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Confucius’ Top 7 Tips for a Happy Life

<i>“It is better to play than do nothing.”</i><i>“Men’s natures are alike; it is their habits that separate them.”</i><i>“Only the wisest and stupidest of men never</i> …

Self-help

The Ugly Truth About Airline Prices

If you heard recently that the best day to buy airline tickets is a Sunday, close to 57 days before the flight, you were misinformed. That tidbit came from an Airlines Reporting Corporation (ARC) study based on data from hundreds of millions of round-trip ticket purchases between January 2013 and …

The World's Best Hotel Beds

From safaris to ski chalets, the most luxurious places to rest your stylish head.<p>From safaris to ski chalets, the most luxurious places to rest your stylish head. <i>Via HarpersBazaar.co.uk</i><p>Courtesy

Samsung Offers $200 Trade-in For Any Working Smartphone With Galaxy Note 4 Pre-order

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is up for pre-orders in the US on AT&T and Verizon for $299.99 on-contract. If you’re thinking about pre-ordering the device, …

Even In Steve Jobs' Home, Apple Devices Were Never Present At The Dinner Table

Jobs was a low-tech parent, according to The New York Times' Nick Bilton, who had spoken with Jobs in late 2010.<p>When Bilton asked Jobs how his children liked the iPad, Jobs replied: "They haven't used it. We limit how much technology our kids use at home."<p>In fact, Jobs' children didn't seem …

Tech Industry

Do You Want To Look Young? Stop Doing These 8 Things To Save Your Skin

Some of the most beautiful women I know are over 40 and all seem to have one thing in common: Dr. David Colbert!<p>Renowned dermatologist Dr. Colbert is known for taking care of some of Hollywood's most beautiful faces, like stunning over-40 beauties Angelina Jolie, Naomi Watts, and Rachel Weisz. I …

Skin Care

Innovative Windowless Jet Offers Immersive Panoramic Views of Outside

Technicon Design's new <i>Ixion</i> private jet concept replaces windows with flexible screens that can display immersive, panoramic views of the outside environment on interior cabin walls and ceiling. Cameras mounted on the plane's main body and wings capture the surrounding vistas, allowing passengers …

Panoramic Photography

Mass Murder Made Easy: The Story of the Armenian Genocide

In the midst of the current genocide being carried out against Assyrian, Chaldean, and Syriac Christians in Iraq, this documentary about the Armenian …

A Tour Through Vienna

8 NYC Bars With The Most Incredible Views Of The City

New York is home to some of the most beautifully designed drinking and eating establishments in the world, so why do we end up wasting so much time …

The coolest outdoor hotel showers | CNN Travel

The 2-Minute Workout That Works Your Abs From Every Angle

How strong is your core? Find out with this ultimate ab challenge<p>Ripped abs are reason enough to add some core moves to your routine. But a strong torso can also give you the foundation you need to lift more weight with less risk of injury. "Crunches alone won't get the job done, though," says Todd …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

Creativity

61 Ways to Lose Weight

Small changes can lead to really great results<p>A few years ago, one of my friends at <i>Men's Health</i> stepped on the scale and was horrified by the result. He'd somehow managed to pack 20 pounds of flab onto his previously skinny frame. When he looked into the mirror, he saw a fat guy staring back. He …

Simple tips to avoid getting hacked - Jun. 13, 2014

NEW YORK (CNNMoney)<p>With all the recent news about government surveillance, corporate cybersecurity failures and large-scale hacks, the task of keeping yourself safe online can seem daunting.<p>There's probably no way to completely avoid the NSA if they've got you in their sights, but fortunately, …

The All-New Pushup Circuit That Builds Strong, Massive Shoulders

A great set can make your waist look slimmer, your arms look bigger, and your back look broader. Here's the circuit that will help you build bolder shoulders<p>When it comes to shoulders, the bolder, the better. One of the best ways to build a massive set: Pushups. But we're not talking about pounding …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Eatocracy - CNN

How to Find Coupon Codes You Never Knew Existed

Almost every place you shop online has a "promotional code" box at checkout—but fewer than a quarter of shoppers use it. We asked the experts for …

Codes

Best Spring Trips 2014

Travel<p>Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring …

Travel

Yelp's first top 100 restaurants list upends conventional wisdom

Yelp has revealed its first ever list of the top 100 places to eat in America and a small seafood restaurant in Hawaii has taken top spot. According to users of the crowdsourced recommendations site, Da Poke Shack in Kailua-Kona is the most impressive US restaurant, with an average five-star rating …

Full speed mobile data and no deadzones with pCell technology

Artemis Networks has announced their new pCell technology, which they say can provide full 4K video to every TV in New York city using just 10MHz of spectrum. Compatible with current LTE and 3G devices, small pWave radios would be distributed throughout an area that create a “Personal Cell”(or …

New York City

Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information exists not on screens, but projected onto our eyes, is likely watching the blossoming wearable technology market with great anticipation. With its iOptik system, wearables startup Innovega …

These Apps Will Help You Make 2014 Less Filthy

This year, several notable apps that connect users with house cleaners have launched or gained traction. These include Homejoy, Exec and laundry service Prim. There are a lot of benefits to hiring a professional cleaning service but, unfortunately, I live outside the area covered by these apps. …

10 Reasons to Forgive the Person You Hate the Most

“Forgive the person you hate the most. This is your intention for our class together tonight.”<p>Wait, what? Why would I want to begin a yoga class with …

Fitbit Force review

I’ve come to a sobering conclusion about myself: I’m not a very active person. Despite maintaining a gym membership and only the best intentions, I still prefer to read, watch TV, and play games. This is precisely why I’ve never invested in a fitness-tracking gadget — if I’m not moving that much, …