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25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon. Via: amy-newnostalgia.blogspot.com Why didn’t I think of that?!

25 clever ideas to make life easier - StumbleUpon

We guarantee you’ll be uttering those words more than once at these ingenious little tips, tricks and ideas that solve everyday problems … some you never knew you had! (Above: hull strawberries easily using a straw). Via: apartmenttherapy.com Rubbing a walnut over scratches in your furniture will disguise dings and scrapes. Via: unplggd.com Remove crayon masterpieces from your TV or computer screen with WD40 (also works on walls). Via: athomewithrealfood.blogspot.com Stop cut apples browning in your child’s lunch box by securing with a rubber band. Via: marthastewart.com Overhaul your linen cupboard – store bedlinen sets inside one of their own pillowcases and there will be no more hunting through piles for a match. Via: realsimple.com Pump up the volume by placing your iPhone / iPod in a bowl – the concave shape amplifies the music. How to Clean Up Your Online Reputation. The Internet knows a lot about you, maybe too much.

How to Clean Up Your Online Reputation

So how do you clean up your online reputation and get control of your image to reflect who you are now — or how you want a prospective employer to perceive you? A study from Microsoft Research indicates that 70% of online recruiters have nixed candidates because of search results that come up around their names. So your identity online is vital. We'll start with the tried and true ways to clean your rep and then move on to my sneakier methods. Hide and Delete First the basics: Delete questionable posts on all social networks — Twitter, old-school Myspace entries, and of course Facebook. How to Talk to Teenagers Who Don't Want to Talk to You. Photo Credit: Shutterstock.com/Lisa F.

How to Talk to Teenagers Who Don't Want to Talk to You

Young October 17, 2012 | Like this article? Join our email list: Stay up to date with the latest headlines via email. Most teens loathe the very idea of therapy. Stun glove or shocker tutorial. Ask a Neuroscientist: Thinking and physical activity. Listen Story audio This is the fifth in an occasional series called 'Ask a Neuroscientist.'

Ask a Neuroscientist: Thinking and physical activity

Today, we take audience-submitted questions to David Eagleman, a neuroscientist at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, and William H. Frey II, director of the Alzheimer's Research Center at Region's Hospital in St. Paul, to learn more about how the brain works. Madeline, 5 years old: How does a brain think? David Eagleman: We don't know. It's unclear if that's true, but what is clear is brains only exist in animals that have motor movements. So what we know is brains seem to have evolved for the purpose of moving around and in more sophisticated animals, thought is something that lives on top of that. Steven:What is the relationship between increased physical exercise and cognitive processes, such as higher executive functions, learning or working memory? William H. We know this occurs, in part, because exercise increases the production in our body of nerve growth factors. Printer. Eating 10 hot dogs in 6 minutes and belching the national anthem may impress your friends, but neither of those feats will do much for your body—at least not much good.

Instead, why not train yourself to do something that may actually pay off? We're not talking bench presses and interval training (though those do help). You can teach your body to cure itself from everyday health ailments—side stitches, first-date jitters, even hands that have fallen asleep. Empowered Public Wisdom Rising from the Grassroots. On August 7, 2012, EVOLVER EDITIONS will publish Empowering Public Wisdom: A Practical Vision of Citizen-Led Politics.

Empowered Public Wisdom Rising from the Grassroots

Author Tom Atlee has decided to release two chapters of the book as a work-in-progress and invites reader feedback, in keeping with the book's ultimate goal: the generation of true wisdom through the voices and ideas of people from all walks of life. Read the first installment here. Although we can generate public wisdom with the proven processes I've described so far, most of them are expensive and laborious to organize. The adoption of public wisdom processes would go much further and faster if they were designed to require less effort and money (for professional services, travel and accommodations for participants, etc.).

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DID YOU KNOW… You’ve probably heard all about the amazing uses of distilled vinegar, using olive oil to condition leather and even that nifty trick of using a potato to loosen a broken light bulb.

DID YOU KNOW…

But today, we are going to talk about some of the not-so-known uses for everyday items like coffee filters, marshmallows and dryer sheets. COFFEE FILTERS – The little paper-like liners that make your morning cup of joe possible have many more uses than just getting your morning started. Because coffee filters are lint-free and absorb oil very well, there are many, many uses for these little guys. Did you know… You can use coffee filters to clean glass, CD’s/DVD’s, computer monitors and even your iPad. DRYER SHEETS – Speaking of dryer sheets, did you know… If you plan on storing your luggage for a long period of time, stashing a dryer sheet inside each piece can help prevent musty odors.Going camping this Spring? MARSHMALLOWS - Yes, it’s true. CLEAR NAIL POLISH – Handy for more than runs in your hose. 10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools. When things get out of control and you momentarily lose your emotional balance, there are any number of little things you can do to regain it.

10 Instant Emotional Fitness Tools

Here are ten tools to help get you started. 1. What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures - Jinxi Boo - Jinxi Boo. Art by LaetitziaAs we all know, communication is essential in society.

What Does Your Body Language Say About You? How To Read Signs and Recognize Gestures - Jinxi Boo - Jinxi Boo

Advancements in technology have transformed the way that we correspond with others in the modern world. Because of the constant buzz in our technological world, it's easy to forget how important communicating face-to-face is. When conversing old-school style, it's not only speech we verbalize that matters, but what our nonverbal gestures articulate as well. Body language is truly a language of its own. CogniFit™ Brain Fitness And Memory Programs.