Kieran Soora

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Cydia Tweak: Add A Colored Tint To The iOS User Interface With UIColors

Apple’s iOS user interface (UI) is nice, but it’s not blue enough. Or is it that it’s not green enough, or purple enough? With one upcoming jailbreak …

ACR Drift Is Set To Hit The App Store Later This Month, New Trailer Surfaces Online

ACR Drift is an upcoming racer application developed by Crooz and Eutechnyx, which is set to pull into the App Store later this month. In advance of …

Blame The Boomers? What Our Parents Didn't Teach Us About Money And Why

<i>Hey millennials, what didn’t your parents teach you about money that you wish they had?</i><p>Last month, I posed this question to FORBES’ Twitter followers and my own. Diverse and poignant, the responses ranged from “how to make it” to “how and where to invest” to, simply, “everything.”<p>One user responded,<p>…

Want To Be A Strong Leader? Act Like A 4-Year-Old

I love being around little kids. I loved hanging out with my kids when they were little, and I love hanging out with my grandkids, to an extraordinary degree. But I enjoy spending time with little kids to whom I’m not related, as well.<p>Partly, it’s just fun. But mostly, I see qualities in little …

How To Travel The World Without Quitting Your Job

<i>The following guest post is by</i> <i>Konrad Waliszewski, VP of Business Development at Speek, which provides free conference calls and meeting collaboration tools, and founder of Apto Ventures.</i><p>The age old question for new college grads and even grad school grads has long been this: travel and see the …

How To Stop Negotiating And Get Paid What You're Worth

Google “freelance negotiation” and you’ll be inundated with pages of tips including how to get higher rates, not be intimidated, and avoid angering clients. Haggling fills independent workers with such dread that The Freelancer’s Union devotes a blog post to The Art of Negotiating, assuring its …

11 Ways To Create More Time To Think

It could be just a coincidence, but I don’t think so.<p>In the course of the last 10 days or so, I’ve had three in-depth conversations with businesspeople (two of them entrepreneurs) that I truly respect. The theme: Carving out more time to think.<p>All three people–two men and a woman–had been searching …

Are You The Right Kind Of Busy?

You’ve probably had a pretty busy morning so far. Maybe you’ve answered some emails, written your to-do list, and prepared for the day ahead.<p>But I have a question for you (and please don’t take this the wrong way). Have you actually done anything?<p>Rather, have you done anything that’s produced …

When It Comes To The Financial World, Know What You Don't Know

We all like to see ourselves a certain way: strong, confident, smart. Which makes it ever so tempting to lie when presented with something that tests our self-image.<p>There I was, attending a symposium on Investment research at the University of Chicago. At the front of the room was a renowned PhD in …

50 Drives You Must Take In Your Lifetime

Ranging from the mountains of Montana and Wyoming to a breathtaking salt flat in Bolivia, the drives aren't to miss.

How To Book Cheap Plane Tickets

Who am I to come up with such arrogant nonsense? I am a hardcore traveler and I travel more than most. Travel matters to me, and being in control of the travel experience is essential in order to enjoy it.<p>I don't want to end up having to get up at 04:45 because a random travel agent has decided …

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A Local's Guide To Shanghai

Shanghai has transformed so much in the past two decades, that some of its prior visitors might not recognize it anymore. To clearly appreciate Shanghai's unbelievable boom, start no further than <b>The Bund</b>. Considered to be the face of Shanghai, it's where the city gets divided by the Huangpu River …

How to choose between Thailand’s classic gulf islands

With hundreds of dreamy tropical islands scattered along Thailand’s extensive coastline, choosing your ideal island escape can be overwhelming. Each one of those specks in the ocean is a tantalising composition of turquoise water, lush jungles and divine beaches – so how's a traveller to …

20 free things to do in Amsterdam

It's easy to spend a fortune in the Netherlands' stylish capital, but the city has plenty of gratis goodies up for grabs.<p>Check out our pick of the freebies on offer.<p><b>1. Canal Ring</b><p>More canals flow in Amsterdam than in Venice, and get this: the 400-year-old waterways are a UNESCO World Heritage site. …

Budget Vacation? Try Language School

Aqui was mi problema: "<i>Quiero apprender mas espanol porque hablo solamente un little y solamante en el presente.</i>" I was tense challenged.<p>Think very bad Spanglish.<p>No matter. I wanted to upgrade my Spanish, to see if the old brain could still learn to conjugate. And with only a week for this …

Best Budget Destinations for 2014

<i>Photo Courtesy of Dreamstime. Article by Jamie Beckman, contributor to Budget Travel.</i><p>Conditions are perfect for visiting these near- and far-flung, culture-rich locales: Price-wise, 2014 is their year. Dipping hotel rates, new attractions, and some perennially affordable sights and eats make these …

7 Beach Destinations You Haven't Tried Yet

When going to a new destination, many of us stick to the beaten path; we'll go where the other tourists are going for the first time around. But once you've been to Cancun, or Montego Bay, or any other well-touristed beach spot, you may be more interested in heading somewhere a tad more …

9 Healthy Eating Apps to Get You Back on Track

9 Apps for Healthy Eating<p>1. How to Cook Everything<p>2. Epicurious<p>3. Healthy in a Hurry<p>4. Harvest App<p>5. Fooducate<p>6. Food Substitutes<p>7. Substitutions<p>8. …

13 Ways to Change Your Body Without Starving or Over-Exercising

1. <b>Stop when you feel full enough.</b> It's easy to sit down at a meal and overeat when you know you're not getting your next meal for sometimes 8+ hours later. These large meals can stretch out our stomachs and actually leave us hungrier than if we chose to eat a smaller meal and supplement with small …

Forming Healthy Habits: 3 Tiny Choices That Create Huge Change

<b>“It is better to make many small steps in the right direction than to make a great leap forward only to stumble backward.” ~Proverb</b><p>Seven years ago I …

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5 Surprising Ways Your Mattress Affects Your Sleep And Health

You wouldn't run a marathon or hike a mountain without the right gear. And yet, despite spending a third of our lives sleeping, many of us haven't adequately prepared in the bedroom -- when it comes to mattresses, that is.<p>Not that we don't recognize the <i>importance</i> of a comfy mattress. In a 2011 …

74 Smart Ways to Make Healthier Pizza (That Still Tastes Amazing)

These days, Dominos just <i>doesn’t</i> cut it. We created this epic list of all the healthiest pizza fixings so you can build exactly what you (and your …

Eat Your Way to Health and Happiness

Pump up your mood, energy, and brainpower too with these scientifically proven superfoods

Nutrition IQ: Foods to Boost Energy

83<p>SHARES<p>Working as a health coach in NYC, I've found that many of my clients come to me for help to boost their energy levels. There comes a time …

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Clean Eating 101: Portion Control, Counting Calories, Eating Frequently

Today we will address Clean Eating 101: Portion Control, Counting Calories, Eating Frequently.<p>I get many emails from those of you just getting …

How to Organize Your Multimedia Recipes

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: The more we cook, the more our recipes tend to scatter. Here are your best ways</i> …

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