Most Viewed Posts This Week: May 20 – 27

This week we learned about self-defense and how to take a hit (hey, it happens), discussed how cosplay can help you gain confidence in unexpected ways, sorting houseplants to prevent our plants from dying, and much more. Here’s a look back.

How to kick your ass gracefully

Every fight has a winner and a loser, and if you don’t spend serious time training, there’s a good chance you’ll lose at least once. Hopefully it never happens, but if it does, these techniques will help you deal with the bumps and get away with a few scratches and bruises.

What cosplay taught me about confidence

In May 2014, I put on my first suit at the convention. It was a simpleDr. Krieger of Archer . Getting into the shoes of a character I liked seemed to be a fun way to spend the weekend. Instead, it turned into a study of what it means to be confident.

The 10 best PC and workspace upgrades you can make during the day

A major PC upgrade, or even a better workplace, doesn’t have to be a huge project that takes up your time and energy. If you can order parts, there are some useful improvements you can make that will pay off when it’s time to work (or play). Here are some of them.

These apps are the perfect money saving tool for lazy people like me

I am terrible at saving money, hate studying personal finance, and tend to have a carpe diem mentality when it comes to buying the things I want. Fortunately, several automated savings apps have allowed me to hold my money harder by doing most of the hard stuff for me.

Why do you keep killing your plants and what to do about it

Did you know that a cactus can wilt? I didn’t do this until I killed one. Some plants are more hardy than others , but if you are even a little like me, the only plant that survives under your finger is an artificial plant. Habitual plant killers, this is where we go wrong.

My New Favorite Sports Bra – $ 40 Elastic Piece

I didn’t believe it either. When I first heard about Būband , I googled review after review, looking for someone who could be convinced that this was a ridiculous junk trick. But most of what I read was positive, so I told you all about it . I even bought myself one, but now? I am a believer.

Stop disabling the lock screen, use Android Smart Lock instead

Locking your phone screen regularly can be annoying. So much so that a third of Android users do not lock their phones at all , and those who choose painfully obvious PIN codes or patterns . Fortunately, there is a better way: it’s called Smart Lock for Android.

Your Guide to Building the Best Bloody Mary Bar

There is something infinitely appealing about customizing the Bloody Mary to your liking, and nothing excites brunch guests more than the Bloody Mary Bar. Here’s everything you need to make your Bloody Bar an unforgettable experience, even if it’s a bar for one.

Do these three exercises in four minutes to improve your hunched posture.

Sitting in front of a screen all day can seriously damage your spine. Our posture changes and this can cause serious long-term damage. Dr. Eric Goodman, creator of the Foundation Training program, offers these three exercises without equipment to help you.

IPhone User Guide How To Fall In Love With Android Wear

When you buy an Apple product, you’re investing more in the ecosystem than any other company, but that doesn’t mean you’re stuck with just what they have to offer. If you’re a wearable lover, you’re missing out on the opportunity to overlook Android Wear , even if you’ve chosen iOS as your primary mobile platform.

Five unexpected barriers to first dates

Things can go wrong on a first date , but not all pitfalls are as obvious as you might think. According to one of over 1,300 polls of singles, you should avoid these lesser known deal breakers as well.

Windows Encryption Opposition: VeraCrypt vs. Bitlocker

When you really need to keep your files safe, you need encryption. We’ve covered the basics before and even rounded up your favorite encryption tools , but today we’re presenting two of the most popular options for Windows to see which one best protects your sensitive data.

Stop exercising a lot on “rest days”

The training days in your exercise program are simple: you just do the workout. Then, on “rest days,” you feel like a lost duckling. Do you run on a treadmill? Or maybe make a lighter weight ? Riding a unicycle uphill sounds nice. How about this: try giving your body a break.

The best time to book a flight to Vegas, depending on where you live

Vegas is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the States, and depending on when you travel, you can often make a lot of profit on flights. looked at flight data from the last two years to determine the best time to book based on your region.


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