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You probably know that working with a mentor is important to your career development . However, it can be a real challenge to find the perfect mentor and ask them to help you. Make the search easier on yourself by forming a "creative circle" from your peer network rather than seeking out a single person to guide you.Read more...

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Rice cookers aren't just for rice. They can make giant pancakes , cook up a batch of biryani , and can even do double duty a humidifier . They can also make a killer mac and cheese. Read more...

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Deadspin 5 Minutes Of South Carolina Newscast Wasted Reporting Fake Disney News | Gizmodo Two Ex-Army Rangers Believe Flip Flops And Sarongs Will Defeat ISIS | Jezebel Women Suffer From Heart Attacks to Avoid Being Called 'Hysterical' | Kotaku Real-Life Batsuit Tested with Fists and Knives |Read more...

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If you're losing weight, your progress will stall at some point. Even if you are doing everything right, the number on the scale will stop budging. Here's what to do when this happens.Read more...

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Let's be honest. You're going to procrastinate at some point. It happens. Before it does, though, spend the time—say, 15-30 minutes—to identify the problems you'll inevitably face in a project.Read more...

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Most furniture that you get from IKEA needs to be assembled with your own two hands. Which can mean you feel a sense of accomplishment in addition to getting a new piece of furniture. Try focusing on buying or making stuff yourself to build more satisfaction with your life.Read more...

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Making your bed is one of those habits that feels pointless. You'll mess it up every night and no one will ever see it made, right? Well, except you. And the satisfaction it gives you may be what's really worth it.Read more...

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Love him or hate him, you can't deny his impact. John D. Rockefeller was the founder of Standard Oil, the company started in 1870 that fathered modern businesses like Chevron and ExxonMobil. He was also a notable philanthropist. Here are some of the career lessons we can learn from his life.Read more...

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Today's featured workspace belongs to Marques Brownlee, better know as MKBHD for his famous tech videos on YouTube. As you might expect, this battlestation is packed with glorious gear, and it's also a study in design balance and symmetry.Read more...

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If you need to make some simple electronics repairs, but don't have a soldering iron, you aren't completely doomed. You can use plenty of other tools, along with almost any heat source, to solder whatever needs soldering.Read more...

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If you're looking for the perfect font, but can't seem to find it, you might be able to make it. Metaflop Modulator makes it easy to create custom fonts simply by adjusting some sliders.Read more...

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Whether you're negotiating your salary or some other kind of business deal, there are a lot of ways you can approach it. A recent study suggests, however, that the best strategy might be to offer a "bolstering range offer."Read more...

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If good design is invisible, then you might not notice the intentional choices that go into designing a landscape. It's the work of a landscape architect to subtly guide you through a physical space and shape how you interact with it, and it's a bit more than just choosing the potted plants.Read more...

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Binge watching Netflix is a joy, but it's also a dangerous game. If you're sick of the autoplay feature that keeps you from doing anything productive with your life, then How-To Geek points out that it's easy to turn off. Read more...

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Hunter S. Thompson is probably one of the last people you'd turn to for life advice, but the above quote from a letter he wrote to his friend, Hume Logan, nails what goals are supposed to be about surprisingly well. Read more...

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iPad: The iPad's a great tool for sketching out ideas on the go, and Forge is an app that makes that process a little easier by working less like a drawing app and more like a brainstorming tool.Read more...

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If you want to avoid pooping at a bad time, you'll probably try to plan ahead and visit the bathroom before that long meeting. But how do you make yourself poop on command? Try a hot beverage—coffee works , but so does tea or even hot water.Read more...

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iOS: If you're sick of the boring grid view of your apps on iOS, Makeovr is a little webapp that allows you to create invisible icons so you can customize your home screen in any way you want.Read more...

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Osorno is a city in Chile. This statement is a fact, but not everyone knows that. And, it turns out, if you present people with this statement written in blue, more of them will judge it as truthful than if you present it written in yellow. Our friends at io9 explain why. [io9 ]Read more...

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Asking for a raise is one of those awkward yet necessary things we should do (at least, if we think we deserve a raise). Some months are statistically better times to ask, but you can also time your request based on your individual career events. Read more...

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We teach kids about money because we want them to grow up to be financially responsible, smart adults. Forbes points out there's another big benefit: Keeping kids from getting spoiled.Read more...

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Some people are born with a great eye for decorating or design. Others learn the skill and are able to apply it successfully. And then there are the rest of us. If you don't have much of a knack for design, a few basic techniques can go a long way.Read more...

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We all have different ways we prefer to work—some of us are planners and others are relationship builders, some are ESFPs and others INTPs . If you're not sure what your working style is, try this productivity assessment.Read more...

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Today only, Amazon's taking 15% off several of the top-selling Kindle Fire tablets, starting at just $84.Read more...

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