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13 National Parks that you wish you have heard of sooner

Grand Canyon, Yosemite, Yellowstone, Glacier – at least one of these places probably belongs to your wish list. And that is normal; it is not only …

National Parks

Five mistakes to avoid when writing your will

As boomers prepare to transfer billions of dollars into the hands of younger generations, estate planning is becoming more important than ever – yet industry experts continue to see a number of common oversights from clients when preparing to pass along their assets.<p>Here are five common mistakes to …

33 business books every professional should read before turning 30

To help you figure out how to navigate the professional world and set yourself on the right trajectory, we've rounded up some of our favorite business books.<p>They include career guides, business memoirs, and academic research on how to maximize your time and network.<p>Here are the business books we …

BlueStacks hits a billion apps used per month and launches new mobile platform

In 2011, BlueStacks was a small company when it debuted its virtualization platform that enables people to play Android mobile apps on a PC. Now the company’s App Player has become surprisingly popular, with more than 109 million downloads of the BlueStacks player, which is used to engage with a …

Apps

15 cities you have to visit at least once, according to travelers

Condé Nast Traveler recently released the results of its annual Readers' Choice Awards.<p>This year, more than 128,000 travelers submitted millions of ratings and thousands of comments that the magazine's editors used to create lists of favorite cities, hotels, and resorts.<p>One of these lists declares …

European Travel

GOLDMAN: Here are the 16 most overpriced stocks in the market

But not every stock in the market should be expected to do well.<p>In its new quarterly chartbook for clients, Goldman Sachs' David Kostin and his team identify the stocks offering the most downside relative to Goldman analysts' price targets.<p>We picked out the 16 stocks with more than 10% downside to …

5 Ways to Achieve Workplace Zen

Take a deep breath—literally.<p>Back in the day, unwinding once the clock hit 5 P.M. meant a pow-wow with coworkers at a local watering hole.<p>But as work …

11 productivity tricks small-business owners can use to get more done every day

But your personal productivity helps determine your company's productivity, so it's crucial that you stay efficient.<p>To help you out, we scoured the web for the most practical and insightful advice on getting things done. Read on for tips on prioritizing tasks, managing digital distractions, making …

The Top 3 Before-Bed Habits For Weight-Loss Success

If your bedtime ritual is getting in the way of those skinny jeans, you're not alone! Late-night routines can ruin a day of healthy habits, winding up the scale rather than winding down your day. If you find yourself sticking to your diet throughout the day but often breaking before bed, then keep …

A digital marketing CEO explains why he left his 9 to 5 to start his own business

For me being an entrepreneur is built in, I don't have to learn how to be one, I just am one to the core. My mother recently told me that my sister is looking for an apartment but can't afford one in a certain area.<p>I told her to have her rent one in a place where she can afford it and AirBnB it …

The position you sleep in influences your personality, well-being and brain health, study finds

Most people know that a good night’s sleep is important for optimal health, but it turns out the position you sleep in plays a role as well.<p>Whether …

2015 Preview: Bathroom and Kitchen Remodeling Trends

Budgets are getting bigger as homeowners upgrade their spaces.<p>Budgets are getting bigger as homeowners upgrade their spaces.

15 apps for transforming your phone into the ultimate toolkit

From apps that makes budgeting beautiful to ones that let you know the exact minute it's going to rain, there's something for every lifestyle.<p>We've collected the best of the best in this unique mix, and we tossed in a few lesser-known surprises to show what modern apps can do.

Road Trip: British Columbia, Canada

This tour has a bit of everything: first-rate museums, strait crossings, and spectacular scenery.<p>From western Canada's waterfront cities to the Coast Mountains' glacier-draped heights, this tour has a bit of everything—first-rate museums, strait crossings, and spectacular scenery mixed with history …

Western Canada

Lack of Sleep Is Killing You and Your Career | Inc.com

Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer. According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the short-term productivity gains from skipping sleep to work are quickly washed away by the detrimental effects of sleep deprivation on your mood, ability to …

Immune System

Do What You Love Interview – Oliver Burkeman | Do What You Love

Author and journalist Oliver Burkeman wants us all to be happier. Or at least less unhappy. Or perhaps just happy-ish if that’s more realistic. Each …

Gear

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Backpacking

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

Psychology: A simple trick to improve your memory

Want to enhance your memory for facts? Tom Stafford explains a counterintuitive method for retaining information.<p>If I asked you to sit down and remember a list of phone numbers or a series of facts, how would you go about it? There’s a fair chance that you’d be doing it wrong.<p>One of the interesting …

High School

How Busy Entrepreneurs Deal With Mundane Tasks

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As exciting as the entrepreneur’s life is, you have to deal with mundane tasks. Mundane tasks are repetitive, boring, unproductive and yet necessary.<p>What do busy entrepreneurs do about these mundane tasks? Is there a way to conquer the …

10 of the Most Striking Spots in Hawaii

Discover our favorite activities in the Aloha State.<p>There are iconic spots in Hawaii that first-time visitors need to see to believe, but there are also the lesser known gems that the locals know are just as worthy of your time–especially on that second or third return trip. For a mix of both, add …

Jurassic Park

How to Avoid Drowning in Your Financials | Inc.com

Entrepreneurs don't start a business because they want to manage its finances or spend hours perusing financial statements and reports--they start a business because they have a great idea, and expertise and passion behind their idea. But, passion isn't enough to keep a business afloat. According …

Small Business

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

How Daily Meditations Can Reduce Work Stress And Increase Happiness

Picture This: Your alarm clock didn’t go off so you jump out of bed to get ready for work in 5 minutes. You spill your coffee while sitting in a traffic jam and, once you get to the office, you find out your co-worker has called in sick so you have double the workload. To top it all off, your …

How to Meditate Daily

Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned.<p>Amazingly, it’s also one of the most simple …