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25 Things You Didn’t Know Your iPhone Could Do With iOS 9. Slashdot. writes: Over 80 percent of college students are plagued by procrastination, requiring epic all-nighters to finish papers and prepare for tests.


Roughly 20 percent of adults report being chronic procrastinators. But Adam Grant writes in the NY Times that while we think of procrastination as a curse for productivity, procrastination is really a virtue for creativity. Scientific Proof: The Power of Positivity Alters Our Physical World. What you are about to read may shock you or it might be something you already know.

Scientific Proof: The Power of Positivity Alters Our Physical World

Either way, keep your mind open and receptive to this discovery and how you can apply the effect of the results to improve your daily life. A researcher and alternative healer, Dr. Masaru Emoto, has given us physical proof that our thoughts, intentions and words affect of physical world. “HADO creates words. Words are the vibrations of nature. What is HADO? Delicious Homemade German Style Potato Pancakes Recipe. Are you looking for a new side dish to try, or maybe a tasty snack that doesn’t involve sugar?

Delicious Homemade German Style Potato Pancakes Recipe

Have you ever had fresh, hot potato pancakes, right off the griddle? If you love hash browns, you’ll go nuts for these! Now you can make them at home and enjoy them with sour cream or applesauce.You can even eat them for breakfast. JoLynn Powers at her site West Virginia Mountain Mama shared her tried and true method for making the perfect German-style potato pancakes, or kartoffelpuffer. 15 Most Common Slow Cooker Mistakes And How To Avoid Them. 7 Math Hacks That Will Change Your Life!

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Mastering Paper by FiftyThree: Faux Layer Technique

When version 2.2 was released this past December, along with it came a Color Picker and a way to swap page colors whenever you wanted. Using these new features and a carefully mixed color, I’m going to show you how a “faux” layer can help with sketching and tracing. Replicating the Background Color. A Powerful Remedy for Dissolving Kidney Stones. 19 Useful Tips For People Who Suck At Concealer. Useful Math Hacks They Didn't Teach You In School. 50+ Easy Ways To Organize Your Entire Home In No Time. 20 Items You Should be Buying at The Dollar Tree. You Might Have Been Cleaning Your Oven The Wrong Way Your Entire Life. This Is So Brilliant! Save Money With This Yummy Egg McMuffin Recipe. Robert J.

Save Money With This Yummy Egg McMuffin Recipe

Pierce under Creative Commons Okay, I’ll admit it. When McDonald’s announced they’d be serving breakfast all day, I did a happy dance. Though I generally try to eat healthy, there’s nothing quite like a proper Egg McMuffin. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve walked through McDonald’s doors at 10:27 a.m. with intentions of getting my hands on one, only to face defeat at the register when I learned breakfast hours were over. 27 Cool Lifehacks For Your Tiny Kitchen. 30 Organization Tips And Tricks That Will Make You Go Ah-ha. Paint a Room with Finesse Using the Secrets of Professional Painters.

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10 Second Tip: How to Clean a Cast Iron Skillet

After all, you don’t want to clean them like you would your other pots because then you ruin its flavor magic. So that means no hot water and dish soap? But hwo else do you clean a pan after you’ve used it. Instead of this usual method, try out this simple technique when it’s time to clean your skillet, demonstrated in the video below. The whole point of a cast iron skillet is two essential things: the unique flavor that gets locks into your food when you use your cast iron skillet and the fact that your skillet can last YEARS all while looking good as new. That is, if you take care of it properly. If you let a medley of flavors sit and stew on the surface of your pan, you’ll lose that magical addition of flavor that the skillet gives your dishes. 110 Best DIY Tips Ever. Make Your Eyes Gorgeous With This Step By Step Eyeshadow Tutorial.

"Krispy Kreme" Donut (Doughnut) Recipe. 26+ Quick and Clever Tips And Tricks To Simplify Life. 16 Pinterest Pins That Actually Work Every Time (Even For You) Pinterest is great for the super crafty among us, but the rest of us can sometimes get lost.

