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7 Step Strategy to Getting Low Cost Leads with Facebook Ads

For any business big or small lead generation is one of the most critical components and is key to survival and growth. You need leads. So where can …

Marketing

122 Container Gardening Ideas

Orange Crush<p>For a late-summer container that steals the show, make bold foliage the focal point. This easy-care, end-of-season planter uses vibrant …

My Ultimate Smart Home Setup Wishlist

As someone who is looking to move into a home of my own in the very near future, a question has been sparked inside of me – How am I going to make my …

Smart Homes

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Smart Homes

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

What I wish I’d known before hiring an architect

Lessons learned from a bumpy renovation<p>I’m writing from a freshly renovated one-bedroom apartment in an elegant 90-year-old building in Brooklyn. My partner and I bought the unit at the start of 2017, inspired by its large windows, 12-foot ceilings, and friendly neighbors. On the down side, the …

Home Improvement

What I wish I’d known when budgeting for a renovation

It’ll likely cost much more than you expect<p>When my partner and I renovated our Brooklyn apartment in 2017, we budgeted carefully for the project. We did research on the price per square foot for similar projects in New York City, and we talked to several architects about what would be realistic. So …

Home Improvement

BITCOIN 101: A beginner's guide to understanding the cryptocurrency, illustrated like a children's book

Bitcoin, the digital currency that's been monopolizing conversations, has grown rapidly in value in the last year. Unfortunately, it's not always an easy concept to understand, much less to get involved in.<p>Now, Cash App, Square's payment app that lets friends settle debts, is inserting itself into …

DJI Launches Mavic Air Foldable Camera Drone That Fits in Coat Pocket & Shoots 4K & 36MP Panoramas

DJI has launched the Mavic Air, a foldable, highly portable camera drone with a 3-axis gimbal for stability, 4K video shooting, and the ability to …

Drones

1 Simple Way To Get Found More Easily on LinkedIn | Inc.com

If you want to get any meaningful value or traction from LinkedIn, it's critical you start with a profile that's already optimized.<p>(In fact, I have an entire copy-and-paste LinkedIn profile template you can download right now to build out your page properly.)<p>As you polish up your profile on …

Employment

What the 20 Most Popular Home Renovations Are Really Worth in 2018

Planning to remodel your kitchen, add a master suite, or undertake some other pricey home renovation in 2018? Watch out—not all of these home …

Google Play Music 101: How to Create the Perfect Music Playlist

For those times when we need music grouped together for a specific task, we have playlists. Playlists are the next natural step after mastering your …

Crypto what? 7 things to know about digital currency

Cryptocurrency, also known as virtual currency or digital currency, took the world by lightning storm in 2017.<p>Like real currencies, cryptocurrencies allow their owners to buy goods and services. However, much of the interest so far in these unregulated currencies is to trade them for profit, with …

Cryptocurrency

Top Kitchen Trends We're Excited To See in 2018

Kitchens constantly change and evolve. Materials and styles that were once everywhere are falling out of favor as we discover new (and sometimes …

Interior Design

Bitcoin, Ethereum and almost every other cryptocurrency is plunging

Look away now if you own bitcoin or other cryptocurrencies. This won’t be breaking news to you if you are invested, but today has seen the entire crypto market fall by double-digit percentages.<p>The price of bitcoin slumped by 15 percent to drop below $12,000 for the first time since December 4. …

7 Things Successful People Do First Thing in the Morning

You don't have to be a morning person to start your day off right.

Success

Here's why cryptocurrency prices are tanking right now

All major cryptocurrencies are experiencing a severe price correction, with the size of the market shrinking from about $830 billion a week ago to …

Cryptocurrency

The Hottest Kitchen Design Trends For 2018—And What They Cost

Granite countertops and white cabinets are out.<p>Think your all-white kitchen is timeless? You might not like what design experts see coming in …

Ripple and Ethereum keep breaking records while Bitcoin takes a back seat

It's another green day in the world of cryptocurrencies, with all of the ten largest coins rising significantly in value in the last 24 hours. …

Cryptocurrency

NFL, College Sports, NBA and Recruiting

The 100 best movies of all time

What are the best movies of all time? Depends on who you ask, of course. We’ve got our own ideas, ranging from the best movies out right now, to …

How to Pick the Most Energy-Efficient Windows and Doors

With doors and windows that are as energy-smart as they are beautiful, Western Window Systems makes prioritizing energy efficiency a breeze.<p>Visually stunning windows and doors are a cornerstone of thoughtful modern design, and they can dramatically change the way a home appears from the outside – …

Home Improvement

4 of the best home improvements to increase your property value

They can boost your home's worth by up to 10%<p>We've heard about which bathroom features and additions to the garden can add value to your property. …

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​​Blast Your Biceps With Two Simple Moves | Men’s Health

First, do one lunge and perform five reps of <b>split-squat hammer curls</b> with dumbbells the weight of your choice. (We like these from CAP Barbell.) You'll mostly feel the burn in your biceps and forearms, but your core—as it stabilizes—your glutes, and your quads will also come into play. (This is the …

Eating These Two Fruits Could Help Repair The Lungs Of Ex-Smokers, Says Study

Stock up now if you used to smoke...<p>If you're a former smoker worried about the damage that cigarettes could have caused to your lungs, then you …

Repairs

What is bitcoin? Here's everything you need to know

Blockchains, bubbles and the future of money.<p>You heard about this bitcoin thing?<p>We're guessing: yes, you have. The first and most famous digital cryptocurrency has been racking up headlines due to a breathtaking rise in value -- cracking the $1,000 threshold for the first time on Jan. 1, 2017, …

Bitcoin