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How to recycle your used and unwanted gadgets

You're probably used to sorting your garbage into bins: green for paper, or blue for plastic and glass. But when it comes to electronics, we're still used to selling those off or tossing them into the trash heap. Unfortunately, our gadget addiction has real consequences for the planet, making it …

Sustainability

This Japanese Budgeting System Could Be the Key to Saving Big Bucks

Forget apps that track your expenses for you. Forget Excel spreadsheets that require meticulous data entry. Forget email notifications of your bank …

Personal Finance

Nutrition to Reverse High Blood Pressure

Keeping your blood pressure at a normal level is key to maintaining good health. If you happen to have high blood pressure, also known as …

Nutrition

Retirement Series: You Just Turned 40, It's Showtime!

You are 40 and haven't saved for retirement. Though there is no need to despair, it's time for serious action.<p>We discuss our hypothetical couple – …

Retirement

16 Healthy Lunches That Cost Less Than $2 to Make

When I started my first full-time job, I quickly developed the bad (but common) habit of spending way too much on lunch. What started out as an …

Healthy Eating

The 3 Best Places to Retire on the Beach

If your retirement daydreams include white sand and the sparkling sea, you're probably looking into retirement on the beach. These overseas …

Dominican Republic

This change can make your online browsing faster and more private

Consider choosing what DNS service you use. Don’t worry, it’s easier than it sounds.<p>There is a small, simple step you can take right now that promises to make your online browsing faster and more private. It’s an active choice you can make, and it doesn’t require any advanced skill. It’s quick. It …

Computer Science

Inspire Creativity and Imagination as a Product Development Engineer for Melissa & Doug

By - Apr 03<p>It is easy, quick and you'll get a copy of the results.<p>Built by designers, for designers, Core77's design job and portfolio site, …

Product Design

Rotational forces can be a killer in a crash, but these helmets can handle it

MIPS helmets use slippery tech to protect your head.<p>Your skull blocks common hazards like cabinet doors, but it’s no match for a hard fall on pavement. To blunt the forces that cause concussions, these helmets incorporate a mechanism called MIPS, which ­allows a skid lid’s outer shell to rotate on …

Helmets

7 Bok Choy Recipes That Prove It Should Be the Next Trendy Green Veg

It can be easy to get into a veggie rut. Maybe you buy the same two bags of spinach and kale each week, or are more of a …

Choy

Curb Appeal: 10 Landscaping Ideas for a Low-Water Garden

There’s no need to sacrifice curb appeal to save water. We rounded up some of our favorite low-water ideas—from check dams to dry streams to …

Landscaping

Hygge Supply: The Kit House Reimagined from Northern Michigan

After working in fashion event production for 12 years, Kelly Sean Karcher, who splits his time between Brooklyn and the Leelanau Peninsula in …

Hygge

Healthy Recipes That Will Make Your Tastebuds Say 'Thank You'

The hype of the New Year may be long gone by now, but that doesn't mean it's too late to make a lifestyle change that's going to benefit you and your …

Healthy Eating

These Are the 100 Best Bodyweight Moves, All in 1 Place!

Muscles, are you ready? Because this burn is about to get intense! Using your body as the machine, these 100 moves sculpt and tone your arms, upper back, abs, legs, and booty — we've got your entire body covered! Many of these moves also burn calories as they build muscle, so high five for the …

Workouts

Chinese Cabbage Noodle Stir-Fry [Vegan] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Flavors

This Creamy Rosemary Chicken Is a Work of Art — Delicious Links

It's truly magical when a dish comes out looking restaurant-worthy, but was a cinch to throw together. That's the case with this creamy rosemary …

Cooking

Making bacon without nitrites

Most of the bacon we eat is processed using sodium nitrite, which has been linked to an increased risk of colorectal cancer. But many New Zealand …

BBQ

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

Cooking

25 under-the-radar places in Latin America to visit in your lifetime, according to the world’s top travel experts

From the darkest depths of Peru to the crystal blue underground cenotes of Mexico, there is something incredibly alluring about Latin America.<p>However, the best off-the-beaten-track destinations are usually discovered by word of mouth, often among travellers on the road from hostel bunkbeds or over …

South America

Stuck in Old Ways of Thinking? Try This Simple Innovation Technique

How to root out orthodoxies and generate breakthrough ideas for innovation (that no one else has thought of)<p>A great way to get unstuck and find breakthrough ideas is to Identify the orthodoxies and assumptions that rule your business. Assumptions are beliefs we take for granted and accept as true. …

Creativity

13 Words You Should Never Use When Replying to a Customer

It takes a lot for a customer to be willing to interact with a company. People brush by thousands of brands—from restaurants to online tools—on a …

Customer Service

Infographic: Top 10 Typographic Trends Not To Be Missed In 2018

<b>Branex has published</b> a follow-up to its previous infographic covering 10 web design trends to keep an eye out for in 2018. This time, the web design …

Top 10

10 Unique Free Tools and Resources for Entrepreneurs You Probably Don't Know About

Save money, save time and don't settle for canned, one-size-fits-all counsel.<p>One-size-fits-all advice only takes a business so far, but there are plenty of ways to get a leg up with personalized direction -- without hiring a consultant or subscribing to an expensive program.<p>A number of free online …

Project Management

Gold Medal Recipes

Good morning. These are hard commutes some of us are taking these days, after long nights watching the Olympics, cheering the giant slalom, trying to understand curling, digging the slopestyle, eating a lot of fried chicken on the couch. The hard slap of the newspaper hitting the front door awakens …

Onions

The Single Worst Way to Respond to Customer Complaints (and How to Avoid It) | Inc.com

Exceptional customer service is critical to keeping your business humming. Getting there can involve all kinds of strategies, but the real key is to grasp that most difficult customer- service experiences involve reactance theory. Wrap your head around this one principle and you might see your …

Customer Service

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

SEO

Richard Branson's ABCs of Business

Throughout the year, the Virgin co-founder shared what he thinks are the essential elements to success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If there’s one thing Richard Branson knows, it’s how to run a successful business.<p>Throughout last year, the Virgin founder shared what …

Entrepreneurship

This highly insulated modular home is completely self-sustaining

Going off grid isn’t just for solo meditative retreats—nowadays you can comfortably bring the whole family along. Australian firm Modscape recently …

Why does a drop of water make whisky taste better?

A splash of humble H2O is all it takes to unlock the chemical nuances of this smokey spirit.<p>Whisky is predominantly water and ethanol. One end of the …

Ethanol

4 Fast Family Dinner Ideas for Busy Weeknights

Shrimp-and-pineapple tacos, salad pizza, and more crowd-pleasing family dinners that are ready in a snap.<p>Family dinner ideas are always in short supply. But just getting everyone around the table at one time is something to strive for, especially when kids get a little older and their schedules …

Cooking