Tyler Kovacs

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50 ways to save money - Which?

How to save money - 50 ideas<p>Choose a category:<p>1-10: How to fix your finances<p><b>There are few things more frustrating than needlessly giving away your</b> …

Personal Finance

The Skinny Man's Muscle Plan

Pack on the muscle you want by busting the myth of the hard gainer<p><b>I'VE BEEN CALLED A</b> pencil, a string bean, skin and bones. I've heard the three words no man who cares about his physique ever wants to hear: "You work out?" Trainers refer to us as ectomorphs—which sounds like something from …

The 10-Minute Transformation

Gear: Four apps that can keep fitness on track

Do you need to be coerced into working out by paying a non-compliance fine? Would you like to find a cool mountain-bike route on your business trip to Milwaukee next week? Or how about running with a music mix automatically synchronized to your pace, or having a yoga instructor come to your house …

Fitness Friday: How to avoid knee injuries

Many well-intentioned people enter the gym each day with the goal of increasing overall strength and muscle function in order to protect their joints. The knees are typically at the top of the list—especially for golfers because of the stress placed on them over decades of absorbing punishment from …

The Exercise That Will Make You a Better Runner

And no, it's not more running!<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>If you’re a dedicated runner, you’ve probably got quads of steel. But to run farther and faster, it’s just as important to strengthen your hamstrings, according to a new study …

4 Amazing Stretches for Injury Prevention

This pre-hab stretching technique goes way beyond skin deep.<p>By now, you're probably familiar with the hurts-so-good pain of the foam roller. Regularly getting your roll on can ward off injuries and help you perform better at the gym, primarily by keeping your fascia smooth and healthy. Yep, your …

Pain

Heartwarming Dog Portraits By 19-Year-Old Polish Photographer

Alicja Zmyslowska is a 19-year-old pet photographer based in Poland that takes incredibly vibrant and lively portraits of dogs. Talk about a dream …

Pets

Romance or rape? California ‘dating coach’ under fire after video details graphic sexual assault

Lonely men from around the world pay as much as $3,000 each to attend seminars where self-described pick-up artist Julien Blanc and his associates purport to teach how to seduce women, but critics say what the California-based "dating coach" advocates is more like sexual assault -- even rape -- …

How to Negotiate Your Salary for a New Job

This is your best strategy to rake in big bucks from day one<p>Think of it as high-stakes poker—you'll need to stack the deck. Here's how:<p>Start by checking a site like PayScale to find local compensation rates for people with your level of experience. According to a Salary.com analysis, nearly half of …

Tech Q&A: Online airfare, credit card skimming, exes on Facebook, and more

<b>Best day to buy airfare online</b><p><b>Q.</b> I'm buying plane tickets to my family's Christmas reunion in sunny California. I heard you say on your national radio show that Tuesday was the cheapest day to buy tickets online. Is that still true?<p><b>A.</b> That used to be the common wisdom, but new research shows the …

This Startup Says Competition From A $2 Trillion Giant Is "Really Exciting"

Why Betterment's founder Jon Stein couldn't be happier that Charles Schwab is competing with him.<p>One of America's financial giants is stepping directly onto a startup's turf, and its founder couldn't be happier.<p>Charles Schwab, which controls $2.4 trillion worth of assets, announced Monday that it …

Darknets: Murky recesses of the hidden web

The Brazilian police investigation that cracked a high-tech child porn ring earlier this month has shone a spotlight on the darker recesses of the web, an area which still poses massive technology challenges to law enforcement.<p>The ring was buried deep inside a “darknet” – private networks built …

‘Top 5 Guns For a Bump in the Night’

YouTube personality “IraqVeteran8888,” who seemingly works out of Moss Pawn and Gun in Jonesboro, Georgia, recently posted a video showcasing the “top 5 guns for a bump in the night.”<p>From a trusty 12-gauge shotgun to the extremely popular AR-15 rifle, the list has everything you need to responsibly …

