C. O'Lear

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21 simple household tips that could save you thousands of dollars every year

We rounded up 21 household savings tips that aren't time intensive or complicated, but can reap great rewards in the long run.<p>Try these out if you want to shave down your monthly bills and potentially save thousands of dollars over the course of a year.<p><i>Mandi Woodruff contributed to an earlier</i> …

Personal Finance

The only 15 foods worth buying organic

Instead we're faced with awkward produce-aisle decisions every time we step foot into a grocery store — is this worth paying 50¢, $1, $5 more?<p>What are the health implications, and is organic equally important across the board?<p>Let's get real here: Most organic food has not been proven to be "better" …

Pesticides

24 Beauty Secrets You Should Really Know

Shake up your makeup.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

It's Time To Start Throwing Out The Makeup You've Had For Years

How long have you had that mascara? Too long.

3 Ways to Get a Good Night's Sleep (That You Haven't Tried Yet)

You know all the conventional advice: Keep a dark room and lay off the snooze button. But for the stubborn sleepers–the ones who would sooner give up …

Hacking

Breathtaking Aerial Panoramas Show the World Like You’ve Never Seen Before

Ready to see the world like you've never seen it before? AirPano, a not-for-profit company that focuses on high-resolution panoramic shots, has traveled to over 230 breathtaking locations on our planet, giving us the most incredible aerial views of this earth. While they're known for their 360 …

Rio De Janeiro

Eat Like You’re Rich on a Small Budget: 10 Cheap Meals That Taste Expensive

DISCLOSURE:<p>Some of the links in this post are from our sponsors. We’re letting you know because it’s what Honest Abe would do. After all, he is on …

10-Minute Exercises That You Should Try Every Morning

We have to admit, there are times getting out of bed to exercise can be a challenge. Most of us think that there should be a “go big or go home” …

At Under 400 Calories, These Slow-Cooker Meals Equal Weight-Loss Success

Slow and steady wins the weight-loss race, but slow and steady also makes it happen when it comes to low-calorie meals. Dust off the ol' slow cooker and whip up these meals — full of flavor, fiber, and protein, and all under 400 calories.

8 Bad Hair Day Problems, Solved

We've all woken up to a frizz attack at one time or another. So, let's get real: How can you disguise a bad hair day when you have about 10 minutes to get ready in the morning? Follow these eight tricks, using stuff you already have in your bathroom drawer.<p><b>1. Limp Roots</b><p>Use a (clean) toothbrush to …

25 Ways to Wear a Scarf in 4.5 Minutes!

12 Anti-Inflammatory Foods Everyone Should Be Eating (and Drinking!)

Try these natural ways to combat inflammation.<p>Most of us have searched for the 'diet' that will help us age with grace, prevent disease, lose weight, and optimize our overall health and wellness. But there could be a hidden problem that we are not addressing. A problem that could be causing …

5 Ways to Think Yourself Skinny: The Harvard Study That'll Shock You

<i>Feeling your best doesn't start in the gym. Check out this study shared by YourTango on the role that positive thinking plays in being healthier.</i><p>I talk (and write, and think!) a lot about mindfulness. It can help you feel happier; it can help you become better at everything; it can make you eat …

Hurricane Katrina, Then and Now

St. Patrick's Day

Ten 5-Minute Habits That Can Change Your Life

Having good habits is the difference between your life being an easy, smooth-sailing adventure, and it being a train wreck. Why? Because good habits allow us to keep the little things under control so that we can effectively handle the big things. With good habits, we are able to navigate life's …

Bill Gates

Savvy traveller who never pays for flights reveals his top tips on how YOU can travel the world for free

He made the headlines for his plan to travel 20,000 miles on 21 flights in first class... without paying a penny.<p>Now American 28-year-old Scott Keyes …

Air Travel

60 Rules For Personal Finance

A while back, I was asked to give an hour-long presentation where I talked about my key principles of personal finance. I chose to give a presentation where each slide was available for about a minute with one simple rule on each slide, giving me a minute to discuss that rule. Thus, I ended up …

The 2015 Way to Travel on the Cheap

You'll be a jetsetter in no time.<p>The digital age is bittersweet for those of us with wanderlust. On one hand, your Instagram feed is filled with idyllic snaps from exotic locales that are merely pipe dreams due to your lack of funds. On the other, you have a million sites and apps at your finger …

Why We Like Food That Makes Noise

The crunch of a chip, the snap of a carrot, or the fizz of a freshly opened beverage may greatly influence just how good we think those foods taste, …

10 Great Weight Loss Foods That Are Really Easy To Prep

Pete Anthony<p>Read full profile<p>A good enough diet that’s realistically easy enough to stick to is 100% better than a theoretically perfect diet that’s …

Nutrition

Improve Your Photography Skills with These 9 Photo Composition Tips by Steve McCurry

Looking to up your photography game? Luckily, the Cooperative of Photography has created a fantastic video on photographic composition using tips and images by legendary photojournalist Steve McCurry. Each of the nine pointers is illustrated with examples from McCurry's stunning portfolio. Read on …

Photography