Ryan Kelley

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How to Boost Your Metabolism (Without Hitting the Gym)

In theory, understanding metabolism should be simple: The higher your metabolic rate, the more calories your body burns when performing chemical …

Alexa Voice Service now works on connected devices in UK and Germany

Since first being unbundled back in 2015 in the U.S., Alexa Voice Service — the voice-response software that powers the Amazon Echo and Echo Dot — has been one of Amazon’s chief tools to spread its services to a range of connected devices. Now Amazon is taking its strategy international. Today it …

Smart Homes

The best music-making gear of 2016

2016 has been another strong year for envelope-pushing musical instrument innovation. Each year it gets harder and harder to choose favorites, but …

iOS Apps

Do You Even List, Bro?

Before you get all proud about getting a bunch of things done, take a minute to ask yourself a few questions.<p>There is much ado about to-dos.<p>If you’re …

This 7-minute workout is all you need to get in shape

This 7-minute workout is ideal if you have little time to exercise or don't have access to a gym.<p>According a study published in the American College of Science and Medicine's Health & Fitness Journal, the combination of aerobic and resistance training performed at a high-intensity can be extremely …

Exercise

7 things not to do when you first wake up

There's no one morning routine that works for everyone.<p>Maybe yours involves reading the news, or guzzling water, or dancing to pop music in your …

Compact Smart Homes : new smart home

There are lots of new smart home projects out there that are pushing housing innovation in a big and productive way, but few projects are as …

The best iPad apps for planning meals

If you're trying to lose weight, stay healthy, save money, save time, or any combination of the above, meal planning is the best way to go about it. …

Healthy Eating

3 soon-to-be social media trends you can profit on

What is the next big wave of social media?<p>Maybe it’s Peach — or another hot new social network. Maybe it’s a strategy like posting times or text faces.<p>It’s really hard to say!<p>(And yet here I am saying it…)<p>To ride the wave of <b>the next big thing in social media</b>, it often takes a lot of …

3 Shortcuts to Success Every High Achiever Uses (That You Don’t)

Yes, there is a shortcut to success, and it’s not working harder — it’s working smarter.<p>The other day, someone commented on a Facebook post of mine …

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11 Entrepreneurs on Snapchat Who Are Doing It Right

Here are 11 entrepreneurs on Snapchat who are doing it right.<p>If you have been listening to marketers around the world, they are talking about Snapchat as their go-to channel for selling more books, building their brand, and growing their business.<p>After talking to hundreds of entrepreneurs, I keep …

The Connected Yard is about to make gardening a whole lot smarter

The ‘connected home’ is a concept we’ve heard a lot about over the past few years, but how about the connected yard?<p>At SXSW, Scotts – the company behind gardening brands like Miracle-Gro and Weedol – has been showing off its Gro ‘Connected Yard’ offering that is set to launch in the USA next …

Temporary Tattoos Specially Designed with an Old School Twist

Designer Wilma Boekholt (of Tattoorary) creates temporary tattoos, but with an old school twist. In February 2014, the artist felt that there was a need for temporary tattoos with a distinctly authentic look. Though she absolutely loves tattoos, Boekholt isn't the type to commit long-term, which is …

10 Minutes to Your Flattest Belly Ever

You have to mix up your moves to get cut abs, and this 10-minute workout does just that. After a short warmup, be prepared to go all out with a core-focused circuit filled with plank and roll-up variations that will leave your abs burning. For a fun twist on the basic plank, we use towels for …

How to Use Twitter for Crazy Simple Email Opt-ins

Oh, the battle between email marketing and social media.<p>We want to communicate with our readers through email, because email is boss. We reach …

How to build a DIY LED ring light - a pictorial

In this article Steve McKenzie takes us through his steps of building an LED ring light.<p>I used 3/4 plywood as the base for the build (I got mine in …

DIY

How To Build Your Brand And Authority On Instagram In 2018

If you’re reading this, then you’re serious about growing your brand on Instagram. With 800 million users worldwide, Instagram is no longer optional, …

Social Media

Google Launches New Design Portal for Mobile App, Website Developers

As a company that derives a huge portion of its revenue from online ads, Google has a lot at stake in ensuring that people are able to access …

Enterprise Tech

Best All-in-one Productivity App

With LightArrow Organizer’s device-to-device sync with a free Dropbox or Google Drive account, your data is always available, whether you’re using …

Apps

How I Taught Myself Product Design

When we think of autodidacts, our minds frequently race to the arts: people who discovered an aptitude for painting or music despite their lack of formal training. We often separate the innate impulse to create things from those who teach themselves practical tasks. We glorify the teens who put …

10 things you can learn in 10 minutes that will change your life

In fact, more than two-thirds of employees reported being overloaded at work, according to Cornerstone's 2014 State Of Workplace Productivity Report. And 84% think the overload won't be letting up anytime soon — it's increasing.<p>In light of this reality, you're probably searching for the best …

Productivity

An exhibition dedicated to 'Drawing Dicks on the Herald Sun' is happening

For the uninitiated, there will be a lot of animated penises in this post.<p>"Drawing Dicks on the Herald Sun" (DDOTHS) is the wildly-popular Australian …

Every Banana Bread Recipe You Could Possibly Want

Ain't no quickbread like banana bread. 🍌<p>If there were ever a contest to determine the best baked good of all time, banana bread might just win: fluffy and comforting, sweet (but not too sweet), it fills your home with lovely aromas for hours after it emerges from the oven. Not to mention, it's the …

Breakfast

9 Things That Happen When You Carry A Sketchbook With You Nonstop

Go ahead, give your inner artist some space to grow.<p>"Draw everywhere and all the time. An artist is a sketchbook with a person attached," artist Irwin Greenberg said.<p>OK, but what if you're not an artist? Or, at least, not yet. Can you still gain something from incorporating a sketchbook into your …

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