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Part spider web, part cocoon, Sky-Pod tent dangles cozily over the forest floor

Sky-Pod may be fairly new to market, but it is no Johnny-come-lately in the tree-dangling space. Its design actually dates back to 2002, when it was …

Victorian Era

The 15 Best Thrillers On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 20th</b><p>“Thriller” is kind of a catch-all term for movies that bleed into multiple genres. It can describe films rich with drama, action, crime, and quite possibly horror. That’s why its Netflix category is such a hodgepodge of entries, varying in tone, subject matter, and quality. …

Horror

Sleek, compact camper pod grows to 3 times its size at the push of a button

When you first see the Tipoon, it looks almost like an Airstream Basecamp smashed down to a lower height. You might think, you simply crawl inside …

Remote Controls

26 Of The Best Gluten-Free Snacks You Can Buy On The Internet

Gluten-free bagels, mac and cheese, toaster pastries, chips, pretzels, chocolate chip cookies, granola, and nearly every other GF snack you can think of!<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this</i> …

Healthy Eating

4 Budgeting Apps That Stop You From Bleeding Money

Spot trends faster, make smarter decisions more often, and keep more of your money.<p>For me, it’s all about the pie chart. There are all sorts of …

Personal Finance

Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing …

Cannabis

25 skills LinkedIn says are most likely to get you hired in 2018 — and the online courses to get them

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Online Education

Why more authors are going audio-only

<b>A new collection of short stories featuring works from 18 well-known authors is bypassing print and going straight to audiobook. Could this be a sign of things to come?</b><p>Last week, figures from Nielsen Bookscan showed audiobook sales have doubled in the last five years, rising by 12% in 2017 …

Writing

How do you write a novel? Leading Irish writers including Sebastian Barry and Louise O'Neill explain...

We all have a book in us, but just how do you get it out on paper? Some of Ireland's best writers tell Caomhan Keane what it takes to get the job done<p>…

Writing

Meditation Changes Your Brain In These 7 Ways, According To Science

Are you in the habit of breathing deeply and clearing your mind for five or ten minutes a day? It turns out that meditation and mindfulness training …

Meditation

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

Retirement

Want to be a Better Writer? Here is Stephen King's Essential Advice

Dumbo, Dairy Queen and Dandelions: 9 brilliant suggestions from King's nearly 20-year-old book<p>Okay, I'll admit that I'm really late to this party. Despite the fact that I'm always seeking advice on how to improve communication in general--and writing in particular--I'd never read Stephen King's …

Creative Writing

How to accomplish more in 30 days than most people do in 365

“The best ambition killer is trying to play someone else’s game.” — Dan Sullivan<p>Craig Ballantyne, author of The Perfect Day Formula: How to Own the …

Self-improvement

Hitting the Pocket: The Importance of Dynamics and Grooving When Soloing

0<p>SHARES<p>Two of the most important and effective elements in creating expressive improvisations are the incorporation of dynamics and groove. …

Electric Guitar

An American dad in Sweden now has plenty of family time

"Here, it's not about work," said Tyler Reid, who moved his young family from New York. "It's about enjoying life."<p>STYRSÖ, Sweden — When Tyler Reid and his young family moved from New York to Sweden, the flight took around eight hours.<p>But in his journey as a father, Reid might as well have been …

New York City

A 32 year old woman gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save more than $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

Minimalism

Inside Jimi Hendrix’s blood-spattered record collection

You can see it on display in central London<p>If you’re ever at a loose end in central London, you could do far worse than checking out the historic …

Guitar

A €3m Designer Eco-Village Is Coming To Austria's Lush Alpine Hills

Ever dreamed of getting off the grid?<p>Today you could live in your very own Wohnwagon – a strikingly beautiful smart home that generates all its electricity from nature, and even circulates its own water supply.<p>Each eco-friendly structure will set you back between €50,000 and €150,000 …

Farmhouses

Get One Step Closer to Genius With These 9 Leonardo da Vinci Quotes

The Renaissance man had much to say about life, growth and success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>A man of many talents, Leonardo da Vinci is one of the most celebrated painters, scientists, inventors, writers, architects and historians of all time. In fact, it's safe …

Creativity

Mastodon's Bill Kelliher: “Guitar is less intimidating when you can see patterns - that’s what scales are for”

It’s midday at the O2 Academy in Brixton and 10 guitarists shuffle into a room, masterclass tickets in hand and their instruments on their backs. …

Guitar

Here's what comfort food looks like in 26 countries around the world

While we rely on food to sustain us physically, we also depend on it for its comforting properties; sometimes a dish just knows how to convey so much more than words ever could.<p>From greasy fish and chips in Great Britain to the lasagna-like moussaka in Greece, here are 26 comfort foods from around …

Cooking

Why You Don't Want to Meditate—and 5 Ways to Make It Easier

This is not a post to convince you that meditation is good for you. It's now common knowledge that the practice of meditation is another important …

Meditation

One Decision Separates The Wealthy From The Non-Wealthy

“Courage can be developed. But it cannot be nurtured in an environment that eliminates all risks, all difficulty, all dangers. It takes considerable …

Self-improvement

6 books to read if you want to improve your mental strength

Ericsson

Cannabis Reverses Brain Aging in Mice

A new study finds complete reversal of memory loss in older animals.<p>A collaborative study between researchers at University of Bonn, in western …

Neuroscience

8 Powerful Steps to Self-Love

Self-compassion is a way of relating to yourself that does not involve harshly judging or punishing yourself for every mistake you make, or every …

Mindfulness

Dustin Heiner - Founder of Master Passive Income

Focus on one project at a time. Complete the project before you move on.<p>Dustin Heiner is the Founder of Master Passive Income, a real estate …

Real Estate

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

Eight moves to improve strength, endurance, and tone.<p>There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves …

Exercise

How to learn guitar chords across the fretboard - quickly and easily

Unlock the fretboard and play chords across the neck with this ingenious system. You’ll never look at the guitar the same way again!

Electric Guitar

Why does an octopus have more than one heart?

As if these tentacled wonders weren’t already alien enough, the octopus' three hearts and blue copper-rich blood seals the deal.<p>Octopuses have three …

Zoology