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15 Funny Tweets About Having Anxiety That Are Way Too True

At least we can laugh together?<p>Let’s not sugar coat it: Anxiety can be a real nightmare.<p>One of the worst parts about the condition is feeling like you’re totally alone in your experience. But here’s the good news: You’re not. In fact, nearly 40 million Americans also deal with the disorder. And a …

10+ Times Broke College Students Proved They’re The Smartest People Ever

DIY projects can save you a lot of money, and this list of thrifty solutions to everyday problems is a perfect example! Whether you're a college …

How to supercharge the way you learn

What is the easiest way to learn? David Robson meets a group of scientists and memory champions competing to find techniques that make facts stick... fast.<p>Face to face with the world’s leading memory experts, my mind is beginning to feel very humble. Ben Whately, for instance, tells me about the …

The Brain

5 Hacks for Saving On Your Disney Vacation

<i>Atiq Nazri / Flickr</i><p>Many families will trek to Orlando, Florida, this spring and summer for some Mickey magic and undoubtedly pay a hefty fee to do so. After a recent trip to the land of the mouse with my family, we engineered some creative ways to shave the cost of a Disney vacation beyond the …

8 Travel Apps That Work Better Than A Guidebook

<i>by Emily Price</i><p>Skip pricey bus or walking tours on your next trip and instead download these apps, which offer historical insight and cool bits of trivia about areas around the world. Bonus: you won't have to lug around a guidebook.<p>Photo: Image Source / Alamy<p>Walking tours are a great way to learn …

Nine of Dallas' Best Places to Eat with Your Kids

<b>The Lot (above)</b> This casual East Dallas spot, which much to some parents' surprise is <i>not</i> actually a daycare center, keeps it playful with tons of …

For the Highest Density of Design Excellence, Visit Dallas

Since the construction of the first high-rise, it seems architectural merit has been weighed most heavily by a building's height. However, Kriston …

Architecture

PHOTO: 10 Most Romantic Islands in the World!

Yes, you CAN afford gorgeous beaches, secluded lodgings, and bragging rights to one of the top 10 hot-and-heavy island getaways on the planet.

How to Beat Depression and Start Feeling Better About Yourself

Albert Ellis<p>You largely constructed your depression. It wasn’t given to you. Therefore, you can deconstruct it.<p><b>Are You Feeling Depressed?</b><p>Depression …

The 15 Most Surreal Destinations to Visit in 2015

Be prepared for dropped jaws, kids.<p>1. Sea of Stars on Vaadhoo Island in the Maldives<p>photo: Doug Perinne<p>2. Antelope Canyon in Arizona, United States<p>photo: Laura Grier<p>3. Cave of Crystals, Naica, Chihuahua, Mexico<p>photo: Adventure Medicine<p>4. Salar De Uyuni, Bolivia<p>photo: PlanetDen.com<p>5. Tunnel of Love …

Here's Some Undeniable Proof That Tahiti Is, In Fact, Paradise

This time of year is the ultimate challenge for those of us who suffer from wanderlust: The holidays are over, but the frost is still sticking. Spring still seems to be eons away.<p>However, a remedy exists for this existential monotony, and that is to plan a trip. Where better to go than …

Table of Contents: Garden Envy

Of the seven deadly sins, we’ll take envy any day (especially over sloth). Join us this week as we explore luxe landscapes, glorious gardens, and …

17 Ways to Age-Proof Your Brain

What’s good for your body is good for your brain. That means eating a balanced diet with lots of fruits and veggies and not much sugar, saturated …

The Brain

10 Dishes Every Beginner Cook Should Master

What's the best dish for a beginner cook to try? We asked star chefs from all over the country for their recommendations. Here’s what they had to say.<p>…

This Is The Ultimate Routine For A Perfect Work Day

You might think the perfect workday includes a promotion or a raise, or perhaps your evil boss getting fired. Sadly, such monumental events don't happen very often.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of little things you can do to improve both your productivity and your happiness if you feel …

