10 Washi Tape Ideas: From Organizing to DIY

Washi Tape Ideas

Read on for washi tape ideas for everything from getting organized to decorating your space.

For those not in the know, washi tape is printed, colorful and patterned Japanese tape. It has the stickiness of a painters’ tape, or a less sticky masking tape, which makes it great for removing and relocating without leaving a lot of sticky mess. It also comes in an almost infinite assortment of colors and patterns making it not only easy on the eye, but also quite practical.

Washi tape ideas and uses run the gamut from …

Smart Running Shoes Vibrate to Indicate Direction

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 If you have no sense of direction, these vibrating running shoes may be the answer.

Have you had this happen before? You’re mapping a long run out before you go. You want your route to include inspiring views, little traffic, no hills, and the necessary distance. You’ve got it all planned out, until of course you miss a turn and end up climbing a monster hill and jogging through bumper to bumper traffic.

The Indian tech firm Lechal is working on a project that merges insertable footbeds with your smartphone to …

‘Yes Means Yes’ is an Awesome, No-Brainer Sexual Safety Measure

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While “no means no” should never be eliminated from anyone’s vocabulary, it may be time for us all to learn an even better sexual safety phrase.

You’ve all heard the saying, “no means no,” right? It’s a saying everyone should know from young childhood onward. Unfortunately, though, many people who have been sexually assaulted don’t get the chance to even say no. Often times, they are frozen in fear or disbelief, or are drugged, or passed out, and unable to respond.

In California, lawmakers are considering a measure that would require all …

Makeup Color Match Tips to Complement Your Eye Color

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To makeup color match, you have to take into consideration your features, regardless of what shades or colors you think will look best.

It’s really not enough to look at a celebrity you admire and try to replicate her look by using the same exact makeup colors and tones – they simply may not work well with your individual features. At the end of the day, the next person is not you and doesn’t work with the same blank canvas.

Instead of starting with a makeup trend and applying it …

7 Ways to Take a Selfie that Doesn’t Suck

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Love ‘em or hate ‘em, selfies are here to stay. Here’s how to take a selfie that doesn’t make your followers want to… well, vomit.

Whether you think selfies are a symptom of narcissism or a powerful form of self-expression, you have to admit – they’re becoming a total snore. I mean, how many extended arm shots can you stand of yourself, never mind other people?

Before you take a selfie in front of the mirror (for the 17,432nd time), check out these seven selfie masters – they’ll either shame you into …

15 Grilling Ideas for Labor Day that Aren’t Meat

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In need of vegetarian-friendly grilling ideas? Look no further.

Labor Day is just around the corner and you know what that means: last chance in summer to rev up the barbecue. But that doesn’t mean you’re forced to eat burgers with bacon on them. While burgers and hotdogs might be the go-to barbecue food, there is so much more that can be grilled that if you throw meat on the barbecue you might as well just slap a “I am a chef with no creativity” apron on.

Here are 15 different grilling ideas …

4 Ways to Break Bad Habits (and Make Healthy Ones Stick)

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If the whole “66 days” rule to break bad habits is starting to feel daunting, here are some tips to keep you on track.

Confession: I’ve been trying to break the same bad habits for over two years now. While we all work hard to make our healthy habits stick, there are always a few straggling bad habits that become our… kryptonite. Sure, I could feel totally pathetic about my epic failure in this department, or I could feel proud about the fact that I’m still sticking it out after all this time …

10 Absolutely Delicious Avocado Recipes to Try

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There are very few people that I’ve ever met that don’t like avocados. They’re delectably cream, not to sweet, incredibly flavorful and completely satisfying – what’s not to love? Not only are avocados delicious, they are also full of Vitamins A, E and K, and are considered one of the most nutrient dense foods packed full of essential minerals, B Vitamins and dietary fiber. So try them in our top 10 avocado recipes and fall in love with them all over again!