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Is sex the answer to your relationship woes?

Michele Weiner-Davis, the marriage-guidance counsellor, explains why she thinks having sex – even if you don’t feel like it – is the foundation of a happy relationship<p>How does it make you feel when your partner is cold and distant? Or when they’re critical and prickly? Does it make you want to rip …

TED Talks

REVIEW: Nest's new $499 home security system is simple to install and made me feel a lot safer

As an extremely neurotic homeowner, I am always looking for new ways to keep my home safe and spy on my dog, to make sure he's not getting into mischief.<p>So I was extremely excited to try out the Nest Secure, the smart-home company's new $499 security system. Nest, one of Google's corporate …

Dreaming in Color: 10 Sexy Monochrome Bedrooms

Do you dream of a colorful bedroom? Thanks to architect Jess Thomas we do. Her Brooklyn townhouse is filled with a lot of good ideas—see our recent …

‘I Love My Girlfriend. So Why Do I Keep Cheating on Her?’

<b>Dear Therapist,</b><p>I’m a 27-year-old guy who has been in a mostly happy and loving relationship for the last three years. I say mostly because there is …

Glass bridge in China looks like it's shattering under tourists' feet

Glass sky bridges always test people’s threshold for how much they can stand looking down at jaw-dropping heights, but one bridge — in Hebei, China — is really pushing it with panels of glass made to look like they’re cracking under people’s feet.<p>The glass bridge, on the eastern face of the Taihang …

China

The World's Most Scenic Train Rides

Britain’s most stunning railway links the ports of Mallaig on the West Coast of Scotland with Glasgow. The 90-minute journey skirts somber lochs, …

Why So Many Women Cheat on Their Husbands

<b>One of the more interesting facts</b> in Esther Perel’s new book, <i>State of Affairs: Rethinking Infidelity</i><i>,</i> comes near the beginning. Since 1990, notes the …

This is why plane seats don't line directly up with the windows

It actually makes a lot of sense<p>Bagging a window seat on a plane usually results in a little internal cheer. Because not only does it mean somewhere to lean your head and a bit of extra room for your stuff, but an unrivalled view of the outside world as you soar above the clouds, too.<p>But more and …

Fortune 500 CEOs and top execs reveal what to do in your 20s to set yourself up for an awesome career

Current and former Fortune 500 executives, as well as other business leaders, have given some great career advice on Business Insider's podcast, "Success! How I Did It."<p>From Sheryl Sandberg to Steve Ballmer, we pulled the best advice they gave for 20-somethings who have big business ambitions.<p>And …

Chris Brown Finally Explains Everything About The Night He Beat Rihanna

Due to the fact that we can see the movie in multiple ways now, fans of Brown can dig into the singer's perspectives on his life. One moment of his …

Toronto-bound plane forced into ‘evasive manoeuvre’ after near-collision with suspected drone

Two crew members were injured Monday after a Porter flight from Ottawa had to evade what may have been a drone as it landed at Toronto’s Billy Bishop …

Airplanes

At charity roast, Donald Trump delivered what might as well be a campaign eulogy

NEW YORK — It was supposed to be his opening joke, but it landed with such heavy bitterness that it prompted scattered, uncomfortable laughter.<p>“A special hello to all of you in this room who have known and loved me for many, many years. It's true,” Trump said as he took command of the dais at the …

Donald Trump

22 things you should never say in a salary negotiation

The art of salary negotiation is a crucial skill to develop, whether you're accepting a new job or trying to earn a raise at your current gig.<p>The conflict underlying wage negotiation is simple. You want to make as much money as possible. Your organization wants to pay you as little as it takes to …

Employment

4 Fitness Trackers That Really Look Like Jewelry

Let's face it--as functional and motivating as fitness trackers can be, sometimes they don't exactly blend seamlessly into your office attire or …

