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The Difference Between 'Dating' Material and 'Travel the World With' Material

I suck at dating. I'm not cutey, or flirty, or seductive. I won't giggle and agree with everything you say, and I'm not afraid to make it known that I have big dreams, and live a bit of an unconventional life, that I f*cking love.<p>I'm not the always-sweet, always-pretty, "Sugar and Spice and …

All About Workout Tips and How to Lose Weight

We’re about to enter the season of eating and indulgence, so get ahead of that defeated feeling and start shoring up your discipline and resolve. By this point, the benefits of exercise are well known, but that doesn’t stop readers’ voracious appetites for all manner of workout tips, shortcuts and …

Best Online Stock Brokers for Beginners 2018

<b>NerdWallet</b> offers financial tools and advice to help people understand their options and make the best possible decisions. The guidance we offer and …

Betterment Now Serves More Than 100,000 Customers

Since January 2015, Betterment has more than doubled the size of assets under management and added more than 40,000 customers.Betterment is growing …

From open sewage to high-tech hydrohub, Singapore leads water revolution

SINGAPORE, August 3 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Fifty years ago Singapore had to ration water, and its smelly rivers were devoid of fish and choked with waste from shipbuilding, pig farms and toilets that emptied directly into streams.<p>But it’s a very different story today. The world’s most …

Kuala Lumpur

Three Refreshing Summer Gin Cocktails

It's full blown summer and I think I may be going a bit bananas. Every week I am driving off to yet another day camp. From surf camps to music camps to capoeira camps, I will be amazed if I make it through the summer without a phone call telling me I've dropped my child off at the wrong camp. Oh …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

7 Reasons to Visit Carmel With Kids

Carmel is a destination renowned for its natural beauty, art, food and dog-friendliness. However when it comes to family travel in California, it flies under-the-radar. A closer look reveals that Carmel is a convenient base for exploring the myriad of adventures along the Monterey Peninsula and …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

The 10 Best Healthy Recipes of 2014

Food & Wine's Deputy Food Editor Kate Heddings picks her favorite healthy recipes from 2014.<p>We’ve made some darn good healthy recipes in 2014. Here …

FEMAIL has the lowdown on the trends you need to know about for 2015

From Athleisure to Zen tech via North West's Instagram and hair contouring: FEMAIL has the lowdown on the trends you need to know about for 2015<p><b>We'll</b> …

Sony execs used old BlackBerrys found in a basement after getting hacked

With its computer systems crippled worldwide, Sony executives did what any of us would do: turn to simpler technologies to get them moving again. According to <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>and <i>The New York Times</i>, that tech included notepads, a manual paycheck machine, and also a stash of BlackBerrys found …

8 Food and Drink Trends to Try in 2015

Here, eight culinary pros predict the trends that will be big next year.<p>F&W editors predict that 2015 will be year of house-made tortillas, …

7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

The Skift Pick: Here's the One Place to Visit in 2015

It’s that time of the year: you are being assaulted by dozens of “Where to Travel in 2015” listicles.<p>Among them, everyone from Lonely Planet to …

5 (New!) Ways to Top Avocado Toast

From salsa verde to toasted nuts, here are 5 creative ways to mix up your avocado toast<p>Avocado toast is soo last year. Actually, now that we mention it, we’ve been singing the praises of avocado toast for at least two years now.<p>Despite all the new ways we’re topping our toast this year, we’re still …

Christy Turlington's Anti-Aging Secret

The super on the supplement that keeps her looking young<p>Imedeen Time Perfection is the perfect example of something that doesn't need to be new to be brilliant. In fact, this carefully-calibrated skincare supplement could well be called something of a 'cult' product thanks to the legions of …

11 Desserts to Make for a Thanksgiving Potluck (Other Than Pie)

This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner.<p>This Thanksgiving, let someone else bring the pumpkin pie to dinner. From silky …

From Good to Greatist: The Health and Happiness Site Joins Flipboard

Greatist is about what it sounds like: content to help readers be their best—healthier, happier and their greatest selves. But it’s also an ideology, …

Apple now bigger than Russia's stock market

Technology giant Apple is worth more than the combined value of all Russian public companies for the first time<p><b>Apple</b> is now worth more than Russia's stock market, new data have revealed.<p>The US technology giant's market capitalisation has overtaken the combined value of all Russian public companies …

Check Out The Amazing Photo Tool From Google That You Should Start Using Right Now

That's where Google Stories comes in. Google will automatically choose your best photos from a trip or event and arrange them in a fun timeline that you can edit and add captions to. You can then share it through Google+.<p>Weaving together your photos, videos, and places you visited, it essentially …

The World's 10 Most Expensive Houses—and Who Owns Them

Feast your eyes on some of the priciest homes on the planet.<p>The owners of the world’s most luxurious houses can be a mysterious bunch. We all know …

Real Estate

Eat Like A Top Chef With These New Apps

Eating like a top chef has never been easier. Nowadays, you can have a five-star meal in the comfort of your own home. See: Blue Apron's meal …

How to Create Customers for Life

Here's how you can turn that one-time buyer into a customer who comes back again and again.<p>Almost 25 years ago, Carl Sewell, one of the smartest retailers on the planet, and I sat down to write <i>Customers for Life</i>. It was the first book to argue that customer service is a business strategy. (Back …

Customer Service

Beat jet lag: top tips for travellers

You notice the warning signs - red eyes, irritability, heart-pounding wakefulness in the dead of night. It strikes without warning, transforming travellers into dead-eyed, shuffling automata. Once you glimpse your gaunt reflection in the hotel mirror, the transformation is complete.<p>Have you joined …

Jet Lag

Evidence Found Of A Particle That Is Its Own Antiparticle

In the future, the exotic particle could go into quantum computers.<p>There's a particle that physicists theorize exists that acts simultaneously as both matter and antimatter. Whoa! The particle is called the Majorana fermion, and a team of physicists is announcing today that it's seen some evidence …