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A Harvard psychologist says people judge you based on 2 criteria when they first meet you

Harvard Business School professor Amy Cuddy has been studying first impressions alongside fellow psychologists Susan Fiske and Peter Glick for more than 15 years, and has discovered patterns in these interactions.<p>In her new book, "Presence," Cuddy says that people quickly answer two questions when …

Psychology

Rare 1915 Films Show Rodin, Monet, Renoir, and Degas in Their Twilight Years

In 1915, with the newly innovated film camera, a young Russian-born, French actor named Sacha Guitry captured some of France’s greatest artists and …

Why Creative Agencies Need to Think Like Consultants in 2017

As marketing becomes increasingly driven by data and technology, ad agencies are having to compete for business against a newfound rival: consulting …

Parents are buying their kids all the wrong toys

The highlight of my son’s speech therapy was always the bag of toys. Years ago, when he was a toddler and the therapist came to our house, he’d wait patiently as she took out one toy at a time and used each to help build language skills. Anxious to boost his progress, I watched her work and wrote …

Kids

Learn How To Use A DSLR Camera, With This Nifty Web Tool

Author: Margaret Rhodes. Margaret Rhodes Design<p>Date of Publication: 12.06.16.<p>Time of Publication: 5:45 am. 5:45 am<p>Serious photographers know that …

21 Things Every Expectant Mom Should Bring To The Hospital

Unless you hate comfort. Or don't like to carry a lot of stuff.

Pregnancy

Lemon

<b>Author Notes:</b> In this recipe, I hope, is achieved everything I always was looking for in citrus bars; first of all a tender, melt-in-your-mouth, crust, lemony taste not only in the filling, but also in the crust, and finely smooth texture, and tall beautiful bars. After testing a few recipes during …

Baking

9 Gardening Diagrams Every Gardener Needs to Pin

We predict beautiful blooms in your future.<p>As soothing, rewarding, and therapeutic as gardening can be, it can also be challenging. This plant needs <i>how much</i> sun? Tomatoes can't be planted next to <i>what</i> vegetable? Thankfully, there are tons of gardeners on Pinterest who are here to save the day with …

13 Mediterranean-Inspired Dinners to Spice Up Your Weeknight Routine

The Mediterranean diet has been in the spotlight for years thanks to its cancer-fighting and heart-healthy benefits. One recent study found it could …

18 incredible European destinations that haven't been discovered by tourists

Some of these places are difficult to access, while others remain local secrets.<p>We've put together a list of 18 European destinations that you can enjoy without hordes of travelers, from one of France's most majestic villages to a breathtaking hiking trail in Sweden.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch wrote an</i> …

DIY - Concrete Garden Edging - Quiet Corner

Looking for an inexpensive, lasting way to set apart your planting beds? Use these steps to make concrete garden edging in any length you wish.<p>Always …

Landscaping

Trend Alert: 10 DIY Faucets Made from Plumbing Parts

Cyberpunk meets the sink: DIY faucets fashioned from plumbing parts have been cropping up all over. We’ve been taking note—and considering asking our …

The 20 Best Small Towns to Visit in 2016

Though you'll probably want to move to the one nicknamed "9,000 feet above stress level."<p>The Smithsonian just released its annual list of the best small towns in America, and this year's roundup is bound to give you intense wanderlust.

The Most Design-Forward Sofa at IKEA (We've Been Spotting It Everywhere)

Clean lines keep it chic, and deep seats and comfy cushions make it a really livable sofa for real people's real homes. Oh, and the affordable price …

Sofa

Hawaii: Dirt trails by day, luxury by night on this hiking tour of Maui and Lanai

Want to do more than hang around the pool on your next Hawaiian vacation? A new hiking tour of stunning landscapes on Maui and Lanai means you'll be walking rather than lounging.<p>Travel company Backroads has created a six-day, five-night Maui and Lanai Walking and Hiking itinerary. The first of …

Hawaii

10 Places to Visit in Montreal

Restaurant impresarios are looking beyond Québécois classics at influences ranging 
from old-school Argentinean to ’70s-era Chinese. 
— Mark Slutsky

15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …

Emotional Intelligence

Road Trip: Amalfi Coast, Italy

Wind your way through the villages, beaches, and mountains of Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline.<p>The Costiera Amalfitana, or Amalfi Coast, is widely considered Italy's most scenic stretch of coastline, a landscape of towering bluffs, pastel-hued villages terraced into hillsides, precipitous …

Italy

Local Experts

What began in the 1930’s as a single house rented by future hotel mogul Carlino Cinque is now a bougainvillea-covered, 16-room hotel just 200... Read …

Affordable Amalfi Coast

Long a luxe playground for the jet set, this southern Italian shore is still within reach, even in high season<p>9:30 A.M.<p>I wake in my darkened <b>room</b> …

Local Experts

Inspired by the sunny, Mediterranean lifestyle of Capri, Tony Aiello launched this label of handmade, ultra-light, linen wear for men, women, and... …

Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre

PHOTO GALLERY<p>Exploring Italy's Cinque Terre<p>The "five lands" of Italy's Cinque Terre, perched on the Ligurian Coast, seem to be drawn for a storybook, with stacks of candy-colored houses nestled between green mountains, trains that tunnel in and out of cliffs, and hiking paths through terraced …

The coastline of Italy: readers’ travel tips

Along the coast of Italy our readers sidestep the tourist traps to find expansive beaches, pristine marine reserves, the freshest seafood and stretches the locals have been trying to keep to themselves<p>Contribute to next week’s readers’ tips to be in with a chance of winning a £200 hotel</b> …

Italy

19 of the most mind-blowing Google Street View images from under the world's oceans

Google partnered with the XL Catlin Seaview Survey, NOAA's Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, and the Chagos Conservation Trust to showcase stunning new images from 40 locations around the world, including underwater dives in Bali, the Bahamas, and the Great Barrier Reef.<p>Google says on its Maps …

Scuba Diving

Top 10 Beaches for the Non-Beach Bum

Who says a trip to the beach has to involve, well, lying on the beach? If the thought of staking out a spot on the sand and staying there for hours on end makes you crazy, there's no reason to forgo beach time altogether. There are many beaches that offer more than the chance to work on your tan …

Editor's Note

Ultimate luxury travel experiences for 2015 | CNN Travel

Luxury Lifestyle

The Magnificent Leftovers of the Roman Empire in France.

The Romans were master architects. We know that, we have many tangible testaments left to prove it. Their structures still stand sometimes intact in various spots in Europe. We can almost wonder what they and the Egyptians had on our architects, to have made buildings and other constructions to …

Best American beach campsites | CNN Travel

Travel