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50 Great Web Alternatives to Desktop Software on Web.AppStorm

One of the great advantages of freelancing is the ability to work from anywhere. On Web.AppStorm, Justin Stravarius looks at fifty web apps that can replace desktop applications you depend on. It’s worth a look. Even without the help of the ground breaking features in HTML5, web apps have come of age. While not all web apps rival their desktop counterparts, some clearly do.

Build Your Future: Invest in Yourself

Photo credit: Arkady Golod My friend (and writer of brilliant blog, Exile Lifestyle), Colin Wright, once said to me (paraphrasing), “You can never go wrong with investing in yourself – that way, everything that you learn and have can go with you.

Underestimating a Hike

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Chad S. Ritchie. It happens to almost everyone eventually. You’re in a new area, a friend of a friend tells you about a great hike, and you jump in. You’re told it’s an easy climb from 8000 ft to 9500 ft. No big deal-back home you’d climb 1500 ft to get a Twinkie.

Come save the world with me on 10/10/10

For New Yorkers: I wanted to let you know that my No Impact Project colleagues, our friends, and I will be painting a non-profit's roof white on 10/10/10 and we'd love you to join (details here: http://bit.ly/dlmH6N).We'll be painting from 9 to 3. The point is that painting roofs white helps curb climate change by reflecting sunlight.

How to Stop Feeling Depressed

By Tina Su For the past 12 months or so, I have been battling with feeling depressed.

The New Book Unveiled: The 4-Hour Body

Data crunching back to age 18. Three years of organizing self-experiments around the world. Thousands of blood tests and hundreds of case studies. My new book is finally here: The 4-Hour Body. I could not be happier with the end product.

HealthMonth, Your Month

Recently, a good friend of mine convinced me to sign up for HealthMonth, a website that aims to turn the self-motivation needed to improve one’s health into a fun game (you can see my HealthMonth profile and goals).

So You Want My Job: Video Game Producer

Once again we return to our So You Want My Job series, in which we interview men who are employed in desirable jobs and ask them about the reality of their work and for advice on how men can live their dream. If you haven’t played a video game since PacMan, you’ll be blown away by how elaborate games are these days.

$5.38 (+tax) ceiling porch light

Materials: Ordning Cutlery Stand, plastic ceiling light, Dremel Description: Not sure if this exact project has already been done, but this was somewhat based off of the "let there be light" hack from an Italian contributor. I purchased a cheap plastic ceiling light from Lowes ($1.39). It is one that holds a single bulb and has the plastic collar that secures a difuser/shade/whatever.

9 Tips for Why Starting a Happiness-Project Group Will Boost Your Happiness.

Every Wednesday is Tip Day. This Wednesday: 9 reasons why starting a happiness-project group will boost your happiness. A few days ago, I posted about happiness-project groups -- for people who want to launch or join a group for people doing happiness projects together.

Laptop table with STRÖMBY frame door

Materials: STRÖMBY Frame 50x50cm, CORRAS bedside table Description: I initially bought the Corras table to use as a laptop table in the living room but I didn't like how it was open and showed off loads of papers etc (essentially all my mess). I decided to buy a STRÖMBY frame and turn it into a door to cover the front of the table.

you’re already perfect

‘Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.’ ~Lao Tzu Post written by Leo Babauta. Follow me on twitter . A lot of people come to Zen Habits (and read other personal development blogs and books) because they want to improve something about themselves.

Unitasker Wednesday: Cool Cones

All Unitasker Wednesday posts are jokes — we don’t want you to buy these items, we want you to laugh at their ridiculousness. Enjoy! Is eating store-bought ice cream bringing you down?

A year ago on Unclutterer

2009 Workspaces of the rich and famousI simply want to direct you to a fun feature that ran last week over on Lifehacker: “Nine Workspaces Where Famous Folks Get Stuff Done.” Reasons to unclutterThe September 1 issue of Woman’s Day magazine provides 12 “surprising benefits of getting organized.” Routine cards to help kids organize their scheduleWebsite LivingLocurto

The Simple Dollar Weekly Roundup: Family Nervousness Edition

A cousin of mine that I care for very much is coming to visit for several days next week, with her two sons in tow. She’s someone that I cherished when I was younger, but over the last fifteen years or so, we simply were out of touch with one another.