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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 …

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The most fashion-forward cities in the US

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When thinking about the most fashionable cities, your mind might first jump to places like Milan and Paris. But when it comes to the U.S., which …

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How to Feng Shui your home to celebrate Chinese New Year

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Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year and Spring Festival, is quickly approaching on February 12. The holiday, which lasts for 15 days, marks …

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Chinese New Year: 20 things to know about the Year of the Ox

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Chinese New Year is the celebration of the new lunar year, which begins lichun, or the spring cycle. This is the first cycle of 24 solar “terms” …

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50 most popular suburbs in the US

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As Dorothy said, there’s no place like home. For those looking to trade big-city life for white picket fences, more square footage, good schools, parks, and …

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4 ways to be a better sleep partner

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Research shows that a healthy relationship depends on healthy sleep. The New York Times reports that couples experience worse conflict when one or both partners is sleep deprived. The …

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Can you name these bands from the 1970s?

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Ah, the ’70s — it gave us the first flight of the 747 jumbo jet, the introduction of the Walkman, the movie Jaws, and the beloved …

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34 celebrities who own wineries & vineyards

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Wineries and vineyards are some of the most popular businesses that celebs like to get into. It’s no surprise, either. According to Statista, wine sales in the …

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Here’s how many divorcees say Carole Baskin did it

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2020 was dominated by the pandemic, political events, and social movements. But in-between, there were plenty of other memorable moments worth revisiting, from pop culture to …

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How I followed my dreams & became a dog rescue pilot

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I awoke thinking about the line “The Difference Between Dreaming and Living is Doing.” It occurred to me how real that statement is. So many people …

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6 ways you’re making climate change worse

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Climate change is a real threat — but it’s one you can help combat. By understanding how big companies and common household items impact the environment, …

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Add some easy Valentine’s Day magic to your bedroom

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Ah, the boudoir! The late 18th-century word translates from the French as “sulking-place,” yet the Cambridge English Dictionary defines boudoir as “a beautifully decorated room used …

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Can you name these bands from the 1960s?

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Ah, the 1960s — it gave us a lot of memorable moments — Woodstock, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, the Civil Rights Movement, and the moon landings to …

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21 endangered animals you can help protect

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At the end of 2020, the International Union for Conservation of Nature added 31 species to its list of extinct plants and animals. The most recent update …

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18 great Valentine’s Day gifts under $100

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According to the National Retail Federation, Americans planned to spend just under $200 on their Valentines last year. After the year we’ve just had, I wouldn’t …

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Take a peek inside these celebrity brothers’ Malibu home

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The three Hemsworth brothers have parted ways with their scenic California getaway. We got word that the four-bedroom home with ocean and mountain views just sold …

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35 celebrities who are also venture capitalists

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You may have seen them on the big screen battling aliens from outer space or first pumping after making the game-winning shot. Although they’re paid to …

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The snarkiest brand accounts on Twitter

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Those brave few are the social media managers behind some of the world’s largest and most well-known brands. They are the first line of defense against angry fans, …

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23 cheap ways to stay entertained at home this winter

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There’s no denying that 2020 came with its fair share of challenges, some of which have spilled over into 2021. While unemployment has decreased significantly since …

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Take a look inside this gorgeous Aspen ranch retreat

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The Aspen Valley ranch spans 800 acres and has 8 custom homes that put a whole new spin on western ranch-style living. Today, we’re taking a …

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How to handle change at work without stressing out

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But being ready to roll with change has also become a business-critical skill. Here are five easier-than-you-think strategies to help you embrace the unknown. While each …

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37 household hacks that will change your life

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Many people want to find ways to save money, but they don’t want those savings to come at the sacrifice of everyday comforts and needs. However, …

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Best school districts where you can buy an affordable home

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When settling down and starting a family, one of the major questions people ask themselves before buying a home is, “How are the schools in the area?” For …

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Why dogs say ‘woof’ in English but not in Chinese

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Here’s a question for you: In what world do “baraag,” “toot,” “toerroe,” “baaa,” “paoh-paoh” and “u-u-u” all mean the same thing? It’s in the wild world …

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Feeling bored at work? Here are 10 productive things to do

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It’s not uncommon to feel bored at work. Most of us fall into a routine where one day blends into the next. Whether you are working from …

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The 25 most popular cities for millennial homebuyers

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Millennials make up the largest group of homebuyers in the United States, surpassing members of older (and richer) generations like Generation X and baby boomers. And …

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45 cheap indoor activities for kids

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We are heading into a dark winter, but we can make it enjoyable for our children with these cheap indoor activities for kids. Whether you are …

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How to pay for dental school

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Dental care is an important part of maintaining a healthy lifestyle, as oral health is connected to health issues in other parts of the body. The …

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12 green brands that plant trees with every purchase

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Around 80,000 acres of forests disappear every day, according to One Tree Planted, a nonprofit organization dedicated to global reforestation. But fortunately, we all have the power …

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17 ways you can stop procrastinating in the new year

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Procrastination can be a problem in our lives. It can hinder your ability to achieve the goals you set out for yourself. It can cause us …

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The 5 best countries for working abroad

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The most common driving factors are financial gain and career growth. If you feel this is something you’d like to do, there are a few things …

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21 people, places & things that give us hope for 2021

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When coronavirus shut down the world in March, many of us believed that state of affairs might last a few weeks or a month at most, …

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50 ways to pay down holiday debt & start 2021 right

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The 2020 holiday shopping season has put many people in the red. Per a recent survey from LendEDU, 63% of Americans said they were taking on a record …

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The best & worst Hallmark Christmas movies of all time

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You know the plot: A beautiful woman comes home for the holidays to Smalltown, U.S.A. She’s lost her Christmas spirit either because of some personal loss …

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America’s 50 most expensive small towns

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The town-and-country lifestyle is often depicted as simple, idyllic and inexpensive when compared with big-city living, especially when it comes to housing costs. But is this …

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How did these 13 dog breeds get their names?

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Some dog breed names are obvious (just watch a retriever with a tennis ball), but others take some digging to understand. Once you learn the origins …