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Modern Shower Designs And Features That Will Make You Envious

Planning to renovate your bathroom soon? That would be a perfect time to add a walk-in shower to the space. After all, all the modern bathrooms have …

Minimalism

5 Things I Wish I Knew Before Leaving Corporate Life And Starting My Own Business

<b>Part of the series “Leading Entrepreneurial Success Today”</b><p>I spent 18 years in corporate life, and experienced some great successes that I’m proud of. But I also faced some dismal failures. The failures weren’t around outcomes I generated, or projects I launched – those tended to go well. The …

Entrepreneurship

He 3-D Printed His Way To A Million-Dollar, One-Man Business

Many people think of 3-D printing as a gee-whiz technology used mainly for things like making fighter jet parts and artificial limbs.<p>But plenty of everyday products, from mobile-phone cases to table-top board games, can be 3-D printed. And by tapping into the market for them, Jason Vander Griendt, …

Prototyping

How Florence Became Italy's New Capital of Cool

To truly discover the soul of this city, you’ll have to look beyond its historic center.<p>I did not expect to fall for Florence while eating a Japanese …

14 Agility Drills For People Over 40

Feel like an athlete again with moves that build speed, reaction time, and conditioning.<p>Basketball isn’t just a “young man’s game.” Neither is ice hockey, tennis, touch football, or martial arts. In fact, there’s no sport or leisure activity you should have to give up completely just because you’re …

How To Become Super Successful: Keep It Simple

It is estimated that adults make up to 35,000 decisions daily. Decision fatigue refers to the psychological concept that we have a limited number of mental resources, and using them to make irrelevant decisions can affect productivity. If you manage a business or even a side hustle, chances are you …

Success

Are the health benefits of turmeric too good to be true?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Alzheimer's disease. Diabetes. Arthritis. Unwanted hair growth. Baldness. Infertility. Erectile dysfunction. Hangovers. Glaucoma. Cancer.<p>If you have an ailment, there's a good chance that someone, somewhere, is studying whether turmeric can treat it. There are more than 15,000 manuscripts …

Spices

11 secrets of small business success

Over the years, my small business has had its share of ups and downs. The economy tanked. My distributor went bankrupt. I lost valuable employees and lost a lease. In fact, the entire book publishing industry changed in the time I’ve been in it (I’m a publisher).<p>But 25 years later I’m still here. …

News (U.S.)

How to make thousands of dollars selling your clothes, according to the top users of a popular app

Men and women across the United States are joining the Poshmark craze and selling their clothing online. Some are even turning it into a full-time job and launching their own boutiques.<p>This online-only marketplace functions in a similar way to eBay in that it allows people to buy and sell clothing …

Walmart Vs. Amazon: The Private Label War

With Amazon’s explosive growth, it’s easy to lose sight of the fact that Walmart is still, by a long shot, the world’s largest retailer. In 2017, Walmart recorded sales worth $485 billion and earned a profit of $13 billion. Amazon recorded revenues at $178 billion with profits of $3 billion.<p>While …

Dog Food

Long Live Subway Tile!

Subway tile was created for the subway (hence the name). This bright, cleanable, and easily sanitized invention quickly went mainstream in the early …

Everything You Need To Set Up Raspberry Pi Home Automation

Raspberry Pi has for the last several years been a do-it-yourselfer’s dream. The device, which costs just $39 for the Raspberry Pi 3 and even less for older versions, is designed to let you create whatever you can dream up.<p>Raspberry Pis have been used to control computers, create game experiences, …

Raspberry Pi

Here's How Much Money You Save By Cooking At Home

Intuitively, we all know there are benefits to cooking at home. You can use healthier ingredients, set portions to a reasonable size, avoid food allergies, and of course you can save money compared to ordering restaurant delivery or using a meal kit service.<p>But just how much money do you save by …

Cooking

How to get what you want from difficult people

According to research by Dr. Brinkman and Kirschner in <i>Dealing with People You Can’t Stand</i>, there are challenging personality types that make our …

