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How To Run Faster By Spring

<i>By Christine Yu for Life by DailyBurn</i><p>Now that all the big fall races are over and the weather is getting colder, most people are ready to pack away their sneakers and hibernate. While some consider the winter an off-season, it's definitely not the time to slack off from training.<p>"Many runners …

9 Easy Ways to Make Your Home Look Like A Million Bucks

Spruce up your home decor without draining your wallet<p>New York-based home stager, Cheryl Eisen, shares her best ideas for creating stylish interiors. After years of designing spaces for high-end real estate companies, she's spilling the beans on how you can spruce up your home decor without …

The 10 Dirtiest Spots in Your Kitchen

Use this cleaning checklist to kill all the germs in your cooking zone.<p>Think your kitchen is squeaky clean? Not so fast. "Moisture and food particles make it the perfect environment for growing germs that can make you sick," says Kelly A. Reynolds, PhD, an environmental microbiologist at the …

Cleaning

10 extraordinarily useful Italian phrases

ITALIAN IS A BEAUTIFUL LANGUAGE. Because of the purity of its vowels, Italian is the first language in which opera singers learn to sing. It’s also …

How To Learn A Foreign Language In 3 Months

"French and Spanish, English, German, and Brazilian Portuguese..." he ticks them off for me. "And Esperanto."<p>That last one is a made-up language, or a "constructed international auxiliary language," meaning it was designed to help people from different nations without a common tongue …

Language Learning

18 Bookstores Every Book Lover Must Visit At Least Once

Bookstores can be a destination upon themselves.<p>From Venice to Mexico City, check out some of the most interesting book retailers out there.<p><b>1. Libreria Acqua Alta, Venice, Italy.</b><p>This bookstore features classic volumes of American and Italian books packed in traditional Venetian gondola boats. But …

Books

100 Books Everyone Should Read Before They Die

Many of the books are 20th century classics or recent bestsellers — the oldest book on the list is Jane Austen's 1813 masterpiece "Pride and Prejudice." It also spans multiple genres, with adult fiction, nonfiction, children's, and young adult novels such as "The Hunger Games" and "Harry Potter" …

Books

With Thanksgiving, Hanukkah, and Christmas approaching, your kitchen is about to become a crazy hub of activity. 15 tips & tricks to get your kitchen clean for the holidays: http://thekitc.hn/1dhLzAI

What Makes Champagne Special? A Brief History

<i>Pinot Noir vines in Cumières</i><p>The vast appellation of Champagne doesn't look like the world's other wine regions. The extensive vineyards -- spreading for miles in some places, covering every available slope -- are high density plantings, containing from 8,000 to 10,000 vines per hectare. The vines …

Detox from Post-Halloween Sugar Overload with One of Hollywood’s Top Juice Cleanses

While Halloween season has come to an end, it’s OK to admit if you’re still indulging in the loads of tasty treats you’ve collected from the …

What Recruiters Look At During The 6 Seconds They Spend On Your Resume

Although we may never know why we didn't get chosen for a job interview, a recent study is shedding some light on recruiters' decision-making behavior. According to TheLadders research, recruiters spend an average of "six seconds before they make the initial 'fit or no fit' decision" on …

Employment

in Arts & Entertainment onOct 30, 2013 2:00 pm

<i>We're all on budgets, even people who could buy anything they want at a moment's notice. Sometimes there's a restaurant or shop that calls us so</i> …

Potluck Dinner Party Rules for Both Host and Guest

Rules you need to know about how to attend and host a potluck dinner party.<p>The potluck supper is a great idea in theory: everybody brings one dish to share, and you end up with a feast. But in practice, it can be a difficult affair, both to orchestrate and to attend. What if the dishes clash? What …

Suze Orman's 5 Tips for Investing in the Stock Market

Only half of middle-class Americans own stocks. That's a drop of 24 percent since 2008, when the global financial crisis hit. But stocks are still …

7 Life Lessons You Learn from Owning Your First Home

You've spent hours researching mortgage rates, but here are a few things no one warns you will come with the property territory.<p>Photos: …

Mortgages