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The 3 Biggest Mistakes First-Time Bloggers Make

In an age of clickbait articles, it's harder than ever to stand out. Here's some of the things that might be holding you back<p>If you're getting ready to start your own company, the last thing you want to have to deal with is learning all the rules and tricks it takes to stand out online. Yet, if you …

How To Create A Money Making Blog

Taking your work to the next level means setting and keeping career goals. A career goal is a targeted objective that explains what you want your …

Motivation

What You Need to Know About Palawan, the "Best Island in the World"

Warning: These pictures will give you serious wanderlust.<p>If you're thinking of where to go on your next tropical beach getaway, you may want to look a little farther than the Caribbean.<p>For the second time, the Palawan archipelago in the Philippines has been named "best island in the world" by the …

The 4-week Winter Bulk Up workout plan

Winter does have its advantages. And one of the best is that you can set yourself up to be your at your biggest and leanest once the warm weather …

Workouts

Turn an Old Mac Into a Cheap VPN with OS X Server

VPN subscriptions cost money, and they often require a bit of research just to figure out if they’re legit. If you have an old Mac sitting around, …

I tried the startup that wants to replace your lunch with futuristic nutrition 'squares' — and they actually tasted good

Mealsquares is a "beta" stage startup that bills itself as a "solid, whole-food Soylent alternative."<p>But wait, a food version of Soylent, you ask. Wouldn't that just be regular food? Sort of.<p>The answer lies in what meal-replacement products like Soylent or Ambronite are actually giving you. For …

Why millennials should stick to renting and ignore advice to buy a home

Major online realtor Trulia says it’s high time to take a risk but drinking the real estate Kool-Aid will only lead to financial heartache<p>Today’s 20-somethings and even those in their early 30s came of age in what may have been the worst national real estate market on record since their …

How to Work 40 Hours in 16.7 (The Simple Technique That Gave Me My Life Back)

<i>I used to work a lot — 60, 80, or even 100 hours a week…</i>I let my work be a big part of how I defined myself. I wore those insane hours like a badge …

Time Management

How This Woman Turned Her Workout Frustrations Into a $200 Million Idea

Meet the brains behind boutique fitness studio subscription service ClassPass.<p>Back in 2011, Payal Kadakia found herself clicking through ballet studio sites across New York City on the hunt for a class she could take after work that day. “I was on 17 different websites trying to map things out and …

These Are the World's Most Beautiful Aquariums

When it comes to aquariums, who says the focus should be just on the fish? That’s the spirit behind the annual International Aquatic Plants Layout …

Ab Exercises Don’t Get Better Than This One

Chisel your core with this time-tested move<p>Sit around; build your abs.<p>No, it’s not as easy it sounds, but it <i>is</i> great advice, courtesy of <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director B.J. Gaddour.<p>That’s because Gaddour is talking about the “L-Sit”, a classic core-strengthening exercise that he demonstrates in the …

Is it better to buy or rent a home?

Do you fork cash over to a landlord in exchange for freedom of responsibility for residential maintenance, or take out a mortgage and shell out monthly for the pride – and eventually financial payoff – of homeownership?<p>A recent study from Zillow, the online real estate service, shows that …

Real Estate

How to Eliminate Procrastination (The Surprising Strategy One Man Used)

Everyone procrastinates. Since the dawn of time, people have been putting things off.<p>Sometimes, procrastinating is harmless. Take for instance the …

Procrastination

How to Beat Procrastination

<i>This is Part 2. You won’t get Part 2 if you haven’t read Part 1 yet. Here’s Part 1.</i><p><i>PDF: We made a fancy PDF of this post for printing and offline</i> …

How Giving Up Refined Sugar Changed My Brain

Consuming refined sugar can impact mood, decision-making, and memory. Here’s how good it can be to give it up.<p><i>Editor’s Note: This article is one of the top 10 Leadership stories of 2015. See the full list here.</i><p>I have a love-hate relationship with food. I love it; it generally hates me. Matter of …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

Fitness

What 5 Amazing Athletes Eat for Breakfast

What does the breakfast of champions really look like? We asked five incredible athletes (from an ultrarunner to a yogi) how they fuel up in the …

This Guy Lost 30 Pounds and Got Absolutely Shredded. See How He Did It

His training and nutrition plan may shock you<p>A year ago, Jonathan Montgomery, a 37-year-old firefighter with the Hillsborough County Florida Fire Rescue, was overworked, overweight, and sluggish. “I was strong, but slow and fat,” he said.<p>Fast-forward to today, and Montgomery is a physical specimen. …

Top 10: best cities to visit and things to do in Canada

1. Toronto<p>The largest city in Canada and arguably the best-known, Toronto is not the country's capital (Ottawa is), but it is the Ontarian. Like a more civilised, clean-cut New York, Toronto has its skyscrapers downtown, glitzy shopping in Yorkville and Bohemian districts in Queen Street West. It …

25 remote islands you should visit in your lifetime

But it's hard to relax when you're surrounded by thousands of other tourists. So instead of visiting a well-known island, try something a little more remote.<p>We've compiled a list of 25 out-of-the-way islands that are perfect for travelers seeking a peaceful trip.<p>From a sleepy village in Belize to a …

Beaches

7 reasons your next trip needs to be Norway

1. Farm-to-table isn’t ‘hip’ in Norway. It’s just considered normal.<p>To say Norway’s culinary culture is impressive would not be giving the country …

According to an algorithm, this is the ultimate Canadian road trip

Last March, Randy Olson, a Computer Science & Engineering Ph.D. candidate at Michigan State University, organized the absolute US road trip thanks to …

4 Daily Exercises Every Navy SEAL (and Every Fit Guy) Should Do

It’s recommended that special ops do them. But here’s why you must add them to your routine, too<p>Military Special Forces Operators are the most insanely fit badasses on the planet.<p>Their physically and mentally-demanding training, however, makes them some of the most injured people, too, says Doug …

The Truth About Coconut Oil: 10 Facts You Need To Know

Coconut oil is one of the few foods that can be classified as a “superfood.” Its unique combination of fatty acids can have profound positive effects …

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THIS Is The Protein Mistake You're Making That's Keeping You From Losing Weight

With all of the buzz surrounding protein’s vital role in weight loss, muscle building, and skin health, you may be tempted to scarf it down in any …

Nutrition

The best free online business courses starting in June

To many, marketing seems like an art.<p>You almost imagine a divine inspiration behind those clever narratives, slogans, and promotions.<p>Like any art, there is a hard science behind marketing. Even in the <i>Mad Men</i> heyday, as Poets&Quants staff writer Jeff Schmitt notes, advertisers would comb through …

University of Illinois

5 simple ways to invest $1,000 now

The unemployment rate continues to drift steadily lower, gas prices remain cheap relative to years past and the stock market continues to bump up against all-time highs. And as a result, many Americans are finally getting their finances back in order.<p>But what should they do with that extra cash …

Personal Finance

When You Are Dieting, What Are the Best Fruits to Eat For Maximum Weight Loss?

Can fruit really help you lose weight? Below is a list of the best fruit to eat for weight loss and yes they can really help you lose weight.<p>All of …