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The Perfect Three-Day Weekend in New York City

As part of a new series, Travel + Leisure is exploring America one three-day weekend at a time. Here’s how to pack in the best of New York’s food and …

Airbus to Build Autonomous Flying Taxis

Billing it as a solution to urban congestion, Airbus has announced a new effort to build helicopter-like autonomous flying vehicles to transport both …

11 time-saving Microsoft Word hacks you won't know how you lived without

Microsoft Word tips? I know what you’re thinking: Is it 1995 again? <i>Am I back in seventh grade?</i><p>No – we’re definitely squarely in 2016. But that …

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

<b>The British pound is below 1.40 for the first time in seven years.</b> The British pound is worth less than $1.40 for the first time since 2007. While many reasons have been given as to why the pound has slumped nearly 5% since early January, many believe it is due to the uncertainty related to the …

23 books Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone should read

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has a single mission: to connect people around the world.<p>It's one reason why he decided to launch a Facebook-based book club last year, with a reading list that focused on "different cultures, beliefs, histories, and technologies."<p>Although the birth of his daughter, …

6 Reasons Why Diet Is More Important Than Exercise

Eight out of ten adults experience lower back pain once in their lifetime. I am one of those people and I’m definitely not looking forward to my …

Diets

Digging Deep: The Emotional Detox

We have all heard about detoxing... detoxing your physical body that is. You abstain from sugar, gluten, processed foods, meat, dairy and alcohol for a particular period of time, while possibly using an organic herbal product to aid in cleansing your system. To me, real detoxing takes more than a …

Here's an Easy Two-Minute Trick to Calm Your Racing Mind

<b>Obsess much? Here's a way to stop the cycle (and basically tell your brain to STFU).</b><p><i>By Amanda Schupak</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Kyle Ericksen/WWD<p>Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night. Think about how many times you've …

China Is Headed for a Debt Meltdown Like the U.S. in 2008 -- But Worse

World attention has focused in recent months on an acute refugee crisis occasioned by the mass migration to Europe of hundreds of thousands now fleeing the Syrian civil war. Less noticed has been another refugee crisis at least as ominous as that underway in the Middle East and Europe -- the …

Common regrets you should avoid

Regret comes in two varieties: The things you did that you wish you hadn't and the things you wish you had done but didn't.Thomson Reuters<p>Hindsight is 20/20, as they say, and oftentimes it can lead to regret.<p>Some people have the philosophy that everything happens for a reason, and there is no point …

10 years ago, I made a simple change that improved my life dramatically

But 10 years ago today, I changed something. And that change turned out to be one of the best things I've ever done.<p>I started exercising regularly.<p>At the time, I didn't think of myself as particularly lazy or out of shape. I was never a jock, but I was a competitive swimmer until my junior year of …

The 16 most powerful people in finance

To determine the ranking, we considered more than 100 of the most influential players in business, politics, and entertainment and evaluated their influence using metrics in four major areas: economic power, command, newsworthiness, and impact — a subjective measure that captures how important they …

2015 Will Be Warmest Year Since Records Were First Kept 135 Years Ago

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Chipotle's sales decline is just beginning

The burrito chain has warned that its same-store sales, or sales at stores open at least a year, could fall for the first time in company history this quarter because of the outbreak. The company is expecting a decline of 8% to 11%.<p>But JPMorgan says this is just the beginning of a long slide for …

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

The Top 10 Donald Trump Quotes of 2015

If you were asked to sum up the political year of 2015 in two words, it wouldn’t be very hard: Donald. Trump.<p>The New York real estate mogul and …

13 bad habits you should break in 2016 to be more productive

Being more productive is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day. While this is no easy feat, getting more done in less time is a much more attainable goal if you're not sabotaging yourself with bad habits.<p>Following are 13 things you should stop doing right now to become …

How to get rich in tech, guaranteed

<i>Startup L. Jackson is an anonymous blogger who writes about startups and Silicon Valley. This post originally appeared on his blog and is republished here with permission.</i><p>This week's NYT article on how employees sometimes lose out is a great read. Employees who like that might also like [Homebrew …

Red Square Readies for Christmas: Pictures

30 Books to Help Further Your Career

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Daily Meditation: Winter Solstice

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be part of bringing spirituality alive in your life.<p>Today's meditation features a song by Sufjan Stevens in honor of the winter solstice, which falls on …

A Company Is Selling Bottled Canadian Air to China

A Canadian startup company thinks it has a solution to China’s severe smog problem: It’s selling bottled clean air from the Rocky Mountains.<p>The …

9 Ways To Be Good To Yourself -- Starting Today

"If we really love ourselves, everything in our life works." ~ Louise Hay<p>"Before you can love others, you must love yourself first." This is a platitude that we hear time and again. But, when it comes down to it, the idea of loving oneself is a foreign concept to most.<p>Many of us go through life …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

The 10 most popular free online courses for professionals

Your education shouldn't stop when you leave the classroom.<p>Learning new skills is a great way to expand your mind and get ahead in your career — and it's easier than ever with a plethora of online classes just a click away.<p>A good place to start is with this year's most popular Coursera courses from …

Here's what happened when I started doing 40-minute meditation sessions every morning

Stressors include travel, family, and the early onset of all that year-end noise. Daily exercise can help you feel better, but a recent injury has limited what I can do.<p>So about one week ago, I started meditating before work each day. Friends from my yoga community had been encouraging me in this …

6 Low-Impact Workouts That Burn the Most Calories

When most of us think about a calorie-torching workout, we think of two words: hard work. We think of activities like jumping, sprinting, bootcamp, …

The overlooked reason why so many people fail at losing weight

Sure, some people will lose weight, but of those who do, most will gain it back. And studies show that the greater the weight loss, the greater the chance of not keeping it off.<p>The question is, why? Why do people fail so often at losing weight and keeping it off?<p>A national survey of over 1,000 …

After Sandy Hook, we'll never be silent on guns again

<b>(CNN) —</b> Three years ago today, I was sitting at my kitchen counter, devastated and outraged by the tragedy that had played out on my television: 20 first-graders and six educators were gunned down by a heavily armed gunman in the sanctity of an American elementary school -- Sandy Hook Elementary …