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How to keep the passion alive in your relationship, according to a relationship scientist

Eli J. Finkel, a professor at Northwestern University and the author of "The All-or-Nothing Marriage," explains how to maintain fiery passion in a relationship. Following is a transcript of the video.<p><b>Eli Finkel:</b> I'm Eli Finkel. I am a professor at Northwestern University in the psychology …

When you and your partner have mismatched libidos

<b>(CNN) —</b> About 15% of men and 34% of women say they're not really interested in sex, according to a new study, statistics that few experts find surprising. In fact, low desire in one partner is probably the top reason couples seek out sex therapy.<p>When one of you has more interest in sex than the …

Bestsellers

How I got an airline to pay for items in a delayed bag

Not long ago, an airline lost my checked bag for five days. There’s no point in naming and shaming the airline, because what I’m about to tell you could apply to, or happen on, any airline.<p>I will say that it was a non-stop flight and I checked in for the flight three hours before departure, so …

Flying

iPhone audio trick goes viral

Social media users are going crazy about a little known iTunes trick that can let you jack up the volume on your audio.<p>It involves changing the equalisation setting while playing audio on your device. In sound recording and reproduction, equalisation is the process commonly used to alter the …

Yes, You Can Casually Rent Your Own Private Island in Belize for $500

If a picturesque island getaway is your idea of the ultimate vacation but you'd prefer other people to be, well, out of the picture, then this next …

Belize

This lucky family is currently flying around the world in luxury for free thanks to travel hacking

A family-of-four are currently the envy of many as they are flying around the world in luxury for free, thanks to travel hacking. Husband-and-wife, Pedro Pla and Grace Cheng, managed to save a total of $54,000 on their round-the-world business class air tickets, and are now in the middle of a …

4 Ultra-Touristy Travel Spots (and Where to Go Instead)

One look at Instagram makes it easy to see how much tourism has blown up during recent years. You’re constantly catching your travel-loving friends on vacation or epic adventures. The combination of major flight deals, ultra-affordable accommodations, and remote work opps has made it easier than …

European Travel

A predictor with a perfect track record on the American economy is moving closer to signaling a recession

A key predictor of the health of the American economy is inching closer to signaling a recession.<p>The indicator in question is the US Treasury yield curve, a measure of the gap between short- and long-term interest rates. When it is steep — meaning it costs more to borrow money for the long term — …

The Only North American Mountains That Blow Colorado Away

My parents were professional photographers, and not coincidentally I grew up in the shadow of the most gorgeous mountains in the hemisphere. Work …

Hiking

Free Trading Websites Every Day Trader Should Know

Free trading sites with great resources and day trading tools<p>Updated March 14, 2017<p>Looking for day trading resources to help you out with your day …

EMILY RATAJKOWSKI 'COLLECTORS EDITION'

In May 2012, photographer Jonathan Leder found himself alone in a house with a Polaroid camera and Emily Ratajkowski. This was before the …

These Pre-Fame Pictures Of Emily Ratajkowski Leave Absolutely Nothing To The Imagination

The unseen polaroids are seriously not suitable for work.<p>Before her "Blurred Lines" video and <i>Gone Girl</i> cameo made the world fall in love with her, Emily Ratajkowski spent two nights in a house in New York with photographer Jonathan Leder.<p>The images from the shoot with the then model in 2012 have …

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

How to Build a Wooden Storage Bench: Step-by-Step Plans

A small bench over an enclosed shelf makes a stylish seat with storage.<p>I admit that I wasn't really paying attention when my wife said, "Oh, I love this little bench. Wouldn't it look great in our foyer or a child's room?" She was looking at one of those furniture catalogs full of pictures of …

Woodworking

Watch 'The Last of Us: The Movie' Right Now...Sorta - Bloody Disgusting

Earlier today came the sad news that the video game-to-film adaptation of Naughty Dog’s <i>The Last of Us</i> was at a standstill, according to producer Sam …

How This Doctor's MBA Helped Her Turn Around a Major Hospital

After going through medical school and becoming a radiologist, Vivian Lee never expected to get an MBA. Yet that degree would change her life.<p>“One of …

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide to iPhone/Smartphone Photography

Dear friend,<p>This guide is intended for you if you currently own a smartphone (iPhone, Android, etc) and want to learn how to take better …

This Globe-Trotting Brain Surgeon Says Doctors Are Doing Medical Missions Wrong

"You can't just go down there, drop some money, do a photo-op, and come back," Rahul Jandial says about doctors who travel to hospitals in poor countries.<p>Rahul Jandial is one of those people who makes you feel bad about what you've done with your time on Earth. Now 43, Jandial became both a brain …

Hilarious Finalists of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2016

<b>The Comedy Wildlife Photo Awards 2016</b> are in full swing – with hundreds of the most funny and offbeat animal photographs being sent in from around …

Comedy

Why you should focus on mastering one thing at a time, according to science

For example, I would like to reach more people with my writing, to lift heavier weights at the gym, and to start practicing mindfulness more consistently.<p>Those are just a few of the goals I find desirable and you probably have a long list yourself.<p>The problem is, even if we are committed to working …

11 Reasons You Should Never Go To an All-Inclusive Resort

An all-inclusive vacation with drinks and food sounds like a traveler’s paradise, but it’s probably a nightmare for your health.<p>Often sought out by …

This Mental Trick Will Make You 3 Times More Charming, According to Science

This clever psychological hack makes it three times more likely you'll leave a good impression.<p>There's a tension at the heart of human psychology -- we love flattery but we hate fakery. Which is both a challenge and and an opportunity for networkers.<p>When meeting a new acquaintance, the best way to …

Nintendo is releasing a miniature NES with 30 built-in games

Launches in November for $59.99<p>Nintendo is bringing back the NES — only a little smaller.<p>Today the company announced what it's calling the Nintendo Entertainment System: NES Classic Edition. It looks just like a NES, only a lot tinier, and it comes with 30 games built in. You can connect it to your …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

Men, You're Actually Tying Your Shoes All Wrong

It's strange, but true.<p>"This might sound crazy, but chances are, you've been tying your shoes incorrectly your entire life."<p>This is celebrity menswear stylist Ashley Weston's advice in the video above, and it's not so crazy when you watch her break it down (obviously, this is for people who care …

Obama apologizes to Doctors Without Borders for Afghan hospital bombing

President Obama apologized Wednesday to the leader of Doctors Without Borders over the deadly U.S. bombing of a field hospital in Afghanistan, just a day after the White House stopped short of an apology by citing a lack of information about what led to the attack.<p>It wasn't immediately clear what …

US Coast Guard calls off search for missing US ship

<b>The US Coast Guard has suspended its search for the El Faro, which sank near the Bahamas with 33 people on board.</b><p>The 735ft (224m) cargo vessel and its crew have been missing since issuing a distress call on Thursday.<p>Search planes have found debris including life jackets, containers and oil in the …

What Kids Learn From Travel

Our family Christmases can be a little unconventional -- once we took our 2-year-old son to South Africa. Some of my friends gave me a hard time. They said I gave myself a safari holiday while my son was too young to protest instead of giving him a tree and a stocking.<p>For his third birthday, …

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>…

European Travel