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Build Mental Toughness In Under Two Minutes with this Mental Workout

In order to strengthen your mind and build mental toughness, you need to work it the same way you would work your muscles in the gym. This mental …

How to Stay Safe on Public Wi-Fi Networks

Public Wi-Fi networks—like those in coffee shops or hotels—are not nearly as safe as you think. Even if they have a password, you're sharing a …

Information Systems

Make your Android Device Smarter with these Handy Apps

The leap from feature phones to smartphones didn’t happen overnight. Slowly but steadily, our phones grew smarter and smarter until they’d become capable enough that we could fulfil most of our computing needs on these pocket-sized devices. The onset of powerful third-party apps spurred that …

Personal Challenges: 18 Fasts to Improve Your Health, Wealth & Outlook

(Image credit: Nancy Mitchell)<p>Lent. No-shave November. By nature, people love to challenge themselves. Changing the routine for a short time gives us …

Diets

The Best Days to Shop at Major Retailers

Rather Be Shopping, the site that brought us a handy retailer price codes cheatsheet and also informed us of retailers' price matching policies, is …

Make Almost Any Recipe Work in a Slow Cooker with This Chart

Even though there are lots of recipes available for slow cookers (aka crock pots), there are approximately a gazillion more traditional recipes …

Remove Shellbag Entries in Windows for More Privacy

Windows' shellbag entries are capable of showing you how and when specific files and folders were accessed. For maximum discretion, Ghacks shows you …

Chris' 1913 Character

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:ChrisLocation:Los Angeles, CASquare Feet:354Division:Teeny-TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:I really enjoy …

Small Spaces

Voltaire's Mix of Styles

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:VoltaireLocation:Asbury Park, NJSquare Feet:450Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:I came into this …

Dining Rooms

Laura's Edited Experiment

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:Laura LeighLocation:New York, NYSquare Feet:900Division:SmallWhat I Love About My Small Home:Despite its …

Small Spaces

Hilary's Tiny Treasure

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:HilaryLocation:Brooklyn, NYSquare Feet:504Division:TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:Our home is filled …

Small Spaces

Try on Any Shade With Sephora’s First Ever 3D Augmented Reality Mirror

The place we’d most like to have a makeup shopping spree in (okay, at least top 5) Sephora has a new goodie we want to test out. It’s not a wacky nail polish or a hot new shade of lipstick or a shocking shadow — it’s all of those things. They’re testing out a new 3D augmented reality mirror that …

The 9 Best Gifts for Your BFFL

Y’all ready for this? It’s National Best Friend Day. That’s a real thing! As random as it is, we recommend using it as an excuse to tell that BFF of yours just how much you love them with a little somethin’ somethin’ from our shop.<p>1. You Are The Gin to My Tonic ($20): She’s the peanut butter to …

Wanna Learn Animation? Pixar Is Giving Away FREE Software!

Remember the first time you saw <i>Toy Story</i> and were amazed at how all of Andy’s toys looked just like yours, except way more awesome because they came to life? Animation can go beyond what we know is possible in the real world, and we’d love to say it’s all done with magic, but it’s not. It’s done …

Made Us Look: Spectacular Patterns Found On Google Maps

If you’re like us, sometimes you get lost on Google Maps. You decide to look up a random place you might want to travel to, then you go into street mode and “walk” around, then you zoom out, and in again, and 10 minutes later you’re somewhere completely new. And with the right eye, this digital …

Japanese Hair Knot

Make a fun and easy knot-shaped Japanese hair accessory (chirimen tegarami), like that worn by apprentice geisha!<p>211<p>639

Engaging the Reluctant Learner Through Making

I am a teacher. If you had walked into my classroom a few weeks ago, you may have thought you were witnessing some sort of student uprising. Students were dashing around the room, furniture was overturned, trash was littering the tables and floor, and paper wads were being launched from a large …

Plastic Bottles Make Great Piggy Banks!

Introduction: Plastic Bottles Make Great Piggy Banks!<p>About: Easy and affordable DIY projects and ideas. More About dezine »<p>And the fun just keeps on …

DIY

25 DIY Home Decor Ideas

When Spring is near I get the <b>home decorating</b> fever. I was so happy to find a ton of inspiration this week over at our link party. There were so many …

BehindTheOverlay Chrome Extension Kills Overlay Popups

Have you ever wished you could just get rid of the annoying popup message on a site that is blocking the actual content? BehindTheOverlay is a Chrome extension that does exactly that. You can grab it directly from the Chrome Web Store.<p>If you’ve ever been bothered by a website that hides its content …

Cat people are smarter than dog people, study says

What else is Carroll University going to study other than the various characteristics of those who choose dogs over cats? And vice versa.<p>I fear I may have found a more emotive subject that Apple vs. Samsung. Or Apple vs. Microsoft. Or just Apple.<p>For one of the world's top academic institutions, …

Pets

Verizon sends Netflix cease and desist over streaming quality warnings

Verizon has sent Netflix a cease and desist order demanding that it stop presenting its subscribers with messages that blame Verizon's network for poor streaming performance. Netflix's messages are actively meant to knock Verizon — among other service providers — that it alleges have been hurting …

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12 Unexpected Beauty Uses for Olive Oil

Over the last decade, everyone has been harping on the beauty benefits of olive oil, but the truth is this kitchen staple has been used on the body since ancient times (thank you, Cleopatra). Naturally, olive oil is packed with anti-aging antioxidants and hydrating squalene, making it superb for …

We're Obsessed: Google Glasses Go Chic

Google Glasses have so far seemed like an intriguing, albeit tech-nerd, gadget that, although spotted during Fashion Week, were not necessarily considered a fashion item, per se. That's about to change. Launching June 23, Net-a-Porter will be selling a limited number of an edited selection of DVF | …

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Katherine Faw Morris's 'Young God' Is a Pure Adrenaline Rush

Something like a mash-up of Winter's Bone and Breaking Bad, this debut packs a meth-fumed punch all its own.<p>From gritty Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, I step inside the cozy Café Zona Sur to talk with Katherine Faw Morris about her adrenaline rush of a debut novel, <i>Young God</i> (Farrar, Straus …

Review: The hair dryer that will change your life. No, really.

Nearly eight years ago, my mom took me shopping for things I would need to take to college and we bought a hairdryer from Target. It folded in half, …

Hair