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Ireland's Most Picture-Perfect Spots

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Jennifer Lawrence's New Song Lands on Billboard's Hot 100

The song from 'The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1' marks the actress's debut on the charts.<p><b>Update, 12/4:</b> Not only did J.Law's <i>Hunger Games</i> track debut on the charts in the UK, Billboard has just announced the new track's landed at No. 12 on the Hot 100 list. 'The Hanging Tree' marks the …

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The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

The New James Bond Movie Is Called 'Spectre'

James Bond has returned. Twenty-five months after "Skyfall" debuted, director Sam Mendes announced the title and cast of the 24th Bond film during a press conference at Pinewood Studios in England on Thursday. The next 007 adventure, "Spectre," will arrive in theaters on Nov. 6, 2015.<p>"Those of you …

'A Place To Go' Turns Full-Size Vacations Into Adorable Little Beverages

If you had to describe your city in one beverage, what would it be?<p>Apparently, Paris is a big, classy glass of cabernet, with a side of lipstick and a misty moon floating above.<p>In "A Place To Go, Please," photographer Jason McGroarty re-mixes photos of our favorite beverages to include mini …

Lonely Planet's Best in Europe 2014

Are you packing your bags for Europe this summer, or still just fantasizing about it? Either way, you’ll be spoiled for choice when you cast your eyes over our irresistible expert picks.<p>While our Best in Travel 2014 already touted Paris’ urban renaissance, Scotland’s many events, and Yorkshire’s …

What Falling in Love (and an Awesome Guitar Player) Taught Me About Setting Goals | Inc.com

You can find a lot of material out there on the value of setting goals. Experts will tell you to design goals that are SMART (Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Realistic, Timely); a few will tell you to forget setting goals altogether.<p>I'm a big believer in using small goals as stepping stones to …

Zion: The Narrows as a Top-Down Backpacking Trip

<b>LOGISTICS</b><p><b>Rating</b><p>Non-technical, strenuous day hike<p><b>Preferred Season</b><p>Summer, fall<p><b>Length</b><p>16 miles (25.7 km)<p><b>Time Commitment</b><p>10 to 14 hours<p><b>Altitude Gain</b><p>-200 …

Every Year For 40 Years, These Sisters Gathered Together For A Photo

Nicholas Nixon was 26 years old when he began photographing the Brown sisters. It was August 1974, and he had been married to his wife Beverly (née Brown) for three years. Bebe, as she's known, posed with Laurie, Heather and Mimi during a family gathering, and though Nixon ended up discarding the …

Scientists find ancient case of human cancer in man who died 4,500 years ago

A group of researchers, including a Saskatchewan scientist, have found what may be the oldest case of human cancer in the world.<p>Bones of a man …

‘The Grand Canyon? It's nothing special’ – meet the world's grumpiest travellers

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Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

If You Want To Attend Hogwarts, Go To Poland

The day everyone has been waiting for has finally arrived: We can all attend Hogwarts.<p>Thanks to a few Polish and Danish Harry Potter fans who were determined to take their magical education into their own hands, the College of Wizardry was born. Set in a Polish castle, around 200 LARPers …

A Vision Of The Vertical Cities Of The Future

We’re talking more than skyscrapers, but rather a complete ecosystem in the sky that you never have to leave.<p>Cities will need to be denser and taller in the future. It’s the only way to accommodate a global population of 9 billion-plus people and increasing demand for urban living (70% of us could …

The Art of Quickness: Italo Calvino on Digression as a Hedge Against Death and the Key to Great Writing

When <b>Italo Calvino</b> was offered the 1985–1986 term of the prestigious Charles Eliot Norton Professorship of Poetry — Harvard’s annual lectureship held by such luminaries as T.S. Eliot, Robert Frost, Aaron Copland, E.E. Cummings, Jorge Luis Borges, Leonard Bernstein, and John Cage — he hurried to …