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How to Waterproof Your Travel Gear — From Shoes to Bags

Travel can be full of unexpected hazards, and weather will likely account for at least half of them. You can’t change the forecast, but you can take …

Travel Gear

I Studied Mentally Strong People for 15 Years and Discovered They All Had This One Thing in Common

As a psychotherapist, I've always been interested in things like resilience, perseverance, and self-discipline. But after losing my mother, husband, and father-in-law in just a few short years, my interest in mental strength became personal. I set out on a quest to learn about mentally strong …

Self-help

101 time management hacks to get more done in your day

For most of us, time management and staying productive is a daily struggle. Sometimes that's not the end of the world. But, if you don't address this sooner then later, the things you were supposed to do today get pushed to tomorrow, then the next day. Eventually, you could end-up several weeks …

Time Management

An 80-Year Harvard Study Says This 1 Thing Will Make You Happier and Healthier

Our lives depend on our relationships. From the moment we're born, we rely on others to help raise us, nurture us, care for us. No matter how independent or self-reliant we become, we will always accomplish more with the help of others.<p>But achievements are only the beginning.<p>Robert Waldinger is a …

Happiness

Catholic Priests Abused 1,000 Children in Pennsylvania, Report Says

Bishops and other leaders of the Roman Catholic Church in Pennsylvania covered up child sexual abuse by more than 300 priests over a period of 70 years, persuading victims not to report the abuse and law enforcement not to investigate it, according to a searing report issued by a grand jury on …

News

The 8 Science-Backed Secrets To Stop Procrastinating, Once And For All

<b>What if I told you that chronic procrastinators are more likely to die alone, poor, miserable and unemployed?</b><p>There – now I’ve got your …

The Things Men Wish They Knew Before They Got Married

Every wedding season — such as, you know, RIGHT NOW — I think about how I got married young and wish someone had sat me down to tell me a few things …

An artist painted a self-portrait of himself on a different drug every day — and he ended up with brain damage

In March 1995, artist Bryan Lewis Saunders began creating at least one self-portrait of himself every day.<p>Born in Washington D.C. but living on and …

Medicine

How to develop mastery, make millions, and be happy

Idea #1: You don’t have a preexisting passion (nor should you want one).<p>Idea #2: Becoming really good at something and generously using your skills …

Self-improvement

Still-Secret Spain: 9 Fairy-Tale Towns Off the Tourist Track

If you’ve been to Spain, chances are you’ve spent a few days in Madrid or Barcelona. Maybe you’ve shouted <i>¡Olé!</i> at a flamenco show in Seville, feasted …

National Parks

Yale Is Letting Anyone Take Its Most Popular Class Ever for Free

Everything you ever wanted to know about how to truly be happy.<p>When Yale began offering a new course this semester, over 1,000 students jumped at the opportunity. It wasn't about business, technology or innovation. It's about how to be happy.<p>Nearly a fourth of the undergraduate student body …

Meet the woman who gave up shopping for a year — and managed to save $13,000

Four years ago, Cait Flanders was shocked to learn that her sister was saving 20% of her income as a full-time college student. Flanders, however, was lucky if she was putting away 5% of her salary each month.<p>"All of a sudden the wheels started turning," she told INSIDER. "I'm like, why have I been …

This man did a 22,000 mile road trip of North America — these are the 25 spots he says you can't miss

Moving? Here's 28 Tips For Making It Waaaaay Easier

Bookmark this and save yourself a world of stress.<p>20 Brilliant Tips For Furnishing A Small Living Space<p>16 Tiny Home Improvement Hacks That Actually Make A Big Difference<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

DIY

Anna Olson's Guide to Making the Perfect Cheesecake

If you’re in charge of hosting the family for Easter brunch or planning a springtime get together, cheesecake is ideal for serving a group. This …

28 Brilliant Questions to Ask at the End of Every Job Interview

Always ask questions at the end of your job interview.<p>Thinking up questions to ask during job interviews is key.<p>Remember, every interview is a …

How to Immediately Change Your Life For The Better

Ready for a change? Here's how you can make it happen.<p>There's an old joke where a man says, "I really want to go to medical school, but it takes at least seven years--and I'll be 50 in seven years!" A wise friend replies, "And how old will you <b>be in seven years if you don't go?"</b><p>If you're not where …

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Yale's most popular class teaches happiness: 6 lessons you can practice now

When a Yale University psychology professor set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>When Yale University psychology professor Laurie Santos set out to teach a new course on how to be happy, the reaction was stunning.<p>“Psychology and the Good Life,” which began …

26 "As Seen On TV" Products That Actually Work

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Cleaning

Sheet Pan Buttermilk Pancakes

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425ºF. Line an 11-by-17-inch rimmed baking sheet with parchment paper. Coat the parchment and sides of the pan …

Videos Show UHS Hospital Staff Assaulting Young Patients

<b>Hayden Vice was</b> walking down the hallway of the psychiatric hospital when a mental health technician instructed him to go take a shower. Pausing on his crutches, the 15-year-old patient replied that a nurse had told him not to get the cast on his lower leg wet. But the worker, Isaac Doughty, told …

Mental Health

Holding Hands, Drinking Wine and Other Ways to Go to Jail in Dubai

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — A Scottish electrician named Jamie Harron, visiting Dubai as a tourist, was sentenced to three months in jail for touching a man in a bar.<p>The British head of a professional soccer team, David Haigh, was ordered jailed for seven months for a tweet that he says could not …

United Arab Emirates

All the Angry Ladies

The Weinstein moment has had a side effect: the mobilization—and the normalization—of women’s rage.<p>Last month, at an event promoting her new play, <i>The Parisian Woman</i>, Uma Thurman was interviewed by a journalist from <i>Access Hollywood</i>. In vague terms, they discussed Harvey Weinstein, the man who had …

10 Surprising Places to Get Cheap Home Goods, According to Interior Design Experts

Not including IKEA or Target.<p>Sick of your IKEA bookcase and Target sheets, but don’t quite have the budget to splurge on more expensive furnishings? …

Family gives elderly man with intellectual disabilities 'best years of his life'

Homer Williams, 69, long dreamed of a family to love him. He finally got a forever home this fall.<p>Homer Williams was born with intellectual disabilities and lived with his mom until she died in 1987. After she passed away, he moved into an institution for 22 years where the other residents teased …

Sexually active students must be reported to law enforcement or state officials, Ore. school district says

By Travis M. Andrews<p>Travis M. Andrews<p>Pop culture reporter covering music, movies, TV, comedy and celebrity culture<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Teachers and staff in the Salem-Keizer school district — which includes more than 40,000 students — were recently told that if they learn or merely suspect a student is …

High School

These Are Our 10 Most Popular Slow Cooker Recipes

We have quite a collection of slow cooker recipes on our site. We really just can't get enough of the appliance's versatility and ease. And while …

The 10 Crock-Pot Recipes I Rely on as a Busy Mom

As a busy single mother to three active kids, it can be a struggle to get healthy, home-cooked food on the table. But it can be done — especially …

10 Beach Towns You Can Actually Afford to Buy a House In (+ Listings We Love)

1 of 21<p>St. Marys, Georgia<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 21<p>Hot Listing<p>3 of 21<p>Astoria, Oregon<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 21<p>Hot Listing<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 21<p>Pensacola, …