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How to build a simple, smarter lawn sprinkler system for less

As any suburban homeowner knows, one of the biggest challenges to lawn care is proper lawn watering. Unless you're committed to spending hours each week on hose duty, tackling this chore is a tall order. You can splurge thousands on an underground irrigation system, but if that's out of the …

13 Natural Ways to Repel Mosquitoes

Pesky bugs have no chance of winning this battle.<p>You're outside grilling dinners, hosting parties — and fending off what feels like a never-ending supply of mosquitoes. If chemical sprays aren't your thing, try these 13 non-toxic bug repelling tricks instead.

A top Harvard professor says this is how to trick your brain into conquering fear

But, the TED Talk is only one of Cuddy's defining moments.<p>In her book, "Presence: Bringing Your Boldest Self to Your Biggest Challenges," Cuddy discusses how to feel liberated and perform at your best.<p>She defines presence as "the state of being attuned to and able to comfortably express our true …

I Went to "Meditation University" and Learned How to Treat My Panic Attacks and Anxiety With Mindfulness

The first serious panic attack I can remember having -- not "I'm a little nervous" but "My heart is exploding through my chest and I might possibly die" -- was at 22.<p>I was in a staff meeting at my job editing test preparation materials, where I spent most of my time trying to sneak subversive …

3 secrets to dealing with anger the right way, according to neuroscience

And all you want to do is scream and yell back. But you know that's not going to be good for anyone…<p>I've talked before about how to deal with others who are angry and irrational, but how can you control those emotions in <i>yourself</i>?<p>Looking at the neuroscience, there's a right way and a wrong way to do …

The 16 Best Workout Moves To Burn Fat

These moves will absolutely torch your fat.<p>If you're asking around your gym about the best way to work out to burn fat, someone will inevitably point you to an open corner and tell you to do one single move until you drop (and can't jump back up again): Burpees.<p>The full-body exercise might just be …

Carl Jung And The Art Of Aging Well

The late afternoon has always been my favorite time of day. So when I recently found a certain quote by Carl Jung, the Swiss psychiatrist and founder of Analytical Psychology, it grabbed my attention. He said, "The afternoon of life is just as full of meaning as the morning; only, its meaning and …

The Ultimate Guide to Shopping at the 30 Best Online Furniture Stores for a Modern Home

While the traditional philosophy to furniture shopping required a visit to brick and mortar furniture stores to test the furniture’s comfort factor …

10 Types of Squats Exercise You Should Be Doing For A Better Butt

Your go-to booty exercise could use an upgrade.<p>Squats are like the LBD of your butt and leg day workout—they’re the perfect staple and they make your bod look pretty amazing.<p>But they're not just great for your booty: They strengthen pretty much every muscle in your lower body, including your …

9 Ways to Use Vinegar for More Beautiful Skin and Hair

Even if you never cook, you'll definitely want to grab a bottle.<p>Contrary to popular belief, vinegar—apple cider vinegar, to be exact—may not help you lose weight. But it <i>can</i> help you step up your beauty routine. This multi-tasking ingredient can be used to prevent acne and make nail polish last …

8 Pushup Routines That Are Better Than ‘AMRAP’

These cutting-edge workouts will help you get better results from this classic exercise<p>We all agree that the pushup is a great exercise. But if your routine consists of just doing as many reps as possible, you aren’t getting the most you can out of this movement.<p>Take your ground game to the next …

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Make Your Hands, Feet, Butt, and Legs Look FLAWLESS—With Tips from 'Body Part' Models Who KNOW

If certain areas on your physique could use a tune-up, you've come to the right place. We asked four "parts" models whose livelihoods depend on being blemish-free and toned to share their secrets for keeping bareable bits in prime condition.<p>Summer clothing is like the zoom feature on your camera: …

18 Exercise Upgrades for More Muscle

Kick your favorite go-to exercises up a notch.<p><i>The article was written by Rachel Cosgrove and repurposed with permission from Men's Health.</i><p>What if you could instantly make any exercise 10 times more effective? Chances are, you can. That's because most people make tiny (but key) technique errors on …