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5 Tips For Finding The Next Bitcoin, Ethereum And Ripple

Bitcoin, Ehereum, Ripple, Litecoin and a few other high visible cryptocurrencies have made early investors very rich, very quickly. And they could make many more investors rich, provided that they continue to rise at the recent feverish pace that parallels big lottery Jackpots.<p>But that’s unlikely, …

Cryptocurrency

Mick Jagger, Prince, and the Secrets of Making a Smash Hit | Heleo

“Think like a consumer, not like a creator.”<p><b>READ ON TO DISCOVER:</b><p><i>Mick Jagger’s foolproof strategy for marketing hits</i>• <i><br>Why we love Prince’s “Purple Rain”</i> …

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Designer's awesome secret studio is suspended under bridge

Creatives need their own space to be productive and to contemplate new ideas. A space like this can be difficult to find in the city, but not for …

Japanese handmade marketplace Creema raises $10M

Creema is the latest handmade marketplace in Asia to raise new funding. The Japanese startup announced this week (link via Google Translate) that it has received 1.1 billion yen (about $10 million) from Globis Capital Partners and returning investor KDDI Open Innovation Fund (the venture fund run …

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Silicon Valley’s Star Design Firm Goes Analog And Builds A Lifestyle Brand

Ammunition–a 2016 National Design Award winner–departs from its typical tech work to create a brand for an Alaska Native corporation.<p>The state of Alaska conjures up all kinds of associations. For some, it speaks to endless expanses of untrammeled wilderness; to others it’s Sarah Palin territory. …

10 Charts That Will Make You a Better Cook

No more measurement conversions!<p>Next time a recipe lands you in Strugglesville, these graphics will lift you out of the fog.

7 Weight Loss Foods That Make Dieting Less Miserable

Sure-fire weight-loss tips for a natural diet boost.<p><b>1. Broccoli.</b> When brainstorming what to have for dinner, think about filling half of your plate with brightly colored vegetables like broccoli. It's low in calories, and high in water and fiber content to help you feel full, plus it ups your …

Coldplay’s ‘Up&Up’ Video Turns the Everyday Into the Extraordinary

British pop-rock outfit Coldplay will soon embark on the U.S. leg of their tour in support of <i>A Head Full of Dreams</i>, their 2015 album, and the band’s …

Trees and Plants to Grow for an All-Year Fruit Garden

If you have a little space for a garden, you’re probably growing seasonal vegetables—but there’s never a bad time of year to grow fruit, either. This …

Plants

15 stunning photos of the world's most interesting cities

This year's National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year contest is now officially accepting entries, and the submissions that have already come in are pretty mind-blowing.<p>There are three categories to which photographers can submit their work: nature, cities, and people.<p>The grand-prize …

Nature Photography

Prince Wrote About Women In a Way That Most Contemporary Male Artists Still Can't

Women usually exist in men’s songs as passive objects, which is to not exist at all. With Prince, they were addressed with awe and empathy.<p>When I heard that Prince had passed away, it was the first time the death of a celebrity hit me in a real and immediate way. There was disbelief, followed by …

Off-grid UFO home is completely powered by wind, water and sun

UFOs could soon be spotted floating on the ocean as cool sustainable homes. Italian boating company Jet Capsule designed what may be the most stylish …

Off-grid

The World's Most Beautiful Historic Castles

They're literally fit for kings.<p>Built to protect and entertain royalty, ancient castles naturally possess a lasting beauty. But unlike the gated compounds of yesteryear, modern travelers can now step inside their historic gates.

10 epic long-distance walks around the world

Makalu Base Camp, Nepal<p>The trek to the base of the fifth highest mountain in the world leads from dense rain forests over steep passes, to high pastures below glacier-clad peaks. Although only 125 miles long, the trek is tough as it involves an ascent of more than 7,000 metres and remote and rugged …

Hiking

Stunning photos of the solar-powered plane that just flew across the Pacific

The Solar Impulse flew from Hawaii to Silicon Valley, powered by 17,000 solar cells.<p>Fly around the world, powered only by the sun.<p>That’s the idea behind Solar Impulse, the group that’s trying to pull off a trip around the globe in a 5,000-pound plane that uses 17,000 solar cells.<p>They’ve been at it, …

Will no one stop Poland destroying Europe’s most precious forest?

Białowieża is “the misty, brooding forest that loomed behind your eyelids when, as a child, someone read you the Grimm brothers’ fairytales”, in the words of American ecologist Alan Weisman. This unique place of towering hornbeam and fungi the size of dinner plates is Europe: 1,500 sq km of …

Biodiversity

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Trick Photography and Special Effects by Evan Sharboneau

Believe it or not, you don't have to own super expensive equipment or be some kind of camera wiz to take high quality camera shots like these…<p>… but …

Photography

7 Ways to Declutter Any Room Using Feng Shui

By this point, you've likely heard of Marie Kondo's magical tidying method or applied some of its principles to your rooms, drawers, or even your heart. But did you know that feng shui is really the OG when it comes to creating a joy-inducing space?<p>Feng shui is the ancient Chinese art of …

20 Grilled Skewer Recipes to Get You Ready for Barbecue Season

It’s *finally* that time. We’re consistently feeling the sun on our skin, the stores are full of brightly colored fashions and the neighbors are already grilling. Ready to jump on the outdoor-cooking bandwagon? There’s no better grill-ready meal than kabob recipes full of your favorite meats and …

Living Life With Renewed Energy: The Purpose Of Purpose

We operate at a fraction of our possible energy level. To a degree this is because of a lack of physical wellness, but there is something else at work as well. We live at partial energy because we fail to consistently tap into our deepest sources of emotional renewal.<p>In an insightful interview, …

Trading

10 Italian destinations frequented by the super rich

To find out where the rich travel when they go to the European nation, RoutePerfect.com has shared data for the most popular Italian destinations booked by wealthy travellers on a luxury budget, who spend an average of £13,900 ($20,000) on their overall trip.<p>The ranking is based on over 150,000 …

Why You Should Visit Sri Lanka Now

Sri Lanka's hotel boom—coupled with otherworldly beaches and national parks fit for safari—makes this Asian hot spot one of our top destinations of 2016.<p>For a quarter century, Sri Lanka was largely off-limits to tourists, riven by a brutal civil war that finally ended in 2009. Now, Asia-bound …

Zaha Hadid, 1950-2016: an appreciation

In 1978, in the inaugural issue of the short-lived art magazine <i>Viz</i> (not to be confused with the scatological comic of the same name), an image of Zaha Hadid appeared alongside fellow members of the Office of Metropolitan Architecture, the two architect-artist couples Rem Koolhaas and Madelon …

Prince Charles

How Combining Yoga & HIIT Makes You Stronger, Stat

<i>Todd McCullough is a former University of Florida football player and creator of</i> TMAC FITNESS<i>. He specializes in helping busy people get into shape</i> …

5 Classics Every Entrepreneur Should Make Time to Read | Inc.com

There are a few books out there that have stood the test of time in the business world. They helped shape the industry years ago, and they continue to remain true to this day. If you have high aspirations for yourself and haven't read these five books, you are doing yourself a disservice. They are …

Self-improvement

Inspirational Quotes From The Most Intelligent Designers

Inspiration is all around you. Your decisions in daily life are inspired by your environment, food, music, movies, podcasts, blogs, books, people and everything else surrounding you. Essentially, the more high-quality inspiration you get the better your life is and better things you create.<p>I love …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Seven Zen Stories That Could Open Your Mind

For centuries, Zen masters have used stories and koans, or paradoxical riddles, to help students realize their true nature. These stories are often …

Meditation

Why haven’t I lost weight after exercising? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Honestly? The short answer is more than likely that you are consuming more calories than you are expending.<p>Of course there is a little more to it than that. It helps to know what type of exercise you are doing, how long you are doing it for, and at what intensity. But, for the vast majority of …

Fitness