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Luxury homes, live-in housekeeper and a balmy tropical climate: The three overseas destinations where Aussies can live the 'good life' for just $40,000 a year

Many of us have dreamed about relocating to tropical and exotic climes to escape the stresses and strains of big city life and the associated …

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15 Genius Tricks For Working Smarter, Not Harder

Trouble focusing? Listen to Baroque music and rub some rosemary oil on your pulse points.

All the Things You're Doing Wrong When You Travel, According to Anthony Bourdain

The globe-trotting TV host shares his advice for all types of budgets.<p>Anthony Bourdain thinks traveling to Paris just to stand atop the Eiffel Tower …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

The (super enjoyable) Japanese secret to becoming a morning person

In an ideal world, your morning routine would <i>always</i> set you up for a kickass day ahead. But if you’ve got a packed to-do list, it’s all too easy for …

This Is Exactly How Much Money You Need to Make to Be Happy, According to Science

We’ve cracked the code on how money can buy happiness. Now we’re able to ballpark the most coveted emotion’s ideal salary.<p>According to a report …

Happiness

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Read This, and You'll Want to Ditch Ziploc Bags for Good

Plastic cutlery. Saran wrap (don't even get this culinary school grad started). Paper towels.<p>There's a slew of everyday habits that lead to kitchen …

15 things you should be doing after work instead of watching TV if you want to be happier

For the longest time, I would come home from work and immediately pop on the TV. It was mindless — after a day of meetings, intensive heads-down work, and never-ending email chains, the only thing I thought I wanted to do was watch five episodes of some sitcom I'd seen hundreds of times before.<p>But …

Productivity

Empowered Kids Have Parents Who Use These 3 Strategies

The principles are simple enough, but you can't quit, and you have to tell your reptilian brain to shut up.<p>By far the biggest irony of being a parent is that, while it's human nature to want to feel needed, if we're doing our job as a mother or father, we have to empower our kids, at least on a …

Parenting

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert

The lazy person's guide to time management..<p>For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on …

Time Management

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

18 products people waste too much money on that you should stop buying immediately

Waste not, want not.<p>We make so many purchases that we don't always realize what we are buying. If we take a step back and think about all of our additional costs, we could cut a few out of our lives.<p>These 18 products can often be a huge waste of money.

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59 Dope Things On Amazon Prime That Have A Cult Following

It's hard to imagine that knife sets and hair brushes could inspire such fanatical enthusiasm, yet scroll through some of Amazon's highest-rated …

Shopping

How to Discipline Stubborn, ‘Unpunishable’ Children

You might not be able to control their behavior, but you do have control over what they learn.<p>Parents of strong-willed children have a unique set of …

The Best Microadventures In Each Of The Southeastern States

<i>For the next month, Uproxx GPS is zeroing in on “microadventures” — day trips, quick jaunts, and small-scale explorations that will notch neatly into your busy life. As part of this initiative, we’re counting off the best day trips in five different regions of the country. Today we’re in the</i> …

Northbound on the John Muir Trail: Part I

The John Muir Trail is arguably the most beautiful and sought out trail of the Lower 48. The conventional route is heading SOBO from the northern …

Hiking

9 Signs You're Not Fully Present In Your Life, According To Experts

I used to roll my eyes whenever someone talked about mindfulness. Then, I realized that basically every problem I had came down to not being mindful. …

Mindfulness

10 Of The Kinkiest Places On Earth For Those Who Don’t Like Regular, Boring Sex

Sex is a lot more than just plopping a sausage into a couple of buns. It's a varied, complicated and limitless space where consenting adults can …

A dad tries to explain sex to his son and finds the meaning of life

In 2011, my oldest son, then just weeks shy of his eighth birthday, perched on the corner of my wife’s and my bed, his head tilted just far enough to the side so he couldn’t quite see the home birth of his baby brother. He wanted to be in the room; we told him he was welcome, and we prepared him …

Parenting

Oprah for president in 2020? Here’s everything you need to know.

It all got brought back up again, at first, because of a joke.<p>Golden Globes host Seth Meyers stood before Oprah Winfrey, who was set to receive the Cecil B. DeMille award Sunday night and was sitting in the very front of the room. As Meyers opened the awards show, he mentioned his 2011 White House …

Golden Globes

VW's iconic microbus is making a comeback in 2022 — and it's getting a big update

Once a symbol of American counterculture during the 1960s and '70s, Volkswagen's microbus was discontinued in 2013 due to safety concerns.<p>But in 2017, Volkswagen revealed a concept for a new, fully-electric microbus — the I.D. Buzz — and confirmed it would go into production and reach dealerships …

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How can I live longer? Researchers say the key to longevity may be simpler than we think

A New Year with its fresh blank slate beckons. This will be the year we go to the gym regularly, become vegetarian, stop smoking or drinking, we say, resolutions that may or may not stick. However, what if the path to a longer, healthier life does not lie at the gym or in the fridge at all, but in …

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10 books Richard Branson thinks everyone should read

Over the years he has offered up dozens of titles that have kept his attention and helped him grow as a businessman.<p>We can't guarantee you'll follow in the entrepreneur's footsteps, but the books could certainly set you in the right direction.

Books

The widening gap between liberals and the people who hate them

<i>Want smart analysis of the most important news in your inbox every weekday along with other global reads, interesting ideas and opinions to know? Sign up for the Today's WorldView newsletter.</i><p><b>It made for a good photo-op</b>. At a summit in the French capital marking the second anniversary of the Paris …

Scientists find 'behemoth' black hole so big it could challenge our understanding of the universe's beginning

Scientists just found a very huge, very young supermassive black hole. As far as we know, it shouldn't be able to exist, and it just might re-write …

Adding These 7 Quick Changes to Your Morning Routine Can Make You Happier

<i>This article originally appeared on TIME and BusinessInsider.com</i><p>Sometimes it’s the big things that make us happy — the birth of a child, an …

How climate change could lead to more wars in the 21st century

A new book offers a dark picture of humanity’s future.<p>“My belief is that we will see a renaissance of violent conflict in the 21st century, and that many of these conflicts will spring from climate change.”<p>That’s what Harald Welzer, author of <i>Climate Wars: Why People Will Be Killed in the 21st</i> …