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Before & After: A Year of Kitchen Transformations

2014 saw a lot of great kitchen remodels here on Apartment Therapy. In this post, we've rounded up the best of the best: the projects that really …

Houses

8 Reasons to Choose Travel Over Going to College

Remember what our generation was told growing up? "Go to college and get a degree, you'll then be able to get a good job." I think it's safe to say those days are over.<p>While there are certain professions where a degree is a must (Doctor, lawyer, nurse, etc.) there are many that don't require one. …

College & University

The Million-Dollar Income Stream

<i>Four recipes for getting $40,000 a year for 25 years</i><p>What’s the cheapest way to have $1 million coming in for your retirement spending—say, $40,000 a year for a quarter of a century? I looked at four schemes, with price tags ranging from $546,000 to $742,000. I have one favorite. You might, …

9 Things to Check For in a New House

These quick fixes will save you loads of future headaches. This article originally appeared on GoodHousekeeping.com.<p>A new house can be so exciting: The decorating possibilities! The organizational ideas! But before you start moving in your stuff and arranging your furniture, check off these must-do …

Mindfulness Meditation Physically Changes the Brain

While practitioners have long touted the emotional and physical benefits of meditation, a new study by Harvard-affiliated researchers has shown that …

10 Good Financial Rules of Thumb

Rules of thumb can be a good approximate guideline for decisions, and there are tons of money rules that aim to get your finances on track. While …

The Geography Of Happiness: Where Americans Are Happiest And Why

Led by Stephan Goetz, a professor at Penn State, the study looks at the number of “poor mental health days” reported per county–that is, the number …

Mental Health

Bill Gates' favorite books of 2014 are the smart gifts for the holidays

Watch Bill Gates—in Lego form no less!—tell you about his favorite books of 2014, an impeccable list that has a little bit of everything for …

There Is Now An Office Where You're Forbidden From Sitting

Ever since sitting became the new evil, offices have sprouted all sorts of arrangements we would have once considered bizarre: bouncy balls, standing …

Fohm, Memory Foam Pillows Developed With New Technology To Address Heat, Support, and Breathability Issues

Fohm pillows came about when founders Nick Ondrako and Erick Arbe, along with other employees at AO Studios in Greenville, South Carolina, were …

Watch Prospective Home Buyers Attend Best Open House Ever

Realtors and home owners fall all over themselves to stage their properties to sell, coming up with eye-catching and clever ways to cast homes in the …

Home Ownership

Amazon Starts Shipping The Fire TV Stick, Its “Fastest Selling” Hardware Yet

Amazon announced this morning that its Chromecast competitor called the Fire TV Stick, which the company also revealed is the “fastest-selling Amazon device ever,” is now shipping to customers on a first-come, first-serve basis. The dongle’s immediately popularity likely came from the introductory …

25 Maps That Describe America

Despite being just one country, anyone who lives in the United States knows that no two states are alike. Here are 25 maps that show some of these …

Toronto Blue Jays

The Workout Playlist That Will Make You Faster and Stronger

Find out how listening to different types of music can make you perform better during your workout—and during the rest of your day, as well.<p>What to …

Muscle

What is a Robo-Advisor?

Investing is a formula-driven science, not an art: Look at the fundamentals. Use the data to make decisions. Keep calm and carry on. It sounds like a …

The 7 Social Media Mistakes Most Likely to Cost You a Job

Jobvite's latest social recruiting poll shows exactly what hiring managers are looking for when they check your Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter …

Why Wanting Doesn't Work & Desire Does

Ram Dass on Want vs. Desire<p>by Tehya Sky<p><b>Receiving cannot happen in the vessel of wanting.</b><p>This is our meditation right now.<p>Everything has a vibration. …

TNW Deals Freebie Friday: Apps and Books for Nothing

We’ve got some great free stuff for our dear readers this Friday, to help step up your game in your personal and professional life.<p>Learn to do your best at anything, improve your business development and sales chops, and build your startup career on your own terms with these these three great …

What Your Home Says About You (and How to Tell If It's Wrong) --> http://on.apttherapy.com/lwmIxI In a world of design blogs and Pinterest, it’s sometimes hard to not pine over beautiful homes, without taking the time to assess whether or not they’d work for us. The key is getting to the root of your lifestyle, and then setting up your home up accordingly. Here's how to get started:

Eat These Foods to Stay Focused on a Busy Day

How does Sanjay Gupta, MD, a neurosurgeon and CNN correspondent, stay sharp when his schedule gets crazy? It's all about what he eats and …

Sanjay Gupta

10 Common Color Mistakes You Should Stop Making

(Image credit: Arthur Garcia-Clemente)<p>Color is kind of tough, if we're being honest. Or more accurately, a lot can go wrong when attempting to use …

Learn How To Meditate In 8 Easy Steps

Brandon West, <i>Contributor</i> <b><br>Waking Times</b><p>Learning how to meditate is the most important thing that we can do while we are alive. It is our greatest asset …

14 Amazing Creations People Have Built In The Game 'Minecraft,' Which Microsoft Just Bought For $2.5 Billion

"Minecraft" is a huge, open-world sandbox game, which was released for the PC in 2009. (You can learn more about what it is and how to play here.) Since then, it's been released on other platforms, and as of February 2014, it has sold over 14 million copies on the PC, and 35 million across all the …

Game of Thrones

Oscar de la Renta on the Secret of a Well-Dressed Woman

Photo: Oscar de la Renta<p>Back in July, news broke that two of our fashion faves, Oscar de la Renta and Detroit-based Shinola, were teaming up to create a limited edition watch, each individually numbered and handmade in Detroit.<p>"A beautiful watch is the secret of a well-dressed woman," Mr. de la …

The FCC Received 3.7 Million Net Neutrality Comments

And lo, the final tally: As of Monday night, the FCC had received a total of “approximately” 3.7 million comments on its notice of proposed rule-making concerning net neutrality and the open Internet.<p>That’s quite a haul.<p>When the tally crossed the 1 million mark, it brought down the FCC’s website in …

Can You Really Reverse Sun Damage?

The damage has been done. Now a dermatologist explains what, if anything, you can do about it.<p>Applying sunscreen is no longer reserved for a trip to the beach; any skin-smart woman knows that it should be part of your regular morning routine. And yet, you probably haven't had a daily sunscreen …

Live from your wallet, it’s the Saturday Night Live credit card

Not to be outdone by <i>The Walking Dead</i> credit card, MasterCard is giving consumers the opportunity to live the same glamorous lifestyle as one of …