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How practicing mindfulness can lead to better decision-making

When feedback stings or when it’s difficult to empathize with a co-worker, do you find yourself<i>responding</i> or <i>reacting</i>?<p>There’s a big difference between the two: a thoughtful response can quell a heated debate, while a knee-jerk reaction ups the emotional ante (your own or your co-worker’s). One is …

Mindfulness

10 Positive Habits That Could Change Your Life

• <b>Trust karma.</b><br>But when you do something good, be genuine and do it from your heart, not because you’re expecting something good to happen to you</b> …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best of GQ<p>What Artur Samarin pulled off at a school in small-town Pennsylvania is one of the boldest hoaxes of our time.<p>By Daniel Riley14 hours …

Men's Fashion

This 3D cancer model shows how tumours mutate

A new 3D modelling technique has revealed exactly how cancerous cells grow and mutate over time. It is hoped the new insight will help researchers …

World’s biggest plane to visit Shannon Airport

<b>The worlds largest airplane will make a rare visit to Shannon this weekend with hundreds of plane spotters from all over the country expected to</b> …

Roads

How to Switch From an Android Phone to iPhone

Over Android? Here's how to make the switch from Android to iPhone as smooth as possible.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn …

GOLF x Vans Pro Classics Old Skool Pro Collection

“Vans on, fuck your Jordans.”<p>Tyler, The Creator‘s been teasing his new skate shoe collection with Vans, and now we get a glimpse of the Odd Future visionary’s boldly-designed Old Skool Pro collection. Featuring bright color-blocking mixed with checkerboard patterning, the classic Vans Pro Skate …

Shoes

5 Shortcuts To Bonding Deeply With a Romantic Partner

How do you get to crazy love — or get crazy love back when it’s gone away?<p>Forget the silly relationship books, let’s look at the real science and get …

Relationships

56 Acronyms and Initials All Spelled Out

So that's what it stands for!<p><i>Don't miss an episode of mental_floss on YouTube—subscribe here! Images and footage provided by Shutterstock. Here's a</i> …

Pop Culture

Italian couple run onto airport tarmac to stop plane in Malta

They went to the next gate, forced open a security door, ran to the apron and began signaling to the pilots to let them on the plane. The engines …

Ask a pilot: Everything the Slate staff wanted to know about planes and piloting.

<i>All week, Mark Vanhoenacker</i> <i>has been</i> <i>sharing stories about piloting and planes excerpted from his book</i> <b>Skyfaring: A Journey With a Pilot,</b> <i>out now from</i> …

Sir Richard Branson: IAG buying Aer Lingus is absolutely wrong

Billionaire founder of Virgin Atlantic says he finds it 'incredible' that competition authorities are allowing £1bn deal to go ahead<p>Sir Richard Branson, the founder of Virgin Atlantic, has hit out at rival International Airlines Group, claiming it is “absolutely wrong” the British Airways owner is …

Understanding Your Food Cravings So You Can Eat Healthier

Nutrition

Latina

How to cook poached eggs: our guide to cracking the secret

Microwave, egg poachers or no gadgets at all? We find out what method results in perfect poached eggs, every time<p>The trend to pop an oozy egg on top of anything and everything – from vegetables to pig’s cheek – shows no signs of fading. Fried eggs are delicious, of course, but poached is the …

Breakfast

Here's what happens in a plane's cockpit

Since the people in the cockpit are in charge of your life for the next few hours, passengers often wonder who they are and what they do.<p>You might get a glimpse of white shirts, electronic screens, and the throttle quadrant, but that's it.<p>As a passenger, especially after 9/11, you are kept far away …

The Brain

6 G.I.S. Top Tips -- How Not To Throw Your Computer Out The Window

• <i>This is the last in a 5-part series about GIS: Geographic Information Systems</i><p>An enterprise Geographic Information System (GIS) can be an amazingly powerful tool: It not only represents your data spatially, but can also do magical things like track sales by shop location.<p>And then there’s asset …

Data Visualization

Ryanair and Aer Lingus renew Twitter feud

Ryanair and Aer Lingus have renewed their war of words on Twitter.<p>The social media teams at the two Irish airlines have clashed frequently in recent months. The latest dispute comes after Aer Lingus launched a new advertising campaign claiming that it flies passengers to the heart of their …

Aer Lingus

IAA closes taxiways after Ryanair plane incident

The Irish Aviation Authority has withdrawn taxiways A and B2 at Dublin Airport from service following a collision between two Ryanair planes at the …

Aviation

9 Deodorizers to Eliminate Your Worst Smells

You stink. I stink. We all reek a bit on occasion, and it worries us. Who hasn't sniffed his own pits before picking up a date?<p>"A repulsion to bad smells is deep in the genome," says Avery Gilbert, Ph.D., president of the Sense of Smell Institute. "At some primitive level, to be stinky means to us …

Absolutely Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Airplane Controls

<i>All</i> of them? If you're talking about a commercial airliner, then there's hundreds and hundreds. There are big, fat manuals describing what they all …

What The Hell Do Those Three-Letter Airport Abbreviations Mean?

It’s one of those things that you’ve perhaps never explicitly thought about, but it may have tickled the back of your mind a few times as you make airplane reservations or stare at a departure screen. Where do the three letter codes used to delineate between airports actually come from? What’s the …

5 Unmissable Hidden Gems in Paris, France

<i>Updated on 27 December 2017</i> <br>Paris may be one of the top tourist destinations in the world, however there are plenty of lesser known sights to …

What do I do with my teenagers in Paris?

Whatever your know-it-all teens say, they'll kick themselves as adults if you don't make them start with <i>la Dame de Fer</i>. "Walking up to the first level of the Eiffel Tower can be a fun family challenge," says Paris-based family travel blogger Claudette Parry (mamalovesparis.com).<p>After that, mix it …