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Quartz vs. Granite: Which Countertop Material Is Better?

Whether you’re redoing a kitchen, planning an eventual reno, or poised for change when the lottery goes your way, you can resolve your inner quartz …

Home Improvement

How to Convert YouTube Videos to MP3 Files

Want to pull your favorite YouTube videos right off the platform and onto your computer? Here's how to convert certain music videos on YouTube to …

YouTube Music

These 55 Amazon Products Have Been Bestsellers For Years — & You’d Never Guess Them

Buying stuff online an be a bit of a toss-up if you aren't careful. More times than I can count I've waited two weeks for a package, just to discover …

Shopping

22 TIPS FOR LEARNING A FOREIGN LANGUAGE – Page 2

I believe the reason is that our minds place more priority on memories which involve actual human and social experiences, memories which have …

Language Learning

Top 10 Houseplants to Decorate your Home That Help Cleanse The Air

If that fancy, expensive air purifier that you just saw in the mall is a little bit out of your price range, don’t be sad! There is another way to …

Plants

Use these Waze tips and tricks to become an expert navigator

Waze was already a popular, powerful crowdsourced map app before Google acquired it, but the navigation software is now better than ever before. Waze …

Maps

This $16 dent puller will save you a $200 trip to the auto body shop

It used to be that if you got a little dent in your car door, you had two choices: either spend $200-$300 at an auto body shop to fix it, or live …

Repairs

I tried a Bullet Journal…and it changed my life

Everybody’s got their primary stress point, and for me, it’s feeling overwhelmed. I’m a student and I work, so I tend to pack my days to the brim—but …

Productivity

This night light unlike anything you’ve seen before

You might think that night light technology hasn’t come very far in the past decade, but we’re about to show you something awesome that will …

Tech Trends

How to Fold a Fitted Sheet

• <b>Drape the Fitted Sheet Over Your Hands</b>• <b><br>Fold the Fitted Sheet in Half and Tuck in the Corners</b>• <b><br>Fold the Fitted Sheet in Half Again</b>• <b><br>Lay the Folded Sheet on</b> …

Sewing

If Your Team Sets Goals, But Fails to Successfully Deliver Them, You Need This 1 Meeting

Teams can set a solid strategy and create great goals but then miserably fail on the delivery. Here is the one meeting that will make a difference.<p>Nothing is more frustrating than having a great planning session and coming up with a breakthrough plan for the quarter, only to have the team fall …

Time Management

Scientists Say This Strategy Can Help You Learn Anything Fast

Study smarter, not harder!<p>In his book <i>Fluent Forever</i>, opera singer Gabriel Wyner suggests that one of the best ways to learn a new language is to …

The Brain

The 5 Most-Liked Interiors on Our Instagram — July 2018

Life may not be a popularity contest, but there's something to be said for the interiors that garner the most likes on our Instagram, @hunkerhome. …

Interior Design

Simple Hack to Locate Studs in Plaster Walls

Finding a stud behind plaster and lath is hit-or-miss with a typical stud finder. Here’s a better method. Tape a rare earth magnet (about $4 for a …

Home Improvement

10 Food Logos with Sneaky Hidden Messages

Are your favorite food logos trying to tell you something?<p>The Wendy’s fast-food chain was named after founder Dave Thomas’ daughter. She also appears …

Burger King

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

The Almost Unbelievable Power of Your Belief Systems

Follow this visualization guide to achieve absolute clarity in your goals.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I was horsing around with my dog the other day -- <i>I promise this is an article on entrepreneurship --</i> when something extraordinary happened.<p>We’d been playing …

Motivation

MIT’s bizarre mask can control your mood, make you feel aroused or anxious

We are not in control. In fact, we’re far from it. The digital world is designed to keep us passive yet engaged, insatiable yet entertained, …

Psychology

How to clean your TV screen

If you own a TV of any kind, whether it’s a sparkling new 4K Ultra HD masterpiece or an aging SD TV, rest assured it will become dirty at some point. …

Cleaning

Want to Keep Your Best Employees From Quitting? Stop Doing the 7 Things the Worst Bosses Often Do

These toxic management behaviors can disengage employees and tear down organizations.<p>In my research examining the leadership literature for nearly 20 years, I've ascertained that leadership in its purest and most unadulterated form comes down to one overarching theme: serving the needs of people so …

Employment

11 Brilliant Updates That Will Make Your House a Home

You just purchased your dream house and now you need to work on making it yours. Or maybe your new apartment needs a little decorating to make it …

Here's What Jeff Bezos Prefers to Work-Life Balance and Why You Should Live By It

Work-life balance naively suggests working and non-working hours should be evenly apportioned.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Amazon is known for building a culture that values hard work. So much so that the organization has received criticism from current and former …

Work-life Balance

To have *perfectly* steamed clothes, all you need is an ice cube

If the only time you use ice cubes is in the morning, for your straw-free iced coffee, you’re seriously missing out; the freezer staple comes in …

Digging deeper into smart speakers reveals two clear paths

In a truly fascinating exploration into two smart speakers – the Sonos One and the Amazon Echo – BoltVC’s Ben Einstein has found some interesting differences in the way a traditional speaker company and an infrastructure juggernaut look at their flagship devices.<p>The post is well worth a a full read …

Hands-on: Pioneer MVH-1400NEX offers affordable CarPlay in a simple package

As a Toyota driver, I’ve been subjected to the company’s horrible Entune-powered head unit for the last 6 years. On my 2012 model, it’s bundled with a matte resistive touch screen that requires you to press in on the display to control the unit. As you can probably imagine, the stock unit is …

NuDeck by UGL: Concrete Application

<i>Sponsored by UGL</i><p>New concrete is expensive, and new concrete stairs are really expensive. That’s why I was anxious to try NuDECK by UGL—the same folks …

The Best Tech to Buy on Amazon Prime Day

The most obvious way to save: buy an Amazon product. But Prime Day will include a number of gadget deals. Here's a sneak peek at what to expect on …

A backlighting kit for your TV is exactly what movie night has been missing

From sophisticated sound systems to expensive TVs, there are a million ways you can turn your living room into your ideal home theatre. If you're …

This Book About the Anatomy of DC Heroes and Villains Looks Absolutely Gorgeous

Ever wanted to know what the inside of Superman’s eyeball looks like? Well, now you do, in stunningly beautiful detail.<p>Coming this September, <i>Anatomy</i> …

These 1918 Baby Names Are Due For a Comeback

To prove that point, baby naming website Nameberry came up with a list of baby names that were wildly popular back in 1918, but haven't quite made a …