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Help Your Kid Relax With These Guided Imagery Recordings  Help Your Kid Relax With These Guided Imagery Recordings 

If your kid is feeling anxious about something—perhaps a test or a sick relative or an upcoming shot—guided imagery can help. It’s a technique that uses mental visualizations to give one more control and a greater sense of peace.

How to Do Box Jumps Without Freaking Out How to Do Box Jumps Without Freaking Out

Every box jump involves a leap of faith. You’ll probably land on top of the box, on your feet, and not make it into one of those box jump fail compilation videos (seriously, do not Google). But how do you convince your brain and body that a solid landing awaits?

Turkey Trot Throwdown, Week 7: The Final Countdown Turkey Trot Throwdown, Week 7: The Final Countdown

Well, tomorrow is the big day. (Or later this weekend, depending on when your race is scheduled.) Don’t panic! You’ve trained. Your body is ready. Here are some last minute tips to prepare your mind.

Make a Mental Highlight Reel of Your Best Workouts to Power Through Your Slumps Make a Mental Highlight Reel of Your Best Workouts to Power Through Your Slumps

If you’re in a bad mood at the start of a workout, or if you’re dreading what’s to come, you’re more likely to have a miserable experience. But if you remember your best days at the gym, or your favorite finish-line moments, you can use those to set the scene when you begin.

How to Prepare for Your First Race, Whether It’s a 5K or a Marathon How to Prepare for Your First Race, Whether It’s a 5K or a Marathon

Running is hard. Sticking to a training plan is hard. But knowing that you have a race in a month is a great motivator to keep you going when you’d rather be watching TV. If you’ve never run a race before, putting one on your calendar might seem scary: Will I feel out of place? What should I wear?

​Use Visualization to Power Through Tough Workouts ​Use Visualization to Power Through Tough Workouts

Mentally rehearsing tough spots in workouts or competitions can be a useful tool to beat those obstacles when you meet them in real life. Here's a formula to help you build an effective script for visualizing success.

Infogr.am Generates Beautiful Infographics From Custom Data Infogr.am Generates Beautiful Infographics From Custom Data

Infogr.am is a free webapp that ingests spreadsheets and .csv files, and spits out gorgeous, interactive infographics.

YASIV Lays Out Amazon Recommendations in a Visual Web for Easier Browsing YASIV Lays Out Amazon Recommendations in a Visual Web for Easier Browsing

Amazon has great prices and a great selection, but sometimes its browsing leaves a bit to be desired. YASIV is a simple tool that lets you type in a book or album you like, and view what other fans have bought in a visual, web-like view.

Visualize Your Older Self to Trick Yourself into Saving More Money Visualize Your Older Self to Trick Yourself into Saving More Money

Do you ever picture what you'll look like or what your life will be like in retirement? If not, you might want to start now. Visualizing your future self, research suggests, is one way to prevent under-saving.

Google Maps for Android Adds Location History, Makes Using Latitude Seem Actually Worthwhile Google Maps for Android Adds Location History, Makes Using Latitude Seem Actually Worthwhile

Android: Google Maps rolled out some new features for their location-tracking Latitude app today, letting you view summaries of where you go and spend most of your time. It's pretty cool—so cool, they make us actually want to use Latitude.

InMaps Visualizes Your LinkedIn Contacts with Inter-Connected Webs InMaps Visualizes Your LinkedIn Contacts with Inter-Connected Webs

LinkedIn isn't the most visually arresting site. Log into the InMaps "labs," however, and you see every connection, daisy-chained in colorful loops and webs. See who knows who and plot your career escape, or just reminisce over jobs of yore.

Influence Tracker Shows Who Is Funding U.S. Politicians Influence Tracker Shows Who Is Funding U.S. Politicians

If you're curious to see who the biggest contributors are to the politicians that represent you on the national stage, Influence Tracker "brands" your congressperson of choice with the logos of their biggest contributors.

Google Docs' New Charts Editor Adds Timelines, Org Charts, and Better Data Visualization Google Docs' New Charts Editor Adds Timelines, Org Charts, and Better Data Visualization

Google Docs just rolled out a new Charts Editor that brings some impressive new tools to Google-Docs-built charts. Those new features include organizational charts, annotated timelines, and a motion chart for visualizing data over time. They've also given an all-around facelift to their regular old charts. You can…

Newsmap Displays Local and World News as a Treemap Visualization Newsmap Displays Local and World News as a Treemap Visualization

Newsmap is a news aggregation tool that organizes news stories, by popularity and volume of reporting, in a visually pleasing treemap—making it extremely simple to see what's going on and how much coverage it's receiving.

Visualize Energy Use in Terms of What a Kilowatt Accomplishes Visualize Energy Use in Terms of What a Kilowatt Accomplishes

Translating the kilowatt usage on your power bill into real world application isn't the easiest thing to do. This interactive residential energy use chart shows how much energy and money common appliances cost.

Top 10 Hard Drive Upgrades and Fixes Top 10 Hard Drive Upgrades and Fixes

You should never feel like your hard drive is holding out on you. Anyone should be able to back up, recover files, boot multiple systems, upgrade, or otherwise improve their storage space. These tips explain the possibilities and procedures.

Scanner Displays Disk Usage as a Radial Graph Scanner Displays Disk Usage as a Radial Graph

Windows: If you're looking for a snappy and portable disk scanner to dig into your disk usage in an easy to digest radial-chart format you'll want to check out Scanner.

Preceden Creates Parallel Timelines and Charts Preceden Creates Parallel Timelines and Charts

Timelines are excellent for visualizing change over time, but most timeline generators limit you to a single timeline. Web application Preceden features parallel timelines and accompanying charts.

Ban Distorting Chart Types, aka Why You Should Be Wary of Pyramid Charts Ban Distorting Chart Types, aka Why You Should Be Wary of Pyramid Charts

Three-dimensional charts may be a little more eye-catching and dynamic than their 2-D counterparts (it's an Avatar world, baby), but data visualization blogger Stubborn Mule explains why you should consider junking 3-D charts, or at least why you shouldn't trust pyramid charts.

Tableau Public Brings Your Boring Data to Life Tableau Public Brings Your Boring Data to Life

Windows only: Free application Tableau Public creates beautiful visualizations from your data and lets you publish them to the web, where users can interact with your charts and graphs with live updates.

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