Jacqueline Gikow

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Do This Intense Yoga Workout for Seriously Ripped Abs

You're gonna feel this tomorrow.<p>You don’t have to bang out crunches to firm up your tummy. Yoga can give you even better results—and one studio is stepping up as the master of the yoga-for-better-abs game. CorePower Yoga first opened in Denver, Colorado in 2002 and has since expanded to more than …

How to Become a Morning Workout Person

Even if you're an early bird, getting up before the sun rises to go sweat your butt off can be seriously daunting. The good news: It's possible to become a morning workout person (with relatively little pain). Just follow these 7 steps

Think You Know How To Drink Water?

Dehydration, 8 glasses a day and more - WH busts the myths and discovers the facts about our favorite drinkable staple<p>Take a look around. Right this very second there's a water bottle within a 10-foot radius of where you're sitting. How did it get there? A drop of physiological need mixed with an …

Watch This Dog Balance 100 Fruits And Vegetables on His Head

This just might be the best 100 seconds of your day.<p>We have to admit, we're suckers for a cute animal video. Case in point: this YouTube gem of an adorable dog named Maymo showing off his produce-balancing skills. From watermelon to carrots to kiwi, Maymo—who has his own YouTube channel—skillfully …

10 Water Bottles That Actually Work While You’re Exercising

Because H20 should never get in the way of your workout

Q&A: What's the Difference Between Multigrain, Whole Grain, and Whole Wheat?

Find out which one you should watch out for.<p><b>The question:</b> "I always see food labeled as 'multigrain,' 'whole grain,' and 'whole wheat.' Is there even a real difference between the three?"<p><b>The expert:</b> Amanda Bontempo, M.S., R.D, an ambulatory oncology dietitian at New York University Langone Medical …

5 Health Benefits of Being an Early Riser

Set your alarm, then start reaping the rewards.<p>You know that saying about the early bird catching the worm? Well, there's science to back it up: A growing body of research demonstrates that early risers have advantages when it comes to their energy levels, moods, and workout habits. We lay out the …

This Little Box Turns Your Existing iPhone Charger Into A Portable Battery

Does the world need another portable battery meant to charge your devices in a pinch? Probably not.<p>But I dig the minimalism of this one. Instead of requiring you to carry around yet another thing, it turns your <i>existing</i> iPhone wall charger into a backup battery.<p>One less thing to forget when you’re …

10 Abs Exercises Better Than Crunches

10 abs exercises for women that are so much better than crunches.<p>If you still think that doing crunches will score you amazing abs, you're in for a rude awakening. Flattening your belly requires multi-muscle exercises that target all the regions of your core—upper and lower abs, obliques, …

Welcome to Dove

In an #HourWithHer, Chelsea shares how she overcame bullying, embraced her natural beauty, and became a successful actress, inspiring Caralyn to step …

WiFi Is Getting Even More Public -- Don't Make Yourself A Target

Flight delayed and you need to get work done? Airport public WiFi is a tempting solution and lets you work on the marketing plan stored on your Google Drive. With 5.8 million hotspots expected to be available by 2015, it’s becoming easier to work remotely from anywhere.<p>The danger with using public …

Stitch is Tinder for senior citizens, but not just for hooking up

Stitch is like Tinder, but for your grandma. Well, not exactly. Stitch isn't just meant for hooking up — it's meant for finding a companion to go to the movies or ballroom dancing with. For many "mature adults," as Stitch calls them, that might be just what the doctor ordered. "Believe it or not, …

The Best Cute (and Comfortable!) Sandals for Walking Around All Darn Day -- 2014 Edition

Around this time last year, I posted about my favorite summer sandals that also happened to be outrageously comfortable. A very vocal contingent of readers were disgusted, I mean just <i>disgusted</i> by my selections, and let me have it in the comments.<p>"This entire post horrified me. I just kept gasping …

Peak MacBook Cover & Stand by Aecraft

Peak is a minimalist design created by Belgium-based company Aecraft. Peak is unique in that the leather cover also serves as a small stand for the …

MacBook Air

Write Launches its Minimalist Note-Taking App on Mac

I’ve tried a variety of note-taking apps on my iPhone, but Write is easily one of my favorites. The uncluttered menu system and lightweight writing experience are fantastic when you just want to knuckle down and really focus.<p>Now, Write is available for Mac. The product is going up against popular …

With Polagram, Print Photos From Your Phone In Just A Few Taps

French startup Polagram just released a couple of new features and raised a round of funding. You can use the iPhone or Android app to print your photos directly from your phone and receive your prints a few days after ordering them. The app tries to get out of the way as much as possible, it’s …

VirusTotal Mac OS X Uploader

To upload a file to VirusTotal, you can visit the home site and use the main file scan form. You can make this process even easier with the free …

Dating App Coffee Meets Bagel Ditches Twilio With New IM Features

When I wrote about the Coffee Meets Bagel dating service more than two years ago, I hoped (but didn’t quite believe) that it would last this long. Yet, here we are.<p>The company has received $2.8 million in funding and is today launching the biggest update yet to the app.<p>Coffee Meets Bagel takes a …

Battery Diag Is a Pretty, Informative Battery Monitor for Your MacBook

OS X: Battery Diag is a battery monitor for your MacBook that looks great and provides useful information about the battery in your Apple laptop. It …

App Store

Remove Duplicates From "Open With" Option In Right-Click Context Menu [OS X]

This solution, as many others, comes at the hands of Terminal, which by now, should be given superhero status.<p>Open the Terminal and type in the …

Mac keyboard shortcuts

I recently wrote an article about being productive on a small screen, which mentioned my belief that the most effective route to productivity on a …

Apple beefs up iWork for iCloud with bolstered collaboration, more file storage

Apple today has enhanced its iWork suite of iCloud apps to include much improved collaboration, new document options, and more file storage. iWork includes the Pages word processor, Keynote presentation maker, and Numbers spreadsheet manager, and it is likely that supporting apps for iOS and OS X …

Secure Your Mac By Setting A Firmware Password [Quicktip]

You may be using <b>a password to secure your data</b> on your Mac – and you should, but unless your Mac is encrypted, a tech-savvy thief can still access …

Operating Systems

This Brilliant App Lets You Swap Lives With A Stranger For 20 Days

We’re all too obsessed with our own small social circles. 20 Day Stranger, a tool to build empathy and awareness, lets you anonymously share your life with a random person.<p>A new app makes it possible to anonymously live the life of a stranger for 20 days, seeing where they go and what they do–not …

Apps

The Best Exercise for Better Posture

Learn this crucial move plus three muscle-sculpting variations that target your arms, back, and core.<p>Pulling exercises are the key to a well-rounded strength routine—in fact, people who sit a lot (which, ahem, is most people) should actually do <i>twice</i> as many pull moves (to work those back muscles) …

6 Reasons It's Time To Dump Your iPhone For Good (List)

Apple is the biggest tech company in the world, and it can be the biggest company in the world period depending on its stock price this week. And …

GadgetellSolutions Media

18Apr/18<p>As the owner of a retail business, you’ve probably dreamed about getting some extra help. Advertising a retail job for your store(s) can …

Fitbit rules 50 percent of the world's wearable market

Fitbit appears to be a tour de force in the wearable world.<p>New numbers released by analyst Canalys on Wednesday show Fitbit devices accounted for nearly 50 percent of the world's 2.7 million wearable band shipments in the first quarter of 2014.<p>Apparently, the recent kerfuffle and recall over …