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8 Sources of Strength Powerful Enough to Overcome the Fears Holding You Back

To avoid failure, acknowledge and compensate for your weaknesses. To achieve great success, discover and build on your strengths.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What are your powers? Few of us are focused on what our powers are, let alone practicing or leading …

Self-improvement

Depression is not contagious but an upbeat mood is, say scientists

Upbeat moods spread through social networks but depression does not, scientists have found<p>Sad friends will not bring you down but upbeat moods are contagious a new study has shown.<p>Researchers at the universities of Manchester and Warwick studied 2,000 teenagers to see if their social groups could …

The Byblos in St Tropez

LIFESTYLE TRAVEL<p>The infamous Byblos hotel on the French Riviera is inaugurating its new luxury suites by hosting a summer of live concerts in the …

Luxury Lifestyle

Attention celiac sufferers! Scientists are working on a pill that will let you eat bread and pasta

Time for some real talk. Gluten is delicious. Beer, pasta, pizza—people with celiac disease, an autoimmune disorder which prevents them from eating these things, are missing out on some of life’s great gustatory pleasures.<p>Scientists at the University of Alberta may have found a solution.<p>For celiac …

University of Alberta

Get Off the Tourist Track in Havana

Experience the rhythms of Cuba like a local.<p>To get an inside glimpse of daily life for the average Cuban, you and your kids should skip the hotels and stay in one of the hundreds of <i>casas particulares</i> sprinkled throughout Havana, the Cuban equivalent of B&Bs and one of the few forms of private …

Broccoli Pesto Pasta

2 Servings<p>This pesto pasta recipe gets heft (and a side of veggies) from the addition of broccoli to the purée. They won’t know it’s there unless you tell them...wink wink.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 head of broccoli (about 8 oz.)<p>Kosher salt<p>6 ounces orecchiette or other short pasta<p>½ cup grated Parmesan<p>½ cup …

5 Simple Research Proven Hacks to Stop Wasting Time and Start Learning Fast - Fluent in 3 months - Language Hacking and Travel Tips

Full disclosure: This post contains affiliate links. ?<p>Do you dream of learning a new language, but then find you rarely take action towards making …

Language Learning

Here Are The Best Apps For People With Too Much To Do

While some still insist on sticking with pencil and paper to keep track of their daily tasks, many harried professionals are turning to productivity apps to help manage everything from huge projects and deadlines to the little things they need to get done.<p>Productivity apps are in huge demand; …

Apps

10 Daily Habits Of The Most Successful Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurship

This Iconic Bag is Still the Most Exclusive in the World

And here's how to get it.<p>Insider fashion tip: A classic bag is always a good investment. Quality craftsmanship and elegant designs never go out of style—plus you won't outgrow your bag the way you might a pair of shoes or clothing. So if you're going to splurge, do so on a purse that will be a …

How Your Brain Understands Visual Language

Or, “why email is still represented by an envelope.” Design professor Josiah Kahane explains.<p>Semioticians classify signs or sign systems in relation to the way they are transmitted. To illuminate one way semioticians look at things, let us peek at stage and film semiotics, which study the various …

Language

Photographer Creates Stunning Symmetric Images with Light and Reflection

<b>All Photographs (c) Ferdinand Choffray, Courtesy of Ferdinand Choffray</b><p>Could symmetrical composition be part of defining beauty? Symmetry makes it attractive. This is what we've been told. When applied to photography, the binomial equilibrium and proportion can create striking images.<p>The shots of</b> …

Moscow Must-Dos

Our experts recommend the top attractions in and around Moscow—with advice on how to get the most out of your visit.<p><b>All-Russian Exhibition Centre</b><br>“Socialist kitsch on a grand scale.”—Kevin O’Flynn, co-founder, Moscow Architecture Preservation Society (www.maps-moscow.com). Vast complex of grandiose …

Android's stand-alone Photos app will give you more creative control

Wondering what will happen when Android's Photos app finally makes a clean break from Google+? You should now have a pretty good idea. <i>Android Police</i> has peeked at a leaked copy of a reworked Photos app, and it's clear that Google is using the service split as an incentive to shake things up. The …

China invites private investors to help build $318 billiion of projects

SHANGHAI (Reuters) - China’s state planning agency on Monday released a list of more than 1,000 proposed projects totalling 1.97 trillion yuan ($317.75 billion) that it is inviting private investors to help fund, build and operate.<p>Newly-built residential buildings are seen next to the …

