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Earth’s got talent

HUMAN life isn’t all bad, but it sometimes feels that way. Good news is no news: the headlines mostly tell of strife and bail-outs, failure and folly.<p>…

3 Essential Habits Of Productive Entrepreneurs

Can getting ahead in entrepreneurship be boiled down to three basic ideas? Read on to find out.<p>Most successful business people work hard and commit a lot of time and energy to their businesses. But simple hard work isn’t the only thing that makes them stand out and remain successful.<p>There are three …

The 15 cutest villages in ski resorts

<b>Courmayeur</b><p><b>courmayeur.it</b><p><b>Where is it?</b> Aosta Valley, Italy <b><br>Why go?</b> Top shopping and dining, great off piste <b><br>Resort</b> 1225m <b><br>Slopes</b> 1210m to 2755m <b><br>Lifts</b> 18 <b><br>Pistes</b> 36km <b><br>Six-day lift pass</b> €227<p>Courmayeur is great for a weekend away. It offers a compelling combination of charming village, fantastic views of Mont …

Are you right-brained or left-brained?

Follow these instructions to find out which side of your brain is dominant and how it may explain your personality.<p>In no particular order, I am visual, outspoken, artistic, impulsive, intuitive, a daydreamer and disorganised. I am right-brained, according to this uncannily accurate guide to …

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A day in … Cihangir, Istanbul

Jolted into life by the Gezi protests, Istanbul's Cihangir neighbourhood is now an even livelier place for food, drink, fun, and a hairdo<p>During the Gezi protests earlier this year, the neighbourhood of Cihangir near Istanbul's Taksim Square earned its stripes as an anti-establishment stronghold as …

Man Walks 2,886 Miles, Documents Whole Journey in Self-Portrait Time-Lapse

This is, as they say, an oldie but goodie. Put together all the way back in 2009, this self-portrait time-lapse chronicles one man’s journey walking …

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 …

Mandela: The Miracle Maker

The extraordinary life of the man who liberated South Africa—and then kept the country from falling apart.<p>Nelson Mandela, who died December 5, …

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