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How to export your notes from Evernote

Evernote has been going through a rough period. First it was going to change its privacy policy to allow a small number of employees to read user …

How to move your photos from Flickr to Google Photos

After the latest Yahoo hack, you might be ready to delete your Yahoo account. Before you do so, however, you need to save your Flickr photos from oblivion. When you shut down your Yahoo account, your Flickr account gets deleted along with it.<p>I haven't come across a way to move your photos on Flickr …

Mobile Photography

Flexible Task List Is the Simplest Excel Template for Time Tracking

There are some excellent time-tracking apps out there, but if you prefer the comfort of good old Microsoft Excel, here’s some good news. A Redditor …

Success

A Timeline Of The Harry Potter Fandom Unraveling In 2016

<i>We didn’t see this year coming, but we heard it from all sides. In Signal & Noise 2016, you’ll find the way we made sense out of all of that …

How Steve Jobs, Jerry Seinfeld, and Being a Super-Connector Boosted My Brand

The benefits of connecting with influential people can work for anyone, no matter where you are in your career.<p>A few years ago, I received a request from John Chambers, executive chairman of the board and former CEO of Cisco Systems. He and his team wanted to invite a top-tier comedian to entertain …

The Bullet Journal helped me get my life in order — and it can seriously help you, too

If you’re like me, you’re probably juggling a few organizational methods at once.<p>Until recently, my system involved a combination of cryptic …

Can this giant E Ink tablet make paper obsolete?

Probably not<p>As a material, paper has a lot of benefits. It's been around for thousands of years, it’s a universally understood medium, and it's cheap. But there are also downsides: paper can rip and tear, it’s heavy, and can take up a lot of space. reMarkable is a company that thinks it's time for …

Context Matters

When Western Buddhists sit down to meditate, many of us may imagine that we are doing the same thing Buddhists across the globe have done for …

Burnt out? Try this.

We’ve all been there. You didn’t get enough sleep last night. The train is delayed and you miss your first meeting. Your boss, visibly annoyed, …

7 Mouthwatering Thanksgiving Recipes That Won't Put You In A Food Coma

Sweet Potato Apple Breakfast Bake<p>Paleo Running Momma<p>The usual brunch treats (what's up, chocolate chip pancakes and cinnamon rolls) don't hold as much appeal when you know you'll be spending the rest of the day gorging. <b>Paleo Running Momma's</b> Sweet Potato Apple Breakfast Bake still feels special—but …

Why Power Women Are Micro-Dosing LSD at Work

It's a different type of career high.<p>Karen Smith has a lot on her mind. The 32-year-old lives in Chicago, where, after working for tech startups abroad for 10 years, she moved last year with her husband to attend a graduate program in data science. On top of her academic studies, Smith works 10 to …

Will the 2016 election change our thinking on cities?

Acting locally in the wake of national upheaval<p>In the past week, one of the most astute post-election explainers was an essay on Cracked using examples from three movies—<i>The Hunger Games, Star Wars, Braveheart</i>—to help explain why the 2016 election was not about Republicans vs. Democrats, but really …

9 Miracle Workout Moves That Solve Butt Sag and Arm Flab

Try them to get even better results from every squat.<p>Squats are a solid pick for anyone who wants a tighter butt. But the classic glutes exercise has one major flaw: It completely neglects your upper body. To turn your favorite butt move into an exercise that fires up your abs and gives your arms, …

20 Inexpensive Ways to Upgrade Your Bedroom

Does your bedroom require upgrading? If its decor consists of just a bed, a nightstand and a closet, it might use some makeover and it doesn’t have …

Home Decorating

The One Thing That's Undermining All Your Productivity Hacks

It's 10:53 a.m. Your calendar says you're free now from 11 til noon. But you're emotionally and mentally drained from the call that just wrapped. Do you launch into that project proposal for a potential client, fire off some responses to the emails that piled up this morning, or just grab an early …

Stephen Batchelor Talks Buddhism in a “Secular Age”

Once an ordained monk, the author’s latest work focuses on bringing Buddhist teachings into the 21st century.<p>What is Buddhism? It’s a simple question, but an unanswerable one, at least on a frozen, bite-size, media-ready level. It’s a question not unlike the koan that <b>Stephen Batchelor</b> pondered back …

Prefab wooden dome home spins like a UFO to let sunlight in from every angle

1/11<p>domespace interior<p>This amazing dome home is unlike any other we’ve seen in New York, or anywhere in the USA for that matter. Located 80 miles …

5 Ways to Dramatically Improve Your Writing

How to be your own best editor<p>I've been coaching a couple of clients to help them improve their writing, and one thing I'm noticing is how much trouble they have editing their own stuff. They work hard to create a first draft, but then have difficulty making that draft better. As one person told …

Tiny house with full-size appliances can sleep 8

Have your cake and eat it too<p><i>Editor's Note: This post was originally published in October 2015 and has been updated with the most recent information.</i><p>Remember the Escape Traveler, the fab tiny home with major amenities like a full-size oven and bathtub? Well, despite already offering one of the more …

Cleopatra’s shadows: The sisters who could give “Game of Thrones'” women a run for their money

<b>(Nina Subin)</b><p>The author of a debut novel sidelines Cleopatra in favor of her sisters, powerful protagonists of their own dramas<p>Alexandra Schwartz<p>October 11, 2015 12:00pm (UTC)<p>The story of Cleopatra has been told many times over, in many different ways, though there’s a certain consistency to the …

Off-Grid Container Home in the Tahoe National Forest

This is a great example of an remote off-grid tiny home. The land is privately owned but surrounded by the Tahoe National Forest at just over …

Off-grid