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17 Delicious International Snacks You Can Buy on Amazon

Snack your way across the globe without leaving the house.<p>One of the great things about traveling is the discovery of local cuisine. If you ask us, …

Snacks

2 Artificial Intelligence Uses You Need to Know About (And 3 Companies to Invest In)

Image source: Getty Images.<p>The artificial intelligence (AI) market is expected to balloon to $36.8 billion by 2025, up from just $644 million last year.<p>AI, like other tech segments, can seem like a hazy idea that offers lots of opportunities, but not much clarity on where to begin investing.So to …

8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading from …

Self-improvement

The Downsides of Being Very Emotionally Intelligent

Gemma is extremely caring and sensitive. She pays a great deal of attention to others’ emotions and is kind and considerate. Gemma is also quite optimistic. She is usually upbeat and remains positive even in the face of bad news. Her colleagues love working with her because they see her as a beacon …

If someone gave you $10 right now, what would you do with it?

I asked before, “If someone handed you $10 right now, what would you do with it? Would you decide to spend it right away? Or would you stash it away? …

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

Learning

Living on water: Are waterborne cities more resistant to climate change?

<b>(CNN) —</b> By the year 2050 about 70% of the world's population of 10 billion people will be living in cities, according to the United Nations.<p>The question is, will there be enough land to go around?<p>Not according to Jason Pomeroy -- founder of Singapore-based green architecture firm Pomeroy Studio -- …

This Digital Loom is More Than Just a Desktop Fabric Printer—It's the Future of DIY Fashion

An artist is developing a desktop loom to make fabric production hands on.<p>What if, instead of going shopping for new clothes, you can just download fabric patterns and weave clothing from your home computer? That’s one of the possibilities suggested by the open-source desktop, Jacquard loom that …

This Little Girl's Note to Herself Proves Her Dad Is Nailing Parenting

She clearly has been listening to his words of wisdom.<p>As a parent, you do your best to discipline your kids. But, so often you can't help but wonder …

Parenting

DIY - Wood Greenhouse - Quiet Corner

If you want to build a construction to store your plants during the cold winters or to grow your own vegetables, we will show you all you need to …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Artist's Tender Illustrations Show The Kind Of Father She Wishes She'd Had

"I hope fathers will see how important they are in their kids' lives."<p>Ukrainian artist Snezhana Soosh believes father-daughter relationships can be truly magical. That's the inspiration behind her series of illustrations that depict the bond between a dad and his little girl.<p>From playing board …

Autistic Artist Paints the Colors of Emotion

San Diego-based synesthete Jeremy Sicile-Kira’s first-ever curated exhibition, 'Inner Dimensions,' opens tonight at Space4Art in San Diego.<p>Jeremy Sicile-Kira is a nonverbal autistic artist with synesthesia. He paints with the colors of emotions: “Color is evident in everything to me,” Sicile-Kira …

6 Relationship Habits All Really Happy Couples Have

We all tend to fall into a routine in long-term relationships.<p>We make habits and rituals as a couple that help shape and define our lives together. Perhaps it's going to breakfast on a Saturday morning, one partner making the bed while the other makes coffee, or a particular way of celebrating a …

Self-confidence

Humans Evolved to Believe In God, This Theory Argues

More than eight in ten people worldwide believe in some form of religion.<p>More than eight in ten people worldwide have some sort of religious belief, according to a Pew Research Center study. Approximately one third of those people are Christian.<p>Even though the percentage of people who identify as …

10 awesome cities you can fly to for dirt-cheap this spring

This spring, new routes from major carriers like American, JetBlue, United, and Virgin America will mean big savings on service both in the U.S. and abroad.<p>Here are the 10 routes with the best potential for bargains.

Virgin America

The Most Beautiful, Little-Known Spots in the American West

<i>By: Jay Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: Zack Frank/Shutterstock</i><p>Yeah, we get it. You've ogled Yosemite's Half Dome. You've bathed in Yellowstone's Old Faithful. But just because you live-tweeted your Aspen ski vacation or your family trip to the Grand Canyon doesn't mean you've seen the American West. Because you …

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7 Affordable Countries to Travel to This Year

We all have excuses for not traveling. This year, though, cost is less of a factor.<p>The reason: The U.S. dollar is at its strongest in more than a …

South America

Cute cat with kittens pictures. Why do cats purr? | Food, Beautiful, Funny

<b>Why do cats purr?</b><p>It is hard to imagine without a cat purring. Sometimes, of course, that the cat is not very often purrs due to the peculiarities of …

Here's how much money you make in the 'sexiest job of the 21st century'

"It isn't a big surprise," Dr. Andrew Chamberlain, Glassdoor's chief economist, told Business Insider. "It's one of the hottest and fastest growing jobs we're seeing right now."<p>According to Glassdoor, data scientists earn a base pay of <b>$116,840 a year</b>, on average.<p>Here's how much they rake in, on …

Computer Science

How I learned 5 languages in one year

Last year was incredibly busy, but productive and fun.<p>My little daughter had just turned two. She was enrolled in early development programs with a <i>"Kindergarten is Too Late"</i> approach. We had no nannies or grannies to help clean our apartment or feed a hungry husband (a standard set of …

Language Learning

The World's Largest Abandoned Building Is the 'Hotel of Doom' in North Korea

Cozy.<p>In 1987, workers began constructing what would be the tallest hotel in the world in Pyongyang, North Korea. The frame was finished two years later—a little behind schedule, the structure was supposed to open in 1989. Then in 1992, after the collapse of ally and backer the Soviet Union, work …

Beyoncé-Approved, Healthy Super Bowl Recipes

Remember that time Jay Z and Beyoncé went vegan? The pair publicized their 22-day vegan, organic cleanse and came out of it with a brand-new business—Beyoncé partnered with the exercise physiologist Marco Borges on a meal delivery service named after the number of days it took her to complete the …

29 Perfect Looks To Copy This February

For only having 28 days (or 29, like this year), February packs a serious amount of sartorial pressure. It's Valentine's Day. Then, Fashion Week. …

Clothing

11 Things Divorce Experts Wish You Knew Before You Got Married

These tips could save your relationship—or at least help you bounce back if it's ending.<p>Divorce lawyers, mediators, and financial planners get a front-row seat to all sorts of situations—from easy-to-navigate, amicable separations to crazy contentious splits. So it's safe to assume they've learned …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

Adventure<p>This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the …

National Parks

17 Reasons to Stop Following Fashion Trends

Any fashion conscious person knows that apparel speak louder than attitude<p>But not all of us are fashionistas<p>Some of us just like to wear whatever the we want<p>Should we feel bad about that? Just because the rest of the world is practically slaving over fashion trends? No.<p>I know we've all had those …

Mastering Love and Relationships - Part 1: Prepare Yourself

<b>In Short:</b><p>"Before anything else, preparation is the key to success."<p>Alexander Graham Bell<p>Any experienced practitioner of mindfulness will tell you the importance of first preparing yourself to sit for a meditation. Without preparation, your practice will feel much more difficult than it needs to …

Relationships