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Simply getting more organized saved me over $1,000 a month

And I never minded — until I became a full-time freelancer and realized my disorganized lifestyle was costing me time, money and sanity.<p>The tipping point came recently on a weeklong vacation. Our first day away, I got a text: A food subscription box had arrived. Seconds later, my phone vibrated …

Personal Finance

5 Zen Principles To Live By: Practical Wisdom That Instantly Improves Your Life

I love practical advice that you can immediately apply to your life. And Zen, a school of Mahayana Buddhism, is full of practical wisdom.<p>When I tell …

The Relationship Between Shutter Speed & Flash Is Critical | Remember This Lighting Mantra

Aperture controls flash, shutter speed controls ambient…this is a good mantra to have when trying to understand and control flash.<p>Some photographers …

SpaceX has released an incredible new video of its historic rocket landing

It sounds ridiculous that an explosive tube taller than a building could fling a satellite into space, fall back to Earth, and stick a landing on a wobbly ship at sea.<p>But seeing is believing.<p>SpaceX, the rocket company owned by tech mogul Elon Musk, released an incredible new video on Instagram on …

Space Travel

Why Is Everyone Talking About VPNs?

Yesterday, the House of Representatives approved a measure that killed an upcoming FCC ruling that would have required internet providers to ask your …

Midcentury bungalow in Cali desert can be yours for $250K

It was designed by Walter S. White in 1958<p>This sweet little California midcentury classic in La Quinta, a resort town in the Coachella Valley just 25 miles southeast of Palm Springs, boasts not only historical designation but also architectural pedigree.<p>The 832-square-foot two-bedroom was designed …

The Dalai Lama Reveals the Perfect Routine to Uplift Your Mornings and Brighten Your Day

How do you usually start your day? If you’re like most of us, it involves hitting the alarm clock several times before struggling to get your body …

10 things you should do for your self-esteem every day

Simple yet effective strategies for feeling better about yourself<p>Developing good self-esteem is a bit like building physical fitness. It doesn't …

Self-help

Brie Larson, like everyone else, didn't seem thrilled with Casey Affleck's Oscar win

As 2016's Best Actress winner, Brie Larson was tasked with presenting the award for Best Actor at the 2017 Academy Awards. On Sunday night, that …

Modern Residence Wrapped In Wood, Inside And Out

Architecture is the link between us and our natural surroundings, the element that separates us from nature and, at the same time, brings us closer …

Japanese minimalism meets Victorian bones in London apartment revamp

Clay walls and smoked-oak panelling were the focal point of the project<p>When architect London-based architect Simon Astridge was tasked with renovating this one-bedroom apartment in the English capital, he turned to the Japanese heritage of the clients for inspiration. Located on the top floor of a …

How To Organize Your Life Using The 9 Principles Of Feng Shui

We all want new beginnings, new motivations, new ways of thinking, more money, more muscle, less weight, better jobs. But most of these resolutions …

Happiness

The Best Etsy Shops for Buying Modern Lighting

It may not be the first place you think of when you're shopping for lighting, but don't neglect handmade marketplace Etsy. Here, you'll find plenty …

Get Ready for American National Parks to Have 'Multiple Uses'

Some may just double as oil fields.<p>WASHINGTON, D.C.—We've had a little fun watching <i>The Hill,</i> a venerable Capitol Hill tipsheet, turn into clickbait for the new regime. But there was a story there on Thursday that was not funny in the least. The incoming administration is preparing to pretty much …

Interior design goes back to black

The dark colours of Michele Birch’s Wallasey home make the ideal backdrop for her designs<p>Michele Birch knows the exact moment she became a full-blown dark interiors addict. “I went on a course held at interior designer Abigail Ahern’s house in London two years ago. As soon as I walked through the …

10 Things Confident People Don't Do

When people believe in themselves and their abilities without bravado, there are certain things they simply don't do.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In <i>The Empire Strikes Back</i>, when Yoda is training Luke to be a Jedi, he demonstrates the power of the Force by raising an …

Self-improvement

25 Best Oregon Beaches

The Oregon Coast is home to some of the most fantastic views in the United States. From rolling sand dunes to towering sea stacks, Oregon's coastline …

Oregon