what the next step would be. The Tesla Motors and SpaceX CEO …

A day out to mark a Persian tradition

<b>Iranians across the country are seizing the opportunity of the Nature’s Day to spend some quality time with their loved ones out in the wilderness.</b><p>It …

Inside Iran: The road to Esfahan | CNN Travel

Esfahan on a plate[1]

Nobody does meat on a stick better than Iranians, but classic Persian food is about much more, including earthy to elegant stews, Mike Peters …

Photography Business Resources for photographers - Virutual Photography Studio, Guide To Resources, Products and Information

11 Food Photography Tricks for Mouth-Watering Pictures<p>The Federal Trade Commission Act's ban on deceptive advertisement does not mean that …

Articles about american ex pat renovates tiny london apartment her own terms on Dwell.com - Dwell

Playfully flouting convention, an American-born architect creates a deceptively spacious home for herself in a tiny London...<p>A husband-and-wife architect team transforms a 607-square-foot Manhattan apartment into an open and bright home for two graphic...<p>Elizabeth Wright Ingraham had big shoes to …

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