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SuperPhone is building a Salesforce for texting

The address book is the last, worst default app you rely on. It’s time it got as smart as the rest of our phones. That’s the idea behind SuperPhone.<p>Email isn’t how you build relationships anymore. Yet most business software sanctifies the spammy inbox when it’s the immediacy of text messaging that …

Plume Labs’ air quality tracker is now available for pre-orders

Plume Labs wants to be the definitive startup when it comes to air pollution. The company has built an app, an API and now an air quality tracker. The Flow is a tiny Bluetooth device you pair with your smartphone to learn more about the air you’re currently breathing.<p>It works both inside and …

Not Just for Walls: Renter-Friendly Ways to Use Wallpaper

Maybe you've been eyeballing a roll of Pottok Prints wallpaper but can't fathom spending hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars covering the walls of …

Home Decorating

Kate Middleton Has a Hack That Lets Her Wear Heels All Day Long

With all of her public appearances, Kate Middleton spends long stretches of time standing in her high heels, but the stylish royal is not immune to …

This Award-Winning $8 Wine Is Coming to the U.S. for the First Time

A bottle of rosé sold by German supermarket chain Aldi caught attention after it won an award from the International Wine Challenge, especially since …

Prefab backyard studio now available as $6,800 DIY kit

It can be built in four to seven hours<p>Austin’s Sett Studio makes some pretty cool prefab backyard sheds, and now the firm is introducing a DIY option aimed at handy customers who want to tackle the project themselves—for a fraction of the cost. While Sett Studio’s designer tiny offices run between …

I Tried Zac Efron’s "Baywatch" Diet And Workout For Two Months And This Is What Happened

Just how difficult is it to get ripped?<p>I’d eat 90% processed foods, with a salad thrown in there once in a while, as if some occasional lettuce could negate the mountains of unhealthiness that’d come before it. To give you an idea of how deep-fried and takeout-oriented my diet was, take a peek at …

Fitness

Top 4 websites for the best flight deals

It can get stressful when trying to find the right flights. Flight costs differ between airlines, some leave you with long layovers and some charge …

This Blogger’s Affordable Modern Kitchen Makeover Is All Kinds of Cool

Gwen Hefner of The Makerista gave us a sneak peek into her newly renovated kitchen, and we’re obsessed with her minimal, quintessential American design. Clean lines, traditional appliances, a sophisticated neutral palette and the timeless look of marble offer *THE* perfect mix of minimalism and …

11 Books That Kept Us Up at Night

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THIS Simple Exercise Removes Back and Belly Fat in No Time!

Shares 16K<p>What if I told you I had a secret to share that could create a total body transformation in just 4 minutes?<p>No, I’m not trying to sell you a …

Exercise

Jimmy Kimmel lost a ton of weight on this radical diet

Growing up in a big Italian family, Jimmy Kimmel says he has always struggled with portion control.<p>By 2010, Kimmel's 6'1 physique had ballooned to 208 pounds, and he wasn't happy.<p>The late night host decided to take control by going on an extreme diet called 5:2. Essentially, he gets to eat whatever …

Ikea Disrupters: 6 New Upstart Furniture Companies

A new wave of entrepreneurs is taking on Ikea, cutting out the middlemen and offering flat pack furniture direct to consumers and, in some cases, at …

15 Crazy Delicious Cauliflower Hacks to Help You Lose Weight

We-can’t-believe-it’s-cauliflower recipes ahead.<p>If we could hand out superlatives to our favorite veggies, cauliflower would win “most creative” by a landslide. With the help of a food processor and some smart seasonings, it’s the ultimate shape-shifter. While we're at it, we'd also give this pale …

Healthy Eating

16 Incredibly Interesting Podcasts To Get Lost In While You Work Out

Because sometimes you want stories, conversation, and infotainment.<p>They're lively, have a decent pace, and are legit interesting.

