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When a Stranger Decides to Destroy Your Life

Monika Glennon has lived in Huntsville, Alabama, for the last 12 years. Other than a strong Polish accent, she fits a certain stereotype of the …

Internet

What is love? You asked Google – here’s the answer

Experts say the western ideal of romantic love is constantly disappointing us. Which is a shame because our culture loves romantic love. It’s an idea that pervades pop music, novels, TV and film. Somewhere out there our perfect match is waiting to meet us, so the theory goes. But maybe love isn’t …

Relationships

This Man Retired at 50 to Travel the World and See Eclipses

'I've nerded out on this stuff since I was a little kid.'<p><i>Bill Kramer, 59, is a retired business owner who runs the eclipse-chasers.com web site. He</i> …

What the Solar Eclipse Means for Your Zodiac Sign: August 21, 2017

Astrologically, we’ve entered the biggest week of the year, kicked off by a spectacular solar eclipse cutting a path across America! Energetically and spiritually, this is a huge shift for the collective consciousness. For some, the wake up call comes as shocking news or events. For others, it is …

How to Get Instagram-Worthy Photos of the Solar Eclipse Using Your Smartphone

Tech News<p>You don't need a fancy camera set-up in order to take Instagram-worthy photos of the solar eclipse.<p>The last time the United States saw a solar eclipse visible from the contiguous 48 states was nearly three decades before the advent of smartphones, on February 26, 1979.<p>This time around, …

Mobile Photography

Missed the Eclipse? Start Making Plans for the Next One

In 2024, another eclipse will traverse the United States—this time from south to north. If you missed the 2017 eclipse, make sure you're ready next time.<p>Now that the Great American Eclipse is finally underway, people across the country are sharing their eclipse photos and experiences. If you're one …

Did you miss totality? Relive the solar eclipse’s climax in this 3-minute video

MADRAS, Ore. – Some skywatchers spend thousands of dollars on telescopes, cameras and other hardware to document a solar eclipse. John E. Hoots did …

Stunning Images of the Solar Eclipse

Outdoors

Smoked Pulled Pork Recipe - Genius Kitchen

Soak your hickory chips overnight.<p>Mix together all ingredients except the Boston Butt. Liberally coat the pork with the dry rub mixture, really …

It’s Cherry Blossom Season! in Pictures

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Obamacare Repeal Will Be Biggest Tax Cut of New Year

The health care crowd in the Beltway is abuzz this morning with press reports that president-elect Donald Trump has named Georgia Congressman Tom Price, M.D. as Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services. In a related move, he will name longtime Mike Pence aide Seema Verma to the …

Animals don't have Mondays (except for these photo contest winners)

What we all need right about now is something to make us smile, giggle, guffaw or just laugh outright. The 2016 winners of the Comedy Wildlife …

Photography 101: How to Use Your Digital Camera and Edit Photos in Photoshop

In order to create beautiful photos, you have to start with the fundamentals. Whether you want to take better pictures of your family or friends, …

Tutorials

Tonight I Take A Photos Of Super Moon

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10 Facts You Should Know About Homeowners Insurance

When you borrow money to buy a home, the lender requires that you purchase insurance to protect their interests. Unfortunately, many people who must buy homeowners insurance never really understand all of its features or how they could save money on premiums.<p>In this post I'll cover 10 facts you …

Personal Finance

20 Things You've Been Doing Wrong in the Kitchen Your Entire Life

Are you scrambling eggs, making chocolate chip cookies, and measuring pasta the right way? It might not seem obvious, but there are plenty of basic things you could be doing the "wrong" way in the kitchen. There's somewhat of an art to cutting a lime, cooking chicken, mincing garlic, and roasting …

Chocolate Chip Cookies

11 Unexpected Uses For Coffee Filters

These inexpensive staples can do a lot more than make coffee.<p><i>Marcus Guhl / Getty</i><p><b>1. Protect delicate dishes and cookware</b><p>Use a flattened coffee filter to separate stacked plates or cooking pans in your cupboard. This way, your finest china will be protected from errant scratches or nicks while …

15 Packing Tips That Will Forever Change Your Toiletry Bag

We're always in for a good packing hack, whether it's the lazy way to stockpile shampoo or the brilliant carry-on bag that feels like you're carrying nothing at all.<p>One of the biggest packing headaches we face is, well, the stuff for our face (and hair, and nails...). Toiletries and bathroom …

Cleaning

Fascinating Video Shows Women’s Ideal Body Types Over 3000 Years

Female standards of beauty change over time, and what was considered attractive only 10 or 20 years ago might not be anymore. But how have these ideals shifted over a much longer period of 3,000 years? Buzzfeed Video created a short, fascinating feature that examines the different body types seen …

Women's News

The Forgiveness Boost

Making amends with those who trespass against us yields a number of physical and mental benefits. Sometimes even victims of the worst crimes can find solace in letting go.<p>On New Year’s Eve in 1995, Frances McNeill, a 78-year-old woman who lived alone in Knoxville, Tennessee, went to bed early. …

Psychology

10 Underrated National Parks In America

<i>By Caitlin Morton, Condé Nast Traveler</i><p>Looking for the beauty of Yosemite and Yellowstone without the crowds? These under-the-radar American parks deserve a spot on your bucket list.<p><b>1. North Cascades National Park, Washington</b><p>© Terry Donnelly / Alamy<p>If you want to see glaciers and temperate …

National Parks

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

Cleaning

The Best Spots in the World to Be Naked

<i>By Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>Because showing up naked to Wednesday-night volleyball is almost never received as well as you'd hope (even if the hot setter is wearing a "Co-ed Naked Volleyball" tee), here's a guide to the best -- and most welcoming -- places in the world to let it all …

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Delightful Recipe Makes Bread Hippos That Peek out of Soup

A hot bowl of soup pairs perfectly with the winter temperatures outside. What makes the meal even better are when hippos are included. Yes, you read that right – hippos in your soup! Sandra Denneler created a recipe for this adorable <i>Healthy Hungry Hippo Soup</i>. She crafted the creatures with bread …

21 Things You've Definitely Eaten If You Grew up in the Midwest

By: Andy Kryza<p>Midwesterners do things their own way -- seriously, ask anyone from the Midwest to say "paper bag" and you'll experience vowels you didn't even know existed. And when it comes to food, the region is flooded with deliciousness that much of the rest of the country hasn't even heard of. …

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17 Adorable Animals Who’ve Mastered the Art of Stretching

Warning: These photos may make you want to nap. Take a deep breath…now stretch! Today let's take a look at animals who've mastered the art of stretching. Whether they're just taking a nice pause in their day or reaching for that piece of food in the tree, these animals look absolutely adorable with …

Cute

Tech Q&A: Snooping apps, iPad space, speedier Internet and more

<b>Snooping apps</b><p><b>Q.</b> I'm freaked out about apps having access to everything that’s on my phone. What can I do to keep my information private?<p><b>A.</b> Far too many apps let developers access a phone or tablet’s photos, GPS location, microphone, contacts and more. While some apps do need access, many don't. A …

11 Surprising Uses for Kitchen Sponges

These sink-side staples are helpful all over the house. This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com<p>Sponges might be the best at cleaning spills and soaping up dishes, but if you confine them to your kitchen, you're missing out on their other hidden skills. These clever uses will have …

Now Is The Best Time To Visit Europe. Here's Where To Go.

If continents were dogs, Europe would win Best in Show. The landmass is a seemingly perfect combination of pristine beaches, charming villages, historic cities and stunning nature. There's so much to see that planning a trip can be overwhelming... mostly because it's overwhelmingly expensive.<p>But …

Flying