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Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Fitness

Inside The Design Of The World's Most Beautiful Tiny House

I admit it: I’m intrigued by tiny houses. And who can blame me? Diminutive dwellings are basically everywhere these days, with at least a half-dozen cable shows devoted to the topic (yes, <i>Tiny House Hunters</i> and <i>Tiny House Hunting</i> are actually two different shows), and sites such as Curbed and …

Small Spaces

New Frontier’s Tiny Homes Can Be Delivered Right to Your Doorstep

Meet the founder of a company that offers tiny residences that are big on design<p>Tiny house living is much more than downsizing for the sake of simplicity. David Latimer, the founder and CEO of New Frontier Tiny Homes, got involved in this niche market as a way of encouraging people to live with …

Dining Rooms

5 Tips for Structuring Your New Business Like a Pro

Is your new business a “lemonade stand”? That’s the term we use to describe businesses that were set up quickly with lots of passion but will fade into oblivion instantly when hit with the first sign of a legal or tax challenge. Lemonade stands are not serious businesses and are not worthy of …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.According a study published in the American College …

25 book recommendations from some of the smartest people in tech

Our goal has always been to give you rare, unprecedented access to the people shaping the tech industry— specifically, the advice that they've gained through experience, or used to get where they are today.<p>So when we sat down earlier this year to double down on this mission, we wondered who these …

Upgrade your iOS chargers with 3 great Armour offers

Sick and tired of tangled cords? Accidentally stepping on cable heads or, worse, trip over your charger, forcefully unplugging it? If you protect your phone with a rugged case, why not your cords? Well, rest easy knowing Armour has the solutions for you.<p>The frayed connectors. The torn wires. iPhone …

4 Methods for Building a Successful Ecommerce Brand

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Thanks to the Internet, entrepreneurs can now do more than ever before. Yes, brick and mortar businesses still have their place in the world of entrepreneurship, but many people are now building incredibly successful e-commerce brands …

50 essential books every graphic designer should read

When it comes to seeking inspiration and learning, graphic designers are spoilt for choice. There is a wealth of literature at our fingertips, all …

Graphic Design

The world's best private islands

OSSIC X: The first 3D audio headphones calibrated to you

<b>THE WORLD’S MOST ADVANCED 3D AUDIO HEADPHONE</b><p>OSSIC X is the world’s first 3D audio headphone that instantly calibrates to the listener, increasing the …

University develops leak-proof food bowls from leaves

These new disposable food containers are friendly to the environment and will be used in Phitsanulok this Songkran. (Photo by Chinnawat …

10 Foods You Can Eat to Reduce Bloating Quickly

When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed my lips and evaluating it after the fact as a potential threat. (CSI: dinner plate edition.)<p>Instead of trying to eliminate everything that might cause an issue, what if …

21 insanely clever design ideas for your outdoor kitchen

Because spring/summer is upon us and your basic barbecue simply won’t do.<p>A picnic table with a built-in beer cooler.<p>And another beverage cooler …

29 of the most surreal landscapes on the planet

Some are land formations molded over thousands of years by Mother Nature, while others are man-made creations that have altered the earth in strange ways.<p>From the bubbling lava lakes of Ethiopia, to a lake that has been nestled in the desert for 2,000 years, here are 29 landscapes that are so …

10 Budget-Conscious Digital Marketing Strategies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While startups with mega-valuations and millions of dollars in venture capital may get all the attention, most startups are on much leaner budgets. In 2014, for example, 82 percent of U.S. startups were self-funded.<p>For the majority of …

Listening to Sennheiser’s $55,000 headphones is like going to the moon

Even before I slipped Sennheiser's new $55,000 Orpheus headphones over my ears, I was already both skeptical and in awe.<p>There's the base crafted out of marble, which one of Orpheus' engineers supposedly handpicked in Italy. Then there's the beautiful glass tube amps, both classic and alien at the …

15 Make-Ahead Soup Recipes That Will Warm You Up from Head to Toe

There’s nothing like coming home to a steamy bowl of soup after a day spent skiing on the slopes, a snowball fight with your friends or even just a blustery walk home from work. Soup will warm you up from head to toe, but who wants to spend an hour by the stove after a long day in the cold? Try …

Cooking

The 7 Most Common Bootstrapping Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make During Their First Year | Inc.com

What’s the number one reason why startups fail? They run out of money. When you’re bootstrapping your business, cash is king. You need to make sure your runway extends as long as possible before the revenue starts rolling in.<p>Even if you’re an entrepreneur who wants to eventually seek external …

Small Business

Top 10: the best boutique Cotswolds hotels

An insider's guide to the top boutique hotels in the Cotswolds, including the best for hidden spas, buzzy bars and cosy but cool bedrooms, in locations including Stow on the Wold, Barnsley and Cheltenham.<p>Barnsley House<p>Cirencester, Cotswolds, England<p>9 Telegraph expert rating<p>What a beauty. With its …

England

TarDisk Pear creates a Fusion Drive for your MacBook via the SD Card slot

Wishing your MacBook had a Fusion Drive? Now it can! A company named TarDisk is using a small drive that fits into an SD Card slot to bring Fusion to your mobile device.<p>The Pear works by immediately executing commands at the root level to “logically allocate files” between your existing drive and …

Pears

30 places in Europe you must see in your lifetime

Edn Is A Smart Shelving System That Automatically Grows Herbs And Vegetables

My dad grew up on a farm. The food put on his kitchen table each night came from his family’s own garden. I grew up in the suburbs and now live in the city, and my food has almost exclusively come from a grocery store or a restaurant. My (future) children’s food will likely come from the Internet …

The 12 countries you must visit - by the man who's seen them all

The Worst Possible Name For Your Brand And Three Things You Can Learn From It

Rob Meyerson Contributor<p>Rob Meyerson is a San Francisco-based brand strategist and namer with experience ranging from startups to the Fortune 100.<p>Let’s say you want to come up with a great brand name for a new beverage brand you’re launching. You know what consumers are looking for, and you’re the …

Tag: Landscaping 101

Lost World: Italian Opulence at Villa Balbiano on Lake Como<p>by Clare Coulson<p>10 Garden Ideas to Steal from Japanese Zen Masters<p>by Michelle …

Landscaping

18 Amazing Foods For A Long Life

Getty Images (4)<p>Getty Images (5); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images; Tara Johnson for TIME<p>Getty Images (1); Gif by Mia Tramz for TIME<p>Getty Images …

The UK's budget bucket list

Those great, trip-of-a-lifetime adventures – think Grand Canyon, Great Wall of China, or the Galapagos – often tend to be a bit, well, long haul. But, do these destinations, as spectacular as they are, somehow overshadow some of the wonderful places on our own shores? In a word, yes, according to …

Lake District

See inside Miami's newest luxury hotel

The 426-room 1 Hotel South Beach opened in March 2015 after a complete renovation from its former days as the Perry South Beach, and the Gansevoort Miami Beach before that. We were able to tour the stunning property and now want to show you the over 500 photos and 360-degree panoramas we took of …

9 free things rich people do that make them more successful

Sure you have.<p>A great idea, motivation, persistence, and a little luck helps, but most successful people share certain habits.<p>Here are nine habits that have helped place them on the top:<p>Ray Dalio, the founder of Bridgewater Associates, told The Huffington Post in 2013 that "Meditation, more than …