Lauren Brumfield

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Princess Diana's Most Underrated Style Moments

See the rarely seen photos.<p>Known as the people's princess, Lady Diana Spencer was one of the most well recognized, and influential style icons in the world. Paving the way for future fashionable royals like Kate Middleton and Queen Letizia of Spain, Diana made bold statements with her sartorial …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

Lose Your Belly with Just Two Exercise Moves

<i>(Looking for a program that will help you get a flat tummy—and keep it that way? With our Lose Belly Fat—For Good routines, you can see results in as little as two weeks.)</i><p>Cosgrove's response: "Running is just one exercise, but no one questions that when it comes to burning fat." (Another great way …

5 Health Benefits of Being an Early Riser

<b>They're more cheerful.</b> Early rises are happier and more positive than people who wake up late, reports a 2012 study from the journal <i>Emotion</i>. Morning people also reported feeling healthier, possibly because their daily routines were more in sync with the 9-5 system society is structured</b> …

How-To: Load Your Blender

Avoid a stuck blender when making your morning smoothie with these tricks.<p>Combining smoothie ingredients in the wrong order can cause frozen fruit and ice to get caught in the blender’s blades. Start by adding the yogurt, or a base liquid such as water, juice, or milk, to the blender. Next, put in …

Food

3D printer can print 'fruit'

A 3D printer uses 3D printing combined with molecular gastronomy to create 3D "fruits" in a matter of minutes.<p>We've seen 3D-printed chocolate, 3D-printed sugar sculptures, even 3D-printed pizza -- but one thing we never thought to see on that list is fruit. That is, however, exactly what one …

3D Printing

These Guys Are Creating A Whole New Internet Using Bitcoin And They Are Having Surprising Success

What if you were to give the internet a makeover, changing it so that it's absolutely safe from hackers and government snooping, but is still good for app developers and for sharing information?<p>And the MaidSafe SAFE network was born, brainchild of David Irvine (who is CEO) and Nick Lambert …

10 Jobs That You Could Have In 2030

Your job seems normal now. In 15 years, when someone tells you they’re a simplicity expert or a robot counselor, you won’t blink an eye.<p>All of the predictions we’ve seen lately regarding the “jobs of the future” assume that we’ll even have jobs once the robots take over. Eventually, we may not. But …

Living Rooms

Google to spend more than $1bn on satellite internet, reports indicate

Extension of Project Loon to use low-Earth orbit satellites as Google tries to connect the unwired regions of globe<p>Google plans to spend more than $1bn on a fleet of 180 satellites to beam internet access to unconnected parts of the globe.<p>The project will use small, but high capacity low-Earth …

10 Things You Didn't Know Dropbox Could Do

10 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Dropbox<p>1. "Favorite" Files for Offline Reading<p>2. Use Dropbox as Your Default Documents Folder<p>3. Email …

The 3 Building Blocks of Fitness

<i>By Natalie Gingrich Mackenzie,</i> SELF<p><b>Consider this your get-fit trifecta. All you need to tighten and tone is a smart combo of these three fitness fundamentals.</b><p><b>BLOCK 1: CARDIO</b><p>Pretty much any activity that gets your blood pumping is cardiovascular. When your heart rate rises, muscle cells break down …

15 advanced online tools for writers

A writer doesn’t just write; we also edit, attract clients and handle finances and marketing. Luckily these specialised tools for writers are here to …

Marketing

100 Books to Read in a Lifetime

Amazon's Books editors set out to compile a list of 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime, with a few goals in mind:<p>We wanted the list to cover all stages …

5 writing tips from Grammar Girl

It's unfair. English should not do this to us—confuse us with word cousins when all we want to do is to crank out that press release or update the …

Linguistics

101 Resources for Freelance Writers (Updated for 2015!)

Are you interested in starting a freelance writing career? Trying to figure out where to start can be one of the biggest challenges aspiring …

Writing

All-Time-Best Inner-Thigh Exercises

View On One Page<p>ADVERTISEMENT ()<p>Start Slideshow<p>← Use Arrows Keys →<p>A toned inner thigh is a healthy inner thigh — attractive and strong. Show yours …

Muscle

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What Sells a Book? - Self-Publishing Review

<b>Book covers</b><p>I’ve often seen independent authors posting a series of cover images online and asking people to choose their favourite; or they might ask …

Interesting People: 7 Things They All Have In Common

I’ve posted a lot of research from experts on getting people to like you, being influential and having great conversations.<p><b>What’s the best way to use</b> …

10 tricks to get quality work done and still have a life

It took me a long time to accept the fact that adding structure and routine to my workday was not the equivalent of giving up the freedom of …

Time Management

100 Pieces of Advice from 100-Year-Olds

What’s the secret to a long and healthy life? All centenarians have their own habits and morning routines by which they swear. In July, the world's …

Jay Leno

Don't Set Goals, Make New Habits Instead

Crossroads And Coins: Naomi Mitchison's 'Travel Light'

When I was 7 years old, living in a flat overlooking Hamra street in Ras Beirut, I read <i>The Hobbit</i>. I fell in love with it. I memorized all the songs and made up tunes to them; I memorized all the riddles and asked them of whoever would listen; I made up my own adventures in Mirkwood, my own …

When it comes to selfies, James Franco could take a lesson from Lady Gaga

I really, really don't want to talk about selfies. I have tried so hard, over the years, to avoid not only discussions about self-portrait photo-snaps posted to social media but the photos themselves: I look away from every duck-lipped girl and muscular boy as if they would burn me, probably …

Social Media

A Guide To Magical Cinque Terre, Italy

Italian Riviera

5 Must Do Things in Brussels

Enjoying Monaco on a Budget - GUIDE

10 Tips On How To Write A Book

A few days ago Delilah S. Dawson wrote a post on Chuck Wendig's blog, Terribleminds, about how she writes a book. It's awesome! I wish I'd read …