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43 phrases that you are probably using incorrectly

But even the most educated people often unknowingly make common writing and speaking flubs. Check out this long list of ubiquitous grammar mistakes.<p>Guarantee: You'll either learn something new or find a few of your biggest pet peeves here. (And likely, you'll find fault with my own use of the …

15 science-backed tips to get someone to fall in love with you

Candy hearts, lavish flower arrangements, and boxes of chocolate line the shelves of stores, waiting to be purchased by lovebirds for their Valentine.<p>But if you don't have a partner to celebrate with on February 14th — and you'd like that to change — don't despair. We've got you covered.<p>In the …

Free Christmas & New Year Vector Banner Kit (AI & EPS)

Courtesy of our friends from Freepik, we have another fantastic Christmas freebie for you this week! We have huge (35mb) selection of Christmas and …

Free High-Quality Vector Patterns

by Bradley Nice, Content Manager at ClickHelp.co — best technical writing tool<p>Vector patterns can be used in website design or any other form of work …

19 psychological tricks that will help you ace a job interview

That means they're susceptible to the same psychological preferences and cognitive biases that affect the rest of us. Simple tweaks to the way you speak and hold yourself can make you seem much more likeable, competent, and hireable in their eyes.<p>With that in mind, we rounded up a list of easy …

Three Common Emails From Recruiters and the Responses They Actually Want

Looking for a new position is one of the most stressful things you’ll ever do. Perhaps it’s the high stakes behind the search that makes it easy to …

Employment

Most vitamins are useless, but here are the ones you should take

Or not.<p>Decades of research has failed to find any substantial evidence that vitamins and supplements do any significant good. In fact, recent studies skew in the opposite direction, having found that certain vitamins may be bad for you. Several have been linked with an increase in certain cancers, …

DIY iPhone cases made from Evian bottles are all the rage in Japan

There's something special about being able to make a unique phone case all by yourself. In Japan, Evian is the brand of the moment for DIY …

We've been using the Gregorian calendar for 434 years. It’s still bizarre.

Today is the 434th anniversary of the introduction of the Gregorian calendar, as a subtle new Google Doodle reminds us.<p>Back in 1582, Pope Gregory XIII decreed that the 10 days following October 4 <i>simply</i> <i>wouldn’t exist.</i> The next day would be ... October 15. Thereafter, a new calendar would come into …

Johns Hopkins University

16 books that will change the way you understand human behavior

We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the Reader Services department at the New York Public Library, to recommend the books on human behavior that she considers required reading. We also selected a few of our favorites to add.<p>Here are 16 of the most compelling reads.

Self-improvement

You’ve been sitting at your desk all wrong

There's a lot of false information about the proper posture you need to use when sitting at a desk. Cornell University ergonomics professor Dr. Alan Hedge sets out why the 90˚ rule does more damage than good, and what the proper way to sit at your desk is.<p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

6 ways Google Alerts can help you land a job

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>When it comes to cracking the hidden job market (where openings aren’t advertised), …

Employment

5 Sugar Alternatives to Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

5 tips to help satisfy your sweet tooth without adding to your waistline<p>Excess sugar is one of the three primary drivers behind weight gain and a number of common health issues (processed foods and "bad" fats are the two others). Throughout our lives most of us have been programmed to believe a few …

12 Home Products That Will Help You Stay Cool This Summer

10 Backyard Games You Can Build This Weekend 15 Summer Nail Art Ideas That Use Just One Nail Polish Color Finish Off Your Surplus of Summer Basil With This Thai Stir Fry

Nail Art

{Valentines day} pixelated popup card

I‘ve been scratching my head trying to come up with a card for my hubby {AKA <i>the non-romantic type</i>}. I finally decided to make this pixely popup heart …

DIY Diamonds are Wherever! 10+ Ideas & Tutorials

Diamonds are wherever<p>Posted by ScrapHacker.com on onsdag, maj 9, 2012 · Leave a Comment<p>They say diamonds are forever, I say <i>diamonds are…wherever.</i> …

dip-dyed shoes

Winter isn't quite here, but already folks are starting to revert back to their dreary cold weather wardrobes. Ugh. How boring! We're not ready to …

Easy Sewing Projects for Beginners

Coasters with contrasting stitching pop when placed on a smaller-check gray gingham tablecloth, turned into oilcloth with iron-on vinyl.

Sewing

Bucket bag

Vor einigen Wochen jetzt schon -wie die Zeit wieder vergeht- war ich mit meiner Freundin Lilian auf einem Handwerkermarkt und hatte dort eine …

Embroidery Hoop Name Banner

Ode to Inspiration<p>http://odetoinspiration.com/2014/02/embroidery-hoop-name-banner/<p>article<p>en_US<p>To all the people and things that inspire me and …

DIY Home Fragrance (like a Williams Sonoma Store)

I love William’s Sonoma!<p>I make a point to stop in every time I am at the mall just to stroll through the beautiful store and smell the wonderful …

10 Places You Should Go While They're Still Cheap

It's a fact almost every traveler faces: The world is bigger than our wallets are deep. And while there are plenty of tricks for squeezing the most out of every vacation dollar, one of the simplest options is to find a place that has a lot to offer but hasn't yet been hit by the price inflation …