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16 Audio Books That Will Improve The Way You Live, Work And Love

If there's an area in your life that could do with some improvement, a good audio book might be able to steer you in the right direction. Best of …

What Drives Religious Belief? It's Not Intuition

Is religious belief driven by the heart or the head — that is, is it intuition or reason that explains why people believe in god or gods? The answer …

12 stunning train rides you should take before you die

The August/September issue of National Geographic Traveler rounds up images of the best train trips in the world, according to one seasoned rail rider. It's available on newsstands now.<p>Here are 12 of our favorites.

Don’t set goals for yourself—instead, create systems that make it easy for you to succeed

A lot of my friends are spending the month of January “going dry” or giving up sugar or training for marathons. I can relate. As a Type-A, goal-oriented masochist, I tend to make deeply ambitious New Year’s resolutions each year. Witness Exhibit A: My resolutions from 2016. I’m embarrassed to say …

Here's why you should bake your cookies like muffins

Is baking cookies in a muffin pan strange? Yep. Does it yield delicious results? You bet. This little-known baking trick has been circulating Pinterest recently. Baking your cookies in a muffin pan prevents them from melting together. Also, for those of us that aren't fans of crunchy cookies, the …

30 Things You Finally Need to Get Done in Your Home This Month

Once you finish, you'll be over-the-moon happy.<p>Most people set resolutions in January. But instead of making goals for the entire year, we want to challenge you to do these 30 tasks before the end of the month to set your home up for success. Trust us, it'll make 2017 your cleanest, most organized …

Cleaning

6 Types of Businesses You Can Start With Almost No Cash

Have a craft creation to sell? Good at home repair? Resale transactions? Voila! You can become an entrepreneur-on-the-cheap.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you’re like millions of Americans, you dream of starting your own business. But of course, there are dozens of …

Mini Caramel Apples

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup sugar<br>• 2 tablespoons water<br>• 2 tablespoons light corn syrup<br>• 2 tablespoons butter, softened<br>• 1/4 cup room heavy cream, room temperature<br>• Salt<br>• 3 apples, preferably Granny Smith<p><b>Preparation</b><p>1. In a 8-cup microwave safe measuring cup (like Pyrex), combine the sugar, water and light corn syrup.<p>2. …

21 recipes to cook with friends

Cooking in groups can be a raucous fun-fest — or a nightmarish exercise in stress management: When one person (let's call him the confident expert), …

Ice Cream

The Slow Cooker Recipes You've Been Waiting For

Cooking just got easier.<p>The slow cooker is our best friend this time of year. As the days get shorter and we find ourselves low on energy, the slow cooker picks up the slack by cooking dinner for us. Not only can it effortlessly take a big hunk of meat and cook it into a tender meal, but it can do …

Naturopathic Treatments for Stress, Anxiety and Depression

Home care remedies can help with common stress symptoms.<p>Anyone keeping up with social trends can’t help but notice that the rate of stress and …

Depression

Watch Phil Collins, ‘Hamilton’ Star Leslie Odom Jr. Perform ‘Easy Lover’

Late last year, Phil Collins told <i>Rolling Stone</i> that he was “no longer officially retired” and “raring to go” after nearly a decade out of the …

Listen to The Avalanches’ brilliantly varied Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1

It includes everything from Paul McCartney to the Pointer Sisters<p>The Avalanches have shared their two-hour-long Essential Mix for BBC Radio 1.<p>The …

23 Alton Brown Recipes You Have to Try ASAP

Alton Brown recipes are always a good idea, because the Food Network chef knows a thing or two (million) about food. The <b>Cutthroat Kitchen</b> host and longtime TV favorite is known for treating cooking like science (nitrus oxide cold brew, anyone?), and his vast culinary knowledge makes his recipes …

Alton Brown

This tech entrepreneur says these 5 business apps will change your life

Technology entrepreneur Dale Beaumont recently launched BRiN, the world’s first artificially intelligent business advisor. Created in collaboration …

Depression: A revolution in treatment?

<b>It's not very often we get to talk about a revolution in understanding and treating depression and yet now doctors are talking about "one of the strongest discoveries in psychiatry for the last 20 years".</b><p>It is based around the idea that some people are being betrayed by their fiercest protector. …

This Magical App Lets You Skip Through Airport Customs For Free

No Global Entry needed. How did we never know about this?!<p>We all know the line at airport customs can be painfully long. And most travelers know they can skip the line by enrolling in the Global Entry program for a $100 application fee.<p>But most of us <i>weren't</i> told that there's an app that lets …

15 Useful Things That Will Actually Organize Your Car

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Psychologist: Mental Illness Is a Result of Intolerable Circumstances, Not Defective Genes

The health professions make a grave mistake when they treat mental illnesses as “discrete brain conditions that are largely genetically determined …

9 Successful People Share Their Smartest Money Tips

If you want to be the best, you have to learn from the best.<p>“Successful people look at other successful people as a means to motivate themselves,” …

How to Organize Your Refrigerator

Generalized Anxiety Disorder: An Owner's Manual For The Uninitiated

A friend put it well: "I realized that I did everything in a rush. Even simple things like brushing my teeth or making coffee. And 80 percent of what I do on a typical day does not require hurrying and rushing. That creates a lot of stress and worry throughout the day."<p>When I was first diagnosed …

Anxiety

Find constellations of the zodiac

Today’s sky chart shows the constellations of the zodiac that are up after nightfall on these October evenings.<p>Tonight’s sky chart (top of post) …

This startup uses photography to empower women around the world

Bonnie Chiu has used photography to express herself for as long as she can remember. But it was a chance encounter with a group of teenage girls in …

Hong Kong

The Entrepreneur's Ultimate List of 8 Must-Read Books

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve probably heard all the worn-out expressions:<p><i>Readers are leaders.</i><p><i>You've got to be reading more!</i><p><i>Man, you really have to read this book.</i><p><i>Let me recommend a book to you.</i><p><i>You mean you haven't read this book yet?</i><p>Entrepreneurs and business …

How a Bloody Railroad Strike Paved the Way for Labor Day

William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images<p>William Vandivert—The LIFE …

AMD touts Radeon R9 Nano as smallest and most power-efficient 4K graphics card

Advanced Micro Devices is unveiling its AMD Radeon R9 Nano graphics card today, touting it as the smallest and most power-efficient solution for 4K graphics on a PC.<p>AMD said it will enable PC makers to reinvent the small-form-factor PC with its third “Fiji”-based graphics processing unit (GPU). The …

Advanced Micro Devices

Pop Quiz: How Science-Literate Are We, Really?

An 11-question quiz that tests science literacy — some would say <i>very basic</i> science literacy — is on my mind this week.<p>The quiz, developed by Jon Miller, now director of the International Center for the Advancement of Scientific Literacy at the University of Michigan, has been around a while — but I …

A former Apple CEO just launched two new Android phones

John Sculley, who headed Apple for a decade starting in 1983, has launched Obi Worldphone, a new smartphone brand that’s aimed at emerging markets. The company has announced two mid-range Android handsets that are set to be released later this year.<p>The phones are designed by Ammunition, a studio …