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A New Bird Species Has Evolved on Galapagos And Scientists Watched It Happen

It's the first time humans have seen this in the wild.<p>For the first time, scientists have been able to observe something amazing: the evolution of a …

RANKED: The 7 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

The average cost of a one night stay per person was analysed in 84 places around the globe to produce the ranking.<p>The total per person includes the split cost of a hotel room, a meal for two with a shared bottle of wine, a shared 3km taxi journey, as well as a coffee, a cocktail, and a beer …

European Travel

Where to Travel Based on Your Zodiac Sign

The perfect destination<p>Picking a vacation destination can be as simple as throwing a dart at a map of the globe or jumping on the next great deal …

Tip of My Tongue

Find that word that you've been thinking about all day but just can't seem to remember<p>About Tip of My Tongue<p>I use a mix of dictionaries, primarily …

Language

Harvard Scientists Say They Could Be Just 2 Years Away From Resurrecting Woolly Mammoth Genes

Everything old is new again.<p>Scientists are working on an ambitious plan to resurrect the woolly mammoth from extinction using genetic engineering - …

Science Says Listening to This Type of Music Will Help You Fall Asleep Faster

Hell hath no fury like a woman who hasn't gotten enough sleep: We're irritable, we're cranky, and unless we've ingested a fair amount of caffeine, …

Sam Smith

25 Travel Hacks That Will Save You Time and Money in 2017

Expert travelers like flight attendants and frequent fliers know that foreign transaction fees, the dreaded middle seat, and flight delays can put a …

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

This Flowchart Helps You Decide If That Impulse Purchase Is a Good Idea

In the moment, you can justify pretty much any purchase decision. Maybe you do need a third coffee maker and more flannel shirts—they’re 40% off! But …

Handy

Save Your Marriage By Asking These 20 Questions

I was talking to a colleague the other day and was shocked when he said, “All marriages end in tragedy.”<p>When he explained that all marriages fall victim to either divorce or death, I realized the truth in his words, but as a couples coach — and someone married for 30 years myself — I didn't find …

The Healing Power of Self-Care in a World of Stress & Anxiety

<b>“The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.” ~Lao Tzu</b><p>I’ve always lived with a low hum of anxiety in the background, and lately it’s been …

2017 travel planner: where to go on holiday … and when

Whether you’re looking for a dream holiday or a last-minute city break, here’s the lowdown on how to find bargains and late deals for all types of getaway from now until December<p><b>January</b><p><b>Book now: summer beach favourites</b><br>If you fancy a balmy beach holiday this summer, don’t take any chances. Last …

Did You Know Netflix Has Secret Movie Categories? Here's How to Find Them

Your Netflix hunting just got so much better. Turns out, there are a <i>ton</i> of secret movie categories on Netflix, and there's an easy hack for finding …

8 Things That Matter Less Than You Think In A Relationship

It's OK to be a little less picky, experts say.<p>Choosing a romantic partner is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in life. (Or <i>not</i> choosing one ― we see you, single-by-choice people!)<p>While it’s important to be selective, experts agree that there are some qualities that are less crucial …

8 Things to Know Before Your First African Safari

Ever since I was a little kid flipping through the pages of my Zoobooks, I knew that someday I wanted to travel to Africa and go on a safari. I …

Wildlife

Canada Is Offering Free Admission to Its National Parks in 2017—Here’s Where to Stay

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Seven bucket list holidays your family should take in 2017

Whatever the age of your child, there is a world of opportunity in 2017 to challenge your family to try something new.<p>Perhaps you’ve always dreamt of seeing the Northern Lights in Scandinavia; maybe you seek a spell of island escapism in the Indian Ocean; or it may be that you wish to bring your …

European Travel

Best Hikes In Europe - Adventurous And Amazing

Every year millions of tourists flock to Europe to experience the best out of the continent. But what they are missing out while traveling in the …

Hiking

Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Multitask, According to an MIT Neuroscientist

<i>This article is part of</i> Tools of the Trade<i>, a weekly series in which a variety of experts share actionable tips for achieving fast and effective</i> …

Time Management

5 Compromises Every Married Couple Should Make

We all love to have our way — but that's just not what marriage is about. "Unless you married your identical twin, you can expect to differing opinions on a few things," says psychologist Lauren Napolitano. "Our spouse's unique ideas, opinions and tendencies help us to see the world in a different …

9 popular exercises you're likely doing wrong

From stretches to squats, here's how to nail your next workout.<p>The decision to exercise is always a smart one. Research confirms that anytime you …

Yoga

Pride and Prejudice Engagement…

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12 Things You Didn't Know About Disney's Beauty and the Beast

In honor of the 25th anniversary of the Oscar-winning movie.<p>A tale as old as time, it's as if <i>Beauty and the Beast</i> hasn't aged a day. That is except for the fact that film turns 25 this month. Feel old yet? Yeah, me too. In 1991, a love story as iconic as <i>Romeo and Juliet</i> graced theaters worldwide, …

Walt Disney Company

This 4-minute meditation is the secret to a better morning

Can't focus in the mornings? Maybe meditation can help.<p>Meditation guide Rebekah Borucki is determined to prove that we all have time to meditate, even if only for a few minutes. Her upcoming book, "You Have 4 Minutes to Change Your Life," out in February, focuses on just that: four-minute …

This is a terrifying moment for America. Hold your loved ones close

People of color, women, Muslims, queer people, the sick, immigrants: all are threatened by Donald Trump. They need your love, your warmth, your support<p>Live updates: Donald Trump wins US election: the world reacts Support our fearless, independent journalism by making a contribution or becoming a …

DRINKER | How To Build A Strong Home Bar, One Drink And Five Bottles At A Time (Part 10)

by Shaun Layton | This is the ninth in a series of posts on building a home bar, five bottles and one drink at a time. I’ve listed bottles 46-50 …

Alcohol

Interactive periodic table finally clues us in to what elements are used for

Looking at the periodic table, most of us have no issues identifying the use of certain elements. Sodium, carbon, nitrogen, oxygen and others are no-brainers but what about the less talked about elements.<p>Seriously, do you know what Vanadium is used for? How about Polonium? Of course you don’t. …

Is Grad School Worth It for You?

Is a postgraduate education worth the investment?<p>The median salary for people with a master's degree was 20% higher than for those with an …

College & University

3 important financial steps to take before the wedding

Marriage is an incredibly exciting time in someone's life. Learn how to properly plan from a financial perspective by reading further.<p>For a variety …

Record Supermoon and 9 More Can't-Miss Sky Events in November

Get ready to see lunar pairings, meteor showers, and more this month.<p>The coming month brings the roaring lion of meteor displays, dazzling planets, and plenty more reasons to look up at the night sky. You’ll even have the chance to catch the most impressive supermoon in nearly seven decades.<p>So dust …

Astronomy