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Seven books to read before you start writing your own

A first-time author shares her reading list as she was preparing to write her novel.<p>“I never read a novel till I was 18,” Sunjeev Sahota, author of</i> …

21 incredible luxury destinations you should visit in 2016

Robb Report, which specializes in publishing content for ultra-affluent consumers, recently released a list of the top 21 luxury destinations to visit this year.<p>To put the list together, they worked with their base of writers to determine which destinations would be most interesting to …

What Are the Three Ways to Train Your Brain to Be Happy?

You can train your mind to be unhappy and you can train it to be happy.<p>Training your mind to look for errors and problems (as happens in careers like …

The Best Hotel Pools in Miami

As the novelty of winter thaws, we're ready for an escape to Miami and its endless summer. And don't worry about being bathing suit ready: These pools aren't all about being seen—the scene allows for unapologetic lounging, family playtime, strong cocktails (not mutually exclusive), and, yes, a …

A hotel-like townhouse in Manhattan

<b>LOCATION:</b> New York <b><br>PRICE:</b> $12.5 million<p>Nestled in Manhattan’s West Village, this Greek Revival-style townhouse belongs to a filmmaker who purchased it in 2012. The filmmaker hired architect M.N. Ahari to renovate the home, which is roughly 100 years old. The renovation combined the owner's taste for …

Miami Beach Residence by Luis Bosch - CAANdesign | Architecture and home design blog

Architects: Luis Bosch<br>Location: Miami Beach, Florida, USA<br>Year: 2012<br>Photo courtesy: Luis Bosch<br>Description:<p>This two story home is situated close to the …

Warren Buffett’s 15-Minute Retirement Plan

It's boring, but solid.<p>If Warren Buffett weren’t the world’s best stock picker, how would he plan for retirement?<p>Luckily for the rest of us, he’s …

Scientists ‘Blown Away’ by What Wildlife Official Discovered in ‘Plain Sight’ Off Australian Coast

Scientists were left stunned by what a wildlife official caught on camera off the western coast of Australia.<p>Grant Griffin with the Australia Department of Parks and Wildlife took a photograph of two critically endangered sea snakes previously thought to have been extinct.<p>“We were blown away, these …

Follow Bill Maher’s lead, not Donald Trump: There’s a way to critique ideology behind religion without resorting to hate

The First Amendment protects speech and religion. It can and must be used to critique all religions, without fear<p>After the Islamist terrorist attack in San Bernardino, with more like it probably in the making, and with Donald Trump issuing wildly inflammatory exhortations <b></b>to enact a "total and …

10 Hotels With Unbelievable Views

<i>By Ayesha Khan for Architectural Digest.</i><p><i>(Photo: Jade Mountain)</i><p><b>Jade Mountain, St. Lucia</b><p>Architect and hotelier Nick Troubetzkoy eliminated the fourth wall from every room at this Caribbean paradise so guests can enjoy the picture-perfect views of the Petit and Gros Piton mountains, which are …

How to Stop Feeling Guilty: 5 Secrets Backed by Research

You did something bad. And now you feel terrible. But the feeling won’t go away. It gnaws at you. Even worse, it makes you feel like you’re a <i>bad</i> …

Fake it ’til you become it: The science of self-perception

In the 1960s, a psychologist named Martin Seligman was trying to understand the relationship between fear and learning when he stumbled upon an unexpected phenomenon.<p>In the experiment, Seligman gave a group of dogs an electric shock they couldn’t escape. Eventually, they learned to stop trying to …

Switzerland Plans to Build a Livable Forest in the Sky

The apartment tower would support more than 100 forms of plant-life.<p>Unless you’re a logging protester or Na'vi, chances are you’re not going to be staying in a tree for a long time. But you could replicate that happy, leafy feeling inside this planned apartment building, which will be overgrown …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

How to Rest Your Overworked Mind

In the go-go-go world of today we need to be sure we’re giving our mind ample opportunity to rest and relax — recognizing when we need a mental break.<p>…

22 Nature Photos Taken In 2015 That Will Blow You Away

An inspiring sneak peek at some of the stunning pictures entered into the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.<p>The natural world never fails to be the perfect subject for the avid photographer. Enjoy a selection of some of the best entries so far in the 2016 Sony World Photography Awards.<p>"The …

Archaeologists Discover ‘One of the Most Magnificent Displays of Prehistoric Wealth’ in 3,500-Year-Old Warrior Tomb

A team of international researchers excavating a site in Greece thought they were digging on a Bronze-Age house, but when they discovered a skeleton, they knew it was a grave.<p>And not just an ordinary grave.<p>Senior research associate Shari Stocker with the University of Cincinnati told the …

Beached in Brazil, a Young Penguin Finds His Human Soul Mate

Jinjing swims off for months but always returns to his widower friend; ‘like a son’<p>PROVETÁ, Brazil—On a steamy tropical island in Brazil, a tuxedoed traveler found a soul mate.<p>Why else would a penguin named Jinjing, native to chilly Patagonia roughly 2,000 miles away, keep returning to a warm …

Brazil

Interview: Breathtaking Images of Underwater Life Captured by Freediving Photographers

For nearly 15 years, freediving and photography duo Alex Voyer and Alex Roubaud of Fisheye have been exploring and documenting the stunning depths of the world's oceans. The two friends hit the seas when they're not working at their day jobs in Paris, using their time away from the office to slip …

Five Reasons to Visit Iceland in the Winter

Travelers shy away from the land of fire and ice during the coldest months, but Iceland in December or January is not only bearable, it's a veritable …

European Travel

The stunning cities you need to see in your lifetime

Here at The Active Times, we’re big proponents of off-the-beaten-path adventures and exploring wilderness around the globe, but that mentality occasionally means that cities are overlooked.<p>Urban centers offer their own form of adventure—and some even satisfy the most active outdoor enthusiasts—so …

5 Surprising Things You Don’t Have to Buy Organic

Beat Dementia: 8 Changes Your Brain Will Thank You For - PsyBlog

The everyday changes that could save you from dementia.<p>1. Follow the MIND diet<p>A new diet could lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by …

How to run your small business efficiently as it grows

Scaling a business up doesn't happen by accident. For a company to grow, it must be run as efficiently as possible day to day while moving forward on a growth strategy.<p>Here's how to get your business ready for bigger things.<p>When a business grows it often changes, along with the owner's day-to-day …

21 Nuggets of Wisdom for Launching Your Own Successful Small Business

The last decade has proven to be volatile and filled with uncertainty. Unemployment rates remain high while federal, state and local support services …

Small Business

13 Ways You Can Attract Success by Living Life to the Fullest | Inc.com

<i>What would people advise a hypothetical 22-year-old college graduate to do with his or her life? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><i>Answer by Evan Asano, Founder and CEO of Mediakix, a leading influencer marketing company. Twitter: @evanasano, on Quora:</i><p>1. …

Self-improvement

7 Fundamentals of Success and Happiness Only You Can Deny Yourself

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Life's biggest frustrations and disappointments come from expecting too little of yourself and too much of others. Expectations shape all of your relationships, including in the workplace. By setting your expectations for yourself and …