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If Running Isn't Helping You Lose Weight, Do This 30-Minute Workout Instead

I know what it's like to exercise like crazy and not get the results you're after. I ran for years and years, and it wasn't until I started CrossFit …

A leading happiness researcher says we’re giving our kids bad advice about how to succeed in life

Most parents want their kids to be successful in life—and so we teach them attitudes that we believe will help them achieve their goals. But as I learned while researching my book <i>The Happiness Track</i>, many widely-held theories about what it takes to be successful are proving to be …

Self-improvement

Meet Your New Favorite Summer Side: Bang Bang Corn

Spice things up.<p>GET THE RECIPE HERE.<p><b>BUY OUR FAVE BRUSHES: Coosa Silicone Basting Brushes, $8;amazon.com.</b><p>Grilled corn is one of the best parts about …

Cooking

Shoot like a pro with the iPhone

Here's how to get the best results from your smartphone photography.<p>The iPhones have always packed some of the best phone cameras you can buy, capturing shots that give many dSLRs a run for their money. Even better, since your phone is almost always with you, you're ready to shoot whenever an …

How these students got into every Ivy League school

<b>(CNN) —</b> Only a few students can say that they have been accepted into every Ivy League school in the United States: Harvard, Yale, Brown, Columbia, the University of Pennsylvania, Dartmouth, Princeton and Cornell.<p>Among those who can call themselves members of this exclusive club are Augusta …

College & University

15 Minutes and a Kettlebell Are All you Need for a Great Workout

Sometimes we just don’t have the time or resources for a complete workout. But it’s easy to make the most out of an ill-equipped gym space or being …

The 20-Minute Fat-Burning Kettlebell Complex

Mike Simone

Today's Workout 1: The circuit to pound your core, chest, and back

<b>Duration</b> 30-45<p><b>Exercises</b> 5<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout begins with a tough one—the renegade row. The exercise exhausts nearly every muscle in the body, …

Workouts

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

How to Take Professional Travel Photos

<i>Photography. It’s not something I’ve very good at. I take all my pictures on an iPhone and, if they aren’t used on the blog, they mostly just sit on</i> …

Landscape Photography

Five Easy Photo Improving Tricks Anyone Can Do

Taking great photos doesn’t necessarily require tons of training and nice equipment. You can improve all of your photos with just a few tweaks to the …

20 sensory table activities that offer creative ways to teach kids through play

Are you looking for a more hands-on way to teach your kids that doesn’t involve screens? A “sensory table” is a fun and creative way to teach your …

The best use for a financial windfall

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet.<p>“I’m coming into some money and I have no idea what to do with it. What’s the best way to use …

Landscape Photography Primer: Getting Sharp Images With Depth of Field and Hyperfocal Distance

When you gaze upon a landscape with your own eyes, you see the entire scene in sharp focus. Recreating that focus in the images you make of the …

Landscape Photography

Getting out of Auto: Understanding Aperture

What is aperture?<p>In simple terms, aperture refers to the opening of a lens diaphragm through which light passes. Changing this setting – which is …

Want To Improve Your Instagram Photographs? Try These 3 Simple Styling Tips

<i>Screenshot taken from video.</i><p>The fundamentals of good photography apply to all kinds of mediums, from a professional grade DSLR or a smartphone. …

Framing

Tim Ferriss: 'You are the average of the five people you most associate with'

When "Tools of Titans" author and podcaster Tim Ferriss was asked on a book tour pit stop what he would print on a billboard if given the chance, the self-help guru did not hesitate.<p>"You are the average of the five people you most associate with," Ferriss answered.<p>During a talk at the San Francisco …

Why the World's Best Salespeople Cold Call Like Crazy (and So Should You!) | Inc.com

With the continued growth of Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, etc., you would think that social selling was the way to go for all sales people if you want to increase your sales in 2017, and that picking up the phone and cold calling would be going the way of the dodo.<p>Not according to Tony Hughes, #1 …

Selling

Want Your Kids to Become Financially Secure Adults? Parents of Today's Wealthy Did This, Study Says | Inc.com

What are the odds of a low-to-middle-class kid growing into a successful, wealthy adult? This may come as a surprise to those who believe that most wealthy people were born into money, but apparently, they are quite high. A recent study performed by the U.S. Trust revealed that 77 percent of the …

Success

Using A Balloon Lets You Take Better Pop-Up Flash Photos, And The Difference Is Amazing

When external flash units cost up to $900 it’s no wonder why people come up with incredible DIY solutions. Russian photographer duo “Koldunov …

The Best Health Documentaries on Netflix to Kick-Start Your 2018 Resolutions

It seems counterintuitive: Sit down and stream these health documentaries to kick-start your wellness resolutions—but hear us out. While …

6 Ways to Screen Job Candidates for Strategic Thinking

Every organization needs strategic thinkers. In a 2013 Management Research Group survey, when executives were asked to select the leadership behaviors that were most critical to their organization’s future success, 97% of the time they chose being strategic.<p>This is because people who are able to …

Want to Raise Successful Kids? 93 Percent of Successful Entrepreneurs Say This Is the Key | Inc.com

Parents want the best for our kids. Near the top of the list? Financial security and freedom.<p>Since research shows that the only way to accumulate great wealth in America is through entrepreneurship, I asked a huge group of successful entrepreneurs to tell me about their childhoods. Could they point …

Entrepreneurship

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

How to Shoot Street Photography While Traveling

One of my passions in life is travel. I love to travel, experience new cultures, try new foods, meet new people and, of course, take photos while I’m …

Real Parents, Real Talk About Kids And Screens

We live in a world of screens. And in this digital age — with so many devices and distraction — it's one of the things parents worry about most: How much time should their kids spend staring at their phones and computers? What's the right balance between privacy and self-discovery?<p>Research …

Education Technology

5 Fundamental Core and Abdominal Exercises for Beginners

<b>If you’re newer to training or getting back into shape, I’m sure you’ve heard about core training.</b> Perhaps you’ve heard about it in magazines or …

Why we need to give our kids the gift of accountability

With the holiday season upon us, we look for opportunities to be thankful for the people in our lives — not just our families, but those who make up our village. They are those who lend a hand in providing learning opportunities for our children and opportunities for ourselves to grow into better …

Parenting

How to keep bananas fresh, spread hard butter, and make perfect pasta: 11 food hacks you need to know

Juicy lemons, soft ice cream, fresh bananas and more – these quick and easy food hacks will make your life easier and mean you spend far less time in the kitchen.<p>Fry your pasta<p>Harold McGee, author of An Encyclopedia of Kitchen Science, History and Culture, suggests cooking pasta in pot of boiling …

Ice Cream