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Continue Your Lifelong Learning While You Travel

Teri Cettina

If you love to travel — but sometimes wish you had access to more in-depth information about your locations than a guidebook or perky tour guide can offer — you might want to consider what's known as a “learning vacation." These trips combine U.S. or international travel with... Continue

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Surprising Ways to Repurpose 10 Common Kitchen Waste Items

Amanda S. Creasey

The average American generates 4.4 pounds of trash in a single day. Over the course of a year, that amounts to the height of the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Overall, Americans create around 250 million tons of waste, 65% of it originating in our individual households. "Organic,"... Continue

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8 Simple Tips for Green Driving

Michael Kelly

  Purchasing an electric or hybrid vehicle isn't the only way to drive greener. Simple changes to your vehicle and driving habits can help reduce pollution. These changes can also increase your vehicle's fuel efficiency and safety. This article explains some of the... Continue

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Navigating the Most Uncomfortable Family Money Issues

Emily Guy Birken

It was a lovely dinner — until your nephew cornered you while everyone else was getting in their cars. He wanted to know if you could see your way clear to lend him another couple of grand, just until his business took off. This would be the last time he asked for money —... Continue

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Going paperless is one of the best ways to cut clutter, get organized and save money in your home. Along with these benefits, going paperless also helps the environment. Used paper is represents 16% of landfill solid waste and the U.S. uses almost... Continue

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Having to squint to read small print is considered a normal progression of our eyesight through middle age, and beyond, as our eyes undergo changes. There are, however, a number diseases and conditions that can affect our vision as we age.... Continue