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Steve Jobs's Advice on the Only 4 Times You Should Say No Is Brilliant

With so many things coming our way every day, Steve Jobs calls us back to the importance of focus with one prophetic quote.<p>In the frantic pace of life to do more and be more, we hardly think about the importance of <i>focus.</i><p>That's why, for those free-spirited, creative thinkers and entrepreneurs …

Time Management

This Mom's Tear-Inducing Post Reminds Us to Teach Our Kids to Embrace People's Differences

MomStacey Gagnon wrote, "The minute we walked inside, the room became silent and every child stared or pointed at my son..."<p>Stacey Gagnon and her husband have six children, four of whom have special needs—including their son Joel, who was born with a cranio-facial impairment and is missing an ear. …

Parenting

10 Ways To Raise A Kid Who Can Handle Money (And Isn't An Entitled Jerk)

In Beth Kobliner’s excellent book “Make Your Kid a Money Genius (Even If You’re Not),” many readers are taken aback to learn that financial literacy starts as young as age three. What’s more, your child’s basic money habits are formed by age seven. <i>If only I had read this when my kids were toddlers</i> …

Personal Finance

The Tao of Carrie Fisher: 37 Great Quotes From the Actress and Author

Carrie Fisher wrote her own obituary. “I tell my younger friends that no matter how I go, I want it reported that I drowned in moonlight, strangled …

George Lucas

A Single-Serving Chocolate Chip Cookie for When You Don't Want to Whip Up a Full Batch

A sugar craving hits. But—gasp—you ate the last Newman-O yesterday. And there’s nothing but a bite of ice cream left in the freezer (not even worth …

Here’s the super intense fireproof box Samsung is sending out for Galaxy Note 7 returns

It’s official: Samsung has given up on the Galaxy Note 7. The phones — and the thought-to-be-safe replacements — are exploding. Now Samsung has to get all those phones back before more of ’em pop.<p>The question, then: how does Samsung get them back? They probably shouldn’t ask people to just take …

Sailing around the world for eight years with three kids taught us to live without structure

Behan Gifford and her husband Jamie had it all. Three young children, a lovely home on an island near Seattle and two well-paying professional jobs. So why did the couple leave it all behind and decide to live aboard a sailboat for eight years?<p>“It’s just so easy to be caught up in the pattern of …

Sailing

Mom’s Parenting Cartoons Will Have You Nodding In Solidarity

Nailed it!<p>Adrienne Hedger has been drawing cartoons ever since she was a kid. Now that she’s a mom with two kids of her own (and a dog whom she also considers one of her children), the artist focuses her work on an exciting, frustrating and totally hilarious topic: parenting.<p>Hedger’s cartoons touch …

Donated organs kept ‘alive’ may ease the transplant shortage

BOSTON — Lloyd Matsumoto awoke from his liver transplant last month to find his surgeon more than pleased with the results. The new organ had begun producing bile almost immediately, a welcome signal that it had quickly started to function well.<p>That may be partly because of the way Matsumoto’s …

Take a tour of Tokyo's crazy Akihabara Electric Town and massive Yodobashi Camera (pictures)

How the Philippines saved 1,200 Jews during the Holocaust

<b>(CNN) —</b> Even at the age of 7, Lotte Hershfield knew her world was crumbling.<p>She avoided the benches with the sign: No dogs or Jews allowed. She couldn't attend public schools. And the Nazis and their growling German shepherds raided her family's house, throwing their books into a fire.<p>As a child, …

Asia

8 Divorced Women Reflect on Their Troubled Marriages, Regrets, and Lessons Learned

"I had to rebuild a lot after I left, and my own self-love was the first thing."<p>Americans spend a ton of time obsessing over celebrity divorce stories, whether it’s Gwyneth Paltrow and Chris Martin’s conscious uncoupling or Jennifer Garner and Ben Affleck’s affair-fueled split. Sure, it’s fun to …

Amex Centurion Card, Best Award Destinations for Fall & More

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The voice told me to end my life: This love quieted the voices better than any pill

<b>(Pushish Images via Shutterstock)</b><p>When he met me, I took one pill to quiet the voices. Now it is our marriage that tethers me to what is real<p>Jordan Kurella<p>October 18, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>I have schizoaffective disorder, a cousin of schizophrenia where my symptoms of delusions and hallucinations …

