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7 Realistic Things to Do Before Turning 40

By the time you turn 40, there’s a good chance that you’ve done a lot of cool things in your lifetime. As an added bonus, you’ve made enough mistakes that you’re wiser than ever. Nothing catches you off guard anymore, and if it does, you’re more like...
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Run Your Best 5K with these Fun Tips

So you’ve signed up for a 5K. Congrats! If it’s your first one and you’re already wondering how the heck you can get out of it, you’re not alone. A lot of people try a “couch to 5k plan” only to reconsider and spend the rest of their training going f...
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All over print kids apparel they’re going to love

Kids are energetic, silly, curious, funny, and often, very picky. They are so choosy that they’d rather eat macaroni & cheese three nights in a row than try any new food that isn’t white. They often have very strong feelings on what they wear, to...
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10 interesting facts about Alphonse Mucha

Alphonse Mucha was a Czechoslovakian artist known for his distinctive calligraphic style and illustrations of women. He had an unwavering love for theatrical art, which was epitomized in his masterpieces. It could be argued that he single handedly st...
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Top Facts about Instant Ramen Noodles

We all know it, love it, and practically lived on it in college. Chances are there’s a stash of it in our kitchen cabinets right now just in case we need a quick snack or easy meal. We’re talking about ramen noodles, that irresistibly satisfying comf...
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Blankets and Throws For Any Occasion

Even on the warmest summer nights, chances are you’re still tucked in under a cozy blanket. Regardless of sleeping position or temperature, there’s just something about the comfort and satisfaction of nestling in. Since birth we’ve been accustomed to...
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The Most Impressive Art Nouveau Buildings Around Europe

If you love art nouveau, then you’ll want to take this list of the most impressive buildings crafted in the ornamental style with you on your next European tour. While the decorative style of art nouveau was extremely popular around the turn of the 2...
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Tax Facts to Make Filing More Fun

Love ‘em or hate ‘em taxes are unavoidable for working Americans. With tax day right around the corner, there’s no doubt that many people are scrambling to file in time. But there’s probably a lot about taxes that you didn’t know. That’s why we’ve co...
Spring

Unexpected Reasons to Start Your Spring Cleaning Today

After a long, frigid winter, spring is when everything starts to come back to life. Flowers begin blooming, wildlife appears, and even humans tend to get more energy with the longer days and sunnier skies. With this natural renewal, we often tend to ...
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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Salvador Dali

The man. The marvel. The mustache. As one of the most versatile and prolific artists of the 20th century, Salvador Dali’s career spanned for over six decades. Celebrated for his paintings, prints, sculptures and visionary explorations in film, Dali i...