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Around the World in 10 Books

Send your imagination to distant lands with our fall reading list.<p>We believe every season is book season, so we found 10 new picks for you to cozy up with this fall. Whether you’re an armchair traveler looking for a quick getaway or a restless adventurer who’s already at the airport, these stories …

10 Desserts You'll Daydream About

From Chocolate Cream Pie to Banana Pudding Parfaits, these treats are what sweet dreams are made of.<p><b>1. Chocolate Cream Pie</b><p>With a chocolate cookie crust, silky chocolate pudding center and whipped cream topping, this pie a chocolate lover's dream. <b>GET THE RECIPE</b><p><b>2. Classic Carrot Cake with Cream</b> …

The World's Most Spectacular Hotel Pools

Indulge in a day of carefree bliss, relax in a luxurious cabana and enjoy a refreshing cocktail at a poolside bar. Where else could you do this than at one of the world's most spectacular hotel pools?<p>Rooftop pools are incredibly complex to create, but the reward is astonishing. Imagine sipping on …

7 Tiny Changes in Mindset to Dramatically Improve the Quality of Your Life

Does it feel like your brain controls you instead of the other way around?<p>You want to live a productive, happy, and successful life, but mental roadblocks keep getting in your way.<p>You know what it takes to become successful, but it's easier said than done. You are willing to do the work it takes to …

8 Motivational Books Entrepreneurs Must Read To Fight Their Leadership Battles

Most entrepreneurial problems are problems of leadership. Entrepreneurs who don’t know the basic principles of managing and motivating people, taking …

The Best National Park for Every Type of Traveler

Grand Teton has some of the most rugged peaks and terrain in the country. Located only a few miles south of overly crowded Yellowstone, this park is …

The 50 Children's Books That Should Be in Every Family Library

The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).<p>The gang's all here: old favorites, newer gems, and some YA novels for the older kids (and, yes, you too).

Top 10: Historic Sites in Ireland and Northern Ireland

More than 5,000 years of history are revealed through colossal passage tombs, the beehive huts of early monasteries, and more iconic landmarks. Here are Irish places of curiosity, pilgrimage, and inspiration.

Ireland

10 Eye-Catching Metro Stations Worth a Stop

Stepping into this Stockholm station is like stepping into a very elaborate cave. The only place where all three of Stockholm’s metro lines meet, …

Urban Design

6 Quick Exercises for the Fastest Abs Workout

A rippling and lean abdomen denotes the amount of effort and time expended on the region. The best or fast abs workout need not be the hardest. In …

Workouts

5 Hearty Salads That Are Outrageously Delicious

Salads don't always need to be starters or sides. These crave-worthy salads will take center stage at meal time -- and no one will leave the table hungry, I assure you.<p><b>1. French Lentil Salad with Goat Cheese</b><p>Earthy French green lentils, creamy goat cheese, and crunchy vegetables make a hearty and …

8 Mental Habits the Most Successful People Learn to Break | Inc.com

Sometimes, success comes not from what you learn to do but what you learn to stop doing.<p>That bit of wisdom comes from Sandja Brügmann, serial entrepreneur and founder of the Passion Institute, a recently launched online educational program and consultancy for executives and entrepreneurs. "Once we …

Self-improvement

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Life Advice<p>The professor behind Yale's "Psychology and the Good Life" course talks about why we're so bad at figuring out what we actually want.<p>By …

11 choices rich people make that the rest of us don't

It's a concept that has been in print for nearly a century — thanks to a journalist's research of more than 500 self-made millionaires in the early 20th century— and continues to gain relevance today.<p>In T. Harv Eker's bestselling book, "Secrets of the Millionaire Mind," the self-made millionaire …

Self-improvement

10 Things Productive People Do Before Bed

The most productive people all have certain habits in their daily routines that contribute to their success. They understand that their success …

Motivation

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Choose to Infuse: How to Make Your Own Wine, Fruit Vinegar, and More

<i>When summer comes around, we try to find ways to make it last forever. So every day this week, we'll bring you a new guide to preserving the season's best herbs, fruits, and vegetables. Today: How to infuse everything from booze to honey.</i><p>Canning not your jam? There’s another awesome—dare we say …

Cherries

10 things you should never do at a dinner party, according to a longtime butler

You may also find yourself in a sticky situation where you're not sure what to do.<p>Author and longtime butler Charles MacPherson answers all in his new book, "The Pocket Butler: A Compact Guide to Modern Manners, Business Etiquette and Everyday Entertaining."<p>Here are 10 pearls of wisdom from his 26 …

5 things the most successful executives never do

But some behaviors will never result in success, no matter how many times you repeat them.<p>Here are five things you should never do if you want to be an effective executive today.<p>We've all shaken our heads at CEOs who fail to confront a problem and stick their heads in the sand. But equally bad is …

The 21 best places to retire in the world

If you're looking to settle down soon, you may want to reconsider sunny Florida, serene Cape Cod, or any other retirement hot spot in the US.<p>For the third year in a row, the US barely made it into the top 20 of the global retirement index rankings put together by Natixis.<p>Northern European nations, …

14 Energy Bites Recipes that Taste Just Like Dessert

Put down the store-bought cookies — these energy bites are a better way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Though they boast decadent flavors like apple …

Healthy Eating

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This domain has recently been listed in the marketplace. Please click here to inquire.<p>Fitness Tips<br>• Weight Loss Plans<br>• Health Tips<br>• Healthy Food …

8 Motivational Quotes To Remind You To Persist

We’ve all been there before, in the deep valley that is the darkest time of our lives. It seems that all hope is gone and we would like to just roll …

Motivation

DIY Weekend Home Decor Projects

(Image credit: The Makerista)<p>You might not be able to afford a home makeover right now, but you can use some sneaky tricks to make your home look …

Living Rooms

11 Amazing Fruits & Vegetables of Which You Might Never Have Heard

Among all the quinoa-pasta, beet-kimchi and coconut-beer booths at the National Specialty Food Association's Fancy Food Show earlier this year, I encountered booths spotlighting fruits and vegetables of which I'd never before seen or heard, much less tasted. It's always great to realize that the …

The Millennial's Guide to Great Skin

If you were born between the early ‘80s and the early 2000s, congratulations—you’re a millennial. So what does that mean for your skin care? Well, …

10 Best PlayStation 4 Games (So Far)

Gaming<p>10 Best PlayStation 4 Games (So Far)<p>Monday, June 1st, 2015<p>Source: Gamespot<p>Sony’s PlayStation 4 is now well into its second full year on the …

7 Powerful Books Sheryl Sandberg Wants Women to Read | Inc.com

Previous posts have provided the recommended reading lists of Bill Gates, Elon Musk, Steve Jobs, Warren Buffet, Jeff Bezos, and Mark Zuckerberg. Now I figure it's time to expand our reading beyond the billionaire boys' club.<p>This post consists of books that Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg recommended …

Sheryl Sandberg