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The best art stores in NYC

At the best art stores in NYC, you’ll find every material you’ll need, whether your preferred medium is painting, drawing or printmaking. An …

Bitcoin Storms Wall Street

Bitcoin traders have no time to pop the champagne anymore.<p>The crypto-rocket shot past $11,000 last week just hours after eclipsing $10,000, which …

The 100 best restaurants in NYC you have to try

100 best restaurants in NYC<p>1<p>Photograph: Courtesy Gary He<p>Restaurants, American creative<p>Eleven Madison Park<p>Flatiron<p>Swiss chef Daniel Humm still mans …

East Village

Parents Who Hate Elf on the Shelf Will Appreciate This Vicious Takedown Courtesy of Reindeer in Here

<b>Update:</b> With just two weeks of online promotions leading up to its release on Black Friday, Reindeer in Here's first run — meant to be a test run to gauge interest in the product — completely sold out (thousands of units!) in under two hours. There's now demand for the Elf on the Shelf competitor …

Awesomely stylish micro apartments in NYC

There are, of course, tons upon tons of reasons to love New York. Apartment space, however, isn’t one of them. Discover how a handful of locals …

7 Ways to Naturally Boost Your Metabolism

Even tiny adjustments to a person’s metabolic rate can add up to significant health benefits over time.<p>Metabolism: We’ve all got one, but some people’s are “faster” or “slower” than others’. And that matters, because the rate at which your body burns calories and converts fuel to energy can also …

Wellness

These Kitchens Are the Secret to Warm Minimalism

Don't get me wrong: I love a good English country kitchen. But at heart, I am a minimalist, and what really gets my heart pounding is a beautiful, …

Kitchens

How to clear up your headlights

Most cars on the road today have a plastic headlight assembly that can yellow with age. UV radiation from the sun turns the crystal clear housing into a hazy, cloudy thing that reduces overall brightness, blunts the beam pattern the manufacturer so meticulously engineered, and just makes your car …

The Minimalist's Strength Workout

Like most athletes who would rather be outdoors running, riding, swimming, or hiking, I don’t set aside much time for the gym. Yet I fully realize the importance of building general strength and mobility—not just to support my outdoor activities, but also for everyday health and fitness. I’d like …

American Richard H. Thaler wins Nobel Prize in economics

An American professor won the Nobel Prize in economics on Monday for groundbreaking research into why people make bad decisions.<p>Richard Thaler, whose work influenced the Obama administration and led to a cameo in "The Big Short," was cited for his research in the field of behavioral economics. He …

Economics

The Ultimate Arm, Abs, and Butt Bodyweight Workout

Not every workout has to be complicated to be effective. The most basic of moves can offer the biggest burn, as long as you push yourself and keep moving. Which is why CrossFit is so addictive — it's simple, but it works! This workout only involves three moves, but you push hard for five minutes …

Money tips: What’s your financial “hygiene” score? These 10 questions measure your savvy and safety.

The Equifax data breach taught us that “identity hygiene” is more important than ever. But what about your overall “money hygiene,” or how well set …

15 Life-Changing Cooking Secrets You Can Learn From Italians

The thing about Italian cooking is that it's a lot simpler than Americans tend to believe. If you go to Italy, you'll quickly learn that the country values high-quality ingredients and freshly cooked meals above just about anything else when it comes to food. It's not about overly complex cooking …

Cooking

Before & After: A Kitchen Goes from Ugh to Unrecognizable

Andrea is a stylish fashion blogger who founded the blog Blonde Bedhead. And though her expertise is in personal style, it's clear she's also a …

Countertops

How Two Brothers Turned Seven Lines of Code Into a $9.2 Billion Startup

Now, Stripe’s Patrick and John Collison are teaming with Amazon to grab even more control over the global flow of commerce.<p>Every day, Americans spend …

How to Lose Fat and Gain Muscle at the Same Time

There are a lot of reasons to work out, including improving health, burning fat, gaining muscle, and just simply feeling better. Many of us have …

Nutrition

Everything you need to know before selling on Amazon

Before the days of Amazon, eBay was the premier online marketplace for anyone looking to sell their vast collection of Beanie Babies and vintage …

10 Ways To Raise A Kid Who Can Handle Money (And Isn't An Entitled Jerk)

In Beth Kobliner’s excellent book “Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not),” many readers are taken aback to learn that financial literacy starts as young as age three. What’s more, your child’s basic money habits are formed by age seven. <i>If only I had read this when my kids were toddlers</i> …

Personal Finance

7 High-Protein Breakfasts Ready in 5 Minutes or Less

If there's one meal of the day that really needs to be quick, it's breakfast. While 15 or 20 minutes seems relatively quick for, say, a dinner …

Breakfast

Why I Quit Having Garage Sales (and What We Do Instead)

Whether you’re trying to get out of debt or just need spending money, there’s something eerily satisfying about selling your unwanted “stuff” for …

Minimalism

Warren Buffett's Top 10 Dividend Stocks

Here are the highest-paying dividend stocks in the Oracle of Omaha's portfolio.<p><i>This article was updated on August 29, 2017, and originally published</i> …

Investing

Day Trading Strategies For Beginners

Day trading – the act of buying and selling a financial instrument within the same day, or even multiple times over the course of a day, taking …

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

Forget Resolutions. Try These 7 Ways To Design Your Life

If you’re busy making New Year’s resolutions, stop. Instead, try designing your year.<p>Planning your future, even in the form of something as seemingly simple as New Year’s resolutions, is what designers call a wicked problem.<p><i>6 Surefire Ways To Improve Your Financial Life In 2017</i><p>Wicked problems have …

Find out How Earning $30,000 a Year Can Turn You Into a Millionaire

It may sound crazy, but even if you only earn $30,000 per year, if you invest (and save) wisely and prudently you can you become a millionaire. …

What 108 Millionaires Just Taught Me About Money, Success, And Life

Imagine sitting in a room with 108 millionaires and being able to pick their brains for three days.<p>What would you ask them?<p>What would you hope to learn?<p>This is the exact situation I found myself in last weekend, and the event <i>completely changed my life</i>, as I hope the lessons I learned, and …

Self-improvement

Find the Best Spots for Houseplants In Your Home With the "Shadow Trick"

If you want to brighten up your home with some lush greenery, it’s important to consider what level of lighting those houseplants will need. This …

Your car payment is destroying your chance to build wealth

For others, stagnating wages and college bills are a real problem. Then there are those who claim raising kids makes it impossible to grow wealth.<p>No matter where you go, you'll hear stories of hardship — many of which are out of our control.<p>But, what if I told you <i>some</i> financial pain in this country …

Personal Finance

Want to Be Super Successful? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 10 Things

Or, if you like, try them all. They work. Science says so.<p>We all have the same amount of time. That's why people who are more productive -- and successful -- use their time more effectively.<p>And that's why my <i>Inc.</i> colleague Chris Winfield is such a great resource for entrepreneurs.<p>Chris is an …

9 travel hacks you'll wish you knew all along

Travel can be tricky. Did you pay too much for that flight? Forget to pack some important items? What happens if your flight is delayed or canceled?<p>As always, knowledge is power. The more you plan, research and prepare, the better off you'll be. With that in mind, I've rounded up these nine tricks …