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The Last Families Living in Tunisia's Underground Houses

Reuters photographer Zohra Bensemra recently spent time in southern Tunisia's Djebel Dahar region, where locals have lived in underground homes for centuries. The cave houses, also known as troglodyte houses, offer protection against the extremes of summer and winter in the arid desert. A cluster …

How to Become More Self-Aware, According to Research

You probably know more than a few people who are just clueless about themselves.<p>They make the same errors over and over but never seem to notice. …

From Cheese Making to Pottery: 10 Learning Holidays in India You Need to Try Now!

If you want to take home something more from a vacation than just a suitcase full of souvenirs and a tan, a learning holiday might just be the thing …

These Are 2017's Best Travel Trends

<i>Our panel of experts share what should be on our radar this year.</i><p>Jenny Southan<p>FOUNDER OF GLOBETRENDERMAGAZINE.COM AND FEATURES EDITOR OF BUSINESS …

Put Some Clothes On and Get To Work: Tips For Working at Home

The key to a successful career out of your house is very, very sharp lines between on the job and on the couch.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I am a consultant in a large global firm and my official office is a good four-hour drive away. Whenever people hear that I …

Inspired by Jackson Pollock, Meet 8 Saatchi Art Artists...

<i>My painting does not come from the easel. I need the resistance of a hard surface. On the floor I am more at ease. I feel nearer, more part of the</i> …

Art

Not all men commit abuse against women. But all must condemn it

The failure of men to speak out about male violence against women and girls renders us all complicit. Male violence is a pandemic: 117,568 men were prosecuted for offences against women in Britain in 2015-16, a surge of almost 10% over the course of a year. These figures are alarming enough, but …

Feminism

What’s the Best Cold-Weather Gear?

We asked, you answered.<p>It’s the middle of January, which means that yes, it’s really winter, and yes, much of the country has been plunged into freezing (or below freezing) temperatures. It sucks! We’ve spent the last few months telling you all about the best puffers (some of which are now on sale) …

The Online Media World Is in for a Big Shakeup

If you create content -- and who doesn't -- your world is about to change.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you missed Donald Trump’s <i>news</i> conference last week, you missed an event like no other. The president-elect was in rare form, refusing to take questions from <i>CNN</i> …

Watch “Cameraperson” To See What It’s Like To Shoot Documentaries

Kirsten Johnson, who has shot films like Citizenfour and Happy Valley, explores the challenges and ethics of doc filmmaking.<p><b>WHAT:</b> <i>Cameraperson</i>, a documentary self-portrait on the work of cinematographer Kirsten Johnson now available on TVOD platforms, including iTunes, Amazon Video, and Google Play, …

Al-Qaeda

What Exactly is Fine Art Photography?

People frequently ask me what exactly is fine art photography? Before I answer, I usually take a big breath and brace myself to answer the question …

20-Minute Meals You Need In Your Life This Week

You don't need to spend two hours in the kitchen to cook something delicious.

Cooking

27 Comfort Foods That Are Actually Good For You

Healthy grilled cheese is a glorious thing.

Healthy Eating

The best thing to eat in every EU country

Traveling through Europe is likely to be at the top of anyone's bucket list — in fact, people probably even have a whole <i>other</i> bucket list for it.<p>But forget the sites for a moment and think of the food, which is as varied as the many different countries themselves.<p>Whether you're high up in the Alps …

Every successful relationship is successful for the same exact reasons

Hey, guess what? I got married two weeks ago. And like most people, I asked some of the older and wiser folks around me for a couple quick words of advice from their own marriages to make sure my wife and I didn’t shit the (same) bed. I think most newlyweds do this, especially after a few cocktails …

Relationships

Here's How to Ask Your Partner for What You Want — and Get It

Without getting labeled as a nag.<p>The truth is, many of us are poor advocates for ourselves. We ask our partner for things in a way that makes sure we won't get the things we want. Sometimes, we make our question a thinly veiled criticism about what the other person did not do right, and other …

Three cheers for alcohol – the potion that helps love flow (as Posh and Becks can attest)

Clouds of cappuccino foam spurted from the mouths of dedicated followers of fashionable celebs this week when it was revealed that Posh Spice was drunk when she first encountered her future husband David Beckham.<p>The were in a bar. In Manchester. In the 1990s. If anything, the real shock would have …

Stranger than Friendship

Stranger Than Friendship<p>Bill Clinton calls Hillary Clinton “my best friend.” But should we equate marriage with friendship?<p>People | Strange …

Bill Clinton

Life in the Devon village saved by San Francisco tech millionaire

Woolsery in north Devon has all the features that might be expected of the present-day British village: towering hedgerows bordering winding lanes, tidy culs-de-sac bearing regimented rows of bungalows and, in the centre of the village, the medieval church, the empty listed building and the …

San Francisco

How I Learned to Stop Dating the Wrong Kind of Guy

I was sitting at the prettiest date restaurant, out with a guy I’d met several days before at a mixer. He was sweet and upbeat, talkative and seemingly driven. I nodded along to his stories as I took bites of my pasta, methodically peppering him with questions while revealing very little about …

Happy Couple Helps Keep You and Your S.O. Connected

There are a ton of apps to help you meet a special someone, but typically, you're expected to delete your dating apps once you're already in a relationship. Not if you have the app Happy Couple, though, which is specifically for couples to engage in fun activities while deepening their …

Apps

When robots do all the work, how will people live?

George Osborne is expected to announce in his budget next week that driverless lorries will be tested on UK roads. By doing so he will herald the arrival of a new era of automation that will have a dramatic effect on the job prospects of many millions of British workers.<p>The Bank of America recently …

Bank of America

You Won't Recognize the Shampoo Bottle of the Future

It's sleek, streamlined, and missing one key feature.<p>Picture this: It's years from today and you're starting up your morning routine. You climb in the shower, reach for the shampoo bottle and flip up the cap....actually, stop right there. The shampoo bottle of the future has no cap. At least that's …