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Discover the Best of Atlanta

Get the most out of your trip to the cultural hub of the South with these top ten tips.<p>It is no coincidence that Atlanta began its history as the hand-picked spot for a regional railroad terminus in the 1830s; or that it is, today, the locale of the world’s busiest airport for two decades; or that …

Human Rights

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

The 9 most touristy places in Iceland – and where to go instead

To say that Iceland has become a popular destination is an understatement. The country of less than 350,000 inhabitants got 1.8 million foreign …

The Best 16 Attractions in and Around Portland, Maine

Portland, Maine is a small but sophisticated coastal city that routinely appears on lists of America's best places to live, visit, dine and play …

Two Days in Budapest: The Perfect Itinerary

Shares 376<p>Budapest is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Visit the exquisite Parliament building, walk across the Szechenyi Chain Bridge, …

How to Make Energizing Banana Bread With Avocados

Avocados give this grain-free loaf a moist texture and tons of fiber and nutrients.<p>Banana bread ”it can be a sugar bomb thinly disguised as healthy …

A local’s guide to Porto, Portugal

Sitting in my customary Porto cafe, a non-descript place on Praça Carlos Alberto across from my kids’ school, a troupe of Asian tourists march by. They are sheltered under umbrellas, heads down, following their guide in an orderly step to the next tourist honeypot.<p>For a whistlestop visit to …

European Travel

50 Incredible Pictures of Argentina to Inspire Your Next Vacation

Check out these amazing pictures of Argentina to inspire your next holiday. You won't believe all of these exists in just one country. Click on any …

Argentina

The 20 best films of 2017

2017 didn’t improve much on 2016. If anything, the horror and dread of last year only seemed to take root and blossom this year, as some of our worst …

7 Books That Will Make You Smarter In a Single Plane Ride

Spend your plane ride getting smarter.<p>Flying offers the opportunity to disconnect from the internet — unless you pay for it — and turn your mind off …

Why Portugal’s the place all the cool kids of wellness will go to unplug in 2018

When I moved to Portugal last winter, I thought, sure, I might be happier there than I’d been in Brooklyn, but I didn’t realize how much <i>healthier</i> I’d …

The driverless car revolution will open up all sorts of dilemmas

Philip Hammond wants fully autonomous driverless cars on our roads by 2021. That’s not too far away, is it? I know it sounds like a science fiction year, but it’s only about fifty months off. Technologically, it’s plausible. Earlier this year I travelled over 100 miles in a driverless truck across …

Autonomous Cars

The Most Beautiful Hotel in Every State in America Photos

Photo: Joe Vaughn / Courtesy of Belmond<p>This country is filled with stunning hotels that reflect the remarkable landscape of America and dig into the rich history of each individual state. From sharp modern edges to old Victorian style, each unique accommodation has a story to tell. Below is a …

The best album of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the review aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's best-received albums, assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top album from each year, starting with 2000 (and including the best album of 2017 so far). …

Rap & Hip-Hop

These Products and Services Work with Google Home

Google first introduced Google Home to the world back in May at Google I/O 2016, later revealing the final product alongside the Pixel in October. …

Smart Homes

Your Ultimate Honeymoon May Be on This Island You’ve Never Heard Of

If perfect bliss involves piña coladas, white sand beaches, epic sunsets and an ample dose of exotic wildlife, Mexico’s got you covered. Oh, did we mention it’s an island that offers all this and much, much more? Yes, Mexico has islands. They’re just a little off the beaten path.<p>Isla Holbox is the …

What is the vagus nerve?

The vagus nerve is the longest and most complex of the 12 pairs of cranial nerves that emanate from the brain. It transmits information to or from …

NYC subway passengers stage graduation ceremony for a student stuck on a delayed train

Graduating senior Jerich Marco Alcantara missed his commencement ceremony from Hunter College due to a train delay Tuesday morning.<p>But his fellow passengers helped the 22-year-old recreate the special moment, in spite of the grueling delay on a New York City subway train.<p>​​​​​​<p>States with highest …

Bill Gates just revealed his summer reading list, and it's as awesome as you'd expect

Your summer reading list is about to get a lot longer.<p>That's because Microsoft founder, philanthropist, and avid reader Bill Gates revealed his …

DJI's Spark drone is so small and smart, it could be a game-changer

DJI unveiled its tiny Spark drone on Wednesday, and it's sort of the anti-drone for consumers.<p>It's small enough to fit in your hand, launches and …

A Complete Timeline Of How Trump Supporters Tried — And Failed — To Hijack The French Election

TL;DR: No one on 4chan bothered to learn how to speak French.

Internet

A psychologist says a simple question can help you figure out if you and your partner can handle having a kid

When it comes to having a baby, you and your partner kind of have to "approve" yourselves — as in, assess the strength of your relationship to see if it can withstand the stress of child-rearing.<p>If that sounds super nebulous, it is: The process looks different for every couple. But your answer to …

Parenting

These are the best exercises to do after sitting all day

We can’t help it that we have to sit down at work all day. And things have gotten even worse with the rise of computers and the internet. The truth …

Google's experimental Android app dramatically improves nighttime photography

Most modern smartphones are capable of truly stunning photos. One of the ways in which they falter, however, is in low-light situations. Even cheap DSLR’s or mirrorless cameras are miles ahead of the best camera phones when it comes to shooting in dim settings, at least for now.<p>Google researcher …

Android News

Fresh Meat: 10 new Android apps worth checking out

New apps need lovin’ too, right? Every day there are thousands of additions to the Google Play store, but many go unnoticed and never receive the …

Inside Mark Zuckerberg's controversial decision to turn down Yahoo's $1 billion early offer to buy Facebook

<i>This is an excerpt from the book "Becoming Facebook" by Mike Hoefflinger. It's the inside story of Facebook told by the former Head of Global Business Marketing, chronicling the 10 major decisions Facebook made that led from their disastrous stock drop in 2012 to one of the biggest companies in the</i> …

How Different Leaders, Such as President Trump and Elon Musk, Set Goals (Infographic)

To be successful and reach your goals, figure out what type of leader you are.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Understanding which leadership style works best for you is vital in reaching success. However, when it comes to goal setting, there are certain things that will …

Over 30 Hours of Training In Python Basics & Advanced Libraries to Become a Programming Wizard

<b>Learn Python 3 from Beginner to Advanced</b><p>Get Your Hands Dirty Learning One of the Most Important Programming Languages<p>Python is widely considered one …

An introduction to Python on Android

There are many reasons that you might want to start Android development. Building an app that will make you rich and change the world is only one motivation; others include learning to code, building tools that you can use yourself or even just having fun and impressing others. Programming is a …

Python Programming

Analyst warns of Tesla’s Autopilot machine learning potentially rendering all other cars obsolete

Before introducing the second generation Autopilot hardware, Tesla CEO Elon Musk said that once the first truly self-driving car is available, all other vehicles without the technology will have a “negative value”.<p>Echoing the idea, Morgan Stanley analyst Adam Jonas said this week that they started …