Shawn Dusty Payne

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These 5 Hormones Control Weight and Mood—Here's How an Expert Balances Them

When you hear the word "hormones," PMS, puberty, and menopause most likely come to mind. But these so-called "chemical messengers" do more than guide …

How to Make Sure Your Emails Give the Right Impression

Given the avalanche of email we receive each year — 121 messages per day, on average — it’s no wonder that we have become somewhat desensitized to its impact on our professional brand. We’ll spend hours polishing our LinkedIn profiles and revising our résumés, but hastily hit send on an …

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

5 cool smart gadgets your home needs

Home devices have completely evolved over the years. Thanks to smart technology, life has gotten a little bit easier. From a robotic vacuum with smart sensors and a must-have smart lock for keyless entry, shop these 5 gadgets your home is missing!<p>Shop smart home devices<p>1<p>Wink Smart Home Touchscreen …

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I Asked a Psychopath How to Stop Caring About Rejection

As Dr. James Fallon describes, "When I get rejected, I feel bad for like negative-two seconds. I just don't give a shit."<p>I recently went on a date with a beautiful and smart girl who laughed at all my jokes and then never replied to my texts. I walked away from the date thinking <i>nailed it!</i> while I …

Why You Should Buy A Porsche 911 Turbo S Instead Of The GT3 RS

In Porsche’s 911 lineup, the Turbo S is the quintessential everyday supercar, while the GT3 RS is the focused track weapon. Both have similar prices …

Melissa McCarthy’s impression of Sean Spicer on ‘SNL’ will make you laugh until you cry

Alec Baldwin has won rave reviews all season long for his portrayal of Donald Trump on <i>Saturday Night Live</i>, and deservedly so. He was at it again in …

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8 natural remedies for pediatric ear infections

During the winter months, it seems like kids are sick nearly every week with another cold, virus or ear infection.<p>It’s not uncommon for a child to have an ear infection— more than 80 percent of children in the U.S. are diagnosed with ear infections by the time they’re 3 years old.<p>More on …

Five easy ways to make your home smarter

Turn up the heat, dim the lights and cue the music, all with the touch of a button or a voice command. Here’s the latest kit to connect your world<p>More and more of the devices in our homes come with an internet connection, hooked up to your wifi to do various “smart” things. And while the smart-home …

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$30 device gives your home WiFi a huge boost

No matter how good your home Wi-Fi router is, there always seem to be a few dead spots you can never reach unless you want to dump hundreds of …

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This Small Town is Apparently America's #1 Up-And-Coming Vacation Destination

But you've probably never heard of it before.<p>It's no surprise that Hawaii, New York City and Florida's beaches continue to be the most popular destinations for people booking rentals via HomeAway, but you've probably never heard of the small town that topped the company's list of up-and-coming …

Apple iOS 10.3 Beta Has A Gift For Verizon Customers

Apple iOS 10.3 is a big release packed full of new features, but dig deep and you will find it also has a very popular one that has not been included in the official release notes…<p><i>‘Great Secret Features’ and ‘Nasty Surprises’ are my regular columns investigating operating system updates for the</i> …

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The 10 Minute Rule For Keeping Audience Attention

For the past four years I’ve been lecturing on digital marketing at a university in Strasbourg (long term readers may remember me writing about it …

Revealed: The ‘secret’ Netflix codes to unlock new shows and movies

A batch of secret Netflix codes are allowing thousands of users to unlock a range of extra shows and movies.<p>With over 86 million subscribers, …

10 devices you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017: Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others - IBTimes India

Here are 10 devices like Amazon Echo, Nest Cam Indoor, Ecobee3 and others that you need for an ultimate smart home in 2017.<p>You could end up breaking …

How Music Enhances Your Brain and Boosts Productivity

Have you incorporated music into your workspace or study space? Let's understand how music supports the brain and the places where it serves as a distraction.<p>An ongoing debate focuses on whether or not music belongs in your workspace. From studying to working in an office to exercising, many …

Apple CEO Tim Cook shares his HomeKit routine

Tim Cook took a slight detour during Apple's quarterly earnings conference call on Tuesday. Instead of just focusing on finances, the CEO shared how he personally uses Siri and HomeKit.<p>"I'm personally using HomeKit accessories and the Home App to integrate iOS into my home routine," said Cook. "Now …

Home Automation

4 things Google Home can do to beat Amazon Echo in 2017

Right now, the Amazon Echo ($80 at Amazon.com) has a stranglehold on the voice assistant market. Although Amazon won't release numbers on its sales, estimates indicate that Echo is quickly approaching 10 million units sold. For Google Home ($129 at Dell Home) -- just released in November 2016, some …

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We Sent The Falcons And Patriots Down ‘The Oregon Trail’ To Predict The Super Bowl Winner

What is the best way to predict the outcome of the Super Bowl? Some choose to crunch the numbers and go with a statistical analysis approach. Others turn to <i>Madden 17</i> for a simulated result.<p>These are worthwhile efforts, but that’s all just guesswork. The only scientific way to determine the Super …

10 Brutal Truths About Life That Are Hard to Admit But You'll Benefit a Lot if You Do

Every single one of us have our own struggles to deal with. We worry, we procrastinate, we don’t feel good enough, we wish we had more money…the list …

Tip of the Day: How to Scroll Instead of Turning Pages in iBooks and Kindle

Kindle and iBooks both offer page-turning animation to mimic the experience of reading a hardcopy book. Some people enjoy this type of e-book reading experience while others find it unnecessary or annoying. Fortunately it's easy in both apps to switch off the page-turning animation.<p><b>How to turn Off</b> …

The Most Effective Ways to End an Email So That You Get a Response

We all send and receive a deluge of emails every day and no one wants their messages to be ignored, but what’s the best way to end a message so that …

16 Daily Habits That Will Instantly Make You a Happier Person

Motivation is what gets you started, good habits keep you going<p>If you want to improve your life, and you want to improve it right now!<p>You have to to be to develop good habits.<p>These good habits need to be positive, accumulative and directive.<p>Change rarely comes without extensive effort over time, …

A single device can provide Wi-Fi, file storage, and keep your phone charged wherever you go

If you travel a lot, you know that you can never leave your house without a portable travel router. You also can’t go anywhere without a portable …

Tech Trends

5 Simple Ways You Can Boost Your Happiness, Health and Success Through Gratitude

In today’s fast-paced world, it is easy to get overwhelmed by all the noise around you. When it seems like your to-do list keeps getting longer and …

Happiness

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science

The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently now that I'm north of 40. You meet someone over lunch, perhaps a prospective new client or a …

Memory Loss

6 key tips for keeping hackers out of your smart home

If forecasts and research firms have it right, pretty much everything in your home might soon be connected to the internet, from your fridge to your …

The Pirate Bay, ExtraTorrent, BARBG and other torrent sites you can use in 2017 - IBTimes India

Among the torrent sites you can use in 2017, the Pirate Bay tops the list with Alexa ranking of 116, followed by ExtraTorrent.<p>Anti-piracy …

10 wireless headphones that don't disappoint

Whether your tired of tangled cords or decided to invest in the iPhone 7, these top notch wireless headphones will not disappoint. From sweat-resistant headsets perfect for your workouts, or simply for anyone who loves listening to music, shop the best 10 headphones below for a wireless …

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