Mikkel Gutierrez

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39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Pain Really Is All In Your Head And Emotion Controls Intensity

When you whack yourself with a hammer, it feels like the pain is in your thumb. But really it's in your brain.<p>That's because our perception of pain is shaped by brain circuits that are constantly filtering the information coming from our sensory nerves, says David Linden, a professor of …

Traveling Tips for Families With Special Diet

<i>Healthy farm-to-door food box from Quinciple (Courtesy Quinciple)</i><p>Traveling for families with a special diet simply and easily takes three things: confidence, patience and a sense of humor. The first step is to accept that there will always be a constant stream of inappropriate food and …

Films to fuel your wanderlust this year

Finding oneself while traveling: it's a classic literary theme from <i>Siddhartha</i> to <i>On The Road</i>, and a somewhat overused trope in contemporary page-turners-turned-blockbusters.<p>But the process comes full circle when film adaptations inspire further adventure. Books such as <i>Into the Wild</i>, <i>Lord of the …

The 10 best beaches in the world, according to travelers

With temperatures below freezing in much of the northern hemisphere, it's the perfect time to escape to one of the world's most beautiful beaches.<p>TripAdvisor has just released its 2015 Travelers' Choice Awards, which ranks the best beaches in the world based on millions of reviews from real …

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7 Ways YOU Can Make Flying Better For Everyone

Flying sucks sometimes, it really does. Being trapped in a vessel the size of a preschool classroom with strangers, dangling together at 35,000 feet for hours is REALLY not a recipe for happiness or joy or unicorns.<p>It's no wonder we get so feisty when we travel.<p>But guess what? Flying doesn't have …

Why Finding the Perfect Airline Seat Takes Detective Work

Most people have a few things they won’t board a plane without. For Randy Petersen, it’s a tape measure.<p>Petersen belongs to a small army of …

Peter Bradshaw’s top 50 films of the demi-decade

As far as actors are concerned, the first five years of the 2010s proved that you can’t make it big unless you’re prepared to get into the Lycra and stride around in front of the greenscreen. This has been the demi-decade of the superhero, coming alongside genres like sci-fi and fantasy. Perhaps …

Best Car To Buy 2015 Preview: What Are The Year’s Hottest Cars So Far? (Video)

After what seemed like a never-ending glut of fantastic new cars for the 2014 model year, the 2015 model year has pulled back the pace just a touch. …