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Don't Bite Me: 10 DIY Bug Repellents

Every year it's the same: as soon as my limbs are freed from winter's endless layers, they are attacked by all manner of insects, and I spend the …

You'll Need These Skills to Get Your Next Job

Applying for a job doesn't have to be a shot in the dark. If you know what skills you need to catch a hiring manager's eye, you'll have a real leg up on the competition. And luckily, a new analysis can tell you just what those skills should be.<p>WayUp, an online job marketplace aimed at college …

Auto Parts A to Z: A Beginner's Guide to What Makes Your Car Tick

What does a ball joint look like, anyway?<p>Ever wonder what an alternator or a water pump actually look like? Here's a handy guide to everything you ever needed to know about the car parts your local mechanic is telling you that you need to replace. Because these parts vary from car to car, the …

Automotive Industry

5 hobbies that will make you smarter

Work is never enough.<p>We all need to have hobbies other than our work to add value to our lives.<p>Finding activities that are rejuvenating is important, because it helps us maintain a proper work-life balance.<p>To prevent mental and emotional burnout, we need to disrupt our routines with a spark of …

How to declutter without going minimalist

Many people like the idea of living in a calm and clutter-free home but don’t want to go down the all-white, minimalist route. Here are some great storage ideas that will help you stay tidy while retaining those all-important personal touches that make your place feel more like a home and less like …

Nine Myths About Being Organized That Keep You Surrounded In Clutter

Being organized doesn’t mean being perfect. Let go of these common misconceptions about organization and you can live a better life.<p>Organized. The word alone can make you feel inadequate. But the reason it’s so intimidating isn’t because it’s hard; more likely, it’s because we don’t understand what …

It's finally proven - scientists test whether cats or dogs love us more

The eternal dispute between dog and cat lovers will probably never end.<p>However, scientists have found out which out of our feline or canine friends love us more.<p>As part of a new BBC2 documentary called "Cats v. Dogs", hosted by animal experts Chris Packham and Liz Bonnin, a neuroscientist has …

Pets

How To Unclog Your Drains And Clean Your Disposal Naturally!

Last week we talked about 10 ways to clean with baking soda. If you missed it be sure to click HERE to check it out. Who wouldn’t want to know how to …

Cleaning

Best Money Tips: 40+ Life Skills Everyone Should Learn

Welcome to Wise Bread's Best Money Tips Roundup! Today we found the life skills that everyone should learn, ways to save more money this year, and …

10 Ways to Increase Your Net Worth This Year

Do you live a paycheck-to-paycheck existence? Or are you focused on escaping that vicious cycle and building your net worth?<p>Net worth — the value of …

Personal Finance

Dec. 18: Your daily horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>There were times of late when you thought that you had missed the boat, that life had passed you by. Now you realize it isn't true and will be planning all the wonderful things you are going to accomplish over the coming 12 months. Be extraordinary Sag!<p><b>ARIES (March 21 -</b> …

Aggressive Russian submarines are too close to undersea cables that carry global Internet: Pentagon

WASHINGTON — Russian submarines and spy ships are aggressively operating near the vital undersea cables that carry almost all global Internet …

In Paris, freeing a bridge and unlocking love

Don't believe what the songs tell you. Love is dangerous. It is also dumb, as the most romantic city in the world had the misfortune to discover.<p>For the past seven years, lovestruck couples have been attaching personalized padlocks to the bridges of Paris as a symbol of their eternal devotion – not …

How To Cuff Your Shirtsleeves

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Mans Style Guide

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Science Says You Don't Need a Standing Desk, After All -- You Only Need This

You may want to sit down before I tell you this. Really.Remember when everyone was calling sitting "the new smoking," warning that too much sitting …

Top 10 Colorful Scenes

These magnificent pops of color are worth traveling for.<p>From the National Geographic book <i>Destinations of a Lifetime</i><p><b>Christmas Island, Australia</b><br>Each rainy season Christmas Island in the Indian Ocean witnesses one of the world’s most spectacularly colorful migrations as a moving tide of millions of …

25 apps for digital nomads, corporate escapists and loony adventurers

In the past three years, I have already run my business from Lebanon, Indonesia, Morocco, Iran, Kenya, and South Africa. Always on the hunt for a stable Wi-Fi connection, but free of fixed working hours.<p>My office can be my bed as well as my favorite local coffee shop. My only tools are a laptop, a …

Black Garlic is More Treat Than Trick

Yes, those garlic cloves (1, below) are really black.<p>That is <i>real</i> garlic you're looking at, and no, it's not a specific variety nor is it good garlic gone bad.<p>Instead, it's black garlic. Though often described as “fermented garlic,” that’s not entirely accurate. <b>The change the garlic undergoes isn’t</b> …

Everything You Need to Know About Circus Peanuts

While <b>Circus Peanuts</b> are not as popular as they were during the day of the famous "penny candies," many Americans — especially older generations — are familiar with the sweet banana-flavored treat. Here is everything you need to know about the bite-sized snack with a love-it-or-hate-it</b> …

General Mills

Why did the clocks change this weekend? What is Daylight Savings Time and why do we still use it?

<b>The clocks went back this weekend, giving us all a blissful extra hour in bed. From Sandringham Time to why we even have Daylight Saving Time in the first place, here's everything you need to know about the autumn time change.</b><p>When did the clocks go back?<p>This morning at 2am, the UK reverted to …

Chrome Canary shows how secure your web browsing really is

If you think that your browser's little padlock icon isn't enough to verify a website's security (but don't want to install a full-fledged app), you now have a better solution. Google has released a new Chrome Canary build that includes a security panel in amidst the usual developer options. Open …

Software

Malware turns hundreds of security cameras into a botnet

Closed-circuit security cameras are supposed to make you safer, but some malware is turning them into weapons. Researchers at Incapsula have discovered code that turned about 900 Linux-based CCTV cameras into a botnet, which promptly bombarded an unnamed "large cloud service" that serves millions …

Could Depression Be Caused By An Infection?

Sometime around 1907, well before the modern randomized clinical trial was routine, American psychiatrist Henry Cotton began removing decaying teeth from his patients in hopes of curing their mental disorders. If that didn't work, he moved on to more invasive excisions: tonsils, testicles, ovaries …

Depression

Did Google, Amazon And Even Microsoft Set The Bar Too High For Apple

Last week we saw blowout earnings for Q3:15 from Amazon, Google and even Microsoft (not old-tech anymore) which could be a great set-up going into this week for Apple earnings on Tuesday, October 27, after the closing bell. Or not!<p>For calendar Q3 (Apple FQ:4), Wall Street analysts are expecting …

Apple Music

The Perfect Chocolate Chip Cookie Is Real and It Only Took 350+ Cookies to Get It Right

How one pastry school class perfected the chocolate chip cookie.<p><i>We here at BA love our cookies. (Seriously, don't leave a cookie you want to eat unguarded on a table in the office.) We even dreamed up a holiday to celebrate them. So we get excited when we hear about other cookie-obsessives who go</i> …

7 Creative Ways to Give New Life to Old Furniture

I'm continually amazed by the things resourceful DIYers can do with old, down-on-their-luck pieces of furniture. If you're creative enough, that sad …