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The Farmer’s Walk: A humble exercise that everyone should do

For an enthusiastic people-watcher such as myself, Friday nights are the ideal time to observe human behaviour in all of its glory, specifically that of the Gym Bro. Watching their rituals – how they primp and pose while getting their pump on before hittin' da club in a haze of testosterone and Axe …

Health

If You Own a 2.0L VW Diesel Car, Here's How Much Money You Can Expect

Volkswagen diesel owners, you’re one step closer to receiving compensation for your emissions-regulation-cheating TDI-badged VW or Audi. With the VW Group’s settlement plan getting preliminary approval, the company can begin collecting information to compensate TDI drivers as outlined by the United …

Volkswagen Golf

Four Rules I Followed to Stop Being a Pushover and Make Myself More Powerful

You know those people who apologize for everything, and you point it out to them, and then they apologize for apologizing? Yep, that’s me. I’ve been …

7 HIIT YouTube Workouts That Take You From Zero to Sweat in Record Time

So you’ve decided it’s finally time to get serious about getting in shape. Great work! But just because it <i>is</i> the time doesn’t mean you always <i>have</i> the time. There are tons of yoga, pilates, cardio and strength training workouts available on YouTube (that’s right, no gym necessary), but if you’re a …

Exercise

Getting Started With CSS Flexbox Using Practical Examples

Flexible boxes or flexbox, is the latest method for controlling layouts in CSS. Using grids that are ‘flexible’ is so easy to predict how each …

Web Design

Add Interactive Maps to WordPress with MapSVG

Looking for an incredibly useful tool to add to your WordPress website? Interactive maps are a great asset for sharing information in a graphical …

Web Design

The Basics of REST and RESTful API Development

Web developers are frequently talking about <b>REST principles and RESTful data architecture</b>, as it’s a crucial aspect of modern development, but …

Microservices

Before buying anything on Amazon, use these 2 tools to make sure you’re getting a good deal

The event is expected to generate lots of sales for Amazon. The last Prime Day was a success, and the company has gained millions more Prime members in the year since.<p>The urge to shop on Prime Day makes sense: Amazon sells a ton of products and makes it very easy to buy them. Many times, its …

eCommerce

How Sliding Exercises Can Make Your Legs Stronger | Men's Health

Mini slide boards intensify old-school classics by decreasing your stability, and keeping your muscles activated and under tension from start to finish, he explains.<p>Take each rep slow, since it’ll feel like your doing your lower-body workout on a patch of ice. (You can also use a towel, socks, or …

5 Effective Exercises for Weight Loss and Fitness

What do you want from your workouts? If you really think about it, you probably want a workout that's short, effective, easy to follow, and fun. Or …

Thermogenic Tempo Training Workout | Men's Health

The fancy name for this technique is thermogenic tempo training, and it’s especially effective when you’re exercising with just your body weight. That’s because it makes “easy” moves like pushups and split squats feel harder than ever. It’s like adding an invisible weight vest!<p>See for yourself with …

10 great CSS animation resources

Creating meaningful and beautiful CSS animations can be time-consuming and difficult, but luckily there are some great resources out there that you …

CSS

These are the Chromebooks getting Android app support

Chromebooks are about to get far more capable with the addition of Android apps, but unfortunately, not all Chromebooks are going to get that capability. After announcing plans to roll out Android app support last week, Google released a list detailing which Chromebooks will be getting support for …

Consumer Tech

Google just threw a wrench into one of Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's favorite projects

This week, Google announced a free version of Data Studio 360 for "individuals and small teams." It's a little shift that could shake up the market in a big way.<p>"One of the fundamental ideas behind Data Studio is that data should be easily accessible to anyone in an organization. We believe that as …

Big Data

A comprehensive beginner's guide to start ML with Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Introduction<p>Learn to connect AWS instance with your laptop / desktop for faster computation!<p>Do you struggle with working on big data (large data …

Cloud Computing

Here's what the Japanese think about World War II

Obama will specifically visit Memorial Park, which commemorates the event; he will be the first sitting American president to do so, although he does not plan to offer any sort of apology.<p>The bombing of Hiroshima killed around 100,000 people; three days later, tens of thousands more were killed …

Political Science

6 High-Protein Dinners Easier to Make Than Chicken

Break out of your chicken rut with these six nutritious and protein-packed recipes

Food

Simple State Manager: Responsive Web Design Made Easy

Media queries allow you to react to changes in width and height of the browser’s display area. When the browser window is changed on desktop devices, …

Web Development

Does the Brain Filter out a Wider Awareness?

The human brain has amazing capacities. It contains billions of neurons, allowing it to process vast quantities of information so that we can function effectively. But can we have too much information? Yes, and, in fact, filtering information is one of the brain's most important functions. Brain …

Consciousness

Chocolate-Covered Espresso Beans

A melt-in-your-mouth treat with a roasty crunch<p>These delicious little treats are perfect as an after-meal snack, a midday perk, or a homemade …

Dessert

Brief WordPress database guide for the absolute beginner

WordPress is the finest content management system. Its popularity is proof of that. Websites on WordPress perform great and the platform is easy to …

Databases

Beginner’s Guide to WordPress File and Directory Structure

Do you want to learn about WordPress file and directory structure? The core WordPress software, themes, plugins, and user uploads are all stored on …

Web Design

Merging A Single Site Into a WordPress Multisite Network

WordPress Multisite allows webmasters to create hundreds of sites powered by a single WordPress core, inside a single directory. Converting WordPress …

How to Find and Replace Text with One Click in your WordPress Database

Are you looking to do a mass search and replace in WordPress? Whether you want to find and replace a specific text, URL, or an image, you can easily …

WordPress

Shared, VPS, Dedicated or Cloud Hosting? Which is Best for WordPress?

There are so many different types of hosting that it can be overwhelming to choose the right one for your WordPress site, but at the same time, it …

Cloud Computing

Materiell | DC Web Design & Development

As WordPress users, we’ve been trained to keep all components of our WordPress install – plugins, themes, core, etc – completely up-to-date to avoid …

Demystifying the WordPress Hook System — SitePoint

If you’ve been developing websites with WordPress (including plugin and theme development) chances are you’ve heard these terms: Hooks, Actions, and …

How Neuroscientists Explain the Mind-Clearing Magic of Running

<i>By Melissa Dahl</i><p>A good run can sometimes make you feel like a brand-new person. And, in a way, that feeling may be literally true. About three decades of research in neuroscience have identified a robust link between aerobic exercise and subsequent cognitive clarity, and to many in this field the …

Haruki Murakami

16 business books that will change your life forever, according to my coworkers

Sure, 300 pages about entrepreneurship, money, leadership, management, or success can be tough to get through. But the very best business books can change your life.<p>These are the books that offer valuable insights, inspire you, and give you new perspectives. They influence your life and career, and …

Books

12 everyday stretches to stay flexible and fit at any age

To boil it down, we turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York University and the author of "Age Defying Fitness." She took us through the best basic stretches that work for practically everyone.<p>Use these illustrations as your guide and try some of the stretches that'll …

Pain