Lynne Grow

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Apple MacBook Pro with Touch Bar updated with max 32 GB RAM, ‘improved’ third-generation keyboard, True Tone, and new Intel chips

Apple has today updated the 13-inch and 15-inch MacBook Pro with a spec bump refresh. The laptops feature Intel’s latest eighth-generation processors, with a six-core option on the 15-inch model. The new 15-inch MacBook Pro can also be specced with up to 32 GB RAM, with a DDR4 configuration. The …

MacBook Pro

A Guide to the Safest and Most Dangerous Caribbean Islands

From Natalie Holloway's tragic disappearance in Aruba to the murder of a honeymooning couple in Antigua and the oft-repeated advice of "don't leave …

Four Ways to Practice Self-Compassion

I’m really struggling around parenting my teen right now. Some days, all I can do is take it hour by hour, breathe and pray. I’m not sleeping well, …

The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

11 Must-See Cities in Spain That Take You Beyond Barcelona

As peak vacation season approaches, many of us are daydreaming of warm weather and a nice glass of something refreshing. If you're looking for an exciting European adventure, where better to head than the land of sangria, sunshine, and sweaty dance halls: Spain!<p>If you've grown tired of marching …

10 million lives could be lost to superbugs - so how far have we got in the race to beat them?

British scientists claim they have beaten more than a dozen rival teams around the world in the race towards a new synthetic antibiotic. They hope that the agent – an improved version of a natural antibiotic called teioxobactin, discovered in soil by American scientists in 2015 – will provide a new …

The 10 best airlines in the world, according to travellers

TripAdvisor has revealed the winners of its 2018 Travellers' Choice Awards for Airlines — and some of the results are pretty surprising.<p>The winners were chosen based on airline reviews submitted on TripAdvisor Flights or via one of TripAdvisor's review collection partners from February 2017 to …

Singapore Airlines

4 Steps to Shift Perspective and Change Everything

When facing potential stressors, the way we view what we're experiencing can exacerbate our stress — or minimize it! Cognitive reframing is a …

How to Not Get Sick While Traveling

Nobody wants to suddenly come down with the flu on day 1 of vacation.<p>It’s cold and flu season, and if you didn't notice that by looking around at your dripping, sneezing friends and family, you’ll definitely become aware of the situation if you’re passing through an airport. There may be nothing …

A Guide to Tuscan Wine Country

Here's how to drink—and eat—your way through the region.<p>From up-and-coming Brunellos to tucked-away Super Tuscans, we spotlight the region’s secret treasures, and provide intel on where to eat—and stay—en route.<p>Brunello, Montalcino<p>Labels like Banfi and Casanova dei Neri put this wine area of …

The 6 Best Brain Foods to Eat as You Age

A growing body of research shows that certain foods may help maintain mental sharpness.<p>Food has a powerful effect on our brains, especially as we age. “However, we sometimes think the brain is a separate system from the rest of our body,” says Dianna Purvis Jaffin, director of strategy and programs …

Nutrition

The proven health benefits of honey

<b>(CNN) —</b> Move over, prehistoric bears. Humans have loved honey since the Stone Age.<p>Rock art pictures of honey harvesting, which at first glance look like drawings from A.A. Milne's Winnie-the-Pooh, date to about 8000 B.C.<p>Beeswax has been found on pottery dating as far back as 7000 B.C., most likely …

Stone Age

This Simple Practice Will Help You Be More Happy and Productive

In today's hyper-connected world, it's easy to get distracted. Turns out, all that distraction makes us unhappy and unproductive. Here's how to stop the vicious cycle.<p>Has this ever happened to you? You sit down to work on an important project with a looming deadline and suddenly, without warning, …

Mindfulness

You've Been Sleeping on Planes All Wrong

<i>This article originally appeared on Travel + Leisure</i><p>Some people can sleep standing up, but for the rest of us, there are expert strategies to …

In-flight Entertainment

You Could Win a Year of Unlimited Free Flights on JetBlue (Video)

A few lucky passengers have the chance to take unlimited trips to anywhere the airline flies for an entire year.<p>Want to travel the world without the …

If You're Paleo and You Love Dessert, These Thanksgiving Recipes Are For You

Bust out the pumpkin, whip out the cinnamon, and grab some coconut milk, because Thanksgiving is just around the corner — and there are many Paleo treats to be had. Whether you're a strict Paleo eater, you're allergic to gluten, or you're just trying to cut down on dairy and sugar, these yummy …

10 Foods Diabetics Should Eat Daily

Be sure to put these in your meal rotation.<p>Making healthy food choices to control blood sugar is key for those with type 2 diabetes, but what if …

Nutrition

Here’s what you can do to protect yourself from the KRACK WiFi vulnerability

Security researcher Mathy Vanhoef publicly disclosed a serious vulnerability in the WPA2 encryption protocol today. Most devices and routers currently rely on WPA2 to encrypt your WiFi traffic, so chances are you’re affected.<p>But first, let’s clarify what an attacker can and cannot do using the …

Wi-Fi

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert

10 of the Best US Beach Towns to Visit in the Offseason

Visiting the beach during the peak of the summer season can be more of a headache than it's worth. What with traffic, parking, and how difficult it …

New England

Silicon Valley Courts Brand-Name Teachers, Raising Ethics Issues

MAPLETON, N.D. — One of the tech-savviest teachers in the United States teaches third grade here at Mapleton Elementary, a public school with about 100 students in the sparsely populated plains west of Fargo.<p>Her name is Kayla Delzer. Her third graders adore her. She teaches them to post daily on …

Education

Want a Cool, Beautiful, Affordable Beach Vacation? Go to Portugal

There's no better place to lounge on the beach after a lazy lunch of wine and fresh seafood.<p>Everyone you know is probably going to Portugal, or at least talking about going to Portugal, the same way they went to Tulum, and Cartagena, and Iceland. It’s affordable, and full of exceptional wine and …

There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain

In a world dominated by celebrity fad diets that range from absurd, like Reese Witherspoon's alleged "baby-food diet," to absurdly unaffordable, such as the $200 "moon dust"-infused smoothie that Gwyneth Paltrow drinks, many people don't believe there's a single best diet for your health.<p>But a …

7 apps that will teach you how to meditate, because meditation is SUPER good for you

You don’t have to be super spiritual and live somewhere in the mountains to meditate, although a lot of people still think that the super relaxing …

17 under-the-radar alternatives to major tourist destinations

Sure, a trip to Paris or Rome is nice — but sometimes the best vacations come from traveling off the beaten path.<p>This summer, beat the crowds by …

Three Things I Learned from Teaching Happiness

Since 2014, I have been co-instructing the Greater Good Science Center’s free massive open online course called GG101x: The Science of Happiness. To …

Happiness

The Meditation You Need to Be Doing Regularly, Based on Your Zodiac Sign

<i>Starting to meditate can be, well, stressful. Our friends at YourTango break it down by zodiac sign to help you find your perfect practice.</i><p><b>Find your zen.</b><p>No matter who you are, there's been a time when you feel like you're having a major mental breakdown. Whether it's work, school, family, friends; …

How to Breathe Your Way to Inner Calm

<b>“Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths.” ~Etty Hillesum</b><p>Today I’d like to discuss something …

Mindfulness

How to Trust That You'll Be Okay No Matter What

<b>“The only thing that makes life possible is permanent, intolerable uncertainty; not knowing what comes next.” ~Ursula K. Le Guin</b><p>Did you play with …

Positive Thinking

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