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The Iceland Expedition That Went Terribly Wrong

Photo: Taylor Rees<p>Adventure filmmakers Taylor Rees and Renan Ozturk thought it would be a mellow working vacation: they’d capture footage of four young Brits as they traversed 250 miles of Iceland’s fissured terrain, starting in December. Aspiring explorers Charlie Smith, Stefan Rijnbeek, Angus …

Mountaineering

Eat These 5 Superfoods At The Right Time For a Healthy Brain

To keep your brain healthy and buzzing all day long not only is it important to include brainy bites (brain superfoods) in our diet, but it is …

Nutrition

7 TED Talks That Will Help You Be A Better Leader

As a leadership and culture coach, I’m always on the lookout for new inspiration. Learning about other people’s experiences, strategies, and ideas about leadership can generate awesome insight!<p>Here are some TED talks that “package” what makes great leaders into concise, informative speeches.<p><b>1. John</b> …

Leadership

Want to Be a Better Boss? Read Any of the 8 Books the Smartest Leaders Have Already Read

This remarkable publishing company aims to change the world by putting out profoundly positive leadership bestsellers.<p>In the process of writing a manuscript for my first book publication, my literary agent and I are choosing publishers wisely. One promising publisher on my radar screen is …

Leadership

Having a baby doesn't have to be a great financial struggle - just follow these tips

IT’S not cheap to start a family – but how much stuff for your new child do you really need?<p>A baby could cost as much as £7,200 or as little as …

9 foods that are surprisingly bad for IBS

If you're living with Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS, as it's more often called), you're not alone. Statistics show that IBS is the most common functional gastrointestinal disorder, with worldwide prevalence rates of 10-15%. And that doesn't even cover it: experts say that only 30% of people with …

Both My Parents Knew They Would Die Before I Turned Nine

This is how they helped me prepare for life without them.<p>The movie theater was empty except for the two of us. As the credits rolled, we made the room into our playground: We danced in our seats, cut cartwheels down the aisles, and laughed until the lights turned on and the clean-up crew arrived.<p>I …

17 Movies Streaming On Amazon Prime With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

If you're in the mood for a really good movie — like, highly rated movies on Rotten Tomatoes — then boy is this a list for you. Even better, these …

Entertainment

11 Underrated Movies To Watch On Netflix When You Feel Like You've Already Seen It All

The weekend may feel too far away, but if you're lacking formal plans, a Netflix marathon session is always a good idea. If you're an avid viewer, …

6 Ways Sex Changes After You Stop Using Condoms, So You Know What To Expect

Deciding to stop using condoms with your partner is a huge decision that should not be taken lightly. While there are a lot of risks associated with …

How Working in 25-Minute Sprints Makes You Sharper and More Productive

Adopting the Pomodore technique is a simple way to help you work smarter.<p>My yoga practice has taught me the power of mindfulness and how to train my mind to focus more on the present moment. That level of concentration comes in handy when doing challenging balancing poses and inversions when a …

Time Management

I Used to Feel Overwhelmed by Housework — Until This Time-Management Hack Saved Me

Nothing makes me feel more zen than a clean home, but as a mom who works full time, I've learned the hard way that housework can't always be the priority. I used to binge-clean like it was a competition, spending hours dishwashing, folding, and vacuuming with marathon intensity. When everything was …

Obese sisters, 6 and 8, undergo gastric band surgery in bid to save them

Two obese sisters in India who have spent half their lives battling breathing problems have finally had surgery on their stomachs to lose weight – …

Three lesser-known websites that will save you a ton of money on flights

These days, you can travel the world for a lot less than you may think. After all, it’s easier than ever to find great deals on everything from …

The One Thing Each Zodiac Sign Is Most Insecure About

Most people have insecurities about something in their lives, but if your insecurities have ever made you feel alone, being familiar with astrology …

Treadmill vs. Outside Running

The debate over whether running outside or on the treadmill is a better workout isn't new. There is no simple answer because there are pros and cons …

Yale's "Happiness 101" Course Is Available Online For Free — Here's How You Can Take It

What’s the secret to happiness? You could soon find out for free. One of Yale’s most popular classes — not just this school year, but in the …

5 incredible places you have probably never heard of, according to a woman who traveled 100 countries

Traveling is always an exciting experience, but nothing quite compares to discovering something new.<p>Unfortunately, the prospect of visiting uncharted territory is becoming increasingly rare in this Instagram-saturated world. However, if you really want to feel like one of the first few tourists to …

Note to Struggling Couples: These Four Tips Could Save Your Marriage

Sometimes we step into sensitive areas by mistake, and our spouse gets upset. We call it “touching a raw nerve” or “pushing a button.” Many marriage …

Microsoft now offers public courses for building AI skills

Microsoft has added an AI track to its Professional Program courses. The track is open to the public and is comprised of nine online courses -- each of which take eight to 16 hours to complete -- as well as a final project. "The program provides job-ready skills and real-world experience to …

Learning

Cloudflare's free DNS service speeds up web browsing and helps protect your privacy

It almost sounds like an April Fool's prank, but it’s not. Yesterday, on the day that many tech firms like to release joke announcements, Cloudflare …

Boil A Banana, Drink The Water Before Bed And See What Happens To Your Sleep!

<b>We all experience some kind of sleeping problem every once in a while, but if it goes on for a long time, then you’re clearly suffering from insomnia.</b><p>…

Sleep

Google Knows Literally Everything About You - Here's How To Delete That Data

Take back control of your information with these easy steps.<p>Google, just like Facebook, collects a lot of personal data about its users. While many …

Ditch Distractions and Get Productive With a Method Called "Deep Work"

I first heard about the idea of "deep work" while listening to a podcast on my way to work. NPR's Shankar Vedantam interviewed Cal Newport, a computer scientist and Georgetown professor, about his research and insights on the subject.<p>Newport shared how he manages to get a seemingly impossible …

Time Management

Most Popular Tea Bags Contain ILLEGAL Amounts of Deadly Pesticides (avoid these brands at all costs)

Check your cupboards. If you have any of these brands of tea, chuck them out immediately and replace them with the brands mentioned in this …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

32 Hidden Gems On Amazon With Near-Perfect Reviews

There are a lot of amazing products in the world but it still never fails to astound me how flippin’ excited people can get over inanimate objects. …

Extreme frugality allowed me to retire at 32 – and regain control of my life

As I write this, I’m sitting on the back porch of the rural Vermont homestead I share with my husband and our daughter, gazing out on the 66 acres of forest, fruit trees, gardens, ponds, and streams that we feel incredibly lucky to call our own.<p>Just a few years ago, this seemed like an impossible …

Personal Finance

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, …

A large study has found excessive alcohol consumption is strongly associated with developing early-onset dementia

If you have a habit of drinking to drown your sorrows, be careful not to overindulge.<p>A new study — the largest of its kind — has found that heavy alcohol use could increase one's risk for all types of dementia, and especially for the early-onset of dementia before 65 years of age.<p>The report …