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The best hand and finger stretches for pain relief

In the age of technology, you’re texting, scrolling, tapping at your mouse or touch pad, and typing on your keyboard all day—contorting your hands into weird positions. Whether or not you’re feeling the pain now, it could lead to worse problems down the road without a few hand and finger stretches.

“Cell phones, tablets, laptops, desktops… all of the many devices at our literal fingertips are definitely predisposing young people to an increased risk for overuse or ‘repetitive strain’ injuries and future arthritis,” says Danielle Weis, PT, physical therapist and orthopedic clinical specialist at Spring Forward Physical Therapy. “To name

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Colorful Custom Pet Portraits Etsy Matea Sinkovec

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We’ve come across some cute customized pet art, but Matea Sinkovec’s pet portraits are unlike any we’ve seen before. Sold on Etsy, her portraits are realistic in shape and expression but totally abstract and inventive in color and texture. They manage to capture the energy of an animal, while covering it in wild patterns.

“What better way to honor our beloved pets than by getting a custom painting of them! The fun patterns and colors reflect their unique personalities while adding a modern

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The Best Holiday Decor – Holiday Decor That’s Not Tacky

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It’s officially Thanksgiving, which means it’s no longer aggressively early to start decking your halls for December. That said, shopping for seasonal decor can be tricky. On the one hand, it’s tempting to be extra because it’s festive and fun. But unlike your go-to ugly sweater, you’re putting up decorations for weeks on end—not just wearing something for one night. So it’s best to go a little more subtle and sophisticated, like the above homeowner did, if you want your decor to have

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How to do a kettlebell swing, according to a trainer

Kettlebell swings are one of those fitness moves that may look easy, but doing them properly is actually anything but a piece of cake. Because of how simple they seem, the form is easy to mess up, and when you’re doing it wrong you’re not getting the most out of the move. So we tapped trainer Roxie Jones to show us how to do a kettlebell swing the right way.

According to Jones, there are a few things that pretty much everyone messes up when it comes to kettlebell swings that cause them to miss out on the move’s full-body

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Chocolate Cruise Italy Eurochocolate Costa Cruises

Okay, most of us love chocolate, but do you love it enough to go on an entire chocolate-themed cruise? If you do, your ship leaves April 16, 2020. All aboard!

Eurochocolate, which calls itself the world’s largest international chocolate festival, is teaming up with Costa Cruises for an eight-day chocolate cruise of Italy, according to Food and Wine. The cruise ship, which has 3,780-guest capacity, will set sail from the town of Civitavecchia, then stop in Genoa, Barcelona, Palma de Mallorca, Malta, and Catania.

Each of these stops will have chocolate-themed attractions, including the Chocolate Museum in Barcelona. Guests will

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Sex toy sales to snag for Black Friday and Cyber Monday

As a bright-eyed, dollfaced child, I experienced no greater joy than waking up on Christmas morning, and finally being allowed to unwrap presents under the tree. As a grown woman, same vibe, especially if what I come to find is a literal vibe. No matter the holidays you celebrate, it’s always lovely to gift yourself an orgasm. With that in mind, it’s key to be aware of the best sex toy sales happening over Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and/or those surrounding days when retailers seem to have a “f–k it” ethos of and slash their prices just because.

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Traditional Modern Eclectic Seattle House Photos

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Name: Kate Schueler, Dashel Schueler, Waffles the Goldendoodle, Margaret (4), Jane (2), Benji (3 months)
Location: Mount Baker Neighborhood — Seattle, Washington
Size: 2300 square feet
Years Lived In: 5 years, owned

When we toured our house five years ago, we both immediately knew it would become the home in which we would start and raise our family. Fresh out of foreclosure after years of being an unkempt rental made it a home that many homebuyers in the competitive Seattle market had overlooked.

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Thomas Lienhart: Expert for autonomous and electric interior design joins inktank.academy

With Thomas Lienhart, an Interior Designer with a special background on autonomous and EV interior, joined inktank.academy. By designing the interior for the Volvo 360c, part of the Polestar 1 design team and the Volvo S90 Ambiance Concept, he has already distinguished himself as an expert for the mobility of tomorrow.

Volvo 360c: a fully autonomous, fully electric concept

In September 2018, Volvo presented the 360c Concept, its first concept study on future mobility. The fully autonomous, fully electric vehicle is designed to offer an alternative to rail and jet on medium distances of up to 400 kilometers. But what

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Pottery Barn Created a Truly Thoughtful Collection of Holiday Gifts—Here Are Our Favorites

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When you’re a kid, one of the great joys of the holiday season is getting exactly the gift that you wanted. When you’re a grownup, one of the great joys of the holiday season is finding the perfect gift for someone you love. The nice thing about gift-giving at this stage of our lives is that the gifts become more meaningful. It’s less about finding whatever “it” toy is hot this year and more about finding things that help people have the types of experiences they’re looking for.

As you hunt for gifts for your

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Tips for avoiding traveler’s constipation from a dietitian

Holiday travel is stressful enough without having your G.I. tract turn against you (unless you want to hide out in the bathroom while visiting your relatives). But traveler’s constipation is real and can happen anytime you’re outside your normal routine. Time differences, not drinking enough water, and eating processed foods from an airport kiosk all mess with your digestion.

One step you can do to prevent traveler’s constipation, according to Seattle-based registered dietitian Ginger Hultin, RD is starting your day out with a few digestive keys that will work in your favor. While you can’t control what you will and

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