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Why Getting Divorced 6 Weeks Into My Marriage Was Honestly a Great Idea

<i>Relationships don’t look like they used to (and that's a good thing). But what does it honestly take to make a modern romance work? As part of</i> …

Robert Reich: There’s one big unfinished promise by Bill Clinton that Hillary should put to bed

Bar corporations from deducting all executive pay in excess of $1 million, in any form<p><i>This originally appeared on Robert Reich's blog.</i><p>What can be done to deter pharmaceutical companies from jacking up prices of critical drugs? To prevent Wall Street banks from excessive gambling? To nudge CEOs into …

These are the best podcasts you should be listening to right now

Podcasts have become excellent sources for great storytelling, interviews, and journalism.<p>From a few minutes to more than an hour, podcasts give content creators a chance to speak directly to their listeners free of distractions, and give listeners a new way to expand their minds during their daily …

12 dog-friendly hiking trails near Salt Lake City

Courtesy of Utah.com<p>By | Posted Aug 11th, 2016 @ 12:03pm<p>This story is sponsored by Utah.com. Everything from hiking to camping to touring the …

23 Cute Items For The Octopus Enthusiast In Your Life

If only you had eight arms to hold all of it.

5 Wildflower Hikes in Utah You Need to Do This Weekend

If you didn’t already know, folks in Utah are pretty passionate about their wildflowers. There are no fewer than four (FOUR!) Utah-centric apps …

Hiking

Choosing Joy By Choosing Salt Lake City

When most people think of their ideal place to live, they usually jump to big metropolises like New York or London. A few might picture rural retreats -- a sprawling French countryside or a California vineyard.<p>My perfect place doesn't fall into either of those categories. My dream location (and the …

Video shows one of Utah's most iconic hikes — The Zion Narrows

Mike Godfrey, At Home in Wild Spaces<p>By | Posted Jul 26th, 2016 @ 11:29am<p>ZION NATIONAL PARK — It’s only a glimpse, but watch this video to see one of …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I Entered a 12-Step Program for Food Addiction

Growing up, I always felt like food was forbidden. My size-zero mom, who had the self-control of a monk, did not stock our pantry with a lot of "junk." Everything was low-fat, low-calorie, and low on taste. A splurge was an extra piece of fruit; enjoying a second (or third) helping was a bigger …

Fun Things to Do in Salt Lake City - Salt Lake Utah

Why walk when you can bike? Photo: Austen Diamond<p>Like the western rattlers that stow beneath erratic boulders in the surrounding foothills, Salt Lake …

#Gardening : Air Purifying House Plants

Gardening<p>The air in our homes is trapped by our walls, even if we keep the windows open at times, there is always going to a lingering toxin in our …

17 Pictures That Are Literally You As A Dog Parent

Because dogs are family.

Governor of America's porniest state signs nonbinding resolution declaring porn to be bad

While our House and Senate continue to putter around not doing things, in Utah the Republican governor and legislature are hard at work governing and …

A Surge Of Startups Is Changing Life In Utah

In Provo office parks and Salt Lake City startup incubators, tech is increasingly making a home for itself in the Beehive State. But not everyone's happy about tech’s impact on the Utah way of life.<p>A troop of giddy engineers is barreling out of Instructure's headquarters and onto a parking deck …

The 5 Best Affordable Jewelry Brands You've (Probably) Never Heard of

I have to start this by being honest, jewelry has never really been my thing. Now, before you bail and immediately stop reading, it's not because I don't like to wear it or don't have a strong opinion about it — I most certainly do. It's instead because I have a very unfortunate tendency to lose …

Red Butte concert lineup brings back the '80s and more to Salt Lake City

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2016, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for …

A new study reveals for the first time how different personality types react to spelling errors and grammatical mistakes. It’s all about arousal<p>When you picture a “grammar nazi”, what does that person look like?<p>Are they old or young? Male or female? Professorial or blue-collar?<p>Related: Eight words …

Psychology

America's High School Graduates Look Like Other Countries' High School Dropouts

A new study confirms what many Americans already knew deep in their hearts: We're not good at math.<p>Not only that, but when it comes to technology skills, we're dead last compared with other developed countries.<p>The PIAAC study — the Program for International Assessment of Adult Competencies — looks …

21 Hilarious Tweets That Perfectly Sum Up Your Relationship With Your Co-Workers

"I'm trying to convince my co-worker to go to lunch so I can eat the Skittle under his desk."

8 Simple Ways to Soundproof Your Home

Because we could all use a little extra peace and quiet.<p>You already know that a peaceful home is a happy home. While that likely means choosing your furniture, lighting, and home fabrics based on their comfort quotient, there's one thing that's easy to overlook — soundproofing.<p>Nothing zaps your zen …

Home Improvement

17 Amazing Apps For People Recovering From An Eating Disorder

From recovery apps to meditation and stress management tools.<p><i>Always consult with your doctor about your personal health and wellness. BuzzFeed posts are for informational purposes only and are no substitute for medical diagnosis, treatment, or professional medical advice. Whilst these apps may help</i> …

Woman Arrested for Allegedly Leaving Dog in Hot Car Complains About Heat in Police Cruiser

A woman who was arrested last Thursday for animal cruelty after allegedly leaving her dog in a hot car to die later complained that the police …

There’s something wrong with the fact that a relatively affluent person can afford to write about minimum wage jobs while people experiencing them can’t<p>Back in the fat years – two or three decades ago, when the “mainstream” media were booming – I was able to earn a living as a freelance writer. My …

Journalism

The Sweetest 'Sesame Street' Moment

On November 19, 1973, young Joey Calvan and Kermit the Frog shared a song on <i>Sesame Street</i>. Though it started as a simple version of "The Alphabet …

CEO Dan Price on His Decision to Make Entire Company's Minimum Wage $70K/Year

“The big goal for my life is to become a part of the entire economy transitioning to being about purpose and service, and economics being more of an …

IT HAPPENED TO ME: I'm A Harvard Graduate and My Partner Is A High School Dropout

I always imagined I would end up with a smart man. For years, I stupidly thought his intelligence would be measured by the framed degrees on his wall or how complicated his job title sounded on LinkedIn. Then Myles came along.<p>He didn’t even know what LinkedIn was — plus, he left high school before …

I Went In Search of Non-Boring Plus Size Activewear And This Is What I Found

I spent many years working out in ill-fitting cotton leggings and ratty yoga pants before I realized that what I wore to exercise in had a palpable effect on how much I enjoyed the process.<p>Oh, I can hear you already, naysayers, bellowing IT’S A GYM, NOT A FASHION SHOW at me. Sue me, I give a fuck …

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