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Best Alternative Spring Break Destinations

1 of 10<p>Instead of Ft. Lauderdale, Try St. Augustine, Florida<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Instead of Miami Beach, Try Havana, Cuba<p>3 of 10<p>Instead of South Padre …

Mexico

7 Campsites You'll Have Entirely to Yourself

You’ve planned a stellar camping trip—packed all the essentials, booked the site, brought your closest pals. Then you show up and it turns out you’re sleeping in a small, crowded outdoor city, with neighbors literally a few feet and a couple nylon walls away. That’s no way to sleep beneath the …

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Bacon & Bourbon Candle - Boyfriend Gift, Man Candle, Mens Valentines Day Gifts, Valentines Gifts for him, Man Candles, Gifts for him, love<p>Love Bacon? Know someone who does? Of course you do! This heavily scented candle is the perfect gift for bacon lovers everywhere. Maple glazed smoky Bacon, …

Take it from ancient hermits: The loneliness epidemic is curable

In today’s world, loneliness seems to have reached epidemic proportions. Countless studies have highlighted the serious and negative impact that loneliness has on our health, our sense of well-being, and our ability to thrive in an increasingly chaotic world. Most recently, the urgency of the …

Loneliness

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Study Shows Long-Term Effects Of Diabetes And Prediabetes On The Brain

One of the largest studies on the connection between blood sugar and brain function has found that people with prediabetes and diabetes experience worse long-term cognitive decline than people with normal blood sugar levels. The results underscore just how dangerous impaired blood sugar is for …

Diabetes

A Month-by-Month Guide for the Best Time to Buy Everything in 2018

Plan your shopping with this calendar of bargains.<p>In 2018, you may resolve to save more, spend less or budget better. Whatever your money goal, the …

Shopping

Big Cabin | Little Cabin

Comprised of a pair of cedar-clad structures, Big Cabin | Little Cabin reimagines the vernacular architecture of Colorado's Rocky Mountain region. …

Architecture

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Climbing

How to Learn Guitar Faster (Without Cutting Corners)

Learning guitar quickly can sometimes mean omitting important concepts and developing bad habits.<p>565<p>SHARES<p>When learning to play guitar, many players …

How Foam Mattresses Work

by David Holm<p>Apr 11, 2018<p>David Holm is a product quality engineer at Casper. He studied chemical engineering at the University of Minnesota.<p>If you …

Compress

Bartenders reveal what customers' drink orders say about them

Bartending isn't just about mixing cocktails and serving up beers.<p>Perhaps one of the most social jobs out there, bartending requires constant contact with others and a great deal of social perceptiveness.<p>So when you're a bartender you come to understand quite a few things about human nature and …

Cocktails

These secret Netflix codes uncover a list of 'hidden' films and TV shows — and it's easy to use them

To access the extra content, all you need to do is add the code for the desired genre or sub genre to the end of the usual Netflix URL.<p>For example, to access the list for "action & adventure," you would add the code 1365, making your URL become: http://www.netflix.com/browse/genre/1365.<p>Niche sub …

TV shows

I’ve tested over 100 headphones in the past year, and I keep coming back to this $25 pair

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Xiaomi <i>Editor's note: This article was originally published on 4/21/2016. Prices have been updated.</i><p>Last month I sang the praises of the Sony …

Consumer Tech

The 5 best whitening toothpastes, according to a cosmetic dentist

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock<p>Whether you can’t kick the coffee/red wine habit or just want to keep the brilliant white you’ve already got, teeth whitening is …

Beverly Hills

The Difference Between a Heart Attack, Stroke, and Cardiac Arrest

Heart attack, stroke, and cardiac arrest—you're probably familiar with all three and know that they're serious conditions requiring medical …

Columbia University

100 Top Tailgating Dips and Appetizers

Score big points with your fellow football fans by sharing these crowd-pleasing tailgating recipes on game day. These easy tailgating recipes mix and …

Cooking

Our Best Tomato Sauce Recipes To Use Up Your Jar of Tomato Paste

Fancy yourself a true pasta aficionado? If you answered "yes," you know that tomato sauce is anything but boring. Whether you're looking for simple, …

Italian Food

A therapist’s guide to staying productive when you’re depressed or heartbroken

“We entrepreneurs can’t afford to date,” I half-joked to a friend the other day. “We can’t take sick days when we get our hearts smashed.”<p>I’m a therapist who helps people learn to be resilient in the face of life’s uncertainties. But even I catch myself feeling anxious about how to stay motivated …

If a Customer Says Your Product or Service Is Too Expensive, This Is What You Should Say | Inc.com

There is a big difference between selling your cost versus selling your value.<p>Companies that sell on cost comparison end up losing in the end. It's very difficult to build a profitable and sustainable company when your primary strategy is to undercut the competition--because what ends up happening …

Customer Service

The Right Way to Know When Your Steak is Done Cooking

Don't rely on tricks or gimmicks — all you need is a thermometer to nail steak every time.<p>Lisovskaya/iStock<p>There are some pretty confident cooks out …

Cooking

This Is the Best Way to Recover From Failure

Embracing the sting of failure may not sound enjoyable — but new research shows it’s the best way to learn from mistakes.<p>A study in the <i>J</i><i>ournal of</i> …

Ohio State University

The cofounder of $1.3 billion startup Robinhood explains a 'logical fallacy' in investing

When Baiju Bhatt and Vladimir Tenev founded their online brokerage, Robinhood, in 2013, they did so with the intention to give ordinary people a platform with which they could tap into the wealth of Wall Street.<p>Hence the company's name, an homage to the English folk hero who stole from the rich to …

Free Trade

8 Effective Ways to Really Learn a New Language as an Adult

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Language Learning

50 Things You Need to Eat by the End of Summer

There are many iterations of the summer bucket list. Some include going to the beach, hiking, or watching the fireflies outside on the back porch. …

Food

Want a Better Relationship? Ask Your Partner This Question

Four little words may be the perfect fix when your relationship needs a tune-up.<p>“How are you feeling?”<p>In eight years of marriage, it was the question Sunshine Spoils Milk blogger Kimberly Zapata never thought to ask her husband. The duo had been together since they were high school sweethearts …

Marriage

Here's the secret to the best chocolate chip cookies ever

Cookies are the best things in life. There’s virtually no situation that a cookie can’t solve, or at least make easier to swallow. But it’s got to be a great cookie. Don’t get me wrong: I’ll eat a bad cookie, but it won’t give me the feels the way a perfectly baked, flavorful, crispy and chewy …

Dessert

The quickest way to spot a lie - TODAY.com

Sure, you may think you’re pretty good at reading people. But can you really catch a smooth liar in action?<p>It’s possible, and body language is the crucial clue: <i>your</i> body language, that is. It turns out that you may actually be able to detect deception by paying attention to your own body’s …

Closed Captioning

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This bracelet created with natural dyed dark blue Tiger eye beads.<br>Tiger's Eye is a stone of protection that is also very stabilizing and grounding. It enhances integrity, willpower, self-confidence, practicality and correct use of power. It is a stone that enhances good luck, and brings prosperity, …

A Survey of 1,502 College Students Revealed the 1 Skill They Wish Their Parents Had Taught Them | Inc.com

Parents, teachers, and coaches dedicate their days to preparing kids for the challenges of life after high school. They devote countless hours to ensuring kids can score high and perform well in today's cutting-edge world.<p>But there's one set of valuable skills adults aren't teaching kids--emotional …

College & University