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20 Smart And Practical Home Decor Tips Our Readers Actually Swear By

Do you follow the 1-3-5 rule?<p><i>Note: Some responses have been lightly edited for length or clarity.</i>

A Rare Element From The Edge of The Periodic Table Is Breaking Quantum Mechanics

This is amazing.<p>There's a lot we don't know about the actinides. On the periodic table, this series of heavy, radioactive elements hangs at the …

Psychology Says This 1 Thing Is Absolutely Critical for Achieving Your Goals

We all need a little help when it comes to achieving our goals--so avoid this self-defeating tendency.<p>Breaking news--persevering in the face of adversity is <i>hard</i>. I mean like trying to get the drawstring back out of the hole in your sweatpants hard.<p>There's a reason why only eight percent of us …

Motivation

10 Clever Ways to Organize a Small Laundry Room

It's all about making your walls work harder.<p>If your space is more like a "laundry closet" or "laundry corner," take note. These ideas will help you maximize your space to make it more streamlined and efficient.

Terrifying tourist attraction in Brazil 'swallows' travelers whole

You probably couldn’t pay me to do this but travellers are loving this weird tourist attraction in Brazil where you get “swallowed” by rocks.<p>Pedra Que Engole, which roughly translates to “Swallow Rock," is a rock formation with a small waterfall above a river in Trindade, about 170 miles south of …

Rio De Janeiro

A Man Who Studied Rich People for 5 Years Found That They Avoid One Type of Person

Who you hang out with can effect your net worth.<p>Who you hang out with matters more than you may think.<p>After researching the daily habits of wealthy …

Why young Americans are giving up on capitalism

When you are twelve, in 2008, the global economy collapses. After years of bluster and bravado from President George W. Bush — who encouraged consumerism as a response to terror — it seems your country was weaker than you thought.<p>In America, the bottom falls out fast.The adults who take care of you …

Middle-class

In Just 8 Words, Uber's New CEO Gave a Master Class in Leadership

The former Expedia CEO's parting letter to employees bodes very well for the future of Uber.<p>If many of Uber's high-profile problems -- the sexual harassment claims, the bullying, the intellectual property lawsuit -- are attributable to former leader Travis Kalanick's brash take-no-prisoners, …

Leadership

How To Make Your Home Look 10 Times Better in 10 Minutes

At Apartment Therapy, we want to show you the way that real people live. So when I show up to shoot a tour, I don't bring a whole truckload of props …

I Started Saying 'No' to These 6 Things. My Life and My Business Got a Lot Better.

The most difficult obstacles to get past are the ones we place in front of ourselves.<p>Writer, Consultant, Freedom Advocate, Lifetime Entrepreneur<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’m a people pleaser. It’s hard for me to say "no" to people who ask for something -- despite …

Entrepreneurship

Millennials have very different spending habits than their parents

Millennials are using credit quite differently than the generation directly ahead of them did at their age.<p>A new TransUnion study shows that those ages 21 to 34 are opening more new auto and personal loans than Generation X (people born from 1965 to 1979) did years ago.<p>For the study, TransUnion …

Personal Finance

The Startup Teaching Languages That Have Almost No Teachers

After failing to find a Buryat instructor, Inky Gibbens launched Tribalingual to offer e-courses in endangered languages spoken only by thousands of people.<p>Inky Gibbens learns languages pretty easily and speaks four–English, Russian, Mandarin, and Mongolian–but was having trouble learning Buryat. …

SanDisk’s 400GB microSD card is an Android phone’s best friend

SanDisk has a new record-breaking microSD coming to market, which will deliver so much storage you might be at a loss as to what to do with it all. The new 400GB SanDisk Ultra microSDXC UHS-I card is the world’s highest capacity card of its type, and is ideally suited for use in Android smartphones …

5 projects that cost $1500 or less and can up the value of your home

You don’t have to drop major dough to get top dollar in the real estate market<p>It’s the little things.<p>Real estate agents have a saying that it’s …

Meet the Ecommerce Guru Guiding His Students to $100 Million in Sales

What does it take to make it in ecommerce? Tanner Larsson knows.<p>Tanner Larsson got his entrepreneurial start the usual way: He got thrown out of business school, took 10 years to complete his four-year degree, and then landed a job as a window cleaner. Just kidding.<p>Larsson’s entrée into the world …

Experts Weigh in On the First Human Head Transplant Surgeon: "I Just Don't Think He's Done the Science"

Real-Life Frankenstein<p>To Sergio Canavero, “Frankenstein” is scientific inspiration.<p>The Italian neurosurgeon told Business Insider that Mary Shelley’s …

Swedish 'Queen of Batteries' explains why a little-known material could knock lithium off its pedestal

Christina Lampe-Önnerud.Magnus Laupa/TT<p>“Lithium is a bit overrated. It’s simply not sensible that a single component in battery production is getting so much media coverage. What we should talk about instead is the recycling of lithium, which is something that needs to improve,” says Christina …

Sweden

DIY: 9 low-cost ways to upgrade your home!

Home upgrades can quickly get out of hand and start costing you serious money, ask any interior designer and they'll tell you that, but what if you …

Home Decorating

Unbreakable Rubber Bands That Are 200 Times Stronger Than Steel Are Coming Soon

Just add graphene.<p>The world's largest manufacturer of rubber bands is making its main product immortal.<p>Alliance Rubber Co., a 94-year-old company …

The 12 Best Interior Paint Colors From Your Favorite Brands

Neutral colors top the list!<p>If painting your walls a bold color has always been on your design bucket list, but you just <i>can't</i> seem to take the plunge, you aren't alone. We talked to 12 of your favorite paint brands, and they confirmed our suspicions: neutral colors top their lists of best-selling …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

21 Of The Best Rugs You Can Get On Amazon

Scratched up floor? Dogs slipping on your hardwood? Hiding a secret trapdoor? Get a rug!<p><i>Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Massive Two-Ton Fish Species Discovered

It took scientists four years to find the newest species of the world’s largest bony fish.<p>A new species of enormous ocean sunfish was discovered after an intensive search, making it the first species of this type of fish to be identified in 130 years.<p>Despite being the largest bony fish in the world …

Zoology

Schizophrenia breakthrough: Halting protein degradation is key

New research published in <i>Molecular Psychiatry</i> has examined the potential role of novel proteins in the future treatment of schizophrenia. Disrupting …

Thermomix, the magical German do-it-all kitchen appliance, is here to conquer America

In a fanciful advertisement from 1956, a limber American housewife is spirited to Frigidaire’s “Kitchen of the Future,” where she delightedly pushes buttons, gazes at flickering screens, and twirls a rotating cylindrical fridge. She skips away for an interlude of recreation involving tennis, golf, …

OECD

9 Easy Home Improvements Under $100

Give your living space a facelift without breaking the bank.<p>Even if we’re not committing every weekend to home renovations, most of us likely have a …

Home Improvement

44 Favorite Books of High Achievers

Want to accomplish more? Try reaching for a good book.<p>The people who accomplish the most in life are serious about self-improvement, which often comes in the form of a good book. Here are several dozen excellent reads, recommended by high-achieving founders and executives.<p>1. <i>Crossing the Chasm</i> by …

Leadership

If You Have These Books, You Probably Don't Need a Financial Planner

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you’re not</i> …

Learning to code might be the best (and cheapest) career choice you could make

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>If you've found yourself in a career rut, the …

Neuroscientist explains how your brain hallucinates your conscious reality

In this recently released TED Talk, neuroscientist Anil Seth explains the intricacies of human consciousness and how we all are constantly …