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How to Transform Your Home With Just 5 Things

We believe there's <i>always</i> room for improvement where our homes are concerned. Unfortunately, we don't always have the budgets (or time for that …

Home Decorating

Paint colour ideas

Bright Yellow Office<p>Forest Green<p>Orange You Glad<p>Wool Design Details<p>Acid Green Country House Drawing Room<p>Caddie Brown Living Room<p>Top Trompe-L'oeil …

Tisanes: Easy Teas You Can Grow, with 7 Tips from Emily Erb of Leaves & Flowers

The world’s first cup of tea was a fluke. Emperor Shen Nung sat beneath a <i>Camellia sinensi</i>s shrub on a windy day in 2737 B.C., and when he looked down …

Remodeling 101: What to Know About the Four Most Popular Wood Floor Finishes

Imagine this renovation nightmare: Having chosen to install hardwood flooring and pored over the options, you select a beautiful wood, pay for it, …

These are the most common home decor mistakes, according to designers

No matter how many hours you spend scrolling through Pinterest to create the perfect design plan for your home, bringing it to life isn’t always as …

7 Powerful Things You Should Always Be Able to Say About Yourself | Inc.com

There are elements within ourselves that can either sabotage our success or lead us to greatness. In my bestselling book, <b>The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness,</b> I speak about seven characteristics that can lead you away <b>from your gaps,</b> your failures, your sabotaging self, and …

Leadership

I was getting buried in clutter. Here’s how I finally got free.

With closets overstuffed with clothes that didn't fit, pots that threatened an avalanche every time I wanted to boil an egg and bookshelves packed two volumes deep, my apartment felt burdened. Growing piles of rubber tubs made it onerous to clean the floors — especially because my vacuum resided …

Minimalism

These Two Interview Questions Accurately Predict Job Success | Inc.com

The problem starts by using laundry lists of skills and competencies to screen candidates and then asking a hodgepodge of supposedly clever questions to confirm the interviewer's initial biased reaction to the candidate. These emotional feelings are then voted on using thumbs with the biggest thumb …

Employment

This $48 Sound Bar has a 5-star Rating on Amazon, And It’s Time to See What All The Fuss is About

When it comes to home entertainment devices, it’s often a good idea to stick to the higher-priced items, but sometimes it’s not necessary to pay the …

Soundbar

Chevron's CEO Just Wrote an Extraordinary LinkedIn Message That Is a Master Class in Leadership | Inc.com

After 37 years working at Chevron, CEO and Chairman John Watson, who took over the helm in 2010, is hanging up his cleats and headed for retirement.<p>In a moment of transparency while reflecting back on his career journey, he left us with a masterful lesson in leadership. Openly admitting to what he …

Leadership

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet | Inc.com

You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But success takes more than hard work. You may not want to admit it, but it's possible that the biggest obstacle to success is YOU. It's likely you're guilty of …

Motivation

20 Free Open Source Applications I Found in Year 2017

It is time to share a list of the best 20 Free and Open Source Software I found during the year 2017. Some of these programs may not be new in that …

Linux

34 tools that let you make the most of your MacOS

A few months ago, Ask Product Hunt launched, a community-powered product search engine. The idea was simple: Ask your product discovery questions on Product Hunt, and the community chimes in with their recommendations.<p>To date, more than 2,300 questions have been submitted, with one of the most …

Apps

How to Run an Efficient Meeting--Without Being Bossy or Taking Over | Inc.com

Of course you are going to run the meeting. You probably know the most about the subject and care most about it. Why would you not run the meeting? Because subject matter experts and leaders should rarely, if at all, run meetings.<p>When subject matter experts and leaders run meetings they typically …

Team Building

Want Your Best Workers to Never Quit? Research Says It Comes Down to Asking Them 6 Simple Questions | Inc.com

A question I get asked a lot is how to go about getting teams or whole workforces "engaged." It's a legitimate question pondered by head-scratching managers, execs and HR people everywhere looking to architect workplaces that produce results by motivated employees.<p>Well, lets first remove the nap …

Employee Engagement

10 IKEA Buys To Make the Most of a Small Bedroom

A tiny bedroom can be nice and cozy, but it can also be a bit of a storage nightmare. How do you squeeze everything you need into a room that's …

Small Spaces

The 4 Influencing Skills That Your Leaders Need To Have

qimono / PixabayThe modern-day workplace often requires that leaders gain consensus across organizational boundaries, acquiring support from those …

Management

ScienceAlert Deal: 8 Insanely Cool Things You Can Do With Raspberry Pi

Mine for Bitcoins.<p>If you've been living under a rock these last few years, you might have missed the huge interest in the tiny computers called …

10 Flawless Ways to Lay Out a Living Room

Our living rooms wear a lot of hats: we watch TV, entertain friends, have conversations and spend time reading in them. Sometimes they double as home …

Living Rooms

‘My turn’: An empty nester creates a dream house as a gift to herself

Newly single and a recent empty nester, Georgetown decorator Michele Evans was ready to create a new home for herself.<p>She bought an 1830s former boardinghouse, turning it into a relaxed place filled with her favorite things and some cool new ones. In planning the pale pink and white master bathroom …

Washington D.C.

3 Reading Nook Ideas That Any Bookworm Will Fall in Love With

These reading nook ideas will make curling up with a good book all the more enjoyable. A designated chill zone filled with soft pillows and ample …

Interior Design

Real-time object detection with deep learning and OpenCV

Today’s blog post was inspired by PyImageSearch reader, Emmanuel. Emmanuel emailed me after last week’s tutorial on object detection with deep …

Deep Learning

14 Sneaky Staging Tips for Selling a Small Home

These days it seems like everybody wants a tiny house. But what if your home isn’t adorably tiny? What if it’s just sadly <i>small?</i><p>Don’t worry—it’s not …

Home Decorating

You'll Want to Steal These 6 Stylish Floating Shelf Ideas

There’s arguably no chicer or more versatile storage solution than floating shelves. They maximize space by utilizing wall space to create more …

4 Main Causes Of Clutter In Your Home, Plus Genius Ways To Eliminate Them

Minimalist pros offer tips on how to feel more at peace and ditch the oppressive weight of "stuff."<p>If you're getting ready to tackle a room of your …

Minimalism

9 plants that are perfect for the bedroom

Plants provide freshness in every room of the house but they are particularly effective and refreshing, when placed in the bedroom. They bring a …

Plants

5 Easy Ways to Protect your Home | Times Square Chronicles

5 Easy Ways to Protect your Home<p>A clean home is a healthy and happy home. There are many ways to protect your home from the menaces that come from …

Home Improvement

How to Make Your Home Look More Expensive

Another way to fake it until you make it.<p>We don’t know about you, but when we were growing up we’d daydream about the fancy apartment or house that …

All the companies from Y Combinator’s Summer 2017 Demo Day (Day 2)

Y Combinator is not just the most prestigious accelerator out there, it’s also the largest. And so, as has been the case for the past several years, there were too many companies to jam them all into one day.<p>As a result, we once again braved the traffic of the 101 to bring you all the companies …

Startups

25 Innovative IoT Companies and Products You Need to Know

The internet of things has an huge future but don't underestimate how much it is changing the world right now.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The Internet of Things (IoT) continues to evolve and expand in terms of the number of companies, products, and applications that …

Internet of Things