Dan Mihaescu

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30 trips everyone should take before turning 30

Exploring far-flung places, immersing yourself in diverse cultures and venturing out of your comfort zone on a life-altering trip may be the best form of education. From hiking to Machu Picchu to navigating hair-raising turns along the Pacific Coast Highway, enriching adventures in unfamiliar …

Aquascaping: the addictive hobby that's making gardeners grow underwater

When James Wong was growing up in Singapore, aquariums were the norm. “Having fish as pets is just a thing that people do,” the botanist, broadcaster and Gardener’s Question Time regular says. “I grew up in an environment where 90 per cent of people don’t have gardens. But even if you had a tiny …

What are the best foods for weight loss?

Research by scientists has revealed that some foods may have an impact on appetite. These could be beneficial for weight loss when incorporated into …

Cape Town Is 90 Days Away From Running Out of Water

After three years of unprecedented drought, the South African city of Cape Town has less than 90 days worth of water in its reservoirs, putting it on …

The Most Successful People Stop Doing These 5 Things | Inc.com

According to researchers at Duke University, up to 40% of our behaviors on any given day are driven by habit.<p>That's half your life spent on autopilot. Which isn't necessarily a bad thing if you've put in the work and been diligent about building good habits.<p>Unfortunately, most of us haven't. We …

Procrastination

Top 10 Hummingbird Flowers

There are dozens of flowers that can attract hummingbirds, but some flowers are better at enticing these flying jewels than others. When choosing …

Top 10

5 Common Men's Health Problems and How to Fix Them

When we think about the psychological and physical stressors of raising a child, our sympathies are often directed toward moms. But plenty of dads …

High Blood Pressure

Why Aspirin May Be More Dangerous for Older People

Anywhere from 40% to 60% of older people take daily aspirin to prevent a heart attack or stroke. Studies have shown that low doses of the …

Bring butterflies and hummingbirds home with a single plant

The humble scarlet beebalm (<i>Monarda didyma</i>) has a lot to recommend it, especially in eastern North America, where it originated. This easy-care perennial not only attracts bees to your garden, but butterflies and hummingbirds also find it irresistible. It’s a welcome addition to a perennial garden, …

How to write the perfect cover letter, according to experts

Cover letters might seem quaint in an era when you're almost always applying for jobs online — and the first reader of your application may be a …

What’s new in iOS 11? Hands-on with 100+ features and changes [Video]

We’ve been playing with iOS 11 for the last 12 hours or so, and have been able to experience a plethora of the new features offered by the release. As you might expect, iOS 11 is quite buggy at this stage, but it’s a truly promising release that’s littered with so many new features that it’s hard …

This Hanging Indoor Plant Guide Will Help You Pick the Best Greenery for Your Space

<i>Gardening season has officially begun, and we are all about that jungalow life. Whether you’re looking to up your indoor plant game or are down to get your hands dirty with your first veggie garden, we’re here to help you take your #plantlady status to the next level. Happy digging, all!</i><p>If you …

Gardening

When Bill Gates and Mark Zuckerberg sound the same dire warning about jobs, it’s time to listen

<b>Video by Fox Business</b><p>Mark Zuckerberg and Bill Gates built billion-dollar technology companies in two very different areas, but they both agree on the …

9 Things Smart People Won't Do

They consciously avoid these behaviors because they are tempting and easy to fall into if one isn’t careful.<p>My recent post, “10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm,” really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you <b>won’t do</b> as it is about what you <b>will do</b>.<p>TalentSmart …

Forward Labs' new solar roof is 33% cheaper than Tesla's - and it can be installed in half the time

Tesla gets all the attention lately when it comes to solar roofs, but start-up Forward Labs has been hammering away at their own solar roof …

The Hottest Temperatures on Record in Every Country

We’re used to thinking of desert regions like Death Valley or the Sahara as being scorching hot during the summer, but other regions of the world …

Sea level rising at triple speed since 1990

According to a new study, the world's oceans are rising almost three times as fast as they were 25 years ago. Scientists say coastal regions face a …

Psychology shows it’s a big mistake to base our self-worth on our professional achievements

Contemporary society has some very wrong-headed ideas about what constitutes success. Popular thinking holds that a person who went to Harvard is smarter and better than someone who attended Ohio State; that a father who stays at home with his kids is contributing less to society than a man who …

Scientists just published an entire study refuting Scott Pruitt on climate change

In a sign of growing tensions between scientists and the Trump administration, researchers published a scientific paper Wednesday that was conceived and written as an explicit refutation to an assertion by Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt about climate change.<p>The study, in …

Climate Change

Animations Show the Melting Arctic Sea Ice, and What the Earth Would Look Like When All of the Ice Melts

It's no secret that climate change has been taking a toll on the Arctic. But it's one thing to read about it, another thing to see it in action. …

4 Buddhist Monk Habits That Are Hard to Adopt But Will Benefit You Forever

Ever wondered how Buddhist Monks live and what habits they adopt to make them so peaceful?<p>I’ve been always been fascinated by this question so I did …

If you want to retire early, follow these 6 savings life hacks from people who actually did

Saving your money is key to retiring early, but it's not the only thing that will get you there.<p>In fact, for many people seeking financial independence — and those who have achieved it — it's often a mindset shift that does the trick.<p>Below, we highlight some of the best advice early retirees have …

Are American voters actually just stupid? A new poll suggests the answer may be “yes”

<b>(Getty/Mark Wallheiser/Drew Angerer)</b><p>ABC News poll suggests that if we ran the election all over again, Trump would still win — by more. What gives?<p>Chauncey DeVega<p>April 26, 2017 9:00am (UTC)<p>Are tens of millions of Americans really this stupid? <b></b>If the findings from a new ABC News poll are any …

The effects of climate change will force millions to migrate. Here’s what this means for human security.

Climate change is more than melting ice caps and swamped islands. The environmental effects of climate change — droughts, floods and severe weather, for instance — have increasingly put more people on the move.<p>In 2015, the U.N. Refugee Agency counted 65.3 million people around the world as …

Climate Change

The Risks of NOT Letting Your Kids Do Risky Things | The Art of Manliness

In the last installment of this series on the causes and effects of the modern trend towards overprotective parenting, we explored the evidence …

LeGrow modular planters are like Legos for indoor gardening

Complete with LED lights and USB ports<p>Like Legos for plant enthusiasts, LeGrow is a modular, tech-forward indoor garden system designed so that each pot can be stacked and attached to other pots like toy bricks.<p>The modular pieces are assembled to create self-sustaining ecosystems, perfect for city …

Gardening

The Extraordinary Benefits Of Green Tea And Why You Should Start Drinking It Immediately

Herbal health drinks are nothing new - it seems like there's a new superfood-infused, super healthy drink on the market every other week.There is one …

7 Little-Known Tricks to Make Your iPhone Faster

You may notice your older iPhone running slow after a while, but tips for making your slow iPhone 5 of iPhone 6 faster aren’t as well known as the …

2 Big Lessons From the Biggest Happiness Study Ever Conducted | Inc.com

If you want to study happiness, you first have to define what you mean by the word.<p>There are the momentary pleasures of a great glass of wine, a smile on a child's face, or a soft couch after a long day. But there are also deeper meanings of the word. The ancient Greek word for happiness, <i>eudemonia</i>, …