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Tips to Fix Your Summer Skin Problems

Sun, salt and sweat can wreak havoc on your skin by the end of summer—here's how to get it in fighting condition before fall.<p><b>Problem:</b> The sun left your skin leathery, burned and peeling.<p><b>Solution:</b> We'll skip the lecture on sun protection, but seriously, what were you thinking? After treating the …

Imposing Zero-Energy Family House in Oregon, USA: Skyline Residence

Engineered to generate as much solar-electric energy on-site as the home consumes annually, <b>Skyline Residence</b> is an example of modern sustainable …

Learn the Skill of Critiquing Photographs With These 5 Tips

Raise your hands if you have had your photos critiqued before. Now if you have, do you remember receiving feedback that wasn't too useful? Perhaps …

10 Design Lessons You Can Learn From Nature

Take a moment from your busy schedule to lift up your eyes from that handheld device and reunite with the natural beauty of the world around you.<p>What …

11 Falling Water Features Guaranteed To Give Your House A Sophisticated Look

If you wish to make your home stand out and to give it the wow factor then a falling water feature is the way to go. It’s amazing how such a simple …

How to BS Your Way Through Any Conversation

Stuck in a Game of Thrones gab-fest and you don't have HBO? Follow this escape plan<p>The art of conversation is hard to master—especially when you know nothing about the topic at hand. While you’re probably happy to plead ignorance on things like celebrity pregnancies, it’s harder to justify knowing …

Here's What You Need to Have the Best Sex of Your Life

New research says this is the secret ingredient for satisfaction.<p>Wondering how to take your sex life from good to toe-curling, life-altering amazingness? A new study presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association pinpointed the secret ingredient for this kind of bedroom …

Penn State

What Photographers are NOT Considering When Using High ISO

It’s no secret now that modern cameras have taken photographers to new heights with their ability to shoot at and above ISO 1600. Personally, I can …

Simple ways to boost your savings

There are some simple steps you can take to boost your savings, and the first one is creating a smart budget, financial experts say.<p>To become a super saver, you have to figure out where your money is going and cut back in areas where it shouldn't go, says certified financial planner Michael Dalton, …

Boudoir Posing Guide eBook | Photography eBooks

1<p>The Complete Guide to Boudoir Posing<p>Your time during a boudoir shoot is quite often very limited. The following posing guidelines are designed to be …

eBooks

15 Happiness Quotes to Inspire You to Live Your Best Life

Life is what you make of it – so why not make yours happy? In the face of challenge, defeat, disappointment, discouragement, tragedy, and failure, it …

101 Thought Provoking Questions to Ask Yourself Before It’s Too Late | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

This is your chance to live the life you wish you had.<p>You could close down this article right now, pretend that you never saw it, and go on living …

7 Life-Changing Habits That Will Bring You Success | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Want to be successful? If you do, then this will be the right article for you. Do you know that success starts from your habits?<p>It is what you do …

5 Serious Pointers in Adding Humor to Your Speech | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

What makes one speaker better than the rest? It’s the wit and humor, most of the time. And it’s something that we all want to achieve – having the …

Public Speaking

6 Tips For A Great Work/Life Balance | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

I will be the first to admit it; I haven’t always had a good work/life balance. For some time I worked as a Strategy Consultant for a global …

How To Change Your Life With Mini Habits | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

“Victorious warriors win first and then go to war, while defeated warriors go to war first and then seek to win.”<p>~ Sun Tzu<p>Imagine you’re at a New …

9 Things To Remember When You're Being Treated Unfairly | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

For the life of me, I always felt like I suffered a bad childhood. Well, sometimes at least.<p>I remember being treated unfairly many times.<p>When I was …

Self-help

7 Life Lessons I Learned From Professional Fighting | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

1000 x punches, 1000 x kicks, 500 x knees, 500 x elbows.<p>For 6 days a week, 7 hours each day, that was life.<p>It’s called Muay Thai—the art of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

Weight Loss

10 Stain Fighters: Getting Rid of the Worst

From red wine spills to grass rubs in the hallway, there are some stains that just never budge. It could be on your clothes or the carpet, whatever …

Dos and Don’ts of Front Yard Landscape

Want your home to make a <b>good first impression</b> but not sure how to go about it? Landscaping the front yard can certainly be a daunting task, even …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Get a tight stomach in just six weeks without doing a single crunch. This may be the easiest workout we've ever printed<p>Get ready to whip off your cover-up: This workout, created exclusively for <i>Women's Health</i> by Rachel Cosgrove, C.S.C.S., owner of Results Fitness in Newhall, California, combines …

Workouts

10 Ways To Upgrade Your Poolside Area This Summer

Does your house have a swimming pool? Then you’re one of the lucky ones this summer. Having a pool is like having your own little oasis, your own …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …

25 Amazing Ways to Use Epsom Salt

My grandma was a huge fan of Epsom salt—she used it for <i>everything</i>! People of her generation knew the many health benefits of Epsom salt and I’ve …

15 Contemporary Houses And Their Inspiring Garages

The garage is often the part of the house which gets overlooked. It may not be as important for you as the living room or bedroom but, when you think …

The best bodyweight workout of all time

Shutterstock<p>Shutterstock<p><b>Duration</b> 20<p><b>Exercises</b> 3-5<p><b>Equipment</b> X<p>Ever wonder how guys who exclusively work out on monkey bars get so ripped? This …

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away …

39 Ways to Jack Up Your Cardio

Get your lungs pumping and your muscles burning with these awesome versions of an old-school calisthenic<p>Squeezing in a full-blown cardio workout can feel like a chore. We’ve got a solution: jumping jacks.<p>Don't worry, we're not talking about the boring standard jumping jacks you did in high school. …