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How friendship became a tool of the powerful

Imagine walking into a coffee shop, ordering a cappuccino, and then, to your surprise, being informed that it has already been paid for. Where did this unexpected gift come from? It transpires that it was left by the previous customer. The only snag, if indeed it is a snag, is that you now have to …

How to Start Managing Your Money, For Those Who Never Learned Growing Up

How you manage, spend, and invest your money can have a profound impact on your life, yet very few schools teach these important skills. Learning …

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

42 Pricing Tricks Based on Psychology & Neuroscience

Welcome to a huge resource on pricing psychology.<p>Whether you’re marketing a new product, selling items on eBay, or negotiating a deal on your house,</b> …

10 Uncommon Habits of Extraordinarily Productive People

Do what everyone else does and you get the results they get. Here are ways to be different -- and achieve differently.<p>Whatever your definition of success (each person's definition of "success" is and should be different), one thing is true for everyone: Success means getting things done.<p>Highly …

Five things Alice in Wonderland reveals about the brain

Lewis Carroll’s popular tales contain some hidden truths about the human brain that are still inspiring neuroscientists to this day. David Robson takes a leap down the rabbit hole.<p>Lewis Carroll was remarkably modest about his masterpiece. “The heroine spends an hour underground, and meets various …

Alice In Wonderland

The Six-Figure Job-Seeker's Guide To Job Interviews

I want every job-seeker to ask more questions on a job interview. I don’t want you to sit in your chair like a Good Little Sheepie and answer questions. That goes for every job-seeker, from a high-schooler getting hired at Target to the CFO of General Motors.<p>If you’re a six-figure job-seeker, that …

Paint Colors in My Home: My Color Strategy | Neutral, Creativity and House

10 Mobile Photography Tips to Better Mobile Photos

Tip 01<p>Look for Leading Lines<p>With Pei Ketron<p>Pei's Advice:<p>When composing, look for lines (literal or figurative) that will provide a sense of movement …

30 Ways to Keep Your Workspace Creative and Well-Organized

It’s the first of August people! And even though we’re not going back to school anytime soon, we’re all about channeling that school-supply-loving spirit to make our workspaces as creative and functional as they can be. We’re kicking off an entire month devoted to organization while you work, …

Wall Art

Work It: 15 Inspiring Ideas for a Creative Workspace

Last week was all about getting cozy and colorful when you’re vegging out, and this week’s all about finding the perfect workspace. Whether you work at home or at an office, the things that surround you from morning to evening are more important than you think. Here are 15 ideas for creating a …

Wall Art

8 Things Every Tiny Apartment Needs

We typically list-off "10 Things", but let's get real, you're seriously short on space.<p><b>1.</b> A bed on risers, storage bins below, and a long-enough bedskirt to conceal it.<p><b>2.</b> No space for bedside tables? Night lights that hang on the wall will keep you out of the dark.<p><b>3.</b> For additional counter space in …

Living Rooms

Most Expressive Pumpkin Faces Ever!

Just when we thought our pumpkin carvings were creative, we ran across these! We've seen Ray Villafane's expert hand at sand sculpting, but his original expertise lies in pumpkin carving. With Halloween creeping up on us, the New York native's pumpkin sculptures are in season. Each wrinkly, orange …

Prepare These 15 Stories for Your Next Job Interview

Storytelling is perhaps the best way to present information so it's memorable and relatable, and it can make you stand out especially in job …

Infographic: 34 Crucial Tips To Note For Your Next Job Interview

<b>According to</b> a survey, it only takes 90-seconds for a hiring manager to decide if they would hire a candidate—College Atlas has created an …

Employment

Best Interview Questions and how to Prepare

Do you get nervous when you prepare for a job interview? Do you practice canned questions and your perfect answers out loud? You are not alone.<p>The …

Here's What To Say When You're Asked About Salary In A Job Interview

Man Counting Money<p>Flickr / David H Don't be this guy.<p>It's generally considered a bad idea to ask about salary during your first job interview with a …

Employment

Land An Interview With Limited Experience

In a recent article I was reading, the author explains the concept of the Permission Paradox. In plain terms, it is the contradiction of not being …

Travel

25 Money Terms Everyone Should Know

<i>By Rebecca McReynolds</i><p><i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Do you know your AGI from your ARM from your PMI? Or does the mere mention of those acronyms make you go, “Huh?”<p>If you don’t speak personal finance, don’t worry—we’re here to help.<p>We know that managing your money can sometimes make you …

8 Ways to Get Prettier in Your Sleep

Do the term "beauty sleep" justice by following these skin and hair tips from dermatologists.<p>You might think you're off the clock when it comes to your beauty routine while you sleep, but your slumber hours play an important role in how you look. "Beauty sleep is essential for repairing the skin," …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

12 Rules for Learning Foreign Languages in Record Time — The Only Post You’ll Ever Need

Preface by Tim Ferriss<p>I’ve written about how I learned to speak, read, and write Japanese, Mandarin, and Spanish. I’ve also covered my experiments …

5 Signs You're Not Following Your Heart (And How to Fix Them) | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

At one point in life, everyone dreamed. We all had grand ideas of what we wanted to do with our lives. But as we grow, life slowly starts to drain …

10 Life Lessons to Excel In Your 30s

A couple weeks ago I turned 30. Leading up to my birthday I wrote a post on what I learned in my 20s.<p>But I did something else. I sent an email out to …

How Long You Should Keep Your Financial Documents

Come tax time, we're probably all digging through files that have been gathering dust for years: old tax returns, utility bills, credit card …