Ali Burke

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These Are Airbnb's Most 'Wish-Listed' Homes

We've all imagined packing our bags and heading to a stunning, distant locale. But sometimes, the time isn't right—so we plan for that dream …

Inside The Most Beautiful Libraries on Earth

Trying to encapsulate what libraries mean to humanity in a single photograph seems like an insurmountable task. But, against the odds, that’s exactly …

San Francisco

7 Brilliant Mental Tips To Prevent You From Overreacting In Any Situation

When something happens that gets your blood boiling, it's hard not to give in to your first instinct and react emotionally — but nothing feels worse …

Self-help

I Doubled My Revenue in 12 Months by Analyzing These 3 Types of Data

Using data to make decisions isn't just for big businesses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If collecting and understanding your business data meant you could double your revenue in 12 months, would you do it? Or would you be one of the 60 percent of entrepreneurs …

Small Business

If You Want to Lose Weight, This Fat-Loss Pyramid Shows What's Most Important

Experts used to tell us to do hours of cardio to lose weight, but now fitness trainers agree that cardio isn't necessary, and the hunger caused by strenuous cardio could actually cause weight gain. This is great news if you despise cardio, because the pyramid above designed by NASM-certified …

Muscle

Billionaire Ray Dalio: Quit these 4 bad habits to start actually achieving your goals

Finding a fulfilling career can sometimes feel impossible. More than half of U.S. workers don't feel engaged at their jobs according to a 2017 report …

Self-improvement

10 Things Mentally Strong People Give Up to Gain Inner Peace

Letting go of certain things can open the door to true contentment in life.<p>Mental strength and inner peace go hand in hand. Mentally strong people are confident that they can handle whatever life throws their way.<p>That's not to say they don't feel pain or that they don't get sad--they experience …

Self-help

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

This Secret iPhone Code Boosts Cell Reception

At a concert and getting poor cell reception? Enjoying a cookout in the sticks? Lazing at the lake house where the nearest hint of civilization is …

Batteries

This Brilliantly Simply Trick to Remember Things Is So Effective, You Won't Believe You Weren't Already Doing It

I'm warning you. It's really simple. But I can't believe I haven't been doing this my whole adult life.<p>Sometimes the simplest solutions are best.<p>A couple of weeks ago, I took a summer Friday and headed to Rhode Island. It was a nice trip. One of the highlights: My wife and I joined my aunt and …

Rhode Island

Scientists Present New Theory Explaining Why We're the Only Humans on Earth

"So, we thought, why not turn to the most glaring fact of all?"<p>It’s easy to forget that we’re a single species within the genus <i>Homo</i> because everyone …

Population

17 things to start doing in your 20s so you don’t live in regret in your 40s

They say youth is wasted on the young.<p>It doesn’t have to be. If you take a look at Quora and Reddit, hundreds of people older and wiser than you have …

Success

7 principles to develop toughness and build the life you want to live

“Don’t wait until everything is just right. It will never be perfect. There will always be challenges, obstacles, and less than perfect conditions. …

Self-improvement

Cheese-Lovers, Here's All the Dairy You Can Eat on the Keto Diet

Over the last year, the keto diet has skyrocketed in popularity, probably for one very distinct reason: it encourages you to eat fatty foods. The only major caveat is that you have to keep your carb intake low. Offsetting this often-difficult task, however, is the keto diet's allowance of another …

Nutrition

2,000-year-old lost city, once ruled by Alexander the Great discovered in Iraq

<b>Archaeologists belonging to the Iraq Emergency Heritage Management Training Programme have discovered a long lost ancient city founded after</b> …

Archaeology

NASA contest finalists show off their Mars habitat models

Yes, we've yet to successfully send humans to Mars, but we already need to start thinking how we can stay there for long stretches of time -- or even for good. NASA launched the 3D-Printed Habitat Challenge back in 2015 to find a suitable artificial housing for the first wave of Martian residents, …

Habitats
Nutrition

An Egyptian Pyramid in Australia? Archaeologists claim massive structure dates back 5,000 years

<b>An archaeologist believes that there’s a MASSIVE 900-meter tall pyramid hidden in plain sight beneath thick layers of vegetation and soil in</b> …

Archaeology
Muscle

How Do We Design A Eco-Conscious Green Work Place

With increasing concerns about the environment, people are re-evaluating every aspect of their lives. Did you know that every year, an estimated 2.2 billion tons of waste is dumped in our oceans? As per the Environmental Protection Agency, in 2013, Americans generated about 254 million tons of …

Sustainability

I'm Addicted to Silent Meditation and I've Never Felt Better

Vipassana retreats offer ten days of meditation with no talking, reading, cell phones, or jerking off. I recently went on my fifth.<p>Three years ago, I signed up for a silent meditation retreat called a vipassana. For ten days, I shared a room with four other guys, went without speaking to anyone, …

Meditation

Why You Forget Names Immediately—And How to Remember Them

Of all the social gaffes, none is perhaps more common than meeting a new person, exchanging names and promptly forgetting theirs — forcing you to …

Self-help

The Equation That Will Make You Better at Everything

As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout. Not enough …

San Antonio

These Are the Idyllic Greek Islands American Tourists Don’t Know About

You probably think you know what the Greek islands look like, and to a certain extent you do. The rocky terraces and blinding-white houses with blue …

European Travel

Many asteroids might be remnants of five destroyed worlds, scientists say

In the beginning, the solar system was little more than a cloud of dust and gas. Then cold temperatures caused the center of the cloud to collapse, forming the sun. The newborn star lit up with nuclear fusion, sending light and heat out into the spinning circumstellar disk. Soon that material …

Universe

Someone DIYed a Mini Grill out of an Aluminum Can

Summer is officially here! That means that everyone you know is going to start throwing a BBQ every weekend. There is something about grilled food on …

Helpful Mindset Hacks for a Greater Life

Many times people don't realize the impact their thoughts and words have on their lives.<p>This story originally appeared on Lewis Howes<p>Your mindset is one of the most important tools you have in life. It can make or break you. Many times people don’t realize the impact their thoughts and words have …

Hacking

The 14 Healthiest Leafy Green Vegetables

Leafy green vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. They’re packed with vitamins, minerals and fiber but low in calories.<p>Eating a diet …

Newgrange: An 5,000-year-old Cosmic Monument That Predates the Pyramids by 500 years

<b>A thousand years older than Stonehenge, and 500 years older than the Pyramids of Giza, Newgrange is an ancient monument that consists of …

German student comes up with an amazing 'mobile airbag' for your phone

We've all been there: A minor fumble, and seconds later your $500 (or more!) smartphone crashes to the floor.<p>A good case and a screen protector might …