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16 Best Train Trips in the World

The journey matters as much as the destination on these ultimate rail adventures.<p>After three decades of riding trains all over the world—rural China, the Swiss Alps, Latin American jungles—I am still thrilled by a classic rail journey. Take The Canadian, where passengers can spend three days …

20 Cool Connected Tech Products for a Smarter Home

These home gadgets work smarter, not harder.<p>What makes a smart home product? Generally, they're defined by their ability to connect wirelessly, allowing users to interact with them from their smartphones. We've rounded up 20 cool, diverse offerings — from TVs, air conditioners, smoke alarms, and …

19 Brilliant New Gadgets That Will Transform Your Kitchen

The future involves innovations ranging from do-it-all ovens to robotic chefs.<p>These are the ideas, inspirations, and high-tech products that will change the way we cook, what we eat, and even how we hang out in the heart of the home.

Central Park's Lamp Posts Have a Hidden Trick To Help You Navigate

Even a seasoned New York navigator can get lost in Central Park. In the sea of green and winding paths, the familiar urban grid of Manhattan …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places In The World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

5 Soft Skills You Need to Master for Workplace Success

These intangible qualities are essential to get ahead in the workplace.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>When it comes to to succeeding in the workplace, a college degree isn't necessarily enough. Nor is years of …

12 Habits of Horrible Leaders and How to Break Them

Leadership isn't a dictatorship. If you want your employees to go the distance for you, avoid these 12 destructive behaviors at all costs.<p>In leadership, everything you do counts. All eyes are on you, even when you aren't there. Employees feel your presence throughout the day because you set the …

Resilience Is About How You Recharge, Not How You Endure

As constant travelers and parents of a 2-year-old, we sometimes fantasize about how much work we can do when one of us gets on a plane, undistracted by phones, friends, and <i>Finding Nemo</i>. We race to get all our ground work done: packing, going through TSA, doing a last-minute work call, calling each …

This simple trick can free up a ton of storage on your iPhone

Some popular ways include using Google Photo's free, unlimited cloud storage for photos and streaming music.<p>We've even seen a strange, roundabout way where you have to "pretend" that you're about to rent a movie, even when you don't have enough space for it.<p>The method I'm talking about here is to …

Mobile Technology

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

Domestic: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

The best quotes to help you find business success

7 travel apps for making your summer vacation plans

As National Lampoon can attest, summer travel rarely goes according to plan.<p>The list of things that can go wrong on a summer trip is endless: running …

Travel like a CEO: Five experts on how to master the business trip

<i>We asked frequent fliers, airport experts, scientists and even a former Buddhist monk for tips on how to master the business trip.</i><p><b>The airport guru: Craig Richmond</b><i><br>CEO of Vancouver Airport Authority and former pilot</i><p><b>I give myself extra time</b> for a stress-free experience. I’d rather be early and working …

Six Ways The Most Productive People Send Emails

Here’s what the experts (and the data) say about sending emails fast and getting useful responses faster.<p>There’s nothing like an overcrowded inbox to make you long for the days of smoke signals and carrier pigeons.<p>But unless you’ve been living under a rock without a Wi-Fi signal, email plays a huge …

Pro Tips for Creating Masterful Presentations

For Friday Five+ Tech Tips, we invite a dream team of law practice technology experts to give their best advice for tackling the everyday tech …

Cities as you've never seen them: Panoramic images capture metropolises including Sydney, Las Vegas and Shanghai at night

The most famous cities around the world have been photographed an infinite number of times but they've never been captured quite like this.<p>Russian …

Panoramic Photography

6 tricks to make sure people will read your emails

But unless you've been living under a rock without a Wi-Fi signal, email plays a huge role in your work and personal communication. In fact, we're willing to bet you have yours open in another tab <i>right now</i>.<p>Email is so prevalent that last year, workers worldwide collectively sent and received about …

Productivity

Pictures of the Best Eastern Caribbean Beaches

1<p>When it comes to Eastern Caribbean cruise ports, heading to the beach always tops the list of excursion picks. Some passengers sign up for …

This Man Has Been Living On Cruise Ships for Twenty Years

Mario Salcedo took his first cruise almost twenty years ago—and never stopped.<p>There’s a home-made sign on deck 11 of Royal Caribbean’s <i>Navigator of the Seas</i> that reads ‘Super Mario’s Office’. Every morning, a dapper, tanned passenger perches there, quietly tapping away at his keyboard. An office …

Truly Successful People Never Compromise on These 6 Things

Successful people do their deep work early in the day, when most people are still fast asleep.<p><i>How do smart and successful people maintain sanity and manage their time, career, and lives? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people</i> …

11 Absurd Mansions You Can Rent For A Dirt-Cheap Vacation

Money<p>Tag your friends and family!<p>Want to do a fun summer trip with ALL your friends or family? Well, there are some amazing houses you can rent these …

Prioritization: Time Management Advice to Empower Your Success

<i>Cary J. Green, PhD</i><p>Countless books have been written on prioritization and time management, yet my experience is that most people often spend time doing things that are not a high priority. You may think you are making progress simply because you are busy. Nothing could be further from the truth. In …

Time Management

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How chronic stress can affect the brain's size, structure, and how it functions:

27 things you didn't know your iPhone could do

Even though we use our iPhones all day every day, there are still a handful of features that are relatively unknown.<p>Some of these features are buried in the Settings menu while others are hidden in plain sight.<p>Plus, there are a few things Siri can do for you that you may not know about.<p><i>(Note: Most</i> …

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3 Ways Successful People Manage Their Time

Your time-management problems are undercutting your potential. Here's how to turn that around.<p>I once worked with a team where the guy who was always "the busiest" got the least amount done. That's because he spent more time managing his personal distractions than actually completing his work. He …

How to avoiding costly airline change fees

Airlines now get one-fourth of their revenue from fees, and one of the biggest is a charge of up to $200 to change or cancel a ticket.<p>The fee galls consumers who find themselves with an unexpected need to change their travel plans. In some cases, the fee is more than the price they paid for the …

How to Get Through Airport Customs as Quickly as Possible

Fear not: there are solutions to those dreaded lines.<p>We all know the drill: we land in the U.S. after an international flight and rush off the plane, past other travelers, only to come to a full halt once we reach the barely moving masses at immigration and border control. But since changes in …