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Visiting the Languedoc Roussillon Region of France

The Languedoc-Roussillon Region of France is an undiscovered gem filled with a breathtaking coastline, some of France's best cuisine, a rich Medieval …

European Travel

What everyone gets wrong about introverts — including why they are not antisocial or lazy

When you hear the term "introvert," you might imagine someone who's quiet and insular, who likes to spend most of their time alone, avoiding social situations.<p>But being an introvert isn't really anything to do with how much you like spending time with other people. In fact, introverts can have some …

Behavioral Sciences

The Top 12 Attractions in Fort Myers, Florida

Known as the gateway of Southwest Florida, Fort Myers has been a major tourist destination for decades. Way back when, Thomas Edison and his good …

Fort Myers

Top 10 guide to the best beaches in Spain you need to visit at least once in your lifetime

It's not surprising that Spain has been a go-to destination for British holidaymakers for decades. Not only is it a short flight away - and it's easy …

Barcelona

Trump Loudly Insists That He Is Incompetent

Either the Department of Justice is correct that he surrounded himself with lawbreakers, or the people he chose to run the federal justice system are incompetents and rogues.<p>Donald Trump’s supporters insist that the public shouldn’t lose faith in the president as Robert Mueller and the Department …

Fox News host Howard Kurtz hits back at AP over incorrect graphic story

Graphic showing poll result on trust was shown out of sequence Kurtz points out on Facebook numbers were used later on in show<p>Fox News host Howard Kurtz said on Monday that a graphic showing the station lagging other cable news networks in trustworthiness was taken down during his show because it …

Fake News

Cloudflare makes it harder for ISPs to track your web history

If you're privacy-minded, you probably aren't thrilled that governments seem hell-bent on giving internet providers free rein over your browsing data. Cloudflare just gave you a tool to fight back, however. It launched 1.1.1.1, a free Domain Name System service (the technology that translates IP …

Seven creatures with skills that easily beat humans

Britt Spencer<p>What scientists learn about animal cognition helps unravel the mysteries of intelligence.<p>You think you’re so smart. Well, a wave of research into animal cognition reveals that just about anything you do, other creatures can do too. Sometimes, they can do it far better.<p>To probe the …

Cognitive Science

This Island Leaves Travelers More Satisfied Than Any Other Destination

Maybe Mick Jagger should take a trip here.<p>Travelers seeking an easy-to-reach destination that will impress on all fronts should start planning a …

These spots along Portugal's coast will have you booking your tickets ASAP

1/<p>Day 1: Hide out in Praia da Luz.<p>Natalie Stoclet<p>Your journey along the coast will start in the quaint town of Praia da Luz. Most travelers to the …

7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

This app uses machine learning and AR to teach you how to draw

For some people drawing comes naturally. But, if you’re anything like me, your stick figures look like misshapen horrors for whom death would surely be a relief. Enter Sketch AR: the AI-powered app that aims to make you a better artist regardless of your current skill.<p>The idea is pretty simple: you …

14 Gorgeous Islands in Europe That Americans Always Overlook

Europe is chock-full of islands -- big ones, little ones, hot ones, cold ones, and hell, even one confusingly called “Ireland.” Most tourists stick …

Moleskine’s latest smart pen saves your writing to download later

Moleskine has valiantly tried to bridge the divide between analog writing and digital files for years. The company released its Smart Writing Set in 2016 as a $200 holistic solution of pen, proprietary smart paper and app that instantly sent whatever you wrote or drew over to your paired device -- …

Note-Taking

15 cities across the world that should be at the top of your travel bucket-list

Every year, we ask our readers to rate the best cities in the world, and the results continue to surprise us. Not only do newcomers sometimes float to the top, but longtime favorites also continue to reappear — a testament to a destination's enduring popularity. This year's group of winners span …

The top 10 under-the-radar world destinations to add to your travel bucket list

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Europeans had school shootings, too. Then they did something about it.

<i>This post was first published on Feb. 15. It was updated on May 18.</i><p>BERLIN — Contrary to what you may sometimes hear, school shootings are not unique to the United States. Germany, for instance, went through a string of devastating attacks between 2002 and 2009. Between 1996 and 2008, major school …

Guns

The Best Ways to See Europe in Just 10 Days

If there’s one thing that Americans get shafted on (there’s not just one; there are loads), it’s vacation days. A 10-day trip will probably eat up a …

European Travel

25 words you should use on your resume if you want to get more interviews

When it comes to making hiring decisions, including "team player language" on your resume makes it less likely you'll get an offer.<p>So, how do you write a great resume that uses language that will get you hired?<p>A lot of well-meaning people will suggest you should use "action verbs." But that's fast …

Language

Here's exactly how many days you should book your flight in advance to save the most on airfare

What's the deal with airfare prices? Over the past two years, ticket prices have declined by 3%, while passengers are slammed with checked bag fees (on every major airline except for Southwest, who offers 2 free checked bags) and shrinking legroom (by an order nearly 4 inches over the past few …

This Under-the-Radar Beach Town Is Mexico’s Next Great Destination

As we reach the outskirts of Puerto Escondido, my driver grins and gestures with his chin for me to look in the rearview mirror. Just above the …

Opioid abuse in the U.S. is so bad it’s lowering life expectancy. Why hasn’t the epidemic hit other countries?

For the second year in a row, life expectancy in the United States has dropped.<p>It is not hard to understand why: In 2016, there was a 21 percent rise in the number of deaths caused by drug overdoses, with opioids causing two-thirds of them. Last year, the opioid epidemic killed 42,000 people, more …

Health Care

4 reasons you need a VPN app on your phone

We’re not trying to alarm you here, but PSI: your privacy is under attack. Keep peeping eyes from your browsing history with this handy VPN app.<p>The …

Slack is making its way out of the office — and into the kitchen and onto the farm

Rebecca Yazbek was six months pregnant when she first introduced Slack to her staff at Nomad, the Sydney, Australia-based restaurant she runs with her husband, Al.<p>Then, her baby came early, and Yazbek ended up in the hospital with only her cellphone.<p>"Slack was the only form of communication," she …

Trump’s Phony Populism Rests on One Big Lie

The confusion of corporate liberty with individual liberty is the missing explanation for the president’s appeal to the white working class.<p>Most …

Why Elon Musk Spends 80 Percent of His Time on This 1 Activity | Inc.com

Elon Musk is doing right by design. In a recent interview on Y Combinator (often called the world's No. 1 startup incubator), Musk explained that he spends 80 percent of his time on engineering and design, developing next-generation products. He is what I call a designers' CEO.<p>Musk's optimism in …

Design

10 Amazing Asian Vacations That Won't Cost a Fortune

Your dream trip is cheaper than you think<p>Looking for a budget-friendly vacation with a big wow factor? Head to Asia.<p>This is one of the best regions …

The Real Story Behind Donald Trump’s Phony Coal Cookout Celebration

That new mine opening on his watch? It got started under Obama, because of climate change in Australia and the demands of Chinese steel mills.<p>If his …

Donald Trump

How to Manage Your Career to Make Millions More

Now that we’ve established that you can make your career worth millions more if you manage it correctly, let’s discuss what steps you need to take to …