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12 "Game of Thrones" Style Castles To Rent This Summer

...just in time for the premiere of Season 7.<p>With <i>Game of Thrones</i> returning this Sunday, luxury rentals on the rise and our affinity for anything royal going strong, it only seems apropos that your summer vacation rental should be something more majestic. Whether you're traveling stateside or have …

Science Says Parents of the Most Successful Kids Do These 10 Things

Want your kids to lead happy and fulfilled lives? Here are some tips for getting them started on the right foot.<p>We all want to lead happy, successful lives. But for parents, there's a time when your priorities shift a bit, and your most important goals start to involve setting your kids up for …

Delicate Paper Calligraphy Showcases a Cheerful Alphabet

Find your paper-cut initials in Sabeena Karnik’s delicate typeface and calligraphy pieces.<p>For the last 10 years, Sabeena Karnik has worked in the paper medium, pushing its boundaries and experimenting with its different capacities and styles. It wasn’t until a few years ago that the artist stumbled …

11 Signs That You Lack Emotional Intelligence

These are the behaviors that you want to eliminate from your repertoire.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When emotional intelligence (EQ) first appeared to the masses, it served as the missing link in a peculiar finding: people with average IQs outperform those with the …

Emotional Intelligence

8 Triangulating Tactics of the Pathological Liar

Do you know people who engage in telling multiple lies, even when you or someone else has caught them? Do you know someone who seems to manipulate …

The 21st Century’s 100 greatest films

The best that cinema has had to offer since 2000 as picked by 177 film critics from around the world.<p>“They don’t make ‘em like they used to.”<p>How often have we all heard that resigned expression? How often have we said it ourselves? ‘The death of cinema’ is debated in university film studies …

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Space Is Ruining Astronauts' Eyesight And No One Knows Why

The tricky syndrome might hamper our chances of getting to Mars.<p>As space missions have increased in length, astronauts began to notice something troubling: their time in space seemed to be causing their eyesight to deteriorate. This wasn't a minor effect. John Phillips, who spent more than six …

The world's most beautiful mosques

Ibn Tulun Mosque, Egypt<p>Wazir Khan Mosque, Pakistan<p>Koutoubia Mosque, Morocco<p>Masjid Sultan Qaaboos, Oman

Islam

Science says parents of unsuccessful kids could have these 9 things in common

Parenting is one of the hardest jobs in the world.<p>There are so many things that can affect a child's success, including socioeconomic status, the environment they live in, and their parents' education level.<p>Though it can be difficult for studies to determine what parenting techniques are ideal …

Parenting

Punk Portraits Prove Political Leaders Look Better in Pink

“The Russians said that there are people coming to get me for my Putin pieces, and one lady lost her mind in a gallery over the Pope John Paul piece. I enjoy them all equally,” says painter Scott Scheidly.<p>Recently, Donald Trump was mentioned in a single TV news segment 17 times. For those battling …

How the Israelis Captured Nazi Mastermind Adolf Eichmann

The tortuous route to apprehending the Holocaust’s chief henchman was full of surprises. No one could believe what squalor Eichmann lived in, or how …

The 2016 Audubon Photography Awards

The World's 20 Most Impressive Ancient Builds

The feats of the Ancients.<p>Suspension bridges and skyscrapers are marvels of modern engineering, but some of the world's most impressive constructions are thousands of years behind us. The Roman Colosseum is one such wonder, marking a crucial transition point between two vastly different ages of …

A psychology professor reviewed decades of research about having kids and came to a depressing conclusion about marriage

Lots of women look forward to motherhood — getting to know a tiny baby, raising a growing child, developing a relationship with a maturing son or daughter.<p>All over the world, people believe that parenting is the most rewarding part of life. And it's good that so many mothers treasure that bond with …

Parenting

These underwater photos will change the way you see the ocean

An Earth Day celebration wouldn't be complete without a captivating peek into the mysterious depths of our planet's most species-rich yet mysterious ecosystem: the ocean.<p>From alien-like pelagic squid to spooky mantis shrimp, the winners of the 2015 Ocean Art Underwater Photo Contest do not …

Scuba Diving

NASA's Celebrating Earth Day With The Most Mind-Blowing Photos Of Our Planet

What a beautiful place.<p>Earth Day gives us a chance to reflect on the amazing planet we live on and how we can work together to preserve it. And there's no better way to see just how lucky we are than by getting a glimpse of Earth from space.<p>That's why NASA has compiled some of its favorite photos …

Snappy dresser: Model poses for underwater fashion shoot with sharks, in pictures

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

European Travel

8 tricks for reading people's body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn't wanted to read people's minds at some point?<p>You already pick up on more body language cues than you're consciously aware of. UCLA research has shown that only 7% of …

Language

Photo of the Day: Best of March

Every day, we feature an image chosen from thousands around National Geographic. Here are some highlights from March.<p>One of the most important attributes a good photograph can have is mood. Mood can mean a lot of different things, but when you see it for yourself, it’s undeniable. This month’s …

14 books that will change the way you think about money

A lot of what holds people back from financial success are their thoughts and beliefs about money — not their job title or salary.<p>It turns out, you're probably already making enough money to become rich, as David Bach preaches in "The Automatic Millionaire"; and you <i>can</i> splurge on a $4 mocha and …

Personal Finance

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Libraries

Superhero Movies, Ranked

Thus far, 2016 is the year of the superhero. <i>Deadpool</i> and <i>Batman v. Superman</i> both shattered the box office, proving that audiences can’t get enough of …

The most exquisite watches at Baselworld 2016 - CNN Style

Written by Josh Sims, CNN<p>This is part of a series dedicated to Baselworld 2016. Josh Sims is a freelance writer, watch expert and author of "Icons of Style."<p>Look closely at the dial of a new limited edition Arceau Tigre watch from Hermès and the artistry of the techniques used might not, at first, …

How to Make Sure Your Kids Have 'Grit,' Backed by Research

What makes kids persist? What gives them the “grit” to keep working hard in school, to get good grades and ultimately be successful in life?<p>A big …

The First Undersea Art Museum In The Atlantic: Swim Through Hundreds Of Life-Size Sculptures

More than 400 life-like sculptures rest eerily on the ocean floor, recently installed off the coast of Lanzarote, one of Spain’s Canary Islands, to create the Museo Atlantico, the first underwater art museum in the Atlantic Ocean.<p>Just opened to the scuba diving-and-snorkeling public, the fantastic …

Sculpture

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Mental health problems aren’t all in the brain | Clare Allan

Divorcing mental ill health from its social and political context, as the BBC’s recent In the Mind Series did, implies wider issues of inequality or poverty don’t matter

Mental Health

Why the Academy Keeps Giving Oscars to Movies No One Sees

“It was completely surprising,” <i>Spotlight</i> producer Michael Sugar told reporters after his film claimed the Academy award for Best Picture on …

Beirut's river of garbage, in pictures - Telegraph