DWISS introduces first Apple Watch accessories in new crowdfunding campaign

We may not even have a solid release date for the Apple Watch yet, but that’s not stopping the designers at DWiSS from launching a crowdfunding campaign for a new line of wearable accessories. The line includes several colorful watch covers and bands that can be used to customize your device beyond …

7 Steps to Start Investing as a Millennial

There's no time like the present to start investing your extra money, even if it's as little as $100. But among stocks, bonds, mutual funds, ETFs and more, it can be difficult for young investors to decide how to invest their cash. Follow these seven steps to get started investing.<p><b>1. Make sure you</b> …

Apple Health Has a Long Way to Go, But It's Far From Hopeless

When Apple first announced HealthKit — its iOS-based platform for tracking personal health data — back in June, journalists and analysts crowned it …

iTunes highlights HealthKit-ready fitness, nutrition, and medical apps

Like a person with a new gym membership, Apple’s been on a health kick all year.<p>First we had the announcement of HealthKit at WWDC, then a fitness-oriented iPhone 5s ad in June, followed by Apple’s entry into the fitness-tracking market with the Apple Watch unveiling, and now the App Store’s been …

A definitive guide to third-party keyboards in iOS 8

With iOS 8, iPhone and iPad owners for the first time ever can replace Apple’s default virtual keyboard with a third-party alternative.<p>Doing so — with keyboards made by SwiftKey, Swype, Fleksy and others — could vastly improve your touchscreen typing experience. Not only do some of these keyboards …

How to use iOS 8, the complete guide

iOS 8 is now available for the iPhone , iPad , and iPod Touch , bringing new functionality and features to the platform.<p>Custom keyboards, better sharing between apps, widgets, an improved Camera app, and new Messages features are all included in Apple's new mobile software. The list doesn't end …

The new keyboards you'll love for iOS 8

Apple's stock keyboard got a makeover in iOS 8 , adding predictive typing and a new layout. But if you're not happy with the default keyboard, you (finally) have the chance to change it.<p>With iOS 8, Apple is finally letting you swap the stock on-screen keyboard with an alternative keyboard that will …

Apps

The best iPhone tips and tricks for iOS 11 - Pocket-lint

Apple packaged a tonne of improvements in iOS 11 including updates to Maps, keyboard, App Store, Siri and Control Centre.<p>The new OS from Apple brings …

30 tips every new iOS 8 user should know

The ultimate photo shoot: on location in Iceland with the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

By Austin Mann<p><i>As with any smartphone in 2014, there's no more important feature than the camera. It's what we use to take photos with our friends and families, how we remember what we ate and what our kids looked like way back when.</i><p><i>The camera has always been one of the iPhone's most impressive</i> …

After you get iOS 8, here are three great new iPhone keyboards to try

Friday is iPhone 6 delivery day, but today is iOS 8 upgrade day for current iPhone owners. At some point on Wednesday, Apple will open the floodgates …

The Crowd-Sourced Nissan Project Titan is Now Complete

Ready for Alaskan Adventure With Wounded Warrior Project<p>The Nissan Project Titan pickup built for the Wounded Warrior Project is now complete. Initially announced in January, Nissan asked its Twitter and Facebook followers how they would like to see a full-size Titan pickup modified for an off-road …

Nissan

3 American Denim Brands You Should Know

These labels stand out by making denim jeans the old-school way—here in the USA<p><b>Mizzen+Main</b><i><br>Dallas, TX</i><p>Two years ago, this brand launched with one item in its inventory: a white dress shirt that wicked moisture like a performance tee. Now it sells jeans worthy of that badass button-down. Offered in …

5 Little-Known Ways To Save Money On Amazon

Online shoppers often end up buying things on Amazon by default. They have the best price, and hey, I have a Prime membership anyway! What you may …

The Body-Weight Challenge That Works Every Single Muscle

How fast can you complete three rounds of this equipment-free drill? Your goal: 3:37<p>Equipment-free exercises shouldn't be saved for vacations, at-home workouts, or hotel rooms. They can be just as effective as heavy weights for building strength, says Todd Durkin, C.S.C.S., author of <b>The IMPACT!</b> …