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DIY

If you’re too busy for these 5 things, your life is more off-course than you think

Despite turbulence and other conditions keeping airplanes off-course 90 percent of flight time, most flights arrive in the correct destination at the …

Self-improvement

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Employment

Why LEDs Burn Out Too Fast

Did you know that normal LED bulbs can burn out quickly—more quickly than incandescents—when connected to dimmer switches or old wiring? I sure …

Home Automation

Prevent leaks w/ a Dome Smart Water Shut-Off Valve: $79 shipped (Reg. $100)

Amazing Deals Online (99% positive feedback) via Amazon is currently offering the Dome Home Automation Water Shut-Off Valve for <b>$78.77 shipped</b>. Also available at Walmart. That’s $21 off the going rate found at other retailers like Home Depot and is just a few dollars away from the lowest price we …

Home Depot

The 7 Best Budget Running Shoes to Buy in 2018

It’s tough to find well-made, high-quality running shoes that are also inexpensive. And most runners know that they’ll still pay a price—in …

Shoes

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

Focus on what you can control and you will win every time

“I think that everything is possible as long as you put your mind to it and you put the work and time into it. I think your mind really controls …

Swimming

Why The Older You Get, The More You Hate Everyone (And Why That's OK)

Ad failed to load<p>You know how you're always talking about how you hate everyone? The thing is, the older you get, the more real this is.<p>True story: I …

Relationships

How to Use Emotion Coaching With Your Kids

Emotion coaching is one of the five main types of discipline that is based largely on Washington state's psychology researcher John Gottman. …

Self-help

Just 21 Completely Genius Life Hacks From R/LifeProTips

When buying bedsheets, look for striped ones. It will make it much easier to find the long and short sides.<p>The tips span everything from home & garden and travel to workplaces and food & drink. Here are some of the best life hacks on there that'll make you say "How did I not think to do that?!"<p>"I …

Lifehacks

Midlife savings crisis: Ways to rebuild your retirement plan later in life

If a look at the balance in your 401(k) sparks a midlife savings crisis, take heart: Later is a better time than never to get serious about retirement.<p>One of the top culprits for underwhelming savings later in life is early withdrawals from individual retirement accounts and employer-sponsored …

Retirement

5 fascinating books on how to break bad habits

Psychological research shows people overestimate themselves in nearly every arena — including modesty. Which raises an interesting question … What’s …

Will Power

The 15-Minute Kettlebell Workout for Busy Guys

Kettlebells are the perfect tool for a 15-minute, busy-guy workout. After all, kettlebells look like something your kids might have left lying around …

Workouts

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

Plus, why and how often you should buff it up.<p>For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said …

Cooking

Device goes up the nose to permanently improve breathing

If you have chronic nasal congestion, it could be due to an obstruction caused by the shape of your internal nasal valve. A new device is designed to …

Medicine

Many American men are disappointed with fatherhood. It doesn’t have to be this way.

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora: What are some ways that men imagined themselves as fathers before they had children that turned out to be off-base?</i> <i>Answer by Josh Levs, Author of All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families and Businesses.</i><p>When your dream becomes real, it …

Parenting

How to Stop Your Apple Watch From Launching the 'Now Playing' App When Audio Plays on Your iPhone

Most Apple Watch owners will recognize the "Now Playing" app – it automatically launches by default whenever you play audio through the Music or Podcasts app on your iPhone. A similar screen shows when you play audio through any third-party iPhone app that also has an Apple Watch extension, like …

Apps

13 Dietitian-Approved Snacks From Amazon You Need in Your Cabinet

Loading up on healthy snacks can help you lose weight. After all, if you're fully stocked with healthy options, you're less likely to hit the work vending machine or make those impulse purchases in the check-out line when those hunger pangs hit.<p>Luckily, Amazon has tons of healthy options you can …

Healthy Eating

HOW TO GROW 25 POUNDS OF SWEET POTATOES IN A BUCKET

Everyone likes potatoes, but there are two different types of potatoes: sweet potatoes and regular potatoes. These two types differ in the content of …

Gardening

Ready to Try the Keto Diet? Here's a 7-Day Meal Plan to Get You Going

They always say starting your diet is the hardest part. I agree that it is difficult to stop your old habits and transition into new ones, but I think there's something even harder. That's sticking to your new diet. You may be loving the diet, but sometimes it can get boring eating the same things …

Healthy Eating

Add these FREE Marvel comic books to your Kindle eBook library via Amazon

We’ve spotted a pair of free Marvel Kindle Comic eBooks this afternoon at Amazon. These are new releases just for Comic Book Day 2018, which was this past weekend. Up first is Avengers/Captain America #1 and you can also grab Amazing Spider-Man/Guardians Of The Galaxy #1. These just-released titles …

Marvel Universe

7 healthy food trends this nutritionist says are worth the hype

It’s hard to remember a world before chia seeds and almond milk. But before earning a permanent spot in our homes, these products were newbies — food trends to keep an eye on. I’ve been covering food trends for at least a decade and just as these hall-of-famers have stood the test of time, other …

Gluten-Free

What Is the 4-7-8 Breathing Technique?

The 4-7-8 breathing technique is a breathing pattern developed by Dr. Andrew Weil. It’s based on an ancient yogic technique called pranayama, which …

Meditation

PTA Culture and Mom Guilt: How to Survive

If you are like most mothers, every time you say no to a PTA request or a school volunteer opportunity, you find yourself slipping into the deep, …

Parenting

How much sleep does a kid really need?

<b>A handy chart from a Wisconsin elementary school breaks it down, based on age and wake-up time.</b><p>Children need a lot of sleep. The American Academy of …

Parenting

A Trainer Says These Are the 10 Exercises You Should Do to Lose Fat and Build Muscle

Strength training is a must whether your goal is to lower your body fat percentage or build lean muscle. Weightlifting burns more calories than cardio, and due to the demand placed on your muscles, you end up burning calories all day long.<p>Personal trainer Bret Contreras, CSCS, PhD, Sports Science, …

Exercise

The beginner’s guide to the DASH diet

Adopting a new healthy-eating plan is hard when it involves dramatic changes—like swearing off all carbs in the name of keto, or declining your …

Diets

Grow to eat: invest in an asparagus bed for a taste of luxury

Two years ago I planted four types of asparagus on my allotment and the only living thing that knows how they taste is the snail I caught munching the emerging spears last week. Asparagus takes two seasons to settle in before picking can start and, finally, mine are almost ready. But that time has …

Gardening

Everything You Need to Know to Train for a Half Marathon

If you can run, you can run a half marathon—seriously! This guide has everything you need to cross the finish line.<p>If you happened to find yourself …