Khalil Rivera

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Become the creative you’ve always wanted to be by embracing these seven habits

The most commonly held belief about creativity is that it’s elusive, esoteric and unique only to the anointed few.<p>The ancient Greeks believed that creativity was a divine attendant spirit that came to human beings from some distant and unknowable source, for distant and unknowable reasons. They …

Creativity

Sophisticated Murphy Beds Prove That Foldaway Furniture Can Be Stylish

Murphy beds have been working their magic in small spaces for decades. Built so they fold up and disappear into a wall, these compact beds are …

Interior Design

6 ways to boost your brain health with food

When it comes to Sunday night meal prepping, I love using recipes that pack in the nutritional alphabet, from vitamin A to zinc. But with a crazy …

How to Figure Out What Your Side Hustle Should Be

A staggering 55 million people — more than 35% of the U.S. workforce — are now freelancers or contractors, and that number is projected to rise to 43% by 2020. About 44 million people report having some kind of side hustle, and of those who do, 36% say they earn more than $500 a month from it. …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made that plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to …

If You Want to Wake Up at 5 A.M. Do These 4 Rituals The Night Before

What you do during your evenings is equally as important as your morning routine. A good night sets the stage for a productive morning.<p>Becoming a morning person requires more work than setting your alarm for 5:00 A.M. and hoping for the best. People who've decided to make the most of their mornings …

Time Management

Want to Build More Self Awareness in 2018? This Simple Planning Tool Will Help You Map Your Goals in 2018

Understanding your past increases your chances for success in the future<p>You're probably thinking about next year right about now. Questions such as "What do I want? Where should I go? What should I do?" are bouncing around in between work and holiday to-do list items.<p>It's goal-setting season and …

Samsung acknowledges charging issues with Galaxy Note 8 and S8 devices

• Some Galaxy Note 8 users reporting that their phones will not accept charge.<br>• The fault seems to occur after fully draining the battery.<br>• Samsung is aware of the issue and appears to be replacing affected devices on a case by case basis.<p><b>Update #2 (1/1/18):</b> Although we still don’t know why some Galaxy …

Why You Shouldn't Buy a Car in Cash

Just because you have the money on hand to avoid taking out a loan doesn't always mean it makes sense to do so.<p>A few weeks ago, two friends told me …

Personal Finance

Sleek multifunctional 'bedroom box' maximizes this small apartment

Small apartments in old urban centres like Paris or Madrid are cheap, but can be cramped and rundown. To update this old apartment in Paris, Batiik …

Say Hello to Japandi (The Minimalist Design Trend You’ve Been Waiting For)

Sometimes two styles are better than one. Japandi, one of 2017’s coolest design trends, is absolute proof of that. This hybrid aesthetic combines the …

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

VIDEO: For LSD, What A Long Strange Trip It's Been

Psychedelic drugs are getting a makeover, with scientists exploring their potential in treating debilitating conditions like cluster headaches, addiction or anxiety, with promising results.<p>That's despite the fact that very few researchers are legally allowed to study psychedelics, largely because …

Lsd

Why interest rates go up and down

Have you ever wondered why interest rates move up and down and what changing rates mean for you? Learn the basics about how interest rates work and …

Want To Be More Successful Next Week? Remove These 4 Thoughts This Weekend

Establishing the foundation for a successful week requires establishing the foundation for an empowering mindset which starts with removing these 4 thoughts.<p>High performers take advantage of the weekends to separate themselves from the pack by deliberately refocusing and recharging along with …

Self-improvement

The UX Design Trends to Watch out for in 2018

There’s no such thing as “too early” in web design. By the time you implement the user experience (UX) design trends of today, the industry is …

UI Design

Best Superfoods for Weight Loss

Superfoods build bones, prevent chronic diseases, improve your eyesight, and even keep your mind sharp. But did you know new evidence suggests these …

Nutrition

10 Key Habits of World-Class Money Savers

Americans, in general, not only aren't good about saving money, but they're also actually fairly indifferent about being financially frugal. …

healthdatacorner.com

The long-term health benefits of running a marathon — and how it could actually be good for your knees

Running a marathon is no easy task, but is it really as hard on your body as many people think? We spoke with Dr. Reed Ferber, director of the Running Injury Clinic, to find out if all of that hard work is healthy and what the health implications are of running 26 miles. Following is a transcript …

Exercise

24 Simple Daily Habits These High Achievers Swear by for Their Success

It's a matter of consistently doing things which have been shown to give people an edge.<p>Ever wonder what sets highly successful people apart? I've polled countless executives and entrepreneurs about the things they're doing every day which help them succeed, and it's not rocket science. In fact, …

Forget guitar lessons — this device will teach you how to play like a pro

If you've always wanted to play guitar like Jimi Hendrix but the idea of music lessons gives you high school band flashbacks, don't worry. There's an …

Guitar

How to Become the Best in the World at What You Do

It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. You know exactly what you want to do, but there are endless obstacles in your way.<p>There is so much competition — thousands or millions of people competing to do exactly what you want to do.<p>How do you get out of the rat race?<p>How do you advance quick …

4 Strength Exercises That Boost Flexibility

When performing any exercise, always work through a full range of motion<p>Employ progressive overload techniques to make sure you’re challenging your …

Daily Design Inspiration

Part of the Daily Design Inspiration series that started it all on Abduzeedo. This is where you'll find the most interesting things/finds/work …

3 Ways to Raise Your Kids to Think -- and Solve Problems -- Like an Entrepreneur

Kids who feel lost in the face of adversity today will encounter substantial challenges in the "Fourth Revolution" of tomorrow.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As every parent knows all too well, parenting doesn't come with a handbook. We all just do our best to find the …

Parenting

A Robot and Scarecrow Fall in Love in the Live Action Animated Short Film ‘Robot & Scarecrow’

<i>Robot & Scarecrow</i> is a live action animated short film, directed Kibwe Tavares of Factory Fifteen, about a beautiful robot (Holliday Grainger) who …

Voyager Probe Badly Damaged After Smashing Into End Of Universe

PASADENA, CA—Confirming that several components had broken off the craft and that most of its scientific instruments were no longer operational, …

Fold-flat furniture looks like isomorphic illustrations when it's collapsed

Jongha Choi's Master's thesis for Design Academy Eindhoven involved the creation of "De-dimension" furniture, which collapses into a flat, easily …