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By Tim Clark and Mark Cunningham

How to Insert an Excel File into PowerPoint in 60 Seconds

In today's tutorial, we learn how to insert Excel file data directly into PowerPoint. This is a quick workflow to follow for pasting Excel spreadsheets over to PowerPoint.

NORDLI Agricultural Industrial Hack

On first seeing the NORDLI range I was instantly drawn to the design. But on seeing them in the flesh there was an annoying gap as the top piece does not properly cover the drawers. I also wanted the piece to fit under the eaves in my loft space with some storage space for electrical equipment behind.

How Millennials Can Overcome Their 6 Biggest Financial Challenges

Last month we made the case for why Millennials could become the next Greatest Generation of personal finance. According to the Strauss-Howe generational cycle theory, members of Generation Y parallel and share traits with the young people who came of age during the Great Depression.

The Romantically Challenged Guy’s Guide to a Successful Valentine’s Day

No matter what your significant other has said about Valentine’s Day, it’s still important to her. Whether you’ve been married for twenty years or just went on a few dates with someone, Valentine’s Day matters. Even men with the best of intentions need a little help sometimes with this love holiday.

How to Increase Your Instagram Followers in 2017

With over 500 million active users, Instagram is a popular social media app mostly for youngsters, creatives, and photographers. But, how do you increase Instagram followers? After the addition of Instagram Stories to the app, it is now becoming more popular and controversial. You might be wondering why I am telling you all this.

“To Cease for a Bright Hour to Be a Prisoner of This Sickly Body & to Become as Large as the World.”

“Every man that goes into the wood seems to be the first man that ever went into a wood….I feel a pain of an alien world or I am cheered with the moist, warm, glittering, budding, and melodious hour that takes down the narrow walls of my soul and extends its life and pulsation to the very horizon. That is Morning.

Rust and Iron, Episode 2: Powerlifter Mark Bell

In this episode of Rust and Iron®, we visit one of the most intense training environments in the world, Super Training Gym. Founded by Mark Bell, Super Training Gym is oftentimes referred to as “the strongest gym in the west.” Prior to opening his own gym, he spent years studying and training under the legendary Louie Simmons at Westside Barbell. In this video, Mark shares some

How Agatha Christie’s “Kittens” Game Helped Prepare Her to Write Her Famous Mysteries.

When people ask about career change, or also, how to get more fun in life, I often find myself telling people: “What you did as a child is probably something you’d enjoy as an adult, for work and for play.” I’m fascinated by how a person’s play as a child can prefigure their adult life.

Gardeners Have the Secret Sauce for Goal-Setting

Nine percent. That’s how many Americans follow through with their New Year’s resolutions. People see the beginning of each year as a chance to start over and strive to be the best version of themselves. So why do so many pull up short of the finish line? In my experience, it starts with how we attack goals.

12 Colorful Ways to Dress Up Your Home (On a Budget)

Take a look around. Yes, right now. Pause the movie, save your place in your book. Put down that glass of wine and that cupcake and look around at your space. Is your home looking a little dull, a little less you, these days? Maybe it’s time for some changes, time to express your colorful self. Interior decorators are expensive.

Organizing for hot desks

Order a copy today of ​Never Too Busy to Cure Clutter​ by Unclutterer's Editor-in-Chief Erin Rooney Doland. The terms “hot desks” and “hot desking” have nothing to do with temperature. It a business term used for shared office desks. Instead of assigning each employee a desk, offices will provide spaces with desks that are occupied as required.

Vintage Jiu-Jitsu Lessons From Theodore Roosevelt’s Personal Instructor

Editor’s note: Theodore Roosevelt had a keen interest in martial and combative arts, beginning with boxing as a young man, and later as president — after a blow blinded him in the eye — focusing on wrestling and grappling. While in the White House, he first took jiu-jitsu lessons from Professor John J.

Wood you like to give your IKEA BESTÅ TV unit a new look?

Materials: 2 IKEA BESTÅ TV units, screwed together, with drawers and doors. I love my IKEA BESTÅ TV units but it was a little too much white for my taste.

Finding your Fitness Passion

Fitness is a tough fish to catch, but more so when you don’t love what you do. It doesn’t make sense to routinely do something you absolutely despise, does it? So why bother? Especially if you can find an alternative. In a fitness regimen, there is no such thing as one size fits all.

4 Ways Technology is Gradually Ruining Humanity and How to Tackle it

Technology surely has done a lot more good than harm — the communication, socialization, research, etc, couldn’t have been any better. However, we can’t afford to disregard the side effects that accompany these benefits. A research by OECD, reported by BBC, showed that despite the $17.5 billion invested annually on Education, students’ grades are degrading progressively