Heather Lee

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Have A Dream? Here's How to Make It Happen in 2014

In 2008, Betsy and Warren Talbot were not unlike a lot of American couples. They were living in Seattle in a 1,000-square-foot townhouse and had a car. She was a consultant for women-owned businesses, and he worked on the business side at Microsoft, and they were happy with their careers. The only …

7 Easy Steps To Decluttering

By Laura Shin As you start the new year, you’re probably making resolutions to start with a fresh, clean slate.<p>As described in these seven steps to living your dream life, this is what Betsy and Warren Talbot did when, in 2008, they decided to spend the rest of their lives traveling. Thirty-some …

Timing Is Everything: 11 Key Triggers To Keep In Mind For The 2013 Tax Year

At year end, there is often a flurry of advice about making income and deductions count for the year. The general consensus tends to be that nearly everything needs to be wrapped up by December 31. While December 31 is certainly a key date, it’s not the only date to keep in mind: details matter and …

How Yoga Became A $27 Billion Industry -- And Reinvented American Spirituality

In 1971, Sat Jivan Singh Khalsa moved to New York to open a yoga studio. A lawyer moonlighting as a Kundalini yoga teacher, he set up shop in Boerum Hill, Brooklyn, opening a school to share the teachings of the spiritual leader Yogi Bhajan. At that time, there were only two other yoga studios in …

A Locked Door, A Secret Meeting And The Birth Of The Fed

In 1907, the U.S. economy was in the grip of a financial crisis. Unemployment was up. The stock market was down.<p>People started panicking. They were lining up overnight to pull their money out of healthy banks. This can be deadly for an economy: Healthy banks have to shut down, businesses can't get …

How To Step Yourself Down To Just 4.5 Hours Of Sleep A Day [CHARTS]

But by switching to polyphasic sleep — like Russia-based project manager Eugene Dubovoy did— you could gain back decades of time with your eyes open.<p>He and his team hoped to create an app, named Smart Sleep, that could help others make the switch. Unfortunately, they didn't acquire the money needed …

Who Needs Monogamy?

Arianne Cohen and her husband have a happy—and open—marriage. Why they decided to try the brave new world of polyamory—and how they make it work.<p><b>I'M UNDER THE COVERS WITH TIM</b>, a burly video artist, ostensibly watching <i>Mad Men</i> on Netflix but actually making out. This happens most Tuesdays. My phone …

D.C.'s ‘intentional communities’ put strangers in a house joined by core values

Sure, you’re a typical idealistic Washingtonian who believes you can make a difference. But <i>how</i> seriously do you take your values? Would you be willing to construct your entire home life around them?<p>There’s a growing cluster of houses in Washington filled with people who already are.<p>Called …

Burning Man becomes a hot spot for tech titans

Like moths to a flame, Burning Man is drawing more CEOs and venture capitalists to the playa for high-powered networking. Welcome to the business bacchanalia.<p>Serial entrepreneur and Haight district resident Richard Titus was trying to finish a deal last year between his company and Yahoo, but he …

Obituary for Donald E. Hughes - Grafton, ND

Life Legacy<p>Donald E. Hughes, age 87 of St. Thomas, ND passed away on Monday, July 15, 2013 at the Lutheran Sunset Home of Grafton.<p>Donald E. Hughes …

The Economics of ‘Slut-Shaming’ – The Ümlaut

From the prim Puritan vengeance wracked upon the steadfast Hester Prynne to the targeted sexual critique of Ke$ha’s (self-described) “positive, fun” …

To Make Hearing Aids Affordable, Firm Turns On Bluetooth

As many as 300 million people around the world need hearing aids. The vast majority of the 7 million people who get them annually are in the U.S. and Europe.<p>One big reason is cost. On average, a set of hearing aids rings up a tab of about $4,000. Most insurance policies don't cover them.<p>A company …

Southeast Asia on a Shoestring, 20 years (and a child) later

When we bought our 1992 edition of <i>Southeast Asia on a Shoestring</i> to start making travel plans, there was no Internet. No social media, no hostel booking sites, no Thorn Tree, no TripAdvisor. Not even Hotmail.<p>When we saved enough and packed up that guidebook, my girlfriend and I put everything in …

Lonely Planet's Guide To Travel Photography - Lonely Planet Online Shop - Lonely Planet US

Lonely Planet's Guide to Travel Photography<p>5th Edition Jul 2016<p>The fifth edition of Lonely Planet’s Guide to Travel Photography shows readers how to develop their photographic skills and avoid common mistakes.<p>This ultimate step-by-step guide to taking better travel photographs is full of practical …

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A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

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