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9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

The Daily Routines Of 26 Of History’s Most Creative Minds

10 p.m. to 7 a.m.: Sleep. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.: Be a genius.<p>Even Beethoven and Balzac had just 24 hours in a day. How did history’s most prolific minds schedule their greatness? Based on research from Mason Currey’s <i>Daily Rituals: How Artists Work</i> (which we covered previously here), a new interactive …

Vanishing point: five ways to become invisible

From HG Wells to JK Rowling, invisibility has long been the stuff of fiction. Not any more. Here Philip Ball explains five methods that scientists are researching to make things 'disappear'<p>Here's how you could become invisible in the middle ages: grind up an owl's eye with a ball of beetle dung and …

How To Build A New Habit

According to researchers at Duke University, habits account for about 40 percent of our behaviors on any given day.<p>Understanding how to build new habits (and how your current ones work) is essential for making progress in your health, your happiness, and your life in general.<p>But there can be a lot …

Will Power

A Net-Zero Energy House in Santa Monica, California

Architect Buzz Yudell, of Moore Ruble Yudell, and his wife made the decision to move from a rural area into the city so they could be close to work …

Interview with Architect Steven Ehrlich About 700 Palms

Architects often design their own homes and I wonder what it’s like to be your own client. Having spent countless hours designing for other people, …

How to Maneuver Paris’s Top Tourist Attractions

A perennial favorite of tourists, Paris fires up the imagination, delights the senses—and draws the crowds. According to the 2013 Mastercard Global …

France

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say

Want to ruin a presentation in seconds? Just drop in one of these sentences.<p>While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van …

Flying Solo: Everything You Need to Know About Traveling Alone

There’s nothing quite like the freedom of exploring a new place on your own terms. Learn how to make the most of your next solo travel adventure with …

Visit These 21 Amazing Places Without Leaving North America

As far as amazing places go, there's truly no place like home. After all, why fret about exorbitant airfare to far-flung locales when you can experience some of the world's most stunning sights right here in North America? We've gone through the tips and photos of the minube travel community to …

National Parks

9 Party Beaches You'll Want To Celebrate Life At This Summer

It's nearly summer, which means -- for a certain set of people -- it's nearly time to get half-naked, crispy tan and drink on a beach somewhere around the world.<p>If that's your thing (and who are we to say that it isn't?) here are nine places you'll want to make haste to and get your party on</b> …

The Ultimate List Of Cheap Vacation Resources

There are hundreds, maybe even thousands of travel websites and apps all claiming to be the best, but which ones are really worth your time and how do you really find the best deal?<p>Once and for all, here is a list broken down into how they can be best used to go on your dream vacation at a fraction …

19 Reasons Life Would Be Better If You Were In Amsterdam

Where can you go for an escape that has world-renowned art museums, vibrant nightlife, important historical monuments and unique architecture?<p>The answer: Amsterdam -- the city that's basically wonderland for adults.<p>Amsterdam is especially beautiful in spring, when it warms up enough to hop on a …

10 Places We're Meh About And Where To Go Instead

There's nothing wrong with the places we're feeling "meh" about... we're just not feeling jazzed about them anymore. They're popular, they've been done, and now we're ready to journey somewhere new and fresh and exciting.<p>These 10 spots are great, but we're currently over them. Here's where to go …

Beautiful Houses: Fall House

Today we will show you the breathtaking Fall House in Big Sur, California, a project by Fougeron Architecture. This is a wow house. And the great …

The Most Breathtaking Views Of Beautiful Earth From Above

This feature was updated to remove dead links.<p>Take in the beauty of the planet we call home with these majestic views shot from above. As we …

7 Steps to Mindfully Manifest Your Goals

As a mind-body therapist and an international trainer I've helped thousands of patients and workshop participants learn how to mindfully access their core creativity and manifest their goals. Mindfulness is a powerful tool that can help one go beyond their fears and resistances to tap into their …

Doodling

A Simple Way to Improve Architectural Photography

Architectural photography is an art form in itself. It takes a photographer with a keen eye to capture the beauty and showcase the architect’s design …

Going Paperless: Answers to Your Questions on Paperless Lifestyle

First, let me say thank you to everyone who asked questions. There were 28 questions and I’ve tried to answer them all below, and it has made for an …

PHOTOS: 10 Best Budget Destinations for 2014

With amazing food, glorious public spaces, and unparalleled museums, theme parks, and beaches, the only thing “budget” about these world-class …

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