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World's Oldest Person Dies—How Can You Live to 100?

For starters, eat nuts and socialize, says longevity expert Dan Buettner.<p><b>The oldest man ever known to have lived—Japan's Jiroemon Kimura—died Wednesday at 116. Kimura, who was born April 19, 1897, was recognized by Guinness World Records as the oldest living person, oldest living man, and oldest</b> …

GYRE Expedition – Day 5- Bearing Witness; Witnessing Bears. Act 1 (Wednesday, June 12)

In the “morning” of the never-ending daylight, as the sun has swung round to the east and climbs the sky once more, we awaken in our windowless cabins. We’ve spent the short night at anchor in Hallo Bay. We head shoreward, trying to beat a dropping tide.<p>We partially succeed. Enough of the half-mile …

He Said, She Said: Tips for Traveling Couples

My longtime beau, Andy, and I will be celebrating our ten-year anniversary next week.<p>We spent our first anniversary in Paris. Since then, we’ve taken a pickup truck across Texas, a train across Europe, and a plane to the Middle East. Travel has been the backdrop of our decade together.<p>Having …

GYRE Expedition – Day 5- Bearing Witness; Witnessing Bears. Act 2 (Wednesday, June 12)

A mile down the beach and a mile out on the flat more-or-less, another mother trails three cubs from clam-hole to clam-hole. When she spots a big dark male headed her way from half a mile away, she moves off, in a hurry and a worry, frequently glancing over her shoulder and occasionally breaking …

How human error can cause a plane crash

A preliminary investigation by safety officials has found that poor pilot training was at fault in the 13 April Lion Air crash in Indonesia.<p>A preliminary investigation by safety officials has found that poor pilot training – not windshear – was at fault in the recent Lion Air crash in Indonesia, …

Airplanes

Our favourite images of the week

Breathtaking travel photos from the past seven days – capturing France’s under-explored Château de Chantilly, the surfing capital of Germany and more.

European Travel

Indonesia’s business boom

With a one-trillion-dollar economy, Southeast Asia's largest market is becoming increasingly attractive to international executives.<p>With a one-trillion-dollar economy growing at 6% a year, Indonesia is Southeast Asia's largest market, and is becoming increasingly attractive to road warriors.<p>The …

Asia

Our favourite images of the week

We pick the most striking photos from the past seven days – capturing Ecuador’s glacier-capped peaks, a horse festival in remote China and bungee jumping in British Columbia.

Costa Rica

Living in: Cities of the future

Showcasing the cutting edge of urban planning, these five metropolises may help determine the way we will live, now and in decades beyond.<p>Although they may all look very different, the cities of the future share a new way of doing things, from sustainable buildings to walkable streets to …

Puget Sound

12 Smart Ways to Improve Your Personal Finances

No matter how young or old you are, it’s always a good idea to spend more time thinking about the way you handle your personal finances. There are so …

Are You Really Saving Money When You Get A Room From Airbnb?

Priceonomics’ comparison of hotel room rates and Airbnb rates for Philadelphia.<p>Some people prefer home-sharing services like Airbnb over hotels …

Business Majors Are The Most Underemployed Graduates In America

According to PayScale's "Underemployment In America" report released on Tuesday, graduates who studied business management and administration were 8.2 times more likely to be underemployed compared to their classmates.<p>This ratio of underemployment is almost twice as high as for English majors, who …

Job Interviews: 5 Questions Great Candidates Ask | Inc.com

Be honest. Raise your hand if you feel the part of the job interview where you ask the candidate, "Do you have any questions for me?" is almost always a waste of time.<p>Thought so.<p>The problem is, most candidates don't actually care about your answers; they just hope to make themselves look good by …

Employment

Where to Send Your Dad for Father's Day

There's no better way to show your dad you love him than to send him away ... on a fabulous trip, that is.<p>SOPA/Corbis;Lee Harvey/Getty;Carpe Diem …

Mind-Blowing Supercell Thunderstorm Filmed Near Booker, Texas

It took Mike Olbinski 4 years of failed attempts before he actually got his dream: on June 3rd he and Andy Hoeland managed to capture an unworldly …

Qatar's Floating Hotels for the 2022 World Cup

The small Arab state of Qatar has had to deal with much criticism for being chosen to host the 2022 World Cup. Not only have there been concerns about cooling the large stadiums and guests during the brutal summer months, but questions have risen about where the large influx of spectators will stay …

Architecture

2013 Range Rover Supercharged First Test

Suit, Tie, and Gore-Tex Boots.<p>“So, I’ve been getting a massage this whole time,” says a smiling Jonny Lieberman. I’m riding shotgun, and for the last 15 minutes have been trying desperately to keep a GoPro Hero3 in focus. The supple leather multi-function seats coddling our glutes belong to a …

The weekend in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/news/gallery/2013/jun/16/photography<p>720<p>A roundup of the best images from across the globe, including the elections in …

How to uncover closed-door restaurants when travelling

It’s like a dinner party with strangers. Closed-door restaurants, also known as underground restaurants or supper clubs, are private eateries tucked away in a chef’s home. And though they’re not widely advertised, they are often some of the most sought-after tables in town.<p>For travellers, these …

6 Designer Tricks to a More Comfortable Home

Designers share their tricks.<p>From being able to kick back with an ottoman to keeping a throw in every room, we asked five decorators to share how they make a house feel more cozy.

The clearest lake in the world – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/environment/gallery/2013/jun/12/clearest-lake-in-the-world-in-pictures<p>720<p>The visibility of distilled water is about 80 …

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Karim Nafani, Pilot, Photographs Views From The Cockpit (PHOTOS)

Here's a brief list of things we love: an empty beach, the city at dusk in the summer time, a sidewalk without lots of tourists, taking the train up the Hudson and, oh yea, super cool photos shot from an airplane's cockpit of the earth below.<p>Pilot and not-so-amateur photographer Karim Nafani (see …

Cocktail Science: 5 Myths About Ice, Debunked

Editor's Note: Please welcome Kevin Liu of Science Fare to SE: Drinks. We're pumped to have him here to share a bit of cocktail science.<p>The difference between a perfectly balanced cocktail and a so-so one often comes down to ice. How does ice affect temperature? Dilution? Since as much as half the …

Architizer Journal: The Official Architizer Blog

The world's top tile and stone manufacturers showcased increasingly ambitious products this year.<p>Illuminated beneath each brand's most daring designs, it was hard to ignore the finish that just won 't seem to go away: matte black.<p>Submit your best work today: The extended entry deadline is May …

Herzog & de Meuron

Splash out: the world's most amazing waterfalls

The bigger they are, the harder they fall – feel the power of the planet's mightiest and most beautiful waterfalls.<p>1. Victoria Falls, Zambia/Zimbabwe<p><i>Image by MAZZALIARMADI.IT</i><p>Explorer David Livingstone could be accused of dampening expectations by naming these falls after England's doughy queen: …