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This City Near Detroit Might Be the 'Worst Place on Earth'

Maybe it's time to retire the "earth's rectum" label. But probably not.<p>As a relatively recent Ontario transplant, my working knowledge of Windsor is limited.<p>What I knew about the border town, upon embarking on this mission to discover why people live there, was that Stephen Colbert dubbed it the …

Everyone's Painting Their Own Abstract Art & You Should Too

Have you ever looked at a cool painting and thought to yourself, "I could totally make that"? Don't get me wrong–if you have some extra spending …

Wall Art

An Arizona vacation to please the whole family

IS IT POSSIBLE FOR EVERYONE in a family of four — ranging in age from 8 to ancient — to get what they want from a weeklong vacation in the …

5 Easy Exercises to Remedy "Tech Neck"

Reverse the damage your desk job (and smartphone!) do to your spine.<p>If you spend hours hunching over a computer or staring down at a smartphone, you've likely been plagued with the pain known as "tech neck." The condition is caused by repeatedly craning your head down and forward to look at a …

7 Exercises for Your Strongest Calves Ever

No doubt you’re treating your quads and hammies to major movement in ClassPass studio workouts or during trips to the gym, but don’t let your frequently exercised leg and butt muscles have all the fun! Make a conscious effort to give your calves some love. Not only are they one of the easiest body …

10 Simple Ways To Fix Your Posture In 15 Minutes

The Deadlift. It is the quintessential weightlifting exercise. According to David Robson, a bodybuilder, personal trainer and contributor to …

Exercise

9 Beauty Bloggers Who Can Help You Nail the Strobing Trend

Just when we had finally figured out contouring, the beauty tides changed and strobing is now all the rage. We’re not complaining, though — this soft, glowy look is perfect for summer and <i>so</i> much easier than contouring. Not sure what strobing is, or how to do it? These nine beauty bloggers are here …

Make Your Home Beautiful: Choose Unique Design Furniture and Make Your Space Sparkle

For each and every one of us there comes the time when redecorating our current space is simply a must. Some of us want to inject a bit of excitement …

What I Learned About Happiness After I Got Rid of Half My Wardrobe

Can decluttering your home really change your life? That's the promise behind the international best-seller "The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up" …

Smart Kids Need Smart Parenting

<b>It’s easy to think that parents of smart kids have it easy. After all, their kids have the potential to achieve their dreams. Right?</b><p>Well, not so …

6 DIY Tips From the Experts

Source: iStock<p>Contractors—the good ones, anyway—like Tommy and Norm from <i>This Old House</i> or Mike Holmes from HGTV, spend more time than you think not …

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Honda Unveils A Motorcycle For People Who Don’t Ride Motorcycles

Motorcycles are inherently intimidating. The require grit, leather, helmets, special licenses, and whole suite of riding skills to properly handle. But a new concept from Honda, called the Bulldog, is a friendlier, more accessible motorcycle aimed specifically at people who don’t normally ride …

Best and worst foods to eat when you’re sick

When you're under the weather the last thing you want is to eat something that makes you feel worse. But what if the last thing you want is chicken soup or crackers, and you're craving ice cream or a glass of wine? It depends on what's wrong with you, experts say. Here are common symptoms and …

The 2-Minute Body-Fat Detonator

Test your power with this 4-move challenge<p>Explosive movements take a lot of energy. That's one of the reasons why squat jumps often feel so much harder than a regular bodyweight squat.<p>"Exercises that require your muscles to fire quickly rely on your fast-twitch fibers," explains Todd Durkin, …

I Can Get Everything I Need to Make My Curly Hair Look Great at One Store

Seventeen years ago, I discovered that I have naturally curly hair. Looking at me now, some of you might wonder: How could you have missed <i>that</i>? But if you're black and American, you can probably guess why. (The answer: My culture's obsession with taming "nappy" hair with chemical relaxers, starting …

10 Genius Exercises You Aren’t Doing

15 Amazing No-Equipment Workouts

For when you have zero desire to step outside<p>We totally get it: When it’s pouring rain or temps are at Arctic levels, the last thing you want to do is head to the gym. But if you’ve made big fitness resolutions for 2014, skipping workouts because you’d rather curl up on the couch with hot chocolate …

Do These 9 Things And You'll Never Need Couples' Therapy

Marriage counselors spill their secrets (and save you a fortune on therapy bills).<p>The honeymoon may be over, but there are ways to keep the good feelings and fun times rolling—and to weather the inevitable storms without totally sinking. We talked to relationship experts who have tons of experience …

27 Things Your Daughters Should Know by Age 10

Looking back, what do you know now that you wish you’d known sooner? What do you <i>still</i> not know and wish someone had taught you? We all want what’s …

Kids

A Simple 3-Week Plan To Better Yourself 1% Every Day (That Will 100% Benefit Your Life)

Change, especially the positive kind is not an easy task. There are a huge number of factors involved in any given aspect of life, and there are …

Team Sky

8 Secrets of Personal Organizers

Learn from the pros — their ingenious ideas for ditching clutter will save you time, money, and stress.<p>There's no right way to organize your home. Whatever strategy you choose just has to work with your lifestyle, habits and tastes. But there are a few tried-and-true strategies that can enhance the …

Waistband Gap Fix: Taking in Jeans at the Side Seams

I’m cursed/blessed with a backside that’s proportionally bigger than the rest of my body. This means, among other things, that I always need to buy pants in a size that fits my butt, not my waist, which often results in the dreaded crack-showing waistband gap. As fellow sufferers will know, this …

Curvy

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Here's What To Watch This Fall Based On Your Favorite TV Shows

It's fall which means two things: it's sweater season and television is back in full swing.<p>Not only are your favorite shows returning in the coming weeks (get all the premiere dates here), but there are plenty of others to look forward to as well. With multiple rom-coms, comic-book adaptations and …

Outside with Kids: 15 Ways to Play with Nature

<i>Leaf Insects</i>: Modern Parents Messy Kids<p>I don't know about you, but Fall is one of my favorite times of year. My kids and I get outside more than …

Kids

28 Secrets of Exceptionally Productive People

Want to work smarter, not harder? Learn from the best.<p>Occasionally, I stumble on my own productivity tools and strategies, but mostly I borrow them from others.<p>So does Ryan Holiday, the author of the best-selling The Obstacle Is the Way (a really great book) and the compulsively readable <i>Trust Me,</i> …