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6 Easy-to-Acquire Habits That Will Help You Build Wealth

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit,"</i> Aristotle said. And that's good advice. Yet some habits are hard to start or stop. Like, smoking, for one. Or . . . complaining about your boss.<p>Other …

Self-improvement

25 Best IKEA Hacks for Kids

Have you ever found the perfect children’s table that was waaaaay out of your price range? IKEA has the solution. One of the greatest things about …

Kids

#CrimingWhileWhite Explodes On Twitter Following Eric Garner Decision

The grand jury decision not to bring charges in the chokehold death of Eric Garner, announced Wednesday, was followed with public demonstrations in cities across the nation -- and the Internet.<p>Thousands of tweeters are up in arms against racial profiling and police brutality in America, issues that …

Discarded Tree Trunk Coat Rack

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DIY Pebble Mosaic Pathways

<i>Don’t miss out! Follow DIYcozyHome.com on Facebook and bring more love and life into your home.</i><p>I have been seeing these mosaic ideas popping up all …

How to wear pigtails without a partline (and hide any regrowth)

<b>When you think of pigtails, you immediately think of a childish hairstyle that has no business being on an adult.</b><p>To some extent that’s true. …

How to Clean your Washing Machine

So let me start with a little story about our washing machine…. about 6 months after we got our new front loader, I began to notice a not so nice …

Maya Angelou Quotes: Best Wedding Readings, Wedding Speech Ideas

Maya Angelou, who died yesterday, had wisdom to share on pretty much every facet of life—success, ambition, and self-respect. So it's not surprising her words on love would work beautifully on your wedding day. Here are six wedding-ready Maya Angelou quotes I adore:<p>1.<p>That one's perfect for a short …

DIY: The Coolest Statement Necklace

Admirers of Tom Binns’ punk-inspired Safety Pin Necklace ($1140) rejoice, we’re showing you how to recreate the statement piece for a fraction of the …

Nick Offerman And Megan Mullally Are Even Adorable When Talking About Gas

There’s just something sort of magically strange about the love between <i>Parks and Recreation</i> star Nick Offerman and his wife (or “legal property”), Megan Mullally. If you haven’t had the immense pleasure of watching one of his hilarious live shows, during which Offerman spends a lot of time talking …

12 Smoothie Hacks To Help You Slim Down This Summer

As hard as it is to believe after bundling up all winter, warmer weather is finally here! And before you know it you’ll be lounging on the beach soaking up the sunshine you’ve been craving. While a frozen drink might not seem like the perfect way to prep, fruit-and-veggie-packed smoothies can be a …

11 fun Easter craft ideas for kids

It’s almost that time again, when the thoughts of kids everywhere – no matter whether they’re big or small – turn to chocolate and bunnies and more …

Easter Egg Craft - Egg Decorating - Printables

Looking for sure-fire egg decorating ideas this Spring season? Yes, there are lots of messy, wonderful, painterly choices out there. But right …

Map Of The Developing Human Brain Shows Where Problems Begin

A high-resolution map of the human brain in utero is providing hints about the origins of brain disorders including schizophrenia and autism.<p>The map shows where genes are turned on and off throughout the entire brain at about the midpoint of pregnancy, a time when critical structures are taking …

The best 20 wines for $20 or less

Easy-to-find wines that only taste expensive<p>Time again, tippling friends, for another installment of our value hunt.<p>Same drill as always: Twenty great wines, each $20 or less.<p>Not lowest common denominator. Not factory wine. Wines that can sit on your dinner table with pride.<p>Same rules, too: No …

Wine & Spirits

Beat the rush to beautiful Point Arena

Spectacular tract of land on coast now open to public<p>The strangest, coolest and most obscure national monument in California just got less strange and a whole lot cooler. And it's about to become considerably less obscure.<p>Even among outdoor enthusiasts, few had ever heard of the California Coastal …

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What You Wish Would Happen on The Walking Dead

(YouTube link)<p>This video contains spoilers if you aren’t current on <i>The Walking Dead</i>. College Humor calls this a “wish fulfillment” scenario -or …

51 Historical Facts That Sound Like Huge Lies But Are Actually True

You have no idea how lucky you are to live in the present day.<p>1. The Ottoman Empire's Sultan Ibrahim I had 280 of his concubines drowned in the ocean after one of them slept with another man.<p>2. In medieval times people were put to death for being witches. One anthropologist conjectures as many as …

99 Clever Ways To Transform A Boring Dresser

You have 99 problems but a dresser ain't one. Anymore.

26 Lazy Girl Hairstyling Hacks

These time-saving tips are basically your hairway to heaven.<p>Thumbnail image: Myriam Fares.

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This Girl Just Perfected Mom Trolling

Acid. Acid. ACID.<p>h/t @heyveronica

Glass Jar Projects

I have this obsession with almond butter.<p>It’s heart healthy and delicious, plus it comes in cute little glass jars. I’ve been saving the jars knowing …

The 13 Best "Disney Afternoon" Shows

These classic '90s cartoons are ranked from best to worst (woo oo!).

10 DIY Ways To Step Up Your Beauty Routine

Get ready for spring with 10 easy (and great-smelling) at-home projects!

16 Tweets That Demonstrate The Sheer Joy Of Parenthood

You love them, but some times more than others.

9 Videos You Can't Miss This Week

Featuring President Obama's hilarious interview with Zach Galifianakis, an impossibly cute exchange between a mother and her daughter on stranger danger, and a delightful look at breakfast around the world.

21 Celebrity Hairstyles For When You Don't Want To Wash Your Hair

"Sorry, I can't go out tonight." I'm busy not washing my hair.

17 Surprisingly Cool Things Kids Can Get For Free

It's good to be a kid.

10 Incredible Filter Apps To Step Up Your Photo Game

A picture is worth a thousand words, so you might as well filter the bejeezus out of it.<p>I tested these all on an iPhone 4; most are also available for Android and tablets. They vary in cost from free to a couple of dollars, and I only included ones that loaded relatively quickly, were intuitive to …