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The 60 Most Scenic Drives in America

Plan the road trip of the lifetime with these spectacular journeys that highlight all the beauty America has to offer. From shorelines to mountain …

Science Discovered That Banning Small Talk from Your Conversations Makes You Happier (Try Asking These 13 Questions Instead)

It's time to delete questions like 'what do you do?' and 'where do you live?' from your vocabulary forever.<p>Ever walk into a networking event or cocktail party and all you hear is superficial chit-chat? The small talk is deafening and doesn't evolve into anything substantial. You can hardly stand …

21 Low-Cost Ways to Make Money from Home

Startup costs can be a real barrier to getting up and running, so here are some work ideas that cost little to no money to consider.<p>Startup costs for training, schooling or equipment can be a real barrier for many people who want to make money from home and are limited to what they already have in …

4 Nighttime Habits That Will Keep You More Rested, Motivated, and Productive (and They Only Take 5 Minutes)

Neglecting your nighttime habits leaves a lot of success and growth on the table.<p>You've had a long and hopefully productive day. You're ready to unwind and relax until you fall asleep at some point.<p>However, doing that is leaving a lot of potential growth on the table, along with quality sleep. …

How to Eat Sushi

Although you won't be ejected from the average Japanese restaurant for mistreating your fish, knowing how to eat sushi the right way enhances the …

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How 3 Years at Salesforce Changed the Way I Run My Company

It's where I discovered the one strategic planning framework that works for teams of 20 or 20,000.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>When Salesforce acquired my company in 2012, much of my world was turned upside-down. I went from being a young entrepreneur who had never …

3 Simple Things You Can Do To Make Others See You as Wildly Enchanting

Being charming is all about disarming people, and it's surprisingly easy to do.<p>You might hear words like 'cutthroat' tossed around in the workplace all the time, but the reality is, it's not pure, unbridled competitiveness alone that makes you successful. The other, big part of the picture is how …

This Flight Attendant’s ‘Sexy’ Safety Demonstration Will Have You Laughing Out Loud

Putting the “fun” in fundamental safety procedures.<p>As important as they are, most in-flight safety demonstrations are relatively mundane exercises in …

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Don't Waste Time! These 16 Gmail Hacks Will Make Your Small Business Hum (INFOGRAPHIC) - Small Business Trends

Take your use of Gmail for business beyond sending, receiving and attaching a document. The below infographic by GetVoip has some tips and tricks to …

The thru-hike you’ve never heard of: Oregon Desert Trail

Photographer Meg Roussos is one of just 290 hikers who have completed all three long-distance hikes in the U.S.: the Appalachian, Pacific Crest and …

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I Tried a Beauty Editor's Absurd 20-Step Skin-Care Routine for a Month

I am a minimalist when it comes to my skin-care routine. As a magazine writer, I’ve tried everything from the drugstore lotions to the fancy potions …

9 of the Best Ab Workouts on YouTube

Let's get ready to rock those abs, strengthen your core, tighten your tummy, and improve your posture — these quick and powerful workouts target your midsection in under 10 minutes. We rounded up nine of the best workout videos on YouTube so you can piece together a (totally free) ab routine for …

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9 Acne-Scar Fading Products for the Best Complexion of Your Life

Having a blemish is difficult enough without having to contend with dreaded scars that they may leave in their wake. Luckily, there are some effective products out there, including serums, creams, and masks, that will help to reduce the appearance of acne marks quickly — revealing fresh, soft skin …

The best hidden gems and secret spots in San Francisco

San Francisco is a city that can excite you forever — it's one of those wonderfully dynamic places that's always ready to surprise. It's why, despite the rising costs and million other complaints, the city sticks with you.<p>But even the most beloved places can get a little worn. You've been to the …

Build a Resilient Spine: Start Here

<b>You wake up with a sore lower back, and you go to bed feeling the same way</b>. The discomfort is a constant reminder of how deconditioned you are. Trust …

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10 Fairy Tale Places to Visit IRL

Create your own fairy tale by visiting one of these totally gorgeous and inspiring locales. When stepping foot into one of these wonderful and whimsical haunts, you’re transported into a wonderland worthy of a Disney movie or a bedtime story. These are the kind of places that you don’t just see — …

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31 Daily Habits for Success in Business and Life

You might be surprised at the little things that make a big difference when it comes to getting ahead in business and life.<p>While connections, intellect, and drive all can help a person succeed, consistency is key as well. Just as high-achieving athletes use discipline to win, business people who do …

The Crucial Step That'll Help You Make The Fluffiest Pancakes

No more rubbery breakfasts.<p>Breakfast deserves greatness. It’s the meal that determines how the rest of our day is going to pan out, so it’d better be good. One way to make that happen is to take the time to whip up a batch of pancakes. And not just any pancakes, but the fluffiest pancakes that have …

The 30-Minute, No-Equipment Workout That Burns 250 Calories

Get sweaty the quick and dirty way with a workout from S10 Training<p>1. Walk-Out Chaturanga<p>A<p><b>A.</b><p>Stand with feet hip-width apart and arms by sides. Fold …

13 habits of the most persuasive people

Persuasive people have an uncanny ability to get you leaning toward their way of thinking. Their secret weapon is likeability. They get you to like more than their ideas; they get you to like <i>them</i>.<p>Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable …

I wrote that I despised Hillary Clinton. Today, I want to publicly take it all back

When this election began, I was like millions of millennial American men: a “Bernie bro” rooting hard for senator Bernie Sanders.<p>Watching the candidate of my dreams get steam late and lose in the primary wasn’t so different from watching my favorite football team not have enough energy to complete …

Here Is the Most Popular Book from the Year You Were Born

How many have you read?<p>As Anna Quindlen once said, "Books are the plane, and the train and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home." These were the tomes making people laugh, weep and whisper in homes across the country as your story got its page one.

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12 Fried Cheese Recipes for When You Want to Treat Yoself

When it comes to cheese, we love it all, from cheddar to mozz. Cheese recipes are absolutely a staple in our diet. Heck, we even love to give cheese-themed gifts! You get the picture. Though it’s hard to choose a favorite, there’s a special place in our hearts for <i>fried</i> cheese. In fact, here are 12 …

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5 Hotel Room Booking Tools Every Frugal Traveler Should Know

Frequent travelers know a thing or two about scoring the best deals on hotel rooms, but you don't have to be a road warrior to snag a great room on …

8 ways to make you run faster

Gentle jogging gets you nowhere fast. Running hard and cutting seconds is your new shortcut to becoming a fitter, leaner man in a hurry. Follow these …

73 Questions to Ask Employees During an Interview

When hiring a new employee, it’s important to ask the right questions.There are some interview questions that are a given; we all know how to put a …

For Any Peanut Butter Lovers Out There - This Creamy Treat Is For You!

Creamy Peanut Butter Cheesecake Bars<p>Save<p>If you’re looking for a delicious, decadent dessert that will knock people’s socks off, look no further. …

How to Reach Financial Independence Even if You Make an Average Income

<i>This is a guest post from Pauline from InvestmentZen.com</i><p>Reaching financial independence is not an easy task, but it is perfectly doable even if you …