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Are you living to work or working to live? (And does it really matter?)

We want to have our cake and eat it too — but in this day and age, it seems that women are always being told to choose. For those of us not …

5 Reasons to Add a Grohe SmartControl Shower to Your Bathroom

This technology should be at the center of your next renovation.<p>By some counts, we spend more than 4,000 hours of our life in the shower. That’s a …

When Your Child Is An Old Soul

“All of my friends are having a massive playdate today, and they’re bringing their Nerf guns and everything!” my son told me excitedly the other day.</i> …

8 Can’t-Miss Hiking Trails in the USA

These remarkable trails will appease both novice and expert hikers.<p>The great outdoors are great for a reason. It was Shakespeare who once said, “One …

REI’s Flash Air Hammock Might—Might—Change How You Sleep Outdoors

“I can’t sleep in hammocks,” I said to nobody in particular right before falling asleep in the REI Flash Air hammock ($200) on a recent backcountry …

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10 Incredible Renewable Energy Stats From Around the Globe

Source: Getty Images<p>Continue<br>Reading<p>1 of 12<p>The world is turning to renewable energy<p>If humanity wants to limit the rate of climate change and reduce …

Here's The One Trick To Help Unlock Tension In Your Hips

<i>Here at mbg, we believe in Mindful Movement. In our video series, we’ll break down various moves designed to help you take care of your physical body</i> …

The Best TV Shows On Netflix Right Now, Ranked

<b>Last Updated: September 21st</b><p>There are plenty of good TV series on Netflix (and you can find more with these secret codes). If you’re trying to figure out what to watch next, here’s a great place to start with a look at 60 of the best shows on Netflix right now, ranked (including some of the best …

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Pretty Bras That Are Anything but Boring

Things You Should Never Ever Do After A Workout Session

Leaving dirty laundry in the car. Popping pimples. Incessantly snubbing underwear for the full effect of summer free-balling. All are considered bad …

A global Dust Bowl is coming

Dust is known to cause premature deaths, but climate change’s effect on how bad our dust problems will get remains notoriously understudied.<p>More than …

4 Ways Your Body Will Fight You if You're Working Out Too Hard

My newly fit body stole my sex drive.<p>In order to adhere to a workout and eating program that promised to transform my body, I often imagined what it would be like to live in that body. I foresaw a near-future me who didn’t look quite so incongruous in a gym; one who experienced a much-needed boost …

The ridiculously simple 50/20/30 money rule everyone needs to know about.

You might want to sit down for this one. There’s a new budgeting rule doin’ the rounds and it could change the way you look at your bank balance. …

Tokyo Orientation - 12 Neighborhoods & Areas You’ll Want to Wander Around

Tokyo is a giant city, so for many tourists it might be a little bit hard to take it all in! When visiting Tokyo the best way to think about it is as …

Crispy Potatoes Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss potatoes with oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well coated. Spread in a …

How Mapping Marijuana DNA Could Change the Future of Pot

Scientists are currently in the midst of exploring uncharted territory: The cannabis genome. Unlike with other plants, researchers don’t have a long …

Get rid of your oven's bad smells with these tips

Ovens sometimes stink. Unfortunately, there's no spray that can deodorize them without impacting the taste of your food. There are some cures for those odors, however, which differ depending on the smell.<p>Chemical smell<p>If you have a new oven, this problem is pretty common. The smell comes from the …

Most millennials expect to retire at age 56

Millennials may not have the best reputation for financial savviness, but according to a new report released on Monday, most of them are optimistic about their future retirement plans.<p>A new study published by TD Ameritrade found that on average, millennials expect to retire by age 56.<p>And of the …

If Your Mom Ever Says These 10 Things, She Might Be Toxic

A toxic relationship is a two-way street. But in a mother-child relationship, the parent does wield an amazing amount of emotional power. So, yes, …

This Adorable Toddler Has 'Uncombable Hair Syndrome', And It's a Rare Genetic Quirk

Some people think Einstein had it, too.<p>It might sound like an excuse for a bad hair day, but Uncombable Hair Syndrome (UHS) is actually a real …

The Unexpected Bathing Suit Trend Celebrities Are Obsessed With (It's So Chic!)

According to the editors at <i>Who What Wear</i>, wearing jewelry to the beach is considered faux pas. As the site points out, doing so would be considered</i> …

The 10 Best Day Trips From Vienna, Austria

Vienna is surrounded by beauty, culture, and history. Close to Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Hungary, it affords travelers plenty of great …

The Serious Reason You Need to Sleep in the Dark

If you tend to spend half of the night in the living room, drifting in and out of sleep in front of the TV, you really need to read this.<p>Strangely, …

19 Gluten-Free Appetizers for Summer Cookouts

With warmer weather finally here, everyone’s more than ready to celebrate the season: Bring on the sun, the fun, and of course, the outdoor barbecues.<p>…

What Does Cuddling After Sex Mean? It Depends On How You Do It, Experts Say

Am I the only person who thinks that cuddling with a hookup is the absolute worst? I doubt it. I mean, what does cuddling after sex mean really? For …

Breakthrough research answers mysteries behind vital cancer-suppressing gene

A breakthrough study from researchers at the University of Melbourne has uncovered a vital genetic mechanism that sheds light on how a vital …

Italy summons French envoy as migration dispute escalates

ROME (Reuters) - Italy summoned France’s envoy on Wednesday and angrily rejected French criticism of its immigration policies, escalating a diplomatic standoff that is widening one of Europe’s main political fault lines.<p>A day after French President Emmanuel Macron said Rome had acted with “cynicism …

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Liquid-air energy storage: The latest new “battery” on the UK grid

New energy-storage solution solves some problems but creates others.<p>A first-of-its-kind energy-storage system has been added to the grid in the UK. …

10 AMAZING SPRING HIKING DESTINATIONS IN THE SOUTHEAST

What better way to explore the outdoors than to hit the trails? Adventure awaits in the woods, and with mother nature on the brink of showing off for …

A 40-year-old mystery about rising temperatures on the moon has been solved — and it was probably the Apollo astronauts' fault

• <b>When NASA's Apollo astronauts landed on the moon, they drilled probes into the ground to monitor the moon's temperature.</b>• <b><br>Apollo mission researchers later noticed that the probes recorded peculiar warming on the surface of the moon.</b>• <b><br>New data suggests that by walking around and poking into the lunar</b> …

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