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English Speakers Increasingly Use Self-Centered Words Like 'Get' And 'Choose'

What changes in language use can tell us about society<p>The words that consistently pop up in published literature can tell us a lot about individual and cultural trends and values. Are people talking about their emotions more? Are people feeling depressed?<p>Patricia Greenfield, a psychology professor …

Diplo is actually Beyoncé in disguise. Or the other way around.

My Credit is Good — But How Do I Keep It That Way?

Keeping your credit score high is essential when it comes to big life changes: buying (or renting) a home, applying for loans, receiving low or …

5 Financial Numbers You Should Know

iStockphoto<p>Financial literacy is an important, lifelong personal finance skill that everyone should have because it fosters careful spending and …

5 Things Everyone Should Know About Retirement Savings

Planning for retirement can be tough. Here are five things you should know about your savings.<p>Planning for retirement, though sometimes stressful, is …

Top 5 Apps To Manage Your Finance

Let’s admit it, as much as you think that you have a grasp on your finances, you run out of your salary by the middle of the month leaving you broke. …

Uh-Oh! This New Study Shows That Shopping Can Make You Feel Lonelier

Full disclosure: I've recently decided to make an effort to recycle the pieces in my closet and spend any extra money on experiences rather than material possessions. Looks like I've made the right choice because according to a study from the <i>Journal of Consumer Research</i>, shopping and valuing …

Think Retail Therapy Will Cure Loneliness? Think Again, Says A New Study

If hitting up the mall and picking up a new purse is your idea of dealing with life's problems, a new study may convince you to re-think your coping strategy.<p>The Journal of Consumer Research has just released an article examining the relationship between loneliness and materialism -- and the …

Simulating 1 second of real brain activity takes 40 minutes and 83K processors

Advertisement<p>32 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / StudioSmart<p>A team of Japanese and German researchers have carried out the largest-ever simulation of …

Inside the Extravagant Wedding of Sean Parker and Alexandra Lenas

Wedding of the year? In a V.F. exclusive, social-media baron Sean Parker and singer-songwriter Alexandra Lenas traded vows amid towering redwoods.<p>Photographed by Christian Oth and Mark Seliger, the must-be-seen-to-be-believed lush images—appearing here for the first time—show nuptials guests like …

13 Places You Should Visit In 2013

We looked at major developments, cultural trends, and global festivals to find the hottest places to travel around the world in 2013.<p>There are vast untouched landscapes that offer incredible outdoor experiences, cities that are experiencing a cultural rebirth, and up-and-coming destinations that …

Nate Silver Outlines Plans For New ESPN Site

<b>Nate Silver</b> sat down this week for a conversation with the man who many see as the model for his new FiveThirtyEight website at ESPN. Silver appeared …

Bill Gates Criticizes Google's Project Loon, Silicon Valley Space Entrepreneurs

In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek published Thursday, Bill Gates criticized tech companies for doing charity work more focused on technological gimmickry than helping the poor.<p>Gates was asked about Google's Project Loon, an effort to bring broadband to developing countries by floating …

An Insider's Guide To Cape Town

If there's one thing Cape Town doesn't lack, it's natural splendor.<p>Whether you're hiking Lion's Head or simply parking your car on a side street, you're sure to be greeted by a staggering vista, be it beach or mountain.<p>Even now, in the depths of winter, this picturesque destination on the tip of …

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

To the Land of Lakes and Volcanoes: Nicaragua – Wild Junket Adventure Travel Blog

<i>Our web editor Elica Sue is off to visit Nicaragua on behalf of WildJunket! Here, she shares what she’ll be up to.</i><p>After an extended academic calendar …

Business trip: Istanbul

Long a bustling commercial hub thanks to its position between East and West, the port city that bridges Asia and Europe is taking its place on the international business stage.<p>Straddling the Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul bridges Asia and Europe in a surprising cacophony of contrasts. Old and modern …

Prague: Jumbled with History

Prague is a traveler's dream city: exotic but easy, affordable, boasting arguably Europe's best beer, and an architectural time warp with plenty of great sightseeing. It's crowded and touristy -- precisely because it's so much fun. Here are a few of my favorite memories from my latest trip.<p>Any time …

The Czech Republic: Sites to Behold

The Charles Bridge... a mansion designed by Mies van der Rohe... an ancient Jewish town center and synagogue. What do these and nine other equally diverse places have in common? They've all been designated UNESCO World Heritage sites in the Czech Republic.<p>When a site receives the highly prestigious …

Flipboard For Businesses, Professionals and Job Seekers

Inside Flipboard / June 19, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

On the Red Couch with Author Gretchen Rubin

Inside Flipboard / July 11, 2013<p>It’s been four years since author Gretchen Rubin published The Happiness Project, a book in which she studies …

Causes Get a Home on Flipboard in New "Big Ideas" Category

Causes Get a Home on Flipboard in New “Big Ideas” Category<p>Inside Flipboard / July 23, 2013<p>Some of the biggest ideas of our time are also the …

Flipboard Magazines for JOBS Film Launch

Inside Flipboard / July 26, 2013<p>While the movie JOBS doesn’t arrive in theaters until August 16, on Flipboard the anticipation for the film that …

Flipboard for Nonprofits and Cause Champions

Inside Flipboard / August 1, 2013<p>Launched last week, Big Ideas is a new category on Flipboard showcasing the people and organizations confronting …