LifeStyle: Smart Living

This One Secret Will Make You Instantly More Photogenic

Tuesday  20:57,   18 july 2017
Reader's Digest

Bad photos happen to the best of us. We log onto social media for a brief mid-afternoon breather, only to find a dozen or so unflattering pictures of ourselves filling up our timeline. Thanks a lot, friends. We’ll spend the rest of the afternoon[...]

Finally! Here’s What CVS Stands For

Tuesday  20:41,   18 july 2017
Reader's Digest

CVS is one of the biggest names in both retail and pharmacy. Whenever you walk into, or drive by, one of the stores, you probably don’t stop to wonder what the three big red letters stand for; most people are contentCVS is one of the biggest names[...]

Ravens are so smart it’s actually kind of disconcerting, new study finds

Friday  22:40,   14 july 2017
Popular Science

Unlike so many of us, they actually plan for the future. Dark wings, dark[...]

If You Give Your Dog Ice Cream, You’ll Both Be Sorry

Thursday  23:06,   13 july 2017
The Daily Meal

Enjoying an ice cream cone on a warm day in the company of your dog is one of summer’s true pleasures. But if you’re tempted to buy an extra bowl of ice cream for Buddy, or let him have a few licks from your cone (after you’re finished, hopefully),[...]

Cracking the Code of Your Pet’s Facial Expressions

Thursday  21:41,   13 july 2017
Daily Intelligencer

One day, we might be able to read animal emotions as well as we do human ones.Facial expressions project our internal emotions to the outside world. Reading other people’s faces comes naturally and automatically to most of us. Without your best[...]

Surefire Ways to Make Others Like You in 90 Seconds or Less

Thursday  20:06,   13 july 2017

Learning how to connect with people quickly is essential to landing new jobs, opportunities and relationships.The great poet Maya Angelou once said: “People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how [...]

Office Etiquette Every Person Should Follow

Thursday  00:20,   13 july 2017
Town and Country

No, the conference room isn't your private phone booth.With that in mind, here are Meier's top 20 etiquette faux pas to avoid in the[...]

Five Life Lessons Most People Learn Too Late

Tuesday  04:23,   11 july 2017

This article originally appeared on Quora: What are the lessons people most often learn too late in life? 1. Perception is reality It’s true. The way you interpret and understand the world directly affects your beliefs and the way you live you life. [...]

9 Reasons Alone Time Is Good For Your Soul

Thursday  22:55,   06 july 2017

As a self-proclaimed introvert, my alone time is precious to me. There are countless fun things to do alone, and while it's nice to have company, sometimes it's extremely refreshing to appreciate life from a perspective that's entirely[...]

11 Summer Foods You Should Never Share with Your Dog

Thursday  22:25,   06 july 2017
Taste of Home

Summer signals the start of backyard barbecue season, but before you give your pooch a taste of what's cooking, be sure it's OK for dogs to eat. Shutterstock / Madebyindigo If you're doing summer right, you're entertaining. Whether[...]

5 Things Everyone Should Try (and Get Comfortable With) Doing Alone

Thursday  21:01,   06 july 2017

Being alone is strangely one of those things you have to learn to be good it. Introverts may naturally be more drawn to solitude but if you're a people person, you like to surround yourself with company when you can and often times, for the sake [...]

5 Tricks to Learn a Foreign Language Way Faster

Thursday  20:45,   06 july 2017

Learning a second language is great for your brain and your business. Here's how to speed up the process. (function (d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t); s.type = 'text/javascript'; s.async = true; s.src =[...]

Don’t Buy These Dangerous Fireworks—They Might Explode Unexpectedly!

Monday  22:05,   03 july 2017
Reader's Digest

This time of year, we can’t wait for fun nights of barbecuing, s’mores eating, and—most importantly—launching fireworks from home. But buyers, beware! Your Fourth of July festivities might be way more dangerous than you originally thought. To avoid[...]

This $180 Hanger Will Deodorize Your Clothes

Monday  18:36,   03 july 2017
Mental Floss

Avoid the dry cleaner and just de-smell your blazers.Think of it as part laundry method, part allergy prevention plan. The Nanoi X hanger has eight vents that emit a deodorizing vapor to cut down on both smells and pollen in clothes. Used inside a[...]

Turns out, taking breaks makes you more productive — but there’s a catch

Friday  23:35,   30 june 2017
Hello Giggles

It’s no secret that taking breaks throughout the workday keeps our minds mellow and our ideas fresh. A recent Columbia University study…Oh wait, hold[...]