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Of Greek vases and Byzantine mosaics

The curators of the British Museum’s Sicily: Culture and Conquest, Peter Higgs and Dirk Booms, have concentrated on two key periods in the island’s …

Note To Politicians: Don't Mess With Montana Fishing Access

In Montana, it’s the season when political passions and rivers both run at full throttle. Perhaps more than any other place on earth, Montana rivers …

Rodale Wellness Is Now Books for Better Living - Books for Better Living

Rodale Wellness has found a new home with Books for Better Living, and we’re excited to welcome you all to our community! With our health and …

Wellness

Airbnb Calls AHLA Report Factually Inaccurate, Misleading

"The latest example of the industry’s attempt to mislead and manipulate"<p>Airbnb has responded to the American Hotel & Lodging Association's study that found 62 percent of revenue came from operators listing multiple units for rent, calling it "factually inaccurate."<p>"This factually inaccurate study, …

How to use Servicely, a root tool to save your battery - Android customization

This week on our Android customization series was supposed to be about IF by IFTTT, we were pretty excited to see new features announced for our Android devices. Truth is, I jumped the gun, the email notification they sent me was for older features, thanks a lot guys! Instead, let’s head back to …

Apps

Your Surroundings Are More Important to Success Than You Think

Your environment--including the people you surround yourself with--is the clearest indicator of who you are and who you're becoming.<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p>Whether you want to get healthier, stop using social media so much, improve your …

This Formula Tells You If Your Flight Is a Good Deal

Flights are getting cheaper this year, but prices vary depending on your destination. To figure out whether a flight is actually a good deal, Luiz …

8 Reasons to Do a Sailing Cruise in the Caribbean

You don't have to be able to distinguish a staysail from a jigger to fall under the spell of cruising in the Caribbean via a wind-driven ship. …

Sailing

Books to Read This Spring That Will Make You More Productive

<b>How to Have a Good Day: Harness the Power of Behavioral Science to Transform Your Working Life,</b> by Caroline Webb<p>The title <i>How to Have a Good Day</i> might …

10 Daily Motivational Habits Of Highly Organized People

Image Source: Ask<p>Organized people are often way too successful than the ones who love clutter. The logic is simple, they don’t waste their time or …

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …

Personal Finance

Offshore Rabbit Ears

The 50-yard lines have been painted gold all season, letting NFL fans know this year is special. When the Super Bowl airs on February 7, it will be …

Einstein’s musical talent helped propel his scientific breakthroughs

As we marvel at science’s latest extraordinary breakthrough, it’s also an opportunity to ponder what kind of thinker Albert Einstein was.<p>Born two decades before the beginning of the 20th century, what kind of mind was his that could come up with ideas that would have to wait until the second decade …

Flute

Research finds that people are happiest on Saturdays — here's how to recreate 'weekend happiness' every day

At least that's what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26 p.m. seems strange, there have been multiple studies to back up that people are generally happier on weekends.<p>A team of researchers from Rochester University found that regardless of how much money you make, how many hours you …

Happiness

Gunfight Friday: Brush Guns Battle

It’s another brush fight this week, pitting America’s rifle, the Model 94, against a more modern, highly utilitarian gun that’s something of a …

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing

9 Success Habits of Wealthy People That Cost Nothing<p>Have you ever you wondered how certain people have gotten so successful? Sure you have. A great …

Success

Holiday survival guide: how to make the most out of your Android device this season

The holiday season is full of joy and sharing, but it’s also one of the most stressful times of the year. We become frantic shoppers, running around all day, every day, taking care of all the preparations. It’s one of the longest vacation times of the year and it’s one of the longest periods of …

Recommended Reading: Marvel's 'Jessica Jones' is a different kind of hero

<i>Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web. Some weeks, you'll also find short reviews of books that we think are worth your time. We hope you enjoy the read.</i><p><b>Marvel's Astounding 'Jessica Jones' Rewrites the Definition of Superhuman</b><br>Mary …

The 'poetic mystery' of the world's leading dancers - CNN Style

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10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

How to Be More Creative: Think Less

Are you making yourself less creative by always trying to prove you're clever?<p>At first blush, intelligence and creativity seem like two separate things. High IQ is all about recalling and manipulating information consciously. Creativity often seems more mysterious -- ideas simply pop into your head …

The importance of human innovation in A.I. ethics

Introspection has become a commodity.<p>The idea that our ability to reflect has been outsourced to algorithms may seem hyperbolic. We assume we have …

Five Players Making Our Homes Smarter Now | Inc.com

The Computer Electronic Show this year proved alone that the "smart home" is a huge industry with an entire section of the Sands Expo dedicated to it. A Juniper study predicted it reaching $71 billion by 2018. That was punctuated by Google's 2014 acquisition of smart thermostat company Nest for …

Smart Homes

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These 16 life hacks will change the way you use Gmail

But that doesn't mean it can't be better.<p>A bunch of apps and plug-ins floating around the internet can make your experience using Gmail so much more enjoyable. With these amazing add-ons, you can see when people are tracking your emails, automatically know everything about people who email you, and …

This one-minute morning routine can improve your productivity all day long

Just finding time to eat can be difficult, even though eating breakfast has been correlated with increased energy and productivity, better overall health, and a better mood.<p>But there's an easier, less time-consuming way to start the day off right, and it only takes a minute: Make your bed.<p>When your …

Meet Ring, the connected door bell company that just scored Richard Branson as an investor

Jamie Siminoff, CEO of Ring, a maker of a video doorbell, is proof that a missed connection isn’t the worst thing that can happen to an …

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Costa Rica

Not sure whether a trip to Costa Rica is for you? Here are 10 reasons to consider it:<p>Adventure<p>If you're a thrill-seeker or someone who craves …

Apps That Help You Learn Foreign Languages

Who doesn’t like learning languages? A few of you may be wanting to learn, but time doesn’t permit you, or a few may not have found any classes close …

Southwest Airlines Flights Priced from Just $49 in Flash Airfare Sale

Wanna get away?<p>From now until 11:59 p.m on Thursday, Southwest Airline is offering super cheap fares nationwide in a new sale. Tickets for some of …