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31 Mini Pie Recipes to Try This Fall

They say that good things come in small packages, and when it comes to mini pies , it’s definitely true. Whether sweet or savory, these 31 picks are just perfect for dressing up your appetizer and dessert displays during Thanksgiving , or any upcoming fall gathering. Some of them are even so …

Moorea Is The World's Most Beautiful Island You've Never Heard Of

It almost doesn't look real.<p>Just northwest of Tahiti lies another island that's part of French Polynesia, and despite how utterly stunning it is, chances are you've never heard of it.<p>Surrounded by a bright blue lagoon, the volcanically formed island of Moorea was rated as the third-best island in …

Photo Manipulation

10 Questions That Will Transform Your Life

<i>This article was originally published on Completed Thoughts.</i><p>Have you ever asked yourself questions like these?<p>"Why do I have to get up so early?"<br>• "Why is this happening to me?"<br>• "I'm screwed, aren't I?"<br>• "Why is life so hard?"<br>• "I should just give up, shouldn't I?<p>If you are like the average person, you …

Happiness

7 Surprising Brain Hacks to Build Enormous Confidence

Are you ever held back by a lack of confidence? Does this prevent you from achieving your goals and becoming ultimately successful?<p>I’ve collected the …

Entrepreneurs: 10 Things You Should Know About Patents

Once inspiration hits an inventor or entrepreneur, <b>the race is on</b> to patent the idea, put together a prototype, start manufacturing, and get it out on …

9. Element Cube - The World In The Palm Of Your Hand

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1536286486/the-element-cube-62-elements-1-cube?ref=discovery This one isn€™t exactly useful unless you need a …

5 ways you are destroying your love life

Thriving relationships require ongoing attention. And when the flame starts to flicker, it's time to re-evaluate if your actions are in line with …

Relationships

What I Wish I Knew Before I Got Married

A colleague at work is getting married. To celebrate and send her off in style, we spent part of a recent team meeting offering our best wedding day advice. Some people were sentimental and heartfelt, others were funny, and still others veered toward the practical.<p>I stayed silent, offering no …

20 books Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone should read

He wanted his selections to focus on "different cultures, beliefs, histories, and technologies."<p>"Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today," Zuckerberg wrote on his personal Facebook page. "I'm looking forward to shifting more of my media …

4 Daily Habits That Lead To Success

Yes, making your bed every morning can help you live a more successful and productive life.<p>Can making your bed in the morning and keeping a to-do list get you closer to the life you want to lead? Sociologist Dr. Randall Bell, author of the upcoming book <i>Rich Habits Rich Life: The Four Cornerstones</i> …

4 strategies for remembering everything you learn

• Knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• Knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kind of skips one of them, which is problematic, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

University of California

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Costa Rica

How Drug Trafficking Conspiracy Laws Put Regular People in Prison for Life

If you rub elbows with big-time drug dealers, you can get sentenced to decades behind bars thanks to laws passed at the height of the drug panic in the 1980s.<p>In 2013, a cow wandered off a North Dakota man's farm. While preparing to search for the wayward animal, the man and his female companion …

Crime

8 Moves to Make Your Pancake Butt Pop

You won't even recognize your booty.<p>PSA to any women who's dreamed of having a bigger, rounder butt: You don't need to settle for the buns you're born with.<p>Give your backside some sexy pop (and strength!) with the workout below, designed by fitness trainer, health coach, and fitness model Elizabeth …

Jeb Bush is erasing history: Why his comments about Black Americans are even worse than you thought | Salon.com

7 Places You Can Learn to Speak Another Language for Free

Here are the best places I've found to learn a foreign language.<p>Learning a new language is no easy task. Thankfully, there are an endless number of resources and technologies to help you quickly and effectively learn a different language. And while that's really awesome, it also presents a new …

21 ways rich people think differently than the average person

That's what Napoleon Hill preached in his bestselling 1937 book "Think and Grow Rich," the culmination of his intensive study of more than 500 self-made millionaires.<p>Self-made millionaire Steve Siebold, who has interviewed 1,200 of the world's wealthiest people during the past three decades, …

Self-improvement

7 Parenting Mistakes Everyone Makes But No One Talks About

As parents, we all want the best for our kids. But we all make mistakes. And while parenting mistakes may not be brought up at birthday parties and …

Parenting

5 Ways to Cure Chronic Procrastination

Here's how to start redirecting your energy from mood-fixing, goal-derailing activities and get yourself back on track.<p>New research from Stockholm University has confirmed that procrastination isn’t just a time-management issue. In this study, researchers found that emotional reasons are often a …

Professor: The mistake I’ve been making for 25 years — and how a ‘stupid’ e-mail made me realize it

Here is a rather unusual post, an admission of by cognitive scientist Daniel Willingham, a professor of psychology at the University of Virginia, where he has taught since 1992. Until about 2000, his research focused on the brain basis of learning and memory, and today, it concerns the application …

17 biblical rules for marriage the Kim Davis set chooses to ignore

<b>(AP/Timothy D. Easley)</b><p>Evangelicals conveniently forget the Good Book encourages polygamy and prohibits unions between Gentiles and Jews<p>Valerie Tarico<p>September 16, 2015 8:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Some people believe that Kentucky—or even all of America—should be subject …

New Testament

The Friendliest Cities in the World

While Reykjavík rounded out <i>Travel + Leisure's</i> 2016 list of the friendliest cities in the World, Iceland ranked third on the World Happiness Index …

New Zealand

7 Hobbies Science Says Will Make You Smarter

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For a long time, it was believed that people are born with a given level of intelligence and the best we could do in life was to live up to our potential. Scientists have now proven that we can actually <i>increase</i> our potential and enjoy …

The Brain

This Man Is Serving More Than 13 Years In Prison Over Two Joints' Worth Of Marijuana

"We live in a world where people who are living in disadvantaged environments face challenges and situations that seem to never turn out as they do for people in more privileged and un-challenged neighborhoods."<p>This summer, Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal (R) signed a bill that significantly decreases …

Meet Your Matcha: 10 Recipes to Make This Summer

Have you tried matcha yet? Matcha tea is the highest grade green tea you can buy. The name matcha literally means “powdered tea.” Unlike traditional …

Africa's billionaire boom: The 13 tycoons whose wealth has exploded in the last four years

And that's benefiting a small number of already incredibly wealthy individuals — Africa's growing contingent of billionaires.<p>We looked at Forbes' African rich list from 2011 and compared it to the 2015 list of African billionaires. We stripped out those who hadn't become billionaires in the …

Write Anything Beautifully

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Web Design