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Writing the Book You Want to Read (Even When You're Not an Expert in the Field)

<i>“If there’s a book that you want to read, but it hasn’t been written yet, then you must write it.” ― Toni Morrison</i><p>I’ve always loved Morrison’s …

Writing

Balloon Week in Switzerland

These Are the States Where People Live Longest

<i>This post is in partnership with 24/7 Wall Street. The article below was originally published on 247WallSt.com.</i><p>The United States has a health …

Health Care

Paris' Eiffel Tower goes dark, unity rallies held after Charlie Hebdo attack

<b>Paris (CNN) —</b> Paris' iconic Eiffel Tower went dark Thursday night, hours after silence descended across France for a minute as the nation marked poignant tributes for the 12 people killed in a terrorist attack a day earlier at the offices of Charlie Hebdo magazine in Paris.<p>In the capital, many …

Charlie Hebdo

AirAsia flight: attempt to lift tail of plane and locate black boxes intensifies

Crucial flight data believed to be in plane’s tail but strong currents and poor visibility thwart earlier attempts<p>Efforts will be intensified on Friday to lift the tail of the crashed AirAsia plane after strong currents and blinding silt thwarted an attempt by divers on Thursday to find flight …

Airplanes

The year in reviews: a look back at the worst gadgets of 2014

We've reviewed a lot of great products this year, and we can only hope that our observations helped you pick the device that best suits your needs. However, not every gadget we look at is going to be a winner. We've seen our fair share of disappointments and mediocrity -- as well as a few you …

Estonia offers e-residency to foreigners

By the end of the year, people living anywhere in the world will be able to become ‘digital citizens’ without entering the physical country. But what does this mean? Nabeelah Shabbir reports<p>When Cathy Wang was stuck in Dubai without her Estonian ID card reader last summer, she tweeted a plea to …