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7 Ways to Get People To Like You From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

15 Foods To Do And Don’t Eat On An Empty Stomach

It is no longer news that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, it helps to get you energised, so that you will be active throughout the …

Canada's most shameful environmental secret must not remain hidden

Tar sands have been dubbed the largest – and most destructive – industrial project in human history. And Canada is on the forefront of their exploitation<p>This week, the Canadian government will be in Bonn touting Canada’s climate plan. It will be joined by Canadian oil companies working to put a …

Environment

8 mistakes that make good employees leave

It’s tough to hold on to good employees, but it shouldn’t be. Most of the mistakes that companies make are easily avoided. When you do make mistakes, …

Nitrogen pollution: the forgotten element of climate change

While carbon pollution gets all the headlines for its role in climate change, nitrogen pollution is arguably a more challenging problem. Somehow we …

We Can Limit Global Warming To 1.5°C If We Do These Things In The Next Ten Years

Darrin Zammit Lupi/Reuters<p>Bill Hare, <i>Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research</i> and Niklas Höhne, <i>Wageningen University</i><p>After the climate talks in Marrakech, our climate mission remains the same as what was set out in the 2015 Paris Agreeement: to eliminate all carbon dioxide emissions by the …

What are the different types of tea? An introduction

Black, green, white, oolong and pu-erh tea all come from the same plant. We explain the flavor differences and much more.<p>I love the world of tea with …

Soaking in a road trip along the Colorado Historic Hot Springs Loop

It is Week Three of our month-long discovery trip through western Colorado. My wife, three daughters, and I are water-soaked, wizened road warriors, …

Hiking

Avoid these 15 ingredients that can be found in many supplements

Many of the ingredients on this list also have the potential to interact with prescription and over-the-counter medications, such as cholesterol-lowering statins and blood-thinning drugs like aspirin and warfarin (Coumadin and generic).<p>Moreover, our experts agree that none of these supplement …

A trailer car adventure through 59 US national parks

This year sees celebrations across the US to mark the centenary of the National Park Service. To pay homage to this great organisation, Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne are visiting every national park in an Airstream trailer. Here, Jonathan shares some of the highlights so far.<p>March 5<p>Death Valley …

10 things highly successful people do to stay motivated

<i>Answer by Nelson Wang on Quora.</i><p>When I was in 20 years old and studying at UCLA, I flunked an economics class. I was devastated. Guess what happened? …

7 ways to meditate while you move

If you don't have time for sitting meditation, give one of these active meditations a try.<p>The most wonderful thing about meditation — besides its …

Meditation

What Hurts Working Women Most, Going Childless or Having Kids?

When Holly Brockwell, editor of the UK women’s technology and lifestyle site Gadgette, wrote about her decision to get sterilized and not have …

Pumpkin Recipes

<b>In Season:</b> Pumpkins begin to ripen in September. Because they store well, pumpkins are available all through the fall and winter.<p><b>What to Look For:</b> Make sure to choose a variety of pumpkin that's intended for cooking rather than for decoration. The ubiquitous field pumpkin -- the kind most commonly …

Decorations

INFOGRAPHIC: Why are my plants turning yellow?

Even the greenest of thumbs are sometimes puzzled by their plants’ yellow leaves, but that yellow pattern can actually tell you a lot about what kind …

Plants

Exploring Palau: what to do when you're not diving

Palau is famous for its underwater wonders, but there's more to Palau than just diving. This tiny country has lots of activities and attractions to keep travellers happy when they're not fully submerged. Kayaking, off-road driving, camping and scenic flights are all options. There's also plenty to …

Diving and snorkelling in Fiji

Fiji is known for its beautiful palm-fringed islands, but some of its most spectacular scenery is found below the waves. Its warm, clear waters offer year-round diving and snorkelling in what’s often referred to as the soft-coral capital of the world. There are reefs with lush gardens of corals, …

9 Things Managers Do That Make Good Employees Quit

Co-author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0 and President at TalentSmart<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s pretty incredible how often you hear managers complaining about their best employees leaving, and they really do have something to complain about—few things are as …

Oh, the places this girl and her cat will go!

All photos: Andy Prokh<p>There's nothing quite like the bond between a girl and her cat! Photographer Andy Prokh understands this, and that's why he's …

6 Ways Guys Sabotage Their Sperm Every Day

His baby-making abilities may be taking a hit.<p>When a couple finds themselves dealing with fertility issues, it seems like it's the female half whose body and behavior are scrutinized most. Which is totally unfair, considering that 50 percent of the time, the problem lies with the guy’s equipment …

Sperm

Six Things Real Leaders Don't Do (Like Boss People Around)

People get hired or promoted into leadership roles every day. Sadly, when they get the job they may get little or no training on how to lead a team.<p>Because no one tells them how to lead, how to communicate with their team members or how to inspire people, they are left with the mistaken idea that …

Leadership

10 of the world's biggest unsolved mysteries

Voynich Manuscript<p>Named after the Polish-American antiquarian bookseller Wilfrid M. Voynich, who acquired it in 1912, the Voynich Manuscript is a …

Drawing

Homemade Ice Cream Recipes

Here's the scoop: Homemade ice cream is the ultimate treat and not hard to make. Try one of our classic recipes.<p>Rich, creamy, and custardy, this is the real deal, made with vanilla beans and heavy cream.

Homemade

Tips for Perfect Laundry

Remove pins or buckles, zip zippers, close snaps and hooks, and secure Velcro to prevent snags and abrasion. But don't button buttons, which can stress the buttons and buttonholes.<p>Empty pockets and turn them inside out, unfurl socks, and unroll cuffs. Tie sashes and strings to prevent tangling. …

T-shirts

9 Foods to Avoid While Breastfeeding

For nine months you were so disciplined. You didn’t touch alcohol, and the smell of coffee barely tested your resolve. Now your baby is here and …

How to dress like a local in 25 cities around the world

No one wants to stick out as a tourist when they travel because of what they wear. But fashion trends vary from city to city, making it tough to know what to wear in different destinations.<p>To avoid those awkward fashion mishaps, we've broken down what locals wear in 25 cities around the world. From …

12 plants that repel unwanted insects

These herbs and flowers can shoo pests from your garden and skin.<p>Are you an insect magnet? If you aren’t, you probably know one. Insect magnets …

Gardening

Here’s the Secret to Loving Your Job, According to Research

People whose jobs allowed them to use their <i>signature strengths</i> — those qualities they were uniquely best at, the talents that set them apart from …

3 Natural Ingredients That Clean (Almost) Anything in Your House

What includes a sprig of mint, a twist of citrus, and packs a real punch in every room of the house? Here's a hint: It's better suited to a spray bottle than a cocktail glass.<p>We're talking about DIY all-natural household cleaners, of course -- the kind that side-step harsh fumes and chemicals in …

11 Ways to Use Honey to Get More Gorgeous Skin, Hair, and Nails

<b>1. Moisturizing Mask</b><p>Honey is a natural humectant, meaning it draws moisture from the air into the skin and ensures it's retained it in the layers where it’s needed most for penetrating, long-lasting hydration.<p><b>Try it:</b> Spread one teaspoon raw honey on clean, dry skin, and let sit for 15-20 minutes. …