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Surman Weston builds cork-covered studio for sewing and music-making

This cork-clad studio provides a shared workspace for a musician and a seamstress in the back garden of their north-London home.<p>London office Surman …

7-point checklist for creating a college fund

Starting a college fund for your kids' education doesn't need to be difficult.<p>If you're planning to send your kids to college, it's never too early to start saving. Fortunately, there are some excellent investment options designed specifically for college savings that can help you grow your money …

5 Things Your College Freshman Needs to Know About Money

'Don't forget about taxes,' and other advice to give your kid.<p>As you load up the car to take your kids to college, you may be too filled with emotion …

Doctor criticises colleagues who failed to diagnose her cancer and called her a hypochondriac in posthumous blog

A GP who died earlier this year from a rare form of cancer has criticised colleagues for failing to identify her illness and calling her a hypochondriac.<p>In a posthumous blog, Dr Lisa Steen said she "spent two years wandering in the wilderness of the medically unexplained" before she was finally …

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Trump Just Made a Huge Exaggeration About Small Businesses

Aspiring entrepreneurs: it’s time to abort mission. According to Donald Trump, you can’t <i>ever</i> start a business in today’s world.<p>In a speech at the …

Strength Training Basics

Strength training is doing exercises and workout routines that build your muscular strength. It is also known as weight training or resistance …

16 Scientifically-Backed Ways To Boost Your Happiness Almost Instantly (INFOGRAPHIC)

Whether you have five minutes to relax or a year to focus on building lasting habits, here are 16 scientifically-backed ways to boost your happiness …

40 Good Habits for Students to Practise Every Day

Why are some students more successful than others?While there are many possible reasons, it often comes down to one thing . . .Good habits.Students …

Menopausal Weight Gain: How To Get Your Body Back

It is estimated that the average weight gain during menopause is about 10 to 15 pounds. Well, I must not be average, because I gained almost 30 pounds in less than a year when I slammed into menopause! Frustrated that I could not find a solution, I sacrificed myself as a human guinea pig and …

5 ways to finally lose your spare tire

I have this buddy who’s a big dude: 6’3”, 240. He’s not “fat,” but he could spare to lose a few pounds. Girls describe him as a big teddy bear.<p>He plays pickup sports and hits his local CrossFit box a night or two each week. So that extra weight isn’t there because of laziness. It’s there because …

The Best Places to Travel in February

Tired of tranquil beaches with puny waves? February is big wave season on Oahu, and daredevils congregate around the North Shore to catch swells of …

This Breakthrough Is a Major Step in Finding a Solution to Hair Loss

If you suffer from serious hair loss—either because of stress or because of a condition like alopecia—a doctor won't have much more than sympathy to offer you. But that might soon change. Researchers at Columbia University Medical Center have found that two drugs that are already on the market can …

18 Women Reveal Their Most Successful Pickup Lines

"Your body is about 65 percent water and I'm thirsty." Yep.<p><b>1.</b> <b>"I once asked a guy, 'Dinner before dessert?</b> 😉' and it worked — we literally got dinner before dessert." —Brigette, 23<p><b>2.</b> "My go-to pickup line when I was still single was to walk up to a guy and <b>simply ask, 'Truth or dare?'</b> I found that …