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The Japanese philosophy of Kaizen can reinvent your daily routine

In the years following World War II, American auto executives visited Toyota manufacturing plants in Japan to examine how the company was able to produce so many vehicles so quickly. They discovered a humanizing philosophy driving the manufacturer’s innovation, one that intrinsically motivated …

Self-improvement

8 Steps to Securing Online Privacy

Last week, I set out my reasons for expecting serious civil liberties and privacy problems under a Trump presidency. I strongly recommended that you …

Privacy

SIMPLE Circular Saw Cross-Cutting Jig

Here's how to 3D print your own graphic directly onto T-shirts

Sep 18, 2016 | By Tess<p>While we’ve written a ton about 3D printed garments and fashion, most actual wearables have remained somewhat outside the realm …

Inland Empire

Blub Uno: A Clock You’ll Never Want to Stop Checking

Rather than a task that’s borne out of need, checking the clock becomes a pleasurable task that occurs because well, you simply want to.<p>With the Blub …

A Major (If Not Particularly Shocking) Rogue One Theory Has Just Been Confirmed

We still don’t really know that much about <i>Rogue One</i>, even though it’s only a few months away, and we know even less about Jyn Erso’s mysterious …

Amazon's latest Prime Day tease: Budget Fire tablets for under $35

The tablets usually sell for just $50.<p>Want an Amazon tablet for the price of four movie tickets? Just wait until next week.<p>As part of the online retailer's Prime Day sale this upcoming Tuesday, the company is cutting the price on its $50 Fire tablet to under $35, an Amazon representative told CNET …

Tablets

Circular saw + Innovative Fence = Unique DIY Table saw

A table saw is often the first machine the aspiring woodworker wants for the shop. But even a lightweight contractor’s saw is not cheap, and a really …

Build a Portable Workshop That Can Handle All Kinds of Projects and Then Shrink Down in Size

Having a big, nice woodcutting station is great, but not everyone has the space required for that. DIYer Paoson Woodworking solves this with a …

Ana White | Easy, Economical Garage Shelving from 2x4s - DIY Projects

HANDMADE FROM THIS PLAN >><p>Projects built from this plan. Thank you for submitting brag posts, it's appreciated by all!<p>Handmade by: Angie …

Husband Hides Sweet Note To His Wife That’s Not Uncovered Until After His Unexpected Death

Wife finds surprise love note from her husband after he dies<p>The unexpected or untimely death of a spouse is devastating for obvious reasons. Having …

Adult Coloring Book Combined with Journaling Offers Multiple Forms of Relief in One Notebook

Over the past year, we've admired many coloring books for adults. Their relaxing qualities make them an ideal way to unwind from the stresses of daily life. The makers of the ColoringNotebook have taken this idea a step further by joining the joy of coloring with notebook paper. This dynamic …

Archives

6 Ways Journaling Will Change Your Life

Keeping a journaling habit is a tough practice. But you can be inspired to keep going by learning 6 different ways journaling will change your life.

Learning

Lists You Need to Make for a More Satisfying Life in 2016

I wasn’t always a list-maker. For most of my life I’ve been more of a scraps-of-paper-notes-everywhere-and-5-unfinished-journals-at-a-time type of …

Strikethru Makes Paper Productive by Combining GTD and Bullet Journal

If you prefer a pen and a notebook to digital to-do lists, then there’s a new productivity system on the block. Strikethru combines elements of the …

Productivity

This Raspberry Pi Mini Arcade Walked Right Out of the 80s

If you grew up in the 1980s, you may remember self-contained desktop computer games such as “Desktop Scramble.” These games may be primitive by today’s standards, but for web developer and avid tinkerer Matt Brailsford, aka “Circuitbeard,” one can make a great housing for a Raspberry Pi miniature …

Raspberry Pi

MCM welcome to Newark | Newark element14

Huge range of accessories<p>Raspberry Pi™ 3 Model B 1GB Project Board<p>The Raspberry Pi 3 Model B is the latest generation of single-board computers from …

Get the LED Out With These 6 Unconventional Lighting Projects

You could add more or better lights to your garage, or maybe even come up with some cool fixtures to make it more interesting. But for something truly unique, check out these six unusual DIY shop lighting solutions.<p>DIY Emergency Lighting<p>As pointed out in <i>Make:</i>‘s project for this little light, you …

DIY

9 Jim Rohn Quotes That Will Inspire You To Work Harder on Yourself

<b></b>I love Jim Rohn! I can’t seriously tell you how many times I listen to his audiotapes. After meeting with his mentor at the age of 25, Jim Rohn …

Motivation

Build Your Own Fully Functional Computer Control Panel

Sometimes, the best DIY projects are about excess. Which is exactly what Reddit user smashcuts went for in his computer control panel that controls …

Top 25: Most Popular 3D Modeling & Design Software for 3D Printing

<b>Creating a printable design is the crucial first step in the 3D printing process – and everyone seems to have a different opinion on which software</b> …

Social Media

Trouble Sleeping? Here’s How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute Every Night - Michael Andrew Arata, MD

For a long time, I had a hard time sleeping. We can chock it up to bad food late at night, too many screens before bed, and stress. I found it …

Sleep

A Harvard neuroscientist told us the 3 major ways meditation changes your brain

Moyan Brenn / Flickr<p>Mindfulness meditation is incredibly popular right now.<p>While there is an ever-increasing amount of academic research around the …

Mindfulness

Productivity in Mind: How Ryder Carroll Designed Bullet Journal

Track the past, organize the present, and prepare for the future.Sound like a familiar challenge?Ryder Carroll, a New York-based designer, set out to …

Productivity

Gamescom 2015: Halo 5 Bundle Includes a Needler Replica

Exclusive to UK.<p>A newly-announced Halo 5: Guardians bundle includes a replica of the Needler, one of Halo's most iconic weapons.<p>Called the "Pink and …

Halo

Bowl Turning Basics | How to Turn a Bowl

Screwing a faceplate directly to the back of the bowl blank creates some problems. It leaves holes in the back of your bowl, and it also limits how …

9 practical uses for your obsolete Apple TV

OK, play time is over. Last week’s article on five things to do with your obsolete Apple TV was meant to bring some light humor to your day, but we heard your comments loud and clear. Many of you looking for legitimate tips on what to do with an old Apple TV felt misled by the headline when you …

Smart TV

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How to Build a Mission Control Desk

<i>[Editor’s note: We loved this post so much, we decided to bring it back with step-by-step instructions so that you can build your own.]</i><p>My older son recently started school and needed his own desk for doing homework. I wanted to make something nicer than a simple tabletop with legs, and realized …

Arduino

You Can Now Easily Build Your Own Laptop With Pi-Top

Sure, you might have made a your own gaming computer or home theatre PC but have you ever made a laptop? Luckily with Pi-Top you’ll be able to use …