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How to spend a year living abroad for $1,000 a month

The sabbatical.<p>The year-off.<p>The walkabout.<p>The career/life reset. It's something most of us talk about, or at least dream about. It's the answer to the questions we ask ourselves before our pick-me-up 4:15 p.m. coffees: Will life be a march of unremitting, interminable years of work? Will each year …

Personal Finance

Emerson Combatives: 10 Must Know Attributes To Win A Fight

As this is a Brotherhood of Warriors, it is fitting to establish a base line set of fighting skills that all brothers should know and become …

Self Defense

Elon Musk’s ‘time blocking’ method: How to manage time effectively even if your schedule is hectic

Elon Musk is possibly the busiest man on earth right now.<p>The billionaire founder and CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, usually spends up to 100 hours a week …

Time Management

Why the pharmaceutical industry is giving up the search for an Alzheimer’s cure

Thanks to modern healthcare and improved living standards, life expectancy is predicted to surpass 80 years in most parts of the world by 2050. That’s the positive.<p>The negative is that will push the number of people in the world over the age of 60 to more than 2 billion, which in turn will make …

Dementia

3 Types of Burnout, According to Psychologists (and Signs You're Headed For Trouble)

Be aware of the signs so that you can catch them early.<p>You're working hard and hustling to build a career you love. But you're also tired, stressed, and feeling cynical about the future.<p>Could you be burned out?<p>Burnout refers to a collection of different physical, emotional, and mental reactions …

What I Learned About Swedish Death Cleaning After Experiencing My Own Loss

As I stood atop a makeshift ladder, an old door atop two sawhorses, with a mask over my face, pulling down pieces of wood that were covered in dust that may have been there from the 1920s Dust Bowl, I found myself resenting my grandparents and their parents for holding onto all this junk. I then …

Minimalism

Indica vs. Sativa: Know Which Cannabis Is the Right 1 For You

If you're not familiar with the different types of cannabis, we are here to explain not only the different types but the results you'll get from each.<p>"Sativa and indica are different <i>subspecies</i> of the same plant, cannabis sativa," said Eli Scislowicz, general manager of NuLeaf Dispensary.<p>Years of …

Cannabis

Hemp Is the Multibillion-Dollar Cannabis Opportunity Few Have Heard About

If the move to make it legal succeeds, entire industries could be revolutionized.<p>6 min read<p>Today, the U.S. is the world’s largest consumer of hemp products. But because of the federal prohibition imposed on cannabis and hemp, the U.S. is importing an estimated $100 million of hemp products each …

Cannabis

How to last longer during sex - the best ways to keep yourself going in bed

If you think you’re not lasting long enough during sex, you may be comforted to know that the average length of penetrative sex is 5.4 minutes, with …

Kevin O'Leary: Here's how much an MBA matters in business

When Kevin O'Leary was in his 20s, he wasn't yet the business magnate with a reputation for tough-love advice and million dollar deals known as "Mr. …

Entrepreneurship

10 things genuinely confident people do differently

True confidence — as opposed to the false confidence people project to mask their insecurities — has a look all its own. One thing is certain: truly …

Self-improvement

How To Build A Large Roth IRA

Many 401k plans allow their plan participants to make after tax contributions. For some investors, this can be an opportunity to build large Roth IRA …

Retirement

Former British MI6 spy reveals how to remember information without writing it down

Remembering things can be hard.<p>Former British Secret Service MI6 and Australian Secret Intelligence Service agent Warren Reed learned a simple technique during his spy training to help remember any information without writing it down.<p>One of the very first things spies learn is how to train their …

Secret Service

Cooking Fire Causes $50K In Damages To Santa Cruz Apartment

No injuries, but five residents displaced. (Breaking)<p>SANTA CRUZ, CA – A kitchen fire caused an estimated $50,000 in damage to an apartment in Santa …

Condo residents seek cheaper option in making fire-protection upgrades

A state law is supposed to make condos safer from fire, but most buildings plan to save money by protecting only their common areas, not individual …

Medical marijuana bill passes in Florida Legislature

The medical marijuana industry officially has its guidelines with the passage of a bill out of the Florida Legislature on the last day of a three-day …

Fire Sprinklers Save Multiple Buildings Near Construction Site Fire In Raleigh

RALEIGH, N.C., March 19, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Last Friday's construction site fire in Raleigh, NC was a devastating incident for the City …

Saving Lives and Property with Fire Sprinkler Systems

It seems like there is another deadly fire every night on the 6 o'clock news. It's a homeowner's nightmare -- a house fire caused by faulty wiring, a kitchen accident, an act of nature or simple carelessness. Yet many of those fires could have been less disastrous if there were fire sprinkler …

Home Improvement

Why Fire Departments Should Push for Residential Sprinklers

<b>By Garrett Smith</b><i>, student,</i> <i>Fire Science Management</i><i> at American Military University</i>Over the past 50 years, the types of materials used in home …

Home Ownership

Fire sprinklers in new houses: Great idea, experts say, but states ban requiring them

Every time a child dies in a fire, it tugs at your heart, says Rick Ennis, the fire chief of Cape Girardeau, Mo. But the story of a little girl in …

Housing

Hilton remains closed indefinitely after fire, flooding

There is still no word yet on when the Hilton Marco Island Beach Resort & Spa will re-open following an electrical fire last week and flooding …

Water damage in Cherry Hill NJ, But Commercial Properties Need Fire Sprinkler Systems, for Safety

It is common knowledge that most commercial buildings have fire sprinkler systems that work to prevent fire damage. However, many do not realize how …

Fire in Cochise Stronghold 64-percent contained; some residents returning

DRAGOON — Because firefighters have made “excellent progress on containment,” public information officers working the Lizard fire gave media a tour …

Here Are The Questions The Government Needs To Answer About The Grenfell Tower Fire

Why wasn't there a review of fire safety regulations in tower blocks? Why weren't sprinkler systems fitted into blocks? Are other buildings safe?<p>An investigation into the devastating 2009 fire at Lakanal House in south London, which killed six people, concluded that the government should conduct a …

London fire: Mourning, anger and questions over lives lost in inferno

British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday announced a full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower disaster as grief turned to anger a day after …

The Dream Job Is a Myth. Focus Instead on Living Your Best Life.

You find your true calling by explore opportunities for happiness and growth.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We're told to follow our dreams, pursue our passions and be extraordinary. But what if we haven't yet figured out what we're meant to do?<p>We millennials were told …

U.S. Air Force Drops the Largest Conventional Bomb Ever Used in Combat

The 21,000-pound MOAB dwarfs everything but nukes.<p>The U.S. Air Force dropped the the second largest conventional bomb in its arsenal, and the largest conventional bomb to be used in combat, on ISIS forces in Afghanistan today. Thirty feet long and weighing as much as a F-16 fighter, the GBU-43/B …

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