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Kickstarter campaign that needed $20,000 got $9 million

Hiral Sanghavi needed $20,000 on Kickstarter to fund his BauBax travel jacket. He smashed that target and raised a whopping $9 million.<p>The crowdfunding campaign for the jacket with 15 built-in features was launched on July 7. Sanghavi had 58 days to meet the goal, but got there in just five …

What To Do When Your Mind Won't Let You Meditate

As a meditation teacher, people frequently tell me they want to meditate but their mind won't let them. Whenever they try to sit and quiet their …

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7 Tiny, Perfect European Towns You've Never Heard Of

Flying to Europe is incredibly cheap right now, so it's a perfect time to skip the continent's big-name destinations and visit the tiny towns that dot its countrysides. The most precious European towns may range in size from the super small (Bibury) to slightly bigger (Cesky Krumlov), but they all …

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How to vacation like the super rich

If you’ve got six figures to spare, you can now cruise the mighty Amazon, sip champagne in Monaco, meet the locals in Papua New Guinea and look for …

Tourism

38 ways to truly feel thankful this Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is my favourite American holiday, because in its essence it’s an officially recognized celebration of that great universal truth: It’s …

The 6 People You Need in Your Corner

Nothing incredible is accomplished alone. You need others to help you, and you need to help others. With the right team, you can form a web of connections to make the seemingly impossible practically inevitable.<p><b>The Instigator:</b><p>Someone who pushes you, who makes you think. Who motivates you to get up …

Complexity and the Ten-Thousand-Hour Rule

Forty years ago, in a paper in <i>American Scientist</i>, Herbert Simon and William Chase drew one of the most famous conclusions in the study of expertise:<p>There are no instant experts in chess—certainly no instant masters or grandmasters. There appears not to be on record any case (including Bobby …

Nine Formulas For Wealth Building

If you want to retire in style, you’d better know the numbers. We have some formulas that will provide them.<p>The objective here is to steer you to wiser investments and give you some insights about what will happen to your assets and liabilities over time. The formulas are not complicated. They all …

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Best Trips 2014

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. From Argentina to Oz, the final lineup reflects what’s authentic, culturally rich, sustainably minded—and, of course, superlative in the world of travel today.

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All-time Liverpool v Man United XIs: Who would win in a clash of two teams of legends?

All-Time XIs: Liverpool v Manchester United View gallery<p>Liverpool host Manchester United this weekend in another renewal of a feisty derby, and no …

This Tumblr Combines Peanuts with Smiths Lyrics, Is Awesome - PAPER

Et voila, the Internet has given us something fun to obsess over for an afternoon on this otherwise extremely slow news day. Graphic designer <b>Lauren LoPrete</b> recently created the Tumblr <b>This Charming Charlie</b>, combining some of the best <b>Morrissey</b> and <b>The Smiths</b> lyrics with <i>Peanuts</i> comic strips. You …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

Businessman makes £300 after turning table on cold-callers

A businessman annoyed at being cold-called has turned the table on the firms ringing him by charging them every time they call him.<p>Lee Beauchamp found himself inundated with PPI firms and other cold-callers ringing him on his landline.<p>So he decided to fight back against the situation by making them …

Europe's greatest seaside escapes

The greatest seaside escapes are usually the ones that nobody else knows about: the ones down the mile-long sandy trail, the ones at the bottom of the rickety steps, the ones you have to inflate a dinghy and paddle to.<p>But even the most well-known places can feel intimate if you time it right. Plan …

European Travel

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