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12 Luxury bathrooms to inspire your very own

Bathrooms come in all shapes and sizes. They also are inspired by many different styles, eras and aesthetics. Some can be extremely sleek and …

Interior Design

10 Things You Absolutely Need To Know About 401ks, IRAs And Other Retirement Accounts

You may be too young to think much about retirement. But if you’re out of school and in the labor force, you’re not too young to be thinking about–and more importantly, funding– retirement accounts. Here are 10 things you need to know about IRAs, 401(k)s and other retirement accounts, part of a …

Retirement

25 mountains everyone should ski in their lifetime

Ski bums and boarders follow the powder around the world to shred slopes at the best resorts. From ritzy Snowmass in Aspen, Colorado, to the steep terrain of Cerro Catedral in Argentina, here are 25 mountains that all skiers and boarders should visit in their lifetime.<p><i>Julie Zeveloff contributed to</i> …

Skiing

100 podcasts that will make you smarter and more successful

Flickr/Garry KnightPodcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are …

Entrepreneurship

4 Beach Resorts That Prove The Kohala Coast Is Hawaii’s Hidden Gem for Laidback Luxury

If you only have a few days to spend on the Big Island of Hawaii, the Kohala Coast is most likely where you’d want to be. Just north of Kona …

The Top 50 Cities To See In Your Lifetime

Buena Vista Images via Getty Images<p>With our ever-expanding bucket lists, it's sometimes easy to lose sight of the essentials. Well, we've gone to the community of travelers at minube.net with a simple goal: find the greatest destinations on Earth. From the great ancient capitals to the modern …

European Travel

This $5,900 Workstation Lets You Post-Process Your Photos Lying Down

Sitting for long periods of time has been shown to be bad for your health, leading more and more people to adopt other positions for working at a …

8 Tips For Starting a Photography Business

I am often asked for advice by those starting out in the photography industry. And if there’s one thing I have no shortage of, it’s advice. So with …

Australian Photographer Captures the Most Beautiful Images of Waves You’ll Ever See

Australian photographer Ray Collins stumbled into his career as an ocean photographer almost by accident. Eight years ago, while working as a coal …

Photography

5 Tips for Beginner Nature Photographers

<b>Candace Dyar</b> (formerly Candace Bartlett) is not a household name in landscape photography circles and if you were to see her images you would …

How To Combine WordPress And PhotoShelter To Build Your Photographer Website

This post was written by web consultant, photographer and PhotoShelter certified consultant David Brabyn. When it comes to powering your photography …

WordPress

6 Important Skills of Self-Made Millionaires

There are ambitious individuals all over the world working hard to achieve <i>millionaire status</i>. It is a status that most would agree epitomizes …

Self-improvement

How To Improve Your Focusing Skills

<b>Nowadays, digital cameras have the ability to autofocus. That is all great but it is not as simple as it sounds. The autofocus in the cameras,</b> …

20 Inns and B&Bs With Stunning Views of Fall Foliage

Now's truly the time to get out of town for a change of scenery.<p>Book a trip to one of these beauties and give autumn the appreciation it deserves.

15 Amazing B&Bs Worth a Plane Ticket

<i>By Paul Lee Cannon for BedandBreakfast.com</i><p>Your B&B bucket list has arrived. The following U.S. inns are spectacular bases from which to explore national parks, big cities, sleepy beach towns and mountain forests. The inns offer outstanding accommodations in choice locations -- but the properties …

This is the first model of the Solar System that accurately shows just how mind-boggling huge space is

But, for the most part, they're all wrong. At least where scale is concerned.<p>Sure, you can show the Sun and planets in relative size to each other accurately. But then the actual distances between them will probably be way off.<p>And OK, you can outline the planets' concentric orbits around the Sun to …

This TED Talk Will Change the Way You Run Your Company | Inc.com

TED speaker Yves Morieux knows a thing or two about how to run an organization. He’s a senior partner at The Boston Consulting Group, and an expert in how changes in company structure can make people more motivated and, crucially, more productive.<p>In a recent TED Talk, Morieux makes a surprising …

TED Talks

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

The best spots for incredible views in 15 cities around the world

Iconic buildings such as New York City's Empire State Building and Paris' Eiffel Tower attract long lines of tourists and often have high prices.<p>Most big cities though have other options for breathtaking skyline views.<p>From Taipei to Toronto, we've rounded up 15 lesser-known places where you can …

How The Rules Of Cyber Engagement Have Changed

Monzy Merza Contributor<p>Monzy Merza is the chief security evangelist at Splunk.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>The four cybersecurity terms everyone is talking about at Black Hat<p>A series of recent breaches at United Airlines, Anthem and, most recently, Sabre Corp. and American Airlines are reportedly …

Here's what it's REALLY like to work at Google, the 'world's most attractive' employer

The tech giant headquartered in Mountain View, California, frequently ranks top tier on Business Insider's Best Companies To Work For In America list, landing in the No. 2 spot this year.<p>Google was also judged to be the World's Most Attractive Employer this year by global research and advisory firm …

Employment

How To Successfully Photograph Cityscapes

I’ve always been fascinated with cityscapes. There are countless ways to photograph them, but no matter how it's done, there are some things that …

Landscape Photography

6 Ways to Get Sharp Hand-Held Photos at Slow Shutter Speeds

The best way to get really sharp photos at slow shutter speeds it to use a tripod. Your second-best bet is to use a monopod. But what if you simply …

Tutorials

6 Amazing Body Changes When You Give Up Carbs

Simple carbs, such as those found in cookies, candy and chips, are <i>The Bachelorette</i> of the food world. They’ll give you a quick thrill — but you know …

25 Of The Best Employee Perks You Need To Have

Thanks to companies in Silicon Valley, employees have high expectations of the perks that your company offers.<p>Besides perks like medical and dental …

Private flight apps make chartering a jet as easy as swiping right

Why bother with the hassle of regular air travel — with crowded planes, delayed flights and connection woes — when you could summon an airplane with …

163 Free Things to Do in America’s Top Destinations

Our favorite free things to do in America’s most-visited cities.<p>They say the best things in life are free, and for every avid traveler, it’s a …

17 Free Activities That Prove Chicago is a Prime Cultural Destination

Plenty of people head straight for shopping trip down the Magnificent Mile or to one of its many high-end restaurants when they visit Chicago, but …

University of Chicago

Chicago Travel Guide - Expert Picks for your Chicago Vacation | Fodor's

Chicago is a city with an appetite—for food, of course, but also for design, history, and culture. Come here to marvel at the cutting-edge …