April

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Immersion at home or: Why you don't have to go abroad to learn Chinese

While most people claim that it’s essential to live in the country to learn the language, the fact is that this isn’t a prerequisite for reaching an …

Language Learning

Tony Robbins explains how he sustains energy with no stimulants and little sleep

Robbins is not only the personal performance coach of business leaders like Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff and hedge fund manager Paul Tudor Jones, he's the head of a conglomerate of companies and the main attraction for long, incredibly lively seminars that he has relentlessly given around the world …

Tony Robbins Says Trying to Be Perfect Is ‘Insane'

Most people are anemic when it comes to decision-making. They get paralyzed by fear or lack of certainty – or they just get overwhelmed and don’t …

How to Make Money Using 12 Billionaires' Investing Secrets

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Less than half of Americans have money in stocks, but approximately 61 percent of them purchase at least one cup of coffee daily. How do these two statistics relate? If that 61 percent of Americans invested their latte money instead of …

Why Did America’s First Supermodel Disappear from History?

On June 8, 1913, the New York Sun printed a full-page article that made Audrey Munson’s reputation as an artist’s model. The banner headline read: “All New York Bows to the Real Miss Manhattan.” It was Audrey’s twenty-second birthday.<p>The occasion of the article was the building of the Manhattan …

Art

7 tips for food-loving travelers to find the best, most authentic eats

So you’ve saved up for an epic vacation to Chicago, Los Angeles, New York …or Bangkok, and you’re asking all your friends and pleading on Facebook for suggestions on where you should eat. But if you’re looking for a trip built around authentic eats, you may have to work a little harder, according …

Queen Elizabeth II in Pictures

Buckingham Palace

25 Late Night Habits That Prevent Weight Loss

Free office snacks and happy hour hounds have been putting the kibosh on diet success for ages, but it's not just nine-to-five temptations that can …

Nutrition

These Are the 3 Most Important Decisions You Will Make in Your Life

I recently attended the Tony Robbins Business Mastery seminar, and what I’m about to share with you will change your life—but only if you take action …

These Foods Could Help Cure Your Anxiety

Science!<p>Most of us know we should try not to head to the fridge just because we're nervous or sad or stressed. But new research indicates that there …

More Uses for an Ice Cube Tray

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Meet an unlikely contender for your kitchen's true jack of all trades.</i><p>Ice cube …

Food Preservation

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Five Summer Iced Tea Recipes

Celebrate summer’s ultimate thirst-quencher with these healthy mixers<p>Iced tea is as much a part of summer as maxi dresses and movie sequels. But a lot of bottled teas load up on sugar or artificial ingredients—not so refreshing. Brew your own, and you can add flavor naturally.<p>First, avoid the …

Cate Blanchett and Amy Adams Got Post-Oscars Tattoos Together

Well, this is a delight! Amy Adams and Cate Blanchett spent the day after the Oscars at the tattoo parlor, meeting up with their male companions in West Hollywood to get some ink. Blanchett was seen leaving the parlor with a black bandage on her wrist; and Adams’s husband, Darren Le Gallo, appears …

Cate Blanchett

5 Healthy Habits to Prevent Weight Gain at Work

<b>Bring a Huge Salad For Lunch</b><br>Skip the lunches out, and aim to bring a homemade salad every day instead. Low in calories and full of fiber, you can eat an enormous bowl of veggies without doing damage to your waistline. Include a variety of greens and fresh veggies in your salad, along with a low-fat …

Paris Breakfasts: Carol Gillott Pens a Blog in Paris

Photo Credit: Carol Gillott<p>There is only one blog I subscribe to and it's Paris Breakfasts by watercolor artist Carol Gillott. Gillott, a Francophile at heart, moved to Paris over a year ago, where she opens the door to her daily quintessential Parisian experience. Each photo-laden post instantly …

The 15 Coolest Airbnb Rentals In New York City

But nowhere is the apartment-sharing service more popular than in New York City — according to a study released by Airbnb last October, the company generated $632 million in economic activity in one year and supported 4,580 jobs across the city's five boroughs.<p>We've picked out some of our favorite …

Powerful & Gritty Photographs Of New York City 36 Years Ago

36 Years ago, Matt Weber was driving his iconic yellow cab around the neighbourhoods and boroughs of New York. In between fares, he would take …