Heather Allen

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31 Life-Changing Beauty Hacks

We know. You're welcome.<p><b>How To Perfect The Daytime Smokey Eye</b><p><b>How To Line Your Lips Perfectly Every Time</b><p><b>The Secret (Genius) Way To Remove Makeup</b><p><b>How To Get Summer Radiant Skin</b><p><b>The Magic Trick That Makes Dark Circles Disappear</b><p><b>3 Secrets To the Perfect At-Home Manicure</b><p><b>How To Make Your Lips Look Twice As</b> …

Sunday Sex Tip: How to Talk Dirty

1. If he is doing something that feels good, let him know by repeating back to him what you're feeling. For example: "I love when you touch my breasts, it feels so good." Pepper this with some moans and your partner's name and you'll be well on your way!<p>2. Ready to advance? The next time, you can …

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

A solid snooze can be yours in one minute or less.<p>Nothing is worse than lying awake at night, willing your brain to shut down so you can rest. Warm milk, holding your eyes wide open, counting sheep — we've all tried them. But the new solution could be simply learning to breathe.<p>What is it?<p>The 4-7-8 …

Yoga

Scientists Target New Painkillers From Spider Venom

Ingredients in venom could lead to new, nonaddictive treatments for chronic pain<p>The greenbottle blue tarantula (<i>Chromatopelma cyaneopubescens</i>) is one of seven species of spiders whose venom Australian researchers found has potential painkilling properties. The creature is native to Venezuela and …

Biology

5 simple internet safety tips from one of Google's information security engineers

Before Google hired him as its very first, full-time security engineer for its Chrome browser back in 2009, he'd already had experience working for IBM, the NSA, and the US Marine Corps.<p>As one of Google's tech lead managers for Chrome, he's now responsible for making sure the browser stays secure …

The Power of Sleep

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18 Apps Every Creative And Artist Type Should Download Right Now

Mobile devices like iPads and Androids have transformed the way we experience boredom. No longer is a wayward commuter forced to play Snake or Tetris, occupying themselves in a hardly satisfying, and utterly pixelated virtual reality. The tablet or smart phone-wielding travelers can now immerse …

The app that makes sure your bra fits perfectly...

<b>The app that makes sure your bra fits perfectly every. single. time.</b>

Nick and JB Are Two Autistic Guys with the Best Music Show on the Internet

<i>Hot Tracks</i> has been running strong on public access in Michigan for 12 seasons, and the duo are now the subject of a documentary about the show, their day-to-day lives, and their sense of humor. We spoke to one of the filmmakers to find out more...<p><i>Nick (left) and JB</i><p>This is Nick and JB. They …

Grand Rapids

How (and Why) to Develop Your Mental Toughness

Developing your mental toughness can help you be more emotionally resilient, push you to go further and harder, and build armor to persevere against …

52-Minute Work, 17-Minute Break is the Ideal Productivity Schedule

Productivity techniques like the Pomodoro method have long said that bursts of work and relaxation are the best way to do your job. But what's the …

The Best Credit Cards for Earning Rewards

Many people are really into the credit card rewards game. They use their cards to pay for everyday expenses, pay off the balances each month, and …

LegalSifter Demystifies Legal Contracts

Legal contracts are incredibly tough to read if you're not a lawyer. If you're a freelancer who can't afford to hire a lawyer for every single …

Heat up your summer with 30 new books

From Stephen King to the King of Pop, publishers are stepping up to quench the thirst of summertime readers. USA TODAY's Jocelyn McClurg and Bob Minzesheimer guide you through the 30 hottest titles.<p><b>'MR. MERCEDES'</b><p>By Stephen King<p>Scribner, fiction<p><b>What it's about:</b> A crazed killer who drives a stolen …

5 Things Customers Don’t Want to Hear…EVER

Share<p><i>Tara Hunt is the author of “The Whuffie Factor,” and is a contributor to the HootSource blog. This post originally appeared on Tara’s website,</i> …

Customer Service

How to be Less Sensitive and More Positive

Have you ever found yourself freaking out because someone else told you about something that made you fuming mad and yet in the end, it was not such …

How To Take Care of Yourself When You're Depressed | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

So much of depression can be linked back to forgetting to take proper care of ourselves. And the more depressed we feel, the less energy we have for …

Four Emotions That Can Destroy Your Finances (and How to Tackle Them)

There is a wide range of financial information available to us at any time if we are committed to doing a little research. We can learn how to …

The Best Time to Buy Anything During the Year

A bit of planning can save you a ton of money when it comes to buying throughout the year. Here’s your comprehensive, always up-to-date guide on the …

How Not to Be The Coworker Everyone Hates

Everyone knows what it's like to have a frustratingly dumb coworker to deal with, but what if you're worried that the frustrating coworker is you? …

Ten Tips For Keeping Your Car Alive For Another Year

As someone who has to deal with a 29-years old Italian car, I can assure you that I've learnt a lot about keeping my ride alive in 2013. And with …

Stop Caring About What Others Think, and Get Back Your Self-Respect

You often worry family or friends might not approve of something, people are talking about you behind your back, or you might offend someone. If this …

How to Maximize Innovation: Nurture Your Body as Well as Your Mind | Inc.com

Thanks to a long tradition of whisky-swilling, garrett-living, chain-smoking poets and artists, in our culture at least, creativity and healthy living aren’t usually thought of as going hand in hand.<p>But according to the latest research, for those of us not born with the temperament of an artistic …

Creativity

"Complaining Does Not Work as a Strategy"

<i>"If you took one-tenth the energy you put into complaining and applied it to solving the problem, you'd be surprised by how well things can work out…</i> …

5 Habits of Highly Effective Communicators

Have you ever walked away from talking with someone that you’ve just met and thought to yourself <b>“Wow, this was one of the best conversations I’ve</b> …

9 Habits Of Productive People

It doesn’t matter what you do or where you work – everyone is looking for ways to be more productive on the job. But excessive amounts of caffeine and list-making won’t get you any closer to reaching peak productivity levels today.<p>So, why are we all so obsessed with productivity? It’s probably …

33 Rules to Boost Your Productivity

Productivity

Finally Get Some Damn Peace And Quiet With This Window-Mounted Noise Silencer

It’s noisy on your street. Car horns, fire alarms, the neighbors arguing. You want to relax, but there’s always something getting in the way.<p>Rudolf Stefanich’s fix is a little plastic device you place on the window. Called Sono, it’s a noise-cancellation system that lets you to keep the sounds you …

Industrial Designer

Six Household Storage Hacks in 60 Seconds

Need a little extra space in your home? A few strategies and tricks can help you out, and you can learn them in just a minute.<p>When you don’t have a …