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30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Sketching with Data Opens the Mind’s Eye

Data Points<p>When does drawing become design? When does design become a story?<p>The first storyboards for <i>Close Encounters of the Third Kind</i> were drawn by Steven Spielberg, who used stick figures. Artist Edward Carlson penciled his vision for Seattle’s Space Needle on a napkin in a coffee house. The …

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Ikaria, the Greek island where people live long and well | CNN Travel

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

Trapped In His Body For 12 Years, A Man Breaks Free

<i>What would you do if you were locked in your body, your brain intact but with no way to communicate? How do you survive emotionally when you are invisible to everyone you know and love?</i><p><i>That's the first question asked by NPR's new program on human behavior,</i> Invisibilia.<p><i>The first show tells the story</i> …

400+ First Date Questions: Everything You Need To Ask The First Time You Go Out With Someone (And More)

Genuinely Interesting Questions For You To Ask Your Next Date<p><i>It’s really, REALLY attractive when people ask well thought out questions on a first</i> …

21 Knock-Out Beauty Products Hiding At Your Drugstore

Fashion magazines are always blabbing about wearing a mix of “high and low” clothing, like maybe you pair your $$$ boots with an H&M dress. It’s …

13 Beauty Secrets From Gorgeous Stars Over 40

Youth doesn't have to be wasted on the young—take it from these gorgeous 40-plus stars! We reveal the hair, makeup, and fitness routines they use to extend their radiance.

16 Things Unemotional Women Will Understand

I think we all have those moments where we take a serious look at our surroundings, examine the people in our lives and go ‘what the fuck is wrong …

Even Car Guys Say Their Teens Aren't Driving

You’d think that by growing up in a car industry household, you’d automatically want to get your driver’s license the minute you could. But car industry people from across the South say that isn’t so.<p>Last week, I was the keynote speaker for the 2014 Southern Automotive Conference in Birmingham, …

z redirected 7 Relationship Hacks to Keep Love Alive

Genius ways to make your fifth year together feel like your first.<p>If there's one fact about relationships, it's that they will definitely change over time. From the too-in-love-to-eat phase to the frustrated-by-his-annoying-habit phase to the definitely-can't-live-without-you phase, love tends to …

How to Fix iOS 8's Biggest Annoyances

Every operating system has its share of annoyances and iOS 8 is no different. From an obnoxious U2 album to recent contacts appearing where you don't …

How to Talk to Your Kids

An age-by-age guide.<p>In the aftermath of a difficult event, children often express their feelings through their behavior, whether it's acting clingy, being disobedient, forgetting to do their homework, or even withdrawing. Negative behavior is often a mask for a child's anxiety, says Laurentine …

Parenting

Dear Mom Who's Trying to Do It All

Dear Mom Who's Trying to Do It All,<p>Cut that crap out.<p>Take a break.<p>Stop trying to be perfect. Stop comparing yourself to others. Stop trying to meet everyone's expectations.<p>You can't fix all your kids' problems and have all the answers. You can't heal all their wounds.<p>Sometimes, you have to let …

The 10 Healthiest Food Combos Ever

Flavorful and nutritious? We're in!<p><i>This article was written by Leah Zerbe and repurposed with permission from Rodale News.</i><p>In today's world, there's pretty much no limit to what food pairings you can concoct in your kitchen. Exotic, out-of-season, and processed fare is readily available at most …

Say the Right Thing: 8 Go-To Phrases to Raise Happy Kids

These go-to phrases are pretty much all you need to keep in your pocket to have a happy, independent kid.<p>I grew up hearing my mother say in Italian, "<i>Soltanto la tua madre ti dir? di mettere il rossetto in modo che tu possa essere pi? graziosa di lei</i>" -- which roughly translates into: "Only your …

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5 Simple Things You Should Do To Have A Stronger Relationship

By Alex Shwayze,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/Y9iPEx<p>1. Stop snooping.<p>One might say that snooping is already normal when you’re already in the long …

Un-spoil Your Kid

Of course you want to make your children happy. But you also want to raise future adults who are appreciative and grateful. Find the perfect balance with our expert tips.<p>Christina Ali admits that her son Issac, 7, is pampered. And she knows exactly why: When Issac was in kindergarten, Ali, who …

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The 6 Keys to Living the Sweet Life

"Live long and prosper." -- Vulcan salute<p>Most of us want a better quality of life, happiness, and longevity. If you had those, you could say you were "living the sweet life." But few of us bother to really take note of how we are progressing towards these goals, and too often get caught up in the …

7 Natural Remedies for Removing Stains from Fabrics

I’m currently in DEEP CLEAN ALL THE THINGS mode, so this guide to 7 best natural stain removers for fabrics that Dana shared on Hello Natural is just what I needed! If your handmade clothes, quilts, table runners, and more are looking a little worse for the wear after all that summertime …

Mom creates 'Ignore No More' app to get teens to return calls

Getting the silent treatment from your kids? A new app lets you lock their phone until they respond.<p>The “Ignore No More” app was created by Sharon Standifird, a Houston mom who describes herself as a school teacher turned entrepreneur.<p>“Few things are more frustrating than your children refusing to …

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Warning: This New App Is Seriously Addictive

Morpholio Board is democratizing the design process by giving enthusiasts access to the same mobile resources and tools that professionals use.<p><i>Morpholio Apps</i><p>Mood boards have long been an essential part of the creative process for interior designers, and in recent years online tools like Pinterest …

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How to Make Your Entire Internet Life More Secure in One Day

We talk a lot about both privacy and security here at Lifehacker, and while it's relatively easy to be more secure than you are right now, it often …

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10 Important Choices You Need To Make If You Want To Be Happy

1. Choose to be yourself.<p>We are living in a society that is constantly developing — however, it is important for you to be yourself inside out. Stand …

5 Things the Dying Want Us to Know

<b>1. The 72-hour mark is when it begins.</b><p>After losing my sister and father within nine weeks, I spent five years investigating what happens when we die. …

Relationship Advice: The 50 Things You Need To Do For A Relationship To Last

1. Burn your blueprint.<p>Rid yourself of whatever fantasies you harbor about the bliss of coupled life. They’re not helping. There is no script, so …

7 Reasons You Should Date a Girl Who Travels

Several years ago, I was sitting in my cubicle at work, as the coworker who sat beside me tacked up a new photo of his fiancé. He looked over at me and said, "Did you ever notice what people put on their desk is a representation of what they care most about in the world." I smiled nervously as I …

Top 8 Tips for Managing Anxiety

For so many years, I learned to accept the knot in my stomach that came with anxiety.<p>Of course, I never thought that I had a problem. I just accepted that "short of breath" feeling that came with my mile-long to-do list and bombarding my mind with the constant "what if" questions.<p>Thoughts raced …