Herman Du Plessis

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One Simple Reason Why Touching The Sun Is So Hard

This past weekend, NASA successfully launched the Parker Solar Probe: the first spacecraft that will ever touch, with its own instruments, solar material directly in the vicinity of the Sun itself. It seems paradoxical: how could it be so difficult to collide with the source of 99.8% of the mass in …

Astronomy

18 Ways To Simplify Your Life in 2018

Life can be hectic, which is a big reason for learning how to simplify your life.<p>Managing your life can become difficult while planning for …

Personal Finance

Minimalist Filmmaker Matt D'Avella Follows A Less-Is-More Guide To Personal Finance

We tend to retreat from the things that feel most overwhelming. In life, nothing proves this more precisely than our relationship with money. Since we see finance as endlessly complex, we avoid rather than address our own money problems. In fact, just 31% of Millennials have any sort of financial …

Personal Finance

Minimalist bedroom featuring a siding barn door - Home Decorating Trends - Homedit

50 Ways To Use Interior Sliding Barn Doors In Your Home ← Back to article<p>50 Ways To Use Interior Sliding Barn Doors In Your Home<p>Minimalist bedroom …

Interior Design

Recipe: Frijoles de la Olla — The Tex-Mex Slow Cooker

When I was growing up, my mami made a batch of frijoles de la olla every Monday to use in meals all throughout the week. The smell of beans slowly …

Slow Cookers

17 Delicious Ways To Eat Toast For Breakfast, Lunch, And Dinner

It's so much more than just toasted bread.<p>I love a good piece of toasty bread with butter, but when you put a topping like mushrooms, beans, or yes, avocado on it, it becomes an easy, inexpensive, yet elevated meal. Yes, meal! You can dress up toast for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, and the toppings …

How I’m getting richer every day: 4 ways to increase wealth

I’m not hungry for money. Compared to several years ago, when I had less money, I still have the same life.<p>I wake up, drink my freshly brewed coffee, …

Personal Finance

26 Delicious Ways to Eat Eggs for Dinner — Recipes from The Kitchn

There really isn't a more versatile ingredient to always have on hand in the refrigerator than eggs. Eggs help us start our days off right and give …

Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

How To Make Lemonade from Scratch — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Sipping icy-cold sweet lemonade on a blazing-hot summer day is one of life's finest pleasures, which is why we think making lemonade from scratch …

10 Yoga Poses to Do in Bed to Ease Pain and Have the Best Sleep of Your Life

Whether you sit in an office chair all day, like to garden, or are on your feet for extended periods of time, you're probably no stranger to sore …

How To Make Slow Cooker Baked Beans — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Meet your new favorite summer party recipe: slow cooker baked beans. Long loved for their sweet, tangy flavor and tender, creamy texture, baked beans …

Cooking

Ready to Hit Snooze? These Minimalist Beds Will Make You Want to Sleep All Day

A bed is possibly the most important furniture purchase you'll make for your home. After all, you'll spend one-third of your life in it. So while we …

Veggie Burger Recipes That'll Make You A Believer

They're so much better than they used to be.<p>In the dawn of the commercial veggie burger era, it seemed our only options were frozen patties made by the likes of Boca Burger, Gardenburger and MorningStar Farms. Their intentions were good, they didn’t contain meat, and ... well, those are the only …

5 Tips for Merging Kitchens (from Someone Who's Had 42 Roommates) — Organizing Tips from Kitchn

I've moved a lot in my 31 years. Since I left home for college, I've had a new apartment approximately every six months — and usually, new roommates, …

These 3 Plants Produce Oxygen In Your Room Every Night, Here’s Why You Must Have Them In Your Bedroom

On May 12, 2018 by admin<p>Generally, people love plants, and we have them in our homes, offices and garden as a décor. Namely, plants as well as the …

Want to become a multi-millionaire? Do these 15 things immediately

“The greatest reward in becoming a millionaire is not the amount of money that you earn. It is the kind of person that you have to become to become a …

Self-improvement

A Dutch 'boy genius' said he could get the ocean to clean itself. Turns out, he's right.

<b>In 2012 — when he was just 18 — Dutch inventor and entrepreneur Boyan Slat gave his first TEDx Talk about cleaning up the ocean .</b><p>In his talk, he laid …

Pollution

The 5 Foods You Should Eat Every Day, According to a Harvard Professor (One Is, Oh, Very Difficult)

I couldn't eat one of these every day. I just couldn't<p><i>Absurdly Driven</i> <i>looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek.</i><p>Think about the things you ingest every single day.<p>Coffee is likely one. Chocolate is surely one, if you have any taste.<p>What else? Cereal? …

Booze + Soda + Bubbly Wine = All You Need for These 6 Spritz Recipes

And a glass, I guess.<p>There’s nothing wrong with an Aperol Spritz—like red nail polish, <i>The Great Gatsby,</i> or the early work of Britney J. Spears, it’s classic for a reason. And that reason is: It’s perfect. Prosecco, Aperol, club soda, an orange wedge. No night that began with an Aperol spritz has …

Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

4 Servings<p>Now you can make one of Hillstone’s most popular dishes at home, a decision you will never regret.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Steak<p>2 cups pineapple juice<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>⅓ cup chopped white onion<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, …

13 Things You Can Do This Week That Will Impact Your Life For Decades

What is the power of one hour? One day? One week?<p>Think about it this way: One day, you will come across the job listing of your dreams. One day, the creative breakthrough you’ve spent years working on will hit you out of nowhere. One day, you meet the person you’ll spend the rest of your life with. …

The Motivating Power Of 'Pay For Performance'

Anyone who has followed me on Twitter, or read any of my previous articles on Forbes, has undoubtedly heard me preach the undeniably effective results generated by a “Pay for Performance (PFP) Strategy.” Recently I received an email from a client of ours, who confirmed how this strategy drastically …

8 Signs Your Partner Is Tolerating You Rather Than Accepting You

There's nothing worse than feeling like you're with someone who just "tolerates" you, rather than fully loves you for who you are. Everyone deserves …

Couples have started using a nontraditional tool to strengthen their relationships — and stop sniping over chores

In a recent interview with The Cut, Japanese lifestyle guru Marie Kondo dished on how she and her husband divide household labor.<p>Kondo is the author of multiple bestselling books on organization — in the 2014 "The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up," she invites readers to get rid of all their …

Productivity

10 unmistakable habits of utterly authentic people

Oscar Wilde said, “Be yourself. Everyone else is already taken.” Wilde made it sound so simple, but living with authenticity is a real challenge.<p>To …

The settings you should change immediately after buying a new TV

It's finally a good time to make the jump to a 4K TV. Prices have come down, HDR is up to snuff, and there are a bevy of great models to choose from. But once you bring your new TV home, you may want to take a trip through its settings and tweak a few in order to get the best possible picture.<p>If …

The Only French Fries You Should Make at Home

Let's talk about french fries at home. I haven't ever experienced a french fry from my own kitchen that truly rivals a fast food fry. I've tried …

10 Bloggers Share Their Most Popular Chocolate Recipes

We eat chocolate when we're happy, we eat chocolate when we're sad and stressed, and we eat chocolate because it's there and it's delicious. …