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Here's how you can get paid $10k per month to travel and stay in luxury homes

Feeling the urge to quit your job and travel? Lately, companies have been finding cool ways to tempt you into doing just that. The latest, and possibly best organization to offer up a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity is ThirdHome, a holiday home exchange company oriented towards luxury …

If you thought it was creepy for Uber to track you at all times, it was actually much worse

Uber’s fortnight of scandal just got a whole lot worse: The New York Times just revealed the existence of an uber-creepy company tool called “Greyball” that tracks the phones of police and hostile local government officials.<p>The company has been known to push the boundaries of tracking users. It …

Why some 13-year-olds check social media 100 times a day

<i>Watch a CNN Special Report, "#Being13: Inside the Secret World of Teens</i><i>," on CNNgo</i><i>. Warning: This story contains explicit language.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> "I would rather not eat for a week than get my phone taken away. It's really bad," said Gia, a13-year-old. "I literally feel like I'm going to die."<p>"When I get …

Social Media

13 Ways Beauty Bloggers Use Baking Soda in Their Beauty Routine

One of the most awesome trends to take over the beauty world is the push for more natural beauty products. Vloggers talk about it, bloggers talk about it and we’re definitely into it too. After all, many of us are totally obsessed with keeping our skin glowing and fresh, so why not keep it healthy …

I Quit My Job and Spent 3 Years Visiting 60 Countries with My Camera

Sometime during 2010, I began dreaming of quitting my job and traveling around Asia for a year before returning to the work force. I had graduated …

6 Old-School Latin Beauty Tips That Really Work

Your abuela has sworn by these for years, and now science backs her up.<p>Has your <i>abuela</i> ever told you to put mayonnaise in your hair? Does she swear by olive oil for your fingertips and apple vinegar to prevent dandruff? If you answered yes to any of these, you're not alone. Latina grandmothers have …

What It's Like to Smoke Pot Every Day for 50 Years

Catherine Hiller opens up about her lifelong love affair with weed.<p>Catherine Hiller, 68, is a stoner. She's a mother of three boys, author of six books, and has been lighting up for nearly half a century. She's never hidden her habit—except from her kids when they we younger, and maybe some …

20 best apps and games for April

PERISCOPE<p><b>iOS, free</b><p>Periscope is a new video app from Twitter, but while its other Vine app is about sharing six-second looping clips, Periscope is about broadcasting live video from your smartphone to any of your Twitter followers interested enough to tune in.<p>STAR WALK 2<p><b>iOS, £2.99/Android £1.96</b><p>If …

Apps

Michelle Obama, Race and the Ivy League

The education of a future first lady.<p>In 1988, a group of black students at Harvard Law School compiled a report designed to recognize the growing achievements of black students on campus and share their wisdom with newcomers. The longest essay in the 50-page newsletter was written by a 24-year-old …

Beautiful Watercolor Paintings of Architecture by Thomas W. Schaller

Though he was raised on a farm in the Midwest, Thomas W. Schaller spent the majority of his life in Manhattan where he worked as a commercial architectural artist. Today, however, he works for himself, as a watercolor painter based in Los Angeles. Schaller made the jump to a different profession …

Art

Inside Google’s Insanely Popular Emotional-Intelligence Course

How one of Google’s original engineers became a self-help guru, and why thousands are on waiting lists for his course.<p>In 2006, Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan decided he no longer wanted to feel like a cog in the great machine, and set out to create a program that would train people to be more …

Fashion Photographer Captures Model with a 0.3 Megapixel Children's Camera

Believe it or not, renowned fashion photographer Lara Jade shot these photos of a beautiful model using only a 0.3-megapixel camera. Yes, you read that right. Less than one megapixel – smartphones take better pictures than that! The reason for this major downgrade was that Jade took the Cheap …

Photography

Here’s what I learned by trying on almost every single wearable on the market

Yesterday, I tried on 56 wearables. Fifty-six. And, unsurprisingly, most left me wanting more.<p>But, by subjecting myself to a torrent of trackers, Android wrist computers, and even a smart sweatband, I came to a few conclusions that you might find helpful — if you’re buying a wearable, or if you get …

Wearable Tech

Are big lips the new bushy brow?

The internet first lost its mind over Kylie Jenner’s visibly enlarged lips in September of last year. This was chiefly because Jenner, the 17-year-old (insert legitimate occupation here) and half-sister of Kim Kardashian, tweeted that she felt hurt and insulted at the implication that she’d …

10 things China does better than anywhere else | CNN Travel

CIA Agents Assess: How Real Is ‘Homeland’?

Homeland The TV drama accurately presents the mission, intensity, pace, contradictions and complexity of a CIA station engaged in deadly battle, say …

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