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Underdogs to Super Bowl champs: Nick Foles, Eagles take Patriots' crown

MINNEAPOLIS -- Fifty-eight years, 20,859 days, more than two generations. That's how much time had passed since the Philadelphia Eagles last won a …

NFL

All of the Reasons Scientists Are Certain We Are Now Living in the Anthropocene

24 scientists from top universities around the world say they have hard evidence that humans have irrevocably altered Earth’s geology.<p>"Human activity is leaving a pervasive and persistent signature on Earth." So begins one of the more depressing scientific papers I've ever read.<p>What follows in "The …

Understanding Kim Jong Un, The World’s Most Enigmatic and Unpredictable Dictator

Everyone knows that North Korea’s leader is a bloodthirsty madman and buffoon—or is he really? Mark Bowden digs into the hard facts for an unusual portrait.<p>Does anyone make an easier target than Kim Jong Un? He’s Fatboy Kim the Third, the North Korean tyrant with a Fred Flintstone haircut—the …

How to Answer Difficult Questions | The Art of Manliness

<i>“Why didn’t Acme Co. accept our offer?”</i><p><i>“Why should I hire you over somebody else?”</i><p><i>“Where do you see this relationship going?”</i><p><i>“Where do babies come</i> …

How waterproof are the new iPhones? Here's what all the ratings mean

Many smartphones, tablets, activity trackers, smartwatches and even some wireless speakers are "water-resistant," but what does that actually mean? Can these devices be used in the rain? What about in the shower, or even the pool? Water resistance doesn't mean the same thing for all devices, so …

IPhone 8

Just Back: Cusco, Peru

Travel photographer and writer <b>Erika Skogg</b> (on Instagram @ErikaSkogg) spends most of the year guiding students on photography trips with National Geographic Expeditions. She recently returned from a journey through Peru, a trip she has been lucky enough to have done many times before, including a …

South America

The Science Of Why You Should Spend Your Money On Experiences, Not Things

You don’t have infinite money. Spend it on stuff that research says makes you happy.<p>Most people are in the pursuit of happiness. There are economists who think happiness is the best indicator of the health of a society. We know that money can make you happier, though after your basic needs are met, …

The World's Tallest Buildings Throughout History

Graphic artist and designer Martin Vargic of Halcyon Maps has created a fascinating set of infographics that showcase both the cultural typologies of …

9 Under-The-Radar Attractions In The U.S.

The Grand Canyon. The Statue of Liberty. Mount Rushmore. These iconic tourist attractions are definitely on everyone's must-see list, but there are also a number of hidden gems throughout the country that often go unnoticed. From a ride through the mountains of Nevada on a railway dating back 100 …

All-Inclusive Newbie? Try These 11 Tips & Tricks

<i>Image via Stephen Aviano</i><p>A tried-and-true favorite for the initiated, all-inclusive vacations may scare off people who haven't been on one before. Taking your first all-inclusive vacation or want to know how to travel this way? To make sure you're getting the most of your all-inclusive stay, we've …

This Personality Trait Leads To Wealth And Happiness; Do You Have It?

Dear Business Owner,<p>The last time we talked, I know I was pretty hard on you, telling you the 7 Reasons You Won’t Ever Be Successful.<p>But I want to make it up to you. And I think I can.<p>Let’s leave the past behind us. No hard feelings, okay? Let’s focus on the future. On what you <i>can</i> do to be …

10 Money Mistakes Successful People Don't Make

Avoiding money mistakes is important to building a successful life. Learn what successful people avoid to manage risk and achieve financial success.

