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The 7 Most Worthless Things at Your Garage Sale

When it comes to garage sales, one person's trash is...still another person's trash.<p>Garage sales are a popular way to clean the house of unwanted …

How Republican Is Whole Foods? I Used An App To Find Out

Spoiler: that hemp flax granola you’re buying is probably made by Haliburton.<p>How Republican are your cornflakes? How Democratic your Spaghetti-Os? If these are the sorts of questions that keep you up at night, BuyPartisan is a new app that advertises itself as “like a nutritional label for your …

When Does Uber Become Cheaper Than Owning A Car?

Thanks to the proliferation of local transportation services like Uber, we’re entering a world in which people have less reason to drive everywhere they need to go. But at what point will it become less expensive to rely on someone else to drive you around rather than driving yourself? In a Medium …

Why Cheaters Cheat, as Explained by Science

Trust no one. Okay, more like: Don't trust cheaters.<p>In a new study out of the University of South Alabama that involved 443 men and women, researchers found that cheaters often cheat again. So, basically, if you got together with your man when he was cheating on another woman, prepare to be cheated …

How To Know If Your Dumb Idea Will Change The World

Box SVP Sam Schillace shares how he quickly and cheaply experimented on an app no one wanted–that became the basis for Google Docs.<p>In 2005, along with colleagues Steve Newman and Claudia Carpenter, Sam Schillace created a browser-based word processor called Writely. A Silicon Valley darling, it was …

Mental Health Care System Is Failing At Suicide Prevention, Advocates Say

By all accounts, Linnea Lomax entered college a strong, athletic, ambitious young woman -- which is why it was so shocking to her parents as they watched her grow anxious, obsessive and suffer a breakdown toward the end of her freshman year. During finals, the Lomaxes visited Linnea at her dorm at …

10 Habits for a Happier Life

For some of us (arguably, a lot of us), happiness hasn't come naturally. Whether we've struggled with depression, addiction issues or a lifelong bout of low-grade melancholia, daily life may feel more like a ride on the Titanic than a pleasure cruise.<p>But that's okay. Some roads are rockier than …

The Healthy Food That's Giving You Belly Fat

What you need to know about the Wheat Belly diet<p>Last month, searches for "wheat belly diet" spiked 580 percent, according to information released by Yahoo Search. Wondering what the diet's all about? It's built around the fact that modern wheat—even the stuff found in whole-wheat bread—causes your …

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Who Rescued Whom? Shelter Dogs and Prison Inmates Give Each Other a New 'Leash' on Life

August 9, 2014, was one of the most memorable days of my life. On that day I entered a maximum-security prison in Lancaster, Calif. to witness an extraordinary event connecting the lives of some of its inmates with a pack of rescued shelter dogs. Just a few months ago, five lucky dogs -- Shelby, …

Low-Carb Beats 'Low-Fat'? Take a Closer Look

It's hard to miss the new Tulane University study which finds that -- contrary to decades-old warnings about the risks of a high-fat diet -- eating more fat can help you lose weight and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease.<p>So is it time to binge on burgers, bacon, and cheese? Not so fast. The …

50 Ways To Lose 10 Pounds

That stubborn weight that won't seem to go away? No more!<p><i>This article was written by Joy Manning and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention<i>.</i><p>Losing weight, unfortunately, isn't a one-size-fits-all proposition. What helps one person shed pounds may backfire on another. Because we're all so different, …

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