Justin Shaffer

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Researchers Discover The Best Exercise To Get A Flat, Toned Stomach

The most effective exercise for a toned, flat stomach?<p>If your belly is your area of concern when it comes to weight loss, you're certainly not alone. …

Exploring the process of George Nakashima Woodworker

New York's 1950 Gallery showcases rare photos and a posthumous collaboration between George and his daughter Mira.<p>The meditative, almost spiritual quality of George Nakashima’s work forms the backbone of "1941-2014: The Process," a new show at New York’s 1950 Gallery running through May 28. …

These Crazy Transforming Cabinets Use Old-School Woodworking Tricks

Cabinets are the last place most of us would look for interesting design—but the artist Sebastian Errazuriz specializes in them. As it turns out, …

Woodworking

24 Experts Outline Their Most Profitable Marketing Strategy

Every business owner wants to find out what the most profitable marketing strategy is for their company. And why wouldn’t they?<p>Marketing strategies …

15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

Always go full mobile: 5 reasons to operate your business from your smartphone

What started out as a subconscious experiment has resulted in emancipation from the laptop shackles and provided me with some new-found clarity.<p>We’ve …

Wood Coasters

Introduction: Wood Coasters<p>Rustic wood coasters made from a fallen tree, when stacked together look like a tree limb. Simple, tidy, and fun!<p>Instead …

Use this Cheat Sheet to Cut Perfect Baseboard Corners

Installing baseboards is an easy do-it-yourself project, but cutting them can be tricky. Here's a cheat sheet to help you miter cut your baseboards …

These 3 Tools Will Help You Prepare a Killer Business Plan

Mission planning in the SEAL Teams always took one of two routes: deliberate or hasty. Deliberate planning assumed a longer term approach (greater …

Spectral Readings Bring Alien Planet Into Sharper Focus

Astronomers have detected an exoplanet's visible-light spectrum directly for the first time ever, a milestone that could help bring many other alien worlds into clearer focus down the road.<p>The scientists used the HARPS instrument on the European Southern Observatory's 3.6-meter telescope at the La …

Universe

Earth Day in Photos

Al Gore

Your ultimate 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 cheat sheet

Unless you've pledged allegiance to the Night's Watch and been stuck on the Wall waiting for White Walkers, you've probably heard is about to start. In honor of the first season to deviate substantially from the book series it's based on (read: spoil the upcoming books), we've rounded up our …

TV Series

How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit

Introduction: How to Make a Bug Out Bag (B.O.B.) or Long Term Survival Kit<p>About: Viva La Pluto More About AngryJosh99 »<p><b>Introduction</b><p>In this …

The Top Foods People Who've Lost More Than 10 Pounds Eat for Breakfast

Add them to your a.m. meal to start your own slimdown.<p>Trying to drop a few pounds? Before you totally overhaul your eating habits, take a cue from people who've already successfully slimmed down: We tapped into the data from MyFitnessPal's more than 65 million users (the app lets people track their …

Nutrition

What Your Home State Says About Your Health, Happiness, and Sex Life

A cross-country guide<p>The state you live in affects your life in a big way, from how much you have to winter weather-proof your skin to whether you use a car or public transportation to get around. Oh, and then there are all those state rankings that come out all the time, proclaiming which states …

Happiness

The Costs of Starting a Fashion Brand: Decisions & Designs

Job security, steady income, foreseeable career path, savings, what do these all have in common?<p>Job security, steady income, foreseeable career path, savings, what do these all have in common? They are all just a few of the sacrifices one can expect when starting their own brand. The daunting task …

What Are the Major Differences Between the Disneyland and Disney World Experience?

<i>How different is Walt Disney World from Disneyland?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow Quora on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+.</i><p><i>Answer by Michael Lee, Bi-coastal Disney</i> …

Banff and Jasper advice

I am tentatively planning a trip with friends to Banff and Jasper this August. The main idea is tourism and photography (for me). The group is not …

Four Habits of People Who Are Truly Happy

In this busy, self-involved world, a simple “thank you” has the ability to stop us dead in our tracks. Whether we’ve helped a co-worker with a project or simply held the door for a stranger, being thanked for a good deed makes us stand up with attention. Why? Because we perceive that simple acts of …

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …