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A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

Job Interviews

27 ‘Healthy’ Habits That Secretly Make You Gain Weight

Even if you think you're doing the right thing by guzzling water and opting for gluten-free snacks, you could be accidentally expanding your …

Drinking Black Tea May Help You Lose Weight

It may finally be time to give tea a try<p>You've already heard that green tea may help you shed pounds. But now, University of California, Los Angeles researchers have found that black tea might help promote weight loss, too.<p>For the study, which was recently published in the <i>European Journal of</i> …

11 grammatical mistakes that instantly reveal people's ignorance

Homophones — words that sound alike but are spelled differently — can be particularly pesky.<p>Regardless, you should never choose incorrectly in these nine situations:<p>1. 'Your' vs. 'You're'<p>"Your" is a possessive pronoun, while "you're" is a contraction of "you are."<p>Example 1: You're pretty.<p>Example 2: …

Linguistics

9 unexpected factors that impact whether your kid succeeds in school

And while good teachers and healthy study habits no doubt help kids get better grades, so do a slew of factors out of students' control.<p>Boosts can come from something as simple, yet vital, as a clean pair of clothes; or instilling in kids a mindset that tilts toward growth instead of rigidity.<p>Here …

Summer Camp

7 books that will change the way you work in 2017

Over the past year, we've covered a bunch of books that redefine "work" and offer solid tips for making it a less terrible way to spend your time.<p>Our list is a diverse sampling of advice and strategies from business-school professors, psychologists, and career coaches — all with the same goal of …

Self-improvement

Man lets a bullet ant sting him on purpose and you’ll absolutely believe what happens next

About two months ago, we witnessed outdoor adventurer Coyote Peterson let a wasp known as a tarantula hawk sting him on his arm. Boasting the second …

Candace Cameron Bure is leaving The View: 'I tried to be Superwoman'

Candace Cameron Bure is leaving <i>The View</i>.<p>The <i>Fuller House</i> star returned to the daytime talk show following a hiatus to make the announcement live on …

Alicia Nye & Jaison Pillows

The Best Chicken Wings Recipe

Whip up these Kung Pao wings for game day and never go back to the delivery bucket<p>This March Madness, avoid the deep fryer. These oven-made wings come out just as crispy and the secret sauce, built on Sichuan peppercorns, fires up your taste buds in ways your local bar’s Atomic Butt Blow Sauce …

Corrective Posture Exercises for Chronic Sitters

<b>Almost all of us are guilty of being chronic sitters.</b> The negative effects of this epidemic are too numerous to list in a single article, but today …

President Obama is laugh-out-loud funny on Jerry Seinfeld's web show about cars and coffee

The show from Crackle, as the name suggests, revolves around Seinfeld and his comedian friends driving in classic cars and making small talk over coffee.<p>While Obama is not a professional comedian, Seinfeld says the president "has gotten off just enough funny lines to qualify for getting on this …

Jerry Seinfeld

Behind the wheel of the Obama episode of Seinfeld’s ‘Comedians in Cars’

By Dan Zak<p>, Feature writer<p>Jerry Seinfeld couldn’t shake off the previous night’s gig. Tough crowd at a casino, he explained: “Like stabbing a Minotaur to death with a kitchen knife.” But now he was in Washington, slipping into the buttery Naugahyde of a 1963 Corvette Stingray, and rough edges …

Comedy

Drake Takes: Rating the Many Covers of ‘Hotline Bling’

Mila J (4 Stars)<p>Producers BC Kingdom and Jonny dispense with Drake's treacly organ sample in favor of a minimal series of steel-drum-like blobs. …

Reinventing Performance Management

At Deloitte we’re redesigning our performance management system. This may not surprise you. Like many other companies, we realize that our current process for evaluating the work of our people—and then training them, promoting them, and paying them accordingly—is increasingly out of step with our …

Most Of The Web Is Invisible To Google. Here's What It Contains

A roadmap of the Internet's darkest alleys<p>You thought you knew the Internet. But sites such as Facebook, Amazon, and Instagram are just the surface. There’s a whole other world out there: the Deep Web.<p>It’s a place where online information is password protected, trapped behind paywalls, or requires …

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