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Art in an Instant: 12 Quick Ideas Using Floating Glass Frame

Forget about matting, cutting wood and finding acid-free painter's tape — the floating glass frame is here to make framing art remarkably easy. If …

Framing

How to Reshape Your Brain and Learn Anything, Based on the Most Popular Coursera Class Ever

No matter what you want to know and remember, the same basic methods and principles apply.<p>You know that old saying that if you give a person a fish, they'll eat for a day, and if you teach them to fish, they'll eat for a lifetime? It's the perfect summary of just how important learning can be. But …

University of California

The Best Listens of Summer

My 7 favorite podcasts<p>One of the surprise hits of new media these days is podcasts.<p>Many of the most popular ones are descendants of the 2014 hit …

The Powerful Chinese Meditation of Silent Illumination

Silent illumination is a Buddhist practice that can be traced back not only to Huineng (638–713), the sixth patriarch of Chan, and other Chinese …

Meditation

5 Ways to Kick the Bad Mental Habits That Keep You From Reaching Your Goals

It takes only one bad habit to keep you stuck.<p>No matter what goals you've set for 2017, you'll struggle to reach them if your brain is working against you. The way you think affects how you feel and how you behave. And it only takes one bad mental habit to hold you back.<p>Getting rid of your bad …

Day Trip To The Most Beautiful Hot Springs In America This Winter

There’s nothing better than a hot springs adventure. However you get there: hiking, driving, snowmobiling… you just <i>know</i> that you have this incredible payoff waiting for you. Because soon you’ll be soaking in a sparkling, hot water pool with breath-taking vistas surrounding you. It’s an incredible …

5 tips for buying your first home

For many people, the dream of owning a home might become a reality next year, especially with signs pointing to a homebuyer’s market in …

Real Estate

Always angry or stressed? Here are six exercises to bring back happiness into your life

“I choose to be happy today,” is easier said than done. But, if we adjust how we perceive things, life can be a lot better.<p>Paul Emery, a master …

Yoga

Feeling Short Of Breath Often? You Should Try These 5 Effective Home Remedies

If you tell your doctor about how easily you might be getting winded – he will probably link your being short of breath to a heart or lung issue, and …

How To Choose Better Juices For That Low Sugar Life - The Chalkboard

<i>Science proves that juicing has powerful health benefits, but we’re talking with Dr. Lisa Davis of Pressed Juicery’s Medical Board about how sugar</i> …

Introduction to the Devout Life by St Francis De Sales

Preface to this Edition<p>This wonderful book has always occupied a privileged position: perhaps no guide ever written provides so complete, so balanced …

Theology

10 Life-Changing TED Talks That Everyone Should Watch

Watching a TED Talk is a solid way to pass time, learn something new, or find much-needed sources of motivation, inspiration, and empowerment when …

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Here's how to deal with psychopaths and toxic people

I know what some people are thinking: <i>I'm never going to deal with psychopaths. This is just more sensational clickbait junk.</i><p>Wrong. The experts are …

10 Steps to Finding Inner Strength

The two universal laws of impermanence are uncertainty and unpredictability. When life changes unexpectedly, we can often feel off balance, insecure, …

Mindfulness

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Displaying large amounts of data with GridView and CardView

Displaying large amounts of data in an Android app can be a tricky balancing act. Even on devices with larger screens (such as a laptop or computer) being confronted with a solid wall of data isn’t particularly appealing! This is even more true on Android devices, as the smaller screen of a tablet …

MyPermissions Gives You Total Control Over Which Apps Can Access Your Data

Android/iOS: The apps on your smartphone each have tons of permissions, some of which are necessary, others not so much—MyPermissions helps you …

Flyover Country Tells You All About the Places You See When You Fly

iOS/Android: If you’ve ever flown and wondered what exactly you were flying over or past, Flyover Country is an app that helps you figure it out. It …

All the Best Movies Coming to and Leaving Netflix in April 2016

Just as winter gives way to spring, movies come and go from Netflix. On the way in we’ve got classics like <i>2001</i>, <i>A Clockwork Orange</i>, <i>Boogie Nights</i>, and</i> …

The Week in Review: High-GI Diet Linked To Lung Cancer Risk

A diet with a high glycemic index (GI) is linked to an increased risk of lung cancer, according to a new study.<p>The study, carried out at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, examined 4,320 people, 1,905 who were recently diagnosed with lung cancer and 2,415 with no health issues. …

Cancer

Meditation Is My Super Power

For years, I've struggled with learning and practicing meditation. My annual personal goals, business goals, and affirmations inevitably included... "I will meditate daily for 10-20 minutes." I have researched and read countless books on meditation only to find myself frustrated every time I …

Meditation

5 Herbs to Increase Focus, Productivity AND Reduce Anxiety

A specific category of herbs, those considered adaptogens, can simultaneously improve focus and productivity while relieving anxiety. They work by …

Immune System

16 apps that will seriously raise your Instagram game

Now that Instagram is moving toward a Facebook-like algorithmic feed, creating photos that stand out just became a lot more important. And as great …

How to Put the Power in Prayer

I've prayed for a lot of people in my life, and I've been well prayed for too. Some of it worked out and some of it did not, or so it seemed. When things did not work out, the result was generally greeted by others with a flurry of excuses, such as, "It wasn't meant to be," or "God's ways are …

Spirituality

The Power of Mental Models: How Flight 32 Avoided Disaster

On a sunny morning in 2010, Qantas Airways flight 32 taxied onto a runway in Singapore, requested permission to begin the eight-hour flight to …

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Don’t Waste Your Lent: 7 Ways to Have a Good Lent

<b>Lent is a season of penance and ascetical warfare.</b> The enemy is concupiscence, the world, and the devil. The goal is pure hearts so that we can …

5 simple bedtime rituals that will make your mornings so much easier

With all the hype on what successful people do in the first few hours of their days, it's no wonder that we're associating mornings more and more …

Productivity

12 Different Kinds of Journals to Keep

So, how do you feel about school supplies? Do you find yourself buying boxes of notebooks during the back to school sales? Hoarding them in the …