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Match.com Reviews: Online Dating’s Queen of Hearts?

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Have you been looking for a match in all the wrong places? Surely, you’ve heard of Match.com by now, even if you’re not in the market for a mate. This online dating site has been a powerhouse since its inception back in 1995 — and today it remains unmatched in the size of its dating pool and unique features…

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Elliptical and Treadmill Reviews: Freemotion vs Nordictrack vs Proform vs Weslo vs Horizon

Person running on treadmill: Elliptical and Treadmill Reviews

Person running on treadmill: Elliptical and Treadmill ReviewsWhether your goal is to drop some pounds or stay in shape, treadmills and ellipticals can help you reach your goals. We’ve reviewed some of the top treadmill and elliptical brands to bring you the best of the best. We’ve reviewed different categories and chosen winners so you can pick one that best fits your needs. We understand that these pieces of equipment are not spur-of-the-moment purchases, which is why we want to give you the most information we can in an unbiased, easy to understand way before making a decision…

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Best European River Cruises: Uniworld vs Viking vs Avalon vs AMAWaterways

River cruise in Paris: Best European River Cruises

Does your bucket list include traveling to certain European regions? Traveling Europe is a top priority for many of us, but the planning, language barrier and other factors often keep us from taking the plunge. The good news is, there’s an easier way to see your desired locations in Europe — through river cruising. River cruising is one of the best ways to see a number of foreign cities, quaint towns and landscapes without the hassle of choosing your own hotels, itinerary, car rentals, restaurants and more. But how do you choose from so many different cruise lines, itineraries and destinations? We’ll give you a helpful overview and our picks for the best European river cruises…

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Best Genealogy Software Online: MyHeritage vs Ancestry vs FindMyPast vs GenealogyBank & More!

Best Genealogy Software Online

Want to know when your family migrated to the U.S. or where your great-great-great-grandmother was born? One of life’s biggest mysteries, “where did I come from?” is now a puzzle almost anyone can piece together, at least when it comes to your ancestry. With the evolution of the Internet, genealogy has become a hot hobby. It’s now easier than ever to trace your family roots back multiple generations online, but where do you start? An online genealogy software program is a great place to begin. We’ve researched many of the best genealogy websites and given you our top choices, as well as some other resources to get you started on your genealogy journey…

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Where Did Your Dog Come From? Dog DNA Tests

Dog and laptop with eye glasses: Dog DNA Tests

Do you have a mixed-breed dog and wonder what breeds make him who he is? Or perhaps you want to know what hereditary diseases or health conditions he could develop in the future. For those of us who own mixed breeds, your dog’s genealogy is a huge life mystery! Fortunately, dog DNA tests can solve some of these mysteries for you. Keep reading to find out how dog DNA tests work, what you can discover about your pup and other information…

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eHarmony vs Match.com: Which Site Wins the Dating Game?

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Choosing the best online dating site isn’t easy, with so many options these days. Which one has the greatest potential to find you a good match? What kind of ways can you communicate with prospective dates, while preserving your privacy? We’ll help you choose between two of the best-known dating sites in our eHarmony vs Match comparison…

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Best DNA Test 2018: Family Tree DNA vs 23andMe vs AncestryDNA vs MyHeritage DNA & More!

 

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Can a little spit really tell you that you’ve got some Albert Einstein in your DNA or that your ancestors migrated from the Middle East 2,000 years ago? Surely, you’ve heard about the craze over at-home DNA tests. Interested in digging deeper into your family heritage? Want to know what test to take? DNA testing is easier and more affordable than you might think and can lead to amazing revelations about who you are…

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Viva la Cuba: Best Ways to Travel to and Experience Cuba

After nearly a half-century embargo, traveling to Cuba from the United States is now possible. Given the country is about to start seeing an influx of tourism and development, the novelty to see Cuba as it once was (while you still can) makes the demand and interest to travel there higher than ever before. Want to be one of the first to head to Cuba and experience a piece of history and culture? We’re here to help! Since booking hotels and activities can be frustrating (or impossible) to do online, we recommend using one of these Cuba travel services…

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Best Wine and Beer Fridge Combo: Danby vs Magic Chef vs Westinghouse

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Take your at-home bar to the next level with one of these wine and beer chillers. Tired of coming home with a case of beer or a few bottles of wine and having nowhere to put them? If you’re like most homes, you probably put a few cans of beer in the fridge along with one bottle of wine and replenish from your stash tucked away in the pantry or garage as necessary. There’s nothing worse than heading home from a long day excited to sip on your favorite adult beverage and realizing you never restocked the fridge. These days are long behind you with one of these wine and beer refrigerators. No more worrying about taking up space in your kitchen refrigerator with your drinks. Learn about the best beer and wine refrigerators in our review…

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What Are Escape Rooms & Did We Escape?

Clues on table: What are Escape Rooms?

The Exploring Life’s Mysteries team has done multiple escape rooms. We quickly learned that these were not only addicting but a great way for us to bond as a team. In addition to team building, escape rooms also offer a great experiential activity for family fun, a friend hangout or even a first date…

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