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Want a Body Like Jennifer Aniston's? Here's Her Workout, Straight from Her Trainer

There's no denying that Jennifer Aniston has one of the best physiques in the biz. The secret to her shape? The 45-year-old actress has been working …

4 Countries Where Expats Can Live For Cheap

Many people catch the travel bug — but few can afford to move abroad.<p>Expat Insider recently released the results of its annual InterNations survey, which looks at factors that motivate expats to move to certain parts of the world, including personal finance.<p>Overall, Ecuador emerged as the winner, …

Retirement

4 Essential Considerations to Help You Create Excellent Macro Photographs

I may be biased, but I think the appeal of macro photography is rather obvious: the wonder and fascination of being able to capture in fine, …

Macro Photography

Fan Ho’s Fantastic Black-and-White Street Photographs of 1950s Hong Kong

Photographer Ho Fan has been shooting black and white street photography since the 1950s. At the time, he was living in the poor, rundown Central …

'I don't know how to get better': Laia Abril shows the hell of eating disorders

The Spanish photographer's sombre and affecting photobook The Epilogue tells the story of Cammy Robinson, who died at 26 as a result of bulimia<p>In 2010, Laia Abril started a project on eating disorders with a multimedia piece called A Bad Day. It looked head-on at the daily life of a girl struggling …

How To Know When It Is Time To Upgrade Your Photography Gear

Almost every photographer wants to own a better camera, right? But then again, not every photographer really needs a better camera. So how does one …

GoPro Debuts Its First Dedicated Dog Mount

GoPro has just launched its first ever dedicated dog mount. Called the ‘Fetch’ mount, this unique harness system allows you to officially and easily …

Three Types of Light: Diffused, Backlight and Reflected – What are They and When to use Them

Light: it is the main component for every image that you will take. It does however come in many different forms, producing very different results. …

15 Real Tech Company Interview Questions You Will Probably Be Asked (And How To Answer Them)

The question was: You are shrunk to the height of a nickel and your mass is proportionally reduced so as to maintain your original density. You are then thrown into an empty glass blender. The blades will start moving in 60 seconds. What do you do?<p>Answer: Lots of variants but one is that you jump …

Employment

The Best Ultimate Classic Perfect Recipes (We're Not Joking)

These 36 dishes—from sticky buns to steamed lobster—have earned the adjectives "perfect," "ultimate," "best-ever," and "classic"<p><b>Here at BA, we like to think that every recipe is perfect</b> in its own way. ____ But only those recipes that really, truly encapsulate perfection—like this perfectly steamed …

Cooking

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Behind The Coconut-Oil Craze

With benefits that can include weight loss, white teeth, glowing skin, and shiny hair, coconut oil is the health and beauty cure-all du jour.<p>Move over, coconut water, your big sister has come to town. Coconut oil—specifically, virgin coconut oil extracted from the meat of the fruit—is suddenly on …

Meet The Future Queen Of Spain

Brush up on your knowledge about Princess Letizia<p>Yesterday's surprise announcement that King Juan Carlos of Spain would be abdicating his throne in favour of his heir, Prince Felipe, means that we've got a brand new European Queen to get excited about. Meet Princess Letizia, soon-to-be Queen …

King Juan Carlos abdicates: Is it the end of the 'playboy prince'?

The abdication of Spain's king, famously a ladies' man dogged by scandal, seems to indicate a shift in what type of behaviour the public is willing to tolerate from their royals in the 21st century. Dr Brooke Magnanti reports<p>The news that Spain's King Juan Carlos <b>will abdicate the throne</b> to allow …

The 22 most important things Apple announced at WWDC 2014

Apple kicked off its Worldwide Developer Conference with a glimpse into the future of OS X, iOS 8, and the developer tools that bring them to life. This is the rare event where a man can get on stage and write code for ten minutes while thousands of developers watch in stunned silence before …

Viral Video of the Day: Charlie Day's Graduation Speech

'It's Always Sunny' actor gives hilarious, heartfelt address<p>“You will get to receive wisdom, life lessons, knowledge… from a man who has made a …

Tips for travelling in 21st-century China

The Middle Kingdom is one of the fastest changing countries in the world. Its economy is robust and its population increasingly more modern and tech savvy. Yet, China is still a country of paradoxes.<p>You’ll get 3G connection in remote farmland in Inner Mongolia, though there mightn't be running …

Bank of China

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One of China's Top Taxi-Hailing Apps Has Eyes on U.S. IPO

Didi Taxi plans to hold an initial public offering in three to five years, preferably in the U.S., as the cab-booking application backed by Tencent …

China Sends Police to Paris to Help Protect High-Spending Tourists

Chinese police officers will join their French counterparts in patrolling some of Paris’ main tourism spots this summer as France looks to encourage …

Perfect Paradise: Phuket

This December marks the tenth anniversary of the devastating tsunami that struck Southeast Asia. But <b>Phuket</b>, Thailand’s largest island, refuses to be defined by the tragedy. On a recent visit there, I discovered what makes this beach retreat so special and why, a decade after enduring one of the …

Your A-Z Guide to Vieques, Puerto Rico

The colorful beach scene in Sun Bay. All photos by Jeralyn Gerba<p><i>By Jeralyn Gerba for Fathom</i> | A Caribbean island offering the quintessential mellow beach experience. A girl on the lookout for everything else.<p>VIEQUES, Puerto Rico – I love to relax. I really do. But if relaxation was butter, then, in …

Puerto Rico

How Leftover Egg Yolks Led to This Wildly Popular French Delicacy

Canelés have a rich, caramelized flavor. - Photo by JM Travel Photograph / Shutterstock<p>A specialty of France's Bordeaux region, this cake's moist center and caramelized shell originated with the wine makers of the area, who used egg whites to remove sediment from red wine barrels. The locals …

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The Most 'Liked' International Airports In The World, According To Skift

Most people don't necessarily like going to the airport...there are lines, layovers and lots of crowds. But clearly that doesn't stop folks from "liking" airports on Facebook.<p>Skift compiled data to reveal which international airports are the most "liked" and have the greatest follower growth. The …

Eight Wonders Sites in Europe

If traveling the world in on your agenda, here is a little guide of a few of the many magical sites of Europe I have traveled to, some recently, some less so, but stones and landscapes of that stature seldom change their visual beauty; they have been there for centuries, sometimes millennium, and …

European Travel

Reddit Goes Bananas Over Little Boy's Curious Request

Sometimes, it only takes a piece of fruit and a hungry kid to create a new meme.<p>A curious and hungry young boy named Carter knocked on his neighbor's …

Marital rape is officially legal in India

A new ruling reveals a gaping hole in the country’s sexual assault laws<p>A judge in India has officially confirmed that rape laws do not apply to married couples — once you’re legally wed, forced sex is no longer a crime.<p>What’s especially chilling is that the judge, Virender Bhat, was hearing a case …