Santhi Latha

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How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

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The 7 Pieces You’ll Find in Every Well-Appointed Home (and Should Add to Yours)

There are the furniture basics: the bed, sofa, coffee table, but real decor artistry comes with the smaller pieces—the items that help make a house a home. So what are these fabled pieces? Designer <b>Lauren McGrath</b> of mother-daughter design team McGrath II let us in on her seven under-the-radar …

How to create a HTML signature and add it to your email accounts on your iPad

File this one under something I’ve thought about many times, but never actually looked into how to complete. I came across this tutorial from our friends over at iDB from last week, and thought that it was such a useful feature, I wanted to share it with everyone here. I don’t know about you, but …

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How Being Unprofessional Increases Employee Engagement

<i>David Hassell is Founder & CEO of 15Five.</i> <i>This post originally appeared on the 15Five Blog.</i><p>A recent <i>Forbes</i> article asked the question, “Does Crying Kill Your Career?” This sparks an important conversation about the necessity for an authentic human experience in the workplace. Crying is viewed by many …

The Best Business Advice From The Past 30 Years

<i>An edited version of this post first appeared on Blinkist.</i><p>Each year brings with it scores of new business books filled with secrets. <i>Become a better leader! Start a million dollar company! Be your best at work!</i> They tell you, <i>we’ll show you how!</i> Even if you maxed out on vacation days, it would be …

What MIT Is Learning About Online Courses and Working from Home

“Virtual work” is increasingly just “work” for most of us – whether we’re dialing into a conference call with our branch offices in London and New York, or VPN-ing in from home to catch up with work after-hours, remote work is the new normal. But as Peter Hirst, director of the executive education …

Learning

The revolution that could change the way your child is taught

The video does not seem remarkable on first viewing. A title informs us that we are watching Ashley Hinton, a teacher at Vailsburg Elementary, a school in Newark, New Jersey. Hinton, a blonde woman in a colourful silk scarf, stands before a class of eight- and nine-year-old boys and girls, almost …

Teaching

Where to Get Your Paris Beauty Fix: 8 Products You Need from the Cult Shop, Oh My Cream ​

“Culte and confidentielle” is how Parisienne <b>Juliette Lévy</b> describes her charming beauty concept shop, Oh My Cream, in the city’s Sixth Arrondissement. And be forewarned that you might find her effusive spirit contagious should you venture in during Paris Fashion Week. For Lévy, a pretty …

14 Incredible Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

We refuse to cook indoors from now on.<p>Dining al fresco is only half the fun. Whether you're designing your own outdoor kitchen, or just want to get inspired for the future, we've got ideas to suit any decor style. Now add them to your dream house board.

This Clever Duvet Cover Trick is Going to Change Your Life

The "duvet burrito" makes changing your cover SO much easier.<p>Nothing says frustrating like trying to put on a duvet cover by yourself. In a world of iPhones, robo-vacuums, and all sorts of tech gadgets, you'd think we would have found a simpler solution to this cumbersome housekeeping task by now. …

Bedrooms

How to Fix Scratched and Creaky Floorboards

Follow these step-by-step instructions to fix your floor problems.<p>Repair Scratches in Floorboards<p>The best way to get an even wood floor is by sanding, but if you just have a few scratches, small holes, or gaps, they can be repaired without embarking on such a big job.<p><b>You'll Need:</b>Floor or …

How Micro-Learning Made its Way on The Education Market

What the founders of micro-learning startups disagree in is the fate of the MOOCs operating today.<p>“I think MOOCs are on their way out. They were intermediate attempts towards something that needs to be much, much better. MOOCs won’t even be around in year or two,” said Kitch, adding also that some …

A Cheater’s Guide to Good Hair: 12 Products for Rehabbing Everything from Static Frizz to Split Ends

At this point in the season, you’ve mastered the art of layering (one part Burberry Prorsum sheepskin coat to one part embellished Marni crewneck sweater)—but no matter how smartly dressed, dry winds and frigid temperatures have likely taken a toll on your hair. Whether you’re battling …

Hemingway Editor Desktop App Helps You Write Economically

The economical, understated writing style of Ernest Hemingway is renowned within the literature world. Now, there’s a Windows and Mac app to help you nail the American author’s approach.<p>Simply called the Hemingway Editor, this $4.99 app will grade your work for ‘readability’ and is able to identify …

Will Free Online Courses Ever Replace a College Education?

Two years into their existence, MOOCs haven't stolen students away from brick-and-mortar universities. Instead, they've become a genre of their own.<p>It’s 10:44 am on a Tuesday, and I’m lounging at home in my pajamas, sipping chamomile tea. I am, at the same time, taking a class at Harvard. Professor …

Marketing Tools for Any Self-Publishing Authors

Once you’ve got an intention, move onto your audience. Who are they? Why will they care? Where do they currently get their information from?<p>If you don’t know who your audience is, consider this:<p>Why did you write the book?<br>• What do you want people to get from it?<br>• Why would those people be motivated to …

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

How to Help Students Improve Their Note-Taking Skills

Students love it when teachers provide class notes—the more complete the set, the better. Students want the teacher’s notes online because it’s …

How We Traveled The World On $40 A Day, And You Can Too

When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are millionaires--far from it. We just decided that life was too short, the world was too big, and the value of travel too great to wait until retirement, so we made it …

10 Surprisingly Stylish Gadgets to Make Your Life Easier in 2015

Discovering an object that makes your life easier is like sleeping on a comfortable mattress for the first time: You’ll never understand how you lived without it. To inject that same feel-good philosophy into your life, we found the best gizmos and gadgets that will enrich and enhance your …

Ralph Lauren

30 Different Ways to Tie a Tie That Every Man Should Know

<i>The following blog is an excerpt from a feature originally published on ShirtsMyWay, an online custom dress shirt retailer.</i><p>Here is a list of many different ways to tie a tie, for every and any occasion, many of which you probably never knew existed. We've gathered 30 of the best tie knots ever …

Teaching Kids Skills For Deep Reading on Digital Devices

There's no doubt that the experience of reading online is different than reading in print, but does it affect comprehension? While several studies …

22 Easy Decorating Ideas to Make Over a Room in a Day

It's as easy as changing up your coffee table decor.<p>A little wallpaper, paint, or a few colorful accents can make such a big difference in your home. You can tackle each of these ideas in one day, even though the results will look like it took so much longer to pull off.

3 forces shaping the university of the future

Higher education is essential for a thriving society: it is the strongest, sturdiest ladder to increased socio-economic mobility and the locus, …

What Every Man Needs At Home

100 Bedroom Designs That Will Inspire You

These cozy escapes will make you want to bliss out on all the bedding.<p>Bedrooms can often be the forgotten room in your home because no one else sees it — but it should be the exact opposite, because it's the one space where you get to <i>recharge</i>. With 100 different designer styles, there's an idea for …

Interior Design

Everything Teachers Need to Know about Google Classroom

January 21, 2015<br>Google Classroom is definitely one of the best platforms out there for enhancing teachers workflow. It provides a set of powerful …

Streamlining Your Makeup Bag in 2015: How to Do Less—And Look Better

Clutter clouds the mind, particularly if it's the first thing you see when you wake up and open your medicine cabinet in the morning. You stand in front of the sink and think: How did I accumulate so many bottles? Does it really take this much every day just to—as <b>Tina Fey</b> joked at the Golden Globes …

The Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment

10 Characteristics Of A Highly Effective Learning Environment by Terry Heick For in-person professional development from TeachThought on how to …

Pedagogy