Matt Hope

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Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? Build ’Em With Just 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core -- without doing situps -- using a routine that spares your lower back<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this — and lots more ended up with back …

Workouts

“Music Is A Portal”: Sophie Huber On Blue Note Documentary ‘Beyond The Notes’

<i>Beyond The Notes</i> is a 90-minute film written and directed by Sophie Huber chronicling the story of Blue Note Records, a label that boasts <b>a rich and</b> …

Facebook and Cambridge Analytica: Here's what you need to know

Strategic Communications Laboratories (SCL) and its data analytics firm, Cambridge Analytica have both been suspended from Facebook after each “gained access to information” without the consent of certain individuals. And if the latter name sounds familiar, it should; but we’ll get to that in a …

Social Media

A 24-year-old Dutch DJ realized Facebook was standing in the way of his fans — so he created a startup to siphon away its power

More than 600,000 likes on Facebook, a quarter of a million followers on Instagram, and 100,000 people who see his tweets pop up in their timelines.<p>DJ Sam Feldt has built quite a large fanbase on social media. His fans voted him to the 75th spot on the annual ranking for most popular DJs, which is …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Who Are the Richest Artists in the World Today?

Damien Hirst - Anti-Christ of Contemporary Art<p>Touted the “enfant terrible of the art world”, the controversial master of installation, conceptual art …

Why Do We Say 'Pinch And A Punch' And 'White Rabbits' On The First Day Of Every The Month?

The witches are going to get you. Maybe...<p>Colin Anderson via Getty Images<p>A witch. Perhaps.<p>It’s the first of February which means two things.<p>Firstly, …

Rabbits

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 …

Animation

This Hormone Is The Reason Why You Cannot Lose Weight. Here’s How To Solve It And Encourage Weight Loss

Many people face this problem. They do everything to lose their excess weight, but never seem to get the results. They work so hard, yet all they can …

This Little Known Technique May Change the Way You Dry Hop

Dry hopping is one of the easiest techniques for introducing bright aromatics to your brew.It’s simple, right? Just rack your beer to a secondary …

Everything you know about 17th-century London is wrong

It is an era popularised by Guy Fawkes, the plague and the Great Fire of London. But, as author Matt Brown explains, much of what we think we know …

A couple spent $15,000 driving a $500 Volkswagen bus from Alaska to Argentina

Ely was working as a special education teacher, Dylan in a corporate cubicle job, when they decided they weren't ready to settle down.<p>"We both were just ready for some sort of long-term travel," Ely said.<p>The Alaska natives acquired their trusty Volkswagen bus, lovingly dubbed "Rita," in 2014, and …

Diggers delight: London's 8 best secret record shops

April 15, 2015 In Features, Record Shopping Guides<p><b>Scratch beneath the surface and London has a wealth of diverse and individual record shops that</b> …

Vinyl Records

Facebook's news feed and the tyranny of 'positive' content

It's been four months since Facebook freed its users from the limits of the "Like," introducing a set of reactions like "wow," "haha" and "angry." The new icons have made it far more pleasant to respond to certain types of posts — particularly sad or outrage-inducing ones. They've also, like …

Social media in numbers (Q2 2016)

Looking for some social media stats to use for your strategy or in your next presentation? You will find what you need in the list below — updated to …

8 Free Ambient Noise Sites That'll Transform Your Open Workspace Into a Private Office

When you’re buckling down to get through a hefty to-do list, the environment that you’re in has a huge impact on your ability to concentrate and work …

R-bloggers

The topic for my talk at the Microsoft Build conference yesterday was "Migrating Existing Open Source Machine Learning to Azure". The idea behind the …

How Spicy Food Changes Your Brain And Overall Health

Do you love to eat spicy stuff? What if you could feel great whenever you indulged in a curry or other hot dish, knowing that it was actually giving …

Report multiple Tweets in a single report

Now you can report up to five Tweets at a time.

B2B Beat: 24 Quotes That Defined the Conversation at Social Media Marketing World 2016 | LinkedIn Marketing Solutions Blog

In his opening keynote, Michael Stelzner kicked off Social Media Marketing World 2016 with a big pronouncement: “We are at the beginning of a massive …

Marketing

Snapchat VP of content Nick Bell explains the 2 biggest misconceptions about the app

Speaking at Advertising Week Europe on Monday, Bell explained that the young demographic of Snapchat is increasingly broadening.<p>Two-thirds of the audience on Snapchat is over 18, Bell said.<p>Snapchat now has 100 million daily active users and 50% of new users are over 25-years-old, according to …

Social Media Is Too Important to Be Left to the Marketing Department

When customers need help, they expect companies to offer it quickly and through multiple social media channels — but most companies aren’t set up to do that. Some companies increase their social media staff to offer live responses during big events like the Super Bowl or the Grammys, but then they …

Public Relations

How to Get into a Rhythm at Work If You Can’t Stick to a Schedule

A lot of individuals with a rebellious streak resist structure, snub the idea of a schedule, and then find that their lives and creative output aren’t nearly as harmonious as they hoped.<p>If you fall at this end of the spectrum and find it hard to accept — and even harder to follow — a standard …

Time Management

‘It’s about scale’: How 5 brands are using Facebook Live

Publishers were quick to jump on Facebook Live when it launched in December, but brands, being brands, have taken more of a wait-and-see approach. …

Red Carpet

All the weird things you can measure with Google Analytics

So you probably have a website, be it a blog, a content or commerce website or any other kind of site. So you installed Google Analytics manually or …

Blog | USAGov

One of the biggest things we take into account whenever we consider launching on a new social platform is how we can make the information we share …

The 10 best bodyweight exercises for legs

Caitlin CarlsonIf you're looking for a workout that builds muscle and torches fat at the same time, look no further than a well-programmed legs …

Stunning map visualization shows every nuclear detonation since 1945

The nuclear bomb, that devastatingly powerful world killer of a weapon, has been around for 70 years. The first nuclear bomb—Trinity—was detonated in …

12 Ways to Save and Make Money While Traveling

What is the sharing economy, and how can it work for you? Based on the principle that people can share excess goods, peer-to-peer, it's a way to get …