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Your Washing Machine Has a Secret Drain Trap That Needs to Be Cleaned Out If You Want It to Work Properly

If you're a busy mom with lots of clothes to wash, you need to know how to clean a washing machine drain. "Wait, but I've never done that before — …

Cleaning

6 Workout Tips That Will Build You Stronger, Faster Legs

You have to do more than log miles if you want to see some serious results.<p>Having strong legs is essential for making you a faster and more efficient runner. That’s why you should regularly incorporate lower-body exercises into your routine in addition to logging your weekly miles.<p>Not sure where to …

Workouts

This Is the Effect Working Out Has on Your Bones

How active you are as a kid affects your bones forever.<p>Bone is a living tissue that reacts to the stresses we place on it. Every year, about 10 percent of our oldest bone matter is expelled from the body and replaced by fresh bone, and exercise and sports can make that incoming fresh bone denser …

Indiana University

Download this brilliant Mac app as soon as you get macOS 10.14 Mojave

MacOS 10.14, or Mojave, comes with a feature we’ve asked from Apple for years, and that’s a dark mode that looks gorgeous. Even if you aren’t a night …

Beta Testing

14 features in iOS 12 you need to know about

iOS

What Happens If You Eat Mold Accidentally?

Mold can show up anywhere — in the coffee-maker, in our trash can, on our mattress — and most often, around our food. We all know the feeling of …

Cream Cheese

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

Stop Acting Like You're Going To Live Forever

Everyone knows someone who always appears to be frantically busy. Too busy sweating the small stuff. Too busy to take on new opportunities. Too busy to enjoy themselves.<p><b>“Busy” is not an indicator of success. “Busy” means ineffective time-management or poor prioritization.</b><p>The attitude of “it will be …

Time Management

Why Aren't You Watching These Netflix Hidden Gems Yet?

Remember the feeling of flipping through channels aimlessly, and not landing on anything interesting enough to stop scrolling? Two hundred channels, …

TV shows

Here’s What Happens When You Drink 8 Glasses of Water a Day, Every Day

I heard drinking water would help me have more energy, stay focused and more. It's worth a shot!<p>I’m a professional chef, which means I’m on my feet …

Mayo Clinic

This 10-minute routine will increase your memory and creativity

Memory and imagination are inextricably connected. In fact, your memory is imagined. It’s not concrete nor objective fact. But rather, your memory is …

Creativity

Avoid These Big Medicare Mistakes People Make

Most Americans in, or near, retirement know too little about Medicare, causing them to pay far more out-of-pocket for retirement medical care than they should and make big Medicare mistakes.<p>Many people believe Medicare — the federal health insurance program for people 65 and older — covers all or …

Health Care

Yoga for Back Pain: 10 Poses to Try, Why It Works, and More

Why it’s beneficial<p>If you’re dealing with back pain, yoga may be just what the doctor ordered. Yoga is a mind-body therapy that’s often recommended …

Yoga

Fitness Trainer Says Do These 5 Things to Lose Enough Fat to Reveal Your Abs

If you lift your shirt in the morning, and say, "OK abs, I'm ready for you to come out," but they're taking their sweet time, personal trainer Dimitri Peskin from Evolve Training System has some advice. "The three things you'll need to lose enough fat to see your abs are A Method + Consistency + …

Fitness

Buy a New Car Since 1995? You Could Get Part of a $1 Billion Settlement

If you bought a new car in the past 23 years, you could be compensated for price fixing as part of the largest criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history.<p>Americans who bought a new car or truck in the last 23 years could be eligible for compensation, thanks to the largest criminal antitrust …

U.S. Department of Justice

Robin Wright Opens Up About Former House of Cards Costar Kevin Spacey

Robin Wright is speaking out about former <i>House of Cards</i> costar Kevin Spacey, months after sexual assault allegations were brought against him.<p>In an …

Entertainment

'Carbohydrates are killing us'

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>This year, more than 610,000 Americans will die from heart disease. It’s the leading cause of death for both men and women.<p>For …

Diabetes

I’m a neurosurgeon, and the best morning routine I’ve found only consists of 3 simple steps

It’s easy to feel overwhelmed when juggling career and work demands, family time, relationships, and other obligations.<p>If you feel like you’re …

Productivity

How to restore your car's black trim the right way

Along with headlight lenses, black trim is about the most frail part of the modern car. Do they design these parts to go bad? It seems like it, but it's the curse of living near a giant UV-radiating orb. Here's the right way to fight back against your car turning one shade of gray.<p>1. Restore the …

Cleaning

Looking for cheap flights? These are the sites (and apps) you'll need to find the best deals.

It’s time for your vacation, and you know what that means: Get the heck out of here! But wait. You haven’t booked a flight anywhere. Or maybe you’ve …

Air Travel

Harlan Ellison wrote Star Trek’s greatest episode. He hated it.

The famously cantankerous science-fiction legend died this week. The story of “City on the Edge of Forever” represents his career in miniature.<p>Harlan Ellison, the legendary, legendarily irascible speculative fiction writer who died this week at age 84, wrote the greatest episode of <i>Star Trek</i> ever …

Science Fiction

Mac: How to use split screen

macOS offers a handy feature to view two apps side by side, equally splitting the screen. Follow along for how to use Split View on Mac.<p>Whether you’re trying to get some work done more efficiently or want to multitask more easily while surfing the web, macOS’ built in Split View is a useful feature.<p>…

iOS

How To Increase Your Energy

As people get older and the days wear on, it is more and more difficult to maintain a high level of energy. A high work load, full life and bad habits can make a very busy, challenging schedule even harder to manage. As life goes on, there are only more priorities, more things to do and more people …

Wellness

The 5 Best Exercises at the Gym, According to Personal Trainers

Don’t hit the weight room again until these are on your to-do list.<p>Maybe you're new to working out. Maybe you've been working out for so long that you just realized you've been doing the <i>same six exercises</i> for the last three years. Or perhaps you were recently engaged in some next-level TRX workout …

Workouts

The power of lag: How to hit your irons farther

If you're hitting your irons straight, but you're still not getting the kind of explosive power you want, you're probably not creating enough lag in …

Golf

How to stop worrying: 7 powerful secrets from mindfulness

We all worry. At one point or another, almost one-third of people have dealt with a level of anxiety that would qualify as a disorder.<p>… a survey of …

Self-help

These Brain Foods Have Been Found to Increase Your Focus, Help You Think More Clearly, and Give You a Longer Life

Eat walnuts, sardines, and salmon, and you're off to a fast start.<p>While drinking coffee is a necessary cultural norm that keeps us alert and productive throughout the day, a daily caffeinated fix can have spiraling effects that wreak havoc on the body.<p>Before lighting your torches and starting …

Wellness

Fix Finder Fix of the Week: How to read greens without thinking

<i>Welcome to Fix of the Week, our weekly highlight of the best tips from our free Fix Finder instruction app. This week's tip comes from Top 100</i> …

Golf

The Only 2 Core Exercises You Really Need

When it comes to strengthening your abs, keeping it simple is key. These core exercises are classic for a reason.<p>Two exercises keep proving to be …

Workouts

Lifting Weights but Not Losing Fat? A Trainer Explains Why — and How to Fix It

Consistency is really the key to success when it comes to any goal you may have, especially losing weight. Changing your diet for one night or working out sporadically when you feel like it won't cut it. If you want the results to happen, you're going to need to be informed on what's best for you …

Fitness