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The 25 best museums in the world, according to travelers

The list is based on millions of TripAdvisor reviews from travelers.<p>From Yad Vashem Holocaust Memorial in Jerusalem to the Louvre in Paris, here are the world's best museums.

Museums

The secrets of living to 200 years old

Ageing is not an inevitable fact of life – many animals have already found ways to delay death. Their clues might help us all enjoy longer and healthier lives.<p>Just 30 years after the publication of Moby Dick, a group of Alaskan whalers attempted to tame their own ocean giant. Their target was a …

Biology

The Reason I Chose to Homeschool My Kids Has Nothing to Do With Teachers

The number one question we get asked as a homeschooling family is "why?" Why did we choose to make the change from public school to homeschool? Why homeschool and not one of the other options available to us like a charter or private school? Why have we continued to homeschool our children even …

Teaching

9 Strong Mental Habits That Successful People Never Give Up

Got a bad mental practice you want to break? Don't do it until you see if it's on this list of strong mental habits that successful people never quit.

The 2015 Innovation By Design Awards Winners: Data Visualization

From improving classrooms to improving city politics, here’s 2015’s best work in data visualization.<p>We have more access to large swaths of information than ever, but it’s all but useless if it isn’t packaged and presented in way we can all understand. This has pushed data visualization into the …

Data Visualization

The 2015 Innovation By Design Awards Winners: Graphic Design

From television branding to national identities, here is 2015’s best graphic design.<p>It wasn’t long ago when graphic design was all most people thought of when they heard “design.” Design’s myriad other disciplines are roaring now. Yet graphic design hasn’t languished. It has bloomed.<p>The 2015 …

Graphic Design

5 Need to Know Picasso Paintings

Creating over 1,880 paintings over the course of his lifetime, Pablo Picasso produced no shortage of masterpieces. Here are 5 essential paintings worth understanding by Picasso:<p>1. Girl Before a Mirror<p>Picasso painted <i>Girl Before A Mirror</i> during his cubism period in March 1932. The young girl was …

Art

The Easiest Way To Get A Better, Smarter Brain

Extraordinary abilities -- from memory to supercharged creativity -- may be within reach for all of us, says neuroscientist Berit Brogaard, PhD, coauthor of the new book <i>The Superhuman Mind</i>. We asked her to tell us more.<p><b>Q: You say ordinary people possess talents they haven't even tapped into. Can</b> …

The Brain

The best way to figure out how many hours of sleep you need

Most people need eight hours of sleep, but a small fraction can do with less than six.<p>Ying-Hui Fu, a sleep researcher at the University of California at San Francisco, discovered a gene—called DEC2—associated with people who can get away with less than six hours of sleep without any adverse health …

Sleep

Forget Business School--Just Watch These 10 TED Talks

You can emerge as an effective trailblazer in your office by being true to yourself and constantly learning. Start by watching these short lectures and embodying their lessons.<p>In today's business world, leaders are emerging at all ranks. The role of the leader is not exclusive to executive-level …

Self-improvement

The 13 Inspiring Winners Of Our 2015 Innovation By Design Awards

In the eyes of our esteemed judges, these projects represent the year’s best design.<p><b>Entries open for the 2016 Innovation By Design Awards on February 23. Check back soon for details.</b><p>After hundreds of hours mulling over the best design work in the world, <i>Fast Company</i> is proud to announce the winners …

E.coli

How This Former College Athlete Got Her Body Back After Having Two Babies | Women's Health

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Shortly after reaching 165 pounds, I got pregnant with my second baby and I put on more weight. Then, while I was still …

Fitness

An Interview With Instagram-Famous Calligrapher Sebastian Lester

From the man who can perfectly free-form the Nike and Coca-Cola logos by hand.<p>You may remember Sebastian Lester, better known as @seblester on social media, for his impressive ability to recreate iconic brand logos with laser-like precision (featured here). The talented artist and designer sat down …

One Of The Most Powerful Art Pieces At Burning Man This Year

Burning Man is an annual festival that takes places in Black Rock City, located in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada. The event brings together a number …

How do you turn a small flat into a family home?

