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Barack Obama Recommended 5 Books On Facebook & It's A Heavy Summer Reading List

It's always good to hear from President Obama, especially when he's got reading suggestions to share. Barack Obama recommended six books on Facebook …

Books

Do Consumers Want More Sustainable Travel?

The 2018 Luxe Report by Virtuoso reveals a concern for the impact on popular destinations.

Tourism

Third Party Certification Needed for Sustainable Tourism

There are many laws and principles governing the environment but collectively they do not provide any guarantee that a tourism business will be sustainable.<p>While there are some national and international laws that impact tourism, such as the climate change convention, biodiversity convention, …

Tourism

Ciudades mexicanas que son Patrimonio de la Humanidad

article<p>Con base en el listado de Sitios Patrimonio de la Humanidad de la UNESCO, México cuenta con 12 ciudades consideradas así, las cuales …

It's time to pick a better smartphone photo editing app

Ditch the stock Instagram filters for something more sophisticated.<p>Smartphone cameras have gotten fantastic over the past couple years, but many of them have also developed a distinct aesthetic. The iPhone camera, for instance, often compresses your highlights with its HDR function in order to keep …

Mobile Photography

Why does my urine smell like coffee?

A person's urine can indicate a lot about their health. Changes in the smell of urine most often reflect a person's diet, but medications, pregnancy, …

The unstoppable rise of the Chinese traveller – where are they going and what does it mean for overtourism?

In the first year of the new millennium, a modest 10.5m overseas trips were made by Chinese residents. Fast forward to 2017 and the figure was 145m – an astounding increase of 1,380 per cent.<p>In less than two decades China has grown from travel minnows to the world’s most powerful outbound market, …

Will Pope Francis Cause a Schism in the Catholic Church?

In his new book, “To Change the Church,” the Times columnist Ross Douthat critiques the Pontiff.<p><b>Audio:</b> Listen to this story. To hear more feature stories, download the Audm app for your iPhone.<p>For the better part of the past two years, Catholics around the world have been fighting over a footnote. …

5 AeroPress Lessons I Learned From 4 Champions (& Their Recipes)

The AeroPress is one of the best introductions into the exciting and wonderfully complex world of specialty coffee. It’s affordable, fast and easy to …

The 9 mistakes people make when buying, ordering, and drinking coffee — and what to do instead

Whether it's choosing the wrong glass for your wine or abiding by old-school whisky rules, we make mistakes every day when it comes to how we eat and drink.<p>And buying and making coffee is no exception.<p>To find out what we're doing wrong when we buy, order, and drink it, Business Insider spoke to …

15 Books That Have Been Called 'The Next Great American Novel' — And What To Read Instead

It’s the dream of every American writer: the siren song of writing “the next great American novel”. A novel that, as Lena Dunham (and, admittedly, …

Every US state economy ranked from worst to best

The US is a massive, complex economy, and so too are the component economies of the 50 states and Washington, DC, that make up the whole.<p>Business Insider combined six measures of labor-market and general economic health for all the states and the District of Columbia. They are the unemployment …

Five new science books you should read this month

Seeds, adventures, medicine, and more.<p>There’s a chill in the air, storms on the horizon, and shoots of green emerging from the still frigid soil. Must be March. As you await the emergence of spring, curl up with a blanket and one of these books and roll on into warmer weather with science on your …

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

Havana: The ultimate guide on where to eat, drink, shop and stay in Cuba's capital

Sun, slinky dancing, icy cocktails in bars fashioned from backyard wrecks and slumping colonial ruins, designer buys, avant-garde art, and a dose of …

Cuba

The 50 Best Books of 2017

Whether you like your reading sexy and satirical or political and polarizing, these stand-out books are guaranteed to challenge the status quo and spark timely conversation.<p>Whether you prefer your reading sexy and satirical, political and polarizing, or simply amusing, the year's best releases are …

Best smart home hubs: The differences between the Echo and other Amazon devices, Google Home, and Apple HomePod

Smart homes are seriously taking over the world. Remember when Disney Channel's <i>Smart House</i> premiered in 1999 and we all thought that having a smart …

10 New Books About Mental Illness To Read In 2018

According to the most recent data from the National Institute of Mental Health, one is six adults in the United States live with a mental illness. …

Mental Health

What the heck is a bomb cyclone?

And just how bad is it?<p>Bomb cyclone: it sounds really cool, it’s actually kind of scary, and it’s headed your way. On Wednesday and Thursday, the intimidatingly-named winter storm is set to hit the East Coast with icy precipitation from Florida up into New England.<p>But a name as apocalyptic as bomb …

You've Been Charging Your Smartphone Wrong

You've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery with your charging habits.<p>Tech Reporter<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Do you know how to keep your smartphone's battery healthy?<p>Probably not. In fact, you've probably been hastening the death of your phone's battery …

40 Hard to Pronounce Words You're Probably Getting Wrong

We all know the embarrassing feeling of discovering we've mispronounced a word for years. On the other hand, some words are so commonly mispronounced …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list<br>• The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

Los destinos turísticos de América Latina que más se vendieron en Europa y Estados Unidos en 2017

América Latina tiene mucho que ofrecer a los viajeros de todo el mundo: increíbles paisajes y playas, historia, cultura, buen clima, turismo de aventuras… por eso varios países de la región siempre tienen un buen desempeño en los listados de destinos turísticos.<p>Argentina, Brasil, Ecuador y …

19 simple social skills that will instantly make you more likable

<b>• Likability isn't necessarily inherent.</b><p><b>• You can practice certain behaviors in order to appear — and become — more likable.</b><p><b>• Practices range from smiling more to honing your listening skills.</b><p>Being likable is entirely under your control.<p>All it takes is the ability to pick up a few key social skills …

Emotional Intelligence

The clash between the classical order and Christianity is a tale of murder and vandalism wrought by religious zealotry, evoking modern-day parallels<p>“The theologian,” wrote Edward Gibbon in his classic <i>The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire</i><i>,</i> “may indulge the pleasing task of …

Ancient History

37 Books You'll Fall In Love With, So Cancel Your Plans

Any time of the year is a good time to get lost in a good book. While some people think reading is for winter, when they can snuggle up under a …

10 Unconventional "History Books" That Will Change The Way You Think About Everything

If you stayed awake through history class in high school, you probably remember learning a lot of dates and names. It's likely that you studied the …

Books

Beauty Tips, Celebrity Style and Fashion Advice from InStyle

May 28, 2018 @ 9:00 am<p>So you don’t need to go barefoot to support your beauty habit.<p>May 27, 2018 @ 5:15 pm<p>The bride wore custom Christian Siriano.<p>May …

Celebrity Style

The Must-Read Brain Books Of 2017

The must-read brain books of 2017 featured persuasion, compulsion, popularity, fear, technology, distraction, and the reasons why we’re capable of so much good and so much evil. The eight books on this list all reveal important, timely insights about who we are, what we do and why we do it.<p><b>The Fear</b> …

Books