Michelle Hueser

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Two Easy Hacks for "Vacuum-Sealing" Bags Without a Vacuum Sealer

A vacuum sealer is in the "Want, But Do Not Need" category in my small kitchen. One day, maybe, I'll get my hands on one. For now, when I need to …

Jack Kirby's Best Productivity Tricks

Jack Kirby, often called the "King of Comics" was a self-taught artist who eventually became one of comics' most prolific creators. From Captain …

Automatically Turn On Your Lights When You Return Home

You can automate an awful lot around the home, but XDA Developer TV shares an awesome way to connect your phone to your house lights—so that when you …

Home Automation

Argument: When losing is winning

[Video Link] Professor Daniel H. Cohen, a philosopher who specializes in argumentation theory, argues that the loser in an argument is often the real …

When Creating a Plan That Requires Others, Minimize Their Burden

When we want to get things done, and our ideas sit at the core of those tasks, we think and do <i>a lot</i> to make our dreams a reality. When we loop other …

20 Places to Educate Yourself Online for Free

Sarah White<p>Freelance Writer, Editor, Professional Crafter Read full profile<p>It seems like these days you can learn just about anything online for …

Personal Finance

CarryAll Convertible Tote Bag

With the CarryAll Convertible Tote Bag, you’re getting not one or two, but three bags in one. Matt Geiger of Portland, Oregon, is the man behind this …

Googly Eye Wallpaper Lets You Draw Your Own Characters

It’s a completely customizable creative wall covering. The I See You Wallpaper from Cavern Homes consists of grids of googly eyes. All that’s needed …

Idoorcam

iDoorCam is a WiFi enabled digital doorbell that allows you to see hear and speak to the person at your door no matter what place you are at or what …

Home Automation

This Is Elon Musk's Hyperloop

Billionaire Elon Musk has announced details of Hyperloop, his mysterious high-speed transportation project. There was some of what we expected, and a few surprises, too.<p>SpaceX/Tesla Motors founder Elon Musk has unveiled details on the Hyperloop, his proposed (and until now mostly mysterious) plan …

The HiRise Is an Adjustable and Elegant Stand for the iPhone and iPad Mini

iPhone docks and stands are usually a dime a dozen, but if you're looking for something with a little more weight and a solid build quality, the …

11 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory

Whether you want to be a <i>Jeopardy!</i> champion or just need to remember where you parked your car, here are 11 things you can do right now to turn your …

To Move Ahead You Have to Know What to Leave Behind

Decisions are the most fundamental building blocks of successful change in our organizations, our teams, and our careers. The faster and more strategically we stack those blocks, the faster and more successfully we achieve change. Yet, change efforts often stall precisely because those decisions …

5 Startup Founders Reveal Their Best Company Culture Tips

<i>This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, where Mashable regularly contributes articles about leveraging social media and</i> …

Don’t Apologize To Him: Have This App Do It For You!

Maybe it’s your fault. Maybe it’s not. Either way, an apology will get you back to relationship homeostasis–you know, watching TV on the couch rather than sleeping on it–quicker than otherwise. And MakeupText is an iOS novelty app that makes the process painless.<p>By Jake Levine and Lauren Leto, the …

Why Productive People Stick To Their Strike Zone

To make better decisions, know where you make bad ones.<p>Two baseball legends–Rogers Hornsby and Ted Williams–were talking to each other. The former said to the latter: The single most important thing for a hitter was to get a good ball to hit.<p>This is something, as Farnam Street blogger Shane Parrish …

Why Productive Teams Have 3 Kinds Of Diversity

There are many different kinds of diversity. Here are a few you likely haven’t considered–and how they considerably help your work.<p>Here’s the bad news: People hire people who are identical to them. Here’s the good news: Working with people who <i>aren’t</i> identical to you is good for you work.<p>How so? A …

Personality

Top 40 Useful Sites To Learn New Skills

The web is a powerful resource that can easily help you learn new skills. You just have to know where to look. Sure, you can use Google, Yahoo, or …

35 Random Corners Of The Internet You Should Visit When You Need A Break

Bookmark this for when you're having a bad day or when you just need a distraction and want to play. There's something so soothing about these single-serving sites.<p>Major h/t to this post by Tumblr user Writing Weasels and the website The Useless Web for providing me with endless hours of amusement.

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Startups

Ten Questions Successful People Ask Every Day

I’ve been talking about the 7 Non-Negotiablesover the past several weeks leading up to the release of my book, <i>The 7 Non-Negotiables of Winning: Tying Soft Traits to Hard Results</i>. Today I’d like to present the 7th and final Non-Negotiable on the list. It is <b>Gratitude</b>.We develop an “attitude of …

7 of John Adams' Greatest Insults

A man whose wit was matched only by the looseness of his tongue, the combative John Adams quickly acquired a hefty reputation for articulate jabs and …

Civil Rights

Yummy Semifreddo Ice Cream Bites – No Machine Required!

It’s National Ice Cream Month (also known as “July”), and we’re celebrating feverishly. To cool down, we’ve been whipping out granitas, popsicles, and even bourbon pecan pie ice cream! Next on the list? Delicious ice cream without any fancy tools like an ice cream maker or liquid nitrogen. Check …

You're vs Your song

Jonathan Mann sez, "The internet abounds with people misusing Your and You're. I wanted to write a simple catchy tune to help them remember which is …

Heard: an app that records what you heard 5 minutes ago

Heard is a useful app for settling those "but *I* said and then *you* said" arguments with your kids.<p>When you activate the app, it begins recording …

Buddha Had It Right: Relax The Mind And Productivity Will Follow

Eastern thought and meditation are pushing ever-closer to the mainstream. Today, many ancient teachings coincide perfectly with modern research on improved mental agility.<p>“The great enigma for psychologists and philosophers is the mind.”<br>–Bhante Wimala<p>Several decades ago, the term ‘mindfulness’ used …

Mindfulness

#WTF Is a Vision Board?

Photo by bmevans<p>Remember when homework consisted of cutting out pictures we liked from magazines and pasting them on poster board, collage style? It …

Once Upon A Company: What Fairy Tales Can Teach You About Leadership

Stories don’t just entertain us–they also teach and inspire us. Here’s how to parse your kids’ bedtime stories for modern leadership advice.<p><i>Once upon a time…</i><p>Even now, as adults, there’s something in most of us that perks up and starts to listen when we hear those words. We love stories. And stories …

Leadership

The Secret to Learning Anything: Albert Einstein’s Advice to His Son

Here comes a fine addition to history’s greatest letters of fatherly advice from none other than <b>Albert Einstein</b> (March 14, 1879–April 18 1955) — brilliant physicist, proponent of peace, debater of science and spirituality, champion of kindness — who was no stranger to dispensing epistolary …