Susan Whitla

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A Beginner's Guide to Walking

A friend of mine recently complained that the quality of jeans had lately declined. “They have a tendency to shrink over time,” she said. “They fit …

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World's 2nd-richest man suggests 3-day work week

Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim is suggesting that workers shift to a three-day work week. The catch: He would require 11-hour work days and workers to stay on the job until age 70 or 75.<p>The <i>Financial Times</i> reported that in a speech at a conference in Paraguay, Slim advocated a radical change in the …

Keira Knightley: 'The criticism was tough'

The hotel where Keira Knightley conducts her interviews might have been built especially for the occasion. It was erected at speed in a vacant lot that was previously home to a collection of dumpsters; a testament to a boomtown London in constant gentrified flux. The stage is hastily dressed with …

8 vending machines you didn't know you needed | CNN Travel

Levitation Photography 7 Tips for Getting a Great Image

Levitation images are magical! They draw the viewer in and make them think about what’s not quite right. If you search the internet for levitation …

The best things to do in London this weekend

The weather in London this weekend<p>Expect sunny but cold weather on Friday. A cloudier day awaits on Saturday and some rain is likely on Sunday.<p>Follow the Kew Gardens Christmas trail<p>Now that Kew Gardens’ Christmas trail has opened, visitors will find some of the royal botanic gardens’ most majestic …

Stanford President: Entrepreneurs Should Wait To Become CEO

John Hennessy, president of Stanford University, told Bloomberg that founders should wait to become CEO, and instead work with someone more experienced.<p>Hennessy, a former entrepreneur who serves on the board of Google and Cisco Systems, said: "I've told a lot of young founders that I've talked to, …

Top 10 breakfast venues in London

Rise and dine like a king at one of these exceptional London establishments.<p>Hearty haggis at The Wolseley<p>The Wolseley is renowned for its breakfasts. …

Crêpes, Ricky Gervais, semi-naked bathing and other reasons to visit Hampstead – Now. Here. This. – Time Out London

Posted at 10:15 am, June 7, 2014 in Food & Drink, Fun London<p><i>Got a few million in the bank? No? Oh well, you can still visit Hampstead, just for the</i> …

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Photographs document the daily and nocturnal habits of a mysterious, unfathomable and yet oddly endearing life form: the teenage boy

Photographs document the daily and nocturnal habits of a mysterious, unfathomable and yet oddly endearing life form: the teenage boy.<p>(Nina Leen—Time & Life Pictures/Getty Images)

Budapest's coffee culture: Changes are brewing | CNN Travel

New head of European conservatives dismisses Cameron's EU demands | Reuters

BERLIN (Reuters) - The new head of the biggest group of conservatives in the European Parliament dismissed on Saturday demands by British Prime Minister David Cameron to put the brakes on European integration.<p>Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron (C) walks with French President Francois Hollande …

A Guide to Identifying Your Home Décor Style

Many of us peruse home décor books, magazines, websites, and blogs and like much of what we see there…but when it comes to decorating our own homes, …

I Heart My National Park: Yosemite

Both the solitude of the alpine ridge and the throngs of the valley are part of the experience when you visit <b>Yosemite National Park</b>. “No temple made with human hands can compare with Yosemite,” wrote John Muir, whose crusading led to the creation of the park.<p><b>Kari Cobb</b> has been a ranger at the …

Watch 'Game of Thrones' mysteries explained (or disproved) with science

Sure, works of fiction are hardly subject to the rules of science, but the folks behind <i>It's OK To Be Smart</i> set out to explain many of the enigmas surrounding <i>Game of Thrones.</i> In the PBS digital short that awaits after the break, topics like the plausibility of Daenerys' dragons, winters that last a …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

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Breathtaking Photos of the Blue Forest in Belgium

If you love discovering extraordinary travel destinations off the beaten path, do we have a place for you. Though this may look like a scene straight out of a fairy-tale, this blue forest is, in fact, real. Just 30 minutes south of Brussels, in Belgium, is a forest called Hallerbos. During the …

8 New Page-Turners to Pack in Your Beach Bag This Summer

You'll be hooked by page two.<p>If you're truly going to go OOO for a beach vacation, the most surefire way to make sure you're actually decompressing is putting down your smartphone (bye email alerts) to get lost in a good read. Below, our recommendations for the best books worth reading front to …

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