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Photographer Shoots Epic Battle Between Fox And Eagle Over Rabbit, And It Gets More And More Epic With Each Photo

How would you feel if you were on your way home proudly clutching your hard-earned food, when all of a sudden somebody jumps you, snatches away your …

Birds

How Vitamin D Affects Weight Loss

Vitamin D supplements are sometimes touted as a natural weight loss aid. Indeed, some research suggests that running low on vitamin D might increase …

Holistic Medicine

4 Keys to Preventing and Treating Type 2 Diabetes

T ype 2 diabetes is both common and on the rise. The disease—which occurs when your body is unable to use insulin to adequately control levels of …

Diabetes

Robocalls Have Become an Epidemic. Do These 2 Things Now to Stop Them

It's easy.<p>How many times a day do you pick up the phone, only to have it be a recording? Or worse, a spam call pushing a sale?<p>Robocalls have become …

Identity Theft

9 Telltale Signs You're Dealing With an Inauthentic Person

There is no skill more important to success than being able to detect who is sincere and who isn't.<p>8 min read<p>Authentic people are self-aware. They avoid blaming others for their own mistakes and accept their strengths and weaknesses. They show vulnerability, opening themselves up to others and …

Self-help

How to read body language and use it to get ahead, according to a Secret Service agent

Most of us find ourselves in a meeting environment weekly, if not daily: Interviewing for a new job, giving a sales presentation to a client, running a meeting at the office, asking your boss for a raise, even breaching a touchy subject with your spouse at home. The list goes on.<p>The premise of each …

Public Speaking

30 behaviors that will make you unstoppable

A lot of people are good at what they do. Some are even elite. A select few are completely unstoppable.<p>Those who are unstoppable are in their own …

Motivation

These State Parks Have All the Beauty of National Parks — and None of the Crowds

From Hawaiian waterfalls to Florida beaches to a real life fern gully, put these gorgeous preserves on your must-visit list.<p>Every year from Maine to …

National Parks

Don't Buy This: Travel Insurance Is Usually a Waste of Money

Save your vacation dollars for the fun stuff instead.<p>You've probably heard about insurance you can buy in case of an unfortunate travel-related event. Maybe the groom at the destination wedding you booked months ago got cold feet and called off the wedding. Or maybe you broke your foot in a pickup …

Personal Finance

How to spend a year living abroad for $1,000 a month

The sabbatical.<p>The year-off.<p>The walkabout.<p>The career/life reset. It's something most of us talk about, or at least dream about. It's the answer to the questions we ask ourselves before our pick-me-up 4:15 p.m. coffees: Will life be a march of unremitting, interminable years of work? Will each year …

Personal Finance

The 7 Furniture Arranging Mistakes Interior Designers Always Notice

We try our best when it comes to decorating, but sometimes, no matter how much thought we give to a room, something still feels off. It's hard to put …

Home Decorating

The 15 Best Places to Visit in Florida

1 of 15<p>Anna Maria Island<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 15<p>Historic Downtown Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island<p>3 of 15<p>Seaside<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 15<p>Pier 60, Clearwater …

Fort Lauderdale

Baking Soda May Fight Arthritis And Other Autoimmune Disorders When You Drink Some Every Day, New Study Finds

A study last month at the Medical College of Georgia found that drinking a serving of the cheap, common cooking ingredient often used as an antacid …

Immune System

Belly fat linked to vitamin D deficiency

A new study reveals that individuals with higher levels of belly fat and larger waistlines are more likely to have lower vitamin D levels.<p>Currently, …

Holistic Medicine

Hundreds of Apps Can Empower Stalkers to Track Their Victims

KidGuard is a phone app that markets itself as a tool for keeping tabs on children. But it has also promoted its surveillance for other purposes and run blog posts with headlines like “How to Read Deleted Texts on Your Lover’s Phone.”<p>A similar app, mSpy, offered advice to a woman on secretly …

Surveillance

10 Things You Must Ask Before Tearing Down An Interior Wall

If you've ever watched any home makeover show ever, the big wall teardown signifies that Good Change Is Coming. It's pretty much mandatory these days …

Home Improvement

Gorgeous Details: How to Make Your Millwork Shine

If you have decorative wainscoting or wall molding, or you’re thinking of having some installed, you need to think not only about how to finish the …

Home Decorating

10 Tips For A Perfect DIY Paintjob!

Ever wonder why the paint jobs done by the pro shops look so incredible? It’s not just the paint booth. When you’re getting ready to paint your car …

Woodworking

Jury awards $25M in Seattle hospital stroke case

SEATTLE (AP) - A jury in King County has issued a $25 million judgment for a woman who went to Harborview Medical Center’s Stroke Center for …

Medicine

If You Itemize Your Deductions, It's Time For A Checkup On Your Taxes

Did you itemize your deductions on a Schedule A last year? If so, the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) encourages you to do a quick checkup on your taxes. By plugging your current tax data into the withholding calculator on the IRS website, you can do a “paycheck checkup” and avoid any nasty …

Retirement

5 Surprising Facts About Boomer Retirement

Are you close to retirement? Are you not as prepared as you’d like to be? If you’re LGBTQ, do you have a support system? You’re not alone. Our friend and fellow <i>Forbes</i> contributor, David Rae of FinancialPlanner-LA.com, shared with us on <i>Queer Money</i>™ how you can get prepared.<p>Objects in the mirror may …

Retirement

20 Netflix original films that are actually worth watching

<b>The majority of Netflix’s original shows can be described as prestige TV, but when it comes to film, the approach seems to be quantity over …

Entertainment

The One Thing You Should Add To Your Coffee For A Faster Metabolism

If you’re a coffee lover, there are few ingredients you would consider adding, other than maybe a spoonful of sugar, milk, and milk froth, that can …

Nutrition

3 Ways to Build Retirement Savings Later in Life

Behind on building your nest egg? Here's how to catch up in time.<p>We're supposed to start saving for retirement as early in our careers as possible. …

Retirement

Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

“I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls …

Swimming

Here’s the Maximum Social Security You Can Get If You Wait Until 70

Postponing Social Security can significantly increase your monthly Social Security check, even if you qualify for the maximum benefit.<p>Social Security …

Retirement

How You Can Lower Your Child's Risk of Getting Sick at the Pool, According to the CDCowntown Disneyland

The CDC's latest report came to some alarming conclusions about swimming-related disease outbreaks. Here's what parents need to know going into pool season.<p>Getting sick from a day at the pool is all too common an occurence, and now, a new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention …

Public Health

12 makeup rules everyone should know by age 40

Makeup trends come and go—blue eyeshadow, anyone?—but these classic beauty techniques help you radiate health and vitality at any age.

Makeup

Let’s talk about the Big Book: Everything your family needs to know when you die

Tax season is over. School is starting to wind down. Summer is coming.<p>Things have slowed enough to gather yourself and get organized.<p>We call it the Big Book in my family. Invented by my scrupulously detailed father-in-law, the Big Book is the index containing a road map to everything we own.<p>The …

Retirement

Guess What? Turning Off This Setting on Your Phone Could Double Your Battery Life

It's so obvious, but at the same time--not obvious at all.<p>Stop me if you've heard this one before, but I was oblivious to it.<p>It turns out that using the vibration setting on your iPhone X can really hurt the battery life. If you disable that setting and the ringer, your phone will suddenly last all …

Batteries