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By Tim Clark and Mark Cunningham

Gift idea: Personalized Lantern

You will need: - Borrby latern - White paper - Printer - Scissors - Spray glue - (olive) oil - Brush Make an personal present for someone you love. For instance for a special occasion. I made one for my brother and sister in law for their 40th marriage anniversary. You can by the Borrby Latern is two colours: black or white. Chose your own. I used the black one. 1.

Nick Ganju on The Majesty of Ping Pong, Poker, and How to Write Hit Songs

(Photo: Foxxyz) “It turns out that writing Tetris on your calculator doesn’t actually win you the cheerleaders.” -Nick Ganju  Housekeeping Note: The e-mail subscribers who won the SONOS PLAY:1 (The Best $200 on Sound) are Drew Glaser and Kristopher Chavez. Guys, keep an eye on your inboxes! Are you still not an e-mail subscriber?

What it Really Feels Like to Get a Vasectomy

Editor’s note: This is a guest post from an author who would prefer to remain anonymous. It will feel like ferret-legging. Not that you’ve ever actually ferret-legged.

How to Build a Minimal Wardrobe [VIDEO]

  This video is brought to you by Cladwell. Cladwell is a FREE online personal shopper for men. Generate your custom wardrobe, check off what you own, buy what you need, and get on with your life. What’s this? Having a minimal wardrobe means different things to different people. Some might say you should only have something like 3 black turtlenecks and two pairs of jeans.

Writing depends on the superficiality of one’s days

Graham Green on writing a book: “I was trying to write a book that simply would not come. I did my daily five hundred words, but the characters never began to live. So much in writing depends on the superficiality of one’s days.

What I Wish I Knew Before Buying Rental Property

Anything can and will happen as a landlord, from destructive tenants to bursting water heaters. So save up for maintenance and probable expenses — and surprises, too. Photo: Eelke In early 2006, my husband and I decided to purchase our first home in my hometown of Greenfield, Indiana.

Overwhelmed & Rushed? Do a Stress Assess

By Leo Babauta If you find yourself rushing from task to task, worried that you don’t have time to do everything … If you are feeling a high amount of stress and are just overwhelmed by the number of things you have to do … You might try doing a Stress Assess. It’s something I just did for myself, because I woke up and had a million things to do, and another million things

Unclutterer’s 2014 Holiday Gift Giving Guide: The ultimate uncluttered gift

Each year in our Gift Giving Guide, we choose one gift that we find to be on the extravagant side and present it as our ultimate gift. We’ve featured things like scanners and hiring a professional organizer and my book and even a closet organizing system. This year, we are returning to a gift we featured in 2008.

“GRAPHIQUES” FROSTA chair

Materials: FROSTA These chairs were made in the 50s. Seats and backs were replaced by the FROSTA seats – birch plywood sanded and oiled, in order to preserve the color and increase the contrast with the black paint. The wrought iron structure whose shape is easily recognizable, has been preserved and provides a clean side to the whole. Seat height: 46 cm Total height: 89 cm Seat and back:

Warren Buffett’s Two Lists and Your Money

A few weeks ago, there was a pretty great story going around various business and finance websites about Warren Buffett.

Headboard in entrance

Materials: - 1 MANDAL Headboard - 6 NORRBYN Knob - 1 STAVE Mirror, white - 1 LÄMPLIG Chopping board Hello everyone, I present to you my first simple hack. After extensive research in a variety of furniture , I realized that the solution to my long and narrow entrance had to build!!! And here it is: First I cut off the cutting board into two pieces as wide as the wall and then attached with sil

18 Ways to Slash Your Utility Consumption in Half

Appliances that generate heat or cold — think dryers — tend to use the most electricity. Photo: TraciTodd When you tear open your utility bill each month, are you annoyed with the outstanding balance listed on the statement? If so, you aren’t alone.

Ask the Readers: Where can you get a last-minute seasonal job?

This article is by editor Linda Vergon. When you think about getting extra money for the holidays, your first thought may be to get a job at your local mall. Retail is certainly one of the easier industries to break into to find a holiday job, and this year’s retail numbers are expected to be much better than in recent years.

How to Find What You Love to Do

As reported by Forbes this past summer, 52.3 percent of American workers are dissatisfied with their jobs. If you're among the unsatisfied majority, there's one thing you should know: It doesn't have to be this way. In May of this year, Pick the Brain outlined certain steps you can take when you're in a situation you don't enjoy.

roses absolutely everywhere

When I broke out of prison I found Roses absolutely everywhere. (I did hear them singing through the bars.) They flourished from my declarations, dripped out of my mailbox, wove right into my hair absolutely everywhere. My house turned into a house-sized Rose and I slept right in the very center of it pink and gold at dawn, I ran my body over every single petal kissing my way up My mouth opened li