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12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

Pain

Hemorrhoids: Dangers, treatments and prevention

<b>(CNN) —</b> Hemorrhoids have plagued mankind's derrieres for centuries.<p>It's said that French leader Napoleon Bonaparte's rectal protrusion caused him such pain during the Battle of Waterloo that it affected his ability to lead, ultimately costing him victory.<p>Hippocrates pioneered many of the surgical …

Nutrition

Genius Ways To Use Up Ripe Bananas

Ripe bananas might not be so tasty on their own. But oh boy, can they really come in handy when it comes to bringing delicious dessert recipes to …

Breakfast

How to set up two-factor authentication on all your online accounts

Just about any account you own on the internet is prone to being hacked — and one of the easiest ways to add an extra layer of security is to enable two-factor authentication. Also known as two-step verification or 2FA, the process gives web services a secondary access to the account owner (you!) …

Information Systems

How to get people to like you: 7 ways from an FBI behavior expert

Meeting new people can be awkward. What should you say? How can you make a good impression? How do you keep a conversation going?<p>Research shows …

Self-help

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

All Extremely Confident People Give Up These 13 Habits | Inc.com

Real confidence is not narcissism.<p>Although the two often get confused, people with narcissistic tendencies need everyone to think that they're special. They have a need for admiration and a sense of entitlement that's rooted in deep-seated insecurities. Authentic confidence has nothing to do with …

Self-help
Faceted Classification

10 Ways Smart People Stay Calm

The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has a direct link to your performance. TalentSmart has conducted …

Emotional Intelligence

I used to dread meeting new people — until I adopted these 3 basic principles

Really, I'd be that guy standing in a corner for the entire night, staring alternately into an increasingly room temperature beer and the glowing light of my smartphone.<p>I'd be that guy who would sign up for awesome events and then spend the entire afternoon brainstorming valid ways to convince …

Time I

Great Leaders Always Make Sure Employees Know the Answer to These 3 Questions | Inc.com

I've been testing a very popular app called Basecamp lately.<p>You might know it if you read <i>Inc. Magazine</i> or have ever visited a startup.<p>It's a popular project manager, but it's designed with a bit more flair than most task-based tools. You can chat with people, share files, and...basically live, eat, …

Employment

Once you learn these 7 hard truths about life, you’ll be much stronger

Life isn’t easy. We all encounter tough times that are hard to swallow and never seem fair.<p>The truth is, life is neutral. It has no bias and simply …

Current is an app-controlled debit card for kids

Current is a new startup that wants to take allowances into the modern age through an app-controlled Visa debit card, via <i>TechCrunch</i>. It’s a clever idea at its core: credit cards are more prevalent than ever these days, and this is a way for parents to help kids safely learn how to use them, which …

Credit Cards

It’s back! Zoolz Cloud Storage: $30, Lifetime Subscription

The last time we covered Zoolz Cloud Storage it was an absolute hit with our readers. But that offer didn’t last very long, and we got a fair number of emails from those who were disappointed they missed out.<p>After that, we resolved to keep an eye on Zoolz for worthwhile offers, and today one just …

Cloud Computing

10 Essential Monday Morning Habits of Happy People

Many of us hit the snooze button on a Monday morning in hopes of getting just five more minutes of shut eye. It may seem like a harmless habit, but …

17 Profound Quotes From the Dalai Lama That Will Change the Way You Think

The Dalai Lama is one of the most inspirational spiritual teachers living today. From the age of 16, he was inducted with enormous responsibility in …

20 Positive Thinking Quotes to Help You Deal With the Sunday Night Blues

What does your Sunday evening routine look like?<p>If you’re like most people, it involves savouring the last relaxing hours before dreading the Monday …

15 Questions You Should Ask Yourself Every Sunday Evening

Whenever we encounter new beginnings, we must take time to reflect on our lives by looking back over the past and ahead into the future.<p>This process …

30 Delicious Things You Never Knew You Could Make With A Crock-Pot

Think *outside* the stew.

Cooking

A Quick Guide to Cutting the Cable Cord

Tired of that dusty cable box? Swap it for a sleek device and streaming app by reading this guide!<p>Switching from traditional cable TV service to an internet-based option has become easier than ever. With three major TV-streaming services and countless compatible devices currently on the market, we …

15 Stir-Fry Recipes That Are Way Better Than Takeout

More by Maggie<p>Everyone knows that home cooking is always tastier and more satisfying than ordering takeout. Especially in China, where cooking for …

12 things you shouldn't put in your slow cooker

Slow cookers are great, but they can't cook everything<p>When you get things right, slow cookers can be a busy person's best friend. But add the wrong …

Cooking

Break Your Peanut Butter Sandwich Habit With these 6 Creative Alternatives

There’s nothing easier and more versatile than a classic peanut butter sandwich (unless, of course, your kids are allergic.) You can whip one up in …

Breakfast

This Website Has the Best Flight Deals 99% of the Time, Says a Travel Pro

While the purpose of a vacation is to relax and unwind, the lead-up to a trip can have the opposite effect. Between trawling flight websites, finding …

Forget five a day, eat 10 portions of fruit and veg to cut risk of early death

Five portions of fruit and veg a day is good for you, but 10 is much better and could prevent up to 7.8 million premature deaths worldwide every year, say scientists.<p>The findings of the study led by Imperial College London may dismay the two in three adults who struggle to manage three or four …

Holistic Medicine

There’s a hidden menu in Android that lets you unlock experimental features — here’s how to use it

It's not available on every device — you'll have less luck if yours has a heavy UI skin — but it's worth checking out to see which features may be arrive with future Android versions. For example, some of the features Google brought to the Android 6.0 Marshmallow update — where it was first …

Android News

How to change your life in 15 minutes a day

Our recent post, 24 ways to make 2017 great received many eye-opening comments as to how much time getting up 15 minutes earlier each day can add to …

Time I

What Bacon Really Does to Your Body

Americans are eating so much bacon these days, our reserves of the fatty meat are at the lowest levels seen in half a century. According to the …

Food

What the 7 Types of Poop Say About Your Health

Trying to deduce what your deuce means shouldn’t be rocket science — just gastroenterology. Researchers at the University of Bristol devised a visual reference called the Bristol Stool Scale that ranks your poop from 1-7, each of which says something different about the state of your digestive …

Ditch Your Cable (without Giving Anything Up)

Cable providers keep upping their prices and taking away more channels at every turn. If you're fed up with it, it may be time to end the …