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How to Disagree with Someone More Powerful than You

Your boss proposes a new initiative you think won’t work. Your senior colleague outlines a project timeline you think is unrealistic. What do you say when you disagree with someone who has more power than you do? How do you decide whether it’s worth speaking up? And if you do, what exactly should …

Leadership

This One Design Decision Made My Tiny Room Feel Twice As Big

Plus, my favorite low-profile picks for sofas, rugs, coffee tables, and more.<p>Last fall, I experienced the joy and challenge of moving into my first …

Small Spaces

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

4 harsh truths that will make you a better person

Why is it that whenever someone says, “face the facts” you know you’re about to hear something you don’t want to hear? Probably because of a second …

Happiness

The Best Blazers & Brands For Men To Buy Right Now

No longer reserved for the English gent or regimented Navy sir, the humble blazer has played a star role in seasons past, since its debut nearly two …

Men's Fashion

Build Really Strong Teams Using These 5 Uncommonly Powerful Secrets

Teams are an extremely powerful and important tool for getting the most out the most important resource you have: your human resource.<p>One of the most difficult challenge for business leaders is to get the right group of people together on a team that will deliver the results you desire for your …

How to Build a Raised Garden Bed On The Cheap

Having a raised garden bed is great, especially if you have bad drainage in your yard. In this video, which was <b>created courtesy of TheCraftyGemini</b>, …

How to Make Your Own Liquid Fertilizers Out of Household Waste

Liquid fertilizers can be a really effective way of giving plants an immediate boost. This can be useful in situations such as fruiting plants going …

Gardening

Forget The Spray – 9 Plants That Naturally Keep Mosquitos Away

There is no person out there that hates summer. Summer is fun because we can enjoy in nature all day long with wearing less cloths on us. But it is …

This DIY Wind Turbine Uses Bike Wheel to Harvest Energy

This DIY wind turbine is based on ‘Lenz2 lift+drag design’ and made from aluminum lithographic offset printing plates. The designer, Connell, says …

HOW TO GROW 25 POUNDS OF SWEET POTATOES IN A BUCKET

Everyone likes potatoes, but there are two different types of potatoes: sweet potatoes and regular potatoes. These two types differ in the content of …

You Don’t Even Know How Incredibly Useful BAKING SODA Can Be To Your Garden or Flowers!

Can I ask you a simple question – do you know what’s baking soda? Well, I really think that we all know what’s baking soda, right? This, extremely …

3 Plants That Generate Oxygen Even at Night – Get One for Your Bedroom

Plants are awesome and we all love them, right? It has been said that trees and plants are the lungs of the earth. Through a process called …

10 Mosquito Repelling Plants to Keep You Safe this Summer

Did you know that only the female mosquito bites? Let that sink in for a second. As much as we all get eaten alive each summer by pesky mosquito …

Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

26 Really Clever Gardening Tricks

No green thumb required.

When NECTAR turned poison for bamboo

New Delhi’s renewed bid to turn bamboo into gold is riding a repackaged failure. This has made many in the Northeast, which grows 67% of India’s …

This Is The Best Natural Painkiller Plant That You Can Find In Your Backyard!

Regardless of its causes, physical pain can be excruciating sometimes. Most of us rely on painkillers for a quick relief from acute or chronic pain. …

10 Ideas to Steal from Midcentury Modern Gardens

Midcentury modern garden design evolved alongside the breathless optimism of America’s suburbs. In those postwar decades, the prospects of having …

PLANT SOME OF THESE AROUND YOUR HOME AND GARDEN AND YOU’LL NEVER SEE ANOTHER FLY AGAIN

Spring and summer are the times when most people spend much of their free time outdoors having fun, whether it’s a picnic or a nice hike in nature. …

Five aspects to doubling farmers’ income

Establishment of retail agriculture markets to enable small and marginal farmers transact in a more efficient manner, broad-based procurement system …

10 Powerful Habits That Will Help You Become the Best Version of Yourself

Get the toxicity out of your life.<p><i>What are some habits that are good to get into? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nelson Wang, founder of www.CEOLifestyle.io, on Quora:</b><p>These are my …

Top 10

9 Social Media Tools You Can't Ignore If You Want More Leads

As a small business, you know generating leads through social media is getting harder with each passing year.And as brands perfect their strategies, …

7 books you must read to be a real software developer

Congratulations on finishing your four-year computer science degree in two years with no actual practical software development experience or …

5 Daily Steps for Succeeding at Anything

Successful people plan. Unsuccessful or mediocre people simply content themselves with hoping and wishing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It seems that regardless of how well the typical American household does, as far as income goes, happiness fails to keep up. Has …

Who was here first? A new study explains the origins of ancient Indians

A new paper authored by 92 scientists from around the globe that was posted online this weekend could settle some major questions about the subcontinent’s history and what that means for various theories of Indian civilisation. The paper, titled “The Genomic Formation of South and Central Asia,” …

If You Want A Sexy Night, Ask Your Partner These Questions

The hottest sex I've ever had started with a question, when a former partner leaned in close to my ear and said, "What have you always wanted to do?" …

Historical Evidence That Jesus Rose From the Dead

The historical evidence for the resurrection of Christ is very good. Scholars such as William Lane Craig, J.P. Moreland, Gary Habermas, and others …

5 Rare Habits of Managers Everyone Would Die to Work for

It all starts with their ability to listen actively to your needs.<p>Does the thought of working for the boss from hell frighten you? Perhaps you've already met that dismal fate and are considering a change. Or maybe you <i>made</i> the change and have sworn off bad bosses forever.<p>Good move. Now where do you …

Better Brainstorming

About 20 years ago I was leading a brainstorming session in one of my MBA classes, and it was like wading through oatmeal. We were talking about something that many organizations struggle with: how to build a culture of equality in a male-dominated environment. Though it was an issue the students …