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How to Get a Refund on a Non-Refundable Airfare and Avoid Change Fees

There are ways of avoiding the fees, and even to get a full refund on a non-refundable airfare you no longer need. The most-often used method is to cancel within 24 hours of booking, but read on for some other, lesser-known loopholes.<p>It now costs $200 to change or cancel a non-refundable airfare on …

Flying

What Happens When We Slow Down?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Simply Happiness.<p><b>About Carl Honoré's TED Talk</b><p>Journalist Carl Honoré believes our society's emphasis on speed erodes health, productivity and quality of life. But there's a backlash brewing, as everyday people start putting the brakes on their modern lives.<p>We're …

How To Stencil on Fabric + Elastic Waist Skirt Tutorial | Prudent Baby

<b>How To Stencil on Fabric + Elastic Waist Skirt Tutorial</b> | <i>Prudent Baby</i><p>Here’s a two-fer DIY for y'all - not only how to create your own flippy, comfy elastic waist skirt, but also a great how to on stenciling it! I love the Peter Pan stencil, but if it’s not your thing, you could go for hearts, geo print, stars, letters… try googling or pinteresting ‘stencilled skirt’ and get inspired!

Flowers and What They Symbolize

Vegetarianism has been around for a long time, finding favor with many people, including Pythagoras clear back around 580 B.C. It’s been presented as …

Turn Your Old T-Shirts into Wall Art

If you have an old t-shirt that you love but don't want to wear, or used to wear all the time but is now too small, one way you can continue to …

Wall Art

Make it beautiful: how the fashion industry is giving tech a hand

Blurring the lines between gadgets and jewelry<p>For the fashion-conscious, wearable gadgets are currently <i>not</i> wearable. But at CES 2014, fashion moguls and global tech authorities are finally chatting about how to fix that problem. Design as a function isn't a new idea, but the fashion industry thinks …

CEO Says BlackBerry Sued Typo Because The Keyboard 'Is Our Identity'

BlackBerry is fighting for its rightful place in in the smartphone market, especially when it comes to keyboards.<p>Last Friday the company filed a lawsuit against Typo, an LA-based startup that makes a physical keyboard accessory for the iPhone. Co-founded by American Idol presenter Ryan Seacrest, …

The Most Popular Kinds Of Psychotherapy -- And Why You Should Try One

Therapy: Many of us have an image of it our minds -- whether it's Robin Williams tending to a wounded Matt Damon, Betty Draper lying on a couch or one of a great many <i>New Yorker</i> cartoons. But these popular depictions of therapy don't tell us what a session is like or whether psychotherapy is …

Obama Worried About Malia and Sasha “Going Steady” with Boys

In an interview with comedian Steve Harvey that aired Friday, President Obama joked that he ran for a second term partly to keep his teenage …

What We Eat and Drink to Kill Our Hangovers (Before They Kill Us)

Hangover got you down? Here's what we like to cook and eat to feel better: egg sandwiches, milkshakes, miso soup, and more<p>Whoever dreamed up the Grim Reaper—the cloak, the scythe, the cold and bony hand—probably had a wicked hangover. Because that's what being hungover is like. After a long night …

Worst Tourist Habits According To Hawaii Locals

It's holiday season in Hawaii, which means the islands are beginning to feel a bit crowded.<p>Tourists come in droves, looking to trade in frigid winters for the chance to sip a cocktail under the tropical Hawaiian sun. It's also the time of year when thousands of surfers cram a mere seven miles on …

Codecademy Releases Its First Educational App, A.K.A. My New Subway Time Killer

Although I write a lot about apps and Internet stuff, I never really learned to code.<p>I threw the “really” in there to soften the blow, but the fact is, I straight up don’t know how to do it. I started learning at one point in middle school, but my high school didn’t push CS, and by college I spent …

5 Ways To Reframe Your Thinking To Be More Like Elon Musk

How do innovative minds like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs come up with their groundbreaking ideas? Here’s five ways they think differently.<p>Drawing parallels between Elon Musk and Steve Jobs is irresistible, but how do big thinkers like them come up with their innovative ideas and how can we reframe our …

Barack Obama Marks 'Fierce Dignity and Unbending Will' of Nelson Mandela

President Obama tonight offered a deeply personal reflection on the life and legacy of Nelson Mandela, a man he described as "one of the most …