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5 Tips for Doing Photography from the Hip

Photographing from the hip is, quite literally, having your camera near or resting on your hip and pressing the shutter button. This photography …

Orphaned and Homeless, How This Self-Taught Techie Founded a Multi-Million Dollar Empire

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It sounds a little like <i>Charlie and the Chocolate Factory</i>: impoverished young boy -- who recalls huddling for warmth with his family under blankets come wintertime -- is afforded a singular and life-altering opportunity, all thanks to the …

Entrepreneurship

Urban Outfitters can’t grow if it keeps offending everyone except suburban American teens

Being a cool-kid brand that relies on the sympathies of jaded, snarky American teenagers can be a tough slog, especially when the brand’s cachet relies on culturally insensitive designs.<p>Urban Outfitters’s latest faux pas is a case-in-point: it had to pull a duvet cover featuring Lord Ganesh, the …

Wall Art

4 Places You Should Never Touch During Sex

<b>Her Cervix</b><p>If you reach her cervix during sex, recognize that something is wrong. Remember, this is the narrow canal that connects the vagina to the uterus—where babies grow. That isn’t a place you want to go, so don’t knock on the door.<p>For starters, it’s painful for her to have something rammed …

Vegetarian recipes brought up to date

With her quick and easy recipes that make inventive use of the once hard-to-find ingredients, Anna Jones brings unapologetically meat-free cooking well and truly up to date with her new book A Modern Way to Eat<p>Today, almost everyone you meet, of any age, is becoming super-conscious of what they eat …

Vegetarian Food

Vegetarian recipes: the really hungry burger

A modern way to cook a hearty vegetarian burger by Anna Jones<p>I had a little fight with myself over this recipe. Does a veggie burger have a place in a modern book about vegetarian food? Something about veggie burgers feels a bit ‘nut roast at brightly painted cafe wearing hemp trousers’. However, …

Failure Is Part of the Game. Getting Back Up Is the Magic Sauce. (Motiongraphic)

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Even the most successful people have failed at some point or another. Actually, scratch that -- e<i>specially</i> the most successful people have failed at some point or another. (And probably a whole lot more than you might imagine.)<p>The biggest …

Success

Meditation Isn't Just For Hippies: Here is How it Can Help Entrepreneurs

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As many successful entrepreneurs know, personal development is the basis to creating the business and lifestyle you want. If you are not removing your limiting beliefs and developing yourself, you are limiting your own growth. What is the …

Meditation

Congrats WhatsApp! Here Is How the Other 99% of Startups Get It Done

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>"Hooray, another multi-billion dollar acquisition!"<p>I’m sure most entrepreneurs didn’t wake up exclaiming that when they found out WhatsApp was purchased by Facebook. While the news is great, and we’re bound to see a few more Lamborghinis …

Small Business

3 Fun Apps That Will Make You Feel Epic

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Looking around the app stores for your iPhone or Android can feel a little like taking a drink out of a firehose. With so much variety, it can be overwhelming to decide which apps are really worth your time and money.<p>Sure, there are …

Apps

Guide to Life: Find Treasure on eBay

eBay is the internet in microcosm. The world-renowned auction site boasts over half a billion users, and total exchanges of goods this year will be …

Necktie Tips for Men: An Illustrated Guide | The Art of Manliness

× Tie Tips: A Visual Guide Proper Tie Length. Tip of tie comes right to the top of your belt buckle. Tie a little long? Use the Windsor Knot – it …

Guide to Life: Start a Jazz Collection

Jazz is the music of philosophers, of music theory savants, of mystical and singular musicians. It’s syncopations so laid back they threaten to fall …

Strained yogurt? Greece is the word

Greek yogurt might be gaining popularity as a high-protein health food, but has it lost its luxurious taste?<p>Greek yogurt, so thick and serene, does not seem a substance to arouse high passions. But it was recently the subject of a fierce legal dispute between two rival firms, a reflection of the …

