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Restore old print photos with free software

Get your pictures perfect.<p>When you want to revisit an old digital photo, you can simply scroll through your past social media posts or open your favorite storage app. But what about those physical prints from your film camera days—are they still filling up old albums and boxes in the basement? If …

How the Death of a Muslim Recruit Revealed a Culture of Brutality in the Marines

<b>It was late</b> at night on March 7, 2016, when Ghazala Siddiqui heard the phone ring and hurriedly reached for it, eager to hear the voice of her son. An indecipherable torrent of words spewed from the breathless</i> …

Cafe Britt Coffee Tour Review: An Entertaining and Caffeinating Experience (Heredia, Costa Rica)

I still remember my first sip of coffee from my dad’s mug when I was a kid. I thought it was disgusting. It’s a bit like beer: you don’t really …

Exploring Tortuguero: Costa Rica's remote wildlife hotspot

Flashes of heat lightning pierce the darkness as we hunker down in the black sand dunes on the Caribbean shore of Tortuguero. Directly in front of us, illuminated only by a dim red light held by our guide, an enormous green turtle rocks back and forth as she lays nearly 100 glistening eggs in a …

Central America

Costa Rica Travel Budget: How Much Does It Cost? | World Travel Guide - Part 8

Things To Do In Costa Rica<p>Costa Rica has plenty of less-traveled towns and national parks that offer travelers numerous adrenaline-fueled or …

Central America

11 facts about Costa Rica that will surprise you

1. Costa Rica takes up just 0.03 percent of the Earth’s surface, but it has 6 percent of its biodiversity.<p>For thousands of years, Costa Rica has …

Central America

Indigenous tour guides in Costa Rica open their own agency for ecological and cultural tours

Costa Rica’s tourism industry has long been at the forefront of Central America’s travel infrastructure, offering visitors access to everything from rainforest adventures, to sea turtle sightings, to exceptional point breaks.<p>Few visitors, however, end up learning much about the indigenous culture …

Central America

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

3 recipes that will make you love your slow cooker again

<i>Editor's note: This story was originally published Dec. 12, 2016. We're bringing it back because we still love slow-cooker dishes.</i><p>Slow Cooker Mustard …

Cooking

What you gain and lose with meal replacements

<b>(CNN) —</b> The meal replacement company Soylent offers grab-and-go drinks and bars designed to be consumed in place of sitting down for a meal -- but, for now, the company is urging customers to throw out its Soylent Bars.<p>The bars have been making some people sick, according to reports, and the …

Want to Radically Increase Your Emotional Intelligence? Stop These Toxic Habits, Like Now

Positive and happy people have really good boundaries. Here's what you will never see them doing.<p>Something is in the water. Everybody, it seems, is blogging, speaking, or doing research about the concept of happiness and freedom in the workplace.<p>Some call the new happiness movement frivolous. But …

Emotional Intelligence

19 Incredible New Books You Need To Read This Spring

~Spring~ into reading a new book!

The 10 Most Egregious Oscar Snubs

When the Academy Awards air on February 28, you'll see some very worthy people being honored while also realizing who's absent and suppressing shrieks of "What?" Here are 10 of the most egregiously dissed. And I'll leave out the amazing kid from <i>Room</i>. Too obvious.<p><b>PAUL DANO,</b> <i>LOVE & MERCY</i><p>Haunting Paul …

5 Secrets for Daily Joy, Backed by Research

We all wanna be happier, right?<p>Thing is, depression is at epic levels. More people are unhappy and they’re getting miserable at an even younger …

Happiness

These Are the 4 Skills You Need to Master to Be Happy

According to the latest science, you can learn to be happy, just like you can learn to play an instrument.<p>We generally think of happiness as either a matter of chance or circumstance. Some people are born with happy brains--they just naturally seem to see everything in a cheerful light. Others are …

Happiness

What You Need to Know About Supplements and Drug Interactions

Pick up a prescription at the pharmacy, and you’re likely to encounter shelves of dietary supplements. Is it safe to use one along with your …

FDA

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

These talks will inspire you to think differently about yourself and others.<p>Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

Top 10 Hacks That Turn Your Normal Road Trip into an Adventure

<i>What are the best road trip hacks?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Ted Sindzinski, Adventurer and Traveler</i><p>Here are a …

A Visual Guide To All Of Those Unpronounceable Ingredients In Processed Food

What do those mystery chemicals actually do? Take a tour of the most common additives to find out how food scientists modify what you eat.<p>If you’ve ever perused an ingredient list and wondered why there’s polyglycerol polyricinoleate in your candy bar or tertiary-butylhydroquinone in your cereal–or …

The Buddhist and the Neuroscientist

What compassion does to the brain<p>In 1992, the neuroscientist Richard Davidson got a challenge from the Dalai Lama. By that point, he’d spent his career asking why people respond to, in his words, “life’s slings and arrows” in different ways. Why are some people more resilient than others in the …

How to be happy: Stop chasing the bigger house, better job or higher salary, and do what makes you feel good

What makes you happy? I did a quick straw poll among friends, and the results were surprising. In addition to those you might expect – money, sex, …

Wearing a Suit Makes People Think Differently

Formalwear elicits feelings of power, which change some mental processes.<p>Some psychology research in recent years is making an old aphorism look like an incomplete thought: Clothes make the man… Yes? Go on?<p>Clothes, it appears, make the man perceive the world differently.<p>A new study looks …

Special Report: The war on big food

Try this simple test. Say the following out loud: Artificial colors and flavors. Pesticides. Preservatives. High-fructose corn syrup. Growth …

What’s the prime of your life?

Is ageing an inevitable decline – or are there unexpected perks to getting older? David Robson reports.<p>Do you ever worry that the prime of your life has already passed you by – and it didn’t even have the courtesy to let you know as it flew overhead?<p>They say that life begins at 40, or that 60 is …

Harvard

How The Raspberry Pi Sparked A Maker Revolution

A Q&A with the inventor of the the cheapest hackable computer on the planet<p>Three years ago, Eben Upton needed a cool gadget to lure students to his computer science program at the University of Cambridge. So he invented the Rasberry Pi. It has since become the cheapest hackable computer on the …