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How to Protect Your Retirement Income from the Next Bear Market

In a worst-case scenario, you'll need lots of cash on hand.<p>In November of 1972 the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at a little above 1,000 …

The CEOs of these British sharing economy startups are hoping to hit the big time in the US

Sharing economy companies provide platforms that allows the public to let out their goods or services in exchange for a fee. Uber and Airbnb are arguably the biggest firms operating in this space but there are several British companies that are gaining traction and raising large funding rounds from …

Startups

Emirates First Class For Under $600, Best Offers On No-Fee Hilton Card, A Damaged Passport, Best Economy AAdvantage Awards, & More!

It has been another good week and thanks for coming along on the ride! I have enjoyed getting some miles and points things lined up this week for …

#BeautySchool: Two Surprising Ways to Apply Your Primer

Makeup artist techniques for a smooth, glowing finish.<p><b>Question: If I don't dampen my makeup sponge before applying foundation, it feels too dry and drags against my skin. But when I do, it sheers out my foundation and gives more of a tinted moisturizer effect. Is there a middle ground?</b><p><b>Answer:</b> There …

Makeup

Nike & adidas Need to Make These Sneakers for Dudes ASAP

A little help for the non-small-footers out there?<p>Jaden Smith is starring in Louis Vuitton’s latest womenswear campaign. COMME des GARÇONS, Rei Kawakubo disciples and countless other designers — especially those in the East and, in particular, Japanese avant-garde fashion — continue to move away …

Shoes

18 Pairs of Shoes Celebrities Wear to Survive a Long Night of Partying

Platforms, ankle straps, and more hidden shoe secrets from the Golden Globes red carpet.<p>We've named the best gowns at the Golden Globes, discussed standout red carpet trends, and shared what the stars wore to every after party. Now, we think it's only fair to give a little love to the underdog of …

10 Killer Ab Workouts That Aren't Crunches

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Catch Up on What Happened in Photography This Week With These Links

This list features a curated selection of articles, special features and great photography found by Toad Hollow Photography this past week. In this …

6 to Follow: Social Media Masters

Like blogs, social media has matured and become a major source of news and information for people. What was once a way to keep up with the Joneses became a lucrative, serious media platform for publishers, businesses and entrepreneurs. If you’re trying to spread the word about your company, looking …

Social Media

Report: Longtime Twins OF Torii Hunter retiring after 19 seasons

Longtime outfielder Torii Hunter is caling it a career.<p>Hunter is retiring after 19 years in the major leagues, according to a report Monday in the Minneapolis Star Tribune.<p>More from FoxSports<p>"I've been married to the game 23 years," Hunter told the Star Tribune. "I put it almost No. 1 in my life. …

10 Eagle Scout survival skills everyone should know

In 1912, Arthur Eldred became the first Eagle Scout, and the rank has stood as an emblem of accomplishment ever since.<p>To earn the title of Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts must learn a whole array of practical skills.<p>We've put together 10 survival tricks that Eagle Scouts can perform, complete with …

YouTube

How The Brains Of Happy, Successful People Are Wired

Greater connectivity in the brain may be linked to greater happiness and life satisfaction.<p>It seems that some people may really have all the luck. According to the "general intelligence g factor" theory, if you're adept at one cognitive function (like working memory), you're likely to be adept in …

The Brain

25 incredible hikes to take in your lifetime

We've put together a collection of some of the world's most breathtaking hikes.<p>From the Kalalau Trail in Hawaii to trekking the volcanic Tongariro Northern Circuit of New Zealand, here are 25 hikes everyone should take in their lifetime.

