Brandi Wilson

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5 Tools Every Digital Entrepreneur Needs

As I'm sure you're all aware (aka tired of hearing about it) -- I'm self-employed and loving it. Being my own boss has been both super fulfilling and super stressful, and I'm still learning how to keep it all balanced. Sometimes it just seems like there aren't enough hours in the day and I'm …

Mary Beard: why ancient Rome matters to the modern world

Failure in Iraq, debates about freedom, expenses scandals, sex advice … the Romans seem versions of ourselves. But then there’s the slavery and the babies on rubbish heaps. We need to understand ancient Rome, but should we take lessons from it?<p>By the late fourth century CE the river Danube had …

LuckyTrip Lets You Find Your Next Trip In One Tap

I’m a sucker for apps that, on the surface at least, appear incredibly simple and reduce cognitive load considerably. LuckyTrip is one of those apps. Available for iOS, it lets you find a trip in just one tap.<p>Perhaps taking its inspiration from Google’s original ‘feeling lucky’ search engine, after …

Apps

30 places to see before you turn 30

Amazing destinations around the world cater to the particular strengths and challenges of the twenty-something set.<p>These spots might be more physically challenging or tougher on your schedule.<p>They might be easier on the wallet, or a reveler's playground best appreciated while you can still stay up …

Costa Rica

7 Places You Can Learn to Speak Another Language for Free

Here are the best places I've found to learn a foreign language.<p>Learning a new language is no easy task. Thankfully, there are an endless number of resources and technologies to help you quickly and effectively learn a different language. And while that's really awesome, it also presents a new …

25 Free Online Spanish Language Lessons

Learning how to speak Spanish? It can be tricky to find high quality online lessons that don’t cost a fortune.You want to learn Spanish, and you’re …

21 Ways You Can Use Super-Cheap Thrift Store Items To Make Your Home Look Great

It's <b>National Thrift Store Day</b>! (No really, that's a thing.)<p>In celebration of all things cheap and crafty, you should try some of these super-cheap …

Thrifting

24 Ways To Have The Best 24 Hours Ever

From Manic Monday to Twisted Tuesday to Wacky Wednesday, it seems like there’s no escaping the chaos of a whirlwind work week. By the time we finally reach Friday, we’re ready to give thanks with that celebrated saying, “TGIF.”<p>Yes, weekdays can drag on, and on, and on -- but they shouldn’t have to. …

Productivity

7 Business Blogs That Are Better Than an MBA - Sweet Fish Media | A Podcast Agency for B2B Brands

Owning a small business is tough, but you don’t have to do it alone.<p>The greatness of the internet is that information is free and available to anyone …

36 Cheap Travel Tips for Everyone on a Budget

View Gallery<p>42 photos<p>©Shutterstock.com<p>Don’t let a tight budget prevent you from giving into your wanderlust. Whether you want to travel around the …

A real-life Lucious Lyon: The former slave who built a Beale Street “Empire” and transformed Memphis

<b>Bob Church (University of Memphis Special Collections)</b><p>Memphis — and music as we know it — wouldn’t be the same without Robert Church’s legacy of vice, virtue and power<p>Preston Lauterbach<p>April 4, 2015 11:00pm (UTC)<p>Depending on which critic or fan you ask, Fox TV’s "Empire" is somewhere between …

War

6 Ways Your Brain Is Lying To You Every Minute Of The Day

You think your brain is your friend. It's not. It's tricking you, all the time.

12 Small Ways To Travel More This Year

We often trick ourselves into thinking of travel as a big-time event -- and the truth is, you're not always going to have thousands of dollars to fund a plane ticket, hotel room and dozens of meals out. But you <i>are</i> always going to have wanderlust, and there <i>is</i> a way to cure it without breaking the …

32 Amazing Websites That Will Actually Save You Money

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15 Things You Should Never Skimp On

We all want to save wherever possible, but there are times when it's actually in our best interest to spend a bit more and enjoy better quality. From …

Cleaning