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31 Life-Changing Products On Amazon You’ll Wish You’d Known About Sooner

FOMO is one of the weirder, more annoying side effects of social media usage (that and getting friend requested by your parents). But it can also …

Shopping

Amazon Spent Years Learning What It Takes to Do Great Work. These 4 Steps Contributed Most to Its Success

"Skill is overrated," says Jeff Bezos. These four things are not.<p>Yesterday, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos published his annual letter to shareholders, and it's got some great advice for anyone who is striving to do great work.<p>After commending Amazon employees for their commitment to excellence, and …

Self-improvement

Stylish Glasses for Under $100 You Can Buy Online

The days of spending hundreds of dollars on eyewear should be over, thanks to a slew of online outlets that can build and ship prescription glasses …

Stylish

Go Bananas for this Cast Iron Monkey Bread Recipe

A staple of American households since at least the 1950s (and Hungarian households even before that), monkey bread is, as far as sweet treats go, …

Breakfast

18 Things Happy People Never Do (So You Shouldn’t Either)

How many of these tiny, everyday things are you doing that could be slowly destroying your happiness?<p>Our culture is saturated with images of "ideal" …

Happiness

Is Now the Time to Get a TV Antenna?

Just like long-playing records and turntables, TV antennas have made a comeback. But unlike the LP revival—which feeds on nostalgia and the appeal of …

Televisions

How to Become An Expert At Just About Anything In Just 45 Minutes A Day

“It takes 10,000 hours to become an “expert in an ultra-competitive field” but to go from “knowing nothing to being pretty good”, actually takes 20 …

The Voice

How To Actually Deal With Intrusive Thoughts, According To Experts

Ever lie awake at night and surprise yourself with a thought that you just can't shake? Dealing with stressful thoughtscan feel super isolating, but …

Mental Health

Use This Checklist to Accomplish Your Life Goals

A couple of weeks ago, I spent a weekend in L.A. with my friend and business mentor, Melyssa Griffin—a fab entrepreneur and creator of the Pursuit …

Happiness

Catholic priests perform exorcisms over the phone as demand rises

Demand for exorcisms is booming as a result of a decline in Christian faith and the internet providing easy access to black magic, the occult and Satanism, a Vatican conference for exorcist priests was told on Monday.<p>So many people are asking to be liberated from the malign hold of the Devil that …

Christianity

Jesus, the Beautiful and Noble Shepherd

<b>Fourth Sunday of Easter, Year B – April 22nd, 2018</b>In the Bible and in the ancient Near East, “shepherd” was a political title that stressed the …

Theology

Needing More

Needing More<p>by Charles R. SwindollScriptures: Psalm 119:1–8<p>Interesting word, <i>enthusiasm</i>. It's derived from two Greek terms, <i>en</i> (meaning "in") and <i>theos</i> …

Evangelical Christianity

The One Router Setting Everyone Should Change (But No One Does)

The vast majority of home Wi-Fi users don't know the first thing about keeping their routers secure, a new survey finds.<p>Eighty-two percent of 2,205 …

Wi-Fi

These Insane Space-Saving Bags Are an Overpacker's Dream — and Only $17 on Amazon

I'm guilty. . . I'm one of those people who fills my suitcase to the brim and can barely close it. A few years ago, I was moving abroad and had to pack up my whole life into just a few suitcases. A friend recommended I try using The Chestnut Travel Space Saver Storage Bags ($17). Not only did they …

Shopping

7 Bad Habits Truly Wealthy People Never Have

Almost all of those in the 1 percent have this in common: They don't spend their time doing these things.<p><i>What does the 1 percent do with their time compared to the 99 percent? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better</i> …

Success

Best Men’s Linen Pants: Drawstring Styles for Summer 2018

Fun fact about linen, from the good people at Science Digest: explorers discovered wild flax fibers in a Caucasus, Georgia cave, leading them the …

Men's Fashion

A Professional Ballet Dancer's Advice Changed How I Motivate Myself to Work Out

Motivation has peaks and valleys. There are times we feel invincible, strong, and proud of our fitness accomplishments. During my "peaks" in the …

Motivation

This Direct-to-Consumer Furniture Company Has a Bright New Look

Avid Pinterest users think of themselves as decorating tastemakers, thank you very much — and we have the home inspo boards to prove it. But it was still surprising to find out that a certain stylish furniture brand just happens to agree. Direct-to-consumer brand Modani confessed that they had a …

Home Decorating

Movies You Can Stream On Netflix Right Now That Are Just As Scary As "A Quiet Place"

Keep that horror high going strong all week long!

Horror

Sorry, but you're reheating your leftovers all wrong

There is nothing like waking up in the morning and realizing you have leftover pizza from the night before. Or getting home from work and pulling out …

Cooking

How Can I Tell When Chicken Has Gone Bad? — Tips from The Kitchn

The other day I got a text from a friend asking for advice on what to do with a pack of chicken she forgot about in the fridge. Was it still okay to …

FDA

Obedience Leads to Peace

<b>“Don’t worry about anything; instead, pray about everything. Tell God what you need, and thank him for all he has done. Then you will experience</b> …

Faith

Coyote Hunting: Scale Your Way To Success

Habitat will make or break your coyote hunt. But knowing what coyotes need to make a living is only part of the equation. Identifying land features …

Hunting

Hunting Dog Training: Your Pup's First Year

Training started the moment you gathered that little ball of fur up in your arms for the first time, and it never ends. It is a continuum of more and …

Pets

How to Choose the Right Sight for Your Hunting Bow

It was one of those rare setups that come along only so often.<p>The majority of oaks had dropped their bounty in late September, but one gnarled white …

Hunting

3 Top Elk Guides Share Their Elk Hunting Tactics and Favorite Gear

Experienced elk hunters know the odds of success are as steep as the mountains they love. Months of planning, miles of hiking, and hours of glassing …

Hunting

10 Holiday Gift Ideas for Gun Dogs

If you already own a dog, then you know it’s easier to buy things – both necessary and frivolous – for your pet than it is for members of your …

How to Make Your Own Shooting Sticks from Busted-Up Arrows

Most serious hunters have an arrow bucket tucked into the corner of their workshop or gear room. Mixed into the fray are usually a bunch of old, …

Second Life

The Flourless Chocolate Torte Recipe You'll Make Again and Again

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 419<p>Fat 32g<p>Carbs 32g<p>Protein 7g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 8<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>419<p>% Daily Value*<p><b>Total …

Dessert

This 1 Resume Mistake Makes You Look Like a Liar to Hiring Managers

Hiring managers often assume you're a fake if you don't do this.<p>It's been well-documented that hiring managers and recruiters are "skimmers." They spend about six seconds skimming over a resume before they decide to either A) toss it, or B) go back and read a little more. Knowing what should be on …

Employment