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There Is a Better Way to Teach Math (and Understand It)

In 1939, the fictional professor J. Abner Pediwell published a curious book called “The Saber-Tooth Curriculum.”<p>Through a series of satirical …

This CrossFit-Inspired Workout Is All About the Number 20

You can absolutely get a kick-ass, leave-you-breathless-on-the-floor, muscles-on-fire workout at home, and you don't need a ton of time either. This CrossFit-inspired workout can be done in about 15 minutes, and all you need is a pair of dumbbells and your own determination to push yourself hard …

The Top 15 Blogs All Startup Managers Should be Reading

Reading blogs like these will help you in the long run.<p>Being a manager within a startup often means feeling unappreciated. CEOs are the idea guys - you're the glue holding everything together while translating their visions into executable actions.<p>These blogs have your back, and they're packed full …

Entrepreneurship

24 Easy Dinner Prep Ideas You'll Want To Try ASAP

It's a bird, it's a plane...it's your dinner on your plate!

Small Space Saver: Make the Most of the Area Under Your Bed

When you live in a small space with smaller storage options, a blank slate under the bed becomes valuable for storing, well, whatever will fit. We've …

10 Books Every Leader Should Read to Be Successful

Reading is the only proven shortcut to success.<p>Author of A Paperboy's Fable: The 11 Principles of Success<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article is included in</i> Entrepreneur Voices on Effective Leadership<i>, a new book containing insights from more than 20</i> …

Self-improvement

Twelve ways to make yourself a Gmail genius

Transfer money, search more accurately, or engage with your appliances: tips and tricks to enhance and customise the world’s most popular webmail service<p>Show me what I want to see<p>Want to see more of your inbox at a glance? Click the cog-wheel at the upper right of the Gmail web interface, then …

The 10 Hottest Productivity Tools of 2017

These productivity tools, tips, and strategies are the gifts that keep on giving.<p>Tools--hardware, software, apps, etc.--come and go. That's the nature of progress. But what never goes away is knowledge. Once you know a way to be more efficient and effective--a new approach, a new mindset, a new …

Time Management

36 Straight-Up Genius Ways To Add Storage To Your Home

You'll finally be able to use your oven for something other than your sweaters.

Weekend Project: It's Time to Clean Your Computer, Inside and Out

It's a tedious task you've been putting off for what could be years. But this is finally the weekend you do it; you're going to clean your computer …

23 Surprising Weight-Loss Tips That Are Actually Doable

RIP elimination diets, quick fixes, and detoxes.

One More Thing Money Can Buy: A Clean Criminal Record

Many states have expungement programs to clear your name, but some charge $500 or more.<p><i>This story was co-published with the Marshall Project.</i><p>Bill was surprised to learn he still had a felony record.<p>For decades, he believed that his 1973 conviction in Memphis for possession and intent to sell four …

Criminal Justice

10 Essential Life Skills To Teach Your Kids

Have you ever tried to list all the things kids need to know by the time they’re grown? It’s mind-boggling. No wonder it takes 18 or more years to …

Entertainment

Mystery writer Sue Grafton has died in Santa Barbara, Calif. She was 77. More 4:38 PM ET read comments<p>Despite becoming what some dubbed "the year of …

Why You Need This Healthy Green Smoothie in Your Life ASAP

Break out your blenders, ladies and gentlemen. It's officially juicing season. And those who drink their breakfast on the regular know that, for the …

Helpful, Effective Tips For Organizing Your Home

Alejandra Costello is a professional organizer who has dedicated her life to helping people become more productive through effective organizational …

YouTube

DIY Essential Oil Roller Bottles – 10 Remedy Blends

Essential oil roller bottles are an easy and convenient way to apply your favorite blends of oils. Some companies sell premixed rollerball bottles …

Health

11 Spiralized Recipe Hacks for Your Favorite Comfort Foods

If there’s a word that deserves a spot in Webster’s Dictionary this year, it’s “spiralize.” Whether you’re watching your carbs or just trying to eat more veggies, spiralizing your salads (and any other dish) makes things way more interesting. You probably already know that zucchini noodles (aka …

Cooking

Meet the internet maths guru who could become the next million-dollar teacher

Colin Hegarty says Global Teacher prize nomination is down to ‘working like a dog’ – and he tries to instil same work ethic in students<p>At the back of Colin Hegarty’s classroom, on a display made from wavy pieces of blue sugar paper, is something he calls his “wall of inspiration”. It features …

How to Tell If Someone Is Lying, According to Science

Wouldn’t it be nice to know how to tell if someone is lying?<p>We’re going to see what the research has to say on detecting lies, avoiding deception and …

How to Build Simple, Stackable Sawhorses From a Few 2 x 4s

Scrap 2 x 4s can be found in any wood shed, and can be used to make sturdy and strong sawhorses in a matter of minutes.<p>Every workshop needs at least one pair of sawhorses. They can be used as support for holding lumber or painting a door, with the help of some plywood, become an instant table. …

Woodworking

Harvard Social Psychologist Amy Cuddy on Mastering the Antidote to Anxiety, Self-Consciousness, and Impostor Syndrome

“Before we even show up at the doorstep of an opportunity, we are teeming with dread and anxiety, borrowing trouble from a future that hasn’t yet unfolded.”<p><i>“We know that we live in contradiction,”</i> Albert Camus wrote in his magnificent meditation on strength of character, <i>“but we also know that we</i> …

Alice In Wonderland

Hacklet 91: Ultrasonic Projects

Ultrasound refers to any audio signal above the range of human hearing. Generally that’s accepted as 20 kHz and up. Unlike electromagnetic signals, …

39 Organizing Ideas That Will Actually Make Your Home Look Spotless

Who else is <i>so</i> ready for a blank slate? It's a new year, which means it's time to say goodbye to any chaotic or messy spaces and take on some killer organizing habits - ones that will leave you with a spotless, gleaming home. Looking for some ideas to get you started? Here are some brilliant …

If Mindfulness Makes You Uncomfortable, It’s Working

I recently had a conversation with a client named Claire, who shared that her company had been touting the benefits of mindfulness, and she was giving mindfulness a try with a meditation app. But she was frustrated that it wasn’t helping her feel more relaxed — instead, she was actually a bit more …

You can earn 100 times more interest on your money by using a different kind of savings account

That's because the "big banks" out there — Bank of America, Chase, Citibank, and Wells Fargo, to name a few — usually offer an interest rate of <i>0.01%</i>. Your savings just sit there, growing by a negligible amount.<p>However, if you're using a high interest savings account at an internet bank such as Ally …

Personal Finance