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Spotify is testing a sleeker and less cluttered UI for its Android app

The Spotify app has a new now playing page, search menu, and more. Spotify is one of the most popular music streaming services around, but as great as its library of content and many features are, one thing has always left me wanting a bit more – its Android app. Spotify’s Android app is perfectly functional, but it can sometimes be a pain to navigate if you don’t know exactly where to go for what you’re looking for. Thankfully, it looks like Spotify is testing out an updated look for…

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It Is Magically Possible To Work Less And Still Do More

Working long hours is pretty common these days. If your Monday to Friday feels like a constant slog of work and projects with no real time for a breather, is this because you have too much work or is it because you’re not using your time efficiently? It’s easy to spend too much time perfecting something or equally not focusing enough so you end up dragging the task out more than you should. So does working longer hours mean you’re being productive and getting lots done? The answer is most…

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Creativity is Unlike Anything In The World. The Less You Use, The Less You Have.

Creativity needs practice. You will never run out of ideas unless you stopped thinking of ideas. “Creativity is allowing yourself to make mistakes. Art is knowing which ones to keep.” So, learn from your mistakes, be fun and creative! The post Creativity is Unlike Anything In The World. The Less You Use, The Less You Have. appeared first on Lifehack. … Read the referenced story here… Creativity is Unlike Anything In The World. The Less You Use, The Less You Have.

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How to Make Parenting More Joyful and Less Stressful

Parents these days spend a lot more attention and time on their children compared to that in the past. A recent analysis of 11 wealthy countries estimates that in 1965, the average mother spent 54 minutes a day caring for children, that number doubled to 104 minutes in 2012. And the time men spend caring for their kids has jumped from 16 minutes a day to 59.[1] Take a look at these graphs that show the trend of time spent with children since the 1960s: Every parent wants what’s best…

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Business 

The New Tax Bill Will Make Americans Less Healthy – And That’s Bad For The Economy

The new tax bill, passed by the Senate early Saturday, is not just about taxes. It has significant consequences for the American health care system – especially for the most vulnerable of our citizens. If the proposed tax bill comes to fruition, it will reduce the affordability of health care for many Americans. Without access to care, our sickest and most vulnerable – especially the the poor and elderly – will suffer an increasing chance of poorer health outcomes. What’s more, the bill’s long-term outcomes will be bad for our economy, resulting in…

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Spend 50% Less Time Taking Care Of Your Plants With This App

Home gardening is an enjoyable family activity whose benefits extend beyond your body’s wellness, the environment, and your wallet. There’s the versatility of growing whatever pleases you all year round. There’s also the assurance of efficiently getting the freshest and safest organic herbs, greens and spices at your yard. Being a home gardener at the digital age is awesome, though, in the midst of your busy, hectic schedule, all your plants may wither off and die. The many gardening apps for Android and iOS devices are information-rich and undeniably helpful…

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The Secret to Achieving More by Less Is?

People dream big and despite of having a few resources, people actually dream about getting maximum benefits from the minimum output. If given the choice, most would want to take the easy way out if it also means enjoying maximum benefits. Everyone wants to achieve more by less. Spending less to achieve big is the greatest dilemma for most people; however, it is not impossible. In The 80/20 Principle: The Secret to Achieving More by Less, Richard Koch  defines this problem and proposes a solution to this problem. 80/20 is a principle…

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Spend 50% LESS Effort On Your Plants With These Smarties

Gardening seems like such a relaxing hobby: retired women and men seem to love it with a passion, and lots of families like to take on gardening projects together. You just have to plant the seeds, water regularly, and wait patiently. What could be easier? Yet a lot of people fail to grow plants successfully! If you take a closer look, there are actually a lot of things that you have to take care of…the humidity of the soil, the amount of sunlight that the plant takes in – which…

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