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This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

Why These Two Pharma Stocks Are Having Drastically Different Days

Bristol-Myers Squibb (bmy) had an ugly start to the weekend, much to the benefit of rival Merck (mrk). Shares of the pharma giant tanked as much as …

The Top Beaches In The World, According To National Geographic

Doesn't get any better than this. ☀️<p>Beaches come in all sorts of shapes and sizes beyond the typical Caribbean postcard.<p>As such, National Geographic’s new list of the Top 21 Beaches in the World includes a diverse mix of shorelines around the globe, from those picture-perfect Caribbean numbers to a …

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Five Foods That Can Have a Powerful Impact On Your Health

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

10 of The Most Beautiful Hot Springs Around The World

Honestly speaking, most of the options to warm up on a cold day are kind of uncool. No offense to those who partake, but wrapping yourself up in a …

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Bitcoin is now accepted as a utility bills payment option in Japan

Japan yet again lives up to its reputation as a technology innovator as local digital currency firm Coincheck has announced a new service that will allow users to pay their utility bills in Bitcoin.<p>The new payment option is the first of its kind in Japan and will be available from November …

Smartphone users temporarily blinded after looking at screen in bed

Medical journal reports that two women experience ‘transient smartphone blindness’ after constantly checking phones in the dark<p>Warning: Looking at your smartphone while lying in bed at night could wreak havoc on your vision.<p>Two women went temporarily blind from constantly checking their phones in …

E-Commerce Guru: Here Are The Top 9 Ways To Be A Successful Startup

It has been eight years since he and six mates began CatchOfTheDay, now one of Australia's most recognised and respected deals sites.<p>"We started the site with the simple premise of offering just one unbeatable deal a day," he said, adding "Most people told us we were crazy."<p>"'How can you build a …

The One Secret You Need to Know to Increase Sales

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There’s a belief in the marketing and sales industry that customers want to know the features of your products and services. And while this is true to a point, it is by no means the method or the driver of increasing sales.<p>For example, …

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7 Effective Ways to Grow Your Business Using LinkedIn

One does not simply ignore LinkedIn : the world’s largest professional network; in a little over a decade, since its inception in 2003, it has …

How to Earn Trust and Influence Anyone

Mastering the art of influence is crucial, whether you're leading a team, pitching a new project, or closing a sale.<p>Think about an idea that never saw the light of day. Think about the one that got away. What would have changed if you had pursued it differently?<p>Hopefully, there isn't a major chasm …

7 Hacks To Affording Your Next Vacation

The tips and tricks to traveling on any budget.<p><b>1) Try hidden city ticketing with FlyShortcut.com.</b><br>Hidden city ticketing is a hack in itself for finding the lowest possible airfare on FlyShortcut.com. It essentially finds a cheaper flight that has your destination as a layover. That way, you can …

18 Signs You're With The One You Should Marry

From the editors of Cosmopolitan.com, how to know if he's the one.<p><b>1) He always brags about you.</b> If you get a promotion at work or even just win concert tickets, he can't resist telling everyone you hang out with before you even think to mention it. Because he's your biggest fan (arguably next to …

The Steve Jobs guide to manipulating people & getting what you want

Steve Jobs didn’t launch two of the most valuable companies in modern times by following the rules all the time.<p>Jobs faced many obstacles to get Apple, and later Pixar, off the ground. But Jobs had a unique way of crafting his own reality, a “distortion field” that could persuade people that his …

5 Yoga Myths Even Devoted Yogis Still Believe

Yoga is here to stay. The $27 billion industry saw a 29 percent increase in popularity from 2008 to 2012. It attracts 8.7 percent of Americans to mats across the country. With so much interest in the practice, some misinformation has also been surfacing. Whether you regularly visit your local …

15 Awesome Things We Learned From Steve Jobs' 1985 Playboy Interview

As with most long interviews with the late CEO, it's filled with fantastic nuggets about his life, Apple, and the future of computing.<p>We pulled out our 15 favorite quotes and anecdotes for you to check out.

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The 20 Best Beaches In America

Because nothing quite says "summer" like sand between your toes, salty air, and the lullaby of waves crashing on shore, we set out to find the best beaches in the U.S.<p>For this list, we looked at six notable beach rankings compiled by travel experts, vacationers, and water quality researchers and …

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Live a Creative Life with One Simple Change (It Takes Under a Minute) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Do you ever look at creative people and wish you had what they were having? We know the types, those creatives who are expressing themselves …

This Is The Recipe For A Perfect Vacation, Apparently

We all strive for the perfect vacation, and our ideas of what makes a trip "perfect" are probably pretty similar.<p>Right?<p>Wrong, if a recent survey from Monarch Airlines has anything to say about it. The airline recently polled thousands of U.K. travelers to see what they considered the "perfect" …

10 of the best waterfalls around the United States | CNN Travel

9 Hacks For Using Your Phone Abroad Without Racking Up A Giant Phone Bill

Smartphones have revolutionized the way we travel. From staying in touch with folks back home to apps of all sorts, our phones play a big role in 21st-century travel... but they also can be <i>really</i> expensive.<p>But they don't have to be. These nine hacks will save you money and improve your mobile …

10 Luxury Islands That Are Surprisingly Affordable

We've never had such a good excuse to ditch the real world.<p>We always thought our living-on-an-island dreams would stay forever plunked on a Pinterest board, but now, there's reason to believe that actually living on a luxury island is totally possible.<p>The folks at Samujana Retreats and Residences …

TripAdvisor Announces The World's Best Water Parks For 2014

You may not think of water parks as global travel destinations, but these 10 watery wonderlands are definitely worth a visit.<p>TripAdvisor announced its annual Travelers’ Choice award winners for amusement parks and water parks on Tuesday. With windy water slides, wavey tidal pools and unique themes, …

10 Best Honeymoon Destinations

The top ten travel destinations across the world for post-wedding bliss<p>From Bali to the Amalfi Coast, these are the top ten honeymoon destinations across the world guaranteed to bring you post-wedding bliss.<p>Courtesy

7 Oily Skin Products For A Shine-Free Face

I wish more people would stop me in the street to say, "Wow! You've got quite a glow." But the reality is, my face looks like I've been in the kitchen frying chicken. And I have dear summer to thank for <i>that</i> glow.<p>I've managed to save face in the middle of the day by stealing extra toilet seat covers …

Best Hotels With Ocean Views

The perfect beach vacation is incomplete without an ocean view! Enjoy the warmth of the sun and listen to the sound of the crashing waves, all without leaving the comfort of your room in one of these prime waterfront spots.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Best Hotels with Ocean Views<p>--Ally Boutelle, Hipmunk.com<p>Follow …