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How to Raise Grateful Kids in an Era of Thankless People

On a Saturday afternoon, you take your three kids to a movie they’ve wanted to see, then to their favorite hamburger spot for dinner, followed by ice …

Happiness

These are the things in your home you should be spring cleaning

The spring cleaning tradition stems from a time when people spent months holed up in their homes, warmed by a fire, and then mercilessly opened their windows and freed themselves of dust and dirt.<p>The renewing feeling of spring endures. Becky Rapinchuk, founder of the lifestyle website Clean Mama, …

Cleaning

The Only Five Email Folders Your Inbox Will Ever Need

Stop “organizing” your emails by subject and start thinking of them in terms of deadlines.<p>For years, my approach to email was like slaying a hydra. For every email I deleted, two more landed in my inbox.<p>Part of the problem, I knew, was the nature of my work. My team stands between two major …

This Is How Organized People Improve Their Homes Month by Month

We all have #homegoals. Sometimes they're saved in a Pinterest board; other times we file them away for later… <i>One day I'll have organized kitchen</i> …

This Genius Hack Proves You've Been Using Your Slow Cooker Wrong The Whole Time

Your slow cooker saves you at least 30 minutes of meal prep when you get home from work, and for that, you're grateful beyond words. But if you're still spending time prepping all those ingredients before you rush out the door in the morning, sorry. You're doing the slow cooker thing …

How often you should clean your refrigerator — and the right way to do it

When was the last time you cleaned the refrigerator?<p>Wiping up the occasional drip and opening a box of baking soda doesn't count. We're talking a full-throttle cleaning that disinfects, organizes and restores order to one of the busiest spots in the home. Did you know that a neglected and dirty …

8 Things You Should Do Every Day Before 8 A.M. to Be More Productive

When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie?<p>When you start your workday, do you feel like Superman or like a zombie? If you're like most people, you probably feel like a zombie.<p>Most people's mornings are a chaotic mess. Exhausted. Stimulant-driven. Rough.<p>However, …

While you were sleeping, your brain was working overtime

Sleep has profound importance in our lives, such that we spend a considerable proportion of our time engaging in it. Sleep enables the body—including the brain—to recover metabolically, but contemporary research has been moving to focus on the active rather than recuperative role that sleep has on …

Neuroscience

Cinder Sensing Cooker wants to be the smartest cook in the kitchen

I just endured either the most delicious or cruelest product demo ever.<p>The roughly 12-pound Cinder Sensing Cooker is still almost a year away from …

Decor SOS! Here's What to Do When A Room Doesn't Work

Does your living room fall flat — but you don't know why? Here are six ways to rethink your decor.<p>If entering your living room makes you sigh and you don't know why it may be time for a revamp. But figuring out just <i>what</i> needs to change can be a difficult proposition: Is it your couch? Your walls? …

Tips for making the switch to a plant-based diet

The overarching reasons for adopting a vegan diet don't get talked about enough – especially by nutritionists like myself. Not only is it good for individual health, a shift toward a plant-based diet is vital for the future health of the planet. Even eating meat-free one day each week can make a …

$20 DIY Jewelry Organization

if you happen to follow me on Pinterest, then you will know that i began pinning ideas for Jewelry Organization over 2 years ago. i have been …

The Baking Essentials You Should Always Keep in Your Fridge, Freezer, Pantry, and Spice Rack

Whether you're an occasional or an everyday baker, these are the baking pantry essentials you should never be without.<p>Here's some great news: Being a great baker is not really about artistic flair or a prodigy-like ability to whip out sugar roses. It's actually about precision, patience, and …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

The best iPhone apps for Instagram

Instagram lets you share your life's moments with the world. Take photos, transform them into works of art, and post them for the world to see. Every …

Mobile Photography

The Best Nutrition Advice and Weight Loss Tips

But the truly stylish always look smart; you’ll never see a photo of Pharrell Williams wearing crocs or Victoria Beckham in a meat dress. Here at Eat …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

​Toggle Your iPhone's Brightness With a Home Button Triple Tap

iOS: We all know that easily changing the brightness of your phone is a big perk for nighttime usage. In iOS 8, you can set your home button to …

This app turns your iPhone into a handheld 3D scanner

Do you take pictures of all your meals to share with your friends on Facebook and Instagram? Wish there was a way to share even more of it with your FOMO-ing virtual friends?<p>Well, you can’t share the taste, or the smell, but 3DAround is an upcoming iOS app that lets you share the food you’re eating …

3D Scanners

This Graphic Shows How to Pair Ingredients for More Flavorful Salads

Tired of the same old, boring salads? While there are nearly endless ingredient combinations you can try, this graphic suggests tried-and-true flavor …

This $1 DIY Fix Keeps You From Losing Change Between Car Seats

It's hard to retrieve coins and other things that fall into the little gap between the car seat and the door or the gear box. Here's a quick, DIY …

20 amazing apps for getting the most out of iOS 8

So you’ve finally cleared up enough space to install iOS 8, or you purchased a new iPhone 6.<p>While iOS 8 doesn’t <i>look</i> radically different, Apple’s new operating system is capable of stunning visuals, and apps can now do more than ever thanks to widgets and app extensions.<p>From cutting-edge mobile …

Gmail Tips: Get Organized with Labels and Filters

Hi, there. I’m going to use an email message from my friend Ben to show you how to organize your Gmail inbox a little better.<p>First order of business: …

Make a Programmable Irrigation Controller with a Raspberry Pi

With all the day to day challenges that keep us busy, it can be hard to remember to water our plants. With a Raspberry Pi and a few other parts, you …