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7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

Self-help

21 Questions Amazon Asks Its Job Candidates

If you want to work for Jeff Bezos, you're going to have to answer some tough questions first.<p><b>Amazon goes to great lengths to ensure that they are hiring the right people.</b>• <b><br>We sifted through hundreds of Glassdoor reviews to find some of the company's toughest interview questions.</b>• <b><br>Questions about</b> …

Employment

Warren Buffett Says This Is The 1 Simple Habit That Separates Successful People from Everyone Else

The 87-year old chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway once gave us a breakthrough principle of taking charge of one's life. Lets revisit it again.<p>Billionaire Warren Buffett, the chairman and CEO of Berkshire Hathaway, is now 87 years old and still capturing the world's attention as the second …

The 10 keys to happiness that scientifically proven

January doesn't have to be blue.<p>To create a happy January, we linked up with nonprofit, Action for Happiness, who do incredible work spreading the …

4 Free Must Have Mobile Photography Apps

Let us all face the facts: mobile photography isn’t going anywhere. It’s only getting better — the cameras, the apps, the photos. I’m not one that …

7 Locations For Great Photos While Visiting Acadia National Park

Acadia National Park, located on the eastern coast of the beautiful state of Maine, is a photographer's dream. Photographers have long been drawn to the rugged coastlines, iconic lighthouses, and warm tones of the northern light. If you are looking to visit this park and are interested in capturing …

Landscape Photography

7 trips worth getting in shape for

Valaer Murray lines up once-in-a-lifetime adventures that will have you hopping off the couch and straight into the gym.

Hiking

Two DIY Outdoor Chair Projects for Your Yard or Patio

Finding a comfortable outdoor chair is a pain, so why not make one you'll love? Here are two chairs you can make this weekend. Here are two designs …

DIY

30 Days of Spring Cleaning Tips for a Sparkling Home

It's time to pull on your gloves and get to work.<p>Give all your home's trouble spots a quick refresh with these pro tips.

Vacation Bucket List: The Top 10 Trips of a Lifetime

Your complete guide to the must-have travel experiences across the globe.<p>For those of us suffering from an incurable case of wanderlust, the question is always '<i>where am I going to vacation to next?</i>' If you don't have your travel bucket list already mapped out, luxury travel consortium Virtuoso is …

Scientists Grow Full-Sized, Beating Human Hearts From Stem Cells

It’s the closest we've come to growing transplantable hearts in the lab<p>Of the 4,000 Americans waiting for heart transplants, only 2,500 will receive new hearts in the next year. Even for those lucky enough to get a transplant, the biggest risk is the their bodies will reject the new heart and …

A Quick Cure for the Anxiety That Arises When You Feel Rushed

Surely you know the feeling. You've got more to do than you've got time to do it in.<p>The feeling of being in a rush to get something done, or to get somewhere, is not a pleasant one. It's the feeling of anxiety. You might be tense in the neck and shoulders. Your teeth might even be clenched. If …

A Guide to Mastering Manual Focus

Have you ever cursed your camera for missing that special moment in the streets? Do you ever struggle to get the subject quickly in focus before the …

What is healthy, according to Michael Mosley

Dr Michael Mosley, GP and host of upcoming SBS's <i>Trust Me, I'm a Doctor</i> series, is a rebel of the health world.<p>Not afraid to cause a stir, he has …

Holistic Medicine

Happiness at Work: The Proven Science of How to Enjoy Your Job

In True Grit, Grace, and Gratitude, I used the term "happy hour" as a constructive and necessary analogy, but I do have a good bit of aversion toward the expression. Why does an hour we reserve to be happy have to be after work? I also have tepid excitement for the sayings "Work hard, play hard," …

Happiness

The Most Beautiful Travel Photographs of 2016

The Sony World Photography Awards, the biggest photography competition in the world, recently released the shortlists for the 2016 edition. This year's entries cover a broad scope of themes and geography, with over 270 photographers from nearly 60 countries represented. The photographs depict …

The Science of How What We Believe Becomes Our Reality - Part I

<b>"Mind is the Master Power that molds and makes, and we are mind. And ever more we take the tool of thought, and shaping what we will, bring forth a thousand joys, or a thousand ills. We think in secret, and it comes to pass, environment, is but our looking glass."</b> <b>-- James Allen</b><p>At some point we have …

Harvard Medical School

Pensive Figures Wander Through Natural Backdrops in Stunning Moments of Self-Reflection

Aida Pascual Benito‘s photographs emanate an inescapable feeling of melancholy that immediately captures one's attention. Favouring shots of solitary figures wandering through beautiful natural backdrops, Benito composes each of her images around this similar setting, yet somehow still imbues a …

Loneliness

Time and Place Combinations: A Travel Destination for Every Month

<b>Tomorrow is the first day of the rest of your life.</b><p>Yeah, ok we get it. Our friends quote this to us after bad breakups, therapists line their office walls with poster versions, and parents pin it to their Pinspiration boards the world over.<p>But deep down, it's all a lie. Everyone knows the first day …

5 Places I Have To Visit In 2016

Photo: Matt Gibson<p>A lot of my travel blogger friends are always on the move. They count the number of new countries they visit each year and many seem to have the goal of visiting every country in the world.<p>I don't.<p>Not that there's anything wrong with traveling like crazy. But, working on the road …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the remote 8.4 …

National Parks

The Best Streaming Workouts

Anything from travel, to hellish work hours, to a generally all-over-the-place schedule, can put the breaks on an exercise routine. The beauty of …

10 Things That Will Prevent You From Getting Sick, Backed By Research

Look at pictures of sick people.<p>Via The Consuming Instinct: What Juicy Burgers, Ferraris, Pornography, and Gift Giving Reveal About Human</b> …

(Almost) Everything You Need To Know About Getting A Foreign Visa

Almost a year ago one of my relatives booked a 91-day round trip cruise and began extensive planning and preparation for the trip. She just sailed from Rotterdam to Singapore with stops in many venues along the route including three in India. Because she had traveled extensively within India in the …

Immigration

Building a Better Brain

<i>This article, along with others that explore mind, body and soul, is excerpted from a</i> Newsweek <i>Special Edition.</i><p>The quest for ways to improve our brain …

Rotating walls offer alternative layouts for MJE House by PKMN Architectures

PKMN Architectures has renovated an apartment on the Spanish coast, adding modular storage walls that spin around to create extra bedrooms for guests …

Kim's favourite outdoor spaces of 2015

Kim's favourite chair porn of 2015

Interview: Stunning Shots Simultaneously Capture the World Above and Below a Glacier

Photographer Steve Mandel recently ventured to Antarctica where he captured breathtaking images of glaciers. His frosty shots are a unique twist on landscape photography—instead of presenting one view of the icebergs, the California-based creative shot a split view in a single frame. Half of the …