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Sunshine Muffins

As I mentioned last week, I have recently partnered with Dove Chocolate, to become part of its TasteMakers program, which means I’ve developed a few …

Best Headphones Under $100: 2013 Headphone Buyers Guide

With the glut of headphones available on the market today, several pro audio brands are offering excellent headphone technology at reasonable prices. …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

InterAct

How to Consistently Write 1000 Words a Day

One of the secrets of the most successful bloggers is that they are prolific. Writing 1000 words a day is like brushing their teeth. It’s just part …

Creative Writing

10 YouTube Channels That Will Make You Smarter

1. Veritasium<p>2. Vsauce<p>3. C.G.P. Grey<p>4. MinutePhysics<p>5. Smarter Every Day<p>6. SciShow<p>7. Crash Course<p>8. Numberphile<p>9. ASAP Science<p>10. Bad Astronomy<p>"This …

How To: Increase Your Wi-Fi Signal Strength With A Beer Can

1<p>Just a couple days ago I wrote an article called <b>The Truth About Wi-Fi Coverage In Your Home</b>. It was about a hilarious little map someone created …

Wi-Fi

How to Set Up a Basic Productivity System

There are tons of productivity systems available for you to use, and for those who are just getting started in their quest to have a better handle on their tasks, projects, and goals it can be quite…daunting. This post will show you how to set up a a basic personal productivity system that will …

10 Innovative Uses of Pinterest

10 Creative Uses of Pinterest<p>1. UNICEF's 'Ami Musa'<p>2. C.J. Chivers' War Photojournalism<p>3. Liz Gray's 'The House That Liz Built'<p>4. <i>GIRLS</i>' 'fanGIRLS'<p>5. …

16 Shortcuts to Make Your Morning Easier

Shave precious minutes off your morning routine with these handy tips. You might even be on time for once.

Coffee

6 Ideas for Updating Thrift Store Art

Nothing adds character to a space like art. But if you're on a tight budget, your options might be a little limited. You could make like a college …

5 Cooking Myths You Should Ignore

Turns out some "tricks" for boiling pasta and cleaning your favorite pan don't work so well after all...but here's what will do the job.<p>Photo: …

Food

Oatmeal Recipes That Will Change Your Life Before 8 am

You already know what a difference a bowl of healthy oatmeal makes: It warms you up, fills you up, and pumps you up like no other breakfast food. Studies suggest that this overachiever can also help prevent obesity, diabetes, and heart attacks. And that's just the plain stuff. What happens when you …

Strawberry Balsamic Rosemary Ice Cream

Before you scrunch your nose up questioning this combination of flavors, hear us out. This is the best strawberry ice cream you’ll ever have. Hands down. For those of you who have had the pleasure of sampling the balsamic strawberry ice cream at Bi-Rite in San Francisco, you probably don’t need …

Why Single-Tasking Makes You Smarter

<b>By Sandra Bond Chapman, Ph.D., Next Avenue Contributor</b><p>When I ask people at what age they feel they were (or are) the sharpest, it is shocking to me that no matter their current age – 20s, 50s, 80s – they always say their peak performance was 10, and often 20, years earlier. It does not have to be …

Decorating Ideas, Home Improvement, Cleaning & Organization Tips

This has been a celebrity secret for far too long!<p>What would Monica's apartment from "Friends" look like if the characters lived in it today? …

Cinco de Mayo

10 Buzzworthy Gadgets for Coffee Lovers

You know we love us a good cup of joe here at Brit HQ. With all the new ways to brew at home or even on the go, it feels like we’re swooning over a different way to get our buzz on just about every week. But why should we keep all that coffee-related intel to ourselves? Presenting 10 gadgets for …

Make Your Life Completely Paperless In 14 Days

I went paperless at home and in my office 3 years ago and it's been one of the most important tips for small business success I could pass along.<p>I never have to worry about locating documents like receipts, agreements, tax reports etc. It's a snap to outsource work.<p>And it's easy for my family to …

Cute Summer Dresses for Every Body Type

<b>Try:</b> ASOS Sundress in Bright Aztec Print, $49.88, asos.com<p><i>Photo: ASOS.com</i><p><b>PETITE: Shift</b><br>Shifts with a vertical print make petites look taller by playing with proportion.<p><b>Try:</b> Free People Crazy for Love Dress, $168, freepeople.com<p><i>Photo: freepeople.com</i><p><b>ATHLETIC: Shirtdress</b><br>Wearing a dress derived from …

20 Ways to Find Joy in Every Day

Want to feel a little lighter, shine a little brighter and watch your mood go sky-high? That incomparable state that's one part inner peace, one part …

What The Future Looked Like In 1900 -- 13 Fascinating Images

1 of 14<p>Crossing the sea and getting from one country to another has never been easier thanks to this railway and boat combination. Ferry your way …

15 of the Best Travel Photos Taken With an iPhone

There are many ways that Apple's iPhone has transformed our lives. It has put a previously unimaginable array of technology in our pockets - everything from a global positioning system to a video editor. One of the many industries it has changed in the process is travel photography. As the quality …

MacGyver Challenge Winner: Build a Custom IKEA Workspace

In this week's MacGyver Challenge, we asked you to share your best IKEA hack. We received some great entries, but the winning hack shows us a custom …

IKEA

Build This DIY Short-Throw Projector and Put Your Laptop or Smartphone on a Big Screen

If you're tired of crowding around a laptop or smartphone to watch a movie or video clip, this DIY projector will throw it up on the wall for all to …

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

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Store Paper Clips, Bobby Pins, and More with Magnetic Tape

We all have paper clips, bobby pins, nails, or other small tools that we need to hold onto, but having them fly around in your drawer is hardly …

Magnetism