Hardscaping 101: Design Guide for Fences (Height, Styles, and Cost)

Wondering where to start when it comes to fencing? If you’re planning to build, design, or install a fence, start with our Fence Design Guide:<p>We’ve …

The World's Most Incredible Hotel Pools

The typical hotel pool might bring to mind images of rowdy kids, tiny towels and water all over the floor. Not exactly a relaxing experience--and swimming laps? Good luck.<p>It can be tough and expensive to find a hotel that will guarantee a quality swim, but avoiding the crowds (and that awful …

6 Tips for Writing a Persuasive Speech (On Any Topic)

By far, the best way to learn how to write speeches is to read the great ones, from Pericles’ Funeral Oration, to Dr. King’s Mountaintop speech, to …

Public Speaking

11 Reasons Bermuda Is The Easy Getaway You Need In 2015

When the weather outside is frightful, there's only one thing to do: escape to an exotic isle. (Well, first you should make a melty skillet cookie. But then it's time for a exotic isle.)<p>And while you'd think prices would be painfully high for an island vacation, the truth is they are not... if that …

The 7 WORST Foods To Eat At Night

Avoid these no matter how hangry you are.<p><i>This article was written by Victoria Wolk and provided by our partners at</i> Prevention.<p>Eating right before bed is a recipe for gaining weight and sleeping poorly, but it can also seriously damage the tissue in your throat and esophagus. No doubt you’re …

DIY Wood Cabinet to Stash Your Trash

Need a place to stash that unsightly garbage bin? Dawn Nicole created this one seen above using these plans from Ana White, seen below.<p>If you are handy with a table saw, or can get someone to cut the wood for you, this would be a great project to tackle if your New Year’s resolution is to level up …

7 DIY Chinese Take-out Recipes

Anyone can make these 7 upgraded versions of classic dishes at home with these recipes.<p>It's well-known that take-out Chinese food is a Jewish …

A Guide to the Strange, Little-Known, Hard-to-Find Beatles Christmas Recordings

Little in my life has enriched me more than the Beatles or Christmas—in different (and yet dovetailing) ways. And there is one enriching aspect of the Beatles’ catalog that is so rare, that it falls between the worlds of official product and bootleg. This wasn’t a commercial record, it wasn’t a …

Chicken Tikka Wings With Mint Yogurt

Chicken Tikka Wings With Mint Yogurt from Great British Chefs• 15 whole chicken wings<br>• 2-4 red chillies, deseeded and finely chopped<br>• 1 clove garlic, …

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How to Do the Riviera Maya on a Budget

From Cancún to spectacular Mayan ruins to Playa Del Carmen—and even swimming with (safe and gentle!) whale sharks—we take you to the knockout shores …

My vacation at a nudist camp.

The most disconcerting part of my visit to a nudist camp I'll call "Hidden Bush" occurred when I got in a discussion about the benefits of nudity …

Learn to live with it: Becoming stress-free

<b>(CNN) —</b> People the world over believe that stress comes from external sources.<p>One complains of a nagging wife or hysterical husband. Another finds fault with the demands of work or the exploitation of management. Someone else grumbles at summer being too hot or winter being too cold.<p>Everyone thus …

Facebook opens up to anonymous Tor users with .onion address

Facebook is making it easier for users of the Tor anonymising service to access the social network, by launching a .onion address.<p>The company is describing it as “a way to access Facebook through Tor without losing the cryptographic protections provided by the Tor cloud”, in an effort to convince …

Ebola: Maine deploys state police to quarantined nurse's home

A nurse freed from an Ebola isolation tent in a New Jersey hospital declared on Wednesday the she will not comply with a quarantine request imposed by state officials, saying the policy is not based on science and infringes on her civil liberties.<p>“I don’t plan on sticking to the guidelines,” nurse …