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This Tutorial Teaches You to Blow Dry Your Long Hair for a Professionally Styled Look

You know how your hair always looks absolutely fabulous after you step out of a salon, but as soon as you get home any chance of replicating it feels …

New York City has a secret subway line with antique cars — here's what it's like to ride it

The New York City subway system is one of the most fascinating curiosities in a city full of mysteries. Miles of underground track shrouded in darkness, littered with abandoned stations and secret passageways — it's a common object of desire for the urban explorers among us.<p>And, occasionally, New …

New York City

Keep it simple with this 3-ingredient spaghetti recipe

Why clutter pasta with sauces and too many add-ins? Sometimes you just want to keep it simple. A little fresh cracked pepper and grated cheese is all it takes to turn basic noodles into a tempting dish. Dinner is ready in minutes.<p><b>SPAGHETTI WITH CRUSHED BLACK PEPPER AND PECORINO</b><p>Total time: About 25 …

Hyde Integrated Lighting

Proper lighting is a key component of any room. Hyde Integrated Lighting lets you get it right without realizing there are any lights there at all. …

Six Crucial Ingredients to Develop Awesome Messaging

In working with dozens of startups, messaging is one of the most challenging things to tackle.<p>Creating a core story that explains what a startup …

Venice House

Given the liberatingly simple directive of "don't f*ck it up", the team behind the Venice House created a monolithic, yet inviting, home. The …

Outdoor Spaces

South Korea through the eyes of local startups

It is a country that is proud of its many global accomplishments. Many would have encountered something made in or originating from South Korea at …

15 Things You Should Be Grilling (That You Probably Aren't)

1. Watermelon.<p>Everybody knows that burgers are great on the grill. And hot dogs take on a welcomed char that just isn't possible when cooked in the microwave. But those aren't the only foods that benefit from a little outdoor cooking. We're not talking chicken or steak either -- no, it's time to …

Cooking

10 books every new grad should read

To help with the transition, Amazon put together a list of the best books for recent college grads.<p>From facing the anxiety that comes with change to navigating corporate battlefields, these books are the perfect primer for leaving behind the hallowed halls of college and stepping out into the …

Bars that will blow your mind

Cheers, salut, bottoms up – however you say it, nothing beats raising a glass in a new city, country or continent.<p>Whether you’re a fan of barefoot, surfside imbibing or you prefer sophisticated cocktails in stylish surrounds, you’ll find something to quench your thirst in our new book, <i>50 Bars to</i> …

The 11 most impressive social good innovations from April

If you want to take on the world's most pressing problems, creativity and innovation are essential.<p>Every month, countless inventions come to public …

A Stanford dean on adult skills every 18-year-old should have

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are the skills every 18 year old needs?</i> <i>Answer by Julie Lythcott-Haims, Author of NYT bestseller How to Raise an Adult; former Stanford dean; podcast host.</i><p>1. An 18-year-old must be able to talk to strangers<p>Faculty, deans, advisers, landlords, store …

Workload

Water Only Fog Machine (No Dry Ice, No Fog Juice)

How to Propagate a Pothos Plant<p>Soap Vomiting Unicorn<p>How to Increase Humidity for Houseplants<p>Starting a Handmade Business<p>Do you know where to buy a …

Make your own FM Radio

In this project I will show you how to transform a TEA5767 and an Arduino Pro Mini into a functional and decent looking FM Radio through the help of …

Arduino

Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap

Introduction: Plastic Bottle Mosquito Trap<p>About: Hi everybody! I'm Filippo from Bologna, Italy! My friends call me Orso (Bear) :) I follow …

From Baby to Big Kid: 15 Nursery Items That Will Grow With Them

Prepping a nursery can be a doozy. As tempting as it is to reach for the cutesy baby decor (we’re looking at you, rubber duck patterned wallpaper), the sensible side of you *knows* that it will feel outdated by the time your baby is walking. So, with the help of VTech, we’ve curated 16 items to …

13 Photography Channels on YouTube You Should Follow

If you’re looking for videos to watch to quench your thirst for photography, YouTube has a great selection. If you’ve never really poked around …

Photography

Convert a Laptop Screen Into a Smart Screen.

Making a Wall Hanging Brass Mechanical Alarm Clock in the Home Machine Shop<p>MechWatch - a Custom Digital Watch<p>Rotating TV<p>3D CAM and CNC Class<p>Hey there …

Raspberry Pi

The 10 most important things in the world right now

Good morning! Here's what you need to know on Thursday.<p><b>1. Activity levels in China's services sector, needed to power China's economic transition in the years ahead, decelerated sharply in February,</b>yet again amplifying concerns over the strength of the Chinese economy.<p><b>2. A piece of debris found</b> …

United Nations

Know the Difference between Customer Service and Customer Experience - SPONSOR CONTENT FROM DISNEY INSTITUTE

<b>By Bruce Jones, Senior Programming Director, Disney Institute</b><p>The term “customer experience” is ubiquitous in business these days. In fact, focusing on the customer experience has become the single most important way for an organization to achieve success—often becoming its key differentiator and …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Commuting

Silicon Valley Shaken as 19 Start-Ups See their Valuations Slashed

That sound you hear is the hot air leaking out of the tech bubble.<p>When the dot-com bubble came apart more than 15 years ago, it leaked for a year before bursting, suddenly and cataclysmically, wiping out $6 trillion in household wealth in the process. But when it comes to the much-speculated burst …

Why Squats Are the Best Strength-Building Exercise for Your Legs

The story around squats is confusing. Some say “squat every day” while others warn “squats are bad for your knees!” The truth is in the middle—squats …

8 essential books to read before starting your first job in finance

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>But your business education does not begin and end in the classroom. Once graduated, there is still a need to stay sharp and prepare …

The Big Short

Study Reveals A Conversation Trick That Motivates People To Change Their Behavior

Whether you want your New Year’s resolution to actually stick this year, or you want your team to do something different, behavior change can be hard. Although there are lots of theories about what really motivates people to create long-lasting change, new research shows the secret might be simpler …

Psychology

13 examples of websites with confident typography

1. ECC lightingStarting with ecommerce, ECC is a New Zealand site that sources European lighting and furniture.Product pages use a large Helvetica …

Typography

7 Ways to Design a Killer ‘First Screen’ for Your Website

It’s time to talk about first screen design. The first screen is that initial glimpse that a user gets into your website. It’s everything above the …

UI Design

10 pre-Prohibition cocktails you've never heard of but need to try

Been to a bar lately? What's old is new again, from the barman's bow tie to the Prohibition-era drinks.<p>And while it's true that the 1920s and early '30s gave us iconic cocktails like the Tom Collins and the Sidecar, the period between 1860 and the start of Prohibition was the real golden age of …

14 books that inspired Elon Musk

When people ask Elon Musk how he learned to build rockets, he has a simple answer.<p>"I read books," he reportedly likes to say.<p>Musk — who was smart enough to get into a physics Ph.D. program at Stanford University and then drop out because it didn't seem that relevant to him — has always been hungry …

Science Fiction

17 books Bill Gates thinks everyone should read

While Bill Gates has a schedule that's planned down to the minute, the entrepreneur-turned-billionaire-humanitarian still gobbles up about a book a week.<p>Aside from a handful of novels, they're mostly nonfiction books covering his and his foundation's broad range of interests. A lot of them are …

Books