The Importance Of Saying Thank You, And Why You Should Say It Often

“Thank you” can be an incredibly powerful pair of words, especially if the person you’re thanking really needs to hear them, or isn’t expecting them. In this short TED talk, Dr Laura Trice muses over the power of saying thank you, and reminds us why we should say it — and ask to hear it — more often.


The SurfShelf Turns Exercise Equipment Into A Walking Desk

We’ve talked about the dangers of sitting all day many times before. Standing desks and walking desks are good solutions, but if you want to use gadgets on your elliptical, bicycle, or other exercise equipment, the SurfShelf does it well.


Gradually Declutter Your Home By One Item Every Day

If you live in a seriously cluttered house, downsizing all at once can feel like an impossible challenge. Wise Bread shares a simple tip to do it gradually: get rid of one (or ten) things every day.


You Might Be Standing All Wrong: Here's How To Fix Your Imbalance

Standing. It’s just something you do, right (like breathing)? The truth is there’s a perfectly aligned and balanced way to stand.


Easily Remove Dark Circles From Under The Eyes In Photoshop

One of the less attractive features of most people — especially those of us who are pretty tired — are the bags under our eyes. If you want to make someone look a little more awake, you can remove them easily in Photoshop using a curves layer.


'The Goal Isn't To Be Frugal Forever'

Being frugal is good. Saving money is such an obvious benefit to our lives that it drives our whole economy. However, as finance blog The College Investor points out, we aren’t meant to stay frugal forever.


Why Australians Don't Put Enough In Their Superannuation

Australians are increasingly relying on superannuation for their retirement income, but despite more than 20 years of compulsory super, many people are not retiring with enough.


Breeze Tracks Every Step, Pushes You To Walk More

iPhone 5s: One of the best features on the iPhone 5s is the movement tracker, but you still need to grab an app to actually make use of all that data. There are many options available, and now Runkeeper has released its own pedometer, called Breeze.


MiniPlayer Adds A Tiny Floating Player To Spotify Or Rdio

Mac: One of the nicer features in iTunes is the MiniPlayer that shrinks the interface down and out of the way. MiniPlayer for Mac adds a similar function to Spotify and Rdio.


The Designer And Drummer's Rocking Workspace

Dark home offices don’t appeal to everyone. If you’re building a man cave for both music and work, however, this is an inspiring setup.