Ian Kesler

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Discover Australia’s Top End: A Five-Day Itinerary

Australia's Top End is often considered its last frontier. Running along the northern coast from the tropical, modern capital city of Darwin in the …

Australia

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

New England

17 undeniably awesome truths about traveling in Thailand

1. A night in Bangkok is way cheaper than just about anywhere.<p>Travel doesn’t have to be pricey — even in nice places — and Thailand proves it. …

Asia Travel

9 Ways To Make Yourself Smarter

Source: eldar nurkovic/Shutterstock<p>I recently spoke with the technology journalist Clive Thompson, author of <i>Smarter Than You Think.</i> I came away with …

The Domino Effect: How To Create A Chain Reaction Of Good Habits

Human behaviors are often tied to one another.<p>For example, consider the case of a woman named Jennifer Lee Dukes. For two and a half decades during her adult life, starting when she left for college and extending into her 40s, Dukes never made her bed except for when her mother or guests dropped by …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Maps

Emotional Intelligence 101: These 3 Words Can Turn Anxiety Into Advantage, According to Science

It's not about staying calm. In fact, it's the complete opposite.<p>When was the last time you were anxious?<p>Maybe you got worked up over a big presentation. Or preparing for that meeting to ask for a pay raise. Or getting ready to text that guy or girl you especially clicked with recently.<p>When …

Want to Be Happier? Science Says Do These 5 Simple Things Every Day

Is it possible to improve your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Plitvice Lakes of Croatia is Easily one of the Most Beautiful places on the Planet

Plitviče Lakes National Park is a 295-sq.-km forest reserve in central Croatia. It’s known for a chain of 16 terraced lakes, joined by waterfalls, …

European Travel

Revealed: The best places to raise a family, be an entrepreneur or retire, if you're a global butterfly

Has Britain’s vote to leave the European Union put the kibosh on relocation to some of the most beautiful and cultural cities on the Continent? That was certainly one of the defining arguments of the Remain campaign. Brexit will stop our children from travelling freely to EU countries, drive up …

Housing

Ask Ethan: Can Gravitational Waves Let Us Peek Inside A Black Hole?

Since LIGO first directly detected gravitational waves from merging black holes, scientists have taken a renewed interest in learning all about them. After all, with new data, a new technique and a new way of looking at the Universe, perhaps there are a whole slew of new discoveries that are now …

Physics

11 Things Truly Successful People Never Do (Ever)

You can drive yourself crazy trying to find the keys to success. Or you can just eliminate these 11 behaviors, and take some big steps toward achieving your goals.<p>How do you define success?<p>For some people, it's achieving a level of respect and accomplishment. Others benchmark their personal …

Self-improvement

This Important Element In You Brain Decides If You're A Leader Or A Follower

While we all have pre-conceived notions about what distinguishes leaders from followers, these are not necessarily accurate or based on any …

Emotional Intelligence

WATCH: This Simple Triangle Will Change The Way You Think About Maths Forever

Because logarithmic notation is bad.<p>Okay, let's get something straight right off the bat - logarithmic notation in maths is bad and doesn't make a …