A Week In Delaware On A $20,000 Stipend

March 8, 2019

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a graduate student working in earth sciences who earns a $20,000 stipend per year and spends some of her money this week on a chai. Occupation: Graduate StudentIndustry: Earth SciencesAge: 30Location:…

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How Can I Practice Essentialism?

March 2, 2019

Do you ever feel like you have too much? It can be an embarrassingly unique problem in our land of plenty in the United States, and yet so many of us live in a spirit of excess. This is a notion efficiently demonstrated by the fact that while the size of the average American home has nearly tripled over the last 50 years, there remains enough offsite rentable self-storage space…

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I’m 30 & This Is How Much I Spent On My 15-Day Honeymoon To Spain

February 27, 2019

Welcome to Away Game, a Refinery29 series where we tag along as real millennial women embark on trips around the world and track their travel expenses down to the last cent. Here, we offer a detailed, intimate account of when, where, and how our peers spend their vacation days and disposable income: all the meals, adventures, indulgences, setbacks, and surprises. This week’s travel diary: A 30-year-old costume designer eats her…

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A Week In New Orleans, LA, On $47 Per Hour

February 22, 2019

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Today: a speech language pathologist working in education who makes $47 per hour and spends some of her money this week on new Beats headphones. Occupation: Speech Language PathologistIndustry: EducationAge: 26Location: New…

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These card games for Android will rock your world

February 7, 2019

Classic card games and fantasy card worlds on your Android phone? Yes, please! For some, card games are the ultimate way to relax. Killing time on your morning commute or unwinding at the end of your day playing cards can now all happen on your phone, which is fantastic. You can play solo or face opponents in virtual game rooms anytime, day or night, in casino-style games or fantasy card…

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Last Year’s Thru-Hiking FKTs Were Out of Control

February 5, 2019

This past year, hikers and trail runners set 346 fastest known time records in North America alone. Some did so on the continent’s longest and most difficult footpaths, like the Appalachian and John Muir Trails; others set records on local routes just a few miles long. Each one was undeniably impressive. But only two were deemed the Fastest Known Times of the Year (FKTOY) by a jury of FKT holders…

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How Races and Runners Can Make Everyone Feel Welcome Podcast 102

December 5, 2018

This episode is part 2 of my interview with the 300 Pounds and Running Podcast host on his viral article – An Open Letter to Race Directors from the back of the pack. Read the letter and see pictures at RunEatRepeat.com.  Last episode we talked about his weight loss and running journey going from unhealthy to couch to 5k and eventually running  a marathon. If you missed it – I…

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A Week In Washington, D.C., On A $40,000 Salary

November 22, 2018

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we’re tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We’re asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we’re tracking every last dollar. Calling all entrepreneurs: We want to hear from you! If you’re a freelancer or self-employed, we’d love to feature your Money Diary. Submit here. Today: a program assistant at a nonprofit who…

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Can You Decrease Jet Lag With Exposure to Light?

By Dr. Mercola Your body is designed to run on a 24-hour cycle, or circadian rhythm. Many things can throw this delicate cycle off, however, including traveling across multiple time zones. When there’s a disconnect between what time your body thinks it should be, and what the actual local time is, the resulting condition is known as jet lag, and it affects most air travelers who cross five or more…

September 26, 2018
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9 Android apps that power my work, my wonder, and my will to live

August 16, 2018

I can’t live without my phone, but I especially can’t live without these apps. Few items have become as essentially to our everyday lives as our smartphones, but what makes our smartphones so vital isn’t the hardware itself, it’s the software it runs. The apps and the services our smartphones serve up to use turn these slabs of glass and metal into tools of productivity, procrastination, and mass communication. Everyone…

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