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The Definitive Guide To Every Type Of Tie Knot

A complete guide on how to tie a tie. From the Full Windsor and Four-in-Hand to the Granchester and Bow Tie, mastering these 8 popular tie knots will …

The Prettiest Fall Train Trip in the U.S. Starts at Just $53

This is the best (and most affordable!) way to take in the autumn foliage.<p>The arrival of autumn is just around the corner, which means now is the perfect time to plan a leaf peeping trip. While you could venture through the Adirondack Mountains — one of the country's most scenic places to take in …

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How to Tell If Someone is Lying, According to Behavioral Experts

Nonverbal clues that someone isn’t telling the truth.<p>If you claim that you never lie, well, you’re a liar.<p>Those little white lies are slipping out more often than you realize: One study found that Americans, on average, tell about 11 lies per week. Other research shows that number is on the …

Psychology

The best tablet you can buy right now

You can probably guess<p>For a hot minute, tablets were both super interesting and super hard to define. Sure, there was the iPad, but there were also other contenders. Android blurred the line between phones and tablets with 7-inch slabs. Microsoft pushed out Windows Surface devices that were …

The protein that can make your heart think you exercise

Although it's usually used as a compliment, having a big heart can be a good thing or a bad thing. When it needs to pump more blood, the heart can …

New discovery may 'impact treatment of autoimmune diseases'

A new study has found a way of manipulating the differentiation of T cells in the immune system so as to strike a balance between pro-inflammatory …

You Can See This Gorgeous Stretch of Pacific Coast by Train for Under $100

Don't let driving detract from these views.<p>Traveling California's Pacific Coast Highway by convertible is on lots of people's bucket lists, but there's a more relaxing (traffic-free!) way to get the same views.<p>In fact, Amtrak claims the only vantage point that rivals its Pacific Surfliner route is …

What does “co-signing” a loan mean and what are your responsibilities?

There’s more to co-signing a loan than just lending your signature. Before you help a family member or loved one, make sure you understand the impact …

Flying High Over Georgia On The Ultimate Southeast Road Trip

The far distant reaches of our planet often call with a very specific tone of seduction. A sexy whisper, a titillating chirp in the ear of the wayward tramp. The beaches of Sri Lanka or the valleys of southwestern Colombia have much more sultry dispositions than the hills of Virginia or the …

Diet drinks are associated with weight gain, new research suggests

Over the past decade, Americans have soured on artificial sweeteners.<p>Once heralded as sweet substitutes for sugar without as many belt-busting calories, people once couldn't get enough sucralose and aspartame. But recently, people have started looking at the molecules with increasing suspicion, …

Diabetes

Intel Is Feeling the Heat From AMD

The latest market share numbers for the central processing unit (CPU) space put together by PassMark gave <b>Intel</b> (NASDAQ: INTC) investors a rude awakening. The chip giant is losing its vice-like grip over the CPU market because of stiff competition from <b>Advanced Micro Devices</b> (NASDAQ: AMD), whose …

Computer Hardware

From crushed bugs to cow urine: the history of colours – in pictures

A new exhibition in Melbourne curated by paint-maker David Coles tracks the history of over 200 pigments – some deadly, some revolting, and some so rare and expensive they are no longer in circulation. The exhibition also features the strange world of modern colours – those that can only be seen …

Art

How-To Reverse Sear A Steak

Arguably one of the best ways to cook a steak.<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1 2-inch thick rib eye steak, preferably USDA Prime<br>Salt<br>Pepper<br>3 tablespoons canola oil<br>2 tablespoons butter<br>2 garlic cloves, peeled and smashed<br>2 sprigs fresh rosemary<br>3 sprigs fresh thyme<p><b>INSTRUCTIONS</b><p>1. Preheat oven to 200°F/95°C.<p>2. Pat the steak …

Tanzania

Wildlife, beaches, friendly people, fascinating cultures, Serengeti, Ngorongoro, Mt Kilimanjaro, Zanzibar Archipelago – Tanzania has all these and more wrapped up in one adventurous, welcoming package.

Health care bill 'shameful,' 'harmful,' medical groups say

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republicans may be jubilant that revamped health care legislation finally passed the House on Thursday, but many of the professional associations that represent America's health care workers are clearly unhappy.<p>The groups said they were "disappointed," "deeply disappointed" and "extremely …

Health Care

Serifos, Greece: great interiors, even better outdoors

How do you choose which Greek island to visit? There are thousands, and of course the most famous cannot be the best. For unspoilt beauty, you need a tip-off, and for one that has a little more life, you follow those in the know: the Athenians, and those smart hotel groups who seek out rarefied and …

European Travel

15 Online Design Tools To Help You Create Stunning Visual Content

Beautiful design and great visual content play a great part in today’s economy. It doesn’t matter in what field you specify – you might be a writer or entrepreneur wanting to sell your services or products.<p>The main difficulty is that hiring a competent designer might be expensive and if you run a …

Infographics

12 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Aruba

Year-round sunny weather, white-sand beaches, friendly locals, and tasty international cuisine—these are a few of the reasons we love Aruba, and …

Aruba

Washington D.C. for Beginners & First Time Visitors – The Highlights

By Adam GroffmanSure, it’s the political capital of the United States, but Washington, D.C. is so much more than its politics. With one of the most …

Travel

The Best Place to Camp in Each of the 50 States

Ready, set, camp.<p>Numerous studies have found benefits to spending time in the outdoors: better concentration, elevated mood, even faster healing and …

Camping

9 of the Most Charming Towns in the Netherlands

You’d be hard-pressed to find a destination in the Netherlands that isn’t picturesque. (It’s no surprise that the Dutch produced so many excellent …

European Travel

5 Beach Destinations You've Never Thought Of Visiting

Forget the Maldives and the Seychelles. In this list I pick 5 beach destinations for 2017 that you’ve never thought of visiting. Let me inspire you …

Beaches

11 of the Clearest Bodies of Water in the Entire World

In the Maldives, you can see the ocean floor from your hotel room.<p>If you've ever said "pass" to jumping into a lake, because it was so murky you couldn't see your feet, you're no alone. The feeling can be, well, unsettling. But you'll never run into that problem at these lakes, bays or coastlines. …

How to improve anything you write in 2 minutes

Following are the simplest tips I can give you to easily — and forever — improve the quality of your writing.<p>Delete the word "that"<p>The word "that" can be removed from your writing at least 90% of the time, and it will instantly make your sentence stronger.<p><b>Example:</b> "You believe that I'm lying, but …

The 15 most affordable destinations in Europe to visit right now

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Australia

Hans Rosling, the 'Jedi master' of statistics, dies aged 68

Professor Hans Rosling, who garnered a reputation as the “Jedi master of data visualisation”, has died at the age of 68, his Gapminder foundation has announced.<p>Professor Rosling, who was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer a year ago, passed away in Uppsala in Sweden.<p>"Across the world, millions of …

Bill Gates

Bannon says he’s a Leninist: that could explain the White House’s new tactics

Stephen Bannon, President Trump’s chief political strategist and, after Trump, the most powerful man in Washington, once declared proudly: “I am a Leninist.” He was talking to a New York university academic who had written extensively on communism and the former Soviet Union. “What on earth do you …

Donald Trump

Lucy in the sky with protein: Did we find the key to LSD’s psychoactive potency?

The discovery of how LSD changes a protein’s structure may explain why the drug is so powerful<p>One drop of LSD can erase your entire sense of being until — interminable hours later — you recapitulate your identity, one puzzle piece at a time. Beyond that and the iconic kaleidoscope visual effects, …