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5 steps to turn your passion into your career

<b>(CNN) —</b> Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life, or so the saying goes.<p>For most people, however, a dream job remains just that: a dream. So how do you turn what you love doing, for example a hobby, into a full-time profession? CNN asked five people who did exactly …

7 #OOTDs for the Week: This ’90s Trend Is Having a Major Moment

While the ’60s and ’70s might be having a major moment, there’s a subtle grunge-era trend gaining momentum with the fashionable set: wrap-around sweatshirts. While tie-waist dresses and tops have been popping up in some of our favorite fashion-forward shops, it’s the real-deal …

Clothing

How to Grow Garlic Indoors

Add a pot of this allium to your window ledge -- though you might be surprised at what you harvest and how quickly!<p>Let's start by saying this: You can grow garlic indoors, but you won’t get a head of garlic as you would when you plant cloves in the garden. What you'll get will be garlic sprouts or …

Ultimate Square Foot Garden Bed

I've been thinking about Square Foot Gardening again and even bought the Kindle edition of All New Square Foot Gardening, Second Edition: The …

The 5 Best Summer Sandals for Under $150

Want some new hot weather-appropriate footwear but don't want to follow the same old easy-break foam flip-flop routine, nor pay a pretty penny? Don't fret: This season you don't have to dig deep to score a chic pair of sandals. From embellished and raffia to espadrilles, here are the best sandals …

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Is there an easy way to feed my dog a raw diet?<p>What are the benefits of feeding my dog a grain-free diet?<p>How can I manage my dog's weight?<p>What are …

Jackson's iPad Pad

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:JacksonLocation:Singapore SingaporeSquare Feet:480Division:InternationalWhat I Love About My Small Home:My …

Cristina & Luke's Total Transformation

Like this entry? Favorite it below!<p>Name:Cristina & LukeLocation:San Francisco, CASquare Feet:370Division:Teeny-TinyWhat I Love About My Small Home:We …

Does Pooping Actually Affect Your Weight?

Everyone does it, but can it tip the scale?<p>Can spending some quality time on the porcelain throne throw your weight around in either direction? As it turns out, it can—but only a bit, says Mitzi Dulan, R.D., author of <i>The Pinterest Diet</i>. “It’s actually fairly simple," she says. "Depending on your …

Holistic Medicine

Why You Can’t Stop Picking Your Skin (Or Hangnails, Or Pimples…)

And how to break the habit<p>You probably know the feeling: You see a hangnail lingering on your finger and have this <i>intense</i> urge to pick it. But you <i>know</i> you shouldn’t do it—and so you try to resist...only to do it anyway.<p>Predictably, it’s painful—but it also feels <i>sooo</i> good. The question, then, is …

Skin Care

This Romantic Summer Date-Night Look Is a Cinch to Pull Off

You’ll be the belle of the beach party.<p><i>Last year, the</i> Women’s Health <i>Top Beauty Instagrammer contest brought in thousands of submissions from makeup- and hair-obsessed Insta-stars around the country. After sorting though every single amazing feed, we narrowed it down to one beauty guru who seriously</i> …

Makeup

6 New Color Combos That Work All Over the House

Experiment with these designer-recommended palettes.<p>If you're staring down a white room and a whole deck of paint chips, picking the colors can be a daunting task. Arm yourself with these designers' no-fail color pairings and brighten up any space.<p>As a general rule of thumb, Taniya Nayak, interior …

Home Decorating

From a college dropout to a $54 billion fortune — the incredible rags-to-riches story of Oracle founder Larry Ellison

Today, Forbes estimates Ellison's net worth at $54 billion, making him the third-richest person in the US.<p>Before he founded Oracle, the database software firm that made his fortune, Ellison grew up in a working-class Chicago family of Jewish immigrants.<p>"I was raised on the South Side of Chicago," …

Jessa Duggar's Father-in-Law, Michael Seewald, Pens Essay in Wake of Josh Duggar Molestation Scandal: 'I'm Rooting for You'

<i>The famously conservative Duggars seemed to be models of wholesome family life, but son Josh was hiding a dark past: He allegedly molested five young</i> …

Rice Cakes: Friend or Foe?

Are rice cakes the healthy snacks you think they are?<p><i>We teamed up with nutritionist McKel Hill, MS, RD, LDN from Nutrition Stripped to give us some friendly feedback on how we’re doing in the snack department. Are they good for us? Could they be better? We don’t always know, but McKel does. These</i> …

6 Low Maintenance Shrubs that are Showstoppers

We just did a massive shrub planting in our yard— and by "we," I mean I picked the spots and my partner did all the work— and now I want everyone to …

8 Things to Know Before You Hire a Contractor

He'll practically be a member of the family, so choose wisely.<p>Contractor Stephen Fanuka shares what he wishes his clients knew before hiring him — and after he's taken on the job.<p><b>1. Don't expect perfection — expect quality.</b> <br>The most unrealistic expectation a client can have is that the job will be …

Home Improvement

Science Explains How Your Spouse's Personality Affects Your Career

Who you marry doesn't affect just your happiness at home -- your spouse can also play a major role in your career prosperity, according to new research from Washington University in St. Louis. This study, published in <i>Psychological Science</i>, discovered that it's not only <i>your</i> personality that matters …

7 Amazing Health Benefits of Walking in the Woods You Probably Don't Know

Did you know the Japanese have a word for “forest bathing”? It is shinrin-yoku. As you can imagine from the translation, it just means losing …

12 Public Pools That’re Legitimately Amazing (Instead of Gross)

While we can't guarantee that a used Band-Aid won't float by while you're playing Marco Polo in one of these pools, we're pretty sure you won't …

35 Quotes On How To Care Less About What Others Think

“The eyes of others our prisons; their thoughts our cages.” ― Virginia Woolf<p>“A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.” ― Mae West<p>“You …

10 Great Instagram Tools Every Business Should Know

Use Instagram for marketing? Here are 10 Instagram tools which will help you drive lots of people to your business with the popular photo sharing …

5 Identity Theft Facts That Will Terrify You

Identity theft was the number one consumer complaint at the Federal Trade Commission last year. So far in 2015, the data breach problem that drives …

15 Things Only Blunt People Understand

You’ve probably heard the expression “Be careful what you wish for,” and this is a good guiding principle to live by when dealing with a blunt …

Psychedelics and the Religious Experience

I spent a lot of time in the Gardner A. Sage Library. I also passed many hours just outside of it. As a religion student at Rutgers University, it …

Two Million Swedes Made One Crowdsourced House

Want to see the ultimate Swedish house? Hemnet, a Swedish real estate site, analyzed the search behavior of almost two million Swedes to determine …

Whodunit: The Emery Emerald

<i>The following is a Whodunit by Hy Conrad. These mysteries are from The Little Giant® Book of Whodunits by Hy Conrad and Matt LaFleur. Can you solve</i> …

Five Best 3D Printing Services

Getting something 3D printed is easier now than it’s ever been, and there are plenty of reasons why you might want to. From just making something …

Printing