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Saying "Just This Once" Is a Sign You're About to Do Something Stupid

“Just this once” is a dangerous phrase to think or say to yourself. Often it serves as an excuse to do something you know you shouldn’t. Read more...

Calendly Schedules Meetings with Others Based on Your Availability

Finding a time that’s good for everyone to hop on a call or participate in a meeting often turns into a bad game of email tag. Calendly makes scheduling super simple, by coordinating your availability with others’. Read more...

Episode 30: Advancing Craftsmanship with Breanne Dyck

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Find Out If Short Hair Will Look Good on You with This Simple Test

If you’ve never had short hair, you might wonder whether short hair would look good on you. Here’s an easy way to figure it out: the 2.25 inch rule. Read more...

Crapware Is a Horrible Problem and It's All Our Fault

I love free apps. Who doesn’t love getting something for nothing? There’s just one problem: on the other side of that download link, every developer has to choose whether to charge money for their app, or offer it for free and find some other way to make money. And when we refuse to pay, we make that decision for them. We’ve created a demand for bundled crapware. Read more...

This Graphic Shows the Best Air-Cleaning Plants, According to NASA

Houseplants are awesome indoor air cleaners, but some of them are more effective than others at filtering out pollutants and toxic chemicals in the air. This infographic highlights the best air-filtering plants, according to a NASA study. Read more...

Spotify's Next Update Brings Video, Podcasts, Smart Playlists, and More

Spotify unveiled today that podcasts, video content, and playlists generated to perfectly fit your mood are all coming in their next major update. Here’s everything you need to know. Read more...

7 Common Organizing Mistakes You Might Be Making

After over a decade of professional organizing, I’ve encountered common organizing mistakes time and time again. These mistakes can be paralyzing, making it difficult (if not impossible) to get started or keep moving forward on your […] The post 7 Common Organizing Mistakes You Might Be Making appeared first on simplify 101.

How to Migrate From an Old NAS to a New One Overnight with rsync

A NAS, or network-attached storage device, is great for storing files you can reach from any computer in the house. But when you upgrade to a new one, you’re stuck copying everything over by hand, swapping drives, and risking data loss. Here’s a much more reliable method. Read more...

Avoid Feeling Overwhelmed at Work With the “Four D's"

You likely know the stressful, frustrating feeling of having too much on your plate. Next time you’ve got too much to handle, try the Four D’s method: delete, defer, delegate or diminish one of your priorities. Read more...

Unitasker Wednesday: Baby Care Washer

A washing machine made especially for your baby's clothes... or for your baby, if the product's website is to be believed. Post written by Erin Doland Let Unclutterer help you get your home or office organized. Subscribe to our helpful product shipments from Quarterly today. The post Unitasker Wednesday: Baby Care Washer appeared first on Unclutterer.

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2014 Collections: If you’re going to have one, organize and protect it 2012 Ask Unclutterer: Designing a new space that prevents clutter and reduces cleaning timeReader Howard asks: “Do you have any tips for remodeling or building a house that … Continued Post written by PJ Doland Let Unclutterer help you get your home or office organized. Show More Summary

Use These Questions to Start “The Money Talk” with Your Partner

Openly talking about money in a relationship is important —and difficult. Get the conversation started by comparing your and your partner’s answers to these questions. Read more...

“I’m not running away, I’m running toward”: On the Road with Luke Armstrong

When we talked to Luke, he told us, “At the age of sixteen I wrote in my journal: 'Tonight, when I was driving home, I had the desire to point The Bronco in one direction and just keep going and going and going.'” Many travelers will...Show More Summary

Use Cauliflower as the Base For a Healthier Ranch Dip

If you like the idea of substituting heavy cream for bright, luscious onion purée, then here’s another vegetable substitution worth trying: Next time you make ranch dressing, try subbing buttermilk for puréed cauliflower. Read more....

Reframe Cheat Days as Treat Meals 

Everybody loves the idea of a cheat day–what fun would a diet be if you don’t have the chance to put yourself at risk of cardiac arrest every Saturday (quadruple bypass burger anyone?) While they may help you stick to your diet during the week, they also may be ruining your progress. The solution? Change how you think of them. Read more...

Adblock Plus Releases Standalone Browser That Blocks All Ads

Android: Adblock Plus is a great browser extension, and the company has tons of useful other services. Today, it gets one more. The company has announced a new, standalone browser—based on Firefox—that has ad blocking built in. Read more...

Google Tone Shares Links with Everyone Within Earshot

Chrome: Sharing links via the internet is easy. Sharing in person is still surprisingly difficult. Google Tone aims to make it easier to pass a link around a meeting table by emitting an audible code that your browser can hear and interpret. That means anyone within earshot can grab the link. Read more...

Impress Smaller Companies First to Get a Job with the Big One You Want

When you’re first starting out in a career, it can be easy to be overwhelmed with a dream to work for your dream company. They’re at the top. Why should they pay attention to you? When you’re in that position, start by targeting smaller companies first. Read more...

4 Truths About Worry

Worry is such a bain to many people’s existence and it is a sly foe that likes to creep up on you and whisper less than pleasant thoughts into your ears trying to hypnotise you into mediocrity. You can sometimes tell yourself over and...Show More Summary

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