Allie Breittholz

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9 Easy-To-Steal Habits Of The Super Successful

We wish there was a handbook for success, but there isn’t. Here’s the next best thing: a list of ways you can realize your dreams–and be a more productive person in the process.<p>Wouldn’t it be great if success was simple?<p>But it isn’t.<p>There’s no one-size-fits-all answer for success in work and life, …

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24 Books You’ve Probably Never Heard Of But Will Change Your Life

Here’s the problem with reading the books that everyone else has read. It makes you more like everyone else. Checking off the various books from your …

Mario's Top 3: Protect Your Bank Account from New Virus, plus a hot new app and a gadget for the bathroom

Every weekend on Mario’s Top 3 I walk you through all the hottest tech news from the past week. Here’s what I talked about on the TODAY show this …

JavaScript/Java/Flash blocker for a safer Firefox experience! - what is it? - InformAction

<b>NoScript</b> is Free Software: if you like it, you can support its progress :)<p>There's a browser <b>safer than Firefox</b>...<br>...it is Firefox, <b>with NoScript</b>!<p>The</b> …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for American Progress (CAP), …

12 New Companies That Will Make Going To College Unnecessary

People have started to realize that putting in four years and racking up tens or hundreds of thousands of dollars in debt only to find yourself out of a job (or working as a barista at Starbucks) is a raw deal.<p>Some entrepreneurs and academics have decided to do something about it. They're looking …

SnapKeys’ Invisible Keyboard Exits Beta & Lands In A Mobile Messaging App To Try To Drive Qwerty Aside

There is no shortage of startups attacking the virtual keyboard space, as you’d expect with so much scope to improve the experience of touchscreen typing. Yesterday Toronto-based Whirlscape launched a beta version of its Qwerty-squashing Minuum software keyboard, for instance. Today it’s SnapKeys‘ …

'YouTube Pro' Aims to Turn Hobbyists into YouTube Pros

In a continuation of YouTube’s focus on user-generated content, the Google-owned video site is launching a video series to provide guidance for users that want to turn their channel from a hobby into a full-time gig.<p>‘YouTube Pro’ will give advice on a range of issues, such as crowdfunding, …

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How To Be Prolific: Guidelines For Getting It Done From Joss Whedon

By Ari Karpel9 minute Read<p><i>Note: This article is also included in our year-end creative wisdom round-up.</i><p>Few people get things done in as consistent …

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50 Things Life Is Actually About

1. Finding someone who helps you grow and challenges you, not necessarily who drives you crazy with physically and biologically-induced feelings.<p>2. …

Makeup-Brush Breakdown: The 7 Eye-Makeup Brushes You Need

There are so many makeup brush shapes and sizes, it's almost impossible to pick the one you should be using with total confidence. But after interviewing makeup artists and brush manufacturers for "Makeup-Tool Special: Top Gear" in *Allure'*s August issue, I've finally got it down. Here, a guide to …

Apple says 'intruder' tried to steal app developers' information

Apple over the weekend announced that it had to take down its developer website after an "intruder" attempted to steal the personal information of Apple third-party developers.<p>The Cupertino tech giant said the incident occurred on Thursday.<p>"Sensitive personal information was encrypted and cannot be …

TVs Pose A Danger To Kids, But Not The Way You Might Think

Television poses a threat to children, and we're not talking the programs. We're talking a large household appliance that can hurt kids.<p>About every 30 minutes a child ends up in the emergency room with injuries caused by a television, a study finds, most often because the TV falls on a young …

Vitamin D: Laughter

<i>(click on the image for a larger version)</i><p>This design focuses on laughter, something that’s super important to me. I take things way too seriously …

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26 Acclaimed Writers Who Also Wrote Children's Books

Literary genius for all ages.

Advice to Little Girls: Young Mark Twain’s Little-Known, Lovely 1865 Children’s Book

In the summer of 2011, I chanced upon a lovely Italian edition of a little-known, playful short story young Mark Twain had written in 1865 at age of 30, with Victorian-scrapbook-inspired artwork by celebrated Russian-born children’s book illustrator Vladimir Radunsky, mischievously encouraging …

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The 10 Elements of a Soulmate

As the American writer Richard Bach said, "A soulmate is someone who has locks that fit our keys, and keys to fit our locks. When we feel safe enough to open the locks, our truest selves step out and we can be completely and honestly who we are."<p>Ah, soulmates. The epitome of love and partnership. …

Flipboard for Photographers and Photography Lovers

Inside Flipboard / July 16, 2013<p>“Flipboard For You” is our bi-weekly series highlighting how different groups of people can make the most out of …

Prismatic Layers of Air in Tuscany

Though not much is known about photographer Adnan Bubalo, his stunning nature and landscape photos speak for themselves. His most captivating works feature the hills of Tuscany in central Italy. With its spectacular rolling hills and surrounding scenery, Tuscany is one of Italy's top vacation …

Sabre rocket engine could open up access to space as never before | Stuart Clark

Imagine taking off from a runway as you would in a normal aeroplane but flying so high and so fast that when you unclip your seatbelt, you float …

Articles about 7 design blogs follow on Dwell.com - Dwell

It's not all shoots and rounds: The creative team at Dwell is ever on the internet prowl for the best visual inspiration to be...<p>We’re turning inward for inspiration, highlighting superlative users and fresh photos found on our own site.<p>Dwell editor-in-chief Amanda Dameron talks us through Dwell's …

7 indoor plants that purify the air around you naturally

1/14<p>7-Air-Purifying-Houseplants<p>Bringing potted plants into a living space to liven it up is a trick that's been used by interior designers for years, …

Journal of Personal Science: Effect of Meditation on Math Speed

<b>Background</b><p>I’ve been practicing meditation on and off for years. It doesn’t interest me in a spiritual sense; I do it because I think it improves my …

13 Scientifically Proven Ways To Be A Happier Person

That's what we learned from 13 scientific studies that discovered small changes we can all make to improve our outlook on life.<p>From writing down the good parts of your day to simply smiling, here are a few proactive steps you can take towards becoming a happier you.

8 Amazing Hidden Rooftop Houses in New York City

1/12<p>3 Story Rooftop House in NYC<p>From solar arrays and green roofs to exquisite gardens and massive farms, rooftops in New York City boast a lot more …

6 Suspended Tree Tents For a Lighter-Than-Air Camping Experience

Once the weather warms up, many of us get the camping itch. Something about summer just makes us want to flee to the hills for some much needed …