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Carry a Pair of Tennis Balls in Your Gym Bag to Relieve Soreness

Tennis balls are great for massaging, but you can also use them to replace a foam roller for deep soreness.<p>We've covered how you can use a tennis …

Chrome in a Book or in a Box, Discounted iTunes Credit, and More Deals

If you're Chrome OS-curious, here are a couple of good deals for you to check out.<p>ASUS 12-Inch Chromebook ($200) | Amazon<p>HP Chromebox Desktop ($129) …

Shopping

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Put an egg on it. And then some bacon and greens, too.<p>Oatmeal is a smart way to start the day. It’s full of fiber, has a decent amount of protein and is dirt cheap. Plus, it’s really easy to make.<p>People general top oatmeal with sweet things ― like raisins, sugar and cinnamon ― but we think oatmeal …

"Work Won't Remember That Weekend You Didn't Give It. Friends Will."

On this Memorial Day long weekend, did you end up working? Entrepreneur Naomi Simson has a nice reminder for the workaholics about striking that …

Work-life Balance

Eight Things You Can Discard to Downsize Your Life

How much stuff do we really need to lead a normal life? Not as much as you might think. In 2009 I moved into a 200-square-foot cottage. The rent and …

Black and White Photography of India

Austrian photographer Josef Hoflehner brought from his many trips all around the world, a series of Indian landscapes’ photos in black and white. The …

Portraits of Women - a Collection of Images

Six Strategies That Have Quickly Improved My Writing

In the past six months that I've been a content crafter at Buffer, I've been writing a lot. I've also been trying to write regularly on my own blog …

Productivity

Browse Popular Color Palettes to Snazz Up Presentations

Colors are important to make your presentations look good, but not everyone has a good sense of which one will complement another. Zach Holman …

Graphic Design

Bake an Apple Pie in an Apple for Impressive Individual Servings

Here's a twist on the classic apple pie that could impress a crowd: Bake pie filling directly in a hollowed-out apple. You only need five ingredients …

Start to See Photographically In Six Easy Steps

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'Hello. Is that the prime minister of the Cook Islands?: readers' travel writing competition 2013

Steve Rocliffe, winner of the <b>journey category</b>, discovers a new connection to the Cook Islands through its wonderfully intimate phone directory. Scroll down to see the runners-up<p><b>THE WINNER</b><p>You can tell a lot about a country from its telephone directory. The Cook Islands' attempt is equal parts life …

Stay Focused on the Current Task with a “Procrastination Pad”

Writing things down helps you remember them later, but it's also a great way to keep yourself from getting distracted. If you often find your mind …

Procrastination

10 Fascinating Photographs that Look Like Paintings

While we've all seen our fair share of hyperrealistic and photorealistic art, or paintings and sculptures that look amazingly like photographs, it's not too often that we come across photos that look like paintings. Throughout the five-plus years we've been around, we've seen these unbelievable …

5 Modern Bedrooms

• 1 |<p>Serene white walls decorated sparsely with poetic quotes make this modern white bedroom a tribute to writers and readers alike. The small writing …

Photographs of Outdoor Trees Framed by Giant White Canvases

For his project titled “Tree,” South Korean photographer Myoung Ho Lee found solitary trees out in nature and then erected giant white canvas …

30 Essential Things You Should Keep in Your Car

Some of us keep absolutely nothing in our car trunks, while others have enough packed to live in their cars for weeks. Somewhere in between is this …

Passion House: Prefab Modular Housing

Passion Group, Architect 11, and architect Eero Endjärv worked together to design a series of prefab modular homes and the first prototype is now …

Prefab Homes

10 Laws of Productivity

You might think that creatives as diverse as Internet entrepreneur Jack Dorsey, industrial design firm Studio 7.5, and bestselling Japanese novelist …

Time Management

The Science Behind Why Power Naps Help You Stay Productive and Creative

If you've tried taking naps in the afternoon and found yourself feeling groggy after waking—if you manage to force yourself back out of bed—you may …

Sleep

How to nap

18 Everyday Products You've Been Using Wrong

Your life has been a lie.

Eight Ways I Hacked My Tiny Apartment to Fit All My Stuff

Decluttering is an unending art form. Sometimes, the solution is to get rid of things you don't need, but other times you have to keep a bunch of …

Top 10 Infographics and Cheat Sheets That Make Life Easier

You only have so much room in your brain, and nothing's worse than forgetting that one genius tip right when you need it. Stop trying to remember …

This Graphic Explains the Connection Between Color and Emotion

The colors that surround us have an impact on the way we feel, and anyone who's ever studied or worked in art, design, or marketing knows this. This …

How to Make (and Take) Great Coffee Anywhere

Maybe it’s business. Maybe it’s pleasure. Maybe you’re a good grandchild visiting your grandparents in Florida. Whatever your reason for traveling, …

Coffee

Five Self Assignments That Teach You To See

In my 20 years in photography, I’ve seen a lot of different assignments teachers have given their students. Most I have heard, or been given myself …

Top 10 Parenting Hacks

Parenting: possibly the toughest job in the world with no right way to do it. Nevertheless, through years of making babies we, as a society, have …

Clean Your Windows with Black Tea for Streak-Free Glass

Whether you're out of Windex, or just don't like using harsh chemicals around the house, black tea is surprisingly adept at cleaning windows.<p>We …

Chemicals