Chris Swann

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How to Get Rid of Back Acne Once and for All

According to every dermatologist we know.<p>It's not like the pimples you get on your face. Yes, it’s similar in that the pores clog and bacteria is often to blame, and also you get incredibly confused and angry and emotional about it (especially if you’re on steroids). BUT, it's different in that it …

Skin Care

37 Products On Amazon Prime That Have Thousands Of Rave Reviews & Absolutely Rule

They say variety is the spice of life, and it's true. Change is just as essential to life as breathing — except when it's not. Like comfort foods, …

Shopping

Here’s a Handy Way to Understand Healthy Serving Sizes

Unfortunately, this isn’t quite the full story. In fact, the serving size on a food label is determined by the manufacturer—and not the USDA, who …

Nutrition

7 mistakes that could see you miss out on £1,000 every year until you're 50

If you fancy putting your money into a tax-free savings account, there’s no shortage of options. Indeed, working out precisely which ISA is best for …

Finance

How to naturally lose weight fast

While there are endless diets, supplements, and meal replacement plans claiming to ensure rapid weight loss, most lack any scientific evidence. There …

Nutrition

This clever case pops open to protect your phone when you drop it

That moment when you drop your phone and everything stops. You can hear your heart beat — the buzz of the world around you is silenced — all cognition stops — you see as if in slow motion the pirouette of your $700 piece of electronics toward the cement. How will it land? Will you get lucky this …

Electrical Engineering

7 Tips for a Healthy Prostate

More than 190,000 new cases of prostate cancer are diagnosed in the U.S. each year, according to the American Cancer Society. Fortunately, there is a …

Cancer

Get lucky: meet the competition addicts raking in thousands

On the face of it, Di Coke has a lifestyle some can only dream of: a butler at her beck and call at Glastonbury festival, a private chef whipping up dinner for her at home, dining at Copenhagen’s Michelin-starred restaurant Noma and a guitar signed by Noel Gallagher, not forgetting the luxury …

Coffeemakers

5 body-rocking sex positions for people who like to watch

Get looking, good looking!<p>There's nothing hotter than you two in the throes. Appreciating those gorgeous visuals lets you be voyeur and/or exhibitionist, and can be a huge turn-on for both of you. These positions work regardless of who you're having sex with, whether they have a penis or are …

More Meghan Markle Bikini Photos Surface As Her Best Friends Arrive In London

Meghan Markle will marry Prince Harry in just a few days.<p>Just days before she’s set to marry the man of her dreams, Meghan Markle’s bikini-clad past …

My six pack Dadbod challenge: how I got a washboard stomach in 12 weeks

Until recently, the idea of having a six pack was simply pie in the sky. Not only had I never been in possession of such a thing, I was also 36 years old with two kids and a busy job. Hopes of making my stomach resemble a washboard had long since passed. Easier (and a lot more fun) to sit back and …

Yoga, Sustainability, Politics, Spirituality.

A Healthy Way to Lose 10 Kilograms Fast

Choosing to lose 10 kilograms is a reasonable goal if you fully commit to changes in your dietary and exercise habits. Losing weight reduces your …

How to Bounce Back After Hitting Rock Bottom In Your Career, According to Walt Disney and Steve Jobs

These three lessons from those who have been there can show you the best way out.<p>Like most people, I relish the feel-good stories of successful people who overcame setbacks to make it to the top. But what about when you have a complete career breakdown? I mean a time when you hit rock bottom and …

Motivation

27 'healthy' habits that are actually making you gain weight

There was a period of time when people thought smoking tobacco was healthy. Experts also downplayed just how detrimental sugar is to your health, and let's not forget about the low-fat craze of the '80s and early '90s. All of this is to say: Certain once-believed "healthy" habits turned out to be …

Simple Tips for Knowing How Much Weight to Lift

New clients often ask personal trainers what weight they should start lifting. It's a fair question given that most people, particularly men, will …

Exercise

A psychologist explains how to beat social anxiety

The problem isn’t your social skills<p>It is rarely helpful to tell a shy person to “just be yourself!” Riffing on that frustrating exchange, clinical psychologist Ellen Hendriksen has written a book that she hopes will answer the question the anxious person usually asks in return: How?<p>Hendriksen …

If You Want to Build Muscle, Here's How Much Protein You Should Be Eating Every Day

When it comes to building lean muscle mass or bulking up, most people know they need to lift weights and eat more protein. After all, protein is the building block of muscle and helps build and repair tissue. But just how much should you be eating if you want to see those gains?<p>Unfortunately, …

Nutrition

These 32 Brilliant Products On Amazon Have Over 5,000+ Reviews For Good Reason

Good reviews matter when it comes to buying new products online — and oftentimes, the more widely reviewed something is, the easier it is to take a …

How to use your Amazon Echo as a personal fitness trainer

Amazon's voice control speakers are full of handy tips and tricks to help get you in shape. Not only that, but you'll find a variety of heart-pumping guided workouts hidden among the thousands of available Alexa skills. So, go ahead. Skip the gym and try out one of Amazon's simple, fast and …

Smart Homes

Doing Just This One Thing Every Day Will Sharpen Your Brain Beyond Measure

It takes less than 10 minutes of your day.<p><i>What 10 minute daily activity would sharpen my mind over a year? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by Nela Canovic, Productivity hacker,</b> …

Will Power

Britain's most fragrant rose gardens in the care of the National Trust

10 Horrible Habits That Destroy Your Happiness

Appreciating what we have and building on it is work. Feeling sorry for ourselves and staying stuck is no effort at all.<p>9 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>We are all constantly in pursuit of happiness. Every day we make choices in life that affect how we feel and …

Happiness

The Lazy Man (And Woman’s) Guide To Weight Loss

I’m going to go ahead and confess something right now: I love being lazy. It doesn’t pervade every aspect of my life, but laziness, well, it just …

The complete list of Alexa commands so far

Amazon's voice assistant, Alexa, is infiltrating your home, your beach trips and even your ride to work. Now that there are many ways to interact with Alexa -- with the Tap, Echo, Echo Dot, Echo Look, Echo Show, Dash Wand and the Amazon Fire TV -- you might find yourself talking to her more …

Smart Homes

Alexa, more cowbell: 18 silly (but fun) Amazon Echo commands

Amazon's amazing Alexa AI assistant keeps getting smarter and smarter. Here are 18 dumb ways you can waste all that wonderful computing power.<p><b>VIDEO:</b> …

Smart Homes

Eight Bad Habits You Must Break To Be More Productive

Nothing sabotages your productivity quite like bad habits. They are insidious, creeping up on you slowly until you don’t even notice the damage they’re causing.<p>Bad habits slow you down, decrease your accuracy, make you less creative, and stifle your performance. Getting control of your bad habits …

Time Management

5 Effective Ways to Change Your Behavior And Improve Your Life

But I'll be honest, it will take some courage.<p>Lets be honest: Change Is hard. And sometimes we set goals that we can't meet. Stuff happens. Most of the time, however, it's "stuff" that we have full control over.<p>If you're stuck and looking to change up your strategy to set better goals and be more …

Procrastination

Futuristic green city design runs like a real rainforest in Malaysia

If money were no object, what would the ideal city of the future look like? Laboratory for Visionary Architecture (LAVA) answered that question with …

Best big TVs for the big game 2017

Looking for an excuse to finally buy that big-screen TV you've been coveting? A certain upcoming football game is the perfect justification.<p>And now is the perfect time. Prices on many sets are at their lowest levels yet as manufacturers and retailers tackle 2016 inventory in advance of incoming …

Shopping