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10 Best-Designed Places to Eat and Drink in Portland, Oregon

From vegan pizza to Korean dumplings, Portland has a diverse range of cafes, bars, and restaurants to explore.<p>As Oregon's largest city, Portland is known for its top-notch food scene, and artsy, laid-back vibe. Creativity abounds across its five quadrants, whether it's delivered via chefs, …

Oregon

I'm Convinced These Acid-Based Products Helped Fade My Dark Spots

Is it just me, or does the thought of putting acid on your skin sound really scary? Not kidding, the thought of lathering acid on my face felt …

Skin Care

47 Dumbest Things Salespeople Say All the Time

Every time a customer hears or reads these common words or phrases, they're less likely to buy from you.<p>Over the years, I've reviewed and rewritten hundreds of sales and marketing emails. I've also received thousands of them and, since it's my radar, I immediately notice what they're doing …

Selling

Stephen Miller Is an Immigration Hypocrite. I Know Because I’m His Uncle.

If my nephew’s ideas on immigration had been in force a century ago, our family would have been wiped out.<p>Let me tell you a story about Stephen Miller and chain migration.<p>It begins at the turn of the 20th century, in a dirt-floor shack in the village of Antopol, a shtetl of subsistence farmers in …

Immigration

Nearly a Dozen Sleep Masks Later, I’ve Found My Holy Grail

<i>Writer Georgia Clark is the author of</i> The Regulars <i>and</i> The Bucket List, <i>which arrives in bookstores this week. Here, she tells us about her ultimate</i> …

Shopping

Little Kitten Comes Home One Day Carrying A Strange Baby On Her Back

"It's very emotional seeing her loving other animals."<p>This little white kitten named Blanquis may still be less than a year old, but she already …

Cute Animals

He planted a tree every day for 40 years and transformed this island into a paradise.

He’s built an incredible oasis one tree at a time.<p>In 1979, 16-year-old Jadav Payeng was heartbroken when he spotted several snakes that had died from …

Safe-Space

Marie Kondo Showed Us How to Pack a Suitcase

Marie Kondo is famous for her KonMari method and bestselling book, "The Life Changing Art of Tidying Up"—both of which promise to help you wrest …

Minimalism

Switzerland in a Snap: A Guide for Your First Swiss Adventure

Being a big proponent of Swiss Tourism <b>(before you ask, no I don’t get paid to do this</b>), I am often asked the questions:<p>How many days should I set …

European Travel

Want to Finish 2018 Strong? Use This Simple 5-Step Goal-Setting Process

It's not how you start, but how you finish that ultimately matters. And you can finish strong with these 5 questions.<p>We're in the second half of the year and to some, this will be met with excitement. However, the other subset of people will realize this and start to feel a little anxious, …

Goal Setting

Exploring Jungle Luxury in Costa Rica and a stay at Manuel Antonio's Tulemar Resort

By Glenn Harris Jul. 28th, 2018<p>Article written by Alyssa Johnson and Glenn Harris<p>For those who have never been, Costa Rica is one of the world’s most …

Costa Rica

How to futureproof your kids

Parents only ever want the best for their children – but how do we go about giving them the opportunity to thrive when technology threatens to reinvent the very world we live in? Should we tell them to learn coding and create the robots that might come to define mankind – or encourage their …

Globalization

This 5-step method from 'the next Marie Kondo' will totally transform your life

Do you ever look around your home and wonder where all this clutter came from, or open your full wardrobe and sag with the feeling you have nothing …

Marie Kondo

10 train routes in Europe that are faster than flying

While Europe doesn’t have the caliber of high-speed trains that Asia is known for, the continent certainly has better train travel than the U.S. Train routes in Europe are often affordable and easy, especially when traveling within the Schengen zone. Train travel has plenty of advantages over …

Media Management

Portland's Favorite Restaurants 2018: These 12 spots have the city's best ambience - Portland Business Journal

By Andy Giegerich <br>– Digital Managing Editor, Portland Business Journal<p>Jul 25, 2018, 10:53am PDT<b><br>Updated</b> Jul 25, 2018, 11:24am PDT<p>If you've never been …

South America

11 Wilderness Survival Tips That Could Save Your Life in Critical Situations

Learning self-defense techniques or creating a Medical ID on your iPhone are all things you hope to never have to use; however, it provides you with …

Cool Stuff

14 Natural Insect Repellents That Actually Work

From essential oils to Permethrin-treated clothing to bug-repelling bracelets.<p>Summer may be all about working on your tan while sipping cocktails on …

Lyme Disease

Here's Harvard Medical School's A-to-Z Guide on Serum

The world of skincare can get quite confusing. Too many products to possibly count, so many directions, and endless ingredients. Whether you're a …

Skin Care

Marvel Over This Austin Vintage Treasure Hunter's Small Home

<b>Name:</b> September Scott <b><br>Location:</b> Austin, Texas <b><br>Size:</b> 740 square feet <b><br>Years Lived In:</b> 2 years, renting<p>Designer September Scott is all about the hunt—for …

Living Rooms

Stop Everything And Watch This Cat Who Loves The Ocean

Hello, friends. This is a "cat."<p>Katie Notopoulos<p>(I drew this myself from memory after years of seeing cats. Because I know about cats, ok?)<p>Well, …

Pets

The Top 20 Greatest Cameras Of All Time

Selecting the greatest cameras of all time is inherently subjective, and a great way to start arguments. In compiling the list below for Shutterbug …

Cameras

CBD Gummies Put an Insomniac Like Me To Bed

A sleepyhead wakes to tell her tale.<p>I don’t sleep. Similar to your favorite vampire (Team Edward or Team Jacob?) I lie awake at night, scanning the walls of my bedroom searching for answers. “Why did I say that in my meeting?” “What did Rebecca, who I haven’t spoken to since ninth grade, end up …

Smoothie bowl queen Alison Wu shares the coolest hangouts in Portland

Smoothie guru Alison Wu’s home on the internet (that would be Wu Haus) is much like her home IRL—Portland, Oregon. Both are places where wellness …

These Are the 6 Books Barack Obama Thinks You Should Read This Summer

Former President Barack Obama shared his annual summer reading list — and it’s one you should definitely bookmark.<p>Obama posted the list, which …

2018 World's Best Hotels

Courtesy of Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel<p>100. Hotel Maria Cristina, a Luxury Collection Hotel, San Sebastián, Spain<p>Score: 94.18<p>More …

Kim Kardashian Uses High Street Retinol To Look Like A Smooth Little Marble

'Just remember that consistency is key,' says Kim (Wise) Kardashian.<p>Have you seen Kim Kardashian recently? I mean have you really <i>looked</i> at her? Zoomed in on a paparazzi photo, or scrutinised her Instagram stories? (HEY, do not judge me—this is my job. Ish). If you had, you would have noticed that …

I used this online education site to help me understand difficult topics and prepare for tests in high school and college — and I still recommend it to all students today

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>From classes that coach you through the dreadful job searching process to the courses that the country's best universities offer in their …

Seven Secret Sources for Cheap (Free, Really) Artwork

After you shell out cash for furniture, rugs, sconces and duvet covers, the thought of paying even more for artwork is overwhelming. We hear you!

15 CLEANING LIFE HACKS FOR A SPARKLING SHOWER

Nothing is more inviting than a hot, steamy shower to start or end your day. That is, until you step in and realize that your shower is a hot mess. …

Send the right blooming messages to your roses

Did you know that you are continually sending messages to your roses? Make sure you communicate that you want lots of blooms. And be very careful not …