Google CFO retires with a candid memo about work/life balance

"After nearly seven years as CFO, I will be retiring from Google to spend more time with my family."<p>That's how Patrick Pichette, one of Google's …

Middle Age

A guide to Amsterdam's Red Light District

Amsterdam's infamous Red Light District is a carnival of vice, with skimpily-clad commercial sex workers in brothel windows, raucous bars, haze-filled 'coffeeshops', strip shows and mind-boggling museums. It's not for everyone.<p>If you choose to satisfy your curiosity with a wander around the area, …

10 Foods You Absolutely Must Try In Hawaii

Picture Hawaii. It's all rainbows and waterfalls, right?<p>Of course, that stuff is great. Who doesn't love a good white sand beach with dolphins and palm trees and whatnot. But guys, we're gonna let you in on a little secret... the real joy of Hawaii is in the FOOD.<p>Below, ten things you need to feast …

9 Reasons To Head To Belize For Your Next Vacation Getaway

For non-stateside beach getaways, most Americans typically go with the usual options -- Mexico, the Caribbean or one of the Hawaiian islands. But what if you wanted all the trappings of a faraway beach vacation, just with less tourists? Then you've got to head to Belize.<p>Belize is way less crowded …

7 Google Flights Tricks That Are Better Than Any Travel Agent

And cheaper, too!<p>Chances are you’re familiar with Google Flights. The travel search engine does everything you assume it would, like locate flights based on your ideal outbound time, inbound time and number of stops. After all, it’s the same technology that powers both KAYAK and Orbitz.<p>The site …

I Heart My City: Risto’s Helsinki

Avid traveler <b>Risto Kuulasmaa</b> has explored monasteries in Bhutan, trekked across deserts in the Middle East, hiked across Iceland, and then some. Despite his wanderlust, the Scandinavian television producer has proudly called the “hassle-free, pocket-size metropolis” of <b>Helsinki</b> home for the past 12 …

European Travel

Why Just About Every Single Head of Innovation -- Including Me -- Should Be Fired

<i>Hint: No matter how aggressive we are being, we aren’t being aggressive enough.</i><p>I wasn’t being hyperbolic with that headline.<p>Most innovation officers are brought in to shake things up, and just about all of them are not aggressive enough.<p>Let me give you a representative example, and then I’ll talk …

Leadership

Why You Want to Avoid the Car Rental Airport Pickup

It's almost always more expensive renting a car from the airport versus picking it up in town. Just go to town.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>My fiancé and I were in Denver during Martin Luther King weekend and, unfortunately, walking is just not an option in Colorado. I also had a …

22 clever DIY home organization hacks to simplify your life

The holidays are over. It’s time to put away the decorations and get your home organized for a new year.<p>Upcycle old drawers and turn them into shelves<p>…

A Same-Day Flight Change Is The Cheap Way To Fix Any Travel Woe

Even if you've cross-checked your sources, called your airline and waited until the precise optimal date to book your flight, a sense of panic can set in after the final ticket purchase is made. You're locked. You're loaded. You're taking this flight, and there's no turning back. Right?<p>Not quite, …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

22 Ways to Reuse an Altoids Tin | The Art of Manliness

Altoids have been freshening bad breath since the turn of the 19th century. But while they are touted as “Curiously Strong Mints,” perhaps the real …

What the People Reading Your Resume Wish You Knew

Resumes are very personal documents, and you probably feel like you want to convey a sense of who you really are. But if you focus on unnecessary …

The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

In Monte Carlo recently, we were window-shopping. Not only when we peeked at the displays in the windows of Cartier and Prada, Hermes and Dolce & Gabbana... but everywhere we went, all the time. We'd never witnessed anything like this up close.<p>"Monaco is the most beautiful place on earth," remarked …

Watch A Fascinating Crash Course On The Evolution Of Your Food

Is it possible to summarise 15,000 years of human evolution into an 11 minute video?<p>Not quite, but this first video by the folks at Crash Course …

Top 10 Unpleasant, Daily Experiences You Can Make More Enjoyable

When you can't solve life's big problems, solve the small ones. Here are 10 everyday experiences that are no fun, and how to make them a bit more …

How to Create a Moral Code | The Art of Manliness

Last week we kicked off the Winston Churchill School of Adulthood by talking about two central tenets of growing up well: embracing the opportunity …

Five Best Sites to Sell Your Stuff

We've shown you how to get rid of your unwanted stuff for cash before, but when you're ready to sell, you have to pick the sites you want to list …

Selling