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6 Toxic Relationship Habits Most People Think Are Normal

/ Aug 15, 2013<p>There’s no class in high school on how to not be a shitty boyfriend or girlfriend. Sure, they teach us the biology of sex, the legality …

You Need This DIY Murphy Bar in Your Life ASAP

Ladies and Gentlemen: Welcome to one of my favorite projects of all time — the wall-mounted murphy bar. There are so many reasons why I love this project. Small-space living is real, and this bar is the perfect solution. This DIY bar can be used for cocktail hour or a craft desk space. Plus, it’s …

Seven Ways to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Job

Turn your hobby into a business<p>First off, starting a business is going to take a lot of your time. So, you might as well do something you enjoy. Take …

How to Master Microsoft Office Excel

Spreadsheets are a nerd’s data-driven dream. For most regular people, though, they’re a complicated mess. Fortunately, they don’t need to be. Here’s …

The Dry-Age Shortcut: How to Fake 45 Days in 48 Hours

Meet koji, the miracle grain that's going to change your steak game forever.<p>You could shell out $75 for a 45-day dry-aged rib eye, and then even more for the bottle of red that goes with it. Or you could—stay with me—make it for yourself, at home. Look, dry-aged meat is amazing and certainly worth …

Ribeye

What Higher Consciousness Really Means, How We Attain It, and What It Does for the Human Spirit

“At such moments, the world reveals itself as quite different: a place of suffering and misguided effort … but also a place of tenderness and longing, beauty, and touching vulnerability. “<p><i>“[Leonardo da Vinci’s] unique brain wiring … allowed him the opportunity to experience the world from the</i> …

13 Free Courses to Make You a Business Badass

If you follow my writing at all (don’t worry, I don’t suspect that any of you do), you’d know that I’m a huge fan of <b>MOOCs</b>. The fact that people can …

Inspirational Quotes From Bhagavad Gita That Will Completely Change The Way You Look At Everything!

50 Most Inspiring Quotes From The Bhagavad Gita<p>on October 7, 2015 at 1:03 pm<p>Credit: graphicstock.com<p>When Arjuna was faced with the dilemma of going …

Spirituality

13 iPad Apps to Make You a Way Better Cook

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Twisted illustrations perfectly sum up the darker side of modern life

Between our smartphones, fast food and quick and convenient transportation, our lives are full of luxury. But all luxuries come at a price.<p>London …

Photographer’s Portfolio is Filled with Adorable Portraits of Fluffy Siberian Husky Puppies

St. Petersburg-based photographer Erica Tcogoeva happens to have access to the most adorable litter of Siberian Husky puppies. Her Instagram account is a cuteness-overload of the small, fluffy canines as they snuggle with their siblings and are cradled in the arms of their humans. Being newborns, …

10 Lists To Keep If You Want To Be Successful

New York City's 10 Craziest Sandwiches

<b>Tranca Pecho</b> — The name means "chest clogger," and it’s considered the national sandwich of Bolivia. (Shouldn’t every country have a national sandwich?) Mounted on a hero roll, the sandwich is layered with a breaded beef cutlet, fried egg, purple onions, tomatoes, and here’s the kicker: diced beets …

Sandwiches

5 Apps That'll Help You Solve Any Color Challenge

Download these to find your perfect palette.<p>In a world where there are countless shades of beige alone, it's no wonder finding a great paint color can take months. Luckily, a new generation of apps for iPhone and Android aim to take some of the guesswork out of the process.<p>Coolors<p><i>Best for: Finding</i> …

Millennials Don't Want Work Life Balance

By 2025, Millennials (those born between 1982 and 1993) will make up roughly 75% of the global workforce. Their presence is in the workplace has …

6 Fitness Apps That Make Working Out Too Fun to Skip

Let’s be honest – we all have those days when we need some extra exercise motivation. Sometimes that warm bed or that next episode on Netflix is too …

Timeless Wisdom & the Science of Happiness: To Change Your Life, Change Your Mind (Not Others…)

“<i>The mind is everything; what you think, you become.</i>” ~ BUDDHA<p>Thoughts are not simply airy pieces of information that enter our minds and then …

8 Simple Ways to Be More in the Moment When You Travel

<b>1. Don't make comparisons.</b><p>Whether you travel often or only occasionally, it's far too easy to compare your current situation to one from the past. The pebbly shore off the Promenade des Anglais in Nice instantly makes you long for the black sand beaches you frolicked on in Santorini. The Pad Thai …

No excuses 4 minute workout (for busy days and carb-loaded indulgencies)

What is your excuse for not working out? Some of the most common excuses include “I’m too tired,” “Not enough energy,” “I work too many hours,” but …

Exercise

20 Healthy, Protein-Packed Smoothie Recipes

Blend up one of these concoctions for a quick nutrition fix<p>Smoothies are a great way to get a nutrient-packed meal or snack, stat. They can provide everything you need—protein, healthy fats, vegetables, and fruits—all in a to-go cup.<p>(For a versatile, ultra-nutritious protein you can use in these …

5 Timeless Leadership Roles To Help Navigate Change

If there’s one thing that’s constant today (and everyday, for that matter), it’s change. Whether it’s people or organizations, change is the one thing both can rely on that will emerge when it’s least expected—or desired.<p>While the business landscape is in a perpetual state of flux—and always will …

10 Commandments of Building Muscle.

Like many gym goers, you’re probably looking to add some bulk in the form of muscle.It’s true that all of us have different bodies and have …

Exercise

Venezuela's Minimum Wage Is Now $20 A Month; Congratulations To Bolivarian Socialism

It was Adam Smith who pointed out that there’s a lot of ruin in a nation: supposedly something that should comfort us if the idiots gain political power and then proceed to wreck the economy by enacting their fantasies. But it has to be said that “a lot” is not actually an indefinite amount, as the …

Venezuela

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

31 Microwave Recipes That Are Borderline Genius

Well, this changes everything.

8 awesome paid iPhone apps that are free downloads right now

We’ve had two great days in a row for paid iPhone and iPad apps that go on sale for free for a limited time, and now we’re stretching our streak out …