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4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …

Lose These 12 Bad Habits If You're Serious About Becoming a Millionaire

There are too many barriers on the path to success to tolerate the ones we create ourselves.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Success is a mindset. In order to be successful you must commit to planning your life around that one burning goal or desire. Before making that …

Use These Search Tricks To Take Control Of Your Gmail Inbox

Gmail is one those things that I could never live without, but that's also made my life a lot more annoying. I gave up on inbox zero years ago (I'd …

3 ways to be your happiest self, according to 200 experts

These simple practices can help you lead a life worthwhile<p>The secret to happiness is a concept that philosophers and psychologists have pondered for …

23 Fermented Foods for Good Gut Health

If you haven't jumped on the fermented foods bandwagon yet, consider this your call to action. Foods like sauerkraut, kimchi, and kombucha have been …

The Best Way to Barbecue, According to Science

Step away from the lighter fluid.<p>Unless you’re master barbecuer Ron Swanson himself, your grill game could probably use a little work — and fast, …

7 Worthwhile Uses For Your Old Phone or Tablet

No need for it to be sitting useless in a drawer.<p>When it's time to upgrade to a new phone or tablet, the question comes up: What do you do with the old one?<p>You've got a few options to pick from. You could pass it on to a friend or family member, if you're feeling generous, or you could take …

The Truth Behind All Those Gut Health Claims

No alternative facts here.<p>I get it. Gut health is not a sexy topic. (Who wants to talk about something called "leaky gut?") It is, however, a buzzy one. Just do a Google search, and you can easily fall down a rabbit hole of weird blog posts and misinformation about diets and nutrition. Finding …

Clean Eating

9 Things Ultra Productive People Do Every Day

When it comes to productivity, the little things make all the difference. These 9 hacks will increase your productivity today.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>The article was originally published on Dec. 13, 2016.</i><p>When it comes to productivity, we all face the same …

Time Management

The Most Popular Super Bowl Recipe In Your State

Football fans are searching for way more than spinach dip.<p>Whether you're rooting for the Falcons, the Patriots or just like the commercials, everyone …

NFL

5 Ways to Finally Lose Your Spare Tire—and Keep It Off For Good

Find out why you’re having such a difficult time keeping off weight—and the simple techniques that will transform your body forever<p>I have this buddy who’s a big dude: 6’3”, 240. He’s not “fat,” but he could spare to lose a few pounds. Girls describe him as a big teddy bear.<p>He plays pickup sports …

6 New Tech Items That Will Simplify Your Life

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Bella Hadid and Kendall Jenner nail fancy dress at Dior

Not a sexy French maid costume in sight at the Christian Dior Haute Couture masquerade ball.<p><b>Words by Penny Goldstone</b><p>When the Christian Dior Bal …

Feeling Inadequate With Your Writing? Follow These 9 Tips.

The first step to better writing is reading.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Frustration. Angst. Embarrassment. Anxiety. Fear. Insecurity.<p>I felt all those emotions every time I had to write an email, proposal, letter or anything else in my first high-profile corporate …

Creative Writing

Old-Fashioned Housekeeping Hacks That *Actually* Work — and Why

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our</i> <i>Hit Refresh</i> <i>series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Home styles and decor trends have certainly changed over …

Hacking

8 Useful iPad Features You May Not Even Know You Have

These features are intended to make aging easier.<p>Sure you’ve semi-figured out Siri and maybe even have mastered FaceTiming with the grandkids. But Apple would like you to know that you’ve just discovered the tip of the iPad iceberg. Here are some other lesser-known features that Apple thinks will …

9 Sleep Myths That Are Ruining Your Career (and How to Fix Them)

If you think your bad sleep habits aren't getting in the way of your success, think again.<p>Think you can forgo a night--or even a couple extra hours--of sleep and still get by at work? Think again. According to Dr. Robert Oexman, director of the Sleep to Live Institute, there are numerous sleep …

How to give the gift of VR

What do you get for the person who has everything? How about an entirely different reality -- like, say, the virtual kind?<p>Don't worry, I'm not about to suggest you spend $600 for an Oculus Rift ($399 at Amazon.com), $700 for a PlayStation 4 and PlayStation VR or $800 for an HTC Vive ($499 at …

The 25 Best Inventions of 2016

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Your Brain Wants You to Fail. Here's How to Stop It

What if you could unlock the full potential of your brain?<p>The brain is wired for us to fail, at least if you don't know how to use it properly. And since it doesn't come with a user's manual, not many of us fully understand it. Even neuroscientists are constantly discovering new things about the …

How Bella Is Preparing For Her Victoria's Secret Debut

IN just over three weeks, Bella Hadid will make her Victoria's Secret debut, but the model has revealed that she has been preparing for her runway …

25 Trips of a Lifetime

If there were ever a place that could get by on its looks, it would be this Greek isle. Whitewashed cave houses framed by bougainvillea and backed by …

Take a look inside Facebook's massive data center in Sweden

Data centers are generally massive, but can be very beautiful. Google does them pretty well, but as it turns out, Facebook does too.<p>The company’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg recently shared a few pictures of its Luleå, Sweden-based data center on his account.<p>Hard Fork?Hard Fork.HARD FORK<p>The images showcase …

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Blink wireless security cameras run for two years on a pair of AA batteries

Hands-on with the anywhere (but outside) camera<p>Over the last year or so we’ve seen an uptick in availability of small and relatively cheap wireless security cameras. I mean truly wireless, using Wi-Fi to transmit data and batteries to provide power. That magical combination of features allows this …

Sea bass baked with potato and fennel

If you prefer to roast the fish in fillets (i.e. boned), ask your fishmonger to do this for you.<p>SERVES<p>6<p>INGREDIENTS<p>1 whole sea bass, approx 2.5-3kg, gutted and cleaned<br>• 3 large Désirée or other<br>• roasting potatoes<br>• 2 fennel bulbs<br>• 1 tbsp fennel seeds<br>• 60ml olive oil, plus extra for drizzling<br>• 4 bay …

11 reasons to renounce your fizzy drink habit

Earlier in the year, scientists issued a warning over fizzy drinks, claiming that they cause a <b>death toll of 184,000 adults every year</b>.<p>But this is not the first time they have been put under the spotlight. Full of sugar, chemicals and (usually) with zero nutritional value, fizzy drinks are something …

The Best Month To Go

Your month-by-month guide to the hottest destinations, from Cuba to Croatia.<p>With the chilly months fast approaching, we round up the best European …

Your child might be a bully. Here are 7 ways to stop that behavior.

By Lev Novak<p>As a former after-school teacher, I’ve spent three years working with kids in a more relaxed environment than the classroom. And, in those hours with kids as their less-guarded selves, I’ve seen the bullying, teasing, whispers and shoves that scarcely get reported home to parents.<p>There …

11 Classic Italian Sauces Everyone Should Learn How to Make

Few things are more comforting than a good bowl of pasta, and what makes it even better is a killer homemade sauce. If you've yet to master classic Italian sauces like basic tomato sauce, bolognese, and vodka sauce, now's the time! You'll thank yourself for learning these recipes that you'll turn …

Food & Dining