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8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break

It's not what you learn, but what you unlearn that matters.<p>Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program …

Man Quits Job to Go on Hiking Adventures with His Husky by His Side

After quitting his regular job in favour of personal business plans, Henrik Vikse has allotted himself the flexibility to pursue his passions and now spends his days trekking through the hills of Norway with his equally adventurous husky, Akiak. Together, they are living the dream.<p>Documenting their …

General Atomics Wants To Put Lasers On Drones

The future officially arrives in 2017<p>How do you sell the drone of the future? Build a laser into the dang thing. General Atomics, whose iconic Predator and Reaper drones are probably the first thing that come to mind when someone thinks “drone,” is independently funding the integration of a …

22 mind-blowing facts about Warren Buffett and his wealth

Today, the 85-year-old investing legend has an estimated net worth of over $70 billion, according to Forbes, making him the third richest man in the world.<p>Inspired by a Quora thread asking "What are some mind-blowing facts about Warren Buffett," we rounded up 23 astonishing facts about the "Oracle …

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Articles about simple tips and tricks burglar proofing your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

Burglary borrows equally from the skill sets of a technical science and theatrical improv; it follows careful rules yet just as...<p>All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Spring is coming and home improvements are …

Luxury Star Wars wristwatch is $28,500

Devon's new Star Wars wristwatch is $28,500, but at least they make it worth it by throwing in a pair of TIE Fighter cufflinks.<p>Naturally, the case of …

Warren Buffett, Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg, And Other Top CEOs Name Their Favorite Books

Berkshire-Hathaway CEO Warren Buffett: "The Intelligent Investor" by Benjamin Graham<p>Former Microsoft CEO Bill Gates: "Business Adventures: Twelve …

Aircraft carrier gets test drive after tune-up

<b>(CNN) —</b> When you get your car out of the shop, it's always fun to take it out on the freeway to see how well the tune-up went.<p>When the U.S. Navy gets one of its aircraft carriers back after a 23-month tune-up, it sort of does the same thing.<p>The 1,092-foot-long, 95,000-ton USS Dwight D. Eisenhower …

Cityscape Scratch Art is the Latest Hot Trend in South Korea

While coloring books for grown-ups have gained popularity recently, a new hobby is quickly picking up steam as the craft trend of the season. <i>Scratch Night View</i>, a series of scratch-off projects created by Seoul-based studio Lago Design, is enchanting adults in South Korea and other parts of Asia. …

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The Undeniable Beauty of Pre-War Mercedes Grand Prix Cars

Capturing the legends in motion.<p>One hundred and one years ago, before there had ever been a World War, Mercedes strapped together a handful of beautiful Grand Prix cars. These machines were technical masterpieces of the era, and would sweep the French Grand Prix in 1914. Twenty five years later, …

Gyotaku: The Traditional Japanese Art of Painting Marine Life with Actual Fish

In her nature-inspired works of art, Heather Fortner not only depicts the forms of fish, but does so using the actual bodies of the fish. The technique is called <i>gyotaku</i> (? gyo “fish” + ? taku “rubbing”), a traditional Japanese method of fish printing that originated in the mid-19th century as a way …

2015 Mercedes-Benz E400 4MATIC Coupe

Elegant proof that massive horsepower isn't everything.<p>Well, this is refreshing, a Mercedes coupe that’s actually a coupe—with two doors. It’s one of four available E-class body styles, joining a traditional four-door sedan, a station wagon, and a convertible. It’s an extensive lineup with a number …

Limited Edition Print Chronicles History's Most Iconic Watches

From the Steve McQueen Heuer Monaco to the Paul Newman Rolex Daytona, they’re all here. ‘A History Of Time’ offers a visual guide to 49 of horology’s …

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Pet Owners Mimic Their Dogs in Adorable Look-Alike Portraits

German photographer Ines Opifanti demonstrates that dog owners are experts when it comes to imitating their furry friends. “<i>The Dog People</i> is an ongoing project where dog owners try to mimic their dogs' facial expressions,” the artist explains. “While I don't believe in the common folk wisdom …