Here’s the clever thing about the Brooklyn apartment of Bill Hilgendorf and his wife Maria Cristina Rueda: one minute it’s a children’s paradise, with Lego scattered across the table and Brio trains chugging around the living room; the next – ta dah! – it’s a cool, uncluttered pad, with not a toy …

Audio-visual

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18 Amazing Foods For A Long Life

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Nutrition

Goodnight Mommy Will Scare the Hell Out of You (Because It's a Horror Movie About Parenting)

This is what happens when a demon mom raises demon kids.<p><i>Goodnight Mommy</i>, an Austrian import currently freaking out the bravest of horror junkies, opens with innocence. Elias and Luke are twin brothers and best friends. When we meet the boys, they're wrestling in a cornfield, running amok across the …

Horror

This is why women get inked: Feminism, tattoos and the new politics of body art

Heavily tattooed women struggle with gender norms, job discrimination, family rejection. Here’s why they face it<p><b>Encountering the World of Tattooing</b><p>Before women are ever exposed to the world of alternative body modification, they have been overexposed to the beauty culture through their personal …

Body Art

Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they've created this new one

Kids take attendance on an iPad, complete a "playlist" of activities, and learn 3D modeling software to design a playhouse for the class pet.<p>Founder and CEO Max Ventilla previously helmed the personalization team at Google, where he helped build Google+ and other products that make the internet …

Online Education

What We've Learned About Kids And Sleep In 2015

Kids’ sleep is truly precious. For parents, hardly anything beats the sight of their little one wrapped in a blanket, curls strewn over the pillow, breathing softly and looking happy and serene. But what if your child is tossing and turning, snoring or moaning in her sleep? How will the quality of …

Sleep

12 Sites That Will Teach You Coding for Free

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was a time when knowing how to program was for the geekiest of geeks. That’s not exactly the case today. As most entrepreneurs, freelancers and marketers will tell you, learning how to program can help you succeed. Over the past …

Online Education

Harvard linguist points out the 58 most commonly misused words and phrases

In his latest book, "The Sense of Style," Harvard cognitive scientist and linguist Steven Pinker explores the most common words and phrases that people stumble over.<p>The book is like a modern version of Strunk and White's classic "The Elements of Style," but one based on linguistics and updated for …

Linguistics

3 Secrets to Building Your Mental Strength

Most people know how to build physical strength, but there's a lot more confusion over the steps you can take to develop mental strength. While there are lots of exercises that can help you become mentally strong, here are three secrets to building mental muscle:<p><b>1. Talk to yourself like a trusted</b> …

Self-help

Meet Mark, the crazy genius who designed an airplane while drunk

A US college student got very drunk and designed an entire plane. His friend’s tweet about it has gone viral and been retweeted more than 30,000 times. We talk to the guys …<p>The news is, to put it mildly, pretty depressing recently – social media equally so. Twitter timelines are filled with the …

Prototyping

Apply to live in Manhattan's first micro apartments for as low as $950 a month

1/9<p>My Micro NY apartments<p>It looks like former mayor Mike Bloomberg's legacy is still going strong within the NYC rental market. His much-anticipated, …

5 habits that helped turn ordinary people into self-made millionaires

Habits save the brain work and conserve brain fuel. There is very little processing power involved with respect to habits.<p>So what does that have to do with being rich? I studied 177 self-made millionaires and uncovered certain unique good habits that made it possible for them to automatically …

Motivation

The Steve Jobs Documentary Apple Doesn't Want You to See

Remember when Steve Jobs abandoned his daughter and refused to pay child support despite being worth millions of dollars?<p>Alex Gibney’s new …

This App Guy Thinks Computer Science Degrees Are a Waste of Money

A computer science education is a sure ticket to a job in today’s tech economy, right? Hardly, says one startup CEO who lambasts schools for failing …

Computer Science

3 Outdoor Workouts That Are Better Than Running | Men's Health

“You can get a dynamic workout that pushes your limits of strength and stamina through simple bodyweight movements,” says Gideon Akande, winner of <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer, who regularly teaches outdoor bootcamps in Chicago.<p>It’s all about the workout design.<p>Use these 3 no-equipment routines to …