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A financial planner explains exactly how you should prioritize your money

The majority of people who approach me for advice are most interested in guidance as it relates to their investment portfolios.<p>I would like to point out that there is a hierarchy of personal financial priorities, and though very important, investing for the future should be considered third of the …

20 Things My Dad Wishes Someone Had Told Him in His 20s

Your 20s is a constant battle between thinking you have it all figured out and life giving you a harsh reality check. It's a period of trial and error, but it can also be one of the most fun decades. Much of my life knowledge is from my dad, who's filled with never-ending lessons. Though he's …

Roads

These Are the 30 Happiest Cities in the U.S.

Surprise: There's a lot of California here.<p>The annual Well-Being Index by Gallup-Healthways shows the best communities in the company to find happiness by looking at the 190 biggest communities in the U.S. to determine the most comfortable place to call home.<p>The rankings analyzed five different …

This guy combines portraits of A-listers to create flawless superhuman celebrities

1/<p>"Star Wars" leads John Boyega and Oscar Isaac make for one handsome man.<p>Courtesy of ThatNordicGuy<p>2/<p>One of ThatNordicGuy's most seamless composites …

The Taco-Shaped Chair You Never Knew You Needed

We all have those moments when we wish we could just hang out in bed all day long. Well, there’s a furniture line that is practically made for those …

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Mindfulness for People Who Are Too Busy to Meditate

Mindfulness has become almost a buzz-word. But what is it, really? Mindfulness is, quite simply, the skill of being present and aware, moment by moment, regardless of circumstances.<p>For instance, researchers have found that mindfulness can reprogram the brain to be more rational and less emotional. …

Cauliflower Soup + Creamed Spinach and Mushrooms

<i>We're celebrating Meatless Mondays with balanced, delicious meal plans. We hope you'll join us -- whether you're vegetarian all the time or just here and there.</i><p><i>Today: We're applying the law of the conservation of energy to the conservation of cream.</i><p>A quick recap of your tenth grade chemistry class: …

Recipes

Italian Sausage Chili - Spicy Sausage & White Bean Chili Recipe

9 Songs That Blatantly Ripped Off Other Songs In 2013

Just try to keep in mind that talent borrows, and genius steals.

Music

Waste Some Time With These 34 Great Photography Links

Join us as we check out this weeks list of epic photography links, curated by Toad Hollow Photography. This edition features a pair of tutorials, an …

First Listen: Grouplove, 'Spreading Rumours'

Many members of the L.A. quintet Grouplove have had their bodies emblazoned with "Grouplove" tattoos, so they're nothing if not committed to the project. That full-bore, all-in approach comes through in their songs, too: Like Grouplove's ingratiating debut (2011's <i>Never Trust a Happy Song</i>), the new</i> …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>Below, we have provided a list of five artists that have been taking our ears on the best summer vacation they could have possibly asked for. Tune in for a wild …

Bands

21 September Style Launches We're (F)all About Right Now

How to Plan for Your Future When You Can Barely Afford Dinner Your PSL Needs This Adorable Starbucks x Ban.do Fall Collection 7 Brands You Can Finally Shop at Sephora

Fall Fashion

Michael Bublé On Fishing, Sinatra And Auto-Tune

In some ways, Michael Bublé is just of a different time. The songs the Canadian crooner sings are the Motown, jazz and swing classics he grew up listening to with his grandfather. Bublé says he misses the pure, unadulterated sound of music made back then — though he is willing to use a little …

15 Free Songs You Should Download Right Now http://bit.ly/Y6zSU4

Rare Eminem and D-12 “Tim Westwood” Freestyle

Our big homie Tim Westwood has been unearthing some rare hip-hop moments from the early 2000s. For as long as I can remember, Tim has been able to …

Obama Enters White House Correspondents Dinner to DJ Khaled Intro Music

Score another one for hip-hop. Last night, President Obama showed more love for the culture by entering the stage at the 2013 White House …

Laurel - Blue Blood

Is Laurel Arnell Cullen Britain’s answer to Lana Del Rey? Certainly there’s no denying that her song <i>Blue Blood</i>, the first new material since we …

Watch Diplo freestyle and Wiz Khalifa play tennis in today's installment of Random News of the Week. http://bit.ly/11O30Qz

Listen to Daughter’s brooding cover of Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky”

Last month, London folk rock trio Daughter hit up the BBC Radio One Live Lounge to deliver a tender mash-up of Bon Iver’s “Perth” and Hot Chip’s …

Daft Punk's "Get Lucky," as interpreted by London's Daughter http://bit.ly/18aS1S4

Hear Comedian Rob Delaney Belt The National Anthem At A Dodgers Game

Turns out the "Funniest Man on Twitter" has an equally impressive voice.

Los Angeles Dodgers