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10 things I learned about life from asking myself a single question

We're often told to live everyday like it's our last. I think that's bad advice.<p>Most of us still have a long way to go, and a good way to make it miserable is through shortsightedness. That said, I do think we can build on the idea.<p>When I'm unsure about how to move forward, I like to ask myself a …

Self-improvement

Attention, Tom Hanks: Dan Brown’s new novel, ‘Origin,’ is ready for you

Dan Brown is back with another thriller so moronic you can feel your IQ points flaking away like dandruff.<p>“Origin” marks the fifth outing for Harvard professor Robert Langdon, the symbologist who uncovered stunning secrets and shocking conspiracies in “The Da Vinci Code” and Brown’s other …

Books
Russia

Develop Tremendous Mental Toughness: A Navy SEAL Explains the 40 Percent Rule

Willpower, determination, and mental toughness are like a muscle -- fortunately.<p>Mental toughness, determination, willpower, perseverance ... whatever words you use, the ability to overcome roadblocks, to push through doubt and fear and hesitation and keep working hard to achieve long-term goals is …

Self-improvement

Samsung QLED HDR monitors come in medium, large and massive

Four feet wide<p>Deep<p>Controls and power<p>Glowy and round<p>Connectors<p>Speakers<p>32 inch<p>The underneath<p>The stand<p>Controls<p>Cryptic icons<p>27-inch profile<p>Connections<p>Aspect ratio<p>Bottom<p>Jointed stand<p>Power

Consumer Tech

7 Underrated Mediterranean Destinations to Visit on Your Next Trip

The Mediterranean evokes many idyllic images, whether it’s white homes cascading down the hills to the sea or a charming promenade surrounding a …

European Travel

Mai Update – Berge, Meer & ein Ausflug in die Wüste

Home, sweet home. Nach einem turbulenten Reisemonat April sitze ich gerade gemütlich in meine Decke eingewickelt am Schreibtisch. Draußen regnet es …

Jennifer Aniston è la copia vivente della Monnalisa di Leonardo da Vinci

La rivelazione in un evento: la presentazione del lancio della collezione di Jeff Koons per Louis Vuitton (accompagnata sempre e SOLO da Justin …

Fnord! 5 Novels Featuring Far-Fetched Conspiracy Theories

While we tend to think of them as a facet of the modern life in the United States, conspiracy theories have been a part of American culture since the …

This 33-year-old travelled to every country in the world and made $1.5 million doing it

Johnny Ward is living the dream.<p>The travel blog he started as a broke backpacker called OneStep4Ward developed into anonline marketing firm that he …

South-east Asia

Heartbreaking Video of Mother Cow Fighting to Keep Her Baby Away From Dairy Farmer Will Change How You See Cheese

As with humans, the most powerful relationship that exists for cows is that between a mother and baby. Cows have strong maternal bonds and are …

The Coolest Thing to Do in Every Country, Mapped

Travelers have a lot to say about what's worth visiting and what isn't. Recognizing the difference between a tourist trap and what's genuinely cool …

The full 'Carpool Karaoke' trailer is here and it's outrageously epic

We had the teaser for Apple's upcoming <i>Carpool Karaoke: The Series</i> earlier this week, and now we have a full-blown, two-and-a-half-minute trailer.<p>In …

German contemporary art a big draw as artists come to terms with past

Sotheby’s says ‘unprecedented interest’ with buyers tuning in to postwar masters’ attempts to use work to confront history<p>For years, contemporary art sales at the world’s leading auction houses were dominated by the works of American and British artists. When it came to eye-watering amounts of …

3 Oil Stocks to Buy in February

While oil price have been hovering around the $50-$55 a barrel range for some time, some investors are likely looking to get back into energy stocks again. While many have already seen some sizable gains over the past year, there are still some companies out there worth looking at.<p>We asked three of …

Investing

The 10 best travel destinations for couples

Solo travel can be a liberating time of self-discovery, but there's nothing quite like seeing the world with your significant other. Even when things …

Kürbis-Cheesecake selber machen

Käsekuchen-Liebhaber werden diese herbstliche Variante mit Kürbis lieben! Ohne raffinierten Zucker, dafür mit herbstlich-winterlichen Gewürzen …

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"Fair enough": 11 Dos & Don'ts für deine Reise nach London

Don’ts<p>1. Sich den Bauch auf dem Camden Market vollschlagen<p>Keine Frage, der <b>riesige verwinkelte Markt direkt neben dem Camden Lock</b> ist beeindruckend, …

12 foreign islands that most Americans have probably never heard of

Andaman and Nicobar

HIV cure possible after disease becomes undetectable in blood of British man

A British man could become the first person in the world to be cured of HIV using a new therapy designed by a team of scientists from five UK universities.<p>The 44-year-old is one of 50 people currently trialling a treatment which targets the disease even in its dormant state.<p>Scientists told The …

Medicine

9 Things We Wish We Knew As College Freshman

You don’t learn everything at orientation.<p>Starting your freshman year of college is undoubtedly exciting, but can also be understandably overwhelming. It’s hard to know exactly what to expect, considering that college is an entire different universe than high school. You’re about to meet a whole …

15 islands that are totally underrated

Canary Islands

Summer activity breaks in Norway, Denmark and Sweden: readers’ tips

Scandinavia’s great outdoors offers scenery on a gigantic scale, perfect for getting lost in on foot, two wheels or boat. Here are 10 of the best trips from our intrepid readers<p>Winning tip: Spectacular bike/train trip, Norway<p>Take the scenic 2½-hour train journey from Bergen to Finse, the highest …

The best airline meals are... | CNN Travel

(CNN) — If there's one thing we don't envy Nik Loukas -- who has circled the world 17 times, flown 428,000 miles and visited 44 countries since he started tracking his flights in 2012 -- it's the amount of in-flight meals he has to consume.<p>At least that was what we thought until Loukas proved us …

CNN

5 Underrated Countries Where You Should Take Your Next Adventure

Where to travel when you've already traveled to all the typical places.<p>So you've already climbed Kilimanjaro, hiked the Inca Trail, and trekked to Everest base camp. And now that those trips are off your bucket list, you're looking for some off-the-beaten-path suggestions on where to go next. …

Amazon Rainforest

Healthcare's Latest Cyber Threat: Source Code For Sale On The Dark Web

<b>Disclosure:</b> <i>Our family is one of the “tens of millions” of Americans that may be affected by the Anthem data breach announced last year.</i><p>One of the repeating themes at this year’s annual Black Hat cybersecurity conference was the idea that cyber threats in general are now moving rapidly beyond the …

Fish

7 Underrated, Astounding European Destinations for 2017: Introduction

RELATED OFFERS<p>Fly Air Tahiti Nui and Enjoy Reduced ... <br>Travel Impressions<p>Receive the 6th Night Free at Anse ... <br>Travel Impressions<p>Three Nights in …

European Travel

Where to Go in the Mediterranean: A Cheat Sheet to the Top Destinations

There are countless reasons why so many travelers flock to the Mediterranean every year. The crystal blue waters are dotted with charming historic …

European Travel