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The Top 4 Basic SEO Principles That Increase Your Website Traffic

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Blogger conferences have been a great resource for me as an entrepreneur. In July, New York City was host to two huge blogger events, BlogHer and Blogger Bash, where more than 5,000 bloggers gathered to meet with brand representatives and …

How To Answer 'Why Do You Want To Work Here?'

Erica’s niece Anjali was performing in a piano recital, so Erica went with her sister and brother-in-law to watch Anjali’s performance. After the recital there were refreshments served at a small reception.<p>Erica chatted with the young man who had turned pages for all the pianists. She learned that …

Plan your great American road trip

Roadtrippers, a new trip-planning website and app, can pinpoint the country’s most majestic bypasses, plus tell you where to eat and stay along the way.

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Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

The 19 Most Beautiful Places In The World Are Hidden In America

Europe is great and Asia is awesome, but the song says <i>America</i> the beautiful.<p>These hidden places prove you don't need to spend big bucks and make a transatlantic trek-- the world's most beautiful wonders have been here all along, right in your American backyard.<p><b>Grand Prismatic Spring in Yellowstone</b> …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Where To Go Next in Europe

Yet Europe's "second" (in some cases, even third) cities often provide equally outstanding amenities, attractions and infrastructure, including sizable airports and efficient mass transit, while flying under the tourism radar.<p><i>By: Jordan Simon</i><p>Everyone knows the great capitals of Europe - London, …

Photographer's New Pictures Of His Girlfriend Leading Him Around The World Will Inspire You To Travel

<b>Jump right to the photos »</b><p>The Moscow-based couple have continued to travel since the initial photos surfaced in March, and now Murad has a fresh batch of images in the series, titled "Follow Me."<p>The first picture happened entirely by accident in Barcelona, when Natalia and Murad were on vacation. …

Neuroscience: The man who saw time stand still

One day, a man saw time itself stop, and as David Robson discovers, unpicking what happened is revealing that we can all experience temporal trickery too.<p>It started as a headache, but soon became much stranger. Simon Baker entered the bathroom to see if a warm shower could ease his pain. “I looked …

How pickpockets trick your mind

Pickpockets use much more than sleight of hand, says Caroline Williams, they hack your brain’s weaknesses.<p>My mother has eyes in the back of her head. She also taught me from an early age to be suspicious of strange men, especially when they give you presents. Which makes it all the more surprising …

Our best tool for decision-making? Instinct

Our picks of the week from around the web, including the virtues of intuition, the future of computing and whether freezing human eggs solves everything.<p>Programming Perl in 2014<br>Charlie Stross | Charlie's Diary | 25 June 2014<br>Science-fiction writer on the past and future of computing. The trajectory …

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How long can you go without air?

A few people can hold their breath for an astonishingly long time, discovers Frank Swain. How do they do it?<p>Last November, 32-year-old Nicholas Mevoli lay on his back on the ocean surface, gulping air like a fish to pack his lungs with air. Then with a small splash, he dove under the water and …

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Psychology: Why bad news dominates the headlines

Why are newspapers and TV broadcasts filled with disaster, corruption and incompetence? It may be because we’re drawn to depressing stories without realising, says psychologist Tom Stafford.<p>When you read the news, sometimes it can feel like the only things reported are terrible, depressing events. …

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Neuroscience: why do we see faces in everyday objects?

From Virgin Mary in a slice of toast to the appearance of a screaming face in a man’s testicles, David Robson explains why the brain constructs these illusions.<p>We are primed to see faces in every corner of the visual world.<p>It’s not often that you look at your meal to find it staring back at you. …

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Internet: How websites are experimenting on you

Websites are using hidden tricks to make you click or buy without realising, and the way they do it can be both baffling and controversial, finds Chris Baraniuk.<p>The internet is one big experiment, and you’re part of it. Every day, millions of trials are manipulating what you see when you browse …

How does the internet really work?

Upload a photo or send an email, and what happens next? BBC Factomania has a two-minute guide to the lightning-speed journey that happens as soon as you press click.<p>There are over 300 million images uploaded to Facebook every day, and over 5 billion gigabytes of material on the web in total, but …

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