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My Husband Died at 34—Here Are 40 Life Lessons I Learned From It

A sudden, unanticipated death has a way of jolting us to our senses. When you’re told that your husband is dead, everything changes in an instant. …

25 Meatless Main Dishes To Bookmark

Put these in your dinner rotation.

I Tried 5 Days Of Meal Prep — & Here's How Much It Cost

The new year always seems to bring a newfound desire to get our lives in order and start "adulting" once and for all. A major goal of mine for 2018: …

What you need to know about the $25 Loblaw card

Starting Mon., Jan. 8, you can register to receive a $25 card from Loblaw Companies Ltd.<p>Starting Mon., Jan. 8, you can register to receive a $25 card …

Some apps were listening to you through the smartphone’s mic, says report

There may be a reason why that ol’ “Facebook is listening to you talk” conspiracy theory refuses to die – and not just because Facebook’s ad technology has gotten so good, it’s downright creepy. As it turns out, some apps are <i>actually</i> listening. Well, kind of! According to a recent report from The …

56,000 layoffs and counting: India’s IT bloodbath this year may just be the start

For Indian techies, 2017 was the stuff of nightmares.<p>One of the top employment generators until a few years ago, India’s $160 billion IT industry laid off more than 56,000 employees this year. Some analysts believe this spree was worse than the one during the 2008 financial crisis. Meanwhile, …

Vishal Sikka

Trips in Europe everyone should take according to the world's top travel experts

The Ice Hotel, Finland.Flickr/bjaglin<p>No matter how many countries you've been to, there's always somewhere new to discover.<p>But with so many cultures, countries, and landscapes to explore, it's hard to prioritise one dream destination over another.<p>Business Insider UK asked top travel bloggers and …

European Travel

I spent this year reading about relationships, productivity, and success — and 15 insights stuck with me more than any others

As 2016 drew to a close, I published a list of nonfiction books I'd read that year. At that point, I thought I knew everything about how to be happier, how to achieve my goals, and how to become an expert at anything.<p>In 2017, I learned — surprise! — I was wrong. This past year, I read another …

John F. Nash

When Kids Have to Act Like Parents, It Affects Them for Life

Some people who have to be responsible for their siblings or parents as children grow up to be compulsive caretakers.<p>Laura Kiesel was only 6 years old when she became a parent to her infant brother. At home, his crib was placed directly next to her bed, so that when he cried at night, she was the …

Parenting

Microsoft rep installs Chrome mid-pitch because Edge keeps crashing

This is truly half-brutal, half-hilarious. A Microsoft employee was forced to pause his Azure presentation in the middle of a live demo session in order to install Google’s Chrome… because the company’s own Edge browser kept crashing.<p>But here is the best part: this comical occurrence was recorded …

Software

7 Vegetarian Soup Recipes So Good Even Staunch Carnivores Will Want Seconds

We've already professed our love of soup on multiple occasions this season (see decadent cauliflower soup recipes and low-carb soup recipes for …

The best movie of every year since 2000, according to critics

Since the turn of the century, the reviews aggregator Metacritic has compiled an annual list of the year's most well-received movies by assigning scores based on their composite critical reception.<p>We selected the top film from each year's list, starting with 2000 and including the best film of 2017.<p>…

Northern Italy

Sheryl Sandberg Mastered 3 Presentation Skills in 3 Minutes. And You Can, Too

Being a memorable, persuasive speaker requires building connection, being current and boosting credibility.<p>When it comes to making a persuasive presentation, there are several elements that are core to making it a success. As Aristotle said eons ago, persuasion requires appealing to ethos (trust), …

Public Speaking

This simple mistake could help you find cheap flights, according to a man who frequently flies first and business class for free

As owner of air miles site God Save the Points, he spends his time travelling the globe in first class, writing about the latest hacks in the travel industry. He even once bagged a free ride on a private jet.<p>But while the power of air miles is widely recognised, Ott says there's another, largely …

United Airlines

26 Useful Websites That Will Completely Change Your Life for the Better

In this day and age, there's something for everyone—and that includes online. Left with scraps in the fridge and don't know what to make for dinner? There's a website for that. Need a push to relax during a chaotic day? There's one for that, too.<p>In fact, there's no shortage of clever sites that …

