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Zen and the art of getting things done

<b>(CNN) —</b> The new hot trend in Silicon Valley office culture is a Buddh-ish encouragement of workplace mindfulness. Guided meditation is the new free cafeteria meals.<p>But David Allen, the author of the international bestselling productivity bible, Getting Things Done, has been teaching people how to …

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An entrepreneur who quit her day job outlines 3 reasons her business can earn up to $20,000 a month

Today, her consulting business earns $15,000-$20,000 a month.<p>She's able to charge over $1,000 for one-on-one coaching, and sell her insights in the form of courses for up to $975.<p>How does she do it? Romans shared with Business Insider her top three pieces of advice for would-be entrepreneurs who …

These 15 Mesmerizing Underwater Photos Show What's Really Under the Sea

Winners from the Underwater Photographer Awards.<p>The winners of the 2016 Underwater Photographer of the Year Awards have been announced, and the beautiful yet eerie photos are amazing. The awards cover eight areas—wide angle, macro, wrecks, behavior, up & coming, British waters wide angle, British …

The Ultimate Guide to Habits – Peak Performance Made Easy

You’re much more likely to be successful if you change a bad habit into a better behavior.<p><b>Here’s a common example:</b> A lot of us crave something sweet …

15 Home Decor DIY Projects to Make This Spring Break

An epic spring break vacay sounds great and all, but sometimes you can’t beat the rest and relaxation that comes with a staycation. Just think: You’ll have time to check off those remaining to-dos, get started on that oh-so-necessary spring cleaning *and* whip up a few spring decor DIYs to brighten …

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A Sleeping Bag With a Built-in Air Mattress, Pillow, and Sheets Makes Camping Easier

If camping for you is more about an enjoyable weekend away from the big city than an extreme survival situation, there’s no shame in making the trip …

Dominate backyard gatherings with this portable wood-fired pizza oven

<b>Move over, BBQ, because the latest entry in the 'just what we've been waiting for' category is a lightweight and affordable backyard pizza oven.</b><p>When …

Build Your Own Vintage-Style Stereo Speakers

Match your record player's vintage aesthetic with these DIY speakers that sound much better than they have any right to.<p>DIY stereo speakers are a popular project, but they often turn out a boring color with the same black speaker cloth that you'd find on any other speaker. Boost your speaker game …

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Barn-inspired Markétka House in the Czech countryside will age beautifully over time

When clients Miroslav and Markéta showed Mjölk Architekti the plot of land they purchased in the Czech countryside, they also told the architects …

How To Make DIY Roman Shades On A Budget

Barbara is a passionate writer and animal lover who has been professionally blogging for over 10 years and counting.<p>Say you have some old mini blinds …

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21 Super-Easy Ways To Make Your Shoes Look More Expensive

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How We Updated Our Old Home on a Budget

The master suite renovation project wasn't fast or easy, but the results made it worth it.<p>When my husband and I searched for our first home, we saw that a lot of places that presented a lot of problems. We discovered that already renovated houses were either too small or out of price range, so we …

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Enjoy the Ride with Printrbot's 3D Printed and Programmed OpenSkate Long Board

If you haven’t seen the show All-American Makers on the Discovery Science Channel then maybe you haven’t been introduced to Printrbot and its founder …

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

DIY Gem Mirror – A Gorgeous Statement Piece

This gorgeous DIY gem mirror is a fairly straightforward project that you can knock out in an afternoon. The end result provides a beautiful modern …

Building and Flying an FPV Racing Wing

Multi-rotors aren't the only RC vehicles being used for FPV racing. Lots of pilots are racing flying wings as well. It's a different kind of flying …

DIY: How to make your own 'Centriphone' bullet-time rig

A few weeks ago, we shared a video from professional skier Nicolas Vuignier wherein he used a clever DIY setup to capture bullet-time video using …

Turn an Old Walkman into a Musical Scratchbox

<b>The Scratchbox</b><p>Hip-hop turntabalism arose from folks abusing their LPs and record players in an age when most casual music listening was done via cassette. Now that we’re two iterations of musical media down the road, it’s high time to bust up your old tape deck and find some new sounds.<p>A tape deck …

DIY Triangle Wall Planter

For all you plant lovers, this week is definitely for you! Yesterday we shared how to make a little sweater to keep those plants cozy and today we’re …

Awesome DIY Star Wars Helmets Translate Your Voice To Droid In Real Time (video)

Star Wars fans are sure to enjoy these DIY Star Wars helmets that are capable of translating your voice into droid speak in real-time, using a little …

7 Steps To Solving The Great Jean Dilemma

Jeans are a wardrobe staple for many women, but you're more likely to see a unicorn than to find a pair of jeans that fit perfectly off the rack. …

DIY Industrial Style Wood Slat Closet System with Galvanized Pipes

If you love the industrial style and would like to transform your home in a cool way, then here is a nice project for you. Turn an old storage unit …

Tiny house builder gets into DIY sales

View Comments<p>Housing — Thimble Homes making inroads into a growing nationwide specialty industry<p>A local builder that has dabbled in the tiny house …

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DIY Corner Desk

Hey hey guys! Ash and I have been CrAzY busy these last few weeks. We are wrapping up the renovation of two homes for Open Concept on HGTV in the …

How To Decorate an Adorable *and* Sensible Nursery

So you’re having a baby. And you need a nursery! We get it — donning your interior designer hat can feel a bit daunting on top of all that other preparation for your brand new little one. As much as you’d like a lavish, decked-out nursery that you spent months decorating, chances are you really …

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Potting Bench

By Jamison RantzRecently, Krissy from KE Creations reached out about writing plans for a potting bench that she wanted to build for her mother. Even …