China

Nigeria's leading cellphone provider is going to shut down if it doesn't get more fuel

REUTERS/Akintunde Akinleye<p>LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) - Nigeria's leading cellphone provider said Sunday it urgently needs diesel to prevent shutting down …

Free Things to Do in Lima

With its ancient adobe pyramids, oceanfront parks, and colonial architecture, Peru's sprawling capital of nine million can keep thrifty travelers busy for days.<p><b>Attractions</b><p>Kick things off with a visit to the stately <b>Plaza Mayor</b>, also known as Plaza de Armas, the city’s main square, which dates from …

2015 LensCulture Portrait Awards: Single Image Winners - Photographs by the single image winners of the LensCulture Portrait Awards | LensCulture

<b>First Prize:</b> Tom Vani, United States<br>From the series ” For Now”<p>These portraits came about after listening to a presentation by Duane Michaels and attending a workshop by Todd Hido. One point that Duane Michaels made is that there is only “now.” In other words: the past was now, yesterday was now, …

The Olympus 75mm f/1.8 is Expensive Because It’s Worth It.

The first Olympus 75mm f/1.8 m4/3 lens arrived today, courtesy of Tyler’s connections with the King of Siam or wherever it is he gets these things. I …

15 Delish Salsa Recipes to Celebrate National Salsa Month

You may have been under the impression that National Salsa Month is every month, but it is actually in May. Maybe it’s got a little something to do with Cinco de Mayo? ;) No doubt at this stage in the game you’ve got your drinks and decor on lockdown for the holiday, so let’s get some food inspo …

Articles about 7 minimal rooms done white on Dwell.com - Dwell

Many of us are guilty of thinking of laundry rooms as unremarkable or unattractive parts of our home that don't require much...<p>The alphabet is as easy as ABC, but for typographer Peter Bil’ak, the way language looks is a never-ending exploration.<p>According to Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan …

Windows

Project info<p>Windows are like living being’s eyes, breaks into the building’s texture that recount the story of those who lives there or has hung out at. They sway in between the open invitation to share intimacy and the fastened banishment of a separating screen. They are like our country’s …

Prince Shares "Baltimore"

Prince: "Baltimore" (via SoundCloud)<p>Prince has shared "Baltimore", his appropriately titled tribute to the people of Baltimore. It was recorded at Paisely Park and features vocals from Eryn Allen Kane. Listen above via <i>Rolling Stone</i> and find the lyrics for the song below via Jezebel.<p>"Please know …

Baltimore

17 Gorgeous Marble Looks for Your Dream Kitchen

Move aside, granite. There’s a new stone in town. With its crisp white hue, marble offers a bright and welcoming look that’s both chic and modern. Whether you dream of a simple update to a traditional space with marble backsplash or the ultimate sophisticated kitchen with marble and copper …

8 Cheaper Alternatives to Popular European Destinations

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/alcuin lai</i><p>Rome, Munich, the French Riviera -- all European bucket list spots renowned for their history, their culture, and their affinity for chain smoking and tiny cars. But you know else they're known for? Overpriced everything. And hoards of visitors …

Cool new ways to order your coffee this summer

Ah, the first cup of ice-cold coffee of the summer. It’s funny how those dripping plastic cups have come to signify the change of seasons, just as pumpkin or gingerbread lattes do come fall.<p>But if you’re getting a little bored with your standard-issue, plain-old coffee on ice, you’re not alone. …

Coffee

10 Cuban Photographers You Should Know

More than 100 years ago, a broad slab of concrete was placed along the seashore in Cuba, stretching five miles from Old Havana to the city’s business district. The Malecón was intended as a barrier -- it would protect Havana from high winds and high tides -- but instead became a bustling cultural …

A Home Air Quality Monitor That Can Be Checked Out From The Library

Air pollution comes from many sources — power plants, industrial production and fires, to name a few. In Pittsburgh, the most polluted city east of California, according the American Lung Association, avoiding dirty air while outdoors can be difficult, if not impossible. But a new device, available …

Carnegie Mellon University

John Nash's unique approach produced huge leaps in economics and maths

Having solved some of the great theoretical problems and battled mental illness, the remarkable mathematician’s death in a car accident seems all the more tragic<p>The American mathematician John Nash, who was killed on Saturday night in a car crash, was in Oslo five days ago to receive the Abel prize …