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Must Try Ancient Greek Beauty Treatments

Common household foods that your kitchen cabinets are seeping with are secret powers that were discovered by the Ancient Greeks. Let’s take a look at …

Skin Care

12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them | Inc.com

In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the tone.<p>This is what it means to be a leader--to be aware of how your actions and decisions impact others even when you are physically absent.<p>I …

Leadership

Ancient Secrets for Creating a Happy Life

When we talk about happiness in modern life, we are often referring to the feeling we get after the first lick of a delicious ice cream cone or when …

5 Bad Bed Habits Keeping You From a Happier, Healthier Life

<i>This article originally appeared on ApartmentTherapy.com.</i><p>Not Going to Bed on a Schedule<p>I’ve had tremendous success controlling my sleep with this …

These 10 Questions Can Foretell If You'll Be Successful In Life

Success isn’t limited to just how far you’ve climbed up the corporate ladder, but other aspects of your life, too, such as instilling a healthy …

Self-improvement

Respiratory Arrest, Apnea, and Agonal Breathing

Respiratory arrest is the absence or cessation of breathing. Respiratory arrest shows up in two different ways, either as a complete absence of …

Zen Out: A Guided 10-Minute Meditation Video

You may not realize it, but every noise you hear has an effect on your body and mind. “Certain sounds make us feel certain ways,” says Sara Auster, …

One Simple, Cheap Trick To Make Cities Better: Plant More Trees

Trees are one of the best dollar-for-dollar investments a city can make.<p>When cities plant trees, they do more than make the place look nice. They also help cut energy use (by reducing the need for air conditioning), store carbon dioxide, trap airborne pollutants, and intercept rainfall. Oh, and …

Economics

What 'Space Archaeology' Can Teach Us About Megacities, Past and Present

Satellite imagery and lasers are generating stunning new finds at sites like Angkor and Petra.<p>Earlier this month, archaeologists announced new finds at the site of Angkor in Cambodia—the medieval temple complex that includes the famed Angkor Wat. Researchers have discovered vast networks of cities …

Archaeology

The rise and fall of great world cities: 5,700 years of urbanisation – mapped

Urbanisation is one of the defining processes of modern times, with more than half of the world’s population now living in cities, and new mega-metropolises mushrooming in Asia, Latin America and Africa. But a comprehensive, digitised database of city populations through world history has been …

Geography

Inward-facing Iranian home lets light filter in through a facade of wooden slats

Timber slats cover the walls and the windows of this house in Isfahan, Iran, allowing light to filter in without compromising the privacy of its …

The hidden history of Poland's post-war churches - CNN Style

Poland

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

<i>This column is by Raad Ahmed, Founder & CEO at lawtrades</i><p>Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have …

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Maiji Mountain Grottoes: 'Museum’ of exquisite sculptures[1]

View of Maiji Mountain grottoes and stairways, June 24, 2016.[Photo by Hu Zhe/chinadaily.com.cn]<p>The Maiji Mountain Grottoes in Tianshui city was one …

Mysteries of Discovered Ancient Technology

The world contains many mysteries that make many scratch their heads in wonderment as to how it was done in a more primitive era as some of these …

17 world heritage wonders in South-East Asia

Packed with wild parks, natural wonders and ancient temples – it is amazing that South-East Asia has so few (just 37) UNESCO World Heritage Sites. We …

The History Behind Brexit

In 1957, France, West Germany, Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg and the Netherlands signed the Treaty of Paris, which established the European Economic …

United Kingdom

Brexit: A look at the long history of the struggle for unification of Europe

The project to make a European Union is the oldest in the world. The British exit from the union is the latest episode in this project which goes …

Europe

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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People Are Replacing Calvin With Donald Trump In ‘Calvin And Hobbes’ Strips And It’s Terrifyingly Accurate

Calvin, the protagonist in Bill Watterson’s beloved comic strip, <i>Calvin and Hobbes</i>, is a 6-year-old boy prone to irrational outbursts, delusions of grandeur, and the occasional whimsy of taking over the world. Donald Trump the real-estate mogul, former reality-television star, and current …

This Is the Pasta You'll Be Making All Summer

<i>Amatriciana</i> is a classic Roman tomato sauce that translates as "in the style of Amatrice," which is a town in central Italy. Traditionally made of guanciale (pork cheek), tomatoes, and pecorino cheese, it's a step above your average tomato sauce, and this Summer Amatriciana recipe from Tasting …

25 Creative Patchwork Tile Ideas Full of Color and Pattern

Think of patchwork patterns, and the first thing that comes to mind is plush quilts that often bring along with them fun motifs. Go a step further, …

14 Motivational Fitness Quotes To Inspire You Every Time You Work Out

Sometimes, no matter how important your goals are to you, it's a struggle to bring your best effort to your gym session (or work up the motivation to …

An Expert Tells Us How to Meditate to Lose Weight

Have you been struggling to lose weight and to fight off your cravings? Sometimes we get so busy, we don't even think about what we're putting in our bodies, which can often lead to weight gain. "Trying to lose weight can be very difficult in this frenetic world we live in," said meditation coach …

32 photos that show how obsessed Japan is with minimalism

1/<p>In Japan, some bedrooms are so stripped down, they don't even have beds.<p>REUTERS/Thomas Peter<p>2/<p>What does a minimalist keep in his fridge? Not …

Minimalism

The Distracted Man’s Guide to Meditation

Face it, if meditation were a pill, you’d want it. If it was a workout, you’d probably be doing it already. You’ve heard all about its much-lauded …

The 12 Most Beautiful Places in Canada You Need to Visit

Canada’s reputation as a maple-scented land of sorrys has never done it justice. The world’s second-largest country may not boast the geographical …

15 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to escape to in Northern California, but these hidden gems stand out beyond the rest.<p>Jump from …

Hiking

When the snow stops falling: the lesser-known pleasures of Hokkaidō

For most people, Hokkaidō is synonymous with snow and skiing, but Japan’s northernmost island is also a top destination in the warmer months: it’s a place to stretch your legs on epic hikes, train your eyes on distant horizons, indulge in world-class seafood, or just escape from the hot humidity of …