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All-Natural Homemade Weed Killers That Really Work

Learn how to kill those pesky weeds with natural ingredients you already have on hand.<p>Homemade Weed Killer<p>Try this make-at-home weed killer: a gallon …

Gardening

10 Healing Plants Which Were Used By The Native Americans To Treat Anything From Joint Pain To Cancer For Centuries

More and more people are ditching the traditional medicine and its chemically produced medications and look for natural remedies to every medical …

Alternative Medicine

31-year-old self-made millionaire reveals the simple formula to his success

According to self-made millionaire Timothy Kim, you don't need to be intelligent in order to be wealthy. Instead, he says you just need to learn what …

Success

These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

Whole Grain

40 UNEXPECTED LIFE HACKS TO IMPROVE YOUR DAY

posted by Kevin Campbell -<p>1 day ago<p>How have we not heard of some of these before? The can opener trick when trying to get something out of the molded …

Lifehacks

The Best Cauliflower Recipes That Put the Low-Carb Veggie to Good Use

Tasty comfort food doesn't always call for carb-heavy, health-averse ingredients. In fact, sometimes the best comfort foods come in the form of …

Cooking

Why Weight Training Is Ridiculously Good For You

For many, weight training calls to mind bodybuilders pumping iron in pursuit of beefy biceps and bulging pecs. But experts say it’s well past time to …

Exercise

How I cook a healthy and delicious dinner for 4 every night for $300 a month

Healthy Eating

6 tax deductions you can take without itemizing

As a taxpayer, you have a couple of choices when it comes to filing your upcoming return: You can take the standard deduction, or itemize deductions in the hopes of snagging a better deal on your taxes.<p>If you opt for the former, you won't need to sink tons of time into calculating your various …

Personal Finance

Growing from Seed: What the Packets Don't Tell You - DIY - Heirloom Gardner

When I first started growing from seed I relied heavily on the advice given by seed packets. Some packets are better than others, but the vast …

This Beachbody Trainer Shares a Weightlifting Program For Beginners Looking to Lose Weight

For most women, strength training is the one thing we need to do more of. Cardio definitely has its benefits and it shouldn't be overlooked, but if you're trying to lose weight or just feel stronger in the gym, it's time to pick up those dumbbells and start a weightlifting program.<p>This can feel …

Workouts

Hearts Get 'Younger,' Even At Middle Age, With Exercise

Eventually it happens to everyone. As we age, even if we're healthy, the heart becomes less flexible, more stiff and just isn't as efficient in processing oxygen as it used to be. In most people the first signs show up in the 50s or early 60s. And among people who don't exercise, the underlying …

High Blood Pressure

Why acting like a lion will help you win at work — and why no one should want to be a goat

<b>The context</b>: When tourists travel halfway around the world to go on safari, what do they want to see? Which animal is at the top of their list? …

13 Things In Your Home That You Should Be Cleaning But Probably Aren’t

When was the last time you cleaned your fridge? Be honest.

36 Classic Sayings Every Man Should Know

The Distilled Man - Actionable Advice for the Everyday GentlemanSayings, proverbs, adages, aphorisms…whatever you call them, they’re pretty much the …

Andy Warhol

FBI and NYPD negotiators reveal the secrets to getting your kids to behave

Why you should stop using the word ‘if’, ask more ‘how’ questions, and more<p>Agreeing to disagree isn’t always an option.<p>Any parent knows that getting …

How to Raise Happy Kids: 10 Steps Backed by Science

<b>When you ask parents what they want for their kids, what’s usually the most common reply? They want their children to be</b> <b>happy</b><b>.</b><p>Via Raising Happiness: …

Happiness

30 Old-School Parenting Rules That Still Apply

Tried-and-true childrearing wisdom never goes out of style.<p>We walked to school alone, rode our bikes across town, and knew talking back to our …

Bill Gates Wants Everyone to Read This Book and Here's Why

Enlightenment Now is a scientific manifesto of the Gates's most dearly-held beliefs.<p>Other top columnists on this site have already brought your attention to Stephen Pinker's recently published <i>Enlightenment Now</i>, which Bill Gates calls his "favorite book of all time." I read it last week (while on …

Bill Gates

20+ Things You Never Knew You Could Craft With Wine Corks

If you thought wine corks are just a nasty object that prevents you from getting to the wine a lot sooner, you couldn’t be more wrong. Take a look at …

How To Whiten Your Teeth With Turmeric

Having yellow teeth can be very unpleasant for those who suffer from this esthetic problem, but sometimes there’s not much you can do about them. At …

Alternative Medicine

18 New Year's Resolutions Every Married Couple Should Make Together

New year, new marriage. Well, sort of. Whether you just got hitched in 2016 or are coming up on your 10-year anniversary, it’s never too early (or too late) to start working on your relationship and building toward a healthier, happier future together. But exactly what goals should you set, and …

DIY Adorable Fish Bowl Snowman

Winter craft projects are the best as you can involve the entire family and prepare together for the jolliest time of the year. So if you’re looking …

Crafting

19 Small-Space Home Gym Hacks You Need to Keep Those Resolutions Going

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Contrary to popular opinion, you don’t *actually* need …

Hacking

We are sending kids the wrong message about adulthood. Here’s what needs to change.

My 22-year-old daughter had an adult moment recently. A graduate student with an internship, she recently was seeing a client, who, at the end of their meeting, called her Ms. Walters and asked for her business card. “I think I’m an adult,” she texted me.<p>There are so many ways — little and big — …

Parenting

DIY Modern Craft Table

Artists usually find inspiration in everyday life that surrounds them. Even though some argue that the DIY community and concept itself doesn’t …

10 Fitness Hacks For When You Don't Have Time To Work Out

There are a lot of items on a holiday to-do list from purchasing presents to making meals. One task that misses the cut? Working out.<p>It can be easy to skip exercise when you’re balancing a busy schedule but the truth is you can’t afford <i>not</i> to fit in fitness. Research shows it doesn’t take long to …

Exercise

3 Simple Exercises To Relieve Your Knee Pain

Whatever the cause of your knee pain, find relief with these 3 easy exercises. Many people have already tried them and have found knee pain relief.

Pain

Why Some Women Are Into Rough Sex—and How to Try It | Men’s Health

One such reason is known as the “excitation transfer theory,” says sex researcher Nicole Prause, Ph.D.<p>If you’re bitten, scratched, or spanked, your blood pressure goes up and your heart races in response to that pain, Prause says. If that happens during sex, “you interpret it as sexual …