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Treat Failure Like a Scientist

I recently had a wonderful conversation with my friend Beck Tench. During our chat, Beck told me about an interesting shift in thinking that occurred …

8 Ways to Energize Each Morning

To have a truly wonderful day, getting it started with your best foot forward.<p>Workdays are more productive when you hit the ground running. Here's how to make certain you've got the energy to start your day right, and keep it moving forward.<p><b>1. Inspire your body.</b><p>When you're sleeping, your muscles …

6 Simple Rituals To Reach Your Potential Every Day

Becoming and staying productive isn’t about hard-to-follow programs or logging your every move in an app. It’s about self-care. Here are daily to-dos to get you started.<p>It’s Tuesday morning at 8 a.m. Two San Francisco entrepreneurs are pitching their ventures to potential investors today. They’d …

Defining a Personal Strategy

We tend to hear the words "Vision", "Mission", "Strategy", and "Objectives' only in a corporate setting. Indeed, at LinkedIn, these collectively …

The Cold, Hard Truth: You're Overwhelmed Because You Want to Be

A new book rounds up simple but profound wisdom on how to stop feeling frantically overscheduled.<p>Why are professional Americans so incredibly busy -- and so overwhelmed by this busyness?<p>That's the complex question Washington Post reporter (and mother to two) Brigid Schulte tackles in her new book</i> …

Need A Little Serenity In The Workplace? Try These 7 Simple Steps

Is your day consumed by impossible demands and stressful situations? Here’s your essential guide to chill out and reclaim some calm.<p>The alarm went off late, traffic was a nightmare, and you have four long meetings today on top of a major deadline. On the way to work, you heard a tragic news story …

How To Reboot A Bad Day In 10 Minutes Or Less

When your day seems like it’s imploding, here are four ways to hit the reset button to clear your mind.<p>We’ve all been there. Your boss schedules an emergency meeting on top of an already jam-packed day. A client calls with a last-minute project. And your new mattress delivery has been rescheduled …

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 …

Career Rocket Fuel: Whether You’re A Millennial Or Eyeing Retirement, Here’s What You Really Need To Get Right About Work

By Brian Fetherstonhaughlong Read<p>Having spent over 35 years in business in global firms, I have seen tens of thousands of career trajectories–from …

DIY: Hanging Belt Vessel

21 Comments<p>We've been saving some pretty cute Italian juice jars recently for a possible project in our future, and finally was inspired. Later last …

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …

Eighteen Ways to Fit a Garden into a Small Space - Home Trends Magazine

As Online Editor for Canadian Home Trends Magazine, Crystal has a passion for design and decor. She enjoys browsing the web to find new, exciting …

Amazing DIY Table + Free Downloadable Plans

23 Comments<p>Fiona and Doug of Cartolina just finished an amazing DIY table and office expansion to accomodate their new shipping and distribution …

Pretty Bathroom Jars

I'm in love with the new shower curtain I bought for my kids bathroom. (target) The colors and design are just too fun. I decided to ...

Make It: DIY Hanging Mason Jar Planters

Just when I thought I'd seen every possible mason jar craft, I stumbled across this sweet and simple idea!<p>Armed with some twine, Karla from Oh So …

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How To: Make a Faux Stacked Log Fireplace Facade

Stuck with an empty, non-functioning fireplace? This clever project will turn it back into a stylish focal point in no time!<p>Morgan from Pepper Design …

HomeMade Modern EP29 Hanging Garden

This DIY vertical garden is an easy-to-make project that can turn a window into a beautiful and productive herb garden.<p>SUPPLIES:<p>4" to 5" Terra Cotta …

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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 …

FiftyThree Announces Bluetooth 'Pencil' Stylus to Accompany 'Paper' App

FiftyThree, the developer behind the popular <i>Paper</i> sketching app, today released a new stylus called Pencil, which is designed to be used in conjunction with the app.<p>Pencil comes in two varieties, one made from wood and one made from brushed aluminum, and both connect to the iPad via Bluetooth. In …

America’s highest earners work at least 60 hours a week—more than anyone else in the world

<i>This item has been corrected.</i><p>Do Americans—and many Europeans working in American-dominated fields such as investment bank, consulting and ventures—work too hard?<p>Economic data show that in 1950, Americans worked around 1,900 hours per year. That’s now down to 1,700. But the French, who used to work …

A Malaria Vaccine That Cuts 46% of Infections Is a 100% a Big Deal

Quick: which infection kills up to 1.2 million people a year, most of them children, causes 200 million additional episodes of disease a year [] and …

Banksy's Biggest Piece In New York Appears In Lower Manhattan Complete With WikiLeaks Audio

Banksy's latest artwork shows three horses wearing night-vision goggles on the side of a box truck.

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The Scary American Bat Die-Off

India's caste system goes back 2,000 years, genetic study finds

Science News<p>The caste system in South Asia — which rigidly separates people into high, middle and lower classes — may have been firmly entrenched by about 2,000 years ago, a new genetic analysis suggests.<p>Researchers found that people from different genetic populations in India began mixing about …

What Snowden Learned from Manning's Mistakes

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Eight weeks after it began, the military tribunal of Army Private Bradley Manning for uploading …