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Collapsible, rotating caravan harnesses solar and wind for efficient off-grid living

What looks quite like a permanent, off-grid tiny home when all set up at camp is actually a folding caravan that packs neatly into a 25.6-ft-long …

Off-grid

26 stunning natural wonders everyone should see in their lifetime

There may only be seven official natural wonders of the world, but there are plenty more breathtaking natural sights all over the globe worth …

How to Clean and Store Your Gear

Fall is a great time to take stock of your hiking and camping gear, especially if you don't plan on hiking quite as much in the winter season. Before …

Backpacking

Why do some of us find it easier to forgive? Neuroscience sheds light

Whether we condemn the villain in a movie or feel that somebody has wronged us personally, many of us make moral judgments on a daily basis. From a …

Psychology

The world’s most dangerous path is reopening to hikers

The "most dangerous path in the world" is reopening for its third season after a gruesome accident caused it to close for 15 years.<p>The Caminito del Rey is a precarious walkway pinned to the edge of a gorge in southern Spain. After five people plummeted to their deaths in two years, the wooden …

Travel

Finding a New Path When You’re Attached to the Old and Scared of Failing

<b>“All endings are just beginnings. We just don’t know it yet.” ~Mitch Albom</b><p>The difficulty of finding, let alone staying on a path was brought to mind …

Self-help

Why You Need to Manage Your Energy Not Your Time | Inc.com

You feel the pull from every angle. Your home life demands your time. Your work life demands your time. Managing time can feel like the right solution. But if you're mentally, physically, emotionally and spiritually exhausted, more time won't help.<p>So how can we become more productive without …

Time Management

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

Machine Learning

25 Best Habits to Have in Life

If you are committed to happiness and success, work these into your daily routine.<p>Entrepreneur, software engineer, author, blogger and founder of WanderlustWorker.com<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are creatures of habit. Everything we think, say and do is a result …

Goal Setting

The Best Advices and Tools to Start Blogging

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>Four years ago I worked at the bank. It was one of the biggest banks in eastern Europe. At that moment I thought my life was perfect. I had a job in the …

Infographics

4 Secrets to Learning Anything, According to Neuroscience

The future of work is all about innovation and agility. We have to be prepared for ever-changing circumstances, and that means being open to learning …

40+ of the most otherworldly spots on Earth

I LIVE in the mountains of British Columbia. It’s vast, wild, and the scale is hard to grasp. It takes some bizarre looking landscapes to give me a …

5 Powerful Habits That Make Your Mind Sharper and Stronger

Give yourself permission to grow.<p><i>How do I grow stronger mentally and change my perspective for good? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker, writer, entrepreneur</b> …

Self-improvement

The most breathtaking natural wonder in every state

Picking 50 wasn't easy, but here are the most beautiful natural attractions in each state.<p><i>Melissa Stanger contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

National Parks

10 tips for pitching angel investors

Are you an entrepreneur looking for seed money to get your startup off the ground? Consider approaching angel investors, who often step in to fill …

A 12-Step Guide to Picking a Name for Your Startup

<i>This piece originally appeared on AllBusiness.</i><p>Finding the right name for your startup can have a significant impact on your success. The wrong name …

Small Business

High Exposure: 20 Outdoor EDC Essentials

Burts Bees Beeswax Lip Balm<p>The combination of dry, chilly air and wind is never good for your lips. And since chapped and cracked lips is hardly a …

Jim Morrison

6 Insta-Worthy Joshua Tree Campsites for Fall Camping

Just because summer’s over, doesn’t mean we can’t still camp! If you’re craving some time in the open air, there is a special time of year when the temperatures level to the perfect degree, especially in the desert. One of my favorite places has beautiful sandstone boulders and spiky yucca trees, …

National Parks

These wireless earbuds transform the sounds around you and preview a future of in-ear computers — here's what they're like

"Just as Microsoft put a computer on every desk, and Apple put one in every pocket, we want to put a computer in every ear," he says.<p>The "we" there is Doppler Labs, the four-year-old, New York-based company that Kraft co-founded. It's been interested in your ears since its inception — first with a …

Consumer Tech

Here Are All the Ways You Can Fund Your Startup

<i>The following is an excerpt from Ed McLaughlin and Wyn Lydecker’s new book</i> The Purpose Is Profit <i>(</i><i>Greenleaf Book Group Press, 2016</i><i>), which recounts</i> …

Personal Finance

You'll Be Able to See All 47 National Parks Along This Insane Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary!<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

National Parks