How to Clean Your House for Unexpected Guests

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There’s no denying the holiday season can be a busy time. Between shopping and cooking, there is often little time left for cleaning when guests are on their way. However, you can speed clean your house when necessary. Following are some tips on how to tidy up your house for those unexpected holiday guests that may only give you an hour’s notice before their arrival.
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10 Easy Ways to Rise Earlier Than Anyone Else

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You want to get a head start on your day. You know that you have more energy in the morning, and have heard the old cliche about the early bird drilled into your head from childhood. But you just can’t get yourself to bridge the gap between the idea of doing it, and the actual doing it. What can motivate you to get up, out of bed, and on with your day earlier?

Here are 10 ways to get up early and catch that worm!
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9 Well-Known Symbols And Their Origins

Symbolism is something that has been around for much longer than any of us can even begin to imagine. Many of the symbols we know and love today have roots in ancient Greece and Rome, and have evolved over time into the things we now recognize and use in our daily lives.If you’ve ever wondered where the question mark originally came from, or how Apple came up with its iconic logo, keep reading to find out!
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10 Websites Other Than Social Media To Upgrade Your Life

ave you been spending too much of your time on social media recently? Is that making much of your internet usage wasteful? Social media can be so addictive, so much that we spend hours on it without really noticing.

While social media does contribute in healthy discussions and is also our primary source of news and ideas at times, it’s equally likely to encourage us to refrain from learning something useful in our lives. It’s very important to keep our social media usage in check if we want to enrich ourselves with great learning experiences and upgrade our lives.

Here are great websites which you should check if you want to escape from the vicious trap of social media and live a life full of knowledge, joy, and inspiration.
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Make Your Own Accent Light with Concrete and Some LEDs

Now that LED strips exist, it’s super easy to make your own lighting. Case in point, YouTuber Darbin Orvar shows off her light cube packed between a couple of slabs on concrete.

The easiest part of the this project is wiring the LEDs to a USB port, which just requires a small amount of soldering. From there, the concrete is formed, then the shade is made from a polycarbonate sheet. The end result is a clever looking little light that can plug into any phone charger with a USB cable. Of course, you don’t really have to use concrete if you don’t want to, but the video provides a pretty good base idea for any number of different materials.
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