Collin Draper

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The secret of how to write a bestseller

“There’s no way you can teach this stuff,” he said. “It just cannot be taught. You’ve either got it or not.” Which was ironic, considering that the …

The 10 best free graphic design courses online

Want to learn new skills, or refresh the fundamentals of your graphic design knowledge? We’ve previously brought you some great graphic design …

20 macOS Shortcuts to Make You Work Like a Genius

For those who wear a lot of hats, your computer's operating system can help you switch tasks quickly.<p>Productivity hacks such as scheduling your work in time blocks and tackling tougher to-dos early in the day only go so far. All kinds of jobs, especially entrepreneurship, present unexpected …

Modern home gets a high-end look with low-cost materials

Lovely<p>We’re gaga over the design details of this compact family home in Melbourne. Designed by BENT Architecture, the residence uses low-cost materials like corrugated metal and common timber siding in an especially artful way to create a unique and high-end look.<p>From the street, the house’s …

These 8 online courses teach important skills you didn't learn in college

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images Getting an education is the most crucial part of becoming successful in life, and spending years in school is …

My Marketing Experiment Paid Off: How I Increased Gross Sales By $100,000 Through This Straightforward Task | Inc.com

As a branding and marketing strategist I'm always aware of (and trying out) the latest and greatest methods, theories and tools for how to get the word out about a business -- and 2017 was no exception.<p>With the plethora of new apps, social sites and expert suggestions, I had my hands full. Besides, …

Marketing

5 Websites That Help You Learn Coding for Free

Learning how to code is more accessible and affordable than ever, but not everyone has time to take off work or leave their job to pursue their …

How to save money every day

Saving starts with just a few simple changes to your spending. Learn how to save money on your everyday expenses, like groceries, transportation and …

Grovemade: Introducing the Desk Shelf System for your workspace

The awesome folks from Grovemade have recently introduced what they called: Desk Shelf System to enhance your workspace to the very next level. Most …

9 Things You Can Get for Free on Amazon

How to Get Free Stuff on Amazon<p>Get Free Gift Cards, Ebooks, Music, Movies, and More<p>Updated February 22, 2018<p>It's actually pretty easy to get free …

Microwaves will be obsolete by 2027. Here’s what’s going to replace them

Imagine an appliance that lets you throw veal, zucchini, and tomatoes on one pan and have them all come out perfectly cooked. When Miele introduced …

Kitchens

Toyota's trucks that only emit water vapor are moving goods in LA

A Dry Run to LA<p>Japanese automaker Toyota is serious about perfecting hydrogen fuel cell technology to power its vehicles, and it’s scheduled an …

The Conversation Pit Makes a Much-Appreciated Comeback at an Ultramodern Home in Cupertino

A glass house floats at the edge of Silicon Valley.<p>When Pam and Paul Costa moved from Milwaukee to Silicon Valley—via their employment at Apple—they dreamed of building their own home, just like some of their friends and relatives had done back in the Midwest. But they discovered that this rite of …

Architecture

20 essential Mac keyboard shortcuts to save you a click

Power to your fingertips.<p>The right keyboard shortcuts can save you a huge amount of time. Whether you're browsing the web or editing a document, these commands will cut the precious moments you spend reaching for the mouse and sifting through menus. Over hours, days, and weeks, that saved time …

Operating Systems

This Crockpot Recipe Has Been Shared 500,000 Times (It's Pure Comfort Food)

Thanks to the frigid temperatures, the crockpot is making its annual reappearance (and we couldn't be more thrilled). True to form, we're turning to …

This prefab tiny house is built from 24 layers of cardboard

It looks better than it sounds<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in April 2016 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Humble cardboard has been the unorthodox material of choice for Pritzker-winning architect Shigeru Ban, who's already built a cathedral, pavilion, and …

50 Books from the Past 50 Years Everyone Should Read at Least Once

Challenge accepted.<p>Fifty contemporary classics everyone should read at least once—only 50? There are hundreds we could include, and if we did, this …

Are You Good at Predicting What Others Will Do? Take This Simple Test to Find Out | Inc.com

How good at you at knowing ahead of time what choice someone else will make? It turns out for most of us the answer is: not that good.<p>That's just one result of a fascinating experiment conducted by Vox on behalf of Volvo. The experiment sought to find out why some people choose safety and others …

Psychology

5 Design Apps to Help You Plan Home Renovations

If you are tired of the outdated look in your home, you do not need to buy a new home or move to another house. You can remodel your house and give …

Prefab backyard studio now available as $6,800 DIY kit

It can be built in four to seven hours<p>Austin’s Sett Studio makes some pretty cool prefab backyard sheds, and now the firm is introducing a DIY option aimed at handy customers who want to tackle the project themselves—for a fraction of the cost. While Sett Studio’s designer tiny offices run between …

An 'absolutely phenomenal' discovery hints 4 Earth-size planets may orbit the closest sun to our own

Astronomers may have just hit a crucial milestone in the search for other Earth-like planets. Scientists from the University of Hertfordshire and University of California, Santa Cruz announced they've discovered four planets orbiting a nearby, sun-like star — two of which may be …

Universe

Los Angeles Tests Cooling Pavement Paint to Combat Climate Change

Normal black asphalt absorbs 80 to 95 percent of sunlight, but painting road surfaces grey reflects the sun's rays, helping to cool urban …

Los Angeles

Want to Be Much Happier? Science Says Always Do Any 1 of These 8 Things | Inc.com

We all want to be happier and feel a greater sense of fulfillment. That's why I often write about what happy people do more often, about some of the habits of remarkably happy people, about things to stop doing so you can be happier at work, about simple daily habits of exceptionally happy …

Happiness

Incredible Home by Vipp

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Slab Quadrat Small Firewood Holder

Price: $395Stay warm all winter long when you stock up the Slab Quadrat Small Firewood Holder. This storage system is totally minimalistic to fit in …

Woodworking

For $100K, a Rehabbed & Ready Grandmont Rosedale home

We’re always on the search for actual move-in ready homes for sale around Detroit, and one place prospective homeowners can look is the Rehabbed & Ready program through the Detroit Land Bank. We know many people aren’t big fans of “Home Depot renovations,” but this program (with partners Quicken …

How to Make a Fortune With $100

Seven entrepreneurs share businesses you can start from practically nothing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many would-be entrepreneurs never start because they're waiting for the perfect idea or don't have enough disposable capital to break out of the rat race.<p>These …

Dallas doctor finds the root of balding and graying hair and is working on treatment

When the mice went gray and bald, the doctor knew he was onto something.<p>For more than 10 years, Dr. Lu Le had studied cells and genes, hoping to …

You Can Now See the Most Beautiful Sights in Canada With This $397 Train Trip

Thanks to its massive windows, you can fall asleep under a sky full of stars on this train.<p>After you've checked this $213 scenic train trip from San Francisco to New York off your bucket list, the next voyage you should book is this inexpensive locomotive adventure across our neighbor to the north, …