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6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Yoga

The Only Dumbbell Exercises You’ll Ever Need

There are hundreds of ways you can use weights to ramp up your workouts. But many basic moves target just one group of muscles, such as the biceps or …

If You Want to Lead, Read These 10 Books

Last week, John Coleman posted a list of recommended books, 11 Books Every Young Leader Should Read.<p>There were no books by women on the list.<p>While …

Self-improvement

Search Engines Instead of Google For Better Search Results

As the web has gotten bigger, the internet search engines too have evolved themselves to cater to various needs of the users. With 63.9 percent …

7 Skills You Must Learn to Reach Your Full Potential (And Where to Learn Them)

The stepping stone from where you are today to where you want to be is simple: learning more skills. If we compare the differences between the people …

Try Your Coffee like This and You’ll Have the Best Day Ever

There is nothing better than starting the day with a fresh, bold cup of joe. With each sip, it will smooth away yesterday’s troubles and deliver a wave of excitement for the new day. It’s not only crazy delicious, but seriously addictive too. While coffee on its own is perfect in every which way, …

Coffee

Free Design E-Books You Must Read

Sharing knowledge is an amazing way to equip the world with the tools to evolve. Many designers use free information they find around the web to …

UI Design

10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

The Original, Real-Life Dystopian Cityscape of Kowloon Walled City, and the Artwork It Inspired

KWC residents who saw Blade Runner probably wondered, "How did they get permission to shoot in here?"<p>Kowloon Walled City was a crazy social …

Hong Kong

17 interview questions that are designed to trick you

Savvy hiring managers can glean a ton of information about you by asking just a few, well-chosen questions.<p>But while they may seem simple — that’s …

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

Self-improvement

21 time-management lessons everyone should learn in their 20s

You can waste a tremendous amount of time by trying to multitask or focusing too much on unimportant details.<p>Montreal-based designer and author Étienne Garbugli has struggled with all of that. As he's gotten older, he's learned how to manage his time and workload more effectively and has analyzed …

Time Management

10 Effective Ways To Make You A Faster Learner

The importance of learning cannot be underestimated. Learning empowers us to fulfill our ideas and realize our full potential. The speed of gaining …

Why Your Office Design Truly Matters

Office design has a huge impact on employee performance and happiness. From old office cubicles to modern day telecommuting, here are the pros and …

7 Dumb Things That Smart People Do To Undermine Their Success

Smart people have it all going for them but they make a few dumb mistakes along the way. Read about 7 costly mistakes which could ruin it all.

What Is 'What Is Code?'

Behind the scenes of Bloomberg's 38,000-word opus.<p>When <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i> told him it was going to give him the whole magazine to write a single article about computer programming, Paul Ford, a soft-spoken programmer and writer, sat on his couch with a pillow over his head and just let out a …

Snowfall
Self-improvement

The Quiet Workout: A Killer Home Routine That Won’t Annoy Your Neighbors

Between an insane work or school schedule, a freak thunderstorm, and crowded locker rooms, exercising at home can easily trump trudging to the gym. …

Workouts

Articles about 26 books you need read if you love design on Dwell.com - Dwell

The ChampPhaidon Design Classics: 001–999.<p>Even with ample lot size, one Boulder couple opted to go small with their new home.<p>We’ve all seen interior design that almost brings us to the point of being ill.<p>The ads in the real estate section of the Sunday New York Times are a barometer of perceived …

Prefab Homes

The Theory of Everything - Exclusive preview

So You Want to Build: 7 Steps to Creating a New Home

Whether building new or renovating an existing structure, creating a new home is a journey of discovering who you are, what you want, how you want to …

Living Rooms

Who Still Hangs Out at the Mall?

America's once vibrant shopping centers are in decline, but people still come for the cinnamon pretzels and weird massage gadgets.<p>Malls have been symbols of a certain kind of surreal suburban America for so long that they seem like permanent features of the landscape. But the truth is they're …

Stock Markets

How To Be A Design Boss Without Losing Your Soul

Paper Leaf’s Jeff Archibald shares five tips for making the move from designer to art director.<p>My design firm Paper Leaf started as a two-person operation (four if you count cats). Andy, my wife, and I did everything in-house ourselves: design, development, client relations, proposals, you name it. …

UX Design

Up in the Mountains

We see mountain settings always in close relation with the surrounding topography. Specifically the topography is one of the most informing factors …

The Science Of Great Ideas–How to Train Your Creative Brain

Creativity is a mystery right? Maybe not. Here’s a look at the science of the creative process and how to harness your brain’s power to come up with more great ideas.<p>Ah, ideas. Who doesn’t want more great ideas? I know I do.<p>I usually think about ideas as being magical and hard to produce. I expect …

Creativity

7 Things I Learned in 7 Years of Reading, Writing, and Living

<b>Allow yourself the uncomfortable luxury of changing your mind.</b> Cultivate that capacity for “negative capability.” We live in a culture where one of the greatest social disgraces is not having an opinion, so we often form our “opinions” based on superficial impressions or the borrowed ideas of …

The Fountainhead: Everything That's Wrong with Architecture

<i>Howard Roark, the fictional architect envisioned by Ayn Rand in The Fountainhead, has possibly done more for the profession in the past century than</i> …