5 Sites for Celebrating Easter - April 22, 2011 07:00 AM
Use these five Web sites to fully understand the significance of Easter, including Lent and Holy Week, and find fun tips for celebrating Easter with kids. The most basic and obscure of Easter facts will be revealed, along with historical context of this fascinating holiday.
6 Sites for Celebrating Passover - April 18, 2011 07:00 AM
Passover is the Jewish spring holiday that celebrates the exodus of the Jews from Egypt, where they were slaves. Modern Jews often use the occasion to honor various types of individual, political and social freedoms. Create a Passover celebration that’s all your own with the help of these six links.
8 Sites for College Dorm Survival - January 18, 2011 07:00 AM
Living in a dorm is something that the vast majority of college students have to endure for at least a year. Here are some tips and Web sites to help you survive key aspects of dorm life: roommates, relationships, noise, the bathroom and drab décor.
9 Sites to Find Interesting Interviews - January 16, 2011 07:00 AM
We’ve uncovered a number of sites that host interviews and talks with notable people from many walks of life, including authors, politicians, actors and thinkers.
5 Sites for Homemade Gift Ideas - December 17, 2010 10:00 AM
Do your parents still have the clay bowl you made for them in second grade? In many homes, it’s the simple, handmade gifts that are most appreciated. Parents aren’t the only ones that appreciate a gift made by hand. Visit the sites below to find ideas for gifts that you can make especially for the ones you love.
5 Sites for Treating Colds, Fevers and the Flu - December 06, 2010 07:00 AM
If you think you have the flu or a cold, it’s important to know what you’re dealing with: they can develop into serious illnesses if not treated, and influenza kills thousands of people every year. We’ve found five sites that can help you sort out whether you’re suffering from the cold or flu, and help you learn about fevers.
7 Sites for Getting in Shape—and Staying in Shape - June 15, 2010 07:15 AM
Use the Web to get excited about exercising. These seven sites are guaranteed to provide you with the inspiration you need to get moving, keep track of your exercise regimen, connect with others and discover adventurous ways to keep in shape.
5 Sites for a Last-Minute Garden - May 18, 2010 08:00 AM
If you've put off the planning, planting and weeding that come with springtime gardening, fear not! We've selected Web sites to help you put together a last-minute garden. You'll find advice for which plants bloom in your zone, and how to get your soil in shape.
6 Sites for Celebrating Cinco de Mayo - May 05, 2010 08:00 AM
Cinco de Mayo—May 5—is a festive, lively Mexican celebration that has become increasingly popular in the United States. These six sites summarize the history of the holiday, highlight some contemporary celebrations and make suggestions as to how and where to enjoy Cinco de Mayo.
5 Sites for Giving Mom a Gift From the Heart - May 04, 2010 08:00 AM
When you were a child, you might have given your mom some handpicked flowers and a homemade card for Mother’s Day. Guess what? That’s probably just the sort of thing she’d like to get again this year.
6 Sites for First Aid Tips and Resources - April 04, 2010 08:00 AM
Use the Web sites below to learn about first aid treatments, get first aid certification, find first aid supplies and equipment, and more.
5 Sites to Help You Quit Smoking - January 01, 2010 08:00 AM
Smoking is one of the toughest addictions to break; if you smoke, that isn’t news. What might be news, though, is that the Web has some great sites that explain why you smoke and the best ways to stop. These sites even include advice for nonsmokers who are trying to encourage others who have quit.
5 Sites for Last-Minute Travel - December 30, 2009 08:00 AM
During peak travel seasons, vacationers have their work cut out for them. Though navigating airport lines and packing your luggage will be a hassle, planning a trip should be quick and easy, not expensive and complicated—even when booking at the last minute. The five Web sites below have the easiest, most innovative tools to help last-minute travelers get the best deals on flights, hotels and vacation packages.
Web Sites to Watch for Travel in 2010 - December 28, 2009 10:00 AM
Experts love telling travelers where to experience the next big thing, but most of us would rather choose for ourselves. Certain travel magazines, Web sites, blogs and tour companies stand out from the pack, equipping travelers with the inspiration and insight to seek adventure in 2010.
5 Sites for Healthy Baking Solutions - December 27, 2009 04:00 PM
Winter is the time for baking: learning something new, teaching kids some culinary skills, and making the house smell great. If your New Year's resolutions for 2010 include fitness and weight loss, you might be interested in healthier baking recipes. These sites, derived from our Baking Web Guide, can lead you in the right direction.
5 Sites for Holiday Hangover Relief - December 27, 2009 08:00 AM
While there may not be a cure to over-drinking (or, for that matter, overeating), there is still a trove of good Web sites and products that can help you feel better after one or several nights of dehydrating, calorie-packed revelry. Use the expert tips and insights contained in the sites below to take the sting out of the requisite holiday drinking.
