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15 Qualities You Need to Develop Mental Toughness | Inc.com

We all reach critical points in our lives where our mental toughness is tested. It might be because of a toxic friend or colleague, a dead-end job, or a struggling relationship.<p>Whatever the challenge, you have to be strong, see things through a new lens, and take decisive action if you want to move …


You can buy the only sunglasses made with NASA-certified technology for less than $80

From the surface of the moon to a crescent Earth, their eyes have experienced firsthand a grandeur that most of us will never witness.<p>But those breathtaking views come at a high price for many because in space, astronauts are exposed to higher levels of high-energy light, or radiation, compared to …

Hall of Fame

Sugar-Cookie Christmas Tree Cutouts

Freehand glazing gives these cookies an artistic look.

Christmas Tree Cookies

Try one of our cutout cookie variations: Stained-Glass Snowmen, , , , and .

Christmas Morning Breakfast Bake

This luscious breakfast fits the bill and, best of all, will satisfy adults and kids alike. Brew a big pot of coffee: It's a meal your guests will want to linger over.

Ice Cream Eggnog

Here's a festive eggnog for the holidays -- get to it quickly before the ice cream melts!

Pistachio-Stuffed Dates with Coconut

Get your snack fix with this healthy bite you can make ahead.

Apple Cinnamon Rum

The organic version of this rum sidesteps the pesticides found on most sugarcane (its primary ingredient). This winter nightcap recipe adds warming, spicy notes of cinnamon.

Eggnog Martini

Spreading good cheer is easy -- greet guests with brandied eggnog.

Sweet Potato-Coconut Casserole

It may look like a traditional sweet potato casserole at first glance, but this version gets richness from coconut milk instead of cream, and brightness from fresh lime juice.


What It Really Looks Like Inside Microsoft’s HoloLens

For the first time, a video paints a realistic view of HoloLens’s incredible, but limited, perspective.<p>When the Oculus Rift hits next year, it will be a landmark moment for virtual reality, and a paradigm shift in how we interact with software. But what’s going on with Microsoft’s HoloLens, those …

Augmented Reality

Did Lexus Just Unveil a Real Functioning Hoverboard!? Yes, They Did!

10 Behaviors That Could Launch Your Career

<i>What is the single greatest piece of career advice you've ever received?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Nelson Wang,</i> …


Where To Apply Eye Cream So That It Actually Works

Eye cream helps moisturize and even out skin tone so that you look more awake -- that is, if you're putting it on correctly.<p>Chances are that when using eye cream, you're either applying too much product or putting it on the wrong area of your face. Yes, eye cream should go near your eyes, but it …

Skin Care

7 Spectacular Cakes That Couldn't Be Easier To Make

It's time to up your cake game, and it couldn't be easier.<p><b>Raspberry Crepe Cake</b><p>Sure, it may look like an intense project, but it couldn't be simpler to assemble. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>Throw all the ingredients into one bowl, then pour the batter into a pan and bake. No frosting necessary.</b> …

Summer Dessert Alert: Strawberry Limeade Cake!

This strawberry limeade cake is fruity, refreshing, and gorgeous! Those lovely layers are impossible to resist.<p>Um, hi. I made you the most perfectly gorgeous summer cake.<p>You're welcome.<p>Isn't cake the most perfect dessert on the planet? It's pretty, it's versatile, it's covered in frosting. I …


10 Sewing Kit Essentials

We start with a less-obvious tool: beeswax. Use the disk pictured above to stiffen thread, which makes it easier to push through a needle's eye, and helps prevent tangling; run a length of thread over the disk to coat it with wax.

10 DIY Headboard Ideas to Give Your Bed a Boost

We love a folding partition for the pretty way it breaks up a room. Here’s another transformative use: Slip it behind a basic bed frame to create a plush and personalized headboard. Recast one you already own with a favorite print, or get a new one at Calico (choose from hundreds of fabrics;</i> …

Gary Zukav: How to Protect Your Spiritual Energy

Energy from the perspective of your soul is very different than energy from the perspective of your five senses. Spiritual growth requires …

DIY billy bookcase

Built-in Billy bookcases are certainly not a new concept, but I never felt like the directions were close enough to what I needed. Enter my friend …

12 Foods To Eat When You're Totally Stressed Out

<i>By Lindsay Funston</i><p>When work deadlines begin piling up and your social calendar is booked, the last thing you want to hear is to steer clear of the vending machine. Who has time for healthy eating? But when it comes to combating stress levels, what you eat may actually help relieve your tension. …


10 Easy Ways To Decorate & Organize (With NO Nail Holes)

<b>By Monica Ricci, Manilla.com</b><p>As a certified professional organizer, I’ve been in thousands of homes and apartments helping my clients take back …

Taxpayers Should Stop Subsidizing "Country Club" Colleges

An education policy expert argues that it's time for more elite colleges to open their doors to low-income students.<p>For years, Washington University …

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5 Ways Lemon Water Improves Your Health and Speeds Up Weight Loss

Squeezing lemon juice from a fresh lemon into a tall glass of water each morning will work wonders to help you lose weight, detoxify your body and …

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