Maria Paula Jaramillo

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This $6-A-Month Plan Brings Solar Power To People Living Off The Grid

People talk about a flash of inspiration. But Xavier Helgesen's eureka moment came in the dark.<p>A few years ago, the American entrepreneur was traveling through Malawi to meet with clients for his book-selling company, Better World Books. He stopped in Monkey Bay, a town of about 30,000 people, to …

The One App You Should Check Before You Book Your Next Flight

It's not just when you fly that affects your ticket price. It's when you book.<p><i>This story originally appeared on money.com.</i><p>If you fly to the same …

Here's How To Eat For Better Workout Results

Because housing a bag of cheese puffs after your run is apparently not the most productive strategy.

Here’s Why You Should Add More Veggies to Your Diet ASAP

I honestly can’t remember the last time I ate a meal that didn’t include vegetables. For me, they’re the main attraction at breakfast, lunch, and …

These 'Sea-Nomad' Children Can See Underwater Like Dolphins

And the skill can be learned in just one month.<p>If you want proof of how adaptable the human body can be, look no further than the Moken people - a …

This New Use for Cotton Candy Machines Will Blow Your Mind

The most important job of cotton candy machines may be shifting from spinning up sugary treats at county fairs to a life-saving role at hospitals. Yep, you read that right. Researchers have developed a new way to use cotton candy machines to make artificial organs, according to a new article …

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5 hard truths about quitting your job to travel the world

Traveling long term, and embracing the career uncertainty that accompanies it, is no picnic.<p>I would know. In the fall of 2014, I gave up my cushy job as a magazine editor in New York to embark on a year-long excursion with my begrudging boyfriend.<p>Fast-forward 365 days, and we've explored 15 …