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Five Questions To Ask Before You Accept A Job Offer

It is a harsh reality for job-seekers that our judgment is most impaired at exactly the point when we need our senses most — the moment when we’re evaluating a job offer.<p>We fall into the vortex very easily on a job search, as soon as a company is interested in us. We see the finish line to a …

Employment

11 most luxurious train rides | CNN Travel

CNN

SIM-free iPhone 6S models are now available in the U.S.

Apple is now selling SIM-free iPhone 6S and 6S Plus models in the U.S.<p>The SIM-free iPhone is unlocked, so it doesn't tie you to a carrier or …

After a boy with autism disrupted a Broadway show, this actor leapt to his defense.

Actor Kelvin Moon Loh was performing in a matinee of "The King and I" on Broadway when he heard a commotion in the audience.<p>During a particularly …

Disability

Guy annoys girlfriend with puns at Ikea

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No-Fear Homemade Mayonnaise: Better Than What's In The Jar

<i>This summer, NPR is getting crafty in the kitchen. As part of</i> Weekend Edition<i>'s Do Try This At Home series, chefs are sharing their cleverest hacks and tips — taking expensive, exhausting or intimidating recipes and tweaking them to work in any home kitchen.</i><p><i>This week: Making mayonnaise that's just</i> …

Spices

20 Legendary Day Hikes in the National Parks

The greatest hikes in U.S. national parks aren't necessarily the longest. Here are 20 treks that get hikers into the best a park has to offer in just a day.

How to Season a Wok

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Grace Young made her case for why a wok is the one pan you must have. Here, she tells us how to season one for a lifetime of good stir-frys.</i><p>As with a …

Where to Eat Outdoors in Seattle, 2014 Edition

When it's nice out, Seattle is the most beautiful place in the world. Summer might not start until July 5 (in order to guarantee rain on the fireworks, one presumes), but it sails straight through Labor Day, and everyone in Seattle, local or tourist, does their damndest to soak up as much of that …

The Best Ways to Wrap Holiday Gifts

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun. Today, we're helping you wrap the prettiest holiday presents.</i><p>The world's population can be divided into two groups: those who wrap their holiday gifts early …

Searching For Stress Relief? Try Feeling Your Breath

Many Americans are swamped with stress, but there may be ways to ease the tension without changing the circumstances.<p>Almost half of all adults say they've experienced a major stressful event in the past year, according to a poll conducted by NPR, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and the Harvard …

15 Natural Beauty DIYs for Under $15

How much money have you shelled out on facial masks, bubble bath, trips to the spa, and “miracle skin rejuvenation” products? Too much? It’s okay, we’re here to curb that spending habit and help you ramp up your inner kitchen witch. We’ve rounded up collection of 15 natural beauty tutorials that …

Skin Care

A Doctor Takes A Look In The Medicare Mirror

After decades of fighting to keep how much Medicare pays individual doctors a secret, the federal government bowed to pressure from journalists and consumer groups and released the information in April.<p>The data let reporters — and anyone else — figure out who is getting paid by Medicare for what.<p>A …

Perfect 10: North America's 10 Most Memorable Hikes

Ten trails. Ten unmatched miles each. Get maximum bang for each boot step on hikes that our most-traveled contributors call their all-time …

The Cosmos Bed Lets You Sleep Under A Starry Sky

When you were a kid, did you ever stick those plastic glow-in-the-dark stars to your ceiling above your bed and pretend you were looking up at the constellations? Do you secretly wish you could still do that but fear it might look, well, childish? The Cosmos Bed solves this problem and it’s even …

Mattresses

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks

5 Essential Foods—and How to Prepare Them

Eat Right For Life<p>You’re getting older. It’s time to accept the fact that you can’t stay out for last call, then make it up for a 6:30 A.M. mountain-bike ride. And enough already with your daily routine of coffee-and-bagel breakfasts, takeout lunches, and pizza-and-beer recovery meals. A study in …

Nutrition

DIY power bars

“Even more important is the ingredient control issue,” says Saulsbury. “Even though a lot of bars are touted as natural, there isn’t any federal regulation of that term—so companies can decide what they want that to mean.” As a result, ready-made bars often contain unhealthy ingredients and …

The 10 Biggest Travel Mistakes

Nothing taints the afterglow of a great trip like realizing you unwittingly overpaid for hotel Wi-Fi (small print can be a big bastard) or that your by-the-book habits caused you to miss out on amazing deals and experiences. That said, admitting that you’re an imperfect voyager is the first step …

iPhone 5

Return to Knoydart

Thirteen years ago (this month), I traveled to Scotland for the first time.<p>I was a student and I was quite seriously broke—I remember well my empty refrigerator and the simple zeros in my bank balance until one fine September day when my housing deposit return showed up in the mail. I cashed the …

7 Hiking movies and short-films that you can watch online for free

Even the most hardcore hikers need to relax sometimes, right? So sitting down to a few hours worth of movies about hiking seems like the perfect …

Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes | Women's Health

10 Healthy Sweet Potato Recipes<p>Easy and tasty sweet potato recipes, each with about 300 calories or less<p>Rodale Images<p>One Sweet Veggie<p>For a humble root vegetable, the sweet potato sure does have a lot going for it. The orange tuber packs 438% of your daily value of infection-fighting vitamin A and, …

Outfitted & Equipped: Summer Day Hike | The Art of Manliness

The official start of summer is still about a week away, but hiking season is in full swing. Whether you’re in the Rocky Mountains of the West, the …

The Best Canned Beers of 2013

Canned beer should no longer conjure up the tinny aftertaste of a bottom-shelf brew. Delicious suds now come can-standard (as we highlighted last summer.) And the selection of beers you can throw in a pack or pop in a drag bag just gets better and better. Here are our favorites for your cooler this …

Beer

Beyond the Resume: Two Web Services to Help Promote Your Work

Whether you’re a seasoned professional looking for a new job or a recent graduate embarking on your career, connecting with the right people and …

A Meditation for Irrationality

In this video I share a Kundalini meditation for irrationality. This practice is part of a series of “backpack meditations” that you can use anywhere …

The Tricky Business Of Retirement: Hidden 401(K) Fees

A couple generations ago, when older Americans retired they could rely on pension plans to support them. Then, in the late 1970s and early 1980s, many companies switched their retirement plans over to 401(k) accounts. The security of workers' retirement savings suddenly became subject to the …