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Forget Rio -- Visit These 5 Less-Crowded Cities in Central & South America Instead

<i>(Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com)</i><p><i>By Nicolle Monico</i><p>In 2014, all eyes were on Brazil for the World Cup and come 2016, it will again sit in the spotlight with the Summer Olympics taking place in Rio de Janiero. In any year, travelers heading to Peru typically plan on visiting Machu Picchu, while in …

17 Delectable No-Bake Desserts That'll Change Your Life

Heavenly treats without the oven.

Offerings: Deep wisdom from Buddhist master Thrangu Rinpoche

I’m drawn to the philosophy of Tibetan Buddhism, which inspired my new book <i>Back Over the Mountains: A Journey to the Buddha Within.</i> For the past …

Little Things Likeable People Do To Hold Back Their Temper

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

6 Steps for Communicating Calmly When Someone Upsets You

When someone upsets you, the way you reply can either bring calm and closure, or it can escalate the situation. To avoid pouring fuel on the fire of …

7 Things to Do Each Morning That Will Make You Happier All Day | Inc.com

Want a happier workday? The way you start it out makes a huge difference. Here are 7 first-thing-in-the-morning activities that will elevate your mood for the entire eight (or however many) hours to come. Most take no more than a couple of minutes. A few take a bit longer, but the rewards are well …

5 Apps Every Business Professional Needs

0<p>Share<p>Share<p>Tweet<p>Pin<p>+1<p>WhatsApp<p>Buffer<p>Email<p>When preparing a new tablet or eReader for use in business, it’s important to make sure that you have …

5 BEST Healthy winter cookbooks

<b>Whether you’re a hostess, rushed mum or slimmer, LYDIA JONES has a hot, seasonal cookbook for every one who wants to have a healthier winter</b><p><b>1. FOR</b> …

Food

Penguins love eating fish but probably can't taste them

The evolutionary peril of not chewing your food<p>You'd think that penguins would love the meaty taste of fish, but it turns out that they may not be able to taste their food much at all. A new genetic study out of the University of Michigan finds that penguins appear to have long ago lost the ability …

News Apple Product Update : Ten Important And Good iPad Apps For Productivity

<b>Ten good iPad apps for productivity</b><p><i>Summary: The iPad is a capable tool for work but requires good apps to provide the needed functionality. These 10</i> …

15 Flower Hacks To Make Your Home More Beautiful

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, floral tips and tricks to easily decorate your home.<p>Jessica Marshall, owner of Miss Daisy Floral Design Studio in Las Vegas and NYC, let Cosmopolitan.com in on some of her floral tricks to make decorating your house/apartment/dorm room with beautiful flowers …

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Paradise lost: The warm-weather escapes we’re in danger of losing forever

Does the frigid weather have you dreaming of a tropical vacation? Better get going before it’s too late<p>Live in the eastern United States? Feeling cold right now?<p>Yeah, I'll bet you are.<p>But just because you're shivering, and possibly buried in snow, doesn't mean that global warming is a hoax. Quite …

Criminal Minds Are Different From Yours, Brain Scans Reveal

The latest neuroscience research is presenting intriguing evidence that the brains of certain kinds of criminals are different from those of the rest …

Can ‘Mindfulness’ Help Students Do Better in School?

Advocates say the meditation technique raises focus and lowers stress. Critics see religion in disguise.<p>“Mindfulness” has gotten a lot of buzz recently, with everyone from tech executives to professional athletes to lawmakers saying they use it to combat stress, stay balanced and perform better on …

Mindfulness

This Is Every Neutral-Lover's Dream Home

A soothing and ethereal space.<p>Designer Barbara Barry knows the power of subtlety. In this Corona del Mar house, she designs with natural and soothing and ethereal tones in mind. Read the interview with the designer here.

Interior Design

Best Tours in Asia 2014

From Traveler Magazine's 2014 Tours of a Lifetime<p><b>Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia: Caucasus Culture Club</b><p>This specialist in travel to post-Soviet states has plumbed the rich culture of the Caucasus to deliver an itinerary with uncommon access, from a recital by Armenia’s Luys Quintet to a private tour …

Gluten-free banana and chocolate pancake recipe

The Detox Kitchen's recipe is free from wheat, refined sugar and dairy – and utterly delicious<p>If bananas and chocolate chips don’t tickle your fancy, simply substitute with a couple of blueberries by adding them to the batter and sprinkling them fresh over the pancakes when …

Breakfast

Before & After: A Blah 1970's Kitchen Get a French Country Makeover

A pair of rookie renovators gives this kitchen an expert transformation.<p>A pair of rookie renovators gives this kitchen an expert transformation.

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Articles about 6 green desert prefabs on Dwell.com - Dwell

The New York Times recently picked up on the story of Thomas Small and Joanna Brody's Culver City, California, house designed by...<p>The barren beauty of a desert landscape can be a source of inspiration for off-the-grid prefab living.<p>Each week, we tap into Dwell's Instagram community to bring you …

The Best Places in the World to Travel If You're on a Budget

<i>This post originally appeared on Domainehome.com.</i><p>Cost doesn’t have to stand in the way of your dream trip. If you’re yearning for a major travel …

4 Dream Kitchens: Get the Look

One for every style.<p>Drawn from our October 2014 issue's featured stories, these rooms prove that the hardest-working space in the house can also be supremely stylish. There's one for every decorating style.

Kitchens

Delicious Cakes That Will Make Your Eyeballs And Tastebuds Pop

Baking is an art and Katherine Sabbath is a master. Her creations show a vivid imagination and flair with flour. Based in Sydney, this baker is …

World's Best Ecolodges

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On a Budget? 5 Ways You Can Still Travel the World!

<i>This is part of the #BorderlessTravels series - featuring tips on your upcoming trips.</i><p>The world is becoming more accessible, with airlines, accommodation and everything in between available at budget-friendly prices.<p>If you can sort through the droves of information, you can go a lot further for a …

35 Essential Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<b>“Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from your own actions.” ~Dalai Lama</b><p>We all have these personal voices.<p>There’s one voice that says you …