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10 Best Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

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Basic Food Rules For A Long, Healthy Life

If you knew exactly what makes a basic ideal diet—and my intention is that you will in about five minutes' time—you would have great power to take …

Nutrition

9 Skills You Should Learn That Pay Dividends Forever

The further along you are in your career, the easier it is to fall back on the mistaken assumption that you've made it and have all the skills you need to succeed. The tendency is to focus all your energy on getting the job done, assuming that the rest will take care of itself. Big mistake.<p>New …

Emotional Intelligence

How To Reprogram Your Mind For Success

Way too many people have already decided that a job is a way to pay the bills and nothing more. They reached that conclusion after beating their head against the wall trying to get more out of a job than just a paycheck, to no avail.<p>There’s no question that the world is full of dysfunctional …

Customer Service

20 Things Women Who Have Their Sh*t Together Do Every Day

No. 13 is seriously so important, and you probably already do it.<p><b>1. Brew their own coffee at home instead of spending approximately half their paycheck on Starbucks every day.</b> You do not want to do the math on how much you could potentially spend in a year buying coffee every day. That's a …

16 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 35 Years Old

If you are reaching your mid-thirties it is time to take have a look at yourself and decide which habits are worthwhile keeping and which are …

Self-help

20 Of The Craziest Things People Have Tried To Smuggle Through Customs

Forget water bottles...this stuff is on a whole other level.<p>Packing is arguably the most stressful part of traveling. First you have to figure out what you're actually allowed to bring in your carry-ons and checked bags, then you have to somehow make it all fit.<p>But some travelers are apparently …

How to Make Your Mind Happy: 5 Secrets to Mindfulness

Sometimes it seems like your brain just sits around creating lousy feelings and worries. You want this, you’re frustrated about that, you’re annoyed …

The Ultimate Hotel Room Workout: 7 Body-Sculpting Moves With Model Irina Shayk

It’s Monday afternoon at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, where, in a seventh-floor studio with slick concrete floors, Irina Shayk is busy stretching. “This will be fun!” she says, a towel grasped firmly between her hands, as she performs an extended, angular twist toward the Manhattan …

30 Ways to Use Your Smartphone When You Travel

One of the best gadgets for travelers may already be in your pocket. From first researching a trip to remembering where you went once you get back, here are 30 ways to put your smartphone to use when you travel.<p><b>1. As a travel agent:</b> If you know your destination but not your dates, use the Fly.com …

The World's 10 Best Cities. Hands Down.

Whether it's a serene ancient metropolis or a bustling modern capital, a favorite city is like a great friend: they never disappoint, there's always something new to discover and no matter how much time you spend together, it's just never enough. With this in mind we asked the members of travel …

The Best New Ways to Book Your Flights

Innovative new apps are one-upping the online travel tools you already know and love. And they’re about to make planning trips faster, easier, and …

5 American habits I had to give up when I traveled for 22 months straight

Freshly 24, I had just spent a year teaching English in the Korean capital.<p>Next stop: Beijing, on the way to Lanzhou, an industrial town in the center of China, where I'd celebrate the Spring Festival with my friend and his family.<p>It was the start of the Big Trip.<p>Though I didn't set out with a firm …

38 comments to expect as a traveling black American

One thing about traveling as an American, is that when you’re mingling with the locals, there will never be a shortage of questions, concerns, and a …

10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Performance

Success is something all career-driven individuals desire yet it eludes many people — at least at the levels desired. Why are some businesspeople …

Self-improvement

Future airports could become hi-tech pleasure domes

<b>Flight delays, lost luggage, gate change confusion - airports can be stressful to say the least.</b><p>But what if technology could make the whole business of air travel more efficient and even pleasurable?<p>With this in mind, airport operators invested almost $7bn (£4.6bn) on IT services last year, …

Flying

Why the modern world is bad for your brain

Our brains are busier than ever before. We’re assaulted with facts, pseudo facts, jibber-jabber, and rumour, all posing as information. Trying to figure out what you need to know and what you can ignore is exhausting. At the same time, we are all doing more. Thirty years ago, travel agents made our …

Productivity

How to Speak With Power

Via The Charisma Myth: How Anyone Can Master the Art and Science of Personal Magnetism:<p><b>Speak slowly.</b> Visualize the contrast between a nervous, …

Should students carry guns on campus?

<b>Mass shootings at schools and universities in the United States in recent years have put the issue of firearms on campuses at the centre of the gun debate. Many say the lesson is to keep campuses gun-free, but a growing number of students argue if they were allowed to carry guns at college, they'd</b> …

Guns

Hong Kong's hidden rooftop slums

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Hong Kong

#BBCtrending: 'I refuse to be my daughter's diary'

<b>One mother's decision to leave a parents' chat app group becomes a big hit online. Why?</b><p>At first, Noelia Lopez-Cheda thought it would be a great idea to join a group of local parents on Whatsapp.<p>"I thought it was a good idea to be in contact with other parents from my daughter's class and to be …

Jokes

Boo! These 7 National Parks Are Haunted

<i>By Teresa Bitler for ShermansTravel</i><p>Why spend a fortune for just a few hours at a fabricated haunted house when you can explore truly spooky sites for a whole day in the wild? Some of the most haunted sites in America are part of the National Park system, with varied histories from Civil War …

21 Food Superstitions You Should Really Know About

From spilling salt to cutting bananas, here are 21 kitchen-related superstitions you should be aware of.<p>Everyone knows that garlic wards off vampires and that spilling salt is terrible luck. But did you know that you should never cut a banana with a knife? And speaking of knives, did you know that …

Hot Cross Buns

Nathan Fielder's 'Dumb Starbucks' Episode Finally Airs, And It's Genius

Comedian Nathan Fielder caused a venti-sized media firestorm earlier this year when he opened up a parody Starbucks for an episode of his Comedy Central show, and now we finally have the whole dumb story.<p>The infamous "Dumb Starbucks" episode of "Nathan For You" premiered Tuesday night, and it was …

China's tainted meat scandal explained

McDonald's restaurants in many Chinese cities have been eerily quiet this past week.<p>The fast food giant is enormously popular in China where it has 2,000 outlets, each one typically overflowing with hungry crowds.<p>But many McDonald's addicts have been forced to go cold turkey as numerous branches …

How Daniel Boulud, America's Greatest French Chef, Grills a Hot Dog

Fourth of July hot dog grilling tips from Daniel Boulud, America's greatest French chef<p><b>We're always looking for ways to make our hot dogs even better.</b> So we caught up with America's greatest French chef, <b>Daniel Boulud</b>, at his sausage-centric DBGB in New York City, to see how he does his dogs. We …

Cooking

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …