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The world's best places to see autumn colours

The dog days of summer are over. But despite the chill in the air, there’s no need to be downhearted. Autumn is the most spectacular season, a last hurrah before the bitter winds of winter take hold.<p>Pull on your walking boots and head to one of these stunning destinations to witness glorious autumn …

Find the Best Rated Local Home Improvement Professionals

Handyman project<p>Verified review<p>"Our handyman showed up on time and was very professional. Put up some new racks in our baby's room and fixed a couple …

Rome attractions: what to see and do in autumn

<b>Why go?</b><p>There’s no real off season in the Eternal City. Rome is a city that combines the intimacy and human scale of a village with the cultural draws of a European metropolis.In Rome, classical ruins and early Christian places of worship stand next to – or lie beneath – Renaissance palazzos and …

How To Make A Billion From Scratch

Starting a business is never easy since most fail in the first 5 years. What about the rare entrepreneur that is able to build their company to over a billion dollars in revenue? While most founders will never achieve this, there is a lot to learn from these success stories. Robert Jordan …

3 Steps to Getting Started in the Stock Market With Index Funds

You'll often hear that index funds are the best way for new investors to get started in the stock market. The advantages of putting your money into …

CEO Survival Guide: 30 Days to a Better Life

Time is your greatest asset. Follow these five steps to better manage your time and you'll see your performance improve in less than 30 days.<p>I was recently asked by an MBA class what were the top recommendations I would make to business owners, CEOs, and new entrepreneurs looking to make the most …

Ray-Ban, Oakley, Chanel Or Prada Sunglasses? They're All Made By This Obscure $9B Company

Go to a sunglass counter at any department store and you’ll likely see a crowd willing to pay hundreds of dollars for the perfect pair of designer shades.<p>The money they’re spending is going to a single company that makes just about every designer eyewear brand you can think of. The company is …

An island of sweet surprises: Maui for honeymooners

A Hawaiian honeymoon has all the storybook ingredients to make couples swoon: sherbet-colored sunsets, songbird serenades and palm-tree hammocks shimmying in the trade winds. But the island of Maui has more than a few surprises up its aloha-shirted sleeve, with something unique to offer every type …

Cavalaire-sur-Mer, France: Secret Seaside

<i>Where is this beach? On the Côte d’Azur, south of France</i><p><i>Who's it good for? Families with older or young children</i><p><i>What is there to do? Canoeing, kayaking, snorkelling, deep-sea fishing, wreck diving</i><p><i>What makes it special? This is the Côte d’Azur without the snobbiness</i><p>Let us consider what we need for a …

Luxury villas and chateaux in France: 12 great escapes

London's best restaurants

Long gone are the days when London’s culinary scene was subjected to international scorn. The capital is now home to many of the world’s most innovative and impressive chefs and its restaurants cater to all tastes and budgets with an ever-increasing selection of innovative and interesting …

1000 Photos, 36 keepers

This is a 30 min preview of the 4+ hour post-processing landscape tutorial from New Zealand. We recently had people came from all over the world to …

The Forbes 2013 Investment Guide

We live in an era when immediacy and short-term thinking often trump the foundational wisdom that can make a real difference in one’s financial life. In this special 2013 Investment Guide we combine smart, actionable advice—like our ETF Best Buy list and our story on ways to wangle out of an …

Tough Advice That Changed My Life For The Better

Have you ever heard the phrase “we’re tough because we care”?<p>That’s the philosophy LearnVest C.E.O. Alexa von Tobel abides by when it comes to personal finance, noting that tough advice can often be great advice.<p>“One of the most valuable pieces of advice that I ever heard was from an investor who …

Tag: Design News

Current Obsessions: The Hipster Homesteader<p>by Gardenista Team<p>Trending on Remodelista: 5 Design Ideas to Steal from Modern Homesteaders<p>by Gardenista …

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27 Stunning Works Of Art You Won't Believe Aren't Photographs

These incredible works of art will have you questioning your eyes.

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Should You Buy or Rent Your Home?

Figuring out the answers to the four questions below will guide you to the right answer to the big question above.<p>Are you tempted to buy a house? …

Europe’s top 10 scenic rail journeys

Give thanks to the engineers who built railways across Europe's most difficult terrain, their hard work has translated into some of the world's most picturesque journeys – in Scandinavia along icy rivers to fjords, in Germany, Switzerland and Italy through carved valleys in the Alps, along the …

The real Great Gatsby locations

The film adaptation, which will open the Cannes Film Festival tomorrow, was directed by the flamboyant Australian director whose previous work includes Moulin Rouge, Romeo and Juliet and Strictly Ballroom.<p>Instead of using New York and Long Island, where much of F Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel …

New HDR Tutorial – Free Web Version with New Videos

Fully re-vamped HDR Tutorial!<p>I removed and rebuilt the HDR Tutorial from the ground up! Now it is tighter, more focused, and has all my latest …

Italy's perfect pairs for honeymooners

I think my partner and I had both given up on getting married by the time we met. Our siblings and friends had all done it and were well on their way to maturity with houses, pets and children, while we still stayed out late and swam in the shark pool of internet dating. But then, Eureka!, we met …

The terraced towns and rocky coast of the Amalfi Coast bring together a surprising variety of accomplishments. Architectural flights of fancy and outdoor concerts on balmy evenings make for a break well worth writing home about. Have you ever visited this southern Italian favourite? http://bit.ly/13y89MH

Day trips from Florence, Italy: readers' travel tips

Winning tip:Barga<p>If tired of museums and crowds, 24 hours in Barga, with its twisting lanes, artistic residents and incredible views, will refresh …

New Evidence Unearthed for the Origins of the Maya

The Maya culture began differently than previously thought, study says.<p><b>Civilizations rise and fall, often in dramatic fashion. Their origins, though, are subtler and tend to be overlooked or poorly understood.</b><p>In the case of the Maya, anew paper in <i>Science</i> magazine sheds surprising light on that …

How to save money on your holiday costs

The average cost of a family holiday in Europe is now more than £2,000. But we're not about to tell you if you should head to the Spanish costas or …

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London's 16 best cafes

Leila’s<p><b>Address:</b> 17 Calvert Avenue, E2 7JP <b><br>Details:</b> 020 7729 9789<p>Leila's has big sociable tables, serves Monmouth coffee and has a grocery shop attached, selling - among other things - huge tins of Campbells tea. It is always busy at weekends and they do really good food as well, not something that …

Career break travel myths

Here's what you need to do: take a break from your career and travel the world for an extended period of time. How does that sound?<p>If your response is 'Sounds fantastic, but there's absolutely no way I can do that,' you're not alone. But people do take career breaks, and quite successfully – so …