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Buying a home? 5 tips to make it more affordable

Tired of renting? Here's how to take the plunge into ownership.<p>Buying a home is a major financial undertaking, so much so that a growing number of Americans are struggling to meet that milestone. For one thing, the homeownership rate among millennials has dropped in recent years, due in part to a …

Personal Finance

Bay Area San Francisco hikes: 9 trails with waterfall endings - Curbed SF

<i>Editor’s note: This article was originally published in February 2017. It has been updated and republished with the most recent information.</i><p>The Bay Area’s abundance of outdoors activities is no secret, and now that spring <i>and</i> springtime rains are here, there’s no better time to get outside, …

Hiking

Why San Francisco is a nightmare, according to science

San Francisco can be a tough place live for a lot of reasons. Sky-high housing prices can make it nearly impossible to find a place. In February, a 1,000-square-foot home with no working plumbing and a pile of rotting mattresses stacked in the kitchen sold for more than $520,000.<p>Even tech moguls …

San Francisco

Drought drives huge, deadly cobra to calmly drink from a villager's water bottle

King cobras are not known for their gentle nature— the whole point of "snake charming" is that it's dangerous to even be around them— but the drought …

Snorkeling

Why Cycling Feels So Damn Good

Here’s how riding bikes makes us happier, according to science<p>Science confirms what many of us know: Your bike is your happy place.<p>When you ride, you get a spike in neurochemicals such as serotonin and dopamine that relieve pain and improve mood, says Kim Chronister, PsyD, a psychologist in Los …

Los Angeles

The Best Food Instagram Accounts

When we set out to find the best Instagram accounts for healthy eating, we first had to answer the question, “What does it mean to ‘eat healthy’?”<p>It’s a fair question that even our government is trying to tackle. And almost everyone has an opinion. It’s high-fat, low-carb. No, it’s low-fat, …

The Amazing Beauty Of Jasper National Park… In Alberta, Canada

Leaving the Metterra hotel, as we hurried through breakfast, eager to hit the road early, I remembered something we’d missed out on the entire time …

National Parks

Roadblock at Kruger National Park turns out to be ‘extremely rare sighting’ | Adventure Sports Network

Traffic came to a standstill on a road in the world-famous Kruger National Park in South Africa recently, but motorists couldn't have been too upset, …

3 Science-Backed Ways to Stop Overthinking Everything in Life

Overthinking is both a blessing and a curse. While some see it as a sign of a curious, analytical brain primed for problem-solving, others believe it …

Psychology

The Most Overrated Attractions in Europe (And Where to Go Instead)

When it comes to traveling in Europe, it seems like everyone has something to say. There are countless online polls of best and worst sights to pore …

Blood sugar Managements

Getty From Pilates to plank pulls, Halle Berry has spoken openly about some of the workouts that keep her body READ MORE<p>OTTAWA – A new agreement will …

A 31-year-old who's been traveling the world for 5 years explains how she affords it

She had been living in Tampa, Florida, preparing and saving for open-ended travel for the past two years.<p>During the day, she worked at a foreclosure law firm, and a few nights a week, she moonlighted at bars and promotional events.<p>About five years later, Ragusa has only been back to the US twice.<p>In …

Thailand

How to visit nearly every national park in one epic road trip

This month, the National Park Service marks its 100th anniversary. One of Wonkblog's favorite data scientists, a guy named Randal Olson who's a researcher at the University of Pennsylvania, decided to mark the occasion by creating a map of the shortest possible road trip through all 47 national …

National Parks

Microsoft launches its Planner project management app

After launching a preview for select customers last September, Microsoft is now rolling out free access to Planner, its project management app, to all users of its Office 365 productivity suite.<p>The tool lets you plan projects for your team, whether it’s for your business, school or non-profit …

Project Management

Hidden Gems of Europe

By Gabrielle Boucher of University of Tampa<p><b>8 underrated European cities that offer authentic, intimate travel experiences.</b><p>Travelers flock to Europe because of its abundance of beautiful cities within close proximity of each other. Paris, Rome, Prague, Berlin, Amsterdam, all these incredible places …

European Travel

We've spent the last 3 years using Airbnb to live in 50 countries — here's how we afford it

<i>Here, they share their tips for traveling the world on a budget.</i><p>We've lived for a short time in 50 countries. In order to stay within our budget, we have to spread "the wealth" over expensive and less expensive destinations so it evens out.<p>Scandinavia, Israel and the UK are expensive. Mexico, …

Budget Travel

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

These travels exposed me to new cultures, and left impressions and memories that will stay with me for the rest of my life.<p>From the beaches of southern Portugal to the canals of Amsterdam, here are the spots I consider must-sees.

European Travel

The Best Island In Hawaii Has Been Hiding In Plain Sight

The major Hawaiian islands all have their calling cards. On Oahu, it's Waikiki and the famed North Shore. On Kauai, it's the breathtaking Na Pali coast. Maui has Haleakala and the Road to Hana. And on the Big Island, it's a scientific trifecta of volcanoes, climate zones and astronomy.<p>With that …

Hawaii

Couples Who Are Truly in Love Connect in These 5 Ways | Women's Health

Instead of focusing on whether a connection is real with your partner, consider the depth and the width of the connection you have. Think about the main areas where partners can connect: physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually, and socially.<p>In how many areas do you share a bond with your …

How to Support a Partner Dealing With Depression

As a mental health counselor and someone who has battled depression for most of her life, I'm no stranger to the toll it can take on …

Family therapist shares 8 secrets to a happy and lasting relationship

To ensure your relationship stands the test of time, there are eight simple steps you need to master.<p>Marissa Nelson, a licensed marriage and family …

Live Better Stories - Living the Van Life with Idle Theory Bus

A few years ago, James Campbell and Rachel Goldfarb did something anyone fed up with email chains and electric bills has considered doing: They quit …

Three Key Principles All Relationships Need to Survive

There are many stories on the Internet that will tell you why your relationship is no good or how to meet your soul mate — this is not one.<p>This is a …

10 Best Backpacking Trips in U.S. Parks

This year the National Park Service (NPS) celebrates its 100th birthday. Over the past century, the agency has protected and managed a system that has grown to now include 59 parks in 27 states and ranges from famed summer-vacation destination icons like Yellowstone and Yosemite to the remote 8.4 …

10 Signs You’re Dating A Woman, Not A Girl

It looks like the dating scene is more filled with girls; than real women. If you have been wondering about the reasons behind past relationship …

4 Strategies to Help Men Get Through Depression

Caregiving is tough. It's one thing to see a loved one in the dirty trenches of illness; it is a whole other to jump headfirst into that trench with them. Caring for a man who is suffering from depression can be even harder, because depression isn't often seen - it's felt.<p>NIH and CDC statistics …

Mental Health