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What Can Make You Happier, Increase Your Attention Span and Even Make You More Courageous?

Meditation.<p>I listed it as one of the 10 things should you do every day to improve your life. It can boost happiness.<p>Via Shawn Achor’s The Happiness …

Get financial advice without paying the high fees

<i>I've got most of my retirement savings in a managed account run by an investment firm for an overall cost of just under 1% of assets a year. Is there a way I can pay less? -- Paul H., Houston.</i><p>Sure, there are several ways you should be able to cut your investment expenses by a half a percentage …

Paw it forward: Dog who survived Hurricane Katrina calms shelter kittens

Nearly a decade after Arizona Humane Society volunteers saved a dog named Boots from the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, he is giving back in his own way: helping kittens get cozy at a Phoenix nursery.<p>Back in 2005, the Chow-Golden Retriever mix was among some 300 animals the AHS Emergency Animal …

Hurricane Katrina

To save your kids from mediocrity, don't pay for college: 8 tips from 'Guerrilla Dad'

As a dad of eight, I am all about empowering my kids to be resilient, self-reliant individuals. And as a Guerrilla Parent, that means using unconventional methods in order to reach conventional goals.<p>That means I don’t help them with homework. I don’t get involved in their friendship squabbles. And …

39 Overly Adorable Kittens To Brighten Your Day

Not sure if you can handle this bomb of adorable.

Danny MacAskill releases breathtaking Isle of Skye tricks video

Watch footage of trials rider Danny MacAskill risking life and limb on the Isle of Skye's notorious Cuillin Ridge<p>Danny MacAskill's has made a name for himself as one of the world's most fearless trial cyclists by documenting his exploits in a succession of YouTube videos since 2009.<p>It all started …

Santa Cruz

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.

Insane Makeup Turns Models Into 2-D Paintings Of Famous Artists

Facepainting isn’t just for kids anymore, and one talented Russian makeup artist is elevating it to an artform.<p>When we think of face painting, we usually think of clowns, county fairs and this turtle-loving zombie kid. We certainly tend not to respect it as an art: instead, it’s considered a …

What I'm Reading: Todd Mundt of Audible.com

What I’m Reading: Todd Mundt of Audible.com<p>Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2014<p><i>Todd Mundt reads for a living. Formerly the editorial director for NPR</i> …

How to Tell a Great Story

We tell stories to our coworkers and peers all the time — to persuade someone to support our project, to explain to an employee how he might improve, or to inspire a team that is facing challenges. It’s an essential skill, but what makes a compelling story in a business context? And how can you …

10 Vacations To Take With Your BFF

BAZAAR's edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.<p><i>BAZAAR</i>'s edit of the best places to go with your girlfriends.

The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological rhythms. The …

Immune System

33 Pictures Taken at Just the Right Moment

Image: Imgur<p>People who take a ton of pictures know all too well that snapping the shot at the right split second is imperative when it comes to …

Career Arc: Tom Petty

Taking stock of the legendary rocker’s steady, stunning 40-year career<p>Who is Tom Petty? Naturally I’m asking this because there’s a pretty good …

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Final Fantasy Save Bookmark

Combine your love of fine literature and gaming by creating your very own Final Fantasy bookmark. With this gamer approved gem you’ll be able to save …

Final Fantasy

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Why Tech Alone Can't Solve All The World's Problems

The mobile revolution in the emerging world saw a spike of SMS-based applications to “solve” development problems: lack of sanitation, access to financial services, education, and more. Yes, there are more cell phones than toilets, as the International Telecommunication Union, reports. But social …

Lunasee Side Lighting Safety Systems

Lunasee Press Release:<p>In response to market demand Lunasee, LLC has expanded their side lighting safety system for motorcycles. The hi-viz wheel …

A 92-Year-Old Grandmother Creates A Spectacular Collection Of Embroidered Temari Spheres

A 92-year-old Japanese woman’s amazing collection of painstakingly-crafted traditional Japanese temari handballs has been unveiled to the public for …

NPR Music's 100 Favorite Songs Of 2013

What do you have to do, as a song, to win our hearts? You have to sink in. You have to stop someone dead in her tracks. You need to cause that man to act a fool. Scrunch a nose, tense a shoulder, drop an ass.<p>We compile our 100 Favorite Songs much like we do the work on our 50 Favorite Albums list, …