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33 Smart Habits That Will Train Other People to Treat You With Respect

Most of these are small, subtle changes in behavior, but they can have a big impact on how much other people respect you.<p>What do people want out of work? More than money, more than benefits, much more than job security, a recent survey says, they want to be treated with respect.<p>If that sounds like …

4 Piercing Interview Questions That Expose the Heart of a Job Candidate

I want to hear what it'll be like to work with them while they're grappling with a new problem.<p><i>What is the best interview question you have ever used or heard? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p>…

7 foods a nutritionist eats every day

A question I get, well, almost every day is, “What do you eat?” I get it, people want to know what health professionals grub on. I'm happy to spill the beans, with one caveat: What’s right for me, may not be right for you. We all need to look at our diets in a very individual way.<p>With that being …

Haruki Nakamura's kinetic paper toys

Kelly Richman-Abdou reports on the fabulous animal puppets made by Haruki Nakamura. Beautifully-animated cartoon surprises—but made of paper!<p>Crafted …

DIY Linen Jumpsuit

A few weeks ago we posted the world’s easiest DIY project, and so, in order to keep you on your toes (and prove we haven’t lost our edge), I thought …

DIY Projects Using Cinder Blocks

Cinder blocks are actually CMUs (an acronym for concrete masonry unit) i.e. large, rectangular bricks which are used in construction, but have a lot …

This Japanese town will produce absolutely zero waste by 2020

The small Japanese town of Kamikatsu has a mission to become the country’s first zero waste city by 2020, and they are already well on their way. …

This DIY Platform Bed Saves Space, Has Tons of Storage

Arranging a decent-sized bed and other furniture in a small living space can feel like Tetris on hard mode, but if you’re up for a weekend project, …

Mother responding to herself on Twitter is absolute gold

There are two kinds of mothers in the world — those who tweet and those who don't. For some parents on social media, there's a bit of a steep …

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Euromaxx - Highlights of the Week

In this edition: light art, muscle power, prehistoric caves , the city of Zurich prepares to celebrate Christmas and Gran Canaria.

The Sock-Knitter’s Companion: How to Knit Socks – Knitter's Review

The day I completed my first sock was a day of liberation. For years I’d been mystified by socks, never daring try them on my own. I learned that …

An Ellipse-Cutting Router Jig, Multifunctional Wooden Boxes, a DIY Urban Sawmill, a Steel Fire Pit & More

Part 1 of this week's Makers Roundup<p><b>Wooden Spoon</b><p>Jimmy DiResta is the man who can make anything out of anything. I love how he starts with …

The Economist asks: What does Vladimir Putin want?

OK Go's 'The One Moment' music video was shot in the blink of an eye

For OK Go's latest video, they took on a new challenge: Math.<p>Frontman Damian Kulash and bassist Tim Norwind sat down with <i>Mashable</i> to discuss the …

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How To Find Your iPhone's Mobile Data Hog

When you’re constantly connected to your home and/or work Wi-Fi network, it’s easy to be complacent about data use. If an app or system service like Siri is going to chew through data, it doesn’t really matter when you’re on Wi-Fi.<p>It’s when you take a trip or a vacation and find yourself relying on …

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6 Medicinal Herbs to Grow at Home - Quiet Corner

1. Echinacea<p>(<i>Echinacea purpurea</i>)<p>This native perennial, also known as Purple Coneflower, is a glorious garden plant that grows 24 to 36 inches tall, …

The Best Farm-to-table Restaurant in Every State

These incredible restaurants all pride themselves on sourcing ingredients locally, but they also go way beyond that. From only serving sustainable …

13 Hacks For Traveling Like The One Percent At No Cost

<i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity news.</i><p>This week, we received a bit …

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The 7-step evening ritual that will make you a happier person

Because your mind ain't perfect when it comes to happiness. It <i>cheats</i>.<p>Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize winner and author of Thinking, Fast and Slow, has shown that your brain really remembers only two things about an event:<p>Via The Paradox of Choice: Why More Is Less:<p>If your brain is gonna cheat, you …

Wearing headphones at a concert is music to your ears with this app

I love live music. Hearing music played by talented musicians is...wow, I wish that guy in front of me would stop talking. Anyway, to catch the nuances of your favourite...blimey, the acoustics on this side of the room are awful. Right, as I was saying...what? I said, AS I WAS SAYING...forget it, …

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Here Are Even More Hilarious News Bloopers to Start Your Year Off Right

Tears of laughter are streaming down my face right now.<p>"How much do you think babyshitters should be paid?" is just one of the funny moments from this brand new batch of news bloopers. The story of the boy who brought a "homemade cock" to school is another. Ron Burgundy would be so proud of all of …

Shire in advanced talks to acquire U.S. drug maker Baxalta, sources say

Shire PLC is in advanced talks to acquire Baxalta Inc. for about $32-billion (U.S.) in cash and stock, excluding debt, according to people familiar with the matter.<p>The two drug makers may announce a deal as soon as this week, the people said, asking not to be identified as the matter isn't public. …

8 Signs You Have A Strong Personality That Might Scare Some People

When people encounter someone with a strong personality, they don’t understand the kind of person they are dealing with.<p>Some people think you …

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How I plan to control my Internet addiction this year

An accidental digital detox shocked me into making a permanent change.<p>For Thanksgiving, my partner and I headed up to Oregon for a time out from the …

The eco guide to green jeans | Lucy Siegle

Go for organic cotton over classic blue denim if you want to keep your jeans clean<p>Globally, denim production adds up to 4bn metres per year, 60% of it made in Asia (mostly in China). Jeans are usually made from non-organic, non-sustainable cotton, which means pesticides, a gargantuan amount of …

11 Storage Tricks That Will Keep Your Counters Clear

The 11 best tech products of 2015, according to Product Hunt users

Here's how it works.<p>A new tech product gets added, and then people vote on whether they like it or not. In this way, the site functions a bit like Reddit, though there is a heavy element of curation by Product Hunt's team, which decides what gets featured on various pages.<p>This year, Product Hunt …

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How an IRS agent discovered the identity of the Silk Road kingpin using Google searches

At least that's the lesson from a young IRS agent, Gary L. Alford, who first uncovered the identity of Silk Road boss Ross Ulbricht using Google searches.<p>By the middle of 2013, Ulbricht had built Silk Road into a "dark web" marketplace that facilitated the sale of enormous amounts of contraband, …

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