The Japanese concept of Ikigai could be the secret to a long, meaningful life

Just trying to answer such a big question might make you want to crawl back into bed. If it does, the Japanese concept of ikigai could help.<p>Originating from a country with one of the world's oldest populations, the idea is becoming popular outside of Japan as a way to live longer and better.<p>While …

Ikigai

Want to Raise Mentally Strong Kids? Do These 3 Things (Most Parents Don't Do Any of Them)

All kids have the ability to develop mental muscle. We just need to teach them how.<p>Challenges, hardship, and setbacks are inevitable. Teaching kids to build mental muscle helps them become resilient. It's also the key to helping them reach their greatest potential in life.<p>But, it's easy to get so …

Self-help

Tony Robbins Has 1 Question That Can Turn Your Worst Day Around

Try his Jedi mind trick every time you're facing a seemingly impossible challenge.<p>I erupted out of sleep only to be jerked back by the handcuffs and leg cuffs that held me to the wooden bench. It took a few minutes of drunken processing to realize I was in a Boston jail cell with zero recollection …

Tony Robbins

Tip of the Day 12/1

It sounds extreme, but we found intermittent fasting to be easier to follow than most diets and the results were full-body improvements in just three …

Wellness

Every Person Should Do These 8 Things Before 8 A.M.

Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams.<p>Life is busy. It can feel impossible to move toward your dreams. If you have a full-time job and kids, it's even harder.<p>How do you move forward?<p>If you don't purposefully carve time out every day to progress and improve -- without …

Self-improvement

A counterintelligence expert says there are 4 types of people — and you can't earn someone's trust without knowing theirs

At some point during his career with the FBI, Robin Dreeke abandoned the "golden rule" — the old adage that you should treat others as you would like to be treated.<p>He replaced it with another guideline, this one from author and speaker Tony Alessandra, called the "platinum rule": Treat others as …

Self-improvement

14 Vegan Rice and Noodle Bowls for Meatless Monday

Bowl meals are *still* in vogue in the food world, and it’s no wonder. Not only are they tasty, but they’re filled with heaps of vegetables, making them a smart lunch or dinner choice. You can get creative and throw a mix of anything in these bowls, but we all know the Instagram-worthy appeal comes …

Vegan

The Completely Addictive Method of Making Pasta Sauce

The idea of making homemade pasta sauce might sound intimidating, but it's a lot less complicated than you'd think. And I'm not talking about a more involved project like a beef bolognese. My go-to way to prepare pasta is with a lemony, garlicky, buttery sauce that comes together in minutes — and …

I spent years discovering the simple tactics gurus like Oprah, Einstein, and Buffett used to become successful—here they are

One question has fascinated me my entire adult life: what causes some people to become world-class leaders, performers, and change-makers, while most others plateau?<p>I’ve explored the answer to this question by reading thousands of biographies, academic studies, and books across dozens of …

Creativity

These Are the Best States for Healthcare -- How Does Your State Rank?

A recent study ranked each U.S. state on healthcare cost, access, and outcomes. Find out how your state compared with the best.<p>Where can Americans …

How To Make Your Kids Smarter: 10 Steps Backed By Science

I’ve explored the science behind what makes kids happier, what type of parenting works best and what makes for joyful families.<p>But <b>what makes children</b> …

The 13 Most Massively Popular Websites You've Never Heard Of

Everyone knows the most popular websites — Google, Amazon, Youtube and so forth.<p>But after the top 5, things can get a little weird.<p>Ever hear of steamcommunity.com? Or littlethings.com? Lots of people have.<p>Using data from Quantcast, which makes it easy to see the top websites in the United States …

Advertising

Money Milestones: This is how your finances should look in your 30s

Daniel Packer, a 29-year-old data analyst at an online advertising agency in Los Angeles, knows more responsibilities will stack up as he hits the …

I Make These 4 Recipes Every Sunday to Help With Weight Loss

Prepping food for the week is one of the most effective ways I stay on track when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding overeating. If I don't prep meals and snacks, dinner will end up being an entire bag of chips with guacamole or a pint of Ben & Jerry's almond milk ice cream (or both!). So to …

A small biotech behind a groundbreaking approach to tackling cancer just got its first drug approved

The FDA just approved a new drug to treat acute myelogenous leukemia, a cancer of the blood and bone marrow.<p>The drug, made by Agios Pharmaceuticals in partnership with Celgene, is called Idhifa, or enasidenib. The pill treats the cancer in people with a certain genetic mutation in the IDH2 gene.<p>The …

Cancer