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The 7 Foods a Cardiologist Wants You to Start Eating

Listen up: Cardiovascular disease remains the leading cause of death in the U.S. The numbers make this reality even more frightening. Studies done by …

Nutrition

Haunting portraits of Vietnam’s disappearing tribes: French photographer documents a way of life that is dying out | Post Magazine | South China Morning Post

“I’ve always been an avid traveller,” says French photo­grapher Réhahn Croquevielle. “Wherever I go, I spend hours listening to people talk about …

Vietnam

A Local in Greece Gave Me a Tip for Visiting the Country, and It's the Opposite of Everything You've Been Told

Use this tip on your next trip.<p>Traveling to Greece during the peak summer months can feel both like a dream and a nightmare.<p>The islands are warm, …

European Travel

22 things to do after work that’ll enrich your life more than happy hour and Netflix

Are you feeling a little uninspired lately? It could be because you’ve gotten into a bit of a rut, especially when it comes to your after-work …

George Michael

Don’t put plastic containers in microwave or dishwasher, new research says

Do you regularly heat up leftovers in plastic food-storage containers? Do you put plastic reusable water bottles in the dishwasher when they need a …

Immune System

The Advantages Of Investing In Single-Family Rental Houses Vs. The Stock Market

I started my financial career in banking, eventually progressing to insurance and then to financial advisor over a 24 year career — 21 years as a Series 6 and then Series 7 securities licensed representative. In that span of time, I developed a unique perspective regarding the advantages of the …

Real Estate

Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

Chiang Mai

This Math Problem Will Make You Lose Your Mind

Math, even in its simplest form, can confuse the hell out of anyone, which is why this math problem is driving people crazy.<p>The question, posed by popular YouTube account MindYourDecisions, was originally posted on Aug. 31, 2016 but is making the rounds across the internet again. Why? People keep …

Mathematics

Gargling salt water is a seriously under-rated hack for fighting inflammation

You wake up in the morning with a telltale tickle in your throat. <i>Ruh roh.</i> Is it the first symptom of a cold, the flu, or—<i>gulp</i>—strep throat? Before …

Saltwater

Do you know that there are five emotional diseases that can eat away at your happiness? Here they are

If you have been feeling unhappy lately, you’re not alone.<p>According to a recent report on happiness conducted by The Harris Poll, only 1 in 3 Americans report being very happy. Another report, put together by Gallup and the health care data analytics firm Sharecare, confirms Americans are indeed …

Happiness

9 types of people who never succeed at work

<i>LinkedIn Influencer Travis Bradberry originally published this post on LinkedIn.</i><p>Experience and knowledge are rapidly losing their relevance to success in the workplace.<p>Harvard economist David Deming studied workplace tasks from 1980 to the present day and found that those that emphasize social …

Self-improvement

How to record the screen on your iPhone in a few easy steps

Want to show your non-tech-savvy relative how to set up their email without actually having to do it for them? Since iOS 11, Apple has offered a …

Apps

This Secret iPhone Code Boosts Cell Reception

At a concert and getting poor cell reception? Enjoying a cookout in the sticks? Lazing at the lake house where the nearest hint of civilization is …

Batteries

21 Must-See Waterfall Hikes in Arizona

Born and raised in Phoenix, I’ve grown a deep appreciation for the Sonoran Desert and its arid beauty.<p>But living among cactus and coyote also stirs …

Hiking

Why Visit Croatia? Here Are 12 Reasons To Go Now

Thanks in part to that dazzling World Cup run, Croatia is buzzier than ever, although each year increasing numbers of travelers seek out this idyllic haven on the Adriatic, known for its richly historic and evocative cities, exceptional food and wine, and heavenly sailing waters. Wanda S. Radetti, …

National Parks

Almost 80% of US workers live from paycheck to paycheck. Here's why | Robert Reich

