Caroline Swinney

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26 Steps to Living a Life You Love

Have you dreamed of doing something big with your life? Are you longing to find your passion — something that makes you come alive? We all want to …

Last year's IMF video on Asia’s economic markets was an excellent snapshot of the financial situation in the region. How do you think things have changed since its creation? Photo: Reuters/Bobby Yip https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P28psE78KUw

A Tea Infuser That Takes Its Cues From The USB Stick

The Loop is a handy, gadget-like strainer that stores loose tea and lets you brew a fresh cup any time.<p>Tea is synonymous with bourgeois comfort. Scores of writers agree that there are few things as cozy on a rainy day than a cup of strong tea and a good book. Kakuzō Okakura, for one, divined the …

Final salary pension closures accelerate

More than a quarter of FTSE 100 companies have shut their final salary pension schemes to all their workers, and the pace of closure could mean they …

World's Highest BASE Jump - Flying from Mt. Everest

North Face

The Social Music Experiment: Experiment #1- Can Music Get You Laid?

Scientists and Philosophers Answer Kids’ Most Pressing Questions About How the World Works

<i>UPDATE: The sequel is here, featuring a 9-year-old girl’s question about why we have books, answered by yours truly.</i><p><i>“If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch,”</i> Carl Sagan famously observed in <i>Cosmos</i>, <i>“you must first invent the universe.”</i> The questions children ask are often so simple, so basic, …

10 Creative Workout Ideas + 5 Fitness Tips

Sometimes, creative workout ideas come from where you’d least expect. In late March, my good friend Dylan Thuras invited me to a secret speakeasy. I …

Field Cycles 29er

The last Field Cycle we saw on Cycle EXIF was the Sheffield team’s Fixed Road. Since then, there’s been a few more sightings of their colorful frames, most recently at the 2013 Bespoked Bristol show. Their latest offering, a 29er MTB prototype, is less tall and slender, but actually does belong in …

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Cleansing the Internal Organs: A Comparison Between The Methods of Yogis and Qi Gong Masters

Christina Sarich, <i>Staff Writer</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Looking at Qi vs Prana<p>It is possible that each of these subtle energies are quite similar but some …

Modern Handmade Dog Collars from Mattie & Margot - Dog Milk

It’s just two humans, two dogs, and two sewing machines at California-based Mattie & Margot. But this small operation is producing big-time style …

The Marshall Fridge

Back in 1962, drum teacher Jim Marshall opened up a small music shop in London. Fast-forward to now, his shop has morphed into the iconic global …

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Probiotics can prevent dangerous diarrhea, study finds

<i>(This story contains corrected information. Lactobacillus GG was not shown to be effective but the the combination of Lactobacillus acidophilus and Lactobacillus casei was)</i><p>Probiotics -- those products that promise to replenish your gut’s “healthy” microbes -- do seem to help prevent dangerous …

How to Ask Yourself Great Questions

In my life coaching training program, one of my first homework assignments was to make a list of 100 <i>empowering questions</i> we could ask clients in …

Outlook, Office, Skype, Bing, Breaking News, and Latest Videos

Join Rewards and earn points when you explore and search on MSN.<p>See your recent documents, or start one for free with Office Online.<p>Sign in to your …

A Small, Natural Modern California House Encased in Glass

A modern house with rooms that feel as big as the outdoors.<p>For his small (just 1,200-square-feet!) contemporary house in West Hollywood, interior designer Mark Egerstrom made the most of the limited space by expanding vertically, extending rooms outside, and choosing multi-functional furniture. For …

RT @DocWallaceMusic: @wyntonmarsalis takes time for teens @nyphil following dress rehearsal of his Symphony #3. Give him love & respect!! http://t.co/ldDJP0o4uQ

Latin Roots: Canto Cardenche, The Sound Of Sorrow

A naked person walks into a fancy gala. In a world of overproduced, painstakingly packaged and perfectly polished music, that's what it's like to hear Canto Cardenche — a completely a cappella style of Mexican music — for the first time. It's one of the most stunning, honest and unpretentious forms …

The Grown Up Q&A: James Wolk

With the sixth season of <i>Mad Men</i> nearing its end (cue sad cries here), the number one question on everyone’s mind remains—who <i>is</i> Bob Benson? Theories range from agency spy to your typical brown-noser (always ready with two cups of coffee!), but we still can’t say for sure. However, we do know that the talented and stylish actor who plays him, James Wolk, has a presence that’s impossible to ignore.<p>The gents of Birchbox Man caught up with the handsome fellow to find out which <i>Mad Men</i> character’s …

Six weekend breaks in Europe

If you’ve ticked off Europe's big city hitters such as Paris, Rome and Madrid, then <i>Lonely Planet Traveller</i> magazine has some suggestions for your next trip.<p>Jerez de la Frontera, Spain<p>Jerez distils Andalucian culture down to its most dramatic elements. It is a beguiling town of sherry bodegas, sleek …

The 33 Most Beautiful Places In America

We asked—you answered. From the beaches of Hawaii to the plains of the Midwest, here are the 33 most beautiful places in America, according to you.

Hawaii

The Hottest Old New Kitchen Design Trend

<i>Everything</i> in the design world is cyclical. When the pendulum swings one way, you can count on the fact that, sooner or later, it will swing on back. …

Snapchat isn’t broken, your friends just suck

I have exchanged a handful of Snaps with my 19 year-old sister. They are among the most innocent images the app has likely ever seen. We send selfies …

Self-awareness