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A Beginner’s Guide to Zero-Waste Living: 10 Tips from Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer is an advocate for the zero-waste movement who leads by example—and by very engaging videos (“DIY deodorant,” “What do you do about …

Diapers

How to Do a Dutch Braid

Once upon a time, the term “boxer braids” was not even in our vocabulary, but that feels like a lifetime ago. Now boxer braids have become a …

Hairstyling

Extreme frugality allowed me to retire at 32 – and regain control of my life

As I write this, I’m sitting on the back porch of the rural Vermont homestead I share with my husband and our daughter, gazing out on the 66 acres of forest, fruit trees, gardens, ponds, and streams that we feel incredibly lucky to call our own.<p>Just a few years ago, this seemed like an impossible …

Minimalism

The best time of day to do everything, according to science

Wondering if it's better to workout in the morning or at night? Whether you should drink coffee as soon as you wake up or hold off until later? What about how early you should stop looking at screens before bedtime?<p>As it turns out, scientists have been looking for answers to these questions too.<p>You …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

I need all of these.

Shopping

Google launches Bulletin service for sharing ‘hyperlocal’ community news

Besides the Material redesign last year, Google News also added a new “Community Updates” section to highlight local info and publications. Google is now expanding its focus on local news with a new service called Bulletin.<p>This new Google product allows local users to submit stories about their …

Social Media

The Cohort: So you got laid off. Now what?

The Cohort is a Poynter newsletter about women kicking ass in digital media.

Employment

19 Things About Life You Should Know Before You Turn 29 | Inc.com

It's October.<p>Which means 2017 has officially flown by. (Remember all those things you swore you were going to do back in January? Have you done any of them?)<p>One of the things I prioritize doing Q4 of every year is taking a considerable amount of time to reflect on what worked well and what …

Motivation

Productivity Apps to Stretch Your Days

We’re the first to test-drive any app that promises to make our to-do lists a little less daunting. On the flip side, the sheer number of options can …

9 Signs an Employee Deserves a Promotion (Which Never Appear on Performance Evaluations) | Inc.com

Along with, "How do I get a raise?" one of the most common questions that even exceptional employees ask their boss is, "What can I do to get promoted?"<p>For some bosses, the answer to getting promoted is obvious: complete a specific task, gain a certain amount of experience, or simply be the next in …

Leadership

Matcha Chia Pudding

Try this unique breakfast, rich in antioxidants and caffeine.<p>I've been on a bit of a matcha kick lately, ever since I tried my first matcha almond milk latte at a great little coffee shop in Lake Tahoe. I love the earthiness of the green tea flavor combined with the creamy almond milk. I created …

9 Things All Great Cooks Do in the Kitchen

Becoming a professional chef takes years of learning and refining techniques, and for those who love to cook as a hobby, your skills improve with …

Are Arizona’s Defunded Public Schools the Future of American Education?

Trump’s secretary of education is expanding school voucher programs under the guise of providing greater “school choice” to parents, but as some …

Education

What you can learn from ancient coffee rituals around the world

For many caffeine lovers, coffee drinking is less of a habit and more of a sacred ritual. In fact, the history of coffee rituals around the world is …

19 Awesome Products From Amazon To Put On Your Wish List

Water beads, inexpensive liquid eyeliner, a hammock chair, and 16 other things you’ll want to add to your wish list ASAP.<p>To see what people were wishing for last week, click here.<p><i>The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.</i>

Tools for Investigative Journalists - Perugia 2017 IJF

With the ever speeding pace of journalism and quick turnaround articles, the need for good investigative journalism is more important than ever. Join Ezra Eeman from Journalism Tools for a tour of the best tools to find and brainstorm your ideas, monitor stories, follow the people and paper trail, …

App of the Week: RunGo offers guided running tours in the world's most beautiful cities

Runners everywhere have figured it out.<p>They know that the best exercise doesn’t come from expensive equipment or impossible diet plans, but from …

Put your fitness to the ultimate test with Apple Watch

If you want to get in shape, the best way to get started is with some fitness testing. That might sound challenging, but luckily your Apple Watch is all you need to test yourself to the limit.<p>Fitness tests enable you to establish a baseline so you can see how your physical condition improves over …

Apple Watch

How to Paint Your Kitchen Cabinets in ONE Weekend

We talk a lot about kitchens here on Remodelaholic — from complete renovations to small updates and everything in between. As with everything in life …

Home Improvement

This DIY Apothecary Desk Holds Hidden Chairs

This impressive DIY project offers lots of storage and transforms from a desk with chairs to a neat apothecary cabinet.<p>The middle column is all …

Amazing fan-made Wonder Woman sweater pattern to download and knit

Natalie Bursztyn created this fantastic pattern for a Wonder Woman sweater, which she has prototyped and modelled herself.<p>Bursztyn's evidently …

21 Kitchen Upgrades That You Can Actually Do Yourself

Including options for renters!

Building a Home Automation System with OpenHAB to Control LEDs Wirelessly

Using the open source software OpenHAB, we’ll be building a Raspberry Pi touchscreen command center that can interface with over 150 different “smart home” products, and provide an interface for control and task scheduling. Instead of using an existing product though, we’ll build our own WiFi …

Best iPad and iPhone apps UK 2018: Photography, work, dating and more on iOS

Our list of best iPhone and iPad apps for iPhone and iPad for 2018, so you can make the most of your iOS device<p>The sheer quantity of apps for iOS can …

How to Make 20 of Your Favorite Candies at Home

Whether you’re spending this Halloween trick-or-treating or not, there’s one thing that’ll be on everyone’s mind come the night of October 31st: candy! While we might not be able to score a pillowcase full of it anymore (at least not for free), we can bust out our apron and make grown-up versions …