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By Glen Stansberry

Print It Yourself (PIY): IKEA Lack end-cap

If you want to shorten the table leg of an IKEA Lack table, you might want to put an end-cap on the leg after you have sawed it off. The leg is hollow so it will need something to plug the hole and stabilize the leg.  This is a 3D printed end-cap that you can download and print on your 3D printer yourself. This end-cap is press-fit so you won’t have to glue it.

Travel Hacker and Ethical Fashionista: On the Road with Lauren K. Lancy

This is a travel hacking case study. (Read others or nominate yourself.) Not only is Lauren Lancy a travel hacker, using miles & points to see the world and return home to New York, but she’s also merged travel and fashion with her new project, The Kindcraft. Introduce yourself! I’m a fashion designer and trend forecaster from Brooklyn.

Sleeping Always Matters

Sleeping is usually an underestimated activity either because we are not aware of what goes on during sleep or due to such a tiring and stressful routine that we only want to lie down and fall asleep. When scientific connections are brought to light about sleeping and our general health, we become more attentive than ever.

So easy, it’s barely cooking: Healthy, simple recipes

This article is by staff writer Honey Smith. Recently, I wrote about meal planning and delivery services. Most of the meal delivery services that I found were priced similarly per meal to most of the fast-casual restaurants in my area. To me, at least, that’s rarely worth it, especially when you consider that with, many such services, you still have to do the cooking yourself.

4 Ways To Not Let the Haters Get You Down

Moving into the spotlight takes courage.

The Evolutionary Angel, Naval Ravikant

“Desire is a contract you make with yourself to be unhappy until you get what you want.” – Naval Ravikant Naval Ravikant (@naval) is the CEO and a co-founder of AngelList. He previously co-founded Epinions, which went public as part of Shopping.com, and Vast.com.

How to Start and Host a Regular Poker Night

Last October, I was in the midst of planning a bachelor party for a good friend. I was trying to think of classy and fun activities for a group of 8 or so guys. Even though I’d not really ever played myself, a friendly game of poker seemed like just the ticket for a couple hours of entertainment to start the evening off. So I haphazardly pulled together a poker game at my house.

Understanding Bipolar Disorder: Symptoms, Types and Treatments

Bipolar disorder is a complex mental conditional and its main characteristics are extreme mood swings from extreme happiness followed by depression, which makes it difficult for a person to function properly. There are cases when, during a breakdown, some patients lose complete touch with reality.

Podcast #130: Become Unstoppable With Alden Mills

In today’s podcast I talk to Alden Mills, former Navy SEAL, inventor of the Perfect Push-Up, and the author of the new book Be Unstoppable: The 8 Essential Actions to Succeed at Anything. In it, Alden uses a parable of a boat captain to impart hard-won wisdom he’s gained on the battlefield as well as in the business world on how to be successful even in a rapidly changing environm

Ambient lighting for the BESTA media unit

Materials: BESTA We was searching for a nice glossy white media unit which looks very light. BESTA seems the best and I decided to make it a little better with an ambient light. This is a very simple hack. Just place some wooden bars on the top and bottom behind the BESTA. On the top bar now you can fasten LED-Stripes. I used 2 LED-Stripes powered from the middle.

Sleep More–Do More

Being productive shouldn’t be about just spending more time working. Productivity involves accomplishing more for each minute of work. Let’s say you can do 100 units of work in 8 hours, so to get more done you work for 16 hours and accomplish 160 units of work. Have you become more productive? Not really. Imagine that you were being paid $100 per hour.

Three Absolute Musts If You Want To Grow Your Business Working In Your Pajamas

Let me let you into a secret… I am usually working in my pajamas! And yes, it is kinda weird and maybe that puts you off me but the truth is, I love the flexibility of my life! I love the fact that I can work from my bed if I so choose and I can still create wealth while doing it!

3 Signs You’re Losing Hope

On the subject of hope, civil rights hero Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. said, “We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” This would suggest to me that life will surly deal us all plenty of opportunities to embraced the darkness of hopelessness, but we have to learn to dig deeper to lay hold of an expectation that we are always progressing.

A Freelancer’s Guide to Insurance

What kind of insurance do you need as a freelancer?The answer can vary widely, depending on what type of business you’re in, what kind of clients you have, how much equipment you have, your financial situation, where you live, and a range of other factors.Although I can’t tell you specifically what’s right for you, what I can do is lay out the options available to you, and give some examples

Under the Rainbow Baby Gym

Materials: LEKA Birch Baby Gym Keight tones down the LEKA baby gym from its loud primary colors and what she terms, “snake spiral-hypnosis artwork”. She goes for the more natural look, without “spinning spiral snakes ready to whisper parseltongue to your tiny babes and hypnotize your little ones into opening the Chamber of Secrets.