Susan Truesdale

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9 Companies That Want You to Travel — and Will Pay You to Do It

These companies really help you customize your work-life balance.<p>Believe it or not, there are some companies that will actually help their employees …

Tourism

CNN's Anthony Bourdain dead at 61

<b>New York (CNN) —</b> In death, as in life, Anthony Bourdain brought us closer together.<p>On his award-winning series, "Parts Unknown," Bourdain brought the world home to CNN viewers. Through the simple act of sharing meals, he showcased both the extraordinary diversity of cultures and cuisines, yet how …

Anthony Bourdain

8 small things people use to judge your personality

The human brain is hardwired to judge. This survival mechanism makes it very hard to meet someone without evaluating and interpreting their …

22 fast-paced thrillers you’ll want to bring to the beach this summer

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're anything like me, summer weekends are marked by a lot of lounging — on the warm sand, cool grass, or a park bench under a shady …

Books

Find Out What Your Name Would Be if You Were Born Today

Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Photo-illustration by Evan Kafka for TIME<p>Evan …

Retail's Innovation Problem

If retail’s battle cry is truly ‘innovate or die,’ why are so many choosing death?<p><b>TORONTO, Canada</b> — In 2012, US grocery chain Kroger announced what …

This is why successful people are unhappy in middle age — and what to do about it

Writing a book about age and happiness brought many surprises, but none surpasses this: High-achieving professionals seem especially vulnerable to …

Happiness

Dreamer talks still jumbled after Trump’s freewheeling summit

Lawmakers were divided over whether a meeting at the White House had narrowed immigration negotiations.<p>President Donald Trump’s freewheeling, televised — and, at times, incoherent — immigration meeting with lawmakers Tuesday accomplished one thing at least, according to attendees: They agreed on …

These Are the 61 Best Documentaries of All Time

What makes a documentary “important”? What makes it worth referencing, or remembering, or even watching in the first place? Why, in this time of seemingly perpetual sociopolitical strife, would we veer away from the vaunted, glorious escapism of big feature films and go see something small and …

Bill Clinton

Richard Thaler: 5 crucial money saving and life wisdoms from the 2017 Economic Nobel Prize winner

For much of the 20th century, many economists assumed people behaved rationally and in their own self-interest. If a person goes to the store and is …

prizewinner

Productivity Apps to Stretch Your Days

We’re the first to test-drive any app that promises to make our to-do lists a little less daunting. On the flip side, the sheer number of options can …

Apps

These are the most popular wedding songs in America — and the ones your state loves

<i>Welcome to Wedding Guest Wednesday, a feature in which Solo-ish explores the joys and woes of attending other people’s weddings. Because it’s not all about the happy couple — it’s a big day for guests as well.</i><p>“Marry Me” or “Marry You”? “Can’t Stop the Feeling” or “I Gotta Feeling”? “Lucky” or “Get …

Bali volcano: 50,000 flee Mount Agung as tremor magnitude intensifies

Number of people leaving homes in shadow of volcano soars amid fears it could erupt for first time in more than 50 years<p>Nearly 50,000 people have been evacuated from their homes amid fears of an imminent volcanic eruption on the Indonesian resort island of Bali.<p>Mount Agung, 47 miles (75km) from the …

Geology

'We'll just try to kill him': US vows to hunt Isis leader Baghdadi to the death

Coalition admits it does not know whereabouts of militant leader, but suspects he is hiding in mid-Euphrates valley<p>The leader of Islamic State, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, is probably still alive and hiding in the border area between Syria and Iraq, a senior US general has said.<p>As the Iraqi prime …

Islamic State (ISIS)

Total solar eclipse 2017: 6 best apps for the big event

On August 21, 2017, North America will be in the direct path of a total solar eclipse, which happens when the Moon completely covers the Sun.<p>In the U.S., the path of the total eclipse will extend from Lincoln Beach, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina.<p>If you’re not in the relatively narrow …

Don’t have a college degree? These are the industries with the best-paid jobs

There are 30 million jobs in the U.S. that don’t require a four-year college degree and pay an average salary of $55,000. And they’re a lot different …

College & University

17 great new TV shows you can stream in a weekend

Featuring teen magicians, ‘80s wrestlers, talking dogs, and more.<p>There’s too much TV! We know this, you know this. But it bears repeating, because with so many good (and bad) shows out there, it can be hard to decide what to watch.<p>So we’ve compiled a list of 17 great shows from the first half of …

TV

20 Leadership Quotes From the World's Most Influential Leaders

From Steve Jobs to Thomas Jefferson, these quotes will inspire you to become a better leader.<p>Albert Einstein once said, "The leader is one who, out of the clutter, brings simplicity… out of discord, harmony… and out of difficulty, opportunity."<p>Being a leader is no easy task -- it takes hard work, …

Thomas Jefferson

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains

'26 Time Management Tricks I Wish I'd Known at 20'

Always know the one thing you really need to get done.<p>Most people learn time management the hard way: by trial and error.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a …

Time Management

Donald Trump's malignant narcissism is toxic: Psychologist

Mental health professionals have a 'duty to warn' about a leader who may be unfit to serve.<p>If you take President Trump’s words literally, you have no choice but to conclude that he is psychotic. A delusion is “a fixed false belief that is resistant to reason or confrontation with actual fact.” …

Donald Trump

It’s Crowded At The Top Of The NCAA Tournament

FiveThirtyEight’s March Madness predictions are up and ready for your perusal. But while we’re really excited about the tournament, we have to say …

College Sports

Stop Picking So Many NCAA Tournament Upsets

The allure of identifying Cinderellas is part of the fun, but it’s also what destroys brackets. The number of upsets you should take correlates to the size of your pool—either way, it’s fewer than you think<p>The maniacal act of filling out an NCAA tournament bracket is nothing short of a national …

NCAA

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

Self-improvement

Feel more fun in French? Your personality can change depending on the language you speak

In the book <i>Me Talk Pretty One Day</i>, humorist David Sedaris recounts learning to speak French as an adult under a vicious instructor. Fumbling in his attempts to master the new tongue, he feels powerless and vulnerable—almost like a different person entirely.<p>Anyone who’s taken on the challenge of …

Language Learning

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

No matter what the weather might indicate from day to day, spring is just around the corner. The days are getting longer, blossoms are beginning to open up — and, of course, there's a fresh crop of new music waiting to be discovered.<p>Enter our friendly panel of public-radio hosts, who've selected a …

10 New Books We Recommend This Week

Looking for an escape into the jungle? A revisit with Huck Finn? A deep dive into the origins of ISIS or a rousing defense of the Obama administration? Then this is your week, reader. Some seriously great storytelling below.<p>Pamela Paul<br>Editor of The New York Times Book Review<p><b>TRANSIT,</b> <i>by Rachel Cusk.</i></i> …

Books

Newt Gingrich: The left should be scared to death after Trump's first week

The elite left and their propagandists in the media are already in hysterics over President Trump’s first week in office, but for most Americans there are no surprises here.<p>The president is doing exactly what he has said he would do for the last two years on the campaign – immediately get to work …

These secrets from 'The Hurt Locker' will blow you away

Get ready for the Oscars with a look back at the 2008 Iraq war thriller that took home six Academy Awards! .<p>Visit CineFix for more episodes and …