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This airline will take you to Paris for under $400 roundtrip, so pack your your best striped shirts and berets

Have you found yourself craving the taste of a fresh baguette? Or perhaps you’re more in the mood for an authentic, warm croissant. Don’t settle for …

5 Killer Pushup Variations for Greater Gains

<b>The poor old push up is a miserable exercise. It doesn't get a lot of love and generally just sits there by itself in the corner.</b> Other more macho …

51 universal truths that will make you more successful

I've been a journalist for the better part of two decades and during that time I've interviewed and written about thousands of people in various stages of success, from CEOs of multibillion-dollar companies to entrepreneurs launching startups, to entrepreneurs shutting down their startups, to CEOs …

CEOs

12 brutally honest answers to those awkward family questions about your love life

LONDON — Happy holidays one and all. Tis the season for spending time with your lovely but mildly irritating family and distant relatives you haven't …

Light Painting the Outline of a Person with Long Exposure Photography

Unlike most photographers, Jason Page creates his images in complete darkness. After experimenting with long exposures of the moon reflecting over …

Light Painting

The world's best cruise holidays for 2017

From revolution to reformation, the birth of a nation and the death of Elvis, there is no shortage of anniversaries and events to plan a holiday around next year. Here is a round-up of 2017's up-and-coming cruise destinations with advice on which river or ocean ships can take you there.<p>Russia<p>If …

Cruise Ships

Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think are Normal

There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality of marriage, …

Relationships

Is That Really How It Looked?

Has anyone ever looked at one of your images and asked, "Is that the way it really looked?" Do you think anyone ever asked Ansel Adams that? The …

Landscape Photography

A Dozen 20-Minute Workouts You Can Do At Home

Of all the reasons people skip a workout, the weakest is saying, "I couldn't make it to the gym," as if the only way your body will ever get faster …

This is the time of day when you’re the most productive

If you’re a morning person, chances are you’re more inclined to handle your workload with ease before lunch time rolls around. When nighttime …

Time Management

10 National Parks You Have To Visit In The United States

With the National Park Service reaching the grand old age of 100 years old, there has never been a better time to visit the national parks that are …

National Parks

11 TED Talks That Show How Weird The Human Mind Really Is

You have less control over your decisions than you think.<p>We use our mind every second of every day, but it's safe to say no one understands exactly …

I polled 1,500 people about their best relationship advice — and everyone said the same thing

I think most newlyweds do this — ask for advice, I mean, not s--- the same bed — especially after a few cocktails from the open bar they just paid way too much money for.<p>But, of course, not being satisfied with just a few wise words, I had to take it a step further.<p>See, I have access to hundreds of …

Relationships

The Life-Changing Magic Of Bullet Journaling

It really works<p>I’m a skeptic about many things, and this definitely includes any methods or products that promise to be “life-changing” or “magical.” It’s not that I don’t want to believe that my life can be changed by a particularly thorough reorganization of my sock drawer, or that magic plays …

Brain, Mind, Body And The Disease Of Addiction

The standard definition of drug or alcohol addiction is that it's a chronic, incurable disease of the brain.<p>In a comprehensive report on the topic, published last month, the surgeon general gives this familiar definition a more positive spin. He eschews the "cure" word and focuses instead on the …

Consciousness

10 Ways how you can motivate yourself everyday

Share57<p>Tweet<p>Share225<p>+14<p>Shares 286<p>Feeling motivated is perhaps one of the most difficult things you could ever do. If it were so easy, everyone would …

Motivation

13 Healthy New Year's Resolution Ideas to Try in 2018

Ah, New Year’s resolutions. Those things you embark upon with such gusto on January 1, determined that this. Will. Be. The. Year. Then, as always, …

Fitness

Earth - A microbe no one has even seen could explain our origins

Between Greenland and Norway in the mid-Atlantic ocean, 7,546ft (2300m) below the surface, there is a black and smoky region where hot water spouts up from the sea bed. This strange place is called "Loki's castle" after the shape-shifting Norse God Loki: the one Tom Hiddleston played in <i>The Avengers</i>.<p>…

Biology

The Dangers of Working Out Too Much

People start working out for many different reasons; some begin working out in an attempt to achieve good health while others start working out for …

Exercise

The Moon: Myths and Facts

As the moon follows its elliptical orbit around our home planet, the angle between the earth, the moon, and the sun changes, causing different parts …

Astronomy

RX100 V With World’s Fastest AF Announced

NEW YORK, Oct. 6, 2016 - Sony - a worldwide leader in digital imaging and the world’s largest image sensor manufacturer - has today announced a new …

Cameras

8 Hard Truths About Happiness No One Wants to Admit

Some people appear to be happy-go-lucky on the outside, but they struggle desperately behind closed doors and never give the matter much thought as …

Drown

Donald Trump’s Lawyers Ask for Delay of ‘Trump U’ Trial

Donald Trump’s attorneys have asked to delay the trial in the case against Trump University until after the inauguration, citing the “critical and all-consuming” work the president-elect has to do before he takes office in January.<p>"Now that the election is over, we submit that the President-elect …

Donald Trump

Anna Kendrick’s memoir acknowledges feelings but lives for the sass

At the very end of <i>Scrappy Little Nobody</i>, Anna Kendrick’s witty and frank memoir, she includes a “reading group guide,” a tongue-in-cheek parody of …

Not All Habits Are Equal. These 3 Habits Outperformed Every Other

Averagely, the human brain is just 2% the mass of the body, but it consumes 20% of the total energy to function optimally. That’s how much our brain …

Self-improvement

Long-Term RC390: Lightening Up With Pro-Bolt Titanium Fasteners

Cynics will immediately dismiss the $100 of titanium fasteners I put on the KTM RC390 project bike as a total waste of time and a pointless act of …

After 22 Years, Is NAFTA Headed Back To The Drawing Board?

Pull out your blue pencils, green eyeshades and rule books; it may soon be time to start rewriting NAFTA.<p>Leaders in the United States, Canada and Mexico say they're open to giving the North American Free Trade Agreement, in place since 1994, a hard look.<p>Here's what's been happening:<p>In the wee hours …

Business (Canada)

The FBI likely ran nearly half the child porn sites on the dark web in 2016

Earlier this year we brought you an in-depth exposé of how, for 12 days in February and March, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) ran the world’s largest child porn site, Playpen. According to newly unsealed documents, Playpen wasn’t the only site containing child pornography on FBI …

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