Marissa Harvey

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11 First Sentences That Guarantee the Rest of Your Email Won't Get Read

Even if your intentions are professional and sincere.<p>Imagine you get this email. You don't know the sender, but you open it anyway. How long would you keep reading?<p>Dear Jeff,<p>I hope you're having a great President's Day! I definitely am. Even though I'm spending a little time at work right now, I …

How to Increase Testosterone Naturally | The Art of Manliness

At last we’ve reached the final post of Testosterone Week and based on the comments from you all, this is the post you’ve been most looking forward …

Silicon Valley is on a quest to grow the perfect diamond

For centuries, people have gone to great lengths and extraordinary costs - from the baked Namib Desert to the ice-locked Canadian tundra - to pull …

Silicon Valley

40 maps that explain North Korea

North Korea is one of the world’s most important countries. Its large military, advanced nuclear program, and deep hostility to the United States means that the rogue regime has the potential to plunge the world into the worst fighting since World War II. Recent tensions — North Korea firing an …

8 grey colour scheme ideas from an interior stylist

GREY & WHITE<p>Vanessa Arbuthnott<p>You can't beat crisp brilliant white with a mid-toned grey. It has a fresh appeal that oozes sophistication and can be …

An homage to fromage: 10 incredible British cheeses to try before you die

<b>Forget brie or camembert - the Brits make cheese like no-one else. Patrick McGuigan picks 10 of the best</b><p><b>Stawley</b><p>Velvety white and with brain-like wrinkles, the rind on this Somerset goats' cheese is a thing of beauty.<p>It also plays an important role in Stawley's complex flavours, imparting intense …

Six amazing places to stay for free around the world – if you volunteer

At Helga’s Folly, a boutique hotel in historic Kandy, central Sri Lanka, amateur artists add to the distinctive murals – and get free bed and board via the Workaway website. <b>Plus</b>: 5 more places where skills can be swapped for stays<p>For almost 30 years, Helga de Silva Blow Perera, the flamboyantly …

Murals

A guide to wabi-sabi

Getty ImagesMIXA<p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p><b>Is your</b> <b>to-do list spiralling out of control? Do you feel the constant need to keep updating and</b> …

6 Unexpected Cities for the Food Lover

Travel<p>Get a taste for each corner of the world.<p>Move over, Milan. Get a taste for some surprising food destinations with this neighborhood guide to the best eats on (almost) every continent.<p>EUROPE <b><br>Budapest, Hungary</b><p>This European capital straddles the Danube River—Buda on one side and Pest on the …

Coney Island

10 Travel Apps You Need Now

Travel<p>We want you to have the best travel experience from start to finish. These applications will put you at ease so you can focus on enjoying your trip.<p>Apps can help travelers with everything from letting them know the best time to book a flight to translating a foreign menu with their camera. …

Seoul: The Cutting-Edge of Cool in South Korea

South Korea's capital unites red-hot energy with cool-blue breeziness.<p>Are you familiar with the Korean Wave? Are you among the more than one billion(!) people who tune in to watch the Korean drama <i>Descendants of the Sun</i>? Do you swoon whenever Lee Byung-hun appears on the big screen? Do you follow, …

Is Sushi Healthy?

By Alina Petre<p>People generally consider sushi to be nutritious, healthy and rich in omega-3 fatty acids.<p>However, there are also a few concerns …

The bespoke furniture makers plying their trade

Functional plywood takes new shape in the hands of two ‘masters of detail’. Eva Wiseman meets them<p>RIP the shiny fitted kitchen. Goodbye wonky cupboard doors, farewell dodgy chrome fittings. Uncommon Projects is a design company that is changing what we expect from a kitchen – with …

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

Whether you want to drink in epic views, history, or iconic cocktails, these bars have got you covered.<p>From the world's oldest bar to one housed …

