Chris Tatz

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How to Live Your Best Life, According to a Roman Emperor

Marcus Aurelius has been read for 1800 or so years now and he’s arguably just as relevant today as he was when he was ruler of the Roman …

Biographies

This is the most practical travel gadget you'll ever use

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon Whether for work or pleasure, traveling shouldn't be stressful. But if you're the type who can't stop using things with screens …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

Abandoned Buildings

Tentsile unveils its smallest, lightest, and most affordable tree tent to date

Like its predecessors, the Connect can be thought of as a mix between a double hammock and tent, and it enables off-ground camping by attaching to …

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

Daily Meditation: Love Is Salvation

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by soul legend Al Green. "Jesus Is Waiting" is a song of hope -- …

The Fastest Running Cities In The World

This could help explain why Parisians are so svelte.<p>City runners often have to be <i>extra</i> vigilant. There are cobblestones, traffic and pesky texting pedestrians to safely navigate all while keeping speed and focus in check.<p>Even so, it's clear urban runners are in good company as they weave through …

Skinny dipping, fine dining and dressing up in dirndls: How to do Oktoberfest in style

Sofia (right) and friend at Oktoberfest[ PH]<p>Oktoberfest isn’t normally associated with a stylish weekend away, but even the biggest style snob would …

Brazil Bank Interest Rates At 20-Year High

Things in Brazil are getting worse by the day as the following brief summary of soaring interest rates courtesy of <i>BNAmerics</i> demonstrates.<p><b>Brazil Bank</b> …

43 Walking Tours We Love Around the World

Our favorite walking tours in some of the biggest cities around the world.<p>There's no better way to explore a new city than on foot, where you can …

Cape Town

One Year Later, NYC's Batard Is Better Than Ever

Bâtard has now had its year in the spotlight, including three stars from <i>The New York Times</i> and a Michelin star, so it seemed time for me to see how things are going, what's changed, and how owner Drew Nieporent is maintaining his own unique form of ebullient hospitality.<p>Nieporent and his Myriad …

China is building the world’s tallest and longest glass bridge

A glass bridge that’s believed to become the world’s tallest and longest is being built in the same Chinese province as a similar walkway that cracked last week under the weight of tourists.<p>When completed, the bridge will span Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon in Hunan’s Zhangjiajie National Park and is …

Sea level rise will swallow Miami, New Orleans: study

But making extreme carbon cuts and moving to renewable energy could save millions of people living in iconic coastal areas of the United States, said the findings in the October 12 edition of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a peer-reviewed US journal.<p>Scientists have already …

How much you should save to retire in New York City, San Francisco, and 8 other expensive US cities

That's according to SmartAsset's recent report, which determined the average savings needed to retire in the least affordable cities for retirees, assuming a 30-year retirement.<p>Using data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the Council for Community and Economic Research, SmartAsset calculated …

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From LA to London | Orgasmic Meditation is Coming to a City Near You | Amuse

If you’ve ever wondered if you could be having better sex, or dream of a polysexual utopia, this is a story for you. The story is about a practice called Orgasmic Meditation [OM] that besides providing key words for some top-grade clickbait, has the answers to all of your questions.<p>OK, not all of …

San Francisco

Mental As: 'Flow' vital for happy, fulfilled life

Spending time immersed in effortless concentration and enjoyment, or "flow", is vital for a happy and fulfilled life. But how do you make this happen?<p>…

Happiness

10 Eagle Scout survival skills everyone should know

In 1912, Arthur Eldred became the first Eagle Scout, and the rank has stood as an emblem of accomplishment ever since.<p>To earn the title of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts must learn a whole array of practical skills.<p>We've put together 10 survival tricks that Eagle Scouts can perform, complete with …

5 Stocks Under $10 Actually Worth Buying

Even though these stocks are cheap, they could still make excellent long-term investments.<p>Many low-priced stocks are that way for a reason and should …

19 books by CEOs that will teach you how to run the world

But the ones worth reading ditch the platitudes in favor of instructive anecdotes — which is why they so often come from execs who have lived through it.<p>From the memoir of a former gang member to an analysis of the most efficient hiring methods, here are the best leadership books from people who …

CEOs

Robots in Japan now have emotions

Amid a growing debate over humanity’s place in the world alongside artificial intelligence, a Japanese telecom company has released a robot that it says has emotions. But rather than run in fear from it, we’ve welcomed it into our homes: Pepper, the “emotional robot,” sold out within a minute of …

Robotics

The 7 Most Innovative Startups in Los Angeles

These young companies are producing disruptive ideas and raising millions in funding.<p>For years, the City of Angels has been fighting the stereotype that it's not a place for "serious" new businesses. Critics blame everything from the constant sunshine to the glow of Hollywood for distracting what …

Startups

Ayahuasca, Psychedelics and Marijuana: A Critical Look at the Psychedelic Movement

Contributing writer For Wake Up World<p><i>Reflections on Ayahuasca.</i><p>In December of 2013 I visited the Peruvian jungle with two of my best friends. Spending …

Colombia Takes U-Turn on Drug Policy

Aerial spraying of coca, a cornerstone of Washington’s war on drugs in the Andes, will be phased out in Colombia<p>LA HORMIGA, Colombia—For nearly 15 years, crop dusters have buzzed over the hinterlands here in southern Colombia, dumping defoliant on vast fields of the crop used to make cocaine. And …

7 incredible narco tanks built by Mexican cartels

Through ingenious engineering, and by taking a page out of "Mad Max," cartels created so-called narco tanks.<p>These home-made armored vehicles, also known in Spanish as "monstruo" for their hulking size, reached peak popularity in 2011 as the Mexican military seized a garage from the Los Zetas that …

What we know about the bank hacking ring - and who's behind it

It looks like a few Russian hackers have just pulled off the biggest bank heist ever.<p>The numbers are shocking: hundreds of millions of dollars were stolen from 100 banks in 30 countries. The exact amount is unknown at this point. On top of that, the banks could lose possibly hundreds of millions …

Kaspersky Lab