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6 Things Smart People Do to Have Really Interesting Conversations

Hate small talk? Tired of the same old questions? These six approaches will make you that much more interesting.<p>Next time you go to a traditional networking event, a cocktail party, or a dinner, do us all a favor: Lose the elevator pitch. That approach is quickly losing relevancy in making …

8 ways to save money on your trip to Kyoto

Kyoto can seem like an intimidating destination for travelers. The historic city isn’t nearly as expensive as Tokyo, but between transportation, …

There's No Way Out

Trump’s presidency may be a dysfunctional disaster, but there’s no apparent way to end it.<p>Last week, which brought the release of Michael Wolff’s <i>Fire and Fury</i>, was rough for the White House. But this week has been worse still, and the damage has been almost entirely inflicted by the president …

Donald Trump

This 1 Piece of Advice Won't Be Popular, But It May Save Your Career

"A moment of patience in a moment of doubt can save you a million moments of regret."<p>During this time of year, my social media feeds get flooded with new years resolution advice. Everywhere I look, there's another tip or life hack. Although I've read hundreds, I'm always curious to see if someone …

Improving Ourselves to Death

What the self-help gurus and their critics reveal about our times.<p><i>Audio:</i> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>Happy New Year, you! Now that the champagne has gone flat and the Christmas tree is off to be mulched, it’s time to turn your thoughts …

How to Do Yoga at Home

These five poses will leave you feeling stretched and refreshed.<p>Among the many benefits of yoga—increased flexibility, stress reduction, improved …

Yoga

The one thing nutritionists want you to stop eating in 2018

Can you become healthier this new year simply by cutting out one thing from your diet? We posed the question to six leading nutritionists and received a range of interesting responses. Some of their choices are no brainers, while others are more surprising, and some highlight the importance of …

How to quit bad habits without willpower: 3 secrets from neuroscience

Got any serious bad habits? The extra-strength ones with the FDA warning. The kind you really beat yourself up about — but still engage in all the …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Cannabinoid drug found effective for treating sleep apnea

Sleep apnea is estimated to affect 1 in 5 American adults, and there are currently no drugs available to treat it. But a large-scale clinical trial …

Sleep

If Your Life Story Depresses You or Holds You Back, Change It

<b>“The truth you believe and cling to makes you unavailable to hear anything new.” ~Pema Chodron</b><p>Too often we let stories from our past define us. We …

United Canceled All Flights to New Delhi Due to Pollution

Air pollution levels are way above the World Health Organization's maximum safe level.<p>United has temporarily suspended flights to New Delhi due to weather, but not for common reasons like rain or high winds. Instead, the airline has canceled flights to India's capital city due to the heavy …

New Delhi's air is so toxic, you can taste it

Air quality in Delhi is reaching hazardous levels -- so much so that major landmarks like the India Gate and Presidential Palace are not visible due to the pollution. As CNN's Nikhil Kumar explains, this isn't the worst the pollution has been in Delhi and the only thing residents can do is simply …

New Delhi

WALSH: If You Want To Be A Miserable Failure, Just Do What Makes You Happy

There was an article in <i>Cosmo</i> this week with a title that summarizes all that's wrong with <i>Cosmo</i> and modern society as a whole: "I eloped at 25, …

Green Guide: Everything you need to know about Hiking the Grand Canyon

If ever there was a place to bring out one’s inner John Muir, the Grand Canyon is it. The vast wilderness is captured from the South Rim, looking …

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The beauty of Japan's lonely vending machines - CNN Style

Japan

Could treating depression worsen symptoms in the long run?

According to a recent study, although treating major depressive disorder has benefits in the short-term, over a longer period of time, it may make …

Depression

6 Tips for Photographing Fall Colors

A wide angle lens helps take in this grand scene in Zion National Park.<p>Autumn is my favorite season for photography. First, being out in nature …

The No.1 factor in happiness isn't wealth or popularity — but too many people overlook it at every turn

And no, it's not binge-watching Netflix either.<p>It's autonomy, the feeling that your life's activities and habits are self-chosen and self-endorsed. And when we have autonomy in our life, when we have the mentally exhilarating power of choice, we must spend it wisely.<p>But far too many counter the …

Scientist Predicts a Sixth Mass Extinction in 2100

It's simple mathematics.<p>Scientists say humans who are alive today might have the all-too-real experience of witnessing the beginning of a mass …

How “white people” were invented by a playwright in 1613

The Jacobean playwright Thomas Middleton invented the concept of “white people” on October 29th, 1613, the date that his play <i>The Triumphs of Truth</i> was first performed. The phrase was first uttered by the character of an African king who looks out upon an English audience and declares: “I see …

Is this the secret to a peaceful night's sleep?

Every night, in homes across the country, bedrooms reverberate with the trumpeting, whistling, whining and grunting of the nation's snorers.<p>It's a …

Keto Diet Can Help You Live Longer, Researchers Say

Two recent studies concluded that the low-carbohydrate diet can increase life span. However, there is still plenty of controversy surrounding the …

Amazon Says These Are the 100 Books Everyone Should Read

How many have you read?<p>Hidden away in the books department on Amazon.com, shoppers can find a list of 100 great reads everyone should read in their …

Books

Looking for an exotic getaway for under $2,000? This Thailand tour includes airfare from LAX

Searching for an exotic getaway? World Spree is offering an 11-night excursion to Thailand that starts in Bangkok with sightseeing in the Chinatown district, the flower market and the Indian market, then continues to the Wat Pho temple and its splendid reclining Buddha.<p>A flight north takes …

12 Brand-New Books You Should Cozy Up With in September

Just because the season of kicking back by the pool with a good book is over doesn't mean your reading list has to suffer. If anything, cozying up next to a warm fire with a cup of tea and a page-turner sounds just as lovely (and you won't get sunburned in the process). Since we've already blazed …

Need A Happiness Boost? Spend Your Money To Buy Time, Not More Stuff

Money can't buy happiness, right? Well, some researchers beg to differ. They say it depends on how you spend it.<p>A recent study published in the <i>Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences</i> suggests that when people spend money on time-saving services such as a house cleaner, lawn care or grocery …

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