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How to Manage Your Career

A successful career requires managing the person in the mirror – overcoming your tendencies and habits that can undermine efforts to find happiness at work. Discover strategies for managing different situations, whether you want have a job, recently lost one, or are making a go at the ‘gig economy.’

Gig Economy

Houseplants: why every home is better off with these multi-tasking pollution-busters

It may be bleak outside, but for many of us the desire to nurture plants remains undiminished. At this time of year, we are more grateful than ever for the presence of houseplants, providing the comfort and excitement of lush, abundant green through the shortest of days, cheerfully seeing us …

Transhumanism And The Future Of Humanity: 7 Ways The World Will Change By 2030

Companies today are strategizing about future investments and technologies such as artificial intelligence, the internet of things, or growth around new business models. While many of these trends will make for solid investments for the next 5-10 years, fewer companies are considering the …

Singularity

Master Excel like the boss you are for less than $30

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

14 Hardy Houseplants That Will Survive the Winter

Always have fresh greenery to enjoy, even in the dead of winter.<p><i>This article originally appeared on Real Simple</i><p>During the fall and winter months, …

8 Best Bond Funds to Buy for the Long Term

Updated March 26, 2018<p>When choosing the best bond funds to buy for you, the process of researching and analyzing can become challenging, especially …

Investing

5 Books That Every Photographer Should Read

The world of photography is filled with many accessories and gadgets – from lenses, to fairly simple and peculiar add-ons like camera bags and …

Street Photography

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

Your Roadmap To A Digital Supply Chain

This week SCM World hosted 100 C-level supply chain executives in London for our 7th annual Leaders Forum. Our theme, “Mastering the Matrix”, was all about empowering supply chain professionals to take point on developing the roadmap for digitization.<p>We heard from companies as diverse as General …

Manufacturing

The 7 Best Apps For Planning a Room Layout & Design

What a time to be planning room layouts! Lucky for us, we now have access to a treasure trove of user-friendly apps to help us create floor plans and …

Apps

The 46 Best Beach Towns in America

Every corner of the U.S. has a different vibe.<p>1 of 46<p>California: Carmel-by-the-Sea<p>Romantic homes are plentiful in California, thanks to the gorgeous …

New England

Why Blockchain May Be Your Next Supply Chain

Blockchain technology may be shaking up a supply chain near you. It’s smarter, it’s faster, and it gets more participants on board.<p>In a recent piece at <i>Harvard Business Review</i>, Michael J. Casey and Pindar Wong observe that blockchain — an online globally distributed general ledger that keeps track …

Blockchain

Why Piemonte, Tuscany's Lovely Stepsister, Is the Perfect Wine Trip Right Now

At harvest time in northern Italy, layers of fog drift romantically over hillside vineyards of ripened nebbiolo grapes. Those from five tiny villages …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

25 Ways To Do Paris Like A Local

Despite everything your guidebook might tell you, Paris can be incredibly tacky in certain places. As one of the most visited cities in the world, …

Best Online Stores To Shop Furniture

If you are struggling with finding beautiful <b>furniture</b> online, we got your back with some of the best <i>online stores</i> for furniture. If you don’t feel …

How to get the online decorators in to redesign a room for less than £200

When considering a new look for a room, “getting an interior designer in” has long been the preserve of the well-heeled. For those who live in the very best neighbourhoods – in the kind of homes where driveways are gated and a cavernous reception room comes as standard – going in for something …

Supply Chain Optimization: How to Develop a World-Class Logistics Network

In March 1998, Timothy Cook joined Apple as Senior Vice President of Worldwide Operations. One of his first assignments was to clean up Apple’s …

Manufacturing

4 Modern apartment plans with 2 bedroom by Jermey Gamelin

When you think of a modern apartment, we’d bet you’d visualize a lot of clean lines and natural light. This apartment plan captures just that with …

Interior Design

Art of bushcraft: How to Make Your Own Bushcraft Kit

Bushcraft was almost a lost art before the growing popularity of survival prepping also coincidentally stimulated a new interest in it.<p>Preppers began …

Marc Newson Gives Louis Vuitton's Trunks a Modern Makeover

Updated with increased space and reduced weight<p>Author:<p>John Kim<p>Publish date:<p>Social count:<p>35<p>Updated with increased space and reduced weight<p>35<p>SHARES<p>On …

Add wireless tethering to your DSLR for a cool $40 — here’s how it’s done

Like many photographers, Alan Lawrence appreciates the convenience of being able to control his DSLR wirelessly from a tablet and instantly save …

9 Ways to Make Your Home Feel Like a Party (for Less than $25)

Hosting a summer bash can quickly get expensive, but one area where you really don't need to splurge is on the decor. All of these ideas are created …

Threading

8 Smart Home Devices That Will Make Life Easier

Technology giants like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Apple are all vying to coalesce the still-nebulous array of smart home technologies available …

Smart Homes

The World’s Smallest Outdoor Espresso Maker

Did you ever think you could get a hot cup of espresso when you’re camping, hiking, or just in the great outdoors? There might not be a Starbucks in …

42 Ways To Make Your Entire Home Cleaner Than It's Ever Been

:: bookmarks for next weekend ::<p>Bathroom; Kitchen; Bedroom; Living Room; All Around the House; Garage, Basement, and Outdoors

Core77 Design Awards Winners 2016

A resource for industrial design (and beyond) for years now, online publication Core77's collective eye for functional and aesthetic advancement has made them experts in innovation. With the announcement of their Core77 Design Awards winners, they've shined a light upon dozens of professionals (and …

Product Design

2 huge reasons you need a VPN

While in Syria, Nouhran ran a blog under a hidden identity through which he examined the country’s situation from a liberal point of view and aimed to provide a voice for the millions of ethnic and religious minorities. Nouran used a VPN daily to unblock social media websites and stay anonymous …

How to find out everything Google knows about you

In exchange, you agree to share information about yourself that Google can share with advertisers so their ads are more effective. For instance, airlines want to target people who love to travel. Children's clothing makers want to target parents.<p>Google uses a lot of methods to learn about you. …

The Paradox of Workplace Productivity

At its most basic, productivity is the amount of value produced divided by the amount of cost (or time) required to do so. And while this equation seems simple enough on the surface, the strategies for optimizing it have evolved dramatically over the last two decades. Technology has enabled massive …