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10 Free Online Courses To Make You More Successful

Success is not an act; it is a slow process that involves growth, change and failure. It involves all aspects of your life, from how you manage your …

5 secrets to make you fall in love with Windows 10

Windows 10 is finally here! If you hated Windows 8, you're most likely in love with Windows 10. Of course, you might still be waiting for your chance to download the upgrade, because Microsoft is rolling it out in stages. Or you could also be deciding whether you even want to upgrade. New software …

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These 5 Windows 10 Features Will Make Apple Users Jealous

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Your Complete Guide to Microsoft Windows 10

Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 beginning at 12 a.m. ET Wednesday morning. Here’s everything you need to know about the latest Windows operating …

Satya Nadella

11 Times Painted Floors Were Totally Worth the Risk

A pop of color or pattern adds a welcome (if not daring) surprise underfoot.<p>A pop of color or pattern adds a welcome (if not daring) surprise underfoot.

Best Android phones for taking gorgeous photos [June 2015]

As much as we tell ourselves that smartphone cameras aren’t suitable for professional photography, manufacturers seem to be adamant on proving that …

Periodic Fasting Could Help Slow Aging, Study Says

It seems that folks who do occasional fasts may be on to something. New research from the University of Southern California has found that periodically adopting a diet that mimics the effects of fasting could produce a wide range of health benefits.<p>USC researcher Valter Longo found that cycles of a …

Holistic Medicine

Eight ways to radically increase your productivity

Beginnings are the most exciting and energizing times in life. If things have been in a slump for you, make some changes. Lasting success comes from making pointed shifts in your behavior on a daily basis. Success is rarely the result of the major decisions you have to make due to the long and …

A 30-Second Ritual To Start Every Day Off Right

All of us all want to be happy. And despite the way our culture commonly approaches this conversation, happiness is actually a relatively simple …

5 more digital tricks you'll use almost every day

Whether you’re skiing or going to the beach, place your phone in a sandwich bag to prevent damage — and best of all, you can still use the touch screen. Need a fast charge? Put your phone in airplane mode to speed up the process by around 25 percent. And if you need to pump up the volume in a …

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5 Ways to Boost Your Metabolism in the Morning

<b>Exercise</b><br>That early workout doesn't just put a pep in your step: Exercising in the morning also helps boost your metabolism, more so than exercising at other times, according to previous studies. So lace up your sneaks and greet the sun to torch extra calories.<p><b>Add Intensity</b><br>A recent study found that …

Sleep Deprivation Is Killing You and Your Career

The next time you tell yourself that you’ll sleep when you’re dead, realize that you’re making a decision that can make that day come much sooner. Pushing late into the night is a health and productivity killer.<p>According to the Division of Sleep Medicine at the Harvard Medical School, the …

How to Organize Your Office for Maximum Productivity | Inc.com

<i>Where</i> you work affects how you work. Working in a cluttered, messy, or distracting environment will affect your work, and probably in a negative way.<p>If you're like the average knowledge worker, you spend most of your time sitting in front of a computer screen. Even though your work revolves around …

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21 new Android 5.0 features you need to know about

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The 12 best Android apps of 2014

Between the release of Android Lollipop, a slew of new cutting-edge handsets, and a brand new platform for smartwatches and wearables, 2014 was an …

Two quick graphic tricks that return big results in a Word document

Word offers tools that you can use to customize text or objects to make a point or to emphasize the document's purpose and mood. We'll probably …

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10 Ways to Make Your Marriage Divorceproof

We have been hitched for almost 10 years now, and until recently our number one piece of advice would have been: Don’t write about how to make your …

DIY Outdoor Lighting - Outdoor Entertaining Ideas

Add some twinkle and glow to your next outdoor shindig with these cool ideas from some of our favorite bloggers.<p>7 Of 10<p>Repurposed Radiator …

Move of the Week: Deadlift

Want to tone your lower half? Try this exercise from E! host Maria Menounos’ circuit routine.<p>Want to tone your lower half? Try this exercise from <i>E!</i> …

13 DIY Decor Solutions That Will Make Your Life Easier

5 Simple Tips To Love More And Fight Less

Smart strategies to strengthen your relationship<p>Sometimes, the best advice given to people in a relationship is common sense, uncommonly used—as in, do unto your mate as you'd like done to you. As a lawyer, a couples mediator, and the author of the bestseller <i>Fight Less, Love More: 5-Minute</i> …

The Perfect Roast Chicken from The Kitchn

Sara Kate Gillingham and Faith Durand, the editors of the popular blog The Kitchn, hold forth on tools, techniques, and cooking the perfect bird. For more recipes, check out The Kitchn Cookbook.<p><i>Photo: Leela Cyd</i><p>Skillet-Roasted Whole Chicken Serves 4<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon coarse salt<p>1 teaspoon …

5 Smart Exercises to Support Your Knees

Perhaps the most common question I receive from patients is, ''I can’t exercise because of knee arthritis. What do I do?'' Over 1 in 10 people over …

3 Simple Moves For Knee Pain

The jury is in: "Bad knees" aren't sidelining your workout; your hips may be the guilty party. According to a review of 28 years' worth of research on common exercise injuries, hip strength is the biggest predictor of knee pain. So grab a resistance band and do these moves daily, working up to 3 …

The Best And Worst Exercises For Bad Knees

Exercise may be the best medicine for chronic achy knees. "Strengthening the muscles around the joint protects you from injury by decreasing stress on the knee," says Willibald Nagler, MD, chairman of rehabilitation medicine at the New York Hospital–Cornell Medical Center in New York City. But you …

The 10 Best Sports Bras for Large Breasts

These amazing sports bras that are easy to get on, offer stellar support and, most importantly, are still cute!<p>Unfortunately, the bounce factor for …

3 Productivity Lessons I Learned the Hard Way | Inc.com

<i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>Almost a year ago to the day, I was putting my hair back in a ponytail when I reached up and pulled out a handful of strands. I couldn't believe it: I had gotten so stressed out that my …

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