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How To Wake Up Happy: 3 Can’t-Fail Techniques You Can Use

A happy person is a productive person.<p>But unfortunately, happiness takes work. It takes dedication. Yes, sometimes, things just work out in your …

Self-Guided Walking Holidays in Switzerland

The Swiss Alps, or Central Alps, represents just a small portion of the entire Alps range however it is home to Europe’s greatest concentration of …

Homes with secrets – in pictures

A house given by Henry VIII to Thomas Cromwell and a historic building in the heart of Rome, all these homes have secrets worth discovering

Greenpeace releases the Canned Tuna Shopping Guide for 2015

<b>Learn which brands should be avoided and which are making a sincere effort to provide ocean-safe options, then vote with your wallet.</b><p>Greenpeace has …

Huntington Beach Trails

HOURS<p>6 a.m. - 6 p.m., daily (extended to 10 p.m. during Daylight Saving Time)<p><b>Atalaya Hours:</b> 9 a.m.-4 p.m., daily (extended to 5 p.m. during Daylight …

Photograph by George Steinmetz @geosteinmetz Stuyvesant Town in New York City looks like LegoLand when seen from a helicopter on a crisp winter morning. Unlike most of #Manhattan, buildings here cover only 25% of the land. To see more of George Steinmetz's aerial photos from New York visit @newyorkairbook

Ben-Shahar's Happiness ModelFinding the Right Path to Happiness

(Also known as "The Hamburger Model")<p>© iStockphoto<br>franckreporter<p>Find your own path to happiness.<p>Many people are raised with the belief that if you …

21 Places Every Photographer Should Visit Before They Die

<i>Elia Locardi is an internationally-recognized professional travel photographer, Fujifilm Global Ambassador and X-Photographer, writer, public</i> …

Apple's ‘force touch’ and 'taptic engine' explained

Apple’s new super-thin MacBook comes with a new trackpad technology that detects the force of a tap or press and is expected to be added to the iPhone next year. But what is “force touch”, how does it work and what on earth is a “taptic engine”?<p>Beyond the hype and buzz around the Apple Watch launch …

The man who ‘invented’ Impressionism

It’s hard to believe that Monet, Degas and Renoir once faced hostility from the art world. Alastair Sooke reveals how one man changed everything.<p>Few movements in the history of art feel as familiar as Impressionism. Barely a week goes by without Monet and his contemporaries generating headlines for …

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10 Selfless Ways to Build Good Karma and Generate Happiness

Want to do well by doing good? Add these kinds of activities to your life every day.<p>I have a theory, and it needs a name. Let's call it "strategic unselfishness."<p>It's about putting into daily practice the kinds of things we've all heard many times: <i>Life is about what you give, not what you get. Do</i> …

Top 10: Photos: World's Best Picnic Spots

TravelBest Of<p>Have a snack while you're soaking in the sights. Here are some of the most beautiful spots for a picnic.