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Desk in a Bookcase

Materials: JOKKMOKK Tabletop, VISDALEN Bookcase When you have a small living room and urgently need a desk I can show you a very simple and quick hack. Our old VISDALEN bookcase was perfect for the 30 minute project and so we took a remaining JOKKMOKK tabletop, cut it to the right size (we cut the length and the width from the tabletop is the new length for the desk) and used 2 legs from the form

Introducing The “DEAL-WITH-IT DOZEN” To Lift You Up When You Are Down

  “I don’t regret what I’ve been through. I’ve had ups and downs, super highs and some really low lows. I’ve been so blessed that I could never say, ‘I wish this didn’t happen.’ It’s part of who I am.” Jennifer Lopez We’re all familiar with the phrase “Life has its ups and downs”, and we’ve experienced both.

Debt Forgiveness and Taxes

The IRS considers some forgiven debts as taxable income — and that’s not what you want to hear when you’re at financial rock-bottom.

Ask the Readers: What are your best tips for interview success?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. I’ve watched a number of people go through the interview process over the years. For some, it’s nerve-racking. Often, the process is mysterious: How do you know what the interviewer is looking for in a candidate? Do they want someone to fit seamlessly into their culture or do they value skill, experience, or reputation above all else?

Apply to Be the Next Tuts+ Code Course Producer!

Tuts+ Is Looking for a New Code Course Producer!We’re looking for a new Course Producer to drive the content direction of Tuts+ Code Courses, working with a great team of regular instructors to produce videos on a range of web development topics. People love to teach!

8 Things You Should Know About Enlightened People

Do you spend way too much time under trees hoping for a sudden enlightenment, but nothing comes.

The Churchill School of Adulthood – Lesson #6: Don’t Be Afraid to Start a Family

Of the many “contradictions” of Churchill’s life, one of the most interesting is that while he loved high-flying adventure, and relished danger, risk, and excitement, he was also, as a friend put it, “tremendously domestic.” Nothing gave him more happiness and satisfaction than his family, and while he loved traveling the world, he could sincerely say that “A day away from Chartwell i

Nothing changes without me (a poem for open, terrified hearts)

my heart is so open I can’t tell if it is a gaping wound or a portal for everything that ever was and ever will be. I’ve learned to love the beautiful terror of eternity, and scenario planning how shattered I could be if the dark things got tall and if I fell backwards in my forgetting of the Light. But you can’t fall backwards in Space, You can only only only ever unfurl. More than any

A Funeral Costs How Much?

A death in the family is staggering enough without having to face the cost of a funeral. Photo: Family Funeral The loss of a family member can be too much for some people to bear, but learning how much a funeral can cost is enough to send many over the edge. I’ve seen it too many times to count.

“Acceptance Isn’t Agreement”: A Lesson from Chris Brogan

I’ve been listening to a “Brave New Year” program by Chris Brogan (not an affiliate link; I purchased it for regular price). Normally I’m not an auditory learner and have a hard time paying attention to lectures or podcasts. In this case, though, I was able to go through the whole thing. I particularly liked what Chris had to say about the subject of acceptance. Here’s an excerpt. 1.

Samla Box Table Saw

Materials: SAMLA 45L box This really saved me a lot of money and I am really surprised how good this works. So I did not use the saw a lot cause it was really loud. With the box now it really brought down the noise to a level where I can even saw without ear plugs. I think this build did saved me around 50 EUR.

10 Ways To Cure Loneliness

Are you feeling alone in life? Does it seem like you have no one to talk to but yourself? Is it impossible for you to make friends, while everyone else is having a good time? The loneliest time in my life was after my divorce.

An IKEA HERMINE blanket coat

Materials: HERMINE blanket Easy way to sew a nice coat from a blanket. Need to cut one hole for the neck and another two buttonholes for the belt. The post An IKEA HERMINE blanket coat appeared first on IKEA Hackers.

Secret of Adulthood: I Wish I Could Not Wish

From Further Secrets of Adulthood. Do you ever feel this way? I love any kind of koan, paradox, fables, or teaching story.

Is following the news a waste of time?

When we consider how to spend our time, how much time is it reasonable to allocate to keeping up with the news? C.G.P. Grey, one of the two people on the podcast Hello Internet, would argue for almost zero. As he has mentioned on the podcast, he basically ignores the news — he doesn’t watch it on TV, doesn’t read a newspaper, and doesn’t visit online news sites.