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Americans work less than ever before but still feel like there's no free time — and there's a simple explanation

How come?<p>The psychologist Adam Alter offered one reason in his 2017 TED talk "Why our screens make us less happy." He says that screen-based devices eat up what precious free time we have left.<p>But that may only be part of the story when it comes to the lack of leisure time. Here's why it feels like …

London on the Cheap

<i>By Ciara Collins for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>Sure the Euro is down, but that does nothing for the Anglophile cheapster. London's on the pound sterling, a.k.a., the oldest currency still in use, but don't let the old pound keep you from hopping over the pond. You can actually experience London …

10 of the funniest idioms for people learning English

To understand English as it is spoken in real life, you have to be familiar with idioms. They are used so much in everyday English that it is …

The Drink Spicy Food Was Destined For

Picture this: You’ve just taken a bite of a super spicy red curry you whipped up in a fit of bravery (or foolishness?), and now your mouth’s on fire. And after you’ve swallowed, the heat only intensifies. You reach for a big glass of ice-cold water and wait for sweet relief, but none comes. What …

Cooking

5 Cheesy French Onion Soups

Is there anything more comforting on a chilly day than a steaming bowlful of French onion soup topped with a gooey layer of melted cheese? Yes, there …

My Gravy's Better Than Your Gravy

We do it every year. We cut out recipes. We make lists. We go to the commissary. We elbow each other out of the way to grab turkeys, cranberries, yams, and mini-marshmallows. We jam enough food into our pantries to feed an army... or navy, as it were.<p>Why? Because it's Thanksgiving, of course!<p>When …

The plan was for Furiosa to be an amputee, and Charlize Theron made sure they stuck to the plan

She's an Amazon, a beautiful powerhouse whose sharpest weapon is her mind. And the character she played in<p>"Mad Max: Fury Road"was no slouch either.<p>Charlize Theron's fierce Imperator Furiosa was arguably the star of "Mad Max: Fury Road," the latest entry in directorGeorge Miller's franchise. Furiosa …

Mad Max

Value of huge Botswana diamond 'unknown'

Lucara mining firm attracts many inquiries to buy 1,111-carat gem but says stone not yet valued as it’s too big for onsite equipment and must be flown to Antwerp<p>The Canadian mining company which this week unearthed the world’s largest diamond in more than a century says it cannot put a value on the …

South Africa

Carmen Sandiego is back to her old tricks on iOS

<i>Well she sneaks around the world, from your iPhone to your iPad...</i><p>The geography-obsessed supervillain Carmen Sandiego is coming back to video games, …

San Diego

Rumor has it Adele's new album won't hit Apple Music or Spotify (updated)

Adele's latest album, <i>25</i>, is due to release on Friday -- but it's going to skip streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify, <i>The New York Times</i> reports. Adele's previous records, <i>21</i> and <i>19</i>, remain available to stream, as do the new singles from <i>25</i>. Back in 2011, it took a while for <i>21</i> to hit Spotify …

Google offers legal support to some YouTube users in copyright battles

The tech company pledges to cover legal costs for handful of videos that it claims represent clear fair use despite being issued DMCA takedown notices<p>Google is stepping up its defense of YouTube users who find themselves on the wrong side of a copyright claim, the tech company said on …

Internet

Here's Why American Airlines Has Passengers Ticked Off

<i>Update: This story has been revised to reflect comment from American Airlines.</i><p>American Airlines is altering its loyalty program to reward frequent …

More Mexican immigrants leaving U.S. than entering: Pew | Reuters

CHICAGO (Reuters) - More Mexicans are leaving the United States than entering it according to a report released on Thursday, at a time when some Republicans, including presidential candidate Donald Trump, have taken a hard line on illegal immigration.<p>People hoping to reach the U.S. ride atop the …

Immigration

Hillary Clinton laid out her plan to fight ISIS in a major speech

Clinton said that while the fight against ISIS and radical jihadism is a "worldwide fight," the US "must lead it."<p>She then identified three main focuses of her strategy to defeat ISIS.<p>Clinton outlined the three pillars of her strategy in front of an audience at the Council on Foreign Relations in …

