Sean Burns

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This is how long 16 parts of your home should last for

You know how it goes: When you're least expecting it, you'll need to replace something in your home. Maybe the refrigerator or the dishwasher stops working unexpectedly. Perhaps the roof starts leaking or the washing machine stops spinning. Here's a look at the life expectancy of some of your …

Home Improvement

How Brands Can Take Advantage of Instagram Stories

Once Instagram launched Stories in August 2016, the feature spread like wildfire. As of November 2017, Instagram Stories topped 300 million daily …

Marketing

You Can Start This 6-Figure Service Business Tomorrow Morning for Under $100

The people delivering bread to grocery stores make good money but never get a vacation. That's a lucrative problem you can solve.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>About a year ago, I wrote an article about a …

Small Business

12 Asian Slow-Cooker Meals to Come Home to Dinner Served

Cooking

The Law of Attraction Explained in Simple Terms

Many people have a very deluded idea of what exactly the Law of Attraction (<i>LOA</i>) is these days. Due to mass popularisation of the law, it has been made to seem like a very simple, almost magical process in which you just imagine what you want and "<i>BAM!</i>" it's there. Not so.<p>This law of the Universe …

Spirituality

Rock your Business Instagram with 7 smart tactics

<i>Focus on how to Be Social, not on how to Do Social.</i><p><i>– Jay Baer, Internet pioneer, entrepreneur, and NYT best-selling author</i><p>Instagram is Free. Let’s …

Marketing

How to Make Friends as an Adult — and Why It's Important

Anyone who’s ever made room for a big milestone of adult life–a job, a marriage, a move–has likely shoved a friendship to the side. After all, there …

Psychology

Do You Earn Over $100,000 a Year and Live Paycheck to Paycheck? You're Not Alone.

Higher earners have trouble saving money, too.<p>When we think of the countless Americans who are forced to live paycheck to paycheck, we tend to …

Personal Finance

Take it from ancient hermits: The loneliness epidemic is curable

In today’s world, loneliness seems to have reached epidemic proportions. Countless studies have highlighted the serious and negative impact that loneliness has on our health, our sense of well-being, and our ability to thrive in an increasingly chaotic world. Most recently, the urgency of the …

Loneliness

'4-Hour Workweek' author Tim Ferriss follows a strict morning routine to maximize productivity — and after a week on his schedule, I can see why it works

Tim Ferriss' morning routine is long. If you're the kind of person who needs to ease into the day (my hand is raised), his schedule is probably for you.<p>Ferriss is the bestselling author of "The 4-Hour Workweek," a podcast host, an entrepreneur, and an investor.<p>I followed Ferriss' routine for a …

Tim Ferriss

New App Lets You Bid on Unsold Airline Seats at the Last Minute

Snag a last-minute deal to your dream destination.<p>A new startup is here to reward spontaneous travelers who like to plan trips on a whim, as well as …

Apps

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 7 Things the Most Successful Parents Do, According to Science

From Jeff Bezos to Sara Blakely and Tony Robbins, here's how the world's most successful people raise their kids.<p>The rich aren't like you and me, F. Scott Fitzgerald wrote almost a century ago. One of the ways that's most obvious today is how they choose to raise their kids.<p>Let's assume that the …

Self-improvement

The Flavor Enhancer You Don’t Need to Tell Anyone About

When food obsessives announce that they have discovered a delicious new thing to eat, generally the first or second thing they’ll tell you is the secret ingredient or special technique that makes it possible. These bleats of discovery can be exciting, at least for those of us who thrill to the …

Chowder

This Tiny Victorian Cottage Is for Sale—In the Hottest Real Estate Market in the Country

If you’re in the market for a rental property, a vacation escape, or a forever home, a recent report from PwC consulting firm suggests heading to …

Real Estate

4 Types of Parenting Styles and Their Effects on Kids

Your parenting style can affect everything from how much your child weighs to how she feels about herself. It's important to ensure your parenting …

