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How Crazy Successful People Beat Stress

Stress. Yes, we all have it. And yes, you can manage it like a boss.<p>How's your stress level? Well, whatever it is, know that it's human to stress.<p>But the good news is that we can manage it, and certainly minimize it, by making some positive changes. That is, of course, all dependent on the life …

19 Beautiful Bookstores You Need To Visit In America

Bookshop road trip, anyone?

Beats Co-Creator Goes It Alone With An Earphone That Really Stands Out From The Crowd

In the crowded earphone market your pitch really has to standout from the crowd. Ask most young people to name a brand of headphones and I wouldn’t mind betting that most would reply with ‘Beats by Dr Dre’. The iconic brand was picked up a couple of years back by Apple and appears to go from …

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8 Fascinating Things We Learned About The Mind In 2015

Memory erasing is just the beginning.<p>As the New Horizons spacecraft made its historic flight to Pluto and some scientists explored the far reaches of our solar system, others were making some incredible advances in their exploration of the inner workings of the mind.<p>Studies published this year shed …

The Brain

5 Incredible Adventures in the United Kingdom

Photo: Andrew Slaton<p>When you think of a vacation to the United Kingdom, you're probably envisioning Big Ben, castles, museums, and cathedrals. That side of the UK is well worth a visit, no doubt, but we've got some adventures for you to see the countryside of the United Kingdom like you never have. …

The Cheapo Alternatives To Buying Travel Gear When You're Dead Broke

Before I cared about $200 suitcases, I was mostly interested on traveling on what I could.. which was, well, nothing. Even the backpack I used was a cheap knockoff I borrowed from my parents.<p><i>This post originally appeared on</i> Map Happy<i>.</i><p>But dude, where there is necessity, there is invention. It …

Dalai Lama: Humans Created Terrorism, So Stop Praying To God For A Solution

This is a problem created by mankind, the Dalai Lama said, and God's not going to fix it.<p>Prayer alone will not be enough to stem terrorist attacks like the shootings and bombings last week that devastated Paris and shocked the world, the Dalai Lama said.<p>The Buddhist spiritual leader from Tibet said …

First genetically modified humans could exist within two years

Humans who have had their DNA genetically modified could exist within two years after a private biotech company announced plans to start the first trials into a ground-breaking new technique.<p>Editas Medicine, which is based in the US, said it plans to become the first lab in the world to …

5 Must-Do Adventures in Central America

Photo: Matt Hosford<p>With the temperatures cooling down and the earliest signs of winter starting to peek through the fall, we're already day-dreaming of a tropical escape - and we know you are too. That's why we've put together this list of must-do adventures in Central America. Whether you want to …

Central America

Get Active

Travel<p>We've scoured the globe in search of hidden gems to experience around the world. Here are the best experiences to get you moving.<p><i>From the October 2015 issue of</i> Traveler <i>magazine</i><p>Reasons to Travel Now: 14-24<p><b>14. ZIP-LINING OVER JODHPUR:</b><p>Combine a thrill ride with Indian history via Flying Fox’s …

Student exposes Messenger flaw, loses Facebook internship

Harvard student Aran Khanna was denied his chance to intern at Facebook after the company learned that one of his creations exposed a critical flaw in its Messenger service, reports Boston.com.<p>In May, Khanna released Marauder’s Map, a Chrome extension that used location data to show you exactly …

Disability

How to Stop Hackers from Stealing Your Data on Public Wi-Fi

You enjoy “free internet” through Wi-Fi hotspots libraries, coffee shops, at bars, and other public places. It seems harmless. Little do you know, a stranger could know your birthplace, the schools you attended, and your recent search history in 20 minutes.<p>Just a couple of years ago, strangers …

Doing Veganuary? Try these vegan recipes

You can't get away from veganism this month. January has been re-branded 'Veganuary' and thousands are giving up all animal products for the month, for both ethical and health reasons<p>But if you're giving up meat and dairy for the first time, it can be difficult at first to know what to cook. …

Robert De Niro's New York

Ask Robert De Niro what first drew him to Tribeca, a secluded neighbour-hood in New York City, and the Oscar-winning actor is typically restrained. “I just liked the feeling of open space,” he told me recently. “I liked the loft buildings in the area. To me, it was classic Lower Manhattan.”<p>De Niro …

Gaspar Noé's 3D sex film Love gets a 16 rating in France amid controversy

The French ratings board has ignored the advice of culture minister Fleur Pellerin who recommended a stronger rating for the explicit drama<p>Gaspar Noé’s controversial new film Love has been given a 16 rating in France, despite a recommendation that it should receive a higher certificate.