Starting in the 1980s and with increasing ferocity since then, private-sector employers have fought against unions<p>The official rate of unemployment in America has plunged to a remarkably low 3.8%. The Federal Reserve forecasts that the unemployment rate will reach 3.5% by the end of the year.<p>But …

Income Inequality

What to Eat and Do, Where to Stay in Lisbon and Portugal

Someone once told me to pay attention when I kept hearing about a destination from multiple people. Over the last year, that destination has been …

European Travel

5 surprising vehicles you can convert into a home on wheels

Beyond the camper van<p>Take a trip this summer and you’ll see campers of all types—conversion vans, tricked-out RVs, teardrop trailers, and vintage Airstreams—all on the road to adventure. But there’s another world of converted campers that’s more under the radar. Instead of regular cargo vans or …

RVs

30 of the most beautiful natural wonders around the world

Natural wonders come in all shapes and sizes. From Hawaii's Na Pali Coast to the Verdon Gorge in southeastern France, there are incredible places all over the planet.<p>Keep reading to learn about 30 of the most beautiful natural wonders on Earth.

Grand Canyon

Here Are 6 Side Hustles You Can Start From Your Couch

The word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Here's how you can monetize your own passion.<p>From graphic designers selling on Amazon and bankers writing ebooks to writers running podcasts, the word "side hustle" is being thrown around a lot in 2018. Last year, it was reported that one …

Small Business

A New Study Says These Are the Best Vegetables for Preventing Cancer

"Eat your greens." We've known this adage all too well, from the time we were rebellious vegetable-hating kids to our current state as more …

Nutrition

How to Build a Dividend Portfolio

The complete guide to building a dividend portfolio for passive income from the stock market.<p>A select group of stocks have beaten the market, …

Investing

Prefab camper van kits cost $13,500

Bonus: They can be installed in two weeks<p>Talk to any aspiring van owner and there are usually two barriers to making the #VanLife dream come true: time and money. There are ways to build a van on the cheap—this couple tricked out a Sprinter for just $18,000—but a DIY build can require upwards of …

Campervans

Unearthed interview shows Steve Jobs knew the iPhone would be ‘huge’

Ten years ago, Apple co-founder and then-CEO Steve Jobs understood that smartphones were going to be a big deal. And he realized software would be an important part of that.<p>With 20/20 hindsight, it’s easy to dismiss that vision. But Jobs was talking in August 2008, a year after the release of the …

App Store

This Slow-Motion Hummingbird Video Was Shot on the iPhone

Want to shoot some beautiful slow-motion footage of hummingbirds in flight? As this 4-minute video by photographer and conservationist Phil Torres …

Hummingbirds

No Gaps In Understanding: Here’s Your Primer On Medigap Coverage

Every year, older adults can opt out of a Medicare Advantage plan and opt in to original Medicare during open enrollment season, which begins on Oct. …

Health Care

10 train routes in Europe that are faster than flying

While Europe doesn’t have the caliber of high-speed trains that Asia is known for, the continent certainly has better train travel than the U.S. Train routes in Europe are often affordable and easy, especially when traveling within the Schengen zone. Train travel has plenty of advantages over …

Media Management

How the new tax law creates a ‘perfect storm’ for Roth IRA conversions

For years I’ve lectured about the wonderfulness of Roth IRAs. While the new Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) includes one negative change for Roth IRAs, they are still pretty wonderful. Here’s what you need to know about Roth IRAs and especially Roth IRA conversions in the post-TCJA world.<p>The two …

Retirement

Signing Up for Medicare When You’re Still Covered by an Employer’s Health Plan

You don’t have to sign up for full Medicare coverage at age 65 if you’re still covered under an employer’s plan. But you’ll need to watch enrollment …

Retirement

The New Netflix Documentary 'The Bleeding Edge' Shows How Essential It Is To Be Your Own Health Advocate

As patients, we go into a doctor's office expecting that they have the best intentions and that the medical industry is in the service of the people …

Contraception