Lonely Planet's top 10 best value stays for 2014

Amazing experiences aren’t reserved for unlimited budgets. These characterful places to stay around the world offer comfort and charm in superlative settings - all of them are well under US$100 per night, and plenty have dorm beds for only a few dollars. Here are our top 10 wallet-friendly hotels …

Cape Town

'Only in Russia' moments brighten up Games | Reuters

ROSA KHUTOR, Russia (Reuters) - Behind the shimmering $50 billion facade of the Winter Olympics, beneath the shiny wrapping of Vladimir Putin’s gargantuan gift to the world, lie traces of a Russia that never changes: sometimes frustrating, often bizarre and always strange and exciting.<p>Russian …

Student loans still a big problem for consumers in debt

Outstanding consumer debt jumped to $11.52 trillion in the last quarter of 2013, the largest quarter-to-quarter increase in debt since the third …

Personal Finance

Why You Shouldn’t Drink Coffee In The Morning

Are you thinking of that first sip of coffee before your feet hit the floor? You might be overriding your body’s natural waking process.<p>Let’s get one thing straight here. I love my morning cup of joe. I’m not alone in saying my day doesn’t start without it. Sixty percent of American coffee drinkers …

Coffee

Want to Be Successful? Learn How to Manage.

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s nothing more annoying than a manager who doesn’t know how to manage. If you think that doesn’t apply to you, think again. If you’re an entrepreneur, then like it or not, you’re a manager. And there’s a very good chance you have no …

Small Business

6 Ways to Make Getting Up Early Work for You

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To accomplish a big goal, such as launching a new business, writing a novel or starting an exercise regime, productivity experts will often suggest getting up early. You can get a lot done in a quiet house with no distractions or …

Time Management

7 Essential Habits of a Healthy Entrepreneur

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>So there I was, exhausted at the end of a long work day, frustrated by a particularly stressful drive home and contemplating pouring a stiff bourbon and withering away on the couch for a couple hours.<p>Then something happened.<p>My habits took …

Entrepreneurship

Newcastle's top 10 craft beer pubs

Newcastle is home to a booming craft-beer scene that offers a range of great real-ale pubs and canny new-wave beer bars<p>Pleased To Meet You<p>It specialises in gin cocktails and looks like a colonial-era country club, but Pleased To Meet You (PTMY) is one of Newcastle's foremost hotspots for craft …

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

Student Raises $15K on Kickstarter Without Spending a Dime

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Ideas can come easily, but the hard part is finding the money to actually turn them into products. Getting an investor pre-revenue is like winning the lottery. You could ask family and friends to pool money, but then your investors become …

Crowd Funding

LinkedIn: 81% of Small and Medium-Sized Businesses Use Social Media

New research from LinkedIn found that the majority of small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) are turning to social media for growth.<p>Roughly 81% of …

An Almost Foolproof Way to Achieve Every Goal You Set | Inc.com

I love setting goals.<p>Unfortunately, my goals don't always love me back.<p>I've tried using silence to accomplish a goal, and I've tried to sneak up on big goals, and although those strategies work, they're hardly foolproof.<p>Fortunately James Clear, an entrepreneur and guy who thinks a lot about goals, …

Motivation

Stop Being Another Burnt Out Entrepreneur

Leaving the corporate world means ditching those stressed-out long nights and enjoying life more. Right?<p>How’s that working out for you?<p>There’s no …

Social Media Marketing: What To Do First | Inc.com

Video Transcript<p><b>00:11 Aaron Aders:</b> So, if you're new to social media, the best way to get started is look and find the platform that, those maybe 10, 20% of platforms that hold 80% or more of your target market. Don't just try to be on all the platforms at once. And so, once you identify that... …

Social Media Marketing

What Makes for a Really Good Business Idea? | Inc.com

The prospect of starting a business can be frightening. It is a risk and a tremendous opportunity, equal parts challenging and, hopefully, rewarding. Given the enormous risk that's inherent in entrepreneurship, many potential business owners will ask very difficult questions of themselves: Is this …

Entrepreneurship