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How To Save Money On Travel (And Still Feel Like A Grown-Up)

During my 19th summer, I got on a plane and landed in Paris with a backpack, a Eurail student pass, a few hundred dollars in waitressing money, and the vaguest of plans that could only be described as, “Get on a train, lie on a beach, do some cool things in Europe.” Sitting on Florence’s Ponte …

5 sex positions that burn serious calories

Sex is the ultimate exercise, right?<p>Not exactly. According to a 2013 study published in New England Journal of Medicine, the average guy who weighs …

25 Reasons Why It Is Great to Be Single (While Everyone Around is in a Relationship)

Whoever said being single sucks didn’t know how to be single. Being single is great, which is why a majority of the U.S. population currently …

How to get a cheap airfare, according to a guy who sets the prices for American Airlines

Getting a cheap airline fare has become an art form, with websites that predict spikes in prices to the day, and theories abounding online about when exactly is the perfect time to buy. But all that strategizing masks the simpler truth, just revealed by an airline insider: The cheapest fares are on …

Flying

Your Retirement's Probably Not on Track

Source: iStock photos.<p>Most Americans are woefully underprepared for retirement, with the typical American reporting retirement account savings balances of under $60,000. If you have access to a workplace retirement plan (usually a defined contribution, or DC, plan like a 401(k) or 403(b)), thank …

Husband Hides Sweet Note To His Wife That's Not Uncovered Until After His Unexpected Death

Wife finds surprise love note from her husband after he dies<p>The unexpected or untimely death of a spouse is devastating for obvious reasons. Having …

Relationships

Mortgage Rates Are Plummeting and Here's Why You Should Care as an Investor

Over the past month, mortgage rates have plunged dramatically lower, reaching levels not seen since Nov. 22, 2012, when the conventional 30-year fixed rate hit an all-time low of 3.31%.<p>For homebuyers and refinancers, this is a welcome change. However, the forces driving rates down today are based …

Oil down 3 percent on OPEC output hike, speculative ramp-up in Brent

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Oil prices fell about 3 percent on Monday as production from the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries neared all-time peaks and record speculative buying in global benchmark Brent sparked profit-taking on last month’s outsized rally.<p>A worker at an oil field owned …

Oil

10 of the best places to stay in Europe this Spring

Why wait until Summer to get away this year? The Spring can be the perfect time to get away – often that little bit quieter outside of the main …

10 Hard Truths About Marriage

A close friend got married last week, and in the build-up to her wedding I compiled a few hard truths from the trenches. I'd rank them in the "easy …

Faceted Classification

ASK A FINANCIAL PLANNER: 'What's the difference between an ETF and index fund?'

<i>What's the difference between an ETF and index fund, and which is better?</i><p>Great question. Before I delve into the specifics, let me give a little context as to why both can be good additions to an investment portfolio.<p>Two of the things that can help your investments weather a tough economy are time …

Why True Love Doesn’t Have to Last Forever

Why True Love Doesn’t Have to Last Forever<p>One of the big assumptions of our times is that if love is real, it must by definition prove to be eternal. …

Living Rooms

Why people ruin happy relationships

For those who can’t stop trying to convince themselves they’re bad with self-destructive actions.<p><i>This one is for Nikki.</i><p><b>If you prefer to listen,</b> …

The innovators: desalination unit brings clean water on wheels

Portable ‘Desolenator’ makes sea water and rain fit for human consumption<p>Travelling around Thailand in the 1990s, William Janssen was impressed with the basic rooftop solar heating systems that were on many homes, where energy from the sun was absorbed by a plate and then used to heat water for the …

Innovation

This Is How Much A Man Should Really 'Work' For Your Love

A while back, I was confronted with the question, “What does it mean to make a man work for your love?” There was a woman who felt like she had done …

Relationships

Get Your Love Horoscope for May 2016

<b>Tracy Allen's horoscope columns appear monthly in Glamour. In addition to astrology, she has a graduate education in counseling psychology and has worked as a psychotherapist. Follow @astrotherapist on Twitter and email tallennyc@gmail.com to schedule a private session. Check back here for more</b> …

Kids Win Again In Lawsuit Blaming Gov't For Not Fighting Global Warming

Against all odds, another group of children who are suing the government to protect the environment against the harm of global warming in their future, have won in court.<p>Again.<p>In a surprise ruling on Friday from the bench in the ongoing climate case brought by these youths against the State of …

Climate

12 Ideas For Decorating A Nonworking Fireplace

No fire? No problem.<p>These nonworking fireplaces spark major design creativity (no matches needed).

Interior Design

Toddlers have shot at least 23 people this year

This past week, a Milwaukee toddler fatally shot his mother after finding a handgun in the back seat of the car they were riding in. The case drew a lot of national attention given the unusual circumstances: Little kids rarely kill people, intentionally or not.<p>But this type of thing happens more …

Guns

Love is the mother of all addictions: Compelling as nicotine and heroin — and just as hard to kick

Docs question whether it exists at all. For members of Sex and Love Addicts Anonymous, it’s excruciatingly real<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>May 1, 2016 12:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on The Influence.<p><i>“I got it bad for you, girl,</i> <i><br>but I don’t need a cure.</i> <i><br>I’ll just stay addicted</i> <i><br>and hope I can</i> …

Relationships

The best ski resorts to visit in the summer

The Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, has stunning views in the summer. Photo: Courtesy of Jeff Gunn/Flickr<p>Ski season is just about …

Skiing

My Weird, Fun, Life-Changing Quest to Have Sex with 100 Different People

For my milestone birthday, I set some *goals*.<p>A few years ago, I uprooted my entire life on a mission to find happiness.<p>I had just quit a 15-year career in tech startups, moved across the country to New York, and enrolled in art school full-time. I went from spending my days (and nights) taking …

This Is the Only Way to Fight Global Climate Change

After 170-plus nations signed the Paris climate agreement last week and now with trans-Atlantic trade talks back on President Obama’s agenda, it’s …

Let's Get Serious About Inequality and Socialism

Supporters cheer during a campaign event with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont, a Democratic presidential hopeful, at Drexel University in …

8 Tricks to Fall More Deeply in Love

No matter how wildly in love you are now, says Lesli Doares, marriage coach and author of <i>Blueprint For a Lasting Marriage</i>, you can always fall deeper. Ready to take an even bigger plunge? Here's how.<p><b>1. Try something new together.</b><p>Doing the same old thing day after day can dull your affections. But …

5 awkward situations you'll have to navigate as a first-time entrepreneur

<i>This article is part of DBA, a series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture capital</i> …

The Emotional Weight of Being a Wife

Why is the maintenance of our relationship my responsibility?<p>My husband and I have been married for 10 years, and we've worked hard to establish an equal partnership: He does his best to cook and clean and loves spending time with our two small children.<p>But most days, the hardest thing about my …

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8 Signs Your Relationship Is Headed For Marriage

If you think there's no sign short of a diamond ring that can point to whether you're headed for marriage or not, think again. Our experts are here to share eight ways you can tell if your relationship will last a lifetime.<p><b>1. Your partner isn't afraid to challenge you.</b><p>Constantly butting heads could …

Marriage

No gym needed! 5 ways to get a workout in — all while still wearing pajamas

Whether you wake up late, or simply have little time to work out, here's a routine you can complete anywhere, and in your pajamas for that matter!<p>Why are we focusing on the lower body? Working larger muscle groups like legs and booty burns more calories, meaning it’s the best way to get the most …

Workouts