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On the market: Oregon beach homes, some crazy expensive (photos)

Oh, the ideal of the beach house. A place to escape -- either physically or mentally -- to sand-laden bliss. While most of us will only dream of …

Real Estate

The Best Workout for Surfers to Gain Power, Strength, and Coordination

Surfers face the grueling demand of swimming, paddling, and navigating monstrous waves. Needless to say, they’ve got to be in tip-top shape.<p>In …

Surfing

3 Big Reasons Why the Sizzle Has Fizzled for Marijuana Stocks

And why they could be poised to rebound.<p>With one-fourth of the year already gone, 2018 has turned out to be a pretty dismal year for marijuana stocks …

Your 2018 Guide to Investing in Marijuana Stocks

What you really need to know about buying marijuana stocks this year.<p>It's no exaggeration: 2018 should be the biggest year ever for marijuana …

We took a scientific look at whether weed or alcohol is worse for you — and there appears to be a winner

It's a tough call, but based on the science, there appears to be a clear answer.<p>Keep in mind that there are dozens of factors to account for, including how the substances affect your heart, brain, and behavior, and how likely you are to get hooked.<p>Time is important, too — while some effects are …

Everyone says time is more valuable than money — but they're missing the most important resource of all

<i>"Money isn't the most important thing in the world. Your time is."</i><p>Parents, teachers, and mentors all around the world have spoken these words to us, in one form of another, throughout our lives. It makes sense, too.<p>Most of us come to realize at some point that money is a means, not an end. It …

Prefab ‘Surf Shack’ offers nature getaway, flatpack-style

<i>Swoon</i><p>Fell in love with this gorgeous New Zealand backcountry hut-inspired home and want your own? You’re in luck. Backcountry Hut Company, a Canadian maker of prefab eco-shelters, has a new design out that offers many of the same features, including the simple shed roof and fabulous indoor-outdoor …

3 self-made billionaires share the books that helped get them there

If you're looking for something to read this weekend, consider recommendations from some of the world's wealthiest, most successful …

Bill Gates

9 Warren Buffett Quotes That Will Teach You More Than Just Investing

While he is one of the most famous investors in the world, his expertise goes beyond money.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There's more to learn than finance from one of today's most famous investors, Warren Buffett. In fact, the businessman, financial guru and …

6 tips from top entrepreneurs on turning real estate into real wealth — even if you start with nothing

At least 30 U.S. billionaires made their money from real estate; some say that it's the greatest way to create real wealth and financial freedom.<p>These six tycoons and members of The Oracles suggest how you can invest $100,000 or start with nothing.

Lakefront midcentury home on 10 acres asks $675K

The home has been in the same family since 1962<p><i>Have a nomination for a jaw-dropping listing that would make a mighty fine House of the Day? Get thee to the</i> <i>tipline</i> <i>and send us your suggestions. We'd love to see what you've got.</i><p><b>Location:</b> Nine Mile Falls, Washington<p><b>Price:</b> $675,000<p>A well-maintained …

Jeff Bezos is off to a good start if his goal is to reinvent philanthropy

Jeff Bezos, the world’s second-richest person, trails his peers when it comes to generosity. His family’s donations to hospitals, museums and universities rarely make headlines, and he hasn’t signed the Giving Pledge, a commitment by many of the world’s richest people to give away most of their …

Public Policy

Surf trips with a side of doing good

Anyone who has traveled outside of the first-world bubble to score pristine warm-water surf in a third-world country has experienced the …

Aquatic Sports

The Conversational Habit of Smart Communicators That 99 Percent of People Are Afraid Of | Inc.com

Lets all agree on one thing: Communication is the source of much conflict in the workplace.<p>Sometimes the unpredictability of human nature will kick in. You've seen it -- someone does or says something (unintentional, even) that causes a negative reaction.<p>Things can get ugly fast. Words are …

Self-help

4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking

This curated column is authored by self improvement expert EmmalyThe post 4 Steps to End Negative Habitual Thinking appeared first on iamwire.

Mindfulness

Incredible luxury tree house is hidden away in a Cape Town forest

Not all tree houses are rustic backyard projects—some, like the stunning House Paarman in Cape Town, take the typology to luxurious new heights. …

It's hard to believe this gorgeous home was once a drug den for squatters

At the Avocado Acres house in Encinitas, you can see the palm trees through the clerestory windows, hinting at developer — and surfer — Steve Hoiles’ love affair with California.<p>It’s hard to believe the newly built modern home was once a dilapidated drug den.<p>When Hoiles purchased the …

Architecture

Science Says Relationships Fail When These Four Things Happen

A new relationship—whether personal or professional—is a lot like buying a new car. Driving it off the lot is pure bliss. And like a car, when a relationship breaks down, it’s overwhelming. A trained eye knows when a car is in trouble. The same is true of relationships, and you can be your own …

MedReleaf Raises $75 Million in North America's Biggest Pot IPO

As investors look to get into pot stocks ahead of a potential legalization of the drug in Canada, MedReleaf Corp. this week pulled off the largest …

North America

A Midcentury Modern Home in Chicago is Refreshed

With respect for its midcentury design, a couple calls on architect Margaret McCurry to update their Chicago home for coming generations<p><i>This article originally appeared in the February 2009 issue of Architectural Digest.</i><p>Even if you take away all the framed pictures of the kids and grandkids, the …

East Hampton home with parts from 1680 currently in contract

The home was renovated in 2015<p>The East Hampton home that made headlines for having parts which date back all the way to 1680 is currently under contract through Sotheby’s International Realty.<p>The home was listed for $3,995,000 back in 2015, but according to its listing, the price has gone down to …

Compact all-in-one kitchen unit hides stove, fridge and dishwasher (Video)

Kitchens are one of the main hubs of any home, especially if you like to cook and entertain. In a small space, this isn't as easy to do, especially …

Charity Is Not How We Solve Poverty | Jason Sorens

In a famous 1972 article, “Famine, Affluence, and Morality,” philosopher Peter Singer compared global poverty to a child drowning in a pond:<p>[I]f it …

Legendary Architect Frank Gehry to Teach a MasterClass on Design

They always say, learn from the best. Well, it doesn't get much better than living legend Frank Gehry, who is teaching an online MasterClass this …

Serena Williams

New net-zero Solar Farmhouse from Deltec generates all its own energy

In these uncertain times of erratic weather and changing climate patterns, net-zero energy (or NZE) is quickly becoming the gold standard in green …

Living Rooms

Eight Men Are As Rich As Half The World–And Other Depressing Inequality Stats

Meet your wealthy overlords: Bill Gates, Warren Buffett, Carlos Slim Helú, Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, Larry Ellison, Michael Bloomberg, Amancio Ortega.<p>This year’s meeting of the World Economic Forum in Davos once again saw the issue of income inequality high up the agenda. It topped the group’s …

Economics

The Simple Truth Behind Reading 200 Books a Year

Somebody once asked Warren Buffett about his secret to success. Buffett pointed to a stack of books and said,<p>“<b>Read 500 pages like this every day.</b> …

Books

The Reading Habits Of Highly Successful People

From $2 to $20 billion<p>Two teenage boys found employment at a grocery store in Omaha, Nebraska. The older boy, from a poor family devastated by the …

Success

6 bits of wisdom from Warren Buffett than can help you make money in 2017

No. 1: Quality over quantity<p>The Hope diamond is a 45-carat blue diamond that's so rare and beautiful that it's among the most valuable jewels in the world. You can't buy the Hope diamond (it's been on display at the Smithsonian since 1958), but if it were for sale, then owning even a tiny fraction …

Victoria faces property shortages while more move in for lifestyle change

VICTORIA — It's still the dead of winter in much of Canada, but in Victoria daffodils and crocuses are about to begin sprouting, marking the …

Canadian Real Estate