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LAX-ORD $45 one way, ORD-BOS $45 more low United fares across USA

United Airlines has posted low one way fares in the $40s on many US domestic routes. Examples of these deals are LAX to Chicago at $45 one way and …

10 Stunning Private Islands You Can Rent from $307 a Night, Ranked by Price

You don't have to be a millionaire to rent your own island.<p>If you’ve always fancied taking over a secluded private island for a night, you’re not …

Why the 8-hour workday doesn’t work

The 8-hour workday is an outdated and ineffective approach to work. If you want to be as productive as possible, you need to let go of this relic and …

CornerJob bags $19M to keep growing its blue-collar hiring platform

Barcelona-based blue-collar recruitment app CornerJob has closed a $19 million Series C. It last raised in July 2016, when it took in a $25M Series B round — $5M of which was a media for equity agreement investment. It also closed a $10M Series A in February of the same year. Total funding to date …

Startups

A New Trick for Male Birth Control: Switching Off Sperm's Power | WIRED

Author: Megan Molteni. Megan Molteni Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.15.17.<p>Time of Publication: 4:03 pm. 4:03 pm<p>Scientists Found Sperm’s Power …

This new blackhead removal trend will seriously gross you out

EW.<p>If you're a spot-popping-video-watching, pore strip-loving person, stay tuned, because Reddit's new method of getting rid of blackheads will be the highlight of your day. If every word I just said hit you directly in the gag reflex, please leave now, because these pics are nasty.<p>According to …

How to Unlock Movies on Netflix: Secret Codes Get You More Movies

You're no longer limited to Quirky Teen Dramas!<p>We’ve all been there: You want to watch something on Netflix, so you end up spending 30 minutes …

Entertainment

6 Healthy Recipes For When You Barely Have Time to Cook

How to tell if your egg is fresh

<i>The following is excerpted from</i> Lucky Peach’s <i>newest book,</i> All About Eggs: Everything We Know About the World’s Most Important Food<i>, in bookstores</i> …

OMG: Netflix has a secret page that will take your binge-watching to the next level

Just when we thought we knew everything about our beloved streaming app, this bomb dropped in our laps: There’s a secret Netflix page where users can …

Listen to some ambient natural sounds of Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park turned 145 on Wednesday of this week, adding more mystique to America’s oldest national park. And it’s one of the best …

National Parks

Why your hair might not be as healthy as you think

Recently, sulfates—the dirt-and-oil-grabbing detergents that also sadly wash your healthy shiny hair oils away with them—have become the enemy of …

Hair Care

Majority in Leading EU Nations Support Trump-Style Travel Ban: Poll

A majority of Europeans would support a Trump-style ban on further migration from mainly Muslim countries, according to a poll of more than 10,000 people in 10 countries.<p>An average of 55 percent of those surveyed for London-based think tank, Chatham House, agreed that immigration from …

Pollution-fighting Vertical Forest buildings coming to China

China has pollution problems, and one Italian architect could have some answers.<p>The Chinese city of Nanjing is getting a Vertical Forest, a set of two buildings stylised with around 1,100 trees and a combination of over 2,500 shrubs and plants.<p>But it's not all about how it looks: The Nanjing Towers …

New Chrome extension helps find all those hidden Netflix categories

Browsing Netflix categories has never been an easy task, but a new Chrome extension aims to let you get straight to hidden categories with ease. Netflix Categories is one of the most simple but useful Chrome extensions, with a basic search feature that lets you surface all of Netflix’s categories …

Revealed: Secret list of Netflix codes that unlock hidden list of films and TV shows

Good news for Netflix users - you can use hidden codes to make searching the extensive streaming site easier.<p>It seems not all content appears when …

TV shows

24 Hours in Hong Kong: What Every Twenty-Something Should Actually Do

Food, music, art, fashion, architecture, design: You name it, Hong Kong has it. It’s no wonder, therefore, that the Asian metropolis is one of the …

Hong Kong

This Giant DIY Oreo Chocolate Bar Is the Stuff Dreams Are Made Of

It's the mashup we've all been waiting for! Oreo teamed up with Milka to create a decadent treat to end all sweet-tooth cravings: the Oreo Chocolate Bar. Of course we've decided to make ours supersize. It's the kind of treat to share with others — or hog it for yourself; we won't judge.<p>Oreo …

CNN denies airing 30 minutes of hardcore porn

CNN denied airing 30 minutes of inappropriate content on Thursday night after initially blaming local cable television provider RCN for the mishap, …

3 Value Stocks That Won't Be This Cheap for Long

With the <b>S&P 500</b> only 3% below its all-time high, finding stocks that are undervalued by the market is not easy. When the rising tide is lifting all boats, stocks that are under water from their intrinsic value likely means they're being discounted for a reason.<p>Usually, maybe -- but not always. …

Bill Murray holds court with reporters in White House briefing room

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Actor and comedian Bill Murray surprised the White House press corps Friday by making an unexpected appearance in the White House briefing room.<p>Murray, who came to the podium minutes after White House Press Secretary Josh Earnest wrapped up the official briefing, held court with …

Bill Murray

9 Ways to Become Incredibly Successful: the Ultimate Guide to Accomplishing All Your Goals

Tips, strategies, practical steps, links....<p>It's fairly easy to be modestly successful; you just have to work hard. (Seriously: that is all it takes.) It's harder to be very successful; you have to work hard, and smart, and catch a few breaks along the way.<p>It's extremely difficult to be incredibly …

personaldevelopment

5 Habits of the Most Likable People

Likability brings along some undeniable advantages. Here's how to increase yours.<p>While still children on the playground, we begin learning one of life's most beneficial skills: the ability to play well with others.<p>That trait continues to reap benefits through adulthood. For example, when you make …

Self-improvement

10 Habits you need to give up to increase your productivity

Share40<p>Tweet<p>Share275<p>+18<p>Shares 323<p>Would you like to be successful? But what are you willing to do in order to reach your goal? Success is not …

1 Simple Habit That Will Make You More Motivated and Less Stressed

Shorten your list to get more done.<p>Busy, busy bees: That's all of us. Working amid the constant buzz of activity, we tend to overload our to-do lists each day so that we only cross off a fraction of the things we have on them. Instead of being a simple way to stay focused, our lists become …

Time Management

Coding Confessional is the place to go if you hate your programming job

Software development jobs can be awesome. I’ve interned at startups where the environment is relaxed, and I worked on projects that excited me with cutting-edge technologies. Then there are the jobs that are, frankly, soul-suckingly horrible. There’s very seldom any middle ground.<p>I must confess, I …

16 Simple Ways To Be More Productive And Actually Get Shit Done

Without giving up fun stuff like chatting, social media, and your will to live.

How to be Successful in Whatever you Do

Maybe you’ve heard the success stories of Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, and Oprah Winfrey. You listen as they describe some unimaginable challenges and …