Rebecca

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Do these eight things and you will be more creative and insightful, neuroscientists say

Tests of human intelligence show that even as IQ, the measure of our analytical thinking skills, appears to be on the rise, our more expansive, creative thinking skills may be on the wane as our hyper-busy world promotes more narrow, analytical thought. Neuroscientist John Kounios, a professor of …

Creativity

13 Interesting Facts About This Year’s Runaway Best Selling Book “The Girl On The Train”

<i>The Girl On The Train</i> is one of the most successful books of the year and has already been on the <i>New York Times</i> best seller’s list for 23 weeks since …

13 Places From Your Favorite Books That You Can Actually Visit

Whether we’re catching a London train to the magic wizarding world, experiencing the running of the bulls in Pamplona, or dining across from an enchanting vampire in Washington, our literary adventures feel very real. Books have the uncanny ability to transport us to the places we’ve never been, …

What is the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation?

Environment,Climate change,Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,Aid,Malaria,Tuberculosis,Aids and HIV,Africa,World news,Bill Gates,Melinda Gates,Philanthropy,Global development,Society<p>The $43.5bn trust is the largest philanthropic organisation in the world and is committed to the eradication of …

Ludo’s Paris

TravelWhere the Locals Go<p>Thirteen years ago, <b>Ludo Yken</b> moved to Paris to complete his studies and found that he never wanted to leave. In addition to feasting on the City of Love’s impressive spread of cultural attractions and green spaces, the media-industry professional found another reason to …

France

Nurse Confessions: Don’t Get Sick in July

A secret look inside how America’s health care system actually works.<p>Welcome to the land of health care’s 1 percent. During the four years I spent interviewing and following nurses for my book, I was continually astonished by the red carpet some hospitals rolled out for certain classes of patients. …

What would you pay to be happy?

The source of our happiness is closer than ever to being located, measured and commodified. Alex Renton meets the ‘psychoeconomists’ and asks, have they created a monster?<p>The happiest man in the world is a 67-year-old Buddhist monk called Matthieu Ricard. He starts his day sitting in a meadow in …

Meditation

The Ombre Chocolates That Took Over The World (Mother's Day Gift Tutorial)!

A gorgeous idea for a Mother's Day gift or just a gift for someone that loves all things pretty, these ombre chocolates have taken the world by …

How to Clone a WordPress Site in 7 Easy Steps

Generally speaking, cloning is considered an unethical practice. However, when you think of cloning in terms of making a duplicate WordPress site, a …

Make Reusable Peppermint Wipes for Spring Cleaning

Make your springtime scrubbing a breeze — and cut down on waste while you’re at it — with your own DIY reusable peppermint cleaning wipes!<p>I’m a bit of a neat freak, so I love the convenience of disposable cleaning wipes, especially for mopping up spills, wiping down tables, or giving my kitchen or …

Cleaning

Nine Cognitive Biases You Need to Understand to Master Your Money

In our daily lives, we constantly rely on our instincts to navigate through all kinds of situations, from how to relate to other people to what kind …

Critical Thinking

Sublime Places to Visit in Italy

I was lucky enough to travel to Italy last month for a week of road tripping with<p>my fiancée. Based in <i>Lamole in Chianti</i> in Tuscany, we drove out to a number of sublimely beautiful destinations away from (well mostly) crowds of tourists.<p><b>Le Cinque Terre, Italian Riviera</b><p>Sunbathers enjoy the sun as the …

26 Messy Animals Who Will Make Your Day

Messy is good: what's not good is getting more food on your face than in your stomach. Luckily, Old El Paso Stand ‘N’ Stuff Soft Tacos are so easy to fill and eat that they take the mess out of mealtimes.<p>Wipe your face, wash your hands and head over to Old El Paso to find out more about their Stand …

Paul Meulman

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Black-tailed prairie dogs

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Don't Book a Return Flight: 6 Destinations That Are Pricey to Reach, But Cheap to Stay

Airfare has been killing us recently. Fuel prices may be plummeting, but that simply means more cash for airlines, rather than more savings for passengers. So, unless consumer demand drops (which we don't expect anytime soon), flying just about anywhere in the world will remain a costly affair. But …

New aluminum battery for smartphones can be charged in a minute

LONDON (Reuters) - U.S. scientists said they have invented a cheap, long-lasting and flexible battery made of aluminum for use in smartphones that can be charged in as little as one minute.<p>The researchers, who detailed their discovery in the journal Nature, said the new aluminum-ion battery has the …

Clean Energy

Articles about how buy shipping container on Dwell.com - Dwell

You've decided to join the shipping container revolution.<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Would you like to benefit from the best construction or construction firm equipment sales through online? Then you …

Shipping Containers

6 of the Most Unbelievably Cheap Paradises on Earth

By: John Marshall<p><i>Credit: Justin Sawn/Flickr</i><p>Everyone at one time or another has wanted to get away from it all and beach/ski/paraglide-bum it in some foreign land. Small problem: that's very expensive. Or is it? (That's our sweet rhetorical way of saying maybe not.) Check this list of 12 shockingly …

A Same-Day Flight Change Is The Cheap Way To Fix Any Travel Woe

Even if you've cross-checked your sources, called your airline and waited until the precise optimal date to book your flight, a sense of panic can set in after the final ticket purchase is made. You're locked. You're loaded. You're taking this flight, and there's no turning back. Right?<p>Not quite, …