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The best dumbbell-only routine to build a colossal chest

We love the barbell bench press as much as you do, but just because you’ve been doing it every Monday night since high school doesn’t mean you can’t …

How to login with Comcast Xfinity on unsupported Apple TV apps

I’ve been catching up with AMC’s The Walking Dead on my iPad because AMC didn’t offer a dedicated Apple TV app until last week. As soon as the Apple …

Here's Why You'll Soon See More Live Videos in Your Facebook Feed

It’s no secret that Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg sees a big potential in letting users post live video on his social network for others to watch. He …

Top CMO Influencers: Who Are They And What Can You Learn From Them?

Having impact via social media is challenging, especially at the C-level. And it’s becoming more difficult as social media adoption escalates, increasing the number of users and the volume of tweets, posts, blogs, and content. Given the difficulty in breaking through, I sought to answer the …

Think You Need a Website? The Debate Is Raging More Than Ever.

Last month, I attended the Digital Content Next (DCN) annual summit in Miami, Florida. The confab gave me the perfect chance to gain more insight into the question that I posed in my last column: What happens when your customer spends more time with your content somewhere else?<p>Or put it another …

Imaginative Photographer Takes His "Gigantic" Dog on Extraordinary Adventures

Photographer Christopher Cline and his Goldendoodle Juji (pronounced Joo-ji) are a match made in Photoshop heaven. After moving from Virginia to Minnesota a few years ago, the artist was feeling homesick and "sliding into a sad place in life." Then, his girlfriend Christine brought home Juji. "I …

The 4 Cs of Social Media Success

We live in an exciting time. Social media has changed everything. No other time in history has it been so easy to share your passion with the world, grow a business, or even start a movement. The challenge though, is the world has become noisy. It can be difficult to stand out. What can you do to …

Signs That Facebook Is Becoming a Bigger Player in News

As publishers sign on to Facebook's Instant Articles platform, the social network is showing signs of its emergence as a bigger source of delivering …

Here’s How to Outsmart Twitter’s New Algorithm

Twitter released its new algorithm, which means it's the perfect time for you to take back control of what you see in your feed.The post Here’s How …

The 3 Social Metrics You’re Missing

How to Perform Your Own Social Media AuditDownloadSocial marketers are bombarded with far more metrics than they can ever truly keep tabs on. On top …

4 Basic Elements Of Successful Social Media Strategies

I started our company from scratch in the fall of 2008. Not the best time to quit a good job and start a new venture, but so far it has worked out. If we end up being a long term success, I believe you will be able to draw a straight line from our success back to the early adoption of social …

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How to trick your brain into being productive when you can't focus

Or, worse, it's completely blank, save for the cursor mocking you each time it blinks (rude).<p>It's happened to all of us, and it's a <i>really</i> frustrating feeling. Especially when you've dedicated specific time to work on this project, and it is quickly ticking away.<p>It's even more nerve-wracking — and …

Instagram to Start Counting Video Views To Lure More Advertisers

Instagram is about to give itself another social media makeover.<p>The Facebook-owned photo sharing app announced this week it will begin counting video …

Locals prepare for the 45-minute paddle from the beach to break as this year’s @titansofmavericks surf competition kicks off. When the waves are firing, surfers and surf fans flock to Pillar Point - 20 minutes south of #SanFrancisco - for a chance to catch waves that reach up to 60 feet with forces that can be registered on the Richter scale. #📷: @mattjkomo #GoProSurf #TitansofMavericks #Mavericks

Why You Shouldn't Post These 8 Photos of Your Kids on Social Media

Keep these photos of kids private to keep them safe from embarrassment and harm<p>Shutterstock<p>We live in a world where snapping photos of your kids and …

Social Media

5 Simple Things You Can Do to Drastically Improve Your Photography

Before we get started, note that the key word in the title is “improve.” This isn't about perfecting your photography; the ideas presented here …

This travel photographer takes his dog around the world with him

Hunter Lawrence is a photographer that specializes in incredibly unique shots of nature.<p>He has worked with a number of national brands and isn't stopping anytime soon.

Why Everyone Is Freaking Out About The Huge Change Coming To Twitter

Beware the ire of nerds!<p>Twitter, the social media behemoth that's about more than just what I ate for lunch, MOM, is rumored to have a big change a' brewin'. For those of you who don't know how it works/are my mom, tweets are currently displayed in reverse chronological order, so the newest tweets …

Why Millennials Have Stopped Loving Facebook | Inc.com

<i>Absurdly Driven looks at the world of business with a skeptical eye and a firmly rooted tongue in cheek</i>.<p>History can happen in a moment.<p>One leap beyond the norm, one word beyond the usual, one push of a nuclear button can send humanity soaring--or sinking--in a new direction.<p>I fear that may have …

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How to Spend the First 10 Minutes of Your Day

If you’re working in the kitchen of Anthony Bourdain, legendary chef of Brasserie Les Halles, best-selling author, and famed television personality, you don’t dare so much as boil hot water without attending to a ritual that’s essential for any self-respecting chef: <i>mise-en-place.</i><p>The “Meez,” as …

Create Your Own HIIT Workout

High-intensity workouts are popular for a reason: They work. So it’s not surprising that more and more CrossFit gyms—packed with shirtless men and …

The 16 social media apps everyone should have

Many of the best social networking apps out there have been around for a while, but as smartphones get smarter, so do the apps, and you can now do more than ever.<p>From fan favorites like Instagram and Facebook to newcomers like live-streaming Periscope, there's never been a better time to find a …

8 Reasons You're Not Orgasming

It's probably no. 6.<p>Having an orgasm shouldn't be like solving a difficult math problem but for a lot of women, it really can seem like that. Cosmopolitan.com spoke with several doctors to find out the real reasons why you're not getting there.<p><b>1. You're on a medication that is making orgasms nearly</b> …

A dark narrative about the stock market is starting to take hold on Wall Street

It's a throwback to a time when many Wall Street titans had never even dreamed of investing — the 1960s conglomerate boom.<p>Here's how the story goes: Today's merger mania, which investors say looks a lot like what happened in the '60s, has been fueled by low interest rates and a "bigger is better" …

Teens prefer Instagram, Twitter, and Snapchat (in that order), says new survey

Today’s teens are growing up not only in the digital age but also the social media age. So what’s the social media of choice? Facebook may be far and …

Teens

5 Ways to Learn and Remember Absolutely Anything | Inc.com

<i>What learning strategies do "quick learners" follow? originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question.</i><p><b>Answer by Alessio Bresciani, strategist with 15 years of experience in digital and mobile, on Quora:</b><p>Your question is a great one. And it forced me to reflect about the things I have …

One-Hour Workout: Six-Mile Run With Tempo Intervals

<i>Every Tuesday we’ll feature a different coach’s workout you can complete in 60 minutes (or less!).</i><p>This week’s run workout comes from coach Katie …

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

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