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Doing These 4 Things Will Make You Happier, According to Neuroscience

You get all kinds of happiness advice on the Internet from people who don’t know what they’re talking about. Don’t trust them.<p>Actually, don’t trust …

How My 'Stupid' Career Decision Helped Me Find My Dream Job

Nine years ago, I made a stupid decision. I left a great job at an extraordinary company, Capital One. But, I’d been there for a decade and felt worn …

Why Everyone Wants to Move to Melbourne

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>Victoria’s coastal capital ranks as one of the world’s greatest urban destinations.<p>Before I traveled to <b>Melbourne</b>, I pressed friends who lived there for suggestions and advice. “You’re going to want to move here,” one warned. “Just be aware.”<p>Melbourne’s status as a supremely …

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Photographer Captures People's Reactions When Told They Are Beautiful

What's your response when you're told that you're beautiful? Eighteen year-old photographer and student, Shea Glover, decided to "film what I thought …

Stop Buying in Bulk

<i>This story was originally published by Slate</i><i> and is reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.</i>If you're like me, you writhe in …

Beijing’s extraordinary Grand Canal

Although few locals realize it, the once powerful Grand Canal is seeing new life in Beijing's suburb of Tongzhou.<p>When I told Beijingers what my itinerary for their city included, they nodded along. The Forbidden City, of course. Tiananmen Square, yes. The Great Wall, naturally.<p><b>Related slideshow:</b> …

Michael Barnard's answer to Why is Vancouver considered one of the best cities in the world despite being one of the most expensive?

<b>Living in Vancouver is awesome.</b><p>I lived in Vancouver for a decade, visit it at least yearly and expect to retire there. But I've lived in or visited …

The 21 Best Sushi Spots in America

Pick up your chopsticks, tuck in your napkin, and slurp down our picks for the best sushi spots across America.<p>By: Kevin Alexander and Liz Childers<p>Sushi. It's what for dinner. And lunch, especially if you're in a rush at Whole Foods. But who in this great land of ours makes the best sushi? The …

Santa Barbara

To Sua Ocean Trench Is Your New Happy Place In Samoa

We've seen some amazing secret beaches in our day, but nothing quite blows the mind like a giant aquamarine swimming hole on a Samoan volcanic island.<p>... Right?<p>To Sua Ocean Trench -- whose name literally means "big hole" -- is a 98-foot-deep hole on the Samoan island of Upolu. Intrepid adventurers …

Top 10 sights in Cancún and Yucatán

It's no great secret why Cancún, and to a larger extent the Yucatán Peninsula, has become Mexico's top tourist destination. Some people are lured by the simple pleasures of a white-sand beach, turquoise waters and perhaps a little partying here and there. Others find themselves drawn to the …

Over one-third of new U.S. electricity came from solar this year

For the first three quarters of 2014, more than one third (36 percent) of the new electricity capacity built out in the U.S. came from solar systems, …

Photographing TIME's Person of the Year in Africa, Europe and the U.S.

Foday Galla, 37, Ambulance Supervisor, photographed at home wearing a PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) suit, in Signb<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Jackie Nickerson …

A climate idea comes of age: Zero emissions

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Pulling a worn, yellowed copy of the 1992 U.N. climate change convention from her handbag, Farhana Yamin points to the paragraph …

Vast majority of Americans believe in climate change according to poll

<b>(akiyoko via Shutterstock)</b><p>83 percent of Americans believe that climate change is occurring, while 60 percent think it is caused by humans<p>Joanna Rothkopf<p>December 3, 2014 6:19pm (UTC)<p>A new poll conducted by Munich Re America, a major reinsurance firm, has found that 83 percent of Americans believe in …

Green groups urge climate fund to exclude fossils

LIMA, Peru (AP) — Environmental groups are demanding tighter rules on climate finance for poor nations after an Associated Press investigation showed …