Nathan Aravinthan

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Kettlebells Provide a Great Weight Lifting Workout

What are Kettlebells?<p>If you've never heard of using a kettlebell to get stronger, you probably aren't alone. Although this piece of cast-iron …

French châteaux: 10 princely stays at affordable prices

A château holiday needn’t cost a king’s ransom. These 10 sumptuous castles-turned-hotels across France won’t break the bank<p>This spectacular 15th-century château has been owned and run by the same family since the last century. Travel past golden sunflower fields and it emerges through a forested …

10 Key Takeaways From The Microsoft & 451 Research Hosting And Cloud Study, 2016

• 59% of enterprises predict cloud-based software & applications will be their most significant investment over the next 5 years to reach business goals.<br>• 40% of all globally-based enterprises (over 5K employees) spend $10K+ a month on primary hosting/Cloud service providers.<br>• Increasing revenue (24%), …

10 Beautiful European Cities That Fly Below the Radar

Everybody knows the glories of Paris, Rome, London and Barcelona, but there are legions of fabulously cultured and architecturally rich European cities that continue to dodge world attention. These 10 beautiful European cities are often mistakenly overlooked.<p>Belfast, Ireland<p><i>Belfast City Hall and</i> …

European Travel

London - Top 10 For First Timers

Of all the places where I've been across 3 continents (yet!), London captures my heart like no other place ! London, England's capital, set on the River Thames has a lot to offer to one and all. But when you are visiting London for the very first time, and want to maximize your trip, I recommend …

England

7 Cloud Services Every Small-Business Owner Should Try

These cloud services don't require extensive IT expertise, yet they can help you protect files, block hackers, and even track your meetings in a secure environment.<p>The cloud is an integral part of business these days, but it can be hard to know which services make the most sense for small …

The Dead-Stop Workout

Put on the brakes to accelerate your gains<p>One of the fastest ways to increase your gains: Stop.<p>Adding a dead stop to an exercise eliminates the stretch reflex, or the rubber-band-like tendency of your muscles and connective tissues that helps power you through movements, explains <i>Men’s Health</i> …

The 6 Best Shoulder-Saving Exercises

Shoulder injuries suck. They can impede training, cause obnoxious nagging pain, and severely hinder your ability to do the YMCA at your second …

2 Strength Exercises Every Runner Should Do

Before you step out on the road or trail, build power and strength in your hip flexors, quads, and glutes with these exercises<p>Want to kick asphalt? Then you need these runner’s lunges and stepups in your gym routine.<p>“They not only improve running mechanics, but they strengthen your hip flexors, …

The Workout That Will Literally Lift Your Butt

Wave those glutes in the air.<p>Your glutes are designed to be the largest, most powerful muscle group in your entire body. And when all of your booty muscles are strong and metabolically active, you’ll have more power for your workouts, increased support for your hips and spine, and improved strength …

How to find out everything Facebook knows about you

Facebook is free to use and fun, and sometimes necessary if you belong to groups that use it to communicate with their members.<p>But in exchange for that service, you have allowed it to track your activity so that advertisers can find you, hopefully to show you stuff you'll want to buy.<p>In other …

Digital Advertising

A serial startup employee explains 4 key steps to building a $1 million business in under 48 hours

We were both in hoodies and had a shared penchant for the F-bomb and burritos, all of which led to a caffeine-infused mind meld.<p>It would be the first of many.<p>The matchmaker then introducing us was the prophetic and profane Dave McClure, general partner of 500 Start-ups, which is now headquartered …

Startups

Best Trips 2016

TravelBest Of<p>National Geographic Traveler presents the New Year's must-see places. Whether it’s Botswana's Okavango Delta or Brazil's beaches, these 20 go-now destinations will get you packing.

Top 10 Adventure Trips

19 natural wonders everyone should see before they disappear

America is home to some of the world's most stunning natural wonders, but many of these sights are increasingly under threat from climate change and pollution.<p>While some are slowly experiencing change, others are deteriorating at a more rapid rate.<p>We've put together a list 0f 19 incredible and …

National Parks

21 technology tipping points we will reach by 2030

Many emerging technologies that you hear about today will reach a tipping point by 2025, according to a recent report from The World Economic Forum's Global Agenda Council on the Future of Software & Society.<p>The council surveyed more than 800 executives and experts from the technology sector to …

World Economic Forum

How Humans Evolved Supersize Brains

Scientists have begun to identify the symphony of biological triggers that powered the extraordinary expansion of the human brain.<p>There it was, …

Evolution

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

Could The Market Crash? Here's What You Need To Know

It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that 2015 has been quite a wild ride in the U.S. stock market due to a China slowdown, a strong Dollar, and a frozen Fed. While I lack a background in “rocket propulsion” I have shared my concerns on several occasions foreshadowing this uncomfortable …

The 55 Best Ways to Boost Your Metabolism

Metabolism. It’s the set of life-sustaining chemical transformations within the cells of living organisms. It’s such a big concept that it’s …

Nutrition

Hands-On With Google’s OnHub Router

In a perfect world, you’d never have to think about your router. It would just sit somewhere in a corner and make sure that your favorite YouTube videos find their way to your laptop.<p>But in reality, you often have to reset your router when your connections start dropping and woe to you if you ever …

Facebook is the undisputed king of the tech industry now

No other tech company is executing so well across so many areas at once — from product development to business management to public relations.<p>Take a look:<p><b>Users are addicted.</b> Facebook has more than 968 million active daily users, the company said on its earnings call this week. Let's put that …

Tech Industry

With low oil, how to play energy: Pro

With oil prices expected to remain low well into this year, energy investors should focus on companies that show good upside while factoring in …

A Glimpse at Your Expenses 100 Years Ago

If every year it feels like everything costs a little more, it isn't your imagination. Inflation takes its toll over the years, and as 2014 passes …

Why Gas Feels Cheap—and Why It’s Not, Historically Speaking

Recent Price Plunge Looks Good After Years of High Costs, but Fill-Ups Were Less Expensive From 1986-2003<p>U.S. gasoline prices are the lowest they’ve been in five years. And they feel even cheaper because they come on the heels of the highest gas prices consumers have paid in three decades.<p>In 2012, …

Relax, You Have 168 Hours This Week

There are 168 hours in a week; this is immutable truth. That sounds like a lot, but is it really enough time to cover the demands of a successful career, family involvement, and everything else that makes up a fulfilling life? Let’s do the back-of-the-envelope calculation.<p>Starting with those 168 …

Cody McLain - President and CEO of PacificHost

Businesses are built around copying each others ideas and improving on them. By understanding how your competitors sell products you can compile a …

Business Strategy

George Steinmetz’s Eye From the Sky

What is it like strapping yourself into the equivalent of a leaf blower, getting a running start, then taking off into the air with a camera in your hand?<p>“You have 180-degree horizontal and vertical visibility and you’re going about 27 or 28 miles per hour. You don’t need a plexiglass windscreen in …