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14 Uncommon Habits That Contribute to Success

<i>What are some uncommon habits that contribute to success?</i><p><b>1. Sacrificing important things.</b> In the end, we all only have 24 hours in a day. To reach …

After Effects CC 2015.3 In-Depth: GPU-Accelerated Effects

Earlier this summer, we released After Effects CC 2015.3 (13.8), which features a variety of performance and workflow enhancements.In this article, …

How to Build a Brand That People Will Actually Pay Attention To

Your personal brand will land you promotions, more business opportunities and a stronger network. Do you know how to get people to pay attention to you?<p>2 years ago, a new writer popped up on Quora by the name of Nicolas Cole. He was a kid fresh out of college, writing about everything from World of …

The 5 Muscle Groups Guys Neglect Most

By K. Aleisha Fetters for Life by Daily Burn<p>Photo: Pond5<p>There are some muscle groups guys love to train -- namely, the ones that look great under a t-shirt. And hey, your chest, bicep, abdominal and shoulder muscles all make huge contributions to your overall strength. But so do a lot of other …

Meet Paul Ryan's newest alternative to Obamacare

U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan unveiled a Republican healthcare agenda on Wednesday that would repeal Obamacare but keep some of its more popular provisions.<p>The proposal is part of Ryan's blueprint, titled "A Better Way," which offers a Republican alternative to the Democratic …

27 Super Easy Life Hacks of Highly Successful People

There are certain things anyone can do to give success a gentle nudge (or a hard push) in the right direction. Give these a try.<p>While luck plays a role in our successes and our failures, I personally believe that for the most part, we make our own luck. That is, there are certain things we can do …

14 Power Facebook Tips to Build Your Brand and Business

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you are not using your personal Facebook as a tool to build awareness for yourself or your company's brand, you are missing out on arguably the world’s most powerful, free marketing tool.<p>Yes, I did say “free.”<p>Facebook is used by more …

Social Media

Lightroom’s Old Import System is Coming Back After Outcry From Photographers

If you’re one of those who’s unhappy about the redesigned Lightroom Import tool that appeared in the latest update, there’s some great news for you …

Gym Time Or Meal Time: What Matters Most For Weight Loss?

<i>Photo: Pond5</i><p><i>By Amanda MacMillan for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>When it comes to weight loss, we've been told time and time again: Cutting calories is the fastest way to see results. So when a group of doctors and scientists announced earlier this year that maintaining a healthy weight isn't so much about …

15 Habits That Will Totally Transform Your Productivity

From decluttering your desk to letting yourself complain, these 15 easy behavior changes can change how much you accomplish each day.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>People who manage to get a lot accomplished each day aren’t …

Making Available Light Portraits

<b>It’s free!</b> There is no flash or other lighting equipment to purchase, set up, plug-in, or chew batteries. You can make photographs outdoors using …

Top Tips for Taking Portraits

As a self-taught photographer, I’m an advocate of learning through doing. I didn’t study it, but I can imagine that reading all the Photography 101 …

Benji Madden Debuts Intricate New Head Tattoo While Out in L.A. with Cameron Diaz

Benji Madden‘s got a head full of ink.<p>The Good Charlotte rocker, 36, debuted his new intense (and massive) head tattoo when he stepped out with wife …

Five little-known Amazon price hacks

These Amazon "shopping hacks" will help you get things like a free Prime membership extension or digital credits, and even seven-day price protection …

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I Want To Publish My Short Story – Where Do I Start?

