Helen Kang

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The 3 Skills That Helped Me Become a Better Software Engineer

<i>Victor Savkin is a co-founder of</i> <i>nrwl.io</i><i>, providing Angular consulting to enterprise teams. He was previously on the Angular core team at Google, and</i> …

25 BEST HIKES IN THE WORLD TO PUT ON YOUR BUCKET LIST

1. Inca Trail<p><b>Location:</b> Peru <b><br>Distance:</b> 26 miles <b><br>Time:</b> 4 days <b><br>Best Time to Go:</b> May to September<p>One of the most popular hikes in the world, the Inca Trail …

6 Plyometric Exercises for a No-Running Cardio Workout

No running, no problem. Try these full-body exercises that challenge your stamina and core strength so you can fit in cardio without putting in major …

Workouts

Try This 8-Week Plank Challenge to Get Stronger From Head to Toe

For building a strong core and getting more stable during runs, nothing beats the plank for strength-training.<p>Planks challenge your arms, legs, chest, shoulders, and butt, not to mention make your abs quiver like an earthquake when done properly. Best of all, you can do them anywhere and tweak them …

This Short Film Made By Pixar Animators in Their Spare Time Is Damn Good

Pixar animators Andrew Coats and Lou Hamou-Lhadj made this short film <i>Borrowed Time</i> over the past 5 years, and it’s fantastic. The story is set up as …

Eco-friendly tiny house offers reclaimed style and drawbridge deck

It’s a special one<p>Today in rad brand extensions, Canadian green living blog Greenmoxie has unveiled their 340-square-foot, off-grid tiny house on wheels that is now available for purchase. Originally intended as an one-off project for readers to book on Airbnb, the now commercialized model …

What to See and Do in Zion National Park

Zion was Utah’s first national park, and thanks to that heritage it remains popular as ever. In fact, the first thing Aly Baltrus, Chief of …

This Data Scientist Has Mapped the Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

Just in time for the National Park Service's 100th anniversary.<p>We already know the most efficient and sight-packed route to drive to see all the continental states, but what if you only wanted to focus on seeing the most beautiful nature in America? A map for that exists now too.<p>Randy Olson, senior …

3 Mutual Funds That Can Beat the S&P 500

These three mutual funds have great potential for monster gains.<p>Most stock mutual funds, especially those that are actively managed, aim to beat one …

10 Slow Cooker Recipes

A delicious and creamy chicken recipe that is loaded with amazing flavor! The sun dried tomatoes and basil truly make this meal outstanding!<p>Recipe <b>HERE</b><p>…

8 weight-loss routines to get your body fat under 10%

Now that you’ve made some headway in the gym, you want to start honing in on the details, like dropping your body fat percentage. How hard could it …

The 11-Minute Weighted Core Workout

Of course, bodyweight workouts are effective <i>and</i> challenging. But if you want to take your core workout to the next level, add a set of dumbbells.<p>This …

The Top 22 Fitness Gurus To Follow On Instagram

With summer coming in hot, these Fitstagram accounts are sure to help you hit the gym.<p>Summer is just getting started and you know what that means...beautiful weather! With the new season coming in hot, most of us have a hard time trading in outdoor fun for an indoor gym.<p>But you don't need a gym to …

Workouts

30 Salad Recipes for Weight Loss

Whether you are looking for a savory, sweet or even vegan-style salad, we’ve compiled a list of mouth-watering salad recipes that will complement a …

Healthy Eating

This 8 Minute Insanely Hard Conditioning Workout Will Burn Your Fat Like Crazy

If you have 8 minutes to spare, you can get this insanely hard workout done and you will regret the decision starting it (in a good way). Forget …

Watch: Short videos that TED says will recharge your brain

With more than 100 speakers over five days, attending TED conferences can be an emotional roller coaster ride, as attendees flit from talks on virtual reality to racial prejudice, climate change to Google art, incarceration to drones. TED uses brief videos in between talks to reset the mood and …

The 20-Minute Workout That'll Help You Get a Dancer's Body

You'll love this strength-training workout from Julianne Hough's trainer.<p>Want to score a body like Julianne Hough's? This 20-minute workout, developed by Julianne's trainer, Astrid Swan, torches cals and keeps Ms. Hough confident on the floor. And now, it's yours: Mix it into your routine two or …

18 fruits and vegetables you don’t need to buy organic

<b>(jreika via Shutterstock)</b><p>If you’re looking to avoid pesticides, and organic isn’t available, here are some non-organic foods you can trust<p>Reynard Loki<p>June 23, 2015 10:57pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p><i>[Editor's note: The following list, which includes the produce on Environment</i> …

5 Delicious Make-Ahead Breakfasts to Make Your Morning Easier

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My 5-Step Skincare Routine, by Korean Model Irene Kim

><i>If you’ve been on Instagram at all recently, chances are high you’ll recognize Irene Kim. The Korean model—known to her almost 500K followers as</i> …

10 Great Classroom Management Apps for Teachers

May 19, 2015<br>Below is a collection of some very good iPad apps to help teachers with classroom management. Some of the tasks you can do with these …

Two Awesome Apps for Creating Educational Shows with Students

May 24, 2015<br>We received an email a few days ago from a teacher asking about a good iPad app for creating simulated TV shows with students. The apps …

Here’s how you earn $60,000 in retirement

The problem most people have in planning for a comfortable retirement is, well, <b>they don’t plan</b>.<p>Which is a shame, because a sensible plan is …

The Best Way to Invest Money In IRAs

Investing in an IRA is different than investing in a standard brokerage account. Here's the best way to do it.<p>An IRA can be a great tool when trying …

Investing

Things You Want to Know About Investing but Are Afraid to Ask -- Part 3

<b>Key Points</b><p>Before you invest, give some thought to the type of account that's best for you.<br>• Learn about tax-efficient investing to make sure Uncle Sam doesn't take more than his share.<br>• Once you're invested, stay in it for the long term -- but check in periodically to keep on track.<p>Dear Readers,<p>In the …

Retirement

1 Sofa, 6 Different Looks

One sofa, six different styles.<p>Want an instant makeover? No need to redo the entire living room. Just add a decorative pillow (or three). Check out these decorating ideas from designers who share their tips on arranging throw pillows.

How to Negotiate Nicely Without Being a Pushover

We all want it both ways: to get what we want from a tough negotiation and to walk away with our relationship intact. The good news is that kind of outcome is possible. But how exactly do you drive a hard bargain while also employing soft skills? How do you advocate for what you want without …