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The Coolest Speakeasies In America

While the temperance movement is long gone, the secret watering holes haven't changed much, from the passwords required on entry to the caliber of handcrafted cocktails served.<p>We dug up the hottest and most exclusive speakeasies in the U.S., and even gave away their addresses. Let's keep this one …

Alcohol

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

5 People You Should Regularly Talk Shop With for a Better Career

The right advice can dramatically change your career. But to get that insight, you need to talk to the right people. Build a network of people with …

Leadership

The Noguchi Filing System Keeps Paper Documents Organized On Its Own

As much as many of us would love to go paperless, it's just not possible for everyone. For those of us still struggling with paper files, the Noguchi …

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

Time Management

How to Meditate Daily

Post written by Leo Babauta.<p>The habit of meditation is one of the most powerful things I’ve ever learned.<p>Amazingly, it’s also one of the most simple …

Meditation

If You Knew Then What You Know Now: 6 Things We Don’t Realize Until It’s Too Late

<b>1. Quality is more important in any friendship than quantity could ever be.</b><p>As the years pass you’ll realize that it is not about the amount of …

How to be more confident, according to science

No one doubts the value of confidence. In fact, research shows people often prefer confidence over actual expertise.<p>G. Richard Shell teaches at the …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

The 10 best travel timelapses on the web

TIMELAPSE VIDEOS have become practically ubiquitous on the internet — one of the video blogs I follow even has a “Daily Timelapse” — because there …

The world’s most ethical countries: 2014

A new study shows why bringing tourism dollars to destinations like the Bahamas and Chile can be more impactful than Costa Rica or Ghana.<p>What makes the Bahamas a more ethical vacation choice than Costa Rica?<p>That’s the crux of a recent survey about ethical travel, a movement that encourages …

Costa Rica

Steven Alan, Multi-Tasking Merchant

Twenty years after opening his first store, Steven Alan, the merchant, showroom operator and designer, sat down with BoF to discuss how he built his …

Five family-friendly destinations you may not have considered

Everyone knows travel changes once kids come into the picture. Suddenly you have to plan around naps, easily accessible rescue centers for soiled-underpants and whining backseat drivers. What they don’t tell you is how much fun it can be, and that it doesn’t have to be limited to timeshares on …

Kids

National Geographic Travel

Interview: New York City's Newest Boutique Hotel Brand Is Banking on Neighborhood Appeal

The new Triumph Hotels brand launched this month with six iconic Manhattan hotels for guests seeking “neighborhood-centric” experiences. Having …

Robatayaki: Fireside Cooking Japanese Style

Sushi, sashimi, ramen and tempura are all well established in the average gourmet’s Japanese food vocabulary, but robatayaki, where small portions of …

The Most Romantic Hotels In 6 Big Cities Around The US

The experts at Hotels.com just released a list of Cities We Love, where San Francisco took the top spot for most charming city in America. With Valentine's Day approaching, we asked the hotel reservation site to share some of the most romantic hotels in America's most charming cities, based on …

Hospitality

Man Buns

10 Servings<p>This will make more pulled pork than you’ll need, but who would be sad about that? Use the leftovers to make tacos, pulled pork sandwiches, pork stew—whatever your heart desires, really<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>Beer-braised pork shoulder filling<p>2 lb. boneless pork shoulder (Boston butt)<p>2 teaspoons …

Food & Dining

Around the World in 10 Austin Restaurants

Zagat

Seattle's Foodie Bucket List

Foodies

4 New Ways to Vacation

Hotels are so two years ago. Next time you're planning a vacation, check out these unique places (and until then, just picture yourself there.)<p>1. In a treehouse<p>The whole Swiss Family Robinson thing feels a little claustrophobic. (Stranded on a deserted island with nobody but your blood relations? …

Monkeys