Peganism: paleo plus vegan equals weight loss

The year's latest diet fad cherry-picks the best bits of the paleo diet and veganism<p>Veganism is, according to new reports, the best way to lose weight. But if the thought of giving up animal-based products forever makes you shudder, never fear - 'peganism' could be the regime for you.<p>The pegan diet …

Cyclogeography: Journeys of a London Bicycle Courier review – life, the universe and everything on two wheels

Autobiography and memoir,Sport and leisure,Cycling,Cycling holidays,Life and style,Books,Travel,Culture<p>Jon Day’s memoir of three years as a cycle courier in London makes fascinating literary and philosophical detours<p>Armchair cycling turns out to be an exquisitely indolent sport – at least when one …

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Forget GDP. These nations are doing better than the U.S.

Forget GDP. The United States is lagging behind in pretty much every other measurement that determines how well off a country is.<p>The U.S. ranks 16th in the Social Progress Index, which is based on dozens of criteria measuring well-being, opportunities and basic human needs.<p>The ranking, released on …

Economics

Procrastination Is Literally Killing You

“I’ll just read this article a little later.”<p>It’s bad enough that procrastination can ruin your work day—an earful from the boss for blowing a deadline, say, or just a later evening at the office than you planned. But the effects of habitual delay can infect you at the physical level as well as the …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

Sold by their mothers: Shining a light on the child sex trade in Cambodia

<b>(CNN) —</b> When Kieu was 12, her mother asked her to take a job. But not just any job. Kieu was first examined by a doctor, who issued her a "certificate of virginity." She was then delivered to a hotel, where a man raped her for two days.<p>In 2013, the Freedom Project went to Cambodia with …

One Man’s Quest To Build Affordable Communities With Tiny Houses

Andrew Heben thinks that building intentional communities with affordable housing can help bring an end to homelessness.<p>Tiny houses have become so trendy among environmentally conscious hipsters, they’ve even been parodied on <i>Portlandia</i>. But, as author and urban planner Andrew Heben demonstrates in …

Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria Are No Match For Medieval Potion

Recipe from Bald's Leechbook found to be highly effective against MRSA<p>Bloodletting, mercury cures, holes drilled in the head—many ancient medical remedies seem ill-advised based on our modern understanding of medicine. But researchers recently found that a thousand-year-old Anglo-Saxon treatment …

Onions

Big Bang theory could be debunked by Large Hadron Collider

Scientists at Cern could prove the controversial theory of ‘rainbow gravity’ which suggests that the universe stretches back into time infinitely, with no Big Bang<p>The detection of miniature black holes by the Large Hadron Collider could prove the existence of parallel universes and show that the …

Do your genes determine your entire life? | Julian Baggini

Some scientists claim that new discoveries have proved free will is an illusion. Nonsense, says Julian Baggini<p>Whenever you read stories about identical twins separated at birth, they tend to follow the template set by the most remarkable of them all: the “two Jims”. James Springer and James Lewis …

Genetics

The History Of Europe Lies In British People's DNA

Scottish, Cornish, Welsh, Orcadian — Brits hailing from specific regions of the country have telltale genetic signatures, finds a groundbreaking new study. This gush of DNA data offers a time-machine ride through the history of Britain.<p>Legend has it that, in 1588, a Spanish galleon sank off the …

Google’s new patent could turn any flat surface into a virtual keyboard

The keyboard has more or less remained unchanged from its original design at the advent of the personal computer, itself essentially an update of the typewriter keyboard. Although some companies have tried over the years to update the design, most laptops and computers—and some tablets—still sport …

Aerial Walkway in Cape Town Allows Visitors to Take a Surreal Stroll Above the Trees

This surreal walkway recently installed in Cape Town, South Africa, creates a meandering, aerial path that allows visitors to stroll through the treetops. The steel-and-pinewood Kirstenbosch Centenary Tree Canopy Walkway begins on the forest floor, gradually sloping upward and eventually elevating …

Cape Town