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6 Qualities Mindful People Enjoy That Mindless People Don't

Being more mindful about your work can make you more innovative, productive, and even attractive.<p>Mindfulness, as hot a topic as it is, is also an oft-misunderstood concept. Many confuse being mindful with being meditative, but you don't have to become a dedicated yogi to enjoy the professional and …

Mindfulness

Drinking Milk Is Linked to Parkinson’s Disease: Study

Studies have found a connection between the consumption of dairy products and a higher risk of developing Parkinson disease, the neurodegenerative …

Articles about 8 idyllic homes wrapped cypress on Dwell.com - Dwell

With seemingly limitless plans, styles, and sizes, kit homes are an intriguing alternative for homebuyers.<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>In the remote San Juan Islands, an artist and an architect …

6 futuristic cars powered entirely by the sun

<i>By Cat DiStasio</i><p>Innovators around the world are obsessed with harnessing the power of the sun. Solar energy has been used to power lamps that light up the night, to run desalinators that create clean drinking water, and to offset fossil fuels on utility grids. But what about solar cars? The world …

New Zealand ahead in battle to be the world's best country

The voting is open for Telegraph Travel's annual awards, which recognises the best destinations, travel companies and airlines around the world.<p>The US was named world's best country in 2011 Photo: Fotolia/AP<p>There are 14 categories in all, each voted for by readers, but perhaps the most prestigious …

10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Superstar Dutch Designer Piet Oudolf

If the world of gardening has rock stars, Piet Oudolf qualifies as Mick Jagger, David Bowie, and Prince rolled into one. The Dutch landscape …

The 7 Hottest Travel Destinations of 2016

We've got holiday getaways on the brain. But not just any old getaways. We're looking for something out of the ordinary, a place to fuel our passion for travel but that's yet to be affected by mass tourism.<p>From the Mexican beach hardly anyone has discovered to the Mediterranean city that's …

Flying

The sun is setting on solar, but there’s still time to scoop the feed-in tariffs

Energy bills,Solar power,Feed-in tariffs,Household bills,Consumer affairs,Money,Energy,Environment,Renewable energy,UK news<p>Householders are rushing to take advantage of generous Fits before they are cut in January – and you can too<p>Around 655,000 homes – less than 3% of the UK’s housing stock – have …

13 creepy pictures of the microbes that are living inside of you

Humans and bacteria have a curious relationship.<p>On the one hand, some species of bacteria are responsible for some of the most nefarious of human diseases.<p>On the other hand, many species have peacefully coevolved with humans for hundreds of thousands of years to play essential roles in digestion …

Why Is My Daughter Aggressive at Home and an Angel Everywhere Else?

When parents help their frustrated kids simply feel their sadness or disappointment, they move from aggression toward acceptance.<p><i>I have an eleven-year old daughter who gets angry very easily. When I nicely try to explain why she can't have what she wants, she yells, slams doors, or even throws</i> …

Siblings

Blogger Jordan Younger reveals how extreme 'clean eating' almost killed her

Jordan Younger, who shared plant-based recipes as the popular blogger The Blonde Vegan, broke ranks with her 70,000 followers in June 2014 with a post entitled “Why I’m Transitioning Away from Veganism.”<p>As the post went viral, her site crashed. She lost 1,000 readers and even received death threats.<p>…

B&N Readouts

Earth’s primeval atmosphere was not yet, as it is now, ‘homogenized’. It was as though sheets of glass of every shape and size glided there in …

Nicole Kidman

Why physicists are fascinated by Vincent van Gogh's episodes of 'psychotic agitation'

He was sitting in the Saint-Paul asylum in Saint-Rémy, France, at the time, where he had checked in to not long after his infamous ear-severing episode.<p>Little did he know that his rendition of the view from that window would later come to be revered as one of the masterpieces of Western art: …

