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Canada Issues a Code of Conduct for Meeting the Royal Family

Don't even think about snapping a selfie.<p>Canada has been blessed with the gift of a royal visit and locals are pretty excited about it. (Obviously.)<p>But just in case they get a little <i>too</i> excited, the Department of Canadian Heritage has issued a set of ground rules—an etiquette guide, if you will—for …

$99 Flights to Europe Just Became a Reality for New Yorkers

Newark is suddenly a magnet for low-fare airlines.<p>WOW Air, the Iceland-based upstart carrier that launched super cheap flights to Europe from a …

Want Your Kids to Be Successful and Happy? Research Recommends This Parenting Style

A new study asks adults about how they were parented to uncover the best way to raise successful kids.<p>When it comes to folk wisdom on how to raise happy and successful kids, we all do the same thing. We look at the families around us and try to identify what's working and what's not. Then we …

12 Amazing Gardening Tricks Everyone With a Backyard Needs to Know

These tips will help whether you're a garden guru or a total novice.<p>Gardening is a fine art, and often, learning to get it right is a process of trial and error. However, there are a few tips and tricks you can pinch from professional gardeners to help you master this hobby with ease.<p>1. Coffee, …

Gardening

All You Need to Make Barbecue Sauce Is This Formula

Cheaper, tastier, better: It's time to learn how to make homemade barbecue sauce.<p>A good sauce can save your backyard barbecue from charred yard bird to chicken wings so good, you could charge for 'em. The problem is that most store-bought barbecue sauces just aren't that stellar. They're …

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The Skin-Care Products Top Dermatologists Swear By

What do you get when you combine world-class erudition, a degree in dermatology, and access to the best research in the world? No wrinkles, for starters. We've got the scoop on the skin-care products that dermatologists love unconditionally and use religiously.<p><b>Prescription retinoids.</b> These vitamin …

Why dieting for just one day -- or just one meal -- changes everything

Your health should be a priority every day of the week, but that's easier said than done.<p>Inspired by Meatless Mondays, the nationwide push for (very) part-time vegetarianism, we asked three Los Angeles-area nutritionists to share their suggestions about what to quit — or take up –— once a …

Nutrition

Paris becomes oh-so-affordable on this $1,998 hotel-air tour

If you've always wanted to explore Paris, but were afraid a tour would be too pricey, check out the weeklong Rendezvous in Paris tour offered by Essential Travel & Tours.<p>The trip, which includes international air transportation from LAX, begins with pre-trip planning meeting before leaving Los …

Perfect Shots of Abandoned Locations

Mattias Haker is a photographer specialized in architecture, urbex, abandoned places ; pictures below are taken from his series <i>Impermanence</i> which …

Looking For Higher Dimensions In Gravity

In the effort to unify the gravitational theory of general relativity with the quantum theory of the very small theoretical physicists explore a lot of wild ideas. One of these is the idea of higher dimensions. While we may live our lives in the three-dimensional volume of space and the temporal …

The Best Color Correctors for Every Skin Issue and Skin Tone

20 Ways to Cut 500 Calories a Day

Losing weight demands some serious life changes. After all, you need to burn 3,500 more calories than you take in to lose just 1 pound. But if you cut 500 calories a day, you can lose a pound a week—and it will be fairly painless.<p>"Calorie bargaining is all about making swaps and developing habits …