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How Quickly Are You Growing Old?

Measuring the pace of biological aging in young people could someday help prevent age-related diseases<p>Feel like you’re 40 years old going on 60? Or maybe, 40 going on 21?<p>Age may be just a number, but medical experts increasingly are saying it might not always be the right number to gauge your …

Aging

How To Escape Your Employer's Cage And Become Self-Employed

<i>Screw the Zoo</i>, written by Sam McRoberts, is a new book on the subject of escaping from the mental and societal cages in which far too many of us seem to be trapped. Sam sent me an advance copy of the book to read, and I read it with fascination as I came to realize the psychology that’s required …

This Guy Left a Great Job in NYC to Live in a Treehouse

It's not as crazy as it sounds. Well, ok, maybe it is.<p>From the department of <i>New York Times</i> lifestyle stories about people with too much money and too little sense comes a story about 27-year-old Foster Huntington, who left a job in New York's fashion industry to move into a tree house.<p>In July 2011, …

What Good Is Thinking About Death?

We're all going to die and we all know it. This can be both a burden and a blessing.<p>In the heart of every parent lives the tightly coiled nightmare that his child will die. It might spring at logical times—when a toddler runs into the street, say—or it might sneak up in quieter moments. The fear is …

World's Longest and Highest Glass Bottom Bridge to Be Unveiled in Chinese National Park

In July of this year, China's scenic Zhangjiajie National Park will be opening the very first bridge of its kind. The Zhangjiajie Grand Canyon Skywalk is set to be the world's longest and highest glass-bottomed bridge, coming in at 1,410 feet long, 20 feet wide, and 984 feet above ground. The glass …

Five Ways to Smell Great Without Using Cologne

Find cologne overpowering and aftershave offensive? There are plenty of all-natural ways to smell great every day.<p>Find cologne overpowering and aftershave offensive? There are plenty of all-natural ways to smell great every day.

Cleveland officer not guilty in killing unarmed pair

<b>(CNN) —</b> Yes, Cleveland police Officer Michael Brelo stood on a car and shot the unarmed black occupants 15 times just after officers first riddled it with bullets. But a judge ruled Saturday that, partly because Brelo reasonably believed he was in danger, he's not guilty of a crime.<p>Concluding just …

How to (really) find a job overseas

I’ve been working overseas for nearly 2 years now. I write this post from once again another country I never thought I would wind up in (Qatar) and I …

Employment

10 Exotic Places You Can Visit on $10 a Day or Less

<i>By Paul Sisolak, Contributor</i><p>When you combine all of the expenses that go into travel, like airfare, hotels, food, sightseeing and more, the idea of picking up and exploring different corners of the world can seem too expensive for the budget-conscious adventurer. The good news is that some of the …

Best American beach campsites | CNN Travel

Joseph Kent, Baltimore man arrested on live TV, is released

Watch a special report, "Police Under Fire," Monday at 9 p.m. ET/PT.<p><b>(CNN) —</b> The lawyer for a Baltimore community activist whose arrest was broadcast live on CNN said Thursday morning that his client had been released from jail.<p>As viewers watched, Joseph Kent held his hands up and walked in front of …

Justice

The Power of Kindness

How being good to others can be good for you.<p>Treating other people well isn’t just good for your karma. It’s good for your health and vitality, …

James Holmes comes face to face with brain damaged Colorado cinema shooting victim

Caleb Medley, who was left severely brain damaged after being shot in the head, and his wife Katie, who was nine months pregnant, are first victims to give evidence against James Holmes at his trial<p>A woman who was nine-months pregnant at the time of the Colorado cinema massacre told how she fled …

Comedians

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 …

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …