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​25 Milestones Every New Cyclist Can’t Wait to Hit

Ah, to be a new cyclist. Every ride presents an opportunity for a personal record, a new road or trail to explore, and fitness to be gained. As a new rider, you might have specific events you’re working toward completing, like a first gran fondo or triathlon. Alternatively, after riding with more …

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How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

How to Be Happier Without Really Trying

You are already a happiness expert. Seriously. You’re just a bit inconsistent.<p>You already do a lot of things that researchers recommend for increased …

Happiness

Why Tea Addicts Go Crazy for Pu-Erh

In the war on rot, aging food is a tactical retreat. We can't beat nature at its own game, so we join it, and let microbes have their way with meat or cheese in the hopes of developing deeper, more complex flavors than the fresh versions can offer.<p>There's less rot involved when we age drinks like …

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Who Crashed China’s Stock Market?

Beijing’s top five scapegoats, from journalists to hedge funds to the U.S. federal reserve<p>China’s stock markets continue to stumble, despite the massive stimulus that the government has unleashed to prop them up. The Shanghai benchmark index fell by 1.23 percent Tuesday, after closing down slightly …

Why being an accidental millionaire doesn't make you feel rich

One in 65 people may now be millionaires, but as Tanith Carey has discovered, the lifestyle's not what it used to be...<p>If I had been told when I was a little girl that I would grow up to be a millionaire, I would have assumed I was destined for a life of luxury - that, in the words of the Frank …

Why Rudeness At Work Is So Contagious

The more psychologists learn about how rudeness spreads, the more workplaces need to adjust to defend against it.<p>Most offices have policies in place to stop sexual harassment, abuse, and other problems in the workplace. And rightly so.<p>But smaller-scale issues can do major damage if they’re left …

The Workplace

Turns Out Sarcastic People Really Are Better at Everything

Maybe it's okay to be that guy in the office.<p>You know that annoying coworker who always rolls his eyes or cracks wise on the job? Don't be surprised if he gets promoted over you. <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reports that a new study, published in the journal <i>Organizational Behavior and Human Decision</i> …

Tesla Model S P85D breaks Consumer Reports' test scale

Stop me if you think you've think that you've heard this one before.<p>The Tesla Model S is the best-performing new car in Consumer Reports' history. The Palo Alto auto maker's Model S P85D acquitted itself so well that it broke CR's testing scale, forcing the publication to recalibrate its future …

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"Come get the best anchovies around! Anchovies caught in warm water between July and September taste the best!" The above is something you might hear being shouted out at the Jungbu Market. It has been around since 1957 and is the country’s biggest stock fish market. It specializes in dried products including dried fish, dried seaweed and snacks. More specifically, you can find: dried filefish fillets, pollack, squid, anchovies, yellow corbinas, laver, a bit of processed fish products and more. You can expect to get up to 30% off at this market which has over 1000 vendors. The cool thing about these shops is that they only sell a couple of items each. This makes comparing quality and price easy. The market opens around midnight and stays open until about 4 pm. However, it is best to get there before 2 pm as the market goes quiet towards the end of the day. Hours: 12:00 am - 16:00 pm (Varies from shop to shop), Closed on Sundays How to get there: Euljiro 4-ga Station. Subway Lines 2 or 5. Exit 8. Walk straight and turn left at the big junction about 200 meters away. Walk straight and it is on the left.

Seoul Subway Stops Line 4-Myeong-dong One stop on Subway Line 4 that is a must is the Myeong-dong shopping area. This place is full of street and store vendors with fashionable goods everywhere. If you beauty products, look no further as you will find many here. We will post a more detailed album shortly. How to get there: Myeongdong Station. Subway Line 4. Exit 6.

This may not be what you typically think of when you think of Seoul but you can find awesome parks in the city. The Seocho Park for Culture and Art is located the east end of Yangjae Citizen’s Forest. and features an outdoor gallery where forests and sculptures are harmonized. Yangjae Citizens’ Forest was created in 1986 ahead of that year's Asian Games and the 1988 Seoul Olympics. It features over 70 different species of tree including: zelkova, maple and pine trees and has sports facilities for volleyball, tennis, a barefoot walking area, a memorial to Yun Bong-gil and a wedding hall. Yes, you can get married here, too. Above all, the forest is considered an excellent resource for conservation and education as well as being a popular picnic destination with Seoulites. How to get there : Gangnam Stn. Subway line 2. Exit 6. Or Yangjae Stn. Subway Line 3. Exit 7. Then take a bus and get off at the Citizens’ Forest bus stop: Blue bus : 140, 440, 470, 471, 421, 405, 441 Red Bus : 9404, 9409, 9510, 9801, 9901, 9408, 9503, 9711