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MIT's wearable device can 'hear' the words you say in your head

Subvocalization signals are detected by electrodes and turned into words using AI.<p>If you've read any sort of science fiction, it's likely you've heard about subvocalization, the practice of silently saying words in your head. It's common when we read (though it does slow you down), but it's only …

Watch: How to Make a Flipboard Smart Magazine

Never miss a thing with a Smart Magazine on Flipboard. Whether it’s Game of Thrones fan theories, sports plays of the day, or planning a trip you’ve always wanted to take, Smart Magazines are automatically updating ‘playlists’ of articles, photos, videos and audio around a passion.<p><b>Log in</b><b>.</b> Swipe to …

13 habits of self-made millionaires, from a man who spent 5 years studying rich people

All self-made millionaires had to start somewhere.<p>Much of their transformation from ordinary to seven-figure status can attributed to "rich habits," …

The 7 Best Motivational Books of 2016

While 2016 was a difficult year politically, it was a great year for motivational books.<p>During this month and next, I'm revealing my picks for the best business books of the year, first by category and finally (on December 16) the very best of the best.<p>This post contains the top seven books of the …

IKEA Hack: Dad Creates Cosy Platform Bed For Daughter With Extra Storage Using Kitchen Cabinets

A dad has created the ultimate storage bed hideaway for his daughter using an impressive IKEA hack. And we totally want it.<p>Chris Heider bought seven …

Sliding Shelves Transform This Tiny Home Into Countless Configurations

Madrid-based firm PKMN dreamed up this flexible concept for a client with a tiny home north of the city. Made up of three shelving units on track system, the All I Own House can be configured in countless ways, making space for a bedroom, kitchen, sitting area, changing room, and more. Yet as each …

Start a 1-Acre, Self-Sufficient Homestead

Everyone will have a different approach to keeping a self-sufficient homestead, and it’s unlikely that any two 1-acre farms will follow the same plan …

33 Insanely Clever Things Your Small Apartment Needs

You don't have to inhabit a huge space to be livin' large.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a small share of sales from the links on this page.</i>

Home

This Compact Loft Space Is Filled With Hidden Features

concrete have designed a compact loft hotel room with many hidden features, for a new hotel brand named Zoku. Their first hotel will be opening in …

Design

Micro-apartments getting big attention

PORTSMOUTH — There’s no bigger advocate for micro-apartments than Boston architect Tamara Roy.<p>Former Boston Mayor Thomas Menino asked Roy, the …

Tiny Houses Big With U.S. Owners Seeking Economic Freedom

Doug Immel recently completed his custom-built dream home, sparing no expense on details like cherry-wood floors, cathedral ceilings and …

How I Downsized From 1700 to 238 Square Feet

<i>by Ann Reynolds</i><p>As an architect, my best ideas emerge from restriction, and my best clients have always been those with limited resources. What I …

23 Surprisingly Gorgeous Homes Made From Shipping Containers

Because shipping containers are like Legos for adults.

Shipping Containers

Super High Spec Professionally Built Tiny House

Every now and then you come across a tiny house that has been constructed to an incredibly high standard. That’s exactly the case with this stunning …

Shipping Containers Are Becoming 'Home, Sweet Home' All Over the World

An old steel box might not sound like the coziest place to live, but for many people around the world, a humble shipping container means "home, …

Young couple goes Dutch with $28k tiny house build

Perhaps the most exciting thing about the tiny house movement is that anyone who's able-bodied and has some savings and spare time can jump in, as …

Tiny Zen Living: 8 Foot Square Mobile Cube Combines Office, Bed & Meditation

Living in a space the size of a bathroom may not be for everyone, but it sure is eye-opening and fun to see how people go ahead and actually do it -- …

Feng Shui

12 Outstanding Tiny Homes From 2015

Another year, another vigorous parade of tiny homes, which have swarmed out from a small movement of people wanting to live more efficiently into a mainstream that, whether out of curiosity or necessity, is simply enamored by small-space design. From the super <b>eco-friendly</b> to the <b>ultra-glam</b>, from …

Small Spaces

The No. 1 Reason Most Personal Development Plans Fail

It is no secret that most individual development plans fail. I’ve been in the leadership development industry for over 40 years and I can tell you that statement is true. But after 40 years of teaching, training, observing and testing some of the best and worst leaders in the world I can also tell …

Self-improvement

The Reason You're Not Successful Is Because You Don't Want To Admit This 1 Thing

You know deep down it's true.<p>Success. Define it.<p>You want to have a certain number in your bank account.<p>You want to build something X amount of people validate and praise.<p>You want to be "remembered" or "known" for something, forever.<p>You want to be seen as the leader, the one who pioneered change.<p>You …

Happiness is How You Are, Not How You Feel

Aristotle said, “Happiness is the meaning and the purpose of life, the whole aim and end of human existence.” For him and most of his contemporaries, …

7 Lessons to Remember When Life Seems to Suck

<b>“I'm grateful for past betrayals, heartaches, and challenges… I thought they were breaking me; but they were sculpting me.” ~Steve Maraboli</b><p>I winced …

IoT Security Is A Mess That Will Take An Age To Fix

Barely a month since Brian Krebs’ website was temporarily knocked offline by an — at the time — historically large Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack another, even larger, DDoS attack has caused havoc with websites all day.<p>This latest attack has targeted DNS provider Dyn. Sites including …

Cybersecurity

20 Of The Best Photo Editing Apps For Mobile Devices

Every day more than 350 million Facebook photos and 95 million Instagram photos are shared. When we share photos with our family and friends, we want them to look good. This is why apps that allow you to edit photos have become very popular.<p>There are many choices of apps that have photo editing …

Don't Wait Too Long to Tap Into Your Retirement

Baby Boomers, 70½ is a key date in our aging journey and it just so happens that the first Boomer turned 70½ on July 1, 2016. The IRS has been …

Retirement

There's Even More Evidence That Fitness Trackers Don’t Work

Fitness trackers are ubiquitous, on the wrists and in the Happy Meals of thousands of Americans. But the latest evidence suggests that they don’t do …

These 29 jobs have the best work-life balance

Your money<p>Do you feel like your work never stops and you’re logging countless hours each week? Well, you’re not alone. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Factbook, Americans work an average of 34.4 hours a week — the longest of any other country in the world — …

Work-life Balance

How to Remove Other Data from iPhone/iPad

Removing ‘Other’ Data from your iPhone or iPad is a good habit and creates your personality as a pro-iPhone user. For common users, Other Data can be …