Tommy Ryan

84 Flips | 13 Magazines | 8 Likes | 45 Following | 16 Followers | @tommyryan | Co-Founder and President of ThreeWill. Interests are healthy/organic living, chilin with family and photography.

7 rules-of-thumb to follow in aquaponics

19 Aug 2015<p>From a media bed unit start-up in Bangkok to a fully developed 120 households deep water culture (DWC) unit in Ethiopia, aquaponics is …

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7 fruit trees you can grow in your living room

There are decorative house plants and then there are edible plants that you tend to in a tiny kitchen garden. But what about in between?<p>If you're …

Why I’m cheating on my Apple Watch

After six months of trying to log my runs with my Apple Watch, I finally gave up and bought a dedicated GPS running watch.<p>There’s a lot to like about Apple’s new wearable. The Activity app, for example, is brilliant at helping people lose weight. But the truth is, as a running watch, it sucks.<p>I …

Meet Audi's awesome Tesla killer

1/<p>Audi is working with Samsung and LG to build the batteries for its new electric SUV. The Audi e-tron SUV will have a range of 310 miles. Tesla’s …

How cards are taking over Web design

As a design framework for organizing large amounts of content – image, headline, main text, call-to-action (such as a share button or link) – on an equal plane, cards have become the go-to structure for the container style of design.<p>Furthermore, this emphasis on organization and clarity extends …

UI Design

Transforming SharePoint customizations to add-in model training package

New and updated version of “Transforming SharePoint customizations to add-in model” training package has been released for public consumption. This …

Opinion: These were the 10 game-changing WWDC 2015 announcements

There were so many announcements during the WWDC keynote yesterday that even people who follow Apple for a living (and expected most of the details) were overwhelmed. New versions of iOS, OS X, and watchOS were only three of the biggies, alongside the official debut of Apple Music and a lot of …

The 3 Secrets to Developing a Collaborative (and Productive) Team

Most people agree that collaboration is good for business, but some are unsure how to use it effectively. Here are a few suggestions to get your team started.<p><i>Collaboration</i> is defined as "the action of working with someone to produce or create something." The concept has grown in importance as …

Employee Engagement

This Is The Best Road Trip Across America You Can Take, According To Science

Be honest with yourself: at some point, you’ve probably thought about going on a cross-country road trip. Whether it be driving across Canada, United …

Magnesium: The Most Powerful Relaxation Mineral Available

A deficiency in this critical nutrient makes you twice as likely to die as other people, according to a study published in <i>The Journal of Intensive Care Medicine</i>.(i) It also accounts for a long list of symptoms and diseases -- which are easily helped and often cured by adding this nutrient. In fact, …

Are You Using the Right Weight for Every Exercise?

Use the Goldilock’s method to determine if the amount of weight for an exercise is too light, too heavy, or just right.<p>When it comes to lifting, the universal number for strength, power, and muscle growth is between 15 and 25 total reps per exercises. (That could men 8 sets of 3, 5 sets of 5, or 3 …

5 Workout Infographics For Home Exercise On Weekdays

Hit the gym or crash on the couch? Don’t make the wrong decision, no matter how busy you are. It’s a hard choice after a hectic day in the office, …

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

Review<p>A deep dive on <i>Avengers</i> for those who've seen the movie.<p>By The Editors of GQ4 days agoView More<p>Restaurants<p>Yes, Bill Murray is one of them.<p>By …

8 Awesome Salads to Bring to a BBQ

Don't know what to bring to that Memorial Day BBQ? These crowd-pleasing salads have been tested and perfected, and are bound to be the most talked-about dishes at the party.<p><b>1. Black Bean Salad with Chipotle Honey Vinaigrette</b><p>Perfect for a summer BBQ, this is one of those crowd-pleasing, make-ahead …

Fitness 101: The 8 Core Principles to Start Strength Training

Photo Credit: brucewill03 via Compfight cc<p>Over the last few months, I've been trying to learn German. In my head, I have fantasies of walking the streets of Berlin speaking fluently with citizens and fitting in seamlessly.<p>Unfortunately, fluency on day seven of a new language isn't likely. In fact, …

Workflow Hints At The Future Of The Watch As A Computing Platform

Both the Apple Watch and Android Wear provide plenty of value for certain wearers thanks to decent implementations of actionable notifications. But after a few weeks with the Apple Watch, it’s apparent that most apps haven’t quite figured out how to be useful on your wrist.<p>For developers who didn’t …

Apps

Salesforce Connected Services in Visual Studio - Salesforce Developers Blog

One of the hardest parts of building modern applications and integrations is dealing with the multitude of services that companies depend on …

World's First 'Solar Road' Is Generating Even More Power Than Expected

An experimental bike path that also functions as a giant solar cell has far exceeded expectations in the six months it's been in use -- and that has scientists eyeing roadways as possible sources of solar energy to power street lights, traffic systems, and electric cars.<p>SolaRoad, as the …

5 Things You May Have Missed About Elon Musk's Tesla Battery Announcement

“The sun shows up every day and produces ridiculous amounts of power.” —Elon Musk, May 1, 2015<p>Elon Musk produced fireworks last week when he …

Tesla

How To Grow Broccoli At Home

With every passing year, the price of your favourite foods rise, according to Statistics Canada. It's enough to make you wish you could just grow …

You've been eating avocados all wrong

They are known for being a healthy snack, but how many people have been eating an avocado the wrong way?<p>While avocado aficionados often eat the fruit …

Best health and fitness apps for Apple Watch

If you have an Apple Watch, then you have a world of fitness possibilities right on your wrist. With the built-in heart rate monitor, you'll be able …

Sail through Apple Watch setup with these handy tips

You’ve got your Apple Watch, you lucky devil. Now it’s time to tweak it to make it as personal as possible with these Apple Watch setup tips.<p>Although Apple walks you through many of the basic steps, there are plenty of choices to be made before you’ll be able to squeeze maximum utility and joy out …

Smartwatches

The Quest for the Best Grilled Cheese Sandwich in America: Found At Eli's Table, Charleston, S.C.!

Those who know me well also know that there are two things I like to eat most - bacon in any form and grilled cheese sandwiches. It doesn't matter where I go, I order one or both of these yummy food treats. I've had bacon in countries where bacon is not considered a food to even ask for.<p>As an …

Learning to Wireframe: 10 Best Practices

At the wireframing phase of the design process, our ideas are young and unpolished. Wireframes, whether created on scraps of paper, a whiteboard, or …

Best Shoulder Workout - Get Those Mushroom Caps Growin

Shoulder Anatomy<p>Most people focus on training 3 parts of the shoulder or delts based on the three heads of the muscle. The anterior deltoid (front), …

The Holistic Trinity - Apple Cider Vinegar, Garlic and Diatomaceous Earth

Chickens health<p>January 3, 2012<p>I firmly believe in an ounce of prevention. In fact, wasn't it Benjamin Franklin who said 'An ounce of prevention is …

The Best Foods to Fuel Your Workout and Give You Energy

Chow down on these 8 power foods before and after your workouts, and you'll see results in no time.<p>1<p>Spinach<p><b>Good for:</b> Muscle recovery<br>It's true: …

5 Ways Lemon Water Improves Your Health and Speeds Up Weight Loss

Squeezing lemon juice from a fresh lemon into a tall glass of water each morning will work wonders to help you lose weight, detoxify your body and …