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14 Netflix Movies That Will Make Or Break Your 4/20 High

Celebrating 4/20 is fundamentally easier than prepping for any other holiday. All you really need is your homegirl Mary Jane and your cousin's uncle's sister's roommate's Netflix password. Sounds pretty simple, right?<p>While a little bit of weed can make even an infomercial seem pretty cool, there …

Don't Believe Everything You Think

"Don't believe everything you think."<p>I think I learned this genius aphorism on Facebook. Anyway, it's true. I know because I've tested it. My best example is what I think when it's time to get out of bed (after a decent night of seven hours). I find it remarkable that I always THINK I should stay …

How Specific Goals Can Better Boost Your Happiness

Setting a goal to make someone smile today will do more to boost your own happiness than setting a general goal to make someone happy, according to a new study.<p>Researchers from Stanford University, the University of Houston and Harvard University found that making concrete goals that can actually …

5 Spots To Foam Roll Before Your Next Workout (VIDEO)

Think about your favorite pair of jeans, fresh out of the dryer, certified personal trainer Jessica Smith says in the Shape.com video above. A little too stiff for you to, say, squat all the way to the floor?<p>Cold muscles are kind of like those stiff jeans, she says: If they're not loosened up, you …

What To Binge Watch On 4/20

We've got a big Sunday coming up. In addition to stuffing our faces with Easter candy, we have 4/20 to celebrate.<p>So if you have big plans that involve camping out on your couch with some great food, we have 15 shows for you to binge watch. Hey, we're not saying you have to watch all of them ... but …

36 Stoner-Approved Songs For Your 4/20 Smoke Sessions

There's nothing more important than having the perfect playlist prepared for your 4/20 smoke sessions. While just about every song sounds awesome when high, some cuts stand above the rest.<p>We broke down some of our favorites into six sections: old school hip hop, new hip hop, classic rock and all …

The Most Bizarre Canned Foods From Around the World

Overlooking the trendiness of organic fresh food, it's actually still perfectly alright to eat canned food too. Certain canned foods, like canned vegetables or canned tuna, preserve the goodness for long periods of time and are a more convenient way of eating healthier food when you don't have easy …

Food

What Type Of Pot Smoker Are You?

Like snowflakes or THC crystals*, no two pot smokers are truly the same.<p>But even in a group as diverse as marijuana users, certain patterns do emerge. For example, does your pot use lead to endless pontification? You might be what we call the philosopher smoker. Or does your mind wander alone when …

If You Support Legal Marijuana, Memorize These 13 Stats

Regardless of your feelings about legalizing marijuana, it's hard to deny that legal weed would be a bonanza for cash-strapped states, just as tobacco and alcohol already are.<p>With Colorado and Washington starting to tax and regulate recreational weed sales, and medical marijuana legal in 18 other …

The Rise of Big Data Brings Tremendous Possibilities and Frightening Perils

Debates are raging about whether big data still holds the promise that was expected or whether it was just a big bust. The failure of the much-hyped Google Flu Trends to accurately predict peak flu levels since August 2011 has heightened the concerns.<p>In my mind, there is no doubt that data …

Why a Great Marriage Is Easier Than You Think

The key, researchers say, is to celebrate the good stuff—how hard is that?<p>When bride and groom agree to “for better or worse,” the expectation is that being there for the "worse" is important.<p>But studies show that what you do in the good times matters at least as much. That can mean cleaning off …

To Do: Keep a To-Be List

What really makes people successful? A second language? Attending an Ivy League school? A height of six feet plus? Or...could success have something …

How to Find Coupon Codes You Never Knew Existed

Almost every place you shop online has a "promotional code" box at checkout—but fewer than a quarter of shoppers use it. We asked the experts for …

Codes

5 Cheap And Delicious Dinners To Cook This Week

Four people, five nights, $50. It doesn't get any cheaper than that.<p>Your safest bet is to make them all within a week of grocery shopping to ensure that the ingredients stay fresh. It's not the biggest deal if you do it over the course of 10 days or so.<p>If you don't plan on making the arugula salad …

Want to Know How Long Your Relationship Will Last? Try This Crazy Mathematical Formula

Pinterest<p>The science of lovin'.<p>It's time to brush up on your high school math skills, because mathematicians have evidently devised a formula for figuring out just how long your current love with last. Based on research of 2,000 men and women, this equation evaluates factors like sense of humor, …

