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32 life lessons I learned by age 32

I've never followed a conventional path and that's probably my favorite thing about my life so far. I've done most things on my terms and believed early on in setting my own agenda — even if that means making really difficult decisions.<p>I've moved countries multiple times, left a lucrative job to …

Self-improvement

The 14 Most Beautiful Cities in the U.S. Will Take Your Breath Away

We're huge fans of international travel. London, Paris, Hong Kong, Rome, Rio, Tokyo, Tel Aviv… These are just some of the faraway destinations …

Frank Lloyd Wright

There are secret luxury villas hidden in the Bali jungle with hot tubs and a spa - and they're actually amazingly cheap to rent

Heading deep into the heart of the Balinese jungle you'd expect to find lush rainforest, exotic wildlife and spectacular natural wonders.<p>You'd be …

Asia Travel

What Job Skill Is Most Lacking in the U.S.? LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner Has a Surprising Answer

American employees are lacking (sort of) one surprising skill. Here are some keys to moving it to the strength side of the ledger.<p>LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner just appeared on CNBC's <i>Squawk Box</i> to reveal surprising new research about the state of job skills in the U.S. He talked about gaps in computer …

Leadership

Explainer: What is a blockchain? - MIT Technology Review

What is it?<p>A public1, permanent2, append-only3distributed4ledger5.<p>What’s that?<p>A mathematical structure for storing data in a way that is nearly …

Blockchain

10 Books to Read if ‘A Brief History of Time’ Was Too Brief for You

Inspired by the late Stephen Hawking’s beloved best-seller, the hosts of the ‘BookLab’ podcast offer more mind-bending musings on space and …

Physics

9 Ultimate Bucket List Road Trips

9. Grand Canyon, Arizona to Moab, Utah<p><b>Distance:</b> 1387km (862 miles)<p>Starting at the iconic Grand Canyon, hit six classic national parks on a ten day …

8 Great Mouthwash Options to Add to Your Morning Routine

Because, your breath.<p>When it comes to good oral hygenie, you need more than just two minutes of brushing twice a day. The other good-teeth practices help balance your mouth, minimizing your chance of irritation and maximizing pearly white teeth. Mouthwash is one of those key steps. Whatever your …

Skin Care

Q&A: $80 oil would be a bonanza for many, but would it be bad for Calgary?

When Adam Legge was named Calgary Chamber of Commerce president in 2010, oil was over $75 US a barrel and finding downtown office space was a chore. …

6 unreal bungalows you can book (cheap) in Bali for your next healthy getaway

Judging from all the mood-boosting eye candy on Instagram, Bali appears to be a dreamland filled with an endless number of infinity pools, yoga …

This Ridiculously Beautiful Resort Is the Best in Jamaica

And it's reasonably priced, too.<p>Considered one of the top resort hotels in the Caribbean, Bermuda, and the Bahamas, Jamaica’s legendary Rockhouse …

New tiny house is like living in a double-decker bus

It two lofts and can sleep up to 8<p>Tiny houses right now feel a bit like cell phones of the 2000s: They made them so tiny, then they made them tinier, but suddenly they got big again, and bigger, but still <i>small</i>. Is a tinier tiny home truly the best kind of tiny home? Or is it one that pushes the …

The 25 best Chicago attractions

It’s no surprise that Chicago is one of the biggest tourist destinations: we have miles of beaches, world-class museums, and some of the friendliest …

European Travel

Weekend reading: A People’s Food Policy

From the UK comes one of the best documents I’ve ever seen about food system policy:It has information about why we need a coherent, comprehensive …

United Nations

Want to ditch your commute? Finding a work-from-home job is easier than ever.

Ryan Heenan of Orange County, Calif., used to make $30,000 a year as a preschool music teacher. Now he makes $30,000 a month producing jingles and videos through a website called Fiverr — and he does so from the comfort of his home.<p>Heenan is part of an explosion in home-based work opportunities …

Employment

Barn-style Oakland home, featured in 1941 ‘Sunset Magazine,’ asks $725,000

So very knotty<p>Gracing the cover of a 1941 edition of <i>Sunset Magazine</i>, the handcrafted home at 2666 Camino Lenada is centered around a massive room with solid oak floors, knotty pine walls, exposed trusses, and more.<p>Featuring two beds, two baths, and 2,242 square feet, the circa 1936 house still …

Energy efficient Micro House frames mountain views in Vermont

The 430-square-foot tiny home frames views of the Green Mountains<p>Micro House by Bristol, Vermont-based Elizabeth Herrmann Architecture + Design measures just 430 square feet but feels significantly more expansive thanks to a bright, white interior, a high, sloping ceiling, and the luxury of a full …

Digital nomad retreats: Work around the world | CNN Travel

Digital Nomads

The Digital Nomad’s Guide To Working From Anywhere On Earth

The work-anywhere, travel-the-world fringe lifestyle is going mainstream–and these apps, services, and events are here to help.<p>Twenty years ago, a Hitachi executive named Tsugio Makimoto predicted a revolution.<p>In the future, he wrote, high-speed wireless networks and low-cost mobile devices will …

Want to Get Smarter? Elon Musk Recommends These 12 Books | Inc.com

Elon Musk is arguably one of the most influential inventors of our modern age. Head of both Tesla and SpaceX, he is at once a pioneer, entrepreneur, environmentalist, and disruptor extraordinaire.<p>Here are 12 books he recommends. They're almost as fascinating as Elon himself:<p>Been meaning to get …

Books

Villa Sterkenburg / DP6 architectuurstudio

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Villa Sterkenburg is beautifully situatied in the woods around Driebergen (The Netherlands). The …

Architecture

Winter reading list: 17 food-related books

Food Tank has gathered the best food reads for winter, from the memoir of a peach farmer to the best manual for permaculture design.<p>Feed more than …

A two-story home built entirely of wood

This time we will show you a house designed by using wood throughout the entire project. It is an almost sculptural building where this noble …

Dining Rooms

The Tool That Inflates Your Tires to the Perfect PSI Every Time

No need to worry about over or under inflating your car or bicycle tires with this digital air-inflator.<p>Whether you're inflating tires or basketballs, every home has a need for an air pump. But while a simple bicycle pump works great for smaller tires and sporting equipment, it isn't strong enough …

Handy

A Millets Revival Could Solve India’s Malnutrition Problem, Benefit Farmers

A farmer checks millet crops in his field on the outskirts of the western Indian city of Ahmedabad. In the 1960s, the average annual per capita …

Agriculture

The Ultimate Texas Road Trip

What we’re going to tell you is not surprising: Texas is a big state. By the time you drive from east to west, you could have passed through five European countries. But as diverse as France is from the Czech Republic, South Texas is from West Texas. From national parks to wineries, hip art centers …

Texas

10 Unforgettable Destinations For Your Honeymoon

Whether you're looking for a luxurious yet affordable island accommodation, the adventure of a lifetime, or a private and romantic getaway, there are plenty of destinations that will meet and even exceed your expectations.<p>The old standbys like Hawaii are great, and have become established for a …

Northern Lights

The Future of Farming Is Digital

That's what a team of researchers at MIT thinks.<p>Could computers be the modern solution to the problems associated with one of the world's most …

Q&A: ‘Lean Farmer’ Ben Hartman on Boosting Profits with Less Work

Eliminating waste on a farm frees up capacity to focus on tasks and innovations that can enhance efficiency and increase the odds of economic …

Farming