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Have the Time of Your Life at the Real ‘Dirty Dancing’ Hotel

Nobody puts baby in a corner—unless it's a corner room at the Mountain Lake Lodge.<p>While the fictional Kellerman Resort where Baby (Jennifer Grey) …

Want Successful Kids? Science Says Do This

The trick to raising smart (and successful) kids is to start developing their thought processes early.<p>We all know that our brains are the most malleable when we're young. The trick to raising smart (and successful) kids, then, is to start developing their thought processes when they're still at …

Top 11 Smart Home Improvements, Plus Costs & ROI 2017 Update! - RemodelingImage.com - Remodel Ideas and Costs

Billions and billions and billions of dollars. That’s what Americans spent on home remodeling projects in 2016. More like hundreds of billions. And …

Home Improvement

How Myers-Briggs Predicts Your Entrepreneurial Calling

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.com.</i><p>Entrepreneurs have very distinct personality traits. They are confident, driven and intelligent. …

A First-Time Buyer’s Guide to Home Maintenance

Take care of these tasks to avoid major home hassles, inefficiencies or unsightliness down the road.<p>Brought to you by<p>When you buy your first house, …

Make This: DIY Outdoor Coffee Table

As we start spending more evenings on the porch, it's time to make it a more comfortable place to entertain. Here's a great outdoor coffee table to …

Coffee Table

5 Beers Made by Real Monks

Monk-made beers for discerning drinkers.<p>Most people who care about beer care about what goes into the beer. But one man in Florida is very concerned …

For Cod's Sake, Make These 20 Awesome Recipes Already

Meaty, flaky, firm, and affordable—this is a cod dream.<p><b>Even though salmon is often the most praised fish in the room, the Meryl Streep of fish, if you will, cod can't be beat.</b> The meaty, flaky, and firm fish holds up in soups, and is versatile enough to star in Spanish-style poaches or take a …

How to Make Zhug, the Yemenite Hot Sauce You'll Want to Put on Everything

More<p>The Vegan Experience<p>It's not just great vegan food, it's great food, period.<p>Last week, when I wrote about my recipe for <i>phat phrik khing</i>, I tried my absolute darnedest to convince you that a good mortar and pestle belongs in the arsenal of any home cook. It will actually extract more flavor from …

Habits of eventual millionaires

Charlie Crowhurst / Stringer / Getty Images<p>See Also<p>This is the wrong question. It's upside down.<p>This is a tacky question. This is sort of a rude question.<p>But this was a question on Quora. Actually, the question was a bit worse. It was "I'm in my 20s – can someone in their 40s tell me what I need to …

Self-improvement

5 Spring Home Improvement Projects for Under $1,000

Spring is not only the best time of year to give your home a good cleaning, it’s also the best time of year to take on several home improvement …

These are the happiest countries in the world

An international team of economists just released its fourth World Happiness Report, which measures well-being in countries around the world to help guide public policy.<p>Denmark topped the list of the happiest nations, and all of the top seven countries were in the global north. Denmark was followed …

World Happiness Report

Chinese manufacturer Fotile designs an exhaust hood that actually exhausts

The two most problematic appliances in the kitchen today are the dishwasher and the kitchen exhaust hood. I have called the kitchen exhaust The most …

3-Ingredient Cocktails Everyone Should Know How To Make

It really doesn't take much.<p>There's a golden ratio to making the perfect cocktail, and it only requires three ingredients.<p><b>It's 2:1:1</b> (two parts liquor, such as gin, one part tart, such as lemon juice, and one part sweet, such as honey) -- that's how you make the delicious Bee's Knees, by the …

Fixing botched stomach-shrinking surgeries performed in other countries costs Canadians millions

Millions of taxpayer dollars are being spent in Canada repairing botched stomach-shrinking surgeries performed outside the country, suggests new …

Health Care

Laminate vs Vinyl Flooring

| January 22, 2018<p><i>Some of the most misunderstood and often confused options on the flooring market are laminate and vinyl. Learn the difference</i> …

Home Improvement

10 Success Tips From My $100M Friend Turned Homeless Man

<b>In 2010, I met a man who was worth in 2007, $100M from starting his own business. What I didn’t know in 2010 was that the man, who would later become</b> …

8 Frugal Habits That Will Make You a Millionaire

While becoming a millionaire rarely occurs overnight, it's still an achievable dream if you work hard and use these habits.<p>There are approximately 35 million people who are millionaires in the world. As Robert J. Samuelson states so perfectly in <i>The</i> <i>Washington Post</i>, "That's about 5 percent of the …

10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Magnesium

Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the human body.It plays several important roles in the health of your body and brain.However, you …

Wellness

6 Machines You Should Avoid at the Gym (+ What to Do Instead)

You’ve conquered weight training 101, you know how to use weights at the gym like a boss and you’re practically pumping iron like a pro. Or are you? Integrating weights and strength training into your workout routine can help you lose weight, lower your stress levels and strengthen your heart. But …

7 Cheaper Versions of Your Favorite Products

Figuring out which trendy brands have cheaper alternatives is an excellent way to keep more of your money when shopping. After all, there is nothing …

Frugal Living

How to Motivate Yourself in 10 Easy Steps

It’s 2:00 p.m. Your lunch sits snugly in your stomach causing fog to settle over your brain. Your energy is low. Thought processes stop mid-stream. …

5 Homemade Hot Sauce Recipes for National Hot Sauce Day

On today of all days, we urge you to put down the Tabasco bottle. It's National Hot Sauce Day, so why not try making your own?<p>Homemade hot sauces …

Who wants to be a millionaire? Here's how.

It’s not easy, but for many middle-class Canadians it’s a realistic goal to save seven figures<p><i>This story, by Dan Bortolotti, was first published at</i> …