Lonnie Martin

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The Secret To Never Being Frustrated Again

We all get frustrated.The guy in front of you is driving like an idiot. Your boss is being a jerk. Your partner isn’t listening.And sometimes these …

19 Secrets of Extremely Organized People

Envy people who keep it all together? Don’t hate them — be one of them. We went to professional organizers to find out what it takes to have a …

How to achieve extreme productivity

7 ways to use “systemized common sense” in your day.<p>By Kara Baskin | January 17, 2018<p>You don't have to do all of this. Here's how to temper your …

7 Brilliant Life Hacks You Can Only Learn In Therapy

Everyone loves a good life hack — especially when it seems like something you can only learn in therapy — because therapists have a way of helping …

Self-help

To Boost Your Productivity 1,000 Percent, Practice This One Habit Daily for One Year

Getting up an hour earlier and making good use of the time is the surest way to make every day far more productive.<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If each day, for an entire year, you woke up an hour earlier than needed and invested that time in yourself, my …

Time Management

Twin brothers reunited 74 years after WWII death at Normandy

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — For decades, he was known only as Unknown X-9352 at a World War II American cemetery in Belgium where he was interred.<p>On Tuesday, Julius Heinrich Otto "Henry" Pieper, his identity recovered, was laid to rest beside his twin brother in Normandy, 74 years after the …

World War II

Make Soup from Almost Any Vegetable with One Recipe

Making a tasty soup is a great way to get rid of vegetables you need to use up. Here's a recipe you can use to make soup from just about any …

Cooking

How to Negotiate Your Salary When You Don't Have Any Work Experience

Negotiating your first-ever salary pays off quite a bit over the course of your career. But asking for more money when you're just starting out can …

Employment

A Simple Method for Adjusting a Vehicle's Mirrors to Fix Blind Spots

We've talked about how your mirrors should be set up to safely remove your vehicles blind spots, but finding the sweet spot for each mirror can be …

Tutorials

“Drop the E” to Take Quicker Handwritten Notes

When you are in a meeting or in class, writing by hand leads to more effective learning. It's just so darn <i>slow</i>. If you skip the letter "e" when …

Productivity

Utilize the "Steel Man" Tactic to Argue More Effectively

"Straw man arguments" are utilized in debates to undermine the opposition. If you want to take the high road–and debate more effectively in the …

This Master List Shows How to Close 60+ Online Accounts and Services

We all have tons of digital accounts—email, social media, shopping, cable services, and so on. If you ever need to close one of these accounts—for …

Handy

To Make Websites Load Faster, Browse the Web Like a European

We now live in a GDPR world. GDPR, in case you didn’t know, stands for the European Union’s “General Data Protection Regulation” privacy law, which …

Privacy

Tubular GoSun Solar Cooker Heats up to a Sizzling 550° F in Mere Minutes

Solar cooking just got even better thanks to the new fuss-free GoSun stove. This uber awesome tube stove can cook delicious meals without using a …

Kitchens

Costco Employees Share 25 Things They'd Love to Tell Shoppers but Can't

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Costco membership comes with some obvious perks — namely, access to the retail chain and its …

Costco

How to Develop Situational Awareness | The Art of Manliness

There’s a scene at the beginning of <i>The Bourne Identity</i> where the film’s protagonist is sitting in a diner, trying to figure out who he is and why he …

5 Morning Rituals That Help Me Win The Day

<b>“If you see distraction externally, you end up creating an internally distracted state.”</b> – Tim Ferriss<p>This episode of <i>The Tim Ferriss Show</i> is a bit of …

7 Life-Changing Skills You Can Learn Even If You're Broke

How many times have you said to yourself that you’re going to do something but you end up not following through with it because you weren’t motivated …

Motivation

6 Stoic Rituals That Will Make You Happy

<i>This post originally appeared on bakadesuyo.com</i><p>People have enormous respect for ancient wisdom. They just don’t read it. Funny thing is, we’re more …

Unf*ck Your Habitat Got Me to Finally Start Cleaning My House

My office is a mess. So are many areas of my house, to be honest. I don’t like cleaning, so I tend not to bother with cleaning books. Even if they …

Cleaning

How to Prioritize Right in 10 Minutes and Work 10X Faster

Today is your lucky day, as I’m going to reveal to you how I helped my team get more things done in less time through the power of correct …

Time Management

How to Explain Things Better and Make Others Understand Your Ideas Easily

Do you ever find that you understand a topic, yet you can’t explain it to anyone?What if I told you there was a simple method you could use as a way …

Critical Thinking

26 steps to self sufficiency

People that are trying to live a simpler lifestyle sometimes struggle with where to begin. Here are 26 steps to self sufficiency that anyone can do …

The Cheapskate Guide: 50 Tips for Frugal Living

Confession time: I’m a cheapskate. Some would say frugal, which sounds much more positive, but in reality I can be a real cheapskate.<p><b>I am fairly</b> …

Personal Finance

95 Thrifty Living Tricks You Need to Know

95 Thrifty Living Tricks You Need to Know<p>Updated on October 9, 2016<p>Time and effort often take the place of money and high paying jobs. I have been a …

WW1 soldier's 103-year-old chocolate found

<b>Nine 103-year-old chocolate bars have been discovered in a tin which belonged to a World War One hero.</b><p>It was found among a collection of items belonging to Leicestershire Regiment soldier Richard Bullimore.<p>Troops serving in France during the first Christmas of the war were given the Colonies Gift …

Remembrance Day

World War II 'Jolly Rogers' Bomber Found in South Pacific

Hammered by Japanese anti-aircraft fire off the shores of New Guinea, the B-24 Liberator bomber became engulfed in flames, breaking apart in midair. …

U.S. Military

The Anti-Anxiety Mind Trick That Can Help You Stop Overthinking Every Single Decision

It's not easy, but it works.<p><i>This essay is adapted from</i> The Healthy Mind Toolkit <i>by Alice Boyes, PhD, a former clinical psychologist turned writer.</i><p>If …

Self-help

Discovery of World War II soldier's plane brings closure

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.<p>He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces instead, and on March 11, 1944, the 21-year-old 2nd lieutenant was aboard a B-24 bomber with 10 others when it was …

Papua New Guinea

Family rejoices at finding of soldier's World War II plane

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tom Kelly grew up on a Northern California farm and once thought of becoming a cowboy before World War II got in the way.<p>He enlisted in the U.S. Army Air Forces instead, and on March 11, 1944, the 21-year-old 2nd lieutenant was aboard a B-24 bomber with 10 others when it was …

Papua New Guinea