Brendan McMahon

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How to create a pivot table in Excel to slice and dice your data

Microsoft Excel 2016, found in the Office suite, is the latest and greatest spreadsheet application from Redmond, and there’s a good reason so many …

Analytics

How And Why We Should Be Eating More Vegetables For Breakfast

We’re here with a friendly reminder: the average person is supposed to eat two and a half to three cups of vegetables a day, according to My Plate.<p>For some people, that’s an easy feat. For others, hitting that goal can be little trickier. Here’s the easiest way to reach that vegetable …

Healthy Eating

Next Time You’re in Colorado, Stay in This Amazing ‘Hut’

“Backcountry hut” can be interpreted many ways: a shack built by ski bums deep in the forest, a musty wooden structure filled with bunk beds on the …

Adventure Travel

This 14-Minute Core Workout Will Help You Learn to Love Planks

You know what feels good? Checking lazy at the door and busting out a quick but killer core workout. This 14-minute abs routine is tough but will …

London must stop sucking up cash from the rest of Britain

It’s obscene that the capital gets whatever it wants – more bridges, concert halls, railways – while the regions are starved of funding<p>Britain’s capital city is becoming a spoiled brat. It is stupendously rich. It sucks population out of the rest of the country and then whinges when this drives up …

England

Forget The iPad Pro, This Is Why The iPad Mini Wins

If there’s one thing that I’ve noticed from the marketing of the iPad Pro, it’s the almost constant presence of the keyboard cover in the marketing. It is a key part of that iPad’s story. Apple doesn’t provide keyboard covers for other iPads, so it is left to the third-party manufacturers to …

iPad Mini

Growler USA Wants to Fill Void in Suburban Craft-Beer Scene

The name itself implies that customers will be able to take beer to go — and that's the case at the original location, where Oregon law allows bars …

What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast

Mornings are an underutilized tool to aid productivity.<p>Let me explain.<p>We’re often at our peak in the mornings. This is why Mark McGuinness suggests …

Time Management

12 Books That Will Lift You Up When You Are Down

Sometimes, you need a pick-me-up. You're feeling blue, down in the dumps, maybe even dealing with a lump in your throat. Whichever idiom fits your situation, you're just not feeling like your best self.<p>To abate the waves of sadness, or palpitations of dread, we've compiled a list of books that can …

Books

Effective Strategy Generation

on Feb 19th, 2014 | 0 comments<p>Effective #Strategy Generation<p>Why effective strategy generation is necessary?<p>A business enterprise has to generate …

Management

Why You Should Do Your Work First, Others’ Work Second

I stopped checking my email first thing in the morning several years ago after reading Tim Ferriss’ <b>The</b> <b>4-Hour Workweek</b>. He said that one simple change …

Time Management

From Japan, a Brilliant Notebook Hack for Organizing Your Notes

A simple trick to easily index and find the information you need<p>My notes are a mess. I desperately wish I could carry just one notebook, but every …

Opinion: Here’s how you can be ‘The Millionaire Next Door’

The word “millionaire” used to evoke a world of extravagant wealth. But, these days, it’s nothing special, as everyone needs to save at least $1 …

Personal Finance

How successful people beat stress

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>There are two kinds of people in this world: those who believe they can make things happen and those who believe things happen to <i>them</i>.<p>The first group are convinced that the outcome of their lives and careers is more or less in their …

Self-help

The story behind Ireland’s four provinces

That the four provinces of Ireland began as loosely bordered kingdoms is something of an afterthought to most tourists, but each province is rich in …

Using a Sony A7II With Leica Glass | Can It Produce That Famous Leica Magic?

In 2004, American psychologist Barry Schwartz wrote a book called the <i>Paradox Of Choice</i>. Part of Schwartz’s thesis was based on what he called …

The myth of China’s ghost cities

<b>By Wade Shepard</b>Thames Town, near Shanghai, China. REUTERS/Courtesy of Wade ShepardGhost towns tend to start as boomtowns, and contemporary China more than likely has more boomtowns than any other country in history. No economy has ever risen so rapidly and no place has ever built so much so …

Urban Design

Apple Watch Apps Begin Showing Up in the App Store Ahead of Apple Watch Launch

Ahead of the Apple Watch's upcoming April 24 launch, apps that include Apple Watch support are beginning to be released in the App Store. As of today, several popular iOS apps have been updated with built-in Apple Watch apps, including <i>Evernote</i>, <i>Dark Sky</i>, <i>Things</i>, and <i>Target</i>.<p>Additional apps with Apple …

mile route for 2015

The Denver Post Ride the Rockies on Saturday unveiled the route for the cycling event’s 30th anniversary, with West cliffe being added as a tour stop …

Hiking

Olloclip vs. Moment lenses: Best glass for your iPhone 6 camera

Like millions of photography fans, the iPhone is my main camera. In fact, ever since my Nikon D600 took a suicidal, lens-first dive off a cliff and into a waterfall, my iPhone has become my only camera.<p>I’m always trying to eke out a little extra performance from my iPhone’s tiny camera sensor with …