Heather Day

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The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018

These destinations are spectacular—and affordable.<p><b>The 20 Best Places to Go in 2018</b><p><b>By Megan Leonhardt and Kerri Anne Renzulli</b><p>Whether you dream of …

Travel

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

For unspoiled nature, centuries-old architecture, and guaranteed tranquility, hole up in one of these postcard-perfect villages.<p>If you’ve been to …

RANKED: The 19 cheapest holiday destinations in Europe

Eastern Europe offers some of the cheapest holiday destinations on the continent, according to the 10th annual City Costs Barometer from Post Office Travel Money— and they're also pretty stunning.<p>Using price estimates from National and Regional Tourist Offices and average accommodation costs from …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

Job Interviews

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Astronaut's DNA no longer matches identical twin, NASA finds

Spending a year in space not only changes your outlook, it transforms your genes.<p>Preliminary results from NASA's Twins Study reveal that 7% of …

Genetics

The 15 Best Netflix Documentaries You Need To Stop Skipping Over

You always see them on Netflix, now it's time to watch them.

Entertainment

Quantum physics made fun

Clifford V. Johnson adopts the graphic novel approach, while Philip Ball decides which myths need busting<p>We all know that physics and maths can be pretty weird, but these three books tackle their mind-bending subjects in markedly contrasting ways. Clifford V. Johnson’s <i>The Dialogues</i> is a graphic …

The top 10 under-the-radar world destinations to add to your travel bucket list

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9 Questions Interesting People Ask to Cut Through the Small Talk

It alls starts with having a genuine interest in the other person.<p>I remember early in my young career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to "schmooze" or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the wind-bag …

5 dreamy European castles on Airbnb where you can *actually* stay

When it comes to my regularly scheduled Netflix time, I’m more into feel-good TV shows than <i>Downton Abbey–</i>esque period pieces or <i>Game of</i> …

Beer Of The Week: Lone Tree Double IPA

Like the Capulets and Montagues, IPA lovers seem to divide into two separate camps that truly cannot find common ground. (They haven’t dueled to the …

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

Cooking

Is Albania Eastern Europe's answer to the Amalfi Coast?

“Albania!” my barrister friend exclaimed when Mrs Harding divulged our holiday destination. “What have you done wrong?”<p>The answer, in short, was that we were taking a punt on the word of a politician. In a political interview I did for this newspaper with Edi Rama, the country’s prime minister, …

23 Photos That Are Frustrating To Look At

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Gallery: A tour of the Solar System in spectacular new detail

Trailblazing spacecraft have not only returned stunning images for us to fawn over recently, they've returned important observations with great …

Yes, Your Dog Probably Is Watching Television, and Here's What He Sees, According to Science

We’ve all been there. Splayed out on the couch, our pups splayed out on top of us, watching <i>The Crown</i> when <i></i>an errant Corgi barks or <i>Saturday Night …

Here's exactly how many days you should book your flight in advance to save the most on airfare

What's the deal with airfare prices? Over the past two years, ticket prices have declined by 3%, while passengers are slammed with checked bag fees (on every major airline except for Southwest, who offers 2 free checked bags) and shrinking legroom (by an order nearly 4 inches over the past few …

Divers discover world's longest underwater cave system in Mexico

<b>(CNN) —</b> Underwater archeologists in Mexico have discovered the world's largest flooded cave.<p>The Great Maya Aquifer Project (GAM) team -- committed to studying the mysterious waters of Mexico's Yucatan peninsula -- spent years exploring the caves of Sac Actun and Dos Ojos in Tulum before connecting …

Want to Be the Most Interesting Person in Any Conversation? Experts Say These 5 Techniques Will Work | Inc.com

You walk into a room at a social event where people are mingling and networking near the bar. In one corner of the room, something catches your eye. You notice a small crowd of people gathered around one individual.<p>She's not doing much talking, yet it appears that people are gravitating to her …

Self-help

These Are The 'Smartest' Dog Breeds, According to a Canine Psychologist

Where does your dog rank?<p>There's no easy way to rate dog intelligence. It can be focused on more than one thing.<p>As canine psychologist Stanley Coren …

What Makes Some of Us Left-Handed? Hint: Nobody Knows

A neuroscientist (and a lefty himself) offers a short but meaty survey of the science, sociology, and enduring mysteries of handedness.<p>All human …

Exploring the world with your smartphone - 9 extremely useful apps for the savvy traveller

We live in a digital age where we explore the world with our smartphones. So it makes sense that instead of parting with cash to buy language dictionaries and tourist guide books, we would rather download a selection of helpful apps and save space in our suitcases before we go away on holiday. And …

7 Camera Apps Better Than the One on Your Phone

You might not give much thought to the app that snaps all those photos on your phone, but you don’t have to stick with the tool Apple or Google (or …

Mobile Photography

Biotech companies get permission to test brain death reversal

Brain death in humans is normally considered irreversible. Even if you keep the body running, those damaged brain cells just won't recover to the point where you get a fully functioning person again. However, that isn't stopping Dr. Himanshu Bansal and his partners at Bioquark and Revita Life …

How Sci-Fi Invented the Superman Memory Crystal

From Superman’s Fortress of Solitude, to Jedi Holocrons, to… your office?<p>Here’s the dilemma: you want to store something big, like, <i>entire King James Bible</i> big, for, say, a billion years. What do you do? Researchers at the University of Southampton’s Optoelectronics Research Center have an answer. …

33 Of The Best TV Shows To Binge-Watch

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14 Ways To Get More Bang For Your Boozing Buck

Drinking is expensive! Or at least it is if you do it with any kind of style and dedication. If your lone goal is to get loaded while spending as …