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I tried Apple's new gigantic iPad Pro and was pleasantly surprised — but it's not for everyone

But if you're looking for a big, beautiful iPad with a great stylus and awesome performance, this may be the tablet for you.<p>Even then, that's as long as you're willing to swallow the iPad Pro's steep $799 starting price and the fact that it simply can't do everything a laptop can.<p>After about a day …

IPad Pro

Hemingway's 10 Best Quotes

In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.<p>In celebration of the man's birthday, our favorite words of wisdom from the legendary writer.

20 Places Every American Should See Before They Die

From sea to shining sea.<p>Looking for an epic summer road trip idea? Whether you crave culture and history, spectacular natural landscapes, or serious adventure, look to these national parks and small towns.

National Parks

Dynamic Duos: How To Get More Nutrition By Pairing Foods

What are the makings of a great salad? You need fresh greens, of course, and then a layer of colorful vegetables like tomatoes and carrots.<p>That's a good start. But to help the body absorb more of the nutrients packed into this medley, you may want to add something else: a cooked egg.<p>A small study …

Nutrition

The fitness apps that gave me six-pack abs

I saw my six pack for the first time at the age of 40. Prior to that, my abs had been hidden behind a thick layer of fat that I’d built up over years of living a sedentary geek lifestyle. The only exercise I got was racing to be first in line at the Apple Store for a product launch.<p>Then one day, a …

21 Positive Thoughts For Your Morning

When Ricky Gervais was 8 years old, he woke up every day going:<p>"Wow! I'm alive! Yes! I've got to eat! I've got to take a clock apart to see how that works! There's an ant! I'm going to follow that ant! Let's go to the library! What, sausages? Oh my god, I can't believe my luck!"<p>We could still …

Happiness

To Sleep, Perchance to Lucid Dream

<i>By Marjorie Noble and Daniel Oldis via DreamsCloud</i><p>When we remember our dreams, we often struggle to make sense of them. For example, you may dream that a bear is chasing you, and wonder what it could possibly mean. Freud, who believed that puns were important in dreams, might have suggested that a …

Physiology

‘But You Never Said...’ Why Couples Remember Differently

The root of many arguments, memory is affected by mood and emotions<p>Carrie Aulenbacher remembers the conversation clearly: Her husband told her he wanted to buy an arcade machine he found on eBay. He said he’d been saving up for it as a birthday present to himself. The spouses sat at the kitchen …

Arcade Games

Sometimes You Just Need Pudding; Here Are 11 Recipes

Chocolate, vanilla, rice, and tapioca—we love all pudding equally. Here are 11 great recipes for it.<p><b>There's something very comforting about pudding</b>, whether it is of the chocolate or rice variety. It's just you, a bowl, and a spoon, ya know? We feel you. Here are 11 recipes to satiate that need.

Dessert

Can These Common Office Habits Slowly Kill You?

Warning: this article will get you jumping out of your seat.<p>If it doesn’t, we have a problem. New research suggests that sitting is as bad as smoking.<p>…

Soulja Boy

Why Do We Have Blood Types?

When my parents informed me that my blood type was A+, I felt a strange sense of pride. If A+ was the top grade in school, then surely A+ was also …

Medical Research

7 Intelligent Gifts For Tech Savvy Children

The culture of gift giving troubles me–all that buying and spending in a country where the majority of us already carry too much debt.<p>Still, every year relatives ask me what they can buy my children during the holiday season. When I was younger, I resisted. I stepped onto my soapbox and gave some …

This Is The Ultimate Bedtime Routine For Better Sleep

A bedtime routine might sound like something that's only necessary for the grade-school set, but following a nightly schedule can greatly improve the sleep of the biggest of kids adults, too.<p>Sleep experts recommend establishing a bedtime routine, both to calm and relax you as you get ready to sleep …

8 Awesome Whole Grains You’re Not Eating

You’ve probably had oatmeal for breakfast, and if you haven’t yet tried quinoa I bet you’ve heard of it, or have seen it on a menu or social media …

Holistic Medicine