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New 2016 MacBook Pros default to scaled non-native Retina screen resolution, here’s how to change it

A little-known fact about the new 2016 MacBook Pros is that Apple changed the default screen resolution configuration. With a fresh install of the operating system, I noticed that my new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar uses a scaled screen resolution that does not 1:1 map to the display’s native …

Learn the secrets of the man who visited every country in the world on a budget

This year, Henrik Jeppesen completed a trip that saw him visiting every country in the world on a budget. His adventure included travelling to 193 countries, flying 850 times with more than 200 different airlines, staying in more than 1000 hotels before finally finishing in the last country of …

Travel

Bordeaux: a wine drinker’s holiday

There are many reasons to visit the gorgeous city of Bordeaux – walks along the winding Garonne river, superbly grand architecture and a decadent gourmet scene where freshly shucked oysters and succulent steaks take centre stage. But one particular attraction will always reign supreme: wine.<p>The …

Wine

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The Best Mac Accessories and Upgrades

Over the past six months, I’ve published quite a few tutorials to help Mac users improve the performance of older computers, as well as some great guides to the best Mac accessories across a variety of categories. Today, I’m tying them all together in this handy, one-stop roundup of <b>the best Mac</b> …

The Non-Judgmental Guide to Getting Seriously Into Tea

My friend Laura is way more into wine than tea, so it took some cajoling to get her to travel an hour and a half away from home to a tiny tea shop in a Queens strip mall, where we settled in for a three-hour tasting of teas from all over China and Taiwan.<p>"I want you to see the amazing teas I keep …

Tea

The 25 Absolute Best Money-Saving Travel Tips Ever

Want the best prices on flights, hotel rooms, cruises, and rental cars? Free upgrades? The fastest way through airport security? The smartest way to …

Yosemite & iOS 8 How-to: Send and receive phone calls from your Mac and iPad

Now that Yosemite is out, with iOS 8 running on your iPhone, you can send and receive phone calls from your Mac and your iPad (also running iOS 8). This is one of the features of Continuity, which further integrates and connects your Mac and iOS devices. Continuity also includes Handoff, Instant …

7 Habits of Incredibly Happy People

<i>This post is in partnership with Inc., which offers useful advice, resources and insights to entrepreneurs and business owners. The article below was</i> …

Happiness

The Stopover Secret: How to Get More From Any Trip

[section]Are you planning a trip and want to make the most of your flight and travel budget by adding a stopover? Did you know that you can often add …

Flying

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California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored.<p>Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative coast.<p>…

California

Finding the right Greek island

With more than 2000 islands, from tiny atolls to Crete, maritime Greece is unmatched for sheer variety. Beaches, history, walking, cycling, water sports, festivals, food, ecology: chances are if you want it, they’ve got it. Here are just a few of the incomparable offerings Greek islands hold.<p>Best …

European Travel

Affordable Greece

Think Greece and conjure up images of white-washed villages cascading down hillsides, azure seas sparkling in bright sunshine and powder-soft white sand beaches. A visit to this special country is a lifelong dream for many, as it delivers an astounding array of breathtaking landscapes, ancient …

Hit the Top

24 free things to do in San Francisco

Contrary to what you might expect from such a well known, tourist-heavy city, San Francisco quietly delivers a lot for the money. Many of its hotels offer comfort and location for a third of the cost of a comparable New York or London hotel; public transit is part of the fun (cheaper Market Street …

San Francisco

Ditch Your Belly For Good

<b>Answer:</b> Sounds like your beer belly—even if you cut out the brew—is still shielding your six-pack. If you're already performing three whole-body resistance workouts per week plus some additional interval training and active recovery work that’s prescribed by <i>Men's Health</i> DeltaFit SpeedShred, then …

The stunning canals of #NyhavnPort #Copenhagen #Denmark There are fewer nicer places to be on a sunny day than sitting at the outdoor tables of a café on the quayside of the Nyhavn canal. The canal was built to connect Kongens Nytorv to the harbour, and was long a haunt for sailors and writers, including Hans Christian Andersen, who lived there for most of his life at, variously, numbers 20, 18 and 67. These days Nyhavn is a tourist magnet of brightly coloured gabled town houses, herring buffets and foaming beers. Image taken by LP staffer @chrismzeiher #lonelyplanet #travel

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Barcelona

Working with Emotional Intelligence

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Goleman<p>Do you want to be more successful at work?<br>Do you want to improve your chances of promotion?<br>Do you want to get on better with your colleagues?<p>Daniel Goleman draws on unparalleled access to business leaders around the world and the thorough research that is his trademark. He …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

A craft beer lover's guide to London

In the last 15 years, London has seen incredible growth in its brewing industry from a mere two breweries in 1999 to more than 50 today. Almost all of these new enterprises are small, independent and produce high-quality, innovative styles of beer – an approach to brewing that’s been given the …

Beer

13 Popular Things To Do In Prague Travel Guide

Prague is a lovely city full of history, architecture and that grittiness that can only be described as charming – it’s perfect for a weekend getaway …

How To Stop Perfectionism From Running Your Life

In an interview between Oprah and Dr. Brené Brown, vulnerability researcher and storyteller, the following words were exchanged:<p>People who are walking around as perfectionists are ultimately afraid that the world is going to see them for who they really are and [that] they won’t measure up.<p>Though …

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New treatment may offer hope for peanut allergy

When you live in fear of you or your child accidentally ingesting peanut crumbs, any hope of undoing severe food allergy is welcome.<p>A large clinical trial published this week in the Lancet confirms what smaller studies have shown in the past: Oral immunotherapy -- swallowing tiny, increasing …

How to Reinvent Yourself After 50

I was manning a booth at the Harvard Club of New York’s authors’ night when an older woman approached and picked up a copy of my book, <i>Reinventing You</i>. She paged through it for a moment, then put it down. “Too late for me,” she said abruptly, and walked away.<p>Over the past six months of my book tour, …

Italy's Menarini looks to significantly build its Indian business

Menarini, the Italian drugmaker that recently partnered with Vivus ($VVUS) to sell its erectile dysfunction drug in Europe, is looking to grow its …