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10 Tips From Travel Experts, Flight Attendants and Other Frequent Fliers

Don't forget these travel tips as your pack for your next business trip.<p>For those of us who travel for work, we've come to expect that certain things are bound to go wrong from flight delays to long airport security lines and luggage mishaps.<p>To prepare for this article, I spoke to several expert …

20 Small Habits That Create Lasting Happiness

Be proud, happy, and excited when you walk out the door in the morning.<p><i>How do you simplify your life? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Lukas Schwekendiek, life coach, motivational speaker,</b> …

Productivity Apps

The Case for Eating Butter Just Got Stronger

It looks like butter may, in fact, be back. The creamy condiment is a “middle-of-the-road” food, nutritionally speaking—better than sugar, worse than …

Famifi

What Happens When You Let Architects Design Cat Houses

Furry felines are already adorable, but put them inside a swanky house, and it’s instant swoon territory. To raise awareness for the estimated 3 million stray cats in L.A. and benefit the spay-neuter organization FixNation, Architects for Animals invited local designers to build shelters for a …

Is Sleeping With the TV on Actually Bad for You?

Millions of people fall asleep with the TV on every night, but is it bad for your health? Read on.<p>Nearly every day for the past, say, five years, I've fallen asleep in much the same way. I lay down, put my computer next to my head, pull up a random episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> that I've seen maybe …

In Praise of Cher’s Response to the Flint Water Crisis

Oh, Cher. If I thought I loved you when you said, “If I want to put my tits on my back, it’s nobody’s business but my own,” or when you declared, “If you’re black in this country, if you’re a woman in this country, if you are any minority in this country at all, what could possibly possess you to …

Cher

Kendall Jenner, Selena Gomez, and Emily Ratajkowski Are Channeling ’90s Minimal Chic in Looks by Atea Oceanie

“I’m just super excited,” said designer Laura Myers, creator of under-the-radar, yet celebrity-beloved label Atea Oceanie, speaking of the latest A-lister to show her support. “When Selena [Gomez] ‘at-ed’ us on a Saturday, my Instagram exploded. It was unlike anything I’d ever experienced.” Though …

#Freckles: Photographer shines spotlight on the beauty of spots

With his stunning — and now viral — portraits of freckled folks, British photographer Brock Elbank tells TODAY.com his #Freckles project is all about "documenting the beauty in being an individual."<p>A 42-year-old London resident with 19 years of photography experience, Elbank launched his project in …

9 Books You Should Read Before They Become Movies This Year

Get to them before the directors do!<p>1. Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them<p>Apart from all you Potterheads out there, the majority of people might not know <i>Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them</i> is actually a mini-book released by Newt Scamander a.k.a. J.K. Rowling in 2001. What you most likely …

Marie Kondo’s illustrated guide to a home that sparks joy

An entranceway that sparks joy<p>As a self-proclaimed tidying freak, I can tell the state of a person’s closets the instant I set foot in the doorway. One client’s front entranceway was jammed with shoes and a bundle of newspapers ready for recycle. Keys, gloves, and delivery forms were strewn …

Minimalism

This Is How to Do French-Girl Beauty

*Need vacation inspiration? How about a virtual trip to the South of France? Well, look no further, because <i>Glamour</i>'s beauty assistant Jen Mulrow has got you covered. In a beauty-focused travel diary, Jen shows her hacks for staying hydrated on the plane and channeling Brigitte Bardot at the beach. …

The scientific case for letting go of your workplace grudges

Forgiveness is good for our health. It can reduce depression and stress, and increase empathy and hope. Unfortunately, it’s a quality that tends to be in short supply in the modern workplace.<p>I was reminded of this point while chatting with a reporter for a local TV station who was dubious about …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Pack for a Trip Like a Top Fashion Blogger

Peony Lim shares her on-the-go essentials.<p>When she isn't snapping pictures around her native London, chances are Peony Lim is on a flight to Paris, Berlin, or Hong Kong in search of new Insta-ready experiences to share with her 67,000 plus followers. With all that travel comes a lot of packing, an …

The story behind the funny, self-aware viral hit of the moment—Instagram Husband

The year is almost over, but there is still time for one (last?) viral trend: Instagram Husband.<p>Out of nowhere, a parody video about men being forced by their wives to constantly snap pictures of them and their lives in the quest for the perfect Instagram feed has become a sensation. Published on …

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Here Are The Gifts That Men REALLY Want For The Holidays

We hear Santa reads HuffPost, so it's worth a shot.<p>Sometimes men have a hard time saying what they really want. If you ask your brother what he wants for the holidays, for example, don't be surprised if he just says, "Cash."<p>While a guy probably won't turn down cash, there are things you can get him …

3 Ways to Take Your Health And Happiness Back After Losing Them

Life has a way of passing us by at what feels like the speed of light.<p>The older you get, the more quickly it seems to move. Before you know it, another day, week, month and year has gone by, and when this realization hits you, you can't help but wonder:<p><i>"What have I got to show for it?"</i><p><i>"What have I</i> …

The Women of Hollywood Speak Out

Colin Trevorrow’s Hollywood fairy tale started at the Sundance Film Festival in 2012. The bespectacled, bearded director, then 35, came to Park City, Utah, with an endearingly quirky time-travel romantic comedy executive-produced by the endearingly quirky Duplass brothers, Mark and Jay, and …

Universal Pictures

Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

How to talk to kids about tragic events

<b>(CNN) —</b> After horrific events like shootings or attacks by terrorists, parents are faced with this dilemma: What do I tell my kids? How can I talk to them about something so senseless and indiscriminate? About something that we can't make sense of ourselves?<p>"It's important to explain to children …

Mental Health

Articles about midcentury mecca look modern homes los angeles on Dwell.com - Dwell

When Andy Linsky, a realtor specializing in mid-century homes, and his partner Michael Thomas, set out to build a home of their...<p>Priced out of the modern market and stuck with a fixer-upper that seemed unfixable, a young L.A. lawyer took matters into his own...<p>Coasting up to Dwell on Design in LA, …

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Book Review: "Ending Medical Reversal" is revolutionary

The take-home message of the first lecture of my first clinical clerkship (Obstetrics and Gynecology) was that we should prescribe supplemental …

Artist Paints Ephemeral Portraits on Vintage Paper Using Coffee as a Medium

Michael Aaron Williams is globally recognized for his statement street art that aims to provoke dialogue and stimulate social commentary. However, the Tennessee native has also become renowned for his detailed coffee paintings that capture the ephemeral nature of his subjects. Intimate and fragile, …

Art

Anonymous declares war over Charlie Hebdo attack

Anonymous declared war on Islamic extremists Friday and promised to take revenge for the attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo.<p>In a video posted on YouTube, the group of hackers said they would track down websites and social media networks linked to terrorists, and take them down.<p>"We, …

Terrorism

Chicken Soup for the Chilly Soul: 20 Comforting, Warm Recipes

Try one of these comforting chicken soups, from classic chicken noodle to khao soi.<p><b>Like sweaters, chicken soup is a warm, wintry comfort.</b> Chicken soup, however, is infinitely tastier. Check out our wildly different takes on chicken soup in the slideshow, and decide which style you're going for …

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Articles about curtain call 8 unique and beautiful uses curtains home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Wood in general is a beautiful, evocative natural material, and when it's saved from a landfill and reused, it has even more...<p>In this series, Sebastian Mariscal designs a home in Venice, California, that brings the outside in. We track the project...<p>For centuries, crystals have been used in homes …

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