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3 Travel Hacks Millennials Use and You Should Too | Inc.com

Travel planning can be nothing short of a hassle.<p>Luckily, the market is full of new tools to improve your experience. The problem is finding the products that really work.<p>As early adopters of technology, Millennials can help you sort through the hordes of new tools out there to make your travel …

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California Pediatrician Demonstrates His Trusted Method for Gently Calming a Crying Baby

Doctor Robert Hamilton of Pacific Ocean Pediatrics in Santa Monica, California demonstrates his tried and true method for gently quieting a crying …

Financial planner: I spend more time talking young people out of buying houses than anything else

Among them: Don't buy a home.<p>"I spend more time talking young people out of buying houses than pretty much anything else with clients," the cofounder of XY Planning Network wrote. "Now, I know it's the American Dream and I know that we've been told that buying a home is cheaper in the long run than …

Personal Finance

Clean Your Bathroom Once and Never Clean It Again

Let’s be honest: When was the last time you cleaned your bathroom? I mean <i>really</i> cleaned it. If you’re like me, you put it off and put it off because …

How to Speak in a Proper British Accent

David Ley, a drama professor at the University of Alberta in Canada, demonstrates how to speak in a proper British accent in this three-minute video.

The Barisieur, A Clever Combination Alarm Clock and Coffee Brewer

The Barisieur is a clever design concept by UK-based designer Josh Renouf for a combination alarm clock and coffee brewer. Instead of a jarring …

I Was Prince’s Private Chef

Once he wanted a chocolate fountain but when I asked where to put it, he looked at me, waited a beat, and said, “I do the music.”<p><i>As told to Gabrielle</i> …

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I've been investing in real estate for 25 years, and I think buying a house is for suckers

People think the only way to save money is to buy a house. Suzy Orman thinks you have no way to earn any real money for yourself, so she advises you to buy a house as the only way to get your money. You will get your home paid off when you are old. Who wants to wait until they are old to have money?<p>…

The World’s Best Car Cleaner Demonstrates His Elaborate 61-Step Process on Exotic Cars

Professional car cleaner Paul Dalton demonstrates his elaborate 61-step process for masterfully cleaning exotic cars in a video for Fifth Gear. The …

How to Quit Your Job and Travel for Two Years

<i>By Terence Loose, Contributor</i><p>Years ago, on a Sunday afternoon, I sat across from my wife Gayl in a taco stand and told her that I thought we should sell our house, quit our jobs and sail to Tahiti. "Terry, we don't know how to sail," she said.<p>She had a point, but I was much more worried about the …

Research Links Heavy Facebook And Social Media Usage To Depression

Researchers at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine recently conducted a study about the effects of social media habits on the moods of users. The research determined that the more time young adults use social media, the more likely they are to be depressed. The findings from this study …

Social Media

The 100 Best Infographics of the Last Decade

A well-designed infographic is a beautiful thing. Whether it’s visualizing a large amount of data or simply presenting information in a visual …

Incredible Footage of Prince Playing ‘Let’s Go Crazy’ at the SNL 40th Anniversary After Party

<i>Prince, if you’re here, I dare you to come up on stage</i><p>Actor, screenwriter and former Saturday Night Live (SNL) cast member Tim Kazurinsky uploaded …

Podcast: J.J. Abrams and the 'Star Wars' visual effects team

<i>It’s still</i> Star Wars: The Force Awakens <i>Blu-ray week. (Last Thursday’s</i> Rogue One <i>trailer threw a monkey wrench into the hyperdrive compressor, so we</i> …

Star Wars

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

5 Choices You'll Regret Forever

Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.<p>A recent study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by more than 70 decisions a day. The sheer number of decisions we have to make …

Self-improvement

9 UX Secrets I Stole From People Smarter Than Me

The best ideas are the ones someone else has. Here, UX advice from experts at Ideo, Polar, CapitalOne, and more.<p>Like most people, I like to think I have good taste. But if I do, it’s only because I’ve been ruthless about one thing: stealing secrets and strategies from people a lot smarter than …

How To Change Your Eating Habits To Have A More Productive 2016

Eating right in the New Year isn’t about deprivation, it’s understanding what your metabolism needs to reset and maximize your energy.<p>Sledding down the hill of holiday gluttony straight into a field of ambitious resolutions can be a jarring adjustment at best. We spend the holidays gorging on fatty …

How the Use of Ensemble Staging Techniques in Movies Subtly Shows the Audience Where to Look

In the latest episode of his fantastic series Every Frame a Painting, filmmaker Tony Zhou explains the concept of ensemble staging in movies and how …

How to make your iPhone run better in 10 seconds

We love our iPhones, but sometimes they act up. Apps slow down or crash, things don’t run as smoothly as we’d like, or things just get weird — and we don’t know why. Usually, the solution is to power off and restart the device, but if you inexplicably only have 10 seconds to sort out your iPhone’s …

Seven Essential Knots for Sailors

Once you cut a piece of rope off the spool at the chandlery and bring it aboard your boat and give it a job to do, it becomes a line you have put to …

10 Ways to Get Bumped Up to First Class on Your Next Flight

First-class airline tickets can cost four times the price of coach. Don't splurge--try these 10 things and get upgraded for free.<p>Admit it: Flying first class can make the hassles of air travel so much better. I've been bumped up to first class twice: once while traveling solo on a business trip to …

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If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Why Unlimited Vacation May be Too Good to be True

Sometimes it doesn’t work–but not for the reasons you’d think. Here’s how employees can get the hang of it.<p>Unlimited vacation sounds like an amazing …

The Food Lab's Foolproof Onion Rings Recipe

It's always difficult to decide whether to get onion rings or fries (get a combo if they'll let you!). Proper beer-battered onion rings, with a substantial crisp crust covering a sweet, tender, thick ring of onion, are one of life's three greatest pleasures (and the only one that can be enjoyed …

Recipes

The Food Lab: Foolproof Onion Rings

Here's another exclusive excerpt from my book, The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science. I hope you enjoy it.<p>The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<p>$30.91from Amazon<p>At their physical core, onion rings couldn't be more different from fried fish. But at their philosophical core, …

Feeling the music with Roli's squishy, pressure-sensitive keyboard

It’s perhaps unsurprising given the name, but the Seaboard digital keyboard was inspired by waves. Roland Lamb, the device’s creator, says he was sketching wave patterns and noticed how they managed to be both continuous and separated into discrete sections — the peaks and troughs. He wondered if …

7 Spectacular Budget Beach Spots You've Likely Never Heard Of

The notion of soaking up sunshine in a far-away land often comes with the dread of large crowds of tourists, and even larger costs. The truth is, it …