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Want to Remove Yourself From Toxic Situations? Try This Decades-Old Japanese Art"

Save and read this every time you find yourself in a toxic situation.<p>You are stuck and frustrated, sinking into the black hole of your circumstances. No matter what you do, you keep falling back into this quagmire of negative energies and thoughts, from which there is seemingly no escape. These …

Self-help

50 Inspirational Quotes to Motivate You

Great quotes can be inspirational and motivational. Here are 50 great quotes to motivate you:<p>Nothing is impossible, the word itself says "I'm possible"!<p>—Audrey Hepburn<p>I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them …

Homemade Cocktail Sauce Recipe

<i>Everyone needs a homemade cocktail sauce that’s plenty spicy thanks to a wallop of horseradish and chili sauce. Just as God intended.</i>Adapted from …

Why Your Home Stinks and How to Fix It

From fried fish to a filthy litterbox, most smells in your home are fairly easy to pinpoint. There are, however, more insidious aromas that linger …

How to Get a Slimmer Waist | Goop

In the first installment of our series with structural integrative specialist, Lauren Roxburgh, we talked about what fascia is—and how you can …

Yoga

For Successful Women In Business, It’s Always Personal

A Top 10 list that answers this question: What’s driving the women who are building tomorrow’s great companies?

DIY Floors that Look Like a Million Bucks

Flooring is one of the things that has the biggest impact on the look of a room — but beautiful floors can also be really expensive. But the good …

These 5 Simple Habits Can Make You A Better Runner

Becoming a better runner isn’t just about running faster times, it’s about creating a lifelong, healthy habit that makes you feel more alive and …

Yes, You Can Make the Unicorn Lamp of Your Dreams

A couple months ago we stumbled upon a gold unicorn lamp from PBTeen, but we waited too long to buy it and now it’s out of stock. But no worries, because this lamp is totally DIYable! We purchased a $20 Barbie unicorn and a lamp kit to construct our dream lamp. What we love most about this DIY …

Crafting

This map tells us a lot about the wealth, geopolitical influence, and natural resources of the Middle East

If we could only show you one map to explain the economy of the Middle East, it would be this one.<p>In one fell swoop, the map below tells us a lot about the wealth, geopolitical influence, and natural resources of the region as well as parts of Central Asia. Many intricacies are also evident as …

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Fixer Upper

Set aside money for a house repair fund.<p>So you’re pre-approved for a mortgage, and suddenly a home matching your criteria appears on the market. Then …

Real Estate

My full-time working mom taught me what parenting is truly about with daily lunchbox letters

1/<p>Here's a picture of my mom and me in 2003 on the left, and again in 2013 on the right.<p>Skye Gould<p>2/<p>This is the shoebox I kept the letters in. We …

Wonderful Websites You Should Bookmark Right Now to Learn From Internet

The internet can be a wonderfully, immense place for interesting content. If you've ever wanted to learn a new skill or to accomplish a seemingly monumental task, you need look no further than the internet. There is basically a site for every interest under the sun. It is also a great place to …

The Best Flowers to Plant for Your Astrological Sign

You're destined to grow these otherworldly blooms.<p>You rely on your horoscope to enlighten you on everything from when to move to what cocktail you should be drinking. Now, astrologer Kim Allen is breaking down how the stars can also guide you to your best garden yet.

The Real Reason the U.S. Air Force Won't Build New F-22 Raptors

Almost every defense-industrial publication this month has covered the language in the House version of the 2017 National Defense Authorization bill …

Level Up Your Plank Workout: 11 Planks to Build Core Strength

When you were a kid, you probably did sit-ups at school for an ab workout. But is the sit-up the best ab exercise? That’s actually a simple question. …

17 Easy DIY Home Decor Craft Projects That Don't Look Cheap

DIY home decor crafts are fun but making something that will actually have decor value may be a bigger challenge than you’ve anticipated. Indeed, …

If you want to be like Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, adopt their voracious reading habits

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, he pointed to a stack of nearby books and said, “Read 500 pages like this every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest. …

Success

Build a Deck for Less Than $900

A low-level deck beautifies your outdoor space and can increase the value of your home. And it might not be as difficult to DIY as you might …

Home Depot

How to save more money with less effort

For most people, the knee-jerk reaction is that saving over half of their income is impossible. The perception is that saving that much money every year would require a massive income and/or a lifestyle of suffering and sacrifice. I can tell you from our experience that both of those preconceptions …

The Ars guide to building a Linux router from scratch

Remember how our homebrew router embarrassed off-the-shelf options? Go make your own.<p>After finally reaching the tipping point with off-the-shelf …

How to become luckier, according to science

Ever had a run of bad luck? It feels like the world is actively conspiring against you.<p>Ever wonder if you can improve your luck? And I don't mean …

Easy Stretches Almost Everyone Can Do to Stay Flexible

Flexibility is very important, especially as we get older. Here are some basic, everyday stretches to improve and maintain your flexibility.<p>Business …

Yoga

Pack Your Lunch and Rack Up the Savings

Brown bag lunches may not be exciting, but saving hundreds of dollars is.<p>This is the Day 13 & 14 challenge in the #MONEY30, a month-long bootcamp for …

Personal Finance

6 Relationship Habits All Really Happy Couples Have

We all tend to fall into a routine in long-term relationships.<p>We make habits and rituals as a couple that help shape and define our lives together. Perhaps it's going to breakfast on a Saturday morning, one partner making the bed while the other makes coffee, or a particular way of celebrating a …

New iPhone 6s passcode bypass lets handlers access Photos and Contacts; here’s how to protect yourself

A new iPhone 6s/6s Plus passcode bypass flaw is making its rounds on the internet today, and it’s similar to flaws we’ve seen in the past on iOS. Don’t be overly alarmed, though, as the odds of this happening to you are slim. Besides, if you are concerned, there are some bonafide ways to go about …

Here's How to Make Super-Cool Magnetic Slime in Your Own Kitchen

Try this one at home.<p>There are plenty of science experiments you can't safely try from the comfort of your own home, so it's pretty exciting when you …

Kids

Starbucks VIA® Instant Coffee Horchata

Our version of this traditional beverage is cool, creamy, and easy to make.<p>A popular tradition in Mexico and Spain, this beverage often features …

Coffee

Korean Braised Short Ribs Are the Greatest Recipe of All Time

Associate editor Christina Chaey finally learns the secret to the braised short ribs her grandma only makes her once a year.<p><i>You know those recipes we hold near and dear to our hearts because they really are the greatest of all time? Well, our Greatest Recipe of All Time series is where we wax</i> …