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5 Money-Saving Tricks That Actually Work

You can end each year with thousands of extra dollars in your savings accounts. Here are some tips and strategies that can work for you.<p>Most of us …

Personal Finance

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn't Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn't make sense.<p>His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, …

Health Care

9 Easy Ways To Save Cash Each Month… and Get Filthy Rich

There are so many little things one can do to save money each month it’s crazy. Catch is, they seem just that: little.<p>On a daily basis, it may seem …

Personal Finance

Strength-training exercises can help fight depression

Combating depression takes heavy lifting.<p>Strength-training exercises like bench pressing, deadlifts and pull-ups can alleviate symptoms of …

Exercise

Fake dog testicles made this man a millionaire

Gregg Miller proves you can make a fortune with anything. Even dog balls.<p>Not the kind you throw around playing in the dog park.<p>"What I'm doing is I'm …

Pets

Amazon bans customers who return items too often

Shoppers have taken to social media after being "exiled" from the online storefront<p>Amazon may not be the customer-friendly, free returns paradise it …

eCommerce

The war on gluten

The patients weren't crazy—Knut Lundin was sure of that. But their ailment was a mystery. They were convinced gluten was making them sick. Yet they …

University of Chicago

Watching Japan’s King of Tuna Cut Fish is Mesmerizing

Inside the world's largest fish market, a master shows where Tokyo's best sushi comes from.<p>Most days each week, a little drama plays out inside the …

Japan

What the average American has — and needs — in emergency savings

Have you ever woken up to a freezing cold house because your heating system stopped working? Or gotten stuck on the road with a car that wouldn’t …

Personal Finance

40% of Americans can't cover a $400 emergency expense

Can you cover an unexpected $400 expense?<p>Four in ten Americans can't, according to a new report from the Federal Reserve Board. Those who don't have the cash on hand say they'd have to cover it by borrowing or selling something.<p>The bright side? That's an improvement from half of adults being unable …

Retirement

How Nutritional Therapy Is Helping People Overcome Alcohol Addiction

Scientists are finding that addressing nutritional deficiencies and gut bacteria health may be missing pieces of the sobriety puzzle.<p>Overcoming …

Wellness

How Prevalent Are Psychological Disorders?

What exactly is a psychological disorder? How is a psychological disorder diagnosed? Defining exactly what constitutes a mental disorder can be …

Mental Health

Tech Billionaires Are Building Their Utopias Without Asking Us

Elon Musk and Jeff Bezos are charting humanity's future, and there's little the rest of us can do to influence them.<p><i>S. A. Applin, Ph.D. is an anthropologist whose research explores the domains of human agency, algorithms, AI, and automation in the context of social systems and sociability. You can</i> …

Jeff Bezos

This App Pays You For The Groceries You're Already Buying And Now I Like Grocery Shopping

No matter where you buy your groceries, the Fetch app will reward you for the products you're already buying.<p><i>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and</i> …

Justin Timberlake

Things blamed for the deadly Texas school shooting: Ritalin. Abortion. The media. Schools. And doors.

Another school shooting has prompted yet another debate, the same intractable split about a statistic that has made the United States an outlier compared with other countries: the high number of mass shootings per capita.<p>Study after study analyzing mass shootings within the United States and in …

Guns

The richest person in Iowa is a self-made billionaire

CLOSE<p>Seed entrepreneur Harry Stine hopes Chinese farmers adopt his idea for planting his shorter variety of field corn in narrower rows.<p>Forbes …

Des Moines

Deaf Pregnant Woman, 21, Punched On Flight During Wild Brawl By Man Upset Over Service Dog

This is just awful! A deaf couple got into a heated altercation with a passenger after he allegedly attacked their service dog on a Frontier Airlines …

Crime

Is This Low-Risk Investment Looking Smart Right Now?

They're a favorite gift from grandparents, but are they a good alternative to stocks?<p>The stock market has finally seen some long-awaited volatility …

Investing

This Genius Ingredient Makes Everything Taste Better—But You're Probably Pouring It Down the Drain

One of our favorite tricks for adding big, bright flavor to seemingly basic ingredients is to quick pickle vegetables. We love to pickle shallots in …

Food Preservation

American family homes are getting bigger than ever, but US homeowners don't fully understand the consequences of living big

The United States is facing a housing crisis: Affordable housing is inadequate, while luxury homes abound. Homelessness remains a persistent problem in many areas of the country.<p>Despite this, popular culture has often focused on housing as an opportunity for upward mobility: the American Dream …

Housing

University of Oregon student found dead during frat event at California campground, reports say

A University of Oregon student was found dead Saturday at a popular campground in Northern California, officials said.<p>Dylan Pietrs, 21, "died in an incident at Lake Shasta this weekend," the school said in a statement. According to the college's student newspaper, the Daily Emerald, a cause of …

College & University

Why Your IRA Is Likely At Risk ... And How To Help Correct It

As a former Wall Street broker and now fee-based advisor of almost 30 years, my experience has shown that, if your retirement portfolio dramatically declined during the 2000–02 and 2007–09 market drawdowns, these three things were likely true:<p>It wasn’t your fault.<br>• Your portfolio was designed to …

Investing

REITs And Homebuilders Sink As Treasury Yields Climb

<b>Real Estate Weekly Review</b><p>Following their best three-week stretch since 2016, REITs pulled back this week as the 10-year yield climbed to the highest …

Real Estate

How To Retire Today With $1 Million

<i>This research report was produced by</i> <i>The REIT Forum</i> <i>with assistance from</i> <i>Big Dog Investments</i><i>.</i><p>Investors need a plan for retirement.<p>Social Security is not …

Retirement

Teen develops 'wet lung' after vaping for just 3 weeks

<b>(CNN) —</b> An 18-year-old woman working as a hostess in a rural Pennsylvania restaurant decided to try e-cigarettes, perhaps another of the innumerable bistro workers hoping to calm frayed nerves with a smoke -- or in this case, a vape.<p>This hostess, though, paid an unusual price for her e-cig use, …

Public Health

How to Fall Asleep in Under a Minute

<i>Tech savvy</i>. <i>Culturally aware</i>. <i>Underemployed</i>. <i>Spiritual</i> but not <i>religious</i>.<p>These are all words and phrases that have come to be associated with the …

Italian Wedding Cookie Recipe - The Best in the Land

This Italian Wedding Cookie Recipe is from my childhood.<p>The Italian Wedding Cookie Recipe makes it’s appearance at Bridal Showers, Baby Showers, and …

Dessert

The 13 Coolest Tattoo Artists In The World

These tattoo artists are truly artists in every sense of the word.<p>All collages by Chris Ritter.

Art

Your Brain Benefits Most When You Listen to Absolutely Nothing, Science Says

Here's what happens to your brain when it's surrounded by the noise of nothingness.<p>When's the last time you sat in total, utter silence? While it's not easy to find true peace and quiet, there's now evidence you may want to find more opportunities to embrace noiselessness throughout your day.<p>We …

Why I Don’t Regret Taking Medication to Cope With My Depression

<i>Editor’s note: Until recently, mental health and illness were taboo subjects in the black community. But thanks to the efforts of those brave enough</i> …

Mental Health