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The One Online Tool You Need to Make Life Easier (And How to Use It)

If you haven’t tried it already, it’s time to check out If This Then That, better known as IFTTT. It’s an online tool that allows you to connect two …

7 Simple DIYs to Elevate Your Home Now

My home is my nest and by far my favorite place on earth to be. That's why it's so important for me to keep it feeling fresh and welcoming. Here are seven of my simple DIYs to help you add a little something extra to your home this summer.<p><b>Bug Repellent Candle</b><p>I bet you didn't know you could not only …

22 Stunning Under-The-Radar Destinations To Add To Your Bucket List In 2014

You might want to start planning now.

This is a place in Ireland where every 2 years, the stars line up with this trail in mid June. It's called the 'Heaven's Trail'.

The new peer-to-peer banking system

Those seeking money are paying 4 per cent less interest than they would on a traditional personal loan. Those lending cash are being given the …

Beard Oil LUMBERJACK by Simply Great

We took our best Beard Oil formula and made it better!<p>This listing is for:<br>One 3-Ounce Amber Glass Bottle of Lumberjack Scented Simply Great Beard Oil<p>Whip those whiskers into shape! When it’s time to abandon your axe at the end of the day, you want an oil that will transform your bushy bristles into …

12 podcasts that will tell you a fantastic story

It's official — the popular podcast <i>Serial</i> has surpassed 5 million downloads, making it the fastest podcast of all time to reach this milestone.<p>This …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …

10 3-Minute DIY Salad Dressings You'll LOVE

These are so simple, we're not sure you could even call them recipes.<p>Sure, you like the <i>idea</i> of homemade salad dressing. Who wouldn't want to top their salads with a French or Asian dressing that tastes amazing and is free of scary ingredients? The only problem is that some dressing recipes are so …

Food

Real vs Movie Scientist

Microsoft releases Office for Mac 2011 patch with critical bug fixes and security updates

Microsoft has released Office for Mac 2011 version 14.4.5, which includes critical bug fixes and security improvements. You can download the free 113 MB patch from Microsoft’s website. The change notes from Microsoft are below:<p>This update fixes critical issues and also helps to improve security. It …

10 Grammar Mistakes People Love To Correct (That Aren't Actually Wrong)

Are you the sort of person who just loves correcting other people's grammar? Are you sure that you're doing it right? Some things that people have …

The Right Men's Shoes For Every Type Of Pants

Matching shoes to the appropriate pants can be tricky.<p>An amateur men's-fashion enthusiast made a helpful guide to choosing appropriate footwear.<p>The guide was first posted to Reddit. The designer, who preferred to remain anonymous, was kind enough to share it with us.

10 Common Grammar Mistakes Even Smart People Make | Inc.com

How well you use words can make a lasting impression on people. Wield those words skillfully and people may perceive you in any number of positive lights--as intelligent, poised, persuasive, funny, to name a few. But even one little grammatical slip can have the opposite effect.<p>It's a topic that …

Language

How to Get Luxury Blooms Delivered to Your Door

Photo director Kelly Stuart shares a new favorite way to get fresh blooms into your house.<p>Gardenia flowers are more than dear to my heart. They were my Mama's (my mother's mom) most beloved flower. I grew up surrounded by these beautiful blooms and frequently gift them to my family for special …

Luxury

There Are Two Kinds of People in This World

<b>Zomato,</b> a website targeted at foodies, created these illustrations to promote themselves. In certain situations, most personalities are either A or …

11 TED Talks That Will Help You Lead A Happier Life

Increasingly, psychologists, neuroscientists, business leaders, and spiritual advisors have studied the mechanics of happiness and how we can utilize them in our everyday lives. Many of them have shared their findings at TED conferences.<p>We've gone through TED's expansive online library of …

Happiness

Company behind 'Settlers of Catan' actually made the fake board game from 'Parks and Recreation'

The <i>Cones of Dunshire</i> is every <i>Parks and Recreation</i> fan's favorite made-up board game, but it turns out wildly complex game isn't quite as fictional as we all thought. Mayfair Games, the publishers of German board game favorite <i>Settlers of Catan</i>, worked with the show's producers to design the basic …

You Cannot Unsee The Air Sex World Championships (NSFW VIDEO)

The 6th-annual Air Sex World Championships reached its climax in New York City Thursday, when a handful of New York’s biggest libidos drank enough beer to get on stage and simulate sex. Alone. With (most of) their clothes on.<p>The nationwide tour -- which we’ve covered for years -- features a “sport” …

Hugo's Amazing Tape: Resuable tape sticks only to itself

I was introduced to Hugo's Amazing Tape several years ago by a colleague. He uses the tape to keep board game boxes closed for storage, and it has …

Evernote Guide for Organized Creatives

<b>Creatives are gatherers.</b> Inspiration, articles, photos, podcasts, videos – we love too many things, and that’s a good thing! All of it mixes together …

10 Apps You Probably Never Heard Of That Employees Are Sneaking Into Work

With our tablets, smartphones and cloud services, if we need an app, we get it ourselves.<p>This is drastically different than the way work tech used to be: bought by IT, set up by IT, issued by IT and controlled by IT. You didn't like what you were given? Oh well.<p>Interestingly, this has created …

10 Things You Didn't Know Your Mac Could Do

From the editors of PopularMechanics.com, that MacBook on your desk might be even more powerful than you think.<p><b>1) Have Your Computer Read to You</b><p>Don't feel like reading that enormous document yourself? One of the accessibility features in OS X is its ability to read text aloud. Highlight the section …

Six alternative web browsers you should know about

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: Thinkstock / tovovan<p>Most people are only familiar with the “big five” web browsers — Chrome, Firefox, Internet …

Here's One Theory About Why Cops In America Kill So Many People

The protests and violence sparked by the police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Ferguson, Missouri, have stirred up a debate in the U.S. about the use of lethal force by police.<p>In the chart above, you can see just how alarming American statistics on fatal police shootings are when compared to …

How to Make Your Own Apps (No Coding Skills Needed!)

If learning how to code is still on your never-ending to do list, and you’ve been toying around with an idea for the next big mobile app for sometime, then we may have found exactly what you need to jumpstart your dreams.<p>What’s this dream-solution you ask? Well, it’s called MAGE, or Mobile …

7 Natural Remedies for Removing Stains from Fabrics

I’m currently in DEEP CLEAN ALL THE THINGS mode, so this guide to 7 best natural stain removers for fabrics that Dana shared on Hello Natural is just what I needed! If your handmade clothes, quilts, table runners, and more are looking a little worse for the wear after all that summertime …

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