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6 Hurtful Childhood Lessons That Linger into Adulthood

Children are, by nature, helpless and dependent human beings whose existence and well-being is dependent on the adults around them. This means that …

A BEGINNER’S GUIDE FOR UPGRADING YOUR CRITICAL THINKING SKILLS

The Keys to Becoming a Critical Thinker<p>Each of us tends to perceive and understand the problems, events, and circumstances of our lives somewhat …

Critical Thinking

Watch a $150 Nikon vs a $3000 Sony in This Camera Shootout. The Results May Surprise You

Is having an expensive camera really that important for capturing great photos? That’s the question the intriguing new video below from photographer …

Cameras

10 Game-Changing Products For People With Fine Hair

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

Hair Care

The $90 LED Light That Destroys Shower Mold For Good

A few months ago, we wrote about a mind-blowing bacteria-killing under-cabinet light, and it changed the cleaning game forever. And now, the brand …

Fungi

How to actually move on (from anything)

• In order to move forward, you have to move on. And in order to move on, you have to let go. You can only get so far with your leash still on. The …

Self-help

The Bizarre 5-Minute Mask That Actually Makes Your Skin Look 10 Years Younger

We’ve seen plenty of bizarre skincare masks in our day, like the Hanacure Skin-Tightening Face Mask that makes your face look 10 years <i>older</i> and the …

The 10 Most-Saved Slow Cooker Recipes from June — Recipes from The Kitchn

All it takes is that first summer heatwave for me to banish the oven and remind me how much I adore my slow cooker. During the week I lean on it for …

Cooking

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

The Ivy Lee Method: A 100-year old, 15-minute routine for stress-free productivity

In the early 1900s, Charles M. Schwab, President of Bethlehem Steel Corporation — a steel and shipping company — wanted to increase the efficiency of …

Time Management

30 excuses stopping you from living your best life (and 30 solutions to overcome them)

“I attribute my success to this: — I never gave or took an excuse.” — Florence Nightingale<p>Studies show that failure is among the most common reasons …

Motivation

15 Things You Should Know Before Pressing the Shutter Button to Take a Photograph

Taking a photograph isn't merely about pressing the shutter button. Aside from the technical considerations like exposure, there are things like …

5 'Forgotten' Tourist Destinations in the U.S. Everyone Should Visit

Sure, social media may make it seem like every corner of the world is now a tourism hot spot, but there are still a few forgotten destinations in our …

This Dark Spot Serum Is SO Good It's Selling Out At Sephora

If you struggle with dark spots and hyperpigmentation, you know <i>very</i> well that they can be hard to get rid of. There are plenty of products that are …

Why a Daily Habit of Reading Books Should Be Your Priority, According to Science

Consuming the written word is exceptionally good for people.<p>Twenty six percent of adults in the United States have not read even a portion of a book within the last year. It's an unfortunate reality considering that researchers have found that consuming the written word is exceptionally good for …

The Brain

How to spot the signs of Alzheimer's in your friends and loved ones

It was revealed today that Dame Barbara Windsor has Alzheimer's. The EastEnders and Carry On actress's husband, Scott Mitchell, broke the news after growing rumours of her worsening health.<p>Windsor was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 2014, and the symptoms have gradually deteriorated. "Since her 80th …

10 Anti-Aging Foods to Support Your 40s-and-Beyond Body

When we pack our diet with vibrant foods loaded with antioxidants, healthy fats, water, and essential nutrients, our body will show its appreciation …

Nutrition

17 Seriously Helpful Tips, Tricks, And Hacks That'll Make Putting On Makeup So Much Easier

Plant Doctor: How to Save a Dying Houseplant

You saw a plant you loved in a shop or nursery. You brought it home, and for months it warmed your heart. But then it started to decline. What are …

One in ten people who have never used cocaine have traces on fingertips

Cocaine is now so prevalent in society that one in 10 people who have never used the drug have traces on their hands, a new study has shown.<p>Researchers at the University Surrey tested the fingerprints of 50 drug free volunteers and 15 drug users who had taken cocaine or heroin in the past 24 …

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

Don't let that liquid gold circle the drain again.<p>If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For …

Italian Food

Deleting Facebook Won’t Protect Your Information, But Doing This Will

This week, news broke that the data analytics company Cambridge Analytica (which worked with the Trump campaign) had illegally mined data from 50 million Facebook users to spread disinformation. As a result, many internet users are decrying the platform, and the hashtag #DeleteFacebook is trending …

The Best Skin-Firming Products You Can Get At The Drugstore, According To Dermatologists

Even though our skin ages at different rates and in a variety of ways, there’s one skin aging fact that is universal: as our skin becomes thinner and …

This Company Will Pay You $5k to Take a 3-Month Trip to 47 European Cites This Summer

Trekking all across Europe for three months is not cheap, especially in the summer. Not to mention, you need to rack up some serious vacation time to …

8 Life-Changing Makeup Tricks Every Woman Should Know

Makeup has the power to completely transform. It can help you hide a zit and cover up some redness, or make you look like one of the Kardashians if …

Composition Tips: This Pro Says “Use the Golden Spiral” & Forget About the Rule of Thirds (VIDEO)

If you wonder why we spend so much time discussing techniques for better composition, the answer is simple: No matter what type of images you shoot, …

This Popular Plant is Harder to Kill Than To Keep Alive

If there were ever a plant that's perfect for people who are terrible with plants, it's the sweetheart or heartleaf philodendron. Not only are they …

Plants

10 essential yoga poses for beginners

For some reason, in the last decade, yoga – in all its bizarre forms (hot, cold, with beer and even, goats) – has become a go-to workout for fitness fanatics. It has transformed from being a workout you might do once a week wearing slouchy tracksuit bottoms to an exemplary physical and spiritual …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

Self-improvement

13 signs you are highly emotionally intelligent

In 1995, psychologist and science journalist Daniel Goleman published a book introducing most of the world to the nascent concept of emotional intelligence. The idea — that an ability to understand and manage emotions greatly increases our chances of success — quickly took off, and it went on to …

Self-help