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Entrepreneurs who earn $45,000 a month share their best tip to find a killer business idea

Today, they're the owners of Flipped Lifestyle, which earns $45,000 to $100,000 a month teaching others to start their own online businesses.<p>How did they make the leap?<p>Jeff Rose of Good Financial Cents interviewed the couple, who discussed everything from what it's like to go from making ends meet …

Smoking’ Hot Type

While I’ve never smoked, and would discourage anyone from doing so, there was an age of innocence and exuberance around tobacco. Smoking pipes and cigarettes was a sign of sophistication and your choice of brand was another way to project your identity.<p>I assume, like the perfume industry, the product was incredibly cheap to produce and sold for large profits, therefore consumers had to be convinced of its luxury through with catching packaging.<p>Many of the above packages above are from W.D. & …

Rare Whisky Is A Better Investment Than Gold

That expensive whisky you’ve been saving for a special occasion? Don’t touch it. Instead of getting you drunk, that bottle could be your retirement …

Vector illustrations are more than just fun on the iPad Pro

Autodesk Graphic is just that great. It's so good, it's arguably worth buying an iPad Pro for—as long as you pick up the Apple Pencil, too.<p>Since …

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Why Marriott Is Getting Into The Brand Content Game

Vice President of Global Creative and Content David Beebe explains why the brand is going long on short film.<p>There’ve been a few big announcements from Marriott this week. Marriott International announced it will be acquiring Starwood Hotels & Resorts for $12.2 billion, a massive deal that saw them …

Design your own font easily with Metaflop and Metafont

Metafont makes it easy to create your own typeface: all you have to do is move sliders that alter the geometry until you've got the results you want. …

How To Instantly Age Cheap Bourbon To Make It Taste Expensive

It just takes four ingredients.<p>Want to bring a bottle of fancy bourbon to your next dinner party, but only have enough in your budget for the cheap stuff?<p>The chefs at America's Test Kitchen discovered the best solution -- age it yourself, instantly.<p>In their new book, "Kitchen Hacks: How Clever …

The 4 Elements of a Winning Ecommerce Ad Strategy

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There is no denying it, mobile is the new norm. Two in three American adults own a smartphone. Tablet users will surpass one billion worldwide this year. The average person spends more time on their phone and laptop than sleeping. With …

SprayPrinter turns your photos into graffiti you can print on your walls

Graffiti is one of the most vocal forms of art, and in recent times, it’s lost the taboo status it carried when the likes of Blek Le Rat started stencilling rats on the streets of Paris. It’s now appreciated worldwide, and practically become its own genre.<p>Actually creating something interesting, …

PepsiCo Exec Has Tough Words for Agencies

Ad agency models are breaking. Pre-roll ads are useless. Measurement models are outdated. The ad industry lacks diversity. And the phrase digital …

Past and Present Versions of Iconic Figures in Side-by-Side Illustrations

Graphic designer Fulvio Obregon gives us a glimpse of both the past and the present in his series titled <i>Me & My Other Me</i>. For this particular collection, the artist illustrates iconic celebrities and their past selves within the same frame. “Each occupies the same place in the ‘I' past with its …

Three Ways To Reframe A Problem To Find An Innovative Solution

A Stanford engineering professor challenges our ideas on imagination and creativity with a new approach to problem solving.<p>Everything really comes down to solving problems. To be successful and a leader in your field, you not only have to come up with good solutions; you need to be innovative. And …

50 incredible bars you should drink at in your lifetime

From the world's oldest bar to one housed inside of a massive tree in South Africa, we've found 50 unforgettable bars worth traveling the globe for.<p>Here's your boozy bucket list.

