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How to be less forgetful

These strategies, backed by science, will keep your mind in shape.<p>You get home from the grocery only to realize that you forgot to pick up the one …

Wellness

Is Hummus Really Healthy?

Hummus is a Middle Eastern food that is commonly used as a spread or a dip. It's a popular food among smart eaters. But is hummus healthy? It is …

Nutrition

Should You Sleep In or Go to the Gym? Here's What a Doctor Says

Trying to decide if you should sleep in an extra hour or head to that Soulcycle class you booked? It's a common debate many people have with …

Sleep

This Little-Known 401(k) Trick Can Open the Floodgates to Roth IRA Savings

Go beyond well-known strategies to boost your savings -- if your employer does one simple thing.<p>There's a retirement crisis in the U.S., with …

Retirement

Warren Buffett's 10 rules to get rich

At first I thought the manager of my local Jimmy John's was just a huge Warren Buffett fan. But then I did some research online and I found out that this same plaque can be found in Jimmy John's restaurants all across the country.<p>Why are these plaques in Jimmy John's? Well, that remains a mystery. …

Investing

What's The Truth About Apple Cider Vinegar When It Comes to Weight Loss?

Here's the dirt on this centuries-old home remedy.<p>For decades, apple cider vinegar (which is referred to as ACV by its loyal fans) has been labeled …

Apple Cider Vinegar

This is exactly how many days in advance you should buy a plane ticket

If you book at the wrong time, you could pay hundreds more than you need to<p>Land these savings.<p>You’ll want to book your domestic flight 70 days before …

Flying

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Fitness

Plant Doctor: How to Save a Dying Houseplant

You saw a plant you loved in a shop or nursery. You brought it home, and for months it warmed your heart. But then it started to decline. What are …

Plants

Why You Should Never, Ever Drain Your Pasta In The Sink

If you drain your pasta water through a colander and down the sink, you’re throwing away an invaluable asset that cooks call “liquid gold.”<p>(The term “liquid gold” has also been used to refer to wood cleaner, hair products and of course, urine. For the love of God, please don’t confuse pasta water …

Italian Food

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

Procrastination

How to Pick a Lock With a Paper Clip | The Art of Manliness

So you know how to pick a lock with a tension wrench and rake. This is an incredibly useful skill, which will allow you to get in your house if you …

Crafting

Ever buy an original PS3? Sony may owe you $65

Sony's "OtherOS" class-action settlement could mean money in your pocket.<p>Remember when Sony said your PlayStation 3 would be a "computer," not just a game console? Remember when Sony backed up that claim by letting anyone (including the US Air Force) install Linux on the thing? Remember when Sony …

Class Action

The 6 supplements you should take every day, according to functional medicine docs

Navigating the supplement aisle at your local Whole Foods or health store can feel like a high-stakes obstacle course: What does “IU” stand for again …

11 Mistakes to Avoid When Grilling Steak, According to Chefs

Purists assert that a good-quality cut of steak is done ill justice at the hands of an overzealous grill. Contrast that to cheaper cuts like chuck …

BBQ

The Best Smart-Home Devices of 2018

We may have only learned to embrace the smart home in 2017, but 2018 is shaping up to be the year we finally take our technology to the next level — …

Smart Homes

The Key To Raising A Happy Child

Support the news<p>For much of the past half-century, children, adolescents and young adults in the U.S. have been saying they feel as though their …

​HIIT Workout: The 3-minute hack that will help you maximize your gains | Men’s Health

“In meditation, the breath is utilized to focus the mind and calm the central nervous system, thus affecting both the physiology and psychology of the individual. If the athlete can bring that same intent into HIIT, a greater rhythm of pacing can be achieved,” says Harry Sherwood, a fitness coach …

How Americans plan and save for their first homes

Each year, millions of Americans buy their first homes. What did they do to make their American dream come true? The 2016 Bank of America Homebuyer …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

Kids

Seven Strategies To Help You Overcome Procrastination

Procrastination is a tricky beast always lurking on the fringes of your concentration trying to pull you away from what you should be doing. What …

Procrastination

Science may have just answered the question of how life began

Research into the conditions under which life originally formed has given scientists a lot of tantalizing clues in recent years, but a new discovery …

Biology

4 Anti-Inflammatory Supplements Docs Swear By To Get Rid Of Belly Fat

Cardio, weight training and crunches are all part of keeping fat off your belly, but adding an anti-inflammatory supplement to your healthy diet and …

The Ultimate HIIT Bodyweight Workout For Weight Loss

Whether you're new to HIIT (high-intensity interval training) workouts, or you've been doing them for years, here's a basic bodyweight HIIT workout …

Ted Cruz accidentally explained America’s gun problem in one sentence

He made the case for gun control while trying to argue against it.<p>Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) on Monday threw out the typical conservative talking points following the mass shooting at a Sutherland Springs, Texas, church, arguing not to politicize the shooting and making some claims about “a good guy with …

Guns

10 Secrets to Successful Houseplants from the Experts

Are you tired of hearing the same old obvious tips about how to take care of houseplants? We certainly are. These days the Internet seems to …

Here's the Key to Great Conversation in 1 Sentence | Inc.com

One of the most famous quotes about communication comes from Stephen R. Covley. He intelligently remarked that most people do not listen with the intent to understand; they listen with the intent to reply. In essence, this means that the most powerful thing you can do when you're talking to …

Self-improvement

14 Psychological Tricks Everyone Should Know

The internet is awash with amateur psychology and body language tips, from ludicrous, life-affirming self-help mumbo jumbo to beginner-level …

11 Traits Parents of Successful Kids Have in Common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn’t a set recipe …

working knowledge

Firearms Instructor Uses Humorous Video to Totally Destroy the Gun Control Crowd's Narrative

Firearms instructor Mike Brown, aka “Instructor Mike,” has created an educational video of sorts for the gun control crowd. A PSA, if you will.<p>The …

Guns