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29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …


These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …


27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

If you're traveling in the US, cities like New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago are probably on the top of your list of places to see. Outside of big cities, however, there are also tons of smaller, underrated destinations that are totally worth a trip.<p>We asked our colleagues for their favorite, …

National Parks

14 weird brain exercises that could actually make you smarter

Giving your brain new experiences will keep it healthier. Try these mini mental workout exercises to prevent memory loss and sharpen your mind.<p>'Neurobic' exercises are like cross-training for your brain<p>Giving your brain new experiences that combine physical senses—vision, smell, touch, taste, and …

The Brain

Here Are 365 Beaches — One for Every Day in 2018

A beach for every day, to feed your wanderlust in 2018.<p>Antigua has a saying, that it has 365 beaches — one for every day of the year. But while you …


19 Comfy, Travel-friendly Shoes Made for Walkin'

A favorite among the likes of Kate Middleton and Emma Watson, the Superga Cotu sneaker (from $65) has been a go-to for travelers for decades. This …

4 Conversational Habits That Successful People Always Practice |

<i>How do I become well spoken? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Jane Chin (陳盈錦), President, Medical Science Liaison Institute, on Quora:</b><p><b>The first key to being well spoken is making</b> …

Public Speaking

Our Kids are More Stressed Than We Realize—Use This Practice to Bring Them Peace

4.3K<p>SHARES<p>According to a 2010 American Psychological Association’s (APA) Stress in America Survey, almost a third of children studied reported that …


This Vacation Rentals Site Is Like Airbnb for People Who Love Architecture

Vacation planning offers a welcome escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Services like Airbnb help to foster these getaways by letting you live like a local in an area home. And sometimes, these accommodations are the best part of the trip. Building on this idea is PlansMatter, a …


These 10 Great Online Specialty Food Stores Have Everything

From saffron to heirloom corn tortillas and really, really good grits—we've got just the place.<p>Once upon a time in a pre-kale era, before we were mixing miso into our pastas and topping our toast with kimchi, iceberg was the standard lettuce and fresh ginger was nowhere to be seen (or so says my …


5 Under-the-Radar Italian Vacation Destinations

5 Ways to Calm the Chaos in Your Life

Busy is the new rich. We have come to equate being busy, overwhelmed and living in chaos with the notion that, "I am important. I matter!" It feels like a fast moving stream, and we are unconsciously being swept away!<p>Life is so rich, stimulating and amazing; opportunities and activities are …


Our Favorite Cruise Lines: Gold List 2016

Start planning your next cruise vacation here, with the 2016 Gold List of our favorite cruise lines.<p>Windstar Cruises<p>Windstar doubled its fleet in 2015 adding three power yachts to its three iconic sailing ships. Itineraries on Windstar’s small ship cruises take guests to the Caribbean, Costa Rica & …

Brownie Recipes That'll Make You Weak In The Knees

No matter how many French macarons or buttercream cupcakes we swoon over (and consume), nothing can take the special place in our hearts that's reserved for brownies. While brownies require no actual pastry-baking skills -- 5-year-old kids can make them with nothing more than a bowl and a plastic …


7 Habits For 7 Days That Will Ensure 365 Days of Happiness

Do you want to be happy?That's a question everybody would in unison answer with a resounding 'yes" to.We all want to be happy and try every day to …


Wells Fargo Conversations

Across generations, retirement is the #1 reason why people are investing. Beyond that, priorities vary.<p>Continue adding to your retirement savings …

Deepak Chopra how to be mindful

Fifteen Minutes<p>Some people don't realize they are biological robots, Deepak Chopra says, but they are.<p>"They are machines. There is no difference between you and your computer," the award-winning author and physician told Business Insider this week while promoting the new documentary he's in, …


10 Things to Remember When You Feel Unsure of Yourself

<i>It’s not what you say out loud to everyone else that determines your life – it’s what you whisper to yourself that has the greatest power.</i>If you feel …


First supermoon of 2015 – in pictures

The sight of a perigee moon happens when the moon is full and makes its closest approach to Earth. The next supermoons will be on 28 September and 27 October


Top 10 Tips for Capturing the Spirit of Prague

By College Tourist; Author: Marilyn La Jeunesse, New York University<p><b>Proof that you can experience the true nature of a city by visiting it's tourist traps.</b><p>In a world where people live fast-paced lives, and the buildings around us become bigger and shinier, it's nice to find a place with a sense of …

European Travel

Memory Jar: Every time you take a vacation, find a rock write a favorite memory on it, then place it in the memory jar when you get back home.


Artist Drills Coconuts into Lamps That Shine Gorgeous Patterns of Lights

Artist Vainius Kubilius carefully crafts lamps that project visually exciting and exotic patterns of light on adjacent walls. Unlike your typical light designer, Kubilius doesn't simply work with metals and manmade materials. Instead, this creative innovator incorporates coconuts into his products, …

Home Decorating

Places You Need to Visit Before They Disappear

An old saying goes, "the only thing constant is change" and indeed the world is changing all the time. From the moment the earth was formed, it's been changing ever since. Ice ages, mass migrations, climate change, the list goes on; change is constant.<p>In today's world though, scientists are raising …

Climate Change

5 Japanese Beaches That You're REALLY Missing Out On

<i>by Katherine LaGrave, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Alamy<p>Southeast Asia may get all the love when it comes to tropical beaches, but on Japan's southern islands of Okinawa Prefecture, picturesque white-sand beaches draw locals year-round. Here, you'll find average annual temperatures of 74 degrees, and more …


Behind the Scenes with Europe’s It Girls

We tagged along with <i>W</i>’s contributing European editor as he styled some of the world’s chicest socialites in Italy, Spain, France, and Belgium.


8 evocative images that’ll make you fall in love with street photography

<b>Editor’s note:</b> Wikipedia’s definition of street photography is, in part, photography that “features the human condition within public places.” This …

Street Photography

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …


Europe's 8 Most Picturesque Towns

From the islands of the Mediterranean to the peaks of the Alps, Europe's postcard-perfect towns continue to inspire travelers with distinct architecture preserved from 1,000 years ago. Filled with plenty of charm, many of these treasured areas contain historic ruins, cobblestone streets, and …