Hiking

Wells Fargo Conversations

Consider more than finances before signing on the dotted line.<p>A trust can be a great tool for passing assets to your descendants and can also help …

Report: Tesla's Gigafactories could make $35K Model 3 feasible by 2020

Though upstart EV automaker Tesla is slated to unveil its $132,000 crossover SUV the Model X tomorrow, it's the brand's future mass-market EV, dubbed …

10 Ways to Turn Yourself into a Morning Workout Person

The morning exercise tips you need to know.<p>We know that bed > exercise/everything. It's a universal truth. But if you want to tone every muscle fiber or properly train for a 10K—that's 6.2 miles, in case you were wondering—you have to make room in your schedule to shape up. You could squeeze in gym …

Adventurers Relax in Hammocks Hanging Hundreds of Feet Above Ground

One century ago, fierce battles broke out in the shadow of Monte Piana in the Italian Dolomites as WWI began. The 18,000 young soldiers who lost their lives at that site were honored this past week at the 2015 Highline Meeting Monte Piana, an annual event that unites young people from all over the …

World War I

What is Your Dream?

About a month ago I gave a talk on street photography at EyeEm headquarters in Berlin. During the question and answer session, there was a member in …

How to Turn Kylie Jenner’s 18th Birthday Makeup into Your 30th Birthday Look

When the Kardashian-Jenner sisters simultaneously launched their websites FULL of beauty tutorials this week, you know I just had to creep on that. Of all the content I scrolled through, I couldn’t peel my eyes away from Kylie Jenner’s video tutorial called My Sexy 18th Birthday Look, which, turns …

The 22 Best Cult Movies of the '90s

It didn’t take much of a push for our staff to revisit some of their favorite movies from the nineties. After all, there’s nothing like a campy film classic to transport you back in time. Here, a look at 22 nineties cult films we could watch over and over again.

9 Things Professional Organizers Do Every Day

There's a reason they never lose their keys.<p>We're not sure if organizing pros are born or made, but good news: Tova Weinstock (aka "Tidy Tova") bets on the latter. The professional organizer says that anyone can make a few tiny changes to their everyday routine to get (and keep) their house in …

The 26 most luxurious spas around the world

We rounded up some of the best spas around the world, from Switzerland to Barbados.<p>Many of the treatments at these spas incorporate ancient methods and aim to improve guests' mental and physical well being.<p>So if you're in need of a little TLC, consider planning your next trip to one of these …

TripAdvisor

Why Riding Down 'The Devil's Nose' Is The Best Way To See Ecuador

We're on board with this.<p>Sometimes the best way to see a country is to ride its tracks.<p>Case in point: Ecuador's Tren Crucero -- or train cruise -- is a luxury train that takes travelers from the Andes to the Pacific ocean (or vice versa, depending on your route) over the course of four days. The …

Luxury Lifestyle

Google's making it easy for you to get solar panels onto your roof

Adding solar panels to your roof can be frustrating, since it's often difficult to know if your home receives enough light to justify the investment. Google Maps, however, has satellite, navigation and sunlight data for every property in the world, so it's ideally placed to tell you how many rays …

The Magic of Winning a National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

In 2013, my then-girlfriend Martina and I were in Queenstown, New Zealand at the end of a two-month trip. The evening before our journey back home, …

Five Ways to Make Your Airport Experience as Painless as Possible

We’ve all been there—phone half-dead, terminal overcrowded, delays blaring on the PA, and a long flight ahead. Have it happen on the back end of a …

"Skylodge" Houses Adventurous Travelers in Glass Pod Clinging to a 400-Foot Cliff

Those who fancy themselves adventurous travelers can now experience an adrenaline-pumping night in the Natura Vive Skylodge in Peru's Sacred Valley. This isn't a typical vacation, and it definitely isn't for those with a fear of heights. Here, guests sleep in a transparent glass pod that clings to …

Food & Dining

The Worst Advice You'll Ever Hear When Making Life-Changing Decisions

Whenever I've made a major life decision, good advice and bad advice has often been given.<p>When I left the UK for Canada twelve years ago, I was told that family wouldn't forgive me for the international move. I was informed that my girlfriend (now my wife) wasn't right for me. Assured that friends …

Commuting

The 'Man Who Flies For Free' says these are the 3 cheapest days to fly

Contrary to popular belief, there is no right day to buy a plane ticket.<p>A flight to New York is not going to be much cheaper on Tuesday than it will be on Wednesday.<p>According to Scott Keyes, a reporter for Think Progress and author of the e-books "How To Fly For Free" and "How To Find Cheap …

Air Travel