Vivian Zhang

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How to Wash Your Face: 10 Face-Washing Mistakes

The 10 Biggest Face-Washing Mistakes<p>Learn the common habits that cause annoying skin problems<p>Washing your face seems like the least complicated part of your beauty routine, right? Turns out that some common lathering habits can cause a whole list of skin woes, including dryness, irritation, …

The complete guide to working out before work

Life inevitably gets in the way of your gym date. That’s why people who exercise in the morning are more likely to stick with it, Barbara Brehm, a professor of exercise and sport studies at Smith College in Massachusetts and author of the recently released textbook, <i>Psychology of Health and Fitness</i>, …

Fitness

You Get 25,000 Mornings: Here Are 8 Ways Not to Waste Them

<i>James Clear writes about using behavioral science to master your habits and improve your health. His free guide, Transform Your Habits, has been downloaded more than 80,000 times. This post originally appeared on his blog.</i><p>You’ll wake up for about 25,000 mornings in your adult life, give or take a …

The Complete Quantitative Guide To Judging Your Startup

Raising capital from investors is often a frustrating experience. While part of that frustration will always be present when working on high-risk projects, a lot of the aggravation comes from the lack of clear signposts that allow founders to judge their company’s performance. The reality is, most …

The Return Of The Desktop Productivity App

Sunrise. Evernote. Feedly. Wunderlist. Mailbox.*<p>Those apps are all an integral part of my personal productivity suite, the tools that I use on a day-to-day basis. Without a desktop version, those mobile clients are useful but not transformative. But with multi-device access, they have become …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

When your Mac runs slow, give it a tuneup

Macs are solid machines, but just like their owners they have a tendency to get lethargic as they age. Launching and switching programs takes longer, simple tasks become arduous, and the dreaded beach ball of doom appears more often than it did when your machine was new. The operating system just …

Healthy Dessert Ideas

From lightened-up cheesecake and brownies to tempting fruit desserts, we've got a healthy sweet finish for any meal.<p>No-Bake Peanut Butter-Chocolate …

10 Powerful Body Language Tips for your next Presentation

35 Grocery Items You Should Make at Home (and 5 to Buy)

I pride myself on my somewhat extensive homemade pantry. Not just because making foods and other products at home is usually a healthier option …

Frugal Living

5 Simple Tips I Used to Save $700 on a Single Flight

I'm always looking for ways to save money when I travel. Instead of cutting back on the small things or saving a few dollar by ordering off the dollar menu, I try to save in the big ticket items. Airfare is by far one of the biggest expenses you can incur during a trip, and there's usually room to …

8 Super-Specific Steps To Dealing With Gmail Overload

Next time you're checking your Gmail for new messages, ask yourself this: Is my inbox a free-for-all where Amazon daily deals are jumbled with important memos from my boss? If you answered yes, you're probably wasting valuable time sifting through junk to get to the information you really …

Tech Resources to Optimize Your Diet, Fitness, and Sleep

<i>Ari Meisel is a serial entrepreneur and the author of “Less Doing, More Living: Make Everything in Life Easier.”</i><p>No matter how technologically efficient you become, if you aren’t sleeping or eating well, and you have too much stress, there is a limit to how effective you can be.<p>That’s why wellness …

Seeking Success In A Finite Number Of Hours A Day

We all have a finite number of hours in a day – 24 to be exact. What we choose to do with those hours is of the utmost importance. We can waste our time, or we can use our time to improve ourselves and our lives. I have always felt passionate about the importance of reading books that can help us …

Useful Interweb

Feb 1, 2018<p>Photo Organizing Made Easy<p>Jan 31, 2018<p>How to Mine TurtleCoin<p>Jan 31, 2018<p>The Science of Happiness<p>Jan 31, 2018<p>Awesome Computer Science …

7 Brain Hacks to Keep Your Mind as Young as Your Body

The phrase “use it or lose it” applies to nothing quite as well as it applies to the human brain. Just like physical activity can fight off heart …

The Brain

Seven Things I Wish I Knew When I Started Running

<i>It isn’t hard to get started running, but once you get into the swing of things, it’s easy to injure yourself or ignore little things that make you a</i> …

The Best Playgrounds in Toronto

The best playgrounds in Toronto offer more than just your standard slides and swings. These parks engage and encourage kids of all ages and abilities …

Ten hidden gems of Europe

There’s no place like Paris, Barcelona or Rome - but Europe has untouched corners that match the big hitters on beauty and charm, and with far fewer tourists. Take the road less travelled with these ten hidden gems of Europe.<p>1. Burg Satzvey, Germany<p>Whisper it: this fairytale castle is a short ride …

European Travel

4 Fruitsicles So Good You Might Forget Summer Is Almost Over

Fresh fruit and vegetables are always best, no doubt about that. But in the hot summer months it's refreshing to snack on a cold, frozen treat. Ever since I picked up this awesome popsicle mold, I've been having way too much fun experimenting with sweet and even savory ice pop recipes.<p>Since I never …

Popsicle

Three Reasons The Economy Is Sicker Than You Think

Some economic indicators are showing signs of life, but real growth, it seems, is getting harder to find.<p>To recap the, er, good news:<p>— Home prices are up 10% from a year ago.<p>— Car and light truck sales climbed 7%.<p>— New jobless claims are at a 5-year low (though the unemployment rate is still a …

The Passage of Time Captured in Layered Landscape Collages by Fong Qi Wei | Colossal

<p>Time can be a difficult variable to visually convey in still photography, both the length of time an exposure takes or a series of photos meant to …

The Week’s Best Longreads for September 7, 2013

The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week. By David Sessions.<p>by Peter Beinart, <i>New York Review of Books.</i><p>As Jews have …

The 50 Best Brands To Follow On Twitter

With thousands of major brands on the social network, it can be difficult to drown out the noise and figure out who to follow.<p>We chose some of the best brands to follow on Twitter.<p>Some are useful because they offer deals and customer service. Others are just plain entertaining.

Advertising

Must-See Tilt-Shift Time-Lapse Shows Off an Incredibly Creative Way to Use the Effect

We don’t typically share two time-lapses in the same day, since most people see that genre as over-saturated as it is, but today we have good reason …

Brandon Grotesque Download – HVD Fonts

Download HVD Fonts’ Brandon Grotesque font family.<p>Brandon Grotesque is an award winning sans serif type family from German type foundry HVD Fonts. …

The 50 Free Apps We're Most Thankful For

It’s the time of year where we all give thanks, and among many other things, we here at Lifehacker are thankful for all the free apps out there that …

Apps