Adam Conde

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Why You Should Crack an Egg Into Your Coffee Grounds

I remember watching my grandmother make us <b>egg coffee</b> when we’d visit her summertime cabin home on the orange-tinged shores of Lake Esquagama, Minnesota. She’d crack an egg into a small bowl and beat it until thoroughly blended, then mix the egg into dry coffee grounds (we were a Hills Bros. family, …

Coffee

6 research-backed secrets to permanently changing your habits

We all want to get to the gym, be more productive, be kinder to our loved ones… and then we don't do it. Why?<p>Well, building solid personal habits can be hard.<p>In fact, research shows it takes an average of 66 days to build a new good habit.<p>From Oliver Burkeman's Help! How to be slightly happier and …

Credit Cards

Your Next Project Should Be This DIY 3D Router

CNC routers are great but can be time consuming and overkill when you simply need to make a few simple cuts. This 3D router keeps your project moving forward and there's no software to fiddle with.<p>CNC routers are amazing machines that can make intricate and precise cuts at the touch of a button. …

Build This Simple Storage Station for Your Cordless Drill

Keep your cordless drills and impacts charged and ready for action with this easy to build storage station.<p>It's a shame to keep your cordless power tools hidden away in their molded cases, as it takes longer to find the tool you need and you might find the battery is not charged up. This …

Old-Fashioned, No-Knead English Muffins Recipe

Don't bother preheating your oven—my English muffins are griddled through and through. Not only does the searing heat promote "oven spring" to create those coveted nooks and crannies, it gives the muffins an amazingly crispy crust with a soft and chewy interior. A scoop of whole wheat flour makes …

Breakfast

Build This Stylish Tripod Camping Stool That Looks Great Anywhere

From the campsite to the park, this tripod stool slings over your shoulder and is at the ready for your next break.<p>Folding tripod stools are a dime a dozen, but these mass-produced pieces of metal tubing with a plastic canvas seat are throwaway products with no soul. You can build your own stools …

Camping

10 Project & Task Management Tools To Try

a<p>If you find it difficult to manage your team and projects or find difficulty in keeping them at top productivity levels, then a project management …

Project Management

How to Build a Hidden TV Lift Cabinet

Hide your television when not in use by building this TV lift cabinet.<p>Some people consider a television an eyesore and feel that it detracts from the design of their home. If that describes you, or you simply want to regain some space, try building this hidden TV lift cabinet.<p>You can purchase a …

These start-ups don’t think mattress shopping has to be so terrible

Even as online shopping has exploded, the process of buying a mattress has remained remarkably — even stubbornly — consistent: Trek to a department store or a strip-mall shop. Have a salesperson rattle off their big holiday-weekend deals. Lie on a few mattresses for a minute or so trying to imagine …

Startups

47 Hacks People With ADD/ADHD Use To Stay On Track

Everything from color-coding to bouncing on an exercise ball.<p><b>1.</b> "<b>Take a picture of your to-do list</b> otherwise #1 on your to-do list will be find the to-do list!" <i>- Paris Swenson, Facebook</i><p><b>2.</b> "<b>Break long tasks into manageable segments</b>. For example, you don't have to 'Clean your room,' you have to: 1. …

37 Insanely Adorable Crafts To Make With Kids

Or with anyone.

Parrot Announces The Lollipop-Powered RNB6 Head Unit With Support For Android Auto (And Carplay)

Parrot usually arrives at CES with a swarm of consumer-oriented drone aircraft, but this year it's also showing off the RNB6. What is the RNB6? It's …

Android Auto

Google introduces new Device and Activity Dashboard

Today, Google announced new security tools to keep track of the devices attached to an account. The Devices and Activity Dashboard is a hub for …

Android News

Forget “information” – CIOs should be chief integration officers, says former CIO

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Barb Darrow<p>Chief information officers (CIOs) who feel bloodied by the consumerization of IT and bring-your-own-device …

15 Secrets Every Home Cook Should Know

When it comes to prepping a well-made meal, safety and flavor take equal billing for professional chefs.<p>There's an expression used to define what goes on behind-the-scenes in a restaurant kitchen: "choreographed chaos." An efficient kitchen staff operates quickly, quietly, and keeps up with the …

The Top LinkedIn Tricks for Outfoxing your Competition

Most professionals I run into consider LinkedIn to be a place to connect with other humans, not companies. But, as my friend Mitt used to say: corporations are people, too.<p>Go to the Interests tab, click on Companies, and you’ll see a list of companies you’re already following. If you want to add …

Salty Chocolate Chunk Cookies

24 Servings<p>Finishing your chocolate chunk cookies cookies with a flaky salt like Maldon brings out the chocolate flavor and tempers the sweetness, creating the ultimate sweet and salty snack. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>January 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 cups …

Dessert

Tips for travelling when you’re pregnant

Being a guidebook author and a journalist, I travel a lot for work. And for leisure; I didn’t get this job by accident. So when I became pregnant, I thought I’d make some adjustments but it never crossed my mind to stop travelling altogether.<p>Now approaching the end of my second trimester, I feel …

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What you need to know about the new Google Hangouts, Hangouts Dialer, and the old Google Voice

The new Hangouts is beautiful, and more than a little confusing now that it can integrate with Google Voice<p>Google Hangouts is getting a pretty major …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Shoes<p>Fancy rich-guy designer slippers aren't just for fancy, rich, designer-wearing guys anymore.<p>By Matt Sebra23 hours agoView More<p>Gift Ideas<p>All …

How to Get Single-Digit Body Fat

If you want to get leaner than lean, every bite counts<p>At a fitness conference last Spring, I joined some friends for breakfast. It was a normal breakfast up until the moment Spencer Nadolsky, D.O., pulled a scale out of his gym bag to weigh a banana.<p>I knew Dr. Nadolsky was preparing for a …

Fitness

10 Lessons I Learned from a Year of Productivity Experiments

Over the last 12 months I have conducted countless productivity experiments on myself, interviewed some of the most productive people in the world, …

Time Management

Top Pin of the Day: A Black Lacquered Bathroom

Today's top pin is a dramatic lacquered bathroom. For more inspiring photos and ideas, follow us on Pinterest.<p>"This little black lacquered box of a guest bath is everyone's favorite room," Mark D. Sikes says of this bathroom in his Los Angeles house. "Very dramatic and sexy." A Regency …

The 50 Best Family Movies

What is a family film? Which movie would you pick if you had to please everyone? It’s a tough question — almost a paradox. Is this a family with …

Turn a Thrift Store Dresser Into a Bathroom Vanity

One of the more popular posts here at AOC has been How To Turn a Dresser Into a Vanity. I had always wanted to take an old dresser and convert it …

22 Easy One-Pot Meals With No Meat

Because doing dishes SUCKS.

Cooking

How to Make Hot Cocoa Mix

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: Make a batch of Izy Hossack from Top With Cinnamon's hot cocoa mix and you can have rich, homemade hot chocolate made from real ingredients in a</i> …