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6 Crazy Cool Adventure Trips for You and Your Boo

For adventurous couples, there’s nothing better than bonding over a scenic national park hike, kayaking in crystal clear water, camping at one of the most popular destinations or getting your namaste on together in a gorgeous setting. Outdoorsy duos, you’re in luck — there are more options for …

Your complete guide to avoiding procrastination and getting sh*t done

All of us procrastinate in one way or another.<p>I’m sure we can all remember putting off studying for that dreadful exam or thesis paper in college. But you’re not alone.<p>Over 25 percent of Americans think of themselves as chronic procrastinators, which is up from only five percent in 1978.<p>Before we …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

Do these 10 things to change your life forever and for the better. Achieve your dreams and never give up with these tips!

There's an elite club that you can only join if you've traveled to over 100 countries

This international society of jet setters may only have one entry requirement, but it's a tough one: TCC members must have visited at least 100 countries.<p>According to the US Department of State, there are 195 sovereign nations on earth — that's quite a few stamps for your passport.<p>However, the TCC …

Prince Edward Island

8 Impossible-to-Resist Veggie Dishes

Every now and again, I come across a vegetable dish that makes me think I could be a very happy vegetarian. From a hearty summer white bean ragout to balsamic-glazed roasted beets, here are a few of my favorites.<p><b>1. Summer White Bean Ragout</b><p>This quick ragout of white beans and sweet summer tomatoes …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

The world's most adventurous honeymoon destinations

In 2013, when 7,500 members of The Knot Wedding Network were surveyed about their honeymoon plans, 23 percent of respondents cited adventure as a top attribute for their post-wedding getaway.<p>This came after more obvious answers like sun, sand and surf, a casual and relaxing atmosphere, and romantic …

French rail worker paid £3,500 to do 'absolutely nothing' for 12 years files 'complaint'

A French employee of national rail operator SNCF earned €5,000 per month after tax since 2003 for doing "nothing", but in a Gallic twist has filed for "compensation" saying the sinecure ruined his promising career<p>An employee of France’s national rail operator SNCF has revealed being paid €5,000 …

Why You Should Be A Morning Person

What is one thing most successful people have in common? They get up extra early and make the most of the morning. Here's why:<p>Waking up early gives you time to think before the buzz of the day begins. To put it simply, the early morning is "you time" --  a time to lay out your priorities for the …

30 Healthy Breakfast Ideas To Start Your Morning Off Right

Eat well all month long.<p>There's no denying the allure of French toast, pancakes and waffles, but more often than not those breakfast options will weigh you down rather than fill you with good energy to tackle the day ahead (though we have found one or two exceptions to that rule). Smoothies, oats …

New Mexico park rangers rescue child after French tourists found dead

A routine desert patrol 2.5km from the remote Alkali Flat trail discovers the bodies of two French hikers, rescues a surviving boy<p>Two tourists from France have been found dead after hiking in New Mexico’s White Sands National Monument, but a young boy was rescued, authorities said on Thursday.<p>The …

You’re a travel snob. Here’s how I know.

You don’t want to hang out with people from your own country while abroad.<p>You’re not the only American who has ever left the country, so kindly get …

The First Time I Saw Paris

On my first trip to Paris in 1988, I had a long list of things to do and see, and the Louvre was number one on that list. The Mona Lisa! The Winged Victory! The Venus de Milo!<p>I didn't get to the Louvre for days. Each morning after a good night's sleep and a delicious breakfast at our Place Vendôme …

France

5 Money Mistakes to Stop Making by Age 30

Stop asking Mom and Dad for a handout every time funds are tight.<p>Managing money is tricky, especially when you’re in your 20s and just starting your …

How A Couple Of 'Frugal Weirdos' Are Saving 71% Of Their Income So They Can Retire At Age 33

What do you do when you’re fed up with your job and always living for the weekend?<p>If you’re this young Boston couple, you decide to save more than two thirds of your income so you can retire to a homestead in the woods of Vermont before your 35th birthdays.<p>Meet Mr. and Mrs. Frugalwoods, a software …

