Michael Laporta

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This Map Shows the Ultimate U.S. Road Trip

The concept of a road trip is as American as apple pie, and yet, devising the “best” U.S. driving route is a bit of a head scratcher. Much depends on …

101 quotes on success from some of the world's most accomplished people

What makes something smart? It can mean many things for many people.<p>But the kind of smart I'm talking about is the smart that inspires, the smart that speaks to us and makes sense, the smart that allows us to move past ourselves and do something about the things that keep us stuck.<p>Let these smart …

5 Books Guaranteed to Unlock Your Creative Genius

Why does it seem like some people can effortlessly “follow their passions”, while others can’t? What’s the secret of successful entrepreneurs and …

Creativity

18 books billionaire Warren Buffett thinks everyone should read

Even now, he still spends about 80% of his day reading.<p>"Look, my job is essentially just corralling more and more and more facts and information, and occasionally seeing whether that leads to some action," he once said in an interview.<p>"We don't read other people's opinions," he said. "We want to …

Investing

Florida's Pristine Parks: Ocala National Forest

Get more out of your Ocala National Forest visit by exploring must-see parks, preserves, and refuges nearby.<p>The Ocala National Forest, north of Orlando, is the world's largest contiguous sand pine scrub forest at nearly 383,000 acres. That means that a sand ridge of dunes, which were once a chain …

Inside Warren Buffett's Favorite Book

Let’s take it back to 1956 and 1957 to observe the original formation of Buffett Partnership Limited (BPL) by Warren Buffett, which was a vehicle he used to accumulate much of his wealth. Initially, it allowed him to take an active role in his investments in companies such as Dempster Mill, in …

The Shakerato: Learn how to make this frothy espresso drink at home

Learn how to make this frothy, iced espresso drink<p>Meet your new favorite chilled coffee drink: the Shakerato, our twist on the Italian …

25 totally immense BBQ recipes you need in your life

<b>QUICK! Summer’s finally here… get the barbie out!</b><p>Hallelujah praise the Lord, summer has finally arrived on the British Isles.<p>As we don’t know how …

Cleanses: Can drinking your greens jump-start your health?

As a new mom, Shauna Martin couldn't understand why she was diagnosed with cancer-- a disease that didn't run in her family, that is, until her younger sister was given the same diagnosis just two weeks later.<p>“My doctor said ‘The chances of you and your sister getting breast cancer were like one in …

Cauliflower Pizza Crust

We love cauliflower, and we love pizza. Behold: cauliflower pizza crust.<p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Get the recipe.</b><p><b>Spicy Whole Roasted Cauliflower Cauliflower Steaks With Lemon Herb Sauce Crispy Prosciutto-Wrapped Cauliflower Cauliflower Curry How To Chop Cauliflower</b><p>Follow PureWow on Twitter: …

Muscle Building Foods That Are High In Protein

If you want to look fit and toned, your kitchen game has to be as strong as your game in the gym.<p>Pumping iron is important for muscle growth, but so …

Nutrition

Build Your Own Cheap Ad(str)apto 3D Printer with Common Hand Tools

He calls it the “Ad(str)apto,” and it’s a 3D printer built entirely – excepting the hot end, electronics, and drawer glides – with homemade parts and …

How to Make Circles on a Bandsaw

Introduction: How to Make Circles on a Bandsaw<p>About: Hi I'm Linn and on my Youtube Channel I have lots of great videos about building, construction …

Create a character voting app using React, Node.js, MongoDB and Socket.IO

In this tutorial we are going to build a character voting app (inspired by Facemash) for EVE Online - a massively multiplayer online game. You will …

Use Sass Within Minutes

Sass is a seriously powerful web development tool.When it was first released, to install and use Sass required the command line and a Ruby framework. …

The 13 hottest summer vacation towns in America

These places are famous for a reason, and have been for a long time.<p>From Hilton Head to Galveston Island, here are some of the top getaways around the US.

Palm Springs

The 10 best national parks in the US

The US is home to 58 national parks, all filled with breathtaking landscapes and rampant wildlife...so narrowing this list down to 10 was difficult.<p>After considering location, accessibility, and scenery, we picked the 10 parks that must make your must-visit list — whether it be for a week-long …

National Parks