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February 2013

My child is crying because …

Parents all over the world send Greg Pembroke snaps of their toddlers, mid-tantrum, with a caption saying what sparked it. He posts them on his blog, Reasons My Son is Crying. They are the polar opposite of the smug 'Say cheese!' family photograph, he tells Anna Maxted<p>Now and then, every parent …

Latin Words and Phrases Every Man Should Know | The Art of Manliness

What do great men like Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and Theodore Roosevelt all have in common?<p>They all were proficient in Latin.<p>From the …

How Blogging And Twitter Are Making Us Smarter

Scanning the Internet today, I found a pair of pieces by writer and columnist Clive Thompson — one, for <i>The Globe and Mail</i>, another, for <i>Wired</i> magazine, that focus on how our brains get a boost when we're using social media and blogging.<p>"The fact that so many of us are writing has changed the way we …

Habib Ullah Khan's answer to What are the most surreal places to visit?

You could end up near a hot stream flowing under a glacier in Kamchatka making it seem like you're in a fantasy universe when the sun shines …

European Travel

21 Quotes From Henry Ford On Business, Leadership And Life

I knew, before starting to write this post, what we all know about Henry Ford: founder of Ford MotorCompany, seminal proponent of mass production in the form of the assembly line, creator of the Model T and author of the tart line, “you can have it in any color you want, as long as it is black.” …

Should we care that smart women aren't having kids?

New research is fueling outrage that women who don't have kids aren't just selfish losers, but dumb ones as well<p>It seems that women these days are too clever for their own good, at least when it comes to making babies. Research emerging from the London School of Economics examining the links …

10 Principles for Startup Success Through Failure

If you can’t deal with failure, then the entrepreneur lifestyle is not for you. Don’t believe that urban myth that all you need is a good idea, a little fun work, and the money will start rolling in. When you are pushing the limits, nobody gets it right the first time, or even maybe the tenth time. …

Ten Questions Successful People Ask Every Day

I’ve been talking about the 7 Non-Negotiablesover the past several weeks leading up to the release of my book, <i>The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning: Tying Soft Traits to Hard Results</i>. Today I’d like to present the 7th and final Non-Negotiable on the list. It is <b>Gratitude</b>.We develop an “attitude of …

Is Feedback Overrated?

What do Nelson Mandela, Steve Jobs, John Lennon and the Beatles, Mahatma Gandhi, Howard Schultz, Abraham Lincoln, Michelle Kwan, Thomas Edison, Beethoven, Steven Spielberg, Marilyn Monroe, Walt Disney, Soichiro Honda, Charles Darwin and Michael Jordan have in common?<p>Lots, you might think, and you …

Brian Selznick on Einstein, God, and Reaching His Potential

The Physics Behind Waterslides

A lot of science goes into providing a safe trip down.<p><b>At the top of the Summit Plummet waterslide at Walt Disney World's Blizzard Beach in Orlando, Florida—which stands some 120 feet (37 meters) above the ground—thrill seekers have been known to turn back.</b><p><b>It's not hard to see why: The 12-story</b> …

How To Make Money Without A Job

Before joining the staff of Forbes in July of 2011, I was happily self-employed for 23 years. For much of this time my husband and I ran two mostly unrelated home-based businesses. He worked in his office in the front of the house, while I was in mine across the hall. Our office doors were usually …

Long-term travel: top tips for a fulfilling trip

Most of us have fantasised about ditching the daily grind of the office job and domestic duties for a one-way ticket to happiness. Now more people are taking action in striving for a more meaningful existence, and travel is at the top of the list.<p>The ease of leveraging digital technology is giving …

Travel

The USA's 10 best motorcycle roads

A great road is a great road, but if you’re riding a motorcycle, you’re looking for something special: twisties, vistas, turnouts, that perfect stretch of smooth tarmac, and biker-friendly stops that make getting there most of the fun. Here are 10 of the best roads across America for an …

The Mysterious Connection Between Sirius and Human History

<b>Since ancient times and across multiple civilizations, Sirius, the dog star, has been surrounded by a mysterious lore. Esoteric teachings of all ages</b> …

Spirituality

How To Quit Your Job And Travel

Me in Palenque, Chiapas, Mexico.<p>In April 2012 I was sitting at home on a Saturday afternoon idly researching living in Mexico. I'd been looking to …

A thrillseeker’s guide to Vietnam

Dense jungles, brooding mountains, endless waterways, towering cliffs, hairpin bends: the potential for adrenalin-fuelled adventure is limitless in Vietnam. Whether you prefer to scale the heights of jagged peaks or plumb the depths of coral reefs, Vietnam will deliver something special. Heck, just …

Lessons learned on a cycling trip through Vietnam

A good dinner, it has been said, contains within its sequence a celebration of life on earth. You start with the primeval soup, evolve through fish, …

Spoilt for choice: Vietnam's best beaches

Vietnam might have been late to Southeast Asia’s beach party, but it was well worth the wait. The country boasts more than 3400km of coastline, with infinite stretches of powdery sand, coves, lagoons, impossible boulder formations and tropical islands ringed with yet more beaches. We can help you …