Charlotte Travland

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5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

TED Talks

Gigantic Wooden Megaphones Amplify the Quiet Sounds of a Natural Forest

On display in an Estonian forest near Tallinn is <i>ruup</i>, an installation of three gigantic wooden megaphones that amplify the typically-quiet sounds of nature. The project was created by interior architecture students at the Estonian Academy of the Arts, and it's intended as a site of relaxation. …

Sculpture

4 scientifically proven methods to increase your productivity

The way we are working isn’t working anymore, and hasn’t been for some time. Checking email in bed the moment we awake, chugging too much coffee, hour-long commutes twice each day…they all take a toll on the quality of our work and our lives.<p>Not to mention that when we get to the office, many of us …

The Brain

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

Public Speaking

Fruit Pizza Recipe

<i>Did you make this recipe?</i><p><b>Yield:</b> 12 to 16 servings<p><b>Prep:</b><p>10 minutes<p><b>Cook:</b><p>11 minutes<p><b>Total:</b><p>25 minutes<p>A crescent roll crust topped with a cream cheese …

The Little-Known Story of the Night Witches, an All-Female Force in WWII

In the Nazi-occupied Soviet Union, German soldiers had a very real fear of witches.<p>Namely, the “Night Witches,” an all-female squadron of bomber pilots who ran thousands of daring bombing raids with little more than wooden planes and the cover of night—and should be as celebrated as their male …

World War II

Nature's Art in a Hot Pot

Steaming. Boiling. Volcanic. Brilliant in color. Teeming with life. Extremophiles in abundance!<p>The Artist Paint Pots. There are few places on our …

National Parks

A Reset with a View

I love hiking the trails of Glacier National Park. This truly one of the most beautiful places in the world.

Glacier National Park

Grand Prismatic Spring

A hot spring in Yellowstone National Park, biggest in the United States and third largest in the world. Its amazing color comes from microbes that …

How Wolves Change Rivers

Check out this video on what happens when wolves are reintroduced to Yellowstone National Park. It is absolutely amazing!<p>Every thing on this planet …

Yellowstone National Park

Morning Of

The first step to a successful through-hike of the 220 mile John Muir Trail is acquiring a permit. JMT permits are hot ticket items – to get one …

Did you know there is a National Park in the US that is underwater?

That's right. Located in Biscayne Bay, this park at the north end of the Florida Keys has four interrelated marine ecosystems: mangrove forest, the …

National Parks

More than a mountain

Denali is six million acres of wild land, bisected by one ribbon of road. Travelers along it see the relatively low-elevation taiga forest give way …

Hiking

Athens, Greece

Vari, Greece<p>I had this Seafood Gioubetsi at Kastelorizo…<p>Syntagma Square, Athens Athens, Greece<p>Busy, loud, congested, and lively, Syntagma…<p>Acropolis …

Spain or Bust!

Mercat de l'Abaceria Central Barcelona, Cataluña, Catalonia, Spain<p>On my first full day in Spain, I went on a food…<p>Silken Diagonal Barcelona, …

Hidden Gem

The Chatwal, a Luxury Collection Hotel, New York City Midtown, New York, New York, United States<p>Off Manhattan’s 44th Street, a few steps from …

Bearleaderchronicle Adventures

Jungsik Bar Seoul, South Korea<p>The following day we headed over to Sinsa-dong, a…<p>Woolaeoak Seoul, South Korea<p>A dish we were told several times that we …

Dream Come True: Traveling & Writing as a Lifestyle - Skimbaco Lifestyle online magazine | Skimbaco Lifestyle | online magazine

<i>This is a fantastic guest post by Frankie M. Thompson of the As the Bird Flies blog, a published author of Shy Feet: Short Stories Inspired by</i> …

How to Give Your Kids the World

I have heard it all. Seriously, I have heard every single excuse people have for not traveling with their children. The children are too young. There are too many of them. They're just not good travelers. How about, you don't have enough money or too few vacation days. Well, I have a secret. Not …

Parenting

Dominican Republic Off-Resort

Hidalgo, Monte Plata, Dominican Republic<p>If, when you arrive to your hotel in the Dom. Rep…<p>Cruce de Rio Verde, Monte Plata, Dominican Republic<p>You can …

Wine tours in France

La Celle-Sous-Gouzon, Limousin, France<p>It has taken my 3 summers to explore some of…<p>Chateau La Marquetterie Reims, Champagne-Ardenne, France<p>There are …

Every Question You've Ever Had About Flying, Answered By A Pilot

<i>By: Jeremy Glass</i><p><i>Credit: iStock.com</i><p>Let's just put it right out there: flying is a king-sized pain in the ass.<p>The cramped seats, the recycled air, the turbulence, the mysterious noises, and whaaaaaaaaaaat's the deal with the food? If you can identify with the fourth of the population that gets …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

The Brain

These Are the Best Onion Rings You'll Ever Make at Home

<i>By Matt Duckor, Epicurious</i><p>Photo by Ditte Isager<p>Most of the foods we loved in our youth are forgettable when you really think about it. Eating Bagel Bites is like struggling to chew off damp pieces of cardboard. Lunchables were clearly dreamed up by a branding genius that made kids think it was cool …

Melanie’s Marvelous Measles: the detrimental power of anti-vaccination rhetoric

A children’s book claiming that measles is good for you and a measles outbreak in Disneyland both highlight the need for clear and accessible information about vaccines<p>Dean Burnett: Terrible books for ruining children’s health<p>You only need to look at the title of the book to know that something’s …

Public Health

Road Trip to Ohio's "The Spot"

A group of Instagrammers came together in Columbus, Ohio, on February 5th for the opening of the Mobile Photo Now exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art (check out all the photos at www.columbusmuseum.org/mobilephotonow). Many of us were friends on the app and just meeting in person for the first …

New Jersey

Elon Musk says Tesla will unveil a new kind of battery to power your home

The eccentric CEO said the product will be ready for production in a matter of months<p>Tesla didn't ship nearly as many cars this quarter as it had projected, but CEO Elon Musk remained upbeat during today's earnings call as he let some details slip about a brand new product. According to Musk, the …

Tesla
Books

Best low-light camera phones

If you’ve ever tried to take a smartphone picture in a restaurant, a bar or at a wedding reception—almost any place with a roof and walls—then you know that low lighting has a way of muting the detail and color in a room. The resulting photos are sometimes filled with blurred lines and fuzzy …