Catherine Morrow

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Condé Nast Traveler

To get up, or not to get up—whose side are you on?

Four science-backed ways to fix your email

So many emails, so much anxiety, little time.<p>Duke University behavioral economist Dan Ariely decided to take a look if we <i>really</i> need to be notified …

What Happens When You Take Full Responsibility for Your Life | Inc.com

Four realities exist.<p>The first is that indecision is potentially your greatest threat. The second is that most people are "drifting," which means they haven't taken command of their mind or their life. Drifting is when you let external circumstances determine where you go in life.<p>The third: Just …

Self-improvement

Travel gear we can't live without

Time for a little Lonely Planet show and tell. Travel gives us a chance to escape our everyday trappings and routines. But that makes it easy to grow some pretty strong connections to those few things we take do take along. In fact, it’s easy to look at regular little items – maps, water bottles, …

12 beauty products for some pampering ‘me time’ at home

<b>I don’t think there is anyone who couldn’t benefit from some additional ‘me time’.</b><p>And what better way to spend it than with a pamper session?<p>Admit …

Skincare Alphabet: O Is For Oatmeal

<b>What is it?</b><br>Oatmeal is basically oat groats that have been ground, steel-cut or rolled. Colloidal oatmeal, which is the form most often used in …

Alert: We Just Found the Beauty Sponge to End All Beauty Sponges

For the past two years, I have used my beauty sponge of choice (I'll let you guess which one) to apply every single one of my makeup products. …

The Most Beautiful Castles in Romania

The secrets of people who never get sick

Every now and then one pops up at work, down the pub, in the park, outside the school gate, or in your own family’s mythology. The person who claims never to get sick. Colds brush past them without leaving so much as a sniffle. They laugh in the flushed face of flu, spray hand sanitiser in the …

Immune System

How Silicon Valley is teaching language to machines

The dream of building computers or robots that communicate like humans has been with us for many decades now. And if market trends and investment levels are any guide, it’s something we would really like to have. MarketsandMarkets says the natural language processing (NLP) industry will be worth …

Artificial Intelligence

Vanishing point: the rise of the invisible computer

In 1971, Intel, then an obscure firm in what would only later come to be known as Silicon Valley, released a chip called the 4004. It was the world’s first commercially available microprocessor, which meant it sported all the electronic circuits necessary for advanced number-crunching in a single, …

Quantum Computing

The Secret to Keeping Your Goals When You Have Zero Willpower

Don't worry, this is not another New Year's resolutions how-to article. This is a beautiful challenge to be accepted, a desperate call to action, and …

This Google Expert's Top SEO Tips For Job Seekers In 2017

Putting “customer happiness ninja” as your LinkedIn headline—even if that’s your actual job title—won’t do you any favors.<p>When’s the last time you Googled yourself? If you said never, it’s time to start. Recruiters and potential employers are already searching you to decide if you’re a candidate …

TSA PreCheck vs. Global Entry: Which One Is a Better Deal?

It's not just about the destination.<p>Starting this month, scoring a free pass through TSA PreCheck is going to get a lot harder. So if you still want …

I Work from Home

911 OPERATOR: 911—what’s your emergency?<p>ROBERT: Hi, I . . . uh . . . I work from home.<p>OPERATOR: O.K., is anyone else there with you, sir?<p>ROBERT: No, I’m alone.<p>OPERATOR: And when’s the last time you saw someone else? Was that today?<p>ROBERT: Uh, my wife . . . this morning, I guess.<p>OPERATOR: Anyone …

Americans are eating way more fat. But it's not butter.

A new report reveals a lot about how the American diet is shifting.<p>A new report from the US Department of Agriculture tracks how food consumption patterns in the US have changed over the past 40 years by looking at how many fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins, dairy, added fats and oils, and added …

8 Clever Ways to Prevent Overeating

Weight loss isn’t just about what you eat; it's also about <i>how much</i> you eat. And overeating is all too common. We’ve all been there before. But with a …

Banking while browsing: The e-commerce solution

Digital security will be one of the biggest trends of 2017. The challenge at the heart of the dialogue? The pace of technology development – and cyber vulnerabilities – are increasing a rate much faster than protective measures can keep up.<p>The e-commerce sector, as one example, demonstrates the …

eCommerce

Little Havana: Miami community declared a 'national treasure" | CNN Travel

Cuba

Europe's 11 best luxury ski chalets | CNN Travel

Travel

Hidden travel fees and how to avoid them | CNN Travel

CNN

10 best road trips in the world | CNN Travel

Road Trips

A Zen Master Reveals the Ultimate Way to Deal With Haters

The internet is filled with trolls. Trolling – as defined by the virtual society – is nothing but an act of aggression. And a human beings impulse to …

Meditation

5 Shanghai Neighborhoods Worth Wandering

Everybody has met one—the traveler who can’t go anywhere without a painfully overstuffed itinerary, rushing from one place to the next trying to make the most of their trip. And while this can work for some people, in many situations this is actually the least effective way to experience a …

The Most Romantic Destination in Every State

We went coast to coast to find the most romantic spots in the U.S.<p>Although there are countless ways to spend Valentine’s Day together as a …

Castles

Fried Chicken with Crunch

An unconventional secret to perfectly crispy fried chicken<p>You have to hand it to Todd Ginsberg, a Jewish guy from New Jersey who moved south and decided he could reinvent fried chicken. He only makes it Friday nights at <b>the General Muir</b> in Atlanta, a smart mashup of a New York deli and a …

How to Choose the Best Bathroom Sink for Your Space

Decorator Thom Filicia talks the pros and cons of the most popular styles<p>A bathroom sink is so much more than a functional necessity. It’s a serious design statement, with the power to define the look and feel of your space. Whether you’re searching for something spare and sculptural or sleek and …

7 Leadership Tips From 7 Great Books for Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

For people who are running a company or trying to start one, potentially day-ruining events are always lurking just around the corner, waiting to pounce.<p>When they do occur, and after you've extinguished whatever business-related fire has ignited because of them, the best thing you can do is to pull …

Entrepreneurship