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Just 21 Completely Genius Life Hacks From R/LifeProTips

When buying bedsheets, look for striped ones. It will make it much easier to find the long and short sides.<p>The tips span everything from home & garden and travel to workplaces and food & drink. Here are some of the best life hacks on there that'll make you say "How did I not think to do that?!"<p>"I …

Lifehacks

Purebred dogs are helping us cure cancer

We share more than just a bond with our canine friends.<p>The idea of a dog helping to find a cure for cancer probably conjures images of golden retrievers sniffing blood samples and sitting dutifully in front of the cancerous specimen. But though their noses are valuable, there’s something much more …

Cancer

A 69-Year-Old Double Amputee Has Just Climbed Mount Everest

A 69 year-old double amputee reached the summit of Mount Everest from the Nepal side on Monday morning, on his fifth attempt to climb the world’s …

Mountaineering

Rising fame: experts herald Canadian woman's 120-year-old sourdough starter

Ione Christensen’s starter, one of the oldest strains around, is being added to a collection in a Belgian ‘library’ with 84 samples from 20 countries<p>Every Saturday night for the last sixty years, Ione Christensen has followed the same routine to prepare waffles for breakfast the following morning: …

Bread

'I'm Sorry' Can Undermine Your Career. Here's What to Say Instead

When "I'm sorry" becomes overused, it gets tuned out -- and so do you.<p>We all make mistakes. From minor ones like mispronouncing someone's name (which, depending on the person, could be a big deal) to major ones like making an expensive misguided hire, every single one of us can remember the …

Time I

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Tangerines, of the Latin name Citrus reticulate, are also known as Mandarin oranges. Clementines are the seedless variety of these irresistible …

Gardening

The Corner of California You’ve Never Been to Has Junipers, Waterfalls, and Unbelievably Starry Skies (Video)

“Where the West still lives.”<p>California is full of clichés. Sandy beaches line the coast, the ocean waves dotted with surfers. Hollywood starlets …

National Parks

The Injury-proof Shoulder Workout

<b>THE MAINSTAY</b> of an upper body workout is the shoulder press. It’s also, according to an increasing number of orthopedic surgeons, one of the most …

Exercise

The incredibly frustrating reason there’s no Lyme disease vaccine

Your dog can get vaccinated for Lyme. You cannot.<p>Lyme has quickly become one of the most common infectious diseases in America, with many as 300,000 people infected every year. And public health officials fear the bacterial infection, which jumps from ticks to humans, will only spread farther and …

Public Health

All Color and Black and White Film Stocks Compared

Jay P. Morgan and Kenneth Merrill compare all available 120mm black and white and color film stocks from Kodak, Ilford, Fujifilm, and CineStill.<p><b>To</b> …

Kodak

Link between guts, brains and MS: Top researchers to speak at public symposium in Edmonton

Some of the world's top multiple sclerosis researchers will be part of a public forum in Edmonton that will explore the link between gut bacteria and …

Multiple Sclerosis

Reddit's List of the Most Disturbing Movies of All Time Will Freak You the F*ck Out

On Tuesday, Reddit user Ladyberries posed an interesting question for other people on the site: "What are movies that genuinely disturbed you that don't have rape, violence, cannibalism, or gross images?" Sure, it's easy to get scares out of audiences when blood is being splashed all over the …

Horror

Will Ferrell, Molly Shannon team up to cover royal wedding

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Queen Elizabeth may not be pleased, but Will Ferrell and Molly Shannon are putting their own spin on the marriage of Prince Harry to Meghan Markle.<p>Ferrell and Shannon will cover the London wedding in character as Cord Hosenbeck and Tish Cattigan — broadcasters supposedly famous …

Royal Weddings

Baking soda might stave off inflammation caused by autoimmune diseases, research finds

Though baking soda is often solely thought of as an important ingredient for making the perfect banana loaf, it has recently become a buzzy wellness …

Wellness

I Started Taking Photos With an iPhone in 2014, Now I’ve Left My Desk Job to Become a Full-Time Photographer

<b>About four years ago,</b> I was swimming around the lineup in Panama City Beach, Florida with an iPhone in a Lifeproof case. I had a newly discovered …

Photography

26 New and Returning Original Shows Coming to Netflix in May

Netflix not only has a bunch of original movies and fan-favorite titles coming to its site in May 2018, but it has a lot of TV shows that you should be watching. More importantly, you should be watching Netflix original series that have new seasons or are premiering for the first time this month.<p>As …

Entertainment

There Are a Ton of Fascinating 2018 Movies Hiding on Netflix Right Now

Netflix is a fantastic place to find movies you've been eager to see, as well as original films. This year alone has brought dozens of new ones to add to our must-see list! From creepy thrillers to laugh-out-loud comedies, it's no wonder why we would rather spend our weekends bingeing on the couch. …

Entertainment

I've studied happiness for years — here are the 12 best pieces of advice I'm giving my daughter

"Drift" is the decision we make by not deciding, or by making a decision that unleashes consequences for which we don't take responsibility.<p>You go to medical school because both your parents are doctors. You get married because all your friends are getting married. You take a job because someone …

Happiness

10 of the most jaw-dropping Yukon hikes

Gravestones, gnarly mountain peaks, and the largest grizzly bear population in North America: All the things that send the fainthearted running far …

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

Gardening

Oahu's Top Romantic Restaurants

No four words in the English language will elicit more fear and sweaty palms than “Will you marry me?” Some to-be proposers will go through elaborate …

Beach Houses

How to do the 30 day squat challenge – and why it works so well

A month might seem like a long time, or it might seem like no time at all.<p>However long it is, it's enough time to begin, do, and finish the <b>30 day</b> …

Exercise

Cubans Tell Their Stories and Reflect on the Future: Pictures

10 things to do in Quito

With an emerging street art scene, incredible food, mountain views and a rich history, Quito is fast becoming South America’s coolest capital. Here …

Once-abandoned 'Wizard of Oz' Theme Park Is Opening for the Summer (Video)

Here's how to get tickets.<p>An infamous theme park dedicated to “The Wizard of Oz” is reopening this summer for just six days in June. While the dates …

Travel

5 Passive Wealth-Building Strategies to Add Three Days to Your Weekend

Buy back your time and invest like the super-rich.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Many people associate work with punching the clock, the 9-to-5 slog and saving for retirement. The trouble is, an hourly rate alone will never make you wealthy and drains your most …

You Can Actually Visit This Floating Unicorn Playground, and My Inner Child Is SCREAMING

Call your travel agent and cancel your other vacation plans because we're about to introduce you to a magical destination that'll put your other bucket list spots to shame. There's an inflatable unicorn-themed water park floating off the coast of the Philippines, and it looks like a snapshot of …

Water Parks

This ‘Suicide Booth’ will kill you at the press of a button

Suicide is an incredibly sensitive subject for a number of pretty obvious reasons. You can’t have a conversation about the idea of someone taking …

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Country Lifestyle