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How Clothes Should Fit Keeps You from Looking Sloppy

We've all worn clothes that fit horribly before, and oftentimes it's just because we're terrible at finding the right fit. How Clothes Should Fit is …

102-year-old ship became a floating forest (6 pictures)

Homebush Bay in Sydney is the place were many 20th century ships, which are no longer used, ended up: one of them, the SS Ayrfield, is definitely the …

10 Incredibly Simple Things You Should Be Doing To Protect Your Privacy

Over the weekend, I wound up at Washington, D.C.’s Trapeze School with a group of friends. Before one of them headed up a ladder to attempt a somersault landing from the trapeze bar, she handed me her phone and asked me to take photos. “What’s the password?” I asked. “I don’t use one,” she replied. …

How U.S. travelers can act Canadian to get better treatment abroad

Are you tired of being treated like the ugly, rambunctious American you obviously are when traveling abroad and being dispatched to the table next to …

Japan dos and don'ts: etiquette tips for first-time travellers

Japan is warm and welcoming to travellers, but its unique culture can be as inscrutable as it is intriguing for the first-time visitor. To help create a faux-pas-free journey, arm yourself with a few of these handy etiquette tips before your trip: from when to bow and take your shoes off, to when …

Exploring Oxnard, California

Caught up in the hustle and bustle of life, many of us drive past the same towns year after year, never taking the time to stop and explore our surroundings. Over the past 30 years, I have driven past Oxnard, California many times on my trips between San Luis Obispo and Southern California yet my …

Sixteen Summer Destinations I Love

Summer is upon us, and though I’ve spent my first few weeks at home in sunny, Washington, DC, my suitcase is crying from neglect.<p>“Now is the time to travel!” says just about everyone to me. School’s out, the warm weather wants us to celebrate, and the mountains and seaside are calling.<p>Of the Four …

Five Deliciously Dangerous State and National Park Activities in the Western U.S. for Tweens and Teens

It's called the Wild West for a reason: the Western US has an abundance of wilderness in state and national parks with hikes, rivers, and vistas to explore. Some of the best are surprisingly unmonitored. Any outgoing tween or teen knows that the most fun (and challenging) activities don't require …

A mix of sun and rain create a breathtaking view of Cusco, an ancient Inca town in Peru. http://on.natgeo.com/139jDdS Photo and caption by Blake Burton, 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest Only a few days left to submit your best travel pictures to our photo contest! http://on.natgeo.com/ZzDFdH

Abandoned Montana: Gold Rush Towns Sit In All Their Ghostly Glory (PHOTOS)

This year, Montana is celebrating the 150th anniversary of gold being struck in Alder Gulch, leading to booms in nearby towns such as Bannack, Virginia City and Nevada City. Fast forward a century and a half and the story seems common enough: gold was discovered, miners hoping to keep their finding …

Europe's Most Spectacular National Parks

For most people, the word Europe evokes thoughts of world-famous museums, delectable cuisine, and historic cities studded with iconic monuments and vibrant cafés. However, Europe is also home to some truly stunning stretches of wilderness, from remote white-sand coves to some of the world's most …

Visby, Sweden’s summertime haunt

In-the-know Swedes head to Gotland, a secluded island 90km east of the mainland, to reconnect with their country’s medieval roots and Viking heritage.

Top 10 stops for Central America first-timers

The green cufflinks between North and South America, these seven compact countries would be easy to skip on a map. Yet they represent a complex web of cultures, ancient ruins, tropical wildlife and adventure.<p>For starters, try climbing lava-gurgling volcanoes with perfect cones that poke above the …

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How To Be An Optimist: 10 Habits That'll Help You Look On The Bright Side

It pays to have a sunny disposition.<p>Optimistic people have been shown to have healthier hearts, better stress-management tendencies and lower risk for stroke compared to their glass-half-empty-seeing counterparts.<p>Looking on the bright side is easier said than done, of course. Fortunately, there are …

This is your brain on fatherhood: Dads experience hormonal changes too, research shows

The trick to fatherhood has a lot to do with the brain — and how close a dad gets to his kids. At least that's the message from a mounting pile of research into the neurological and hormonal cues that translate into fatherly nurturing. And what better time to keep that message in mind than on …

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …

How to Overcome a Lack of Academic Confidence

1<p><b>Talk to a teacher or professor about your work.</b> Teachers and professors often have insights on your work or academic performance that you can’t …

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The PS4 is 'first and foremost a video game console,' CEO says

Though it will have other uses yet to be revealed, the PlayStation 4 is "first and foremost a video game console," Sony president and CEO Kazuo Hirai said today during the D: All Things Digital conference.<p>In a briefing with reporters following his onstage appearance, Hirai said that the "most …

Victoria Gugenheim: Expressing science through bodypainting – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/science/the-lay-scientist/gallery/2013/may/31/victoria-gugenheim-science-bodypainting-pictures<p>720<p>Victoria Gugenheim is a …