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The New Habit Challenge: Wake Up Insanely Early

Suggesting you rise before the sun is even up may seem a little mean. So we’ll wake our groggy selves up, too, for some extra motivation.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This story is part of 5 Habits Changes You Can Actually Make In 2015. Check out the full list here.</i><p>There are so many proponents out there for …

How to Pick (and Manage) Credit Cards for the Best Travel Rewards

Everybody loves to visit foreign countries and exotic lands, but it can be tough to save up for the travel that you'd like to do. Luckily, credit …

Personal Finance

What is Your State's Best Kept Secret Spot?

Global brands like Apple vs. Google are pretty easy to learn about because we all know them. Local shops and restaurants are harder because they can …

How to Get Rich: Paul Graham on Money vs. Wealth

<i>“The moral challenge and the grim problem we face,”</i> Alan Watts argued in his superb 1970 essay on the difference between money and wealth, <i>“is that the life of affluence and pleasure requires exact discipline and high imagination.”</i> Hardly anywhere is this urgency manifested more vibrantly than in …

19 billionaires who grew up poor

<b>• Billionaires don't always come from moneyed backgrounds.</b><p><b>• In fact, many famous billionaires actually grew up poor.</b><p><b>• From George Soros to Larry Ellison to Oprah Winfrey, here's a look at how some of the wealthiest people on the planet came up from nothing.</b><p>Billionaires aren't all born with silver …

Computer Science

Learning a Second Language Keeps Your Brain Young

<i>Parli Italiano? ¿Hablas Español?</i> Can you speak more than one language? No matter how old you are, it’s not too late to learn. In fact, new research …

What Your Beer Says About You

What Your Style of Beer Says About You: This fun graphic looks deep into your soul and really shows what your beer of choice says about your …

Beer

Why Generations Clash at Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Maybe it’s me, but all the hoopla over Millennials being different rubs me the wrong way. I guess I don’t particularly care for broad characterizations of generations of people. Some fit the stereotype and some don’t. We’re all unique …

How to Stop Overthinking Everything and Find Peace of Mind

We all overthink aspects of our lives. Whether it's decisions, regrets, self-worth, or general worries about the future, we're so often stuck inside …

Living the Simple Life

‘A man is rich in proportion to the number of things which he can afford to let alone.’ <b>~Henry David Thoreau</b><p>For almost 9 years now, I’ve been learning …

5 Fail Proof Ways to Become Irreplaceable

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are those who succeed, and there are those who become irreplaceable. We can all think of people in our companies or industries who are extremely valuable and tough to replace. If you want to dominate in this fast paced economy, you …

10 Terrifying Wikipedia Pages That Will Ruin Your Life

Murder of Suzanne Jovin<p>I cannot tell you how many times I have combed this poor girls’ Wiki page. Her story is just insane, that a normal (even nerdy …

How to Be More Interesting When Meeting New People

You might think that being interesting is an innate talent, or that it means you have to be the "life of the party." Neither of those things are …

Self-help

Watch Vanity Code | How to Sound Smart at a Dinner Party (And Never Be Invited Back) | Vanity Fair Video | CNE

Tired of feeling incompetent at dinner parties? Don’t have time to learn about modern dance or the latest season of <i>Orange Is the New Black</i>? Not to worry, you can always take the Commander’s “Contrarian Offensive” approach, drink to excess and disagree with everyone at the table.

The Arts

Tasty Utensils: Edible Spoon for Sustainable Consumption

Finish eating your soup and save the best bite for last: the one where you chomp right into the utensil you are using to scoop it up.<p>We have …

Food