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9 Skills the Most Successful People Practice Everyday

If you do these 9 things, you'll be successful.<p>Success comes in many different shapes and forms.<p>Success to one person might be failure to another, depending on their views and aspirations.<p>Regardless of your goal, there are nine core skills that distinguish those who achieve their goals from those …

Protein Shakes Can Help You Lose Weight and Boost Your Metabolism

Protein is an important nutrient for weight loss. Getting enough can boost your metabolism, reduce your appetite and help you lose body fat without …

Nutrition

7 Ways to Keep a Healthy Dose of Mystery in Your Relationship

This is not another article about holding in your farts.<p>There’s no doubt about it: The very beginning of any romantic relationship is the best. It’s filled with so much excitement, desire, and intrigue.<p>But after a few months or years, you might start to think there’s nothing you don’t know about …

Relationships

This Is What the Most Successful Entrepreneurs Focus on

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

10 places to visit now before they’re ruined forever by global warming

Slide 1 of 12<p>Some of the world’s best-known landmarks are in danger of being ruined by a rise in sea levels, higher temperatures and extreme weather …

5 Tiny Houses We Loved This Week: From the Ultra-Trendy to the Off-Grid

A few are for sale<p><i>Another week, another fresh crop of</i> <i>tiny house news</i><i>. Here, we catch you up on the standout projects you should know.</i><p>THWL0527-1<p>Hailing from Battle Ground, WA, this is Handcrafted Movement's new 24-foot-long Artisan Retreat Model, on track for completion on June 1, 2016. The home is …

Off-grid

Mountain goats, beavers and whooping cranes are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

7 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Even If You're Broke

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

Motivation

Silver snake, with distinctive metallic appearance, discovered in Bahamas and confirmed as previously unknown species<p>A new species of boa constrictor has been discovered on a remote island in the Bahamas.<p>Scientists identified 20 of the metre-long snakes during two expeditions to the Caribbean …

Zoology

These 5 Young Entrepreneurs Are Incredibly Successful

When we think of successful entrepreneurs, people like Richard Branson, and Steve Jobs come to mind, but these tiny entrepreneurs started businesses …

Half of women too embarrassed to speak to doctor about menopause, report finds

Half of women going through the menopause are too embarrassed to speak to their doctor and feel the change is something they just have to “put up with”, a new report has found.<p>More than two in five women said that symptoms of the menopause had been worse than they had expected, but half admitted …

Women's Health

The Best Places to Travel in December

Embrace the magic this holiday season in destinations both warm and cold.<p>As a whole, the month of December is a whirlwind. Even as the chaos of …

Iconic tourist sites we may soon lose for good

The remains of a major new prehistoric stone monument have been discovered less than 3 kilometres from Stonehenge. Using cutting edge, multi-sensor …

The Scenic Beauty of the West Coast and the Oregon National Parks

Oregon is a beautiful state full of national parks to explore. Inland, it is bordered by the state of Washington, California, Idaho, and Nevada. The …

Tips to save big money on your summer travel

We all know that Memorial Day weekend is a big time for travel, but if you’re already looking ahead to summer vacation, you’re not alone.<p>According to …

Climate change threatens existence of World Heritage icons

Iconic monuments, glorious national parks and colorful coral reefs are all in danger of being wiped off the map as rising sea levels, increasing …

Portugal Just Ran For 4 Days Straight On Sun, Wind, And Water Power Alone

Can renewables provide most of our energy? Increasingly, the answer is “sure.”<p>Portugal just ran its entire country on renewable power alone, for four days straight. From May, 7 until May, 11, the country used nothing but solar, wind, and hydroelectric power.<p>This is significant only partly because …

What I Learned From Posting About My Mental Illness on Social Media

I don't always want to talk about my depression, but I've learned a lot from #TalkingAboutIt.<p>Wanting to partake in the act of being alive doesn't come naturally for a depressive like me. Waking up is a chore that feels impossible to complete. My eyelids refuse to open all the way, as if my body …

Amazing Group of People Rally Together to Rescue 50-Foot Whale Stranded in Vietnam

It can seem like the news is constantly flooded with negative stories of people doing ridiculous things involving wild animals. We’ve recently seen a …

Green Living

Bill Gates's Superpower for Business Success | Inc.com

Imagine you were sitting in on an intimate conversation with Bill Gates as he and his good friend Warren Buffet spent the day sharing with you and a small handful of other ambitious people the secrets they had gleaned over a lifetime of extraordinary successes.<p>In September 2005, at the University …

48 Essential Middle Eastern Recipes

Bust out the spices and ready the chickpeas—here are our best recipes from the Middle East<p>You may know hummus and baba ghannouj but have you heard of …

5 Unconventional Traits All Successful People Have | Inc.com

When we talk about the traits that make people successful, the usual suspects are: confidence, persistence, patience, etc. We tend to reduce "success" down to the simple formula of: Belief in yourself + Running the marathon.<p>And for the most part, I'd agree that is its most common denominator.<p>But …

Self-improvement

65 Habits That Can Help Boost Staff Morale and Motivation | Inc.com

Employee engagement should be every leaders number one priority because when you have an engaged, highly motivated team then everything becomes that much easier and it helps to achieve amazing results and drive customer satisfaction.<p>With employee engagement lagging at less than a 33 percent in the …

Employee Engagement

A CEO shares 7 career tips every aspiring entrepreneur should hear

Nahema Mehta was running a start-up when an opportunity she least expected presented itself.<p>Her mission to make original works of art accessible to the masses grabbed the attention of executives at Absolut, who, at the time, were looking to expand into a lifestyle brand by launching a product …