Jodie Huynh

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Why Mind Wandering Can Be So Miserable, According to Happiness Experts

For you, it could be the drive home on the freeway in stop-and-go traffic, a run without headphones or the time it takes to brush your teeth. It’s …

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14 airport hacks to make your next flight better

Contrary to the mindless quotes posted on Facebook and Tinder profiles, travel is in no way about the journey, but rather the destination. Surly gate …

14 Must-Have Apps To Use on Vacation

From easy photo-sharing to last-minute luxury hotel deals,these apps will upgrade your next trip.<p>From hotel bookings to restaurant recommendations to the best ways to get around–these are the apps to turn to when you're stumped in transit.<p>APP IN THE AIR<p>Download this app immediately (it's $49.99–or …

How To Use Your iPhone Like A Pro: Post-Processing

Earlier in this series we learned how to take awesome photos—and video footage—with your iPhone’s camera. I’ve even shown how to push what’s possible …

Millions have watched this incredible video envisioning the future of our solar system

One of astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson’s quibbles with <i>Interstellar</i> is that the faraway planets that the movie’s astronauts explore in search of a safe haven for humanity seem a lot more dangerous than our very own next-door neighbor—Mars. Tyson, then, is likely among the millions of people who …

Astronomy

12 Scary Facts Your Skin Can Reveal About Your Health

<b>Yellow Eyes</b><br>Eyes that turn a shade of yellow may be due to a condition known as scleral icterus, which could possibly indicate that your liver isn't functioning properly, says dermatologist Soheil Simzar, M.D.<p><b>Eye Bags and Puffiness</b><br>High-sodium foods and a diet rich in salt can promote water retention …

5 Mobile Games With Phenomenal Touchscreen Controls | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

As smartphones and tablets become increasingly powerful, more game developers are taking the time to port their titles over to the platform or are …

15 Free Online Learning Sites Every Entrepreneur Should Visit

Being a successful entrepreneur means you have to wear a lot of hats, especially when your company is just starting out and you don’t have enough employees to cover all the areas you need.<p>Learning the new skills necessary to start a new business can be expensive, but fortunately the initiative for …

The Diet That Can Save Your Life

What you eat can dramatically affect your chances of developing heart disease, a.k.a. the number-one killer of women in the U.S.<p>When many women think of something that could seriously threaten their health, the bogeyman often starts with a "C": cancer. But if you're going to fear anything, it …

Space NK's Nicky Kinnaird on the Biggest Skin Care Mistakes You're Probably Making Right Now

Photo: Getty Images<p>Once upon a time, it seemed perfectly fine to slather yourself in tanning oil or dive under the covers with a face caked in makeup. Those days are long gone. According to Nicky Kinnaird, founder of cult luxury beauty retailer Space NK, it's never too early—or late—to start …

Let Food Be Thy Medicine

As a doctor it never fails to astonish me how little training we are given as junior doctors in good, sound nutrition, and how little emphasis we …

This Easy iPhone Trick Will Save You Tons of Photo Space

Lefteris Pitarakis—AP<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Justin Tallis—AFP/Getty Images<p>Yuya Shino—Reuters<p>Xaume …

Top 10 Berlin Wall Movies

The building of the Berlin Wall, which began Aug. 13, 1961, gave a stark architectural face to the Cold War and spawned a slew of spy movies located …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

The 11 WORST Foods to Eat When You're Stressed

In fact, recent research from Ohio State University shows that regularly eating high-calorie and high-fat foods when we're stressed also slows metabolism, a double whammy that can lead to an annual 11-pound weight gain. Here's what to avoid the next time you're stressed.<p><b>Glazed Doughnut</b><br>Baked …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Lessons from Westpac and Tory Burch on Using Info-Sense to Drive Sales Through Customer Service

Call it the Amazon effect. According to a study by IBM, 76% of consumers expect organizations to understand their individual needs. We are starting to take for granted that a company will know our information, what we’ve searched for and our past ordering history. Amazon has raised the bar of …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

<b>Facial Toner</b><br>Mix together one tablespoon apple cider vinegar and two cups water. Moisten a cotton ball, and swipe the mixture over a clean, dry face to tighten skin. Don't rinse (the scent will dissipate quickly). Apple cider vinegar's natural alpha-hydroxy acids and acetic acid will stimulate …

The Best iPhone & iPad Apps From August 2014

From time-lapse videos to 360º photo spheres, we covered a lot of ground with new iOS apps in August.<p>Here, we filter through the noise to present you with our selection of the best App Store newcomers from the past month.<p>Photo Sphere Camera (Google)<p>Google introduced a dedicated Photo Sphere Camera …

Physicist shows why your WiFi sucks in that one room

If WiFi can track a heartbeat through walls, why can't I get internet in my corner bathroom? Jason Cole was trying to figure that out too, but unlike me, he's a PhD student in physics. So he mapped his own apartment and assigned refraction values to the walls (shown above), then applied so-called …

Tips to Fix Your Summer Skin Problems

Sun, salt and sweat can wreak havoc on your skin by the end of summer—here's how to get it in fighting condition before fall.<p><b>Problem:</b> The sun left your skin leathery, burned and peeling.<p><b>Solution:</b> We'll skip the lecture on sun protection, but seriously, what were you thinking? After treating the …

The Hottest Makeup Trends For Fall 2014

From hints of metallic to splashes of electric hues and nothing but radiant skin, you'll want to wear every one of the season's must-have makeup trends.<p>From hints of metallic to splashes of electric hues and nothing but radiant skin, you'll want to wear every one of the season's must-have makeup …

How To Triple Your 401(k) Balance

When it comes to building 401(k) balances, there are few secrets: Keep your costs low, diversify and get your employer’s match — if they offer one.<p>But here’s one more tried-and-true way to boost your 401(k) balance: Consistent contributions through all markets. This has to be the least-sexy …

Five Best Headphones

<b>Update</b>: We ran this poll again in 2017, so check out the new results here.<p>After a huge number of nominations , we have your five choices for Best …

24 Mind-Blowing Movie and TV Plot Twists

Admit it: you were fooled by the big plot twist in "The Sixth Sense" the first time you saw it. There's no shame in that; when the movie was released 15 years ago this week (on August 6, 1999), most viewers were fooled, too. What's more, they enjoyed being fooled.<p>That's what a good plot twist does …

This is how you invent a person online

On April 8, 2013, I received an envelope in the mail from a nonexistent return address in Toledo, Ohio. Inside was a blank thank-you note and an Ohio state driver’s license. The ID belonged to a 28-year-old man called Aaron Brown—6 feet tall and 160 pounds with a round face, scruffy brown hair, a …

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