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‘Why Am I So Lazy?’

<b>Dear Polly,</b><p>Why am I so lazy? As long as I can remember, I’ve always done as little as possible to still get the job done, to still get the A, to get …

Self-help

U.S. Passport Changes Are Coming in 2018

The little book will stay blue, don't worry.<p>Americans have applied for passports en masse this year—more than 21 million new little blue books were projected, says the State Department—and the number is expected to match that in 2018.<p>Why the rush? A lot of passports were up for renewal: Remember in …

U.S. State Department

time applicants and all children can apply early and avoid the rush! New events will be added every Monday.

This old drug was free. Now it’s $109,500 a year.

By Carolyn Y. Johnson<p>, Reporter<p>For decades, Don Anderson of Seattle has been taking the same drug to help control the temporary bouts of immobility and muscle weakness caused by a rare and frightening genetic illness called periodic paralysis.<p>“It's like putting a 50-pound pack on your back and …

Starbucks just released their holiday collection, and we're buying all the things because we have no chill

Starbucks has been on a roll with their colorful fall cups and festive tumblers, and they’re not slowing down for the 2017 holiday season. Though …

Mocha Walnut Cookies for Caffeine Lovers

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°F. Melt 1/2 cup chocolate chips over hot (not boiling) water. Stir until smooth; cool to room temperature.<p>Step 2<p>In a small …

China’s impossible engineering feat

Suspended 565m above China’s remote south-west mountains, the Beipanjiang Bridge took decades to construct and has revolutionised bridge-building around the world.<p><i>Join over three million BBC Travel fans by liking us on</i> <i>Facebook</i><i>, or follow us on</i> <i>Twitter</i> <i>and</i> <i>Instagram</i><i>.</i><p><i>If you liked this story,</i> <i>sign up for</i> …

Engineering

Europe Travel: 10 Charming Villages for a Romantic Getaway

Europe’s most charming villages are at the heart of a fairytale story—gorgeous views, colorful scenery, and port-side, romantic stays against a …

Smog Free Bicycle would tackle China pollution with pedal power

With its Smog Free Tower up and running and already making inroads into Beijing's infamous smog, Studio Roosegaarde is now looking to expand its …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

7 of the World's Most Stunning and Scenic Train Rides

A terrific form of travel that will never go out of style.<p>Just because we have planes and cars doesn't mean the good old-fashioned train ride is obsolete. While many folks still use the train for urban commutes — and light rail tracks for even more — the world's web of longer train tracks offer all …

Movies That Will Inspire You to Travel

From our Instagram feeds to our book club picks to blogs like yours truly, travel inspiration can be uncovered anywhere. Movies, too, can trigger …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Women Turn Out in Force Around the World: Pictures

Donald Trump

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Tattoo Bracelets Are About to Become Your New Favorite Accessory

Whether you are a proponent of arm candy or prefer a single, delicate accessory, bracelets are a beautiful way to incorporate pizzazz and style into your look. And if you're fond of tattoos, you can permanently add this piece of jewelry to your wrist. Elegant bracelet tattoos can be customized …

Exercise Changed This Neuroscientist’s Life And Now She Wants To Change Yours

New research is increasingly discovering the benefits of physical exercise for the brain.<p>Devoted to solving intricate physiological questions about the brain for almost her entire adult life, Wendy Suzuki, a neuroscientist at New York University, was proud of her work. But the long hours dedicated …

The Brain

The Art of the Scarf: From Classic Knots and Chic Neckties, to Stylish Turbans, Makeshift Bags, and More | Shopswell

The Art of the Scarf: From Classic Knots and Chic Neckties, to Stylish Turbans, Makeshift Bags, and More - Libby VanderPloeg<p>share<p>$10.70<p>Buy from Amazon<p>…

The 5-minute hack that will calm your mind and gut in any situation

The fact that your brain is in constant conversation with your gut isn’t exactly new intel. Your belly’s wellbeing can have a direct affect on your …

Booking website offers travellers 'hidden city flights' for a fraction of the cost

It may not have endeared them to airline companies … but a booking website says its service for unlocking “hidden city flights” can save travellers up to 80% on the cost of trips.<p>Skiplagged searches deep within airline websites to find what are known as “point beyond tickets”, which can yield …

How Olivia Newton-John Found True Love at 59: 'You're Never Too Old'

Olivia Newton-John has that Sandy feeling.<p>“He’s incredibly smart and compassionate. He says yes to everything, he says yes to life!” the iconic …

Breast Cancer

15 Small New England Towns You Need to Visit ASAP

Because this region is known for a lot more than its stunning fall foliage.<p>Because New England basically invented the idea of the charming …

Made In China: A Look Inside The Life Of A Factory Worker

Meet the people that make our clothing, from our friends at Remake<p><i>Remake is building a conscious shopper movement, unmasking the humans who make our clothes through video stories and providing readers with sustainable fashion alternatives to current trends through style guides and their Instagram.</i> …

Village Without Roads Uses Canals to Maneuver Along Its Fairy Tale-Like Landscape

Tucked away in the rural Netherlands is Giethoorn, a picturesque village that’s earned the nickname “Dutch Venice” because it lacks roads or any form of modern transportation. To get around, you travel the old-fashioned way—via canals or on foot across one of its 176 bridges.<p>The peaceful setting, …

Chinese police to patrol streets of Rome, Milan | CNN Travel

Hermès is releasing five new Apple Watch band colors

And they aren't cheap<p>Hermès will release new Apple Watch straps in four different colors on April 19th, according to a report from <i>Elle Australia</i>. The French fashion house will introduce four new colors: white, sapphire blue, peacock blue, and fire orange, the traditional Hermès color. This is the …

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik’s Wanton Weekend in Naples

Sweet and girlish—but with an unruly rock-’n’-roll history, too—plaids are a winning move for model Gigi Hadid’s sojourn to Naples with her real-life boyfriend, pop heartthrob Zayn Malik.

6 New York tips from Waldorf Astoria's Michael Romei | CNN Travel

Waldorf-Astoria

Here's Why You Should Be Rushing Off to Bellport, NY Right Now

This small East Coast village has smitten the likes of royals, Instagram heavyweights, and anyone looking for a picture-perfect getaway. Here's everything you need to know about the new 'it' spot for summer.<p>Bellport, NY, lies on the South Shore of Long Island, and is the happy medium (both …

50 documentaries you need to see

Ten of the best nonfiction film-makers today choose their own favourites, from serial killer stories and studies in the horrors of war to meta pranks<p>• Storyville’s Nick Fraser on the power of the documentary form<p><b>The Texan director’s feature debut, The Act of Killing (2012), and its follow-up, The</b> …

Non-fiction

15 Intimate Photos of Couples That Prove True Love Exists

Talk about #RelationshipGoals.<p>In a world of half-night stands and Netflix and chill, photographer Natalia Mindru Photomicona wanted to prove that beautiful love stories still exist. Her ongoing photo series, "Iubiri Urbane" or "Urban Love," features portraits of couples that Mindru never met before …