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How to Optimize Date Night with Your Spouse

Committing to one meaningful hour a week with your partner can fuel a lifetime of happiness.<p>There's a reason date nights are recommended by every psychologist and marriage-family therapist. Positive interactions and time to connect one-on-one are among the most basic building blocks of a healthy …

Work-life Balance

20 Paleo Chicken Recipes to Break You Out of Your Dinner Rut

When you’re eating Paleo, it can be easy to slide into a rut. Skinless, boneless chicken breast with broccoli is quick and easy, but <i>ugh</i>, it’s so …

One teacher's brilliant idea to stop school shootings has nothing to do with guns

A few weeks ago, I went into my son Chase's class for 
tutoring. I'd e-mailed Chase's teacher one evening and said, "Chase keeps telling me that this stuff you're sending home 
is math—but I'm not sure I believe him. Help, please." She 
e-mailed right back and said, "No problem! I can tutor Chase …

These 10 LinkedIn Tips Will Make You a Networking Master

Remember that it isn't only about you.<p>Entrepreneur Staff<p>Staff Writer. Covers leadership, media, technology and culture.<p>One of the central rules of networking seems simple but bears repeating: don’t reach out only when you need something. It’s imperative that you cultivate relationships and engage …

Employment

5 Tips for a Better Cup of Coffee

From pre-warming mugs to water temperature guidance, we're here to improve your morning ritual.<p>Drinking coffee is more than a routine that starts the day. It's the routine that lets you know you’re still breathing. That being said, it’s easy to get stuck in your ways. Stubbornness—or maybe just …

Kafka in Vegas: A Murdered Circus Star, a Dubious Confession, and America’s Prosecutorial Misconduct Epidemic

After trapeze artist-turned-poodle trainer Gerard Soules was stabbed to death in a Las Vegas trailer park in 1992, prosecutors charged his onetime fling, Fred Steese, with murder. But there was clear evidence that Steese wasn’t even in Nevada at the time. What his Kafka-esque journey through the …

Is This the Most Perfect Method for Staying Organized?

Ryder Carroll, the designer of the popular Bullet Journal, explains how he spent 20 years developing the perfect to-do list.<p>When Brooklyn-based designer Ryder Carroll was a kid struggling to control his attention deficit disorder, he was taught that the best way to remember something was simple: …

Productivity

These Tiny Wagons Make the Simple Life Stylish

With exposed wood details and a streamlined design, they're like the hipster alternative to trailers.<p>If life on the frontier ever strikes your fancy, these adorable wooden wagons would be the way to do it. Güte, the Canadian company that crafts these moveable huts, makes pioneering look much more …

16 Modern Poets You Need to Know About

Chances are the last time you discovered a new favorite poet, you were sitting in fourth period English waiting for the lunch bell to ring. Even if you went on to study literature in college, those “contemporary” poets were probably born around the mid-twentieth century. While we love classic …

California needs to turn down the tap, state OKs historic cuts

Californians have a lot of work to do when it comes to water conservation.<p>That became painfully clear Tuesday when the state released new data showing that cities and towns reduced their consumption a mere 3.6 percent in March — compared with the same month in 2013 — just as officials took the …

Tesla’s $3,000 Powerwall Will Let Households Run Entirely On Solar Energy

You almost certainly associate Tesla with cars — very cool cars — but the company has an even grander vision beyond that. Today, CEO and founder Elon Musk unveiled ‘Tesla Energy’ — a new business arm that is focused on ending our dependence on grid power and switching instead to solar energy.<p>The …

Tesla

A Farmer Saw A Hole In A Rock. Now The Inside Is Astounding The Whole World.

It has room for a 40-storey skyscraper and it contains both a jungle and a river. The Son Doong cave in Vietnam is the largest in the world. Needless …

AP PHOTOS: Temple stirs Northern Ireland hearts to fiery end

DUBLIN (AP) — They came. They saw. They burned it down.<p>Over the past week, more than 60,000 people have taken turns writing messages — often to loved …

21 Insanely Delicious Ways To Cook Ribs

Celebrate Labor Day with nature's original food on a stick.

Perfect Pulled Pork Recipe

With smoke woven through shards of moist meat, potent bits of strongly seasoned crust mixed in, and a gentle splash of barbecue sauce, pulled pork is …

What 10 Things Should You Do Every Day To Improve Your Life?

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Getty makes photo collection available to bloggers free of charge

Getty Images has announced that a new embedding feature launched on its website today will make some 35 million images available for non-commercial use to anyone who wants them. That means bloggers—even ones that get revenue from Google ads—can use Getty’s trove of stock images free of …

What is WAR?

<i>Wins Above Replacement (WAR)</i> is an attempt by the sabermetric baseball community to summarize a player’s total contributions to their team in one …

Sports Analytics

Vacation Reading: 9 Great Education Articles From 2013

Stories about iPads, high-school dropouts, standardized testing, and more<p>Sometimes, it takes a longer article to illuminate something as complex as education in America. Here are nine articles from 2013, covering everything from public policy to teaching practice. Many of the lessons highlighted by …

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