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The Right Way to Unplug When You’re on Vacation

Vacations are for unplugging: we all need to escape the daily grind from time to time, after all. But that doesn’t have to mean unplugging from the entire internet. In fact, you may have a more enjoyable and meaningful vacation by staying connected-as long as you’re staying connected to fun, …

5 Dream Trips You Can Actually Afford

Yes, you CAN afford to visit Machu Picchu! Try going with an affordable group tour by G Adventures. <i>(Photo courtesy of Luq1/Dreamstime. Article by Kaeli Conforti of Budget Travel.)</i><p>Think dream trips like Europe and Hawaii are totally out of reach? You'd be surprised how many affordable packages are …

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The Serious Heart Risks That Come With Chemo

When you hear you have cancer, you get tunnel vision—and so might your oncologist. Together, you want to annihilate this invader. And together, you …

5 Travel Apps to Help You Get the Most Out of Summer Vacation

There are as many travel apps out there as there are tourists hitting the beach this summer, but each one provides ideas and recommendations for …

How Candy Crush gets you hooked - six addictive tricks

Casual games like Candy Crush Saga and Angry Birds may look simple, but underneath those bright colours, calming sounds and flashing messages, there's a lot of deep thinking going on.<p>In the era of omnipresent smartphones and tablets, these sacharrine treats are nigh-on inescapable, and as …

OLSET Raises $1.1 Million To Personalize Your Business Travel With Big Data

OLSET wants to make travel better for the business workers tasked with planning their own trips through online travel sites. And to do so, it’s just raised $1.1 million in seed funding.<p>The company was founded to provide a platform that enables business travelers to search for accommodations, and …

How to Stay Positive: 11 Smart Habits

<i>“Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can’t be done.”</i> <b><br>Bo Bennett</b><p><i>“To avoid situations in which</i> …

10 Strategies Quick Learners Use To Pick Up Anything

We need to get good at it, since the tools we use to do our jobs are changing every year.<p>In a recent Quora thread, users answered the question: What learning strategies do people who are "quick learners" follow? We've outlined some of the best ideas for for optimizing the learning process, along …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

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7 Natural Allergy Relief Remedies to Try This Spring

It may be hard to believe amid all the polar vortexes that have been plaguing the U.S., but spring will soon be here. Although most of us welcome the …

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How Huawei became the NSA’s worst nightmare

The NSA's global spy operation may seem unstoppable, but there's at least one target that has proven to be a formidable obstacle: the Chinese …

The Best Anytime Workout

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

IBM CEO: We messed up last year but will do better

IBM CEO Ginni Rometty, in her annual letter to shareholders, set out IBM’s bold vision to be a modern company that can meet the challenges of big …

A Gentle Buzz To Improve Your Posture And, Soon, Yoga Poses

Bad posture is collectively turning the desk-chained workforce into a mass of unhealthy hunchbacks. The Lumo Lift is a magnetic shirt pin that delivers gentle buzzing nudge whenever it senses poor posture. It’s a reminder “to keep your shoulders back and down and your head lifted,” explains …

Stand Up Straight…your posture is making you look short and fat

Is Your Poor Posture Making You Look Short and Fat?<p><i>Two of the most common postural flaws I see are:</i><p><b>Postural Flaw #1 – Anterior Pelvic Tilt</b><p>Which leads …

20 Practical Uses for Coca Cola – Proof That Coke Does Not Belong In The Human Body

10 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Walk Everyday<p>Published<p>1 day ago<p>on<p>August 15, 2018<p>In Brief<p>The Facts:<p>There are multiple health benefits to …

The inbetweeners: life as a middle child

I am destined to be the person who changes your life, or at least gives it a really good try. People like me become presidents and prime ministers. People like me are innovators, creatives, rich, famous, great in all ways. This is because we are middle children. Yeah, sorry if you're the eldest or …

Parenting Humor: 10 Funny Movies About Parenthood

Joke all you want! Until you actually become a parent, it's hard to grasp what parenting is really like. Being a parent is the most rewarding job …

Could There Be a U.S.-Pakistan Cold War?

<i>The two nuclear "allies" are moving further apart, but it might not be too late</i><p>Pakistan's Army Chief General Kayani listens to U.S. Admiral Mullen at the NATO MC conference in Seville / Reuters<p>On September 10, 2001, Pakistan was, for all intents and purposes, a rogue state. It was encumbered by …

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System

Our Simple DIY Home Solar Power System<p>This basic off-grid solar power system is simple to install and can be easily expanded…<p>Bringing some of the …

Your Boobs Age Faster Than You Do—How to Deal

If your girls could talk, they’d tell you that they could use a little more TLC

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Google Chrome's top 10 hidden features

From the iPad interface to quick calculations, Daniel Johnson brings you 10 of Google Chrome's best hidden features<p><b>1) Built-in task manager</b><p>Everyone knows Ctrl+Alt+Delete brings up Windows task manager. But did you know Google Chrome has its own?<p>Chrome treats each tab as a separate process so if …

Bye Bye, Bandar

<i>Editor’s Note: The new Saudi monarch, King Salman, and the people he has brought to top positions around him have wasted no time shaking up some of</i> …

7-Minute Total Exercise Routine

No matter where you are, get that body fit with this new and wonderful 7-minute workout. It requires no gym equipment whatsoever, therefore no …

Does Pakistan have nuclear weapons ready to ship to Saudi Arabia?

It has long been rumoured, and often reported, that in return for bankrolling the Pakistani nuclear weapons project, Saudi Arabia has a claim on some of those weapons in time of need. It has never been proved though, nor has it ever been clear how such a deal would work.<p>BBC Newsnight had a stab at …

Saudi nuclear weapons 'on order' from Pakistan

<b>Saudi Arabia has invested in Pakistani nuclear weapons projects, and believes it could obtain atomic bombs at will, a variety of sources have told BBC Newsnight.</b><p>While the kingdom's quest has often been set in the context of countering Iran's atomic programme, it is now possible that the Saudis …

A team of physicists at Brigham Young University in the US state of Utah is set to present their research findings at an upcoming conference. The topic ... the fluid dynamics of urine "splashback" http://bbc.in/1cEOnYn Using high-speed cameras and a urination simulator (pictured) these self-anointed "wizz kids" found tips to help men and women with their accuracy and hygiene. Follow the link above then tell us what you think about their porcelain precision research in the comments section below. Photo courtesy of the BYU Splashlab.

The Twitter IPO explained

<b>Yay! Twitter is going public tomorrow!</b><p>Why are you so excited?<p><b>What do you mean? Of course I’m excited. There are news stories everywhere! The company is worth $13bn! There are timely debates about whether there’s a tech bubble! There’s an excitement industry around this IPO! How can I not be excited?</b><p>…

How to Float to the Top

Yoga to me can be practiced all the time, like meditation. Every single moment of every day, I try to be mindful, whether I am engaging with a janitor, a chef, an engineer, or a marketing colleague. I do set aside time for specific practices, but in truth, every moment of every day is my inner work.<p>…

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