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5 TED Talks That Are an Instant Dose of Optimism

Life got you down lately? These talks are just what you need to feel more optimistic.<p>Optimism can be hard to maintain these days. The polar ice caps are melting, world leaders are taunting each other like schoolyard bullies, and billion dollar companies are revealing themselves to be clueless about …

Peggy Orenstein: How Should We Talk To Our Kids About Sex?

<i>Part 3 of the</i> TED Radio Hour <i>episode</i> Turning Kids Into Grown-Ups.<p><b>About Peggy Orenstein's TED Talk</b><p>Author Peggy Orenstein warns if parents don't educate kids about sex — the media will. She says that leads to risky behavior — and keeps young women from expecting equality in sexual relationships.<p><b>About</b> …

TED Talks

5 Great Podcasts You Should Start Listening to Right Now

If you want to change your your business (or personal) life for the better, that is.<p>I don't need to convince you to start listening to podcasts.<p>But I do want to convince you to give <i>these</i> podcasts a try. (Some are a little off the beaten business podcast path, but in a very good way.)<p><b>1. WorkLife</b> …

Self-improvement

11 of the best books you can read in a week

If you want to emulate some of the most successful people in the world, you can start by reading books — lots of them.<p>From Elon Musk to Mark Cuban to Oprah Winfrey, the most powerful innovators in the world all read several hours a day.<p>But starting a new book can be a daunting task if you don't …

Fujifilm Recalls 270,000 Wall Chargers Over Shock Hazard

Fujifilm is recalling more than 270,000 power adapter wall plugs that were packaged with six of the company’s point-and-shoot and mirrorless camera …

Cameras

Cheap Chicago theater tickets and seven ways to get them

There’s no shortage of great Chicago plays and musicals to see any day of the year—but sometimes there might be a shortage in your wallet. …

15 books that will change your life in 2018

Whether you want to take your career to new heights, overhaul your health or simply get happier in 2018.<p>It’s exciting to think about all the potential for 2018, a new year that's full of possibilities. But it can be daunting to figure out how to make those massive changes you’re craving in life. …

Congratulations, Your Income Is Too High: Non-Deductible IRA Conversions - Part 2

The growth on non-deductible IRA contributions is subject to income tax.<p>It is important to evaluate the current and future tax impact of making a …

​The Best Shoes For Nurses | Women's Health

The 7 Best Shoes For Nurses (And Anyone Else On Their Feet All Day)<p>Keep your feet happy with these comfortable kicks.<p>Just so you know: While Women's Health editors independently select all products we feature, product links may be from affiliate partners. That means if you buy something, Women's …

What a DIY Home Security System Will Cost You After 5 Years

With the debut today of its Smart Home Security System, Honeywell joins more than a half-dozen companies, from the savvy startup Ring to the tech …

Home Automation

Cordless Tire Inflators Prove to Be an Easy Way to Get the Job Done

Keeping your tires properly inflated is key to driving safely, but adding air can be a real chore if you don’t have a compressor near where you live …

Best Cheap Headphones for Back-to-School Shoppers

I’ve been covering audio products for more than three decades, so it's probably not surprising that sound quality has always been important to me. …

Consumer Tech

How to Fix a Running Toilet in 8 Painless Steps

If there's one skill that should be in everyone's home improvement arsenal, it's knowing how to fix a running toilet. Not only is it virtually …

Home Improvement

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

Electric Lawn Mowers Finally Make the Cut

When Consumer Reports first put the Ego LM2101 electric lawn mower through its paces at our test facility in early 2016, we quickly noted that it …

The 11 Most Important Pep Talks To Have With Your Teen

When you became a parent, little did you know you’d also landed the job of quasi-life coach. That’s right — you’re not just there to dish out food …

Yoga Basics Workout | Level 1: BeFiT Beginners Yoga- Kino MacGregor

The 5 Best Motivational Videos of 2016 | Inc.com

Every year, I post the five most motivational videos to be posted on YouTube over the past 12 months. Here are my posts for 2015, 2014, and some timeless classics.<p>For 2016, I've focused on videos that will inspire you to make 2017 the best year ever. I figure we all need a year-end boost. Enjoy!<p>The …

Motivation

Parents shamed for living in a tiny home

A sensible response to expensive housing is to scale back on the size of your home. For some, that will mean living in a condo instead of a house. Prepare for some pushback if you do that, however.<p>A couple living with two kids in a two-bedroom condo recently received an anonymous note shaming them …

6 scholarships any student can win

It seems like there are a lot of scholarships out there for the super-smart, athletically gifted, or the insanely talented. Heck, there’s even scholarships for being left-handed or tall.<p>But what if you’re an average, right-handed, medium-height student? Don’t worry, there are plenty of scholarships …

College & University

Essential tips to unlocking federal financial aid

We all have them. Whether it’s eating right, exercising, saving more, or spending less, the new year usually brings new resolutions.<p>While some resolutions may hold higher priority than others, there’s one that should be at the top of the list for every college-bound student and family: applying for …

College & University

The 10 best sites to search for scholarships

<b>Peterson’s</b><p>Peterson’s is a one-stop scholarship resource — not that we recommend this strategy — with a number of great (and free!) resources. The site boasts $10 billion in scholarship awards and has an impressive collection of articles, test prep resources and more.<p>But it’s not just a stockpile of …

College & University

Where to find a copy of Time Out Chicago

The fall issue of <i>Time Out Chicago</i> magazine hit streets on September 7, and boy is it packed. Pick up your free copy to read our interview with …

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6 Quick Ways to Organize Your Living Room This Spring

From rearranging furniture to rethinking multipurpose pieces, here are a few things you can do in a day.<p><b>1. Rearrange Your Furniture</b>Your space might be prone to messiness because of the layout. Recruit your partner, family members, or roommates to move around some furniture to make your living room …

Kitchen Tiles

Picking tile for your kitchen? Check out these choices for inspiration.<p>Stylish slate, sassy stripes, or pristine white? There's a tile for every kitchen and chef. See more of our best kitchen designs here.

Why And How To Choose The Right Towel Warmer

You’ve heard about these things but never bothered to do any research and find out whether or not they could be useful in your home. That’s …

Happy Living Rooms

See fun, cheerful spaces.<p>Round shapes, pops of color, and layers of embellishments help give these living rooms their fun, cheerful style.

6 Quick Ways to Organize Your Bathroom This Spring

Get your space in order with one of these ideas.<p><b>1. Set a Tray on Your Counter</b><p>Clean and free up counter space by corralling all your loose items on a stylish tray, like in this Los Angeles bathroom. That way, you'll know where everything is and you'll have more room to get ready in the morning.<p><b>2.</b> …

Interior Design

DIY Canvas Wall Art – A Low Cost Way To Add Art To Your Home

Hi everyone, Emily here to share a great way to add some wall art to your home. Of course I am going to share a simple and cheap way to add wall art. …