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Mosquito Repellent: 5 Flowers and Herbs to Keep Pests Away

Mosquito repellent plants are garden heroes: colorful flowers and herbs with natural fragrances that chase away buzzing insects even as their …

Gardening

The 10 Best Shampoos for Thinning Hair

Add some extra thickness where you need it most.<p>Suddenly seeing a new patch of sparse hairs where there used to be many is never fun. Luckily, there are a few key ways to keep your hair looking full. And it all starts with a shampoo that promotes volume and thickness. Here are 10 of the best to get …

Hair Care

9 Project Management Tools the World's Top Startups Actually Use | Inc.com

We all want to be more productive. And we definitely want our teams to be more productive. That's why so many productivity tools exist.<p>But which tools are right for you? One way to answer that question is to find out which tools some of the top startups use.<p>That's what Ryan Robinson did. Ryan is a …

Project Management

You only need to do three things to make a great presentation

You’re in front of a group of people. Your jaw juts and words poke out almost by themselves. The room seems glazed. Its den of eyes stare out, but are turned off from the inside. CLICK. You make the next slide appear. It thumps to arrival. The eyes don’t stir.<p>You turn to the presentation. The …

Public Speaking

10 Excel Tips You Need to Keep Your Job

In today's dynamic corporate environment, the best way to stay employed is to show the boss that you're indispensable. If you're a knowledge worker …

8 Things Kids Need to Do By Themselves Before They’re 13

Don’t judge me if you happen to see my kids eating packaged Ritz crackers for school lunch.<p>Don’t judge me if they’re on the sidelines of PE because …

Parenting

Getting Fit From Scratch: Learning the Deadlift

Warm-Up<p>To get your legs, low back, and arms ready for deadlifting, let's start with this quick burner.<p><b>Warm-Up:</b><p>Three Rounds:<p>Five Inchworm Push-Ups<br>• 10 …

Health

This Intense 40-Minute Workout Will Blast Body Fat | Women's Health

<b>Part 1</b><p>1. Pushup, 7 reps<p>2. Squat, 7 reps<p>3. Burpee, 7 reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as you can in seven minutes, resting as needed.<p><b>Part 2</b><p>1. Bulgarian hip hinge, left side, seven reps<p>2. Bulgarian hip hinge, right side, seven reps<p>3. Hip hinge, seven reps<p>That’s one round. Do as many rounds as …

5 Best Dumbbell Exercises To Get Strong (And Gather a Crowd)

This article isn’t going to focus on the standard dumbbell movements we’ve all seen and done. <b>Chances are you’ve got some great dumbbells and you use</b> …

Kayaking

Savvy Entrepreneurs Who Don’t Waste Time: The One Page Business Plan

Business-Plan<p><i>Often, I hear from entrepreneurs who want to write a business plan and can’t figure out what they need from what they don’t. It can</i> …

Millions Of Parents Are Thanking This Mom For Her Shoe-Tying Tutorial

Mom’s helpful shoe-tying tutorial video goes viral<p>Teaching a child to tie their shoes can prove frustrating for both parents and kids. While some …

Parenting

The Best Steak Ever: Coffee Rubbed Deliciousness | shopswell

This is our absolute favorite way to cook steak. I've been doing it for years now and it's amazing either seared in a skillet, or even better, …

5 Life Lessons Most Parents Don't Teach Their Kids

Parents of young children are busy teaching their kids to share and be kind. Ideal behavior is all well and good but parents should also be teaching their kids to expect some less-than-ideal behavior so that when they encounter it on the playground or at school, they will have the resources and …

High School

A Home Inspector Reveals the 6 Signs Your House is in Trouble

We don't mean to scare you … well, actually we do. Recently, we sat down with a longtime home inspector, and he told us some tales and shared some …

Home Improvement

Ingenious Shirt Uses Recognizable Icons to Help Break Language Barriers When Traveling

Traveling is a fantastic way to learn about the world, but it's made significantly harder when there's a language barrier. ICONSPEAK wants to ease your frustrations with their ingenious solution: a shirt that displays common (and therefore recognizable) icons across the world. Simply point to a …

Tap Water

Top 10 Cheat Sheets to Help You Master Microsoft Office

Microsoft Office is still the most popular office suite used by companies and individuals across the world. These Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and …

Software

Secrets To Staying Fit Even When It Feels Impossible

<i>Todd McCullough is a former University of Florida football player and creator of TMAC FITNESS. He specializes in helping busy people get into shape</i> …

5-Minute Maxout Workout | Men's Health

Follow-along with <i>Men’s Health</i> Next Top Trainer Gideon Akande in the workout shown above. Each minute, you’ll attack a different part of your body with two separate movements. By the time that minute is up, you shouldn’t be able to do one more rep.<p>The workout is tough and intense, but it’s also …

14 Milestones of Parenthood

It's a wonderful journey, and no matter how old your children are, these undeniable phases of parenting will ring true.<p>Volumes have been written about children's developmental progress—when they first roll from front to back, sit, walk, utter their first words, and countless other baby benchmarks. …

Parenting

Heading to Disney World for the First Time? Here’s What No One Tells You

<b>This piece originally appeared on Travel + Leisure.</b><p>As you’ve likely just learned, it takes a ton of time and hundreds of Google searches to plan a …

Walt Disney Company

50 Free Resources for Web Designers from February 2016

The tremendous thing about the design community is that we all love to share. We really do. Whether we share our thoughts and ideas via an in-depth …

Graphic Design

100 Exercises You Can Do With a 10-Pound Dumbbell

Light weights aren’t just for lightweights<p>Don’t underestimate a 10-pound dumbbell. They can challenge your body in an entirely new way, especially if you’re used to lifting heavy.<p>Lighter weights target the small muscles that stabilize your joints—muscles that get overpowered by larger ones when you …

Muscle

Driverless cars get potential new testing ground in Stratford, Ont.

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas is quickly becoming the "it" place to launch driverless car technology. This week at CES, Ford announced …

Driverless Cars

Children and age-appropriate chores

When I was a kid, my parents didn’t give me any household chores. My mother, who handled most of the household activities, hoped I would see her …

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 …

11 Yoga Poses Every Runner Needs to Know

Get loose before (or after) your run with a feel-good yoga workout that stretches your hamstrings, IT band, hip flexors, and other typically-tight …

Yoga

Mobility Exercises You Must Do if You Train Hard | Men's Health

A SEAL trains under extremely high loads and grueling conditions like swimming while pulling a weight through the pool or fast roping from a helicopter.<p>The result is a body with compromised movement and mobility, explains Kechijian. If he or she continues to work out with a jeopardized frame, the …

12 cool things you can do with Apple TV

Apple has added a bunch of new channels to Apple TV over the years like HBO GO, Hulu, Disney, and a lot more.<p>But that's not all the Apple TV can do.<p>We put together 12 tips for your Apple TV that will open it up to more content, stream video more reliably, and let you control it all with your phone.

Smart TV

On Managing Developers

I’ve been a software engineer, a novelist, a journalist, and a manager–and managing developers is easily the trickiest thing I’ve ever done. (Not the hardest. But the trickiest.) I don’t pretend to be an expert, or a great manager. But I can assure you I am someone who screwed up a lot along the …

Project Management