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30 Powerful Habits That Encourage Happiness and Mental Strength

Practice any one of these and you'll notice a difference within 90 days.<p><i>What have you tried for 30 days that changed everything? originally appeared on Quora - the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Mike Leary, Psychotherapist</b> …

Make a DIY Power Tool Tote to Keep Your Tools and Accessories Within Arm's Reach

Let this tool tote transport your most commonly used power tools from job to job around the house.<p>Some projects are made easier with a drill and driver setup with different bits, but transporting the various tools, bits, and accessories can be a pain and lead to a mess if you aren't careful. This …

The top 50 apps for creative minds

Our pick of the best tablet and smartphone tools to enable you to make video, music, art and more<p>There’s an ongoing argument in the technology world about whether tablets and smartphones are more focused on consumption than creativity. As time has gone on, though, the number of apps helping us do …

Apps

The Science of Near-Death Experiences

Empirically investigating brushes with the afterlife<p>Near-death experiences have gotten a lot of attention lately. The 2014 movie <i>Heaven Is for Real</i>, about a young boy who told his parents he had visited heaven while he was having emergency surgery, grossed a respectable $91 million in the United …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Android Phone Could Do

Whether you're rocking the latest Android device from Samsung, HTC, or LG, these tips will help you get the most out of your phone or tablet. RELATED: 10 Things You Didn't Know Your iPhone Could Do<p><b>1. Send That Unwanted Call Straight to Voicemail</b>We've all got a few people we'd rather not talk to. …

First-Ever Human Trial Of An Induced Pluripotent Stem Cell Treatment Set To Begin

The treatment will make use of a biology breakthrough that occurred just eight years ago.<p>A Japanese patient with severe eye disease is set to become the first person to be treated with induced pluripotent stem cells, <i>Nature News</i> reports. Cells of this type have been considered promising for future …

Stem Cells

Hive | Free Unlimited Cloud Storage

Hive is the first free unlimited cloud service in the world! Aimed at the content sharing/syncing market, Hive not only allows users to upload files …

Spectacular Aerial Landscapes of Vibrant Salt Ponds in San Francisco

Aerial landscape photography offers a fresh perspective of our world. While some photographers choose to rent a helicopter or an airplane to capture these unique angles from high above, photographer Cris Benton has chosen another route to gain access to the sky. He secures a radio-controlled camera …

San Francisco

Radinn Electric Wakeboard

Swedish company Radinn has developed an electric-powered wakeboard that eliminates the need for a motor boat to be towed along with! The lightweight …

Man vs. Food

Not all that long ago, the Paleo diet seemed like little more than a beefed-up fad diet—South Beach for the mountain time zone. Then CrossFit happened. South Beach dieters started doing deadlifts, and Paleo was the most-Googled diet in all of 2013. Even the <i>New Yorker</i> decided to weigh in on the …

Nutrition

Patchnride

Patchnride is an ingenious solution that lets you repair all punctured bicycle tires on the go in less than a minute! As the product name suggests …

I Made $15 Million Before I Was 30, And It Wasn't As Awesome As You'd Think

I made $15 million in my mid-20s after I sold a tech startup. I talked to a lot of people about this question, and thought a lot about how to stay the same person I was before and after making money.<p><b>Here's my answer: being rich is better than not being rich, but it's not nearly as good as you</b> …

Circular Affordable Housing Prototype

Inside the shell of the Oyster House prototype lies a new shape for affordable housing.<p>It was the grain of sand that became a pearl. CxMxD, a team of three New York City–based designers, hit upon the idea of a faceted circle while conceptualizing their entry for Add-on’13, an affordable-housing …

Architecture

6 Summer Salads You'll Actually Crave

<b>1. Black Bean, Corn & Avocado Salad with Chipotle-Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>With black beans, sweet corn, crisp bell peppers and creamy avocado, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead recipes that everyone loves. You can serve it as a side dish, salad or dip. The vinaigrette is similar to the …

Hampden Speakers | By Polk Audio

Beautiful desktop speakers by Polk Audio, the stylish Hampden Speakers are crafted from teak veneer and look beautiful on a desktop or in an …

Xventure Off-road Trailer

The Xventure XV-2 trailer from Schutt Industries is a rugged, off-road trailer that lets you sleep in the attic, while hauling your gear below. The …

Off-roading

Articles about 6 minor fixes help sell your home on Dwell.com - Dwell

All of us have heard that the real estate market is "bad" right now. However, what is bad for sellers is often good for buyers.<p>Combing the Dwell archives for our best, all-time tips on buying and selling your own modern abode.<p>Seaside or lakeside, waterfront houses evoke a sense of peace. Here are 6 …

Real Estate

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often | Inc.com

Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good news and bad news: Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your …

Happiness

Don't Miss Malta: Eight Reasons to Visit a Mediterranean Gem

The eight points on a Maltese cross stand for the eight original "langues" or foreign origins of the care-giving Knights Hospitaller of St. John who were gifted the islands of Malta in the early 1500s. They can also stand for eight good reasons to travel to the richly historical country. Add in …

The Top 5 Pack-Like-a-Pro Videos on YouTube

As summer travel approaches, the eternal question of what to pack and how to pack comes up every year, like clockwork. It isn’t hard, but it requires …

8 Kitchen Design Tips For Foodies

<i>Christine Tusher, Houzz Contributor</i><p>I cut my culinary teeth in a tiny apartment where a janky oven meant that cookies took twice as long to bake, and seared scallops nearly sent dinner guests home with smoke inhalation.<p>The upside of all that making-do meant I knew exactly what I wanted when the time …

Cheaper Products | Better -Consumer Reports News

Auto batteries<p>Our battery-life tests include partially draining, then recharging, each battery almost 3,000 times over a 15-week period. We also …

10 Phrases Great Speakers Never Say | Inc.com

While it's really hard to immediately win over a crowd, it's really easy for a speaker to lose the room within the first few minutes of a presentation.<p>To make sure you don't lose your audience, here's Boris Veldhuijzen van Zanten, serial entrepreneur and founder of TwitterCounter and The Next Web, …

Public Speaking

What Happens When You Zap Instant Film With 15,000 Volts

Phillip Stearns is an artist who sees beauty where others see computer bugs. He collects images of artful computer abnormalities on his blog and has …

How to be Happy - The Six Pillars of Happiness

Everyone on this planet wants to be happier, but not many people really know how to be happy on a daily basis. Happiness is an emotional state, but …

Happiness

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