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Two Chinese retirees win hearts on epic American road trip

BEIJING — Their great American adventure was off to a rough start.<p>In June, Chen Aiwu, 64, and her husband, Wang Dongsheng, 66, landed in Los Angeles. It was nearly midnight. They could barely communicate. And they were faced with a classic holiday conundrum: a rental car up-sell.<p>No, they did not …

China

7 Films With Symbolism You Didn't Notice (And Can't Unsee)

Every movie has subtext, but when it comes to the stuff that makes it to the top of the box office, that subtext is usually something like "violence …

Movies

A trailer car adventure through 59 US national parks

This year sees celebrations across the US to mark the centenary of the National Park Service. To pay homage to this great organisation, Jonathan Irish and Stefanie Payne are visiting every national park in an Airstream trailer. Here, Jonathan shares some of the highlights so far.<p>March 5<p>Death Valley …

This Man Planned the Most Efficient U.S. Road Trip of All Time

All the state capitols in the lower 48, in one trip.<p>Hitting the open road and driving into the sunset is a romantic notion, but most of us need a …

Hiking

World's best cities for swimming from Sydney to Zurich | CNN Travel

Travel

28 incredible roads to drive in your lifetime

From a mountain pass in Abu Dhabi to routes that wind through the Swiss Alps, these roads make for a drive you won't soon forget.<p><i>Sarah Schmalbruch contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Hiking

The Demoralized Mind

© Robin Heighway-Bury/Alamy<p>/ May 10, 2016<p>Our descent into the Age of Depression seems unstoppable. Three decades ago, the average age for the first …

64 places you can learn to code online for free

This way, you can discover what you like (and more importantly don't) before financially investing in a certain set of courses.<p>However, there are so many free resources, classes, and books to pick from! It's easy to become overwhelmed. (Ever hear of too much of a good thing?!)<p>To make things easier, …

Programming

14 Top Experiences You Must Have When Visiting Florence For The First Time!

Florence is one of those cities that most of us want to experience at least once (but most likely hundreds of times)! Up there with the the likes of …

Luggage

Can We Have This Ground Chicken Larb for Dinner Every Night?

This 30-minute larb is crunchy, salty, spicy, and everything we want to eat tonight.<p>*Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin. *<p>I'm a fan of anything …

Onions

11 European destinations everyone should travel to alone

To help you figure out where to go next, the European travel website RoutePerfect.com has released a list of the best destinations in Europe for solo travellers.<p>The ranking is based on data from over 100,000 trips saved and booked by solo travellers from around the world through the site.<p>From grand …

European Travel

Real Talk About How Much It Actually Costs To Travel The World

Everyone these days seem to be telling you to travel. Quit the grind. Meet people. Enrich your life. See the world. But no one ever likes to talk about money. They expect you to figure that bit out on your own.<p>Travel isn’t free and it’s not always easy, either. Sometimes it’s expensive and hard at …

How Social Media Is Transforming Medical Care In The Developing World

When a doctor in the Dominican Republic needed to learn how to treat burn patients, she turned to Facebook.<p>As a physiatrist in a pediatric burn unit in Santiago, Dominican Republic, Dr. Carolina Camilo was frustrated. While she was trained in treating damage to nerves and muscles, and the other …

Medical Technology

Mom’s weight during pregnancy shapes baby’s health

When Elinor Sullivan was a postdoctoral fellow at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, she set out to explore the influence of food and …

Pregnancy
Sri Lanka

This Urban Exploration App Takes You More Interesting Places Than The Shortest Route

Cities have so many interesting things to see. Likeways helps you find them.<p>When you ask a new urban mapping app for directions, it gives you two choices: the “boring” route–the most efficient path suggested by Google–and a longer path that lets you explore an interesting part of the city you might …

Can Adderall Abuse Trigger Temporary Schizophrenia?

25 million people take Adderall to help them focus. But when used recreationally, the drug can be harmful—even deadly.<p>By the time 36-year-old Scott …

Library Book PDF

<b>The Ten Percent Solution: Simple Steps To Improve Our Lives And Our World</b><br>File Type: .pdf<br>Unic id: 7a023d7184<p><b>Liderazgo Y Amistad (Spanish Edition)</b><br>File …

12 quotes to inspire you to travel now

If you haven't yet made your travel plans for 2016, one magazine is on a mission to get you out there exploring the world — now.<p>For its March issue,</i> …

artisanal

Where to Eat and Drink in Havana, Cuba

Cuba got you curious? You’re going to need a few pointers. Our guide to the top home restaurants, must-try cocktails, and which currency to buy will make you an expert first-time traveler in no time.<p>If you’ve always wondered what Cuba was like beyond cigars and vintage cars, start packing: It’s …

Cuba

20 places everyone should visit in South America

Its countries are filled with stunning natural parks, bustling streets, and, of course, incredible food.<p>We've put together a collection of 21 sights to see and experiences to have in South America. From gazing at monumental statues to marveling at the world's highest waterfall, there are plenty of …

South America

Find Innovation Where You Least Expect It

On the evening of April 14, 1912, the <i>RMS Titanic</i> collided with an iceberg in the north Atlantic and sunk two hours and 40 minutes later. Of its 2,200 passengers and crew, only 705 survived, plucked out of 16 lifeboats by the <i>Carpathia.</i> Imagine how many more might have lived if crew members had …

Framing

Interview: Gorgeous Landscapes Heightened by Auroras Illuminating the Night Sky

While Calgary, Canada-based photographer Neil Zeller has photographed everything from cityscapes to remote mountains to corporate events, his heart ultimately belongs to the night sky and its myriad of breathtaking wonders. Twinkling stars, bright hints of the Milky Way, and the otherworldly glow …

Art Photography

The largest group of American doctors just called for a massive change in how we advertise drugs

In a reversal of its previous position, the country's largest group of doctors voted at a meeting in Alabama to put a stop to advertising drugs via TV commercials and magazine ads, saying they make patients seek out expensive treatments and artificially inflate demand for the drugs.<p>The US and New …

Kim Kardashian
Travelers

How one of the most obese countries on earth took on the soda giants

As debate rages about whether to introduce a sugar tax, this is the story of how Mexico defied its own powerful fizzy drinks industry to impose a tax on soda<p>Mexicans love their soda. Construction workers go to their jobs in the early morning clutching giant two-litre or even three-litre bottles. …

Diabetes

Forget Counting Calories, Science Says Count Your Bites

Forget Counting Calories, Science Says Count Your BitesLONDON, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 29: A 'Zombie' member of staff bites into a burger during a …

Holistic Medicine

Project Loon wants to encircle the globe in 2016

Google's Project Loon has big plans for 2016, including its first round-the-world coverage. Its vice president, Mike Cassidy, told the <i>BBC</i> that the team is hoping to launch 300-plus balloons next year to "make a continuous string around the world." The idea is to make sure that there's always at …

Pain

The Changing Vocabulary of Mental Illness

Why your doctor no longer says you’re “going mad”<p>On August 14, 1872, <i>The New York Times</i> ran an obituary for the Mexican president Benito Juarez, who had “succumbed to the consequences of a violent attack of neurosis.”<p>It was one of the first times that the word <i>neurosis</i> appeared anywhere in the paper. …

Mental Health