6 Sites for Holiday Drinks: Eggnog, Mulled Cider, Champagne Cocktails and More - December 25, 2009 08:00 AM
Few things enliven an event like a great cocktail. Add some extra indulgence to your holiday party with these six Web sites. Imagine a Christmas-themed martini that smells like an icy pine forest; creamy eggnog with rum and nutmeg; warm, mulled cider full of cinnamon and cloves or a peach-infused champagne cocktail to help you party like it’s 2010.
Look Good for Less: 5 Sites for Recessionista Party Dresses - December 24, 2009 07:00 AM
Every woman wants to look fabulous as she poses underneath the mistletoe, nibbles latkes by the menorah or waits for the ball to drop, but no one should have to spend too many of their hard-earned dollars to impress during the holiday season. The fashion industry offers several choices for those who want a dress that’s high on style, but low in price.
6 Sites for Conquering Holiday Stress - December 22, 2009 08:00 AM
It’s easy to turn your holiday fear into holiday cheer when you anticipate stressful moments well ahead of time and nip them in the bud. In fact, the same things tend to cause anxiety for everyone, so don’t feel alone: benefit from the copious advice that’s available to aid you in your quest for holiday peace and serenity. Below, we offer six sites to get you started.
5 Must-Bookmark Music Sites - November 30, 2009 07:00 AM
Thousands of bands and singer-songwriters are making names for themselves with or without the help of labels. The Web is instrumental in spreading the word, and blogs, aggregators and multimedia sites are king. We spotlight five music sites that everyone should bookmark, and mention several more worthy contenders.
5 Newsletters Worth Signing Up For - June 22, 2009 06:30 AM
Given the vastness of the Web, it can be challenging to sift through all the information you need on a daily basis. With the help of newsletters, you can receive a full range of quality Web content directly in your inbox, without the aimless surfing. Here, we recommend five of the best.
5 Sites for Understanding the Swine Flu (H1N1 Influenza A) Pandemic - May 01, 2009 07:46 AM
The World Health Organization has increased the pandemic alert level of swine flu to 5: should you be worried? Learn the facts about the disease doctors call H1N1 influenza A, how likely you are to get it and what you can do to protect yourself.
5 Sites to Help You Clean and Organize Your House - April 03, 2009 04:00 AM
Spent another morning stumbling through heaps of dirty clothes and mounds of old mail looking for your keys? That’s no way to live. These five Web sites offer straightforward tips on how to organize your house. Even the messiest among us have to start somewhere.
5 Beauty Sites for the Recessionista - March 16, 2009 02:45 PM
You can still be gorgeous and feel pampered, even during an economic slump. For many women, the solution is making a shift from spendy treatments to DIY solutions. So much of being beautiful is about feeling beautiful, and the following tips can help meld fabulous with frugal.
5 Sites for Celebrating St. Patrick’s Day - March 13, 2009 02:45 PM
St. Patrick’s Day is a lively holiday, steeped in traditions that go way beyond green beer and leprechauns. The following five sites offer resources to teach you about the holiday and how to embrace it through recipes, decorations, parades and even traveling to Ireland.
Top 6 Sites for Coping with Anxiety and Depression - February 25, 2009 08:15 AM
Depression and anxiety disorders afflict millions of people in the U.S. So, if you or someone you care about is feeling depressed or anxious, you’re not alone. These six sites can provide you with a bit more information about your problem and guide you toward getting the help you need.
6 Sites for Discovering New Orleans Mardi Gras - February 23, 2009 08:00 AM
There is perhaps no Mardi Gras celebration more blindingly colorful and overwhelmingly energetic than that of New Orleans. Fat Tuesday falls on February 24 this year, and whether you are heading to the Crescent City to partake in the buxom and beaded merrymaking, want to brush up on the history of Mardi Gras or plan to throw an at-home Mardi Gras bash, the six sites below are essential resources.
7 Sites to Help You Cope with Mental Illness - February 19, 2009 09:00 AM
If you or someone close to you is dealing with mental illness, there are good resources available to you online to help you assess your options and seek the best care possible. At these seven sites, patients, their families and caregivers will get information about selecting a therapist, exploring treatment options and finding online support groups.
7 Sites for Study Abroad Programs - February 17, 2009 08:15 AM
Participating in a study abroad program is a key activity that can enhance your college years. FindingDulcinea recommends some of the best online resources for learning more about study abroad programs. Use the links below to find a program that’s right for you.
6 Sites for Planning a Disney Vacation - February 09, 2009 09:45 AM
Planning your Disney vacation can be a fun way to bond with your family, or build anticipation for your vacation. The six sites we’ve linked to below tell you what you need to know before you embark on a Disney vacation, and offer advice for having fun and staying organized while planning your trip.