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10 Beautiful Towns You Need To See In Colombia

Colombia is one of those countries that seems so intriguing to me. Perched at the very northern tip of South America, it’s really started to pique my …

5 steps to get your career in gear in 2018

When New Year’s resolutions come to mind, most of us think about getting fit or shedding pounds. But taking stock and setting goals in the New Year …

The 9 Best Small Business Books to Buy in 2017

When author and media personality Dave Ramsey was once asked about five common habits shared by most millionaires, the first thing he said was, …

This CEO Built a $200 Million Empire Before He Turned 30. Here Are His 7 Tips for Starting a Business

What are the keys to serial entrepreneur Lawrence Ng's massive success? He says luck has nothing to do with it.<p>What does it take to create a multi-million dollar empire, is it luck, is it finding the right market? Lawrence Ng built a $200 million business empire before he turned the age of 30. When …

Before You Quit Your Job To Start a Business Do These 5 Things

If you have a full-time job but have the entrepreneurial bug, here are some creative ways to pursue your idea before your quit.<p>For quite some time, entrepreneurship and running a business has been all the rage. And now, you're thinking about testing the waters.<p>Maybe you already have a full-time job …

Small Business

How to motivate yourself and others

I have a friend, let’s call him Steve, who had an interesting thing happen a few months back. He was lying down with his newborn and his wife, and the baby instinctively rolled over and tried to breastfeed — on Steve!<p>The incident led my friend to reassess his weight. In the past two months, Steve …

How to Create a Double Exposure in Photoshop

Mark Duffy is an Irish photographer, graphic designer, and drummer with a shaved head and a glorious beard. He has a pretty slick new YouTube channel …

Tutorials

How to snow camp: Tips for surviving a night in the cold

Dropping temperatures and adverse weather doesn’t signal the end of camping season for a large number of adventure seekers.<p>In fact winter is often a …

Flat pack three-room house that takes six hours to build on offer for £24,000

Welcome to the future of affordable-chic living.<p>With housing crises plaguing countries around the world, architects have taken it upon themselves to …

19 Ways To Make Your Tiny House Feel Like A Mansion

Let's be honest, not everyone is built for minimalism... even in a small place!

9 Ikea Kitchen Hacks That Change Everything

Kitchens are superfunctional spaces, and it can be difficult to balance function and style. But kitchens are also one of the best places in your home for you to get creative, and nothing lets you express your creativity while maintaining functionality like some good Ikea hacks. Try a simple DIY …

House Design

How to interact with strangers to get the most out of your street photography

Street photography doesn’t only require photographic skills and capturing the right moment. It also involves interaction with the strangers, which …

Investing in these stocks now could make you a millionaire retiree

Stocks like these two could take your retirement portfolio to the next level.<p>The most surefire way to become a millionaire retiree (aside from actually starting with a million dollars) is to invest in stocks that consistently generate strong returns, and allow your gains to compound for decades. …

The Best Ways to Stylishly Work a TV into a Small Apartment

Arranging furniture in a small space can be a daunting task. Lack of wall space, traffic flow, and seating configurations are a lot to consider. At …

Your Resume Is Useless Without These 3 Things

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

Storage-rich 290 sq. ft. Juniper tiny house uses advanced framing techniques

The quest for financial freedom can manifest in many different ways, and for some, that may mean ditching the big house and the mortgage that comes …

The Best Places to Camp (Without Really Roughing It)

Medium levels of crunchiness here.<p>Finding a place to camp can be tricky. You don't want to stay too close to civilization and wind up wedged between RVs in some depressing patch of dirt on the side of a highway. But you also don't want to disappear into the woods and subsist on beetles and Clif …

Adobe launches free document scanning app for Android and iOS

Adobe is getting into the mobile scanning game with a new free iOS and Android app aimed at providing users with high-quality images of physical content they want to capture digitally.<p>It’s called Adobe Scan, and it works similarly to a bunch of other apps already available. Users point their …

Apps

Your Sort of Simple Guide to Building an Off-Grid Power System

Living in our Airstream, Artemis, power has been the number-one challenge. The daily-life stuff is easy to cope with: cooking is all done on propane; we avoid excessive appliances, with pour-over coffee and handheld espresso machines; and off-the-grid lighting falls to Goal Zero’s awesome low-power …

Making a Toolbox from a Single 2×4

Single-board woodworking projects can be a fun and satisfying challenge. It’s often interesting to constrain yourself in some way, like this, as doing so can lead to new ideas and approaches that you wouldn’t otherwise arrive at. In this project from <i>Vintage Wood Workshop</i>, Kyle Bollendorf decided to …

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<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Since you don't have all day to scour the web for noteworthy sales and discounts, we rounded up the best bargains for you to shop in one …

Shopping

Escape One Tiny House

Reading time: about 1 minute.<p>American<br>• Home<br>• Luxury<p>The Escape One is built by a company with over 25 years of experience designing high-end tiny houses …

Try It Tiny is revolutionizing tiny home living

A new Midwest startup is giving those who want to test out the tiny-home life a different way to go small.<p>Try It Tiny founder Maggie Daniels, 31, got …

Tiny Vacation Rentals That Are Way Cooler Than Your Beach House

Although the tiny house trend is still going strong, small structures are not practical full-time living spaces for just anyone. But a tiny house is</i> …

Tiny house startup Getaway to launch off-grid tiny homes in NYC this weekend

For New Yorkers who aren’t able to make it out of the hot city this summer, a few off-grid retreats will be popping up in NYC. Starting this Memorial …

10 Great Tips for Success in Both Life and Business

Sometimes what helps us to be successful in our professional lives is not such a great idea in our personal lives — competition is a quality that …

Self-improvement

96+ Hours to Learn Over 8 Programming Languages by Example

<b>Learn By Example: Scala</b><p>Master This Highly Scalable General-Purpose Language with 65 Examples<p>The best way to learn is by example, and in this course …

Finally Learn How to Code With The Complete Programming Language Bootcamp

96 hours of immersive Java, Python, C++ and more.<p>Sometimes when you're trying to learn something new, immersion can be the way to go. That can go for …

Woodworking: Clever Japanese Technique for Getting Perfect-Fitting Joinery

It's called "kigoroshi" and it ensures there's no gaps<p>A half-lap joint is good-looking, functional and, once you get good at it, quick to cut with …