Bob Hobosn

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Build This Beautiful Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

How to raise a brilliant child without screwing them up

Forget tiger mother techniques, the best way to make sure your children achieve their full potential is to nurture their interest gently, says psychologist Oliver James<p>Where does the drive to succeed come from? And if it results in exceptional achievement (as defined by external norms such as …

Career Development

Pasta with Garlic and Oil

<i>Aglio e Olio</i><p>It pays to use high-quality extra-virgin olive oil in this dish.<p><b>Ingredients</b><p>1 pound spaghetti<br>• Salt<br>• 6 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil<br>• 12 …

Italian Food

Vinduino: Full Irrigation With 25% Less Water

Irrigation is a fairly crude practice. Sure, there are timers, and rain sensors, but all in all we’re basically dumping water on the ground and …

The concept of different “learning styles” is one of the greatest neuroscience myths

Are you a visual learner who writes notes in a rainbow of different colors, or do you have to read something aloud before it will sink it? Chances are, you’ve been asked a similar question at some point in your life, and believe the concept of different “learning styles” is perfectly valid. But, as …

Pedagogy

Christmas Eve Cajun Shrimp

Christmas Eve Cajun Shrimp has been a family tradition for decades. Easy yet absolutely decadent, you’ll look forward to eating it all year …

Top 10 TED Talks That Could Change Your Life

There’s no time like the present to grow or refine ourselves a little bit more, and few resources are as helpful as TED talks. In that vein, here are …

How to be a moderately successful person | Emer O’Toole

Being highly successful sounds stressful, so I’m sharing these closely guarded secrets to allow you to muddle along just fine<p>Right now, across the internet, approximately 12m articles purport to share the secrets of highly successful people: 2016 is a new year, and if you simply restructure your …

successfulperson

How to Turn Your Weed Stash into Delicious Olive Oil

You can heighten any dish with a good slug of olive oil infused with herbs—including our dear friend cannabis.<p>Infused olive oils invaded just about every suburban mom's kitchen in the mid-90s. Remember those artfully layered bottles of rosemary, garlic, and thyme looking like they had just been …

Cannabis

Humorous Charts and Graphs Show What Being an Introvert Is All About

BuzzFeed Life's assistant health editor Anna Borges created a series of graphs any introvert can relate to. There are pie charts depicting how truly wonderful it is to have a vivid inner world, unwavering sense of self, and top-notch listening skills.<p>Through her bar graphs, Borges conveys some of …

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

Drones