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Searching for home after 3 decades of travel

I’VE LIVED IN COLORADO for one year, four months, three weeks, and two days. I’ve watched each day pass, waiting for my restlessness to return. But …

Inspiration
Dog Breeds

Ask a Flight Attendant

We sat down with a flight attendant at a major passenger airline to learn what it's like being part of the cabin crew -- from her passenger pet peeves to the perks of inter-country commuting.<p><b>What does it take to become a flight attendant?</b><p>You wouldn't think that a lot of people would be willing to …

Flying

Use Separate Bank Accounts to Avoid a Single Point of Failure

We've talked plenty about why you should consider multiple bank accounts. If you need one more reason, consider that having multiple accounts reduces …

Do people you've met on the road still play a special part in your life? What are your travel friendships really worth: http://bit.ly/13ZUEof

Dear Men, Please Grow a Set

"Say what you wanna say.And let the words fall out.Honestly, I wanna see you be brave."~ Sara Bareilles<p>I met Mike -- a nice, smart, FDNY fireman -- at my local bar one Saturday night. I had stopped in for a beer and veggie burger at the bar, and to do some writing. I honestly had no desire to meet …

Relationships

Mira Zaslove's answer to What is the best advice your mother ever gave you? Do you feel it has benefited you as an adult?

<b>"You don't marry a man, you marry a lifestyle."</b><p>Who you marry has the largest impact not just on your emotional life, but also on your lifestyle.<p>Both …

Daniel Kearns's answer to What is Lance Armstrong like in person?

I've met him, and 'hung out' with him on several occasions. He is rude, arrogant, and basically about the biggest jerk in public you could possibly …

Swaminathan Pasupathy's answer to What can I learn/know right now in 10 minutes that will be useful for the rest of my life?

<b>Is your sleeping pattern irregular (</b> or rather unconventional)<b>? Want to sleep less?</b> <b><br>Here is one of the greatest sleep hack...</b><p>Scientists really don’t …

Sculpt Sexy Arms

These three moves will banish upper-body jiggle. Bring on the tank tops!<p>Tone your triceps and shape your shoulders with this workout from trainer Joe Stankowski of Grand Rapids, Michigan.<p>Complete two or three sets of each move two days a week, and by the Fourth of July, Michelle Obama won't be the …

Flight Attendant Perks: Using Layovers To Volunteer in Poor Countries

Shares 656<p>CURATED BY KRISTIN KOWNACKY<p><i>For three flight attendants, the perk of free flights isn’t just for pleasure, it’s for humanitarian efforts</i> …

Debunking Myths About Highly-Skilled Immigration and the Global Race for Talent

Talk to the founders of Silicon Valley startups and they will tell you that the single greatest obstacle they face after they obtain funding is the dearth of skilled talent. They say this is limiting their ability to innovate. A group of tech CEOs told President Obama in March that five companies …

28 Gorgeous DIY Hairstyles

Still rocking a rotation of hair down, in a bun held together by two pencils, and a side braid? Us too, and it’s about time we mix things up! We’ve scoured the web for the hottest summer hairstyles, from beachy waves to top knots, with a whole lot of braids in between. Be sure to let us know which …

Hairstyling

AirAsia CEO: Common visa for Southeast Asia will have huge effect on travel

After the Asian financial crisis in the late ’90s much of Asia’s economic bounce back was powered by the juggernauts of China and India. When …

Zalora MD Discusses the Challenges of Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia witnessed one of its most significant funding deals to date last week, as Zalora, a fashion-focused e-commerce service backed by notorious German incubator Rocket Internet, landed a $100 million round of investment.<p>Though huge, the deal got a muted response from many technology …