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Google is making it easier for anyone to design beautiful apps

New collaboration tools for designers embrace the Material Design philosophy<p>Google is launching a new suite of tools meant to make it easier for designers and app makers to collaborate. It’s partially an expansion of Google’s Material Design efforts, which launched two years ago as a way to rethink …

Careers Counsel | Own Your Career in 2017, Make Your 9-5 Meaningful, Be Less Creative

Careers Counsel is a weekly roundup of the most helpful and inspiring advice for boosting your career.<p><i>There are few sectors of the economy that offer</i> …

Former secretary of state Colin Powell told Hillary Clinton he used personal computer for business

By Matt Zapotosky<p>Matt Zapotosky<p>National security reporter covering the Justice Department<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Former secretary of state Colin Powell told Hillary Clinton in 2009 that he used a personal computer attached to a private phone line to do business with foreign leaders and State Department …

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6 Crazy Exercises Cycling Trainers Swear By

Side-to-Side Planks<p>shutterstock<p><b>Who swears by it:</b> Andy Sparks, director of track programs for USA Cycling <b><br>Why:</b> This series fires up your entire midsection for a full two minutes. Not only is this great for sculpting a strong core, but holding a challenging pose for so long will strengthen your mental …

Stop Chasing Happiness: 17 Alternative Ways to Live a Great Life

<b>“If only we’d stop trying to be happy we’d have a pretty good time.” ~Edith Wharton</b><p>I have a question for you.<p>What would you be willing to sacrifice …

50 Powerful Mini Habits That Will Help You Lead Your Best Life

Hard work and perseverance always beat genius and talent in the end.<p><i>What are 50 things that everyone can do to make life easier? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Yuri Kruman, Master Career</b> …

7 Morning Routines That Will Spark Your Productivity

Follow these simple steps and watch your productivity and wellbeing skyrocket.<p>The problem with morning routines is that most people don't have one.<p>For many individuals, waking up in the morning is a chaotic experience, full of terrible alarm clock noises, scrolling through email, and sprinting out …

31 Ways to Improve Your Life in Just a Month

Imagine the possibilities of a life filled with these simple acts of joy that can be done in minutes. Here's a template to get started.<p>Before this 31-day plan became a lifestyle, I first had to remove the tumors of self-gratification and hubris (trust me, the attitude ruling my life in the old days …

Perseid meteor shower 2016: peak times, how to live-stream, and where to view this spectacular meteor shower

Every year in August, the Swift-Tuttle comet puts on a brilliant show. When the Earth plows into its wake, tiny bits of debris left behind from the comet slam into our atmosphere at 132,000 miles per hour, reach temperatures of 3,000 to 10,000 degrees, and streak across the sky in what we call the …

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Buying a smart lock might be a dumb investment

We’ve known for some time that the Internet of Things (IOT) was basically a connected dumpster fire. Time and time again, these connected devices have proven that, while convenient, they aren’t necessarily safe. In fact, many manufacturers have a rather apathetic view on security, which leads to a …

Three Tips to Montessorify Your Kitchen

The kitchen is such an important place in the home. There are a few things we can do to improve our child’s independence and capabilities in the …

Mum Who Built Incredible Homemade Play Kitchen Unveils New Cardboard Creations

'I want to inspire parents all over the world.'<p>A mum who previously wowed parents with her incredible DIY cardboard kitchen for kids is back with …

Living Danishly: 6 hacks for a happier life

What does the happiest country in the world know that the rest of us don't? Author of The Year of Living Danishly, Helen Russell, reveals why people …

Super Smash Bros. Melee Reimagined by 30 Artists

Over the last year, The Reanimation Station brought together 30 artists from around the world to recreate the opening of Nintendo’s <i>Super Smash Bros.</i> …

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Zen spa decor is quintessentially calm and peaceful. It is often a favorite decorating scheme for homeowners seeking a relaxing appearance for their bedroom spaces. By incorporating a nature-inspired color palette, luxurious bedding elements and calming accessories, this design is fairly easy to …

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The digital age of data art

Many artists use as material for art the raw data produced by our societies, seeking innovative means of display or transforming it into a work of art. By blurring boundaries between art and information, <i>data art</i> dispels the myth of the romantic artist while offering a fundamental artistic act in a …

Jarlath Henderson: Hearts Broken, Heads Turned review – one of the year's best folk albums

Jarlath Henderson is a multi-instrumentalist and singer from Tyrone who moved to Scotland to study medicine and became one of the heroes of the new Celtic folk scene. He is best known as a remarkable player of uilleann pipes and whistles, but his debut solo album is a revelation. He also plays …