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The Case for Fiction

I'll be up front with you: I'm a fiction apologist. I can appreciate a good non-fiction piece, but I find that the payoff from fiction is greater...and not for the reasons you might assume. It's easy to slip into a simplistic approach to picking your next book, and my goal is to help you rethink …

Why The World Needs You To Let Your Kids Fail

<i>By Craig and Marc Kielburger</i><p>Silicon Valley has an unofficial motto: "Fail."<p>Whenever we visit the California tech hub, we see evidence of pro-failure leanings. Facebook's office features posters that read "Fail Fast." Failing "often" and "early" are also encouraged. There's even a global conference …

The 11 Best Places to Go Glamping

"Want to go camping this weekend?"<p>We've all been asked that very question—but we do not all get excited.<p>For those who enjoy convening with nature …

Five myths about European train travel

We’re now in high season for travel to Europe, which means that many Americans will be traveling on Europe’s extensive rail network, many of them for the first time. Sure, it’s easy enough to buy a Eurail Pass before going, but is that the most cost effective way to go? Or is it cheaper to simply …

Disney's Moana teaser trailer features Lin-Manuel Miranda, Dwayne Johnson, Auli’i Cravalho (VIDEO).

Disney has released the very first teaser for <i>Moana</i>, and it’s absolutely stunning. This initial peek at the movie doesn’t give a lot away—presumably …

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A Harvard Psychologist Says This Trait Matters Most: 10 Ways to Make a Great First Impression

Amy Cuddy says people answer one question when they first meet you -- and that answer lays the foundation for a business relationship.<p>Say you meet a new potential customer, a potential employer, or anyone with whom you want to establish a business relationship.<p>Which matters more:<p>Showing that you're …

Self-improvement

5 terrible things you do when you travel (that don’t seem that bad)

THE CURSE OF LIVING IN THE MODERN world is that evil acts are not required for evil things to happen. A mother looks away from her 3-year-old son for …

10 amazing properties that prove you're wrong about B&Bs

The AA has announced its annual Bed and Breakfast Awards, with Glenegedale House on the Isle of Islay, Maiden’s Tower at Leeds Castle, Kent, and The Grove in Cromer scooping the top awards. But a survey by the organisation has suggested that less than one per cent of 15,000 holidaymakers consider …

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When Lin-Manuel Miranda, the writer and star of Broadway’s runaway hit musical Hamilton, received his Tony Award for Best Original Score at the ceremony, he came prepared. He didn’t just speak off the cuff in accepting the honour, but recited what he called a sonnet that he had written specially …

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5 Common Hostel Myths Debunked

Who doesn’t love the idea of making life-long travel besties, collecting wacky experiences and staying in totally unique digs? There’s no better way to foster those awesome experiences than by staying at super cool hostels when you travel (ahem, as long as you follow these safe hostel tips).<p>These …

The Hulk’s Biggest Enemy In ‘Thor: Ragnarok’ Might Be Bruce Banner

Mark Ruffalo might be waist deep in a worldwide press tour for <i>Now You See Me 2</i>, but no amount of magic tricks can make fans’ desire for MCU news disappear completely. At a recent press day, Ruffalo talked about the upcoming <i>Thor: Ragnarok</i> film and what fans can expect from the rumored “buddy road …

Marvel Universe

The Podcast That Tells Ingeniously Boring Bedtime Stories to Help You Fall Asleep

According to Greek myth, Hermes, the cleverest God, used his inimitable wit to tell stories so long-winded, so fatuous, that they lulled the many-eyed monster Argus to sleep. By the same logic, insomniacs of modern times are often advised to read the phone book or—the classic choice—to count sheep …