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5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can …

13 Reasons To Get To Nicaragua Before Everyone Discovers It

Ahh, Central America. While most travelers spend their time plotting escapes to Europe or Southeast Asia, this little nugget sits unassumingly right under their noses (literally -- it's pretty much directly south, and a shorter flight than you'd think).<p>And Nicaragua may just be the best nation in …

Will religion ever disappear?

Atheism is on the rise around the world, so does that mean spirituality will soon be a thing of the past? Rachel Nuwer discovers that the answer is far from simple.<p>A growing number of people, millions worldwide, say they believe that life definitively ends at death – that there is no God, no …

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15 Gravity-Defying Homes From Around the World

Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.<p>Ingenious engineering and the will of slightly crazy homeowners, brings architecture to new heights.

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The 16 Wisest Things Men Have Ever Said About Style

From the likes of Cary Grant, Tom Ford, Charles Bukowski, Ralph Lauren, and Charles Dickens<p><b>"Style is knowing who you are, what you want to say, and not giving a damn."<br>– Gore Vidal, Writer</b><p>"A man should look as if he had bought his clothes with intelligence, put them on with care, and then forgotten …

21 Buildings You Need To See In Your Lifetime

We've come a long way since then — creating temples to our gods, houses for our operas, and museums for our art that rival nature's beauty.<p>Here are 21 buildings you need to see before you kick the bucket.

12 Jobs You Can Do Anywhere in the World

The traditional 9-5 office job isn't your only option. Did you know that? Sure, it works for plenty of people. In at 9 a.m., out the door as the bells chime 5p.m., lather, rinse, repeat. Monday through Friday, 52 weeks per year for 40 years or more. <i>It works for plenty of people.</i><p>If you are not in …

California Dreamy: The New Scene in Topanga Canyon

As you drive up the Pacific Coast Highway from Santa Monica, the shoreline curves around the bay and the mountains tip downward into the sea. Five miles past the city’s amusement pier, with its carousel and neon Ferris wheel, other emblems of Southern California start to appear: the Getty villa—a …

The Notebook's Top 10 Quotable Quotes

The sweeping love story celebrates a decade.<p>Ten years ago today, women flocked to their local movie theaters to witness one of the best onscreen love stories to date (as well as to see Ryan Gosling half-naked, of course): the eternal love played out between Allie Hamilton and Noah Calhoun. First …

World Cup 2014: It's just like watching Brazil – in pictures

Brazilian fans came together to watch the Seleção take on Mexico in their second group game of the World Cup on Tuesday. Our photographer Tom Jenkins took to the streets of Rio de Janeiro where he found supporters flocking to a huge street party and huddling around TVs in anticipation <br>• How are you …

Speedy snaps: photos developed in energy drinks – in pictures

They're not just for keeping your eyes pinned open at 3am ... energy drinks can be used to develop photographs too. Stephen Gill's psychedelic new series is fuelled by the fizzy orange stuff. Take a trip through a world soaked in Red Bull, Monster Rehab and the rest

Garry Winogrand, street photographer: a retrospective – in pictures

Prolific street photographer Garry Winogrand captured the strangeness of 1960s America. As a major retrospective opens in New York, we take a look at his dazzling images<p><i>All photographs © The Estate of Garry Winogrand, courtesy of the Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.</i>

Ryan Schude Photographs the American Dream: People and Their Cars

California Dreamin’<p>Cars are like dogs—they often reflect an eery similarity to their owners in looks and personality. Photographer Ryan Schude …

Are You Ready? Here Are The Top 10 Skills For The Future

As big disruptive shifts hit the workplace we all get taken out of our comfort zones. Whereas once we felt in control, the stakes are evolving rapidly and our ability to adapt is falling behind. If we consider the recent gallup poll results that indicates that only a mere 30% of the workforce is …

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24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

This Is The ONE Tourist Trap You're Missing Out On In Each U.S. State

It's a fine, blurred, and fuzzy little line that separates our nation's most-visited cultural sites from its trashy tourist traps.<p>Of course, any "tourist trap" can be a "cultural site," depending on how you look at it. And any "cultural site" can feel like a "tourist trap," if it's crowded enough …

Why procrastinators procrastinate

WHO WOULD HAVE THOUGHT that after decades of struggle with procrastination, the dictionary, of all places, would hold the solution? Avoid …

Want Success? Surround Yourself With People Who Challenge Your Thinking | Inc.com

It's nice to have people around who support you and are of like mind. Agreeable people boost your confidence and allow a certain level of relaxation. Most of us develop a stable of people with whom we like to work. We know their styles, and they know ours. It's comfortable and expedient. It is easy …

Self-improvement

Vintage photographs that are made for sharing online – in pictures

Fascinating historical pictures posted on Twitter by Retronaut, IndiaHistoryPic and HistoryinPix – from the factory workers pressing Rubber Soul, to the construction of the Hoover dam and India's first female doctor

COVR iPhone Case Helps You Take Better Candid Photos… Or Be a Creeper

The best camera is the one you have with you, and most of the time that camera is part of a device that also makes phone calls and serves as a …

Photographer Gives 11-Year-Old the Gift of a Walk Down the Aisle with Her Dying Dad

Photographer Lindsey Villatoro of Lovesong Photography recently did something that is warming the hearts of the entire photo community and beyond: …

Sensational butterflies - in pictures

Visitors take a look around the Natural History Museum's 'Sensational Butterflies' butterfly house. The temporary attraction features hundreds of free-flying rare butterflies and runs from 3 April until 14 September 2014

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder | Inc.com

Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, as evidenced by the …