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12 Apps That’ll Help You Organize *Everything*

With the new year already underway, now is a great time to start getting organized. Even though we love planning out our lives in our paper planner, we also need some organization hacks on-the-go… both for our digital lives and our real lives. That’s why we’re super excited to share our top apps …

The ultimate guide to the 104 new emoji in iOS 10.2

While the #1 internet treat is Beyoncé dropping a new album, Apple dropping new emoji comes as a pretty close second.<p>iPhone users are now able to …

10 Travel Apps You Need Now

We want you to have the best travel experience from start to finish. These applications will put you at ease so you can focus on enjoying your trip.<p>Apps can help travelers with everything from letting them know the best time to book a flight to translating a foreign menu with their camera. With two …

Apps

The top 18 trends of 2018 are here!

Buzz about turmeric’s anti-inflammatory powers dominated 2017, but 2018 is all about moringa. North American healthy food companies have discovered …

Wellness

It's Official: These Are the Best Celebrity Home Tours of 2016

We're adept with decorating a room on a budget, but every now and then, we get a glimpse at what our homes could look like if money and resources …

The 20 best travel books of 2016

From Australia to America, and Bulgaria to Burma, Michael Kerr draws on the year’s travel books to find the ideal Christmas gifts.<p>The Outrun by Amy Liptrot<p><b>Canongate, £8.99</b><p>I was delighted to see this win the 2016 Wainwright Prize. It’s a wonderful book though hardly conventional, whether you …

Books

The 50 Best Films of 2016

<i>As voted on by more than 200 critics participating in our annual Criticwire survey, here are the best films of the year.</i><p>“‘Moonlight’ transforms rage …

Entertainment

8 Years in Obama’s America, By Barack Obama and 60 Other Players and Witnesses

All presidencies are historic. But no president since at least LBJ, and probably FDR, has arrived in Washington at a moment of greater historic …

“One person of integrity can make a difference”: The powerful words of “Night” author Elie Wiesel

The Nobel Peace Prize laureate and author Elie Wisel has died at the age of 87. The author of “Night,” which describes his experiences at Auschwitz concentration camp, was described as a “messenger to mankind,” when he was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1986. Here are few of his most powerful …

Nobel Prize

10 of the best railway station restaurants: readers’ travel tips

It seems readers love sniffing out decent cafes and restaurants on their travels. In this roundup they pick (nibble and scoff) some of their favourites from around the UK and Europe. And if you think they’ve missed a gem, add it to this (almost) moveable feast in the comments below.<p>Białowieża, …

European Travel

10 ideas for adventurous holidays in Iran

With the reciprocal reopenings of the Iranian Embassy in London and the British embassy in Tehran, and the Foreign Office no longer advising against travel, adventurous travellers may decide now’s the time to see the country. Here’s a list of some of the trips available; all are guided group tours. …

Travel

The world's 20 friendliest cities - which UK destination made the cut?

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Hard work really can kill, as longer hours increase risk of stroke

It is thought that the stress of long hours can trigger biological changes in the body which lead to deadly disease<p>It is said that hard work never killed anyone, but a new study suggests that staying late at the office could have a deadly impact on health.<p>Working just one extra hour a day increases …

3 Things You Should Never Buy With a Credit Card -- and 1 You Always Should

Beware the "snowball effect".<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be new but contain advice that bears repeating. Look</i> …

Father's Day: 20 uplifting quotes

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How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

Furniture & Accessories from Salvaged Fire Hoses

Something most of us probably don’t think about is where old fire hoses go when they’ve been decommissioned. The answer is: landfills all across …

30 Photographs Capturing the End of World War II in Europe

On May 8, 1945, Germany conceded World War II and the world celebrated.<p>On May 7, 1945, Germany surrendered to the Allied Forces, ending World War II in the West. The next day, parades marched, kisses flew, beer flowed, and the globe erupted in celebration. Though the Pacific theater continued to …

Winston Churchill

These photos Apple's first employees showed us from the company's earliest days are absolutely wonderful (AAPL)

The year was 1977. Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak had barely moved out of the Jobs' family garage to the company's first official corporate address, 20863 Stevens Creek Blvd., (Building 3, Suite C) in Cupertino, Calif.<p>The pair had successfully begun shipping their first computer, a naked circuit …

Silicon Valley

The Million-Dollar Nose

With his stubborn disregard for the hierarchy of wines, Robert Parker, the straight-talking American wine critic, is revolutionizing the industry -- and teaching the French wine establishment some lessons it would rather not learn.<p>THE most influential critic in the world today happens to be a …

Cheap Words

Amazon is good for customers. But is it good for books?<p>Amazon is a global superstore, like Walmart. It’s also a hardware manufacturer, like Apple, and a utility, like Con Edison, and a video distributor, like Netflix, and a book publisher, like Random House, and a production studio, like Paramount, …

Lincoln’s final hours: Moment by moment, inside Ford’s Theatre and the home where the president died

<b>(Wikimedia)</b><p>It was a scene of horror and disbelief, yet those who were there recall feeling inspired to live worthy of the man<p>Richard Wightman Fox<p>February 16, 2015 11:59am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Lincoln’s Body: A Cultural History”<p><i>The collective sense of what had occurred was of a sadness too noble not</i> …

8 Great YouTube Clips of Jack White—and a Few of Meg, Too

<b>Jack White</b> is set to play a sold-out show at Madison Square Garden this evening—proof that he is one of the biggest rock stars around. And maybe one of the last: In a sea of heavyweight rappers and blockbuster pop stars, White is one of the few artists of his generation who can hold a venue so big …

Music

20 Things You Should Throw Away for Better Health

When we talk about the steps you need to take to get healthier, they often involve buying new things: workout clothes, fitness equipment, ingredients …

High Blood Pressure

These Beautiful Antique Photos Were Made With Potato Starch

Almost 30 years before Kodachrome, two French brothers invented a way to take color photos. The autochrome process they developed gave the soft, slightly blurred images the feel of an Impressionist painting.<p>In 1907, the Lumière brothers, Auguste and Louis, introduced the first viable method of …

How to Make the Best French Onion Soup

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>In my very first test for this French onion soup recipe, I had a realization: There's no good reason why so much bad French onion soup exists in the world. The thought arrived after I had caramelized a variety of onions in butter, then added some homemade chicken …

Happy Hour: Apple Cider Rum Old Fashioned

<i>Autumn is officially here!</i><p><i>And while brainstorming “transitional cocktail” ideas that would sweep us (read: pull us) effortlessly from our tight grips</i> …