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Google removes restrictions from free version of Data Studio, its tool for creating customized reports

Google is making its data analytics and visualization tool Data Studio infinitely more appealing this week with the news that it’s removing the five-report limit from the free version of the software.<p>First unveiled as part its Google Analytics Suite 360 announcement in March 2016, Google Data …

Bowl Games 2016-17: Schedule and Winning Predictions for College Football Slate

College football's bowl season is structured like an epic movie, moving at a leisurely pace initially, picking up steam around the midway point and clicking perfectly into place during an unforgettable third act.<p>The main event is the College Football Playoff on December 31 featuring Alabama vs. …

College Football

Rising Rates Bad For Estate Planning?

Lower interest rates are ideal, but the expected increase doesn’t mean it’s time to panic.<p>When discussing higher interest rates, it’s not so much a question of if as it is one of when. The Fed may have balked at raising rates in September, but the option remains in consideration for this year or …

10 Easy Pieces: Wall-Mounted Bedside Shelves with Drawers

The key to living in a small space is thinking vertically, using available wall space to add to your square footage and keep floors uncluttered. Take …

Furniture

The helicopters fly on for now, but one day they will crash

We are sailing through uncharted waters. Interest rates have been close to zero for seven years across the developed world. Investors are paying for the privilege of lending money to their governments. Stock and bond markets, which usually move in different directions, are simultaneously hitting …

After Ikea: 10 mid-range furniture stores that won't break the bank

Graduating from Ikea? Here’s where to start<p><i>Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in March 2017 and has been updated with the most recent information</i>.<p>What do you do when you graduate from Ikea? Where should you shop when you’ve outgrown the DIY-attitude of easy assembly and flat-packed …

Minimalist Home Design

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Interior Design

Hemingway’s Tough-Love Letter of Advice to F. Scott Fitzgerald on Writing and Turning Suffering into Creative Fuel

“Forget your personal tragedy… Good writers always come back. Always.”<p>In the spring of 1934, just before dispensing his finest advice on writing and ambition to an aspiring writer who had hitchhiked atop a coal car across the country to see him, <b>Ernest Hemingway</b> (July 21, 1899–July 2, 1961) received …

The Best Streetwear Brands You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

THE GOOD COMPANY<p>The Good Company is one of those rare clothing brands that has been able to keep its local appeal with NYC-based partnerships and relatively affordable merchandise. "Based out of the Lower East Side, they have collaborated with local artists and carry other local start-ups in their …

Clothing

10 books that’ll help you achieve more success in life

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>If you're looking for that edge, that secret to success, the answers might already be available to you.<p>While you may think these tips …

Self-improvement

Oil price rout slams Houston's commercial real estate market | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) - The prolonged slump in oil prices has slammed the office market in the U.S. energy industry hub of Houston, where more than 10 million square feet is available and vacancy rates are at their highest in 20 years, the real estate firm CBRE reported.<p>Traffic flows at dusk with the …

Real Estate

UK central bank acts to avoid repeat of '07-08 credit crunch

LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England is acting to avoid a repeat of the 2007-08 credit crunch, announcing Tuesday that it is freeing up more loans to businesses and households to help the economy cope with the uncertainty surrounding the exit from the European Union.<p>Governor Mark Carney told reporters …

Economics

How To Man Up To Your Barber

Most social occasions in life are governed by a code of conduct: society tells us what to do, what to say and vice versa. This includes the mundane …

Never Take Your Clothes To the Dry Cleaner Again

Quit paying the pros to handle your dirty laundry. These tips will keep your duds looking good as new<p>When your clothes get dirty, you know what to do: Send the nicest items out to the cleaners and throw the rest in the wash. Oh, and maybe get those scuffed wingtips polished up while you’re at …

Clothing

James Bond's best film posters - Telegraph

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Inc.com

<i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your question is a great one. And it forced me to reflect about the things I have …

Self-improvement