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Inside Vietnam's astonishing caves on a local tour

Since Son Doong, the world’s biggest cave, opened to visitors in 2013, tourism has soared, but locals around Phong Nha are keen to protect the area and promote community homestays and tours<p>Uy Jang Jong doesn’t look much like a caveman. Instead of a stocky, hairy figure in animal skins, he is slim …

Morning Habits That Shape Your Whole Day

What you do in the morning contributes greatly to the tone of your day. When we roll out of bed after hitting snooze 15 times and neglect to plan for what's ahead, we throw up a prayer for chaos into the ether — and more than likely, chaos is what we will get.<p>There have been posts written about the …

Success

7 Language Hacks to Learn Any Language Faster

Over the years here at Lifehack, we’ve discussed plenty of apps that you can use to improve your overall productivity.<p>There are certain ones that …

How To Learn In 2 Days What Normally Takes 6 Months

Research has found that having clarity about your goals is essential to having motivation to achieve those goals.<p>If you’re not clear on what you’re …

How To Learn And Master Any Skill Twice As Fast, According To Science

Whether you're trying to be pro at Photoshop, or step up your tennis game, or master a dueling banjo song, you're probably dutifully following the age-old advice that practice makes perfect.<p>However, contrary to popular belief, doing the same thing over and over again might not be the most efficient …

Short-Term Memory

Forget About Setting Goals. Focus On This Instead.

We all have things that we want to achieve in our lives -- getting into the better shape, building a successful business, raising a wonderful family, writing a best-selling book, winning a championship, and so on.<p>And for most of us, the path to those things starts by setting a specific and …

Wall Street

Renowned Harvard Psychologist Says ADHD is Largely a Fraud

Contributing writer for Wake Up World<p>Viewed by academics as one of the most influential psychologists of the 20th century, Jerome Kagan ranked above …

Mental Health

22 clothing items every man should own before he turns 30

We've rounded up 22 of the most important essentials that every guy should have by the time he turns the big three-oh.<p>If you're approaching or over 30, it might be time to go shopping.

Clothing

Debunking Credit Card Myths: Does Canceling a Card I Don’t Use Help My Credit Score?

It’s no surprise that travel rewards credit cards get quite a bit of coverage here at TPG. Taking advantage of top sign-up bonuses and strategically …

Know Thy Time: Peter Drucker’s Strategy To Become More Effective

The reason I research productivity is simple. I think that a productive life equals a happy life.<p>Also, if you’re more productive than average people, …

Goodbye nine to five, hello work-life balance

Employees want flexibility and freedom from outdated work practices. For this to happen, organisations must empathise with the individual behind the output<p>So many of our current working patterns are hugely outdated. The idea of “nine to five” was conceived during the industrial revolution, prior to …

Work-life Balance

Skyrocketing Your Success: 5 Lessons From Millionaire Entrepreneurs

When you’re looking for an idea for a business, there is never a shortage of people eager to impart their ideas. In fact, as soon as entrepreneurs announce we’re pursuing an entrepreneurial endeavor, friends come out of the woodwork to offer perspective, parents insist on weighing in, and we’re …

Here’s What You Should Post on Snapchat if You’re a Business Owner or Entrepreneur

Snapchat, the shiny social media platform, has consumers and marketers itching to exploit it. Don’t get me wrong: As a digital marketer, I understand …

Xavier Niel explains 42: the coding university without teachers, books, or tuition

<i>42</i> is the answer to the ultimate questions about life, the universe, and everything. At least that’s what it is in Douglas Adams’ science fiction classic <i>The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy</i>. And for French entrepreneur Xavier Niel, 42 was the perfect name for the innovative coding school he founded …

It’s Time to Stop Trying to Do it All

<i>The Fortune 500 Insiders Network is an online community where top executives from the Fortune 500 share ideas and offer leadership advice with</i> …

How Millennials Are Changing The Way Companies Build Brands

Brands better pay attention to millennials and their values. This generation is the largest group of consumers in the U.S., topping 75 million as of 2015 and wielding $170 billion per year in purchasing power. Central to millennials’ priorities are technology (especially if it’s mobile), online and …

Choose a Challenge: 5 Ways to Trick Yourself Into Saving Money

There's a lot of power in the concept of the personal challenge. Even those who self-describe as the 'laziest' among us can find the motivation and …

Personal Finance

Turn This Kitchen Accessory into a Small Space Indoor Garden

As someone who grew up on farm land in New Jersey and now lives in a room that’s 11 ft by 11 ft, I am slowly getting used to small space living. It wasn’t until I started living on my own in an apartment with roommates that I realized it’s hard to find space for indoor floor plants, let alone room …

The one hack you need to truly stop procrastinating

Right now. No, really, don’t wait until tomorrow. This simple formula could bring you a lot more success.<p>Does this sound familiar: You start the day with a long to-do list and several deadlines to meet. At the end of the day, you’re not sure where the time went, but you definitely didn’t cross a …

Procrastination

How America's rich betrayed their fellow citizens

In the past, wealth came with responsibility. Today’s rich avoid taxes, military service, and charitable giving. No wonder we’re seeing a populist backlash<p>The author F Scott Fitzgerald once wrote that the “rich are different than you and me”.<p>Fitzgerald’s observation rings especially true today. The …

13 more European cities you never thought to visit (but really should)