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5 Strange Ways to Save Money That Actually Work

Saving methods aren’t limited to clipping coupons and scouring online deals. Try one of these unique ways to cut back on spending to grow your …

Why You Should Understand Your Own Finances

Yesterday, I posted this article discussing how much house a person can really afford. My take? Play it safe.<p>While working on the article, though, I …

Personal Finance

Banish Stress: Easy Ways to Get Calm Now and Forever

We've all had those moments...<p>Those times when it feels as if things are spiraling out of control and you're just not sure how much more you can …

ourpresidents:

<b>Robert Weaver becomes the first African American Cabinet Member</b><p>Today in history, January 13, 1966, Robert C. Weaver was nominated as Secretary of Housing and Development by President Lyndon B. Johnson. Weaver became the first African American Cabinet member when he was sworn in as head of the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) on January 18 of that year.<p><i>Photo: Informal gathering after the Swearing-In of Dr. Robert Weaver and Dr. Robert Wood as Secretary and Under Secretary</i> …

First World War unit diaries published online

Unit diaries chronicling the day-by-day operations of regiments during the First World War have been made available online for the first time.<p>Unit …

Historian at the Movies: 12 Years a Slave reviewed

As part of our new series, Dr Emily West, an associate professor of history at the University of Reading, reviews 12 Years a Slave – a true story …

The 10 most important buildings in England: in pictures - Telegraph

Westminster Abbey

How the Mediterranean Diet Alone Can Fight Diabetes

There is no ultimate diet, but if there were, the Mediterranean plan would come darn close.<p>Featuring staples like olive oil, nuts and vegetables, the …

Quiz: Find The Best Diet For Your Personality

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Running for Beginners: FAQs

<b>Can I run in sneakers?</b><br>Running doesn't require much investment in gear and accessories, but you have to have a good pair of running shoes. Unlike sneakers, running shoes are designed to help your foot strike the ground properly, reducing the amount of shock that travels up your leg. They're also …

What It's Really Like to Be a Surrogate

She eventually conceived on her own, but the seed had been planted: I had already spent countless late nights on Google, researching surrogacy and reading other couples’ stories. I couldn’t stop thinking about it. The moment I became a mother was extraordinary—and I wanted to help someone …

How Your Personality Affects Your Sex Drive

Researchers surveyed 50 women who were seeking care for sexual dysfunction to see how their sex lives, personality traits, and coping mechanisms related to each other. They found that women who scored high on extraversion (those who were outgoing and energetic) and openness to experience (those who …

FDA asks doctors to limit acetaminophen in combination drugs | Reuters

(Reuters) - U.S. health regulators recommended on Tuesday that healthcare professionals stop prescribing combination drugs that contain more than 325 milligrams of acetaminophen per tablet, capsule, or other dosage unit, citing the risk of liver damage.<p>A view shows the U.S. Food and Drug …

Pump it up! Weightlifting 'cuts diabetes risk in women'

<b>Women who pump iron in the gym cut their risk of developing diabetes, say researchers.</b><p>The findings come from a study that tracked the health of nearly 100,000 US nurses over a period of eight years.<p>Lifting weights, doing press-ups or similar resistance exercises to give the muscles a workout was …

Federal judge strikes down Okla. same-sex marriage ban

Judge rules 2004 voter-approved amendment violates equal-protection clause of U.S. Constitution.<p>A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Oklahoma's voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage violates the U.S. Constitution.<p>In light of a similar decision in Utah last month, same-sex marriages won't happen …

Ugolino di Nerio (Italian, active early 14th century), Saint Margaret Holding the Cross , 1330, tempera on wood

Ugolino di Nerio (<i>Italian, active early 14th century</i>), <b>Saint Margaret Holding the Cross</b> , 1330, tempera on wood<p>Portland Art Museum