John Beausang

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Avocado Recipes: Stuffed Baked Avocados Are So Simple and Yet So Good - Great Ideas : People.com

<b>Stuffed Breakfast Avocados</b><p>4 avocados<br>5 oz. smoked salmon, cut into thin strips<br>16 baby spinach leaves<br>8 eggs<br>Kosher salt, to taste<br>Freshly cracked black …

The Best Backpacking Food

Extended time in the backcountry often equates to a dry diet. Learning how to cook well in the wilderness is an art that doesn't come quickly but can …

How to Make Camp Bread While Actually Camping

<b>Think about being able to say to your</b> camping counterparts, “Do you want freshly baked bread tonight?”<p>This will certainly win you points.<p>Of course, …

Camping

7 Tips To Become A Campfire Cooking Master

If it is good over a campfire it is automatically the best food you have ever tasted. There is really no comparison and no way to imitate it. Cooking …

Kitchens

Three Rooftop Tents for Summer Adventures

For those looking to hit the road for summertime adventures, there's no better piece of gear than a rooftop tent. Mounting onto a vehicle's roof rack, these longtime safari favorites are finding their way more and more into the casual consumer market. The benefits of a rooftop tent are plentiful. …

Wearable Tech

You can even cook in this emergency preparedness kit – The Gadgeteer

This survival kit is expensive, but it has 25 life-saving items inside a box that you can even use to cook in. The SOLKOA Survival Kit for Best Made …

Moleskine's Smartpen Digitizes Your Notebooks as You're Writing In Them

Moleskine, makers of some of the most popular paper notebooks in the world, have teamed up with the creators of the Neo Smartpen to make it a lot …

Foods And Drinks That Energize You Just As Much As Caffeine

By: <i>Jacqueline Aizen</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/Ivan Dervisevic</i><p>Still chugging those grande lattes and downing energy drinks to keep you from crashing at your desk? Well, caffeine can deliver a temporary buzz, but it won't provide the long-lasting energy your body craves. As it wears off, fatigue settles in, …

Nutrition

The First Four Things You Should Do Every Workday

Ever find that it’s noon and you haven’t accomplished anything on your to-do list? Get a productive jump-start on the day with these tasks.<p>I recently got to work an hour early. I had one goal in mind: world-domination, early-morning productivity. I made coffee, opened my email inbox, and the next …

Time Management

Getflix lets you access restricted streaming globally

Most music and video streaming services use geo-restrictions to limit access to their services, which creates headaches for international users who want to access (and pay) for the likes of Hulu Plus, HBO Go or Netflix.<p>A solution has been found in Getflix, a smart DNS service that removes the …

Facebook's Page Manager app for iOS adds live video

Facebook is rolling out an update for the Pages Manager app for iOS devices that brings the ability to manage Facebook Live broadcasts directly.<p>Since the introduction of live video last year, Facebook has added the ability to manage it via Mentions and its main app, but that’s not all too …

Interaction Design: The Final Ingredient to a Perfect Website

If you have a website for your company or are trying to promote your personal brand through social media, odds are you know a couple things about the …

UX Design

The Morning Routine Experts Recommend for Peak Productivity

What’s the best way to start your day so that you really get things done?<p>Laura Vanderkam studied the schedules of high-achievers. What did she find? …

Time Management

Articles about simplicity rules family beach house designed double rental on Dwell.com - Dwell

Robust materials and a flexible floor plan help the owners of an Australian vacation home reap maximum rewards.<p>Apartment residents know all too well about decorating restrictions, but interior designer Nicole Sassaman comes to the rescue,...<p>Jean Verville architecte designed FAHOUSE, a residence …

Architecture

15 Surprising Things Productive People Do Differently

I recently interviewed over 200 ultra-productive people including seven billionaires, 13 Olympians, 20 straight-A students and over 200 successful entrepreneurs. I asked a simple, open-ended question, “What is your number one secret to productivity?” After analyzing all of their responses, I coded …

Time Management

Our 13 Best Social Media Marketing Tips Ever!

Just like the audiences you’re hoping to target on Facebook and Twitter, there’s no one-size-fits-all approach to social media marketing. The …

Marketing

10 great notepads for designers (that aren't Moleskines)

Every designer needs a notepad to jot down those flashes of inspiration, sketch out their latest vision, or even just to scribble down some doodle …

Creating a digital marketing plan for Start-ups and Small Businesses

SME/SMBs are often overlooked for marketing best practice advice. Our new RACE planning guide addresses this.Marketers tend to love talking about the …

Marketing

7 Web design trends for 2016

Examples of the latest trends in creating desktop and mobile digital experiencesIn this article I'm going to review the trends in digital experience …

UI Design

Misused mobile UX patterns

If you are an experienced designer, you probably agree that being inspired by others is not stealing in UI design. It’s best practice research. It’s …

20 creative ways of using Evernote

So much to do, so little time.<p>I imagine many marketers might feel this way, what with all the wonderful hats we all get to wear. One of my favorite fixes for helping stay organized isEvernote.<p>There are so many ways to use the app and since we talk a lot about productivity here on the Buffer blog, I …

15 Outstanding Tips for Blog Writers from Popular Bloggers

Do you want to blog better, faster and with more fun?I’ve collected 15<b> badass</b> tips for blog writers.These 15 tips are from some of my favorite …

Creative Writing

14 things successful people do before breakfast

Those among us who have managed to find professional success and eke out a life actively embrace this philosophy. They must set aside their first hours of the day to invest in their top-priority activities before other people's priorities come rushing in.<p>Science supports this strategy. Vanderkam …

Time Management

Ten things I learned about writing from Stephen King

The novelist James Smythe, who has been analysing the work of Stephen King for the Guardian since 2012, on the lessons he has drawn from the master of horror fiction<p>Stephen King short fiction competition – send us your stories<p>Stephen King is an All-Time Great, arguably one of the most popular …

Creative Writing

Leaders Do 3 Things Every Day To Strengthen Their Personal Brand

Personal Branding is a leadership requirement, not a self-promotion campaign. Successful leaders know this and they make it a point to focus on advancing themselves by serving others. According to my organization’s research, less than 15% of leaders have defined their personal brand and only 5% are …

Leadership

How to Turn a Bad Day Around

Let’s face it. Life can be full of frustrations—an argument with your teenager over breakfast, a missed train, or even just a spilled coffee can make you wish you could crawl back into bed. How can you change your mood when you’ve started your day off on the wrong foot? How do you stop annoyances …

Self-help

5 Stability Ball Exercises for a Crazy Strong Core

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Alex Orlov for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When was the last time you used a stability ball at the gym? Sure, shiny new gadgets and machinery might look fun, but some machines can be more trouble than they're worth. (We're looking at you, seated crunch machine!)<p>The '90s called and reminded us …

Workouts

Facebook's parallel universe for journalists is just like Twitter

Facebook has long been keen for more journalists to use their personal accounts like they do Twitter – to engage with followers, discuss their articles and hunt for information. The company hasn’t had much success on this front to date, but that may be starting to change. It’s built a ‘parallel …

How To Eliminate 90% Of Your Regret And Anxiety By Thinking Like A Roman Emperor

Do you know what Steve Jobs, John D. Rockefeller, Amelia Earhart, and Ulysses S. Grant have in common?<p>They each possessed the talent of turning …

Motivation

9 sites to watch excellent curated videos

Hundreds of hours of video are uploaded to the Web every minute, so it’s not always easy to find something interesting to watch when you have a moment to spare.<p>Thankfully, we’re experts at faffing on company time and know where to get our fix of quality Web video. Here are our picks for the best …