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To be creative, learn these seven stages of creativity

• <b>Prioritize:</b> To have the space for creative work, you need to have a clear picture of what you’re doing in any given moment. The clearer your priorities, the more focused you can be on the task at hand. The <i>Getting Things Done</i> system can keep distractions out of your head, and in a “trusted system.” …

Creativity

The 10 Commandments of Emotional Intelligence

These 10 rules will help you make emotions work for you, instead of against you.<p>Emotional intelligence is the ability to identify emotions (in both yourself and others), to recognize the powerful effects of those emotions, and to use that information to inform and guide behavior.<p>It begins with …

Yes, Amazon is convenient, but is it just too damn powerful?

Amazon is arguably the most feared name in all of consumer business at the moment.<p>The online shopping juggernaut is smothering retail chains, …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Photography Composition Tip: Using a Frame Within a Frame

What if I told you that there is a compositional element so powerful that you could direct the viewer’s eye, obscure an unsightly element, or add …

Landscape Photography

Samsung created a quality improvement office in response to the Galaxy Note 7 ordeal

Samsung wants you to know it’s all about improving the quality of its products following the Galaxy Note 7 disaster, which cost Samsung an estimated …

Before You Reach for a Can of Diced Tomatoes, Consider This

Diced tomatoes promise neatness and convenience: There are no juice-filled water balloons to crush or snip or coax into softness, slowly and patiently, on the stove.<p>But here's an ironic surprise: <b>Diced tomatoes—which you'd expect to break down much faster (since, duh, they're smaller)—are actually</b> …

HDMI 2.1: here’s everything you need to know about the new standard

When HDMI first arrived on the scene, everyone rejoiced at no longer having to use bulky SCART connectors, or the confusing component video cables, …

12 Things to Add to 2018 For a Healthier, Happier Year

In the New Year, there are some things you should cut back on to be healthier, but also so many things you should add in. The best part? They're so simple — and many of them cost absolutely nothing. Try adding more of each of these to your day-to-day in 2018 to make this year so much better than …

George Barris, Photographer Who Captured the Last Images of Marilyn Monroe, Dies at 94

George Barris, who took the last professional photographs of Marilyn Monroe, just weeks before her death in 1962, died on Friday at his home in Thousand Oaks, Calif. He was 94.<p>The death was confirmed by his daughter Caroline Barris.<p>When Mr. Barris shot those last pictures, on the beach in Santa …

Artist Spray Paints Colorful Tiles on Floors of Abandoned Buildings

Spanish artist Javier de Riba looked to his heritage as inspiration for his new series <i>Floors.</i> Born in Barcelona, de Riba drew on his Catalan roots—specifically the brightly patterned tile floors found in traditional Catalan homes—and twisted them into something unexpected. Using stencils and paint, …

Streetwear

The Consumer Reports 10-Minute Digital Privacy Tuneup

There's a lot you can do to protect your personal information when you go online, whether you're using a smartphone or a laptop, and whether you're …

Why Deep Learning Is Suddenly Changing Your Life

Illustration by Justin Metz<p>Decades-old discoveries are now electrifying the computing industry and will soon transform corporate America.<p>Over the …

Deep Learning

18 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Cozy for Fall

Summer—and summer long weekends—are over. So as you reacclimate yourself to your regular routine, spruce up your schedule and get excited for fall with a healthy dose of nesting. The basics of décor-oriented insulating—lots of throws, candles, and a reexamination of your fireplace accessories—are …

The Foods You Should Be Freezing To Give Them A Longer Lifespan

No freezer is complete without a stash of cookie dough in it.<p>When it comes to cooking (and saving money), the freezer is your best friend. There are a lot of articles circulating the web that discuss surprising foods you can freeze and foods you should never freeze. These articles are important, …

Galaxy Note 7 recall: what you need to know (Note 7 officially discontinued)

Samsung has announced it has permanently discontinued production of the Galaxy Note 7 in light of continued battery problems in replacement units. The official announcement was made just one day after the company halted global sales of the device.<p>By now, you’ve probably heard about the whole …

Galaxy Note

Hackers are making $500k off mobile trojans they deployed, research shows

According to the Cheetah Mobile Security Research Lab, Chinese hackers are making a whopping $500,000 a day from a group of smartphone trojans dubbed “Hummer.” In just the first half of 2016, Hummer was being installed on 1.4 million devices <i>a day</i>. In China alone there were around 63,000 being …

Our emoji etiquette guide schools you on lying, drooling, clown faces

Even if you don't regularly send friends pictures of hearts and smiley faces in text messages, chances are you've received a message containing an emoji. Or you've accidentally opened the emoji keyboard while trying to press that tiny microphone button on your iPhone.<p>Emojis can seem daunting to use …

Use Honey to save money on Amazon purchases

If you're anything like me, you consider saving money a sport. Of course, to get good at the game, you need the right gear.<p>Or, in this case, the right browser extension. Honey is a popular tool that can automatically dig up and apply coupon codes for thousands of online stores. But now it offers …

5 Flat-Pack Furniture Companies That Are Cooler Than IKEA

Sick of disposable furniture but can’t afford high-end stuff? A new genre of companies fit somewhere in between–and they ship to your door.<p>While companies like ABC Home and Design Within Reach tout the idea of bringing high design to the masses, their items are still out of reach for most of us. …

How Your Metabolism Changes in Your 20s, 30s and 40s

<i>By Samantha Lefave for Life by Daily Burn</i><p><i>Photo: Pond5</i><p>You remember the moment it hit you: When you realize that, even though you've been eating about the same and exercising a fair amount, you've put on a few pounds. Or, you came back from vacation only to realize you weren't bouncing back as …

Muscle

This man had no idea his mind is ‘blind’ until last week

Imagine realising that you’ve spent your whole life unable to visualise anything in your mind. Helen Thomson speaks to a 42-year-old man whose internal world is pictureless.<p>Close your eyes and visualise the face of the person you love the most. The colour of their eyes, the texture of their hair, …

The Brain

6 Ways Reading Will Enrich and Enhance Your Life

Readers are leaders.<p>Readers expand their worlds, their minds, their perspectives.<p>Readers develop a deeper flexibility to handle life's challenges.<p>But these days, with all the flitting video distraction of the Internet, it's sometimes harder to sit for long and sink into a great book.<p>Do you need …

Self-improvement

Dogs lose trust in people who show a negative attitude – study

Dogs can read human emotions, a recent study found, but how do our beloved pets react to these emotion cues?<p>Your pet dog doesn’t trust you when you’re angry, according to new research examining how well canines understand human emotion.<p>Dogs delayed their reaction to human commands ordered with a …

Emotional Intelligence