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The essence of any good bucket list consists of overcoming fears, achieving goals, realizing dreams and even simple pleasures. Whether it’s an exotic adventure half-way around the world or something simpler, like spending more time with your family or friends, what matters is that you experience all the good and phenomenal things Earth offers.

Here you’ll find 225 things to do before you die. Sure, a few of them are what some might consider to be cliché, but we made it a priority to think mostly outside the box.

budget

Creating a personal or household budget isn’t the most exciting thing in the world. In fact, the word “budget” often garners a collective eye roll – and for good reason. Personal budgets are restrictive, and with a budget, you can’t spend your money freely. But if you’re looking to get a handle on your personal finances and you’re tired of being broke at the end […]

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When it comes to eBook formatting and production, most authors have been led to believe it’s a more complicated procedure than it really is. With the use of a $45 program, you can eliminate dozens of formatting hours, (potentially) thousands of dollars to pay a professional, and a lot of frustration. All you need to know is How to Build a Professional eBook in 9 […]

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Well, Life’d readers, we think it’s a good day to die hard, don’t you? In celebration of the fifth film in the action movie franchise that has grossed a combined worldwide total of $1.13 billion, we are taking advantage of this occasion to revisit the entire series up to the present. Look over our 25 Facts You May Not Have Known About Die Hard, and […]

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Your iPhone comes equipped with useful tools such as Siri, Passbook, Mail and Calendar. If you want to take your productivity to the next level though, this list of free apps is a great place to start. Most apps are also compatible with iPod touch and iPad. Practical Information & Phone Management 1.Converter Plus How many dollars do you take on your next trip to […]

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Born Ulrich Leonard Tolle in post-World War II Germany, Eckhart Tolle rose to prominence through his inspirational book The Power of Now, recommended by Oprah Winfrey in 2000. It has been a bestseller ever since. To commemorate, Life’d now presents these Top 10 Eckhart Tolle Quotes. Let’s get started! 10. For what you do to others, you do to yourself. Of the Eckhart Tolle quotes […]

rent or buy

Should I rent or buy? This is an age-old question that countless have asked themselves. But as many quickly realize, the answer isn’t always clear cut. Advocates for buying commonly describe renting as “flushing money down the toilet.” And if you’re fed up with rent increases, fickle landlords and every other headache that comes with living in someone else’s property, buying may seem logical. However, […]

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The science of Twitter tells us that the clutter of your Twitter stream rises proportionally with the number of Twitter accounts you follow. The art of Twitter tells us that the vast majority of tweets published by the people you follow are probably meaningless to you. Finding the right balance between the art and science of Twitter can be challenging. By building Twitter lists, you […]

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Think you live in a totally free society? Ask the authors of these 7 Books that Were Banned in the U.S. To be fair, all of these books are now available, but considering many were written in the late 19th and early 20th Centuries, we’re not far removed from when they were hard to come by. Not all were banned outright by the government. Some […]

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The 85th Annual Academy Awards ceremony is coming your way on Feb. 24. Since starting the tradition in 1929, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) has only missed one year (1933), due to scheduling irregularities. In all, 84 Best Picture winners have been crowned thus far, but who are the best of the best? Life’d now gives you our take on the […]

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You might own your blog and believe that you can publish whatever you want online, but bloggers and online publishers have to follow laws, too. If you’re a United States resident, then you need to understand the laws that apply to you. Claiming ignorance is not an allowable defense in the U.S. court system. The onus is on you to understand and adhere to all […]