Jeff McCombs

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The No-Equipment Arm Workout You Can Do ANYWHERE

<b>All you need is eight minutes.</b><p><i>By Bari Lieberman</i>, SELF<p>When it comes to summer apparel (tank tops, sundresses, bikinis...), your arms are the common denominator. They're always on display, right? To keep your upper body looking ***flawless, we tapped Dara Theodore, trainer at The Fhitting Room in New …

Workouts

This Home In Sweden Has A Transparent Ground Floor And A Green Roof

Elding Oscarson designed a home for a family in Mölle, Sweden, that features a glass filled ground floor.<p>From the designers<p>Mölle is an extreme …

Green Roofs

Articles about parklife 10 homes next door lovely parks on Dwell.com - Dwell

At the Glass House estate, a restoration takes aim at one of modern master Philip Johnson’s most-beloved sanctuaries.<p>First impressions are lasting.<p>In the eastern Netherlands, resourceful recyclers 2012Architects have built a house almost entirely out of locally sourced scrap,...<p>Beautiful things can …

Home Tours

7 Ways To Make Running Feel Less Terrible

You're not going to like me for saying this, but I am one of those (annoying) people who genuinely loves to run.<p>If you don't know me, you probably know someone like me. We smile on treadmills. We talk (ad nauseam) about our training. We skip happy hour to pound the pavement. We are always eating.<p>I …

Skinny Jeans

China, India, Russia and Mexico Are The Top Emerging Markets For Online Media Companies, Says Ernst & Young

While the U.S. still has the highest earning potential for both online media and entertainment companies, emerging markets like China, India, Russia, and Mexico are quickly catching up. A new report by Ernst & Young says growth will be fueled by rapidly increasing Internet penetration. There are …

Emerging Markets

The Super Bowl showed just how drastically Facebook is cutting into YouTube's video lead

For last year's Super Bowl ads, Facebook video accounted for less than 1 percent of online views while YouTube dominated with 94%. That lead was cut to 74% at this year's game as many of the brands uploaded their Super Bowl commercials to both YouTube and Facebook, according to Visible Measures, an …

Advertising

15 Fitness Goals for 2015

From the simple to the sinister, see how you measure up<p>Whether you’re already fit or just getting back in shape, the New Year always presents an opportunity for improvement. Set your sights on some of these goals so you can cross them off of your fitness bucket list in 2015.<p>The goal: Get up from …

Facebook tries to get personal with video ads

Imagine if your television knew exactly who you were, your likes and dislikes, your friends and “frenemies”. Facebook is trying to prove to …

Advertising

The 5-Move Workout That's Critical for Runners

Exercise 1 Kettlebell Sumo Deadlift<p>Place a kettlebell in front of you; look for one that is 18 to 35 pounds. (Hint: The weight is marked on the bottom!) Stand with your feet shoulder-width distance apart and your toes turned open to 11:00 and 1:00. Brace your torso as if someone were going to punch …

Think Facebook is a media powerhouse? Just wait til its video player takes over

Facebook's already considerable power in media is about to become dominant.<p>The social network has already shown the ability to put content in front …

Ab Workouts for a Six-Pack

Six Moves to a Six-Pack<p>These are the best core exercises you've never done, and they'll reveal the abs you never knew you had<p>Nothing says "fit" like a wash-board stomach. And nothing makes achieving one harder than doing the same exercises every week. "Your body adapts and stops responding to …

80% Of All Online Adults Now Own A Smartphone, Less Than 10% Use Wearables

If people are looking to Apple and its new smartwatch to kickstart wider consumer interest in wearable computing gadgets, the maker of the iPhone will have a lot of work ahead of it. New research out from the GlobalWebIndex indicates that in a survey of 170,000 adult internet users across 32 …

Mobile

Demographics of Key Social Networking Platforms

Facebook<p>71% of adult internet users/58% of entire adult population<p>Fully 71% of online American adults use Facebook, a proportion unchanged from …

Demographics

Is publishers’ Facebook free ride coming to a end? » Nieman Journalism Lab

The Awl’s John Herrman is our depressive Virgil, guiding us share-button-by-share-button through the circles of modern online publishing hell. He writes regularly about the economics and semiotics of putting information on the web, the sort of pieces that make you drink.

