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10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

<b>1. The Pilgrim’s Progress by John Bunyan (1678)</b><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.<p><b>2. Robinson Crusoe by Daniel Defoe (1719)</b><p>By the end of the 19th century, no book in English literary history had …

Literature

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 …

Treat Depression & Anorexia Holding A Magnet To The Head

A new treatment for depression has been showing some promising results for patients experiencing chronic depression.<p>The treatment is called …

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 …

Breakfast

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 …

Alternative Medicine

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 …

Rhode Island

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

<b>We'll have what they're having.</b><p><i>By Sarah-Jane Bedwell</i>, SELF<p><i>(Photo: Courtesy Blue Zones)</i><p>There's one pretty mind-blowing characteristic about the people who live in these five communities throughout the world: Okinawa, Japan; Sardinia, Italy; the Greek island of Ikaria, the Nicoya peninsula of Costa …

Nutrition

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 …

Comedy

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. …

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 …

Books

The best films of 2015 so far – UK

From Birdman to Mistress America, we gather together the best movies released in the UK this year, updated weekly<p>January<p>Birdman<br>Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu<br>Running time: 119 minutes<br>Certificate: 15<br>One-shot, double-Oscar-winning comedy starring Michael Keaton as an actor who tries to put his …

Mad Max

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 …

TED Talks

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

When we're not being mindful, life moves by in the blink of an eye. Tendencies to overstuff our schedules, to stay plugged in as slaves to technology all hours of the day, and to constantly strive for more can and will rob us of our precious presence. We've glorified busy and achievement. It's our …

Meditation

How to Do Disney World Like a Pro

<i>by Jason Cochran, CNTraveler.com</i><p>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>© Nik Wheeler /</i> …

Walt Disney Company

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 …

New Zealand

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.

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. It's been …

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

Emily Jablon has suffered health issues time and time again during her travels around the world. The Austin, Texas, resident who co-founded the Million Mile Secrets travel blog with her husband, has experienced an allergic reaction to fish, come down with a fever and even passed out on the street …

Immune System
Travel Gear

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

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? 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 …

France

These Lucky Charms Dessert Recipes Are Magically Delicious

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, though: Now that you're all grown up, you can buy this …

Dessert

20 Ways to Keep Your Money Safe While Traveling

<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 even the most intrepid traveler are, "Stop, thief!"<p>Tamara Tennant, a globetrotter and owner of an interior design firm in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, recalls how …

Credit Cards