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10 Simple Ways to Eat Healthier Without Thinking

Your environment has an incredible ability to shape your behavior. If you design your environment to be conducive to healthy habits, then you’ll find yourself improving your diet without even thinking about it. Read more...

Avoid Overpacking by Taking Two Bottoms for Every Five Days of Travel

It’s easy to overpack for a trip when you don’t have some guidelines in place, especially when it comes to clothing. This simple rule of thumb should keep your carry-on from getting stuffed with every pair of pants you own. Read mor...

iOS Notes App Vesper Is Shutting Down, Here's How to Save Your Notes

Vesper was a notes app released back in 2013 thats main claim to fame was the fact the development team included Apple pundit John Gruber and app developer Brent Simmons. While it didn’t offer anything new, it was a solid notes app a lot of people loved. The app’s being shut down, and with that announcement comes a new export feature. Read more...

Nike+ Running Becomes Nike+ Run Club, Adds Customizable Training Plans

iOS/Android: Nike’s running app has long been one of our favorites . Its latest update brings a new name and color scheme, and ditches its training plans for a new virtual coach that lets you build a personalized plan for the running goal of your choice. Read more...

Ask an Expert: All About Cybersecurity and Staying Safe

Security researchers and “white hack” hackers work hard to weed out potential exploits in software and networks that could be used for malicious intents. How do they stay ahead of the threats, and what can you do to protect yourself? Read more...

GoldenCheetah Is An Open Source, Private Dashboard for Your Fitness Data

Windows/Mac: There are plenty of excellent apps for tracking your running or cycling data , but using a service like Strava or Runkeeper means you’re giving away a lot data. If you’d prefer to track and visualize your exercise without uploading data to a service, GoldenCheetah might be just what you need. Read more...

Don’t Discount the Intelligence of Emotions

Intelligence and emotion are often presented as mutually exclusive, but they don’t have to be. Emotional intelligence can help you develop better relationships, work harder, and manage your feelings. To hone it, recognize the value in your raw emotions. Read more...

Get Your Tech Ready Before Traveling Solo to Avoid Homesickness

When traveling abroad alone, you typically want to stay connected for safety reasons. There’s another reason to make sure you can reach friends and family, though: solo travel gets lonely. Read more...

Android Nougat Has Arrived, Rolling Out to Recent Nexus Devices Starting Today

Today’s the big day, Android fans. After announcing Android N earlier this year, Google has given it a name and, as of today, released it to the Nexus devices. Say hello to Android Nougat. Read more...

The Perks of Student Health Centers You May Not Know About

Depending on where you go to college, there’s a good chance you shell out good money every semester for student health services. Those services and on-campus clinics include more than just quick visits with a nurse or doctor. You usually get loads of other benefits you’ll want to take advantage of. Read more...

Why You Should Avoid Sarcasm During a Job Interview or Review

Job interviews and job reviews can be intimidating, and it’s tempting to break the ice with a bit of humor. If your sense of humor tends to be overly sarcastic, though, that might be a turn-off to your boss or potential employer. Read more...

Join a Coworking Space to Network and Find Mentors

If you have the ability to work from anywhere, you probably work from home . That means you probably don’t leave the house very often, and you might miss out on some opportunities to grow professionally. Joining a coworking space can remedy that. Read more...

Welcome to Will it Sous Vide?, the Immersion Cooker Column Where You Tell Me What to Cook

You know we love our sous vide cooking here at Skillet, so it may not be that surprising to learn that we’re starting a new column dedicated the all the crazy stuff you can do with an immersion circulator. Read more...

What Psychology Teaches Us About Structuring the Workday

Our workdays often are governed not by priorities or desires but by what’s screaming loudest and closest in our faces. Well intentioned as you might be about having a productive day, it’s easy for the hours to pass in a flurry of emails, meetings, and demands that eat away at your time like a tapeworm—stealthy, but destructive. Read more...

Visit Popular Sightseeing Spots in Early Afternoon for Thinner Crowds

Even if you plan your trip to avoid your destination’s busy season , there are just some sites that are so popular they’ll always have a crowd. Take advantage of the natural thinning around lunchtime so at least you can see the sights with fewer people. Read more...

"The Essence of Finance Is Time Travel"

Balancing your budget seems like a simple task. Just spend less than you earn , right? If you’ve ever wondered why such a simple task can become so complicated, it’s because optimizing your financial life involves a fair bit of time travel. Read more...

If You Want to Bond With Someone, Swear With Them

Our modern culture has some strange taboos. While many of us are comfortable watching exceedingly adult shows like Game of Thrones or Breaking Bad, swearing at the dinner table is right out. However, if you want to bond with someone, dropping a few profanities might be a good idea. Read more...

Legroom on Most Major Airlines, Compared in One GIF

Most of us don’t choose the airline we fly so much as we choose the most convenient and affordable flight, but if you’ve ever wondered what your odds are of flying comfortably on JetBlue, United, Southwest, or heaven forbid, Spirit, are, this legroom GIF shows you at a glance. Read more...

Use the "Train Like You Fight" Technique to Learn New Skills Better

Training is an important part of learning any new skill. However, if your training doesn’t resemble the actual setting you’ll need to use your skills in, it’ll be harder to remember. Try to make your practice match your final context as much as possible. Read more...

The Walt Whitman Diet, Every 100-Meter Dash Winner Ever, and Norway's Midnight Sun

The 1900s-era origins of the battle for net neutrality, drone footage of Norway’s midnight sun set against it’s beautiful mountains, Walt Whitman’s suggestions for “manly health and training” and more, in this week’s Brain Buffet. Read more...

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