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6 Personal Philosophies That Shaped Successful Entrepreneurs

We talked to several successful entrepreneurs to find out the philosophies that dictate their approach to work and life.<p>Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma–which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of …

Harvard and MIT make a compelling case for MOOCs

Harvard and MIT have released the draft of a working paper that makes a strong case for the potential benefits of massively open online courses, or …

Austria’s Beautiful Mountainside Thermal Retreat

Located in Oberlngenfeld, Austria, the <i>Aqua Dome</i> is an impressive contemporary spa and retreat found at the foothills of the area's scenic mountains. Using the rocky backdrop for inspiration, many of the structures featured at the lodge reflect the shapes and forms found within the surrounding …

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

‘Am I blessed or what?’: Woman meets her father for the 1st time live on Megyn Kelly TODAY‘Am I blessed or what?’: Woman meets her father for the 1st …

Design Dilemma: Moroccan style without the Kitsch

Warm breezy weather’s got us thinking of warm, breezy locales. Marrakesh, anyone?<p>If you’re hankering to bring an exotic feel to your staid, …

These Words You Use Every Day Have Racist/Prejudiced Pasts, And You Had No Idea

When I was a kid, everyone used the phrase <i>Indian giver.</i> We didn't even think about it. We weren't reprimanded by teachers, either. Admittedly, I went to grade school in Texas.<p>To me, it seems odd that the phrase even still exists. At this point in history, we should all know that it is ridiculous to …

11 Banned Books Iranians Will Be Able To Read If The Rouhani Government Lifts Censorship

Iran's culture minister, Ali Jannati, has some good news: The country will be reviewing book censorship policies and maybe -- just maybe -- relaxing its book ban in the near future.<p>The encouraging announcement arrives amid what appear to be progressive reforms in Iran under new president Hassan …

25 Leg Exercises That Are Here To Make #LegDay Way More Interesting

Have you tried a pistol squat?<p>In case you missed it: Strong legs are super-important—beyond just looking awesome in a booty pic. They’re literally what keep you moving all day, so building strength in your lower half (yes, butt included) is crucial.<p>Unfortunately, too many people neglect leg day a) …

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8 Tasty Dishes Made with Chia Seeds

Because if you’re anything like us, you can’t get enough of this trendy superfood<p>Chia seeds—rich in omega 3 fatty-acids, antioxidants, and fiber—are all the rage right now. Looking for creative ways to add it to your diet? Try making one of these chia seed-packed recipes from our favorite food …

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Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

The Duchess of Cambridge has developed a signature christening style.<p>Yes, it can be done.<p>For 20 million American schoolchildren, summer is not a …

Parents: Parenting News & Advice for Moms and Dads

Jenna Bush Hager and Sheinelle Jones take their kids on a painting play dateJenna Bush Hager and Sheinelle Jones take their kids on a painting …

Parenting

20 Things I Will Not Regret Doing With My Kids

I want my kids to remember that there were times when their mother looked them in the eye and smiled. And for me, this often means shutting my laptop, putting down my phone, taking a break from my my to-do list and just giving them time.<p><b>1. Tucking them into bed at night.</b> Someday, they'll be too big …

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15 Ingenious Ways To Maximize A Small Space

You don't have to feel claustrophobic ever again.<p>The struggle of finding room for all your stuff is real. Whether you live in a studio apartment or want to get more out of a small room, these small space design ideas will save your life. After all, no one ever complained about having too <i>much</i> space.

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Travel tips: autumn in Switzerland, a new budget-friendly London hotel and where to stay in Marrakech

<b>Take me there: Engadine Valley</b><p><b>Why go?</b> <br>It's known as a winter sports destination, but savvy travellers head to Switzerland's Engadine in autumn, when the larches turn golden, the skies are ice blue and there's a dusting of snow on the mountaintops.<p><b>What to do</b><br>Some of the ski lifts run all year round …

The New Woman Entrepreneur

Lisa Griswold has discovered the magic kingdom, a place in life where she has money and time. She operates Pixie Vacations, an Atlanta-based travel agency that specializes in Disney destinations and employs over 60 agents around the country. She works from home and spends many hours each day with …

3 Weird Things Breakfast Does To Your Brain

The day’s purportedly most important meal is more than meets the eye: science shows that the <b>when</b> and <b>what</b> of your breakfast transforms how your mind works the rest of the day.<p>How so? As a new paper published in the <i>Frontiers of Human Neuroscience</i> argues, breaking your fast is a many-faceted thing. …

E-ducation

“IT IS possible to teach every branch of human knowledge with the motion picture,” observed Thomas Edison in 1913, predicting that books would soon …

Education Technology

Thomas Jefferson’s Quran: How Islam Shaped the Founders

One of the nastiest aspects of modern culture wars is the controversy raging over the place of Islam and Muslims in Western society. Too many …

Halal food: a market waiting to be tapped into? http://t.gu.com/pf4Jx Halal meat accounts for up to 15% of meat sales in the UK yet the options for Muslim foodies, or 'haloodies', are limited. Can a new food festival change that?

7 Best Business Books for Summer Reading - Small Business Trends

The weather is finally warm enough to where I’ve created my outdoor patio space. And that means that it’s summer reading time! A cool drink, my feet …

Pretty Contemporary Interiors

• 1 |<p>2 |<p>The massive headboard in this bedroom makes the bed nook distinct from the nearby work area. The use of massive shelving units means tons of …

Design Dilemma: Freshening Up the Front Porch

Lazy summer days are made for the front porch. With a tall glass of lemonade in one hand and a book in the other, you can truly relax while still …

Design Dilemma: Chic Nurseries

People who are setting up nurseries often resort to the tried-and-true pink or blue room decorated with teddy bear wall decals. But if you’re …

How to Encourage Independence and Confidence in Children

Staff Reviewed<p>Maybe you’re trying to help your toddler learn to tie their shoes. Or you could be wanting to help your high-schooler learn some adult …

Crowd Funding College: Gradsave Hopes To Help 'Paralyzed' Parents With Savings

Marcos Cordero became an entrepreneur in 2012–right around the time he became an uncle. He wanted to give a meaningful baptism gift but found nothing that could actually make an impact on his niece’s life.<p>“In thinking through what could be considered ‘meaningful,’” Cordero says, “I couldn’t get …

Stress Relief: 10 Ways to Relieve Stress

Relaxation techniques: Learn how to relax and reduce stress<p>Summer used to signal a time for a well-deserved reprieve from life's rigors. Par for the season: lazy afternoons at the beach, abbreviated workdays, and long breaks away from the daily grind. This year, though, you might be working extra …

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Stuart Firestein: The pursuit of ignorance

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