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10 ways smart people work less and get more done

Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends sacred and still get more done than people who work 10 or …

10 things you need to find before an aging parent has a medical crisis

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>As long as aging parents are handling their own finances and managing day-to-day living …

Baby Boomers

Journaling Showdown: Writing vs. Typing

Jack London said every writer should keep a notebook. “Travel with it, eat with it, sleep with it,” London said. “Lead pencil markings endure longer …

Learn About Common Edible Plants In the Wild with This Visual Guide

When you're starving, you have to make do with whatever you can find. Hopefully, you never find yourself in such a dire situation, but at least you …

A nutritionist explains when it's worth buying organic — and how much more it will cost you

The experience got me thinking about whether or not it's worth it to go the organic route, especially for items where there is a more significant price difference.<p>I decided to consult an expert, and turned to Rania Batayneh, MPH, nutritionist and author of "The One One One Diet."<p>Batayneh told me …

Onions

Buy Laptops with at Least 50 Percent More Battery Life Than You Think You'll Need

You probably already know that the battery life rating for laptops, tablets, and phones don’t often match reality. Laptop Magazine explains why and …

Expiration Dates on Your Food Mean Nothing

<i>Sell by</i>, <i>best if used by</i>, <i>expires on</i>, <i>display until</i>; the shelf life of food seems like it’s a well regulated, concrete affair, but it’s not: It differs …

Leave Kitchen and Bath Cabinet Doors Open to Prevent Water Pipes from Freezing

A tiny crack in a water pipe could be disastrous for your home, but it’s a preventable disaster if you follow a few precautions, such as opening your …

Get Over Your Fears by Remembering This Formula

We're all scared of something, whether it's snakes, rejection, or a wild boar attack. NPR's Invisibilia podcast takes a look why we fear things, how …

Find Out If You're Ready to Move to a New Place with a Simple Equation

Moving can be a huge pain, especially if you're indecisive about whether you really want to move at all. Using a simple formula—or adapting it to …

Ten Things To Do If Your Car Is Stuck In A Snow Storm

There are a lot of conflicting ideas going around about how dangerous and dramatic winter driving can be. So here's a clear, simple guide for what to …