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7 International Cities Where You Could Live in Luxury Without Breaking the Bank

The idea of picking up and transporting your life to another part of the world can be daunting. But if you can summon all your strength, language …

The 10 Best Hikes in Wisconsin You Have To Visit

If you live on either coast or in the southern U.S., you may think of Wisconsin—if you think about the Midwest at all—as little more than flyover …

Travel Savvy: The Best Carry-On Luggage

Travel gear has changed more in the last ten years than in the previous hundred. Suitcases, in particular, are getting lighter, better, stronger — …

Jimmy Buffett Does Not Live the Jimmy Buffett Lifestyle

Jimmy Buffett awoke one morning last year in one of his many homes — he can’t remember which one, there are a lot of them — and a panic gripped him in his throat. His new Broadway musical, “Escape to Margaritaville,” was coming along nicely, but something was off.<p>It wasn’t the music — they’d been …

Keys to the backwaters: a coastal Florida road trip

To say that Florida has a mixed reputation is like saying my president occasionally utters unusual sentences. We have packs of tourists wandering the mega-theme parks of greater Orlando like flocks of flightless birds; locust swarms of spring breakers funnelling beers in Panama City before leaving …

Travel

Ramen Carbonara for a Rough Morning

A good carbonara is a thing of beauty: a tangle of noodles slicked with a creamy cheese-forward sauce, little nuggets of salty pork cheeks. The sauce …

Italian Food

Why Smart People Take Social Security at 62

Starting to collect Social Security early will result in smaller checks, but that's much less of a problem than you think. Here's why you might want …

Neuroscientists have identified how exactly a deep breath changes your mind

Breathing is traditionally thought of as an automatic process driven by the brainstem—the part of the brain controlling such life-sustaining functions as heartbeat and sleeping patterns. But new and unique research, involving recordings made directly from within the brains of humans undergoing …

Forget the Blood of Teens. This Pill Promises to Extend Life for a Nickel a Pop

Nir Barzilai has a plan. It’s a really big plan that might one day change medicine and health care as we know it. Its promise: extending our years of …

11 everyday skills that will make you more successful over time

Some say it's luck. Others say it's hustle. The truth is, success only comes with a combination of both, as well as a few other ingredients.<p>Defining success can be tricky because it's so subjective.<p>Some people want to make a million dollars a year. Others want to make a good living and have three …

Self-improvement

The Unglamorous Realities of #VanLife and How to Make Life on the Road Work

MacKenzie and Tommy are living the dream. They’re traveling the world rent-free, accompanied by an awesome dog, doing all the climbing, mountain biking, and dirt biking they feel like. They pay for it all by making art on the side and keeping expenses to a minimum. Moving into a van was the …

RVs

10 Lessons I’ve Learned from 1 Question

We’re often told to live everyday like it’s our last.The post 10 Lessons I’ve Learned from 1 Question appeared first on iamwire.

Startups (India)

How to stop wasting time & start living your life

Adventurer Matt Prior shares some practical advice for our busy world.<p>We all have plates to spin and balls to juggle. And I'm not from the camp that …

From the Treadmill to the Western States 100

This weekend, Ryan Kaiser did something that seems impossible. He came in second place at the Sean O’Brien 100K—a race with tons of elevation and …

The author of 'The 4-Hour Workweek' explains the 4-word daily reminder that makes him more productive

After his 2007 productivity guide "The 4-Hour Workweek" became a bestseller, Tim Ferriss dedicated his career to studying a wide variety of experts at the top of their fields.<p>His new book, "Tools of Titans," is a collection of the best lessons he's learned from over 100 highly successful people.<p>It …

Self-improvement

15 mountain holidays to conquer in your lifetime

It was my father who introduced my younger brothers and sister and I to the joys of the mountains. Although not strictly a mountaineer himself, he led us on “expeditions” into the wilds of the Peak District and ascents of summits such as the Shivering Mountain, or Mam Tor as it is more commonly …

Plant These Edibles Once and Eat Them Forever

Want to enjoy home-grown food year after year without having to start your garden from scratch each spring? Then, it's time to discover the perennial …

Stop What You're Doing & Make Holiday Cookies

Happy December! Whether you are a sucker for Christmas tunes or just love a good cookie, (think peppermint sandwich cookies orbrowned butter …

Tesla's Powerwall 2 can pay for itself in six years, then its electricity is free

Michael Vorstermans ran the numbers on Tesla's Powerwall home battery when it hit the market last year, and it didn't add up.<p>The 6kWh battery could …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

Books

3 Reliable Dividend Stocks Yielding 7% or More

Dividend stocks are all the rage now, for better or for worse, because bond yields have effectively dried up as the Federal Reserve kept interest …

Investing

Over 40 and fitter than ever: a grown-up guide

Something surprising is happening across middle-aged Britain. Swathes of the population over 40 are looking in the mirror and recoiling in shock. Staring back might be a careerist for whom fitness has never before been a priority – until a health warning from their doctor has forced them to …

The solar panels and inverter we'd buy

<i>By Mark Smirniotis</i><p><i>This post was done in partnership with The Sweethome, a buyer's guide to the best things for your home. Read the full article here.</i><p>With solar power, there's no one-size-fits-all solution. If buying a home is the largest financial investment most people will make, installing solar …

How JFK Taught America to Dress

John Kennedy’s casual-but-classy cool look, the very embodiment of what was once widely known as ‘Ivy League’ style, is as hot as ever. But then …

Men's Fashion

35 Things You Should Know Before Becoming “SUCCESSFUL”

<b>1. It’s Never As Good As You Think It Will Be</b><p><i>“One of the enemies of happiness is adaptation,”</i> says Dr. Thomas Gilovich, a psychology professor at …

Vitamins & Herbs That Cure Tinnitus

Tinnitus is a ringing, buzzing or hissing sound in one or both ears. Some common causes include damage to the cells of the inner ear, hearing loss …

I transformed my Jeep into a moving house to travel Africa for 2 years — here's what it was like to build

A few years ago I drove a Jeep from Alaska to Argentina. I learned a lot on that trip about where I want to go and what kind of vehicle I want to live in.<p>After years of saving and planning, I bought a 2007 four-door Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon to turn into a house on wheels to drive around …

Off-roading

Cycling fitness: 25 top tips to be a fitter rider

Improving your cycling fitness brings a number of key benefits: you’ll enjoy your riding way more, you’ll see new places because you can go further, …

Fitness

6 Training Hacks for Bad Knees

“Bad knees” is an easy crutch many lean on when explaining why they don’t squat, jog, lunge, or basically do anything else that’s leg-related. In …

The career advice no one tells you

Most people have “okay” jobs. We go to work, do what we have to do from 9 to 5, come back home, maybe hang out with friends, and do it all over again the next day. There’s nothing wrong with this.<p>But some people perform at a totally different level. They’re the people who land executive level …

Employment