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Climbing On Mount Denali

Landscape Photography with a Long Lens

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6 Small Shifts to the Way You Talk That Will Make You (and Everyone Else) Happier at Work

Ask us how we're doing at the end of a long, stressful workday, and chances are you’ll hear, “I’ve been better” or some equally snippy response. …


Portraits of a Baby Boy and Bulldog Who Were Born on the Same Day

Chicago-based photographer Ivette Ivens has been shooting a heartwarming series of portraits of her son and dog and the special bond they share. The …

Cute Animals

Best Money Tips: 12 Brilliant and Simple Food Hacks

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found some great articles on brilliantly simple food hacks, over 40 websites that will save …

Personal Finance

The Little Expenses That Ruin Affordable Travel

Affordable travel is possible, but not for beginners. For the past 100 years, human beings have found a way to visit foreign corners of the globe, …

The Top 5 Mistakes Made by Every New Entrepreneur | Inc.com

Many entrepreneurs are self-taught, so it's no surprise they take a wrong turn from time to time.<p>While you can't predict every error you'll make, there are some errors that happen more often than others. Read on to learn five of the most common mistakes new entrepreneurs make so you can <i>act</i> now, …

Small Business

Your salary shouldn’t be your only source of income

Millions of words are written everyday about personal finance. Most of these are sensible, but lack the psychological and behavioral aspects that help people break bad financial habits. In the meantime, the advertising world bombards you with great ways to separate you from your money, by blurring …


20 Parenting Hacks For Summer That Are Insanely Genius

Are you prepared for the summer? Check out 20 handy parenting hacks for the summer ahead to keep your children safe and happy.

How to Simplify Your Life with Systems

Life is vast, unpredictable, and complicated.Systems make it simpler. Systems thinking allows us to take control of a part of life, reduce it to a …


How to Hardwire Your Brain for Happiness

This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>The more I learn about the brain, the more fascinated I am by it.<p>Things I used to think were just a mystery (like what makes us happy and what makes us sad), I’m now learning are totally controllable.<p>So, I was really excited to talk to one of the leading …


This should be on everyone's bucketlist: camp next to a glacier, it makes you feel so small.

5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Buy Bottled Water Anymore

Are you a bottled water drinker? I used to be one too, that is, until I researched all of the negatives. I'll share my findings with you here.

10 Things You Should Always Buy and Sell on eBay

There's no doubt that eBay has become a go-to place for anyone looking for a deal. But whether using traditional auctions, or the more popular Buy It …

Frugal Living

Jays edged by Royals despite Jose Bautista's 2 homers

Even with Troy Tulowitzki getting an afternoon off full-time duty, the Toronto Blue Jays smacked baseballs around Rogers Centre on Saturday with …

Survival skills: Business models for startups and large companies

A world's expert explains the essential elements you need to develop a profitable and successful business. Required reading for every …


The joy of camping, without lugging a 50-pound backpack 12 miles into the forest

It’s summer camp – just without the struggle. Sarah Spagnolo at Foursquare scoped out the best cities for summer camp style getaways, whether you're the adventurous camper or the more rustic type.


35 Science Experiments That Are Basically Magic

For everyone who hasn't gotten their Hogwarts letter yet.


Women living in Queensland are the happiest people in Australia – survey

Sunshine state not as blissful for men, but then men continue to be more satisfied with their partners than women are<p>Women who live in Queensland appear to be the happiest people in the nation, according to a new survey.<p>And Australians who live in towns with fewer than 1,000 people are …


Investing Can Be a Winning Retirement Strategy

The economy is looking better by the day. Yet most people are still trying to save every penny possible. Surprisingly few are searching for ways to …


The Secret to Well-Being

Like love, happiness is often treated like a physical object we must find and snatch up. Yet, also like love, happiness is something we are more likely to cultivate within ourselves than stumble upon in our wanderings. As the Dalai Lama said, "Happiness is not something ready made. It comes from …


3 Top Stocks for Fighting Climate Change

Go green to make green.<p>Investors, beware. Investing in these three companies could allow you to make money, save the world, and feel good all the …


New style of outboard motor mimics dolphin’s tail

<i>Our Prototypes column introduces new vehicle concepts and presents visuals from designers who illustrate the ideas. Some of them will be extensions of existing concepts, others will be new, some will be production ready, and others really far-fetched.</i><p><b>The Concept</b><p>The Iruka is an electric outboard …

Recipes for Eruption

Basalt rock tends to form lavas that flow from volcanoes, rather than exploding violently.<p>©USGS<p>Early in their course work, some of the Earth science …


Two Asset Allocation Rules You Need To Follow At Any Age

Most of us are holding too much cash in our portfolios and not enough stocks, but the worst offenders of all are the youngest investors. This means you, millennials.<p>A 2014 UBS survey reports that the public continues to avoid the stock market, but that the youngest investors are even more …


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