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We found the best toy to keep kids entertained at restaurants and on planes

Parents, stop what you're doing: we've found the holy grail of restaurant toys.<p>Parents, stop what you're doing — we've found the holy grail of restaurant toys.<p>They're called Plus-Plus blocks, and they are amazing: portable, educational, fun, affordable. And they have the rare mystical ability to …

Kids

What to Know About Money in Your Late 30s and 40s

Your 20s are behind you and now you’ve got a spouse, kids and maybe even a home to show for it. Ideally, you’ve saved a bit for retirement, you have …

Personal Finance

The 3 Best Foot Creams For Cracked Heels

Dry, cracked heels, are typically not a serious aliment, but when they go untreated they can start to become uncomfortable and even painful. Luckily, …

How to Invest $500 a Month and Become a Millionaire in 30 Years

Investing $500 a month is a simple and easy process to build wealth.<p>If you have $500 left over at the end of every month, you can easily achieve …

Investing

The Ultimate September Casserole Meal Plan

A casserole a day may or may not keep the doctors away, but these are sure to warm your heart (and your stomach!).<p>Day 1: Turkey Spaghetti Casserole<p>My …

Cooking

11 Clarins Products That Deserve a Space in Your Beauty Cabinet

Clarins was one of the first brands I turned to when I started to get interested in all things skin care, and to this day, it still is one of my …

Tiramisu Crepe Cake (Weekend Recipe)

This tiramisu crepe cake can be your perfect weekend treat – easy and simple to make plus really delicious! Surprise your family or friends with this …

Dessert

10 practical answers to 10 powerful questions

The other day I received an email from a reader with 10 questions she wanted me to answer. No introduction. No small talk.<p>Just a list of questions …

Self-improvement

This Simple 1-Question Test Will Help You Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Ask it to yourself. Then, ask someone who will tell you the truth.<p><i>This column is an adapted excerpt from my new book,</i> EQ Applied: The Real-World Guide to Emotional Intelligence.<p>When Daniel Goleman published <i>Emotional Intelligence</i> in 1995, few had heard of the concept. The idea was primarily based on …

Emotional Intelligence

Smart & Simple Ways To Get Filthy Rich In Your Forties

We've shown you how to get rich in your twenties and thirties and now that those decades are truly behind you, it's time to clean up your fiscal act …

Owe

19 of Our Best Restaurant Copycat Recipes

Whether it's a seasonal favorite that you just can't get your hands on this time of year, or you want to enjoy endless breadsticks in your pajamas, …

Cooking

The Cognitive Biases Tricking Your Brain

Science suggests we’re hardwired to delude ourselves. Can we do anything about it?<p>I am staring at a photograph of myself that shows me 20 years older than I am now. I have not stepped into the twilight zone. Rather, I am trying to rid myself of some measure of my present bias, which is the tendency …

Psychology

A simple system helped me to stop obsessing over work and start prioritizing my family

In my twenties, I was a lean, mean productivity machine. I created an alternative shorthand keyboard on my Blackberry to reduce my keystrokes by 80%. I devoured audiobook biographies of Steve Jobs and other great leaders by listening to them at 2.5x normal speed. I even optimized my workouts by …

Time Management

6 Ways to Turn Your Kids Into Geniuses

Family Field Guide<p>Kids are curious and imaginative, and they like being challenged—just like any average genius. Nurturing these qualities will keep kids’ genius juices flowing—even beyond childhood. So get children into brainiac-mode by challenging them with these Nat Geo Kids’ activities that …

Creativity

The Best Recipes from Every State

It’s time to take your taste buds on a road trip. We found the best recipes from every state—all submitted by local home cooks. In these collections, …

Cooking

10 Korean Supermarket Snacks You Need to Try

9 Korean Supermarket Snacks You Need to Try<p>These snacks give Cheetos and Skittles a run for their money.<p>July 31, 2018<p>Over the summer, I traveled to …

Snacks

FINANCIAL PLANNING: Don't let your debt tie you down

All of us want to acquire financial freedom at the earliest. Being financially free is the ultimate financial well being one can hope to achieve. At …

Personal Finance

Homeless man hands out resumes, gets hundreds of job offers

On Friday morning, homeless web developer David Casarez woke from his park bench in Mountain View, Calif., put on a nice shirt and tie, and carried …

Employment

Self-made millionaire: 'I don't save money'—here's why

You’ve heard the saying, “cash is king,” but what if I told you it’s not? In fact, cash is garbage — inflation eats it. $1,000 in 1960 had the …

Personal Finance

Harvard Study Reveals One Word Is the Secret to Being Likable and Emotionally Intelligent

Some things are so simple that we just can't help complicating them. Here's one area where you absolutely need to keep it simple.<p>As I've grown older and more experienced, the greatest of all lessons learned is how simple most things in life really are; and yet, how we try our darnedest to …

Relationships

This New Dark Spot Serum Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Dark spots aren’t fun, especially when you’re trying to fade them. These pesky little spots can be caused by a variety of different things, but …

Skin Care

"I Was a Starter Wife": Inside America's Messiest Divorce

In the middle of her headline-grabbing divorce settlement from Elon Musk, Justine Musk reveals the truth about her marriage to the multimillionaire cofounder of PayPal, Tesla Motors, and SpaceX.<p>In the late spring of 2008, my wealthy entrepreneurial husband, Elon Musk, the father of my five young …

Black Tie

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

I Tried $808 Worth Of Drunk Elephant Products — & This Is My Honest Opinion

<i>Welcome to Unfiltered, where we give our honest, no-B.S. reviews of the most buzzed-about beauty products, brands, and services on the market right</i> …

4 expert-recommended, introvert-approved tips for making friends when you hate meeting new people

They can also be difficult to make, particularly if you’re an introvert (like me!). If the thought of putting yourself out there to find a new friend …

Here's how often you should clean your bathroom

Smart showers, toilets, mirrors and more are now part of the modern bathroom. Unfortunately, even these advances can't save you from cleaning. Some areas should be cleaned daily, while other areas should be cleaned no less than once a week. A regular cleaning schedule can prevent grime and germs …

Cleaning

How to Create a Fillable Form in Word for Windows

You can create a fillable form document in almost any version of Microsoft Office Word, for free. The exceptions are Word Online (Word 365) and the …

App developers are going through your email — here is how to stop them

The Wall Street Journal reports that application developers, both mobile and desktop, are busy rummaging through the email of thousands and thousands …

The Pareto Principle: How To Use The 80/20 Rule To Retire Earlier

One way to give your retirement planning a boost is to take actions that drive the greatest financial results.<p>Apply the Pareto Principle — the 80/20 rule — to your money. The Pareto Principle was founded by Vilfredo Pareto, an Italian economist in 1896. Pareto, an amateur gardener, found that most …

Personal Finance

Is your gel manicure giving you cancer?

There are a lot of reasons why people choose gel manicures and pedicures. For one thing, their chip-free guarantee means having perfectly polished …