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28 Ways To Make Your Bathroom Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

Sparkle and shine, no more grime!

Get ready for the weekend & learn how to dance like Beyonce

Ever wished you could dance like Beyoncé? Of course you have. You're only human.<p>Beyonce/Instagram<p>Well you're in luck because Seen On Screen, the …

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How to Install an Electrical Outlet from a Sub Panel

Setting up a new electrical outlet from a sub panel is a handy DIY job that can bring power to a garage workshop or basement.<p>Electrical work can be intimidating, but if you do your research and follow some basic safety measures, you can learn to wire for lighting, outlets, and more. Wiring an …

Step by Step Guide to Installing Airtight Drywall

<i>This article was originally posted by</i> <i>Pro Trade Craft</i> <i>and has been lightly edited.</i><p>While drywall and insulation contractors might be best equipped to …

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Canada is considering the 'unthinkable'

It seems as if there is, almost, a feeling of relief that this unconventional tool has come out of the realm of academia and into the realm of real world policy making.<p>More significantly, the Governor stated that the " effective lower bound for Canada's policy rate is around <i>minus</i> 0.5%". In other …

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

10 Mind-Blowing Books That People Who Love Thinking Can't Miss

P.J. O’Rouke once said, “Always read something that will make you look good if you die in the middle of it.”<p>While I do think there is a place for …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

Why It’s Time to Retire James Bond (As We Know Him)

The 24th Bond film, ‘Spectre,’ is in theaters this Friday. And it’s very, very lame.<p>In 1964’s <i>Goldfinger</i>, nefarious Auric Goldfinger famously tells …

These Zen Buddhist Koans Will Open Your Mind

"Out of nowhere the mind comes forth."<p>A koan is a riddle or puzzle that Zen Buddhists use during meditation to help them unravel greater truths about the world and about themselves.<p>Zen masters have been testing their students with these stories, questions, or phrases for centuries. Many koans can …

How to act less stupid, according to psychologists

Over the course of any given day, the average person sees plenty of odd behavior. A bizarre outfit or a strange conversation, an unfamiliar gesture or anything, really, that doesn't fit into the realm of acceptable behavior.<p>One of the most common breaches, one of the things that tends to give us …

Why the World Does Not Exist by Markus Gabriel – review

Who decides what constitutes reality? A fluent philosophical attack on the hubris of science<p>Markus Gabriel’s world is bigger than the universe, and includes not just humans but elves, fairies, Prime Minister Ed Miliband and unicorns on the far side of the moon – everything that exists, even if only …

10 Signs You Have Exceptional Mental Strength

If you do these things, you can be sure you're more resilient than average.<p>Just a few weeks ago here on Inc.com we published advice from psychotherapist Amy Morin laying out bad habits you need to break if you want to achieve incredible mental strength. But what if you read the list and were …

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7 memory skills that will make you smarter

Take it from Peter Brown, Henry Roediger, and Mark McDaniel, authors of "Make It Stick: The Science Of Successful Learning."<p>"We need to keep learning and remembering all our lives," they write. "Getting ahead at work takes mastery of job skills and difficult colleagues. ... If you're good at …

We are the most unequal society in the developed world: As bad as you think income inequality is, it’s so much worse

<b>(AP/Reuters/Dennis Van Tine/Richard Drew/Shannon Stapleton)</b><p>Now that the Occupy movement is all but over, we must find new ways to educate the public — before it’s too late<p>Les Leopold<p>October 29, 2015 8:15am (UTC)<p><i>The following is an excerpt from</i> Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic …

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