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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

These 16 Psychological Tricks Immediately Make You More Likeable

How to use science to get more friends.<p>It's hard to say exactly why you like someone.<p>Maybe it's their goofy smile; maybe it's their razor-sharp wit; …

Psychology

The Easy Beef Stew We Can't Stop Thinking About

This recipe does double duty. The rich beef stew will keep you satisfied for days and the garlic cream recipe should be tucked away for when you need …

The World's 10 Best Places to Retire

Whether you're just three years into your post-grad life or nearing 59.5 years (the age when you can start withdrawing 401k savings without …

European Travel

Overweight People Share The Little-Known (And Often Heartbreaking) Struggles They Face Daily

'I became invisible after I gained weight.'<p>Obese and overweight people have revealed the things that people may not necessarily know affects them on …

10 under-the-radar destinations to visit, according to the youngest person to travel to every country in the world

Planning a trip is an opportunity to see something unique, and to discover people, places, cuisines, and scenery you didn't know existed.<p>We asked James Asquith, the youngest person to visit all 196 countries, which places around the world are being overlooked — and which ones people should be …

National Parks

10 Small Changes to Ease You Into a Healthier Day

Getting fit and sloughing off unwanted habits isn't exactly a one stop shop—at least, not in my experience. Instead, I've learned improving your …

Wellness

Why Retire Overseas? The World is Your Oyster...

The world is your oyster. We think of this every year about this time...<p>There's something about the beginning of a new calendar year that forces you to take stock of the past and look forward to the future. (Never mind that it will take us at least two months to simply remember that it is now 2017.)<p>…

Here Are Some Solid Tips on How to Save and Invest Money Wisely

How to Save and Invest Money Wisely<p>Updated April 01, 2018<p>At its core, investing money wisely comes down to a handful of behaviors in which you, as an …

Investing

T-Mobile's new unlimited data plan is what all phone plans should be like

At its Uncarrier Next CES event in Las Vegas today, T-Mobile announced it’s getting rid of data brackets. All of its plans will be ‘unlimited,’ without a worry about speed throttling for most users.<p>Secondly, the company is implementing a what-you-see-is-what-you-get policy with bill prices. That …

50 ways to accelerate your weight loss

The average man's body houses 43.2lbs of fat. And at any one moment, that number is either increasing or decreasing—it's never stagnant. Spend more …

See the Most Beautiful Sights in America on This $213 Train Trip

A big adventure doesn't have to cost you a fortune.<p>If one of your 2017 resolutions is to see all of the beauty and history that America has to offer on a dime, then you're going to love this supremely affordable travel idea.<p>Thanks to a brilliant train route devised by travel expert and blogger …

Obesity and sedentary behavior: Which is chicken, which is egg?

If you dread the prospect of hauling your lazy rear end to the gym more often in 2017, new research suggests the extra weight you've been carrying around may be to blame.<p>That may sound obvious. But the relationship between excess weight and inactivity is anything but. Behind the twin epithets "fat …

Diabetes

How to Create a Great Referral Program for Your Startup

Referral marketing is easy to define: It’s a marketing strategy that involves getting customers through word of mouth recommendations from others. …

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5 Common Slow-Cooker Mistakes That Are Messing Up Your Meals

Slow cooking seems simple, and it is to an extent. Throw your ingredients into a Crockpot, turn up the heat, and go to work. Eight hours later, …

Cooking

Chris Gardner: The homeless man who became a multi-millionaire investor

<b>When Chris Gardner and his young son were sleeping rough on the floor of a public toilet, he could never have dreamt that his life story would be turned into a hit Hollywood movie.</b><p>It was back in the early 1980s that Mr Gardner, then aged 27, and his toddler son were homeless for a year in San …

San Francisco

‘Jamaican Me Crazy’ Jerk Chicken

There’s something about good jerk chicken that keeps you coming back for more. It may be the spices, it may be the hint of sweet, or it could just be …

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner: How to Grill Juicy, Tender Chicken Breasts in 4 Simple Steps

Tired of your boneless skinless chicken breasts coming off the grill dry, tough and chewy? You're not alone! Grilled chicken is hard to get right, even for restaurants. Fortunately, there's a solution. Follow these four simple steps, and your chicken will come out perfectly tender and juicy every …

8 Global Takes on Chicken Curry

Whether they’re made to be creamy or brothy; sweet or savory; fiery or mild, all chicken curries are fragrantly spiced. Here are eight takes from …