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Lombardia on the road: esperienze top

Dimenticate per un momento le vetrine luccicanti della moda o il traffico implacabile delle grandi città. In questa top list vi portiamo alla …

12 trucchi da usare su Facebook che tutti dovrebbero conoscere

Facebook ha delle funzioni nascoste che possono renderlo molto più divertente, rilassante e sicuro.<p>Per molti è impossibile immaginare una vita senza Facebook. In effetti, ci trascorriamo gran parte della nostra quotidianità online. Ma la verità è che ne sappiamo poco, perché il più grande social …

Texas Doesn’t Want Trump’s Wall Either

Terry Bishop, a West Texas native with a monogrammed belt buckle and a leather holster for his flip phone, looks out over the 2,000 acres of farmland …

Charles Darwin

An underlying assumption driving today’s pervasive cult of productivity is that the more hours you work, the more you get done. This seems like a logical enough formula, but it is also leading to an epidemic of job-induced stress and burnout. Regardless, being perpetually “busy” has become a …

Literature

17 incredibly useful Google products and services you didn't know existed

Most of us have heard of Google's well-known and much-loved tools — Gmail, Google Earth, Google Maps, and many more. Those products and services are used by millions of people around the world every day.<p>What many people don't know, however, is that Google actually has a bunch of other features and …

Apps

To Mars, Not a Moment Too Soon

Monday night was the début of “Mars,” a six-episode miniseries on the National Geographic network, produced by Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, and others. In it, humans travel to Mars and establish a home. It’s a tempting idea. All summer, when I needed a break from election anxiety, I watched …

Jeff Bezos

The Quiet Before the Quake

Seismologists are good listeners. In fact, they’re all ears. They eavesdrop constantly on the planet, picking up not only vibrations from earthquakes, its loudest outbursts, but also every tectonic creak and groan. In the past decade, a new generation of geophysical instruments and data-processing …

San Andreas

Why I Quit My Job to Travel the World

On paper, my life seemed great. I had a dream job, a swanky apartment, and a loving girlfriend. But something was off. I couldn't bear being chained to my desk in a stuffy office any longer. So I decided to quit and travel the world, bringing only my passport, a small backpack, and my enormous …

Student Finance

The Brussels Attacks and the New Normal of Terrorism in Western Europe

As emergency services are still digging through the rubble of Zaventem Airport and Maelbeek Metro Station in Brussels, it is clear that the full scale of the devastation will take days if not weeks to assess. At this point there are already 28 reported dead and 151 injured. While no organization …

Coincidences and the Meaning of Life

The surprising chances of our lives can seem like they’re hinting at hidden truths, but they’re really revealing the human mind at work.<p>Towards the end of seventh grade, my middle-school band took a trip to Cedar Point, which was pretty much <i>the</i> theme park to which Midwestern middle school bands …

Middle School

Eat, Pray, Post

“This is the cause for obesity in America!” exclaims an Indian subject after eating a Pop Tart in a charming bit of viral fluff called “Indians Taste …

Social Media

How People Learn to Become Resilient

Norman Garmezy, a developmental psychologist and clinician at the University of Minnesota, met thousands of children in his four decades of research. But one boy in particular stuck with him. He was nine years old, with an alcoholic mother and an absent father. Each day, he would arrive at school …

Psychology

20 Amazing Under-the-Radar Albums of 2015

Keep on enjoying Adele's album, but here are 20 lesser-known masterworks that you might not have heard about during the last 12 months.<p>I listened to …

Paris attacks: Why terrorists have the advantage.

Many of the photographs spilling out of France after Friday’s terrorist attacks show armed troops standing guard at the Eiffel Tower—a familiar …

The Man Behind 'The Martian'

The novelist behind Ridley Scott's blockbuster on what the movie got wrong about Mars, and when we'll colonize another planet.<p>Before his novel <i>The</i> …

Hillary Clinton's Surprisingly Smooth Debate

In her two hours on stage in Las Vegas, the frontrunner was never pressed to defend her integrity.<p>What a great evening for Hillary Clinton! The Democratic front-runner showed herself, as always, knowledgeable, competent, and intelligent. Meanwhile, her greatest points of vulnerability—truthfulness, …

Government

Che cosa vedere a Torino: dieci idee per scoprire la città

Elegante, ma mai con ostentazione, attiva senza frenesia, colta e raffinata. <b>Torino è una delle città italiane più versatili e affascinanti.</b> Vanta …

Spotify told us the top 20 songs people listen to in the shower — here they are

At a conference earlier this week, Ek revealed that there are 39,000 active playlists named "Shower." And these playlists get 550,000 streams every day. (No pun intended).<p>But what songs are these people listening to in the shower?<p>Business Insider reached out to Spotify to find out which songs go …

Music

The Trotsky Paradox

<b>1.</b><p>Why should you read Bernard Wolfe’s <i>The Great Prince Died: A Novel About the Assassination of Trotsky</i>? What is its project, and how does it go about …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do …

Quora

The Dark Side of Empathy

How caring for one person can foster baseless aggression towards another<p>I’m not usually in favor of killing, but I’d make an exception for the leaders of ISIS. I’d feel a certain satisfaction if they were wiped off the face of the Earth. This is a pretty typical attitude, shared even by many of my …

Psychology

Good Quality Sleep May Build Healthy Hearts

Are you not getting enough sleep, or are you getting too much? If your answer to either of these questions is "yes," you may be at risk of heart disease.<p>Just the right amount of good-quality sleep is key to good heart health, according to researchers at the Center for Cohort Studies at Kangbuk …

NBA Star Moses Malone Dead At Age 60

NBA Hall of Famer Moses Malone died on Sunday at age 60. The Philadelphia 76ers confirmed the "passing of a legend" in a statement commending the superstar for his contributions to the city and basketball.<p>The three-time NBA MVP averaged 20.6 points and 12.2 rebounds per game over his 21 seasons …

The Day I Told the Ugly Truth About My Marriage

Oprah.com<p>article<p>http://www.oprah.com/inspiration/truth-about-marriage<p>Why it's okay to admit when your life falls apart.<p>en_us<p>Last summer, I attended a …

What It Really Takes to Recover from Pain and Loss

Most people try to help you feel better when you are in emotional pain, but they don't know how. For example, when my first engagement ended (about …

Positive Thinking

10 of the best ways to enjoy Paris … on a budget

Photograph: https://www.facebook.com/chezgladines.saintgermain/photos?pnref=lhc<p>Chez Gladines<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/7/3/1435941376772/76cfd7ac-4f5e-4561-940a-5098aa52dd09-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: …

Flea Markets

Free Things to Do in Paris

Traipsing around pricey Paris might sound like serious damage to your wallet, but that's only if you don't know where to look (and when to go). Indulge in some of the City of Light's sweetest luxuries <i>gratuit</i>—from hidden nooks of authenticity to world-class museums and sights.<p><b>Art</b><p>Admission is waived …

Top 20 free things to do in Paris

City of love, fashion capital, literary paradise… Paris has many different guises. And while museum entry can be steep and fine dining comes at a premium, the French capital can also be a cheap date.<p>Whether you go weak at the knees for soaring church spires or want to rub elbows at an authentic …

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Life in Paris

<i>When Rosecrans Baldwin, the author of Paris, I Love You But You’re Bringing Me Down, took a copywriting job at a French advertising agency and</i> …