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This Electric Bike Folds Up To Fit Inside Your Backpack

The secret is a circular design: Tiny solid wheels fold up into a frame made of two circles instead of the usual triangle. A circular seat doubles as …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Put down the doughnut: Trans fat may hurt your memory

If you can't remember where your car keys are, you may want to eat fewer muffins.<p>It turns out the more trans fat you eat, the less you may remember, according to a study presented at the American Heart Association's scientific conference last week. Maybe that explains why some people don't know how …

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Record Drought Reveals Stunning Changes Along Colorado River

Lake Powell is at historic lows, offering kayakers new channels to explore but raising the alarm about water.<p>LAKE POWELL, Utah—In early September, at the abandoned Piute Farms marina on a remote edge of southern Utah's Navajo reservation, we watched a ten-foot (three-meter) waterfall plunging off …

The recipe for a lasting relationship? Just two basic traits

A new study forty years in the making has given scientists an ability to predict which relationships will last and which ones will fail based on two essential personality traits: kindness and generosity.<p>Coming as a surprise to no one, psychologist John Gottman has found in studying thousands of …

12 Daily Habits of Super-Happy Couples

It really is the little things.<p>You know those couples who are so darn cute all the time? Those people who are so in love and just seem to have it all figured out? <i>What</i> is their secret? Well, it might be simpler than you think. We asked real women and relationship experts to share some of the daily …

5 iPad Apps for the Productive 21st Century Student

When I was at school, I struggled badly with random, un-filed bits of paper, leaky ink cartridges in my Parker Pen and terrible hand writing (as well as chronic laziness and an addiction to Cricket). I’m sure this approach to my organisation affected my school work. If I would have grown up in the …

Parents: You’re saving for college all wrong

While American families have more money saved for college than they did last year, it’s still not nearly enough — and they’re saving incorrectly, …

The 20 Happiest Jobs For New Grads

By: Chad Brooks<p>Published: 05/06/2014 06:40 AM EDT on BusinessNewsDaily<p>Current grads looking for work that will leave them smiling most days should find a tech-related job, new research finds.<p>Jobs in the STEM field (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) continue to set the pace for …

The 10 Habits You Develop In College That Will Save You Money In The Real World

So, recent grads: how’s the transition to the real world? If you graduated last month – or as recently as last weekend, if you’re Dartmouth’s Class of 2014 – you might have already started to feel withdrawal pains from collegiate life. You miss your friends, you miss the freedom, and whether you …

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UK / West End More<p>Review: BACKBONE, Southbank Centre<p>Review: THE STAR SEEKERS, National Theatre<br>• MOTOWN THE MUSICAL Will Play Final West End Performance …

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24 Incredibly Impressive Kids Graduating From High School This Year

All of these wunderkinds — including an Olympic athlete, a cancer survivor, a researcher, a Thiel Fellow, a self-published novelist, and a musical darling who's been admitted to all eight Ivy League schools — show that age has no bearing on what people can accomplish.<p>Based on reader nominations, …

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12 Essay Experts on Twitter

Photo by By Aleksi Tappura<p>I began my search for essay experts on Twitter a few days ago. To my surprise, and disappointment, most of the accounts I …

Parents, you’re paying for college wrong

When Junior’s college tuition bill comes, parents may want to rethink how they’re going to pay it.<p>According to Sallie Mae’s “How American Pays for …

27 Offbeat College Essay Topics

5 things Admissions Officers look for in the Application Essay

TweetWithin your college application, your personal statement is your one opportunity for the admissions officer to “meet you”, to visualize the …

For Love That is Happily-Ever-After, Try Gratitude

Fairy tales promised happily-ever-after. When I was a little girl, we were raised to believe that someday our prince would come. Cinderella found her …

Bill Moyers

8 Things You Never Knew About Men and Sex

Get ready to have your mind blown.<p>It's a common stereotype that for men, sex is like pizza: even when it's bad, it's good. But that's one of the many sexual myths that we might want throw out for good. "We always talk about the differences between men and women, but I think we've exaggerated that," …

6 Ways to Have a Richer Retirement

Americans are living longer. Here's how to make sure your money lasts as long as you do.<p>The simplest way to ensure you have enough money to cover a …

'Friends' coming to Netflix

<i>Friends</i> fans, Netflix is there for you.<p>The iconic NBC comedy is coming exclusively to the streaming service starting Jan. 1.<p>Netflix announced …

Netflix To Offer All 10 Seasons of Friends in North America

Netflix just tried to rain on HBO’s parade. The company has announced that all 10 seasons of Friends will be available to stream on its platform from January 1, 2015 in the US and Canada.<p>The show is over a decade old now, but the escapades of Rachel, Monica, Phoebe, Joey, Chandler and Ross are …

MUNSTER: Teens Aren't Interested In The Apple Watch

The Apple Watch probably won't be a hit with teenagers, according to Piper Jaffray's Gene Munster.<p>Piper Jaffray conducted two surveys on the Apple Watch: one last spring and another this fall.<p>It found that 17% of teens were interested in "buying an iWatch for $350," compared with 16% this …

Apple Watch

Euro Disney faces €1bn bailout by Walt Disney parent

Shares in Euro Disney took a rollercoaster-style dive on Monday after the Paris-based theme park announced a €1bn recapitalisation that could see it …

7 Reasons to Venture into Tantric Sex

Whenever you hear the word ‘tantra’ you probably envision Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, engaging in kinky sex. Candles lit, moaning that endures, “Roxanne” playing in the background though his wife’s name is Trudie: that’s what tantric sex is, right?<p>Though the Stings placed tantric sex on the …