Varun Bharath K

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50 incredible hotels you should sleep in during your lifetime

Everyone has their dream bucket list of travel destinations, but what about dream hotels?<p>Since summer is right around the corner and we're dreaming about vacations in far off places, we've come up with the ultimate bucket list of hotels to stay in around the world.<p>From private overwater bungalow …

Burj Al Arab

How Many Stars Are In The Universe?

Looking up into the night sky, it's challenging enough for an amateur astronomer to count the number of naked-eye stars that are visible. With bigger …

Famous Last Words | 16 Manly Last Words | The Art of Manliness

We’ve always been intrigued by the last words of others. What did a person use his final mortal breaths to utter? What were they thinking about? Were …

A 15-minute Guide to Blogging, Online Marketing, and Growth

Let’s start with the soft stuff before getting a bit more technical:<p><b>→ Part 1 — Preparing for the storm ←</b><p><i>Writing is only part of the story. What you do before publishing an article is as much important as writing. Here is why:</i><p><b>1. The “second chance” effect: Why pageviews mean nothing</b><p>People give you a …

Marketing

What Your Doctor Won’t Tell You About Surgery

A surgeon dishes on the biggest secrets your doctors won’t tell you about the OR—like why obese patients are hardest to operate on.<p>Click-bait …

Chemotherapy

10 Reasons Your Belly Fat Isn't Going Away

A little bit of belly fat is actually good for you: it protects your stomach, intestines, and other delicate organs. But too much fat is anything but …

The 5 Foods to Avoid If You Want a Six-Pack

It's not your fault you don't have a six-pack—blame it on the food you eat.<p>Carrying a spare tire around your belly? You're not alone: Fifty-four …

Nutrition

Akira Kurosawa’s List of His 100 Favorite Movies

In movies like <i>Seven Samurai</i> and <i>High and Low</i>, director Akira Kurosawa took the cinematic language of Hollywood and improved on it, creating a …

Akira Kurosawa

8 Spa-Like Bathrooms Designed to Instantly Soothe

Let these airy oases across the globe spur some ideas for creating your own refuge.

Interior Design

7 Ways To Raise Facebook Engagement (Infographic)

Facebook organic reach for business pages is plummeting.<p>As I noted in a recent post, brands that use Facebook for marketing have seen a sharp drop in …

9 Simple Ways To Make Your Bathroom Look Expensive

Create your own spa oasis without spending a fortune.<p><b>1. Think fluffy</b><p>If you're going to splurge <i>anywhere</i> in your bathroom, update your towels and bath rug first. A soft, fluffy, neutral-colored towel goes a long way if you're trying to turn your basic bathroom into a spa-like oasis. Not sure which …

Home Decorating

5 Ways to Improve Your Skin Through Food

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

Leadership

17 Surprising Ways You're Ruining Your Clothes

You've been washing, folding, and storing your clothes all wrong.<p><b>1. You're using wire hangers when you should be using felt.</b> Wire hangers aren't supportive enough for heavier fabrics and will warp the shape of your clothes over time. Invest in felt hangers instead, which don't leave little points …

Clothing

6 Of The Best Muscle-Building Foods

Looking to put on a few extra pounds of muscle? What you do in the gym is most certainly going to help, but its only half the solution. The foods you …

Nutrition

The Best Jeans Brands You Should Be Wearing But Might Not Know About

Brooke Shields famously proclaimed that "nothing" comes between her and her Calvin Klein jeans -- and we know exactly how she feels. We can't imagine life without our favorite denim. They are arguably the hardest-working and most beloved item in our wardrobe. What other piece of clothing is …

The 5 Keys To Using Instagram For Your Business

With over 300 million monthly users, Instagram is becoming a growing force in social media circles. More than just an application to share photos, …

11 Fantastic Productivity Tricks You Can Use Today

Achieve the most important goals in your business and in your life faster and better than ever.<p>We all have important things to get done at work, but far too often, at the end of the day we realize that we haven't accomplished what we set out to do. The problem is that for all sorts of different …

Time Management

5 Healthy Eating Habits To Adopt This Year

<i>By Cynthia Sass, MPH, RD</i><p>Nutrition is a hot topic these days, yet many of my clients still struggle with consistently following through with "the basics," and the stats show that missing the mark on many healthy habits is the norm. For example, the median daily intake of produce for U.S. adults is …

5 Cooking Techniques You Should Know By Now

It's never too late to learn.<p>It's never too late to learn.

Recipes

The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

How To Purge Everything You Don't Need From Your Home

Out with the old, in with the new — that’s what ringing in the new year is about, right? And, while that is a good motto for many areas of your life, …

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Wedding Details Guests Will Definitely Notice

Figuring out where to splurge and save on your big day can be a huge headache. After all, you want everything to be Pinterest-perfect, right? Unfortunately (sorry perfectionist brides!), when you're working on a wedding budget you can't have it all your way. You can, however, choose to spend your …

5 Tips for Impressing Everyone You Meet

An expert's tips for mastering the first impression<p>Quick poll: Have you ever walked into a party, realized that you basically knew no one, and felt totally awkward? We're guessing you answered in the affirmative (we've all been there). Get-togethers—whether it's a business-networking event or your …