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48 Hours in Roanoke, Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia, has long been on the radar of outdoors enthusiasts, and for very good reasons. McAfee Knob, one of the most stunning and most …

Hiking

Why Tons of Failure Is the Key to Success, According to Seth Godin | Inc.com

Most people avoid failure like the plague.<p>They spend their time trying to achieve perfection. They forgo opportunities they aren't certain will be a sure thing. They do whatever it takes to make sure they don't find themselves in the vulnerable position of falling flat on their face.<p>And while …

Motivation

The 15 best finance websites you should bookmark right now

If you’ve never read finance websites, maybe it’s time to start. Here’s why.<p>Why are finance websites useful?<p>Not everyone has a background in finance …

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Italy earthquake: dramatic moment girl, 10, is pulled alive from rubble 17 hours after strike

A 10-year-old girl was pulled alive from rubble in Pescara del Tronto on Wednesday, 17 hours after a deadly earthquake struck central Italy.<p>The town is located approximately 160 kilometres northeast of Rome and is one of the three hardest hit.<p>Dramatic video shows the moment she is freed from the …

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How This Millennial Made Her First Million

Australian jewelry designer and entrepreneur Samantha Wills started her business with a brave move some 12 years ago, when she packed her belongings into her Toyota hatchback, left her small hometown of Port Macquarie and drove to Sydney with the ambition to make it big. Her rise to success was not …

Business Strategy

Luxury dive resorts: 10 of the world's best | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Super-swanky dive resorts come in all sizes. But mostly in small.<p>From Chile to Australia to St. Lucia, the world's most exclusive scuba hideaways serve fewer than 100 select guests.<p>Some cater to a maximum of just 20 diving VIPs. Others tempt groups to reserve their whole private island.<p>I …

Swimming Pools

12 Nature Documentaries That Will Blow Your Mind

You can learn so much without ever leaving your couch.<p>Binge-watching comic-book shows and savoring prestige dramas are fine pastimes, but sometimes you need to sit back, relax, and look at animals walking around in scenic vistas. If you pay close attention, you might even learn a weird fact about …

7 Powerful Beliefs That Lead to Monumental Success | Inc.com

We all have that inner voice--the that tells you you're not going to make it.<p>That you're not good enough. You're undeserving. It's too late. You can't win. You fail at everything.<p>If you listen to it, that voice will dictate the beliefs you hold about yourself.<p>With these seven powerful beliefs, you …

Motivation

Partnering with CIMWI to Rescue and Rehab Malnourished Sea Lions

Changing Planet<p><i></i><i>The following is a blog post by Kurt Heizmann, Assistant Supervisor of Sea Lions and Birds of Prey at</i> <i>Shedd Aquarium</i><i>, about his experience helping rescue and rehabilitate California sea lions.</i><p>As part of Shedd Aquarium’s ongoing commitment to lending our expertise to animal rescue …

The Brussels attacks highlight technology's importance but we could do so much more

Text messaging and Twitter saved many lives in a 2012 typhoon, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent says.<p>Other examples of technology helping save lives or aid recovery include the use of text messages to deliver hurricane warnings in Haiti and a computerised barcode …

10 Things Successful People Do Before Going to Sleep

Everyone is obsessed with how successful people start their day. And if you’ve decided to do something about the quality of your life, you’ll start …

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The Top 14 Conferences for Entrepreneurs to Attend in 2016 | Inc.com

When my co-founder and I started Influence & Co. four years ago, we didn't know exactly where we were heading or what our future would look like. But we knew that with a few key opportunities and the right guidance, we had big things ahead of us.<p>Aside from the team we've brought on and the culture …

Entrepreneurship

7 Things Twentysomethings Should Never Do With Their Money

Being lazy with your internet bill might be costing you.<p>Saving more money is up there with "start eating salad" on everyone's New Year's resolution list. According to a Nielsen study, a quarter of Americans say it's a priority for them in the new year. But just like that whole eating-healthy thing, …

Smart year-end tax planning moves

With the end of the year approaching, it’s time for strategic moves to lower your 2015 tax bill. This is the second installment of our two-part …

Retirement

One of the Republicans' strongest candidates is imploding

It's evident enough that a lot of political observers and even some of Walker's donors are starting to notice he is sounding a lot like the man he is trying to catch at the top of Republican presidential primary polls: Donald Trump.<p>"Some of the things that he and other candidates are doing to try …

Government

The 16 best science movies and shows on Netflix

Life/BBC<p>Labor Day weekend is here.<p>That means a retreat to the woods or a beach for some of us. For others it's the perfect moment to hit the couch …

5 Business Lessons From Billionaire Mentors

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you scour the Internet looking for tips on entrepreneurship, you can read forever. Unfortunately, a <i>lot</i> of the advice is of mixed quality and comes from people who haven’t necessarily succeeded at anything. To me, the “who” behind the …

Entrepreneurship

Is the world running out of space?

In an increasingly crowded world, will we still be able to find respite from one another?<p>Sometimes it’s difficult to fathom that the world could actually become even more crowded than it is today – especially when elbowing through a teeming Delhi market, hustling across a frenetic Tokyo street …

Geography

How to promote yourself without promoting yourself

The plethora of social media outlets sure makes it easy to toot your horn these days. And most of us have done it--including me.<p>You’ve seen the tweets and posts. <i>“Just got off a quick call with Richard Branson; he said he loved my book” or “Feeling humbled to be included on this list of the top</i> …

Marketing

12 Life Lessons We Can Learn From Warren Buffett | Inc.com

Despite all his success, Warren Buffett still manages to remain humble and approachable. Here are 12 lessons everyone can learn from the respected businessman.<p>1. Invest wisely.<p>Buffett chooses to invest in ideas, not the people behind them. He once famously said that he chooses companies that are so …

Self-improvement

Why Intel will spend $16.7 billion on Altera

Three months ago Intel said it would buy chip maker Altera in a deal valued at $16.7 billion. It was a significant investment for the world’s largest …

Machine Learning

5 Surefire Signs You're on the Path to Success

Second-guessing your decisions? These signs tell you success is imminent.<p>Decisions, decisions.<p>We make hundreds of them each day, many subconsciously, without even realizing. But when it comes to our dreams and aspirations as entrepreneurs, we tend to put a great deal of thought into making the …

Self-improvement

14 books Mark Zuckerberg thinks everyone should read

He wanted his selections to focus on "different cultures, beliefs, histories, and technologies."<p>"Books allow you to fully explore a topic and immerse yourself in a deeper way than most media today," Zuckerberg wrote on his personal Facebook page. "I'm looking forward to shifting more of my media …

Silicon Valley

12 Ways to Be Richer a Year From Now

Without even knowing you I'd be willing to bet that the New Year's resolutions you made at the beginning of the year didn't materialize.<p>There's no point agonizing over that -- it's what happens to most people.<p>But you can do something about it.<p>Here are 12 ways to be richer a year from now. You don't …

3 atom thick materials could lead to ultra-thin processors

Researchers from Cornell University have announced a breakthrough in transition metal dichalcogenide (TMD) production that could lead to much thinner transistors, the building block for faster, smaller and more power efficient processors.<p>TMDs are promising materials for future semi-conductors, …

Nanotech

Look Inside The New Retina MacBook Pro’s Force Touch Trackpad And Taptic Engine

Apple’s 13-inch MacBook Pro with Retina Display got some significant updates last week alongside the big Apple Watch and new MacBook announcements, and one of those was a brand new trackpad that features Force Touch pressure sensitive and a Taptic Engine for haptic (vibration) feedback. Repair …

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