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18 Keto Desserts That Make the Diet Even Better

When you’re cutting down on carbs and saying “so long” to sugar, you might be wondering how dessert—which, after all, involves sweets by …

Dessert

You'll Need 6 SuImportant Skills to Succeed as a Leader in the Age of Machines, Says Research

This new study produced as a collaboration between DDI, The Conference Board, and EY, clues us in to what's keeping executives up at night.<p>If you've ever wondered what truly worries today's C-level executives, look no further than the Global Leadership Forecast 2018, a massive study produced as a …

Innovation

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Apps

Nix The 4 Most Common Barriers To Successful Business Intelligence

What prevents even the best companies from effectively using business intelligence? There are four common root causes<p>Business intelligence (BI), the architecture and set of integrated technologies, methodologies and processes that translate raw data into meaningful, actionable information, is an …

Big Data

18 Ketogenic Meal-Prep Lunches You Can Make Once and Eat All Week

Keto devotees, you know that sticking to your diet requires some planning. Your best bet? Prepping lunches in advance. But with a ketogenic diet, …

Nutrition

Space-saving design makes one child's bedroom a fun hideaway

In talking about living in smaller spaces, people often ask, "what about the children"? True, downsizing into a smaller home or apartment is not for …

Neuroscience Says Doing This 1 Trick Can Help Your Children Feel More Fulfilled

It takes just a couple of minutes, but studies show this mindfulness exercise can boost compassion, resilience, and positive emotions. And it's not just for kids.<p>Say you get a nasty email from a client. Or you have to fire an employee. Or you're pitching to investors on zero sleep.<p>Entrepreneurs …

Mindfulness

Lose Weight by Planning Ahead With These 45 Lunch Meal-Prep Ideas

Maybe you've been meal prepping like a badass for years, or maybe you're just starting this week. Wherever you are in your meal-prep journey, here are some delicious, nourishing lunch ideas for inspiration. We're already looking forward to lunch next week!

Healthy Eating

Thin Ink Illustrations by Alfred Basha

Illustrator Alfred Basha sparkled with his thin illustrations illustrations representing animals. He is behind new creations imagined with thin black …

The Arts

Microsoft launches data science degree to plug the skills gap, more courses could follow

Microsoft has unveiled a new degree program as it looks to address the “significant skills gap” that exists in the field of data science.<p>Announced at its Worldwide Partner Conference yesterday, the Microsoft Professional Degree (MPD) program is touted as “the first program of its kind to offer …

Before & After: An Old Cargo Van Becomes a Mobile Apartment

Zach is an all-around creative sort of guy —photographer, filmmaker, art director. Wanting to travel in search of stories to tell, he brought his …

Freelancing

Backyard Built: 10 Outdoor Furniture DIYs

(Image credit: Angie Diersman for eHow)<p>Many of us have spent the last six months daydreaming about warm weather, so let's spend these last few cool, …

Home Depot

Miniature Astronomy Lockets That Hide The Universe Inside

“Mini escapes! I get to paint them! You know, the place you want to go instead of where you are.”<p>That’s what it says on the Etsy site of Khara …

Star Wars Death Star Waffle Maker

ThinkGeek has created a Star Wars Death Star Waffle Maker that is “perfect for all your evil waffle needs”.<p>If you’re ready to make your kitchen …

Breakfast

Badges by Allan Peters

A huge collection of well-designed badges by Allan Peters.<p>The frequent readers may remember the post about Allan Peters’ outstanding logo creations. …

Awesome! Legoizer converts your photos into Lego murals

File this under ‘Awesome’ — Lego maniacs can now turn their photos into pixelated murals with Legoizer.<p>Just go to the Legoizer site where a Web app lets you drag any photo you want over the converter window. In an instant, you will see a pixelated Lego version of your picture complete with a list …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Healthy Eating

The Inverted Architecture and Gravity-Defying Worlds of Cinta Vidal | Colossal

<p>In her latest series of paintings, Barcelona-based artist and illustrator Cinta Vidal Agulló defies gravity and architectural conventions to create …

Art

14 Genius Storage Ideas for Your Kid's Room

Not-so-average ways to make your life a lot easier.<p>Yes, it is possible to have kids <i>and</i> a clean house — and these clever DIYs are proof. Give your existing walls and furniture an update to help them work harder and keep clutter at bay. Plus get more designer-approved ideas for kids rooms!

The Best Kid-Friendly Portable Snacks

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Snacks to see your kids through a long day.</i><p>Drbabs, a longtime Food52er, is …

150 Trees Protect This Apartment Complex from Noise and Pollution

While living in an urban environment has many benefits, you're often subject to noise, pollution, and lack of green space. This five-storey apartment building by Luciano Pia minimizes these disadvantages by cloaking the structure in a beautiful potted forest. Located in Turin, Italy, the facade …

Treehouses

12 Tips For Creating The Ultimate Homework Station

Creating a stylish and streamlined space for your kids.<p>Help kids concentrate on their homework by creating a stylish and streamlined space for all their studying needs.

Kids

Before & After: A Dated Kitchen Gets A Bright Makeover

Dallas-based interior designer Emily Hewett bestows a dark kitchen with an entirely new identity.<p><b>BEFORE...</b> Oak cabinets and little light made the liveliest space in the home the least appealing. The upper cabinets almost looked dwarfed against the enormous window and the 4 inch square tile …

A Fireplace Gets a Room-Transforming Makeover

A planked fireplace and new paint colors give this room a fresh, beach-house feel.<p>A planked fireplace and new paint colors give this room a fresh, beach-house feel. This piece originally appeared on HouseBeautiful.com.

Interior Design

Awesome Dad Builds Portable LEGO Creation Station for His Son

Tez Gilmir’s son loves LEGO. He’s obsessed with it and his father wants to promote this creative hobby. So he built this large, portable kit that …

Lego

The New Treadmill Workout You HAVE to Try

Two key components of the BITE method let you do it more often without upping your odds of a sidelining injury. First up: using the right intervals at the right speeds. You'll never do an all-out sprint at an incline greater than five percent since Siik says this increases the impact on your lower …

Codecademy: From Zero Experience To A Tech Job In Three Months

Codecademy, a venture-backed company, offers free online training for tech workers. Since it opened in 2011, more than 25 million people have taken those courses, according to CEO Zach Sims.<p>Courses include how to build websites and e-commerce apps, which, said Sims, “use modern languages like Ruby …

The Supply Chain is Dead: Long Live the Value Web

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The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

It's no secret that muscle is more metabolically active than fat, so by having more lean muscle on your skeleton, you'll burn more calories even at rest. Fortunately, Darden says he discovered a super-efficient way to build muscle while losing weight: It's called "negative training," and Darden …

Clever! A Fishing Pole Picture Frame Hanger

I like what Suzann Sanders did with this old fishing rod and reel. She replaced the line with cotton cord and added a few picture frames to <b>create a</b> …