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Trendy Dream Kitchens: Antique Elements find Modern Expression

The past few years have seen a bold revival of vintage and retro themes, with the kitchen becoming the preferred space to try out these resurgent …

This tropical paradise home has an all-natural swimming lagoon filled with live fish

Brazilian architecture firm Studio MK-27 has turned a breathtaking Miami home into a tropical paradise complete with an all-natural swimming lagoon …

Living Rooms

12 Habits of Genuine People

Genuine people know who they are. They are confident enough to be comfortable in their own skin.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. …

Emotional Intelligence

Fujifilm earning report indicates strong sales of X-series, lenses and GFX 50S

Fujifilm's earnings report for the fiscal year ending in March has been published and contains some interesting information on the company's line of …

Imaging

5 Ways to Stop Resenting Other People's Achievements (So You Can Stay Focused on Your Own Path to Success)

Resentment will hold you back from reaching your greatest potential.<p>Everyone experiences jealousy at one time or another. Left unchecked, however, jealousy can turn into resentment and bitterness. And those emotions can be downright destructive.<p>In my therapy office, I've witnessed how destructive …

Self-help

Do friends make you happier than family?

Friendships are less judgmental and and more likely to be positive. Having good friends can even make you healthier<p>Do you believe that blood is thicker than water? That your family relationships are more important than friends? Well, think again. Research from Michigan State University suggests …

Inside Walt Mossberg’s gadget museum

Five of the most interesting things in Walt’s personal tech collection<p>Walt Mossberg is retiring this year — he’s already written his last column, hosted his last Code Conference, and taped the final episode of <i>Ctrl-Walt-Delete</i> in front of a live audience in New York. But Walt’s also assembled an …

13 habits of unsuccessful people

Bad habits die hard.<p>And while having one doesn't necessarily make you a failure, that doesn't mean you shouldn't work on dropping some of your worst vices.<p>Some bad habits could cause others to view you as unsuccessful, while others may be indicative of a larger problem in your career — and …

'Xavier's Way': Grandfather of 5-year-old boy killed while cycling hopes city honours his memory

The man who raised Xavier Morgan, the five-year-old boy who was struck and killed in Toronto after falling off his bicycle last week, said he hopes …

Cycling

What I Learned About Customer Service While Cycling Through Italy

During my trip to Italy, I saw the best and worst of customer service. Here's how a leader can make or break a customer relationship.<p>I work with leaders to help them transform their businesses, and help them understand the criticality of engaging and recognizing their employees and customers.<p>So it …

Customer Service

11 Skills That Will Make You Super Successful

Once you have defined success for yourself your path there will become apparent.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>How does someone become off-the-charts successful? Some say it’s luck. Others say it’s hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination …

Self-improvement

Company Sells Twigs as Revolutionary “Raw Toothbrushes”

Czech company Yoni has recently sparked outrage online after taking miswak twigs that people have been using for literally thousands of years and …

Why Self-Talk Is So Powerful For Your Health & Happiness

<i>We all could use a motivational speech from time to time — but don't underestimate the importance of self-talk. If you are looking for ways to pump</i> …

How the Self-Esteem Craze Took Over America

In 1991, a children’s book called <i>The Lovables in the Kingdom of Self-Esteem</i> was published. Written by Diane Loomans and illustrated by Kim Howard, <i>The</i> …

8 Staggering Predictions From Ray Kurzweil

You'll never die, for starters.<p>Want to know what the future’s going to be like? There’s no better person to ask than Ray Kurzweil, the intellectual …

Singularity

4 Scientifically-Backed Reasons You Should Choose Experiences, Not Things

Picture this: You've just finished working your busiest time of the year. For all your efforts, you receive a nice paycheck.<p>To reward yourself, you …

Happiness

Dumpster-diving and highway riding: Cyclist embarks on unusual cross-American trek

A St. John's cyclist will soon kick off a 6,000-kilometre trek across the United States — but he won't be stopping at restaurants along the way. …

Cycling

Most productive people: 6 things they do every day

Ever feel like you’re just not getting enough done?<p><b>Know how many days per week you’re actually productive?</b><p>People work an average of 45 hours a week; …

Time Management

5 Tips To Deal With Anxiety In 10 Minutes Or Less

We have all experienced some form of anxiety in our lives, whether we're anxious about a job interview or going on a first date. Yet, for people with …

Sana's smart sleep goggles for insomniacs will be out in 2018

These sleep googles by a company called Sana Health cost a lot more than your typical mask, but it promises peaceful sleep 10 minutes after you put them on. That's because they more than just block the light: they have mechanisms inside that chunky, VR-headset-like frame that give them the power to …

Sleep

5 Things Parents of Successful Kids do Differently

Here's how to help forge young adults who thrive.<p>Chances are, your vision of succeeding as a parent doesn't involve your offspring living in your basement when they're 30, or flitting aimlessly from job to job without some sense of purpose in life. But what can you do to help forge young adults who …

increased

You’re Happiest In Life At These 2 Ages

It seems that life is a constant pursuit of happiness, but when do we ever reach true bliss? According to a 2013 study, the closest we’ll likely get …

Dr. Dash. Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love My Saddle.

I thought the Dash would be an interesting saddle, but I didn't expect to love it. It turned out to be overall the most comfortable saddle I've ever …

Selfishness And Selflessness: This World Needs The Human In You

Many people distinguish selfish people as those who take and selfless people as those who give. Generally speaking, “selfless” gets a warmer welcome and is more widely accepted as “good”, however I challenge both generalizations. Neither selfishness nor selflessness is good or bad. In fact, the two …

What Is MDF Board? A Hidden Health Hazard in Your Home

When shopping for wood furniture, floors, or other home furnishings, you might see that some of the real bargains are made from MDF board. So what is …

Home Improvement

40 Million Americans Suffer From Anxiety Disorders—A New Book Explores Why

Andrea Petersen was halfway through her sophomore year at the University of Michigan when she found herself plagued by a mysterious avalanche of symptoms: racing pulse, unshakeable vertigo, her feet and face tingling. “I was literally paralyzed by fear. I just was completely marooned on my parents’ …

The neuroscience argument against “living in the present”

There are plenty of advice columns, self-help books, and loosely spiritual twenty-somethings devoted to extolling the virtues of living in the present. The advice is intended as an antidote to life spent scrolling absentmindedly through twitter or planning next weekend, while failing to appreciate …

Time Travel

F**k Photojournalism: It’s Time for the Industry to Change Before It Dies

If you were to ask me whether or not I was surprised that there is another scandal in the photojournalism community, I would reply with a resounding …

Master of None Just Keeps Getting Better

Toward the end of the first season of Aziz Ansari and Alan Yang’s Netflix series, <i>Master of None</i>, Dev Shah (Ansari) and his father, Ramesh (played by Ansari’s real father, Shoukath), have a heart-to-heart about Dev’s failing relationship with his then-girlfriend Rachel (Noël Wells), and his …