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I flew on an all-business-class airline I had never heard of, and it was one of the best travel experiences I've ever had

And this was the only big trip most of us would be taking this year, so we were willing to spend a bit more.<p>The next day, he sent over a few options. We could fly economy from New York to Heathrow for about $800 per person, premium economy for $1,500, or business class on a big-name airline for …

The Anatomy of a Successful LinkedIn Profile [Infographic]

To stand out amid the millions of LinkedIn users, you need a stellar profile that captures attention and starts conversations. The following …

Infographics

Coffee lovers rejoice: 4 reasons why coffee is good for your health

Love that cup of joe? It's OK to indulge — new science shows that black coffee has excellent benefits, including:<p><b>1. Lowering your disease risk.</b> A Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health study published in the American Heart Assn. journal Circulation found that drinking as many as four cups of …

The 6 Biggest Nutritional Myths of Bodybuilding, Solved

When it comes to fitness, there are two main archetypes: the success story and the cautionary tale. The success story is the gym rat who has found …

5 Reasons You Should Start Eating (Yes, Eating) Coconut Oil

So, you've finally broken down and purchased yourself a jar of coconut oil. But why are you supposed to be into it again?<p>"Coconut oil...is a type of fat that is actually utilized by the body to make energy," said clinical nutritionist Ariane Hundt. "Unlike other saturated fats, coconut oil is not …

5 Tips Experienced Business Travelers Use to Beat Flight Delays

When your travel plans get disrupted, you don't have to take it lying down. Follow these tips to make the most of an annoying situation.<p>For as long as there have been flights, there have been flight delays. Literally. On December 17, 1903, the Wright Brothers soared into the history books with the …

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The Cheapest Days to Fly This Summer

The complex algorithms airlines use to set prices can make getting the best deal feel like hunting for a needle in a haystack. But the travel site …

The One Online Tool You Need to Make Life Easier (And How to Use It)

If you haven’t tried it already, it’s time to check out If This Then That, better known as IFTTT. It’s an online tool that allows you to connect two …

The most popular travel destinations in the world

Slide 1 of 12<p>Whether traveling in the U.S., Asia, Europe or the Middle East, globe-trotters head to these places for inspiration, seeking cities full …

13 Sleep Lessons From A Landmark British Sleep Report

New findings reveal alarming data about Britons' sleep and this group of experts is calling for change.<p>A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that a third of Americans don't get enough sleep. And now, a British report finds that no one is faring any better …

Make 4 changes to your morning routine for a more productive day

You reach for your Instagram, scroll through your inbox, and as soon as your feet hit the floor, you're already in battle mode for the busy day ahead.<p>Sound familiar?<p>We've all been there, but if you have a tendency to hit the ground running in the morning, it might be time to slow things down.<p>Taking …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations on earth

To find the cheapest places to go to, Hoppa calculated the average cost per person for a day trip in each destination, crunching the numbers for six typical travel expenses, including a 3km taxi journey, a night's stay at a hotel per person, and a meal.<p>The average amount a traveler would spend on a …

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5 Easy Ways to Read More Books (Over 60+ Books Per Year)

What does Elon Musk, Mark Cuban, Peter Thiel, and the most successful entrepreneurs have in the world?<p><b>They read more books.</b><p>The average CEO reads over …

Books

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Prague

Known as the City of a Hundred Spires, Prague tempts travelers with its incredible charm and impressive architecture. The Czech Republic’s capital is …

European Travel

Podcast: Behavioral Psychology With Ramit Sethi | The Art of Manliness

You know the old song and dance.<p>You set a goal for yourself — lose weight, ask for a raise, ask that woman out — but something holds you back from …

There is a super easy and cheap way to use your own smartphone when you travel to other countries

There is a much better, much cheaper option to use your smartphone when you're abroad — simply buy a temporary SIM card, stick it in your phone, and get going!<p>One caveat: You have to make sure that your phone is "unlocked."<p>A bit about "unlocking"<p>Mobile phones used to be "locked" to a specific …

Working Smarter: 11 Things Ultra-Productive People Do Differently

The amount of time we have to get things done in our day is limited. We all work within the same 24 hour day, yet some people do a fantastic amount …

16 Unhealthy Habits You Should Get Rid Of By Turning 35 Years Old

If you are reaching your mid-thirties it is time to take have a look at yourself and decide which habits are worthwhile keeping and which are …

11 Tricks All Coffee Drinkers Need to Know Right Now

23 Free Health And Fitness Apps You Need To Download Immediately

Whether you're trying to lose weight, train for a 5k, or just track your sodium intake, there's an app for that.<p>Response in this post have been edited and condensed for clarity.

Modular backpack switches things up for work and play

Starting with the basic Slicks backpack, users get a bag that comes with sleeves and pockets for storing their laptop, phone, shoes, and bulky items …

Cheap flights: Best day to book, top sites and insider secrets

There are plenty of ideas out there to make long-range travel cheaper and faster, such as Elon Musk's Hyperloop and supersonic airliners. But until they actually arrive, we're stuck with regular air travel, which can take all day and put a serious dent in your bank account. I can't do anything …

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Here's What to Do if You Want to Quit Your Job and Travel

Or have a giant wedding, or any other majorly expensive goal!<p>We make a ton of small financial decisions every day. Do you buy a $10 salad for lunch or brown-bag it? Should you move out on your own or get a roommate? Your little decisions will be smarter (and stress you out less) if you set some …

Google’s New “Plan A Trip” Feature Is Changing the Way You Search

Google is never one to miss a beat. To keep up with the trend in smartphone usage over traditional desktop searches, the company has unveiled a brand …

Top adventures in Laos

With its dense forests, limestone caves and endless waterways, Laos is a dream destination for intrepid travellers seeking an off-the-beaten-track corner of Asia.<p>Whether it's kayaking, cycling, rock climbing, ziplining between tree houses or exploring temple ruins – you can choose your own …

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The 10 worst days to fly in 2016

This week we revealed how being clever with your annual leave could turn 23 days off into 53 - but there are 10 dates this year on which you should avoid travelling altogether.<p>That is according to Flight Centre, a travel comparison website, which has analysed flight data over the whole of 2016 to …

16 Tips for Running More Effective Meetings

On average we spend 5.6 hours a week in meetings, and 71 percent of those meetings aren't very productive.<p>Chances are, you've noticed that many meetings are a tremendous waste of time. A few years ago, Microsoft did some research into this problem and found that people spend on average 5.6 hours …

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10 Ways to Lose Weight Without Even Trying

These little changes to your day could make a huge dent in your belly<p>You won’t lose fat by camping out on the couch. But you don’t have to train for two hours a day and eat nothing but salad, either.<p>The 10 following tips work on how to lose weight easily into your busy schedule—and are all proven …

24 Ways To Save, Find And Earn Extra Money With Minimal Effort

What would you do with an extra $100*? Maybe you would go to a concert or treat friends to a round of drinks? I would probably spend it on food. Whatever you would choose we can all agree that a crisp $100-bill would be nice. Probably not life changing, but nice.<p>With this in mind peruse the list of …