What To Read While You Travel This Thanksgiving

Whether you're waiting for a train or sitting on a plane, here are some books for that reading you keep meaning to do.<p>Reading is one of those pure, true pastimes that so often gets skipped over in front of vegging out in front of the TV. As stressful as Thanksgiving can be, the travel time—and the …

Black Friday 2015: Every Fashion Sale You Need to Know About

Thanksgiving is a time for expressing gratitude for all the good things in your life, <i>including</i> shopping and the sort of serious sales that make your heart skip a beat. Start preparing for Black Friday 2015 now by studying up on the sales that'll hit after the holiday (and bookmark this page—we'll …

Harry Potter prequel is most like 'Goblet of Fire,' producer explains

Given that it’s the 10th anniversary of the film <i>Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire</i>, this is rather perfect timing: A producer on next year’s eagerly …

Lyft partners with Honest Dollar to help drivers save for retirement

In working a full-time job, you are entitled to a certain select number of benefits — usually one being retirement. But in the gig economy, workers who rely on 1099 contracts to make a living off of on-demand apps don’t get the opportunity to save for their futures.<p>For Lyft drivers, that …

The hottest investment trend on Main Street is reshaping Wall Street

There's a new trend in investing, and it's changing the game for a number of Wall Street institutions.<p>That trend, according to a note from Barclays' Kenneth Hill, is the growing popularity of exchange-traded funds — "passive products" that track indices and offer low-cost exposure to a particular …

Acceptance: The Key to a Happy Marriage

We seek acceptance from the time we are children through adulthood. As children we mainly seek approval and acceptance from our parents. However, once we become adults, marriage is often our most intimate relationship, and our spouse is the one from whom we seek acceptance.<p>When I accept my spouse, …

What to say when a hiring manager asks, 'How much money do you currently make?'

<i>Why?</i> There are a few reasons.<p>First, maybe they were going to offer you, say, $90,000 — but you tell them you currently make $65,000. Once they hear that, they might decide to offer you just $70,000.<p>Second, maybe they can only offer you $60,000 because that's all they have in the budget for this …

Money is best staff motivator but half of companies fail to offer bonuses

Financial incentives boost productivity, say employees, but 45pc are on fixed pay only<p>A financial bonus is one of the most reliable ways to boost productivity, according to a new study, but 45pc of employees have no chance of receiving one.<p>Over a quarter of UK employees have linked financial …

8 Ways To Remember Absolutely Everything You Learn

Many people wish they had a better memory for revising and learning, but through using only a few tricks you can vastly improve your memory. The mind …

Product Recalls

12 Essential Tips for Starting a Profitable Company

Here are a few things that I've learned along the way that will help you to starting a more profitable business.<p>How many business owners do you know that opened a business with the intention of that business failing? Hopefully that figure is low--like zero percent low. But failure is often a part …

The income tax started as a conservative political stunt

Republicans have used taxes as a talking point for decades, and Tuesday night's debate was no different.<p>Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson elaborated on his idea of a flat tax rate based on the biblical concept of "tithing."<p>Despite GOP candidates' obvious revulsion toward taxes in general, the federal …

10 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine That Will Make You More Productive | Inc.com

Everyone wants to have a more productive day. It doesn't matter if you're a stay at home parent or the CEO of a major corporation - having a day when you get things done is a great feeling.<p>Fortunately, there are 10 tweaks to your daily routine that will make your day more productive. Even better, …

Time Management

Kendall Jenner, Adriana Lima and Martha Hunt Model the Angel Off-Duty Uniform

See what all the models wore to the VS Fashion Show this morning.<p>In just a couple of hours, the Victoria's Secret Angels will walk the runway in their uniform of lingerie and wings to film the 2015 fashion show. But the girls' outfit coordination actually started yesterday, when they arrived to …

The Only 9 Outfits Any Woman Will Ever Need

You could throw everything else out and still be chic. Really.<p>Velvet platform sandals are nice and all, but like it or not, they're not *essential.* In the event of a fashion shortage, but really as a fun mental exercise to help us recognize that we keep tons of extra stuff around, here are nine …

3 Smart Ways to Transfer Your Money Internationally | Inc.com

Whether you are an expat, a small business owner, or a property buyer, transferring your money internationally can be a cumbersome, confusing, and costly experience. While it may seem intuitive and simple to some, never underestimate the stipulations or overlook the details when it comes to …

Personal Finance

19 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …