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The essence of any good bucket list consists of overcoming fears, achieving goals, realizing dreams and even simple pleasures. Whether it’s an exotic adventure half-way around the world or something simpler, like spending more time with your family or friends, what matters is that you experience all the good and phenomenal things Earth offers.

Here you’ll find 225 things to do before you die. Sure, a few of them are what some might consider to be cliché, but we made it a priority to think mostly outside the box.


The day might have started off as any other day of the week. You arrived at work, completed your assignments and now you’re ready to head home. But if your boss blocks your exit from the building and asks to speak with you privately in his office, it can’t be good news. This scenario plays out every day somewhere in the corporate world, and it […]


Whether you’re considering trying to get pregnant for the first time, or you have been trying to conceive for a while without success, it is a good idea to review some tips that can increase your likelihood of conceiving.  Besides helping you conceive, many of these tips, such as getting the right nutrients and reaching a healthy weight, also help set the stage for a […]

Arnold Schwarzenegger

The Last Stand opened on Jan. 18, bringing back to the Big Screen the Governator himself, Arnold Schwarzenegger. While we’ll withhold judgment on whether Arnold should be considered for comeback of the year until we see if we’re dealing with another True Lies or a Commando, we do find this to be an appropriate time to weigh in on some other second chances. Without further […]


Google has long since become a synonym for Web search. You don’t search anymore. You Google. But if you’re like most people, you are probably not using Google Search to its full potential. For example, did you know that you can check flight schedules and prices right on the search results page? How about sports scores, movie times and word definitions? The following tips will […]

Football night

Each year titans from the AFC and NFC meet to determine who the Super Bowl Champion will be. And each year, forlorn wives and lovers are forgotten for approximately three and a half hours. Luckily, the Super Bowl commercial really started to change all that a few decades ago and became entertainment in themselves. The commercial festivities have become almost as grandiose as the game, […]


Whether you need to negotiate a salary for a new job or ask for a raise from your current employer, it’s a scary thing to do. In fact, most employees are afraid to broach salary negotiations with their bosses. As a result, many employees are being grossly underpaid. Make sure you’re being paid what you’re worth based on your skills, education, experience, and job responsibilities. […]

Giving money

It’s a simple question. It’s powerful; it creates tension; it drives a wedge between relationships; and nobody likes to hear it. What is it? “Can I borrow some money?” Yes, that question. The dreaded question nobody wants to answer. Unfortunately, we’ve all been in this situation before. It’s always awkward and it doesn’t usually end well. Money is the cause of many failed relationships between […]


Credit cards can be a double-edged sword. And while these plastic cards are perfect for building credit and meeting emergency expenses, they also open the door to debt. Getting your first credit card as an adult is a major milestone, and you might celebrate this milestone with a shopping trip. There’s nothing wrong with the occasional indulgence. But if you’re not careful, bad credit habits […]


Mama opens on Jan. 18, and with it we’re reminded once again why we don’t want to have children. But this debut feature from director Andres Muschietti, based on his own 2008 short film, and executive produced by Guillermo del Toro himself, isn’t the first and won’t be the last to tell us children are bad ideas. Life’d will now examine more than 50 years […]


2013 marks the ten-year anniversary of the approval of Health Savings Accounts, or HSAs, by congress. These medical savings plans can be powerful tools in either an individual or family health-funding strategy. With the Affordable Care Act’s requirement that all US citizens obtain health care starting in 2014, it’s more important than ever to understand how HSAs work and to find out if they might […]