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37 Ways To Game The Airlines: How To Get Free Flights, Travel Perks And More

This week, I made international news when I put my travel smarts to work and scored $11,000 in American Express gift cards for being bumped off several Delta Air Lines flights with my family. You can read the article about how I did it here. People were amazed, and the story got picked up by …

American Airlines

The untold tales of India’s women pioneers are being unearthed by a Google project

History is largely dominated by men. From royals to activists, poets, and scientists, a project is now bringing forth the noteworthy women of the …

A Roadmap To The Future: How To Tap India’s Phenomenal Tourism Potential For Nation-Building

Snapshot<p>Part Two of the article on India’s huge tourism prospects, explores the need to build cultural industries from scratch, and how they will …

Podcast: To preserve its history, India must start protecting its old books and manuscripts

In many libraries across the country, invaluable repositories of information lie crumbling.<p>Every time we lose a book, we lose invaluable information …

Is this book about a man who befriended writers the greatest novel in Urdu?

That’s what Faiz Ahmed Faiz once called Muhammad Khalid Akhtar’s 'Love in Chakiwara and Other Misadventures'.<p>InMohammad Khalid Akhtar’s short story</i> …

INFOGRAPHIC: The 20 Most Popular Books Throughout History

From Shakespeare to Toni Morrison’s ‘Beloved’ here are some of noteworthy blockbuster books from the pastThough it may seem like an impossible task, …

15 Tools to Accelerate Your Productivity

Work smarter, not harder.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>What happens when you combine technology with productivity? Productivity becomes a breeze. You could easily double or even triple your productivity using the right tools.<p>The problem is, there are …

Productivity

Portrait Photography: 5 Free E-Books to Make You a Better Portrait Photographer

Portrait photography is more than just taking snapshots of people. It involves the understanding of people, light, and the surroundings to create a …

47 Books You Should Add To Your Shelf, According To Poet Rupi Kaur

The provocative artist and poet shares her list.<p>Rupi Kaur has vision beyond her years.<p>At 24, the Indian-Canadian artist and poet decided to create a menstruation-themed photo series for a college project. She posted one now-famous photograph to Instagram, showing herself lying on a bed facing the …

A Buddhist Master Explains What Karma Really Means and How It Can Be Used for Personal Growth

Just about everyone’s heard of karma. You’ve probably heard someone say “She must have some good/bad karma!”<p>Some people think it’s almost fate.<p>But …

BOOKS

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The Science Behind Fonts (And How They Make You Feel)

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>I’ve noticed how seemingly small things like font and the spacing between …

Best Book Writing Software: The 6 Documents You Always Need Open as a Writer

If you’ve been around The Write Practice long, you’ll have noticed we’ve recently talked a lot about which book writing software you should use. …

I've been perfecting résumés for 15 years — here's the best advice I can give

My recommendations below are for a professional with 10-25 years experience.<p>For those with fewer than 10 years, you're likely better off with a one-page résumé, for those with more than 25 years and at very senior levels, three may sometimes be appropriate.<p>(But seriously, if that's you, you …

100-Year-Old Life Hacks That Are Still Surprisingly Useful To This Day

Image by Gallaher via The New York Public Library<p><b>Taking a page</b> from the history book could just help you in your next average-day emergency.<p><b>In the</b> …

Lifehacks

Health o'Clock - One Stop Shop For Fitness Gadgets

Whoever said spin bike workouts cannot be fun is pretty shocked at how exciting yet efficient spinning can be. With energizing music blasting in the …

Try These Flat Tummy Water Recipes For Effective Weight Loss

You must be amazed after reading this. Water and flatness, how can even these be related? How water can be helpful in reducing your belly. Is this …

5 Inspiring TED Talks to Help You Learn to Be a Better Writer

A comedian, an "aphorist" and a poetry critic all have lessons to offer on how to write well.<p>Is writing part of your job? The answer is probably yes. From a compelling email to a visionary business plan to the shareable content that will help your website earn high search rankings, the things you …

Creative Writing

37 Ways To Disguise The Ugliest Parts Of Your Home

People are going to think you run a lifestyle blog (or something).

7 Life-Changing Essays You Need to Read NOW

When the only thing longer than your to-do list is the novel on your bedside table, but you don't want to settle for bad television, an essay will …

Oxytocin, Spirituality, and the Biology of Feeling Connected

A fascinating new study from Duke University reports a correlation between receiving an intranasal dose of oxytocin and feeling a sense of connection …

Spirituality

25 Fall Books Goodreads Users Are Most Excited About

Time to put on your coziest sweater and settle in with one of these.<p>Below are the titles — already out and upcoming — that are getting a lot of buzz and love.

15 Simple Ways to Kill Procrastination & Reclaim Your Productivity

If you find yourself constantly scrambling at the last minute to get done what you managed to put off as long as possible, don’t worry — you’re not …

Procrastination

How to Overcome Procrastination in 3 Simple Steps

You can start by first recognizing that you actually are procrastinating.<p>Procrastination. We've all suffered from it in one form or another. It basically happens when we put off things that we should be focusing on at the moment in favor of doing something else we're more comfortable, or would …

Procrastination

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

Time Management

Weight-loss success: 7 steps this woman took to lose half her size

At just 23 years old, Simone Pretscherer realized she was living like a recluse. She was turning down events with family and friends regularly — even casual, low-key walks or trips to the beach were no-go's for her.<p>The young Auckland, New Zealand resident should have been living it up, but she was …

Fitness

This Kind of Sex Can Create an Altered Mental State

Sex, one of the more pleasurable forms of exercise, can do some wonderful things for your health, from strengthening your muscles to improving …

University of British Columbia

5 Things About LinkedIn I Wish I'd Known a Long Time Ago

LinkedIn can be powerful marketing and networking tool<p>We have all had the conversation. When Linkedin is mentioned, many business people get "that look" and sigh. They just don't get LinkedIn and are weary of getting invited to link to people they don't know.<p>They just find LinkedIn irritating, or …

Networking

12 Creative Life Hacks that Will Organize your Life

It is not easy to keep an organized home if small kids are running around. Here are 10 creative hacks that help organize your life better.