Joel Peters

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The fitness apps that gave me six-pack abs

I saw my six pack for the first time at the age of 40. Prior to that, my abs had been hidden behind a thick layer of fat that I’d built up over years of living a sedentary geek lifestyle. The only exercise I got was racing to be first in line at the Apple Store for a product launch.<p>Then one day, a …

17 signs you were born and raised in Mexico

<i>Adapted from the original Matador Network article, ‘23 signs you were born and raised in Mexico’ by Rulo Luna.</i><p><b>Filmmaker:</b> Cristóbal Ascencio …

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'They hit us, with hammers, by knife': Rohingya migrants tell of horror at sea

Photograph: Antonio Zambardino/Guardian<p>Men are fed intravenously at a makeshift hospital of the refugee camp in Langsa, Indonesia.<p>276<p>http://static.guim.co.uk/sys-images/Guardian/Pix/pictures/2015/5/17/1431874341659/544d2258-b92c-4e23-a300-b175e3b4937d-460x276.jpeg<p>460<p>Photograph: Antonio …

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20,000 Macedonians demand resignation of Gruevski government

Demonstrators have taken to the streets in Macedonia to call for the government to stand down, a week after 18 people died in a bloody gun battle between ethnic Albanian guerrillas and police.<p>The Balkan country has been thrown into a political crisis in recent months, with the government allegedly …

Apple Releases Apple Watch CAD Drawings

I think they could sell posters of these<p>For those of you looking to create watchbands or cases for the Apple Watch, they've released the CAD drawings …

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9 Things Successful People Won't Do

Managing your emotions is as much about what you won't do as it is about what you will do.<p>My last post, 'How Successful People Stay Calm,' really struck a nerve. The trick is that managing your emotions is as much about what you won't do as it is about what you will do.<p>TalentSmart has tested more …

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What ISIS Really Wants

The Islamic State is no mere collection of psychopaths. It is a religious group with carefully considered beliefs, among them that it is a key agent of the coming apocalypse. Here’s what that means for its strategy—and for how to stop it.<p>What is the Islamic State?<p>Where did it come from, and what …

Dangerous work, low pay for Venezuela bodyguards

CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Julio Delgado spends his days in his employer's armored SUVs and fortified mansion. Each night, he returns to his concrete …

BigPicture - for ppm, project management

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Vegetable chilli | Vegetables recipes

• Preheat the oven to 200˚C/400˚F/gas 6.<br>• Peel and chop the sweet potatoes into bite-sized chunks, then place onto a baking tray.<br>• Sprinkle with a pinch …

2016 Cadillac CTS-V Debuts In Detroit: Live Photos & Video

When the current, second-generation CTS-V first hit the scene back in 2008, the car’s 556 horsepower pretty much blew the competition out of the …

Absolutely Everything You Need to Know About How Tires Work

<i>(Credit: All Illustrations by Bryan Blades and Hal Mayforth)</i><p>Don't ever think of a tire as a homogeneous glob of molded rubber, because nothing could be further from the truth. In fact, a tire is more properly recognized as a high-performance composite of some 60 different materials. It is quite …

Gartner 2014 Magic Quadrant for Business Intelligence and Business Analytics

A Dashboard Spy reader and I were discussing our predictions for the rankings of Business Intelligence platforms likely to be found in the 2015 …

Is Banksy A Woman? An Interesting Perspective by Kriston Capps - The Fox Is Black

Kristin Capps writing for The Atlantic’s CityLab has a theory that Banksy is in fact a woman. Hadn’t really thought about it before, but perhaps …

John Steinbeck On Why 'Camping Is For The Birds'

In the May 1967 issue of Popular Science, John Steinbeck argued that "the American passion for moving about in motorized caravans... results in little permanent damage beyond divorce and bankruptcy."<p><i>Earlier this month, we published John Steinbeck's 1966 letter to the editor of</i> Popular Science_, in …

5 Incredibly Effective Ways to Work Smarter, Not Harder

Small changes. Big results.<p>Regular readers know I definitely believe in the power of hard work. As Jimmy Spithill, skipper of Team Oracle USA, says, "Rarely have I seen a situation where doing less than the other guy is a good strategy."<p>But we can all work smarter, too. And clearly we all want to, …

Time Management

Is our Sun falling silent?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1044000/1044753_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524619515_88a9da1b321a0c6c93e4107431f29813<p><b>"I've been a solar physicist for 30 years, and I've never seen anything quite like this," says Richard Harrison, head of space physics at the</b> …

Daily Inspiration #1630

This post is part of our daily series of posts showing the most inspiring images selected by some of the Abduzeedo's writers and users. If you want …

Helpful Infographic Perfectly Pairs Wine with Food

Whether you consider yourself a wine connoisseur or not, you could probably use this infographic to learn a thing or two about the liquid of the gods. How many calories does a typical glass of white wine versus red wine have and, more importantly, which wine should you pair with tonight's dinner? …

The New Mac Operating System Works Very Poorly With Gmail

It sounds like installing it will cause you some headaches if you are a certain kind of Gmail user - the kind that prefers to use Apple's default "Mail" app and not the Gmail website.<p>Quoting Joe Kissell from Tidbits, here are few of the issues:<p>"It's no longer possible to rearrange Gmail mailboxes …

Apple retail stores begin carrying Automatic, the sensor that aims to make you a better driver

Apple retail stores have begun carrying the iPhone-connected car-tracking device Automatic. The tracking device connects to a car's OBD-II port — something that all modern vehicles should have — and then beams driving details like fuel use, mileage, engine status, and more back to an iPhone over …

Lance Armstrong Says He Was Very Confident He Would Never Get Caught For Doping In New Documentary

Several weeks before Lance Armstrong came clean and admitted to doping on Oprah, he called up Alex Gibney — the filmmaker who had been documenting the cyclist since 2009.<p>Armstrong lied to Gibney's face throughout filming, and for that, Gibney requested a few more interviews to set the record …

Charity Donation Platform Believe.in Gets A Pinterest-Style Makeover To Be More Flexible

The Pinterestification of the web has claimed another victim. Charity donation platform, Believe.in, is the latest startup to move from a feed-style view on its homepage and user profiles to a tile-based structure — that’s (inevitably) reminiscent of the online image curation site which popularised …

A new power grid battery emerges with a deal from Siemens

Batteries could do wonders for the power grid — but odds are, the winning technology won’t come from those good ole’ lithium ion batteries that power …

OpenDesk.cc Is Like Ikea For Open Source Zealots

Furniture is probably the last thing on the mind of most open source proponents but now it doesn’t have to be. OpenDesk is a free, open source line of furniture that you can make yourself or order unassembled from a maker with a CNC machine. Not only is the furniture cheap – free if you have the …

China's 'Leftover Women' Desperate to Find Mr. Right

Joy Chen is a superstar in China, the champion of young women known as "leftovers" -- those who are still single in their mid-20s and scorned by …

Largest building in the world opens in China – complete with indoor seaside

Beneath smoggy clouds in the Chinese mega-city of Chengdu, waves lap against sandy shores and a salty breeze blows across the beach. 6,000 …

IMF Chief Christine Lagarde Calls U.S. Budget Cuts 'Inappropriate'

AIX-EN-PROVENCE, France (Reuters) - The U.S. federal budget cuts are an inappropriate measure that will weigh on potential growth, IMF chief Christine Lagarde said on Sunday, urging Washington to present "credible" fiscal plans.<p>Washington enacted across-the-board federal government spending cuts, …