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Here are 200 Excel shortcuts that'll make your life a lot easier

Each workbook acts as its own separate window on your PC or Mac, while each worksheet acts as a tab within a workbook with separate cells.<p>This section of the Excel Guide offers all shortcuts you need to open, navigate between, and control all of these options.<p><i>Courtesy of GoSkills.</i>

Software

10 Autumn Houseplants That Will Survive Colder Weather

Alright people, it’s time to bring your beloved succulents indoors. Along with our fall faves (pumpkin spice lattes, cozy knit blankets, holiday decorating) comes that brisk autumn weather. Transition your potted plants on the patio to a nice spot inside for winter, or refresh your space before the …

The lightest metal ever has been developed by Boeing - it's lighter than Styrofoam

Microlattice is the lightest metal ever to be invented - the structure is 99.99% air<p>Aerospace Boeing has invented the lightest metal ever, called microlattice. The product is 99.99 per cent air and will be used as a primary component in aerospace engineering - it'll be used to make space rockets.<p>By …

Engineering

Amazing Invention Uses Only 1 Glass of Saltwater to Supply 8 Hours of Light

The SALt Lamp is a cost-effective light source that is changing people's lives in the Philippines. This revolutionary invention was developed by engineer Aisa Mijeno as an asset for the many households that are unable to access or afford electricity. Rather than having residents rely on oil lamps …

Nonprofits

Explosive Dance Portraits Reveal the Powerful Movements of Elegant Dancers

Studio dance photographer Alexander Yakovlev creates stunning portraits of professional dancers that are brought to life with the use of airborne flour. Yakovlev doesn't only utilize this powdery element to make his images pop, he has also created a portfolio that allows black and white to meet …

Take our 14-day plan to radically improve your finances

1/<p>MONDAY, DAY 1: Get your 90-day number.<p>Let's dive right in.<p>In his book "Cold Hard Truth on Men, Women & Money," "Shark Tank" investor Kevin O'Leary …

The history of medicine will seem blunt and random compared with what's coming next

"So much of medicine is just based on the average patient," Dr. Eric Green said in an interview at Smithsonian magazine's "The Future is Here" festival. "There are so many cases where you'll give a medicine to somebody and you know there's a 50-50 chance the medication is either not going to work …

Medicine

The Top Jobs In 10 Years Might Not Be What You Expect

We talked to three futurists to find out what the hot jobs of 2025 could be, and their answers may surprise you.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>For decades, the U.S. Bureau of Labor’s Economic and Employment Projections have been …

Photographer Takes Incredible Self Portraits Posed in Vast Landscapes

Photographer Nicholas Roemmelt reminds us just how big and beautiful our world is with his ongoing series of breathtaking self portraits. Based in Austria, the 40-year-old is lucky enough to have nature that's easily accessible from his backyard. He'll hike the nearby mountain and insert himself …

Nature Photography

Yoga Instructor’s Graceful Poses Beautifully Complement Colorful Street Art

Chicago-based yoga instructor and street art enthusiast Soren Buchanan marries her two passions in a unique, on-going Instagram photo project. Her popular account, @spritesoren, features the yogi posing in front of large, colorful murals. Buchanan highlights many illustrative styles and showcases …

Art

Couple Travels the World Performing Acrobatic Yoga Poses with Gorgeous Backdrops

Claudine and Honza Lafond combine two of their passions – yoga and travel – in an ongoing series of gorgeous photos they share on Instagram. The couple, who also happen to be yoga instructors, visit beautiful locales and monuments around the world, commemorating their journeys with graceful poses. …

Artist with Synesthesia Paints Music as Gorgeous Splashes of Color

Missouri-based artist Melissa McCracken paints music. As a synesthete, the sounds that she hears every day—whether it's someone's name or a song on the radio—are translated into vibrant, beautiful colors that carry the cadence of melodies. McCracken's vivid paintings stem from her desire to capture …

