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America's worst airline for customer satisfaction is...

Which airline has the lowest customer satisfaction?<p>Spirit Airlines ranked dead last in the latest travel report from the American Customer Satisfaction Index (ACSI).<p>With a score of 54, Spirit dethroned United Airlines as the lowest-ranking carrier on the index.<p>Spirit was added to the list for the …

Flying

Where waterfalls outnumber people

The Westfjords are the wildest and most rugged corner of an already wild and rugged country. But those who make the journey find some of Iceland’s most beautiful and untouched scenery.<p>In a two-room museum in a tiny town in northwest Iceland’s Westfjords, a local man detailed the avalanches and long …

European Travel

7 Must-Visit Destinations in North America

It's a big world out there, so planning a vacation can be overwhelming (not to mention expensive and time consuming). But before you book an extravagant getaway abroad, first consider these seven locales, all of which are in North America. After all, it's easy to overlook the amazing places right …

North America

Top NASA Scientist: We’ll Find Signs of Alien Life ‘Within a Decade’

Humanity is on the verge of discovering alien life, high-ranking NASA scientists say.<p>"I think we're going to have strong indications of life beyond Earth within a decade, and I think we're going to have definitive evidence within 20 to 30 years," NASA chief scientist Ellen Stofan said Tuesday …

Astronomy

How your disposable income compares to other people’s around the world

How much money do people around the world have to spend each month? The map below from Movehub.com shows monthly disposable income per person -- or the income each person has to spend after all taxes have been paid – for countries around the world. The countries with the deepest pockets, those with …

Income Inequality

7 Things You Can Do in the Morning to Promote Weight Loss

And only one of them involves breakfast!<p>The best part of mornings is that they’re so full of potential! No matter whether you laced up your sneaks yesterday or overindulged on a co-worker’s birthday cake, it’s a fresh chance to get closer to your health goals. To keep that get-fit momentum going …

How To Talk to Famous People, or Other Strangers Who You Incorrectly Assume Are Better Than You

When I got his call, I was pulling clothes out of a dryer at my local laundromat. I wasn't able to think of a valid reason to say no. So I raced home to throw on my only “formal” outfit: an off-the-rack charcoal grey suit from J. Crew, and black dress shoes that have been described lovingly by …

12 Habits Of People Who Never Get Tired

If you've ever wanted to be <i>that</i> person -- the one with seemingly limitless amounts of energy throughout the day, the one who's never been accused of "looking tired," the one who's never uncaged a primal-sounding yawn in the middle of a meeting -- you're going to have to adopt some healthy …

Here's How To Avoid One Of The Most Common Life Regrets

Karl Pillemer, a Ph.D. gerontologist at Cornell University, has spent the last several years interviewing hundreds of older Americans to systematically collect their practical wisdom.<p>His first book, <i>30 Lessons for Living</i>, synthesized advice from over 1,000 elders on topics like happiness, work, and …

Happiness

National Geographic Travel

7 Foods That Can Help You Lose Weight

<b>Chocolate</b><br>No joke! In one study published in the journal <i>Nutrition</i>, higher chocolate consumption was associated with low abdominal fat. Study authors didn't speculate on the mechanism behind this, but previous research suggests that the antioxidants in dark chocolate may help increase your …

Don't Want Drones Over Your Home? Try NoFlyZone

If you’re worried about drones flying over your home, there’s a new option besides scanning the sky and picking them off with a BB gun.<p>NoFlyZone lets you establish a geofenced perimeter over your property and a number of drone hardware and software firms have already said they’ll comply.<p>So far, the …

You Know Those Awful Underground Pimples? I Found the Perfect Cure

Cannot believe I'm typing these words, but I've finally conquered cystic acne.<p>I told you I'd be writing about my skin struggles, and here I am, delivering the goods. While it's slightly (all right fine it's <i>really</i>) embarrassing to be a 28-year-old professional with the same acne woes of a middle …

Skin Care

Garmin Dash Cam 20 GPS Driving Recorder

This Garmin Dash Cam 20 010-01311-00 GPS recorder lets you capture 1080p, 720p or WVGA footage with time and location data, so you can easily keep …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

<b>Hydrate</b><br>Research shows that dieters who guzzle plenty of H2O lose more weight than those who don't. Keep things interesting with these 25 slimming sassy water recipes.<p><b>Split Your Food</b><br>Divide your normal portion by two and save the rest for later. You're likely to feel full on less food than you</b> …

The 10 most important things in the world right now

<b>1.</b> At least 12 people were killed after a Taiwanese plane crashed through a freeway barrier and into a river shortly after take-off.<p><b>2.</b> Jordan executed two Iraqi militants in retribution for the killing of a Jordanian pilot by Islamic State militants.<p><b>3.</b> Greece will meet with European Union leaders …

European Union

Coconut Oil Recipes For Those New To This Versatile Ingredient

Congratulations. You took the leap. You've heard about coconut oil. You've wondered about its taste and cooking prowess. And now, you finally bought a jar. (Or maybe you did months ago, but have yet to crack it open.) Now what? Introducing a new ingredient into your kitchen, no matter how simple or …

Breakfast

Hotels Can Track Those Towels That You Steal

There's something utterly delicious about hotel beds... and towels... and robes. They're so decadently fluffy and epically cozy, we'd totally steal them if we could.<p>And much of the time, we do. Towels are among the most-stolen items in hotels, The Telegraph reports. We could've guessed that.<p>But we</i> …

Hospitality

Your Tongue Is Trying to Tell You Something Important About Your Health

Luckily, if you’re reading this, you probably do have some sort of access to a medical professional. So grab a hand mirror, open wide, then read the info below to find out what your tongue is trying to tell you—and if you recognize any of these symptoms, check in with your M.D. or dentist for a …

How To Factor Your Personality Into Your Decision-Making

As much logic as you put into your decisions, your personality will always affect the way you make a choice. Combined with maturity and experience, …

Psychology

The Marketing Genius Behind #StarbucksWeddings

See how the leading coffee retailer managed to capture opportunity by paying attention to its customers' more unusual social behaviors.<p>Americans love Starbucks, but now the U.S. coffee giant is helping them love one another.<p>Here is an example of a smart retailer that used social listening to …

Coffee

11 Foods That Crush Cravings

If losing weight is a goal for you, then you want to make sure you get some soluble fiber in your diet, too. Hydrophilic fibers dissolve and form a gel in the intestines. The gel helps steady blood sugar, which in turn stops food cravings and makes us feel full longer. Being well hydrated also aids …

The Adventure List

25 Best Places to Travel in 2015<p>What inspires travel is the desire to be changed — to go, engage in a place, assimilate into its rhythms and quirks, …