Susan Mazzella

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7 Destructive Habits to Get Rid of If You Want to Be Happy

Happiness can be seen as a state of mind. It’s how we perceive our lives and the world around us. But our inside thoughts can be radically shaped by …

Facts Are Your Friends -- Vaccinate Your Children

I didn't think I was going to vaccinate my children. I've always been earthy, crunchy, whatever. Fair trade? Artisanal? Free range? I love it all. I care about what I put into my body, and when I got pregnant, I became acutely aware that my decisions affected someone else. Someone who I had a duty …

Al Qaeda's bench of leaders dwindles

<b>(CNN) —</b> While the fight against ISIS in Syria and Iraq holds the world's gaze, a simultaneous transformation is getting less attention: the deterioration of al Qaeda.<p>In an audio message released Sunday, al Qaeda confirmed that two of its leaders, known as Ustad Ahmad Farooq and Qari Abdullah …

Terrorism

The 7 Easiest Ways Ever to Improve Your Diet

<b>Use Red Plates</b><br>Yep, you read that correctly: Your health could be determined by the color of your dinnerware. Gotta love science! Seriously, though: A study from <i>Appetite</i> found that people who eat off of red plates tend to eat less than those who eat off of red and blue. The researchers say that …

The Event Planning Recipe for Success

<i>This excerpt is part of Entrepreneur.com's Second-Quarter Startup Kit which explores the fundamentals of starting up in a wide range of industries.</i><p><i>In</i> Start Your Own Event Planning Business<i>, the staff at Entrepreneur Media Inc. and writer Cheryl Kimball explain how you can get started in the event</i> …

Nine psychological reasons why we love lists

The internet is awash with information that’s been sliced and diced into bite-sized chunks. But why do we find it so appealing? Claudia Hammond explores the canny mind tricks behind the buzz.<p><b>1. We know exactly what we’re getting</b><p>Whether it’s the 10 ways your body is disgusting or the 100 greatest …

Psychology

10 Best Foods for Healthy Living

In the perennial quest for longevity, there are no miracle cures. But, what’s on your plate matters more than you think. Here are 10 foods to put in your pantry.<p>Greens contain folate, calcium, and other nutrients that support bone health, protect against cognitive decline, and help prevent …

Healthy Living

As the aging pop star of Danny Collins, Al Pacino is better than he’s been in years

<i>Danny Collins</i>’ title character is a pop crooner, pushing 70, who floats along, trailed by a colorful scarf and a mist of booze and cocaine. Never …

Masters 2015: 10 favorites to win the green jacket

<b>Phil Mickelson</b><p><b>Age:</b> 44<p><b>Country:</b> USA<p><b>PGA Tour record:</b> Has won five majors, including the Masters three times. Is only short a U.S. Open of the career Grand Slam. He has 42 victories and earned $75 million.<p><b>Masters record:</b> Won in 2004, 2006, 2010. Has made the cut 20 times in 22 starts and has 14 top-10 …

Golf

The End of the Restaurant As You Know It

Just like Uber and Airbnb, foodies are joining the sharing economy with communal venues packed with multiple dining, drinking, and even sleeping …

Real Estate

This Is What Sugar Does To Your Brain

We know that too much sugar is bad for our waistlines and our heart health, but now there's mounting evidence that high levels of sugar consumption can also have a negative effect on brain health -- from cognitive function to psychological wellbeing.<p>While sugar is nothing to be too concerned about …

10 Family-Friendly Decorating Tips You Didn't Know

Kid-proof your home.<p>Just because you have kids doesn't mean you have to give up your design style. We asked top interior designers for ideas on how they create a space that's both sophisticated <i>and</i> sippy-cup friendly.

16 songs we're loving this spring

It’s been a long, long winter. But spring is finally in the air—and so are fresh new tracks.<p><b>Kendrick Lamar — “These Walls”</b><p>Music’s current MVP mixes …

The Most Stylish Movies of the '90s, Ranked

A thoroughly unscientific (but nonetheless authoritative) appraisal of the decade's best-dressed films.<p>There's no doubt that '90s nostalgia is at a high point. Over all of this, of course, looms fashion, which is always keenly attuned to, if not outright governed by, deeper cultural trends—and if …

Men's Fashion

11 things you didn’t know about Rand Paul

Blending a fierce libertarian streak - advocacy for civil liberties and avoiding foreign conflicts - with traditional family values, he has attracted a disparate group of supporters around the country. And he's stood out in Congress with his outspokenness and independence, from filibustering the …

Rand Paul

Traditional Easter Procession in Ouro Preto, Brazil

Holy Week

The world’s must-visit islands

With draws including Jurassic Park-like scenery, hand-blown glass and thousand-strong king penguin colonies, these five islands don’t need tropical beaches to thrill.<p>Often featuring unique geography, wildlife and culture, islands can easily become a world unto themselves. But to find the most …

Ho Chi Minh City