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Flight Deal of the Day: Take WOW Air to Iceland and Europe for $99

The Icelandic low-cost airline WOW Air has launched another $99 sale on flights for travel to Europe this fall and winter.<p>The temperatures may be dropping in Europe as autumn arrives, but so too are the airfares. Iceland-based airline WOW Air just announced a special sale, with airfares as low as …

A Transforming Design For The New Bauahaus Museum

This concept for Dessau’s new Bauhaus museum features rotating sections that transform the space into a movie theater, concert hall, and more.<p>Although Walter Gropius’s famous “School of Building” was started in Weimar in 1919, it wasn’t until the Bauhaus moved to its second home in Dessau, Germany, …

Nine massive banks just teamed up to take the technology behind bitcoin mainstream

Barclays, BBVA, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, JPMorgan, State Street, Royal Bank of Scotland, and UBS have all formed a partnership to draw up industry standards and protocols for using the blockchain in banking.<p>The partnership is being led by R3, a startup with offices in New York …

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10 Beautiful Images of 1930s Paris

<i>By Hadley Keller forArchitectural Digest.</i><p><i>(photos: courtesy of Galerie Argentic)</i><p>Roger Schall's never-before-seen photographs of 1930s Paris go on view at Galerie Argentic. <i>Boulevards</i>, 1935 (above).<p><i>Metro Blanche</i>, 1935.<p><i>Dames de la Fontaine</i>, 1935.<p><i>Gare De Lyon</i>, 1935.<p><i>Les Poulbots</i>, 1935.<p><b>See more: The</b> …

Oliver Sacks: I want to de-stigmatise hallucinations

<b>Your latest book is about hallucinations. Why did you want to write about them?</b><br>I’ve been fascinated with them for a long time. I’ve touched on …

Research shows that these 7 hobbies will make you smarter

Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy ourselves in the process.<p>We now know that by learning new skills the brain creates new neural pathways that make it work faster and better.<p>Here is a list of seven hobbies that make you smarter and why.<p>Playing music …

15 Critical Habits Of Mentally Strong People

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move through it …

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Warren Buffett and Elon Musk are about to make one periodic element the hottest commodity in the world

It has been easy to take lithium for granted. This wonder mineral is the backbone of our everyday lives, popping up in everything from the glass in our windows to our mountains of electronics.<p>And while investors have long appreciated the steady rise in demand for this preferred mineral, the number …

Everything Science Knows About Reading On Screens

We’ve adapted our reading habits to fit our screens, but at a cost.<p>Thanks to technology, we’re reading more than ever—our brains process thousands of words via text messages, email, games, social media, and web stories. According to one report, the amount people that read tripled from 1980 to the …

The Supreme Court Ruled Against the EPA — But It's Probably Not a Big Deal | VICE News

The Supreme Court, by way of a 5-4 decision on Monday, sent back US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rules limiting mercury and other pollutants generated by fossil fuel-fired power plants to the DC Circuit Court of Appeals for further deliberation.<p>They did not, however, suspend the Mercury …

I ate 40 teaspoons of sugar a day. This is what happened

For three years, Damon Gameau cut out sugar from his diet - then, for a documentary, he reintroduced the white stuff. The results were shocking<p>In the warm Australian summer of 2008, I was pretending to enjoy life as an early 30s single male. My love of self had certainly been applied well to …

6 personalities in every office - and how to manage them

The best managers create productive and engaging work environments for team members. That’s why, according to Gallup’s recent State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders report, managers account for 70 percent of the variance in employee engagement. In other words, good managers …

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What To Eat at D.C.’s Nationals Park

The Washington Nationals have a ton of talent—and a dizzying variety of delicious ballpark food. We’ve got fans covered with our guide to eating on …

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New Construction Time Lapse of Ryerson Student Learning Centre

Opened earlier this year, the new Ryerson Student Learning Centre has given students of the university an impressive new study space, and has given …

6 Ways to Travel New Zealand on a Budget

The sweeping mountain vistas, stunning beaches, vibrant cities and hospitable locals make New Zealand a bucket list travel destination for many. But as breathtaking as it is, plenty of travelers forgo a forage into hobbitdom due to the expensive costs of getting and staying there. The sticker shock …

Access your own 25,000-sq-ft rooftop "hipster playground" at ODA's new Bushwick apartments

1/11<p>ODA Architecture 10 Montieth Street1<p>Most NYC rooftops afford room for a grill, a few plantings and maybe some yoga, but what about one large …

Easy Summer Tuna Caprese Quinoa Salad

Shares 940<p>Hello divas! I hope that your week has been fantastic and you are planning for a fun filled weekend ahead. Mine has been pretty good and …

One-pot quinoa 'risotto': An easy, healthy twist on an Italian classic

Everyone gets those cravings for a delicious Italian meal. Chef Angelo Sosa — restaurant owner, cookbook author, and runner-up on "Top Chef"Season 7 — shares how to make this easy one-pot quinoa "risotto" that'll have you happy and full after a summer day's activities.<p>Quinoa 'Risotto'<p>Brandon …

Black Bean, Mushroom, and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers Recipe

<b>Ingredients:</b><p>2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for baking<br>• 1 medium-size yellow onion, diced small<br>• 3 cloves garlic, minced<br>• 2 cups finely chopped cremini …

The simple habits of mentally tough people

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a …

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Is it time to cancel your Greek vacation? | CNN Travel

Quick Meatless Recipes

Our noodle-free lasagna substitutes baked eggplant for the pasta and cuts the oil and fat from the bechamel -- but still bubbles with cheese and creamy sauce.

Healthy party food for kids - Jamie Oliver | Features

Kids love birthday celebrations, and parties are a great opportunity to celebrate with amazing food. Party food for kids can be colourful, exciting, …

10 Drink Recipes Every Cocktail Drinker Should Master

As long as you have a well-stocked liquor cabinet, there’s no reason you can’t bring happy hour to your house. Anyone can be a master mixologist as …