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How to Achieve Your Goals in Life - 6 Steps to Success | The Planet D

<b>Yes, you can achieve your goals in life. We did it, and you can too. This six-step plan will give you the motivation and tools to help you …

Motivation

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

12 Things Not to Do When You Travel

Travel writers always talk about what <i>to do</i> when you travel. It’s all must-see attractions and things to do. Go here, do this, see that, act this way. …

How to Get Faux-Looking Lashes Using Baby Powder

False lashes are a godsend...if you're going to a wedding or a New Year's Eve bash. But while many of us covet that Kim Kardashian-level of fabulous fringe on the regular, they're not a practical option outside of more formal affairs, and certainly not<p>False lashes are a godsend...if you're going to …

10 Quotes About Failure That Will Inspire You to Succeed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Fear of failure is one of the main factors stopping people getting what they want. We can be so scared of failure that we don’t even bother trying! …

How to go from $0 to $75,000/mo. without taking on an investor or hiring a single employee

In case you didn’t know, we (Talkroute) declined our acceptance into a well-known accelerator, and a lot of people thought we were stupid. Even after I published a ridiculously long blog post explaining why we said “no thanks,” the skeptics remained, well, skeptical.<p>But today, right here on …

7 Networking Tips You’ll Wish You Knew Earlier

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

What not to buy on Amazon

Slide 1 of 7<p>When we need books, soap, diapers, electronics — pretty much anything — many of us head right to Amazon.com, assuming it has the lowest …

eCommerce

4 Signs that Your Conditioner is Effective

As I type this article, I am pretty certain there are quite a number of you who are looking for the <i>perfect</i> hair conditioner. To be clear, I am …

6 Deep Conditioners That Do it All

I’m a picky eater. I don’t like certain foods because of how they look, others because of how they smell. Other still (and even perhaps more …

How to Get DEFINED Curls That Last- The Complete Guide!

by Susan Walker of <b>DrWalkerWellness</b><p>Curl definition. It’s what many naturals want to achieve; yet it seems to elusive and unreal. Is it even possible? …

Frugal Fro: Edge Control

So, you want to pull your hair up into an elegant updo or don a sleek ponytail, but your edges decided to reject your request? Don’t fret!<p>I’ve got a …

Top 20 Products for Smooth Twist-Outs and Roller Sets

<i>I heart chunky twist-n-curls</i><p>By Sabrina Perkins<p>Almost daily I’m bombarded by gorgeous natural hairstyles that have been molded into coils, curls, and …

Instagram's New App Will Change the Way You Experience Fashion Week

From the editors of ELLE.com, this new app is an Instagram game-changer<p>Just in time for Fashion Week, Instagram has released a new app that will make your videos look cooler and way more professional. This morning, the photo sharing giant debuted Hyperlapse, a stand-alone app that allows users to …

4 Strategies For Remembering Everything You Learn

• knowledge about the subject at hand, like math, history, or programming<p>• knowledge about how learning actually works<p>The bad news: Our education system kinda skips one of them, which is terrifying, given that your ability to learn is such a huge predictor of success in life, from achieving in …

Washington University in St. Louis

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …

What The Greatest Self-Help Books Of The Last Decades Can Teach You In 7 Minutes

As a writer, I’m fortunate to connect with authors and experts all over the globe who have vitally important messages to share. While each of these experts sees the world in his or her own very unique way, and shares a special filter or perspective on life, progress and success, when you peel the …

Measure Backward, Not Forward

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>We often measure our progress by looking forward. We set goals. We plan …

10 Ways to Update Your Fall Beauty Look on a Tight Budget

<i>Below is an excerpt from "10 Ways to Update Your Fall Beauty Look on a Tight Budget</i><i>," which originally appeared on POPSUGAR BEAUTY. Read the full</i> …

Brands Every Natural-Haired Gal Needs To Know

Beauty for natural-haired women has come a long way. Rewind a couple of years, and you'd be hard-pressed to find products for those with hair types …

The 12 Best Free Online Business Courses To Take This Fall

Maybe you have entrepreneurial aspirations but are lacking a financial background. Or maybe you realize that after years as a professional you still don't know how to best manage your finances.<p>Whatever your situation, there are plenty of excellent free online courses available this fall. We've …

Columbia University

50 Best Websites for Entrepreneurs

For entrepreneurs, time is especially precious. Every wasted minute is a lost opportunity for networking, growing the business, and of course making money.<p>There are many websites out there that can help entrepreneurs grow a bigger, better business--but there are many more time-suck websites. How …

FiftyThree reveals Mix, a community for sharing and downloading any kind of Paper

In the past, you might buy a different notebook for each of these utilities. Now, you can import any one of them with a tap into Paper. But of course, notebooks are disappearing — why emulate them? — so Mix hopes to limit the number of steps it takes to remix a piece of art on the internet that …

“Wretched, disgusting commie leftists”: My nightmare fighting gun nuts in a red state

<b>(Aekkaphob, Katherine Welles via Shutterstock/Salon)</b><p>Want to understand why it’s so hard to win the most basic gun safety reform? Here’s how the debate so often goes<p>Amanda Gailey<p>September 16, 2014 8:59pm (UTC)<p>I volunteer for Nebraskans Against Gun Violence, a grass-roots organization seeking to …

Face Recognition Treasure Safe

Use a Raspberry Pi, camera, and free software to make a lockbox that opens only when it sees your mug.<p>Protect your valuables from prying eyes without remembering a combination or carrying a key; your face is the key to unlock this safe! This project will show you how to use a Raspberry Pi and Pi …

Arduino

25 Incredibly Useful Websites Every Entrepreneur Should Bookmark

As a budding entrepreneur, you will come across thousands of sites while you search for the information that you need to start and run a successful …

Entrepreneurship

5 Ways to Become a Millennial Millionaire

Millennial millionaires are more common than you think. The Millennial Generation seems to be fascinated by its young millionaires and the glamorous …

7 Stocks to Buy and Hold for the Next 15 Years

Some of Disney's prime assets are folks who never ask for a raise, including Goofy, Cinderella and Luke Skywalker.<p>My advice to investors has always …

This 12-Year-Old CEO Runs a $150,000 Business

We could all learn a lot about business and life from Moziah Bridges.<p>In the past three years, while his classmates were doing homework and playing sports, Moziah Bridges built himself a $150,000 business.<p>That's right--he started his business when he was 9 years old. Not yet a teenager, Bridges now …