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Let This Hypnotist Show You How To Stay Focused And Achieve Your Goals

Picture your goal–no, really picture it.<p>Funny things happen when I snap my fingers. On a stage in Syracuse, a grown man fell instantly and deeply into a state of total relaxation and collapsed onto the floor. At a training event in Philadelphia, a woman became convinced she was communicating with …

Meditation

Fruit Store

Make This Easy, DIY Suspension Trainer for Effective At-Home Workouts

Suspension trainers give you the flexibility to do a solid bodyweight workout wherever you want: at home, at the park, or under a tree. The entire …

This DIY Foam Roller Gives Your Tired Muscles a Great Massage

Foam rollers are cylindrical things that use your body weight to massage your sore and tight muscles and can also give you a strength workout. You …

Make Your Own Adjustable Kettlebell Substitute for $10

Kettlebells are a fantastic way to build wicked power and strength, but as you need heavier and heavier kettlebells, each one sets you back between …

The coolest container house you'll ever see

Container homes are often thought to be cramped, gloomy and lacking in style or personality. But this <i>Pocket House,</i> designed by the Brazilian …

200 MOOCs Getting Started in November: Enroll Free Today

<b>Support Open Culture</b><p>We're hoping to rely on our loyal readers rather than erratic ads. To support Open Culture's continued operation, please consider …

Education

You're spending too much money cleaning. Let me show you why.

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The 10 most in-demand skills that can get you hired in the US in 2017

If a new job is part of your plan, there are a few skills you'll want to learn and master before you start applying.<p>LinkedIn recently looked at billions of data points and analyzed all of the hiring and recruiting activity that occurred on its site so far in 2016 to identify the most sought-after …

Employment

10 homes with clever storage solutions on Dezeen's Pinterest boards

Pegboard display walls and a partition made up of maze-like shelving are just some of the clever storage solutions squeezed into the small homes and …

Architecture

How Thinking Like a Kid Can Spur Creativity

We live in an ocean of judgment—"you’re not famous enough, you’re not smart enough, you’re not thin enough." The weight of these appraisals, from …

Creativity

How to Sew and Print Your Own Tea Towels

It is so simple to make your own tea towels! They are not only pretty, but also eco-friendly. In the past, muslin was widely used for kitchen towels. …

Sewing

Pure imagination: illustrator Robert Ingpen on the value of childhood dreaming

The only Australian to win the Hans Christian Andersen award for illustration, Ingpen reflects on Poppykettle, Dickens and his 50-year career<p>“You are born with two brains,” says Robert Ingpen. “The main brain is the one that your parents insist upon you using for the rest of your life so you can …

Literature

House Vision Tokyo asks leading Japanese architects to imagine the housing of the future.

A house with a refrigerator accessible from the outside for grocery deliveries, a future Airbnb rental house with a community space on the ground …

Architecture

Space Saver DIY Ideas + Projects For Studio Apartments

Living in a studio apartment presents some unique challenges—your bed is always <i>right there</i>, your kitchen is practically non-existent, and let's not …

Workstations

15 easy DIY ideas to make your home more special

We've all got a crafty DIY side to us. If only we could think of some fun and easy home improvement projects to complete in order to zing up our …

Farrow & Ball

10 DIY Mid-Century Modern Projects to Give Your Home Some Serious Personality

Mid-century modern decor is striking, timeless, and a little funky. Here are some DIYs to try to add some MCM flair to your home. Make and Do Crew1. …

Crafting

The Psychology of Messiness & Creativity: Research Shows How a Messy Desk and Creative Work Go Hand in Hand

You may have come into contact at some point with Tracey Emin’s My Bed, an art installation that reproduces her private space during a time when she …

Creativity

Neil Gaiman on Why We Read and What Books Do for the Human Experience

“Truth is not in what happens but in what it tells us about who we are.”<p>The question of why we read and what books actually do for us is as old as the written word itself, and as attractive. Galileo saw reading as a way of having superhuman powers. For Kafka, books were “the axe for the frozen sea …

Simple Folded Felt Bowls

The coziness of soft fabric + a geometric edge makes this felt bowl a unique vessel to hold your keys, coins, sewing bits, or even potpourri. In this …

Chemicals

Glittered Votive Candle Holders

Add some glitz to your next party with these glamorous-in-gold decorations.

6 Ways to DIY Art Like an Impressionist

When you think of Impressionism, the first name that comes to mind is probably its inventor, Claude Monet. Whether he was painting lilies, gardens or seascapes, the French artist sought to depict a feeling or experience rather than copying what he literally saw. Ready to reimagine your own French …

Art

You hired some star designers. Great! Now what?

Memo to the C-suite: Lean into design thinking, building and communication as core to your leadership team.<p>Innovative tech companies know that great technology and marketing will get you partway to success. Great design — and talented designers — must be central to your company to truly unlock the …

Design

Build This Sexy Modern Bench Using Nothing But 2 x 4s

This lovely bench seat only looks expensive.<p>"Less is more" definitely applies to modern furniture. But despite its simple lines, modern style furniture can be expensive. This well-designed bench, on the other hand, looks great and only takes a few hours to build while costing less than $50 in …

Woodworking

Innovative Logo Designs For Design Inspiration

A <b>Logo</b> is a graphical element that, together with its logotype (a uniquely set and arranged typeface) form a trademark or commercial brand. Typically, …

5 Things That Make English Difficult for Foreigners to Learn

A billion people are learning English around the world and most of them are struggling with the same things. In 12 years of teaching ESL (English as …

DIY Scandinavian Design Accents: How to Decorate With Copper and Wood

DIY Scandinavian Design Accents<p>How to Decorate With Copper and Wood<p>If you’re wondering why you’re suddenly seeing deer head silhouettes adorning …