Eight Great Cities for Vegetarians Around the World

By Alix Farr, Editor at Trip.com<p>Intrepid vegetarian travelers will always find a way to eat in whichever country they find themselves, but it's definitely a perk to be in a city where steak isn't considered a health food (did somebody say Buenos Aires?). For non-meat-eaters (and that includes …

20 Home Security and Crime Prevention Secrets for Preppers

A major component of family preparedness is the maintenance of comfort, control, and self-preservation in a time of crisis. Whatever the source of …

Real and Simple No. 3: Answers to Your Most Basic Etiquette Questions

Number three on my list of most-asked etiquette questions includes both business and social quandaries, with answers to help you move gracefully through your day.<p>• <b>When applying for a job, is it okay to ask about salary range?</b> As a job candidate, you are within your rights to ask about salary range. …

F&W’s Most Innovative Women, by the Bonkers Numbers

This week we're celebrating F&W's Most Innovative Women of 2015, an amazing group we believe is having a lasting impact in the food and drink sphere. …

11 Popcorn Recipes to Take Your Movie Night to the Next Level

Here are 11 great ways to eat your popcorn, from buffalo-style to on a sundae.<p><b>Buttered popcorn is an amazing thing.</b> But when you really want to go crazy with your popcorn, we've got you covered. From dried-shrimp salt to various popcorn desserts, we're confident that these 11 recipes are going to …

In Praise of Cheap Knives

They say that all you need to cook well is a good knife. Plonk down a couple hundred dollars and invest in a tool you'll use the rest of your life. It'll feel like an extension of your hand! (Congratulations on your cyborg implant.)<p>If we're done counting these cookware cliches, I need to come out …

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Pauley Perrette's Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe

Posted on Apr 14, 2015 02:45pm<p>The lovely Pauley Perrette from <i>NCIS</i>partnered with two of her friends, Darren Greenblatt and Matthew Sandusky, to create …

2 Killed in Seattle-Area Windstorm

Two people were killed on Saturday in a powerful Seattle-area windstorm that left nearly half a million residents without power, authorities …

Costco

Seattle-Area Windstorm Leaves 2 Dead, Thousands Without Power

Two people were killed Saturday in northwestern Washington when a storm carrying heavy winds passed through the area, toppling trees and knocking out power for thousands.<p>Jamie Fay was driving in Gig Harbor, about 70 miles south of Seattle, when strong winds brought a tree down on his vehicle, which …

Weather

Buy a house in foodie heaven

This is what you can get in the gastronomic hotspots, off the beaten track<p>Along with the climate, scenery and culture, the local food and wine is usually a key ingredient in choosing holiday destinations.<p>After all, what would a week in <b>Tuscany</b> be without a glass of chianti classico accompanied by a …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I'm a Fat Bulimic

My eating disorder started, like so many others, with a diet. I lost over 30 pounds through a combination of exercising and increasingly restricting my calories. For me and a lot of other disordered eaters, calorie-counting is addictive. Eating less was an exciting, challenging, horrible game. …

Three powerful Pacific hurricanes churning at the same time make weather history

For a time over the weekend, three powerful Category 4 hurricanes churned in the central and eastern Pacific basins at the same time, an event that is believed a meteorological first in the ocean region and another sign that the forces of El Niño are stirring up weather anomalies — and the jitters …

Weather

10 Reasons Why Studying Hospitality in Switzerland Has Changed My Life

By College Tourist; Author: Alexis Moore of Les Roches International School of Hotel Management<p><b>Somehow I made it through each challenge stronger than I was before.</b><p>Many people don't understand why I chose to go thousands of miles away to study hospitality in Switzerland rather than somewhere in the …

The Perfect Day in Seattle

Whether you want to spend an ideal afternoon or a layover in Seattle, here are the can't-miss spots every traveler should visit to get a taste of the Emerald City.<p>A day in Seattle is one spent outdoors—rain or shine. That's how the locals do it, at least. (Pro tip: Only tourists carry umbrellas; …

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This Friends Theory About Ross & His Son Will Break Your Heart

What if Ross Geller actually lost custody of his first child, Ben? There we said it.<p>Now, let's start from the beginning: Blogger D.F. Lovett …