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Travel Like You're Rich, Without Spending the Money

We've all scrolled through Rich Kids of Instagram and watched those damn Kardashians go on one exotic vacation after another. But how do those random friends with average jobs afford yachting in Greece or jetting to Santa Monica in a private jet? Probably because they're following these travel …

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Secret Bookcase Doors, Always Fun And Always Mysterious

I’m sure you remember those movies when someone entered an office or library and suddenly a secret door appeared and the bookcase opened to reveal …

Luxury Dog Beds by Superfine - Dog Milk

Superfine is a new collection of luxury dog beds from Italian designer Paolo De Anna — and when I say “luxury” I mean these beds are meticulously …

Dogs as Status Symbols: A Tibetan Mastiff Sells for $2 Million in China

In China, the luxury dog market is bananas — and deeply flawed. We first told you about it early last year, when we wrote about the disturbing case …

19 Animals You Didn't Know Could Be Cute

And if you DID know, congrats, you're ahead of the curve. Now excuse me while I gush over these.

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The world's first underwater museum – in pictures

From algae-encrusted VW Beetles to classical busts covered in psychedelic coral, dive into the magical world of Jason deCaires Taylor’s seabed sculptures. He covers his exhibits – which include a dream collector and a dozing dog – in a cement that attracts growth, then plunges them to the ocean …

40 Traditional Designer Rooms

Over 40 classic rooms for inspiration.<p>From a formal blue dining room to a dramatic canopy bed, these designer rooms are traditional, but never boring.

Best Spring Trips 2014

Vibrant spring blooms in the northern hemisphere and dazzling autumn displays in the southern make this the perfect season to get outside and walk, hike, or take a scenic drive. Use our editors' list of 10 best spring trip destinations as the launching pad for an active—and colorful—spring getaway. …

10 Ways You Can Be Mean to Yourself (and Prevent Your Own Happiness)

We unknowingly deprive ourselves of our happiness by our habits. Go through the check list and see if you are being mean to yourself?

Surround Yourself With Only People Who Are Going To Lift You Higher

Transcendental meditation: does it work?

I don't know about you, but I am knackered. I wake up knackered, and spend each morning limply punching away at the fog inside my skull. I eat lunch knackered, then swear at every inanimate object in front of me. I try not to fall asleep at my desk, then stagger to my sofa, pass out in my clothes …

These two psychological tricks will get people to do you favors

There are two well-established methods get what you want through roundabout ways. Both actually work in practical situations. What's the best way to …

7 Simple "Calm-Down Phrases" That Can Blow Away Your Worst Troubles

Have you heard the popular urban legend of the <i>space pen</i>?<p>As the story goes, the US space mission needed something reliable to write with while they …

Self-help

Developing Razor Sharp Focus with Zen Habits Blogger, Leo Babauta

Share this:<p><i>Update March 2018: Since writing this post, I have discovered many other strategies to help stay focused. I’ve compiled the strategies in</i> …

4 Simple But Powerful Tips to Reduce Stress and Anxiety

<b>“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it.” ~Charles Swindoll</b><p>I found Tiny Buddha because I have never dealt with stress and …

Employment

The 1 Method to Trick Your Brains into Making Habits Stick

<i>Mikael Cho is the co-founder of ooomf, a network that connects short-term software projects with handpicked developers and designers. Mikael writes about psychology, startups, and product marketing over on the ooomf blog.</i><p>Every habit you want to build can be broken down into a sequence of …

Why Successful Habits Are About Structure, Not Effort

The number one driver of whether a habit change is a success or not is how big the initial goal is. Everyone, if they’re consistent, will eventually achieve something massive. But the people that end up failing are the people trying to achieve overnight success.<p>As the founder and CEO of Lift, a …

Motivation

How to Train Your Mind to Think Critically and Form Your Own Opinions

"Critical Thinking" may sound like an obnoxious buzzword from liberal arts schools, but it's actually a useful skill. Critical thinking just means …

The Psychology of Gamification: Can Apps Keep You Motivated?

Gamification is a buzzword that gets tossed around all the time, but the basic idea is simple: if you turn your life into a game, with digital …

Gamification

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How a River Otter Can Bag an Alligator for Lunch

Photos capture an amazing take-down.<p>We've barely recovered from the snake-eats-croc photos, and now this: Photos reveal a river otter in Florida attacking a young alligator, which it then ripped into for lunch.<p>The photos, shot in 2011 in Florida's Lake Woodruff National Wildlife Refuge by a visitor …

Jumbo Black Hole's Dizzying Spin Twists Space

A rapidly spinning black hole points to smooth formation of early galaxies.<p>A monster black hole rotates at roughly half the speed of light, astronomers reported on Wednesday, twisting space as it turns. (Read "Star Eater" in <i>National Geographic</i> magazine.)<p>Most galaxies, including our own spiral Milky …

First Ever Fatwa Issued Against Wildlife Trafficking

Invoking the Koran, Indonesia's top clerical body declares wildlife trafficking to be forbidden.<p>Indonesia's top Muslim clerical body has issued a fatwa, or edict, against illegal wildlife trafficking.<p><b>This unprecedented step by the Indonesian Council of Ulama, in the country with the world's largest</b> …

The Secret to Better Orgasms: The C-Spot?

It's basically the MVP for your orgasm<p>Well, this could have a major impact on your bedroom forecast: The distance between your clitoris and vagina may affect your orgasm, according to a new study published in the <i>Journal of Sexual Medicine</i>.<p>For the study, researchers use magnetic resonance imaging …