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11 Scientific Tips That Will Help You Learn Anything Faster - And Actually Remember It

Hack the learning process.<p>Kids can and should practice the skill of learning if they want a fighting chance at fulfilling all those lofty goals their …

Self-improvement

How to plan and decorate your bathroom: Top tips from an interior designer

If you’re designing from scratch, including layout and installation, make sure there is comfortable flow within the room. For example, when the …

Interior Design

How To Master The RGB Curves In Photoshop and Lightroom for Better Post Processing

<i>Don’t limit yourself to presets due to ignorance. Learn to process your images with RGB Curves for more fine control.</i><p>There is no doubt about it, we …

How to shoot CARS! 5 tips to better Automotive Photography!

Techniques, tips, tricks and hacks for shooting better photos of cars. It's time to up your automotive photography game!<p><b>Text, image and video via</b> …

The Unsung Design Detail that Totally Makes the Room

Of course, new can be nice, but nothing beats the storied charm of old buildings. If you love the look as much as I do, and want to achieve something …

Understand These 7 Types of Investments and You'll Practically Be a Pro

<i>When it comes to your finances, do you take a head-on or head-in-the-sand approach? If you identify with the latter, the good news is you're not</i> …

28 Top Business Books to Get Ahead In 2018

Reading is both a leisure activity and a strategically important self improvement strategy.<p>Reading has been noted as one of the primary habits of ultra-successful people, with magnates like Warren Buffett reading hundreds of pages each day and Bill Gates consuming numerous books each …

5 ways to become a master negotiator

Life is a series of negotiations, be it buying a car, asking for a raise, or entering a collaborative business partnership. Five members of The …

10 Inspirational Books Every Entrepreneur Should Read More Than Once

You'll uncover countless gems in these classics.<p>I'm fairly obsessed with reading. I read everything I can get my hands on. It's a habit that I developed early on. I used to be able to do one book per day but have since scaled it back to only two or three per week. As a prolific reader, I come …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Yoga

7 Ways to Keep Your Brain Sharp As You Age

There’s mounting evidence that some of the best things you can do for your brain are also some of the best for your body.<p>A new scientific advisory …

Language-learning apps that you need now

Just to let you know, if you buy something featured here, Mashable might earn an affiliate commission.<p>Going on an overseas trip soon? Need to …

9 Podcasts That Will Make You 10% Smarter

The results are in! Thirty-one percent of podcast listeners earn upwards of $100,000 per year and monthly listeners have increased from 21% to 24% according to Edison Research. Listening to podcasts during my commute or while walking my dog has turned downtime into productive learning. Listening on …

Self-improvement

How to Get a Designer Bathroom on a Home Depot Budget

When Caitlin Kruse of The Mama Notes and her husband purchased their first home, their dark, windowless bathroom in the hallway was at the top of their renovation list. With some savvy shopping and design tricks, Caitlin was able to recreate the light and airy, Pinterest-perfect bathroom she …

A Guide to Ceramic Versus Porcelain Tile

Though tile can be found everywhere these days, it's hard to distinguish the difference between ceramic and porcelain and where it's best to use each. We have you covered.<p>Porcelain, whose ancient roots come from the Italian word <i>porcellana</i> (meaning cowrie shell), is composed of a mixture of clay, …

Home Improvement

How to Use Composition Templates to Improve Your Photography

When doing photography in general, and in my case travel photography, the use of a <i>photography template</i> can be very beneficial and help improve the …

12 books to read this year if you want to get rich

To help make 2017 a prosperous year, we've highlighted 12 of our favorite personal-finance books — one for each month — from century-old classics to hot new releases.<p>No guarantees you'll get rich, but it can't hurt to kick off the new year with one of these gems.<p><i>Kathleen Elkins contributed to a</i> …

Personal Finance

These five plants don’t just look good — they improve your health, too

It should come as no surprise that plants play a vital role in maintaining our atmosphere by absorbing carbon dioxide and releasing oxygen through the well-known process of photosynthesis. (Thanks, high school earth science class.)<p>But certain plant varieties go a step further by reducing airborne …

EPA

Avoid Toxins And Save Your Money With These 72 Remarkable Uses For Simple Household Products!

You may be really surprised at how versatile everyday natural products can be.This following homemade natural products can bring you many health …

Alternative Medicine

24 Inspiring Small Bathroom Designs

When space becomes an issue, our bathrooms looks like they have been squeezed to small cubicles. However, there are some good news in the design …

Interior Design

How to burn fat

All gym rats have the same primary goals: Build muscle and burn fat. But melting away that pudgy layer to reveal the six pack you’ve worked so hard …

Nutrition

The 10 Best Sneaker Reseller Sites

At one point or another, sneaker collectors always ask themselves, “What’s going to be my next pick-up?” Well, choosing the next sneaker to add to …

Seattle Lofts Mixes Materials for a Stunning Transformation

SHED Architecture & Design recently completely a custom renovation of this Seattle loft located in Capitol Hill. The 1,702-square-foot space is owned …

7 Online Classes That Will Make You Smarter and More Interesting

Massive open online courses have opened up classes from top-tier universities to students around the world. Here are some of the more unique offerings.<p>Since massive open online courses, known as MOOCs, exploded on the higher education scene, they've increased the breadth and access of classes in a …

Cleveland

How To Create The Film Look In Lightroom Without Presets

You’ve probably come across presets for Lightroom that claim to create the film look on your pictures. And while some really do the job, most of the …

Tutorials

Friday Five: Hair Loss Products

Hair thinning in men is the cause of more than 95% of male pattern baldness. Characterised by hair receding and or a thinning crown, methods of …

10 Reasons You Are Not a Millionaire Yet

Many people out there desperately <i>want</i> to be millionaires, and why wouldn’t they? While money may not buy happiness it can buy a better, less …

How to Expand Your Vocabulary

As copyeditor here at Gear Patrol, I’m responsible for the words. All the words. All the thousands of words that you read every day (if you’re loyal) …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Grammys<p>Turtlenecks and gold chains as far as the eye can see.<p>18 Photos1 day agoView More<p>Best of GQ<p>John Jeremiah Sullivan contemplates the secret, …

Men's Fashion