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Myths and truths about buying a home

Buying a home isn’t easy.<p>Aisha Blake, 26, learned that when she decided to purchase and fix up a century-old house in Detroit — on her own. Her …

INFOGRAPHIC: 7 Excel tricks everyone should know

Lifehacker AU is never one to shy away from doling out handy Microsoft Excel spreadsheet tips.<p>Chances are you’ve had to deal in spreadsheets for as …

Infographics

BFS2018: The world’s lightest 29er mountain bikes are a Scott Scale & Spark

How do you build the world’s lightest 29er mountain bikes? Gustav Gullholm from a bike shop in Mora, Sweden decided to take a couple of already light …

2018 | The Next Web

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Social Media

Special Information Design and Infographics Tools for Pro and Beginners

Information Design and Infographics for Pro and Beginners<p><b>Information design</b> is the routine or process of presenting information in a way that fosters …

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

Only 12% of Private College Students Actually Pay Those Crazy-High Tuition Prices. Here's Why

There are actually a few key reasons.<p>You know those ridiculous tuition prices you hear horror stories about? It turns out they are largely …

Your College Major Isn't Your Destiny, Even With A STEM Degree

If you’ve ever wondered how much a particular college major — such as nursing, computer science or art history — defines your destiny, check out this new interactive data tool from the Brookings Institution’s Hamilton Project. The key message: every major, including the technical cluster, brings …

College & University

A Visual Guide To Statistics

A Brown University student creates math lessons for the more visually inclined among us.<p>Statisticians are one of the fastest growing jobs in the country–and for good reason. “As data becomes more and more a part of people’s lives, statistics is becoming more a part of people’s lives,” says Daniel …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life | Inc.com

If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes of others and spare yourself some of the grief.<p>Here are 12 important career lessons that …

Self-improvement

3 Essential Exercises for the Over 40 Crowd

This year I turn 47 years old. It’s pretty hard for me to get my head around this number, when deep down inside I still feel like I'm in my 20s—but …

Cardio vs. weights: Which is better for weight loss?

For decades, conventional wisdom (and Jane Fonda) said cardio was the best exercise for weight loss.<p>Then strength training muscled its way into the spotlight as the must-do move for revving your metabolism and losing weight in your sleep, prompting many exercise enthusiasts to join #TeamNoCardio.<p>So …

Exercise

The case for going to bed at 2:30 am

There’s nothing virtuous about “early to bed, early to rise.”<p>It was like a dream.<p>Last Wednesday, I hit every green light on the drive to Kroger. I made it through the aisles in 15 minutes and didn’t have to wait in line at checkout. Back home, I prepped meals and washed dishes without anyone …

How to calculate your 'fitness age,' according to the scientist who created it

To officially calculate your fitness age, you’ll need to fill out a questionnaire devised by exercise scientist Ulrik Wisløff at <i>worldfitnesslevel.org</i>.<p>…

Fitness

The 27 hardest job interview questions, according to Glassdoor

Jobs interviews are always hard, but some come with trickier questions than others. Where do you see yourself in five years? How many ping pong balls …

6 Bad Mental Habits That Are Holding You Back (and How to Replace Them With New Ones) | Inc.com

When it comes to reaching your goals, do your mental patterns help you or hurt you? The answer is almost certainly both. Most of us have learned to envision a future we want to achieve and taken steps to achieve that future, achieved some self-discipline that helps us complete tasks efficiently and …

Critical Thinking

Mentally Strong People Don't Just Tell Themselves To Be Happy, They Do These 4 Things

Do you ever find yourself wondering why you aren’t happier? Sometimes, it seems like the act of <i>saying</i> you’re happy isn’t enough to actually make you …

Happiness

Should You Go to College If You Want to Be an Entrepreneur?

Entrepreneurship requires continuous learning, regardless if it results in a diploma.<p>There is no direct path to entrepreneurship. If you want to be a doctor, you study pre-med, go to med school, get a residency and then, become a full-fledged doctor. There are fairly clear steps to climbing …