Barrett Rouen

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The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

1 of 12<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 12<p>February: Honolulu<p>3 of 12<p>March: Buenos Aires<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 12<p>April: Chicago<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 12<p>May: …

I went glamping in Big Sur — and it was incredible

As you most likely already know, I'm a HUGE fan of glamping.<p>A little bit of luxury in the middle of a beautiful natural setting can't be beat!<p>Whether it's cozy-chic camping in Big Sur or a tent lodge in Bocas del Toro, I'm always on the lookout for somewhere I can get my "glamp" on.<p>I recently …

Glamping

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

GOP Candidates: We Must Censor News Media to Protect Us from a Democracy

Republican presidential candidates complained about the questions asked during last week's debate on CNBC. They've demanded that rules be changed for future debates.<p>Ben Carson blamed moderators for asking questions designed for the candidates to explain their positions. He called those "gotcha …

13 steps anyone can take to get rich, according to a journalist who spent his career studying millionaires

Prompted by legendary businessman Andrew Carnegie, who turned a few nickels and dimes into a fortune, journalist Napoleon Hill researched more than 500 self-made millionaires over 20 years before releasing his 1937 best-seller "Think and Grow Rich."<p>"It was Mr. Carnegie's idea that the magic …

Self-improvement

5 Reasons Startup Founders are Wise to Learn Some Coding

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there’s one piece of advice that I could share with you during my journey as an entrepreneur it’s that you need to take the time and energy to learn how to code. This is something I've been working hard at over the past year. If you …

Computer Science

What To Eat Every Night For The Entire Month

If "What are we having for dinner?" is a question that fills you with dread every single night, maybe it's time to stop asking it.<p>Our brilliant solution: meal templates. Simply assign a different theme (say, "pizza" or "casserole") to each night of the month and then cook something that falls into …

Florida's Pristine Parks: Everglades National Park

Travel<p>Get more out of your Everglades National Park visit by exploring must-see parks, preserves, and refuges nearby.<p>Spanning 1.5 million acres of freshwater and coastal prairie, marsh, mangroves, pine and cypress woods, and the waters and islands of Florida Bay, Everglades National Park contains …

National Parks

America: In Search of a Political Reset in 2016

A year from now, Americans will make history. The electorate is facing the most tumultuous time in American politics in at least 50 years — arguably a century — and their ultimate choice for president is almost certain to be a candidate who reflects the churning and tumult of a changing United …

10 Signs She's Not Worth Your Time

1 of 11<p>Know When To Move On<p>Romantic encounters can last until "death do you part"…or, alternatively, one night. But for lengths of time in between, …

Ten Amazing Discussions on Screenwriting and Filmmaking From the Masters of Cinema

<i>This Post originally appeared on the blog ScreenCraft. ScreenCraft is dedicated to helping screenwriters and filmmakers succeed through educational events, screenwriting competitions and the annual ScreenCraft Screenwriting Fellowship program, connecting screenwriters with agents, managers and</i> …

These Are America's Coolest Ghost Towns

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Long Weekend in Tulum, Mexico

Once-sleepy Tulum has developed into a relaxed, stylish alternative to the all-inclusive excesses of Cancún. In addition to white-sand beaches and …

8 Habits Of The Timelessly Stylish Man

Fashion is fickle, and the struggle to keep up is real. You’ve tried all the latest trends, but now what you really strive for is a classic look, one that transcends the fads. You just want to look good -- and would it kill Jim from Sales to notice your sick new Christian Louboutin flats?<p>We’re here …

Men's Fashion

Surfing dogs were definitely this weekend's best sports highlight

Dogs. On surfboards. Shredding.<p>Do you really need to hear more? Some of these rides were really bitchin'.<p>The seventh annual Surf City Surf Dog …

Red Carpet

How to Walk the Buddha’s 8-Fold Path to True Peace and Happiness

I’ve found that people are often surprised to hear that Buddhism is really about finding happiness.That the Buddha’s teachings aren’t about …

Meditation

Booze as muse: writers and alcohol, from Ernest Hemingway to Patricia Highsmith

Nobel laureates Faulkner, O’Neill, Hemingway and Steinbeck were alcoholics, as were Brendan Behan, Dylan Thomas, Jean Rhys and many more. Anne …

Australia's 13 Most Beautiful Islands

Thanks to the drop in the Australian dollar and the beginning of summer in the southern hemisphere, now is the time to plan travel to the exotic islands around Australia. Here are a few of our favorites.<p>Kangaroo Island, South Australia<p>Cocos Keeling Islands, Indian Ocean<p>Shark Island, New South Wales

Australia

The 10 most banned and challenged YA books this year

Toni Morrison, Sherman Alexie, Lois Lowry, Sandra Cisneros.<p>The names sound like they could be entries on a list of America's greatest writers. But they have something different in common: They're all authors of some of the most frequently challenged or banned young adult novels in America.<p>This is …

7 Secret Caribbean Islands You'll Want to Keep to Yourself

Caribbean islands are already readying themselves for their annual onslaught of winter visitors. And while certain destinations never fail to draw travelers in the hundreds of thousands, there remain a number of under-the-radar locales that offer everything from picturesque capitals to hikes in …

Caribbean

The Least-Visited States In America, And Why You Should Go To Each

<i>By: Matt Meltzer</i><p><i>Credit: Arkansas Dept. of Parks and Tourism (edited)</i><p>Even the most travelled Americans have a few gaps in the "where I've been" map, especially when we're talking about missing states. It's a big country out there and clocking all 50 is a bucket list accomplishment. But which ones …

10 New Fall Books That Should Be On Your Nightstand

I can't wait to get my hands on all of these books! From the soul-soothing words of Brene Brown to the historical observations of Margo Jefferson, there's something here for everyone.<p><i>Rising Strong</i> by Brene' Brown -- Getting back up after failing is the theme of Brown's newest book of inspiration. …

Books

A List of Books that May Change your Life

I started off 2015 with a 10-day silent Vipassana meditation course, one of the hardest things I’ve ever chosen to do. I wasn’t a meditator. I had …

Books

5 Money Moves You Must Make Now

Smart entrepreneurs take their personal finances seriously.<p>When it comes to running your business, you know the value of good advice. From the beginning, you’ve looked for mentors, advisers, and subject matter specialists who can provide guidance on everything from making an investor pitch to …

10 Things To Do To Change Your Life Forever

<i>“Change is the law of life. And those who look only to the past or present are certain to miss the future”</i><br>~ John F. Kennedy<p>The one constant thing in …

Motivation

Apple Unveils a Giant iPad Pro and Apple Pencil Stylus

If you’re interested in the idea of doing detailed photo editing on an iPad, Apple made a big announcement on that front today. The company just …

25 Celebrities Get Real About Their Spirituality

Holy Hollywood.<p>"The Big Bang Theory" star Mayim Bialik recently told Fox News that "Hollywood is not friendly to people of faith." Yet some religious celebrities have been open about their convictions -- some for better and some for worse (we're looking at you, Mel Gibson).<p>Here are 25 celebrities …

Angelina Jolie

9 Ways To Boost Productivity Of Your Morning Routine

The same old motivational secrets don’t really motivate you after you’ve read them for the tenth time, do they?<p>How about a unique spin on …

Time Management

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend

Here are 25 books recommended by some of the top CEOs in the world to kick off your reading list.<p>Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few …