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Which Professions Have the Most Psychopaths? The Fewest?

<b>CEO is the profession with the most psychopaths.</b><p>But first off, psychopath doesn’t just mean someone who cuts you up with a chainsaw — though the …

5 Big Ideas In Education That Don't Work

Small classes. High standards. More money. These popular remedies for school ills <i>aren't</i> as effective as they're sometimes thought to be. That's the somewhat controversial conclusion of education researcher John Hattie.<p>Over his career, Hattie has scrutinized more than 1,000 "meta-analyses," looking …

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America's Free National Parks

National Parks are protected and set aside for everyone in the country to enjoy... but (provided you're not visiting during one of the NPS's many …

4 financial fallacies that mess up your life

Finances are one thing in life you want to get right. Avoid these four fallacies to make sure you're getting on the right track. Learn more.<p><i>Many</i> …

14 Signs That You're Emotionally Intelligent

It’s all too easy to lose control of our emotions.<p>That’s why emotional intelligence (known as EI or EQ) is so important.<p>The ability to identify …

I’m a Christian With Stage IV Cancer. I Want Death With Dignity.

I’ve had cancer now for four years. I was diagnosed with stage-three lung cancer in 2012. It was a surprise to my family and to myself. I don’t …

The 14 Parks You Can't Get Enough Of

The results of our recent poll are in, and we can’t think of a better way to celebrate the National Park Service centennial this month than to share …

Science Points to the Single Most Valuable Personality Trait

Research is pointing to <i>conscientiousness</i> as the one-trait-to-rule-them-all in terms of future success, both career-wise and personal.<p>“It would …

America's Top 10 Hardest Day Hikes

The word “epic” is uttered a bit too lightly these days. Once reserved to describe the fantastic voyages of brave explorers, it’s now readily used to …

How to Adjust Your Seat and Mirrors for Track Driving

Best national parks for spectacular sights but modest crowds

We’d never throw shade at Yosemite or Grand Canyon. But they are, well, kind of popular —Yosemite got 4 million visitors last year, Grand Canyon 5.5 million.<p>Want to strike out on your own? These five national parks will amaze you with their scenic grandeur and surprise you with their lack of crowds.

Sand And Stars: Top 10 Beachside Campsites

Watching the sunrise or the sunset from a pristine beach is a quintessential vacation must-do. While there are countless beachfront hotels in the United States, nothing beats sleeping on the beach with sand between your toes.<p>Cheapflights.com has found a handful of beaches in the United States where …

Which Is Better: 4WD or AWD?

If you like to play outside, you should probably drive a car with either 4WD or AWD. But here’s the question: How to choose between the two? To help you understand the advantages of each, we’ve broken down the technologies and explained where they excel.<p>4WD<p><b>Pros:</b> This is the simplest system and it’s …

8 Things ER Doctors Refuse to Have in Their Homes

Emergency room physicians see all kinds of grisly stuff, which made us wonder: What products do they consider so hazardous they ban them from their …

Road Warrior: 20 Car Camping Essentials

Leatherman Wave Multitool<p>Camping can get unpredictable at times. So in order to ensure that when the time comes to exercise a little elbow grease, …

9 Terrible Habits You Need to Stop Immediately

Author Tim Ferriss suggests some common bad habits you should definitely add to your not-to-do-list.<p>Perhaps you’ve heard of a “not-to-do list.” CEOs …

7 Easy Ways To Get Your Financial Life in Order

For lots of people, it’s hard to think of anything less enjoyable than taking stock of their finances. From monthly bills to saving for retirement, …

13 Waterfalls You Need in Your Life: No Passport Required

If there's a pot of gold at the end of every rainbow, then there should be a waterfall at the end of every hike. Why? Well, along with the chance to take in a majestic natural landscape, the rush of all that water may give your brain a biochemical boost. According to the Center for Applied …

7 Signs Your Boss Is Horrible

Here are the telltale characteristics.<p>So you think you have a bad boss. You actively dislike her, and sometimes you count how many days you can go …

14 Signs You’re in a Healthy Relationship

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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Men, Backed By Research

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

A New Study Claims People with Higher IQs Don't Require Large Social Circles

Sure, nerd.<p>While the average person is happier with a large friend circle, new research reveals those with higher IQs are better off with a small one.<p>Evolutionary psychologists Satoshi Kanazawa of the London School of Economics and Norman Li of Singapore Management University are the authors of …

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9 Ugly Lessons About Sex From Big Data

Big Data: the friend you met at a bar after your usual two drinks, plus one. You leaned in, listening more intently than usual. “Digital footprint.” …

Hungry Planet: What The World Eats

Germany: The Sturm Family of Hamburg. Food Expenditure for One Week: € 253.29 ($325.81 USD). Favorite foods: salads, s<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Peter Menzel, from …

18 Noodle Soup Recipes to Make You Temporarily Forget About Ramen

Ramen, the Japanese noodle soup that has swept the nation, isn’t going away any time soon. And we don’t want it to! But there are some seriously tasty noodle soups out there that aren’t getting their fair share of the spotlight. Let’s remedy that. From China to Thailand to Vietnam, here are the …

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Grand Canyon National Park Photos

Grand Canyon National Park photos and pictures of culture, history, and travel from National Geographic.

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20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

How to Get People to Like You: 7 Ways From an FBI Behavior Expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

23 Must-Do Hikes in the National Parks

Photo: Michael Matti<p>You can't see all the beauty of the National Parks from your car or the visitor center. You need to hit the trail and get into the wild to really capture all that the parks have to offer. Take a look at this list, lace up your hiking boots, and start planning your next hiking …