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How to Find a (Very) Last-Minute Vacation Rental

Trying to pack in one-last vacation before summer ends? Our friends at Remodelista.com have compiled their 15 favorite rental resources. They say, “Once July comes along, it seems as though everyone you know is running off to a fantastic rental that they lucked upon via a friend of a friend. You want in. But with all the online clutter, it’s […]

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The Very Best Old-School Cleaning Products

What are your favorite go-to cleaning products? Soaps and scrubs that are oldies but goodies, or the latest and greatest products hitting supermarket shelves? Our colleagues at This Old House have pulled together their favorites. They say, “Many old-school cleansers boast more than eye-catching retro packaging and formulas that have stood the test of time—they also come with great stories […]

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80+ Instagram-Worthy Travel Destinations

Our friends at PopSugar.com have pulled together 83 unreal places you thought only existed in your imagination. They say, “We’re not kidding you — these travel destinations actually exist and aren’t a figment of your imagination. Be prepared to have your mind blown as you browse through these amazing photos.” To see the full list, click here. More on RealSimple.com: […]

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The Top Jobs for Work-Life Balance Are…

What do a social media manager, a firefighter, and a law clerk have in common? Turns out, they might be some of the very best jobs for a healthy work-life balance. While a positive attitude always helps in achieving happiness at work, Glassdoor.com measured the work-life balance ratings that were shared on their site between July 2013 and July 2014. […]

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We Totally Want “Weird Al” To Be Our Handyman

It’s been a good week for Weird Al Yankovic. The Grammy winner has released a music video a day from his new (and 14th) album Mandatory Fun – from the grammar nerd’s delight, “Word Crimes” (to the tune of “Blurred Lines”) to the catchy “Tacky” (finally, an antidote to the “Happy” earworm… how you get “Tacky” out of your head, no one knows). But […]

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10 Insanely Gorgeous Lakeside Retreats

Ready for some lake fun? Our colleagues at Sunset.com have pulled together the top 10 lake vacations on the West Coast. They say, “Grab your swimsuit! Here are the most irresistibly enjoyable, summer-fun-filled lakes in the West.” From Christina Lake in British Columbia to Oregon’s Crater Lake, this top 10 list will please even the most avid travelers. To see […]

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4 Highly Successful Women on Crying at Work

Ever had nasty words spread about you at work? And were those words published as front-page news in Politico, with your colleagues describing you as “a source of widespread frustration and anxiety,” “impossible,” and “disengaged or uncaring”? That’s what happened to the first-ever-female New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson. She opened up to Cosmopolitan in a recent interview about […]

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Is a Trip to the Beach Worth a Weekend With the Flu?

What would you be willing to trade for a week of sun, sand, and no work? That’s the question Expedia.com and Northstar asked more than 11,000 people worldwide in their 2014 Expedia Flip Flop Report. The results: Turns out, what excites people the most about the idea of a beach getaway isn’t just the ocean view. When asked to rank […]

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This Is the Age When Americans Really Feel the Best About Their Looks

Here’s some good news about your (literally) beautiful future: According to a recent survey, people ages 65 years and older are more confident about their looks than any other age group. As part of the Gallup-Healthways Well-Being Index, researchers interviewed more than 80,000 U.S. adults to find that 66% of Americans age 65 and older “agreed” or “strongly agreed” that […]

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10 Simple Spritzers to Make Now

Searching for a simple summer cocktail that’s light and refreshing? Our friends at Fox News Magazine have pulled together their favorite summertime spritzers that do exactly that. They say, “Forget everything you know about spritzers, or those watered down wine glasses that are more ice than booze. These libations have gotten a much-needed makeover in time for the balmy months, […]

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