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Mud near this small Japanese island could change the global economy

<b>(CNN) —</b> A small island in the Pacific Ocean is the site of a huge discovery that could change Japan's economic future. How huge? One economist called it a "game changer." The researchers who helped find it said it had "tremendous potential."<p>It's mud. A whole bunch of mud -- an estimated 16 million …

Rare Earth

I Was Living In Poverty When One Small Decision Started Making Me $5,000 a Week

With business slowing to a crawl and his rent due, this entrepreneur found prosperity by leaning into his fear.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Last year, I was in a dilemma. I’d found success as a writer and as a coach, but my business had slowed to a torpor. I didn’t …

Entrepreneurship

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle

DIGITAL FEATURE: Hiking 1,300km through New Zealand on the Te Araroa, by Kat Young | The Great Outdoors

11th April 2018<p><b>When Kat Young set out to hike the South Island section of the Te Araroa through New Zealand, she didn’t anticipate that dodging</b> …

New Zealand

Costco Australia is selling a diamond ring worth half a million dollars

<b>Shoppers at Australian Costco warehouses have been equally delighted and amused to find the discount giant selling diamond rings for the princely sum</b> …

Selling

'Strong likelihood' of billion-dollar light rail system for Wellington, says mayor

The chances of Wellington getting a billion-dollar light rail system are looking good, mayor Justin Lester believes.

Commuter Rail

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Demonstration

10 Affordable Watches That Look Much More Expensive Than They Are

It's all about keeping it simple.<p>You need to know what time it is. That's why, watches are one of the few truly universal accessories in menswear. And they alone can shift the feeling of any outfit. If you're in the market for something that looks sophisticated—but without the budget to support a …

Men's Fashion

A Woman’s Struggle With the Fear of Camping Alone

The first time I camped out by myself, it was nearly out of spite. My 30th birthday was rapidly advancing on me as I cautiously weighted one-by-one …

Time I

9 of the best cycling sportives that you can ride in Europe

Looking for a new cycling challenge? Then try to add these cycling sportives to do for a future challenge.<p>Going out every day on the bike for a ride …

Cycling

Air NZ's cheeky offer to Steve Smith to escape the heat in Australia after scandal

Will Steve Smith take up Air New Zealand's offer?<p>Air New Zealand have cheekily offered sacked Australia cricket captain Steve Smith a cooler …

Cricket

The Only 8 Moves You Need to Be Fit

Squat<p>For the most elemental of human movements—sitting down and getting back up, or lifting something heavy off the ground—there is no better …

Workouts

Hilarious Video Mocking Australian Cricket Team Over Ball-Tampering Row Goes Viral

Triple J, a national radio station in Australia, has come out with a spoof music video that makes fun of their own cricket team over the …

Cricket

30 Things You're Probably Wasting Money On

Author: Christy Bieber | March 21, 2018<p>Source: Getty Images<p>1 of 32<p>It all adds up<p>Americans work more hours, take less vacation, and retire later than …

Personal Finance

The Bartang Valley, Tajikistan

The most adventurous way across the Pamirs, the Bartang Valley offers the best of Central Asia – sublime remoteness, high mountains and wild desert …

Men Can Get More Wear From Suits By Learning How To Wear Them Casually

If you’re going to drop a serious chunk of cash on your suit, you’d be foolish not to get as much wear out of it as possible. Just because a suit is …

Men's Fashion

Seven Magic Sauces you Should Know About

What is a magic sauce? It's a simple sauce you can use a hundred different ways. And you should absolutely have one or two in your repertoire! Here …

Cooking

18 amazing spots for short or long vacations in Victoria

Western Victoria<p>Western Victoria is home to many of Victoria”s great attractions. The number one thing is the Great Ocean Road and the 12 Apostles. …

A little bit higher! - Tobias Olofsson's 92.4 km bike ride

Pro Tip: How to add blank spaces to your iPhone home screen grid

Some of the most creative iPhone home screen designs we’ve ever seen use blank gaps to separate icons into groups or to create interesting stepped patterns. But how is that even possible? After all, if you delete a home screen icon, the others close ranks to fill in the space.<p>The answer is to add …

Graphics

Found: PEdALED cycling apparel fuses Japanese sensibility & Italian style

What if you could have discovered Rapha before it was cool? Before they were “Rapha”? The act (or art) of discovery is often half the fun in finding …

8 Quick Exercises to Build Your Core

For a quick workout that strengthens your core, try a simple routine of eight basic exercises. These are classic moves that have been used by …

Workouts

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<b>LATE ONE NIGHT IN HIGHGATE…</b><p>As we left the restaurant, our barely-eaten pastas were congealing on the table. It took an hour for them to arrive and …

These 5 Design Firms are Reimagining Bamboo Possibilities

Flexible, durable, and fast-growing—it's no wonder bamboo has been nick-named "the green steel of the 21st century."<p>Renowned for their sustainable projects, this dynamic duo has won multiple green awards, including FutureArc Green Leadership and Green Good Design.<p>The team's latest project is the …

The Angle Razor Updates a 300 Year Old Shaving Method

The Angle Razor is a machined aluminum straight razor designed by Morrama, a London based design agency. We set out to reimagine and celebrate the …

Light Phone 2

The original Light Phone was designed to complement your smartphone, giving you a distraction-free, call-only alternative. The Light Phone 2 is much …

3 stacked shipping containers create a diving tower in Denmark

Sweco Architects just transformed an old ferry port in Denmark into a fantastic water recreation spot. To keep the Water Sports Center Halsskov …

24 Places In South Australia That Were Basically Made For Instagram

It's time to get snap happy down south.

Chinese-style coleslaw recipe with Asian herbs

Method<p>1. Using a vegetable peeler, finely slice cucumber and carrots lengthways into ribbons. Set cucumber aside and cut carrots into a fine …

Training Center: Core strength for cyclists

Years ago, I was out to dinner with a group of friends when an unassuming gentleman joined us. (I’m still embarrassed to admit that, at the time, I …

Weightlifting