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66 Positive Things You Should Be Saying to Your Child

In a world where saying "no" is usually a lot easier than saying "yes," it is important to bring up children who don't feel that negativity has a higher value than positivity. Encouraging words can have a truly lasting effect on your kiddos years and years after you've said them, so we should …

Happiness

How to Build a Daxophone Soundbox

Hey, welcome back. It’s me again, Daniel Fishkin. In my last post, I introduced you to the musical instrument called …The post How to Build a …

Woodworking

Your Flat Abs Are on Their Way If You Do These 50+ Core-Carving Moves

We've compiled the 55 most effective ab exercises you can do, some with equipment to increase the intensity, and some without, so you can get in an ab workout anywhere. Mix and match to create your own core-strengthening routine. We suggest adding two to five moves to your next strength-training …

Workouts

Top 10 At-home Workouts to Get Six-pack Abs

The house is actually a great place to hone your abs – after all, a six pack is mostly done in the kitchen.<p>"There is no fat that reduces stains, and …

Workouts

Hilaria Baldwin says this lower abs move improves sex, bladder control, and *more*

Having a strong core—with visible abs or not—is basically the cornerstone for being a boss at all your workouts. Whether you’re attempting to nail a …

Yoga

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

These yoga moves pretty much feel like a massage

In the same way that you can do less and get more out of your yoga class, so too, can you master moves on your mat that feel like a massage.<p>I repeat: …

Yoga

'Trump Baby' balloon takes flight in London protests

<b>London (CNN) —</b> An orange-hued 20-foot tall "Trump Baby," clutching a mobile phone and sporting a giant diaper, took flight over Britain's Houses of Parliament for two hours on Friday morning, kicking off a day of widespread protests against the US leader's controversial visit to the UK.<p>A crowd of …

Protest

Your Brain Has A “Delete” Button–Here’s How To Use It

This is the fascinating way that your brain makes space to build new and stronger connections so you can learn more.<p>There’s an old saying in neuroscience: neurons that fire together wire together. This means the more you run a neuro-circuit in your brain, the stronger that circuit becomes. This is …

7 Strong Types of Wood Joints Worth Knowing

<b>1. THE MITER JOINT</b><p>A miter joint occurs when two end pieces are cut on angles and fitted together, commonly found in the corners of picture frames and …

Visual Guide: What the Actual Trees of 52 Different Wood Species Look Like

From Acacia to Zebrawood<p>If you've seen our excellent series on different species of wood, by looking at boards you can identify the ones most …

Wholesale, Retail and Selling To Shops

Are you thinking about selling your crafts to someone other than Aunt Betty? Head on over to this article and take a look at all the do’s and don’ts …

How Tree Trunks Are Cut to Produce Wood With Different Appearances and Uses

As wood is one of the most widely-used materials in the world, architects are accustomed to being able to easily obtain sawn wood at a nearby store. …

Excellent Folk Albums From 2018 You Might’ve Missed

In the world of streaming, it feels like more music is accessible to more people than ever before. Unfortunately, it can also feel like there’s more emphasis on the biggest stars in the industry, and less time and space reserved for the middlemen (and women), or the emerging artists who don’t …

Music

How to Get a V-Cut Stomach

Six-pack abs are arguably the most desired physical feature for fitness enthusiasts. And save for the rare case, six-pack abs are visual proof of …

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Google employees want to teach you to code for free with their latest app

A bunch of Google employees participating in the company’s Area 120 internal incubator have launched Grasshopper, a free mobile app for Android and iOS that teaches you the basics of programming.<p>It’s beautifully designed and is suitable for just about anyone who can be trusted to use a phone on …

Apps

25 Skincare Tips Dermatologists Know (That You Don't)

“Avoid the sun and when you can’t avoid it, wear sunscreen and a hat. I swear by Coolibar sun protective clothing and Colorescience Sunforgettable …

Free Floral Papercutting Download! paper craft download

If you’re a fan of papercutting or fancy giving the craft a go you’ll love <i>Bloom: 50 Decorative Papercut Patterns</i> by Choi Hyang Mee (£19.99, …

Gingerbread

This Artist Can’t Stop Creating Weird and Wonderful Animal Hybrids in Photoshop

Digital collage artist Arne Olav Gurvin Fredriksen uses Photoshop to create strange—and often hilarious—hybrid creatures by mixing different animal parts together. A project that started purely as a hobby, Fredriksen began making his photo manipulations in 2012. Each “cross-breed” is posted on …

Sea Lions

13 things that will happen when you ‘level-up’ as a person

Every next level of life will demand a different you. — Leonardo DiCaprio<p>According to meta-analytic data, confidence isn’t what leads to success. …

Self-improvement

5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

DARPA Is Researching Time Crystals, And Their Reasons Are 'Classified'

Mystery! Here's what you need to know.<p>The US military likes to stay at the forefront of the cutting edge of science - most recently investigating …

Discovering the Nearly-Lost Art of Hand-Painted Faux Woodgrain

Once upon a time, American automakers employed artisans to paint fake woodgrain on dashboards and trim panels. Done correctly, it can look better than the real thing.<p>When I bought my 1939 Ford DeLuxe convertible coupe, the original dash had been painted over in a single color. Not long after, I saw …

Ask Yourself These 4 Questions Before You Quit Something

When you’re ready to give up on a job or a big project, it can be hard to know if you’re making the right choice. Asking yourself these questions can help.<p>We’re led to believe that the best approach to life is to “never give up.” And while perseverance and “grit” are essential success, so is …

10 Artists Making a Splash at SXSW 2018

Lucy Dacus<p>Richmond-based singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus’ just-released <i>Historian</i> builds on the promise of her 2017 debut with personal and politically …

How Reading Changes Your Brain Can Actually Make You A Better & More Positive Person

I'm in grad school right now, and we've been reading three of Irish writer Samuel Beckett's very challenging novels. TBH, the reading sort of makes …

The Brain

Blockchain: A Very Short History Of Ethereum Everyone Should Read

Even those who are not familiar with blockchain are likely to have heard about Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency and payment system that uses the technology. Another platform called Ethereum, that also uses blockchain, is predicted by some experts to overtake Bitcoin this year.<p><b>What is Ethereum?</b><p>Ethereum …

Cryptocurrency

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

Self-improvement

These secret codes will unlock Netflix's hidden categories - and there are LOADS of them

If it takes you ages to find what you want on Netflix then this handy hint will make things a lot easier<p>Netflix has a lot of content to choose from - …