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11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?Did you hop in the shower, check your email or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter?Did you …

Self-improvement

The Isle of Sark -- Europe's Last Medieval Feudal State Is a Stone's Throw From Normandy

You're right off the coast of Normandy, a speck of land in the cold waters of the Channel between France and England. A mere 25 miles west of the Cherbourg Peninsula of France, and 80 miles south of the British coast. A steep-sided and car-free paradise.<p><b>The Isle of Sark</b> is one of the few remaining …

20 Of The Most Beautiful Abandoned Places In The World

Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.<p>Sure, there's something spooky about them. But also something undeniably striking.

China

Six Great Solo Travel Destinations

<i>By: Becky Mahan</i><p>Solo travel: you almost certainly know someone who does it, and maybe you've considered it yourself. Whatever your primary travel style, it's worth considering a solo trip at least once in your life. Aside from full-fledged itinerary freedom, traveling "alone" allows you to meet new …

New Zealand

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

European Travel

19 Stunning Photos of National Parks in the Fall

Warning: These photos will inspire your next road trip.<p>There's no better place to witness the turning of the seasons than in our country's beautiful national parks. These bucolic spaces (and one parkway!) may inspire you to grab your family, pack up the car, and take advantage all that autumn has …

National Parks

How Elizabeth Holmes' Billion-Dollar Drug Company, Theranos, Won by Playing the Long Game | Inc.com

Steve Jobs had massive ambition, but Holmes's is arguably larger. While revolutionizing consumer technology is formidable, Holmes believes her company will actually save lives. Her diagnostic lab test upstart is aiming to disrupt a $75 billion industry, and to help grow it by another $125 billion. …

Genetic Engineering

National Geographic Travel

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Decorations

37 Energy Bites Recipes for On-the-Go Snacking

Whether it's first thing in the morning or midafternoon, we all need an energy boost at some point during the day. Coffee is one solution; a sugary …

Dessert

Microsoft buys Double Labs, the startup behind Android lockscreen app Echo

Microsoft has bought Double Labs, a startup that developed Echo Notification Lockscreen, a free lockscreen app for Android.<p>Microsoft confirmed the deal to VentureBeat today following a report on the news from Business Insider.<p>Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed. The startup appears to have been …

Google Play

Major Executive Shake-Up at Yahoo Media Unit Amid Company-Wide Talent Turmoil

CMO and media boss Kathy Savitt is out. Look for more to come.<p>According to sources, Yahoo’s media unit is about to undergo a major shake-up, with executive changes that could include the departure of its top manager, Kathy Savitt.<p>Savitt is also the CMO of the company.<p>Sources, both inside and …

Advertising

Federal Reserve to leave door open for interest rate rise despite 'Black Monday' turmoil

Fed chairman Janet Yellen set to make case for higher rates by the end of the year<p>The world’s most powerful central bank will signal that it is still on course to raise its interest rates this year, despite the market turbulence of recent weeks.<p>Economists say that the Federal Reserve will keep its …

Economics

Start-up investors are being extra-cautious thanks to some costly flops

Now, with public markets on a see-saw and venture capitalists thinking the turmoil may hit private markets, many investors are wondering if more Homejoys lie ahead.<p>That is leading them to look extra hard at companies that hold similar characteristics to Homejoy: on-demand, logistics-heavy …

Startups

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

National Geographic Travel

John Maynard Keynes was literally high when he carried out the most important economic negotiations in British history

The ageing economist was suffering from heart disease when he was sent away to secure Britain's post-war loan with the Americans. After a series of heart attacks over the previous years, his doctor Janos Plesch, a Hungarian whose remedies were so bizarre and occasionally gruesome Keynes and his …

Economics

Embracing Stone Age Couple Found in Greek Cave

Rare double burials discovered at one of the largest Neolithic burial sites in Europe.<p>Strange and surprising findings have been reported from ongoing excavations at Alepotrypa Cave, a site in the Peloponnesus that one archaeologist called "a Neolithic Pompeii," the Greek Ministry of Culture, …

The Lunch Question

<b>By Ian Morris</b><p>At an event in Beijing last November, I had the good fortune to meet the French economist Thomas Piketty, who has sold 1.5 million copies of his book, <i>Capital in the Twenty-First Century</i>, since it was first published in 2013. Pacing up and down in front of a packed auditorium, Piketty …

Income Inequality

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

10 Great American Hikes That Should Be on Your Bucket List

Getting outside is a great form of exercise and a great way to learn about the natural world. It also just makes you feel good. Luckily, there are …

Hiking

29 Surreal Places In America You Need To Visit Before You Die

<b>If you live in the U.S., you don’t need a passport to see what mother nature has to offer.</b><p>1. Mendenhall Glacier Caves, Alaska<p>In Mendenhall Valley of …

How Languages and Genes Evolve Together

Researchers have found that geography makes us who we are—genetically and linguistically.<p>As human populations disperse, the separation leads to changes both in genes and in language. So if we look at human DNA and languages over time, we should find that they differ along similar geographic …

Linguistics

15 amazing adventures for 2015

The 8 Most Luxurious Mountain Resorts in America

While away this winter, nestle in these chic rustic escapes.<p><b>1) St. Regis Deer Valley, Utah</b><p>Settled at the base of the Wasatch Mountains, this classic resort offers state-of-the-art spa services, heated outdoor pools and hot tubs and an enchanting terrace from which one can watch the sun blaze over …

A photographic journey through the Torres del Paine, Patagonia

The first leg of the trail is reached by crossing Lago Pehoé, a lake of such vibrant turquoise that people crowd the stern of the catamaran I stand …

Hiking

Utah’s 10 most unbelievable views

Out in the USA’s wild west, the state of Utah has some of the country’s most incredible views – unreal sunsets, magical rock formations, majestic mountains and more. Whether you’re gazing up awestruck at red-rock cliffs from a raft bouncing along the Colorado River or hiking down into the grand …

National Parks