TripAdvisor Has Named the 10 Best Fine Dining Restaurants In the World

Good news for fans of fine dining.<p>Good news for fans of fine dining.<p>TripAdvisor has revealed the winning restaurants from its 2016 Travelers' Choice Awards and a restaurant in Chicago has made the elite list.<p>With head chef and owner Grant Achatz running the scene, Alinea did considerably well in …

Hospitality

13 gorgeous bedroom ideas you can easily copy

With numerous options and stylistic possibilities at our fingertips, updating one's bedroom has never been easier. Today on homify we’ve collected 13 …

15 ways to use wood on your walls (so they look fab)

There's no denying that wood is one of nature's most stunning materials and that's exactly why so many of you are looking for fabulous ways to use it …

Interior Design

Rush to Take Advantage of a Dull iPhone Started Samsung's Battery Crisis

Few things motivate Samsung employees like the opportunity to take advantage of weakness at Apple Inc.<p>Earlier this year, managers at the South Korean …

Mobile

Samsung Gear Fit 2 review: Samsung gets fitness tracking right

I have to give Samsung credit: it went from making a me-too wearable to making something that feels like a serious commitment, something that its intended audience would actually want to use. I’m talking about the Samsung Gear Fit 2, the company’s new activity-tracking wristband.<p>Samsung’s first try …

Fitness Technology

France calls up reservist forces after deadly Nice rampage

NICE, France (AP) — France called up thousands of reserve security forces Friday as authorities tried to determine why a Tunisian deliveryman known …

Extremism

Dentists won’t have to perform the root canals we all fear for much longer

Root canals suck. There’s nothing enjoyable about having the nerve and blood vessels scraped out of your tooth’s root. While some dentists will tell …

Dallas shootings: Lasting consequences for race relations, policing and the election

After a week of violence that plunged America into grief and rage, an unsettled nation is asking what could possibly happen next.<p>It was already a summer of bloodshed and division. Not even a month has passed since the largest mass shooting in modern U.S. history, in which a gunman walked into a …

Law Enforcement

Top Gear: How much do overnight TV ratings matter?

<b>Chris Evans has said newspaper reporting of TV ratings is stuck in the past, and that viewers watching on catch-up services should be counted. Is it time the media rethinks how much importance it places on overnight figures?</b><p>When the latest series of Top Gear finally launched after months of …

TV

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

Hiking

How much extra would a US-made iPhone cost? MIT has done the sums …

With two Presidential candidates saying that Apple should be making more of its products in the USA, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology has done the sums to see just how practical it would be for Apple to manufacture iPhones in its home market.<p>The question, of course, isn’t a simple one: you …

U.S. Dept. of Energy

No oil jobs in an oil-rich Kingdom

Zaid Al-Sahli thought a degree in oil engineering would guarantee him a job in Saudi Arabia. The Arab kingdom is after all the largest crude oil exporter in the world.<p>But after spending 18 months sending his resume to hundreds of oil companies in Ryiadh and the Eastern province, it became clear to …

Oil

23 Skinny Summer Snacks For Your Afternoon Slump

Fresh ideas for the hottest days.<p>We're all about eating between meals, which every nutritionist and study assures us is a good thing. The key, come 4 p.m., is choosing something that's both healthy and satisfying. These fresh ideas will do just that.

Healthy Eating

5 Ways Your Body Changes Before, During And After Travel

It truly is magical.<p>A travel writer can tell you that you need a vacation. But if you're employed in any sort of office job, you'll likely think of some very real reasons you can't get away:<p>"<i>Are you kidding?! I don't have enough money for a vacation!"</i><p><i>"I have kids to take to school!</i>"<p><i>"There's no WAY</i> …

Immune System

Going solo? The best holidays for single travellers

It takes guts to go on holiday solo for the first time. Many singles worry about appearing a Sally-no-mates, the pitying looks of smug couples in French bistros, or experiencing an overwhelming loneliness. Recognising this, travel companies are working much harder to ensure solo travellers feel …