Comedy

7 Exercises For a Strong and Stunning Midsection

Core training is always a hot topic. If we're honest, we all want that toned midsection for Summer, and from a health perspective, a strong core is vital. Especially as we get older and especially if we're stuck at a desk all day. Posture, balance, lower back health — they all relate to the …

Workouts

This Workout Will Help You Do Burpees Like a Boss | Women's Health

Exercise 1 Walking Burpee Without Pushup<p>Begin standing with your feet hip-distance apart <b>(A)</b>. Then, squat down and step one foot back at a time <b>(B)</b>. After you're in the plank position <b>(C)</b>, walk your feet back to meet your hands and return to standing. That's one rep.<p>Exercise 2 Squat Jumps<p>Start with …

99 Insanely Useful Resources for Freelancers

Becoming a freelancer nearly a decade ago was one of the best decisions I’ve made in my career. It gave me freedom, flexibility, and the chance to …

Project Management

I Tried 16 Sticky Bras — Here Are the Ones That Actually Worked

I nearly ripped my nipples off so you wouldn't have to.<p>I, like most big-breasted women, choose not to go braless ever. It's a practical thing: I like to minimize bouncing, nippleage, and back strain whenever possible.<p>Still, I dream about being able to frolic in a field of daisies, wearing a dainty, …

6 Online Shopping Sites You Didn’t Know You Needed

Online shopping is convenient and great for stocking up on your style basics, but it also means missing out on window shopping. You’re less likely to find something totally surprising and fun when you’re shopping based on search. That’s why we’re loving curated sites that bring that element of …

A Heart-Racing, Total-Body Workout

Ever felt paralyzed by too many choices? The struggle is real. It's how we occasionally feel about strength-training workouts. Endless possibilities …

This smartcase for phones makes plain old battery cases obsolete

In recent years, the once insignificant phone case has become more than a hideous leatherette pouch with a clear plastic window and a belt clip. Now, …

12 World-Class Wines Under $25

A palate-pleasing, where-did-you-find-this bottle of wine is always a good gift. While it’s easy to spend your way to greatness, it takes a lot of sampling and sipping to find something fantastic that won't break the bank. With that in mind, we asked some of the country’s top sommeliers for their …

The Ultimate Hotel Room Workout: 7 Body-Sculpting Moves With Model Irina Shayk

It’s Monday afternoon at the Wythe Hotel in Williamsburg, where, in a seventh-floor studio with slick concrete floors, Irina Shayk is busy stretching. “This will be fun!” she says, a towel grasped firmly between her hands, as she performs an extended, angular twist toward the Manhattan …

Workouts

How to make £50,000 from doing the things you love

Cato Hoeben quit the grind to reinvent himself as a 'lifestyle entrepreneur’ – here's how he did it<p>Before I fell in love with a beautiful Spanish girl, I rarely thought about work/life balance. I was living with friends in London and working at a media production company where I created online GCSE …

Entrepreneurship

43 Books You Won't Be Able To Stop Talking About

OMG OMG OMG OMG OMG<p><i>Note: Some entries have been edited for clarity and/or length.</i>

Books

Full-Body CrossFit Circuit Workout

V-Ups<p>1 of 9<p><i>Photo Courtesy of Alexis Hotel</i><p>Lie face up with your arms and legs extended and resting on the floor. Keep your abs tight and lift your …

Workouts

Paralyzed Man Becomes First To ‘Feel’ With Sophisticated Hand Prosthetic

It's the closest we have come to a naturally functioning hand<p>A 28-year-old man, paralyzed due to a spinal injury, was able to feel a physical sensation thanks to a hand prosthetic attached to his brain, DARPA announced on Friday. Though neuroprosthetics have become very advanced in recent years, …

Prosthetics

The Glutes Whisperer Shares The Ultimate Three Week Butt Workout

"He turned my thutt into a butt."<p>While en route to meet trainer Ryan Anthony at an Equinox gym in New York City, my anxiety sky rockets. We're about to embark on a three-week quest together: Anthony has been tasked with "fixing" my lifelong lack of derriere, somehow sculpting a "C" curve where …