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How to replace your old, outdated 3-way light switches

Here's how to swap outdated three-way light switches for something much better.<p>Archaic light switches might as well be from the stone age. All they do is turn a light on and off. They can't dim lighting gently or remember the brightness level you prefer. Outdated switches don't play nicely with LED …

Here Is What Donald Trump Wants To Do In His First 100 Days

At the end of October, Donald Trump spoke in Gettysburg, Pa., and released a plan for his first 100 days in office.<p>The plan (below) outlines three main areas of focus: cleaning up Washington, including by imposing term limits on Congress; protecting American workers; and restoring rule of law. He …

Immigration

Ultimate National Parks Road Trip

If you've ever thought of visiting all 59 of our national parks and protected areas, Dr. Randal Olson, a Senior Data Scientist at the University of …

National Parks

How To Repair A Leaking Camper And RV Roof

How To Repair An RV Roof<p>DIY Trailer and RV Roof Repair and Camper Waterproofing<p>This will be a multi-part series about camper, RV and trailer repair. …

'Holy grail' of preventing breast cancer is in sight, say scientists

Thousands of women at risk of breast and ovarian cancer could be spared surgery after researchers found that a common osteoporosis drug may prevent the diseases.<p>The breakthrough, which scientists are hailing as a potential ‘Holy grail’ in cancer prevention, will help women born with mutations in …

Yes, What You Eat Does Change How Your Semen Tastes

Urban legend has it that foods like pineapple make your cum or vagina taste good, while stuff like stinky cheese makes your junk taste rank. To find out if there's any validity to this, we had a male-male and female-female couple try a sex experiment.<p><i>All illustrations by</i> <i>Heather Benjamin</i><p>"Your cum …

Healthy Eating

Want to Dramatically Improve Presentations? Science Says Do This

Use your brain to create a compelling pitch<p>My client needed help, and she needed it fast. "Please tell me how to improve this presentation," she asked. "The CEO is planning to share this next week at the employee town hall meeting."<p>She opened a folder and pulled out a thick printout of a PowerPoint …

Public Speaking

'Raiders!': How Two Kids Made the Greatest Fan Film Ever

New doc tells story of teens' shot-for-shot 'Raiders of the Lost Ark' remake — and how they reunited decades later to finish the job<p>While other …

Movies

7 Simple and Powerful Ways to Motivate Yourself, According to Science

What are the tricks of the trade for motivating yourself? Fortunately, science has the answer to that question.<p>In the world of business, we often talk about the importance of motivating others--our employees, our team, our vendors, our customers. Everyone, that is, except for ourselves. This, of …

Motivation

Protein Powder: What You Should Know

15 Tech gadgets you'll wish you owned during a power outage or natural disaster

Like it or not, we are growing more dependent on our mobile devices with everyday that passes. At 35 years old, I am old enough to remember how to …

Gear & Gadgets

Scared of grilling? This is the only grill tool you'll ever need

Here’s the thing about grilling: It’s not as simple as slapping a steak over the flames and standing there with a beer in your hand.<p>Between sudden flare-ups, uneven heat levels, and that third beer, it’s way too easy to accidentally turn out dried-up burgers or a stringy steak. But even novice …

BBQ

WATCH: You Are Actually Two Brains Living in One Person

This is really freaking us out.<p>People toss around the term "mind-blowing" a lot these days, but when it comes to knowledge that is capable of …

Where Is Love Located in the Brain?

No matter what you've heard, you don't love anything with all of your heart. You love from the depths of your ventral tegmental area, your …

Relationships

This Is Why Most Companies Go out of Business

<i>The Entrepreneur Insiders network is an online community where the most thoughtful and influential people in America’s startup scene contribute</i> …

You Have 9 Months Left in 2016. Here's How to Achieve Success This Year

Your calendar can be a powerful tool to help you reach new heights.<p><b>Editor's note:</b> <i>"The First 90 Days" is a series about how to make 2016 a year of breakout growth for your business. Let us know how you're making the first 90 days count by joining the conversation on social media with the hashtag</i> …

Bodyweight Exercise

More than 22,000 Nut Jobs Want to Allow Guns at the Republican National Convention

What could possibly go wrong?<p>The stage is set for a contentious Republican National Convention in Cleveland this summer with talk of a brokered convention and threats of riots if Trump is not the nominee. Now, thousands of petitioners want to add guns to the mix. <i>Brilliant.</i><p>An online petition signed …

Guns

Home Improvements That Cost Under $1,000 and Can Make Your Home More Liveable

You don’t have to spend a lot of money upgrading your home. If you’ve got $1,000—or even less—you can revamp your home to make it more aesthetically …

How to Build a Walk-In Shower in a Small Bathroom

Walk-in showers are popular DIY projects as they can be installed in tighter spaces than a tub and are safer to use for older family members.<p>Bathroom remodeling projects rank a close second to kitchens in popularity, as they can boost the value of your home and make a great universal design …

Home Improvement

Study finds acetaminophen to be useless in relieving osteoarthritis pain

With this week's release of new guidelines aimed at driving down prescriptions for opioid pain medications, a new analysis of published research studies has found that, in older patients with osteoarthritis, acetaminophen provides no more pain relief and improvement in day-to-day function than does …

Acetaminophen

The Economist rates Trump presidency among its top 10 global risks

A Donald Trump presidency poses a top-10 risk event that could disrupt the world economy, lead to political chaos in the U.S. and heighten security risks for the United States, according to the Economist Intelligence Unit.<p>Electing Trump could also start a trade war, hurt trade with Mexico and be a …

Economy

Forget The Red Sports Car. The Midlife Crisis Is A Myth

If you've ever considered buying a red sports car or quit your job to follow your muse, if you've ever related to Lester Burnham in <i>American Beauty,</i> there's some good news. Midlife crisis is not inevitable, and reaching 45 is not the first step in a slow, agonizing decline. After interviewing more …

Happiness

50 Ways To Rock Grey Hair & Be The King Of Silver Foxes

Perhaps you're ageing gracefully (or ungracefully). Perhaps the genetics Gods have blessed you with a full head of the grey stuff in your 20s. …

Hair

Cat's next rugged phone will be the first with a built-in thermal camera

Mobile World Congress doesn't kick off for another couple of days, but the 2016 mobile firsts are already rolling in. Cat's new S60 is the latest rugged flagship smartphone to bear the famed machinery brand, and it adds a pair of unique features: a Flir thermal imaging camera and the first …

Gear & Gadgets

6 Ways a Publisher Can Kill Your Success

Recently, we've worked with several authors who have been bogged down by stumbling blocks from their publishers. These stumbling blocks include everything from not having access or control over their eBook, to being forced to buy marketing programs that not only don't move the needle, but can also …

Vow to Write Better, Not Faster in 2016, Despite Our Binge-Loving Culture

Recently, I was skimming the front pages of the New York Times book review when I caught this item: Jonathan Safran Foer's new novel, "Here I Am," is coming out next fall. I'm looking forward to reading it--I admired his earlier novels, "Everything is Illuminated" and "Extremely Loud and Incredibly …

Comparing Dirk Nowitzki to the NBA's greatest power forwards

Nobody tell Dirk Nowitzki this, but he's 37 years old.<p>In his 18th NBA season, the career-long power forward for the Dallas Mavericks is still playing at an All-Star level, rivaling the preconceived notion that Father Time is undefeated.<p>Drafted in 1998 out of Germany, he quickly established a new …

NBA