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Atom Bank offers five-year mortgages for the price of two-year loans

Atom Bank is dramatically reducing the rates on its five-year fixed-rate mortgages, charging as little as 1.29pc for a five- year deal.<p>The new five-year rates will cost the same as Atom's existing two-year rates, and will be the cheapest on the market by a significant margin.<p>They are available from …

This Data Visualization of Sleep is Surprisingly Artistic

With the exception of insomniacs, most people already know how sleeping like a baby feels, and now there's a data visualization for sleep that shows …

Data Visualization

10 New Ideas for Making Money on the Side

There is no better use for spare time than turning it into spare money.<p>Entrepreneur and Connector<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Every year we make the same resolutions, like losing weight or to quit smoking. What about making more money?<p>While there proven ways to make …

Food Trucks

Yoga Exercises To Strengthen The Pelvic Floor In Pregnancy

One of the biggest concerns for pregnant and post natal women is the pelvic floor - how they can help prepare for labour and how they strengthen …

Yoga

10 TIPS ON HOW TO LIFT UP YOUR MOOD (OR HOW TO BE HAPPIER?)

Everyone can have a moment of feeling down. Sometimes negative thoughts try to attack our mind with great power. During these moments, try not to …

3 Brain-Training Apps Productive People Use To Kill Time

It’s a common scenario. You have five or ten minutes to kill as you wait for a bus, or you want something to occupy your mind during your boring …

20 smart and affordable wardrobe ideas (that are easy to copy!)

Storage spaces are a must-have in any home, bedroom or living space. But if you have kids, you need to make the storage conducive to the things they …

Interior Design

7 Habits of Happily Married Couples

I was on the phone with my wife Ashley and we were sharing details about each other’s mornings like we do almost every morning. When I said, “I love …

Hung Up

These 6 Free Online Programs to Help You Totally Change Careers

You know how the old saying goes: Never stop learning. And thanks to advances in technology, gaining access to education is easier (and cheaper!) than ever. Another perk to free online education? Getting one step closer to making your career goals even more of a reality. So whether you’re ready to …

MOMA

5 financial experts share the one money tip they think everyone should know

Of course, there are dozens of books with hundreds of pages of financial advice.<p>So it's hard to boil all that down to just one tip. But if I had to, it'd be this: Live on 85% or less of what you earn, and save and invest the rest.<p>That way, no matter how you spend the rest of your money, you know …

Personal Finance

Defining Strategy, Implementation, and Execution

It is striking how much confusion there is between strategy, implementation, and execution. Is “strategy” a matter of making choices about where we want to go, where we play and how we win, of setting goals and actions, about how we create and capture economic value over time? Does it include …

Management

10 ingenious ideas that make home organisation easier

Organising a home can be such an ordeal, can't it? How do you find enough space for all the storage you need, whilst not impacting on the …

Small Spaces

How often you should clean your refrigerator — and the right way to do it

When was the last time you cleaned the refrigerator?<p>Wiping up the occasional drip and opening a box of baking soda doesn't count. We're talking a full-throttle cleaning that disinfects, organizes and restores order to one of the busiest spots in the home. Did you know that a neglected and dirty …

Domestic Technology

3 Simple Habits That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Remove the unnecessary. Automate decisions. Maintain good health.<p><i>What are the best productivity hacks of startup CEOs? originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mikael Cho, founder of Crew | Unsplash,</b> …

Productivity

How to make a to-do list that actually helps you get everything done

A lot of people start their workday by making a to-do list. Depending on how realistic you are, there are probably anywhere from three to 15 items on your list. If it’s three, you probably end your workday feeling accomplished and energized. If you try to complete 15, you probably wrap up your day …

Time Management

Six Expensive Home Repairs You Can Avoid With a Little Maintenance

The cost of owning a home goes well beyond the price you paid for the house itself. When something breaks, you have to fix it, and those repairs can …

26 of the best (ever) DIY tips!

DIY home improvement is fantastic because anybody, with any skill set, can have a go and there will be one or two projects that work wonderfully …

DIY

Numetrics

Numetrics by the numbers<p>Benefits<p>About Numetrics<p>Resources<p>MORE FROM OUR ANALYTICS PRACTICE<p>Learn how we work together with clients to build …

Cybersecurity

Ontame.io wants to be ‘Google Analytics’ for recruiters

Ontame.io, a relatively new startup from the former CTO and CEO of Graduateland (which recently acquired Tyba), is building a product to bring better analytics to recruitment.<p>The idea is to be able to track not just where applicant and referral traffic comes from, but how this correlates to the …

Analytics

Bonus Video: Grilled Watermelon & Mackerel Sashimi

Well didn’t they do well! If doing well is failing to catch any fish on the fishing trip and buying them from the shop on the corner… Then didn’t …

10 Things You Can Do for 10 Minutes a Day to Improve Your Songwriting

Image via stocksnap.io<p>The most surefire way to keep making progress with your songwriting craft is to practice, practice, practice. The great part is …

How To Write A Song in 6 Simple Steps

The step-by-step beginners guide to writing songs.<p>Do melodies float into your head? Do you think in bars? Do you see lyrics, not words?<p>It’s time to …

Guitar

10 Ridiculous Songwriting Tips That Actually Work

Just when you thought you’d tried everything.<p>Googling ‘songwriting tips’ will give you about 2 million results in 0.42 seconds. That’s a lot of …

Tuesday Tips: Songwriting & Writers Block

Tuesday Tips is part of our Smule Inspire program. Through shared performances, tips, guest blog posts by veteran users, we hope that Smule Inspire …

Creative Writing

End Writer’s Block: 20 Songwriting Tips from Andrea Stolpe | Berklee Online | ASCAP | Songwriting

Stop Overspending: How To Budget Money

When personal finance writer Holly Johnson and her husband, Greg, first started tracking their spending, they sat down and looked at their previous month’s bills. “We quickly found that we were spending more than $1,000 on food for two people,” she said.<p>Like many Americans, the Johnsons hadn’t …

Personal Finance

Pan-fried pork and prawns with cellophane noodles

The layers of flavour here – lemony coriander root, Asian celery and white pepper – are what make this dish special. It is a favourite in Bangkok’s Chinatown.<p>SERVES<p>4 as part of a spread<p>INGREDIENTS<p>about 150g fatty pork belly, sliced to the thickness of a £1 coin (enough to cover the base of a medium …

Onions

Meet the fruit crisp maker taking on the potato chip

Nim's Fruit Crisps is ramping up manufacturing in a bid to become a mainstream brand to rival Walkers<p>The potato crisp, one of the nation's favourite snacks, has a new fruity rival, which has been sanctioned by the Department for Health.<p>A start-up uses air-drying to turn fruit into crunchy snacks, …

Selling

Automate Google Sheets: An Introduction to Google Apps Script

Google has built some of the most effective productivity tools on the planet. With Gmail, Hangouts, Chrome, Docs, Sheets, and more, odds are you use …

Apps