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11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

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How To Rewire Your Brain For Greater Happiness

The bad news: Our brains are wired to be negative. The good news: You can train your brain to hold on to happiness in 10 seconds.<p>Wouldn’t it be awesome if we could hack into our own brains and rewire them to be happier?<p>Science has shown we actually can thanks to a phenomenon called …

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Spice Up Your Soiree with these Fall Cider Recipes

Cheers to all the delectable delights of Autumn — kettle corn, pumpkin pie, and apple cider, to name but a few! <b>When seasonal temperatures start to drop, nothing chases off the chills better than a toasty beverage.</b><p>Next time you pass a roadside farm stand, why not pick up a gallon of locally made …

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The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

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Eight Rustic—But Luxurious—Beach Escapes (Photos)

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Articles about 11 creative uses ladders on Dwell.com - Dwell

Stephen Shoup is the kind of person to see potential in things that others might miss.<p>The popular myth claims that cats have nine lives—well, what about a well-worn plank of...<p>Want to add a pop of color to your kitchen backsplash or redesign your shower with a cool pattern? Well, we have a solution …

Capt. James Kirk To Command Navy's New 'Stealth Destroyer'

Capt. James T. Kirk always got the latest, most advanced ship in Starfleet, so it seems only fitting that the Navy's new stealth destroyer, the USS Zumwalt, is slated to be commanded by none other than Capt. James A. Kirk, USN.<p>We can only speculate about the ribbing the Bethesda, Md., native might …

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The Waist-Cinching Workout for Toned Abs and Obliques

Define your waistline with this strengthening routine that gives your obliques some love<p>Give your workout routine a new twist—literally. These six moves hit all of your major muscle groups with extra emphasis on your obliques to whittle your middle. Move from one exercise to the next without …

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Fall Preview: Fashion, Entertainment and Football

Inside Flipboard / August 27, 2013<p>It’s summer’s last hurrah here in the U.S., and already our partners like iBooks, NY Times, Elle magazine, Rolling …

Photo by: @pedromcbride (Pete McBride). Seen from Tapovan at 14,200 feet, the Milky Way shines brightly over the 21,329 foot Shivling Peak in the Garhwal Range of the Indian #Himalaya. Looming above the #Gangotri Glacier, and the headwaters of the #Bhagirathi River (which becomes the #Ganges when it joins the Alakananda at Devprayag downstream) Mt. #Shivling is considered a sacred symbol of the God Lord #Shiva. We came here to climb it's neighbor to the northeast, the unclimbed Chaukhamba IV as we document the Ganges River, source to sea, with images and #water sample studies.@mountainworld @davidcmorton #gangas2s @thephotosociety #eddiebauer #microsoft @natgeo #assignment