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10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Sudanese woman sentenced to death for apostasy gives birth

Meriam Ibrahim, the Sudanese woman awaiting the death penalty for refusing to convert to Islam, has given birth to a baby girl<p>The <b>Sudanese</b> woman who has been sentenced to hang for refusing to renounce Christianity has given birth to a baby girl named Maya, her lawyers told <i>The Telegraph</i>.<p>Meriam …

What I've Learned From Traveling and Living Abroad

Today marks the five-year anniversary of my big move from Smalltown, USA to the bustling metropolis that is Seoul, South Korea. I've lived out a number of exciting and unique experiences over the past few years that include riding elephants through the jungles of Thailand, working in the slums of …

Dress Like the French: A Guide to Vintage Shopping in Paris

The best thrift shops and boutiques in Paris for buying vintage clothes, accessories, cheap dresses, and more.<p>Paris, a city known for its sizable population of <i>bobo (bourgeois-bohème)</i> fashionistas, abounds with vintage boutiques—and I always try to find that one special item to bring home from my …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

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Being a doctor was once a job with great purpose. Now it's just a business

As a physician, I resent the fact that the divisive healthcare reform debate has made my profession look like it is only a business, essentially a commodity. Growing up in the small hill-resort town of Nainital in northern India, I was the son of the only surgeon in this small town. Solely on his …

What Do Students Want Their Sex Education to Look Like?

We’ve been having sex since the beginning of time and we still haven’t managed to find a way to talk about it, especially to young people. It’s …

Mother’s Heartwarming Photos of Sons with Farm Animals

Russian photographer and mother of two boys Elena Shumilova captures heartwarming images of her sons interacting with various animals on their farm, including dogs, rabbits, cats, and ducklings. She manages to transport the viewer into a fairy tale-like world with her photos of these little guys …

Farm Animals

Why I'm Investing in Women and Girls, with Condoms

<b>Be part of the solution:</b><p>You can support these programs through simple day-to-day decisions, and this is why I started a social enterprise called L.<p>L …

Reporter Follows Up on a Hard Story and Finds a Really Happy Ending

Two years ago, <i>Boston Globe</i> reporter Billy Baker wrote a profile about two impoverished brothers who came from a difficult home, basically raising and …

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In pictures: Picture Editor Awards 2013

A selection of the winning images from this year's photographic competition for press photographers.

Andy Murray

Addressing the Critical Gap in the Health Care for Adolescent Girls

<i>This is part of a series of stories on topics that are underreported in global health and development.</i><p>Women’s health tends to fall into two …

Public Health

The Habits Of Supremely Happy People

Martin Seligman, the father of positive psychology, theorizes that while 60 percent of happiness is determined by our genetics and environment, the remaining 40 percent is up to us.<p>In his 2004 Ted Talk, Seligman describes three different kinds of happy lives: The pleasant life, in which you fill …

The book that made me quit my job

A couple years ago, I sat on a plane. I was returning home to DC after visiting my family in Utah, and the prospect of going back to work made me …

Graduate School

Best New Hotels 2017 | Hot List - Condé Nast Traveler

Previous<p>The 40 Most Beautiful Countries in the World<p>Our Favorite American Road Trips<p>The Best Hidden Beaches in Italy<p>The Most Beautiful Places in France<p>The Best Islands in the World<p>Next<p>Road Trippin<p>Whether you're hurtling down Route 66 or taking your time along the PCH, the joy is all the …

Top 10 Stunning Seychelles Resorts For An Unforgettable Vacation

The Republic of Seychelles is a beautiful 115 island country in the archipelago of the Indian Ocean, east of Africa and northeast of Madagascar. It’s …

The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

The editors at Amazon.com recently came out with a list of the Best Books of 2013 So Far, which ranks the best books released between January and June 2013.<p>"Customers looking for great summer reads will find an eclectic selection on the list this year, from the very best fiction to compelling …

Books

Most Stylish Women

In honor of our Personal Style issue, Bazaar showcases 12 women whose looks we adore.<p>In honor of our Personal Style issue, <i>Bazaar</i> showcases 12 women whose looks we adore. Plus, see 50 more stylish women we admire.

Sam Harris - It Is Always Now

Majestic Canada, coast to coast

Meandering train journeys through jaw-dropping scenery are still one of the most immersive ways to explore the world’s second-largest country.<p>When Canada’s inaugural transcontinental train trundled from Montreal into British Columbia’s Port Moody in 1886, it practically and symbolically linked the …

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Stop Keeping Up With The Joneses - They're Broke

It used to be that spending money on status symbols for the sake of flaunting your wealth was an activity reserved for celebrities and millionaires. That has all changed. Conspicuous consumption, what was once referred to as “keeping up with the Joneses,” has brought the lifestyles of the rich and …

If You Want To Be Successful, Don't Spend Too Much Time Planning: A Case Study

We said last time a successful entrepreneur is the person who makes an idea happen, even if there are a lot of unexpected problems, and even if it’s not a very good idea in the first place.<p>And then we added that they don’t do it with one roll of the dice. The most successful entrepreneurs we know …

Angelina Jolie Proves Medical Care Saves Lives -- If You Can Get It

Angelina Jolie’s recent decision to have a prophylactic double mastectomy has helped reduce her risk of getting breast cancer from 87% to 5%. Her courage to speak openly about the treatment has raised awareness and may save many other women as well. For her heroism, we should be grateful – and we …

The Two Things You Need To Build A Successful Company: A Case Study

We have talked repeatedly about when you set off to the build a successful company, you don’t begin with THE BIG IDEA. Big ideas are a dime a dozen, and what’s worse they may not solve any known problem. (Think no further than all those products cluttering “close out” retailers. Each and every one …

In Paris, boutique looks at bargain prices

With an influx of vintage markets and designer outlets, inexpensive retail therapy is plentiful in the home of haute couture.<p>The home of haute couture, Paris is a world shopping capital with enough high-end boutiques to strike fear into the heart of any bank manager. However, inexpensive retail …

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The 7 Ways Successful People Approach Their Work

When it comes to work, everyone has their own methods for getting tasks done.<p>But it turns out that the most successful people tend to have similar habits.<p>Or, so says Laura Vanderkam, author of a new mini e-book, “What the Most Successful People Do at Work.” (The e-book is the third in a series, …