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A Nobel prize-winning physicist identified three simple steps to mastering any subject

I wasn’t always a good learner. I thought learning was all about the hours you put in. Then I discovered something that changed my life.<p>The famous Nobel Prize-winning physicist Richard Feynman understood the difference between “knowing something” and “knowing the name of something,” and it’s one of …

Self-improvement

National park tips: Your secret weapon when booking a spot in Yosemite

At Yosemite National Park, if you can't get the lodging or camping spot you want in the valley, look into the Redwoods in Yosemite, a collection of rentable privately owned vacation cabins near the Big Trees Lodge (the former Wawona Hotel), about 45 minutes from the valley.<p>There are about 130 …

11 Apps That Take the Stress Out of Travel Planning

Be your own travel agent with these insightful apps.<p>From weather and flight updates, through hotels and transportation, all the way to dining and entertainment, there's a relevant smartphone app out there to guide you. We've rounded up some of the best travel apps worth your attention.

How the most productive people power through their to-do lists

There's plenty of good advice on how to be productive. But most of it makes you feel like you need to turn yourself into a machine. You don't want to …

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

20 Surreal Places to Travel In America Even The Locals May Not Have Explored

Most people think you need to leave the country in order to see all the beautiful places in life. However, that couldn’t be more untrue. You don’t …

Driven to distraction: the Norway road trip where cool design meets dramatic scenery

Norway’s roadside architecture project, part of its National Tourist Routes, has led to the creation of bridges and viewing platforms that make every journey a tour de force – and more new designs are on the horizon<p>Vertigo-inducing viewing platforms, island-hopping bridges, and some of the funkiest …

This Best-Selling TED Speaker Told Oprah the 5-Step Secret to Happiness

Is it possible to increase your happiness simply by doing these things for only two minutes per day? Yes, says a Harvard-trained happiness researcher and best-selling author.<p>Can you improve your happiness simply by breathing for two minutes a day? Apparently so, says Shawn Achor, Harvard-trained …

Happiness

32 things everyone should do in Germany

In fact, Germany was recently voted the world's third-most tourism-friendly country by the World Economic Forum.<p>From mountains to beaches, wine regions to beer halls, here are the 32 things all travelers should experience in Germany.

16 incredible destinations in Asia that tourists don't know about yet

While some of these locations are remote, others are hidden gems often overlooked by tourists.<p>For those in search of the best spots to visit in Asia away from the masses, we've rounded up 16 breathtaking destinations that range from hidden beaches and charming fishing villages to jungle-clad …

Is this the cheapest ever premium airfare to the US?

You can now fly to the US in a premium cabin for just £399.<p>Norwegian Air, which has already turned heads by selling economy-class tickets across the Atlantic for less than £200, has now turned its attention to the high-end market, claiming to offer “the cheapest premium transatlantic travel” with a …

New Yorker's witty letter to American Airlines sees them drop his $200 flight re-booking charge

If you think the age-old art of letter-writing is dead, you’d better think again because one man has used the form to great effect in securing a refund from a corporation.<p>Alex Hamberger had booked a non-refundable tickets on an American Airlines flight from Buffalo, New York to see his nine-month …

American Airlines

The 10 Musts of Classroom Management

Brilliant or InsaneOne of the most important roles of a classroom teacher is that of classroom manager. Learning cannot take place in a poorly …

Europe's 10 cheapest beach resorts for 2016