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12 Common Home Repairs That YOU Can Do

Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro.<p>Sometimes you don't need to hire a pro. In her new book, <i>DIY Home Repairs: 100 Fix-It-Yourself Projects</i>, Sarah Berry provides a step-by-step home improvement guide so you can do it on your own. We've rounded up 12 solutions to your most common household …

300+ Awesome Free Internet Resources You Should Know

Sit back and let the hottest tech news come to you by the magic of electronic mail.<p>Prefer to get the news as it happens? Follow us on social media.

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10 Invaluable Web Apps and Tools for New Startups

Every day there are new startups launching, and beginning their -- hopefully successful -- journey, but not all startups consist of teams that are big in numbers, which means that many of the corporate and industry tools simply fall out of use; as they've been built with the big business in mind.<p>In …

This Is The Tour Of Barcelona You've Been Waiting For

Barcelona GO! from Rob Whitworth on Vimeo.<p>It is no secret that Barcelona is a vibrant international destination, but the city has never looked livelier -- or lovelier -- than it does in these two minutes.<p>In the above video, photographer Robert Whitworth captures the true magic of the Spanish city …

Catalonia's Creative Video Campaign Travels Along Its Coast

Most tourists dream about visiting Barcelona without considering the unique Catalan region, where it is located, nor the gorgeous coast that runs …

Barcelona Journal III: Placa d'Espanya

Just a few steps from the Catedral de Barcelona an English couple are fighting. He has tattooed arms and her face is covered with a hat. Hoards of tourists feed from the Portal de l'Angel into the square in front of the cathedral, but on a hot afternoon it's strangely empty and the arguing couple …

Free Things to Do in Barcelona

From the street performers who line Las Ramblas to works by modernist masters like Picasso, Gaudí, and Miró, the Catalan capital is awash in culture, much of it accessible for free with a little planning.<p>From the street performers who line La Rambla to works by modernist masters like Picasso, …

6 Ways To Travel Around Europe On The Cheap

After studying in London for a semester, I know that traveling on a budget in Europe is not always easy.<p>According to an article in USA Today, one week in Europe costs approximately $2,000 (plus airfare) per couple, and that's if you stay in just one city for your whole trip.<p>It is, however, possible …

Barcelona's top museums and galleries

<i>This highlighted list of museums and galleries is taken from Lonely Planet's city guide to</i> <i>Barcelona</i><i>.</i><p>GALLERIES<p>CaixaForum<p><i>Image of CaixaForum by</i> <i>montuno</i><br>Housed in a former Modernista factory, an outstanding brick caprice by Josep Puig i Cadafalch, this extensive private collection of contemporary art is …

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Paris in One Day? On a Budget? Oui, Oui!

<b>Paris -- it has been said* -- is always a good idea. Even when you only have one day to bask in its charms.</b><p><i>Carrie Seim on her one-day jaunt to Paris.</i><p>This summer I hopped aboard an early morning Eurostar train from London, with only my handbag and the <i>joie de vive</i> necessary for a single, delicious …

What Makes an Effective Executive

An effective executive does <i>not</i> need to be a leader in the sense that the term is now most commonly used. Harry Truman did not have one ounce of charisma, for example, yet he was among the most effective chief executives in U.S. history. Similarly, some of the best business and nonprofit CEOs I’ve …

How to Make Yourself Work When You Just Don’t Want To

There’s that project you’ve left on the backburner – the one with the deadline that’s growing uncomfortably near. And there’s the client whose phone call you really should return – the one that does nothing but complain and eat up your valuable time. Wait, weren’t you going to try to go to the gym …

What Maslow’s Hierarchy Won’t Tell You About Motivation

At some point in their careers, most leaders have either consciously — or, more likely, unwittingly — based (or justified) their approach to motivation on Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs. Maslow’s idea that people are motivated by satisfying lower-level needs such as food, water, shelter, and security, …

2 Ways to Regain Your Boss’s Trust

You’ve lost your supervisor’s trust. Now what? That pit in your stomach likely stems from the uncomfortable realization that your status and chances for advancement have taken a sudden and unwelcome hit. After all, trustworthiness is the currency of most workplaces. It allows you to build …

Ask the Expert: MBA Jobs clinic – July 2014 | Financial Times

Welcome to the Financial Times MBA Jobs Clinic for July 2014. Are you an MBA student or graduate looking for careers advice or a job. Perhaps, you …

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DIY Project: Tiered Hanging Pots

When you collect as many things as I do, floor and table space can quickly become precious commodities. Having shelves full of plants is just not …

diy project: erik’s recycled wine bottle torch

this clever outdoor diy idea comes from erik anderson of gerardot & co.- a creative branding and design agency in indianapolis. erik was kind enough …