Nick Tsakiris

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13 Places Where You Can See the Bluest Water in the World

Don’t forget your camera!<p>Sometimes all it takes to re-center and refresh your mind and body is a good day (or week—who are we to limit you) staring …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

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How to throw away a fortune

Ready to waste money? Here are some surefire strategies.<p><b>Delay saving</b><p>Suppose you work for 40 years, save $250 a month, your investments earn a 5% …

Thirteen things to consider before buying a franchise in Canada

Fall seems to be the season where I'm the busiest, either drafting franchise agreements and franchise disclosure documents (FDDs) for franchisor clients or reviewing these documents on behalf of prospective franchisees. Indeed, many franchisors go into full swing in the autumn, marketing their …

Best of June 2014

World's 15 Best Waterfront Cities

In most large cities around the world, waterways are the norm, not the exception--but some places capitalize on their location more than others. These 15 cities all have unique personalities centered around their waterfronts, where visitors can stroll along bustling harbors, sample the catch of the …

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10 Brilliant Grilling Secrets

Master the art of grilling with these tips.<p>If you can reliably grill a steak to medium-rare or a sausage until it’s just ready to burst, then you’re …

The 10 Best American Cities For Foodies

Travelers love to eat. That's why, every year in our Readers' Choice Survey, we ask our readers to rate the U.S. cities that have the best restaurants. This year, we were surprised by some of the winners in our Top 20. We think you will be too. Agree with their picks? Disagree? Want to see your …

In Swiss utopia, the devil dwelled

Canton Uri, the birthplace of modern Switzerland, has the fog seas, glacial lakes and snow-capped mountains of Alpine fantasies – but hardly anyone knows about it.<p>Uri is one of Switzerland’s most scenic cantons – yet it remains one of the country’s least visited. A jagged wall of 2,000m-tall Urner …

Hiking

10-Month-Old Startup Buys 93-Year-Old Business for $100 Million

Before Jeffrey Raider and Andy Katz-Mayfield even launched Harry's, an online service for men's grooming products, they had their eyes set on a first …

The Cheat Sheet for Beef

In Personal Development-speak, we are always talking about goals, outcomes, success, desires and dreams. In other words, all the stuff we want to do, …

Weight Loss

Baked Egg in an Avocado Topped with Homemade Pico de Gallo

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One Skill That Will Boost Your Value By Fifty Percent in 2014

If you’d like to substantially boost your value as a business professional in 2014, billionaire Warren Buffett has some advice: master the art of public speaking. Buffett once told a class of business students that he would pay anyone in the room $100,000 for 10 percent of their future earnings. If …

A look at London’s most extravagant club: part pretty classicism, part YSL on acid

A short, stubby man encircles a flower stem of a girl in towering heels, waterfall hair and a dress so short it barely registers. When his car, a black Lamborghini, arrives, she slides in with a toss of her locks. He takes the wheel and roars away, too fast, too loud for a small London lane.<p>That …

Six Amazing Bedroom Technology Innovations That Are Coming Soon

There are some amazing new innovations in sleep technology coming your way. Some new sleep technology innovations are partially available now. They …

NASA Finds A Pink Planet That Challenges Current Theories

About 57 light years from Earth, astronomers have discovered a large new planet, colored a deep magenta. It’s the second planet whose color has been directly observed by astronomers, the first being HD 189733b. That alone would make this find noteworthy. But equally noteworthy is the fact that the …

The apps that Apple does not want you to use

They are the applications that Apple has tried to stop the world from using.<p>With more than 700,000 apps available for download, perhaps Apple can afford to be picky, but some of those to be banned show Apple’s squeamishness for nudity, bodily functions and upsetting important people.<p><b>Send me to</b> …

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Goodyear bids goodbye to blimps, says hello to zeppelins

AKRON, Ohio -- To Goodyear, a blimp is a blimp, even if it's not a blimp.<p>For decades, the tire giant has been flying its signature airships around the United States, mostly over sporting events, and has become one of the most recognizable icons in the world.<p>But Goodyear's current fleet of three …

Coronavirus: New virus 'not yet global threat'

<b>The deadly coronavirus that emerged last year does not currently appear to be infectious enough to pose a global threat, researchers say.</b><p>Their analysis of 55 cases of Middle East respiratory-syndrome coronavirus, published in the Lancet, indicated the virus struggled to spread in people.<p>But the …

25 Galaxy S4 Tips & Tricks

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is host to a number of hidden features that unlock the full potential of the device. These Galaxy S5 tips and tricks can help …

How To See What Others Don't (In Order To Increase Your Chances of Success)

Seeing What Others Don’t is not only the title of new book by Gary Klein, it is also a mantra that can make you successful.<p>Let’s deal with the book first and then my assertion.<p>Although I have never met him, I have been a fan of Klein for years. He is a very smart guy who is a senior scientist at …

Who hates flying?

Probably no one, really. The better question is "who hates airports?" For the most part, it's often the airports that make flying such a chore. Some of them are better than others. According to the Airports Council International, these are the airports that travelers prefer. For customer service in …

How to Have Better Conversations

Procter & Gamble's former CEO offers simple but useful tips for better discussions at work and elsewhere.<p>A great deal of our lives is spent talking to people. The proportion may go up for salespeople and down for introverts, but everyone could stand to have more productive conversations.<p>Maybe you …

First 'unmanned' flight over British airspace

The first unmanned flight over British airspace has been successfully completed.<p>Aerospace company BAE Systems flew a Jetstream 31 – dubbed the "flying test bed" – from Warton in Lancashire to Inverness in Scotland.<p>Strictly speaking, the flight was not an unmanned one, in that two pilots were in the …

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