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Police radio and ambient music is an oddly calming combination

<i>This post is part of</i> Hard Refresh<i>, a soothing weekly column where we try to cleanse your brain of whatever terrible thing you just witnessed on</i> …

Ambient Music

The 6 Best REIT Funds to Buy

Rising interest rates and the decline of shopping malls have weighed on real estate investment trusts (REITs) over the past few years. The good news …

The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

These Free Online Courses From Google Will Boost Your Career No Matter What Business You're In

Google has a lot it wants to teach us. The search giant offers a massive number of online courses, many of them targeted to students or recent graduates through Grow with Google. Others will teach you programming languages or how to work with a specific technologies, or how to become an IT support …

Online Life

British Columbia road trip: the art of getting lost

The best road trips have few set plans. They’re about the thrill of discovery, of not knowing what comes next. Forget detailed itineraries that look like a shopping list. As Kerouac said: “There was nowhere to go but everywhere, so just keep rolling under the stars.” That’s my kind of road …

Hiking

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairytale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde, perennially tan travel photographer seems to spend more …

Amalfi Coast

The Complete 35-Step Guide For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a business entails understanding and dealing with many issues—legal, financing, sales and marketing, intellectual property protection, liability protection, human resources, and more. But interest in entrepreneurship is at an all-time high. And there have been spectacular success stories …

Intellectual Property

Stunning photos show the beauty of the 19 new UNESCO World Heritage Sites around the globe

UNESCO has added 19 locations to its list of World Heritage Sites, a new cadre of sites spanning everything from temples in Korea to architecture in …

You won’t believe these stunning views are from Malta

ad feature<p>Need a reason to make Malta your next holiday destination?<p>You’ve got year-round sun, incredible diving spots, and gloriously blue …

Index of Best AI/Machine Learning Resources

Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning field is getting a lot of attention right now, and knowing where to start can be a little difficult.<p>I’ve …

A Non-Believer’s Road Trip Through God's Country

Approximately, 150 miles South on I-75 from my Ohio home is the former site of what we call “Touchdown Jesus”—a massive 62-foot statue of Jesus from …

5 Brilliant Non-Business Books That Will Make You Better at Thinking Outside the Box

Sometimes the best way to learn innovative approaches to innovation is to read something completely different.<p>If you want to be a better innovator, there are hundreds (maybe thousands) of great books on the topic.<p>But as I mentioned in an earlier article, expertise can be the enemy of innovation. …

How to buy a sofa

Experts dish on the most important seat in the house<p>Buying a sofa is tricky. It will likely be one of the largest pieces of furniture you own, which makes it both an instant focal point in a room—and one of your most expensive purchases.<p>With that in mind, you could likely use some buying advice. We …

Bill Gates Says This Book Is 'One of the Most Important' He's Ever Read

Millions of people have tuned in for Swedish physician and statistician Hans Rosling’s TED Talks over the years, and the videos caught the attention …

5 Game-Changing Podcasts To Listen To On Your Commute

Podcasts are an excellent and free way to help you to continue learning and set you up for long term success.<p>If you're like me and have a commute to the office, you treat your car, subway, plane, bus or train ride as a classroom. This travel time, whether it's 10 minutes or two hours, is an …

11 spectacular waterfalls in the US you need to see in your lifetime

With all due respect to TLC, you should definitely, <i>definitely</i> go chasing waterfalls.<p>There's pretty much nothing more stunning than cascading water …

Hiking

9 Ultimate Bucket List Road Trips

9. Grand Canyon, Arizona to Moab, Utah<p><b>Distance:</b> 1387km (862 miles)<p>Starting at the iconic Grand Canyon, hit six classic national parks on a ten day …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

• <b>Identify valuable knowledge at the right time.</b> The value of knowledge isn’t static. It changes as a function of how valuable other people consider it and how rare it is. As new technologies mature and reshape industries, there is often a deficit of people with the needed skills, which creates the …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? Do This to Help Them Be Strong, Confident, and Resilient

Instead of being victims, resilient kids see themselves as being in control of their destinies. As a result, they tend to grow and get better when bad things happen, instead of crumpling.<p>Much has been written about the habits and characteristics of high-achieving adults, and how they differ from …

Self-improvement

Top 25 Adventure Travel Blogs

This list is an attempt to highlight some of the best blogs about outdoor photography that can be found on the web. The ranking was compiled tracking …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

Documentaries

Millennials Are Screwed - The Huffington Post

Credits<p>Story - Michael Hobbes<p>Michael is a contributing writer for Highline.<p>Typography - Jason Wong<p>Jason is an art director and graphic designer based in suburban New Jersey.<br>He is also a part of the lettering sketch blog Friends of Type.<p>Spiritual Guide - Becky<p>Becky is an 8-bit creation living in …

How I Stopped Chasing Happiness and Started Enjoying My Imperfect Life

<b>“I want to live my life without stress and worries. I don’t need to be rich or famous. I just want to be happy.” ~Unknown</b><p>Have you ever set a goal and …

Immune System

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

20 meteor shower photos that’ll inspire you to shoot the Leonids

The Leonids meteor shower is one of the most spectacular celestial events visible to the naked eye. The shower peaks Friday, Nov. 17—a perfect …

Meteor Showers

The Complete, 12-Step Guide to Starting a Business

Everything you need to know about how to start a business.<p>There are no limits on who can become a great entrepreneur. You don't necessarily need a college degree, a bunch of money in the bank or even business experience to start something that could become the next major success. However, what you …

6 Ways to Protect Your Nest Egg If You Fear a Bear Market

No one can predict what stocks will do next, but there are plenty of things worried investors and retirement savers do have control over.<p>Lately, …

The Importance of Surrounding Yourself With the Right People

It's nearly impossible to rise to your own personal greatness if you aren't surrounding yourself with people who are doing the same.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>"Surround yourself with those who see the greatness within you, even when you don't see it in yourself." -- Edmund Lee<p>I’ve …

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read

With Christmas around the corner, why not ask for the gift of reading the same books billionaires read?<p>Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day …