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25 Common Words That You’ve Got Wrong

Your mind is the most powerful tool you have for the creation of good in your life, but if not <i>used</i> correctly, can also be the most destructive force …

10 Easy DIY Projects To Try This Weekend

Have some free time on your hands? Why not try to make something interesting, perhaps something for your home? Even the simplest of changes can …

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Getting rich and becoming a millionaire is a taboo topic. Saying it can be done by the age of 30 seems like a fantasy.<p>It shouldn’t be taboo and it is possible. At the age of 21, I got out of college, broke and in debt, and by the time I …

Adam Sandler's Pixels brings video games to the big screen on May 15, 2015

Adam Sandler's upcoming video game based film <i>Pixels</i> is hitting theatres on May 15, 2015, it was announced today.<p>The film, which is based on a popular YouTube short film of the same name, features old school game stars Frogger, Donkey-Kong and Pac-Man as they let loose in New York City, while a team …

Travel Photo of the Day

Each day, CNN producers select a user-submitted photo to be our Travel Photo of the Day. Click through the gallery above to see stunning shots from around the world, and be sure to come back every day for a new image.<p>Have a gorgeous travel photo of your own to share? Submit it for the gallery at …

Free iPhone use? FreedomPop proves it's possible

FreedomPop, one of a growing number of mobile service providers that deliver services atop a traditional provider's network, is enabling its customers to use iPhones at no charge.<p>The company is now selling a refurbished iPhone 5 for $349. After picking up the device, customers can use the handset …

29 ways to jumpstart your creativity (video)

I KEEP MYSELF creative through repetition — I force myself to write every day until it becomes a natural habit. It’s not always easy however; I …

Creativity

Best of March 2014

National Parks

Macaroni and Cheese Waffles Recipe

Waffled macaroni and cheese might not rank quite as high on the list of "things you must try before you die" as, say, a fresh-from-the-water oyster, or a sliver of Parmesan sliced off of a wheel that has just been opened in front of your eyes, or a bit of playful light bondage, but it's certainly …

Easy Chocolate Mousse

This recipe for Easy Chocolate Mousse is equally delicious and versatile. Eat it on it’s own, or layer it in a trifle or cake…it’s a creamy no bake …

blueberry ice cream with maple and cinnamon

In an attempt to cling onto the last bit of summer I made this vibrant blueberry ice cream. The cinnamon is so mild you can hardly detect it, but its …

Recipe: Chocolate Caramel Matzo Brittle

Preheat the oven to 375°F and line a baking sheet with aluminum foil or parchment paper. Place the matzo in one layer on the baking sheet, breaking …

Triple Berry Dutch Baby

It’s all well and good until someone has to stand in front of the stove and flip the pancakes.<p>It’s a thankless job and I wouldn’t wish pancake …

Nutty Whole Wheat Pancakes

Makes 16 Servings<p>Active Time: 30 min<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole wheat pastry flour or whole wheat flour<p>1/2 cup flaxseed meal<p>1/2 cup oat flour<p>2 tablespoons raw sugar<p>1 tablespoon baking powder<p>1/4 teaspoon kosher salt<p>2 cups buttermilk<p>3 large eggs, beaten to blend<p>1/4 cup (1/2 stick) unsalted butter, …

Celebrity Couples We Will Miss Forever

Rachel McAdams

18 Celebrity Braids for Every Occasion

Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.<p>Whether you're walking down the aisle, heading to a festival or just going out on Friday, consider your hairstyle covered.

5 Sugar Alternatives to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

5 tips to help satisfy your sweet tooth without adding to your waistline<p>Excess sugar is one of the three primary drivers behind weight gain and a number of common health issues (processed foods and "bad" fats are the two others). Throughout our lives most of us have been programmed to believe a few …

Best in Bridal: Spring 2015

The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a glimpse at what you or the betrothed ladies in your life will be wearing for their upcoming nuptials with the best looks from each of the top collections—Oscar and Vera, Marchesa, oh my…<p>The season of wistful white dresses is upon us. Get a …

Lofoten Just Might Be The World's Most Beautiful Archipelago

It's an undisputed fact that we think Norway is the greatest place on Earth. But there's one part of Norway that's especially perfect -- <b>Lofoten</b>, one of the world's most beautiful archipelagos.<p>Once voted the third best-rated island in the world by National Geographic, Lofoten is a supremely …

The World's Best Destinations For Solo Travel

Traveling alone is no longer taboo. In fact, it's trendy to go alone out of choice. Celebrated as a way to learn about oneself, more people are discovering the freedom of exploring a new place on their own terms. From the frozen heartlands of Iceland to the sultry beaches of Belize, many …

Solo Travel

10 extraordinarily useful Italian phrases

ITALIAN IS A BEAUTIFUL LANGUAGE. Because of the purity of its vowels, Italian is the first language in which opera singers learn to sing. It’s also …

Language

Future big data analysts will know everything you did today

Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels since August 2011 has heightened the concerns.<p>In my mind, there is no doubt that data …

Goccia Is the World's Smallest Activity Tracker

It’s time for us to face the facts. Bluetooth is holding wearables back. The new Bluetooth LE standard is certainly a step up from earlier power-hungry versions, but the need for a wireless radio just isn’t practical for many types of wearable categories.<p>G-Wearables’ Kickstarter campaign for the …

These Headphones are Made Just for Women

We love just about any brand that takes the time to think about what we, as women, really want and need. What will make our lives easier? Better? More fun? And of course, more fashionable? The team over at Skullcandy has been doing just that, and this week released a range of headphones exclusively …