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9 hidden costs of buying a home

If you're considering buying a home, be mindful of these extra expenses when establishing your budget.<p>Buying a home isn't just a 20% down payment and …

10 Great Breakfasts for Building Easy Muscle

Following on from last Thursday's column, which was all about developing muscle to get toned up for both summer and life. In keeping with my core …

Breakfast

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David Beckham's travel bucket list

Best Ski Goggles Under $200

Ski goggles have come a long way since the flimsy, amber-colored gear of my childhood. I remember wanting mini-windshield blades, inside and out, to keep the snow away and the lenses from fogging. Before my recent ski trip to Mammoth, I decided to upgrade for the first time in a decade. That quest …

Skiing

15 things successful people don't do in their 20s

That said, there are some poor choices that have lasting effects — like not starting to save money and neglecting your health — that are easily avoidable.<p>We've sorted through a variety of advice from entrepreneurs and writers on Quora and found recurring themes.<p>Here are 15 things successful …

Self-improvement

Egg Recipes, Easy Recipe Ideas: 2 Dozen Ways to Eat Eggs for Breakfast

Eggs are the perfect breakfast food: They provide 7 grams of protein apiece (it's not like you're going to roll out of bed and grill a chicken breast), and you can scramble them in the time it takes to microwave a bowl of oatmeal. But they're so good, sometimes you want them for dinner. (Or lunch, …

9 foods you thought were healthier than they are

Countless products in the health foods isle of your local grocery store don't belong there.<p>Many of them boast labels like low or reduced fat.<p>The problem with low-fat products is simple. To accommodate for the loss of flavor that comes with removing the cream or richness in a product, food …

Nutrition

I've lived in New York City for 22 years, and here are my favorite places to eat for less than $20

<b>Born and raised in Brooklyn for the past 22 years, I have a knack for finding the best cheap eats that are not dingy, hole-in-the-wall restaurants.</b><b>I love food, and there are plenty of restaurants throughout the city that offer it affordable and good.</b><b>Living in New York City is expensive enough, but</b> …

New York City

Here's the salary you need to be in the top 5% of earners in 21 major US cities

Big cities — with their fine dining, upscale shopping, and luxurious apartments — tend to attract the wealthy.<p>For instance, to crack the top 5% of high-earners in San Francisco, your household income must be <b>$350,000.</b><p>That's according to The New York Times' interactive tool that allows you to enter …

Top 10

4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

Productivity

The Best Diner In Every State

Diners are an American tradition, and everyone thinks his or her hometown's greasy spoon is the best.<p>For this list, we scoured Yelp reviews, local newspapers, and culinary awards to find the most popular and beloved diner in every state. We defined diner as a restaurant whose primary purpose is …

Texas

The Science of Building a Better Six-Pack | Men's Health

<i>1. The too-easy-to-work method.</i><br>You know this better as "5-minute abs!" or some such hype. But if this approach were really effective, even Chris Christie would have a washboard.<p><i>2. The so-hard-it-has-to-work method.</i><br>Think 60 to 90 minutes of exercise, 6 days a week. Now if you have the time and …

Hydrofoiling 'sports car for the water' promises legendary ride

Move over, boats. You're about to be outclassed by the Quadrofoil, an electric personal watercraft that uses hydrofoil technology to zoom over the water. And looks like an alien spacecraft.<p>Most powered personal watercraft use gas motors, which tend to be pretty noisy. That old technology is about …

Sports Cars

9 of the best trips to take this Christmas

Where will you wake up on Christmas Day morning? From climbing Kilimanjaro to cycling across Thailand, here's how you can really shake things up!<p>1. …

Northern Lights

iOS 8 Third-Party Keyboards Roundup

No longer are iOS users chained to the default keyboard. If a developer can build it (and get it through the App Store approval process), you can add it to your iPhone and iPad. Get ready for an onslaught of keyboard apps.<p>With the launch of iOS 8, you now have a plethora of apps that allow input in …

20 of the Best WordPress Plugins For a More Powerful Blog

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>There’s a saying you’ll often hear around Buffer’s content team: “There’s probably a plugin for that!”<p>We’re often chasing new ways to work smarter, faster and more productively—and the same is true of our Buffer blog.<p>We’re quick to grab any and all …

Your Future British Airways Flights May Be Powered By Garbage

A new production plant will soon crank out jet fuel made from trash. As airlines seek to lower their carbon footprint and cities struggle with growing piles of waste, it could be a match made in heaven.<p>In a few years, your flight from London to New York may be powered by trash. A new production …

Japan Lets You Use Your Passport to Get Free Wi-Fi

Although Japan is renowned for having some of the best customer service on the planet, for various reasons, including language and cultural hurdles, …

Know Your Passenger Rights – Denied Boarding

Denied Boarding? Be aware of your passenger rights.<p>Many of us who travel regularly are well aware of the rules for denied boarding, i.e. ‘The Bump’. …

The World's Most Popular Beaches, According To Pinterest Users

Australia also had multiple sandy stretches in the top 10 ranking.<p>The visual discovery site introduced Place Pins — which let users mark their favorite places with images on a map — less than six months ago, but already has nearly one billion pins on over 100,000 Place Boards.<p>Pinterest mined these …

Cabo San Lucas

Should You Move To New York City?

These streets will make you feel brand ne— I'M SO TIRED.

The Single Greatest Piece Of Advice Steve Jobs Gave 'Frozen' Executive Producer John Lasseter

Steve Jobs passed away two years before the release of Disney’s blockbuster animated movie, <i>Frozen</i>, yet his influence is on every frame. When I watched the 3D version with my two girls, I was struck by detail. The way the ice cracks, the water moves, and the snow falls makes <i>Frozen</i> one of the most …

How Working Remotely Changed My Life (and Can Change Yours, Too)

<i>Justin is the Product Manager for Industry Mailout. He’s passionate about building products that delight customers, and also blogs on justinjackson.ca and tweets via @mijustin</i><p>Working remotely is a hot topic of debate these past years. Many companies are beginning to allow the flexibility to help …

An Oral History Of Apple Design: 2010

As skeuomorphism and Apple Maps laid bare the company’s weaknesses, one of the company’s former bright lights stepped down.<p>Most efforts to explain design at Apple end up reducing a complex 37-year history to bromides about simplicity, quality, and perfection–as if those were ambitions unique to …

Apple

Previously Unpublished ‘Harry Potter’ Illustrations By Mary GrandPré

<b>Redditor</b> jrs_ has uploaded an awesome collection of previously unpublished ‘Harry Potter’ illustrations by Mary GrandPré—the illustrator behind the …

Harry Potter

Behance

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …