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35 Gorgeous Reasons to Escape to Italy

You know you want to go. Now. From the sparkling waters of the coast to ancient ruins, volcanic vistas, and pinch-me-I'm-dreaming monuments like the …

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"You may have the universe if I may have Italy." --Giuseppe Verdi #ttot #traveltuesday http://t.co/ShWVg44Kus

15 Most Beautiful National Parks in America

Whether you're planning a vacation or just craving some eye candy, we're celebrating summer with 40 trip-inspiring photos of our most treasured—and …

National Parks

Make the Most of Any Opportunity

Do you capitalize on a great opportunities? Or do they pass you by unfulfilled? Here are 5 tips to help make the most of any chance coming your way.<p>It is said that America is the land of opportunity. So why are there increasingly more <i>have-nots</i> than <i>haves?</i> Part of the equation may be that taking …

5 Apps to Manage Your Social Media on the Go

Don't let the fact that you're never at your desk hurt your company's social media management. Dave Kerpen, CEO of Likeable Local, discusses the top apps for busy entrepreneurs.<p>Video Transcript<p>00:09 Dave Kerpen: The reality is that most entrepreneurs are way too busy to be sitting at their desk all …

How Startup Blue Jeans Raised $50 Million In A Week Without Even Trying

That's why Blue Jeans CEO and founder, Krish Ramakrishnan, raised $50 million in a matter of days. That brings his current total to about $100 million.<p>Ramakrishnan was busy building his cloud videoconferencing business, a service that connects users on different systems so that a Skype user, Google …

Video Conferencing

Could I Actually Become a Full-Time Blogger?

"You want to do what? Can you really make money at that?" is the reaction I usually get when I talk about wanting to leave the 9-to-5 world to stay …

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Stacey Helps: Getting Rid of Writers Block

VIEWER REQUEST!!!!! I am back, my gals and pals. It’s been a few weeks but I am rested, showered and mildly hungover…so LET’S DO IT! How I have …

Henry Builds a Cabin: Thoreau’s Joyfully Minimalist Life at Walden, Illustrated for Kids and Full of Wisdom for All

In September of 1992, a young man by the name of Chris McCandless perished in the wilderness after resolving to live outside of consumer culture, as close to nature as possible. His story, still the source of ongoing controversy, became the book <i>Into the Wild</i>, which then became the movie of the same …

How to Write with Style: Kurt Vonnegut’s 8 Keys to the Power of the Written Word

<b>Kurt Vonnegut</b> (November 11, 1922–April 11, 2007) has given us some of the most timeless advice on the art and craft of writing — from his 8 rules for a great story to his insights on the shapes of stories to his formidable daily routine. But hardly anything examines the subject with a more potent …

How to Find Your Purpose and Do What You Love

<i>“Find something more important than you are,”</i> philosopher Dan Dennett once said in discussing the secret of happiness, <i>“and dedicate your life to it.”</i> But how, exactly, do we find that? Surely, it isn’t by luck. I myself am a firm believer in the power of curiosity and choice as the engine of …

Infographic: What Does Your Handwriting Say About You?

Personality revealed through penmanship–look out for the loops and lines of a new coworker or love interest.<p>Graphology–the study of handwriting–has long been considered a pseudoscience, in the same family as phrenology (in which a lumpy forehead could mean you’re a psychopath) and astrology (in …

6 Secrets Of Super Productive To-Do Lists

While it may appear simple, the to-do list is a many-splendored thing. Here are half a dozen ways to make yours splendid.<p>Just as there’s a difference between typing and writing, convulsing and dancing, and noshing and tasting, there’s a difference between emailing yourself about every project …

The Accident That Created An App Millionaire

One night in 2009, Chad Mureta, a real estate agent from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina was driving down the interstate in Charlotte, North Carolina on his way back home from a basketball game. It was his first vacation day in two years.<p>As he drove, with just his thoughts for company, his mind …

How I Started My Business With $1

Ten years ago this week, my husband and I found an old, tattered copy of <b>Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland</b> at a street sale for $1. From this find, two entrepreneurs and a rare book company were born. Of course it’s not that simple—there are many ups and downs, ins and outs to our story, but …

Kill Mold Overnight with a Simple DIY Clove Oil & Water Spray

Is this the secret to chemical-free mold cleaning? I just had a root canal, which absolutely was not much fun, but it did gave me a few hours of …

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6 Ways To Smash Your Creative Block And Launch Your Dream Project

No more excuses: It’s time to hop on that dream project now. Here’s the roadmap to getting started–and getting it done.<p>You know those moments when your big dreams and creative ideas emerge?<p>Your mind begins racing with possibility of what could be. You imagine what the journey might feel like and …

Reconfigured 1950’s House in Beverly Hills

Argentine architect Pablo Jendretzki was hired to reconfigure a 1950’s Hal Levitt house located in Beverly Hills. The main goals: to open up the …

Creative marketplace IdeaLists raises $1.7M to help match brands and creative professionals

Digital media is dramatically increasing the time that consumers spend interacting with brands. At the same time, however, the flood of digital noise …

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5 Start-ups Behind This Summer's Hottest Gear

Waterproof Bluetooth speakers, a high-tech mosquito killer, and more: Check out the start-ups challenging big brands on summer essentials.<p>Bored by all the big brand products this summer?<p>Walk into most stores and you'll see an array of summer gadgets by Sony, sunglasses made by Oakley, and a full …

Mobile App Postagram Now Lets You Send Photo Postcards For Free, Sponsored By Brands

Postagram, the mobile app from Sincerely that turns your photos into postcards you can mail from your phone, just received its first big update in over a year, with the most notable change being the addition of free postcards. Previously, users would pay 99 cents to mail these personalized cards in …

Before & After: Galley Kitchen Gets Budget Makeover

What do you do when you have a kitchen with ugly pink bathroom tiles, wonky cabinets, and ancient walls that crumble plaster dust into your cereal …

Countertops

Apartment Therapy's Sofa Shopping Guide

One of my friends recently described shopping for a sofa with her husband as one of the most depressing things one could do on a weekend. It is one …

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