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21 Inspiring Fitness Girls To Follow On Instagram

All the motivation you need to get in shape—and stay there—in 2018.<p>From ballerinas to yogis and celebrity trainers, these stylish and in-shape girls show off the best workout motivation on Instagram. Follow along and be inspired to get fit—the healthy way.

7 Jaw-Dropping Hawaii Spots Where Time Stands Still

Ever wonder what's behind that famous "aloha spirit?" Why are people in Hawaii so darn healthy and happy all the time?<p>The local culture is a big part of it, of course, as is the natural beauty of the islands. But science has something to say about it, too. According to three different 2012 …

The 10 Best Budget Hotels Around The World, According To TripAdvisor

Let's face it: We all have places on our budget bucket list, lists of vacations we need to take for only $100 per night and dream trips you can actually afford.<p>But when your responsible, budgeting self can't stand the thought of another night in a hostel, it's time to upgrade to a budget hotel. …

5 Affordable Amsterdam Hotels

(Photo Credit: The Radisson Blu Hotel Amsterdam)<p>The vibrant Dutch city is one of the most kid-friendly capitals in Europe. Amsterdam, best known for its shady Red Light district, party atmosphere and cultural gems, is also a haven for families with a surprising amount to do with kids. There are …

10 Parts Of Cuba We Cannot WAIT To See

Cuba is a place unlike any other -- there aren't many places where you'll find old plantations, lush valleys, rich history and literary relics, all with the backdrop of a stunning Caribbean island. Soon American travelers will be able to hop a flight to the incredible country, and for cheap!<p>JetBlue …

These 10 Hiking Trails Will Blow Your Mind

The Top 10 Ski Resorts in North America

<b>If you're optimizing your 2015 ski or snowboarding vacation for powder days, these are the top 10 North American ski resorts to maximize those chances.</b><p>The list of top 10 ski resorts has been compiled many times before, but I've always found the criteria too general. When you consider too many …

Top 25 Business Podcasts for Entrepreneurs

8 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In 2014, podcasts have resurfaced as a fantastic learning and marketing tool. Podcasts allow experts to bring a variety of ideas and perspectives to the table - plus their format makes them easy to produce and listen to. …

Entrepreneurship

Buffalo, Western New York Buried by Another Wave of Snow

A second band of lake-effect snow pounded cities and towns near Buffalo, New York, early Thursday, piling more misery on communities already paralyzed by a 5-foot blanket of snow. Authorities confirmed an eighth death blamed on the storm.<p>“A few areas are getting close to a foot right now, but the …

12 Poisonous Thoughts That Are Sabotaging Your Life

One of my many mottos is "Change Your Thinking, Change Your Life!" I'm a big believer that our thoughts and emotions shape our experiences. The problem is that most people aren't even aware of their negative thoughts. It's almost like they have just become a habit, so it seems normal to them. Here …

Happiness

Obama's New Visa Law Seen Helping Chinese Buy U.S. Real Estate

A new visa rule for Chinese students and tourists will make it easier for China home buyers to continue their trend of buying American real estate, Shanghai based real estate company Juwai said on Friday.<p>“The new five-year student visas could have a bigger impact than the new 10-year tourist and …

9 Things You Need to Know About IUDs

Tons of facts about this highly effective birth control option.<p>Intrauterine devices (IUDs) just got a big seal of approval, this time from the American Academy of Pediatrics, which recently endorsed them as an excellent method to prevent teenage pregnancy. Add to that the fact that it's also the …