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25 Simply Awesome Tips And Tricks For Your Daily Life

25 Simply Awesome Tips And Tricks For Your Daily Life

Heading Out on Your Own: 31 Life Skills in 31 Days — Series Wrap-Up Happy September first! Yesterday we completed the series we ran every day last month: Heading Out on Your Own: 31 Basic Life Skills in 31 Days. The goal of the series was simple: to help young men heading out on their own for the first time learn some of the very basic life skills they would need to succeed at living independently. To this end, each day last month we published one article on a variety of basic life skills from personal finance to home-ec know-how. While we couldn’t have possibly covered every single skill a young man will need to know to successfully live on his own, I really believe we covered nearly all of the important essentials. If you missed any of the days during the series, or would like to go back and revisit them, here are links to all 31 articles: Day 1: Develop a Self-Reliant Mentality Day 2: How to Do Laundry Day 3: How to Open and Manage a Checking Account Day 4: Keep a Regular Grooming and Hygiene Routine Day 5: Create a Weekly Attack Plan Gone Fishin’!

100 Ways to Simplify Your Life (and Make Yourself Happier) I’ve been striving to simplify my life for many years now, and have recently (through my writing) been advising others how to do the same. In the process, I’ve learned that making little changes in our attitudes, habits, and environment can have a big impact. So today, I thought I’d compile a list of 100 ways to simplify your life – from the practical to the philosophical, and everything in between. Of course, not every item on the list will work for every person reading it. AROUND THE HOUSE1. WARDROBE AND STYLE21. KITCHEN AND DINING36. OFFICE AND TECH46. TIME MANAGEMENT66. ATTITUDE81. MISCELLANEOUS96.

Continuance - Rechargeable Battery with USB Interface by Haimo Bao, Hailong Piao, Yuancheng Liu & Xiameng Hu The Power Play Continues This is so simple. Continuance is a set of batteries with a USB interface on the side. The batteries are rechargeable plus dole out some juice to stranded gadgets that are starved of power. Handy, compact and a totally do-able concept! Kudos! Designers: Haimo Bao, Hailong Piao, Yuancheng Liu & Xiameng Hu Did You Know? Helpful Tips Reynolds Wrap has lock in taps to hold the roll in place The color on the bread tab indicates how fresh the bread is And those colors are in alphabetical order: b, g, r, w, y. You can divide and store ground meat in a zip loc bag. If you place a wooden spoon over a pot of boiling water, it won't boil over. Marshmallows can cure a soar throat. Stuffing a dryer sheet in your back pocket will repel mosquitoes. You can freeze cupcake batter for later use. You can paint upholstery You can make your own laundry soap. . You can dye plastic buttons. You can run a paper bag through your printer. You can print directly onto fabric. A dry erase marker can be used on most desk tops. You can mail anything that will take a stamp and weighs less than 13ounces without a box? If you break your blender jar you can replace it with a mason jar. Cereal canisters make the perfect trashcan for your car. Medicine cabinets are NOT the safest place for medicine

PICTURE JOKES » Just some advice :) First post, 3 years in the lurking. This is me and my Papa (grandpa) He went on a trip last Friday… … and returned on Sunday to find his home of 50 years burnt to the ground. He built that home, but had no insurance (the foundation was on lava rocks). He lived there with Granny until she died. My house burnt down 17 years ago. There was nothing left for me, my mother, sister, and brother. The shirt I had on my back… it’s all I have from my childhood. 0stumbleupon New Emotion Expression - Emotion Faces and Facial Analysis Neither emotion nor its expression are concepts universally embraced by psychologists. The term "expression" implies the existence of something that is expressed. Some psychologists deny that there is really any specific organic state that corresponds to our naive ideas about human emotions; thus, its expression is a non sequitur. Other psychologists think that the behaviors referenced by the term "expression" are part of an organized emotional response, and thus, the term "expression" captures these behaviors' role less adequately than a reference to it as an aspect of the emotion reaction. Still other psychologists think that facial expressions have primarily a communicative function and convey something about intentions or internal state, and they find the connotation of the term "expression" useful. To match a facial expression with an emotion implies knowledge of the categories of human emotions into which expressions can be assigned. Happy Sad Anger Fear Disgust Surprise