Parenting

Here’s the Trump Tax Loophole Your Accountant Can Blow Wide Open

If exploiting a tax loophole is as much an art as a science, then the tax planning profession is poised for a creative renaissance.<p>The inspiration is …

Finance

To Our Readers

<b>How we will continue to inform and inspire you in 2018</b><p>The world in 2018 will be full of dramatic change, improbable victories, and game-changing breakthroughs. Elections will be won and lost. Olympians will be hailed. Cryptocurrencies will rise and fall. And technology will continue to inexorably …

Flipboard

Bill Gates Just Declared This Optimistic Read His New Favorite Book of All Time

Think the world is getting worse? Bill Gates really, really wants you to read this book.<p>Bill Gates may be known for his extreme focus, but when it comes to books at least, the man's attention spins like a weather vane.<p>One month he's giving 50 of his friends a new novel adores, the next he's …

Self-improvement

Why Canada is the next frontier for shale oil

CALGARY, Alberta (Reuters) - The revolution in U.S. shale oil has battered Canada's energy industry in recent years, ending two decades of rapid expansion and job creation in the nation's vast oil sands.<p>Now Canada is looking to its own shale fields to repair the economic damage.<p>Canadian producers …

Oil

Metal Rose • Red • Iron Anniversary • 6th Anniversary • Hand Forged • Wrought Iron • Blacksmith • Personalized Gift • Valentines Day

Jewelry

Starbucks Chairman Says Cryptocurrency Will Be Big — Just Not Bitcoin

Schultz said that Starbucks is positioned to take advantage of cryptocurrency<p>Starbucks Corp. Chairman Howard Schultz said he believes digital …

Cryptocurrency

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple, Stellar, Litecoin, NEM, Cardano: Price Analysis, Jan. 27

<i>The views and opinions expressed here are solely those of authors/contributors and do not necessarily reflect the views of Cointelegraph.com. Every</i> …

Cryptocurrency

Meera Sodha’s swede laksa noodle soup recpe

Buttery, earthy swedes and sweet caramelised shallots add smoky magic to this aromatic south-east-Asian noodle soup<p>A wise man (OK, Jay Rayner) once said of laksa’s medicinal properties that “it should be available on the NHS by prescription”, and I agree. With its searing chilli, ginger and garlic …

Recipes

If a man has these 9 qualities never let him go, scientists say

There are certain traits that the majority of heterosexual women look for in a man: kindness, GSOH, an understanding that the fight for gender …

Emotional Intelligence

The 7 Books That Taught Me How To Love Being Alone

We are taught that there is shame in being alone. For women, in particular, there lurks the implication that no one is ever willingly by themselves. …

Books

Mom Warns Parents After a Flesh-Eating Bacterial Infection Killed Her 8-Year-Old

After crashing his bike on Jan. 13, the handlebars cutting through his jeans and into his thigh, 8-year-old Liam Flanagan was taken to the emergency room by his family, where he received seven stitches. His mom, Sara Hebard, took him home after doctors told her he wouldn't need antibiotics and …

Medicine

19 Essential Classics to Read Before You Die - Signature

If one-stop shopping for the classics appeals to you, look no further than this box set. It features eighty books celebrating a wide range of classic literature from drama to poetry, and fiction to history, and includes works from Walt Whitman, Edgar Allan Poe, Joseph Conrad and many …

Literature

How to Use Live Video to Generate Leads and Sell

Wondering how live video can help you make money? Looking for ways to increase the return on your investment in live video? In this article, you’ll …

Marketing

The CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies endorses just 4 cryptocurrencies and 'wouldn't touch' ICOs: 'It’s just too risky'

LONDON — The founder and CEO of one of China's biggest bitcoin companies says he would not invest in so-called "altcoins," which are new cryptocurrencies created by companies through "initial coin offerings" (ICOs).<p>BTCC CEO and founder Bobby Lee told Business Insider: "Unfortunately I'm very …

Cryptocurrency

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance