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What makes a good life? Lessons from the longest study on happiness

What keeps us happy and healthy as we go through life? If you think it's fame and money, you're not alone – but, according to psychiatrist Robert …

11 documentaries that will make you smarter about business

From a film on Wal-Mart's business practices to one on aspiring sommeliers, each will simultaneously entertain and educate you about business.

7 money moves smart graduates make in their first year after college

A college student’s life can be full of challenges, from the academic (hello, senior thesis) to the everyday (loads of laundry to do without parental …

You Haven't Done Greece Till You've Been to These 7 Islands

Relaxing on the Greek islands is easy. Finding a unique outdoor adventure? Much trickier. So take it from someone who has lived there and stop the guessing.<p>The Greek islands I hear so many people speak of—laconic beaches, party towns and small villages populated by idyllic whitewashed buildings—are …

European Travel

8 Destinations That Totally Own Spring

<i>By Laura Pearson for the Orbitz Travel Blog</i><p>By winter's end (or, let's be honest, well before), we get that nature-starved feeling and start looking everywhere for signs of spring. And in these eight spots in the U.S. and abroad, you won't have to look far: Mother nature pulls out all the stops, …

The 10 Airlines With the Best Economy Class Seats

With ever-rising airfare rates, along with taxes and baggage fees to contend with, flying economy is the only possible option for the vast majority of travelers. That doesn't necessarily have to mean skimping on comfort and amenities, though -- by doing a bit of research before booking, it's easy …

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

New Jersey

11 superfoods that work better together

Peanut butter and jelly. Soup and salad. Spaghetti and meatballs. There are a few classic pairings that will never go out of style. But some food duos do more than just excite your taste buds—they could even boost your health. It's a concept called "food synergy." While eating a variety of …

Nutrition

The Bigs: The Secrets Nobody Tells Students and Young Professionals About How to Find a Great Job, Do a Great Job, Be a Leader, Start a Business, Stay Out of Trouble, and Live A Happy Life

<b>What is The Bigs?</b> In baseball, "the bigs" is slang for the big leagues. When you become responsible for yourself, and you are being paid to do a job, …

The 12 best new apps you might have missed recently

Luckily, we have collected the best apps of the past month so you can find something new to try out.<p>There's a new iPhone keyboard that makes it easy to send songs to your friends, an app that lets you create a button that does (almost) anything you want, and the most beautiful game we've seen this …

Top 10 Most Visited National Parks

The number of people who visit America's national parks is staggering—over 331 million visits were documented in 2017. Wonder which parks are the most popular? Here are the top ten.

National Parks

10 Of The Most Colorful Places On Earth

Hi. These places exist. No, not in dreams or hallucinations or Wes Anderson movies, but right here on this beautiful, mysterious planet. We just thought you should know.<p><b>Lavender Fields, France</b><p>In the summer months, the rolling lavender fields of Provence teem with bright purple blooms as far as the …

The 5 best right-wing freakouts over Obama’s 100 percent-true comments on Christianity

One Fox News guest said she felt raped, while Tucker Carlson credited the Christian faith with ending slavery<p>Every few weeks or less, conservative pundits freak out over some silly, irrelevant nonsense involving President Obama, who can’t scratch his nose without sending the right into a tizzy of …

Religion

Paris' Most Secret Streets You Need To Walk

Ah, Paris. From its famous food to the stunning architecture, hell, even its snobby locals, we love pretty much everything about the city (not to sound too American, but have you seen the Eiffel Tower?!).<p>And now there's a guidebook, written by a local journalist, to show us all the hidden nooks and …

Underrated national parks in the US

Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate rainforests in one place, look no further than Washington’s North …

National Parks

The 6 Best Mexican Islands That Aren't Cozumel

By: Meagan Drillinger<p>There's a decent chance if you went to college, you ventured to Mexico for spring break and made enough bad decisions to fill up a carry-on bag. That's what a place like Cozumel is for, after all. It's like an oasis of irresponsibility.<p>But believe it or not, there's more to …

7 Explorers Name The Most Beautiful Place They've Ever Seen

Looking for travel inspiration? We've been asking fascinating people -- Pulitzer Prize-winners, world champion athletes, entrepreneurs, artists, and more -- to share the greatest travel journeys of their lives.<p><b>New Guinea</b><p>Scientist and author Jared Diamond, who won the Pulitzer Prize for "Guns, …

World's Best Honeymoon Destinations for 2015

Romance means different things to different couples, leading to a diverse range of honeymoon offerings, so it's important to choose the right destination. After all, that's the best way to keep the afterglow of a lovely wedding alive. This year there are a slew of newlywed-friendly getaways that …

The 50 Most Underrated Colleges In America

Plenty of schools aren't worth the hype, while others don't get the recognition they deserve.<p>To uncover the most <i>underrated</i> colleges in America, we compared US News' rankings of the best universities and national liberal arts colleges in the country with PayScale's 2013-2014 College Salary Report, …

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

#EatChic: The Most Romantic Restaurants in America

10 places to celebrate this Valentine's Day.<p>While there are many factors that go in to making something romantic, it's often an appreciation for lighting, dishes that hit a sentimental note, and effortless flair of a space that really sets the mood. Here, we break down ten of our favorite spots …

What is the Definition of Success?

I thought I was done with the hard work of being a human being. I sold my first company for $15 million.<p>Phew! That was hard. I thought after that …

The World's Most Breathtaking Waterfalls

Waterfalls aren't just cascading tons of water over the edge of a cliff, they are an example of the power of nature, an earthly wonder and a reminder that something as dainty as water has the power to erode something as tough as rock.<p>The falls are majestic beauties, sure, but they're more than …

Adrift in the Dordogne Valley

I was first sent to the <b>Dordogne Valley</b> in southwestern France more than two decades ago to shoot a story about a truffle farmer for a food magazine. It was late November, the weather was bleak, there was a gasoline shortage, and I was very worried about what I could possibly photograph in that …

France

35 Places To Visit While The Euro Is At An 11-Year Low

But the currency has just fallen to its lowest level in more than a decade, meaning a European vacation is suddenly within reach for more thrifty travelers.<p>We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in countries that are on the euro.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam …

11 Tiny Homes You Can Buy Right Now -- For Less Than $100K

Looking for something little? These tiny homes are on the market.<p>Looking for something little? These tiny homes are on the market.

Investing Legend John Bogle Has A Refreshing Outlook On The Meaning Of Money

He turned out to be right. Index funds consistently outperform most high-fee mutual funds; investing gurus like Warren Buffett fervently endorse them; and Bogle's company, Vanguard, is now one of the world's largest financial institutions, with nearly $3 trillion assets under management.<p>For his new …

Investing