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Smart credit cards are coming. Here's what you need to know

At least four startups are betting the world isn't ready for mobile payments.<p>Unlike services like Apple Pay and Google Wallet (which use your phone), all-in-one cards or "smart cards" embrace a familiar medium -- the plastic credit card -- and turn it into an all-in-one payment solution.<p>Smart …

Top Ten Tools I Use For Genealogy Every Day

<b>Cyndi Ingle recently asked a question on Facebook for discussion:</b><p>"One of the new lectures is "Ten Resources I Use Every Day." Top 10 lists seem to be …

Identifying descendants in Gedcoms to Compare your DNA to

In my last post I talked about looking for the parents of my ancestor, Mary Polly Allen. When I looked her up in Ancestry.com, many online trees had …

Understanding mtDNA

• Matching on the Mitochondrial DNA Full Genomic Sequence test brings your matches into times that are more recent. It means that you have a 50% chance …

2015: Most bang for the DNA buck

<i>Making the most of your 2015 DNA testing dollars</i><p>In 2012, <i>The Legal Genealogist</i> led off a Sunday DNA blog by asking “how do you get the most bang for …

Family Tree DNA Releases myOrigins

On May 6th, Family Tree DNA released myOrigins as a free feature of their Family Finder autosomal DNA test. This autosomal biogeographic feature was …

Maurice Gleeson - Which DNA test is best for you?

20 Do's and Don'ts of DNA

I have a prediction! <b>2015</b> is going to be a phenomenal year for everyone who partakes in genetic genealogy. The interest in genealogy has really …

Body and Sole Therapy

Body and Sole Therapy is a joint venture of husband and wife team Menno and Amanda Brandwijk. We cover a range of therapies between us including …

RANKED: The best smartphones in the world

Here's a look at the best smartphones you can buy today.<p><i>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available in</i> …

Mobile Technology

How I Maintain a Very Humble (Low) Budget Eating Vegan, Without Any Sacrifice

Every time I hear someone claim that<p>eating vegan is just too expensive, it really makes me wonder where he or she is shopping. Because I have shopped …

Could fat actually be fit? Why we need to ditch the dieting myths. Fast

Is being overweight unhealthy? Not necessarily. In fact, new studies say it can protect against disease. But as cases of eating disorders rise, can women finally kick the skinny obsession?<p>I grew up in the 1970s and 1980s, before waifs took over fashion and fat-shaming took over the media, before we …

Mitochondrial – the Maligned DNA

The good news is that the current mitochondrial DNA sale at Family Tree DNA has generated quite a bit of stir and discussion in the genetic genealogy …

Mythbusting – Women, Fathers and DNA

I’m sometimes amazed at what people believe – and not just a few people – but a lot of people.<p>Recently, I ran across a situation where someone was …

The Fat-Blasting, 5-Minute Circuit

Sculpt a leaner bod without spending hours at the gym<p>We'll let you in on a little secret: You can torch major calories and burn fat in just five minutes. Don't believe us? You will after you sweat to this high-intensity circuit workout created by <i>Women's Health</i> senior fitness editor Jen Ator, …

Kickass Women in History: Annie Londonderry - Smart Bitches, Trashy Books

Welcome to our new feature, Kickass Women in History! This month’s Kickass Woman is Annie Cohen Kopchovsky, better known as Annie Londonderry. She …

4 Moves for Insanely Toned Abs (#NoFilter)

Get ready for your bikini closeup on Instagram, all summer long<p>This total-body strength routine works overtime to firm your core by challenging your stability. The result? An effective sweat session we don't mind doing in the heat! Perform three sets on nonconsecutive days three times a week.<p>1. …

The Best Move You're Not Doing

Tone your lower body and ward off pain with this simple exercise<p>If you only do one exercise today, make it the Goblet Squat. This simple move strengthens and tones your butt and the fronts and backs of your legs in record time.<p>All you need is a dumbbell—and perfect form. Doing this movement …

Turmeric Mocktail

Ingredients<p>1/2 juice of lime<br>• 1/4 juice of lemon<br>• 1/2 cup orange juice<br>• 3 tbsp water<p>1 tbsp honey<br>• 1 tsp turmeric<br>• 1 slice papaya<p>Directions<p>Squeeze lime and …

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4 Exercises To End Back Pain

Is your back bothering you? Research shows that moving more can be the best medicine. Here, 4 ways to send pain packing.<p><b>1. Stretching</b><p>Advertisement - Continue Reading Below<p><i>Photos by Michael Darter</i><p><b>The proof:</b> A recent study found that stretching is just as effective as yoga at reducing back pain. <b><br>Why</b> …

10 Potent Foods That Kill Pain Fast

51K Shares<p>Pain – the chemical signal that tells us something in our body has been damaged – is more often than not, an unwelcome visitor. For those …

Antiinflammatory

5 Essential Exercises You Should Be Doing More Of

Get the max from your gym time—without adding more reps or more minutes<p>You're all about multitasking when it comes to your job, your to-do list, and even your free time (seriously, who <i>just</i> watches TV these days?). So why shouldn't your workout—and your body—benefit from the same smart shortcuts? …