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4 Hacks to Eliminate Fear of Public Speaking

Calm your nerves for the big speech with these mind tricks.<p>With a few mind tricks, you can banish your fear of public speaking.<p>Our body responds to psychological stress in a similar way as physical stress, says Nancy Duarte, the CEO of presentation service Duarte Inc. That might manifest itself in …

A Tiny Backyard Guest Studio (Sleeps One)

Designed as overflow quarters behind a summer house in northern Sealand, a tiny prefab plywood studio has one of everything: a door, a window, a …

I Heart HGTV Blog

June 30<p>Who doesn't love a party that revolves around melted butter?<p>June 30<p>Mom, can you send us off to camp, please?<p>June 29<p>This is for the …

A Serene Sonoma Guest Retreat

When a San Francisco couple with two young boys were looking for help in decorating the guest house for their Sonoma weekend retreat, they turned to …

Apple's Craziest, Most Futuristic Patents Show How Insanely Ambitious Its Thinking Is

Luckily it's often possible to get a hint of what Apple has in the works, just by looking at its many patent applications.<p>It's important to note that Apple files for many more patents than it will actually use, employing a protective strategy that quickly annoys those tired of legal patent battles …

Patents

Repeat, Memory

The week that my daughter was enrolled in theatre camp, on Twenty-eighth Street between Broadway and Fifth Avenue, I drove her downtown on the back of my bicycle. She’s six, and her sneakers are now too big for the foot slots. But it was too long a trip for her to do on her own bike, which still …

Secret of Adulthood: It’s Easier to Prevent Pain than to Squelch It.

This is true literally and figuratively. It's easier to ward off a headache than to cure it; it's easier to figure out ways to make painful …

Daring Geometry: Black And White House in Kent Sliced Up Into Irregular Shapes

Spotted on Dezeen, <b>Trish House</b> is a residential project designed by the British architect, Matthew Heywood, in Kent, England. The project features an …

Create Your Own Designs With LEGO's Architecture Studio

Are you looking for a way to let your creative juices flow? Or are you interested in architecture and looking for a fun hobby? Whatever it is, LEGO’s …

At Work, Be Like Water

By onJuly 16, 2013 in Book Reviews, Wellbeing in the World of Work<p><i>“You must be shapeless, formless, like water. When you pour water in a cup, it</i> …

How To Go To Bed The Right Way

You can’t do your best work if you’re too tired to get out of bed. Here’s how to make sure you’re sleeping well and rested.<p>“I love the image of being a baby again,” Zen Habits author Leo Babauta once wrote, “in my head, it conjures up not only sleeping peacefully (though in reality many babies …

Freud on Creative Writing and Daydreaming

<i>“Writing is a little door,”</i> Susan Sontag wrote in her diary. <i>“Some fantasies, like big pieces of furniture, won’t come through.”</i> <b>Sigmund Freud</b> (May 6, 1856–September 23, 1939) — a key figure in the making of consumer culture, deft architect of his own myth, modern plaything — set out to peek through …

It's Official: Brad Pitt Is Making Hammer Pants Happen (We Have a Timeline, People!)

While the fashion world is still buzzing about Dad Jeans, Brad Pitt is putting another conversation-starting menswear look on the table: drop-crotch pants. Which he was spotted in MULTIPLE times this summer. So either the A-lister is trying to make Hammer Pants happen or he just really values his …

A guide to the eateries of Spain

Restaurants have been a part of Spanish culture for centuries. Indeed Spain is home to the oldest surviving restaurant in the world. According to the Guinness book that would be Sobrino de Botín (established 1725) just off Plaza Mayor in Madrid. Botín is merely the oldest and you’ll find many other …

Guide Books

These Tips Will Help You Escape The 9-To-5 Mindset

His first bestseller, The Four Hour Workweek, came out of his own experience of going from working long hours, seven days a week to figuring out how to run a business more efficiently.<p>But even for people not ready to take that step, Ferriss has some valuable tips for figuring how to get …

Time Management

The Secret to Sticking with Anything

How many times have you started something new (exercise routine, meditation schedule, writing that book, a new project), got pumped and excited about …

A Book in 5 Minutes: The Seven Success Factors of Social Business Strategy

<i>Don’t have time to read? Here’s a quick but comprehensive summary of “The Seven Success Factors of Social Business Strategy” by Brian Solis and</i> …

8 Keys to Creating a Loving, Joyful Relationship

Do you believe that if you have to work on a relationship, it's not the right relationship for you? Having worked with couples for 45 years, I can tell you without a doubt that this is NOT true!<p>However, "working on a relationship," doesn't mean that it has to be hard. It primarily means that you …

Safe-Space

Just one week without artificial lights can magically make you a morning person

Eight lucky people out in Colorado got to be part of the best scientific study ever. It involved, basically, going camping and sleeping. And that was …

9 Habits of People Who Build Extraordinary Relationships

The most extraordinary professional relationships are built by ordinary actions like these.<p>Professional success is important to everyone, but still, success in business and in life means different things to different people--as well it should.<p>But one fact is universal: Real success, the kind that …

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JR’s New Street Art Tribute to MLK’s Famous Speech

The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it's where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew into Atlanta, and made his way to the Auburn area to start prepping its walls for something …

Black History

Aw look at his head😭😅 #puppiesforall

Haha 😂 @animal_view

Prefabricated Passive House by ecoDESIGNfinca

This Mallorcan paradise should be mine (a girl can dream, can’t she?) but since it’s not, I thought I’d share. Stephen Nickel of ecoDESIGNfinca …

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DUSSELDORF / Atelier d’Architecture Bruno Erpicum & Partners

<i>Text description provided by the architects.</i> Bruno Erpicum was the architect entrusted with designing this warehouse conversion. It is now the home …

Architecture