Mehran Ilma

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17 One Sentence Life Lessons From My Dad

When it comes to pep talks, my dad nails it every single time. Since I was a kid, he has always been trying to teach my siblings and I things about …

Financial planners share their best advice for saving money

Saving money is one of the most important steps people can take to bolster their financial security and plan for the future. But it's not as simple as it might seem because there are many ways to go about it.<p>A tried-and-true savings plan doesn't have to be a challenge when you've got the right …

Retirement

Supermodel Skin-Care Products: What 4 Women Use to Get That Radiant Glow

Gorgeous, healthy, and glowing was the beauty mantra at Versace's spring 2016 show—skin was the real standout. We had to know the supermodel skin-care products some of our favorite women keep in their (chic) bags. As for the makeup, Pat McGrath kept it fresh and minimal with a swirl of blush, a …

These tweaks to your morning routine will make your entire day more productive

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. …

Time Management

8 Foods To Eat For Glowing Skin

The skin care market is a multi-billion dollar industry in the US. I constantly notice signs and commercials advertising new products promising …

Grandiose Baroque Library in Prague Is a Stunning Kingdom for Books

Prague's Klementinum library was opened in 1722 and has easily become one of the most beautiful libraries in the world. Aside from housing over 20,000 novels for your reading pleasure, this location showcases absolutely stunning Baroque architecture. As you're perusing various timeworn bookshelves, …

Books

The top 10 museums in the world by TripAdvisor

The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, has been named the world’s top museum in TripAdvisor’s Travelers’ Choice Museums 2015, handily beating …

Art

David Cameron Sent Home From Parliament Over 'Inappropriate' New Haircut

Prime Minister David Cameron has been sent home from his first PMQs after the summer holiday because the Speaker noticed his 'unparliamentary' …

Downing Street

15 Things Women with Amazing Skin Do Every Day

Waking up flawless is all in a few key steps.<p>Everyone knows at least one woman with seemingly perfect skin. Every time you see her glowing face, you think, <i>Seriously, how does she do it?</i> <i>What kind of magical procedures is she getting? Which expensive creams is she using?</i> Here's the thing: Her secret …

Neil DeGrasse Tyson takes you to Mars on this 3-minute mission

Okay, yes, technically this is another promo for Ridley Scott's movie <i>The Martian</i>, which is racking up quite an impressive playlist of promos ahead of …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

When words are added to the dictionary, what about banning some? Here are ten suggestions

() - <b>1. Battling my demons</b><p>It was demons who held down that actress/pop singer/reality TV star and rammed four kilos of charlie up her left nostril leaving her with the IQ of an aspidistra and, alas, sans septum. It was demons who injected Philip Seymour Hoffman with skag. The same creatures …

Ed Miliband

Search for Nefertiti's burial site given green light

<b>(CNN) —</b> A British archaeologist has been given the go-ahead by Egyptian authorities to search Tutankhamun's tomb for the final resting place of Nefertiti.<p>Nicholas Reeves, along with Mamdouh Eldamaty, the country's Minister of Antiquities, and a group of experts will enter the boy king's burial …

Archaeology

Incredibly successful philosophy majors

LinkedIn cofounder Reid Hoffman was almost a philosophy professor.Kevin Moloney/Fortune Brainstorm Tech<p>Through one lens, the study of philosophy is the purest intellectual quest there is. Through another, it's a punch line.<p><i>(Q: How many philosophers does it take to change a light-bulb?</i><p><i>A: Three: one</i> …

Hedge Funds

Can we reverse the ageing process by putting young blood into older people?

A series of experiments has produced incredible results by giving young blood to old mice. Now the findings are being tested on humans. Ian Sample meets the scientists whose research could transform our lives<p>On an August morning in 2008, Tony Wyss-Coray sat in a conference room at the Veterans …

Alzheimer's Disease

Why high-powered female bosses don't necessarily help other women succeed

However, new research suggests that pairing a low-performing woman with a high-performing female boss could potentially create bigger problems.<p>The study, conducted by Sameer B. Srivastava, Ph.D. and doctoral student Eliot Sherman at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business, …

Employment

21 easy habits to start today that will help you 5 years from now

One Quora thread is full of such contemplations, originally addressed to a 23-year-old physics student but applicable to everybody.<p>Here are the takeaways.<p><b>1. Work on your public speaking skills.</b> It's scary. Even Warren Buffett used to throw up before giving a speech. But it's crucial: As you advance …

Self-improvement

Queen Mary, Letizia, and Maxima at Royal Party in Denmark

When it comes to royal style, there is a handful of ladies who consistently trump everyone. Kate Middleton, of course, but also Queens Letizia and Maxima, and Princess Mary. Each lady is a major style force in her home country, but we rarely get a glimpse at them looking glamorous <i>all together</i>. That …

Kate Middleton

The future of loneliness

As we moved our lives online, the internet promised an end to isolation. But can we find real intimacy amid shifting identities and permanent surveillance?<p>At the end of last winter, a gigantic billboard advertising Android, Google’s operating system, appeared over Times Square in New York. In a …

Edward Hopper

35 Empowering Feminist Quotes from Inspiring Women

Words of wisdom from the trailblazers who make us proud to be women.<p>To all the women and men continuing the fight for feminism in 2017, get inspired by the words of the trailblazing women who've said it best. From Hillary Clinton to Maya Angelou, Gloria Steinem, Rihanna and all the unapologetic, …

10 Personality Development Tips for a Much Better Life!

If you truly desire to improve your attitude and your entire life in general, then these personality development tips can be the golden ticket for …

Self-help

12 Proposed Disney Attractions That Were Never Built

Walt Disney once said, “It's kind of fun to do the impossible.” Well, my fine-mustachioed icon, it may have been fun, but sometimes it is simply …

Mark Twain

How to Get the Benefits of a Cleanse Without Actually Doing One

The word "detox" makes us think restriction, hunger, and mood swings. We asked health experts how to skip all that and get straight to the good stuff.<p><b>1. Start your mornings with a glass of room-temperature lemon water.</b> (Room temperature is important, since cold foods and drinks can shock your …

The mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief suspects: comets.<p>Over the past few months, the European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe closely examined the type of comet that some scientists …

A Fashion Model Shares How She Keeps Her Skin So Gorgeous and Glow-y

<b>Eat Lots of Fruits and Vegetables</b><br>Applying vitamins to your skin is only half the battle. Nicole says that one of the best things you can do for your skin is eat a ton of fruits and vegetables, which provide vitamins and minerals that are essential to skin health. Try whipping up a smoothie with …