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8 Common Foods You Should Never Reheat

Before you nuke last night's chicken dinner, read this.<p>Reheating dinner is a way of life. Whether it's Friday night and you need to clean out your fridge, or you want to turn your leftovers from last night into a whole new meal, our microwaves are our handy kitchen companions. But research shows …

Animated icon set brings design to life

No-one can resist a good animated GIF. Yes, they're thoroughly outdated and no-one can agree how to pronounce their name (seriously though, only …

Four Ways To Simplify Your Finances In 2016

If your goals for the new year include getting a better handle on your finances, your first step should be simplification. Simplifying your finances will make sticking to a budget, paying off debt, buying a home, saving for retirement or any other financial goal easier to accomplish. Focus on these …

Personal Finance

Boost Willpower to Banish Pounds

Wish you had more willpower? There's hope. A new study conducted at The Miriam Hospital's Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center indicates that …

10 Things Insanely Healthy People Do Before 9 A.M.

Our alarm goes off and we hit the snooze button. That happens a few more times. Then with no time to waste, we leap out of bed, dash into the shower, fly out of the house wearing a wrinkled shirt and grab a quick coffee on our way to work. Basically, we live every morning as if it were “Groundhog …

Wellness

11 Tweaks to Your Daily Routine Will Make Your Day More Productive

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little boost in their energy and self-control.<p>Researchers at the University of Nottingham recently published findings from their exploration of 83 separate studies on energy and self-control. What …

Time Management

20 Things Women with Amazing Abs Do Every Day

Make their tricks yours and flat abs should — in theory — follow.<p>Amazing abs are much easier to envy than to come by — and it's no secret that perfect abs take a whole lot of work. To get the core you want, just follow the daily practices of women with the strongest, flattest abs:<p>Carmel Rodriguez, …

9 Billionaires Who Plan to Give Away the Majority of Their Fortunes

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Buenos Aires Bike Ads Lead the Way as Clio Awards Unveil Print and Print Technique Winners

The Print and Print Technique categories at the 2015 Clio Awards have generated five gold prizes between them—including two for a biking campaign for …

Advertising Industry

Countless Meticulously-Stippled Dots Form Fantastical Drawings

Los Angeles-based artist Kyle Leonard (aka K.A.L) creates meticulously-detailed drawings with the help of extremely fine-tipped pens. The realistic style is made up of countless tiny dots, which together create a smooth and expertly-blended appearance. “Pointillism is my method of madness,” Leonard …

Art

What is it like to have never felt an emotion?

Some people seem to lack the capacity to feel joy, sorrow or love. David Robson discovers the challenges and surprising advantages of “alexithymia”.<p>Caleb is telling me about the birth of his son, now eight months old. “You know you hear parents say that the first time they looked at their kid, they …

Irritable Bowel Syndrome

How To Make Any Ceiling Fan More Attractive

(Image credit: Ashley Poskin)<p>Poor ceiling fans- they're the household appliance everyone loves to hate. Their design, no matter how trendy or modern, …

Paper Project by Tom McCarten

Paper illustrations and animations in the stop motion style have become very popular in the past couple of years. It's great to see the amazing …

Animation

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Artist Turns the Sugar Hiding in Soft Drinks into Giant Lollipops

Food photographer Henry Hargreaves took an artistic approach to finding out how much sugar's contained within various drinks for his project titled <i>(de)hydrate</i>. He started out by boiling the refreshments, so that the water evaporated and the sugary contents remained. He then poured the leftover …

Beverages

How A Couple Of 'Frugal Weirdos' Are Saving 71% Of Their Income So They Can Retire At Age 33

What do you do when you’re fed up with your job and always living for the weekend?<p>If you’re this young Boston couple, you decide to save more than two thirds of your income so you can retire to a homestead in the woods of Vermont before your 35th birthdays.<p>Meet Mr. and Mrs. Frugalwoods, a software …

Personal Finance
Prenatal Development

Father and son posed for a photo in the exact same way for 27 years

Beginning in 1986, a father and his son took the same black and white photo of themselves every year.<p>The photos trace the aging of both men, from the …

10 Differences Between Middle Class And Rich People

According to Forbes, the 400 wealthiest Americans have more wealth than the bottom 150 million Americans combined. But what about the people in …

Watch Classical Sculptures Spring To Life Through The Magic Of Projection Mapping

Walk through any good art classical museum, and the statues can seem so real, it’s almost as if they’ll come to life if turn your back on them. At France’s Lyon Museum of Fine Arts, for at least one night, that’s exactly what happened.<p>The museum asked artist Arnaud Pottier to bring sculptures, …

Sculpture

6 web design trends taking over the Internet

We’re already halfway through 2015, and in the last few months we’ve seen many trends come and go. What has not gone, however, is the deliberate movement to get back to the basics without unnecessary features.<p>The days of cluttered pages overflowing with information have passed, and they’re being …

Daily Inspiration #2137

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Home

If you don’t have video in your content mix, you’re missing out. It’s simpler to make than ever, ...<p>November 1, 2017<p>Want to know how to make …

Infographics

You’ll Never Believe These 19 Rooms Were Once Garages

Come on, just admit it — your garage is wasted space. While most of us are guilty of using our garages for only storage, there are a fair number of people who are taking advantage of that extra square footage and starting a garage conversion revolution. It’s time to stop thinking boxes and cars and …

Living Rooms

Superhero Guarding Your Favorite Books: Exquisite Bookends by Artori Design

Some book lovers are particularly careful with storing their favorite authors and stories, with making sure their best reads are safe from damaging …

Stop Trying to Achieve Work-Life Balance

“<i>Work-life balance is a concept that has us simply lashing ourselves on the back and working too hard in each of the three commitments. In the</i> …

Work-life Balance

17 F*cking Brilliant Food Hacks That Will Save You A Lot Of Money

Save your money for more important things...like more food.

Personal Finance

The Truth About Stretching: When It Helps and When It Doesn't

We stretch for lots of reasons: Because it feels good, because it’s part of our pre-workout routine, because a muscle is stiff and we think …

Exercise

This Wedding Hall In Japan Will Loan You An Alpaca To Act As The Witness At Your Wedding

An alpaca can act as the witness at your wedding in Japan. While the origins of this ritual are unknown, Hotel Epinard Nasu in Tochigi Prefecture is …

Weddings

Hundreds of Sex Toys Are Hanging From Power Lines in Portland

And no one knows why...<p>Hundreds of sex toys have been tossed up onto power lines in Oregon, and no one knows why, Yahoo News reports.<p>The dildos have been tied together in pairs and tossed up onto the lines, much the same way you'd throw the more classic pair of sneakers. According to Inquisitr, …