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Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

Viewers Are Ditching Cable For Streaming Faster Than Anyone Expected

“Cord cutting” has been a kind of ghost story for cable providers for much of the past decade—a tale that, while foreboding, didn’t seem entirely …

Why I Left The U.S. 20 Years Ago... And Why I Won't Be Coming Back

In hindsight, growing up in white, middle-class suburbia in 1980s America was kind of like being brainwashed. I grew up believing that having money was an objective to strive for and that life was a ruthless competition. I worked hard in school and got a good job because that was what was expected …

How to (actually) find your purpose

You know what I don’t like? <b>Advice that doesn’t come with instruction</b>.<p>For instance, “leadership gurus” often say, “You must do the work you’re …

High School

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt Is Real And It Looks Perfect

The 2019 Ford Mustang Bullitt has shown up just in time for the 50th anniversary of the film and its epic car chase scene. Between the green paint, …

Benjamin Franklin built his character around 13 virtues — and following his weekly plan could change your life

<b>• Founding father Benjamin Franklin sought to live his life based on 13 virtues.</b><p><b>• He even kept a chart to record which virtues he was actually living by on a weekly basis.</b><p><b>• Tracking and reflecting on these traits could help you lead a more virtuous life.</b><p>Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 into a …

You’ve Been Making French Toast All Wrong (Here’s How to Do It Right)

Never settle for sad, soggy slices again.<p>A plate of perfect French toast—crispy round the edges, custardy in the center, and capped off with an amber …

Breakfast

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Creative Writing

Espresso vs Coffee Beans: Are They Different?

Why pay more for espresso beans if they're the same as coffee beans?<p>November 13, 2017<p>When comparing regular coffee beans with the ones labeled as …

10 Surprising Places to Get Cheap Home Goods, According to Interior Design Experts

Not including IKEA or Target.<p>Sick of your IKEA bookcase and Target sheets, but don’t quite have the budget to splurge on more expensive furnishings? …

Apple finally unveils the iPhone 8 in all its glory

Apple announced today the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus devices at the Steve Jobs Theater near its "spaceship" headquarters in California.<p>The new phones …

IPhone 8

TIMBERLAND 1978 WATERPROOF HIKING BOOTS

For a limited time Timberland his releasing their original waterproof hiking boots that put them on the map. The Timberland 1978 Waterproof Hiking …

Air Jordan 3 Retro "Infrared 23"

Following this weekend’s release of the “Powder Blue” colorway, Jordan Brand will drop yet another<p>Following this weekend’s release of the “Powder …

Air Jordan 5 Retro "Fire Red"

The latest retro to be unearthed from Jordan Brand’s extensive archives is the OG “Fire Red”<p>The latest retro to be unearthed from Jordan Brand‘s …

Sneaker Politics New Era "Water Color" Snapback

Whether drawing inspiration from the great French impressionist Claude Monet or those little paint<p>Whether drawing inspiration from the great French …

Air Jordan 5 Retro 3Lab5 "Black Infrared"

Adding to its 3Lab5 concept, Jordan Brand is gearing up to drop the Air Jordan 5 Retro 3Lab5 “Black<p>Adding to its 3Lab5 concept, Jordan Brand is …

Nike SB Zoom Stefan Janoski Dark Base Grey/Black-Gum

Thanks to its clean lines and simple make-up, Stefan Janoski’s signature low-top has long been a<p>Thanks to its clean lines and simple make-up, Stefan …

People with creative personalities really do see the world differently

What is it about a creative work such as a painting or piece of music that elicits our awe and admiration? Is it the thrill of being shown something …

This BMW Collector's warehouse is an enthusiast's wonderland

Some of us have dream garages and projects we’d love to have if we could afford, house or just simply had the ability to do. I personally would love …

Good news for home buyers with student loan debt

Here's some good news for home buyers and owners burdened with costly student loan debts: Mortgage investor Fannie Mae has just made sweeping rule changes that should make it easier for you to purchase a first home or do a "cash-out" refinancing to pay off your student debt.<p>Fannie's new policies …

How Smart People Work Less And Get More Done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or 20 hours more per week than they do.<p>A new study from Stanford shows that they are on to something.<p>The study found that productivity per hour declines …

It took a century to create the weekend—and only a decade to undo it

We made up the weekend the same way we made up the week. The earth actually does rotate around the sun once a year, taking about 365.25 days. The sun truly rises and sets over twenty-four hours. But the week is man-made, arbitrary, a substance not found in nature. That seven-day cycle in which we …

Watch the Chevrolet Camaro V6 1LE, BMW M2 Go Head 2 Head

Will American muscle outperform another BMW M car?<p>On the latest <i>Head 2 Head</i> episode, hosts Jonny Lieberman and Jason Cammisa pit two six-cylinder, front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, six-speed manual sport coupes against one another to see which is the better all-around fun machine.<p>Why these two cars? …

How the 80/20 Rule Helped Me Double My Income in Two Months

Learn how you can apply the 80/20 rule to your business.<p>This story originally appeared on Due<p>When I first read about the 80/20 rule, or the Pareto Principle, I had a healthy skepticism for it. I couldn’t wrap my head around how 80 percent of my work would only lead to 20 percent of results and that …

Why Smart People Don't Multitask

Multitasking is really tempting. It's also really bad for you.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You may have heard that multitasking is bad for you, but new studies show that it kills your performance and may even damage your brain. Every time you multitask you aren’t …

I trained myself to be less busy — and it dramatically improved my life

My overwhelming schedule left me exhausted and empty. Here’s how I fought back.<p>I am a robot, programmed to obliterate my to-do list. During the day, I direct a research laboratory, write papers, and teach classes as a professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Come 4:30 pm, I run a kid …

The Legacy of Slavery and The Value of Black Life in America

<b>Click on the 'Listen' button above to hear this segment.</b><p>For as long as America has existed, black life has been valued and devalued to varying degrees. It is what former First Lady Michelle Obama called attention to her in speech at the Democratic National Convention.<p>“The story of generations of …

Black History

How I Use Evernote to Keep My Entire Life Organized

Evernote is life-changing. I've been a happy user for years now (this isn't an ad, just the ramblings of an enthusiastic evangelist) and I seriously …

Here are the home improvements with the best payoff

They're not what you might expect<p>We love stunning renovations and exquisite remodels as much as anyone, but even Chip and Joanna would know that money put into a reno isn’t a 1:1 investment in your home’s future price tag. Every year, researchers with Remodeling magazine study the most popular home …

Home Improvement