Advice

We rounded up the best advice from the experts on pets, money, travel, work, parenting, love, and more.

Why It Costs What It Costs: Vacuum Cleaners
Why It Costs What It Costs: Vacuum Cleaners

Learn what to look for when buying a new vacuum. >>

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13 Things Lottery Winners Won’t Tell You

Past lottery winners weigh in on losing friends, becoming spectacles, and increasing the odds of… >>

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How to Make Your Computer Faster

Ever thought to yourself, "Gee, my computer is slow"? We've got expert tips on how to speed things… >>

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Rude! What You Should Never Do in Other Countries

Planning a trip abroad? Learn these seven rules to avoid offending the locals. >>

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Should a Sperm Donor Share Custody?

She never would have agreed to let him be the donor if she had known he was going to expect to be… >>

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Uncommon Sense: A Modern Guide to Holiday Etiquette

Our resident voice of reasons shares advice for the everyday—and the holidays. >>

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13 Best Ways to Save Money on Holiday Shopping

Black Friday and Cyber Monday—that's amateur hour. These holiday shopping tips will help you save… >>

Travel Advisories
10 Popular Travel Tips That Are No Longer True

Don't believe everything you hear about the best way to travel safely, happily, and on a budget. >>

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How to Recover From Your Most Awkward Moments

The key to handling interactions with grace: anticipating the other person’s point of view… >>

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Top Psychology Tricks to Spend Less While Shopping

These science-backed secrets reveal why and how you spend, to help you become a more mindful… >>

Jon Stewart Life Advice
5 Jon Stewart Quotes That Are Better Than a Hug From Your Mom

"The Daily Show" host and comedian Jon Stewart has been known to put aside his signature sarcasm to… >>

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Money-Saving Tips Only Savvy Holiday Shoppers Know

Americans spend an average of $800 per year on holiday shopping. Are you getting the most bang for… >>

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How Google Became the Best Place to Work

For the fourth consecutive year, Google was named the best company to work for by Fortune magazine… >>

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Brisket: A Love Story

Sometimes a midlife romance needs a little marinating, just like a good brisket recipe. >>

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13 Things Your Mall Salesperson Won’t Tell You

We talked to the folks at your local malls to get the lowdown on sneaky, smart ways you can save… >>

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Successful People Do These 8 Things Each Weekend

Time management expert Laura Vanderkam reveals the subtle secrets to restorative and productive… >>

Gratefully Yours
3 Stories of Gratitude and Powerful Love

A narrative project called "StoryCorps" illuminates inspiring stories of generosity and love from… >>

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The Anonymous Confessions of a Con Artist

A veteran scammer reveals how he made millions by ripping off unsuspecting investors—and how you… >>

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10 Weird Restaurants Around the World

From the underwater restaurant located more than 16 feet under the Maldives to the spectacular… >>