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Want to Raise Successful Daughters? Self-Made Billionaire Sara Blakely Says Teach These 7 Things

Do the mindset "pre-work" for one thing—teach them to turn disadvantages into opportunities.<p>Sara Blakely is pretty amazing. She's the founder and inventor of Spanx and a self-made billionaire. She even still holds the original patent for her game-changing women's underwear.<p>There are a decent number …

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JustBoom Turns Your Raspberry Pi Into a Hi-Fi Powerhouse

<b>From its very first version,</b> the Raspberry Pi attracted interest as a small, inexpensive, and network-friendly home multimedia player. It comes with …

Raspberry Pi

Why DJI's foldable drone will crush the GoPro Karma

What a difference a week makes.<p>It was only a week ago when GoPro threw it’s epic launch party in Squaw Valley, California to formally introduce its …

7 Chrome Extensions That Will Change Your (Internet) Life

Chrome extensions are like internet unicorn glitter: one little button can make your entire web experience magical. Whether you’ve got terrible …

10 Mindblowingly Futuristic Technologies That Will Appear By The 2030s

Two decades is not a lot in the grand scheme of things, but owing to accelerating change we can expect to see the emergence of some fairly disruptive …

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Nintendo's Classic Mini is a tiny NES with 30 games

That dusty old NES in your attic might be rife with nostalgic memories, but it's a pain to drag out of its box whenever you get the hankering for a rousing game of <i>Super Mario Bros</i>. <i>3</i>. Nintendo totally gets it, as well as the fact that you might want something a little more convenient to enjoy your …

Othello Tunnels in Coquihalla Canyon Provincial Park turn 100 years old

A series of unused railway tunnels outside of Hope that have since become a popular hiking trail are celebrating 100 years this month.<p>The Othello …

William Shakespeare

The evolution of the mobile payment

It’s anticipated that there will be more than 4.8 billion individuals using a mobile phone by the end of 2016. A recent report noted that 39 percent of all mobile users in the U.S. had made a mobile payment in 2015. This is up from 14 percent in 2014 and by my estimations will in the 70 percent …

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Green Eggs, Ham And Metaphysics: Teaching Hard Ideas With Children's Books

What is language? What is beauty? Who gets to decide?<p>Philosophers have grappled with these questions for centuries, and they've generated a pile of long (and often tortured) books in their efforts to answer them.<p>But for Tom Wartenberg, some of the best books about philosophy are much shorter and a …

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Get the Guitar Sound You Want: Cheat Sheet for Delay and Reverb Effects

Image via ShutterstockDelay and reverb are often regarded as some of the most important effects for a guitarist both onstage and in the studio. …

6 Unforgettable Adventure Vacations to Take In 2016

Travel to these American hot spots for the thrill of a lifetime<p>The value of your vacation isn’t found on your phone’s camera roll. It’s in your brain—the memories lodged so deeply that they’re still vivid years later.<p>There’s a trick to forming them: Rev up your heart rate in a new …

15 extraordinary places you've never heard of (but really should visit)

Amazing Travel Experiences to Have on Every Continent

By College Tourist; Author: Tori Danforth, University of South Florida<p><b>If you're stuck trying to pick a destination for your next trip have no fear! We're going on a journey around the world!</b><p>As any world traveler or study abroad student knows, preparing for an upcoming trip can be quite time …

1 - Bangkok

The Thai capital became the first Asian city to top the MasterCard Global Destination Cities Index, edging out London, the previous No. 1, with 15.98 international visitors who generated an estimated US$14.4 billion. International visitor numbers rose a vigorous 9.8 percent in 2012. Bangkok's top …

8 Luxury Camping Trips That Are Worth It

Camping is great...except for the bug bites, sleeping on the ground and the constant fear of wild animals. The alternative? Glamping. These luxurious vacations allow you to experience nature and gorgeous scenery but without the tent-pitching and fire building. Here, eight amazing glamping trips …

19 Thrilling Trails Guaranteed to Make Your Heart Race

These 19 hikes will raise your heart rate, take you to perilous heights, or bring you to awe-inspiring destinations.

Best U.S. Hiking Cities

<b>Get Hiking:</b> This popular four-mile hike has a large measure of challenge (3,700 vertical feet of climbing) with an equal payoff (views of Mount Rainier, Seattle, and the Olympics on a clear day). The journey isn’t so bad either: Along the way, hikers pass classic Pacific Northwest conifer and fir …

Amazing Places To Experience Around The Globe (Part 1)

Preachers Rock, Preikestolen, Norway<p>Blue Caves – Zakynthos Island, Greece<p>Skaftafeli – Iceland<p>Plitvice Lakes – Croatia<p>Crystalline Turquoise Lake, …

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