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Amtrak Is Having a 2-for-1 Sale on Private Roomettes So You Can Book Your Dream Train Trip With a Friend

Attention would-be cross-country train travelers: Amtrak is having a sale on roomettes — the small rooms onboard the train that offer both privacy …

Trains

Cooking steak indoors? Embrace the reverse sear

Cooking steak outside? That’s easy. Get the grill as hot as possible, toss the meat on and cook until done. But attempt that same stunt indoors, and …

BBQ

Infection Rates After Colonoscopies Up to 100 Times Higher Than Once Thought

A study has found that rates of infection following colonoscopy and endoscopy are far higher than previously realized.<p>BURGER/PHANIE | Getty …

Medicine

Honey-Mustard Roasted Potatoes Recipe

"Oven-roasted baby red potatoes in a zesty honey mustard sauce that is sweet and tangy with a slight kick to it."<p>Ingredients<p>cooking spray<p>3 …

Recipes

FACT CHECK: Yes, Joe Biden is Dumb

Rudy Giuliani stated in an interview with the Huffington Post, “Joe Biden is a moron. I’m calling Joe Biden a mentally deficient idiot.”<p>Since he was …

Joe Biden

Poll: Obama 'worst president' since World War II

President Obama has topped predecessor George W. Bush in another poll, but not one he would like.<p>In a new Quinnipiac University Poll, 33% named Obama the worst president since World War II, and 28% put Bush at the bottom of post-war presidents.<p>"Over the span of 69 years of American history and 12 …

World War II

Looking For Lower Medicare Drug Costs? Ask Your Pharmacist For The Cash Price.

As part of President Donald Trump’s blueprint to bring down prescription costs, Medicare officials have warned insurers that “gag orders” keeping …

Pharma

Why Your Health Insurer Doesn't Care About Your Big Bills

Michael Frank ran his finger down his medical bill, studying the charges and pausing in disbelief. The numbers didn't make sense.<p>His recovery from a partial hip replacement had been difficult. He had iced and elevated his leg for weeks. He had pushed his 49-year-old body, limping and wincing, …

Health Care

Obama's 5 Biggest Financial Failures and Economic Mistakes

In my opinion, it's difficult to easily find any honest facts about Barack Obama’s eight-year economic track record.<p>My article is designed to help …

Personal Finance

Arrive on safari in style with this new luxury sleeper train that travels through Zimbabwe

There is no doubt that Africa has boundless beauty, with one of the most popular activities proving to be stepping out into the wilds to experience life on safari. And now, people in the UK can take part in an inclusive package that flies them to Africa before allowing them to travel on a luxury …

Overcharged: Why Americans Pay Too Much for Health Care

Why is America’s health care system so dysfunctional and expensive? Why do hospitalized patients receive bills laden with inflated charges that come …

15 Vegetables & Herbs You Can Buy Once And Regrow Forever

We all know about the normal ways to grow plants – from seeds. But, did you know that there are many plants that you can grow from leftovers and …

How to find your eyeglass prescription without getting an exam

Want to freshen your face with a new pair of eyeglass frames? As you probably know, you can save a small fortune by ordering glasses online.<p>Just one wrinkle: You need to know your prescription. Sure, you can call your optometrist to get the numbers -- unless the office is closed. Or you just feel …

Eyeglasses

The ultimate guide to hiking Italy’s most breathtaking trails

We’re not quite sure why Italy isn’t as popular a hiking destination as places like Patagonia, Iceland, or the Pacific Crest Trail. Italian hiking …

Italy

Social Security Rules to Know If You're Divorced -- The Motley Fool

Christy Bieber<p>Apr 28, 2018 at 10:01AM<p>Social Security benefits will likely account for a substantial amount of your retirement income, so you'll want …

This incredible cycle path hanging off the cliffs above Lake Garda might be the most spectacular in the world (video)

<b>Just don't misjudge one of the corners</b><p>Lake Garda may already be an amazing destination for cyclists but it is about to get just a little bit better …

50 Must-Read True Crime Books

What is it about true crime books that are so addicting? Is it a voyeuristic, “train wreck” sort of reading experience? Is it an opportunity to …

50 Novels All Men Should Read Before They Die

No excuses, now<p>Forget coming-of-age fiction or impenetrable 'classics' – these are the books all grown men should be ticking off. Why? Because they're as entertaining as they are wise<p>On Beauty – Zadie Smith<p>The Circle – Dave Eggers<p>East of Eden – John Steinbeck<p>The Road – Cormac McCarthy<p>The Blind …

If you're only growing one type of tomato this year, it should be this

Every spring, home gardeners face the same thorny dilemma: With so many choices and so little space, what tomato should I grow?<p>We asked three garden experts — Scott Daigre of Tomatomania!, Mark Anderson of Farmer Mark certified organic farmer's markets and Yvonne Savio, retired coordinator of Los …

What Your Cholesterol Numbers Really Mean

LDL used to be the "bad cholesterol" and HDL the "good cholesterol." That's the tidy story I learned in my grad school lipids class 13 years ago, but …

Gardening 101: Blueberries

Blueberry, <i>Vaccinium spp.:</i> “Ornamental Superfood”<p>Blueberries were the first fruit I grew in my first Brooklyn garden on a tiny 50th-floor terrace in …

Easy Sugar-Free Chocolate Peanut Butter Fudge Recipe

This is an easy recipe. The fudge is intensely chocolatey, so the smaller squares aren't an issue—they really satisfy and are just sweet enough.

Dessert

50 Of The Best Thriller Audiobooks

<i>I’m gonna thrill ya tonight</i><i>‘Cause this is thriller</i>—lyrics from “Thriller” by Michael JacksonA thriller is a book that seizes your attention and plays …

Books

Dental Tourism: Why Dental Implants Cost Way Less in Algodones

Although dental tourism has been around for a long-time, the prices that most Westerners face to maintain their dental health at home is making more …

Airplane passengers have an 80% chance of getting sick on a flight if they sit in the wrong spot, scientists have found

Passengers who are stuck sitting next to, in front of, or behind a sick person on a plane: beware. There's a pretty good chance you'll catch their cough, cold, or flu.<p>That's the finding of a new study, which was funded by Boeing and conducted by in-flight data scientists from Emory University and …

21 Ways to Get More Protein Without Eating Meat

There are lots of wholesome ways to increase your protein intake without resorting to meat.<p>fThese days, protein seems to be the superstar nutrient – …

If you score more than 5/10 in this quiz, you remember more from school than you think

Only 2% of the population can get more than five out of 10 answers correct<p>Masters of general knowledge, it's time to step up! This new quiz is said …

Quizzes

The 12 dirtiest expressions in Italian (and how not to use them)

The Italian language is the best language when you’re angry or you have to complain about something. Even though we have many different regional …

Dialects

These Are the Best Audiobooks for Road Trips (or Boring Commutes)

A long drive can either be excruciatingly boring or beautiful and memorable. While good company and scenic views can do the trick, sometimes we have …