33 Mistakes Men Make While Having Sex (INFOGRAPHIC) Maybe you don’t know but women can handle your soft side. When it comes to personality you can be as soft as bloody filet mignon. But when we talk about bed time, your penis needs to be hard. Now, ladies, let’s be honest. Remember that the receiving process begins with the giving process. Click Here To Discover What Men Secretly Want, But They Could Never Tell You. Stapleless Paper A Little Bit of College Ruled Genius By our friend and returning Yanko champion, Sherwood Forlee. Check out the simplicity. Get out there and kick-start the economy! That Forlee, always thinking with his heart. Visit his portfolio or click below to see the other things by SF that have been featured on Yanko Design. Designer: Sherwood Forlee

Making Your Own Laundry Detergent: A Detailed Visual Guide About a year ago, I posted a general description of how to make your own laundry detergent that proved quite popular. That article basically described in a general sense how one could make laundry detergent at home very cheaply, but it left out a lot of key issues: does it work well? What does it look like as you are making it? This past weekend, I made a fresh batch of homemade laundry detergent and I took a ton of notes and pictures. Making the Laundry Detergent The only ingredients you actually need for homemade laundry detergent are as follows: 1 cup washing soda (I use Arm & Hammer) 1/2 cup borax (I use 20 Mule Team) 1 bar soap (I use whatever’s cheap, in this case Pure & Natural) Approximately 3 gallons water First thing, put about four cups of water into the pan and put it on the stove on high until it’s at boiling, then lower the heat until it’s simmering. While it’s heating up, take a bar of soap and cut it up into little bits. In the end, you’ll have some very warm soap soup:

9 Body Language Do's and Don'ts For Meeting With Clients And Prospects If you're sure you've been saying all the right things but still can't close the deal with prospects, author Sharon Sayler suggests you consider what you've really been saying to potential customers -- not just verbally, but nonverbally. She explains while you might be saying, "I'm the person who can help you with your life insurance needs," the message you're conveying through your body might be very different. Words are only a small part of communication. The most influential parts of communication are your nonverbal. And in an ideas-based economy, like the one we have today, your ability to influence others and get them to really listen to you is what sets you apart from the majority in your profession. Your nonverbals play an important role in making that happen. True communication goes beyond words, and great communicators use every tool they have to deliver their message. Read on for a few nonverbal do's and don'ts: 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Ultra-high capacity battery lands on Kickstarter Lately, there has been an influx of products designed to charge your phone or tablet without an outlet. One of the latest offerings has found its way to Kickstarter, and it promises high capacity in a form factor that's quite a bit smaller than most on the market. View all By comparison, the Sandberg BatteryCase comes with much higher price tag of US$80 and only a 1500 mAh battery. The Ultra-high capacity lithium-ion battery for mobile devices comes in the three flavors — the 6,600 mAh Adventurer, the 10,000 mAh Destination, and the 11,200 mAh Expedition. The Adventurer is 2.55 x 3.9 inches (65 x 99 mm) and is 3/4-inch (19 mm) thick. The Expedition, which is the largest-capacity model, can charge an iPhone from zero to 100 percent almost ten times on one charge. All versions of the battery come with a bunch of USB charging cables that work with iPhone 3-4S, iPad, PSP, Nokia, Micro 5 Pin USB, Mini USB, Samsung, Sony Ericsson and LG. The pitch video below provides more information.

The Chip Bag Fold Learn this chip bag fold and you will never need a clamp ever again! Have you ever had a bag of unfinished potato chips which you want to keep fresh? These simple steps will allow you to close the potato chip bag without using a clip or clamp. An example of a silly (but undeniably useful) origami fold. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. What The Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast Mornings are a great time for getting things done. You’re less likely to be interrupted than you are later in the day. Your supply of willpower is fresh after a good night’s sleep. That makes it possible to turn personal priorities like exercise or strategic thinking into reality. But if you’ve got big goals—and a chaotic a.m. schedule—how can you make over your mornings to make these goals happen? Because I write about time management frequently, I’ve gotten to see hundreds of calendars and schedules over the years. 1. Part of spending your time better is knowing how you’re spending it now. While measuring your mornings, try tracking your whole week. As for the mornings themselves, you can be organized but still not be spending them well. 2. After you know how you’re spending your time, ask yourself what a great morning would look like. For personal growth: For professional growth: Strategize: In an age of constant connectivity, people complain of having no time to think. 3. 4. 5.

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