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How Buying a House Saved My Family $11,470 in Just 1 Year

Two simple rules changed the math of buying a home entirely.<p>I am so ardently <i>against</i> buying a house that <b>Zillow</b> once quoted me extolling the virtues of …

Go From Clueless To Clued Up In 7 Steps

I met a young man recently. Let us just call him Jay. Jay just had a job in a new place. While the salary was good, the opportunities were greater …

Happiness

These Are The Books You Need To Add To Your Reading List This Fall

Autumn is the perfect time of year to cozy up with a warm drink -- it <i>is</i> Pumpkin Spice Latte season, after all — and of course, a good book. When the …

Books

Three Benefits of the Silence.

Like<p><b>Like</b> <b>Love</b> <b>Haha</b> <b>Wow</b> <b>Sad</b> <b>Angry</b><p><b>1</b><p>(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) We are trapped in noise and noise in trapped in us. Don’t believe me? Ask yourself these three …

Ralph Waldo Emerson
Self-help

Epic Trails Across the Globe

Tired of the same old trails? Go outside your comfort-zone (and, perhaps, your country) to one of these inspiring destinations.

Doing These 9 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on Businessinsider.com.</i><p>What makes someone uncomfortable depends on the person, but what's universally true is the …

Communication Skills

11 Classic Books You Must Keep on Your Bookshelf

Complete your library this Prime Day.<p>It's Prime Day, which means deals abound all over Amazon.com. While you're filling your cart, add these classics to your bookshelf or Kindle library—the BAZAAR editors tell you why they return to them time after time below. Plus, score the best tech deals for …

Literature

4 Surprising Things That Are More Important Than a High IQ Score | Inc.com

Going through school, we're told that good grades and stellar test scores are important. Those at the top of the class are thought to be the smartest, the ones most primed for success in the real world. That thinking, however, is flawed. Although intelligence is often a factor in success, it's not …

Emotional Intelligence

21 Crime Novels That Will Definitely Turn You Into Sherlock Holmes

Will you be able to get to the bottom of these?<p><i>Note: Entries have been edited for clarity and length.</i>

32 lessons you learn traveling alone around the world

IN THE PAST 18 MONTHS, I’ve traveled around the world to different cities and countries including Paris, France; Munich, Germany; Buenos Aires, …

Buenos Aires

Logic Self-Taught: A Workbook (by Dr.P.)

Logic Self-Taught: A Workbook<p><i>[Katazhyna Papzhytska]</i><p><i>Introduction: Why Learning Logic Is like Learning to Swim</i> <i>. . .</i> (you must read the</i> …

Teaching

The Only Time You Are Actually Growing is When You’re Uncomfortable

If everything is too good, you’re probably stuck not being awesome.<p>Don’t join an “easy” crowd. You won’t grow.<p>Many people are so comfortable they’re …

The world’s most valuable resource is no longer oil, but data

A NEW commodity spawns a lucrative, fast-growing industry, prompting antitrust regulators to step in to restrain those who control its flow. A …

Economics

What Makes a Photographer?

In an age where everyone has a camera in their pocket and fashion magazine covers are being shot with iPhones, what makes a photographer? Erik …

Photography

25 books that will blow your mind

We've put together a list of 25 such books — taking inspiration from Amazon's list of 100 books to read in your lifetime, recommendations from Goodreads users, as well as some of our own personal favorites.<p>These books' exploration of politics, history, and the human condition are so insightful, …

Books

The Top Five Ways to Make Adult Friends

Because we're all a little lonely.<p><b>By Eric Barker</b><p>When you were a kid it was a lot easier. In college you almost had to be trying not to make friends. …

Happiness

The purpose of life is to be a nobody

We all experience the world like we are at the center of reality.<p>We think and we feel in relation to how our senses absorb information and how this information mingles with our personal memories. The subjective perception created by these interactions provides the illusion of importance.<p>We forget …

Self-improvement

26 Small Difficult Things You Have To Deal With When You're An Introvert

It’s not easy being an introvert. Little things that don’t bother extroverts — like hanging out in groups, unexpected phone calls, and being put on the spot — can chip away at your energy. That’s because we introverts have a less active dopamine reward system than extroverts, so the things that …

Self-help
Dating

What To Do When You Feel Like You Haven't Accomplished Enough

Sometimes it happens like this: It’s a weekday, just another regular day. Then a couple of your coworkers get a promotion. You’re happy for them (kind of), but also start to wonder, “They got a promotion ― am I going to get a promotion? What am I even doing at this company?”<p>The day goes on but the …

Breakups

Want More Purpose in Your Life and Work? Here's the Answer | Inc.com

For those of us chasing success, all it takes to convince us to click on a link is a mention of the word in a headline. Who can blame us? We think it'll offer the insight we need to get closer to achieving our dreams.<p>But does reading those pieces really put us on a path to success? Those articles …

Self-improvement

7 dating tips to steal from millennials

This week TODAY teamed up with Greatist to find out what millennials are really like. These young adults are passionately changing the landscape of our workplaces, looking to make an impact and to be inspired by their work. And, they are the generation that has come of dating age during the "Tinder …

Relationships

Exclusive Test Data: Many Colleges Fail to Improve Critical-Thinking Skills

Results of a standardized measure of reasoning ability show many students fail to improve over four years—even at some flagship schools, according to a Wall Street Journal analysis of nonpublic results<p>Freshmen and seniors at about 200 colleges across the U.S. take a little-known test every year to …

Test Data
Street Photography

8 Habits of Incredibly Interesting People | Inc.com

Interesting people have a special magnetism. They tell incredible stories and lead unusual lives. But what exactly makes them so captivating?<p>They're curious more than anything else. An interesting person is always excited to explore the world, and this energy radiates outward.<p>Some people are …

Self-improvement

How to buy your first car and not regret it

It's one of the biggest purchases you'll ever make. Here are some top tips to make sure you do it right.<p><i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>So you're done taking Lyfts and bumming rides off friends. It's …

Personal Finance

9 Ways to Learn Photography

Want to learn how to take better photos, but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you feel like you have some basic photography skills, but don’t know …

The Master Of Modern Love

[<i>The following contains spoilers for</i> Master of None <i>Season 2.</i>]<p>In "First Date," the fourth episode of <i>Master of None</i>’s second season, Dev (Aziz Ansari) …

Relationships