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3 Stories That Will Forever Change the Way You Look at Water

<i>Editor’s Note: In honor of World Water Day, we asked Tyler Riewer—content strategist at charity: water, a New York–based nonprofit that works to</i> …

10 Quotes From Mark Cuban, Barbara Corcoran and the Rest of the Shark Tank Investors

When it comes to business, the <i>Shark Tank</i> crew doesn't play around. From tech billionaire Mark Cuban to free-wheeling real-estate mogul Barbara Corcoran, all the investors on the popular ABC TV show are no-nonsense when it comes to evaluating the startups that come to them seeking money and …

These 36 questions can make you 'fall in love with anyone'

A simple test claims to be able to make two people fall head-over-heels in love, by helping them seem vulnerable to each other. Why not give it a try?<p>The path to true love just got a whole lot smoother.<p>The key? To ask someone the 36 questions below - and answer them yourself. Doing this, …

10 Things Every Serious Entrepreneur Knows That You Don’t

Aspiring Entrepreneurs are popping up everywhere in hopes of following in the footsteps of the cashed up risk takers and uber successful they look up …

15 Simple Moves That Will Change Your Career

"Work-life balance" is like the flossing of life skills. Everyone talks about how incredibly important it is, but pretty much nobody's doing it. But, …

Time Management

50 Most Inspirational Quotes in Sports

It doesn't matter if your dad owns a professional sports team or if you play squash on the weekends with Rupert Murdoch; if you don't perform as an elite athlete or coach, then you're history.<p>Consequently, the people in this list are uniquely qualified to inspire.<p>Major sports figures have …

Bruce Lee

Kenyan Schools To Test An Eye Exam App

The app takes clinic-quality pictures and emails them to a doctor for diagnosis.<p>A handful of teachers in a poor region of Kenya will soon test a smartphone app to give their students eye exams, the BBC reports. Doctors there hope the app will help them catch vision problems in more kids. Once …

Habitat for Humanity Home Builders Blitz

Habitat for Humanity

10 tough questions we get asked

We are outspoken about our optimism. These days, though, optimism seems to be in short supply.<p>The headlines are filled with awful news. Every day …

Donald Trump

Elon Musk: Triumph of His Will

For his entire life, Elon Musk has bent people to his insatiable will. Most recently, he's co-opted NASA. And now we'll see whether he's a) the visionary who forces americans to become explorers again, or b) a man so distracted by vision that his life's work is a series of brilliant disappointments.<p>…

Austin Kleon on 10 Things Every Creative Person Should Remember But We Often Forget

Much has been said about the secrets of creativity and where good ideas come from, but most of that wisdom can be lost on young minds just dipping their toes in the vast and tumultuous ocean of self-initiated creation. Some time ago, artist and writer Austin Kleon — one of my favorite thinkers, a …

Off the grid: Walgreens opens self-powered pharmacy of the future

10 Places To See Before They're Gone

Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing sights are gradually disappearing. Trust us, you want to see these now, just remember to travel responsibly and respectfully.<p>Places, much like animals can become endangered, and some of the world's most amazing …

Puerto Rico

Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. -@NelsonMandela via @UNDP. http://t.co/tcST3qkeHT

Halloween Garb: Gotham Heist

What doesn't kill you, only makes you... handsomer.<p>Woolrich Printed Melange Bruce Shirt ($165). Gant Overdyed Seersucker Blazer ($260). Gant The MB …

Five Surprising Facts About Energy Poverty

Business as usual "will not remotely suffice" to meet goals of clean and universal energy, says a World Bank-led report.<p><b>The world needs to double or triple its current spending—estimated at about $400 billion a year—to meet the United Nations' goal of bringing clean and modern electricity to all</b> …

Watch the Thai Ad That Has Half the World Sobbing Uncontrollably

Looking for a tear-jerker today? Thai mobile company TrueMove has got you covered with this story of a noodle seller whose generous act toward a …

11 Heartbreaking Messages From Syrian Refugees To The World

Syrian Refugees

The Lear Jet Turns 50 — But It Almost Didn't Make It Off the Ground

Fifty years ago today, Bill Lear stood on a runway and watched his life savings lift off from an airport in Wichita, Kansas. He was 61, and had …

5 Amazing Stories of Devoted Dogs

A new book shows how our canine companions enrich our lives.<p><b>Dog owners know how how much joy our beloved canine companions bring to our lives.</b><p>They enrich us in small and undramatic ways every day—by making us laugh, keeping us company, and offering us unconditional love. My new National Geographic …

Kindness One: A Chance Meeting Reaffirms a Traveler's Faith

A man who walks the walk and talks the talk is rare. A man who lives his dream is a man who touches lives. Money is not what buys you freedom; it is by living fully that we are connected to the inherent freedom we all possess within.<p><i>"Man is free at the moment he wishes to be."</i><p>Voltaire<p>As I was …

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