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By Tim Ferriss

Hackers help: ASKHOLMEN planter box to cat feeding station

Hi Hackers, I haven’t seen any ASKHOLMEN planter hacks yet so I’m wondering if I can use it as an alternative for one of the hacks I’ve seen here previously. Here’s what I need: I have a couple of cats who are special needs that require special high calorie food, but I have other cats who tend to be greedy feeders that I need to put on a low cal kibble.

If Everyone Becomes a Non-Conformist, Won’t We All Be Conforming?

I used to get this question a lot, sometimes framed in skepticism but other times just curiosity. The simple answer is that not everyone wants to become a non-conformist, or any other particular means of self-identification. Plenty of people are happy with the way things are, which is the definition of conformity.

How Creatives Should Negotiate

  “There are more valuable things than money in the short term.” – Ramit This episode is actually a workshop on negotiating. Out of all the resources out there on how to negotiate, 99 percent of them are piss-poor — but I guarantee you this isn’t one of them. Your teacher in this episode is Ramit Sethi.

Kallax bar with backlight

IKEA items used: - 1x KALLAX Shelving unit, black-brown (Ikea art. n. 202.758.85) - 3x KALLAX insert with door, black-brown (Ikea art. n. 602.781.70) - 1x NORNÄS wine bottle rack, grey (Ikea art. n. 102.846.54) - 1x DIODER LED light strip, flexible, multicolor (Ikea art. n.

Top 5 Dogs For People With Allergies

If you love dogs but sneeze or cough like crazy around anything canine, what you need is a list of recommended dogs for people with allergies. The good news is that there are breeds suitable for allergic folks.

4 Ways to Get Your Motivation Back When You’re In a Rut

You're reading 4 Ways to Get Your Motivation Back When You’re In a Rut, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement.

Vlog: MERGULHO DE CILINDRO & TRILHA DO ATALAIA em Noronha!

Prepare-se para conhecer os passeios mais magníficos de Fernando de Noronha: TRILHA DO ATALAIA LONGA e MERGULHO DE CILINDRO! No primeiro, fazemos uma caminhada de 5 horas com muita aventura em penhascos e pedras escorregadias. Tudo isso para chegar às piscinas naturais que são verdadeiros berçários de tubarões, tartarugas e peixes.

The Importance of Myopia: Why Multitasking is a Myth

You're reading The Importance of Myopia: Why Multitasking is a Myth, originally posted on Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement. If you're enjoying this, please visit our site for more inspirational articles. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have struggled to multitask.

The Days Are Long, But the Years Are Short: It’s My Daughter’s Junior Prom.

My older daughter took her last exam today, and tonight is her Junior Prom. So my day is consumed with various tasks that I’ve been assigned. It’s hard to believe she’s so grown-up!

14 Ways to Protect Your Home While on Vacation

You’ve just spent a glorious week on vacation with your family. The sun was out the whole time, the food was good, and the kids behaved. Miraculous! As you pull into the garage, though, you realize something seems amiss. The door into the house is ajar, and you’re sure you closed it on the way out.

What Productivity Systems Won’t Solve

By Leo Babauta If you’re like me, you’re always looking for the perfect productivity system.

Organizational tips from top tech CEOs

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. Tim Cook (Apple CEO), Jeff Bezos (Amazon CEO), and Jack Dorsey (Twitter founder and CEO) are some of the biggest names in business. It’s likely that their products touch your life every day.

refuse to worry (and how to be more useful for your friends)

Some precious people in my life are in extreme pain right now. Three friends are sorting through the natural disaster that breaking up brings on. And after a traumatic and poignantly one-in-a-million accident, one of my beloveds is literally patching together a new body and life. I cry with them in cafes and on the phone. I write letters I know they’re too weary to respond to.

Wood shim RAST dresser

I have a really cool IKEA Rast hack!

How to Structure a Successful Long-Form Sales Page

You’re browsing Facebook one day when a post about a hot-yoga, silent-except-for-chanting, green-juice-sipping-from-mason-jars retreat in a secluded area of the Appalachian Mountains pops up into your feed.“Oh how lovely!” you think to yourself (as you do when these things pop up), “I’ve always wondered about retreats like this one!”You click the link to find out more when, lo-and-beho