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How do you change your major?

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Declaring a major in college isn’t a minor decision, but that doesn’t mean students can’t change their minds further along in a college career. How to …

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The most livable cities in the US, ranked

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What makes a city livable? And more importantly, what makes a city’s “livability score” better than another city? (See also: 10 Cities That Revolve Around Credit) …

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Binge drinking & smoking surprisingly common in these ‘healthy’ states

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In addition to creating a ranked list of the best states for physical fitness, ValuePenguin researchers discovered that even the fittest states rank relatively poorly on …

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How to plan a virtual wedding

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Life as we knew it has come to a screeching halt, with limits on gatherings in many states. The “new normal” still isn’t quite normal, and …

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14 expert-approved tips for raising kind & empathetic kids

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That includes everything from teaching them kindness in sharing toys on the playground to helping them become generous adults who give to causes they care about. …

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Great Mother’s Day gifts that won’t leave you broke

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Mother’s Day is May 9th this year and as usual, you’re probably racking your brain for unique gifts for the moms in your life. Moms do …

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Treat mom to one of these indulgent recipes this Mother’s Day

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Most people love to be cooked for, and that’s especially true for the person who might do most of the day-to-day cooking for their family. If …

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Important things to know as a first generation college student

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It’s a common cliche that parents want their kids to walk in their shoes and end up in the same career as they did. But a …

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The real reason it’s harder for some people to lose weight

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If you have excess body weight, the standard advice is to eat less and move more. Of course, we all know this is easier said than …

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Cities with the most stressful traffic. Where does yours rank?

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Driving is supposed to be fun. Imagine telling your ancestors about the possibility to hurtle around town in a metal box at three times the speed …

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The ultimate guide to California’s best destinations

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California is an amazing state. There are so many things to see, ecosystems to explore, mountains to climb, and roads to travel that it’s hard to …

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Here’s where gambling addiction is worst in the US

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The increase in online gambling options and the COVID-19 pandemic have created the perfect storm for gambling addiction. The Mayo Clinic and other organizations are still …

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Soothing albums that could help you relieve your work stress

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Listening to music is a great way to reduce your stress. That is, if you listen to right type of music. We’re talking about New Age music: This …

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Do you have what it takes to be a Twitch moderator?

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As live streaming grows in popularity, many people are using the site Twitch to monetize their digital life. Many bigger streamers need help while streaming, such as monitoring …

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Want to make money as a chat moderator? This new startup can help

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If you’ve spent any time on the internet, you probably know what a chat room is. These digital spaces allow people to anonymously send messages to …

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This is the greenest city in your state for 2021

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Everybody has a part to play in the movement for environmental justice. From everyday habits, like composting and recycling, to long-term governmental reforms, creating more eco-friendly …

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TikTok is turning these creators into multi-millionaires

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What could be cooler than (nearly) getting banned by the president? That’s where the video-sharing social network TikTok found itself in late 2020. But the ban never happened, …

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Do you know what every state flower looks like?

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As the months get warmer, flowers are starting to bloom, dotting the landscape with swaths of vibrant color. In celebration of spring, we’ve put together this …

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The deadliest states for distracted driving

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It’s fairly common for more than one person to be killed in a distracted driving crash that turns fatal. Distracted driving resulted in 16,258 deaths from …

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10 celebrity kitchens so gorgeous we can’t even

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Writing about celebrity homes for a living has its perks; we get to step inside some of the most outrageously luxurious homes out there, all equipped …

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In photos: How the American home has changed since the 1800s

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The American home has changed dramatically over the years, but some things remain fundamental: the rooms we use, the reliability we need, the intimacy we desire. With this …

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Some of the most innovative CBD products you can buy

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CBD is one of my favorite ingredients. It has been a popular topic of conversation these days largely due to the recent legalization of marijuana in …

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5 driveway improvement ideas

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Consider the put-upon, unsung driveway at most U.S. homes. Is it all it’s cracked up to be? While the primary function of driveways is usually parking, …

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American cities where rents are rising fastest

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Housing markets across the United States had an unexpected boom in 2020 that’s continued into 2021, despite the impact of the pandemic on the United States …

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These smart baby monitors are more than just cameras