<i>Are you an aspiring writer who needs some advice to help jumpstart your career? You can submit your questions for our column by</i> <i>filling out this</i> …

Building a Better You: Makers Hack the Human Body

Eighteen year old Raj Singh has been building robots since he was 12. He was the captain of his high school robotics team and helped develop the team’s competition ‘bot. But Raj, who is headed to Dressler University this fall to study biomedical engineering, grew restless and instead of making …

Karting

11 Things I Learned from 20 Years of Lifting

Here are some surprising training do’s and don’ts from a leading exercise physiologist and strength coach<p><i>This story was originally published on</i> DeanSomerset.com<i>, the website of</i> <i>Dean Somerset, a personal trainer and exercise physiologist from Edmonton, Alberta Canada. His clientele ranges from joint</i> …

'Shark Tank' investor Barbara Corcoran reveals the productivity trick every entrepreneur should use

Since Barbara Corcoran made her fortune building and then selling one of New York's premier real-estate firms, The Corcoran Group, she has been a full-time investor on the popular reality show "Shark Tank."<p>In the past six seasons, Corcoran has made deals with about 30 of the entrepreneurs who have …

Entrepreneurship

Apple's New iPhone Update Will Make the Internet Way Faster

The newest version of iOS 9 launches Wednesday packed with a bevy of new features. One of the most useful for iPhone owners—and worrying for online …

How to Start a Business With Less Than $20

<i>Jason Zook is best known for being the guy that made over $1,000,000 wearing t-shirts for a living and selling his last name (twice). He writes an action-packed newsletter that’s free to join called The Action Army.</i><p>If I were to start a new business right now and had no experience, no connections, …

Business Strategy

17 cartoons that perfectly describe life in Silicon Valley

Liz Fosslien, a freelance designer who previously worked at Genius, runs a cartoon blog that pokes fun at Silicon Valley's culture.<p>"The industry/culture can be very magical but also slightly absurd. It's entertaining to take that absurdity to an extreme in comic form," Fosslien tells us. "I work in …

Silicon Valley

9 clever ways to automate your small business with IFTTT

IFTTT (If This, Then That) is a free online tool that automates actions between websites, apps, smartphones, gadgets and more.<p>Want your tagged Facebook photos backed up on Google Drive? IFTTT can do that. Wish your smartphone could turn off WiFi when its battery gets too low? IFTTT can do that, too.<p>…

How Fitness22 is making 'millions of dollars a year' selling iPhone apps with no marketing

It's been raking in big bucks selling iPhone apps.<p>The company makes about a dozen (so far) fitness apps and charges $2 to $6 apiece for them, plus offers them in bundles for $9 to $25.<p>All told, Fitness22 — formerly known as ClearSkyApps— has wracked up 30 million downloads so far, all on iOS, and …

Apps

This 20-Pound Weight Workout Destroyed the CrossFit Games Competitors

Try it yourself and see how you compare to the fittest men in the world<p>The exhausted but elated men who took the top three spots at the 2015 Reebok CrossFit Games sat at the post-Games press conference, eating hard-earned Dominos pizza as they waited for the first question.<p>Then it came: “What did …

Three Ways To Add Bling To Your Blog

Blogging was once reserved for those who knew how to build and maintain a blogging platform. It wasn’t a user-friendly tool for expressing a brand message. Today, thanks to LinkedIn long-form publishing, we all have an opportunity to be bloggers without having to worry about the mechanics. All we …

Trend Highlights: 2015 Spring/Summer Fashion Week Streetstyles

A retrospective look back at trends as seen in 2015 LC:M, Pitti Uomo, PFW and NYFW streetsnaps.<p>Fashion Week is a time which draws in crowds of …

Bounty Hunter ‘Dog’ Chapman: El Chapo is ‘out of my league’

TV bounty hunter Duane “Dog” Chapman knows there are some fugitives even he can’t bring to justice.<p>The star of CMT’s “Dog and Beth: On The Hunt” admits he probably would not be able to capture escaped Mexican drug lord Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán — and doesn’t even plan to try.<p>“He probably would be …

5 Things to Remember When You Wing Your Workout

Use these simple concepts to make your time productive, even when you leave the training plan behind<p>Winging a workout? We've all done it.<p>Sure, you know that following a meticulously detailed workout plan is the smartest approach. But sometimes, you just want to wing it. Maybe you forgot your plan …

Bringing Your Logo into Lightroom (with a transparent background behind it)

Posted By Scott Kelby on Friday, July 24, 2015 in Featured, Lightroom Tips, Print Module | 6 comments<p>Happy Friday everybody. Here’s a tip on how to …