Ryan Nicholas

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Build a Better Meal Plan with 20 Quick and Tasty Dinners

No matter your schedule, having a quick go-to dinner as a part of your meal plan is one of our favorite strategies to beat the weeknight dinner …

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

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Why It's Time To Buy Currency Hedged German And Japanese Stocks

The last few days we’ve talked about the building strength in the oil and natural gas recovery.<p>The other quiet but very meaningful movers in global markets have been yields and the dollar.<p>On that note, the minutes from the last Fed meeting were released today. They said nothing to erode the case …

A Few Tips On Protecting Your Camera In Bad Weather | Chase Jarvis

I’m currently in England for the next few weeks and for those who are in this hemisphere, autumn is here. If you look outside and squint your eyes, …

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The Best Workout Ever, According to Science

<b>The Best Workout Ever, According to Science</b>It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you …

4 Tips for Doing Photography on a Budget

Several times in the past few months people have asked me how to get into photography without spending a lot of money. I must admit the idea of …

How-To: Shoot Epic Landscape Photos Of the Night Sky

Growing up in New Jersey, photographer Ben Canales didn't have a lot of stars to look at. Now, however, he spends many nights out in the cold with …

9 Of The Best Stability Ball Exercises You're Probably Not Doing

With just a wall, a ball and a yoga mat, you can build a low-impact, total-body strength and toning workout like the one below (not to mention work up a serious sweat as you do it).<p>Far too many people associate stability balls with boring crunches, goofy stretches and childlike bouncing, but this …

7 Simple Maintenance and Care Tips to Keep Your Digital Camera in Great Shape

Camera bodies, lenses and accessories are significant investments that require care. They start the day with us at sunrise, finish at sunsets and …

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6 Plyometrics Exercises For A Better Workout In Less Time

<i>By Laurel Leicht for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Plyometrics -- or high-intensity exercises that stretch and then quickly shorten your muscles (think jump squats or plyo push-ups) -- are already known for their quick calorie-blasting, body-toning results. "The technique was originally designed to develop …

The Stock Market Bull Who Got 2014 Right Just Published This Fantastic Presentation

For 2015, strategists are expecting stocks to move even higher, and again, no one is more bullish than Stoltzfus.<p>"We have initiated a target for the S&P 500 at the end of 2015 at 2,311," he wrote.<p>Courtesy of Oppenheimer, we've included the key slides from Stoltzfus' brand-new monthly presentation. …

Holistic Training for Explosive Growth

<b>Duration</b> 1 day<p><b>Exercises</b> 10<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>It is important to have a goal while hitting the weight pile, but the hard part is having the knowledge and …

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Get Supersized with the 500-Rep Workout

<b>Duration</b> 1-Week<p><b>Exercises</b> 25<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>This workout was designed as a way to “shock” your muscles into some serious growth. Perform this workout for …

17 Things You Didn't Know About Disneyland

There are a ton of secrets Disneyland keeps close to the vest, but that doesn't stop the park from being the happiest place on earth.<p>Whether you're an experienced mouse hunter or new to the Disneyland grind, the park offers tons of hidden corners, attractions and quirks that remain invisible to the …

11 Websites That Will Make You Smarter About Money

Not everyone has a financial adviser, and not everyone has the time to read a personal finance book.<p>Luckily, there's the internet.<p>We've made learning about money easier for you by compiling a list of some of our go-to websites for money advice.<p>Happy browsing.<p><b>Why we like it:</b>Investopedia's dictionary …

Personal Finance

How to Photograph Lightning - the Ultimate Guide

If someone told me I could only take pictures of one thing for the rest of my life – I’d think about it for awhile, and then choose lightning. …

6 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Roasting Vegetables

We share how to roast vegetables to perfection with 6 tips from our test kitchen<p>Roasting vegetables seems easy enough, right? Just chop 'em up, put 'em on a sheet pan, and throw them in the oven. Basically, yes. But there are some specific things you should keep in mind to get crispy-yet-tender …

6 Great Cable Moves for More Mass

Free weights are the absolute best way to build total-body, behemoth mass. But they’re not the only way. Machine work is typically advocated for …

Is Your Mobility Holding You Back? 5 Tests to Find Out

[caption id="attachment_42542" align="alignnone" width="620"] Photo: Pond5[/caption]You probably wouldn’t pick sand as your top choice for the …

6 Productivity Tools Every Entrepreneur Should Use

Using tools to help you accomplish various tasks is one of the most efficient and effective ways to increase your productivity. These are five outstanding tools that every entrepreneur should have in their arsenal.<p>Every entrepreneur needs a solid set of tools to conduct their business with. …

Small Business

Best Lower Abs Exercise For Muscle Definition

While it is probably most effective to target the abs as a whole, it is possible to independently work the upper and lower abdominal muscles.1 And, …

6 Make-Ahead Staples for Quick Weekday Lunches

<i>As a defiant response to Sad Desk Lunches, the Food52 team works to keep our midday meals both interesting and pretty. Each week, we'll be sharing our happiest desk lunches -- and we want to see yours, too.</i><p><i>Today: Prep some basics on Sunday to make packing lunch a breeze for the whole week.</i><p>Though we …

15 Twitter Hacks to Turn You Into a Tweeting Ninja

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog.</i><p>Admit it. Sometimes, your Twitter life is messy. You follow hundreds of people — maybe thousands. Staring at your timeline is about as intelligible as reading a stock ticker.<p>How do you bring organization to your Twitter life? How do you rise above …

8 Techniques To Build Monster Quads

If your backside is big enough but you want more from your upper legs, check out these 8 quad-building techniques!<p>Leg day is as brutal as it gets. If …

Workouts

10 Annoying Things About Hotels (and How to Deal with Them)

(Photo: Thinkstock/iStock)<p>Nothing beats a well-thought-out hotel room for sheer vacation luxury. That's what makes it so annoying when we encounter a hotel that's a little more ... quirky. Here are the 10 hotel room features that annoy us the most--and the workarounds we've discovered to help deal …

How to Master Your DLSR in One Afternoon a Beginner’s Guide

As the Editor-in-Chief of CLARITY, I believe that photography is one of the most unique forms of visual art. As a photographer, you must possess an …

How I Photograph the Milky Way in the Light-Polluted Skies of Singapore

When it comes to photographing the elusive Milky Way in one of the most light-polluted major cities like Singapore, timing is critical. Most of the …