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How To Learn (A Little) Every Day

Regular learning breeds innovative thinking<p>Knowledge building is one of the most vital things you can do to increase your chances of creating a successful business, living a full life and enjoying what you do. It's a massive priority for me, and I try to spend 30-40% of my time on it. Here's some …

Learning

The 7 Best Meditation Apps to Download in the New Year

Relaxation is probably the first thing on your mind after the flurry and hurry of the holiday season. It may be the most wonderful and festive time …

Meditation

11 Ways to Keep Houseplants Happy in Winter

Whether your potted plants live indoors year round or have sought temporary shelter from freezing temperatures, they may be looking a little sad …

6 Meditation and Mindfulness Apps That Will Help You Feel More Zen This Year

Ways to be that well-adjusted person.<p>If you've ever wondered how that impossibly calm, resourceful colleague or friend keeps a level head under pressure—while juggling a full schedule and not pitching a fit about it—chances are she's already up to speed on mindfulness and daily meditation exercises.<p>…

BMW to offer new version of i3 electric car in 2017: Welt am Sonntag

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German luxury carmaker BMW plans to launch a new version of its i3 electric car next year with a longer range and revamped design, German weekly Welt am Sonntag reported, citing company sources.<p>A BMW logo is seen on media day at the Paris auto show, in Paris, France, September …

Electric Vehicles

Fidel Castro: A Life in Pictures

Beijing

77 Motivational Quotes That Will Give You Courage

It takes courage to live your life the way you want, especially when you're changing the world.<p>Every entrepreneur needs courage. It takes courage to quit your day job. It takes courage to start a business. It takes courage to remain flexible. It takes courage to pivot. It's fair to say that without …

Motivation

5 yoga poses to do before bed

This sequence is a perfect way to gently end your day and get your body ready for restful and rejuvenating sleep. We run around in a very busy world that doesn't end when we get into bed. A lot of times, we are on our cellphones or computers before we finally get to sleep.<p>This sequence will help …

Yoga

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​12 “eureka” moments for small homes

Don’t be too concerned if your dwelling is a bit on the limited side in terms of space – you’re in good company, as that is what most of us call …

Small Spaces

Campaign denies Melania Trump's speech plagiarizes parts of Michelle Obama's

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump's presidential campaign doesn't plan to fire anybody or to take disciplinary action over the controversy surrounding Melania Trump's plagiarism of Michelle Obama, CNN learned Tuesday.<p>Trump's campaign hopes to simply move on without further addressing questions about the …

Donald Trump

Inside a Minimalist New York City Apartment Filled with Natural Light

For the redesign and renovation of this one-bedroom apartment in New York City’s Flatiron neighborhood, architecture firm Messana O'Rorke focused on …

New York City

A startup that wants to end world hunger is starting with a tiny indoor vertical farm

It’s not quite farm to table, but one Berlin supermarket is trying to make urban farming mainstream with a high-tech vertical garden in its produce aisle.<p>A pilot project between wholesale supermarket Metro and indoor farming startup Infarm, the Kräutergarten (‘herb garden’) uses hydroponic …

Aquaponics

Thoughts, Emotions, and the Body: Mindfulness for Anxiety

Anxiety can show itself in many forms. Some can be very painful and impairing, and we may need professional help to deal with them. But anxiety is …

Mindfulness

Benefits of Gratitude

What if there were a solution to stress that involves nothing more than feeling thankful for the good things in your life? In fact, there is. That …

Review: Innovative storytelling lifts 'Louder Than Bombs'

Few actors, male or female, are better at portraying an innate sense of mystery than the great French actress Isabelle Huppert. Her face seems to …

10 essentials for proofreading your own work

As writers, we all know the importance of proofreading.<p>Without it, your text looks sloppy and unfinished and can lead the reader to stop reading. …

Creative Writing

Women Writers You Should Know: Constance Fenimore Woolson

Constance Fenimore Woolson was respected by critics of her day and viewed as a successor to George Eliot and a peer of James and William Dean …

Literature

CBC Books

Books

50 Pieces Of Advice For Aspiring Authors

One of the questions I'm asked on a daily basis is some form of, "I want to become an author. Can you help?" There are certainly better people to ask than me. But after writing hundreds of articles and nine books in 15 years -- both traditionally published and self-published, both non-fiction and …

Spice Up Your Poetry With Figurative Language

Part I<p><b>Step 1</b>: Explain to students that poetry is like music: It should be listened to and enjoyed.<p><b>Step 2:</b> Read and share one of your favorite</b> …

Linguistics

Dash Against Darkness: 10 Quotes Celebrating National Poetry Month

To most people, poetry is just an occasional chapter in their English education, receding afterward into a pleasant background miasma of song lyrics and greeting cards. For the past two decades, April has been National Poetry Month, urging the public to seek out the unique pleasure of reading or …

The Ten Best O, Miami 2016 Poetry Events

<b>9. Poetry Health Fair</b><i><br>Wednesday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Jackson Memorial Hospital, Alamo Park</i><br>There's something to be said about holistic …

Miami

Smart Writing Set

Smart Writing SetWe live, work and play in parallel but not always connected analog and digital worlds. Moleskine unveils a unique way to keep your …