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The Hidden Meanings of 12 Everyday Objects

The little pocket on your jeans. The little hole in your pen cap. They’re not just there for show.<p>… tells grocers <b>what day of the week the bread was</b> …

The 10 airports in America people hate flying into the most

J.D. Power released the latest edition of its annual North America Airport Satisfaction Study on Wednesday. The 2018 edition of the study found that overall passenger satisfaction is the highest ever recorded in its 13-year history.<p>Overall traveler satisfaction increased 12 points on a 1,000-point …

Airports

Cathay Pacific spells its name wrong on side of plane

Cathay Pacific has given visitors to Hong Kong airport a surprise by spelling its name wrong on the side of a plane. The Boeing 777-367 was emblazoned with the words “Cathay Paciic”.<p>The company’s social media team saw the funny side of the error, tweeting that the plane was being sent back to be …

In-flight Entertainment

Details emerge in 'extremely troubling' slaying of golf champion Celia Barquín

<b>(CNN) —</b> A homeless man charged with killing an Iowa State University golfer appeared in court Tuesday morning, and a judge set a $5 million cash-only bond.<p>The body of Celia Barquín Arozamena, 22, was found Monday in a pond "some distance" from an unattended golf bag at Coldwater Golf Links in Ames, …

Iowa

'For me, this is paradise': life in the Spanish city that banned cars

How can it be that private property – the car – occupies the public space? César Mosquera<p>People don’t shout in Pontevedra – or they shout less. With all but the most essential traffic banished, there are no revving engines or honking horns, no metallic snarl of motorbikes or the roar of people …

Pontevedra

Best of Beauty 2018: These Are the 33 Best Skin-Care Products of the Year

Perhaps the most difficult — but most gratifying — category to test is skin care. Results aren’t instantaneous. Sometimes it takes weeks and even months to figure out if a moisturizer is actually strengthening your skin barrier. Or if that vitamin C serum really does diminish dark spots. But, you …

Skin Care

Physicists actually solved the chicken or egg conundrum

It’s the age-old question that always sparks debate.<p>The “chicken or egg” paradox was first proposed by philosophers in Ancient Greece to describe the …

Quantum Physics

The decoy effect: Why your brain chooses what you don't really want

Picture this: You’re at the movie theater concession stand loading up on snacks. You have a choice of a small, medium or large soda. The small is $3.50 and the large is $5.50. It’s a tough decision: The small size may not last you through the whole movie, but $5.50 for some sugar and carbonation …

The Dreamy New Dresses Fashion Girls Will Be Wearing in 3 Months

It's not all bad news if you dread the thought of swapping your pretty summer dresses for fall and winter's requisite bulky coats. The switch of …

Jennifer Lopez

What Dermatologists Buy at Sephora: A Tell-All

When we asked makeup artists what their Sephora hauls look like, it was almost like getting to read their diaries. Okay, maybe not as intimate, but …

'Vaginal Rejuvenation' Procedures May Cause Serious Harm, Warns the FDA

The technology is being marketed as a treatment for urinary incontinence, sexual dysfunction, and menopause–without being proven safe or …

This Florida Beach Was Just Named the Best in America

If you're looking for an incredible beach vacation, Florida has no shortage of spectacular sandy oases. But one Tampa Bay beach can boast of a new …

Kroger grocery unit bans Visa credit cards

Foods Co., a unit of Kroger, the largest supermarket chain in the U.S., will no longer accept payment from customers using credit cards issued by Visa, the largest credit card company in the U.S.<p>The ban on Visa credit cards – but not debit cards – was set to go into effect Tuesday. The measure …

Restaurant berates ‘irresponsible reaction’ of man who shared video of a worm in his food

By Lindsey Bever<p>Lindsey Bever<p>General assignment reporter covering national and breaking news<p>Email Bio Follow<p>A family dining at a seaside restaurant on the New Jersey coast got an unpleasant surprise when, they said, a live worm slithered out of their food.<p>Jim Guinee, from Middletown, posted a video …

Asbury Park

Man busted for kidnapping shark has long rap sheet

Authorities on Tuesday identified one of the fishnappers who admitted to stealing a shark from the San Antonio Aquarium and sneaking it outside in a …

3 Presentation Tips From the Guy Who Received the Longest Standing Ovation of Any TED Talk

Storytelling is the single best tool we have to transfer our ideas to another person. Stories inform, illuminate, and inspire. Best of all, we know how to do it. Storytelling isn't something we do; storytellers are who we are.<p>Nothing will bring your next presentation alive better than a …

Public Speaking

Tell me what you say ‘yes’ to, and I’ll tell you who you are

“The difference between successful people and very successful people is that very successful people say no to almost everything.”  —  Warren …

30 of the most beautiful natural wonders around the world

Natural wonders come in all shapes and sizes. From Hawaii's Na Pali Coast to the Verdon Gorge in southeastern France, there are incredible places all over the planet.<p>Keep reading to learn about 30 of the most beautiful natural wonders on Earth.

Sea Level

Superbugs are in the air: People are breathing in antibiotic resistant genes in major cities around the world, reveal scientists

As well as soot and exhaust fumes city air could be filling our lungs with antibiotic resistant genes, a study has found.<p>Some two million people in …

The 20/60/20 Rule: How to Handle Misaligned Employees

Trying to win over 100 percent of your team is a fool's mission.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>No matter how effectively we communicate and execute change in our company, some team members just won't accept and adapt to that change as fast as others. What we sometimes …

Another Wells Fargo mess: Pet insurance ripoff

Not even pet insurance is safe from Wells Fargo's scandals.<p>Wells Fargo (WFC) has begun refunding customers who were harmed when the bank charged them for products including pet insurance, legal services, home warranties and other forms of insurance, a person familiar with the matter told CNNMoney …

Finance

If you're in a bad marriage, don't try to mend it – end it | Nichi Hodgson

Research shows the impact of unhappy marriages on health. Sometimes it’s better to walk away than to stay<p>“Mend it, don’t end it” has long been the conservative mantra governing many a struggling marriage. But now, the research we’ve long needed to shoot a cupid’s arrow through the stultifying …

Marriage

Here’s how to get what you want from difficult people

<b>How do I get what I want from difficult people?</b><p>To deal with difficult people, first recognize that difficult people are simply people who don’t feel …

6 phrases (and 6 words) you should never include in a cover letter

It goes without saying that you always want to present yourself in the best possible light when you’re job searching. From how you structure your …

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

The Top 9 Things to Do in Tenerife, Spain

Tenerife is the largest of the seven Canary Islands and also the most visited by tourists. With its stunning black and golden beaches, an active …

Beaches

This App Could Be the Cure for Your Jet Lag

A new app is helping travelers avoid the grogginess that's become a staple of flying cross-country or overseas.<p>If you've ever taken a flight across multiple time zones, you know the feeling. If you travel often for work, it's probably one of your biggest enemies.<p>Ninety-three percent of travelers …

How To Iron A Perfectly Crisp Shirt & Really Impress Your Colleagues

Ah, the good old days – when you could throw your dress shirt in a crumpled heap on the floor and your mother would iron it back to perfection. Or …

Parkinson’s disease may start in the gut and travel to the brain

WE HAVE been thinking about Parkinson’s disease all wrong. The condition may arise from damage to the gut, not the brain.<p>If the idea is correct, it …

17 Simple Truths That Will Improve Your Life and Make You Incredibly Successful

Memorize these words, and work their meaning into your life. Then, watch the results.<p>There is no single secret to success. If there were, and if it were straightforward or easy, everybody would do it. But everybody doesn't do it.<p>That said, there are certainly habits and strategies that can make …