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12 Life Lessons To Teach Your Kids That Might Make Them Billionaires Someday

Even the best MBA programs teach you how to go to work for that guy rather than be that guy.<p><i>What are good ways to prepare my kids to become billionaires? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Charles Tips, venture entrepreneur, on Quora:</b><p>I once had a venture …

30-Second Habits That Can Help Boost Your Career And Finances

You don’t need to commit a lot of time to make a big difference in your career path and financial future.<p>We get it—you’re crazy busy.<p>But what if we told you that you could do wonders for your career and even finances . . . in 30 seconds flat?<p>The truth is that you can get a lot done in half a …

A hotel magnate says this is the one word you should never use to start an email

If there's one thing that will put any email recipient off, it's immediately making the email about yourself by starting with "I."<p>At least that's what Jonathan M. Tisch, co-chairman of the board of the Loews Corporation and chairman of its subsidiary Loews Hotels & Resorts, tells the New York …

Hospitality

A neuroscience researcher reveals 4 rituals that will make you happier

Actually, don't trust me either. Trust neuroscientists. They study that gray blob in your head all day and have learned a lot about what truly will make you happy.<p>UCLA neuroscience researcher Alex Korb has some insights that can create an upward spiral of happiness in your life.<p>Here's what you and …

Self-improvement

10 Fall Fashion Must-Haves For Men

<i>Hot off the trade-show floor! These key items are curated from exclusive trend forecasts at the recent MAGIC fashion trade show in Las Vegas, August 16-19.</i><p>These fall/winter trends for men are inspired by rugged nostalgia, with an emphasis on craftsmanship, utilitarian details, and traditional …

The 100 best novels written in English: the full list

After two years of careful consideration, Robert McCrum has reached a verdict on his selection of the 100 greatest novels written in English. Take a look at his list<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his choices One in five doesn’t represent over 300 years of women in literature: a response What is missing: …

Microsoft finds another sneaky way to steal Android away from Google

Microsoft has been making some killer Android apps lately and now it seems the company has come up with another way to have its software replace …

Android News

What's streaming on Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu and others in August

<b>(CNN) —</b> How is it already almost the end of summer?<p>While time continues to fly, enjoy some of the new streaming offerings in August.<p>Netflix<p>"Reading Rainbow" Volume 1<p>"Asylum"<p>"Enemy at the Gates"<p>"The Look of Love"<p>"Club de Cuervos" season 1<p>"For a Good Time, Call"<p>"Girl Meets World" season …

CNN

The Best Shows On Netflix You’ve Never Heard Of

Netflix original programming has grown from one series in 2012 to 36-plus series in the years to come, which means that Netflix is as full-fledged a network as FX or AMC (in fact, they’ll provide even more programming by 2016). As they ramp up their original programming, expect to see fewer series …

TV

'Unexpected' review: Baby boom

Passing through security one morning on the way to her Chicago Public Schools classroom, the high school science teacher played by Cobie Smulders in Kris Swanberg's "Unexpected" has a distracted quality in her eyes.<p>The teacher, Samantha, is pregnant. She was not planning on a baby at this point in …

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Duke’s Coach K’s Secret to Leadership Success

In the spirit of March Madness and taking the Easter holiday off from writing a new post, enjoy this article originally written in November 2011. …

Mike Krzyzewski

5 Ways to Make Your Relationship Better RIGHT NOW

Your bond has never felt stronger!<p><i>This article was written by Gloria Arenson and repurposed with permission from</i> <i>YourTango.</i><p>Friends and acquaintances often comment on what a loving and happy relationship my husband and I have. We have been together for 40 years, and each year seems to be better than …

Will You Be There When History is Made in Chicago This Month?

<b>By Anthony Cody.</b><p>This Tuesday voters in Chicago will choose between incumbent mayor Rahm Emanuel and challenger Chuy Garcia. Garcia shared his views …

Education

13 Places In Italy Every Wine Lover Needs To Put On Their Bucket List

5 minute Read<p>Sure France is a great place to visit for a wine lover, but we’d argue that no place is more magical and transporting than a trip to …

Italy

The Curator

Weekly Buzz: Sit back, relax, and enjoy our curated reads. Here’s our weekly link roundup of small business buzz, musings and muchness. A curation of …

Mark Cuban

Recipe of the Week: Sinful Shrimp

Recipes

How To Leave Work At 5 P.M. And Still Get Everything Done

It’s a pattern with which most full-time professionals are familiar–you’re spending increasing amounts of time at your desk, but it feels like you’re getting less done. The hours stretch on, the to-do list grows, and you find yourself facing a future where you might let go of your apartment and …

Time Management

5 Strange Hangover Cures That Really Work

The <i>Perfect Hangover Cure</i> is the sort of thing that people argue over with zeal usually reserved for politics and religion. Probably because a bad hangover feels just as much like a matter of life and death.<p>But it's not only people that can't agree on what works and what doesn't—entire cultures have …

Unbelievable Parkour Footage Of A Real-Life Spider-Man

How does Spider-Man get around when he runs out of webs? Parkour!<p>Parkour Athlete Ronnie Shalvis was so inspired by the recent Amazing Spider-Man 2 …

10 Mind-blowing Food Trends Already Dominating 2014

Quite a few new food trends have made the news over the last year. Between deep-frying your spam into fries and shot glasses made from chocolate chip cookies, this is truly a time to enjoy food. Our friends over at PopSugar compiled a list of 10 of the top mouthwatering food items you absolutely …

Why We Love Pea Shoots—and How to Stir Fry Them at Home

Pea shoots, a favorite at Chinese restaurants, have a sweet, delicate, springtime-evoking allure—and they're super easy to stir fry at home<p>I’ve spent most of my adult life traveling to, from, and around Asia—partly for fun and partly as a travel writer. At every Chinese meal, I always crave one …

Food & Dining

The Beginner's Guide To Starting An Art Collection

<i>This article originally appeared at GQ.com. Check out GQ's How To Index for the best men's style, grooming, and lifestyle tips.</i><p>If the art world feels like a cold, intimidating, and often very closed place—well, it kinda is. But it's also a wonderful world to wade into, from the thrill of the hunt …

Art

Last survivor

Super Creative iPhone Photos

Brock Davis is a very talented designer who likes to use his creativity and his iphone camera to work together. In 2013 he took some awesome photos …

The 50 Most Dazzling Pictures From Space

Taking pictures in space ain’t just point and shoot. When a spacecraft is billions of miles from home, it takes an awful lot of data processing and …

Google+ Local Must Be Simplified Before it Can Beat Foursquare

I’m yet to find a service that can match Foursquare. I’ve never cared for the badges, but the idea of sharing my location with friends and then receiving recommendations based on my preferences is awfully appealing.<p>Google+ Local is a similar proposition, but I’ve never been compelled to switch, or …

Getting Started With Google Chromecast: The Unofficial Manual

As the new year arrives, many of us are greeting it with shiny new gadgets, courtesy of the holiday season. And one in particular has been a noteworthy hit—Google’s Chromecast streaming device, which is still holding strong as Amazon’s bestselling electronic.<p>Unlike many other new gadgets this year, …

Sneak-Peek: Top 5 Sky Events of 2014

<b>The New Year promises a pair of lunar disappearing acts and a potential surprise meteor shower, among other celestial delights.</b><p>While scores of amazing astronomical phenomena are in the offing, here are our picks for sky-watching events worth circling on your calendar for 2014.<p><b>1. Total Eclipse of</b> …

Astronomy