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Do It Now: How To Ditch Your Life & Travel The World

I gaze out on the Atacama Desert, the clouds red with the fire of sunset, and I have to pinch myself… how is this real?<p><b>This time last year I was</b> …

How successful leaders should communicate, according to science

<i>This article is published in collaboration with The Conversation.</i><p>When people talk about successful leaders they often focus on the personal and …

How to Manage a Team of B Players

In 2004, Greece surprised the world by winning the European Championship, the toughest tournament in international soccer. Despite not even being a dark horse in the competition, and with a team of mostly peripheral and unremarkable players, they overcame France and hosts Portugal (twice) to lift …

Scientists have discovered that people age at different rates

In the study, researchers looked at a group of people, all of whom were 38 years old. The researchers determined these participants' "biological ages" based on how well their body systems were working. To determine each person's biological age, the researchers looked at the participants' cognitive …

Immune System

Greek Isles: How to Make It Your Most Romantic Vacation Ever

As we hit the heart of summer, many people are planning that trip away. Husbands and wives, lovers as well as people in a relationship all look to a vacation to rekindle romance or jumpstart affection. If you are looking to renew your love this summer, the Greek isles can be the perfect place to do …

4 Gmail tricks that will completely change your workday​ ​

Sometimes it's fantastic, like when my best friend and I send each other cool links all morning while simultaneously talking on Gchat. But other times, as I'm watching my inbox fill up at the speed of light, it can just be overwhelming.<p>Gmail and I have finally come to a mutually respectful …

Productivity

17 DIY Pegboards to Organize Every Room

It’s time to dust off that pegboard from the garage and get it ready for a brand new life indoors. From workspace organization to nursery decor, pegboards are like the cousins of open shelving, but a little more eclectic and playful. However, pegboards don’t stop at being great organizational …

Pull Quote

Weird & Wild<p>The moon jellyfish has a leg up on Humpty Dumpty—if it loses an arm, the ocean dweller can repair itself in a newly discovered process.<p>In the spring of 2013, biologist Michael Abrams had cut two arms off a young jellyfish when he witnessed something he'd never seen before.<p>"He started …