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10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Being a leader of a company or organization is certainly a difficult and often frustrating position – but it can also be tremendously …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>A story of a man in search of truth told with the simple clarity and beauty of Bunyan’s prose make this the ultimate English classic.

The 100

7 Tricks To Take Your Green Smoothies To The Next Level

There's no shortage of information out there on the health benefits of drinking green smoothies. They give you a huge amount of nutritional bang for …

What 5 Amazing Athletes Eat for Breakfast

What does the breakfast of champions really look like? We asked five incredible athletes (from an ultrarunner to a yogi) how they fuel up in the …

Foods that double as medicine

<b>(CNN) —</b> A typical visit to the doctor might leave you with a bottle of pills and instructions to take them twice daily.<p>But a small, growing number of physicians are "prescribing" foods not only for weight management, but also to prevent and treat chronic diseases.<p>CNN spoke with medical nutrition …

Superfoods

How to (Truly) Improve Your Luck

In 1938, a Detroit street sweeper named Joseph Figlock saved the life of a baby falling from an apartment building. A lucky moment, indeed. It was …

17 Facts About Time That Will Hurt Your Brain

"Time is an illusion. Lunchtime doubly so."<p><b>1.</b> Time passes faster for your face than for your feet (assuming you're standing up). Einstein's theory of relativity dictates that the closer you are to the centre of the Earth, the slower time goes – and this has been measured. At the top of Mount …

What People Who Live to 100 Eat Every Day

Over a decade ago, writer Dan Buettner teamed up with National Geographic and a team of scientists to explore these areas, now called the "Blue Zones." His latest book, The Blue Zones Solution, takes a closer look at their healthy lifestyle habits -- particularly how they're eating. Here's a look …

Costa Rica

The funniest movie of the year is finally here

The film opens with workaholic Emily (Taylor Schilling from "Orange Is the New Black") and her husband/stay-at-home dad, Alex (Adam Scott from "Parks & Recreation"), having awkward sex, doing all they can to finish before their kids burst in and ruin the fun.<p>They just moved from Seattle to Los …

7 truths about the mind you missed in psychology class

The longer you live, the more you realize that the difference between success and magnificent failure lies in how well you understand people. If you’re like many, that fact makes you regret not having studied psychology. I hate to be the one to tell you, but holding both a BSc. and an MSc. in …

10 Adorable Turtle Amputees Given a Turbo Boost With Prosthetic Wheels

Pet tortoises and turtles sometimes lose their limbs in nasty accidents, but the following shelled critters were lucky enough to be given a new lease …

Bizarre Video Captures Bear Walking Like a Human

An Asiatic black bear is spotted walking on its hind legs in this curious video taken by Eliza Jinata. It almost looks like a person in a bear suit. …

Bears

6 Books You Absolutely Can't Miss This May

Because nothing raises your badassery quotient like reading.<p>Real life proved more thrilling than fiction this month, with six non-fiction books beating out the competition as our top picks for May. From the story of the five men who took the civil rights movement to space to the memoir of a doctor …

The best films of 2015 so far – UK

Film,Culture,Birdman,The Theory of Everything,Foxcatcher,American Sniper,Whiplash,Ex Machina,Kingsman: The Secret Service,Big Hero 6,Inherent Vice,The Interview,Selma,Shaun the Sheep Movie,Love is Strange,The Duke of Burgundy,It Follows,White God,Appropriate Behaviour,Home,Mommy,Wild Tales,Fast & …

Secret Service

Sylvia Earle: There’s Still Time to Save the Oceans

Pioneering oceanographer Sylvia Earle’s lifelong affinity for the ocean began early. “When I was three years old I got knocked over by a wave, and …

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

21 Subtle Shifts to Live Life in the Now

By regularly adopting some of these practices that resonate with you (or all of them, if you're an overachiever), you will find yourself becoming more in tune with your true self. You might just learn to more easily go with the flow, let go of the past, and quit worrying about the future.<p>When we're …

Hung Up

How to Do Disney World Like a Pro

Pulling off a perfectly harmonious family vacation at Disney World may be harder than dislodging "It's a Small World" from your brain. But follow these do's and don'ts at Disney World, and you may actually have -- dare we say it? -- a magical time.<p><i>by Jason Cochran, CNTraveler.com</i><p>Pulling off a …

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20 Amazing Female Travelers to Follow on Instagram

From creative souls to power moms, we’re always inspired by women who aren’t letting convention tell them what to do. And today we’re talking about buying plane tickets and setting off on incredible adventures. Whether you’re starting to plan a trip of your own or just want to do some armchair …

Travel

35 Books You Need To Read In Your Twenties

From Cheryl Strayed's Wild to Amy Poehler's Yes Please, these are the books you need to get through your own roaring twenties. Inspired by this post.

Books

When Is the Cheapest Time to Fly Internationally?

Whether you're heading to the romantic cobblestone towns of Europe, the bustling cityscapes of Asia, the wild backcountry of Africa or somewhere else entirely, this breakdown of the most important points to remember when booking international flights from the United States is a must read.<p>Whether …

United States

Massive Underground City Found in Cappadocia Region of Turkey

Subterranean retreat may have sheltered thousands of people in times of trouble.<p>When the invaders came, Cappadocians knew where to hide: underground, in one of the 250 subterranean safe havens they had carved from pliable volcanic ash rock called tuff.<p>Now a housing construction project may have …

Travel Tips for When Sickness Hits

With the flu rampant this year and outbreaks like the measles making headlines, all globetrotters could take a lesson in preparing for a travel-borne illness before it strikes. Jablon and several doctors weigh in.<p>Emily Jablon has suffered health issues time and time again during her travels around …

Los Angeles

The 5 Best Pieces of Gear for the Road

Going light is rule number one when it comes to packing, and that means taking only the essentials. Whether it’s strong but easy-to-carry luggage that’ll protect your valuables from the toils of travel or a camera that can put your shots over the top, the best travel gear can seriously upgrade your …

Travel tip: Doing laundry on the road? Two easy solutions for soap

When I unexpectedly ran out of clean clothes on a recent trip, I was lucky: The Phoenix area motel where we were staying had a coin-operated washer and dryer.<p>What it didn't have was a coin-operated vending machines dispensing detergent. It was about 10 at night and the last thing I wanted to do was …

15 Things NOT To Do In Paris

The next time you're in the City of Light, don't fight with crowds in tourist traps, eat at the wrong restaurants, or wait in line at the Eiffel Tower.<p>It's impossible to see and do everything when visiting Paris, so why waste time doing anything that isn't worthy of your hard-earned vacation hours? …

Travel Guides

These Lucky Charms Dessert Recipes Are Magically Delicious

"Hearts, stars and horse-shoes, clovers and blue-moons."<p>If your parents were anything like ours, theywere often reluctant to give in to a box of Lucky Charms -- probably because the cereal is loaded with sugary marshmallows. So you knew it was a good day if you scored a box of the stuff.<p>Good news, …

The Exceptional Traveler: Cool, Hip, Affordable Buenos Aires (and When It's Cold Here, It's Hot There!)

I almost felt guilty dining alfresco under a striped umbrella knowing loved ones were struggling through single-digit temperatures back home.<p><b>"Travel is more than the seeing of sights; it is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living. -- Miriam Beard</b><p><b>How To Do Exceptional</b> …

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20 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

More than "middle seat," "lost reservation" or "canceled flight," the two words that have the power to rattle even the most intrepid traveler are, "Stop, thief!"<p><i>Robert Couse-Baker / Flickr</i><p>More than "middle seat," "lost reservation" or "canceled flight," the two words that have the power to rattle …

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