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Nine of Scotland's most magnificent glens

There are few things more Scottish than a glen.<p>And though they exist around the world - Illinois has one, as does Auckland and there’s Glenn Norman in Canada - there is nothing truer than a Scottish Glen.<p>There is also no better day than St Andrew’s Day to celebrate those the Scots enjoy on their …

10 of the Best Autobiographies You Really Should Have Read By Now

Photo: Amazon.ca<p>1. <i>Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass, an American Slave</i><p>This 1845 autobiography by former slave Frederick Douglass is widely …

Books

10 'Bad' Habits That Are Actually Signs You're Smarter Than You Think

Not an excuse to be gross though!<p>Here's the thing about bad habits. Many of them can hurt you when taken to the extreme. But in small doses, those …

10 ways to fix your résumé when you're not entry-level anymore

It may not feel like it, but once you've got a few years of job experience under your belt, you're not an entry-level employee anymore — you're mid-level.<p>Your approach to finding a job will need to change accordingly.<p>No longer can you rely on what you did in college to impress potential employers — …

Employment

Bill Gates and Steve Jobs raised their kids tech-free — and it should've been a red flag

• <b>Interviews with Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, and other tech elites consistently reveal that Silicon Valley parents are strict about technology use.</b>• <b><br>A new</b> …

Silicon Valley

9 Phrases Bosses Should Say Often to Inspire and Motivate Others | Inc.com

We hardly ever think about it, but a leader's words are a powerful means for motivating people at work. But where do you start with what to say, or even how to say things that will inspire?<p>According to Dr. Paul White, co-author of <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller <i>The 5 Languages of Appreciation in the</i> …

Employment

9 bad habits you must break to be more productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage …

Time Management

Need to Calm Yourself Down? Try This Military-Approved Breathing Technique

Whether you’re dealing with co-worker chaos or pressure to perform on a project, it’s difficult to excel at work when you're extremely stressed. …

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Filipino Man Rescued After Spending Three Years Atop 60-Foot-Tall Coconut Tree

A 47-year-old man from La Paz, in the Agusan del Sur province of the Philippines, had last felt solid ground under his feet in 2014, before climbing …

Bolivia

Dogs absolutely love it when you smile at them

<b>It’s official – dogs absolutely love it when you tell them they’re a good boy or girl.</b><p>New research shows that dogs’ facial expressions change when …

Stewardess claims first-class passengers pay flight attendants for sex

An air hostess from a British airline has lifted the lid on the mile-high bonks, romps with pilots and celebrity affairs that go on among the …

Aviation

Last-Minute Trips to Catch the Fall Foliage

An Indian summer on both coasts has kept leaves on the trees later than usual, and since the possibility of foliage-ending snow is never far from our …

Hudson Valley

10 Comics That Perfectly Capture The Comfortable Stage Of Relationships

'We’re just two big kids who are trying to ‘adult’ together!'<p>The honeymoon phase in a relationship is overrated; the comfortable stage is where the …

After you die, your brain knows you’re dead, terrifying study reveals

Have you ever wondered what happens when you die?<p>You’ve probably heard about how those who have died and come back to life say they saw light at the …

The Brain

22 Bad Habits to Give Up If You Want to Be Successful

What does it truly take to be successful?<p>People love to depict success as a single colossal goal; a mountain they have to surmount. But the truth is, that mountaintop doesn’t even exist if you can’t succeed at the small tasks that are right in front of you. Success isn’t the result of one home run. …

Self-help

Top 10: the best hotels in Pest, Budapest's fashionably hip district

An insider's guide to the best hotels in Pest, Budapest, including the top places to stay for opulent interiors, excellent restaurants, serene spas, atmospheric bars, first-class service and wonderful views, close to Andrássy út, Széchenyi Baths, St Stephen’s Basilica and the Opera House.<p>Four …