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These Are The Most Overrated Vacation Destinations, According To HuffPost Readers

Strong opinions emerge when the topic of overrated travel destinations comes up.<p>Conversations can get so heated that on Thursday, we asked the followers of the HuffPost Lifestyle Facebook Page to finish the following sentence:<p>The most overrated place I've ever vacationed is ____________.<p>The post …

States where it's hardest to get full-time work

While the labor market has improved significantly since the depths of the recession in 2009, high underemployment may be an indication that the economy is still struggling. As of the first quarter of 2014, 13.4% of the nation's labor force was considered underemployed, meaning they were unemployed, …

The 10 Best Cities for Work-Life Balance

Having a positive work-life balance isn't totally dependent on your job; where you live can also play a role.<p>Bloomington, Indiana, tops this year's ranking of the best cities for work-life balance, according to the finance site NerdWallet. Home to Indiana University, the top employer in the region, …

34 Daily Morning Routine Habits for an Amazing Start to Your Day

Many people have trouble with their habits because they don’t follow a morning routine “system” for sticking to them.It’s easy to forget about a new …

The Week in Review: What Defines an American?

In 1993, 12-year-old Jose Antonio Vargas boarded a flight in his native Philippines and landed in the United States, where he’s lived ever since as …

Immigration

Color Obsession of the Week: Lemon Zest

A chair, a pendant, a toilet brush, and more in Lemon Zest.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. REIDAR Chair, $49. ikea.com.2. E27 Pendant Light, $79. shophorne.com.3. Toilet Brush by Hiroaki Kemi for Aisen, $15. japurashop.com.4. Benjamin Pillow by 5 Surry Lane, $119. burkedecor.com.5. Benjamin Moore Paint in …

Secrets of the Creative Brain

A leading neuroscientist who has spent decades studying creativity shares her research on where genius comes from, whether it is dependent on high IQ—and why it is so often accompanied by mental illness.<p>As a psychiatrist and neuroscientist who studies creativity, I’ve had the pleasure of working …