A designer’s secret for creating clever logos

One assignment I give my students early in the school year is to draw 100 visual clichés in 20 minutes. I define these as ideograms that represent a single meaning and are instantly recognizable. Then I have them combine two of these in a new logo, which, if solved successfully, creates a new and …

12 huge brands that are called something completely different outside the US

The only problem is that you might never be able to find them.<p>Famous brands in the US often go by completely different names abroad. Sometimes the change makes sense, other times the changes are so small and random they seem pointless.<p>See if you can identify what famous brands are called outside …

11 incredible psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

Psychological research suggests there are plenty of ways to get people to do what you want — without them even realizing you've persuaded them.<p>We've rounded up 11 science-backed strategies for getting people to like you, to buy stuff, and to give you what you're after.<p>All of them will leave you …

Big Brands Like CoverGirl and Coke Are Finding the Perfect Moment to Deliver Mobile Ads

Bottom-of-the-page mobile banner ads can be tough sells nowadays if you work at a media company, whether you're pitching them to an advertiser or a …

10 artists provoking a pin-up revolution

The Golden Age artists were creating pin-up paintings for calendars shipped over to homesick GIs during World War II, resulting in flirtatious …

Jenna Dewan Tatum Shows Off the Babylights Hair Color Trend

Of course Jenna Dewan-Tatum, one of our major hair role models of the moment, would have the most perfect example we've seen yet of the babylights hair color trend. Not sure what babylights are? Read on.<p>A photo posted by Patrick Ta (@patrickta) on Jul 29, 2015 at 6:42pm PDT<p>Babylights are very thin …

7 Amazing Things That Will Happen When You Do Plank Every Day

Bodyweight exercises are gaining ground in the fitness world due to the practicality and simplicity of getting in shape using your own body weight. …

How much money you need to save each day to become a millionaire by age 65

"Becoming rich is nothing more than a matter of committing and sticking to a systematic savings and investment plan," financial adviser David Bach writes in his book "Smart Couples Finish Rich."<p>"You don't need to have money to make money," he writes. "You just need to make the right decisions — and …

Meet the man who flies the world for free

To most, flying is a necessary evil required to shift you from your home to your holiday as quickly as possible. To others, it’s a passion - and a profession.<p>Meet Ben Schlappig, an airline obsessive and travel blogger who has made it his life’s goal to travel around the world as much as possible …

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Logo Collection 2015 by Salem Bawazir

Logo collection 2015 by Jordanian graphic design student Salem Bawazir.<p>Salem Bawazir is a graphic design student at the Yarmouk University. He is …

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12 psychological tricks to winning people over

When you're working hard and doing all you can to achieve your goals, anything that can give you an edge is powerful and will streamline your path to success.<p>Mind tricks won't make you a Jedi, but using the brain's natural quirks to your advantage can have a positive impact on everyone you …

The best bourbon on the market right now

The experts over at FindTheBest determined the best bottles of bourbon that money can buy. They looked at recent expert scores and spirits-competition judgings to come up with their Smart Rating scale. We used price to break ties, with a cheaper bottle ranking higher than a more expensive one.<p>A …

Here's How People Make Money From Viral Videos

Andy Warhol famously introduced the idea that someday everyone would be world famous for 15 minutes. But if the pop artist had lived long enough to …

Coke has removed the logos from its packaging in the Middle East to encourage people not to judge each other

The no-label cans will run throughout Ramadan. One side is blank, other than the brand's iconic coloring. The other side reads: "Labels are for cans, not for people." We first spotted the cans on Campaign India.<p>The campaign, created by FP7 and Memac Ogilvy, launches with a film (watch it below) …

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25 Remarkable Typography, Lettering & Calligraphy Designs

Beautiful examples of <b>typography designs</b>, hand-lettering and calligraphy artwork design created by talented graphic designers and artists from all …

This Artist Takes Fashion Illustration To The Streets

There's no shortage of talented fashion illustrators out there, but not many take their work to the streets like this.<p>Shamekh AlBluwi, an architect and artist living in Jordan, creates illustrations in a totally new and innovative way by using street scenes to complete them. He cuts out solid …