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The 10 towns where it's cheapest to buy a beach house in the US

As winter drags on you may catch yourself wondering if summer is ever coming back. But it doesn't have to be that way. There are plenty of towns across America where it's possible to spend a few weeks or, if you're retired, a few months soaking in some warm weather. But, as that year-round warm …

Real Estate

The Japanese words for “space” could change your view of the world

When you are the first person to arrive in a meeting room, do you think of it as being empty or full?<p>If you were raised in the West, a meeting room is made for people to meet. Therefore, if there are no people in that room, then of course it must be empty. As philosopher Henk Oosterling remarks, in …

Japan

8 Books That Elon Musk Says Changed His Life

Want to be like Elon Musk? Join our obsessively fanatical club. Among his many titles and descriptors, Musk is a certifiable bookworm. And that's …

Elon Musk

Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Box Breathing Is the Navy SEAL Technique for Reducing Stress and Staying Calm

With a motto like "The Only Easy Day Was Yesterday," Navy SEALs are known for their toughness. But we should probably start lauding these …

Meditation

How To Make Your Own Space Buckets

The latest cultivation trend: growing lush pot plants in tiny grow chambers that anyone can build. Here’s how to make your own space …

Something Really Fascinating Happens When You Give Plants Anaesthetic

We still don't really know how anaesthetic works.<p>When somebody mentions anaesthetics, we probably think straight away of pain relief, but there's a …

10 questions to ask yourself in the last month of 2017

Life is a constant pursuit. We are all chasing something - money, successful career, a partner, and endless other things. Every day we get up from our beds with a desire to reach a step closer to our dream and work our butt off to chase our priorities.<p>As we have entered in the last month of 2017, …

There's a Weird Feedback Loop Between Guts And Brains That Can Turn Deadly

It's all connected.<p>As if experiencing a traumatic brain injury wasn't enough of a problem on its own, it turns out the consequences can have an …

This Elon Musk Email to Tesla Employees Is a Powerful Lesson in Authentic, Heartfelt Leadership

When times get tough, great leaders don't just protect -- they connect.<p>Elon Musk is one of the world's most popular entrepreneurs. As the guiding force behind Tesla, SpaceX, and OpenAI -- not to mention helping to found PayPal -- he tackles some of the biggest challenges.<p>That includes some of the …

How To Retire At 63 With Only Half A Million

Seeking Alpha helps investors and retirees facing current issues.<p>Today, I will be using hypothetical situations many readers may face.<p>Dividend …

Investing

The Problem of ‘Living in the Present’

These days, many of us would rather not be living in the present, a time of persistent crisis, political uncertainty and fear. Not that the future looks better, shadowed by technological advances that threaten widespread unemployment and by the perils of catastrophic climate change. No wonder some …

Feeling anxious? Your gut bacteria might be to blame

All of us experience anxiety at one point or another; whether down to a job interview or a first date, that nervous feeling in the gut often takes …

The Benefits of Playing Music Help Your Brain More Than Any Other Activity

#4. Learning an instrument has showed an increase resilience to any age-related decline in hearing.<p>The brain-training is big business. For companies like BrainHQ, Luminosity, and Cogmed, it's actually a multimillion dollar business that is expected to surpass $3 billion by 2020. But, do the …

The Brain

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

We Should Be as Scared of Artificial Intelligence as Elon Musk Is

Elon Musk recently commented on Twitter (TWTR) that artificial intelligence (AI) is more dangerous than North Korea. It’s not the first time that the …

Willpower Doesn't Work. Here's How to Actually Change Your Life

If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you there.<p><i>"Many people think that what the addict needs is willpower, but nothing could be further from the truth."  -- </i>Arnold Washton, PhD<p>If you want to make any permanent change in your life, willpower won't get you …

Self-improvement

Scientist Michael Mann on ‘Low-Probability But Catastrophic’ Climate Scenarios

<i>This week, to accompany</i> <i>our cover story</i> <i>on worst-case climate scenarios, we’re publishing a series of extended interviews with climatologists on the</i> …

Climate Change

How to get rich as AI takes over the world

In 2014, MIT economists Andrew McAfee and Erik Brynjolfsson created a new zeitgeist with a book declaring The Second Machine Age — a time of …

Intelligence

Scientists discover plants have 'brains' that decide when to sprout

Researchers are quickly learning that plants are far more complex than once thought. Not only has it been determined that plants are capable of …

Morning ritual: The 7 steps that will make you happy all day

We read a lot about this or that morning ritual that will make you productive. But what about one that makes you happy?<p>Research shows that being …

10 Simple Ways to Take Care of Yourself

There is more to a healthy, happy life than hydration, salads and sleep.<p>Psychologist, Author, Speaker<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Here is a simple fact: if you don’t take care of yourself, no one else will. It is crucial to your success and longevity to find ways to …

Self-help

Your Brain Doesn't Want to Change: 5 Ways to Make It

Change is always awkward at first, but it gets easier with practice.<p>Take a moment and cross your arms. Now, cross them in the opposite direction. Which way was more awkward?<p>If you thought crossing them the second time required more thought, you’re right. In fact, when you crossed them the first …

Scientists identify parts of brain involved in dreaming

Experts say findings are ‘astounding’ and could help understand the purpose of dreams and predict whether people are dreaming<p>Scientists have unpicked the regions of the brain involved in dreaming, in a study with significant implications for our understanding of the purpose of dreams and of …

We sleep less as we age because our brains don’t think we're tired

Sadly, there’s nothing we can do about it—yet<p>It’s a known fact that as we age, we sleep less. But the reasoning behind this phenomenon is poorly understood. Do older adults sleep less because they need less sleep, or because they simply can’t get the sleep they need?<p>In a review out today in the …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

How humans will lose control of artificial intelligence

This is the way the world ends: not with a bang, but with a paper clip. In this scenario, the designers of the world's first artificial …

11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful

This post is by Elle Kaplan, Founder & CEO, LEXionThe post 11 Things You Need to Give Up If You Want to Be Happy and Successful appeared first on …

Self-improvement

The Singularity Could Be Closer Than You Think

A.I. evolution may be decades away -- or happening already.<p>By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>Sci-fi …

15 Profound Quotes From a Tibetan Buddhist Master That Will Make You Rethink Life, Love and Happiness

Ever heard of Pema Chödrön? If not, she is one of the most inspiring Tibetan Buddhists you’re likely to hear of.<p>She’s written several books that …

Spirituality