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7 Ways To Travel Smarter In 2015

We've always loved a good travel hack, whether it's the secret to a smaller suitcase or the trick that gets cheaper plane tickets every time.<p>We asked the pros at CheapAir -- and sifted through our favorite hacks -- for 7 tricks that will make 2015 the year you FINALLY get out there, and on a trip …

The Power of Sleep

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5 Korean Films You Won’t Regret Watching

Korean cinema is pretty special. The only real proof you need is that a lot of Hollywood movies will seem very “familiar” once your Korean movie …

15 Photos Of A Week Of Groceries From Different Countries Around The World

Whenever I go grocery shopping I always get just enough food to last for a couple days, mostly because I don’t know what I’m going to want to eat on …

Why Natural Disasters Are Good For Society — For Us

It’s hard to watch severe weather from behind the keyboard when you are used to being out in the thick of it. Watching first hand how an ominous sky …

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6 Cliché Life Lessons You Already Know, But Will Re-Learn In The Corporate World

1. Life is a jungle.<p>The corporate world is a jungle. You’ll find all kinds of species here (people from different places, from different age groups, …

23 Kids Reveal Their Secrets to Mom

There will always be a few secrets that you just can't tell mom.<p>Whether it's the beer you stole from the garage back when you were broke after …

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Killing the Nexus: should Android Silver take its place?

Let’s take the stance that Nexus is out and Silver is in. From what I have read of the Silver initiative, I am excited for the results as a consumer, but I really worry that developers are losing access to a definitive reference device.<p>Perhaps it could be argued that with all of the features that …

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5 Things Great Leaders Never Do

"Slowly but surely, getting bogged down in the wrong tasks will bring down even the strongest executives," says Jim Alampi, CEO of Alampi & Associates, a Detroit-based leadership firm that has worked with Deloitte, Exxon Mobile, and IBM.<p>In his 30 years working with leaders in businesses of all …

6 Habits Of Resilient People

What makes some people persevere through trying circumstances while others begin flailing at the first sign of crisis? Understanding the key qualities of resilient people is the first step to cultivating that bounce-back quality in yourself.<p>On April Fool’s Day 2011, I was unexpectedly diagnosed …

What Goes Where In Your Fridge And Why

Stop putting your milk in your refrigerator door and stop putting your bread on top of the fridge. It turns out that seemingly harmless mistakes such as these can make a big difference in the freshness and safety of your food and drink. Watch and learn the right way to organize your</i> …

The 100 Best Brunch Spots In The US

"It's appealing to diners because they don't have to dress to the nines if they don't feel like it. And it's an excuse to have a cocktail at noon on a Sunday," she told Business Insider.<p>In a newly released list of the best brunch spots in the U.S., OpenTable found restaurants that are taking the …

World's 50 best restaurants: Noma reclaims its No. 1 title

Noma in Copenhagen was named the No. 1 restaurant on the annual list of the "World's 50 Best Restaurants" at an awards ceremony Monday at the Guildhall in London. The four-time champ reclaimed its title after Spanish restaurant El Celler de Can Roca, which came in at No. 2, knocked chef Rene …

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8 Reasons Why I Stopped Making Plans

As I sat at a funeral recently saying goodbye to a friend who died well before his time, I was really, truly struck by the brevity of life. This …

16 New Rules For Tipping At Restaurants

Because we are all over the place, and we need to get it together and understand how the whole tipping thing works. Because, as a former food service …

The 15 Best Moments From ‘Entourage’

I recently listened to a very solid episode of Brian Koppelman’s “The Moment” podcast with <i>Entourage</i> creator Doug Ellin, and haven’t been able to stop …

29 Ugly Facts About Famous People From Now And History

Found on AskReddit. Please note that Thought Catalog does not endorse any of these statements.<p>Gandhi refused to let doctors administer penicillin to …

Tips for Eating Healthy While Traveling

<b>Start the day with a good meal.</b> We fly out early in the morning and in the past, we’ve fueled up on coffee and tossed the girls a snack cup of …

How to Make Healthy Flavored Water at Home

Sometimes plain old water just doesn’t cut it. The thirst-quenching solution? Fruit-infused H2O! Infused waters are easy to make, nutritious, and …

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