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Medications Can Help People Stop Abusing Alcohol, But Many Don't Know That

Two often-overlooked medications might help millions of Americans who abuse alcohol to quit drinking or cut back.<p>Public health officials, building on a push to treat people who abuse opioids with medications, want physicians to consider using medications to treat alcohol addiction. The drugs can be …

Southwest's Airfare Fire Sale Hopes To Boost Slow Travel Days

Southwest Airlines' latest sale slashes the industry's already low travel rates even further, provided you travel on a Tuesday, Wednesday or Saturday.<p>…

7 Foods with More Protein Than a Chicken Breast

Because after a while chicken starts to taste like paper.<p>We’re totally on team chicken breast. It’s incredibly lean! It’s got a ton of filling protein! But every once in a while, you might get bored of chowing down on the same old bird. (<i>Want to burn fat and still chow down? Check out The Body</i> …

66 Things to Do and See in Paris

From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most entertaining, most exquisite, and most quintessentially Parisian attractions and activities the city has to offer.<p>From the classic landmarks to the lesser-known gems, we've rounded up some of the most …

Hook yourself up with a last-minute flight upgrade with this new app

I FLEW EMIRATES FIRST CLASS once by chance. To save money, my parents put me on a flight on Christmas Day, but the joke was on them. When the staff …

Air Travel

How the luxury resorts on Egypt’s perfect beaches turned into abandoned “ghost hotels”

The Seashell is a resort with grand ambitions. Its villas, apartments, pools and bars have room for several hundred guests, and its domed roofs and arched balconies look across the Red Sea to Saudi Arabia. Every morning, the sunrise fills the mountainous coastline with reddish gold light that …

Swimming Pools

The 12 greatest South American holidays

Spring<p>1. Venezuela<p>Defiantly tropical, with temperatures ever pinned to the mid-20s Celsius, Venezuela is a destination where the exact window of arrival matters little, although May and June, when new rains (largely at night) fatten the flow of the country’s prime site, Angel Falls, are opportune. …

This Experiment Suggests Intuition Is A Real Thing

You're probably making decisions based on information you don't even know you have.<p>Most of us have a general idea of what intuition is -- you might say we have an <i>intuitive</i> idea -- but there’s never really been a clear scientific definition of the term.<p>A team of researchers in Australia is trying to …

How to drink coffee like a true Italian

Visitors to Italy contemplating their first <i>real</i> cappuccino should remember that they’re in quasi-sacred territory.<p>The Italians pretty much invented the way the rest of the world confects, serves and imbibes coffee, from the lingo (cappuccino, latte, <i>macchiato</i>) to the steam-driven espresso machine …

Coffee

25 Trips That Won't Eat Up All Your Vacation Time, No Matter Where You Live

If you suddenly have a case of that Get-Out-of-Town-Itch but were planning on saving up all your vacation time off for end-of-the-year holidays, we have good news: Finding a change...

17 Hidden Costs That'll Blow Your Budget at Yosemite

From the entrance fee to fuel costs to get there.<p>Yosemite National Park is one of those places you visit, then wonder if what you saw was real. It …

National Parks

Want to Be Unforgettable? Science Says Do This

People forget up to 90 percent of what you communicate. Fortunately, there's something you can do about that.<p>Believe it or not, researchers have found that we forget up to 90 percent of the new information we receive--whether it's in a one-on-one meeting with our boss, or in a large industry …

Public Speaking

Science Says Stop Doing This to Eliminate Self-Doubt

What would you do if you could eliminate self-doubt? Here's a hack that works every time.<p>Self-doubt says, "You can't do that."<p>Self-doubt comes from worrying about what others will think if you try and fail.<p>Self-doubt is paralyzing, even for the best of us.<p>But self-doubt is just that -- <i>self-imposed</i> …

Self-confidence

Measuring the Milky Way: One massive problem, one new solution

It is a galactic challenge, to be sure, but Gwendolyn Eadie is getting closer to an accurate answer to a question that has defined her early career …

We tested a new app from a cofounder of Kayak, and it was like having a travel agent in our pocket

That's why Paul English, a co-founder of Kayak, recently launched Lola, an app with a messaging interface that connects users with a team of travel consultants who can take care of every step of the planning process. The app utilizes a combination of AI technology and an experienced staff to …

13 Crock-Pot Recipes You Won’t Believe Are Vegan

Cooking

How to watch Mars make its closest approach to Earth in years tonight

If you’re looking for a fun activity to add to your Memorial Day plans, here’s an easy one: look up. According to NASA, Mars will be making its …

Former investment banker who quit to travel the world on her own on 40% of her old salary: 'I feel richer now'

Before she left, she'd been earning six figures a year, including her commission. But she remembers that she wasn't happy with her lifestyle.<p>"It was hard for me when our paid time off was only 14 days per year," she told Business Insider in fall 2015.<p>"We'd go to the office puking our guts out …