Chris Szczepanski

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10 Top Things to Do in Rome's Monti Neighborhood

If you spend time in Rome, you'll probably walk through the neighborhood of Monti, especially if you visit the Colosseum, Forum, Trajan's Markets, or …

Italy

How to Get Ripped Abs & Gain Muscle Weight

You long for a body that turns heads in the gym: muscular, buff and defined. Ripped abs are part of this whole physique package. Of course, effort on …

Workouts

Basic French Toast Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>Why Do We Celebrate Christmas on Dec. 25?<p>There are several reasons Christmas is celebrated on Dec. 25. The date is nine months after March 25, a …

Your Browser's Autofill Data Can Be Phished, Here's How to Stay Safe

The autofill systems in browsers like Google Chrome, Safari, and Opera, as well as plugins like LastPass, can be easily tricked into giving away your …

Personal Information

Follow the f/8 Rule to Shoot Excellent Street Photos on the Go

Your camera’s manual exposure settings can be complicated. Rules of thumb are useful for figuring out the right settings to go with. For example, if …

24 Egg Breakfast Recipes to Start Your Day

More<p>Eggs<p>Buying tips, techniques, and recipes, no matter how you like them.<p>Eggs are a staple of my diet, and while I eat plenty for lunch and dinner, they're still most often seen on my breakfast table. Versatile, affordable, with a nice dose of protein to kick off your day, it's no wonder that eggs …

These Breakfast Taco Recipes Are Life's Reward For Getting Out Of Bed

Mornings have never looked so good.<p>The fastest way to make any morning better — even Monday mornings — is breakfast tacos.<p>Breakfast tacos offer everything that is beloved about the taco. It has the tortilla, it gives you a reason to eat even more guacamole than you already do, and it offers the …

Seven Gorgeous Waterfalls to Chase in Taiwan

The Shifen Waterfall is notable for its great girth. Weighing in as Taiwan's widest waterfall, Shifen, located in Pingxi District along the Keelung …

How to use Activity Monitor to make your Mac faster

Activity Monitor for Mac<p>Activity Monitor is a little know gem of an app hidden in the Utilities folder in your Applications folder. It can look daunting when you first launch it but once you look past the information overload and find out what to focus on it can become an invaluable tool to make …

Computer Hardware

6 Breakfast Hash Recipes That Will Turn You Into a Morning Person

The only thing more annoying than the sound of an alarm clock is the prospect of eating a generic granola bar or overripe banana during your commute …

How to get out from under high brokerage fees

<b>Dear Liz:</b> I have two accounts at a full-service brokerage. One is an inherited IRA and the other is a Roth IRA that I opened. Both have a mix of stocks and mutual funds that I chose. My accounts have done well, but I am not happy with the commissions that my brokerage charges when I trade, which I …

This watermelon salad recipe could be the easiest summer dish ever

Watermelon fan? Rather than slicing it into wedges, chop the watermelon into bite-size cubes and toss with a little fresh mint and lime juice, along with a touch of olive oil for richness. Serve it right away, or fix it ahead of time and chill until ready to serve. With just this handful of …

This little-known Google app will pay you to do simple surveys on your smartphone

Rather than charging you to use things like Google Search or its mobile operating system Android, it provides them free of charge, then makes most of its money off the back of advertising revenues.<p>But one of Google's apps goes one step further — and actually <i>pays you</i> to use it.<p>Google Opinion Rewards …

Apps

11 basic Excel tricks that will change your life

Microsoft Excel is an amazing piece of software, and even regular users might not be getting as much out of it as they can. Improve your Excel efficiency and proficiency with these basic shortcuts and functions that absolutely everyone needs to know.<p>Of course you can move from cell to cell with …

As a Freelancer, Set Your Prices By How Much Value Your Client Receives

When you’re setting priced as a freelancer, you might think about it in terms of how much time it takes you or what your costs are. You should also …

Employment

Google’s new app makes your iOS Live Photos less shaky and more awesome

Apple’s Live Photos are, by design, something most people don’t really think about. You just take your still photos as you always would, and iOS automatically captures a bit of footage from before and after the photo was taken and turns it into a little animation.<p>Sometimes these animations are</i> …

A Chess Grandmaster Shares a Remarkably Effective Trick for Solving Any Problem | Inc.com

How do <i>you</i> go about solving problems?<p>My father grew up playing chess in his native Philippines, where the game is hugely popular. He became fairly skilled, and even won a few tournaments after immigrating to the U.S. Of course he was eager to teach me, his firstborn son, the rules of the game.<p>This …

Chess

Five affordable ideas for a once-in-a-lifetime vacation

Some travel providers are better than others when it comes to discounts on luxurious trips abroad.<p>No matter whether you're a seasoned traveler or a …

South America

The Cognitive Biases That Lead to Bad Money Decisions

If managing money were as easy as crunching some numbers and following a spending plan, we’d all be awesome at it. Money isn’t hard because of the …

The Science of Baking, In One Graphic

Baking is a science as well an art, and the key to better baking is understanding the chemical forces at play. Thankfully this graphic explains all …

The Best Running Shoes of 2015

Here are shoes that have been given one of RW’s four awards – Editor’s Choice, Best Buy, Best Debut or Best Update.

This simple formula can tell if you’re getting ripped off by an airline

Travelers no longer have to guess whether they got a decent deal on airfare or not.<p>There’s now a straightforward formula that can reveal whether …

Beyond the G&T: 9 Fantastic Drinks to Make with Tonic Water

Tonic water goes with more than just gin.<p>When you think tonic, you probably think gin. And why not? It's tied for the most important ingredient in a …

These Maps Show the Country You Face When You Look Across the Ocean

Breaking news: The Earth is round. OK, that may not be news to most, but how the shape of the planet affects one's perspective when looking out over …

Everyone Else’s Lunch Is Jealous of Your Harissa Chicken Salad Lunch

A little weekend planning is the key to a workday lunch you'll actually be excited to eat.<p><i>Welcome to Cooking Without Recipes, in which we teach you how to make a dish we love, but don’t worry too much about the nitty-gritty details of the recipe, so you can create your own spin.</i><p>My weekday lunch …

Healthy Eating

An Entrepreneur's Secret Weapon: the Right Question

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many years ago a senior executive VP of operations faced an awkward conversation. Upon arriving at work one Monday morning, she learned that the company’s VP of sales had thought it a good idea to swim naked at a client’s pool party over …

20 genius uses for salt: Clean your appliances, remove stains and more

A short-seller you've never heard of has been quietly killing it

Short-sellers bet that a stock will decline. They profit from this view by borrowing shares (at a small cost) and selling them at a high price. The idea is that, once the share price falls, the investor can buy them back cheaper and pocket the difference.<p>Axler, the founder of a small New York-based …

The Top 5 Best Coq au Vin Recipes

Learn how to make the delicious Burgundian dish at home.<p>You don't have to be in Burgundy to enjoy coq au vin, the traditional French stew of red …