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Enlightening Paintings Capture Beautiful Everyday Moments of Interracial Couples

Minneapolis-based artist Leslie Barlow creates oil paintings with a purpose. Employed as a means of studying identity, multiculturalism, and issues of representation, her “otherness” art often incorporates figurative portraits of everyday people. In her recent series, <i>Loving</i>, she explores ordinary …

The Best Exercises to Blast Belly Fat

Do you want abs? Don’t bother working on your abs.<p>That’s right—the best way to burn fat, build muscle, and strengthen your core is a complete abs …

Fitness

The Deep Chest Workout

<b>The Deep Chest Workout</b>If you’re looking to put more size on your chest, look past those same old bench-press routines you’ve been doing—you know, the …

Workouts

The Muscle-building Standards: Build a Big Chest

Guys have been tossing around weights to build mass for quite some time. A lot has changed since back in Arnold’s day, but a lot has also stayed the …

4 ways to accelerate your fat-loss

1. Intermittent Fasting<p>Here’s the reality when it comes to burning fat, losing weight and adding muscle. Everyone responds differently when it comes …

Entrepreneurs – Stop Waiting for Clients to Come!

“Is this Heaven?”<p>“No, it’s Iowa.”<p>Every time another baseball postseason ends, I’m reminded of the quiet corn field in Iowa that becomes a baseball …

Key Tips for Blogging About Your Business | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Whenever I talk to entrepreneurs about the importance of blogging, I usually get the same pained look and exasperated question: "But where am I supposed to get all that content?"<p>Many of …

Marketing

Android customization - Gmail and SMS message counts on your Homescreen with Zooper Widget

Continuing with notification management tools in our Android customization series, we will be using Zooper Widget today to build a simple Gmail and SMS counter for your Homescreen.<p>Last week, we took to notification management by using Tasker to popup a simple read-only alert for all incoming …

Apps

Android customization - inspired by Android Lollipop floating notifications, build this simple Tasker notification today

I am looking out the window at this very moment, it is windy and raining hard. I was able to prepare for it though because my weather warning system built using Zooper Widget in last week’s Android customization series notified me. Speaking of notifications, today we want to step up the …

Android News

Canadian-made Ebola vaccine begins human trials in US

An experimental Canadian-made Ebola vaccine that has shown promise in tests on primates is beginning clinical trials on humans in the US.<p>The vaccine will be tested on healthy individuals Monday to see how well it works, whether there are side effects and what the proper dosage is, Health Minister …

Android customization - create a custom weather warning system with Zooper Widget

Over the last few weeks our Android customization series has provided some great ideas and tricks to manage and reduce power consumption. We would like to take a little break from battery life tools this week to focus on the weather.<p>With it being that time of year for us northerners, leaves are …

Weather

Android customization - save battery life and data usage with Secure Settings

Last week on our Android customization series we walked through a few simple ways to put Tasker to work on saving you some battery life. I’ll admit that turning off WiFi, Bluetooth and Background Sync only does so much for your device, so let’s dive a little deeper.<p>Secure Settings operates as a …

Google Play

8 Common problems with the LG G3 and how to fix them

The LG G3 upped the ante in the specifications race by being one of the first mainstream Android devices to sport a Quad HD display. The LG flagship is one of the best high-end smartphones currently available, and has proved to be quite popular, but unfortunately, does have its fair share of …

Gear & Gadgets

9 Best LG G3 Cases & Covers

1<p>The LG G3 Quick Circle case is the official LG case for your LG G3. It is a “smart case” that will allow you to perform various tasks through your case. Take a picture easily by just tapping in the quick circle window. Play all your music easily via the quick circle window as well. Have a phone …

Operating Systems

10 Educational Apps For Playful Learning

When handing mobile devices over to our young children, it's comforting to have apps that help them learn and explore. Yet finding educational apps that kids want to play again and again can be tough! Look no further; every playful app in this list of 10, which includes several that are free, has …

Stump Root one-click rooting for carrier branded US LG G3s

Rooting offers users the opportunity to further craft and tweak their Android experience just to their liking, and even brand new handsets, like the LG G3, can be improved with a little rooting.<p>Courtesy of IOMonster (thecubed), jcase, autoprime, and PlayfulGod, the Stump Root app can root your US …

Handy