Milind Purandare

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This Video Explains the Basics of Investing in Stocks and Bonds

Stocks and bonds are fundamental investing terms, but if you’re new to investing, you might not have any idea what these terms mean. This video …

Investing

Calculating the Value of Time: How Much is Your Time Really Worth?

Not all uses of time are equal and this simple truth can make a big difference in life. Understanding how to get the most out of your time starts …

Hidden Destination Known As "The Venice of Japan" Is a Tourist-Free Dream Town

When traveling, is there anything better than stumbling upon a hidden destination without crowds of tourists? Luckily, this traveler's dream town exists within Japan's Kyoto Prefecture—it's a place known as <i>Ine no Funaya</i> (or <i>The Boat Houses of Ine</i>). Here visitors will find a row of 230 wooden …

Japan

9 sexy storage solutions for small spaces

1/10<p>Storage Ideas for Small Spaces<p>Some may not think of smart storage as sexy, but it's positively titillating for those of us living in tiny …

homeideas

The world's 14 most beautiful Hindu temples

This Airport Gallery Shows Off Japan's Freakin' Fantastic Hi-Tech Toilets

You may think toilets aren’t very exciting. That’s where you’re wrong, my friend. Because in Japan, toilets can be self-cleaning wonder thrones that …

9 Phrases Smart People Never Use In Conversation

We’ve all said things that people interpreted much differently than we thought they would. These seemingly benign comments lead to the awful feeling that only comes when you’ve planted your foot firmly into your mouth.<p>Verbal slip-ups often occur because we say things without knowledge of the subtle …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Destructive Habits To Avoid While Running A Business

<i>“The key is in not spending time, but in investing it.” – Stephen R. Covey</i><p>When I turned the last page of Kevin Kruse’s new book “15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management”, I was inspired. My mind kept coming back to the notes I made on the pages of the book and the changes I was …

Time Management

The 10 Best Countries In The World For Living Abroad

Ever think of moving abroad? Leaving your whole life behind for an island paradise or a vibrant city halfway around the world might sound like a dream, but for millions of expatriates, life abroad is a reality. Whether it's for a job, a better quality of life, or for love, there are plenty of …

Love Beer And Coffee? You Might Be A Psychopath

A new study associates taste preferences with personality traits<p>Humans have a unique affinity for bitter food, like dark chocolate, coffee, and broccoli. Most other animals interpret a bitter taste as a warning to stay away from a non-edible material, but some humans can’t get enough of it, though …

What Cheating on My Boyfriend Taught Me About Monogamy

Infidelity is not human nature.<p>Rick was my first real boyfriend, my high school sweetheart, my date to four proms. He was the first guy I'd ever brought home who could look my mom in the eye. A <i>nice</i> guy. A year after Rick and I first started dating, I came home from high school one day and my father …

Bed-Desk Combos Save Space And Add Interest To Small Rooms

When you want to have a home office but also a cozy place to sleep and you only have one room for that, what do you do? One idea is to opt for …

10 Cozy Ways to Make Your Home Smell Like Fall

It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.<p>It's just not autumn without pumpkin spice, cinnamon, and apple scents.

Neuroscience backs up the Buddhist belief that “the self” isn’t constant, but ever-changing

While you may not remember life as a toddler, you most likely believe that your selfhood then—your essential being—was intrinsically the same as it is today.<p>Buddhists, though, suggest that this is just an illusion—a philosophy that’s increasingly supported by scientific research.<p>“Buddhists argue …

Consciousness

A master list of free tools for lean startups

Any entrepreneur worth their salt will be excited at the thought of accessing free yet functional tools. Been there, done that, and having run from …

startups

The next wave of startups that will help publishers make money

A growing number of startups are thinking about how they can help publishers make money outside of advertising. These innovative young companies may not be able to sever the tie between publishers and advertisers, but they could help digital content makers offset their dependence on advertisers …

Aura Connected Alarm Clock by Withings

Price: $299.95Your alarm clock now becomes a stylish lamp if you bring home the Aura Connected Alarm Clock by Withings. The purpose of this alarm …

12 Women Your Girlfriend Won't Approve You Following On Instagram - Part 7

When you hit lucky number 7, you know you’re onto something good. Or in your missus’ case, something bad. But hey, there’s nothing you can do for …

Lifestyle

10 independent bookshops you should visit worldwide: our readers recommend

Photograph: Allen Ginsberg/Corbis<p>From left to right: Bob Donlin, Neal Cassady, Allen Ginsberg, Robert LaVinge, and Lawrence Ferlinghetti stand in front of the City Lights bookshop in 1956, owned by the latter …

Allen Ginsberg

17 Super Smart Ways to Keep Toys Organized

Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.<p>Because there's nothing more painful than stepping on a Lego.

The Only 15 Things You Need to Build a Working Wardrobe

If you just got out of college or you're switching careers, start out with these essentials and you'll always be ready for the office.<p>1. Start with 5 Shirts...<p>The shirt should have a supporting role in one's outfit. It's a backdrop–utility is paramount. Keep the color simple and it will go with …

Transform Your Walls With 22 BIG Wall Art DIYs

Gallery walls are amazing but *kinda* time consuming. If you want to make some serious impact with color and design, then maybe it’s time to steer away from that gallery wall template and opt for one giant piece of art. Big wall art can make a small space seem grander and help your large space feel …