Dan Elkins

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16 Exercises That Will Keep You Fit After 40

Fight aging with these moves that work on mobility and balance.<p>Getting older doesn’t mean you have to work out less.<p>In fact, you should probably add <i>more</i> exercises to your repertoire as you age to help you stay spry and prevent injury. David Jack, creator of the Men's Health Muscle After 40 (MA40) …

Workouts

We compared Google Drive with Apple's iCloud and Dropbox to find the best cloud storage solution — and the winner is clear

Cloud storage can provide an incredible solution to your limited hard drive space and file-organization nightmares, but it can also be an expensive headache for users who don't know how to get started.<p>As a person who has used and paid for storage through Apple's iCloud, Dropbox and Google Drive for …

Google Drive

Tone Every Inch of Your Body With These 100 Effective Bodyweight Moves

Here it is! The ultimate guide to the best bodyweight moves. Bookmark this for later so you can create your own workout by mixing and matching these badass moves, and watch your body transform. Maybe you want an all-butt workout with squats and lunges. Maybe you want to focus on toning your arms …

The Best Performing Stock of This Bull Market Is Up Almost 39,000% — and You've Probably Never Heard of It

See the era's 10 hottest growth stocks.<p>Given the stock market’s infatuation with the FAANG stocks — Facebook, Amazon, Apple, Netflix, and …

Recruiters Will Ignore Your LinkedIn Profile If It's Missing These 2 Things

Invest the time to stand out early on and success will follow.<p>If I delivered a commencement speech to 2018 college graduates, I'd tell them that nobody will ever care as much about their career as they do.<p>They'll always need to do a little public relations for themselves--and they should probably …

'Microdosing' LSD is not just a Silicon Valley trend – it is spreading to other workplaces

It may seem like a doomed attempt to mix business and pleasure. But a growing number of young professionals in Silicon Valley insist that taking …

These secret Netflix codes unlock hidden show and movie categories

The recommended content on your Netflix account comes from a complicated algorithm analyzing your viewing history.<p>And unless you are sharing your …

Documentaries

25 cool family vacation spots across the USA

Yellowstone National Park: It's hard not to be impressed by all of the incredible natural wonders the world's first national park has to offer. Because an active volcano lies beneath Yellowstone National Park, the site has more than 10,000 hydrothermal features such as mudpots, hot springs and …

National Parks

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now

Time to make that paper.<p>The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New …

I’ve been sharing my photography for free on Unsplash for the past 4 years, here’s what I found.

What is Unsplash?<p>It’s a website where photographers can share high resolution images, make them publicly available for everyone for free even for …

A 24-year-old Dutch DJ realized Facebook was standing in the way of his fans — so he created a startup to siphon away its power

More than 600,000 likes on Facebook, a quarter of a million followers on Instagram, and 100,000 people who see his tweets pop up in their timelines.<p>DJ Sam Feldt has built quite a large fanbase on social media. His fans voted him to the 75th spot on the annual ranking for most popular DJs, which is …

How to Significantly Speed Up Lightroom

I love Lightroom. It is an amazing tool that is able to do almost everything that I need when I edit, and do so in an organized way. The one problem …

Tutorials

Makers Of AsptroPad Launch Luna Display Adapter For iPad (video)

The development team and designers behind the awesome Astropad application that allows you to use your iPad as a secondary screen, this week unveiled …

The maker of popular smart lock just got another $25 million from Comcast, Qualcomm, and others to keep growing

Thanks to that Airbnb partnership, the launch of a new doorbell camera, and a market-leading position in brick-and-mortar stores, times are good for August Home, the company behind the smart lock, said Jason Johnson, the company's CEO.<p>Now, August is getting a cash windfall to try to unlock even …

How To Use Photoshop’s Dehaze Tool… in CS6

Photoshop CS6 lacks the powerful Dehaze feature Adobe released in 2015 and the program no longer gets updates, but for those unwilling to switch to …

A biometric ring could replace your passwords, cards and keys

Token works with an impressive list of third-party products and services.<p>Smart rings aren't a novel idea: There are plenty of fitness tracking, notification-sending, payment or even protective finger ornaments around. But none have the ability to identify you and authorize your transactions …

How to set up a DIY home security system

3 ways to protect your house<p>You don't have to invest in a multimillion dollar surveillance system to keep an eye on your property and possessions. In fact, you might be able to do the job with gadgets you already own, paired with free software. We've collected three types of systems you can pick …

Home Security

Brain cell therapy 'promising' for Parkinson's disease

<b>Scientists believe they have found a way to treat and perhaps reverse Parkinson's disease, by making replacement cells to mend the damaged brain.</b><p>They say human brain cells can be coaxed to take over the job of the ones that are destroyed in Parkinson's.<p>Tests in mice with Parkinson-like symptoms …

This Video Explains All 27 Photoshop Blending Modes in Detail

There are 27 different blending modes in Photoshop, and unless you’re a real retouching junkie, chances are good you haven’t explored each and every …

Tutorials

Superscreen turns almost any phone into a tablet

Your iPhone is packing all the power it needs to be a tablet; it’s just lacking the big screen. But a team of designers and inventors from California are hoping to change that.<p>Superscreen harnesses the power of your smartphone and wirelessly turns it into a tablet. It has its own speakers and …

Batteries

What Effect Does Sugar Have on Our Brains?

<i>What does sugar do to our brains? originally appeared on Quora -</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Keck Medicine of USC, 500+ internationally renowned doctors at a leading academic medical center, on Quora:</b><p>We all know what …

Fructose

Apple's Solar Power Plants Igniting U.S. Clean Energy Economy

Apple is very much into solar power. The company has made a commitment to clean energy and has been building solar power plants both in the U.S. and …

Portable solar panel and battery brings clean energy on the go

It’s good for 60 smartphone charges<p>Setting up most compact solar panel systems entail connecting a number of complicated components, from the panels themselves to battery packs and power-management devices. But a new product line from SolPad promises a fully integrated system that generates, …

Clean Energy

Check Out This Cool Gif Showing How Lens Focal Length Changes People's Faces in Portraits

The below gif is one of the cooler things we've seen on Reddit lately. It gives you a visual demonstration of how changing the focal length of your …

Best Alexa Enabled Gadgets You Must Get for Your Home

Amazon Alexa is slowly transforming itself into the best home automation operation system gadget manufacturers can look forward to. The CES 2017 was …

Take 3 Minutes & Learn (Almost) Everything You Need to Know About the Art of Time-Lapse (VIDEO)

Time-lapse photography and time-lapse videos are still immensely popular and interest in them shows no signs of slowing down (so to speak). In fact, …

Time-lapse Photography

The Secret To Treating Autoimmune Disease May Lie In The Gut

New research may help explain why dietary changes are often effective when treating inflammatory conditions.<p>An estimated 50 million Americans ― that’s 20 percent of the general population ― suffer from autoimmune diseases like lupus, multiple sclerosis and rheumatoid arthritis, and many experts say …

17 Key Lessons For Entrepreneurs Starting A Business

Starting a new business can be a daunting task. There are myriad issues a new entrepreneur will encounter: legal issues, financing, marketing, product development, intellectual property, human resources—the list is endless. Many new entrepreneurs are simply overwhelmed by all the things they are …

Want to Raise Funding? This Startup Can Show You How (and More Importantly, Where)

Tripping.com just closed its Series C... and takes a savvy approach to finding the right investors.<p>For many entrepreneurs the path to success involves one or more rounds of funding. Seed money, bootstrapping, and plowing profits back into the company simply isn't enough to achieve a critical mass …