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Top 5 foraging courses in Cornwall

Perhaps you like me are thinking; summer is officially over. However, with the promise of a fantastic Indian summer, I decided to stop curling up on …

The 25 Best Movies of 2016, and Where to Watch Them

It’s been a tough year for some of us, but its been a <i>fantastic</i> year for film. These incredible dramas, musicals, documentaries, and sci-fi thrillers …

Entertainment

22 Breathtaking Festivals Around The World That You Must See Before You Die

1. The Rio de Janeiro Carnival - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil<p>www.en.wikipedia.org<p>The Carnaval in Rio de Janeiro is a world famous festival held before Lent …

37 Wise & Life-Changing Lessons From The Ancient Stoics

The private diaries of one of Rome’s greatest emperors, the personal letters of one of Rome’s best playwrights and wisest power brokers, the lectures …

This 23-Minute Morning Ritual Will Transform Your Whole Day

How cool is science? Now you can set yourself up every morning for an awesome day by doing these simple activities.<p>When I learned of Harvard-trained happiness researcher Shawn Achor's recommendations for training your brain to be more positive, I admit, I did a little eye-roll. I mean, watching …

How I Became A Morning Person, Read More Books, And Learned A Language In A Year

It wasn’t as hard as it sounds: I used four principles to start small habits that built into big, long-term outcomes. Here’s how.<p>You’ll notice that I made the title of this post sound quite impressive (at least I hope I did!).<p>But the great thing about this story is that anyone can have such an …

20 Things That Will Make You More Productive Than Ever

The last year has been huge for me. I've got more things done than ever, switched careers and countries, spent loads of time with my family and friends, kept a healthy lifestyle, and exercised at least 5 times a week.<p>Many variables determine your overall productivity. Tools, apps, or hacks, don't …

A perfect weekend in Barcelona

Two days in Barcelona can only ever be a teaser of what it has to offer, so bear in mind that this a subjective grab-bag of highlights, spanning ancient and modern and packaged into a geographically convenient, eminently walkable, weekend tour. It is also all-weather, but in high summer you might …

The 15 best hiking trails in the world

Looking for a fun, adventurous, and affordable summer vacation? Go take a hike -- literally!<p>Hiking is good way to see waterfalls, mountain peaks, and alpine meadows without spending a lot of money. And a hike isn't just something to do on a summer afternoon. There are many trails that are best …

4 Life Lessons a Doctor Has Learned From Patients

I’ve taken care of cancer patients for several decades and they’ve taught me something about life.<p>1. <b>A</b> <b>job is just a job.</b> I often get into discussions …

Luxury Hotel ❄ Valais – Switzerland

9 Out-of-the-Way Restaurants That Are Vacations on Their Own

<i>by Sarah Bruning, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>We love good food here at <i>Condé Nast Traveler</i>. But we can't lie--location matters, too. And there's no doubt we'd go out of our way to visit a restaurant in an an amazing and unexpected location--like the ocean floor, perhaps, or inside an ice castle...<p><b>1. UNDER</b> …

Seven Perfect Days in Belize

I have been traveling to <b>Belize</b> every year for more than a decade and am already planning my next trip.<p>Why? As the only English-speaking country in Central America, as well as one of its smallest (it’s about the size of New Jersey), Belize is surprisingly easy to navigate. Local residents are …

Central America

The Pope Just Released A List of 10 Tips for Becoming a Happier Person and They Are Spot On

In a recent interview with the Argentine publication <i>Viva</i>, Pope Francis issued a list of 10 tips to be a happier person, based on his own life …

15 Motivational Posters to Kick Start Your Creativity

If you feel like you're stuck in a rut, check out these motivational posters by Be Happy. The company believes that “Words are Powerful” and they've put inspirational sentences on everything from posters and t-shirts to cards and mugs. Like Ira Glass's great advice for creatives, these powerful …

Posters

3 books that will make you quit your job and travel the world now

Quit your job and travel the world — we’ve all fantasized about that at least once or twice. Well today may be your lucky day my friend, as I am …

Motivation

15 Free Ways (Or Even Get-Paid) To Travel That Will Enrich Your Life

Traveling can be any experience you make it and whether or not you’re looking for a way to travel for less (or free) there are in fact ways to help …

Costa Rica

This young mother’s poem about her vanishing country stunned the world’s leaders

Of the dozens of speeches by world leaders, advocates, and movie stars at the UN climate summit on Tuesday, none garnered as strong a reaction as that of the poet Kathy Jetnil-Kijiner.<p>The 26-year-old from the Marshall Islands, a tiny Pacific nation, recited a poem she wrote for her 7-month-old …

Sea Level

Emma Watson Calls for Men as Advocates for Gender Equality | HeForShe

Larry Page's Plan To Deal With All The Jobs That Are Getting Wiped Out By Technology

Google CEO Larry Page was asked how society should deal with unemployment that may arise from technological advances.<p>His answer is surprisingly French. He says companies should consider hiring two part-time workers to do one full-time job. This way more people are employed, which is better for …

Silicon Valley

Ecuador’s “Superleaf” Tea: Could It Replace Your Afternoon Coffee?

Guayusa reportedly has health benefits for those who drink it as a brew and economic benefits for the indigenous people who grow it.<p>For the Kichwa people of the Ecuadorian Amazon, teatime isn't an afternoon tradition that pairs dainty finger sandwiches with porcelain cups. Instead, it begins at 3 …

25 iPhone Apps That Could Change Your Life

There are too many silly apps to choose from, but these are actually super useful.

Apps

19 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>Digital Photography School—</b> Read through this goldmine of articles to improve your photography skills; they're helpful even if you're a complete beginner. There's also an active forum where you can find a community of other photographers …

Learning

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

15 of nature's most awesome, must-see shows | CNN Travel

14 awe-inspiring aerial photographs capture the beauty of the Earth

Earth Day is approaching, and to celebrate the beauty and bounty of Mother Earth, we’ve rounded up some of our favorite jaw-dropping aerial images by …

National Parks

Jason de Caires Taylor's Gorgeous Underwater Art (Photos)

Artist Jason de Caires Taylor has chosen an unconventional location for his giant sculptural creations: the ocean.<p>Jason de Caires Taylor

Winners of the 2014 Sony World Photography Awards, Part I

The Sony World Photography Awards have announced the winners of their Open, Youth, and National Award competitions today. The winners were selected from over 70,000 entries submitted by photo enthusiasts and amateurs from across the world. Overall winners and the judging of the final categories are …