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How to Lower Utility Bills When the Temperature Rises

Thirteen percent of a home’s energy costs are for cooling, according to Energy Star. Here are three easy ways to rein in these expenses—even on hot …

A Royal Wedding for the Ages: Pictures

Moment lenses — the DSLR killer?

I travel with a Canon DSLR and two primes, a 35mm f1.4 and an 85mm f1.2 (endearingly nicknamed, “the fat kid”). Switching lenses is cumbersome and not ideal in certain environments, like a Saigon street market, densely crowded with vendors, tourists and thieves.<p>After lugging this camera kit through …

Mobile Photography

Nest Hello review: The smartest doorbell for your home

In retrospect, I should have seen this coming long ago. The idea of a video doorbell isn't all that novel. It's just a basic button, camera, speaker …

Home Security

Science Discovers Why Some People Are Motivated to Succeed While Others Aren't

People who seem naturally motivated really are. If you're not, you can motivate yourself.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There are mornings when I look over my to-do-list and just keep staring blankly at it. Instead of getting to work, I keep checking my …

Neuroscience

6 Anti-Aging Foundations That Erase Years Instantly

<i>This article originally appeared on Health.</i><p>Your skin has totally different needs in your 30s and 40s than it does in your 20s, and buying makeup that …

Skin Care

CVS' Beauty Section Is Better Than Ever Right Now

These are the top five concealers that convinced a concealer cynic to change her mind

There is no makeup concept I feel more conflicted about than concealer. Rather than a tool for creativity and artistry, it’s a purely corrective …

The World of Photography is Exploding! Here's What's Been Happening...

Another <b>terrific week</b> in the world of photography has flown by us all, and here we find Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in every corner of …

150+ Educational Websites For Lifelong Learners

This list keeps being updated with more online educational resources:<p>Take a look at EVERLEARNERS.COM<p>If you are anything like me, you have discovered …

28 Best Smoothie Recipes For Weight Loss

If you're sipping on a smoothie in the morning to lose weight, don't just throw a million healthy ingredients into the blender and hope for the best! It needs to follow this formula for weight loss. You can stray from the formula a little, but aim to keep it between 300 and 400 calories, and it …

Basic Anti-Aging Skin Care

There comes a point in most women's lives when they suddenly realize that washing their face with whatever soap is around is no longer cutting it. In the words of Truvy from Steel Magnolias, "time marches on and eventually you realize it is marchin' across your face."<p>But, going from a very minimal …

Beauty Awards 2015: The Best Drugstore Skincare Products

BEST CLEANSER<p><i>Olay Regenerist Luminous Brightening Foaming Cleanser:</i> Our testers only had “glowing” reviews for this oil-free face wash, which really …

Strength Training Benefits and Guidelines for Seniors

We know how important it is to stay active as we get older and, if you are, that's a good thing. But we have to do more than just stay active if we …

Exercise

These Skills Are Hard To Learn But Pay Off For The Rest of Your Life

<i>“What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.”</i> — <b>Ralph Waldo Emerson</b><p>The ability to expand your mind …

The Latest Korean Skincare Trend Will Even Out Your Skin Tone

Perhaps you've heard of putting milk on your skin to heal a sunburn or doing a yogurt mask to banish acne. Using dairy to heal your skin is nothing …

9 Cult Korean Beauty Products You Can Buy on Amazon

One of Korea’s biggest exports, apart from K-pop, are its beauty products. Korean consumers reportedly use up to 15 beauty products a day and have …

Last chance to get TuneUp, CrossOver, Productive Design Bundle, and more [Deals]

The good people at Cult of Mac Deals are dedicated to bringing its users the coolest gadgets, productive software, and useful services at rock bottom prices. As new deals emerge, though, other deals that have been around a while must sail off into the sunset.<p>Don’t miss out on the deal that’s …