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This cozy Danish custom could help cure your winter blues

A couple of months ago, as the weather started getting cold in New York and I began my annual ritual of wondering why I live here, I received an …

The Weird-but-Totally-Mind-Blowing Skin Care Powers of Turmeric

It's been under our noses all along.<p>Recently, I had one of those <i>where have you been all my life</i> moments. Not with a guy, but with a spice tucked away in my kitchen cabinet that apparently has magical powers for skin.<p>Turmeric, or "haldi," is a deep orange root from India, where it's one of the …

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Why Your Happiness Has Little to Do With Positive Thinking

I used to believe that positive thinking is the key to a happy life. We've all heard it before -- try to look at the glass half full and you'll be happier that way. And who knows, maybe you can even "think (positively) and grow rich" or "attract what you want with (positive) thought wave," as …

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THE SHOT: Hanging Out on El Capitan

I am hanging off a rope in the middle of a granite wall, about 1500 feet off the ground as we speak. My team and I are going full out to document this historic climb with Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson on the Dawn Wall of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park and I don’t even have three minutes …

A Visual Guide To Matching Suits And Dress Shoes

It's the eternal conundrum: What color dress shoes go with a navy or brown suit?<p>Style aficionado and redditor stRafaello put together this handy graphic showing which types of shoes match with which suits. It even lets men know which colors match best for a traditional look, and which are …

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18 Little Grocery Shopping Mistakes That Will Cost You Money

Check yourself before you wreck yourself with this list of food shopping mistakes that could bruise your ego — and your wallet.<p>This is a no-brainer, for sure, but we're all guilty of taking a trip to the supermarket when there's a <i>rumbly in our tumbly</i>.<p>Heck, it might even be our own subconscious way …

Personal Finance

Elon Musk Uses This Ancient Critical-Thinking Strategy To Outsmart Everybody Else

But while he dropped out of the program after only a few days, the field left an impression on the billionaire-to-be.<p>Perhaps most crucially, it trained him in <b>"first principles thinking,"</b> a mode of inquiry that relentlessly pursues the foundations of a problem.<p>"I think it's important to reason from …

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Time Management Tips | How to Live on 24 Hours Per Day | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s note: As you look back on the year that has just past, do you feel as though you spent another 12 months merely existing instead of truly</i> …

30 Questions to Help You Reflect and Get Excited for 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on BrandMentalist.com</i><p>Another year has almost gone by, but now is the perfect opportunity to reflect and build a plan for next year.<p>I've come up with a set of questions to help you reflect, focus and build a plan to make your 2015 a successful year that embraces …

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Tips for Every Age: How to Raise Grateful Kids

The weeks after the holidays can feel like a big let down. After all the expectation—and stress—of the season, both parents and kids may feel a sense …

The best iPhone apps of 2014

From SwiftKey and FireChat to Replay Video Editor and Silent Text 2: the best new iPhone apps that the App Store had to offer this year<p>• <b>The best iPad apps of 2014</b><br>• <b>The best iPhone and iPad games of 2014</b><p>The most popular keyboard-replacement app on Android made the leap to iOS in time for the launch …

Butterfly Valley Is Not Only Turkey's Most Perfect Beach, But An Actual Butterfly Wonderland

In Turkey's Butterfly Valley, a lush gorge winds down to a stunning blue-water beach. And while we'd recommend visiting this verdant paradise based on its looks alone, the rocky oasis is <i>also</i> home to more than 80 species of butterflies, including the exotic Jersey Tiger, which is really just an …

12 Ways You Can Step It Up In Life To Rise Above Being Average | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is how I define being normal:<p>It is being the same as everyone else. This is a good thing as it means you’re a rational person who tries his best …

25 Must-See Wedding Photos From 2014

As 2014 comes to a close, we can confidently say that this has been an amazing year for wedding photography.<p>We've scoured wedding blogs, Pinterest and reached out to talented photographers across the country and around the world to compile the very best wedding photos of 2014. Below are 25 of our …

Use a 'Fake' Location to Get Cheaper Plane Tickets

I can't explain airline pricing but I do know some plane tickets can be cheaper depending on where you buy them or, even better, where you appear to buy them from. This is all about leveraging foreign currencies and points-of-sale to your advantage.<p>For reasons I never quite understood, every time I …

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40 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Jeff Haden, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>While I like to think I know a little about business writing, I still fall into a few word traps. (Not to mention a few cliché traps.)<p>Take the words "who" and …

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26 Pictures That Will Make You Re-Evaluate Your Entire Existence

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Twelve South launches BookBook for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

Apple accessory maker Twelve South has debuted an updated version of its popular BookBook iPhone case for the latest models of the iconic smartphone. The new BookBook for iPhone 6 (and iPhone 6 Plus) is available now from the company’s website.<p>The BookBook combines a protective smartphone cover …

A fresh look at the career road map | Financial Times

At the outset of the school year, just about every first-year MBA student had what they felt to be an incredibly well thought out decision on their …

Take Our 21-Day Program For Radical Self-Improvement

#BIBetter is a 21-day self-improvement program designed for the busy professional, featuring a few habits that will make a big difference and a bunch of tasks that most of us have been putting off for too long.<p>We recommend participating with at least one other person, so you have more fun and keep …

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Five Amazing Gifts For Smartphone Photographers

With the holiday season now upon us, I thought I’d share with you some of my favourite smartphone accessories aimed photography enthusiasts.<p>All of these would make great gifts for the smartphone photographer looking to get a little bit extra out of their photography.<p>Presented in no particular …

The World's Best Cities for Street Food

By Carly Fisher, <i>Food & Wine</i><p>With traffic jams of trendy food trucks piling up in American cities, it's easy to overlook the rich global history of street food. Dating back to the food hawkers of ancient Rome (with some centuries-old outdoor markets, like the Djemaa el Fna in Marrakech, still …

How to Be More Charismatic | The Art of Manliness

Are you a senior in high school running for Student Council President?<p>Are you an entrepreneur looking to make a successful pitch and attract …

What to Do With Leftover Roasted Vegetables

Roasting is the easiest and fastest way to make any vegetable delicious. Seasonal root vegetables like carrots, turnips, and sweet potatoes take to roasting especially well, as they sweeten and caramelize in the high heat. They make a perfect accompaniment for slow roasted meats (just throw them in …

21 Ways to Achieve Wealth and Success

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>In his book, <i>Rich Habits -- The Daily Success Habits of Wealthy Individuals</i>, Tom Corley outlines several habits that distinguish the wealthy from the nonwealthy.<p>It got me to think, How many people operate on autopilot and don’t stop to …

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17 Easy Hacks For Fresher Food

The secret to fresher food? Dedicating a few extra minutes to prepping and storing your groceries.<p>We partnered with Fresh & Easy, a <i>new</i> kind of market, to bring you 17 of the best hacks we’ve seen for keeping your favorite foods fresh. Put them to use and you’ll start mistaking your kitchen for your …

The 9 Essential Habits Of Mentally Strong People

In 1914, Thomas Edison's lab burned down, and years' worth of his work was destroyed. This could easily be described as the worst thing to happen to Edison, but the inventor instead chose to see it as an energizing opportunity that forced him to rebuild and re-examine much of his work. Edison …

16 Fun Ways To Say "I Love You"

Few sentiments carry the kind of weight that the three little words, “I love you,” does. But what happens when you say them so much that they start …

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