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47 Insanely Clever Storage Ideas For Your Whole House

Your mother-in-law will be totally impressed.

The Only Three Networking Emails You Need To Know How To Write

“Hi, you may not remember me, but . . . ” is a lame way to reintroduce yourself. Try this instead.<p>I’m all about being up front when you network. It’s helpful to be honest about why you’re reaching out (for example, you’re going through a job search or moving to a new city). It can combat nerves and …

Networking

Top 10 Techniques for Taking Control of Your Anxiety in the New Year

As someone who has spent 33 years with anxiety, I know how terrifying and frustrating it can be. My life with anxiety was so much more complicated …

25 Books Jeff Bezos, Mark Zuckerberg, and Other Top CEOs Recommend | Inc.com

Successful CEOs never stop learning. Personal growth is almost as important as hard work in building a winning business. Many entrepreneurs accomplish this through workshops, conferences, and even a few continuing education courses. However, for a busy entrepreneur, being away from the office for a …

Self-improvement

The Right Way to Shave Your Bikini Line | Women's Health

<b>1. Invest in a Good Razor</b><p>You use only the best products to keep your face looking flawless, so why not show your skin down below the same love? It is super-delicate, after all. Picking the right razor is the first step to ensuring you keep your bikini line in tip-top condition. “If there are more …

Skin Care

How Successful People Work Less and Get More Done

As co-founder of Hotwire.com and CEO of Zillow for the last seven years, 39-year-old Spencer Rascoff fits most people's definition of success. As a father of three young children, Spencer is a busy guy at home and at work.<p>What's the one thing that Spencer refuses to do on the weekend? Work -- at …

Time Management

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>Choosing a paint color can be daunting, to say the least. Just a quick glance at a wall of swatches and chips is enough to make anyone dizzy. And one ill-advised choice can leave you questioning your taste forever ("Why did I ever like …

A Lifeless Bathroom Takes a Moody Turn

A little molding — and a daring wall color — offer the space a new 'tude.<p>It can be frustrating when you're faced with a small, blank canvas and realize that you don't have room for all of your ideas. Laser focus on a clear vision is essential for making an impact, and often this means taking one …

The Perfect Houseplants for Every Spot in Your Home

Fill an awkward, empty space with one of these beautiful indoor plants.<p>Not all houseplants are made equally. Some require more sun, more water, more warmth, and so on. If you're struggling to figure out the perfect variety to fill a naked spot in your home, use this guide to pick from all our …

The 50 Most Beautiful Small Towns in America

We've rounded up the cutest village in every single state.<p>We've rounded up the cutest village in every single state.

Clever Superhero Bookends "Save" Books from Falling

Everyone needs a hero in their life. For books, it's the <i>Book & Hero</i> and the <i>Supershelf</i>, a clever bookend and floating shelf that each makes it look like books are being “saved” by a superhero. These whimsical metal creations are the handiwork of Israel-based design studio Artori Design.<p>Each bookend …

Books

12 Bento Box Lunch Ideas to Get You Through the Week

Packing a well-balanced lunch — whether it’s for you or for your mini me — is crucial for setting healthy habits. And while trying to come up with something different to bring every day can be challenging, a Bento-style lunch box takes all the thought out of it. Fill the largest compartments with …

Healthy Eating

18 Houseplants That Help Purify Your Home's Air

One NASA study might change how you approach the garden store.<p>You don't need to give us the hard sell on houseplants. Placing some leafy greens onto a coffee table or shelf is a great way to add some texture and breathe a little life into a room. But that's not the only reason to keep them around; …

11 apps that will make you smarter

In fact, there are ways your phone might actually be good for you.<p>We've compiled a list of apps to boost your brainpower, hone your memory, and even improve your emotional intelligence.<p>The science of how exactly our brains work — and how much we can train them — is constantly evolving, but one …

Apps

10 Tricks That Squeeze Every Inch Out of a Small Closet

Get ready to discover extra space you didn't even know you had.<p>If you have a large wardrobe with minimal storage, you likely find yourself cursing your closet on the regular. Instead of cutting your clothing collection in half, use these tricks and products to create twice as much space as you had …

20 of the Most Charming Beach Towns Across America

Your summer travel planning starts here.<p>Some are well-known tourist destinations and others are quaint little seaside gems.

The Biggest (And Best) Difference Between Millennials and My Generation

We're an enigma, those of us born at the tail end of the '70s and the start of the '80s. Some of the "generational" experts lazily glob us on to Generation X, and others just shove us over to the Millennials they love to hate. No one really gets us or knows where we belong.<p>We've been called …

Social Media

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Warren Buffett’s '2 List' Strategy: How to Maximize Your Focus and Master Your Priorities

With well over 50 billion dollars to his name, Warren Buffett is consistently ranked among the wealthiest people in the world. Out of all the …

Time Management

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12 Problems That Can Be Solved With Baby Powder

This medicine cabinet staple is handier than you think. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>If you believe baby powder is only for keeping skin smooth and fresh, you're really underestimating its power. Try sprinkling it some on these household woes to unleash its full …

5 Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families in the Caribbean

Whether you're a family of three or of five, with toddlers or with teens, these five best Caribbean all-inclusive resorts promise carefree good times in a natural paradise with unbridled fun under the sun for the whole family. Above and beyond delicious cuisine and decadent spa treatments, each of …

Dominican Republic

10 Scientific Insights About Happy Families

• Seeing friends and family regularly is worth an extra $97,265 a year. Being close to your family makes you trust strangers less. We watch TV and read …

Happiness

The Best Mobile Apps Of 2014

Have all these apps downloaded? If not, you should!<p>There are a lot more to mobile apps than just Angry Birds. The best apps of 2014 are rethinking the way we consume news, socialize, create and consume art, call for help, comprehend scientific principles, and of course, approach our daily work. …

Apps

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts for Families

Family vacations are meant to be relaxing and enjoyable, but sometimes finding the right hotel, making restaurant reservations, and booking endless activities for the kids can seem more like a chore than a restful getaway. So we here at Oyster took on the impossibly taxing job of traveling to the …

National Parks

“Close Reading and the Little Ones”: #NCTE14

Wow! It’s been over a year since Chris Lehman (@ichrislehman) and Kate Roberts(@TeachKate) published <i>Falling in Love with Close Reading</i>. There have …

4 Motivating TED Talks to Help You Bounce Back From Failure

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We’ve all heard the preachy platitude “Failure isn’t an option.” And, generally speaking, it’s not. At least not an option most would purposely choose. But failing is inevitable. Everyone eats humble pie in some way at some point, …

Motivation

Grains Of Sand Magnified x300 Reveal Dazzling Images

A grain of sand is so small and finite that our eyes are unable to render any significant detail.<p>It often just looks like a shiny or dark grain of …