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12 destinations where you can stay in a 5-star hotel for less than $200 a night

Our friends at Hotels.com curated a list of major destinations around the world where visitors can stay at a five-star hotel for under $200 per night.<p>The bulk of the cities are in Europe, with a few in Asia.<p>Keep scrolling to see where you can treat yourself without breaking the bank.

How to Travel Cross-Country For Only $213

The Great American Roadtrip will never go out of fashion, but let’s be realistic: most of us don’t have the time, equipment, or money to hit the road …

Trains

Six Great Solo Travel Destinations

<i>By: Becky Mahan</i><p>Solo travel: you almost certainly know someone who does it, and maybe you've considered it yourself. Whatever your primary travel style, it's worth considering a solo trip at least once in your life. Aside from full-fledged itinerary freedom, traveling "alone" allows you to meet new …

17 Motivational Quotes to (Actually) Inspire Action

While you've got to be aware of the downside to motivational quotes, here are some to get you moving.<p>Motivational quotes are everywhere. They're on sports advertisements, billboards, T-shirts. In fact, there's a decent chance that many of your laptops have a desktop background that features an …

Motivation

op Journal

After generations of sleeping outside, you tend to pick up a few tricks. Since 1938, REI employees and members have been creating and tuning pro tips …

Challenge Your Thinking With These Philosophical Books

Do you tend to read books by authors who think like you do? While scientists have found that any kind of reading can provide beneficial stimulation …

Five train trips everyone will enjoy

Trains are part of American history and life. These five train trips are engineered for everyone to enjoy.<p>Trains are not only a huge part of our …

Trains

8 TED talks that can help you become insanely productive

Reaching optimal productivity is about working smarter, not harder, and making the most of each day.<p>The following TED talks offer valuable lessons in doing just that.

7 Tips to Improve Your Memory

Learning ability is probably the most important skill you can have.<p>Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of <i>Make It</i> …

Holistic Medicine

Here's a breakdown of the speech that won the 2015 World Championship of Public Speaking

On August 15, Saudi Arabian security engineer Mohammed Qahtani won the title of Toastmasters International World Champion of Public Speaking. He survived seven rounds of a competition that lasted six months and included 33,000 competitors from around the world.<p>He and nine other finalists competed …

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do anything, do this first …

Entrepreneurship

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Extreme altruism: should you care for strangers at the expense of your family? | Larissa MacFarquhar

The world is full of needless suffering. How should each of us respond? Should we live as moral a life as possible, even giving away most of our earnings? A new movement argues that we are not doing enough to help those in need<p>For many years, Julia Wise wondered if she would ever meet another …

Philosophy

Religious Fundamentalism: A Side Effect of Lazy Brains?

Insights from neuroscience suggest that the brain tends to automatically accept rather than reject beliefs, oftentimes independent of how logical …

10 Inspirational Books that can Change Your Life

“Read, read, read. Read everything – trash, classics, good and bad, and see how they do it. Just like a carpenter who works as an apprentice and …

A Dose of Nature: The Secret Prescription to Health and Happiness?

Spending our days in windowless office buildings and suburban homes, it's easy to forget about nature. In today's society, the only time many of us spend outdoors is just walking to and from the car. Could this separation from nature have a negative effect on our mental and physical states? Recent …

The 24 best things to do in Singapore, according to locals

We sifted through a Quora thread on the best things to do in Singapore, and pulled out the top suggestions from locals.<p>From exploring the hot new hipster neighborhoods to finding the best spots for local street food, here are 24 of the best things to do in Singapore.

11 of the world’s best cities for coffee lovers

Sacramento made its way onto the list of Sprudge’s underrated coffee cities in the United States. Doing business in town requires wading through the …

5 Easy Rituals To Start Your Day With Energy & Joy

Most of us wake up with minds reeling, ready to take on the day. We've created a habit of jumping right into our tasks, training ourselves to believe …

Street Photography with the X series

This article is a guide to help you choose the best Fuji X series model for street photography.<br>Let’s start at the beginning with a bit of background. …

How to Take Better Action Photos

There are many sports photographers. We generally hear about those who specialize in a specific genre of sports photography like motorsport, tennis, …

10 Things Photographers Don't Like About Nikon

<i>Image courtesy of Photography Bay</i><p>After having posted a list of 10 things photographers do not like about Canon, <b>Photography Bay</b> posted a list of 10 …

Cameras

Best Gear for Street Photography

Photograph by Jeff Cabella<p>Street photography has never been more popular, and it's as fashionable amongst younger hipsters as it is amongst more …

Exposure Triangle Explained: The relation between aperture, shutter speed and ISO - Digital Photography Tutorials

The exposure determines how bright or dark an image will look like when you take a picture. If the picture is too bright, we call it <i>overexposed</i>. If …

Writer’s Favorite Lens: 50mm f/1.8

Picking a favorite lens can be tricky, because there are aspects of a variety of lenses that I like. Sometimes I like to use zoom lenses, sometimes …

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15 Beautiful Tips and Examples of Bokeh Photography

Today we came with very beautiful article about Bokeh in Photography. Although Bokeh simply means Blur. Below we present 15 Useful Tips and 25 …

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