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How I Motivated Myself During My Darkest Times | Inc.com

Motivation is a daily struggle. We all have those mornings when it's cold and rainy, and all you want to is stay curled up in bed. Other times, we're just mentally and physically exhausted. Then there are the times when a disastrous and unexpected moment hits you so hard that everything becomes …

Motivation

These Are The Colors Everyone Is Talking About In 2018

There's a new minimalist color palette in town, and it doesn't involve grey.<p>While 2017 was all about tropical green, warm neutrals, and sophisticated camel accents, color palettes took an edgier turn this year. Think fiery reds, metallics, and, of course, a lot of Ultra Violet — the Pantone color …

Home Decorating

$249 Smart Pen Scans and Replicates Any Color on Earth, Allegedly

The Scribble Pen is one of those awesome things that exist in our imagination, but that we never expect to actually become a reality. This high tech …

Selling

IMF says EU exit 'largest near-term risk' to British economy

<b>A UK exit from the European Union could mean the UK misses out on up to 5.6% of GDP growth by 2019, the IMF has warned.</b><p>Brexit is the "largest near-term risk" to the UK economy, the IMF said in its annual UK economic outlook.<p>It added that the net economic effects would probably be "negative and …

Here Are the Best Books of 2016 So Far

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Books

The Three Stages of Failure and How to Fix Them

One of the hardest things in life is to know when to keep going and when to move on. On the one hand, perseverance and grit are key to achieving …

Motivation

The Nine Types of Intelligence Every Person Has

When you think about it, intelligence is a fairly broad term. Most of us are completely sharp in some areas but dull in others. Psychologist Howard …

7 Best Spring Home Decor Trends To Refresh Your Home

Let the trends of the season help your interiors blossom.<p>Attention, design lovers: Spring is officially approaching. As the colors outside change from gloomy gray to perfectly sunny and pastel, our interiors also request a bit of a refresh — and there's no better way for your space to blossom than …

Is Apple Watch a Failure?

It's fair to say that wearables has yet to become the major category many expected they would develop into.<p>Aside from some niche success from companies like <b>FitBit (NYSE:FIT)</b> , which seems to have created a business out of its low-cost fitness trackers, the big players have yet to score a major hit.</b> …

Apple Watch

Schedule Your Work in Five Stages to Get Through Crazy Long Work Weeks

Some days (or weeks or months), you just have to push through a ton of work. Here’s a strategy that could help you keep your sanity during those …

The Art Newspaper

Newsletter signup<p>Our daily newsletter contains a round-up of the stories published on our website, previews of exhibitions that are opening and more. …

Scandinavia Is Getting Its First Zero-Packaging Supermarket

In 2014, a new food market in Berlin called Original Unverpackt opened its doors to the public, offering patrons an array of produce and foods sans …

Great Depression

This Robot Tailor Takes 120 Measurements in 10 Seconds Flat

A robot tailor in Hong Kong takes 120 measurements in 10 seconds flat. The 3D body scanner uses 14 sensors to record the unique lengths, …

Tailoring

How the Women-Led 'Bread Boycotts' Changed 20th Century Food Pricing

Organized protests get results if you get enough people to participate. Mrs. Paul West complained to her grocer about rapidly rising food prices in …

The Dream Chaser Spacecraft And The New Golden Age Of Space Travel

<i>How the appropriately named Dream Chaser spacecraft could usher us — all of us, even you — into a bold new era of space travel.</i>An artist’s rendering …

Space Travel

NuDown's Air-Fill Insulation, NuTech

Being prepared for all kinds of winter weather is crucial, whether that's snow in the wilderness or blustery days in the city. Additionally, it's a season during which the annoying process of removing and adding layers seems to be never-ending. This is where the air-fill insulation of NuDown …

Camping

The 20 Coolest ’90s Celebrity Couples We Wish Were Still Together‏

The ’90s ruled for lots of reasons: as well as featuring great fashion and awesome music, the decade had the coolest celebrity couples – like these …

The 21 most popular novels of the year so far

The beauty of fiction writing is its ability to take the reader into captivating imagined worlds, from fantasy-like environments to tales set back in time.<p>Every year, Amazon pulls together its most popular print books of the year​. Based on sales numbers and updated daily, the list is a good …

Taxi Fabric Designed Original Seats Covers for Cabs

Thanks to a completed Kickstarter campaign, Taxi Fabric has finally saw its project realizing. The project consists in calling designers to decorate …

Kickstarter

Snowe Homewares

Shopping for home essentials isn't the most thrilling—especially when you have to drudge through dozens of different stores and their never-ending selections. Making it easy to furnish a new apartment in one click (no required day trip to a warehouse miles away) is the just-launched …

Free Shipping

Marc Janssen and ICE International

Oftentimes called "the fifth wall," carpets play a hugely important role in interior decorating. Marc Janssen, one of the world’s foremost rug-makers, puts it simply when he says he loves “reading a newspaper and just sitting on it.” But, as an object that straddles the intimacy of furniture, the …

Design

Animal lollipops made from an ancient Japanese tradition are too beautiful to eat

26 Books From Around The World You Need To Read Before You Die

Next stop: your local bookstore.

Books

48 Of The Most Beautiful Lines Of Poetry

"I have measured out my life with coffee spoons."<p>2. From "One Art" by Elizabeth Bishop:<p>"It's evident<p>the art of losing's not too hard to master,<p>though it may look like (Write it!) like disaster."<p>Suggested by Nekesa M., via Facebook<p>3. From "Leaves of Grass" by Walt Whitman:<p>"I bequeath myself to the …

Literature

The 100 greatest novels of all time

<b>Our critics choose the best novels ever written, from Tolkien to Proust</b><p>100 <b>The Lord of the Rings by JRR Tolkien (1954-55)</b><p>Hairy-toed hobbit Frodo leaves home to defend the world from dark forces by destroying a cursed ring, in Tolkien's epic trilogy. WH Auden thought this tale of fantastic creatures …

Literature

Keeping Outerwear Alive with Gear Aid

As jacket season tentatively draws to an end here in the Northern Hemisphere, we're taking stock of the wear and tear on this season's gear. Even the most durable materials take a few hits after an active season, but it's no reason to retire them altogether. Every stain, stitch-up and DIY-job gives …

Lineup

Giovanni Bianco's Say a Little Prayer

For his "Say a Little Prayer" project, graphic designer Giovanni Bianco, has re-imagined how we connect to the spiritual. The unique format, reminiscent of Bianco's Catholic upbringing, means prayers appear in decks of cards. Each system of belief (from Catholicism to Hinduism to Islam) features 10 …

Miu Miu

DIY Gold Sink Legs

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