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22 Ways To Turn Old Junk Into New Junk

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

5 Ways To Naturally Elevate Your Mood

30 spring cleaning tricks you'll wish you'd known all along

10 European Cities You Just Have To Visit - Don't Miss These

The perfect destinations for a long weekend! Explore these top European cities and you won't be disappointed.

5 simple ways to make better decisions faster

Shelley Row, an expert in efficient decision-making, says the secret is listening to your intuition while incorporating facts, a combination she calls "infotuition." "Infotuition is a practical leadership tool," she explains. "It's a skilled, self-aware, decision-making approach — not a willy-nilly …

8 critical things successful people do before 8 a.m.

Starbucks continues to grow relentlessly, with CEO Howard Schultz just announcing plans to open 500 new stores a year over the next five years.<p>Much of this growth will happen in China, where Schulz is undeterred by the recent economic slowdown.<p>While many factors contribute to Starbucks' immunity to …

8 Clever Ways to Maximize a Small Space

From dual-functioning furnishings to differentiating color palettes, these small-space design ideas make the most of a tiny apartment<p>When Jonathan Adler’s creative services manager Nicholas Obeid moved from a lofty two-bedroom to a 450-square-foot studio in New York’s Chelsea neighborhood, he …

Infographic: What not to do as a tourist

When traveling to new countries you need to be aware of different cultural customs to avoid some <i>seriously</i> uncomfortable misunderstandings. You could …

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4WD or AWD? Know the Difference

Four-wheel-drive used to be synonymous with<p>mulletsoff-roading in the minds of most consumers. Like many buzz-worthy specs originally developed for …

20 easy ways to keep your fridge clean and organized

Tired of your fridge being a messy den of unidentifiable leftovers, condiment containers and spills that someone forgot to clean up? These tips will keep the fridge organized and food fresher, longer.<p>Updated:4 October 2017 Caption:Alina Bradford<p>Hit up your local dollar store for inexpensive, …

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A Stanford psychologist says these 6 things are the keys to happiness and success

But that notion is completely wrong, according to psychologist Emma Seppala, science director of the Center for Compassion and Altruism Research and Education at Stanford University.<p>As Seppala explains in her new book "The Happiness Track: How to Apply the Science of Happiness to Accelerate Your …

The 15 Best Board Game Apps

Time to get strategic on your smartphone.<p>There's a time and a place for Clash of Clans. But if you want a meatier, challenging game that's actually worth your time, look no further than the mobile versions of the best modern board games (sorry, Monopoly). From <i>The Settlers of Catan</i> to <i>Galaxy Trucker</i>, …

19 DIYS to Make Your House Smell Amazing

Who doesn’t love coming home to a nice-smelling space? A good home fragrance acts like an accessory and adds character, making your space feel extra homey. However, constantly buying candles and air fresheners can start getting expensive, and lots of them are actually polluting your home with …

Be busy, not dizzy: Top 10 tips for a productive 2015

1 Ask yourself three questions every day<p>If you get bogged down in trivial jobs and never manage to get round to the important things, ask yourself …

Augmented humans: 'In five years you’ll see exoskeletons on the building site'

From paraplegics able to stand up from a wheelchair and walk again to workmen carrying heavy loads, robotics-enhanced humans are no longer just science fiction<p>Visions of humans running around in exoskeletons able to move faster, jump higher and hit harder from films such as Tom Cruise’s Edge of …

Welding 101: Yes, You Can Learn How to Weld. Here's How.

If you're never welded before, today's easy-to-use wire-feed units speed up the learning process. Time to spark your creativity.<p>If you're never welded before, today's easy-to-use wire-feed units speed up the learning process. Time to spark your creativity.

50 Pictures That Will Make You Fall In Love With Earth All Over Again

This is something we may forget, except when we're reminded on April 22, Earth Day.<p>To celebrate the natural world, we've rounded up some of the most beautiful and mesmerizing pictures of our home planet from Reuters.<p>Hopefully these images make you appreciate Earth and how important it is to …

Are Your Brain's Best Years Behind You?

A new study suggests that cognitive decline begins earlier than we think<p>Is 24 the new 50? If you’re going by when our intellectual skills start to decline and dull due to the passage of time, then it might be.<p>According to researchers at Simon Fraser University in Canada, things start going south at …

6 Ways Music is Good for Your Workout

In honor of Summer Festival season, here are six ways your tunes help you tone up<p>Whether you're headed a music festival this summer or waiting for your favorite singer's new single on iTunes, you might be surprised to learn that your love for tunes can actually help improve your fitness. Here are …

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic Partner Up, Unveil High-Tech Car

Land Rover and Virgin Galactic announced a partnership on Monday that will integrate the luxury automaker's current line of vehicles with the …

Accomplish Everything and More! 3 Easy Steps to Find More Time in Your Day

Nobody ever really has enough time in their day. Trying to fit anything new into an already-overbooked schedule can sometimes prove to be more challenging than what it's worth. I know a lot of people with to-do lists that date back years that they're still chipping a way at. So how do you find time …

10 rapid-fire fat-burning workouts

Spring is the perfect time to start transitioning your workouts, weaning off your muscle-building regimen in favor of cutting fat and unsheathing …

Samsung adding anti-theft solutions to smartphones

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices …

How to Consistently be a Calm Person Even if The Going Gets Tough | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

How to be a calm person<p><i>There are some things you learn best in calm, and some in storm.</i><i><br>– Willia Cather</i><p><i></i>We have all been through times that have been …

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Is it Better to Use Free Weights or Resistance Machines?

The answer will seriously surprise you.<p>Both free weights and resistance machines promise to help you build strength and tone up—so which should you spend your precious gym time on? Ditch the machines, and head to the weight room. Both will get the job done—but free weights offer mega advantages, …