16 Pinterest Pins That Actually Work Every Time (Even For You)

If you're not usually crafty or you're just starting out, failing early can be discouraging. Some projects look super simple but turn out to be, well, less so. That super cute whatever you tried to make is starting to look like a good candidate for that "Pinterest Win/Fail" thread on Reddit, leaning more to the fail side. Why not scrap it and try one of these? We know you're no quitter, but enough is enough, right? 1. Few things are as exciting as coming across a really good shell while strolling down the beach. 2. Whatever your poison, make your own branded beer glasses and win the dorm-dwelling game. Please drink responsibly 3. What a cute and organic way to present something precious. 4.

An accent piece of jewelry is the key to any neutral outfit. 26+ Quick and Clever Tips And Tricks To Simplify Life. The All Natural Heartburn Remedy for Instant Relief. Heartburn is certainly no fun.

The All Natural Heartburn Remedy for Instant Relief

It takes away the pleasures of many of our favorite foods and often keeps us up at night. Despite the commercials in which the actor doctor says “it’s not a heart attack, it’s just indigestion”, heartburn is a potentially serious condition. Left alone or covered up with antacid tablets from the candy aisle at your local convenience store, it can build up until it is potentially life threatening. If you have heartburn, you need to take more proactive action to take care of the root causes. Nutritional Therapy Practitioner Lauren of Empowered Sustenance explains in an informative article just how heartburn develops and what to do about it.

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This is What Happens When You Touch These Points On Your Feet

These pressure points are believed to connect directly to the body’s organs and glands through the nervous system. By applying pressure, this therapy can relieve pain and strengthen the function of specific areas of the body. What Happens: Of course, your experience with reflexology will be different than someone else’s but most people feel a sense of opening in their body and a tingling sensation throughout as the energy flows.

You might also feel: Perspiration of hands or feetSensation of being cold or chilledThe need for deep breathsA yearning to sleepThe relief of most, if not all, pain and discomfortLoose, relaxed musclesFeeling like your organs are free, without stress and tension Reflexology is available through a therapist trained in the ancient art. 14 Things You Probably Don't Know About Target. 13 Awesome Foods That Fight Pain You Would Have Never Thought Of. You've Been Tying Your Shoes Wrong - There's A Faster Way. You've Been Tying Your Shoes Wrong - There's A Faster Way. 7 Clever Ways To Unlock Creativity. 20 Life Hacks Your Mother Should Have Taught You. Why I Took My Kids’ Toys Away (& Why They Won’t Get Them Back)

Have you been looking for new things to try to restore order in your home?

Why I Took My Kids’ Toys Away (& Why They Won’t Get Them Back)

Maybe sometimes you want a little shock and awe? 18 Kitchen Hacks You’ll Wish You Knew Before! Extend the Life of Your Magic Eraser. How Long to Give a Netflix Show Before Dropping It From Your Queue. 25 Clever Food Hacks That Will Revolutionize Your Life. HOW TO MAKE YOUR FOOD AWESOME. This is an infographic list of 20 of the most awesome food hacks out there! Please Note (Credit on my lists): All images, recipes, etc. belong to their respective creators/owners. Links are provided to the recipe on the site where I learned the recipe, and I absolutely do not claim to be the creator/owner of any recipes I didn't create. Original Source: Culinary School Lesson: How To Work With Phyllo Dough - Foxes Love Lemons.

In my “What I Learned in Culinary School” series, I’ll be sharing tips and tricks that I learned from two years of working with some of the country’s best chefs. This will include big things like learning to work efficiently, and small things like how to cook bacon perfectly. All of them will be applicable to your home kitchen, making you a faster, better, and more confident cook. I’ve only cried in the kitchen once. It was before I went to culinary school. It involved phyllo dough. Culinary school taught me a lot of things, but primarily that there’s no crying in the kitchen. P.S. 36 of the BEST kitchen tips and tricks! (with pictures) 45 uses for lemons that will blow your socks off. Who knew lemons were so versatile! By John Summerly – 1. Freshen the Fridge Remove refrigerator odors with ease. Dab lemon juice on a cotton ball or sponge and leave it in the fridge for several hours.

Make sure to toss out any malodorous items that might be causing the bad smell. 2. 3. 4. 5. 55 Must-Read Cleaning Tips and Tricks (With Pictures) 100 Greatest Cooking Tips (of all time!) : Chefs. 1. Remember, y'all, it’s all about the prep. Take away the stress by doing the prep the night or day before.

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