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By The Behance Team

Multifunctional children’s furniture

Now that my son has outgrown his Jumperoo, my husband and I have been on the lookout for a child-size chair. Like most toddlers, my 15-month-old son is insistent upon asserting his independence, and so he wants his own chair.

Shopping with Confidence, and the Clean Slate

“Does this shirt make me look fat?” I asked Kris the other day. I was trying on clothes as I packed for our upcoming vacation in France and Italy. I want to limit myself to just four or five shirts for the trip. (Truly light packers would probably only take two shirts.) “Well,” Kris said. “It’s not that the shirt makes you look fat.

7 Ways To Get What You Want According to Napoleon

Napoleon Bonaparte needs no introduction. Widely regarded as the greatest general who ever lived, his exploits are almost the stuff of legend.

Rails Bootcamp Diary: Day 2

Ok, I get why this class is called a “bootcamp”. I just finished day two of my Ruby on Rails class, and I’m officially mindfrakked. Today’s class moved at a rapid pace and covered a wealth of topics including: Blocks and yielding Procs and Lambdas Enumerators method_missing Regular expressions File input/output I absorbed only about two-thirds of the material.

Lessons in Manliness from Beowulf

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from Andrew Ratelle. “For every one of us, living in this world means waiting for our end. Let whoever can win glory before death. When a warrior is gone, that will be his best and only bulwark… Endure your troubles today. Bear up and be the man I expect you to be.” For the men of 10th century Europe, these were words to live by.

How to Be Yourself

By Rajiv Vij “The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lands but seeing with new eyes.” ~ Marcel Proust Have you ever been in a social setting, suddenly realizing you are not being yourself?

How Much Should You Spend on a Car?

There are all sorts of rules of thumb about how much you should spend on a home, but what about that other major expense in your life — your vehicle? Have you ever wondered how much to spend on a car? I’ve thought about this question before, but never really considered that there might be an answer.

The Myth of the Exceptional Life

You, too, can have an exceptional life! I can’t tell you how many times I’ve read or heard the above phrase (or something very similar) over the past few years.

Stephen J. Cannell’s Footnotes to Success

I was in my private reading room, relaxing on my personal (porcelain) throne, when I found an article in Success magazine about the author/actor/Hollywood legend Stephen J. Cannell.

Cork board turtle

Materials: 5 packs of HEAT cork trivets, primer, paint, damage-free hanging strips Description: This is a pretty simple hack, but we were happy with it and wanted to share. We live away from both our families and wanted to hang a cork board in our son's wall to post snapshots of his friends and family.

Knowledge as motivation

Many people find no pleasure in routine household chores — cleaning the bathroom, washing the car, paying bills, preparing meals, doing the laundry.

This is a test

Blah blah.  Do small posts work? Related posts:So You Want My Job: Road Test Driver 30 Days to a Better Man Day 26: Take the Marine Corps Fitness Test

Dumb Action Games Make You Smarter

Playing video games makes you a better (and smarter?) decision-maker, Current Biology magazine says.

Six Thoughts About Middle Management

"Great conversations are worth their minutes spent in gold."

Does Technology Make Us More Productive Workers?

Finally, something to make us feel a bit better about our tech addiction. Infographic from GOOD Mag.