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I Gave Up on Squarespace and Built My Own Photo Website from Scratch

For the past several years my photography website called Squarespace home. Among online, fully-contained, content management systems, it is hard to …

Web Design

How to plan a week's worth of healthy lunches for under $20

A nutritionist buys one bag of groceries and makes five unique and healthy meals you can brown-bag all week long.<p>As tempting as it may be to hit Chipotle or Panera at lunchtime, brown-bagging it can have big payoffs. In one survey, people said they spend about $20 per week on lunch, amounting to …

Healthy Eating

I asked 3 early retirees how people know they're ready to stop working, and they all said the same thing

Are you ready to retire early?<p>Before you answer "no" because you haven't quite hit your e arly retirem ent savings goal, here's the thing about the <i>right time</i> to retire early: it doesn't exist.<p>At least, that's the common thread among several early retirees I spoke to. In hindsight, many wished they …

Retirement

I paid off my mortgage with a credit card—here’s how

Earlier this year, my husband and I dropped a major debt we had been carrying around for years — our home mortgage. We decided many years ago that we …

Personal Finance

Blood moon 2018: How to photograph the longest total lunar eclipse of the century

Planning to see the blood moon tonight? This evening, the longest total lunar eclipse of the 21st century will dominate the sky, casting a deep red …

Shutter Speed

How to Invest in Stocks if You've Only Got $100

Here are three investing apps that make it easy for first-time investors to dip their toes into the stock market without paying high fees.<p>You might not hesitate to drop $100 on dinner and drinks for a special occasion, but you’d probably think twice before investing that money in the stock market. …

Stock Markets

Google Spent a Decade Researching What Makes a Great Boss. They Came Up With These 10 Things

Google's spent the last 10 years studying the habits of effective managers. You can learn a lot from their conclusions.<p><i>"People leave managers, not companies."</i><p>We've all heard it. Many of us have experienced it. But what makes people want to leave a manager in the first place? And if you happen to …

Emotional Intelligence

Lego Recreated James Bond's Aston Martin DB5 Complete With Ejector Seat and Hidden Machine Guns

No one watches James Bond movies for Bond, or the over-the-top diabolical plans of the film’s villains. We’re there for the gadgets, which Lego’s …

Lego

9 Navy SEAL Sayings That Will Improve Engagement And Accountability In Your Organization

Engagement and accountability are critical elements for growth, productivity and profitability in any organization. But in this fast-paced twenty-first century age of disruption, improving engagement and accountability seems more challenging than ever before.<p>According to the 2017 KPMG Global CEO …

Employee Engagement

best 6 Landscape Photography Tips and Tricks for Beginners

You’ve stumbled on an amazing scene. You pull out your camera and snap a few pictures to capture that beauty, however when you open those images on …

The Surprising Health Benefits of Owning House Plants (and How to Incorporate Them Into Your Decor)

Forest bathing, or “shinrin-yoku” in Japanese, is the practice of regularly noticing, experiencing, and appreciating the natural world around you. …

This fancy device turns your entire room into a screen

Augmented reality for the design-minded<p>Screen fatigue is real. Between phones and laptops and TVs, it seems as if the world is covered in glowing glass boxes.<p>At first glance it might seems as if Lightform, a new projector system that casts light onto any surface, is part of the problem. Then you …

How to Control Contrast So You Always Get Amazing Landscape Photographs

Contrast, sometimes there’s too much, sometimes there’s too little. Contrast in a landscape can make or break the image. But getting the perfect …

Landscape Photography

How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

Fan Adds Lightsabers to the Iconic Daredevil Stairway Fight Scene

Lightsabers make everything better, including the most talked about fight scene from <i>Daredevil</i> Season 2, the stairwell fight.<p>ImmersionVFX on YouTube …

This Map Shows How Much House $200K Will Get You All Around the Country

Buying a home for the first time is scary and confusing for most of us, especially once you get a grasp of just how much money you need to earn to …

12 Hiking Destinations You'll Want to Add to Your Bucket List

The best travel advice always comes from people with firsthand experience—and that's especially true when it comes to hiking trips. When you're going …

Hiking

How to Lease a $50,000 BMW for Less Than a Subway Pass

Mike Piccolo got a call from a friend about a deal on a new BMW with a price so cheap he thought it was a joke.<p>The 45-year-old financial advisor from …

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

18 healthy frozen dinners, desserts, sides and snacks to stock your freezer with

We all remember eating Salisbury steak, meal loaf and country fried chicken, each with some veggies, whipped potatoes and a scalding-hot brownie. Nostalgia for TV dinners can make the mouth water. But what was delicious then we now know wasn't very nutritious. Sodium-packed, artificially-flavored …

Healthy Eating

Take Back Control of Your Wi-Fi Connection with This Incredible Tool

Netspot Pro helps you analyze and optimize your wireless network like never before.<p>Wireless internet is one of the great inventions of our time. It’s …

Learn How to Fold a World-Record-Setting Paper Airplane

Growing up with six brothers, John Collins got really good at folding paper planes.<p>"Anything you can beat your siblings at is good," he says.<p>But he …

Siblings

How to Group Mac App Icons More Prominently in Your Dock

In macOS, the Dock provides convenient one-click access to your most frequently used Mac applications. The simplest way to organize docked apps is to click and drag them into your preferred place, but here we're going to show you a lesser-known trick for arranging docked items more clearly.<p>To …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

Bucket Lists

Disney’s lawsuit against Redbox may have backfired

Disney's attempt to prevent Redbox from buying its discs for rental and resale may have blown up in the House of Mouse's face. <i>The Hollywood Reporter</i> describes how District Court Judge Dean Pregerson sided with Redbox to shoot down a Disney-mandated injunction. In addition, Pregerson contended that …

Steve Jobs Was the World's Greatest Salesman Because He Answered the 1 Question on Everyone's Mind

Once you realize your customers don't care about your 'product,' you'll be more likely to make a sale.<p>I'm looking at an intimidating 800-page binder as I write this article. It contains confidential information about a new product category. When I prepare the company's leaders to launch the …

5 scientifically proven ways to reduce muscle soreness

What you can do today to be back in the gym tomorrow.<p>“This is going to hurt tomorrow.” We’ve all said it after a particularly grueling workout or return to the gym after an extended break.<p>Delayed onset muscle soreness, commonly referred to as DOMS, describes the muscular pain and stiffness that …

Muscle

Zelda Fan Breaks Down BOTW's Most Overpowered Move

Ever heard of <i>Breath of the Wild’s</i> “bow spin”? It’s an advanced technique that helps Link terrorize his enemies, perhaps in ways that Nintendo never …

Zeiss' entry-level VR headset is about to get a lot more fun

Normally when people talk about Zeiss, it's regarding the company's optics business, which has been around for more than a century. However, Zeiss is making inroads into the VR space as well. Last year, the company introduced its One Plus VR headset. This entry-level device retails for $70 and, …

Virtual Reality

UVify's Oori is a 60MPH micro-drone that leaves others in the dust

At last year's CES, drone newcomer UVify made a splash with its speedy Draco racing quad, so much so that we gave it the Best Drone award in the official Best of CES awards. This year, the team is back with a new quadcopter called Oori, and it promises to be just as much fun.<p>Like Draco before it, …

Drones