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Improve Your Posture and Build Balance with a Daily Warm-Up

Proper posture is critical for preventing pain and looking and feeling healthy. Find your body’s imbalances and work to improve them with four simple …

11 easy ways to boost your willpower and concentration

Fortunately, there are dozens of ways to filter out distractions and improve your ability to concentrate for extended periods of time. To find out what some of these strategies are, we sifted through the Quora thread, "How do I improve my concentration and willpower?" and highlighted the most …

Red-hot security startup Tanium just doubled its value to $3.5 billion in 5 months

But the cofounder of one of those startups thinks that bubble's about to pop.<p>"A few months ago," says Tanium's CTO Orion Hindawi, "investors were fixating on growth at the expense of anything else. They didn't care if companies were profitable or not profitable, cash flow positive, or sustainable …

10 Easy Pieces: Lawn Games

Let’s be real: What do you really need for outdoor summer fun? Not much—a lawn and some sun. But in case you’re in the mood to get active after your …

21 Easy Things To Do On Sunday That Will Make Mondays Suck Less

Because Mondays really don't have to be so awful.

12 Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Shipping containers meet a variety of requirements: Modern. Check. Low-cost. Check. Environmentally-friendly. Check. See twelve homes that make them …

31 Awesome Mini Ponds To Complete Your Outdoor Décor

Water is the source of life, it’s so refreshing and so natural in every space! Backyard ponds, fountains and other water bodies that can enliven your …

75 Relaxing Garden And Backyard Waterfalls

Rough rocks, a pond and lots of greenery make this little terrace a perfect place to admire the beauty of Nature.<p>Water is a power that helps to …

49 Amazing Outdoor Water Walls For Your Backyard

Pebbles are often chosen to fill the base of water walls.<p>A water wall is another water body that is perfect for your garden and has a relaxing sound …

10 Beautiful Gardens with Tropical Plants

Do you live in a part of the world where very hot summers are the norm, and winter temps can fall below freezing, especially at night? In other …

Landscaping

12 Things You Should Do Before Tossing Your Laundry in the Washing Machine

Sick of shrunken, faded, ripped clothing? There's one easy solution: Stop blindly tossing your laundry into the washing machine! Here are 12 simple pre-washing machine must-dos from "Martha Stewart's Homekeeping Handbook" that will help your clothes last longer.<p>Make sure your garment is not …

Cleaning

Mia Lehrer’s 8 Things To Consider Before Ditching Your Lawn

<b>Since California’s drought entered crisis stage, Angelenos have been rushing to rip out lawns, incentivized by guilt, rebates and growing water bills.</b><p>…

These 25 Successful Startups Were Built With Outsourced Development

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Starting a venture and developing your product or service requires working quickly and efficiently. You need to ensure your startup offers value in terms of innovation, quality and convenience, even though you have limited resources and …

Startups

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10 Best Spring Hikes in the U.S.

With the arrival of spring, the ground is thawing, flowers are blossoming, and nature is jumping back to life. Take advantage of the natural beauty by heading into the wilderness for a trek on one of the country's 10 best spring hiking trails. With routes that weave through multiple waterfalls, …

Hiking

How to Become a Spiritual Badass - The 20 Laws of Spiritual Power

So you want to become a spiritual badass?<p>By following these laws you will learn to be a spiritual badass, to be both perceived as spiritually …

Here's how Steve Jobs trained his own brain

What's less known, though, is that Steve Jobs was a pioneer in what was once a rather esoteric "mind technology" — the use of Zen mindfulness meditation to reduce his stress, gain more clarity, and enhance his creativity.<p>As the Financial Times recently pointed out, Jobs was quite specific about how …

Meditation

Here Are The 52 Most Successful Airbnbs In The U.S.

Imagine a sprawling villa in the heart of California wine country, a Hawaii home overlooking a 19-foot waterfall and swimming grotto, or a rustic Alaska cabin with nighttime views of the northern lights. These aren't fantasies; they're actual rental properties on Airbnb and they're among the site's …

Northern Lights

Technology startups collect billions of dollars and sit on the sidelines

Niklas Östberg's startup has raised so many rounds of funding that he has almost lost track.<p>"I think officially we're probably on Series, oh, did we …

The Complete Guide to Productivity

<i>This post originally appeared on The Growth List</i><p>Let’s face it.<p>We all want more time in our lives.<p>It could be an evening to spend more time with our family and friends, a 30-hour day to grow our business, or simply time to close our eyes and relax.<p>If you would like to make more effective use of your …

39 Commonly Misused Words and How to Use Them Correctly

Where the mechanics of writing are concerned, I’m far from perfect. One example: I always struggle with <i>who</i> and <i>whom.</i> (Sometimes I’ll even rewrite a …

Warren Buffett is endorsing one of the hottest startups on the planet

And he's also giving major love to one of the hottest startups in the world: Airbnb.<p>For an investor who has traditionally shunned new technology plays, it is a surprise to hear Buffett talking this way.<p>Buffett — ever the penny-pinching CEO — extolled Airbnb for attendees of his annual conference, …

Startups

7 Steps to Becoming a Happy Person Others Wants to Be Around

Several months ago, my wife, Gail, and I attended an industry mixer at a conference we were attending. Almost immediately, I was cornered by an …

Happiness

Take The Sting Out Of Bee Stings, With The Magic Of Sugar

Here’s a simple way to relieve the pain of a bee or wasp sting. Take a sugar cube, add a drop of water, and place it on the offending area. Through osmosis, the cube will draw out the toxin and the swelling will start to go down. Simple.<p>Here’s an even better way: Use one of Martin Wenckens’s …

Watch How The U.S. Stole Land From Native Americans

This land was not our land.<p>A new interactive map from the science and humanities magazine Aeon tells a vital story that Americans tend to conveniently forget: this land was not our land. Hit “play,” and you’ll see every cession of land from native peoples between 1784 and today. From the birth of …

Led, la luz que puede salvar al mundo

<b>La luz eléctrica es un beneficio que casi todos damos por sentado. De hecho, la ONU la considera como un derecho humano básico.</b><p>Es difícil imaginarse el mundo moderno sin ella, pues gran parte de nuestras vidas y de las ciudades que funcionan durante las 24 horas del día dependen del suministro de …

33 Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read

And it doesn't come with a manual.<p>Luckily, there's a multitude of excellent books from founders, VCs, and CEOs who have been through it all.<p>Here's a collection of some of the best books on management, leadership, and entrepreneurship for anyone from seasoned entrepreneurs to those just starting out.<p>…

Self-improvement

The $9 Billion Witness: Meet JPMorgan Chase’s Worst Nightmare

She tried to stay quiet, she really did. But after eight years of keeping a heavy secret, the day came when Alayne Fleischmann couldn’t take it …

7 Steps to Becoming an Expert in Your Field

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Whether you're a one-person consulting business or a 250-person manufacturing operation, you've spent years developing the knowledge that made your company a success. Why not maximize the return on your knowledge by leveraging it gain …

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