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Photographer Chris Burkard's Favorite Places to Photograph

Chris Burkard has traveled the world, shooting in some of the planet's most beautiful locations. In his own words, Burkard tells us about his favorite places to visit—and photograph.

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How Music Affects Your Productivity

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Music has a way of expressing that which cannot be put into words.<p>It is for this reason (and many more) that music is regarded as one of the triumphs of human creativity-but does music itself help one to create?<p>This is an important …

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Want Better Sleep? Kill the Lights and Cut the Noise

The average guy needs seven to nine hours of sleep a night—but bright lights and noise can make it hard to get really solid shut-eye. While our …


29 Spelling Mistakes From India That Will Make You Laugh, Cry, And Gag

On the Red Couch with Author and Physician Deepak Chopra

Inside Flipboard / December 5, 2013<p>It’s not every day that red couch interviewees respond to our questions with quotes like, “Healing is the return …

Dogs Watch Human Interactions To Assess Quality Of Treats

Evidence that pet dogs gather intel by watching people talking with each other<p>Ever get that feeling you're being watched? Well, if you're a dog-owner, you may have a point. Dogs are able to watch people's interactions with one another to determine who holds yummier treats, according to a new …


Study: Sun Will End Earthly Life in 2.8 Billion Years

The planet will become too hot for even the hardiest microbes.<p><b>The final days of life on Earth will come some 2.8 billion years from now, suggests a sobering new study.</b><p>writer

Former Stray Becomes First Dog to Climb Mt. Everest

Meet Rupee, he's a former stray dog that just made history by becoming the very first dog in the world to climb Mount Everest! Found starving in a dump in Northern India, his owner, Joanna Lefson, decided to rescue him and nurse him back to health by feeding him a high protein diet that consisted …


The Happiest Country in the World

So far, I’ve been to about ten countries that each claim to be the happiest country on Earth.<p>In Iceland, in Denmark, in Holland, even in India once, someone pulled me aside to claim that their country is the happiest. I never disagree; I just simply ask, “How do you know?”<p>I’ve taken enough Stats …

The world's most haunted hotels


England's best hidden churches


These heartwarming photographs show an incredible bond between a wild lioness and the men fighting to save her species. The amazing pictures show Sirga - a 110lb lioness - and her adopted pride Valentin Gruener and Mikkel Legarth. Incredibly she

These heartwarming photographs show an incredible bond between a wild lioness and the men fighting to save her species.<p>The amazing pictures show …

Articles about 10 spectacular dream homes on - Dwell

The vacation location of choice of the Obama family, you really can't go wrong choosing to spend some downtime on the Hawaiian...<p>From gabled homes to forest dwellings, here's what to catch up on from the week.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>It's a dream for many to own a beach home, but an …

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The Best Pizza In 10 Big Cities Around The US

In celebration of National Pizza Month, the editors at Zagat shared the best pizza joints in 10 big cities around the U.S.<p>From Atlanta to Washington, D.C., here are some epically delicious pies.

10 Little Habits that Steal Your Happiness

You ultimately become what you repeatedly do. If your habits aren’t helping you, they’re hurting you. Here are a few examples of the latter that will …

Relaxing Bedroom Designs from Hulsta

Since our bedrooms are the most places where we seek comfort away from the crowds of life, then we must make sure to make them simple, practical all …