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Just 21 Completely Genius Life Hacks From R/LifeProTips

When buying bedsheets, look for striped ones. It will make it much easier to find the long and short sides.<p>The tips span everything from home & garden and travel to workplaces and food & drink. Here are some of the best life hacks on there that'll make you say "How did I not think to do that?!"<p>"I …

Lifehacks

7 Business Books that Will Change Your Life

What is a life-changing book? Is it a book that makes you quit your secure job and start your own company or just a book that helps you become a …

Self-improvement

30 Low-Glycemic Foods That Won't Eff With Your Blood Sugar

Stable blood sugar = less PIA cravings.<p>It's a tale as old as time: You eat a huge-ass cupcake, get a surge of energy—and then 30 minutes later you crash.<p>Well, a lot of foods beyond desserts (like brown rice, peas, and even some vegetables) can also mess with your blood sugar and cause this same …

Nutrition

The Pasta Sauce Hailed as the World's Best Is Surprisingly Easy to Make at Home

Just as Julia Child changed the way Americans felt about French cooking, Marcella Hazan changed the way they felt about Italian cooking. And though …

Nutrition

SIX THRU-HIKES THAT AREN’T THE PACIFIC CREST TRAIL OR APPALACHIAN TRAIL

6 John Muir Trail (215 miles)<p>Okay, so the John Muir Trail overlaps with the Pacific Crest Trail for much of its length, but it’s such a classic, we …

Hiking

These Japanese fluffy pancakes are the ultimate new food trend

These ultra-soft pancakes have taken over both the Tokyo food scene and Instagram.<p>These Japanese pancakes are inspired by the traditional American …

Breakfast

22 phrases Americans say that leave foreigners completely stumped

1/<p>When a task is easy or straightforward, Americans will say it's a "piece of cake."<p>NBC Universal<p>The phrase likely derives from a line in "The …

Language

15 Life-Saving Kitchen Hacks

Including how to keep your produce fresh for longer!

Kitchens

The best free things to do in Chicago

There's no denying that Chicago is a city where you can spend a paycheck or two (especially if you're having a meal at a fine dining restaurant), but …

Andy Warhol

16 French Recipes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

If you’re looking to up your game in the kitchen, classic French technique will provide you with a useful foundation no matter what you like to cook. …

Cooking

Surviving New Zealand’s Hardest Hike

Fiordland National Park, tucked away far within New Zealand’s South Island, has the notorious claim to fame as one of the wettest locations in the …

You Can Craft Your Reality: Shift From Feeling Bad To Good In 4 Simple Steps

Why do we do what we do?<p>Because it feels good?<p>Nope.<p>Because it feels best. It’s our best choice on our behavioral menu at the given time.<p>“I need your help, Christine,” said the Chief Revenue Officer. “Our sales and marketing people are overwhelmed by constantly changing legislation, the new markets …

Self-help

The 5 Best Exercises For Burning Belly Fat

A flat belly is a badge of honour. It’s an outward sign that you keep fit and watch what you eat.<p>And beyond the vanity aspects, a more chiseled torso …

Workouts

The 10 Best Places to Live in America (Some Will Surprise You)

U.S. News & World Report ranked the most livable cities in the U.S. across a wide range of variables.<p>What are the best places in the United States to live and work? Every year, <i>U.S. News & World Report</i> sets out to answer that question, ranking the 125 most populous metropolitan areas in the nation …

Lose Weight and Debloat With This High-Protein Mango Coconut Smoothie

If you've seen one smoothie recipe, you've seen them all, amiright? Nope! This smoothie recipe is different because it literally tastes like melted ice cream, but is dairy-free and has only 19 grams of sugar. It comes out perfectly sweet and satisfying every single time. Grab your blender and whip …

Healthy Eating

Work the Whole Core with 17 Effective Ab Exercises

Athletes need a strong core foundation for powerful movements and specific ab exercises are only a small piece of the program. In fact, the best ab …

Top questions you should ask during an interview to raise eyebrows

Job interviews are laced with questions that give the interviewer the opportunity to get to know A) if you will be an asset to the company and B) if …

Chasing Waterfalls: Discovering Tallulah Falls in North Georgia

Georgia brings to mind Spanish moss and the languid ease of Savannah, the urban hustle of Atlanta or red dirt roads bisecting the pastoral farmland …

5 Best Moderately Difficult Backpacking Adventures in Oregon

You don’t need to undertake a major expedition to reach some of Oregon’s most spectacular mountain destinations.<p>With a pack on your back, you can put …

This Is the Only Pencil I Trust for Full, Natural-Looking Brows

This pencil gives me the Cara Delevingne brows of my dreams.<p>When full, fierce eyebrows became all the rage a few years ago, I admit to being guilty …

The best places for hiking near Chicago

Whether you’re the rugged, outdoorsy type or you can barely cross the street without tripping, there’s a hiking trail for you near Chicago. Our city …

Study: Being forgetful might actually mean you're smarter

You can relax if remembering everything is not your strong suit. Recent research makes the case that being forgetful can be a strength — in fact, selective memory can even be a sign of stronger intelligence.<p>Traditional research on memory has focused on the advantages of remembering everything. But …

32 of the most dangerous things science has strongly linked to cancer

Cancer is the No. 2 cause of death in the US, second only to heart disease.<p>It fundamentally affects the way our cells grow and divide, changing them in perverse ways. All cancer is a result of damage or genetic mutations in our DNA. The nasty, debilitating class of diseases spreads through a body …

Cancer

Depressed People Use These Words More Often

They're not always negative words.<p>From the way you move and sleep, to how you interact with people around you, depression changes just about everything. It is even noticeable in the way you speak and express yourself in writing. Sometimes this “language of depression” can have a powerful effect on …

Machine Learning

Need to Make a Hard Decision? Ask These 4 Questions First

Forget making a list. Ask these questions to force yourself into the right frame of mind.<p>A big decision is looming on the horizon, You feel the tremor, you hear the footsteps off in the distance. Many of us don't like pulling a lever and opening a door to a new endeavor, mostly because we can't …

15 Tips For Sounding Much More Professional At The Office

A little bit of rephrasing goes a long way.<p>"Using positive language in a negative situation can have a big impact on how you're remembered." —yourmate155<p>"It'll make them respect you more." —Inebriatedclusterfuk<p>"The phrase 'I assumed...' has a very negative connotation, and people will view it as …

Self-help

How to Eat Clean for a Whole Entire Week

The whole “clean eating” thing sounds daunting, but in reality it just comes down to choosing real, non-processed foods in order to feel like your …

This New Study Suggests Time Did Actually Exist Before The Big Bang

So... is physics broken or not?<p>According to a straightforward interpretation of general relativity, the Big Bang wasn't the start of …

Physics

The Most Understated Swimsuits Of 2018

<i>If it ain't broke, don't fix it</i>. At least that's the motto we're abiding by when it comes to selecting our choice swimwear color this year. As summer …