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8 National Parks Where You Can Have an Unforgettable Summer Vacation

Natural beauty, history, education, and relaxation await at our country’s national parks. This year, many have enhanced their tours, lodging, dining, …

National Parks

These Are the Tricks Pros Use to Pose People So They Look Better in Portraits (VIDEO)

Do you hate how you look in photos? Or, as a photographer, are you often unsatisfied with how your subjects appear in your images after you snap the …

Lips

The evolution of terror: From anarchists to Al-Qaeda

When Frenchman Emile Henry detonated a bomb in the middle of one of Paris' most popular cafes in 1894, he set the spark for a new kind of …

When do you know you're old enough to die? Barbara Ehrenreich has some answers

With her latest book, Natural Causes, Barbara Ehrenreich notes that there’s an age at which death no longer requires much explanation<p>Four years ago, Barbara Ehrenreich, 76, reached the realisation that she was old enough to die. Not that the author, journalist and political activist was sick; she …

Breast Cancer

'Ikigai': The Japanese Lifestyle Trend Promising To Find Your Life Purpose

Is this the new 'hygge'?<p>From yoga retreats in the Himalayas and weekly mindfulness classes to downloading mediation apps such as Headspace and Calm, many of us spend our lives (and paycheques) on trying to achieve happiness and fulfilment.<p>However, having tried out the Danish concept of finding …

Happiness

Disney announced all its movies coming in the next 5 years — here's what you have to look forward to

Walt Disney Studios made a major update to its theatrical schedule in March ahead of its annual shareholder's meeting.<p>The company outlined its movie schedule through 2023 where it announced dates for a mix of live-action films, Marvel superheroes, sequels, and many more trips to a galaxy far, far …

How To Make Innovation A Predictable Process

Is there a manageable, predictable process for product innovation? Many people would say no, but Josh Valman contends that there is. And he has credentials in that area as CEO of RPD International, who work on product innovation with the likes of Unilever, Bosch and GSK.<p><b>Josh Valman</b>: Most people, …

Innovation

How to Take the Best Road Trip of Your Life, According to a Couple That’s Been on the Road for 11 Years

"It’s going to take longer than you think."<p>In 2006, travel journalist Karen Catchpole and photographer Eric Mohl packed up their New York City …

Google Just Launched a New Tool to Help You Find Cheap Flights. Here's How to Use It

It'll help you find good quality flights on a budget.<p>The introduction of “basic economy” fares in the last couple of years has made finding a deal on …

The 7 Best Kayaks to Buy in 2018

Kayaking is one of those win-win activities. Not only is it a great workout (it tones everything from the core to the legs), but it’s also fun as …

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

Shopping

Why U.S., Russia, Iran and Turkey Are at War in Syria

The state-run Syrian Arab News Agency reported Friday that military helicopters dropped leaflets with instructions on how civilians could exit the …

7 Wake-up Behaviors to Avoid First Thing in the Morning

<i>By Shana Lebowitz</i><p>There's no one morning routine that works for everyone.<p>Maybe yours involves reading the news, or guzzling water, or dancing to pop …

10 Cool Trailers and Campervans You Can Rent For Your Next Adventure

Few things capture the spirit of intrepid road-tripping and outdoor adventuring better than trailers and campervans.<p>However, don't worry if you're not quite ready to buy your own mobile mini home just yet. Thanks to the following 10 rental companies, you can enjoy the freedom and convenience of …

I Packed My Life Into a Single Backpack to Travel the World for 9 Months. Here's What I Brought

I had to embrace minimalism and get rid of most of my stuff.<p>You have not witnessed frustration until you’ve seen a 24-year-old woman trying to stuff …

The best travel sites to help you plan the perfect trip

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Language

Scientists Just Identified The Physical Source of Anxiety in The Brain

And they can control it with light.<p>We're not wired to feel safe all the time, but maybe one day we could be.<p>A new study investigating the …

Neuroscience

This family’s frugal challenge saved them thousands

When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, my wife Jaime and I go big. In 2016, we resolved to be as thrifty as possible, and spent the year …

My Medic’s rugged first-aid kit is a must-have for your outdoor adventures

Along with food, water, and extra layers, a well-stocked first aid kit is considered one of the 10 essentials of hiking. But more often then not, …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

The Largest Outdoor Sculpture Museum in Europe — and How You Can Help to Save It

Do you know where the largest outdoor sculpture museum in Europe is located? Did you know that it contains some of the finest examples of marble …

Outdoors

Dream Kit: Courtney Dauwalter’s Moab 240 Head-To-Toe Gear

Running 240 miles is no easy feat. Doing it faster than anyone ever had before is otherworldly. We interviewed Courtney Dauwalter and got the scoop …

Popular Destinations That 'Live Up to the Hype,' According to Travelers

Yes, it really is worth planning a trip to Iceland.<p>Choosing a new place to go on vacation can be tough.<p>With all the potential destinations you can …

10 gifts camping enthusiasts have probably never seen before

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon<p>Camping is by nature a reductive experience; you leave behind most of the trappings of daily life — from the flatscreen TV to the …

Top prize announced for 2017 Kendal Mountain Photography Competition | The Great Outdoors

2nd November 2017<p><b>This November, the Kendal Mountain Photography Competition will give photographers the chance to share their vision of mountain</b> …

People's Choice Awards

In Spain, Confusion And Uncertainty About Catalonia's Future

Did he or didn't he declare independence? That is the question in Spain.<p>The answer has huge implications for what the Spanish government does next and how the country's relatively young democracy — indeed, possibly even the whole European Union — might stay intact.<p>The "he" in question is Catalan …

Europe

Napa Valley tops this list of the 12 most romantic places to visit in America

If you're searching for America's most romantic getaways, you need visit just a few states, according to a U.S. News & World Report' listing released Thursday. Hawaii and California claim three destinations each, and Massachusetts has two in the rankings that profile some of the most scenic and …

Napa Valley

No Lie: This Travel Website Will Lower the Price of Your Entire Trip

While we love snagging discount furniture or half-price designer clothing, there's no greater rush than securing a once-in-a-lifetime travel …