Smashing Pumpkins

12 Months Of Money Motivation: A Guide To Keeping Your Finances On Track In 2015

<i>This post originally appeared on LearnVest.</i><p>Ah, New Year’s—that time when we reminisce about the days of auld lang syne and vow to do better over the next 365 days.<p>Money, too, is never far from our minds during this season of contemplation.<p>According to a recent Fidelity study, about a third of the …

Pixel, Dancers Poetically Interact with Digital Projection Mapping

Let this be your must-see video of the day! Pixel is a dance show where dancers react to their virtual environment. Working with illusion, the dancers jump, roll and sway to the music and to the digital projection mapping surrounding them. The idea emerged in a meeting between Adrien Mondot and …

Interactive Video

What Really Happens When You Sleep With Your Makeup On

Prepare for a rude awakening.<p><i>This article was written by Shannon Farrell and repurposed with permission from Daily Makeover.</i><p>There’s no shame in admitting it: We’re all guilty of sleeping in our makeup once or twice (or more). Whether the cause was an exhausting work week or a few too many …

The 50 Best Self-Help Books of 2014

Self-help books cover topics ranging from business, to relationships, to creativity and peace. It’s a lot to cover in one ranking, but below we’ve …

Self-improvement

Research: The Key Ingredient to Genuine Happiness

We would all like to be happier in our personal and professional lives, even those of us who already love what we do, or are content with personal …

7 Holiday Shopping Tricks That Beat the Sale Prices

The barrage of Xmas sales and marketing ploys is officially upon us. Dive in -- but know that the deals are seldom as good as they look. Here's how …

The Nine

• <b>Author:</b> Jeffrey Toobin<p>Acclaimed journalist Jeffrey Toobin takes us into the chambers of the most important—and secret—legal body in our country, the Supreme Court, revealing the complex dynamic among the nine people who decide the law of the land. An institution at a moment of transition, the Court …

Yours, Mine, Or Ours? How Money Wrecks Your Marriage

It’s normal for married couples to fight—sex, relatives, and even the drum set in the living room are all fair game. But fights about money are the most precarious, because they’re the most common indicator of a divorce down the line. Whether you’re splitting or sharing finances, communication is …

3 Hidden Benefits of a Roth IRA

Source: Thinkstock<p>A lot of people only think of their Roth IRA as a retirement vehicle. Put money in now, take it out after age 59 ½, right? However, …

Mesmerizing Videos of Ballerinas Preparing Their Pointe Shoes

Hours of crunching, sewing, and ripping go into readying a piece of footwear that lasts for just one performance.<p>I think I've found my ASMR trigger: watching YouTube videos of ballet dancers preparing their pointe shoes.<p>Don't get me wrong, I like the actual ballet well enough. But there's something …

The Google engineer teaching happiness in three steps

Google engineer Chade-Meng Tan claims he has the secret to a contented, stress-free life. David G Allan tried out his happiness advice and looked at the science – does it work?<p>Deep inside the global tech behemoth Google sits an engineer with an unusual job description: to make people happier and …

Happiness

3 Retirement Rules Of Thumb That Really Work

(<i>This article previously appeared on RealDealRetirement.com</i>.)<p>We’re always told not to rely on rules of thumb for retirement planning. They’re too general, have too many exceptions and produce less-than-optimal results. All of which is true.<p>And yet, rules of thumb can also be helpful, especially if …

5 Easy Yoga Techniques To Feel Better At Work

If everyday stresses in the office have thrown you off kilter, use these yoga practices to find your center again.<p>Question: Are you conscious of your breathing right now?<p>Before answering this seemingly “no, duh” entreaty, you should consider what Jennifer Gregoire, chief strategic communications …

Are You Missing This Work-Life Balance Essential?

If you haven't bothered defining what work-life balance means to you, no tip or trick in the world is going to help you achieve it.<p>For the many, many entrepreneurs out there struggling to find the right work-life balance (or work-life blend, if that's more your style), there is no shortage of …

9 surprising ways salt can restore your skin and body

Our bodies contain the same concentration of minerals and nutrients as sea water, so it's no wonder that sea salt is a natural ally to balance, protect, and restore the body and skin.<p>One of the major differences between sea salt and ordinary salt is the mineral content: Sea salt is laden with …