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23 Genius IKEA Hacks That Solve All of Your Storage Problems

And just like that, your home will feel clean around the clock.<p>The internet obsesses over IKEA hacks for a reason. When your home feels packed with <i>stuff,</i> easy and inexpensive storage solutions are always welcome. Work a little DIY magic, and even the biggest messes can disappear.

14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

Crafting

5 Simple Ways to Kill Procrastination Today

It doesn't take superhuman willpower to be more productive. Here are 5 ways to nip procrastination right in the bud.<p>Procrastination can be the ultimate guide to your passion--as I recently wrote about, what you do while you procrastinate could be your true calling. But let's be honest: Sometimes we …

Procrastination

Photoshop Master Seamlessly Combines Two Celebrities into One Famous Face

Hollywood has some of the world's most unmistakable faces. Thanks to their famous faces plastered on everything from magazine covers and movie posters to tabloid features, it's easily noticeable that there's something slightly off about these celebrity portraits by artist Gesichtermix. In fact, …

Christoph Waltz

3 smart GIMP tricks

Akkana Peck shares three of her favorite GIMP tools.

Tutorials

This brilliant photo series of smiling dogs will get your tail wagging

Dogs are usually pretty great at brightening up one's day, but this photo series will have you barking for more.<p>Alex Cearns of Houndstooth Studio, …

25 Surprising Foods That Help You Lose Weight

You won't see eggs, Greek yogurt, kale, or boring chicken breast on this list.<p>Open any diet book, read any interview with a health expert, or peek into the fridge of your most fitness-minded friend, and you can probably imagine the foods you'll see: eggs, Greek yogurt, kale, apples, plain chicken …

Nutrition

Strength Tips from a Man Who Lifts 5 Times His Bodyweight | Men's Health

Richard Hawthorne chalks up and steps under the bar, pressing his shoulders into the textured steel.<p>There’s no forceful breathing. No grunting. No tough-guy histrionics at all.<p>Hell, there’s barely a sound as he readies himself for his heaviest lift of the day in his hometown gym in D’Iberville, …

A minimalist shares 17 tips for decluttering your life

That might be a tall order for many of us, but the truth is, we could do it in bursts and spurts, using a handful of easy-to-follow rules.<p>The other day I wrote about the idea of setting rules instead of goals ... today I want to share a few ideas for rules to help you get decluttered and …

Minimalism

Capturing a night out in Shanghai

When Ka Xiaoxi first started taking his 35 mm camera to gigs, his intention was simply to capture his favourite rock bands in action. Gradually though, it was the young people going to these gigs who held his attention, and have subsequently inspired his work documenting Chinese youth culture over …

China

The 8 Coolest Microneighborhoods in the World

These chic little corners are the beating hearts tucked within global hot spots—walkable enclaves densely packed with of-the-moment fashion, food, …

Design

The 10 best mobile games of 2015

"Mobile" used to be a dirty word among fans of video games. Plenty secretly basked in the brilliance of modern classics like <i>Canabalt</i> or <i>Angry Birds</i> — …

What Christians And Pagans Have In Common During The Holidays

Paganism and Christianity are tied together by history and tradition, which doesn't have to be a source of conflict.<p>Many of the symbols that modern-day Christians associate with Christmas have pagan roots. The Yule log, the Christmas tree, the use of candlelight, and the fact that the holiday takes …

How to Feel Alive Every Time You Wake Up

Tell me if any of this sounds familiar.The alarm goes off, jolting you awake. Your heart starts racing as you think about everything you have to do. …

Time Management

9 Ways To Improve Your Overhead Squat

1 of 10<p>Craft Your Core<p>Because of the rise of CrossFit, the overhead squat has become one of the more common exercises among those seeking functional …

Fitness

How to Organize Your Entire Life with Trello

Trello is an awesome project management tool that makes collaboration easy and, dare I say, even fun. But this visual list tool can do so much more, …

Mom Turns Her 3-Year-Old's Drawings into Incredible Art

“As soon as she could grasp a crayon,” a toddler began collaborating with her artist mom.<p>Many parents hope their kids develop an interest in areas like debate, science or software design. But Canada-based painter Ruth Oosterman wanted her daughter Eve to love art as much as she did -- so much so …

This Japanese Entrepreneur Made $1 Billion By Putting Recipes Online

<b>ENJOYING A HOMEMADE MEAL</b> in the Land of the Rising Sun? The recipe probably came from Akimitsu Sano. His Japan-based Cookpad.com enables its 58.8 million users to share and find recipes to prepare at home — 2.1 million recipes in all, from traditional regional Japanese specialties like …

Japan

The Top 20 Must-Do Adventures In California

Written by Anna Cohen, Contributor and Explorer for The Outbound Collective<p>When you think of California, the first things that come to mind might be movie stars, avocados, and tech. But if you love outdoor adventure, then California has so much more to offer. With the Sierra Nevada Mountains, …

Screw the Gym! Do This Lower-Body Workout Anytime, Anywhere

This iso squat challenge will hammer your glutes and quads for as long as you can take it<p>This iso squat ladder challenge pits you against gravity.<p>By adding an extended pause during the toughest part of the squat—the bottom—you intensify the exercise without adding weights. The isometric hold …

54 Ways to Work Your Glutes

And a 6-week training plan to make you a lower-body beast<p>Back in college, I thought the stepup was a stupid exercise. They were a part of my strength and conditioning program when I played football at Amherst College.<p>Every guy on the team trained together, and we tended to use the same weight to …

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

Stepups for 30 Minutes Straight? Here's Why It's the Most Genius Workout Ever

You'll boost lower-body speed, strength, and stamina—with one exercise.<p>When it comes to exercises, the stepup is as simple as it gets. You just place your foot on a box or bench, and then push your body up. That’s it.<p>But—<i>man!</i>—can it give your glutes, quads, and hips one hellish workout. Especially …

Nomadic Couple Built a Stylish Trailer Home for $50,000

Like many people, Brian and Joni Buzarde wanted to own a home, but they didn't want to be tied to one particular location. Their solution for housing mobility was an unconventional yet practical one–they built a dwelling that would travel with them. The couple's trailer, nicknamed <i>Woody</i>, was …

Stylish

Everyday Objects Whimsically Recreated with Unexpected Materials

Photographer and art director Vanessa McKeown reimagines everyday objects in delightfully colorful and quirky new ways. Fruits, vegetables, cakes, and candies have been constructed with unexpected materials that mimic their forms and reveal amusing surprises in every image. Balloons take on the …

42 Storage Ideas That Will Organize Your Entire House

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Interview: Electric Blue Molten Sulphur Flows from Indonesia's Blue Fire Crater

While on a trip to East Java in Indonesia this past July, Chicago-based photographer, music producer, and filmmaker Reuben Wu (of Ladytron fame) captured the otherworldly sight of electric blue molten sulphur gushing from fumaroles (hot gas vents in the earth's crust) in the base of the Blue Fire …