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8 Incredible Destinations that are Slowly Disappearing

Whether by the unforgiving hand of time or manmade destruction, some of the world's most beautiful monuments and natural wonders are disappearing. …

How to Live Off the Grid: A Beginner's Guide

Some people embrace modern-day technology. Others dream of a simpler life -- <i>much</i> simpler. If you're in the latter group, you've probably wondered how to live off the grid, so to speak.<p>But just how do you do that? And what exactly is the "grid," anyway?<p>Originally, the grid referred to the United …

These Surreal Ancient Alchemy Manuscripts Are Terrifyingly Cool

Behold, the weird and wonderful world of alchemy.<p>Elixirs of immortality, transmutation, and the philosopher's stone. Today, the most famed pursuits of ancient alchemy are seen as mythological quests, and it's easy to forget that "black magic" once paved the way for modern science.<p>Alchemy, or the …

Best Garden Design Practical Inspiration With Amazing Outdoor Lighting For Japanese Style

Home » Outdoors » Best Outdoor Lighting Fixtures » Best Garden Design Practical Inspiration With Amazing Outdoor Lighting For Japanese Style<p>The …

18 Reasons You Should Travel Solo in Your 20s

Nos.13 and 14 go hand in hand.<p>If you're toying with the idea of traveling solo, these 18 points might be able to convince you.<p><b>1.</b> <b>There's no time like the present.</b> Before the serious adulting kicks in (read: children, mortgages, marriage), now's your chance to travel and explore. Just imagine: It's …

Slum Tourism: How It Began, The Impact It Has, And Why It Became So Popular

Looking for something different than the usually dose of museums, beach resorts, and restaurants, many foreign tourists are now turning to places that may at first seem to be the antithesis of the typical vacation destination: slums. Far from being viewed as off-limits, no-go-zones that outsiders …

Great Escape: 9 Luxurious, Remote Hotels Around the World

When you think of the world’s most luxurious hotels, your mind probably drifts to a meticulously appointed French suite with views of the Eiffel Tower, or a pristine, rooftop penthouse overlooking the streets of Manhattan—a jewel box in the middle of it all. And while either stay would be quite …

Quantum Living: Epigenetics And Exercise: How Genes Take Shape To Change Your DNA One Workout At A Time

Are you ready for a DNA make-over that's guaranteed to help you get slimmer, stronger, happier and overall in great shape?<p>It's called Epigenetics, a cutting-edge new science that studies how our gene expression is influenced and changed by a whole host of factors--from diet, exercise, and …

Genetics

America’s Best Little Beach Towns

Tucked between popular Monterey, Pebble Beach, and Carmel, this quiet town is more famous for its butterflies and stray deer than its tourists. You …

World's Most Romantic All-Inclusive Resorts

Thai kings chose Hua Hin for their summer palace, and not far away, within seven acres of banyan-filled gardens, this beachfront resort makes …

World's Cheapest Travel Destinations

Traveling the world can be expensive, but don’t worry, Nothing Familiar has you covered! If there’s one thing we’ve learned, it’s that even in the …

Central America

Revealed: The best places to raise a family, be an entrepreneur or retire, if you're a global butterfly

Has Britain’s vote to leave the European Union put the kibosh on relocation to some of the most beautiful and cultural cities on the Continent? That was certainly one of the defining arguments of the Remain campaign. Brexit will stop our children from travelling freely to EU countries, drive up …

Ayurvedic Rx: Two Herbs for Nervous System Support

There are two best friends in the ayurvedic pharmacy, ashwagandha and brahmi, who hold hands on the herbal playground as they calm and support your …

19 Instagram Travel Hacks That Are Borderline Genius

Take note before your next trip.

11 Amazing Waterfall Hikes in America

Maybe it's the unexpected nature of waterfalls that makes them so special. You often hear the sound first, in the distance, rumbling like constant …

Hiking

10 Behaviors of immensely successful entrepreneurs

Share7<p>Tweet<p>Share12<p>+13<p>Shares 22<p>All successful entrepreneurs have one thing in common that they know how to manage all the dimensions of their lives, …

GreenPod's 450 sq. ft. Waterhaus is a tiny, prefabricated eco-friendly home (Video)

It took some time, but modular and prefab homes are finally gaining some mainstream traction. For people interested in getting an eco-friendly home …

Prefab Homes

6 Books That Should Be on Every Entrepreneur's Reading List

Every book, try to get one takeaway.<p><i>What books should entrepreneurs read? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by James Altucher, entrepreneur, angel investor, and best-selling author, on Quora:</b><p>I'm …

Solar-powered tiny house doesn't skimp on the home comforts

Tiny houses are all about balance. The smaller they are, the less comfortable they tend to be. Go <i>too</i> big and you may as well just live in a …

Off-grid

How This Millennial Made Her First Million

Australian jewelry designer and entrepreneur Samantha Wills started her business with a brave move some 12 years ago, when she packed her belongings into her Toyota hatchback, left her small hometown of Port Macquarie and drove to Sydney with the ambition to make it big. Her rise to success was not …

9 Traits You Must Have to Execute Your Mission

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every entrepreneur operates from a different mindset in terms of how they approach business and success. However, to be successful every entrepreneur has to be able to execute strategies which get them to the levels of achievement they …

Motivation

14 Incredible Swimming Holes in Northern California

There are so many great rivers, lakes, and ponds to escape to in Northern California, but these hidden gems stand out beyond the rest.<p>Jump from …

Hiking

Here’s the single most crucial element that separates entrepreneurs from everyone else

If you’re reading this, you likely have some form of interest in startups and entrepreneurship. But then again, who doesn’t? Work with like-minded …

These 12 cities are going all in on renewable energy

A number of cities are ready to step away from fossil fuels.<p>While some cities have already accomplished this goal, others plan to in the near future. Either way, many cities are taking the step towards a more sustainable future.<p>Scroll down to see if your hometown makes our list of cities set to …

Renewable Energy

3 Sample Workout Schedules for a Complete Exercise Program

If you're a new exerciser or you're trying to get back to exercise, knowing where to start is a challenge. The right workout schedule will depend on …

The 10 Weirdest Hotels in the World

Now that places like crazy colorful hotels and their art-infused rooms exist, there’s really no going back to ordinary. Since it seems like there’s something for everyone these days — from must-visit foodie hotels to haunted Airbnbs — creativity is becoming competition. These 10 unusual hotels give …