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Whatever You Do, Stop Sliding In(to) Marriage

What makes committed relationships work? It depends on whom you ask. Cultural background, age, income, level of education all make a difference. …

Teens

10 Flight Booking Hacks to Save You Hundreds

I've been traveling and hacking flights since 2008, spending nearly eight years researching and finding secret methods to save money, earn points, …

Frugal Living

Insanely Cheap Off-Peak Destinations for Fall

They say good things come to those wait. So if you've been putting off planning a vacation in the hopes that fall will bring lower prices, you're in luck.<p>We've rounded up some best-bet destinations for bargain seekers in the coming months. The non-monetary bonus: Fewer crowds and a less-frenzied …

Travel

Four future space technologies that will change the world in your lifetime

From ending natural disasters, to flying to Sydney in an hour, scientists are working on future technologies to solve some of humanity's biggest challenges<p>Imagine a world where severe storms, tornadoes, and flash flooding are no longer a threat to human life. Or a time when flying from London to …

James Webb Space Telescope

Illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius aka GedoMenas

A collection of digital illustrations created by freelance illustrator Gediminas Pranckevicius aka GedoMenas.<p>Gediminas Pranckevicius was born in …

Graphic Design

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Nutrition

If I Started My Weight Loss Journey Over Again, Here's What I Would Do Differently

When folks hear I've maintained a 125-pound weight loss for over six years now, I'm (almost) always immediately asked, <i>"How did you lose the weight?"</i> And sometimes, I'm ashamed to be open and honest about my weight loss journey.<p>No, I didn't have any surgeries, take gimmicky fat burner supplements, …

Fitness

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

Nutrition

4 Tricks to Cut Out Sugar in Your Diet

Contrary to the popular saying “you are what you eat,” sugar does not make you sweeter. It actually can leave you looking withered and dry, according …

Nutrition

Photos: The Beautiful Architecture of India’s Ancient Stepwells

Over the past several years, Chicago-based journalist Victoria Lautman has traveled through India numerous times, visiting over 120 ancient stepwells …

India

Want to Annoy ISIS? Learn About This Awesome Ancient Queen.

Sledgehammering priceless statues. Bombing temples that date back to the era of Jesus and Augustus. In just a few short months, the Islamic State group has waged a profound assault on humanity's knowledge of itself by wreaking havoc in the unique, ancient city of Palmyra in central Syria. <b></b><p>The …

Ancient History

3D printing helped solve an ancient musical mystery

These recreations range from the pre-Celtic British liturgical soundscapes of Stonehenge to the music of Ancient Greece.<p>Now, thanks to Billy Ó Foghlú of Australian National University's College of Asia and the Pacific, we can add Bronze Age Irish horns to the list of resurrected instruments.<p>Through …

3D Printing

Chris Evans on his Captain America future

Chris Evans has suggested for a while now that once his Marvel contract is up, he's likely to step away from acting, and concentrate on his directing …

Marvel Universe