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AutoSleep Turns the Apple Watch Into an Automatic Sleep Tracker

I'm terrible at keeping a decent sleep schedule. I love my job and I often stay up late working on my latest story. Sometimes, I decide to relax with a videogame, I lose track of time, and suddenly it's 4 AM. I know, however, that getting enough quality sleep every night is key to a healthy …

8 Times Budget Materials Looked Really Great in the Kitchen

Of course it's possible to create an amazing-looking kitchen if you have massive amounts of cash: what's really remarkable is doing the same thing on …

Ceramics

Buying vs. leasing a car: what to keep in mind

According to a 2016 survey, more Americans are leasing cars more than ever.<p>But should <i>you</i>?<p>To help with your decision, we highlighted the key differences between the two options in the chart below:<p><b>The bottom line on buying:</b> Cars are the classic example of a <i>depreciating asset</i>. The minute you drive a …

Leasing

8 steps to clear your digital clutter

Unused icons on your desktop.<p>Apps on your phone.<p>Bookmarks on your browser that are better left alone.<p>Aside from starting with a slightly dodgy rhyme, …

Slow internet? 10 easy ways to speed up your Wi-Fi

Broadband customers in the UK suffer from "dire" internet connections, according to a recent government report.<p>The report from a coalition of over 100 cross-party MPs found that 5.7 million people don't receive Ofcom's minimum stipulated download speeds.<p>While scientists try to fix the problem with …

Wi-Fi

8 great turntables for beginners and audiophiles alike

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Driven largely by millennials, vinyl is in the middle of a Renaissance; in 2015 vinyl record sales increased for the tenth straight …

7 Smart Habits of Leaders Who Always Get Successful Results | Inc.com

<b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag #Inc90Days.​</i><p>The most successful leaders have learned the mastery of …

Self-improvement

I write about money every day, and here's the best financial advice I can give you

<b>1. Managing money is so easy once you figure it out.</b> It's scary and frustrating and all kinds of annoying before hand, but once you "get it" you're good forever. It's like riding a bike — you fall down a ton early on, but the more you practice the better you get. You'll still fall afterwards, but …

PHP arrays - simple operations

Source: Flickr.com - Upupa4meLike all things in life, we need to start with simple things. So, in order to understand what arrays are in PHP, we need …

JavaScript

Should You Become a Full Stack Developer?

You often hear the term “full stack developer” thrown around, but what exactly is it, and should you think about becoming one? Let’s take a closer …

Databases

19 cocktails you've probably never heard of but should start drinking immediately

It's cold outside. You're at some party. And you pour yourself a glass of cheap-o wine or beer.<p>Just like last year. And the year before that.<p>Regular old wines and beers are fine for a Thursday night in March, but this is the holiday season. Time to spice things up a bit and try something a bit more …

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14 ways 20-somethings should invest their time to set themselves up for long-term success

It was good advice when Ben Franklin said it, and it's good advice now, no matter your age.<p>But your 20s are a particularly crucial time in life. Many call these the "formative" years, and the habits you form can carry you through the rest of your life.<p>So what's the best way to spend this time?<p>We …

The 10 best devices to turn your home into a smart home

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Amazon The modern "smart home" is still learning. It's still something we have to put in quotes like that. In the tech world's rush to …

How to make yourself work when you’re not in the mood

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Procrastination affects everyone. It sneaks up on most people when they’re tired or bored, but for some, procrastination can be a full-fledged addiction. They avoid all day the work that is right in front of them, only to go home and …

Procrastination

20 creative ways of using Evernote

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite fixes for helping stay organized isEvernote.<p>“It's both terrifyingly interesting and interestingly terrifying”According to VICE, TNW Conference is quite …

Productivity

9 responsive design mistakes you don't want to make

As explained in UX Design Trends 2015 & 2016, responsive Web design has become the industry’s recommend approach for supporting multiple screen sizes and devices. But not all responsive sites are created equally.<p><i>Photo credit:</i> <i>PlasmaComp</i><p>Whether you’re designing a small company website or reworking an …

Web Design

Why I can’t get a good night’s sleep

I t’s 1 in the morning and I’ve been in bed for a few hours now. Maybe it’s the few drops of caffeine I mistakenly drank earlier in the day. Or perhaps it’s the 26 wires that are attached to my scalp, face, finger and legs and the strap pulled taut around my waist. All I know is I’m not doing what …

Sleep

Toptal's List Of Top Free Programming Books

The Internet is mankind’s biggest repository of knowledge, information, useful (and useless: think of cat pics) digital content. Today, we will be …

Threading

20 Awesome Must Try CSS Tips for Beginners

Since the inception of the internet, CSS and HTML have been tied together in a conjugal bond. While HTML is possibly an easy markup language to …

Understanding Critical CSS

<i>The web is slow, yet there are a few simple strategies to make websites faster. One of them is inlining critical CSS into the <head> of your pages,</i> …

Web Design

Find Opportunities To Learn Computer Science At Google's New Portal

Google has launched a new gateway to help you find computer science resources, programs, scholarships and other learning opportunities. You can …

10 Tips to Manage Time Like a Pro

Time management is tough, huh?<p>The to-do list increases, but the hours don’t, and soon you find yourself cutting back on downtime to compensate for …

25+ Awesome CSS Tools You’d Regret Missing As A Web Designer

Tools have always worked wonders when it comes to simplifying CSS-design and development related jobs. It is interesting to note that a huge majority …

Web Design

Five Time-Tested Tips for Beginning Developers

It’s always hard to learn something new, and programming is no exception. It’s unlike anything you’ve ever done in school. You might’ve learned a …

25 things I've learned in 9 years of simplifying my life

For almost 9 years now, I've been learning to live a simple life.<p>A life uncluttered by most of the things people fill their lives with, and left with space for what really matters.<p>A life that isn't constant busy-ness and rushing, but contemplation and creation, connection with people I love and …

10 Things Every College Grad Needs To Know About Money

One Stanford student thought “paid vacation” meant that her boss would pay for all her travel and leisure activities. Another didn’t know there was such a thing as a water bill, and a third threatened to call the police and report the work study office because it was letting the government withhold …

Personal Finance

7 Personal Finance Milestones Every 20 and 30 Year Old Should Hit

Do you know if you're on track with your financial goals? Where are you in comparison to other young adults in their 20s and 30s? Take inventory of …

Should You Ever Pay Cash for a Home?

Consider what paying in cash will do to your savings — emergency, retirement and otherwise — in the short term.<p>While some of us may be struggling …