Personal Finance

10 Steps to a Happier Life, Backed By Research

I went through a number of great books on happiness and pulled together ten research-based tips that can help build a happier life:<p>1) Cut the small …

Happiness

Eric Schlosser: Why Hiroshima now matters more than ever

Seventy years after the atomic blast, John Hersey’s matter-of-fact account of human devastation remains as relevant as ever<p>At 8:15 in the morning, on August 6 1945, officials in Tokyo lost contact with the city of Hiroshima. Phone calls went unanswered, telegraph messages received no response. The …

Scorching 'heat dome' over Middle East makes it feel like 162F in Iran

Iran is enduring a "heat index" of nearly 72C while Iraq has called a public holiday due to the sweltering temperatures<p>Iran is buckling under the pressure of a massive heatwave passing across the Middle East, with temperatures feeling like more than 70C.<p>Scorching heat levels of 50C have already …

4 Tips on How to Avoid A Boring Life

Why are some people so <b>positive, full of energy and joyful</b> in their life?<p>Do you remember the times when you were bored and thought that your life had</b> …

Creative Ideas

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Whole Foods CEO admits overcharging: 'Straight up, we made some mistakes'

A week after a New York City investigation found that Whole Foods Market Inc. stores were overcharging for pre-packaged products, the company's co-chief executives admitted pricing mistakes were made.<p>The statement comes a year after the Austin, Texas, grocer agreed to pay nearly $800,000 in …

7 Personal Finance Milestones Every 20 and 30 Year Old Should Hit

Do you know if you're on track with your financial goals? Where are you in comparison to other young adults in their 20s and 30s? Take inventory of …

40 Free & Fun Things to Do This Summer

So you want to have fun this summer, but you're not exactly swimming in money or willing to blow your budget. (Relatable.) Or maybe you've already …

The "Big Boom Theory" For Retirement: Millennials, Pay Attention; You Are Next

<i>Here’s The Scene</i>… <i></i><p>Mom and Dad are lounging around their beach house, sipping <i>Arnold Palmers</i> (maybe with Arnold Palmer), deciding which golf club to use, which trip to take, and how to keep spoiling the grandkids… all this leisure and fun financed by the steady stream of guaranteed retirement income, …

Retirement

20 gorgeous natural wonders around the world

Places that receive the iconic UNESCO seal are chosen based on their cultural significance, their standing as a natural wonder, or both.<p>From the Rock Sites of Cappadocia, Turkey, made entirely from volcanic erosions, to Africa's Namib Sand Sea, the world's only coastal desert, here are 20 …

National Parks

Long Weekends Like a Local: Packing List

Camping is one of the best and easiest escapes into nature, away from the chores of daily life. The more nights this summer you can spend staring at a campfire and sleeping under a canopy of stars, the better, even if you stay close to home. Here are ten ways to make it more fun and happen more …

Wall Street is all in for Jeb! Enron, Goldman Sachs and the forgotten Bush legacy

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young)</b><p>Jeb may be down, but don’t count him out yet. The banks bought his brother an election, and they can do it again<p>Nomi Prins<p>June 24, 2015 8:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>[<i>This piece has been adapted and updated by Nomi Prins from her book</i> All the …

Goldman Sachs

Pixar’s “Inside Out” is a surprisingly accurate representation of how memory actually works

Disney/Pixar’s newest film, <i>Inside Out</i>, tells the story of 11-year-old Riley and her difficulty dealing with a family move to San Francisco. The film is getting a lot of attention for its depiction of emotion and memory.<p>The filmmakers consulted with neuroscientists and psychologists to help make …

The Brain

Five Keys To A Happy Marriage, According To Science

Much like the fountain of youth and the Holy Grail, discovering the secret to a happy marriage is a hugely elusive task. Lionel Richie tells us that …

8 common beliefs about rich people that simply aren't true

I had some entrenched negative beliefs about the wealthy that I inherited from my upbringing. As I uncovered more and more about the causes of wealth and poverty, however, my hatred of rich people began to fade.<p>When I finally completed five years of research on wealth in 2009, this hatred had …