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How To Build a Coke Can Stove for Hiking and Camping

This next idea is so great and very easy to implement in case of emergency or when camping. The tutorial is going to teach you how to make a small …

Camping

This activity, usually considered a distraction, can boost your memory up to 29%

The arrival of state-of-the-art programs prompted backlash among those who'd argued for years that drawing is integral to literacy.<p>"When you draw an object, the mind becomes deeply, intensely attentive," says the designer Milton Glaser, an author of a 2008 monograph titled Drawing Is Thinking. "And …

Creativity

How The Small State Of Israel Is Becoming A High-Tech Superpower

<i>The horrific Iran nuclear deal is, these days, overshadowing the miracle of the Israeli economy, particularly in the area of high technology. With the exception of the U.S., Israel–a country of a mere 8 million people–leads the world in high tech, an astonishing feat. In this interview Prime</i> …

Cybersecurity

The Top 5 Time Management Mistakes You’re Making

From the amount of paper on your desk to the amount of time you check your email, this is what’s standing in the way of getting things done.<p>We keep to-do lists and try to stay on top of our schedules, yet no matter how hard we try, tasks continue to evade us. The to-do list gets longer and it feels …

Time Management

20 Time Management Hacks I Wish I'd Known Before My 20s

Being able to manage your time most appropriately is something best done as early as possible. The earlier in life that you start, the better such …

7 Metrics For Successful Leaders -- How Do You Measure Up?

Do you consider yourself successful? This question came up during a recent business dinner with a group of leaders, and the collective response caught me off guard.<p>While I simply thought, “Yeah, I guess,” others went on explaining the flaws that hampered their success. Although I considered …

Success

21 time-management habits all leaders should learn

One of the most difficult skills to master at the beginning of your career is time management.<p>You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to …

13 Incredibly Smart Tips To Be Happier From Mental Health Experts

Genius tips from people whose job it is to make you feel better.

Ecocapsules: off-the-grid pods could change camping forever

Environmentally friendly, self-sufficient eco-pods, that can be towed on a trailer or shipped anywhere in the world, could transform the way we experience the outdoors.<p>The egg-shaped Ecocapsules, designed by Slovakian design firm Nice Architects can house two people for a year off the grid, with …

Can Regenerative Design Save the Planet?

A Vancouver building illustrates how architecture can make an active, positive contribution to the environment.<p>It’s probably too harsh to say that green building has jumped the shark, but triple-glazed glass, natural ventilation, and low off-gassing carpeting are no longer news. In a sense, green …

States Ignoring Mitch McConnell, Working On Clean Power Plan: EPA

Last month Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell urged states to ignore the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Power Plan, but the states are ignoring McConnell and working toward compliance, EPA Admninistrator Gina McCarthy said Friday at the University of Chicago.<p>Even states that are suing …

Clean Technology

How Some Craft Breweries Are Greening Your Beer -- Without You Knowing It

There are many ways California’s punishing drought is affecting the entire country, even if we can’t see or feel it. This includes craft beer which uses roughly five to six pints of water to brew one pint of beer. Some savvy and eco-conscious breweries like Stone Brewing Company, based in …

Beer

The Urban Death Project: Designing A Better Way To Die

With her Urban Death centers, Katrina Spade wants to create a more environmentally sustainable way to die. Morbid or brilliant?<p>In her thirties, Katrina Spade* started thinking about death. She wondered what her parents would do with her body if she were to die and realized she had no idea. In …

Composting

BodyBrew takes the heat out of brewing for coffee aficionados

The Bod is the successor to the Hourglass coffee maker and it features a few innovations and it comes with a built-in storage container called Bean …

5 Cool and Handy Apps For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Spending time outdoors is highly delightful and does you a lot of good. A mere 10 min walk can drastically reduce your stress level and give your …

Apps

Boycott Israel Movement Stunts The Palestinian Economy

A push to “boycott, divest and sanction” (BDS) Israeli companies has limited impact on the credit profile of Israel, yet it directly harms its intended beneficiaries, the Palestinians. The BDS movement, including universities, pension funds and leaders of some Christian denominations (to the …

Israel

Overworked And Overwhelmed? Use These Mindfulness Secrets To Restore Balance In 2015

<i>“We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit.” – Aristotle, as quoted by Scott Eblin, author of “Overworked and Overwhelmed: The Mindfulness Alternative“</i><p>Stress and burnout are an all-too-frequent condition for executives, and especially for entrepreneurs. But feeling …