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31 Essential Science Fiction Terms And Where They Came From

There are so many words and phrases that we use in science fiction—and even science—without giving it much thought. But where did we get terms like …

Science Fiction

13 Of The Best Walgreens Beauty Buys For Under $20

There's no feeling in the world quite like discovering a crumpled up 20 dollar bill in your coat pocket. While we can think of numerous ways to spend it fast (e.g. the sale rack at Zara or Thai food takeout), we can always get our money's worth at Walgreens.<p>The American pharmacy has a plethora of …

The 15 Best Countries To Retire To In 2014

If you’re planning to retire abroad—because you want to live better for less, diversify your investments or enjoy a greater degree of adventure—you should consider Panama, Ecuador and Malaysia.<p>According to a newly-released report from InternationalLiving.com, these are considered the top spots for …

5 Closet Organizing Tips For A Fresh Start in 2014

Get organized for 2014 with a streamlined, hyper-organized, and great-looking closet. eDrop-Off founder Corri McFadden shares her best tips.<p><b>1. Think Outside the Closet</b><br>Shoes can be art, so don't be afraid to display them on the outside of your closet. Use your favorite shoes as display pieces on …

17 Charming Curtains To Buy Or DIY

Scarlett O’Hara and Maria Augusta von Trapp knew it decades ago: Curtains equal fashion. So let’s frock those living rooms, bedrooms, and reading nooks with runway-worthy window treatments. Whether you’re ready to get out the glue gun and get down with pom poms or you simply want to get out your …

The Best Exercise for Strengthening Your Shoulders

Pressing a barbell overhead has somehow acquired the reputation as a dangerous exercise for the shoulders. Doctors and physical therapists routinely advise against the exercise weightlifters refer to as simply The Press on the false assumption that an injury known as "shoulder impingement" is the …

Muscle

8 Habits that are Messing with Your Metabolism

A few little tweaks can help you max out your calorie burn

10 Most Iconic World Cup Goals and the Stories Behind Them

Held every four years, the FIFA World Cup remains the biggest showpiece sporting event across the globe, and next summer's tournament in Brazil is shaping up to be just as extravagant as those that have preceded it.<p>The 2014 edition will be the 20th World Cup tournament and over the past 19 editions …

Soccer

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Want your kids to play outside? Rip out the lawn!

<b>Guest Rant by Pam Penick</b><p>Lawns are for kids, right? After all, they need that big, green carpet to enjoy the outdoors. Would it be an exaggeration to …

Alys Fowler: time to grow those winter greens

There is a moment in any food garden when you have to destroy the picture. All spring and early summer you work to create something abundant and then you go and ruin it by eating it.<p>Whole beds and pots lie bare where there were once potatoes, onions, broad beans and garlic. Still, despite August …

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Before & After: Bar Cart Makeover

Despite the New York Times’ claim that bar carts are purely a piece of hipster furniture du jour, I think they’re classic. Whether you’re a nightly …

The Best New Exercises for Women

Discover the best workout for women that you're not doing<p>The Best New Exercises (for every part of a woman's body!)<p>There's a popular saying among fitness experts: "The best exercise is the one you're not doing." The take-home message? To achieve the best results, you need to regularly challenge …

Thorny problems: do we need to feed plants?

Helen Yemm solves readers' gardening problems. This week: fertiliser best practice and replacing roses.<p><b>Passion flower problem</b><p><i>I am puzzled by what has happened to my Passiflora caerulea. It was very healthy and spread delightfully to a width of about 8-9ft. I had to trim it back during the summer as</i> …