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7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

5 cool prefab backyard sheds you can buy right now

Party in the back<p>We’ve already explored how prefab homes can offer a affordable, eco-friendly, stormproof, and down-right sexier alternative to traditional stick-built housing and we’re constantly updating our guide to the 5 best prefabs you can buy right now. But one of the most practical ways to …

Yes, it matters what kind of onion you use in your dishes — here's how to cook them to perfection

<i><br>"It's hard to imagine civilization without onions."</i><p><i>- Julia Child.</i><p><i>"I have always felt bad for the rare person that comes into the restaurant and says that they are allergic to onions. It seems like a sad existence to me to not be able to enjoy the beautiful flavors of an onion,"</i><p><i>- Melissa O'Donnell,</i> …

Cooking

Here's a budget breakdown of a couple that makes $500,000 a year and still feels average

Americans are falling short when it comes to saving. Even some families earning six-figures have little to no savings.<p>As the example of one New York …

Personal Finance

Light Phone 2 is an e-ink phone for people who hate smartphones

• The Light Phone 2 is an e-ink 4G phone with a few basic apps. When you are feeling too burdened by your smartphone, it can be a temporary replacement.<br>• Striking in its minimalist design, the Light Phone 2 makes calls, sends messages, sets alarms, and that’s it.<br>• The phone is currently crowdfunding at …

How Men Can Have an Ejaculation-Free Orgasm

Men have long bemoaned the idea that women can have multiple orgasms, but men can’t. Men, after all, have to deal with the frustrating refractory …

Muscle

How to Go From an 8-hour to a 5-hour Workday by Changing One Simple Thing

Stop wasting time trying to do everything at once.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Several years ago, I did a work styles test and it revealed that one of my strongest skills was being a Time Optimizer. I wore this title like a badge, and for the following year, it …

Time Management

Here are 13 signs your friendship with someone is toxic

Letting the wrong kind of people into your life can be incredibly draining. You're not likely to find enough time for yourself if another person is constantly on at you about things and won't give you room to breathe.<p>Toxic relationships aren't just the romantic kind. Sometimes, friendships with …

Self-help

Want to Learn Almost Anything in 5 Minutes and Remember It Forever? Here's How

Y Combinator's Michael Nielsen uses a grade school tool to powerfully enhance his learning and retention skills.<p>If you're struggling to master a complex topic, a new language, or anything else that seems to strain your brain, Michael Nielsen has a suggestion for you: Try flashcards. Nielsen is a …

Language Learning

15 Life-Changing Books, According to Real Simple Editors

A great read can be transformative—and may even change the way you think about your life. These books, chosen by <i>RS</i> staffers, are so powerful, you’ll …

Books

The Milano from Guardians of the Galaxy rebuilt in LEGO

The <i>Guardians of the Galaxy</i> (film or comics) have brought many unique and interesting spaceship designs to light, most notably the protagonists’ …

Lego

17 Hidden Shows On Netflix With Near-Perfect Rotten Tomatoes Scores

Is there such a thing as <i>too much</i> of a good thing? Peak TV is certainly putting that theory to test, overwhelming viewers with myriad content and …

Destinations Where Your Dollar Will Go Really, Really Far in 2018

With bustling cities, abundant wildlife, and a vibrant art scene, South Africa has something to offer all kinds of different travelers. $1 USD is …

South-east Asia

The 30 Best Movies On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: April 13th</b><p>The Netflix name has meant many things during the company’s relatively short existence: a source for DVDs by mail, a pioneer of online streaming, a network responsible for some of the best shows not on TV, as the first half of the phrase that ends “and chill.” It’s never …

Televisions

Sailing Yacht Ngoni: An innovative weapon on water

<b>The owner's brief; "Build me a beast. Don't build me a sheep in wolf's clothing. This has to be an edgy and innovative weapon; fast and furious." The</b> …

Boating

19 Netflix Original Movies You Didn't Know Existed That Are Gonna Be Your New Obsessions

Did you know that there's more to Netflix original content than <i>Stranger Things</i> (staff writer: Jessie Nickson-Lopez) and <i>The Crown</i> (casting: Nina …

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Entertainment

The Japanese de-cluttering method that will still keep your home cozy

These days, the internet seems to be overflowing with organization and decluttering advice. But if you’re not into near-sterile minimalism, much of …

Design

28 Phrases the Most Likable Employees Use at Work | Inc.com

You think words matter? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 50 percent of employees believe turnover would go down if managers simply recognized their efforts more frequently.<p>That brings up some obvious questions. Do you compliment your workers for doing good work? If so, how often? And if you're …

Employment

With Bach to the Baltic: a hike through German history

In 1705, JS Bach walked 250 miles from Arnstadt to Lübeck in search of inspiration. Follow in his footsteps now and there are mountains, beech woods and curious relics of the cold war to discover<p>There is no better way to come close to a country than walking across it, for at some point in your …

German History

Am Cup - Lone Wolf close to sell out

<b>"Lone Wolf - How Emirates Team New Zealand Stunned the World" has sold out of copies available directly from the publisher.</b><p>Copies are still available …

'You can't see the Empire State Building from the top': readers on overrated tourist sights

With a new zoo in China leaving visitors underwhelmed, we asked you about the tourist attractions you found a letdown<p>The Empire State building: Matt Walton, 33, Hull<p>After joining a queue that stretched around the block from the front door, we thought we might be waiting to get in for 20 minutes or …

South Dakota

Is there an easy way to delete masses of emails in Gmail?

Alan’s Gmail inbox needs tidying up, and it’s easy to sort emails and save space using built-in search commands. But not before he makes a back up<p>Is there an easy way of doing mass deletes in Gmail? I’ve rather let the inbox grow, and I would like to trim it. Manual deletion would take forever. …

Threading

Faking your own death: How the Philippines became the global leader for a macabre trade

Ever considered faking your own death and starting out from scratch in some foreign land? No, us neither - but it does happen. And there’s a booming trade for it in the Philippines, of all places.<p>For the bargain price of around £350, travellers can purchase “death kits” made up of documents that …

This Fairytale-Like Tiny House is Completely Off the Grid

(Image credit: Innermost House)<p>The little house that Diana and Michael Lorence built for themselves in the woods of Northern California is like …

Living Rooms

To Raise Kids That Are Exceptionally Self-Reliant and Resilient Jeff Bezos and His Wife MacKenzie Say Do This | Inc.com

While most of us have heard the story of how Jeff Bezos left his cushy Wall Street job behind in 1994 to start Amazon.com in his garage, most of us don't know much about his relationship with his wife MacKenzie and the lessons they are together teaching their four children.<p>Jeff and MacKenzie -- …

Self-improvement

Inside the Private Reserve, the world's largest overwater villa

The Private Reserve in Maldives is the world's biggest overwater villa.Gili Lankanfushi<p>The world’s most ultimate overwater villa is based in the Maldives — and it will cost you at least $14,000 (£10,568) per night.<p>Gili Lankanfushi, the world-renowned resort with a "no news, no shoes" approach to …

Luxury Lifestyle

10 Brilliant Storage Ideas to Steal from These Tiny Airbnbs

If you want to (affordably) escape to an amazing city, renting a tiny Airbnb might be your best bet to get the perfect location. And one of my …

Storage Ideas

34 Business Books You Won’t Be Able to Put Down

<i>This article originally ran in Term Sheet, Fortune’s newsletter about deals and dealmakers.</i> <i>Sign up here.</i><p>Alright, here it is: the book list to end all …

Self-improvement