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I Lived On 51% Of My Income —& Saved $17,000

Two days before my 29th birthday, I shared a thought I’d been sitting on with my girlfriends: What if I didn’t shop for a year?<p>I didn’t come up with …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But is this really the most effective way to work towards a toned midsection? The answer is no.<p>"When most …

Workouts

Tip of the Day 6/8

Setting your intentions for the day will help you identify your priorities and it makes you more likely to achieve your goals.

Success

How to Write Posts That Actually Get Read and Shared

I had a call the other day with an entrepreneur who told me that his blog articles are like an echo chamber; it feels like he is talking to himself. …

The single sleep trick to feel rested every day of the week

“Early to bed, early to rise, makes a (wo)man healthy, wealthy, and wise.”<p>These words, oft-credited to Benjamin Franklin, have been recited by …

The Best Places to See the Northern Lights in January

Will you make 2018 the year you see the Northern Lights? A winter phenomenon in the northern hemisphere, the dancing green lights are the result of …

How to Explore the Philippine Islands

There may be no better place to island hop than in the Philippines. After all, the Southeast Asian country is made up of well over 7,000 islands. The …

Online Marketing Tips From a Tech Industry Guru

Hear Go Fish Digital's Kat Haselkorn's best tips for online marketing.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Traveling to and speaking at conferences and events affords me the ability to meet and exchange ideas with other industry leaders. If you have not seen the first two …

10 best last-minute travel websites

Holiday Pirates<p>This travel deals site manually searches for the best holiday offers daily, finding a range of big discounts and emailing them to …

5 Important Focal Lengths to Know and the Benefits of Each

Please note: all focal lengths mentioned in this article are in reference to 35mm full frame sensors. There are photographers that favor the …

50 Quotes That Will Free Your Mind

<i>We are our thoughts. We cannot change anything<br>if we cannot change our thinking.</i><p>You have a train of thought on which you ride when you are alone and …

How to save iPhone storage by limiting the Messages app

If you’re running out of local or iCloud storage space on your iPhone (or iPad), it may be time to check how much space the Messages app is taking up. By default, your iPhone or iPad is set to save any messages you send and receive forever. This can result in iPhone “out of storage” messages, slow …

iCloud

I Travel Alone to Meet Other People

Trust me, I know it sounds counterintuitive -- but hear me out.<p>While my first solo adventure served its purpose in that it got me to face myself in a way I never had after the ending of a long-term relationship, it also taught me a ton about relationships and human connection… and that I’m not …

18 ways to refresh your job search when it's wearing you down

If there’s any time of year when job-search fatigue swoops in and threatens to stop you cold in your cover-letter writing, resume-tailoring, …

Employment

All the Hidden iOS Gestures and Shortcuts You May Have Forgotten

iOS is packed with <i>tons</i> of useful gestures, but some of the best are the ones that are useful when you need them, but you don’t use every day. Here …

Cooking Gadgets - Page 9 » Coolest Gadgets

by Julie<p>Do we ever think about the tragedies that we narrowly escape everyday? Do we lie in bed at night and realize what could have been, and say …

Kitchens

Wmail Is a Free OS X Desktop App for Inbox by Gmail

Mac: Inbox by Gmail is great, but there’s no dedicated desktop app for it. That’s fine for most of us, but if you prefer a desktop client, Wmail’s a …

Your Life Is Tetris. Stop Playing It Like Chess.

I grew up playing chess. It taught me a lot of great lessons about competition — and a lot of wrong lessons about life.<p>From the age of seven, I …

Self-improvement

There's no magic bullet for digital marketing success

There’s no magic bullet for digital marketing success<p>When starting a new lead generation, mobile marketing, social media or brand awareness campaign, …

Marketing

Cut a Watermelon into Sticks (Perfect for Kids and Parties)

Summer's beloved fruit, the watermelon, can get pretty messy to eat. Instead of serving the melon in traditional wedges, cut it into sticks—easy …

Watermelon

How to use the Contrast Checker Technique to Give Your Images More Punch

I am about to reveal a technique that will have your images looking awesome in seconds every time you use it. I am even going to share the Photoshop …

Family Seder Recipe: Leg of Lamb With Rosemary and Garlic from The Real Food Cookbook

I like that the culinary centerpiece -- the sacrificial lamb -- of the Seder meal matches the season. Many cooks serve brisket, but I prefer the symbolism of lamb, and I never promised you a traditional Seder. We always have a green salad at this meal, although it's not terribly traditional either, …

This Tiny Dog Wants ALL The Food And Isn't Afraid To Fight For It

If you're looking for a David versus Goliath story with a canine twist, then you have just come to the right video.<p>While there appears to be plenty of food for both the bite-sized, chihuahua mix named Sadie and the big dog named Foxey, tiny Sadie wants it ALL -- <i>and she's not afraid to fight if she</i> …

Fluid Time II – an (en)Visionographic Chicago Story

Hearty Soups and Stews Perfect for Chilly Days

There's a recipe in here with your name on it.<p><b>There's nothing like a bowl of hearty, hot soup or stew</b> to warm you up from the inside-out. Whether you go vegetarian (Italian veggie soup) or meaty (hello, braised oxtail), there's a recipe here with your name on it.

Cooking

Repair Hardwood Floors for Less | Deals

We love our hardwood floors and we do our best to protect them, but things happen! Whether it's scuffs, scratches or just lack of upkeep, hardwood …

Rolling Storage Drawers

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of Lowe’s.<p>This month, as a Lowe’s Creator Blogger, one of our challenge choices was to come up with a creative …

How to craft your own Instagram photo strips

Find out how to turn your creative Instagram shots into photobooth-style photo strips.<p>With Instagram, any boring photo is only a crop, filter, and tilt-shift away from becoming a piece of art.<p>Some might argue that such laziness through filtering discourages true photographic creativity, but there's …

A LOVELY AND EASY DIY PROJECT: WOODEN POLAROIDS | THE STYLE FILES

Such a great, and not too difficult, DIY project! These DIY wooden polaroids are simple and inexpensive. You can personalize them by making them into …