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4 Best Job-Searching Apps

When job hunting, we tend to spend an excessive amount of time on Craigslist, fine-tuning our resumes, and even shelling out money for profiles and promotions on various websites. While you’ll probably have to continue spending exorbitant amounts of time updating your resume, there are several apps out there that can help you manage your ...

Superfood: 6 Everyday Uses for Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is the kind of food that doesn’t just help your diet, it helps your life. It’s one of the few food products whose natural form allows for both internal and external use. You probably have your own brands of the many different forms coconut oil can take in your life. But it wouldn’t ...

3 Sites That Play Ambient Coffee Shop Noise to Enhance Creativity

Getting out of your usual work environment is a great way to increase productivity and fight distractions. And in today’s grande mocha latte-driven world, coffee shops have become a home away from home for the self-employed and those who work from home. In fact, research shows that the ambient background noise you’d encounter at your ...

3 Excellent Free Traffic Apps

You never know where bad traffic will screw up your commute…unless you get an app that keeps you informed, of course. There are plenty of apps to guide you, but they range in cost — from $1 to $35 (hello there Tom Tom). You don’t need to pay all that, though, since some very smart, ...

10 Items to Keep Handy in Case of an Emergency

You can never plan for a catastrophe, but you can lessen the impact it has on your life. Should a freak thunderstorm, wind storm, tornado, blizzard, fire, or anything else threaten to ruin your ability to proceed with your life in a natural way you should be prepared. The weather will be chill, the water ...

5 Worst Colleges for Return on Investment

While the value of a good education arguably can’t be counted in dollars, your salary after graduation certainly can. The result is that sometimes, the cost of attending college can actually outweigh the long-term benefits. So which colleges are worth the bill, and perhaps more importantly, which aren’t? Last week, Payscale.com released their annual survey ...

Drug Interactions – When Do Healthy Foods Hurt You?

Whenever we’re forced into a round of antibiotics, we get a long list of do’s and do not’s from the pharmacy. Sometimes they even want to talk to us about proper use of the medications. We’re also supposed to disclose any supplements or over-the-counter medications we may be taking. Unfortunately, this doesn’t include some of ...

6 Natural Sleep Aids To Help You Catch More Z’s

Sleep is a massive staple of a healthy lifestyle. You need it for many reasons like maintaining concentration for studying, staying awake during lecture and, especially, for not getting sick. It’s pretty useful to get sick just before an exam and make your excuses to retake it later. But it’s not nearly as much fun ...

Use These Tips To Make Your Next Camping Trip Easier

Camping is a relatively inexpensive activity perfect for getting you away from the grind of classes and study sessions. For less than the cost of a couple nights out with your friends you could spend the weekend breathing clean air and enjoying an uncluttered night sky. There are a billion tips and tricks that an ...

3 Savings Methods That Help You Get What You Want

Whether you want to save up for the latest gadget, future travels, or to fund hobbies, finding effective savings methods is often the most difficult task you’ll encounter when attempting to hold on to money. More often than not, you’ll cut down on your spending by attempting to be frugal for a short amount of ...

College Pranks: A Practical Guide

Sometimes in life, you need a little something to get back at someone, or, equally likely, something is really funny to do. Hey, we’re young and in college. Might as well pull some pranks. 1. Accept Karma Karma in college is very, very real: anyone you prank presumably is a friend of yours, and they ...