10 Painless Ways To Change Your Messy, Messy Habits

If you're the type who considers the act of maintaining an organized (and spotless) home a waste of time, prepare to have your world rocked. "Clean people" know that you don't have to devote hours upon hours to keep your living space from becoming a chaotic mess. You just have to adopt a few simple …

Create and Style: New Toys Allow Kids to Customize the Fun

When they are little, kids just want to be with us, hold our hands, cuddle, and play. They do grow up fast though, and before you know it, they are turning 6 (give or take a few years), and suddenly they need to express themselves and show their independent style. As a mom of three girls I saw this …

'Springing Forward' Brings More Daylight, But It's Tougher On Your Body

When Daylight Saving Time begins on Sunday, it brings a mixed bag of blessings: The extra daylight hours are a boon for the winter-weary, but "springing forward" is harder on our internal clocks than "falling back" come November.<p>"It's easier to delay," explains Dr. Muhammad Hamadeh, M.D., the …

How to Help Little Girls Stand Up to Bullying

<i>This article originally appeared on Musings on Motherhood and Midlife</i><p>I was an advocate for my daughter. And how I acted made a difference in her experience of being heard, I believe.<p>Last year, my nearly 4-year-old daughter came home from preschool telling me about a boy who touched her on the nose …

11 Pieces Of TV Parenting Advice Worth Sharing

Sometimes it's hard to find the right thing to say to your kids.<p>But whether it's advice about following your dreams, a stern grandmotherly talking to about moving on or a "birds and the bees" lecture, here are 10 pieces of advice worth sharing from our favorite TV parents:<p><b>"As long as you're not</b> …

Problem Solvers: Sparkly String Lights To The Rescue All Around the House

As a renter with very little disposable income, I solved all of my lighting issues with string lights. Gloomy corner? Impenetrable …

Apartments

23 Children's Books You Need To Read Again As An Adult

With help from The New York Public Library's Youth Materials Specialist, Betsy Bird, we put together a list of 23 books worth giving a second read.

Books

My Best Time-Management Trick in Action

One of the most common "stupid theories" I debunk is "I have to do it all myself." Can anyone relate? Maybe in your head it sounds a little different, like:<p>"If you want it done right, you have to do it yourself."<p>Or,<p>"Nobody else cares or will do it, so I have to."<p>This is surely a lack of creativity …

10 Best Practices for Being Present

By now, most of us know that now -- here -- is where we're supposed to be. We get it that we are not living our life fully if we are always lost in thought, tumbling through a story about the past or future. But how do we do this thing called being present? How do we actually bring ourselves into a …

How To Do The Splits Without Seriously Hurting Yourself

Seriously, don’t force it.<p>I have vivid memories of attending ballet class as a little girl—desperately trying to force my tiny 5-year-old-body into the splits, to no avail.<p>My ballet career was very short-lived (read: I quit two years later). But, fast-forward nearly 20 years, and I’m still in the …

Petcube Lets You Play With Your Dog From Anywhere

If you have a pet and work full-time, you likely have some pet parent guilt about leaving them home alone all day. How do you prevent them from just sleeping all day, or worse tearing up your stuff? That’s exactly what Petcube aims to change. It’s a sleek gadget that connects with your smartphone, …

Parenting 101: Your Child's Stress Is Your Stress

I don't think there's anyone who can raise my stress level the way my children can. Our children don't realize that we not only have our own anxiety, but we take on theirs as well. It's not the healthiest thing to do, but it comes with the territory of being a parent.<p>When my boys started middle …

5 Ways to Make Your Wedding Stand Out!

There's so much amazing wedding inspiration out there these days! But how do you make your wedding different from all the others? To help you out, we've asked expert wedding vendors for their advice on how to make your wedding truly unique!<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>5 Ways To Make Your Wedding Stand Out!<p><i>For more</i> …

Weddings

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What Little Girls Wish Daddies Knew

I'm spending the morning waiting for my car in the repair shop. Four men in flannel (I missed the flannel memo) and I sit around smelling tires and inhaling exhaust fumes while an enchanting little fairy is in constant motion around her daddy. She climbs on him, giggles, turns around, and then …

Parenting