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This Woman 'Enrolled' In Student Loan Forgiveness -- And Then Learned This

Mary Carroll has spent her career in public service.<p>Like many public servants, in exchange for her public service for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services, she intended to benefit from public service loan forgiveness for her federal student loans.<p>Carroll, now 39 and living in …

College & University

The 10 best perfumes for men

From timeless classics to classics-in-the-making, our grooming expert Lee Kynaston picks out the 10 best perfumes for men.<p>The one to get fresh with: Dior Eau Sauvage<p>Described by fragrance historian Roja Dove as ‘one of the most important creations of the second half of the last century’ this …

Men's Fashion

7 Awesome Coastal Towns in Europe to Visit This Season

When you think of a coastal escape, California and the Carolinas probably come to mind, rather than a seemingly “bigger” trip to Europe where you’d …

Northern Lights

Marie Kondo Showed Us How to Pack a Suitcase

Marie Kondo is famous for her KonMari method and bestselling book, "The Life Changing Art of Tidying Up"—both of which promise to help you wrest …

Minimalism

We compared 3 of the most popular note taking apps for iPhone — but the winner depends on what you want to do

I shudder to think where I would be in life if it were not for my smartphone note-taking apps.<p>Surely, I would have forgotten hundreds of tasks over the years, misplaced hundreds of paper shopping lists, or lost hours-worth of notes taken at work. All those brilliant screenplay ideas that I've had …

Apps

11 Best Things to Do in Banff (Besides Skiing)

1 of 14<p>Photo: Banff & Lake Louise Tourism/Paul Zizka Photography<p>Why Banff Should Be at the Top of Your Bucket List<p>Canada’s first national park has it …

Skiing

Dubrovnik: A Medieval City Rising From the Sea

Blending history and fantasy, Dubrovnik might be the most surprising tourist destination on the planet.

European Travel

30 Things Your Daughter-in-Law Wants to Tell You

Falling in love and saying a big giant “yes!” to the idea of spending your life with someone else means that you’ll also be saying yes to their friends and family members. Hopefully they are people you want to build solid relationships with as well, but it’s not always so easy. You might notice …

Relationships

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

This New Dark Spot Serum Works SO Fast It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Dark spots aren’t fun, especially when you’re trying to fade them. These pesky little spots can be caused by a variety of different things, but …

Skin Care

15 Houseplants That Can Remove Toxins In Your Home

"Formaldehyde? I don't know her." —Your home.<p><b>Read more:</b><p>• Here's How To Slice An Aloe Vera Leaf<p>• Only An Expert Plant Parent Can Get 9/12 On This Quiz<p>• 9 Natural Ways To Keep Mosquitoes At Bay This Summer

Plants

Halle Berry, 51, Demonstrates Her Intense 10-Minute, 10-Exercise Workout That You Can Do Too

If you want to have a body like Halle Berry, but don’t know how, don’t worry. The former Bond girl is sharing some of her best fitness moves. But, be …

Workouts

I've Been to 100 Caribbean Islands—This Is the One I Always Recommend

The Caribbean is synonymous with idyllic white-sand beaches and azure water, but for traveler and journalist Ashlan Cousteau, that's just one of the …

A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid

When it comes to landing new business or a job, it's cool to be a grammar nerd.<p>President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little …

I've Been to Italy 12 Times—These Spots Are Straight Out of a Fairy Tale

You'd be forgiven for thinking Natalie Obradovich is permanently on vacation. The blonde perennially tanned travel photographer seems to spend more …

Italy

5 ways to impress everyone you meet

It pays to make a good impression wherever you go, regardless of your field or where you are in your career. Seeming friendlier and more professional can help you nail a job interview, successfully persuade potential investors, or simply broaden your network of contacts.<p>John Rampton, entrepreneur …

The Top 10 Destinations for a Perfect Summer Getaway, According to Meteorologists

Weather experts weigh in on the locales that are prime for exploring in the summer.<p>Knowing when to visit a destination can make all the difference, …

Top 10

From boring to beneficial: How to handle a slow day at work

We’ve all been there.<p>Some days in the office that are so hectic and fast-paced, it feels like you blink and it’s time to leave. There are others that …

The 10 Best Places in Florida To Visit During the Off Season (That’s Right Now!)

Everyone knows the lure of Florida in the winter: mild weather, cool ocean breezes, a uniform of shorts and flip flops (even in January). But …

Florida

11 Questions That Reignite The Passion For Nursing

<b>Why Am I Still a Nurse Anyway?</b><p>Most nurses didn’t choose this career because of great hours and working conditions. As trite as it may sound, most of …

A website sends you alerts whenever there's a cheap flight — and it can save you hundreds of dollars

Travel is hotter than ever nowadays. Whether it's the lure of sharing quality photos or just wanting to check things off the bucket list, people are exploring the world now more than ever.<p>And with close to 200 countries on the planet and a myriad of must-see destinations, there is no shortage of …

21 Little Changes That'll Make Your Space So Much Homier

Small, easy changes...big results.

Ten Hacks For Simplifying Your Life

These days, it’s almost a badge of honor to find ways to balance the chaos of our fast-paced lives. We feel accomplished for having emerged from under multiple deadlines and major challenges while finding time to live a seemingly impressive life. After all, it’s all documented right there on social …

Minimalism

The Best Window Curtains and Shades, According to Interior Designers

Windows are intimidating. Leave them bare and a place looks naked. Overdecorate them and your best source of natural light gets fusty. Plus, brass or …

15 All-Inclusive Resorts That Literally No One in Your Family Will Complain About

All-inclusive resorts are irrefutably the best way to go when it comes to stress-free family vacations. Not only will you be free from the annoyance of budgeting for food and activities, but you'll also be provided with so many food and activity options that even the pickiest and most fidgety of …

How to Build a Capsule Wardrobe That Will Last a Lifetime

Not so long ago, the fashion world was buzzing about the concept of a capsule wardrobe—the kind of compact closet that only held a bare minimum of …

Kim Kardashian and Jaclyn Hill Will Change Your Makeup Routine in Just 14 Minutes

Give Kim Kardashian West and beauty guru Jaclyn Hill 14 minutes of your time, and they’ll completely change the way you apply makeup forever. The …

Seven NYC Tours Every Visitor (and Local) Should Take

All of those who have visited know the avenues and alleys of New York City are made for walking.<p>Walt Whitman may have loved his leaves of grass, but …

8 New York City Points of Interest for an Unforgettable Trip

For a city of nearly 8.5 million, New Yorkers certainly have a knack for preserving and honoring each other’s stories.<p>As the city continues to …

This List Of The Top Tourist Attractions In Every Country Is Actually Super Fascinating

A vacation somewhere new is a great chance to explore and find your own path, stumbling upon unique, hidden gems along the way, and seeing things …