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7 Awesome Habits of Highly Effective People | Inc.com

As we go through our daily-by-day lives without a pause or a moment to think about what it is we are actually doing, it's easy to assume we are working as effectively as we can. It is important to take that pause and observe others in action. Are we working as effectively as our extremely …

Self-improvement

6 Must-Do Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Before Selling a House

Selling your home might feel like a rush to the finish line. The market is hot <i>right</i> <i>now</i>, you think -- so you should hurry up while you can still get a good price. Or perhaps your dream home was <i>just</i> listed, but you can't move in until your current place sells … so you should expedite this, right?<p>The …

Free will could all be an illusion, scientists suggest after study shows choice may just be brain tricking itself

Free will might be an illusion created by our brains, scientists might have proved.<p>Humans are convinced that they make conscious choices as they live …

The Best Camera Bags and Straps

After doing more than 24 hours of new research and testing—including interviews with several professional photographers—on top of 60 hours previously …

How to Work Out When You Have No Time, From the Founder of TRX

No more excuses.<p>In the mid-90's, Randy Hetrick was a Navy SEAL deployed on a counter-piracy mission in southeast Asia, holed up in a warehouse, trying to figure out how to stay in the kind of shape necessary to quickly scale the side of a freighter while wearing 75 pounds of gear. He had …

Workouts

Weekly News for Designers (N.330)

Advertise here with BSA<br>This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from …

Web Design

The 15-Minute Barre Workout for Strong and Sculpted Legs

Bethany Rogers<p>How It Works<p>Warm weather has arrived, which means it's time for shorts, sundresses, and swimsuits—all things that show off your legs. …

Everything you need to know to assemble and care for a succulent garden

These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>These common varieties would make a great addition to your home or garden.<p>It’s hard to say at what point the growing of succulents went from being a nerdy backwater of gardening to a viral sensation. It might have been the …

Plants

Can’t Program? Now There’s A WYSIWYG For Designing With Code

A new tool from Framer makes it easy to design with JavaScript–even if you don’t know a lick of code.<p>Gone are the days when designers did all their UI/UX concepts in Photoshop. Now, they’re being called on to code their mockups.<p>But how do you introduce designers to code if they’ve never programmed …

DIY arcade cabinets: Just add IKEA furniture

Many of us have longed to have a working arcade cabinet in our homes — but a combination of space and price often keep them out of reach.<p>But Ikea …

The Top 10 Workout Songs for April 2016

<i>Flickr: mikebaird</i><p>Ladies rule the gym this month -- with females out front on all but three of the month's top tunes. The list also favors the poppier end of the musical spectrum. At the same time--even with these elements in common -- there's still room for a few surprises.<p>The most anticipated …

Music

7 Essential Qualities Of True, Lasting Love

Love can be called a feeling. But love is also work. It requires action, intention, and openness to sustain love over years or decades. As a student …

Self-awareness

7 Bad Public Speaking Habits That Immediately Destroy Your Likability | Inc.com

Having the best ideas in the world won't help you if no one wants to listen.<p>Speaker and author Julian Treasure gave a popular TED Talk in 2014 that explained how anyone can speak effectively, whether in a conversation or in front of a crowd.<p>How well you influence others, he said, is as much about …

Public Speaking

Marie Kondo's tips for organizing your kitchen

Professional organizer Marie Kondo has seemingly taken over the world — or at least the closet of someone you know — in the past year. Her bestselling book "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" is 213 compelling pages about, you guessed it, the art of tidying.<p>In Kondo's newest book, "Spark Joy," …

Minimalism

Bodyweight Giant Set That Burns Fat and Builds Muscle Like Crazy

It’s clear that for sustained fat loss, training is necessary. A diet alone is not a viable option because it will destroy your muscles as much as it …

Exercise

How to Build a Walk-In Shower in a Small Bathroom

Walk-in showers are popular DIY projects as they can be installed in tighter spaces than a tub and are safer to use for older family members.<p>Bathroom remodeling projects rank a close second to kitchens in popularity, as they can boost the value of your home and make a great universal design …

The best leg workout you can do in less than 25 minutes

Training the lower body is the ultimate foundation for improving overall strength, muscle endurance, and athletic performance. Big, compound, …

20 Free Photoshop Actions All Designers Must Have

Automated scripts save time and improve workflow in all creative fields. Adobe products like Photoshop offer scripts called <b>actions</b> that automate a …

Tutorials

What Married Men and Women Want You to Know

When it comes to marriage advice and the inside scoop, it's best to ask people in-the-know. So we turned to married couples to ask them what they think you need to know — and what you should expect — when you commit your life to someone else.<p>"When you go into marriage, the first thing you need to …

Marriage

Learn Jewelry Making Basics

We make jewelry over here all the time! If you are new to jewelry making, sometimes starting can feel intimidating. But, it really doesn't have to be …

Download Adobe Photoshop CS2 with Genuine License for Free!

Adobe Photoshop CS2 was launched in 2005, and since then it has unarguably set a industry standard for professional photo editing suite. Layers, …

Photoshop

This Is Bob Harper's 5-Minute Fat-Burning Workout

<b>Fire up your muscles from head to toe.</b><p><i>By SELF Staffers</i>, SELF<p>This do-anywhere workout takes only five minutes -- so you can knock it out on a busy day or before a party. Here's what you need to know:<p><b>YOUR TRAINER:</b> Bob Harper, celebrity trainer and host of the T<i>he Biggest Loser</i>, which starts in …

Workouts

The 5 Best Exercises Every Guy Should Master | Men's Health

There are so many things I would do differently. If I had known back then what I know today, I could have avoided a plethora of injuries along the way.<p>That’s why I’m sharing 5 specific exercises with you today. These are the key movements that should serve as the foundation upon which your general …

Reveal Your Abs with the Belly Fat Inferno

Packed gym? No problem. All you need is a pair of kettlebells for this 22-minute sweat session

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How to Create an Isometric Pixel Art Factory in Adobe Photoshop

What You'll Be CreatingWe're continuing the work on our isometric pixel art world, and on this occasion we'll add an industrial workplace to our …

Graphics