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The Five Things That Happen to Your Body When You Quit Working Out

When a planned rest day turns into a rest week or a nagging injury keeps you out of the game for longer than anticipated, you expect a little guilt over dropping your exercise habit. But we consulted the experts to break down what happens when workouts grind to a halt and what they have to say may …

Muscle

How to balance your tonearm: A step-by-step guide

October 8, 2015 In Features, Turntables & Tech<p><b>Often overlooked, setting the tracking your cartridge weight and balancing your tonearm may sound dry,</b> …

Screw Finding Your Passion

Remember back when you were a kid? You would just do things. You never thought to yourself, “What are the relative merits of learning baseball versus …

Selling

Why “Don’t Worry About Money, Just Travel” Is The Worst Advice Of All Time

Chelsea Fagan<p>I have an internet acquaintance that I’ve been following on social media for a little over two years now, an all-around nice, smart girl …

Eastern Europe

We Need to Stop Assuming All Millennials Are Middle Class

Gen Y are not all created equal, and it's naïve to believe the lie that they are.<p>What do millennials do, exactly? Apart from tweeting articles about millennial struggles and Netflix originals while texting their mom to say thanks for another grand transferred to their account? Maybe they're sitting …

If You Don't Have Rich Parents, You'll Never Be Able to Own a House

The Bank of Mom and Dad will shell out for more than 300,000 mortgages this year in the UK—leaving those without rich parents SOL.<p><b>Read:</b> <b>Why Sheds Are Actually the Perfect Homes</b><p>In the most depressing British news of the day, the good old Bank of Mom and Dad will help finance over a quarter of …

Generation who refuse to grow up: No mortgage. No marriage. No children. No career plan. Like so many 30-somethings, Marianne Power admits she's one of them...

By<p>The other day I had lunch with my father, who was in London on business. He took me to his favourite pub and somewhere between the tomato soup and …

The complete guide to cycling to work

Crowded, sweaty subways. Delayed buses. Canceled trains. The general aura of pre-work angst. In cities around the world, the morning trek to the office via public transport is far from invigorating.<p>It doesn’t have to be this way.<p>Cycling to work is often faster and cheaper than taking public …

Swimming Pools

What is a Site Plan? 12 Elements of a Smart Plot Plan, Plus a Floor Plan vs. a Site Plan -- What's the Difference?

Home and property improvements can result in significant changes to your residence and outdoor space including landscaping and backyard. Whether you …

17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

We've all done some stupid stuff while camping. Let's learn from our mistakes.<p><b>Not bringing warm enough clothes:</b> This is the number one mistake I see. Inevitably, someone has failed to realized that the mountains are colder than the city or that the desert can be, too. Or, they think, “45 degrees? I …

25 Things About Life I Wish I Had Known 10 Years Ago

by DARIUS FOROUX<p>Socrates, considered as one of the founders of Western philosophy, was once named the wisest man on earth by the Oracle of Delphi. …

What Causes Cancer? A shocking truth..

I was shocked the first time I heard how and WHY cancer happened. I was also surprised that the medical doctors I have met throughout this journey …

12 Tips for Making Mismatched Furniture Look Chic AF

Furnishing a home is no easy feat. It can be hard to develop a streamlined, cohesive look, especially when all the cheap furniture and cheesy posters from apartments past seem to come back to haunt you. On top of this, big-box furniture stores work <i>hard</i> to sell the idea of matched sets as the only …

12 of the best touring bikes — your options for taking off into the beyond

<b>Updated May 21, 2018</b><p>Welcome to the latest edition of road.cc’s buyer's guide to touring bikes in which you’ll find everything you need to know to …

Bicycles

A Simple Visual Guide to Photographic Lens Filters

If you’re just getting started in photography, perhaps you’ve confused or overwhelmed by the different types of filters that are available for your …

The Best Paper Airplane: How to Make a Paper Airplane | The Art of Manliness

There are many skills fathers should pass on to their children: how to ride a bike, how to skip a stone, and of course, how to make a paper airplane. …

The Running Test You Should Be Able to Pass

It’s simple, but by no means easy. How do you stack up compared to the average guy?<p>Back in grade school, you ran one mile for the President's Challenge Physical Fitness Test to show how aerobically fit you were. As an adult, you’re lucky if sprinting on the basketball court or chasing your kids …

3 Composition Rules You Have Probably Never Heard of Before

Composition is one of the most important skill areas of photography. Of course, some may argue that it is the camera, while others would say it is …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

12 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like …

Creativity

{destination wedding} Elora & Rajiv ~ Bali – Destination Wedding Photographer | Jonas Peterson | Worldwide

I tell stories.<p>I’ve resisted the label storyteller for the longest time, but the truth is that is what I am. What I’ve always been. People invite me …

7 Things Remarkably Happy People Do Often

Happiness can be a choice -- especially when you take the right actions.<p>Happiness: Everyone wants it, yet relatively few seem to get enough of it, especially those in their early 40s. (I'm no psychologist, but that's probably about when many of us start thinking, "Wait--is <i>this</i> all there is?")<p>Good …

Happiness

When Your Field of Expertise Is Hard to Explain - Or, the Curse of Undefinable Talents

As those of you who have read my previous posts may know, I'm an architect. Well, according to my degree I'm an architect... but if you ask my …

Study Skills

How I quit my job to travel: The corporate lawyer

Travel and food blogger Jodi Ettenberg explains why she left a successful career behind – and no, it wasn’t to “find herself” or “pursue her passion”.<p>When people hear how I quit my job as a lawyer after six years of corporate work, they assume I burned out and fled the nine-to-five (or, more …

19 free things to do in Singapore

Singapore may be one of the most expensive countries to visit in Southeast Asia, but there are plenty of free things to see and do to ease the pressure on your wallet. Here are some of our favourite Singapore freebies.<p>Get a taste of Peranakan history at Baba House<p>Baba House, the exquisitely …

National University of Singapore

Advice on quitting your job and travelling for a year

Embarking on an extended adventure often means taking a leap of faith and leaving key responsibilities behind. But those that have done it say the experience is more than worth it.<p>Most of us see the world in snippets at a time – a long weekend here, a two-week vacation there. But when wanderlust …