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Here’s to Joy: 7 of the Best Books on Happiness

For many of us, happiness is a goal we’re only partially successful at attaining. Our lives are complex, with a host of desires that don’t always line up: personal satisfaction doesn’t always coincide with professional success, for one thing. The day that you’re set to have a life-changing meeting …

Larry the cat given shiny new bell - now Palmerston will hear him coming

Government staff have treated Larry to a shiny new bell - and he looks very smart.<p>This comes after a tense stand-off between Larry, Number 10's Chief Mouser, and Palmerston, his rival in the Foreign Office.<p>Instead of being able to sneak around Downing Street undetected by his black furry nemesis, …

Meet the cat who rescued a tourist lost in the Swiss Alps

There are those who say cats cannot be relied upon because they’re only out for themselves.<p>But the tale of a Hungarian hiker has poured scorn on such suggestions. For it was a friendly feline in the Swiss resort of Gimmelwald that led him from the mountains to safety when he suffered a sprained …

How To Let Go Of Self-Doubt and Find Long-Lasting Happiness

<b>“</b><b>It</b><b>’</b><b>s never too late, or in my case too early, to be whoever you want to be. There</b><b>’</b><b>s no time li</b><b>m</b><b>it. Start whenever you want. You can change or stay</b> …

Mental Happiness in 90 Days With 30 Habits Everyone Should Do

<i>This post originally appeared on Quora: What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything?</i><p>This is what you are fighting to create change in …

I Wrote About Moving to an Island to Scoop Ice Cream. I Wasn't Prepared for the Response.

A guest post from Cosmo about viral fame.<p>When I was 8, I pooed myself at my grandmother's house, and I threw my panties into a bush. When I grew up and became a writer, that instinct remained with me. Whenever my articles are published, I have to suppress the urge to duck and hide. I prefer to hurl …

A Time Meditation~ Ireland

Ireland is one of those places on earth where time plays by its own rules. It can not be confined to any human rules and it waxes and wanes as it sees fit. As soon as I set foot on this magical emerald Isle, my wonders about time, space, movement and change began brewing. It took me to untapped …

The Trainable Cat Is a Guide to the Hows and Whys of Focusing Your Feline

Habitual readers of this column may recall me mentioning that I have two cats. Or perhaps I should rephrase in light of the old adage “dogs have …

20 Packing Hacks For Women Travelers

Ladies, we all know how overwhelming it can be to pack for a vacation, let alone a lengthy backpacking adventure halfway across the globe. It always begins the same way: an empty suitcase or backpack and a closet bulging with treasures of lace, silk and cotton. First, you snatch all of your most …

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Starting data analysis/wrangling with R: Things I wish I'd been told

October 14, 2014, [MD]<p>R is a very powerful open source environment for data analysis, statistics and graphing, with thousands of packages available. …

Data Science Project Checklist To Use Before You Start A Project To Convey You Can Actually Get Work Done

You're relatively new to DS, you're about to start project, and you're looking to make sure that you're going to be on the right track so that you …

1. They Wake Up At The Same Time

It’s tempting to sleep in on the weekend to catch up on your sleep. Though it feels good temporarily, having an inconsistent wake-up time disturbs your circadian rhythm. Your body cycles through an elaborate series of sleep phases in order for you to wake up rested and refreshed. One of these …

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Leonard Cohen managed that rare thing: to talk with clarity about death | Suzanne Moore

The songwriter’s letter to Marianne Ihlen in her last hours was beautiful, poetic and to the point. Yet so often we deal with death in an inane, mawkish way<p>A short goodbye. A few sentences. But words of such clarity, simplicity and beauty. Many of us have by now read Leonard Cohen’s letter to a …

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Why my fellow students aren’t interested in doing data science for you

In the sage words of Marc Andreessen, “Data is eating the world.” Er, something like that. Big data has been and continues to be one of the hottest areas in tech, constantly covered in the news. According to CB Insights, it’s also an exciting area for venture funding, with almost $8 billion in …

21 Genius Travel Hacks We Learned from Instagram

Whether you’re prepping for a weekend getaway, a destination wedding or a legit beach vacay, Instagram is often the first place you head to get inspo on where to eat, what to see and, most importantly, how to travel with a little less stress. Wait, what? Yup. Your fave social network is here to …

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Trip Planner: Kakadu National Park and the great outdoors

Explore the largest National Park in Australia, find crocodiles, explore a human history dating back 40,000 years through its rock art and go river …

The Joy of Giving: Letting Go of Expectations

<i>If we have no peace, it is because we have forgotten that we belong to each other. Mother Teresa</i><p>A few years ago, I found $300 dollars on the street. I knew someone must have dropped it but I had no way of finding him or her. I gave one hundred dollars to my friend who was with me and I placed the …

Positive Thinking

Zoo news: this month’s animal antics from round the globe – in pictures

A collection of zoological wonders from July 2016, featuring more snow leopards, lubricated swordfish, faithful falcons and more

10 Human Foods Cats Can Eat

It may be hard for you to resist your cat with a special treat from the dinner table. There are various human foods which are good as well as …

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Choosing A 'Real World' Education Is Helping Millennials Succeed, Have Less Debt

Erica Lee never decided to drop out of college.<p>But, after her sophomore year studying engineering at Johns Hopkins University, that’s what happened. She noticed that most of her older friends who had already graduated were either unemployed, underemployed, getting rejected from graduate school or …

Road Trip Essentials

These top tips will ensure you are thoroughly prepared for your road trip adventure!<p>Summer is the perfect time to discover a new place from behind a steering wheel. But organizing a road trip can be overwhelming, especially when it comes to figuring out what to take with you (and what to leave at …

Jamie Oliver's tasty fish tacos with game-changing kiwi, lime and chilli salsa

Just one haddock fillet provides us with a source of seven different essential vitamins and minerals, plus this colourful dish gives us three of our 5-a-day.<p>SERVES<p>2<p>TAKES<p>35 minutes<p>INGREDIENTS<p>100g plain wholemeal flour<br>2 ripe kiwi fruit<br>4 spring onions<br>1 fresh jalapeño or green chilli<br>1 bunch of fresh …

The dos and don'ts of wild camping

Camping enthusiast Phoebe Smith runs through the simple yet essential rules to camping in the British wilderness<p>Campsites are great. You get flushing …

Why Some Cats Look Like They Are Wearing Tuxedos

The mathematics of cat fur can help us understand genetic diseases in humans<p>From Sylvester in Looney Tunes to Mr. Mistoffelees in the 1980s musical, some of the most famous (albeit fictional) cats share a distinctively sharp appearance thanks to their black and white tuxedo-style coats. Cats with …

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Work And Travel: They Don't Work Together How I Thought They Would

I'm sure if you're into travel, you've seen articles everywhere telling you that it's possible to travel the world and earn a living at the same time. I'm here to tell you that if you're looking to build something substantial and do it properly, you should seriously reevaluate your travel plans. …

Exploring Bali and Lombok: readers’ travel tips

Cycling in the rainforest, discovering secret beaches, eating with the locals, bathing in a volcanic spring … Readers get well off the beaten track on the isalnds of Bali and Lombok

New Study: Work Is Making Millennials Really Unhappy

New research shows that young people are missing out on simple ways to be much happier.<p>Youth, the old saying goes, is wasted on the young. And apparently, the data backs this up.<p>Looking back, your 20s might seem like a carefree period of music festivals, dubious housekeeping standards, career …

Face-Off: Yellowstone vs. Yosemite

America’s National Park Service is turning 100 this year, which is just one of many reasons to celebrate the epic beauty of two great wilderness …