Your Strong Dollar Buys You A Luxury Retirement In These Top Overseas Havens

If you're shopping the world map, trying to choose where to live, retire or invest in a second home overseas, you don't want to make your decision based entirely on currency exchange rates. However, you do want to pay attention to them. The U.S. dollar is now so strong against currencies in some of …

Real Estate

Woolly Mammoth DNA Successfully Spliced Into Elephant Cells

But don’t expect mammoth clones anytime soon<p>A group of researchers are getting closer to bringing the extinct woolly mammoth back to life. Geneticist George Church’s lab at Harvard University successfully copied genes from frozen woolly mammoths and pasted them into the genome of an Asian …

The 25 most popular travel destinations in the world

Millions of TripAdvisor users weighed in and voted for their top travel destinations around the world.<p>For the first time, travelers ranked Marrakech, Morocco, as the top travel destination in the world. Last year, it ranked at No. 6. And while perennial favorites like Paris and Rome made the list, …

Why Travel With Kids, By Kids

I can give lots of reasons to pack up all the gear and invest in a family holiday -- phrases such as global citizen, cultural tolerance and lifelong shared memories come to mind.<p>No one expresses it quite so clearly or truthfully as children. At my family travel website suitcases&strollers.com, I've …

Family Travel

Seven Destinations for an Exceptional Easter Family Trip

With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.<p><b>With Spring approaching, it's time to plan that Easter break. Each of these seven destinations make the ideal family holiday.</b><p><b>1. ARGENTINA</b><p><b>Get up close to Iguassu Falls and</b> …

Plantations

Travel (and Stay) Healthy

The last thing you want to happen on your vacation or while you are traveling -- or even when you return home -- is to get sick. That's no fun at all. So it pays to be prepared... before and during your trip.<p>The last thing you want to happen on your vacation or while you are traveling--or even when …

Tap Water

Las Vegas Reports 41.1 Million Visitor Record for 2014

A record 41.1 million visitors descended on Las Vegas last year.<p>The Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority confirmed Friday what it had already …

How We Traveled The World On $40 A Day, And You Can Too

When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are millionaires--far from it.<p>When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are …

Paperless Office

Break the Bucket List: See the Greatest Light Show on Earth

<i>Flying into Keflavik airport is probably an un-nerving experience for a monophobe visiting the isolated Nordic nation of Iceland during winter...</i><p><i>The sun comes up late, but spectacularly, in wintertime Iceland</i><p>Gazing out of the plane on the approach and spying the first indication of dry land for …

European Travel

Burma Uncovered: Amazing Shots From a Photographer's Paradise

Photo: David Heath<p>After five years of work, 38 flights, and 10 separate visas to Burma, photographer David Heath released his first book late last year. Burma is undeniably one of the most raw and photogenic places on earth, and Heath brought an eye to the region that can only be explained by his …

Why Your Instagram Nature Shot Is Breaking the Law

Last fall, an Instagrammer named Casey Nocket made news when she posted photos of permanent acrylic portraits that she’d painted on rock faces in national parks across the country. Predictably, people were pretty upset both by her deeds and the callousness she appeared to have about her vandalism, …

Top 10 Underground Cities

In cities large and small around the global, there's a whole other world lying beneath the streets. Shaped by history, weather and geography, these underground cities are fascinating foundations and reflections of life above. While many of these subterranean worlds have long since become obsolete, …

On the Big Island, volcanic activity could worsen respiratory problems

Visitors to the Big Island who suffer chronic respiratory problems are being urged to take common-sense precautions because of air pollution caused by volcanic activity.<p>Conditions are right for increasing particulate levels over southern and eastern parts of the Big Island, said Darryl Oliveira, …

The cool beyond the castle: Edinburgh's top local experiences

The glories of history – think the Royal Mile, Edinburgh Castle and Royal Yacht Britannia – are an undeniable part of Edinburgh's appeal. But Scotland's capital is something else too: cool. There's an array of excellent bars, boutiques, coffee shops, restaurants and contemporary galleries, and …

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