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12 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Warren Buffett

As one of the most successful investors in the world, Warren Buffett is an inspiration to entrepreneurs and venture capitalists everywhere.<p>Despite all his success, Warren Buffett still manages to remain humble and approachable. Here are 12 lessons everyone can learn from the respected …

The Canadian food industry needs to shake its sodium addiction

More than one in five Canadians have high blood pressure. Among 60 to 79 year olds, that figure shoots up to more than 50 per cent. Elevated blood pressure is a leading risk factor for heart disease, stroke – some of the leading killers in Canada – and other chronic health conditions.<p>Sodium is a …

These Are the World's Most Extravagant and Realistic Slot-Car Tracks – Feature

2008 was a pivotal year for David Beattie. Staring down middle age and burned out on the corporate scene, Beattie took a leap of faith and turned his hobby of making custom slot-car tracks in to a full-time vocation, setting up shop under the Slot Mods moniker. Considered a risky venture even by …

Koenigsegg Founder Tells The Story Of His "Stupid Business Idea"

Earlier this year, Koenigsegg began an online forum where company CEO and founder Christian von Koenigsegg took questions from fans.<p>The spirit of the …

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The 15 Best Warren Buffett Quotes of All Time, Investing Advice for the Ages

<i>Editors' note:Investing like the Oracle first starts with thinking like him. To celebrate Warren Buffett's 85th birthday, we bring you 15 of his</i> …

Striking Hyperrealistic Drawings Are No Larger Than a Pen

Swedish student and artist Johanna (aka @jackdevilart) creates hyperrealistic drawings that are no larger than a pen or pencil. The striking monochromatic images depict insects, animals, and tiny portraits of humans, which are all posed next to her simple tools for scale. If you didn't have these …

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The new Mercedes C-Class Coupe is a ridiculously powerful German muscle car

The 2017 C63 Coupe is more powerful than ever, with more horsepower and more speed than ever before.<p>"The new AMG C63 Coupe embodies our conception of progress: It offers impressive longitudinal and lateral dynamics at an extremely high level along with improved fuel economy," said Tobias Moers, …

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You'll Never Guess It's A Mercedes: Inside the 1970 Mercedes-Benz C111

This weekend at Pebble Beach is the perfect opportunity to explore some of the more unusual cars in history.<p>For example, I was quite excited to drive …

Photographer Documents the Beautifully Uncommon Friendship Between a Wolf and a Bear

Finnish Photographer Lassi Rautiainen expertly captures the beautiful relationship that's shared between a gray wolf and a brown bear. One wouldn't normally see this type of companionship in the wild, but these two seem to have a perfectly symbiotic connection. “No one can know exactly why or how …

6 Investing Lessons from the Richest Man in the World- Warren Buffett

Warren Buffet, also known as the Oracle of Omaha, is no stranger to the world of investing. There’s a lot to learn about how to invest in shares from …

950 HP Mercedes E63 AMG S Takes On Stock Huracan & 800 HP BMW M6

With this much power and way too much torque at its disposal, you’ve probably already realized that this E63 won’t be particularly easy to outrun in …

How rich Warren Buffett was at your age

In fact, 99 percent of his immense wealth was earned after his 50th birthday, reports Business Insider.<p>That doesn't mean Buffett, 84, was a late bloomer in any sense. He started his financial path toward wealth at a very young age and built his fortune slowly over the years, decade by decade — …

Mechatronik Mercedes-Benz M-Coupé: 1970 280SE 3.5 Meets Modern AMG V8

Old Gold: Doctor Frankenstein's Mercedes-Benz is alive!<p>The Mechatronik M-Coupé serves as transportation in the same sense that a Gothic cathedral shelters you from rain. Virtually unknown in America, Mechatronik is a German company founded in 1997. It might be a fraction of the age of the Benzes it …