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The Two Moves That Will Help You Jump Higher Than Everyone Else

Want to dunk a basketball or spike a volleyball in your opponent’s face? Boost your vertical by adding these exercises to you workout<p>If you want to dunk in your next pickup game, zero in on your lower leg. Your knees and ankles are the key to jumping higher, according to a new study in the <i>Journal</i> …

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The 10 Soothing Paint Colors That Will Change Your Life

We're feeling more relaxed already.<p>Color has the power to heal your spirit: It can be soothing, healing and make you feel reborn. So we asked 10 interior designers to share their favorite feel-good colors. Will one make it to your home?

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4 Famous Paintings Retouched to Today's "Beauty Standards"

Masterpieces of times past, now with Photoshop.<p>A new and eye-opening spin on today's culture of retouching comes courtesy of Lauren Wade, a senior photo editor at TakePart. And it's also a lovely lesson in art history. Wade's thesis, in a nutshell:<p>"Throughout history, painters from Titian to Rubens …

How to Wash Your Car Like a Pro

There is much more to washing and waxing when it comes to cleaning and protecting your vehicle's paint.<p>If you care about your car's exterior, you'll avoid those quickie car washes with the big brushes that can do more harm than good and do a DIY car wash that will achieve the best results.<p>Most …

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How to Take a Pregnancy Test

Asking yourself, “Am I pregnant?” Find out when to take a home pregnancy test, how to read the results and what to do next.<p>SHUTTERSTOCK<p>Once you start …

Pregnancy Books to Read...and to Skip

With so many options to choose from, picking a pregnancy book that works for you can be overwhelming. Mom and CEO Amanda Duff of Duff PR recommends …

How To Date Your Wife

Okay guys, I must tell you this: you’ve been screwing up in the romance department. I get it: the kids have turned your love life upside down. But …

12 Fun Baby Learning Games

Simple, entertaining activities for infants that improve learning and development—even during grocery runs and snacktime!<p>Tom Merton for Getty …

How to Protect Your Identity When You Travel

<i>Jason Howie / Flickr</i><p>One minute, you're checking your balance as you wait to board your plane; the next, someone else is dipping their hands in your honey pot, leaving you high and dry on what was supposed to be the vacation of a lifetime. Or worse: A few years down the road, you're denied a bank …

8 Super Romantic Spas in Europe

A spa day is a relatively romantic endeavor on its own, but move that spa day to Europe and it's nearly guaranteed to spark some l'amour. Our expert hotel investigators have been busily traveling through Europe visiting tons of hotels, and along the way they've found a handful with some pretty epic …

24 Super Bowl Snacks to Kick Off Your Party

I'm a football fan, but I recognize that Super Bowl parties are less about the game and more about the food (and the beer and commercials, of course). We've got all kinds of game day recipes coming for you in the next couple weeks, but today is all about snacks, since finger-friendly appetizers are …

The 10 Best Sausage Joints in Los Angeles

We all secretly love iconic hot dog joint/tourist trap Pink’s, which celebrates its 75th anniversary this year (HOT TIP: Go when it’s raining to …

Ten things you need to know before visiting Transylvania

Transylvania is best known as the mysterious land of bloodthirsty vampires and howling wolves. Some may think it’s fictional, but this central Romanian region <i>is</i> a real place. And it’s pretty special, too. Bordered to the east by the Carpathian Mountains, ‘the land beyond the forest’ still feels …

Where to take out of town visitors in LA: 15 mini-trips for tourists

<i>TIPS | CHECKLIST | MAP</i><p>Los Angeles is unlike any other major city. Hollywood alone offers the Walk of Fame and iconic theaters — as well as horseback …

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DUNHILL SPEYSIDE GENTLEMAN'S BLEND, Scotland<p>See more<p>Want to visit Cork, Ireland but only have a weekend? Check out how I spent two days in Cork, …

When To Send A Thank You To Guests Who Didn't Send A Gift

<i>The rules of wedding etiquette are constantly changing, making it difficult for modern brides, grooms and guests to find up-to-date and correct information. But here at HuffPost Weddings, we're all about making your life easier. That's why we've launched #MannersMondays, a weekly series in which we</i> …

Top 100 Wines of the Year (All for Under $15!)

20 Impressive Home Office Ideas That Will Increase Your Productivity

These designer spaces are primed for energy and inspiration.<p>You won't mind getting work done in a hideaway like what you see here. Not only are these work-ready spaces aesthetically pleasing, but their unique designs will inspire new ideas and boost your productivity.

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Shop These 10 Gorgeous Bridal Headbands

Wearing a headband on your wedding day is the modern-day equivalent of donning a tiara. Place it on top of your forehead with loose waves or tie it …

19 Disney Wedding Ideas That Aren’t Cheesy

If you love everything about fairy tale endings, from swoon-worthy ballgowns to enchanting carriage rides into the sunset, we've got a few ideas for …

10 Small Bedroom Decorating Tips

Decorating a bedroom is a task quite different from planning for the rest of the house. Unlike the kitchen and the living area, a bedroom is a …

5 Travel Startups to Watch This Week

This week’s roundup of travel startups looks at a two hotel services, one of which is available in just one U.S. city and another which gives users …

Playlist: Hip Ceremony Music

This is a paid post from an APW sponsor.<p>Have I ever told you that I grew up in a home with literally thousands of classical records on vinyl? I did. …

Wedding Ideas

Places to Celebrate<p>See which of these historic wedding venues in Savannah, GA would make the most unique backdrop for your big day.<p>May 16, 2018<p>Places …

15 TED Talks That Will Change Your Life

Feel like getting inspired, motivated or just looking for a feel-good cry? Then look no further. There's no better way to start your day than with a …

Summer Wedding Accessories and Favors to Beat the Heat!

How cute are these wedding macaroons!? From: Wedding Macarons Guide: Flavors, Usages and Presentations http://www.bellethemagazine.com/2012/04/wedding-macarons-guide-flavors-usages.html By: Hideminy

7 Money Habits Of The Rich That The Rest Of Us Can Copy

Yachts? Evening gowns? Travel?<p>That's true to an extent, but not all rich people live that way. For this argument, we'll define "rich" as having an excess of money, and "lavish" as obscenely using moolah like those in Hollywood.<p>Those who are rich, especially the self-made rich, are a different breed …

3 Wavy Wedding Hair Looks (Plus, Win Joico Power Spray!)

Need some hair inspiration? Make a splash with these seriously gorgeous wavy 'dos. From beach to ballroom, these wavy tips and tricks will help you …