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Indonesia beginners’ guide: Bali, Lombok, Java and Flores

This vast country’s 17,000 islands would take years to explore. As a new direct flight from the UK to Indonesia launches, we pick what to do and see plus the best hotels, food and drink in four popular destinations<p>The world’s largest island nation, Indonesia comprises about 17,000 islands sprawling …

Norway: Stunning photos of surfers under the northern lights inside the Arctic Circle

Think of surfing, and you probably picture bronzed athletes under glorious sunshine riding turquoise waves on to pristine white beaches. You probably …

The secret life of a dementia carer: I’ll never forget finding an iron in the fridge | Anonymous

The hours are ridiculous and the money’s dreadful – so why do I do it? Because there’s nothing more rewarding than helping someone to negotiate the world<p>Are caring people prone to being taken advantage of in the world of work – being exploited emotionally, mentally, physically and sometimes …

NHS will carry out dementia checks at 40

Health Secretary announces new plans to assess people's dementia risks from the age of 40 on, and offer advice about lifestyle changes to reduce the risk of the condition<p>Family doctors will start assessing patients’ dementia risks from the age of 40 onwards, in a radical attempt to reduce rates of …

Now you're talking: human-like robot may one day care for dementia patients

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - With her brown hair, soft skin and expressive face, Nadine is a new brand of human-like robot that could one day, scientists hope, be used as a personal assistant or care provider for the elderly.<p>Nadine, a humanoid created by Nanyang Technological University's (NTU) Professor …

The Dutch Village Where Everyone Has Dementia

The town of Hogeway, outside Amsterdam, is a Truman Show-style nursing home.<p>When Yvonne van Amerongen received a phone call from her mother two decades ago, relaying that her father had died of a heart attack—sudden and painless—one of the first things she thought was, <i>Thank God he never had to be</i> …

Lumosity's claims that it can prevent dementia are completely bogus, and it just cost the company $2 million

But at least one of the products in this marketing wave, Lumosity, has been making bogus claims, according to the Federal Trade Commission. And now the company behind it has agreed to pay $2 million to settle charges that its "brain training" advertising misled consumers.<p>Lumosity's marketing is …

Interview: How Instagram Photographer Lauren Bath Has Made a Job Out of Traveling the World

If traveling the world and photographing incredible destinations sounds too good to be true, then you haven't met Lauren Bath. We introduced you to her a few days ago when we showed you her spectacular photos of camel trains on Australia's Cable Beach. In the short three and a half years since …

How to balance a design career with creating your own art

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer whose work has appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Esquire and other publications. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with permission.</i><p>It’s a challenge many designers with full-time careers face: how do …

This Yoga App Aims To Get You Out Of Your Office Chair

Suzan Colón’s Take A Yoga Break app wants to solve the sitting problem for good.<p>If you are like 86% of all American adults, you’re probably doing something that’s dangerous to your health: sitting on your bum. Study upon study proves that sitting for long stretches can negatively impact your body, …

Why This Company Is Giving Its Employees $1,500 Each To Go On Far-Flung Vacations

ThinkPARALLAX,, an 11-person creative agency in Southern California that focuses on building brands with purpose, decided to send its employees away …

Where Millennials Went Wrong and How They're Paying the Price

Millennials messed up and as a result they're paying the price.<p>Here's a few unfortunate facts about Millennials:<p>They contributed $1 trillion to our national student loan debt [Bloomberg]<br>• They are the most educated generation in human history, yet they have the highest share of people who are …

The 18 Chicest Coffee Shops in New York City

Get your daily caffeine fix in style...<p>Getting your java fix isn't just a way to stay awake around the dreaded 3pm work slump, it's a ritual that people take seriously...very seriously. Don't be annoyed by the Starbucks on every corner, there are loads of cafes that are worth you time- warm, cozy …

The 20 Most Incredible Houses in Movies

Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films.<p>Whether real or created through movie magic, we've rounded up our all-time favorite historic homes featured in films—if only there was an Oscar for Best Supporting House! <i>Via</i> …

15 Rustic Ceremony Backdrops For Your Woodland Wedding

Planning a wedding inspired by the beauty of the woods? Include a rustic ceremony backdrop that complements a natural ceremony location, like a …

Hostels Embrace Airbnb in Effort to Escape Rising Booking Fees

At the Pacific Tradewinds Hostel in San Francisco, owner Darren Overby has found an unlikely ally in his efforts to keep his hostel’s operating costs …

Tinder, A $500 Million Dating App, Used This Pitch Deck When It Was Just A Tiny Startup

Tinder isn't a traditional startup since the majority of it is owned by IAC. But like many young companies, it began as a fledgling idea under another name, Match Box.<p>What was Tinder like when it was first devised in 2012?<p>TechCrunch's Jordan Crook found an early Tinder pitch deck. Here's what the …

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A local nature enthusiast in the Gyeonggi province sets up a cafe and cabin retreat to combat a diminishing forest.<p>A husband-and-wife architect team proves a house can be good for the environment—and look great too.<p>We heads to the mountains of Montana for a chilly night in this high-altitude cabin …

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20 photos of gorgeous cabin escapes

These man-made hideaways add to the landscape instead of detracting from it, making them the perfect places to get away for a while.<p>Whether they're …

The Year The Army Stopped Niagara Falls

In 1969, the Army Corps of Engineers accomplished an awesome feat: They turned off Niagara Falls. They did it to clean up the area, and check for …

Which Social Media Accounts Really Matter and Why

This story originally appeared on KISSmetrics<p>I think social media is really important. I doubt anyone would argue with me about that. But social media is also misunderstood in some ways. One of those misunderstandings is <i>which social media sites a business or individual should be on.</i><p>If you read this …

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A Woman Quit Her Job To Travel For 2 Years And Took These Incredible Photos In Africa

So she left the U.K. and used her savings to travel around the world with her boyfriend, Alex.<p>"It wouldn't have been unreasonable to suggest that my big trip was just an escape from the fact that I had no idea what I was going to do with my life," Payne told Business Insider.<p>"I was scared of coming …

Do look down! The world's best skywalks – in pictures

As Canada's Glacier Skywalk opens, offering amazing views over Jasper national park, we take a look at the best skywalks around the world<p><b>Share your skywalk experiences in the comments below</b>

Family-friendly hotels and guesthouses in Italy: readers' travel tips

Winning tip: Agriturismo Ferdy, Lombardy<p>Choose family-friendly interconnecting rooms at this farm in the mountains north of Bergamo. Tons to do, including pony rides, milking the goats, helping with the animals, canoeing, haymaking, donkey trekking up to Ferdy's high-altitude dairy farm (where you …

This Grilled Cheese Restaurant Delivers You Your Sandwich By Parachute

Look up at the sky and you’ll see a strange object drifting towards you: a grilled cheese sandwich tethered to a parachute.<p>Yes, a parachute. The …