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4 Foundational Habits Every Person Needs

“We first make our habits, and then our habits make us.”<p>~ John Dryden<p>Every person is different, but every person is human, meaning we all have things …

How To Reset and Make a General Cleaning of Your Life | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<i>“Never be a prisoner of your past. Become the architect of you future. You will never be the same.” – Robin S. Sharma</i><p>It’s impossible to pour water in …

Outsourcing

6 Ways to Combat the Failure to Launch in Your Life

Remember when you were a kid and your parents told you anything was possible? The sky was the limit, they said, and you believed them. Being cut from …

5 Reasons Why We Procrastinate

Procrastination is one of the things we all have in common.<p>It lies deep within us. And comes whenever we’re about to start working on something …

Motivation

The 10 Best Cities to Live Rich on a Dime (So You Can Bring Your Dreams to Life)

Admit it. You’ve wondered more than once…<p>Is there a better life out there?<p>You work your butt off every day, but just paying for the essentials …

How To Create Good Habits (for Free!) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

<b>A powerful free video series</b><p>I’m too excited about this not to share it with you…<p>Today, my friend and habits expert Barrie Davenport launched a free …

Natural Ways to Relieve Tiredness and Create a Better You

There’s nothing worse than the feeling of being tired but not being able to do anything about it. Sure you could take caffeine pills or drink as much …

The Move That Helps You Fix Your Knee Pain

The Move That Helps Fix Knee Pain<p>Because you can't get fit sitting on the sidelines<p>The calves are the body's shock absorbers, so having tight ones is about as effective has having rusty springs underneath your car.<p>"You calves are integral to things like running, jumping, and squatting. If they're …

When did Ancient Egypt start and end?

As part of our 'History Extra explains' series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p>When we think about …

Strange Antique Medical Devices That Promised to Cure Everything With Electricity

Friend, have you felt your manly vigor waning? Have you experienced shaky nerves or sexual debility? Fear not! A cure is at hand. Experience the …

Samsung Galaxy S6 review: The first great smartphone of 2015 - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The upscale Samsung Galaxy S6's smooth glass-and-matte-metal body, improved fingerprint reader, and convenient new camera shortcut key make the phone a stunner. Samsung's decluttered take on Android 5.0 brings the beauty inside, too.<p><b>The Bad</b> Longtime fans will bristle at the Galaxy S6's …

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The World's Hottest Smartphone Company Just Unveiled A Dirt Cheap Roku Competitor The Size Of A Phone Charger

The Mi Box Mini runs on Android and supports Dolby DTS audio and 1080p output to TVs, which means you'll be able to stream in full HD. It comes with its own Bluetooth remote and is available in a ton of different color options including red, orange, purple, blue, and yellow.<p>It's much smaller than …

9 Lies You Tell Yourself About Organizing

Don't let these common misconceptions derail your decluttering efforts. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p>Having trouble staying organized at home? We hate to break it to you, but it might be you (not your stuff) that's the problem. We asked professional …

At CES 2015, gadget makers to test promise of a do-it-all wearable

Selling consumers a multipurpose wearable device is clashing with the idea of cheaper, single-serving products. At CES 2015, companies are eager to figure out the future.<p>[Google] Glass is meant to be one device of many. You're going to end up wearing lots of things.<p>Astro Teller, head of Google X

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RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Didn't get what you want over the holidays? Here are the best smartphones to look at.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider</i> …

The World's Most Worker-Friendly Countries, in 7 Charts

From legally enshrined vacations to how far an hour’s wage will go.<p>Where would you want to work if you could? The charts below look at which countries offer the best working conditions—from legally enshrined vacations and how far an hour’s wage will go, to how much severance you’ll get if your boss …

Income Inequality

Why we should expect a gradual rollout for Apple Watch

As the company’s first major new product category since the iPad, Apple fans are understandably excited about getting their hands on an Apple Watch sometime in 2015.<p>But while Apple has so far given just “early 2015” as a vague launch date, a look at the Apple Watch micro-sites for around the world …

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What did people eat in Ancient Rome?

As part of our 'History Extra explains' series, leading historians answer the burning questions you were too afraid to ask...<p><b>What did they eat in</b> …

17 Impressive Dining Room Makeovers

Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations.<p>Make over your dining room with these easy tips, clever ideas, and fabulous design inspirations. This piece originally appered on CountryLiving.com.

Oppo R5 Review: Beautiful, but no one needs a phone this thin

Before the fight for the biggest screen size, prior to the battle for the best specs or camera, there was the one great, very volatile feature phone manufacturers warred over: thinness. The R5 is Oppo’s 4.85mm stab at making the world’s skinniest phone – so thin they couldn’t fit a headphone …

Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Bedside Tables

Designer Markham Roberts's advice.<p>"A good bedside table is as important as a comfortable bed," says decorator Markham Roberts, who includes many great examples in his new book, <i>Decorating the Way I See It</i>. "Sure, they should enhance the decor of the room, but they're really all about function. The …

Top 10 history quizzes of 2014

From citizenship tests to teacher challenges, 2014 has been packed with historical quizzes. Here, we round up 10 of our best ones<p><b>Could you become a</b> …

Build a better breakfast: 6 easy, healthy recipes to start the new year right

On the heels of a long and indulgent holiday season, New Year’s Day offers the perfect opportunity to start fresh and commit to healthy eating. And what better way to kick off 2015 than with a nutritious breakfast? In fact, a healthy morning meal is a great way to set you on the path to better …

Consumer Reports Magazine

WASHING MACHINE REVIEWS <br>The Best Matching Washers and Dryers These washer-dryer pairs cleaned up in Consumer Reports' tests.<p>TV REVIEWS <br>Best 4K TVs to …

General Sherman’s Total War

To read this article in full you need to be either a print + archive subscriber, or else have purchased access to the online archive.<p>If you are …

6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

Finally ready to get off the grid? It's not quite as simple as it should be, but here are a few easy-to-follow steps that should point you in the right direction.<p>If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone …

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10 Who-Knew Uses for Aluminum Foil

It's handy for much more than just wrapping leftovers.<p>You already know that aluminum foil is a kitchen must-have, but its pliable, metallic structure makes it super-useful all over the house. Here's why you should stock up:<p><b>1. Line cabinets and drawers.</b>Not only is the foil easy to clean with a damp …

15 Cleaning Tips We Learned In 2014

From the archives, we've pulled our favorite tips and tricks from the past year to help keep your New Year's resolutions in check.<p><b>1. Vacuum in both directions.</b> If you don't, you're likely to miss small pieces of dirt and dust that get trapped under the fibers of your carpet.<p>Looking for more …

Room temp or refrigerate? 14 foods to always store in the fridge

This helpful guide will let you quickly determine how to store some of your most used foods to optimize freshness.<p>To store in the fridge or not? That is the question most of us ask about several common kitchen items and leftovers.<p>Don't feel foolish if you frequently wind up stumped — so do the rest …

Review: How to Use a Borrowed Phone With Your Own Phone Number

The new app Hotel My Phone lets you create a virtual copy of your forgotten or dead phone on a borrowed phone.<p>It happens every day. People either forget their smartphones, or discover that their phones’ batteries are dead. So, if they have to send a text or make a call, they borrow a phone from a …