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9 Slow Cooker Hacks That'll Come in Handy This Fall

You could just set it and forget it, but these tips are going to completely up your slow cooking game.<p>Now that fall is in full swing, it's the ideal time to start firing up your slow cooker on the regular. It's a lifesaver on busy weeknights, especially when you're craving comfort food on a chilly …

Slow Cookers

What the Most Successful People Do in the Evening | Inc.com

The importance of good morning habits is a no-brainer. It's common sense that if you wake up early and do good things to ramp your body and mind up for the day, those things will pay off. How we spend our evenings gets a lot less attention, but it's just as important--the time that bridges one day …

Success

Why I Ditch Extra Gear and Travel Light as a Photographer

Ditching extraneous gear pays dividends when you’re traveling — and not only the ones you might expect.<p>Suppose you’re booked for a photo shoot in a …

12 habits of exceptionally likable people

Too many people succumb to the mistaken belief that being likeable comes from natural, unteachable traits that belong only to a lucky few — the good looking, the fiercely social, and the incredibly talented.<p>It's easy to fall prey to this misconception.<p>In reality, being likeable is under your …

10 Habits That Help You Learn Twice as Fast

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The world is in constant change due to advances in technology, science, and innovation. What was considered “hot” a year ago may no longer be relevant today. Just look at all the new social media platforms that have sprouted since …

The Instagram photos every tourist in SF takes, and what they could snap instead

There are many cliché San Francisco photographs: ones depicting visitors hanging on to a cable car railing, the street signs at the Haight-Ashbury intersection, and of course, the beauty of the giant Golden Gate Bridge, just to name a few.<p>These landmarks are indeed beautiful features of our city, …

SpareMin helps you fill your extra time with spontaneous phone calls

Even though TechCrunch readers can get really busy with their jobs, their side hustles and everything else in their lives, you’ll probably still have a few moments of downtime today — maybe when you’re driving home from work. A new startup called SpareMin aims to help you fill that time with phone …

14 Essential Qualities Of Lasting Love

These days, it can seem like there are happy couples everywhere you look: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Snapchat, even walking down the street.<p>But if …

Happiness

Stem Cell Fillings Allow Teeth to Heal Themselves

The Root (Canal) of the Problem<p>No one in their right mind would ever look forward to a filling at the dentist. Why can’t our teeth fix themselves? …

Cell Biology

5 ways to market your personal brand

You—not your company, not your company’s product or service, YOU—are a brand.<p>And though you‘re employed, you never know when that will change, so …

Public Relations

4 body language mistakes successful people never make

Besides charm and smarts, successful people have a skill that’s crucial to getting ahead and getting along: a good understanding of body language.<p>It’s not always what you say — but the subtle cues you send and pick up on that lead to a good first impression.<p>“Successful people have been taught this …

3 Mistakes That Almost Killed My Marriage (By A Happily Married Man)

When I first met my wife, the chemistry and connection was off the charts.<p>Then, shortly after we got married, we began arguing more and more. At times, it seemed like we weren't on the same page about <i>anything</i>. I thought it was mostly her fault because she was just being stubborn and difficult.<p>Was I …

How Mobile Internet Actually Works

In some ways, the internet actually <i>is</i> a series of tubes. Some cell phone and internet companies might like you to think that your mobile internet …

4 Proven Secrets to Easily Improve Your Body Language

What is your body language telling others about you?<p>Last week I wrote about how to read other people (you can check that out here.) But being able to …

These Fancy Pens Are Perfect for Design Nerds

Pssst. Wanna know something? Chances are you’re writing things down—like, by hand!—more than you even realize. Consider ponying up for a step-up pen. Especially if you enjoy owning dope stuff.<p>Think back to the last time you used a pen. Go ahead. I'll wait. It might’ve been when you picked up the …

How I Accidentally Doubled My Productivity and Creativity

<i>I’m a writer without the use of his hands…what am I going to do?</i><p>Those were my thoughts as the doctor put my broken wrist into a splint. <b>For the next</b> …

The writing life

No one in their right mind would ride a bicycle over the Alps. Yet, according to Canadian short story writer Mavis Gallant, this is what the writer …

One Skill that Will Take Your Writing from Good to Great - Copyblogger

Halfway through the writing course, our instructor — not known for being one to sugar-coat — threw out a challenge:<p>“Send me a favorite piece of your …

Writing

A Poet Unlike Any Other

All the Poems<p>by Stevie Smith, edited and with an introduction by Will May<p>New Directions, 806 pp., $39.95<p>More than with most poets, when people write …

Literature

Concrete Writing Tools by 22

22 is a design studio from Taiwan, they create bold and unique products from concrete and steel. They employ concrete for its strength and …

3 Foolproof Ways to Prevent Work Burnout, Backed by Science

Our culture is obsessed with productivity. But research shows that stressing ourselves out over an ever-expanding to-do list actually works against …

10 Mantras to Adopt to Become Mentally Healthier and More Confident

Have you been feeling torn down recently, questioning your life's purpose or wondering what your next steps should be? Are you feeling disconnected from the world around you because it's easier to hang out on autopilot than it is to truly engage with life? Maybe you know you have a lot to be …

4 Things I Wish I'd Known Before Starting a Business

Starting a business can be full of highs and lows. No matter how prepared you think you are before starting up, you can’t avoid the many learning …

19 Annoying Habits You Must Break To Be a Better Leader

<i>If you don’t break your annoying habits you will never become the leader you want to be.</i> We all tend to judge others by their actions and ourselves …

Self-help

7 Empowering Thoughts to Tell Yourself Next Time You're Stressed

It's only Tuesday, and you're likely still drudging through the priorities and responsibilities Monday had to bring. But when it comes to to-do list, nothing is less empowering than getting down on yourself. Acting with fear, trepidation, and worry wastes valuable time not just in the workplace, …

5 Habits Of Relentless Entrepreneurs

Anyone can start a business, but it’s hard to be an entrepreneur. Entrepreneurs are achievers but their achievements don’t come without pitfalls. …

Why do any of us have orgasms, really?

<i>Welcome to Fairer Sex, a new biweekly column about the intersection of sex, gender, and the science of the human body.</i><p>One of the #blessed things …

Powerful Cartoon Perfectly Illustrates What It's Like To Live With Borderline Personality Disorder

Mental health is slowly becoming part of national consciousness. But while depression and anxiety are taking centre stage, other lesser-known or …

40 Fresh Blogging Tools For Better Traffic and Bigger Earnings

Whether you’re a casual enthusiast, blogger, or digital publishing professional, these <b>fresh blogging tools</b> in the list below will be a much-needed …

Infographics