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The Golden Gate Bridge opened on this date in 1937. Here is an amazing photo of of the bridge taken from the Golden Gate National Recreation Area by Dave Gordon.

The 10 Most Amazing Optical Illusions Of 2014

Each year, scientists, researchers, and illusion enthusiasts convene in Naples, Florida, to elect the 10 best new optical illusions of the year at the Best Illusion of the Year contest. (Apparently, there is a substantial “visual illusion research community.”)<p>The broader theme is how sensory …

Speaker Creatures, Water-Resistant Bluetooth Shower Speakers Shaped Like Snails and Octopi

Speaker Creatures are water-resistant Bluetooth speakers shaped like snails and octopi that are designed for use in the shower by tech accessory …

Bluetooth

Through Colors

Chicago’s Willis Tower Skydeck Has Cracked

The Willis Tower Skydeck suspends tourists over 1,500 feet above the streets of Chicago. The clear flooring is like a roller coaster ride–thrilling but presumably safe. Except last night, NBC Chicago reports that one of the Skydeck’s transparent ledges cracked right beneath visitors.<p>Technically, …

NBC

8 Houses Made From Things Not Intended to Be Housing Materials

Grain silos are everywhere so when they go unused, there's no much you can do with them other than tear them down or leave them sitting around -or …

Students Upset at Altered Yearbook Photos

Portraits of female students at Wasatch County High School in Utah were altered without their knowledge for the school yearbook, a fact that only …

Weathered steel and traditional stone combine in Zest Architecture's restored farmhouse

Rusted steel frames project from the traditional stone and plaster walls of this renovated farm house in Spain's Gavarres mountains by Barcelona …

What Life Is Like Inside A 129-Square-Foot Apartment

It’s Paris! You could do worse.<p>Most micro-apartments tend to tout their design and they don’t come cheap. The concept of using every square inch has been (rather brilliantly) exploited as an exercise in efficiency. (Or you can slant it as sustainable urban design.) To those of you who live in a …

Kitchens

People From Around The World Posing With Their Daily Food Intake

Daily food intakes vary dramatically around the world, and even though we think of some countries and nationalities as light eaters in terms of …

What games do you play with your significant other?

It can be hard to find the right game to play with your significant other regardless of whether they play video games or not.<p>It might actually be more difficult if they do. Do you play something co-operative like <i>Guild Wars 2</i>? Or maybe something competitive like <i>Mario Kart</i>? Or do you play something …

Why Agnosticism Probably Doesn't Mean What You Think It Means

Agnostics are often characterized as ambivalent or wishy-washy fence sitters who refuse to make up their minds. But there's much more to agnosticism …

Brad Pitt Attacked on Maleficent Red Carpet

A man was jailed on suspicion of battery after rushing up and hitting Brad Pitt in the face on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the movie</i> …

And the Drunkest State in the Union Is ...

Not Utah, which came in last place yet again.<p><b>How much do we drink?</b> Too much as a nation, according to a new study from the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. In their annual "Surveillance Report," they break down "apparent" per capita alcohol consumption as well as which types of …

Warren Buffett's Favorite 16 Dividend Stocks for 2014

NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Warren Buffett is considered the most respected and successful investor. Often called "The Oracle of Omaha" for his …

Investing

Here's The JPMorgan Summer Reading List

Every year, the firm compiles book suggestions from their advisors all over the world.<p>From more than 500 entries, the bank narrows it down to just ten titles they think are timely and innovative.<p>We've included the ten books in the slides that follow.

8 Questions You Should Ask Your Interviewer To Show How Smart You Are

To gain an advantage, you need to show the interviewer that you can ask the questions as well.<p>In her book "301 Smart Answers to Tough Interview Questions," Vicky Oliver writes that at the beginning of her career she "learned the hard way to always come prepared with questions."<p>"A successful job …

Tales Of An Accountant: I'm $130K In Debt

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>The day I filled out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, I was a happy high school senior who had just been accepted to Ramapo College of New Jersey, a public school where I’d be paying in-state tuition. I had chosen the college in …

Entrepreneurship Is Ticket To Freedom

Feeling trapped in your job–and wondering if you should take the leap into starting a business? Then it’s worth checking out a new Gallup poll of entrepreneurs. The survey asked if, given a chance to rewind their lives, the business owners would start their companies all over again.<p>The Wells …

AAPL Apple Inc. stock and investing information on StockTwits (AAPL)

Real-time trade and investing ideas on Apple Inc. AAPL from the largest community of traders and investors.

7 Things That Separate Average People From Amazing Performers

It's a statistical truth: Most people are below average. As a result, it takes less than you might think to move into the top group of performers.<p>There's a radio show whose host has a decades-long, running joke about a town in which all the children are above average. Work long enough, however, and …

Self-improvement

11 money-saving habits that can cost you

Trying to cut costs in your daily budget is a valiant — and often necessary — practice. A few dollars saved here and there can amount to a sizable …

Personal Finance

What You Need to Make Business Work With Your Spouse

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are approximately 5.5 million family-owned businesses in the U.S. Of these, about a third are owned and operated by husband-and-wife teams.<p>These partnerships can form a powerful force and winning strategy for many …

Entrepreneurship

Win at Workplace Conflict

No matter how sound or well-intentioned your ideas, there will always be people inside — and outside — your organization who are going to oppose you. Getting things done often means that you’re going to go head to head with people who have competing agendas. In my career studying organizational …

Starting from Zero: Build a Great Retirement Plan

Will you retire on time? Can you? The short answer is “yes” but you have to start out by having the right expectations.<p>Winning the lottery, for instance, is not a plan. The vast majority lose, of course. And people who do come by money suddenly often live to regret it. They tend to shed that …

6 Ways to Get Even the Most Difficult Clients on Board

Entrepreneurs offer sure-fire tips for dealing with difficult clients.<p>When it comes to clients, some are more difficult to land--and work with-- than others. What is the most successful thing you can do to get a difficult client to buy into your idea, product, or service? We asked members of the …

Leadership

How to Be More Likable in 10 Easy Steps

To ensure your celebrity status on the job, try these 10 tips. You won't regret it.<p>Have you noticed there are people who always seem to be more likable?<p>In a recent episode of the new ABC drama <i>Mind Games</i>, one of the characters mentions an interesting personality trait that defines the most popular …

Body Language

How To Beat The Bank: P2P Lending Could Lead To Higher Interest Rates

Sick of small returns? Investors with excess liquidity are having trouble getting their money to work for them at a time of historically low interest rates.<p>The Peer-to-Peer (P2P) lending model of crowd-funding for business has stepped in to offer an alternative method of investment that promises a …

The Simple 5-Step Plan to Complete Money Management

Do you struggle with managing your money? Is staying on top of your finances complicated and time-consuming for you?<p>If so, follow the simple five …