The Design Theory Behind Amazon’s $5.6 Billion Success

Amazon’s success brings into relief a principle that is sometimes hard to swallow in the design community: Successful design is not necessarily beautiful.<p>Amazon is undoubtedly the most significant force in the digital transformation of commerce: an estimated 44% of all online sales are on Amazon, …

4 Cups a Day: 4 Surprising Health Benefits of Drinking That Much Coffee

Two cups aren't enough, says science.<p>Coffee doesn’t have the best reputation as a healthy beverage, despite several studies that suggest the …

Free Marketing Tools Every Small Business Marketer Should Try

Got big plans for your small business, but only a tiny marketing budget? You’re not alone. According to the Wasp Barcode Small Business Report, 42% of small businesses invest 3% or less of their revenue into marketing.<p>But maybe that isn’t such a big problem. With these small business marketing …

Small Business

How to Quickly and Easily Sharpen Any Blurry Photo

If you thought you couldn't use or rescue blurry, pixelated photos, think again. This tutorial will not only show you how to rescue and sharpen …

Tutorials

Amazon Revolutionized Order Fulfillment, But This Company Is Creating Prime-Like Shipping For All

When Amazon launched their Fulfillment By Amazon (FBA) service in 2006, it was a groundbreaking program. Sellers could leverage Amazon’s vast network of fulfillment centers to store, pick, pack and ship their customer’s orders, all for a predictable fee—no matter where the item was shipped …

eCommerce

How Jeff Bezos makes the right decision 30 years in advance

Throughout the years, many people have doubted Jeff Bezos and Amazon.<p>He’s most famous today for being the richest person alive, and while his image in the media oscillates between both good and bad, one thing is for certain — no one doubts him anymore. Amazon is an absolute giant of a company.<p>That …

Why Work Friendships Go Awry, and How to Prevent It

Chances are that you spend between a third and a half of your waking hours each week at work. As a result, your relationships with people at work can become among the most important relationships in your life. Indeed, having good relationships with colleagues is one of the strongest predictors of …

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

CHICAGO (AP) — Most women with the most common form of early-stage breast cancer can safely skip chemotherapy without hurting their chances of beating the disease, doctors are reporting from a landmark study that used genetic testing to gauge each patient's risk.<p>The study is the largest ever done …

Breast Cancer

How a 4-Hour Battle Between Russian Mercenaries and U.S. Commandos Unfolded in Syria

WASHINGTON — The artillery barrage was so intense that the American commandos dived into foxholes for protection, emerging covered in flying dirt and debris to fire back at a column of tanks advancing under the heavy shelling. It was the opening salvo in a nearly four-hour assault in February by …

Bashar al-Assad

How to Develop Empathy for Someone Who Annoys You

When someone you work with annoys you, it’s tempting to avoid the person as much as possible. But this isn’t always feasible and often only makes the situation worse. You’re better off cultivating some empathy. How can you do that with a colleague who rubs you the wrong way? How can you foster …

10 Easy Pieces: Illuminated Pavers

Illuminated pavers sit flush with the surface of a driveway or path, discreetly hiding their powers until the sun goes down. Unlike bollards or …

Landscaping

Modern Backyard Office Projects That Make You Want To Work From Home

Working from home has both pros and cons. On one hand, you get to stay close to everything home-related which in some cases includes the kids and …

How To Start Consulting During Your Job Search

Dear Liz,<p>I like your advice a lot but I take exception to your suggestion that job seekers should start “consulting” to earn money while they’re job hunting.<p>It sounds like a nice idea but every single job seeker is not cut out to be a consultant. Consulting is for very experienced, very credible …

Employment

Mum, 82, who couldn't recognise her own son due to dementia gets memory back - after changing her diet

An 82-year-old dementia sufferer who failed to recognise her own son has incredibly got her memory back after changing her diet.<p>When his mother's …

Dementia