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25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Libraries

18 things you should do immediately to best prepare for the next five years

By September 22, 2015<p><i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What Can People Start Doing Now That Will Help Them A Lot In About Five Years?</i> <i>Answer by David Cannon, Founder, Solutionbank.org.</i><p>There’s already a lot out there, but I couldn’t resist writing a note to my 23-year-old self:<p>If you do …

Quora

18 Things You Need to Stop Doing if You Want to Be Successful

Your time is way too valuable to be wasting it on things that don't work. Instead, treat it like the precious resource it is.<p>Too often we act as if time is infinitely available. There's always another day, right? But that's a huge mistake.<p>Whether you're working or having fun, being mindful about …

7 Short Books Worth More Than an MBA

You can spend $250,000 to get an MBA or spend a weekend reading these classics. Your choice.<p>Over the past few decades, the value of an MBA has declined, probably because the academic world can't keep up with the rapid pace of change in the business world.<p>Relatively few entrepreneurs have MBAs, but …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

Language Learning

5 Foods That Taste Better in May Than They Will All Year

May is the month for the emergence of great tasting corn and other traditional summer grilling vegetables.<br>Getty Images<p>1 of 5<p><i>Never know what’s growing</i> …

What Not To Do as a First Time Entrepreneur Raising VC

How to successfully get funded even if you're young and green<p>I pitched to my first venture capitalist at the age of 17. At the time I had no idea what I was doing and to a certain extent I would argue that I'm still learning plenty today, 4 years later.<p>Like many startups, to get our company off the …

Bloom: Lamp Opens Like a Flower to Adjust Brightness

Closed up into a tight bud by day, ‘Bloom’ opens at night to reveal the light hidden within. The lamp concept by Moscow-based designer Constantin …

With Ferrolight, Less Is More

Ferrolight is a Dutch company that designs custom lighting for private and business clients. For them, they operate on the principle of “less is …

Nocs NS2 Air Monitors v2

Author:<p>Staff<p>Publish date:<p>Stockholm's Nocs updates one of the sleekest wireless speakers on the market, the Airplay-enabled NS2 Air Monitor, with a …

From Ordinary to Extraordinary: The Sleek Organic Feel of Maple Set Knives

<b>Maple Set Knives</b> is an innovative set of two culinary knives prototyped by the Ottawa-based design firm, Federal Inc. Featuring a sleek design, these …

11 Hottest Fresh Outdoor Trends in 2014 You Must See

The outdoors is to a house as shoes are to a person. Do you want to know what a person is like, look at their shoes, it can tell you a great deal. …

Starck and Axor Dematerialize the Sink Faucet

We thought the PermaFLOW transparent sink trap was a pretty brilliant innovation, allowing you to see and clear those pesky under-basin clogs. But …

Getting To Know Mr. Handsome + 4 with QWSTIONs

I would like to play 20-questions with the team QWSTION, but it will be counterproductive. For one, I can’t stop staring at Matt (he’s so handsome) …

Interactive Mirrors Built from Arrays of Moving Objects by Daniel Rozin | Colossal

<p>New York-based artist Daniel Rozin creates amazing installations and sculptures that have the ability respond to the presence of a viewer. Among his …

Lovely Sketch Collection on Instagram by Ink Ration

This is one of those collections where you can’t stop looking at them. Well, this is the case with the talented folks from Ink Ration based in …

Around Clock White

What is time? A system of order in which all of civilization relies on to avoid falling into chaos? A societal construct devised to drive you mad? Get existential as you watch the hours tick past on the <b>Around</b> <b>Clock.</b> As the name suggests, the <b>time is measured by the rotation</b> of its cylindrical body. …

Jewelry

The Ninja Sphere Helps Control Your Environment

The next generation control of your home environment is here with the Ninja Sphere. The Kickstarter campaign provides accurate in-home location data …

A Massive Machine Is Digging Subway Tunnels Under San Francisco (video)

Under San Francisco’s streets is Mom Chung, the massive subway tunnel-digging machine that will help provide the city with a Central Subway, the new …

TAG-Heuer Carrera Mikrogirder Reinvents The Watch Movement

Watches have pretty much been the same since Christian Huygens invented the watch movement. While new ideas, like the bridge, have made watch …

Rivendell Built Out Of LEGO Is An Achievement Even The Elves Would Be Impressed By

Lego is one of the most wonderful tools ever created. It frees the imagination, it brings out the artist in all of us, and it’s often used to truly …

Pencil: A Tool That Lets You Think With Your Hands

Remember when we talked about that iPad app called Paper, from FiftyThree, that lets you sketch, draw diagrams and illustrations, and take notes? …

Daily Inspiration #1617

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

50 Free Registrations to Red Dot Award: Product Design 2014!

The Early Bird entries for the 2014 Red Dot Awards: Product Design is now open until 6 December 2013. However this editorial is to inform you more …

Nomadic Chair: A Temporary Seat for One Person

Giving new meaning to luxury, Jorge Penadés, has designed the Nomadic Chair, which gives you the luxury of deciding where you want to sit down, while …

The Ikea Of Bikes Is Ready To Ship

The much-touted self-assembled Sandwichbike starts shipping December 1.<p>With bicycle culture and craft in ascendance, bike fever has spread past the artisanal frame builders and fixie fanatics to infest the every man. To wit: the fall launch of the Sandwichbike (anticipated by us earlier this year) …

The desk you didn’t know you needed.

Sorry, I’m about to spoil your mind… Whether you’re a hardcore gamer, work from home-er, or really just anybody who owns a laptop… you gotta have the …

Sculptural Seating

Influenced by Noguchi’s philosophy in which “everything is sculpture,” the Poise chair inspires the user to see what they’d like in its abstract …