How anxiety warps your perception

An anxious mindset can change the way you view the world in profound ways. But could a simple new treatment offer a way out of the perpetual fear?<p>As your thoughts run uncontrollably, your heartbeat starts to race and your breathing becomes heavy. Uneasiness is followed by fear, and then without …

Nicotine Only Controls You Because You Believe In It

In the battle of you versus cigarettes, your brain has more power than you think<p>Nicotine needs you just like you need it. That sweet release of dopamine only happens if you really believe in it.<p>A new study in <i>Frontiers in Psychiatry</i> found that only smokers who thought that their cigarettes contained …

Nicotine

How to train like an Olympian – eat loads of peanut butter and listen to robots

Want to be the next Simone Biles or Adam Peaty? You might manage it if you follow the unconventional tactics employed by Rio’s star athletes<p>Most athletes who want to improve their performance do not consult retired geography teachers turned missionaries. But it worked for David Rudisha, and for the …

10 Foods You Should Eat More Of If Your Memory Sucks

Step up your memory game.<p>Granted, most of these aren't exactly quick fixes. But over time, they can boost your brain health and reduce your risk of memory loss.

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Bose QC35 review - the ultimate travellers' headphones

Don’t you wish you could turn off the world every now and then?<p>The last few weeks I’ve found out it’s actually possible… at a price.<p>Enter any airport around the world and you’ll see loads of people wearing either Bose’s QC15 or QC25 headphones — for a reason. Their omnipresence in planes is because …

4 TED Talks to Help You Deal With Stress and Anxiety

<i>This article orginally published Dec. 28, 2015.</i><p>Stress is a killer. To say that it can ultimately do you in is no exaggeration. Experienced chronically, stress wears and tears at your body -- weakening the immune system, increasing blood pressure and even triggering heart attacks, which sometimes …

TED Talks

8 Bad Habits That Destroy Your Creativity

To live a creative life, you must be able to destroy your habits that are killing your creativity.<p>If you think some people are born creative and you're not one of them, think again.<p>What makes some people more creative than others is that they nurture their creativity. In fact, experts say that …

The Five Most Important Years for Your Financial Life

To secure your retirement, make the proper moves at a few key moments.<p>When you’re saving and investing for retirement, you can make a lot of progress …

Modern Interior Design Ideas Blending Italian Style into Luxury Apartments in London

Bulgari Hotel & Residences in London is one of the best hotels which interiors, design and decor reflect latest trends and demonstrate modern ideas, …

Interior Design

20 Modern Ideas Make Luxury Kitchen Design and Remodeling More Affordable

Smart kitchen design ideas, selection of modern materials and good remodeling plan make luxury kitchens more affordable. A small budget for modern …

Interior Design

Warren Buffett and 26 Other Successful Leaders Share Their Best Piece of Advice for New Graduates

'Follow your passion' won't always cut it.<p>If clichés like "follow your passion," "give 110%," and "be true to yourself" just aren't cutting it for you, we've got some fresh takes on how to get a head start on your career.<p>From "don't work too hard" to "relax," here's some of the best--and oftentimes …

5 Ways to Make the Best Infographics, According to This 'DataViz Geek'

To judge a chart's value, you need to know more--much more--than whether you picked the best colors or labeled your axes correctly.<p>How do you know you're using the right chart to make your point?<p>In his recently released book, <i>Good Charts</i>, Scott Berinato, a self-described "dataviz geek" and a senior …

Colombian scrambled eggs with avocado

This is a recipe I picked up in Miami, and it’s now our top-selling breakfast dish.<p>Back in March 2012, when I was working at our sister restaurant Sugarcane, in Midtown Miami, one of the Colombian chefs was making breakfast to aid his tender feeling after quite a heavy night. He told us about a …

Breakfast

Gary Vaynerchuk: My Advice for First-Time Entrepreneurs

I'm not promising that following this advice will guarantee your business will survive the first year, but without these considerations, you are not setting yourself up for success.<p>I've said it time and time again: Entrepreneurship is hard and it's not for everyone. If, after taking a realistic …