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Baby monitors today can do much more than let new parents see or hear what happening with their infant while it’s sleeping. Today, monitors can check …

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Bratchos & Fenway franks: The best ballpark food in the US

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MLB opening day was April 1, which means it’s time to get strapped in for another exciting season of non-stop baseball games nationwide. But as thrilling …

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How to get ahead instead of just getting by

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Imagine this: You made it to work, but you’re just doing the bare minimum. You feed yourself, but it’s mostly sandwiches, fast food, or other low-effort …

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The history of the British Monarchy in pictures

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With the passing of Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh and husband of Queen Elizabeth II on Friday, we look back at the British monarchy. The first …

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These interior design tips can help you sleep better

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Every year, new interior design trends pop up, and it’s always fun to bring an element of what’s happening right now into your bedroom. Some trends …

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50 totally unsurprising facts about Americans

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From eating acres of pizza each year to owning more guns than there are people in the country, there is a myriad of American facts that …

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Is this the fittest city in your state?

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More than ever before, this past year has made Americans appreciate the opportunity to go outside and get moving, when socially distant and possible. Since gyms …

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50 totally unsurprising facts about Americans

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From eating acres of pizza each year to owning more guns than there are people in the country, there is a myriad of American facts that …

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Is this the best ballpark food in America?

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MLB opening day was April 1, which means it’s time to get strapped in for another exciting season of non-stop baseball games nationwide. But as thrilling …

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Did you know you can do this with Google Maps?

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Google Maps is a mainstay on many of our smartphones, an app that’s tapped daily by iOS and Android users alike. But we probably use just …

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The Swedish secret to a balanced life

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Are you one of the millions of Americans who are currently rethinking their finances? If you want to reset and reevaluate not only your money but …

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15 places to see gorgeous wildflowers this year

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As the dreary days of winter pass, the vibrant colors of spring and summer come to life. Here are the best places to find wildflowers across …

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This state is home to America’s worst drivers

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Despite a year of curfews and stay-at-home orders resulting in fewer cars on the road, some states actually saw an increase in fatal crashes. A report …

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75 of the world’s weirdest facts

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The world is weird, as are people and even animals. From laws about tying up your giraffe in Atlanta to a precious metal lurking in your …

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The Vatican & 9 other amazing places you can visit online

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While we can’t help you with that last one, we can help you find some fun digital alternatives to beat the museum blues. With the pandemic …

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How to start the college conversation

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Graduating from high school and attending college are milestone achievements for students and their families. Getting to this stage requires hard work, financial planning, and communication …

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The money secrets of happy, full-time RVers

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If the open road is calling, chances are you’ve at least considered the RV life. RV life definitely comes with its perks, but unlike all the …

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Have a really expensive hobby? Here’s how to save

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Hobbies are meant to help pass the time in stress-relieving ways. But the fun of a favorite pastime can often come at a high cost, depending …

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A guide to law school scholarships

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So, you’ve been accepted to law school — congrats! You’re well on your way to embarking on a career that could help you fight for others’ …

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Married 3 times? It’s not as uncommon as you might think

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Marriage is forever — unless, of course, it’s not. And for some, it takes two or three (or more) times to get it right. In fact, …

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The best & worst states for women

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In the early days of America, people made their way West in search of prosperity. But if you’re a woman in 2021 — you may be …

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Want to see why this California home listing went viral?

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This $8.9 million Encino home was featured on Enes Yilmazer’s popular real estate YouTube channel, getting hundreds of thousands of views in just a couple of …

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Viral YouTube challenges you may have forgotten about

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Before YouTube Originals and high-production streams, many of today’s most famous influencers built their audiences through viral trends and challenges. While some of these challenges continue …

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Here’s where Americans get the most speeding tickets

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It can feel particularly liberating to speed down the highway without a care in the world. While everyone can admit to zooming a few miles above …

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Top 50 safest cities in the US

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Safety is a top concern for many homebuyers, including parents and young professionals. Not only can feeling safe provide peace of mind, but safety ratings also …

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These are the animals that sleep the most & the least

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While researchers have performed many studies on rodents and cats, we’re only just beginning to learn about what happens when dogs drift off. We’re also still sorting …