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Don Draper and the Nones

Sunday's final episode of <i>Mad Men</i> gave us an entirely unanticipated last look at Don Draper: sitting cross-legged with his eyes closed on a clifftop lawn at the Esalen Institute, chanting "Om," the primordial sound of the universe that was described eons ago in the Upanishads and is now familiar to …

Mad Men

How Virtual Reality May Change Medical Education And Save Lives

<i>Practice makes perfect.</i><p>The old adage applies to many aspects of our life in a variety of ways.<p>Practicing your backhand, learning a dance move, or rehearsing your speech.<p>But where it may matter the most is for medical professionals who perform lifesaving interventions or procedures for patients in …

Virtual Reality

The Tools and Strategies You Need to Track Every Important Social Conversation

This story originally appeared on Buffer<p>What happens when you tweet at a company, asking for help with their product?<p>What’s been your experience with mentioning or tagging someone with a large following, looking to connect or engage?<p>In order for companies and brands to excel at responding to their …

16 Tips for Living a Happy Life Starting Right Now

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It doesn’t matter your age, how much money you have in your bank account, your marital status or what you do for a living, we all want to be more successful in our lives. Of course, defining success is different for each us, but here are …

The 13 most bizarre Soviet-era buildings that are still standing today

This is especially true in the former communist countries of Europe and Central Asia, where architects of the time designed some striking and frankly absurd structures before the Soviet era came to an end towards the end of the 20th century.<p>Many of these structures survived the fall of the Berlin …

Hiking in the Nordic countries

The Atnsjøen lake and the Rondane massif.<p>In the Nordic countries of Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden there are large sparsely populated areas …

5 metrics that affect the success of your website redesign

When you're undertaking a website redesign it can be tempting to rush in with the excitement of new possibilities, but it's important to consider the …

5 Airlines That Fly to Europe for Cheap (for Real)

No-frills carrier Ryanair made the news this year by announcing the launch of transatlantic flights starting at just $15. It's a deal that sounds much too good to be true, and indeed, that $15 price tag fails to factor in the passenger taxes ($200 or so) and other fees like luggage and seat …

10 of Europe's best national parks … that you've probably never heard of

Gran Paradiso, Italy<p>It may be one of the oldest protected areas in the Alps, but the wild lakes and mountains of Gran Paradiso national park often get overlooked by tourists, who are more likely to visit northern Italy’s more popular destinations: the lakes of Como, Maggiore and Garda. In the …

Hiking

Why Consciousness Exists: Douglas Rushkoff on Science, God, and the Purpose of Reality

What to make of the fact “that something wonderfully strange is going on in the dimension we call reality.”<p><i>“If we ever reach the point where we think we thoroughly understand who we are and where we came from,”</i> Carl Sagan wrote in his magnificent meditation on science and spirituality, <i>“we will have</i> …

Consciousness

Mandatory Genetic Screening By A Government Agency. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

We already have mobile consumer apps that can (selectively) share all the personal details you can imagine ‒ including test results for sexually transmitted diseases. Are DNA test results next on the list? Given today’s rapidly accelerating technology, it’s easy to see how this could play into any …

Health Care

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

3 Startups With Killer Branding Strategies That Work

• 152shares<p>Being a startup in the age of accelerated tech and business development is everything but easy. As different reports suggest, the number of …

Astronomers On the Hunt for Exomoons That May Host Alien Life

The search for alien life doesn't end within the boundaries of our solar system.Scientists are now search for moons orbiting alien planets that might …

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Peak District National Park, England

<b>Name:</b> Peak District <b><br>Location:</b> England <b><br>Date Established:</b> 1951 <b><br>Size:</b> 555 square miles (1,438 square kilometers)<p>Did You Know?<p>• <b>Britain's First National Park</b> The Peak District was the first national park to be established in Great Britain. As late as the early 20th century most British countryside lay in …

National Parks

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Shopping

Meet the real Don Draper

Ahead of a London exhibition of his work, 101-year-old illustrator Mac Conner tells Hermione Hoby about life as one of the original Mad Men on Madison Avenue<p>The Upper East side of Manhattan can feel like a place that time forgot. Here are the green curves of Central Park, same as they ever were, …

Mad Men

Here's How Obama Reacted When He Walked In On An Aide Who Was With Someone In Bed

President Barack Obama has a reputation for being level-headed -- something that he's apparently able to do even under the most, er, flustering of circumstances.<p>According to a copy of a memoir by former Obama aide Reggie Love that was obtained by The Washington Post, Obama walked in on Love while a …

Barack Obama

Your 401(k) Plan is Costing You Millions

One of the reasons that very few retirement savers consider when choosing to invest in their employer retirement plan – yet one that impacts the vast majority of 401(k) investor – is the lack of available investment categories in their 401(k) plan.<p>There are many retirement experts who claim the …

Retirement

30-Under-30er's Google Glass For Doctors Startup Raises $16 Million

Google Glass startup Augmedix announced today that it has closed a $16 million Series A funding round, bringing its total funding up to $23 million.<p>Augmedix – whose cofounder, Pelu Tran, was featured on this year’s 30 Under 30 list for healthcare — is a service for doctors that automates the …

Google Glass

Newly identified ancient Scottish sea monster could probably eat Nessie

Step aside, Nessie. There's a new Scottish sea beast in town.<p>Or, rather, there <i>was</i>. About 170 million years ago.<p>A team of paleontologists has …

Julius Caesar’s Elephant

If one wants to know where Julius Caesar crossed the Thames in 54 B.C., somewhere near Lambeth Bridge is the most likely answer and this is becoming …

Ancient History

Treatment for flu possible as scientists find healing protein

Scientists at Washington State University believe that a nasal spray could be produced which boosts a protein so sufferers could sleep off the flu<p>A brain protein which boosts the healing power of sleep to fight off flu has been found by scientists.<p>Researchers at Washington State University are …

Google could be about to destroy the language barrier

An update to Google's mobile apps will convert your phone into a universal translater that can take your voice and convert it into recognisable audio in 80 languages, allowing you to have a natural conversation with somone even if you can't speak their language<p>Google will launch a live translation …

Get Great Tips About Solar Energy From Experts Who Know!

Solar panel installation is a green solution. This is an investment that is important. You have to understand if it will fit into your budget. …

Solar Power

Revealed: The 20 cheapest European cities for a spring break

Taylor Swift and Her Belly Button Take a Trip to Hawaii

It's girls' trip time! She has hiked the West Coast with singer Lorde and flown across the pond with Karlie Kloss, and now, Taylor Swift is taking …

28 Very Naughty – But Incredibly Funny – Dogs

These dogs have been getting into trouble, and though their owners aren’t happy about what they’ve done, we can laugh to our hearts’ content. You …

Pets