Karl Beatty

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How to be smarter than people smarter than you

<i>Are you ready for this big secret?</i> Read.<p><i>— — —</i><p><i>Thanks for taking your time with this post! If you liked this, please hit the —</i><p><b>Just kidding.</b> I have more …

Money

5 baking soda hacks to keep your laundry smelling super fresh

As the buzz around multi-tasking ingredients and pantry-staples hacks reaches an audible roar, happy news: Another ingredient is about to join the …

Cleaning

The 9.9 Percent Is the New American Aristocracy

The class divide is already toxic, and is fast becoming unbridgeable. You’re probably part of the problem.<p>1.<p>For about a week every year in my childhood, I was a member of one of America’s fading aristocracies. Sometimes around Christmas, more often on the Fourth of July, my family would take up …

How To Create A (Nearly) No-Risk Fixed-Income Portfolio That Won't Go Down

The traditional paradigm for life insurance and annuities stem from the historical sales tactics including high commissions and questionable features …

A Simple, Effective Back Workout to Strengthen and Stretch

The following is a simple workout to stretch and strengthen the back with a mix of dynamic and static stretches as well as elements of yoga. Perform …

Workouts

The Reinvention of America

Americans don’t realize how fast the country is moving toward becoming a better version of itself.<p>I have seen the future, and it is in the United States.<p>After a several-year immersion in parts of the country that make the news mainly after a natural disaster or a shooting, or for follow-up stories …

Los Angeles

If You Can't Stand The Sound of People Chewing, Blame Your Brain

*Shudders*<p>The sound of people chewing, slurping, tapping, or humming can drive some people into a rage, and scientists have actually discovered the …

Newcastle University

How to make an Android app with Xamarin

In a previous post, we learned how to set up Xamarin and Visual Studio for Android development and covered one or two basics of how it works. We also looked at some basic code to allow us to count “clicks” on the screen. Check it out if you’re looking for a brief introduction to the IDE and what it …

Inside the Two Years That Shook Facebook—and the World

One day in late February of 2016, Mark Zuckerberg sent a memo to all of Facebook’s employees to address some troubling behavior in the ranks. His …

Journalism

The 5 best apps to start investing with little money

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Acorns<p>Investing can be a confusing and intimidating activity to get involved with. The future payoff is worth it, but first-time investors …

This Is Totally Why You're Not Successful Yet

There is no shortage of excuses for failure, and even more for mediocrity. This list will make you aware of the real truth about your ability to be successful.<p>You're frustrated. No matter how hard you work, how much you plan, or how badly you want it, you are not living the life of your dreams. But …

Self-improvement

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

Be like Bill Gates and Warren Buffett: If you’re not spending 5 hours per week learning, you’re being irresponsible

“In my whole life, I have known no wise people (over a broad subject matter area) who didn’t read all the time — none. Zero.” <i>— Charlie Munger, Self-made billionaire & Warren Buffett’s longtime business partner</i><p>Why did the busiest person in the world, former president Barack Obama, read an hour a day …

Self-improvement

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Netflix codes: The secret numbers that unlock thousands of hidden films and TV shows

Netflix's incredibly niche, personalised subgenres have long captivated movie nerds, from "Steamy Crime Movies from the 1970s" to "Period Pieces About Royalty Based on Real Life".<p>The genres, based on a complicated algorithm that uses reams of data about users' viewing habits to recommend exactly …

28 Days of Gains: A Realistic Case Study

How to Build Muscle and Lose Fat Simultaneously<p>You've probably heard of the Colorado Experiment where Casey Viator gained about 63 pounds of muscle …

Body Fat

Does Photography Matter?

Photography has always held a weird space in my head. In my mind, I make things that look neat. I have always held great envy to those who create …

Pets

Photo Basics: Here Are the Best Camera Settings for Capturing Just About Any Scene Imaginable (VIDEO)

Today’s modern DSLRs and mirrorless cameras are truly wonders of technology, offering all the creative control necessary for handling just about any …

How to Work From Home: 6 Steps to Land the Perfect Remote Job

Want to find a great job that lets you work from home? Here's how to get hired for the perfect remote job -- and dream lifestyle for you.<p>Remote work is increasingly popular for employees and employers. (I know: "Thanks, Captain Obvious.") Working from home is quickly becoming an expectation: Nearly …

Employment

Try These Resume Templates For Every Stage Of Your Career

Try these eight tips to highlight your strengths right at the top of your resume, no matter where in your career you might be.<p>You know you’re supposed to tailor your resume for every job you apply to. But while that’s true, there are a few changes you can make to your resume depending on your …

Employment

5 Design Apps to Help You Plan Home Renovations

If you are tired of the outdated look in your home, you do not need to buy a new home or move to another house. You can remodel your house and give …

Apps

Web Design Trends Being Followed in 2017

This column is authored by Jorja Sturdee, Marketing Manager at CloudzonThe post Web Design Trends Being Followed in 2017 appeared first on iamwire.

How Much Does it Cost to Build a New House: Itemized Costs 2017-2018

The cost to build a house includes a large number of components and variables based on site factors, design and materials. There’s a lot of …

20 Free UX eBooks You Must Read

There is always something new that you can learn about UX, whether we’re talking about best UX practices, new trends, prototyping techniques, or …

Cloud Management: Best Practices Enabling Cloud Success

Cloud management is a significant part of the cloud service model, presenting numerous challenges that could impede (or fuel) your success on the …

Manage Kubernetes Clusters on AWS Using Kops | Amazon Web Services

Any containerized application typically consists of multiple containers. There are containers for the application itself, a database, possibly a web …

The false equivalence between private and public cloud

The preeminence of hybrid cloud as the ideal operating model for modern IT is a truism that’s become so ingrained that no discussion of enterprise …

Hybrid Clouds

Microsoft uses analytics and data science to enhance the user experience

Core Services Engineering (formerly Microsoft IT) is enhancing user experiences for Microsoft employees—such as finding information and communicating …

Data Science

How New IT Models Are Changing The IT Skills Landscape And Internal IT

The data center is in a period of rapid IT transformation as businesses are increasingly seeking competitive advantages in this digital era. At the center of these IT transformations lie converged infrastructure (CI), hyper-converged infrastructure (HCI) and “software-defined” environments to help …

How, When, & Why to reset the PRAM & SMC on your Mac

Is your Mac acting just…<i>odd</i>? Stuff like drives not appearing, screens not adjusting correctly, Bluetooth problems, AirPort non connecting? Maybe your fan is running non-stop or your battery has said that it is 50% charged…for two days…and your MacBook is <i>plugged in</i>. Yeah, these aren’t problems that …