David Bates

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Walk By Scrabble Board Gives Players With No Time More

Finding time in your day to sit down with family members is tough enough in this ever demanding world. So it stands to reason that you’ll likely …

thingCHARGER lets users charge devices without blocking outlets or running wire

The core design of thingCHARGER is very simple. It plugs in over an existing outlet, leaving the plugs usable, and features top-mounted charging tips …

7 Ways to Motivate Others Even You Can Do

If I was a super hero I’d want my super power to be the ability to motivate everyone around me. Think of how many problems you could solve just by …

Motivation

How to make people like you: 6 science-based conversation hacks

So you want to know how to make people like you? It's easier than you think.<p>Here are six research-backed tips:<p><b>1. Encourage people to talk about</b> …

5 Ways to Do Nothing and Become More Productive

I got an email at 5 in the morning that made me angry. It pressed every button. It accused. It threatened. It cc-ed people. It attempted to make me …

10 Awesome Pieces of Decor You Can Make With Your Kids

Christmas is a great time to spend time with your family -especially your kids. If you're looking for some classy decor that you can actually make …

Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser

Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser<p>Dive into winter with a warm cup tea and the Deep Tea Diver Tea Infuser from the NeatoShop. This great little tea accessory …

33 Festive And Beautiful Foods To Make For Christmas

There are so many great things about the holidays. One of them is presents; all of the rest of them are food.

Nexus 7 (2013) : Accessories buying guide

Featuring a sleeker design and far better specifications across the board, the Nexus 7 (2013), manufactured once again by Asus, is a great follow up to it’s predecessor, the first gen Nexus 7. As always, Google followed its high-end specifications at a reasonably low price policy with its latest …

Gear & Gadgets

Best Android gifts under $50

It’s the season for giving, and hopefully, receiving gifts, and we understand how difficult it can be to pick something that’s just right. If there is someone you know who uses an Android smartphone or tablet, we’re here to try and help make that decision a little easier! And of course, there’s no …

Gear & Gadgets

How I Learned to Stop Nagging My Kids and Start Motivating Them

I bet you've come across the term "positive reinforcement" before–but honestly, do you know what it really means? Some time back, I decided to jump …

How Simple Mini Habits Can Change Your Life

<b>“The only way to make sense out of change is to plunge into it, move with it, and join the dance.” ~Alan Watts</b><p>It was late 2012, just after Christmas, …

Will Power

This Day in Blogging History: Crochet your own Panzer slippers; Whole Earth Catalog as early blog; Odds on Monopoly squares

<b>One year ago today</b><p>Pattern for crocheted Panzer tank slippers: a peaceful project to while away the long nights on the Eastern front.<p><b>Five years ago</b> …

5 Steps to Contentment Now | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Can you change the fact that you’ll turn 50 in two months? Can you change the fact that vacation is over and you have to go back to work on Monday? …

Happiness

Art Heist Prank

66 Creepy-Ass Stories That Will Ruin Your Day

By Michael Koh,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1a490Zr<p>I read these at night and I could not go back to sleep. I heard creaks and shuffling in my …

10 Weirdest Things Linked To Autism

I write about autism a lot. Much of what I write has to do with autism-related research, and I keep tabs on what comes down the pipeline every day–because a new autism finding turns up <i>every</i> <i>day</i>. Some of it seems pretty reasonable, but a few things I’ve seen linked to autism–always a mathematical …