Phil Ybarrolaza

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17 Men’s Style Mistakes Every Guy Needs To Avoid

My mantra at muted is all about classic clean pieces that fit properly. We try and stay away from anything that’s not absolutely necessary. So when I …

Clothing

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

Save hundreds of dollars on a custom computer desk—by building it yourself

A surprisingly easy step-by-step guide.<p>After spending countless hours putting together a killer workstation, you have a tricked-out desktop computer, multiple monitors, bangin' speakers, and...a surface that's too tiny to fit it all. Here's how to build your own ergonomic, customized desk that …

How to build a website for your podcast

<b>A quick note on the word “</b><b>subscribe</b><b>”</b> — for many people, “subscribe” connotes a fee. Think about it: we subscribe to magazines, and cable TV packages, …

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Even if a power outage stops your well pump or the city water supply, you can still flush the toilet. Dump a couple …

The Lazy Man's Guide To Losing Fat And Building Muscle

Image: iStock<p>Like most guys of a certain vintage, I have mixed feelings about my body. Staying lean and not surrendering to the siren’s call of the …

Muscle Mass Begins To Deteriorate In Your 30s, But There’s A Way Around It

There are certain things in life that men can't escape. Taxes is the standard one. Certain death from taking a selfie with a bear is probably …

Extreme Picky Eating and Anxiety: A New Study Finds a Surprising Link

Many parents of children who are extreme picky eaters describe their kids as "difficult" in other areas of life, from choosing clothes to controlling emotions. Not surprisingly, research that looked into the connection between extremely picky, or selective, eating and anxiety found a link between …

This Is the Nutrition Program That Helped Haley Drop 30 Pounds in 3 Months

Usually when people are on a weight-loss journey, they change up their workouts and their diet, but Haley only did one of the two. She kept up her normal workout schedule, but she completely altered her diet, thanks to Renaissance Periodization. Within just three months, she lost around 30 pounds. …

This 75-year Harvard study shows how to have lifetime joy

For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional health of two groups:<p>456 poor people in Boston from 1939 …

Happiness

‘The Opposition’ Confronts ‘Crisis Actor’ Alex Jones

One of the Comedy Central show’s ‘citizen journalists’ turned the tables on Alex Jones—and it was incredible.<p>Jordan Klepper’s <i>The Opposition</i> owes a …

6 simple, science-backed ways to get rid of belly fat

Belly fat is not just a problem because it can look bad.<p>In fact, having lots of fat in the abdominal area is strongly linked to diseases like type 2 diabetes and heart disease (1).<p>For this reason, losing belly fat has massive benefits for your health and can help you live longer.<p>Belly fat is …

Nutrition

How to Potty Train Boys to Pee Standing Up | Fatherly

For all parents, successful potty training is about keeping cool while teaching kids to recognize urgency, control their muscles, and make decisions …

Learn to Code From the Comfort of Your Couch

This online course will teach you everything you need to know, for a crazy low price.<p>In today’s technology driven economy, learning to code can take …

How to *actually* take a good family photo this Christmas

The festive season is brilliant for our Instagram feed: fairy lights, trees and Christmas cocktails get us snapping at <i>everything</i>. Ever wanted to get …

Report: Warriors players, officials perplexed by Kevin Durant’s offseason

Kevin Durant’s bizarre summer has his Golden State Warriors just as confused as the rest of us.<p>According to a report by Chris Mannix of The Vertical …

Relax and Let Your Kids Indulge in TV

SYDNEY, Australia — My mother blames my father. Born before television arrived in Australia, let alone the coastal towns and logging villages where he grew up, he never tired of its novelty. From the first time he glimpsed it in snowy black and white on a visit to the city in 1960, he was taken by …

Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck

This curated column is authored by Thomas Oppong, Founding Editor at Alltopstartups “AThe post Life Gets (a Lot) Better When You Stop Giving a F*ck …

How to transfer your Evernote notes to Apple Notes

If you ask me, there's no compelling reason for most iPhone and Mac users to pay for Evernote when Apple Notes offers a lot of the same features and costs nothing. (Apple Notes does use your iCloud account storage, but it'll take up a negligible amount of space.)<p>So, how do you make the switch if …

Evernote

How to use iCloud Drive on iPhone and iPad

Keep all your documents up-to-date and accessible across all your devices with iCloud DriveiCloud Drive is Apple's solution to document and file …

The iPhone 6s Bikini Shoot

Check out this video from Fstoppers that shows the amazing results you can get with an iPhone 6s and less than $30 dollars worth of gear.<p><i>Like the</i> …

How much does it cost to charge iPhones, Android phones and Macs?

Are you worried your smartphone addiction also comes with hidden additional costs, like a higher energy bill? You actually shouldn’t as the yearly …

15 Secret Shortcuts of People With Amazing Memory

Your brain is a pretty powerful thing, and yet, you can't seem to remember where you left your keys last night. There's a lot to be said for having a …

Refine Edge – Your Best Friend in Photoshop

Being able to create precise selections of objects, even if they have fuzzy edges is of major importance in Photoshop. You're not only going to need …

Tutorials

How to Create a Perfect Sky Selection in Photoshop

In landscape photography, you often need to process the sky separately from the rest of your image, for example to give it more color and definition. …

Why Creating a Meaningful Morning Routine Will Make You More Successful

For the majority of my child and adult life I never considered myself a “morning person.” I was a night owl. During my architecture school career I …

Productivity

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity