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12 Must-Read Book Recommendations From Millionaire Entrepreneurs | Inc.com

Most successful people have mentors and coaches. Every successful person has a favorite books list. These millionaire entrepreneurs say their favorite books have had a significant impact on their success, and they have shared their must-read lists with me. Enjoy!<p>Karen Hough, founder and CEO, …

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Video Tutorial: How to Create Clean, Flawless Photoshop Actions

Photoshop actions can be a critical resource in any photographer’s workflow. Turning otherwise monotonous tasks into an autonomous utility, actions …

The Real Power of Smart Objects

Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an …

Best flight simulators and aircraft combat games for Mac

Flight simulators and aircraft combat games serve a solid niche for those of us that like to take to the skies when we're not doing other things with …

Gameplay

How to rip your DVD collection

I've got way too many DVDs in my house. I've been gathering them for years and years: They take up nearly half a wall in my living room, and that's</i> …

Tech Trends

7 Overlooked Habits of Very Successful Lifters

I remember the first time I saw an elite lifter. He walked past a group of guys to the squat rack with the confidence of a silverback gorilla …

How to Create and Use Photoshop Actions to Speed up Your Workflow

What are Photoshop Actions? Photoshop Actions are very useful time savers. Should you find yourself applying the same Photoshop commands or a series …

Tutorials

The 10 best designs for the Moto 360 watch face

While Motorola prepares for the release of its Moto 360 smartwatch this summer, hundreds of designers have been battling it out in a contest to win one of the Android Wear-powered devices. A total of 1,300 entries have been submitted to a panel of judges in the competition, providing some stunning …

Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 8: Code Writing First Steps

<i>Do you have an idea for an app but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each week</i> …

iOS Programming

How to Quickly and Effectively Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

Smiles seem to be one of the fundamental criteria for determining what constitutes a likable portrait. Of course, not every portrait needs to feature …

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

5 Things You Need To Know About Photoshop Layers

Photoshop

The 5 Best Ways To Learn How To Code

Photo: Courtesy of Skillcrush.<p>It’s no secret that the world of tech has a serious diversity problem. From bro-y CEOs and founders behaving badly on …

Unleash Your Inner App Developer Part 5: Next Steps

<i>Do you have an idea for an app but lack the programming knowledge to begin building it? In this weekly blog series, How To Unleash Your Inner App Developer, I will take you, the non-programmer, step by step through the process of creating apps for the iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Join me each week</i> …

This marketing platform helped Samsung beat Apple … and predicts the future with 78% accuracy

Facebook wants to be the social layer for the web. Google wants to be the discovery layer, and PayPal wants to be the financial layer.<p>Networked Insights, however, wants to be the consumer intent layer.<p>In other words, a crystal ball — that works — for marketers.<p>Google knows a lot about the world, …

How to Sprint Your Way to a 6-Pack

Why Sprint Training Is the Best Abdominal Workout<p>There are so many great abdominal workouts out there and in the gym that are based around resistance …

Body Fat

Fitness Expert Advice - Rookie Mistakes - The Deadlift

<i>It’s easy to think you’re doing the right thing in the gym, but you may be dropping the ball. Certain exercises are more technically demanding than</i> …

Workout Mistakes: The Bench Press

<i>It’s easy to think you’re doing the right thing in the gym, but you may be dropping the ball. Certain exercises are more technically demanding than</i> …

Gym Psychology: The 6 Types Of Motivation

Vital Stats<p><b>Name:</b> Jamie Eason Middleton <b><br>Occupation:</b> Fitness model, writer, and online trainer<p>One of my favorite topics to speak and write about is …

Fitness

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Easily Replace The Sky in Your Photos Using The Gradient Tool

In my previous article, I talked about how powerful luminosity masks are in blending multiple exposures. However, using the same exposures as last …

Tutorials

How to Do a Nondestructive Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

When you use the Dodge and Burn tools found in the flyout menu of Photoshop, you may be risking your entire image. These tools are destructive, …

Tutorials

The T-shirt workout routine to get a jacked upper body

The Riker Brothers<p>The Riker Brothers<p><b>Duration</b> 60<p><b>Exercises</b> 6<p><b>Equipment</b> Yes<p>Regardless of style, there’s one detail that all suits, from the baggy …

Workouts

Five Reasons Everyone Should Deadlift

If you’re reading this, you probably agree that the deadlift is one of the BEST exercises out there.<p>It makes you strong and lean, athletic and …

How To Enter Extensions For Conference Rooms In Contacts App [iOS Tips]

We’ve all had to do it: make those conference calls to services that require you to enter in a code, or a room number, or what have you.<p>If you call these numbers frequently and want to save a little time, you can enter in the extensions and codes into your Contacts app, but you’ll want to code in …

Apps

Tutorial: A Simple Technique for Matching Tones and Correcting Colors in Photoshop

One of the issues talented photographer and retoucher Michael Woloszynowicz often runs into when he’s taking portraits is mismatched skin tones. …

10 Tips for Strong, Defined Arms and Shoulders

Have you ever seen someone with super toned arms or shoulders and wondered how they achieved it? I am occasionally asked this question and although …

How Long Does It Take To Build Muscle: Realistic Results

Asking how long it takes to build muscle is kind of life asking how long it takes to get from New York to California. Are we talking about driving …