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Time-Management Tips From 8 Self-Made Billionaires

There are 1,440 minutes in a day. Here's how the most successful people on the planet make the most of them.<p>When I first heard about Kevin Kruse's new book <i>15 Secrets Successful People Know About Time Management</i>, I was intrigued. In it, he interviews seven billionaires, 13 Olympic athletes, and 239 …

Time Management

45 free online classes you can take (and finish) by the end of this year

No matter where you're at in your career, learning something new can only help you. Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart …

This tiny country just outlined a plan to completely stop using oil, coal, and gas

This is welcomed news in a world that - despite recent advances in tackling climate change by the US and China - remains relatively paralyzed in its ability to make substantial changes to how it deals with climate change.<p>Earlier this year, Costa Rica met the entirety of its national power demand …

5 Furniture Arrangement Ideas That'll Make Your Home Look Professionally Designed

It's important that your living areas feel warm and inviting to guests without being overcrowded. In spacious living areas, I like to use large area rugs and place the front legs of my sofas along the outer borders of the rug. This allows ample space for a beautiful coffee table and room for guests …

42 Storage Ideas That Will Organize Your Entire House

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The Movements Of Refugees Fleeing Their Homelands, Tracked In One Beautiful Song

An emotional tune from a “data-driven DJ.”<p>Forty years ago, most refugees traveled short distances–often between neighboring African countries or around a pocket of Southeast Asia. Today, relocations stretch all around the world.<p>A new song based on United Nations refugee data from 1975 to 2012 …

11 Industries For Hot Start-Ups

According to the Kauffman Foundation, 2010 and 2011 saw the highest rates of entrepreneurship in the past 15 years --.34% of Americans start a new business each month. IBIS World ranks the best industries for aspiring entrepreneurs to get in the door—and score big. Based on barriers to entry, the …

The Brain's Remarkable Sculpting Of Memories

It is a remarkable fact that the brain, made of neurons and their connections to one another named synapses, is able to remember.<p>After all, if there is one thing we can say about our bodies and about nature, it's that change is everywhere. To remember is to go the other way, as we somehow try to …

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

consciousness, spirituality, astrology, wisdom, inspiration

"Sense or feel the open door, the one that offers you ease, that welcomes you to a new homecoming...<p>"Believe this love still lives—the love that …

Spirituality

What It Takes To Change Your Brain's Patterns After Age 25

Most of our brain’s patterns are solidified by our mid-20s, but it’s possible to change your brain’s pathways and patterns with these methods.<p>“In most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again.”<p>That quote was made famous by Harvard psychologist …

The Brain

10 skills that are hard to learn but pay off forever

That's especially the case when it comes to learning important life skills.<p>In an effort to ascertain which talents are worth the investment, one Quora reader posed the question: What are the hardest and most useful skills to learn?<p>We've highlighted our favorite takeaways.<p>Effective time management …

How HR 'Best Practices' Kill Innovation

Did you ever notice that Human Resource (HR) practices are designed to lock in the past rather than grow? A quick tour of what HR does and you quickly see they like to lock-in processes and procedures, insuring consistency but offering no hope of doing something new. And when it comes to hiring, HR …

Leadership

The 14 Prettiest Geometric Tattoos You Ever Did See

If it isn’t obvious by now, we are kinda crushin’ on pretty tats of all styles. From friendship tats to tiny ink, and even those must-follow artists on Instagram, we’re loving all things ink-related. What’s next? Our fave tattoo trend yet: geometric shapes and patterns. Take a look at these bold …

Abandoned Castles, Châteaux And City Halls Showcase The Beauty Of Emptiness

Photographer Matt Emmett has traveled all around the world capturing beautiful buildings for his work, Forgotten Heritage Photography. He has devoted his life to shedding light on what he calls "ruins and abandonment," turning old, dilapidated buildings into beautiful imagery.<p>"These places that …

Sustainable Clothing Made Possible and Practical by Technology

<b>Consumer demand for clothing made with conscientious materials has designers and big brands finding new methods of production sustainability.</b><p>Pick up …

Sustainability

Wearables Designer Anouk Wipprecht Values Curiousity

<b>The experimental designer takes wearables into the future by fusing fashion with robotics and computer technologies, drawing inspiration from</b> …

Articles about transformative attic renovation montreal on Dwell.com - Dwell

Removing a sloping ceiling adds five feet of headroom to this brightened live-work space.<p>In the city's Villeray neighborhood, a cramped structure is recast as an open work-play space for a young family.<p>A cramped apartment in a prewar apartment building becomes an inviting space for a young family.<p>A …

Mindfulness is stopping the world from thinking

Although the NHS supports mindfulness, an Oxford academic claims it stops people thinking deeply<p>People are wasting valuable thinking time on mediation and mindfulness and should stop trying to clear their heads, an Oxford University academic has claimed.<p>Theodore Zeldin said too many people were …

Quantum Theory Explains What Consciousness Is

<b>For a very long time mankind has questioned what consciousness is</b> – whether our ability to think, our free will, is tied directly to our soul or if …

L’Oreal is partnering with a biotech company to 3D-print skin

Cosmetics companies like L’Oreal worry a lot about skin. Products need to be tested to make sure they work safely, and ensuring that a new chemical blend won’t be irritating or harmful is a tough challenge.<p>So perhaps it’s not surprising that L’Oreal USA, the largest subsidiary of the French …

3D Bioprinting

24 Reasons Iceland Is The Best Country On The Planet

Iceland is a place of surreal beauty.<p>The incredible landscape of the island is staggering. Most of the country is an uninhabited moonscape of craters, bright green moss, towering glaciers, volcanoes, hot springs, and fields of lava rock.<p>It is so other-worldly that it is often the backdrop in sci-fi …

Grilled Cheese With Guacamole Recipe

This grilled cheese has creamy guacamole in the center that bursts out as you bite into it.<p><b>Note:</b> I like to add tomato to my basic guacamole recipe for this application. Grilled cheese and tomato is just classic. If you want to go one step further, add some crispy bacon to the sandwich.<p><b>Read more:</b> …

14 Chocolate Cakes

Forget the jewelry. Forget the flowers. Forget the fancy dinners, the oysters, the caviar, the steak. Let's be real here: chocolate cake is the best part of Valentine's Day.<p>Chocolate cakes aren't moody, aren't choosy. They're gorgeous. They can be consumed wherever you desire: at a candlelit table, …

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Restaurant

10 Places to Eat and Drink Incredibly Well in Reykjavik, Iceland

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Which bar in Reykjavik Iceland?

So many places, so little time. Bars in Reykjavik are as different as they are many. But which ones should you try?<p><b>As elsewhere in most cites</b> …