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26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

How to Specify: Photovoltaics

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is photovoltaics. If you’re looking for the perfect photovoltaic system for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new network marketplace for</i> …

Clean Energy

The Ultimate Anti-Material: Fran Silvestre on the Creation of Modern Stucco Masterpieces

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is stucco. If you’re looking for the perfect stucco for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new community marketplace for building-products. Click</i> …

Swimming Pools

How To Choose Between Stucco and EIFS

<i>In line with our</i> <i>new content direction</i><i>, Architizer is highlighting a different building-product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is stucco. If you’re looking for the perfect stucco for your next project, search for it on Architizer’s new marketplace for building-products. Click here to see</i> …

Home Improvement

Building Layers: 5 Homes Showcasing Stucco Masonry Construction

<i>Looking to find the perfect stucco for your next project? Search options on</i> <i>Architizer’s new community marketplace for building-products. Click here to see if you qualify. It’s free for architects</i>.<p>Specifying a beautiful stucco façade begins with adherence and bond. While stucco has gained a bad rap, …

Home Improvement

This Architect’s Beautiful Homes Solve the Problems of Modern Design

Spanish designer Fran Silvestre is making some of the best houses in the world by not giving up on simplicity.<p>In 2004, Spain was in the middle of a …

What’s the Deal With Fiber Cement Siding?

<i>Each week, Architizer is highlighting a different building product and how to specify it. This week’s topic is fiber cement cladding. If you’re looking for the perfect fiber cement panels for your next project, search for them on Architizer’s new network marketplace for building-products. Click</i> …

Home Improvement

Want to get rich? Here’s what 7 millionaires were doing in their 20s

At what point do you know whether you’ll be financially successful? If these seven millionaires (and billionaires) are any indication, the answer …

U.S. company to implant microchips in employees to improve productivity

A vending kiosk company in Wisconsin plans to implant more than 50 of its employees with microchips so they can more easily open doors, buy snacks, …

Employment

How Bobby Hundreds Turned a T-Shirt Into a Streetwear Empire | Blueprint

On the second episode of Complex’s new series <i>Blueprint</i>, Bobby Hundreds sits down with Complex Editor-in-Chief Noah Callahan-Bever to talk about how …

A Smart Layout Maximizes Space in This Compact Urban Beach Apartment in Barcelona

Though small in size, this cozy little renovated apartment for two in Barcelona’s beachside neighborhood of La Barceloneta has a bright and breezy feel.<p>Brick walls, natural oak wood floors, patterned Neoceramica tiles, powder-blue walls and doors, and a little greenery give this Urban Beach Home a …

Interior Design

Hilariously Fun Blooper and Gag Reel From DEADPOOL

Watch: David Fincher's Subtle, Brilliant Use of Visual Effects

Quantum Thermodynamics Could Revolutionize Energy and Information Technology | WIRED

Author: Natalie Wolchover. Natalie Wolchover Science<p>Date of Publication: 05.06.17.<p>Time of Publication: 7:00 am. 7:00 am<p>What Happens When You Mix …

11 life-hack gadgets that will make your workspace more comfortable and organized

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Moleskine If you're anything like the average American, you're going to spend the majority of your time working or doing related …

Shopping

Sway embraces the contradiction of meditating with your smartphone

A new mindfulness app for just $2.99<p>Mindfulness is a hot commodity these days. The market around meditation and mental well-being has, in recent years, ballooned to more than $1 billion, with countless websites, YouTube series, mobile apps, and subscription services existing on top of your …

Eversign makes legally binding digital signatures online and in-person easy on your iPhone, iPad and Mac

Eversign packs in everything you need for legally binding digital signatures, offering an all-in-one suite for creating and managing documents like contracts, NDAs, approvals, legal forms and anything else that needs a signature. Collaborate and invite other team members and associates, and get …

Apps

Want a Happier Workplace? Studies Say the Best Companies Do These 5 Things Every Single Day | Inc.com

Making happy workplaces and happy employees sounds so ... what's the word ... Disney-like. In the results-oriented, bottom-line business world, does happiness really fit in, or is this the stuff of Tinker Bell, Cinderella, and Lightning McQueen?<p>Well, what if I told you that the happier your …

Employee Engagement

Is Your Office's Productivity Down? It Could Be Your Team's Passion | Inc.com

Whether in our professional or personal lives, we have all gotten frustrated dealing with an employee who just doesn't seem to care. We've all experienced that blood-boiling feeling when interacting with that seemingly less-than-competent person who either cannot nor will not do what is expected of …

Employment

IBM is ordering its work-from-home employees to stop working from home

Considering a work-from-home policy for your workers? It’s certainly a popular move. In fact, about 25 percent of U.S. workers do some or all of their work from home, according to a Gallup poll. But wait, you may want to reconsider. Some of the country’s largest and most innovative companies are …

Employment

The future of AI: 10 scenarios IBM is already working on

While there's fear about artificial intelligence taking jobs or wiping out humanity, IBM sees the future in far more practical terms. It's using AI …

5 Ways Successful Entrepreneurs Schedule Their Day

Maximize productivity to accomplish as much as possible.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Entrepreneurs are busy people. Chances are, they got to be successful because of how much they work. However, that kind of busy is different than the random, chaotic busy we can all …

Time Management

Germany’s Optionspace wants to be an ‘Airbnb for office space’

Optionspace, a new Berlin-based startup, sees its official launch today with a service that is something akin to an “Airbnb for office space.”<p>Specifically, prospective tenants — which, of course, includes startups — are able via the online service to rent furnished and unfurnished office space for …

Startups

What's Actually Inside Your Old Video Game Cartridges

And no, blowing into them never really helps.<p>Now that it looks like Nintendo is reviving video game cartridges for consoles, it's as good as time as any to learn how they work. The 8-Bit Guy has made a lovely video explanation into the surprisingly complex tech that makes cartridges tick.<p>Going deep …

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Neuroscience Reveals the Nourishing Benefits That Silence Has on Your Brain

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

Self-Driving Cars Could Revolutionize Our Sidewalks, Too

The design studio Pensa envisions the way autonomous vehicles could transform far more than our streets.<p>Self-driving electric cars are coming from Google, Uber, even Apple. We’ll work in them, lounge in them, share them, and never have to park them.<p>And a result, our streets may never be the same. …

‘Imagining Zootopia’: Watch a 45-Minute Documentary Chronicling the Making of Disney’s Animated Hit

Disney’s <b>Zootopia</b> is already one of the most successful films of the year. The film has raked in over $786 million worldwide and it’s one of the best …

Animation

A man who spent 5 years studying self-made millionaires found a common daily habit could be keeping you from getting rich

"It prevents even the most talented individuals from realizing success in life," he writes in his upcoming book, "Change Your Habits, Change Your Life."<p>This goes hand-in-hand with author Napoleon Hill's assertion that the wealthiest people are also the most decisive people.<p>Out of the 500 …

Articles about tasteful and transparent 5 modern glass facades on Dwell.com - Dwell

It’s been awhile since we last visited the City of Light, so here’s a jaunt to five modern abodes we adore.<p>Refresh your home for the summer season with these simple modern upgrades.<p>When it comes to outdoor adventure, the folks at AutoCamp are experts.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us …

Outdoors