Publishing

CES 2015: After Wild 2014, What's Next For Yahoo?

Last year at CES, Yahoo’s CEO Marissa Mayer presented on stage and revealed Yahoo Advertising as the umbrella housing the company’s ad products. At …

CES

Details Unveiled For Twitter’s Native Video Player To Rival YouTube? [Update]

<b>Update</b>: A Twitter spokesperson tells us that the FAQ and terms are in reference to promoted video services for Amplify users, not the new video player that it plans to launch for consumers in the first half of 2015. Another spokesperson says there is nothing new to share at this time. Original …

AngularJS

The Year In Programmatic Direct

Although programmatic direct solutions – which automate direct relationships between sellers and buyers – started cropping up around six years ago, …

Advertising Industry

Facebook and display ads should be credited for 830% more revenue

A recent Facebook-funded study conducted by Datalicious, a full-service data agency, found that Facebook and display advertising should be credited …

The Only 5 Exercises You'll Ever Need

If you're the type spending hours at the gym—chest fly, back row, biceps curl, repeat—it's time to reconsider your routine. Find out how to get …

Pinterest's Growth Is Huge, But Its Future Depends on Deeper Targeting

Most brand conversations about reaching consumers on social media start with Facebook and Twitter, and stop after those two. But there's another …

Advertising Industry

How to Sell on Social Like The Best E-Commerce Brands

<i>Joey Kotkins is the CMO & Co-Founder of</i> <i>Inside Social</i><i>.</i><p>Social media has proven itself to be a legitimate marketing channel, however, most brands, including e-commerce brands, are still in the mindset that social is just a top-of-the-funnel marketing channel.<p>But as the social networks have matured and …

New Study Finds Facebook’s Mobile Ad Network Ripe For App Marketers

By<p>Mike Shields<p>Marketing mobile apps is a big business for Facebook. In fact, Facebook’s unique ability to deliver ads to people that will get them to download mobile games on their phones has been a huge driver of Facebook’s overall mobile ad revenue explosion.<p>So earlier this year, when Facebook …

It's Hard To Believe This Sharp, 5-Point Business Memo Was Written By A 23-Year-Old

Just three years ago, Evan Spiegel was a senior at Stanford University. Today, he runs a mobile application worth $10 billion, Snapchat. Spiegel turned 24 in June.<p>Going from a college frat boy to the CEO of today's hottest new startup isn't easy. Spiegel has been painted as tactless, spoiled and …

Startups

Rubber Band Machine Gun

Next time you engage in an office rubber band warfare, pull out the Rubber Band Machine Gun and make everyone surrender. This crazy contraption is …

Twitter Lets Advertisers Target By Wireless Carrier, New Devices

Heated competition in the wireless world has been a boon to Twitter. Now Twitter is tossing more fuel on the fire.<p>Starting today, the social-media …

Telecoms

Snapchat CEO's Leaked Emails Tell The Truth About Tech Startups That Don't Make Money

It does not matter if your tech startup doesn't make money. It is more important that your product is effective, useful, and popular with users. Once you have built a large audience for your product, you can figure out how to make money later. Revenues today do not matter.<p>In turn, the public often …

Startups

Now Instagram Is Dominating Twitter In Another Hugely Important Way

Data provided to Business Insider from social media analytics company Socialbakers shows Instagram is not only gaining traction in sheer numbers of users, but posts from the biggest brands on the photo app are receiving almost 50 times more engagement (at the highest level) too. More users and more …

Taco Bell

Google Is In Danger Of Letting Facebook Steal The Mobile Ad Market

Getty/Justin Sullivan Google founders Larry Page (L) Sergey Brin talk with members of the media at Google Press Day 2006 May 10, 2006 in Mountain …