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The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

Want to Increase Your Happiness This Year? Science Says 1 Rare Habit Truly Stands Out | Inc.com

Positive psychology has got me hooked. This explosive field's body of research is telling us that if we desire a life of happiness, and if we truly want to experience its psychological, physical, and social benefits, we need to train our brain to the "positive." This can only be done through …

Happiness

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

These Workout Moves Are Like Espresso Shots for Your Metabolism

First, let's get a better understanding of what metabolism actually is. Put simply, it's the bodily process needed to maintain life, wherein the body …

A Cleaning Expert On Embracing the Craft of Keeping House

<i>Melissa Maker wears many hats. She's a YouTube star, author of a new book, and an entrepreneurial cleaning expert who's made a living over the years</i> …

Entrepreneurship

The best, most creative newsletters by designers for designers

This week we’ve decided to curate some of the coolest design newsletters with unique concepts. People in the design industry tend to be hungry to learn more and develop their skills, so the personal digests below are a great way to do that while staying updated on the latest news in the vast world …

UX Design

Genius tiny house is full of DIY transforming furniture

Wow<p>One of the raddest small apartment maneuvers we’ve ever seen is the motorized bed that drops down from the ceiling. And now, the same brilliant idea has been deployed in—what else?—a tiny house.<p>Built by self-taught carpenter Ana White and her husband, Jacob, this 24-foot-long tiny house is a …

Photographer Captures the Rare Sight of a Natural Ice Circle Formed Over a Flowing River

Photographer Kaylyn Messer captured the absolutely amazing and very rare sight of a natural ice circle that formed over the Middle Fork of the …

Why Home Cooking Is Important and More Mad Hungry News!

She was executive director of food and entertaining at Martha Stewart Living for 15 years, so maybe you know Lucinda Scala Quinn well? Maybe you already have her two Mad Hungry books and have been waiting for the third and final installment of this essential series on bringing back the family meal? …

Cooking

Add sketching to your design workflow

With computerised workflows being the default way of approaching design today, it's easy to underestimate just how useful sketching can be in the …

Modern Living Room Furniture

We designed our Sterling sofa with chaise with a casual modern look in mind.<p>The deep seat of our Wells sofa makes it a great sofa for lounging, but the special details like button tufting,...<p>The Steen console table is as much a functional solution as it is a show-stopping work of art.<p>Ian offers the …

Furniture

Sofa Buying Checklist: 10 Questions Design Pros Ask First

A new sofa is a major investment, often involving months of IRL <i>and</i> virtual window shopping, mulling, second guessing, and more mulling. I checked in …

Sofa

Mid-century is slowly becoming timeless design

<i>By Megan Buerger, The Washington Post</i>Design trends come and go, but is mid-century modern forever? The minimalist movement that first swept through …

Mid-Century modern

A Small Apartment Gets a Stylish DIY Makeover Photos

As a writer for magazines and the <i>New York Times,</i> I’ve had the pleasure of meeting such design icons as Kelly Wearstler, Norman Foster, Axel Vervoordt, and Christian Lacroix. All are worthy role models, but I’ve never dreamed of living as they do. My base for almost two decades has been a …

How to Refresh Your Brain In a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

Vibrant Color Palette Combos Take Colors From the World to Inspire Creativity

With its vast collections of images, photo filters, free icon and shape elements, and fonts, Canva allows users around the globe to create sleek graphics and presentations through its online app—no design degree required. The company's Senior Graphic Designer, Poppie Pack, shares a variety of savvy …

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

Tutorials

With His New Historic Design, Architect David Adjaye Has Hit the Top

<i>The National Museum of African American History and Culture on Washington’s National Mall—opening in September—has been a long time coming. Architect David Adjaye’s radically inventive design will make sure it's unforgettable.</i><p>In a profession that rewards age and experience, the British-Ghanaian …

Science says that parents of successful kids have these 7 things in common

According to a variety of studies, parents of successful children have many things in common. Whether it be status or child-rearing styles, make sure …

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5 Pieces Of Wisdom For Kindergarten Teachers

When you enter Marissa McGee's classroom, the first thing you notice is her connection with her students. They're delighted by her enthusiasm, they pick up on her sarcasm, and they often double over with giggles when she makes a joke.<p>And this is kindergarten. So McGee's students — her audience — …

Teaching

38 Shabby Chic Home Accents To Revamp Your Home!

If you’re inspired by vintage air, texture, romantic colors and warm, inviting spirits then you just may be one that could use a bit of shabby chic …

10 Creative Solutions for Blank Walls

If you're anything like me, and your home is filled with big, empty walls, you are constantly on the lookout for inspiration to fill those empty spaces. Today, I'm sharing 10 creative and easy blank wall solutions!<p>diy nature artwork from bhg<p>folded paper wall art from how about orange<p>canvas art from …

16 IKEA Hacks to Up Your Organization Game This Spring

The season of organization is in full force, folks! We’re gathering our spring cleaning essentials and getting ready to tackle projects big and small to make our lives clutter free. And since everyone around here is a *little* obsessed with a good ol’ IKEA hack, there’s no better way to keep things …

7 Crippling Parenting Behaviors That Keep Children From Growing Into Leaders

<i>Part of a new series on Parenting for Success</i><p>While I spend my professional time now as a career success coach, writer, and leadership trainer, I was a marriage and family therapist in my past, and worked for several years with couples, families, and children. Through that experience, I witnessed a …

5 Ways To Pull Off The Matte Paint Trend

It's easier than you think.<p>You've heard it time and again: paint is one of the most effective and budget-friendly ways to dramatically transform a space, whether you're trying to make it look bigger, display your artwork, or flatter everyone in the room. But selecting the right hue is only the …

13 Painting Secrets the Pros Won't Tell You

Just say "no" to plastic drop cloths.<p>Professional painters are fast, efficient, and have mastered techniques that produce top-notch results while making it all look easy. Each painter has slightly different methods and preferences, but the pros all know the trade secrets, including these 13 tips.<p>1. …

How to Learn Skills Quickly, a 3-in-1 Loft Bed Unit and a DIY Shop Air Cleaner in This Week's Maker's Roundup

Multimaterial Illuminated Sign<p>Jimmy DiResta's back, this time using some surprising techniques to create a commercial sign. We've got a little bit of …

Why Teachers Need To Know The Wrong Answers

Think about our planet for a second. Earth has an elliptical — oval-shaped — orbit. That means we're closer to the sun for one part of the year and farther away another part of the year.<p>Does that fact explain why it's hotter in the summer and colder in the winter?<p>Lots of kids think it does. Lots of …

Teaching

9 Easy Home Decor Tweaks That Will Make You Happier

The things that surround as have a great deal in making us feel a certain way. Some things make us happy, others not so much. When it comes to …

Home Decorating