Lifestyle

Meet a traveller: Robbie Shone, cave explorer and photographer

April 10, 2018

Down a dark, dark tunnel, in a dark, dark cavern, you’ll find Robbie Shone, camera poised to capture what lies beneath the earth’s surface. For many, the idea of venturing into an abyss is heart stopping, but this subterranean shutterbug has made it his business to brave the unknown and, literally, bring to light some […]

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Here’s How to Address Your Immigration Status While Job Searching

April 10, 2018

No immigrant working in the U.S. can ignore the frenzied debates taking place in Washington, D.C. lately. Will spouses of H-1B visa holders lose authorization to work in the U.S.? Will politicians gut the Optional Practical Training (OPT) program that gives international students opportunities to work here before and after they graduate? Who will be the winners and losers if […]

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185 Powerful Verbs That Will Make Your Resume Awesome

April 2, 2018

Led… Handled… Managed… Responsible for… Most resume bullet points start with the same words. Frankly, the same tired old words hiring managers have heard over and over—to the point where they’ve lost a lot of their meaning and don’t do much to show off your awesome accomplishments. So, let’s get a little more creative, shall we? Next time […]

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Obesity a Risk in School Lunch Lines

April 2, 2018

Middle school students who buy lunch at school are more likely to be obese than students who bring lunch from home. Obese sixth graders pack on the pounds in much the same manner as their adult counterparts — too much TV, poor dietary habits, and too little physical activity. And school lunches appear to be […]

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One injection could kill cancer

March 26, 2018

Scientists experimenting with an innovative treatment for cancer have now devised a targeted injection that has already successfully eliminated tumors in mice. Could one shot administered directly to a solid tumor mark the end of cancer? Research devising more effective treatments for all types of cancer has been abundant over the past few years, offering new […]

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Four ways to experience the beaches of Fort Myers & Sanibel

March 24, 2018

Once only the domain of locals and snowbirds-in-the-know, Fort Myers & Sanibel is fast becoming a destination in its own right and a worthy alternative to the higher price tags and maddening crowds of Florida’s mainstream tourist draws Flanked by gorgeous white-sand beaches, the region packs a punch for natural beauty, boasting noteworthy state parks […]

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How to Lose 50 Pounds

March 23, 2018

Losing 50 pounds is a robust but achievable goal. Learn how counting calories, exercise, and other weight-loss strategies can help you drop the weight. Losing 50 pounds is one of those life goals that seems both reasonable and a little bit intimidating. Rest assured that you can do it if you take a strategic approach […]

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How a Little Gratitude Can Help You Get Ahead at Work

March 23, 2018

Thanksgiving is just days away—and in between thoughts of casserole recipes and how to navigate your annual family dinner, you’re probably also thinking about all you have to be grateful for. According to Alison Green from Ask a Manager, this is the perfect time to let your co-workers know how much you appreciate them—and why. “Showing […]

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Cantabria: discovering Spain’s little-visited north coast

March 22, 2018

Sitting pretty on the Iberian Peninsula’s north coast, tiny Cantabria offers a completely different vision of Spain. Still largely unknown to outsiders – Spanish tourists here outnumber foreigners 4 to 1 – this invitingly green region offers astounding variety in a relatively small space. Tucked away in Cantabria’s lush landscapes are some of the world’s […]

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Bonaire waters offer loads of family fun

March 22, 2018

Just 50 miles north of Venezuela and, importantly, well south of the Caribbean hurricane belt most prone to storms, lies Bonaire, one of the Dutch ‘ABC islands’ that also include Aruba and Curaçao. Uncrowded, peaceful and boasting 365 days of sunny skies, Bonaire is famously one of the world’s most outstanding and kid-friendly destinations for […]

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