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Is Dubai a model for economic diversification in the Persian Gulf?

<b>(CNN) —</b> On a sunny October morning just over three decades ago, an unknown airline from a little-known city took to the sky for its inaugural flight. With scarce resources, the airline had leased two planes from Pakistan International Airlines for those first journeys to Karachi.<p>Today, Emirates …

Arabian Sea

The 5:2 Diet Could Speed Up Your Metabolism AND Keep Your Heart Healthy

A new study says it's so much better than calorie counting.<p>The 5:2 Diet won't turn you into one of ~those~ people. You know, the ones who have to ask the waiter if there are any low-carb options on the menu—or if they know how many Weight Watchers points a dish has.<p>Here's the 5:2 diet in a …

Holistic Medicine

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

Our Readers' Best Advice on Keeping a Clean House

In one's attempt to get their life together, so to speak, one will inevitably feel pressured to buy into gimmicks. That's how The Container Store …

'I Lost 70 Pounds Without Giving Up Carbs Or Joining A Gym'

YouTube star "High Carb Hannah" finally lost the weight when she stopped cutting out the foods she loved.<p><b>Before:</b> 188<p><b>After:</b> 121<p>I’ve struggled with my weight my entire life. For years, I yo-yo dieted, and ran through every plan out there from Weight Watchers to Paleo to South Beach. I’d go on a new …

Fitness

This Ancient Citadel Looks Like a Giant Sandcastle

After being devastated by an earthquake in 2003, Iran's earthen city is being restored to its former glory.<p>At the southern edge of the Iranian high plateau near the Pakistani border, the hilltop citadel of Arg-e Bam marks the Silk Road. According to legend, this earthen architecture city owes its …

Archaeology

11 Unique Things To Do On A First Time Trip To Dubai

Dubai is one of those cities that’s so much more than meets the eye. Beyond the glossy building exteriors, there’s a wealth of award-winning …

This Is What a Healthy Plate Looks Like

Trending Stories<p>Our Favorite Kitchen Organizing Ideas Ever<p>7 of Our Healthiest Slow-Cooker Recipes<p>7 Slenderizing Fashion Strategies<p>The Very Best …

There's a Better Way to Organize Your To-Do List, In-Box and Calendar

How to free up iPhone & iPad storage

Getting started<p>To begin, get acquainted with how your device is using its available space. In iOS 10, visit Settings > General > Storage & iCloud …

Editing Your Home to Happiness: Our Best Decluttering Strategies

Clutter, probably more than cleanliness, affects our sense of well-being at home. And in a place where we should feel relaxed, refreshed, and most …

Where to have dinner before Dubai Opera

Restaurants<p>Let’s face it, Dhs160 for a three-course meal in the Armani Hotel – which is set within the world’s tallest building – is an incredible …

New UAE law will give employees time off work to read

“Our objective is to make reading a daily habit in our people,” said His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, President of the UAE, who has …

Best places to walk in Dubai

Time Out helps you get out more and enjoy the great outdoors. Here we profile some of the best places to walk in Dubai, including beaches and parks

Top 10: the best budget hotels in Lisbon

An insider's guide to the best cheap hotels in Lisbon for less than £115 in low season, including the best for stylish rooms, river views, rooftop bars and swimming pools, in areas including Lisbon city centre, the Alfama, Bairro Alto and Avenida Liberdade.<p>All prices below are rates for double …

Best things to do in Lisbon in 48 hours

Hi Frugalistas! While Lisbon may not be a city in the centre of Europe, it is certainly a European city. In fact in many ways Lisbon’s architecture …

Portugal Tours & Travel - G Adventures

History and culture in every step<p>Once capital of one of the largest empires in the world, Portugal packs great variety for its size. In a few days' …

Vegan Travel: The Algarve Coast, Portugal- Part 2

It is very easy to be vegan on the Algarve Coast and the charming towns, gorgeous beaches, and stunning landscape make it very worth it to make the …

9 Beachfront Hotels in Portugal That Are Affordable and Amazing

Finding a beachfront hotel that's both affordable and awesome is no easy feat. But leave it up to Portugal, a country that's already packed with the …

Destination Inspiration: Porto, Portugal

Where?<p>Porto, Portugal.<p>Why now?<p>As if inebriated by its star export of port, days pass by at a leisurely pace in Lisbon’s rawer sibling – while the …

Portuguese stone ruins rise anew as a minimalist dream home

When Brandao Costa Architects arrived to this rural site in the Portuguese village of Melgaço, they found an old stone building in ruins. So they …

12 Reasons to Love Lisbon

There are more than a dozen reasons to love Lisbon, of course. Lately the city’s safety and good value—it’s Western Europe’s least expensive capital—have been winning a lot of hearts. But its appeal goes far deeper: narrow cobblestone streets ascending the city’s many hills, historic architecture, …

A charming and cozy country getaway

This family home set in the countryside is everything that Portuguese culture is about: it's rustic; it's romantic. It's idyllic, relaxed and …

10 features of Google Docs you should be using

Google Docs is packed with powerful tools. Here are 10 that will help you get more out of Google's free word-processing app.<p>Talk instead of type<p>For times when you'd rather use your voice than your fingertips to type, give Google Docs' voice typing tool a try.<p>From the top of an open document, go to</b> …

Google

Coding Class, Then Naptime: Computer Science For The Kindergarten Set

Back when Grant Hosford's older daughter was in first grade, she signed up for an extracurricular class, building robots with a programmable Lego toy called Mindstorms. Hosford, a dot-com entrepreneur, came to visit the class and was startled to see that Naomi, who loves science and math, was both …

High School

How much time should kids spend with screens? New advice for a digital age

The American Academy of Pediatrics is catching up with the times.<p>Back in 2011, it issued a policy called "Media Use By Children Younger Than 2 Years," which recommended no more than two hours of screen time a day for kids older than 2, and discouraged any time at all in front of a screen for …

Digital Age

New Dietary Guidelines: Cut Sugar, Eat More Veggies

The federal government’s new dietary guidelines come out Thursday, after a year of arguments, lobbying and directives from Congress.<p>For the first time, the guidelines recommend limiting added sugar to 10 percent or less of calories.<p>They also recommend that people eat more fruit, vegetables and …

Going, Going, Gone: 30+ Items That Are Disappearing from Our Homes

Look around your home and prepare to say goodbye to some things in the next few years. I'm not talking about decluttering (although you should do …