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Reduce Jet Lag By Doing This Airline-Approved Workout When You Land

When you travel to a different time zone, jet lag can sometimes be a difficult beast to handle. Long flights can be difficult on your body from a …

Jet Lag

If You're Going To Eat One Thing Daily For Your Brain Health, THIS Should Be It

<i>By the year 2050, the United States will have 14 million people in need of full-time care for Alzheimer’s disease, a number equal to the populations</i> …

The Brain

Why You Should Really Plant Garlic ASAP

Fall is the best time to plant this kitchen essential. Here's how to plant garlic, plus the best ways to use it.<p>You might assume that the end of …

Gardening

The Two Easiest Ways to Gain More Muscle in Less Time

These methods will reduce the length of your workouts by up to 50 percent while still delivering identical gains in size and strength.<p>If you're like most people, you want more muscle than you have right now, but you’re busy and you don’t have much free time to go to the gym and lift weights. If …

Muscle

Houseplants 101: How to Propagate Plants

As a garden designer who also loves making homemade gifts, I often propagate my houseplants. Giving away or swapping the plant babies is a rewarding …

Plants

18 Genius Hacks That Will Change How You Meal Prep

Meal prepping can save you time and money during the week ahead, but it often requires a lot of work on Sunday. If you've ever attempted it before, you know that it can take hours of effort — and who's got time for that? To keep you from sacrificing your precious weekend time, we've scoured …

Healthy Eating

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

This new guide shows you how to protect your smartphone at the U.S.-Canada border

The British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) has released a handbook to help travellers between Canada and the U.S. protect their personal data from being viewed, used or stored by border agencies in either country.<p>At the moment, Meghan McDermott, staff counsel with BCCLA, says border …

Privacy

4 Rules To Survive The Coming Worldwide Debt Default

Over the last two months I made the case (summarized here) for a coming worldwide debt default/restructuring/financial engineering. Call it whatever you want, but it won’t be good.<p>While I think we have a few years, I see little chance we can escape some kind of painful reckoning, which I believe …

Finance

Here's What You Should Eat Post-Workout, According To A Nutrition Coach

While most of us understand the importance of fueling our body before working up a sweat, we don’t give much thought to what we put in our body after working out. Turns out, how we decide to refuel post-workout can directly impact our body composition, recovery and performance , says Jessica …

Nutrition

The 10 Best and Worst Oils For Your Health

Home cooks have plenty of options when it comes to choosing which type of oil to sauté, bake and drizzle with. Some, like olive oil, are well known, …

Nutrition

Recipe: Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're hankering for a classic steak and potatoes dinner, this one-skillet dish fits the bill perfectly. What makes it extra special is the …

Recipes

These Are Hands Down the Best Drugstore Skincare Routines for Every Skin Type

Make no mistake: Drugstore skincare is effective and worthwhile. Many products contain the very same buzzy ingredients that their high-end …

Skin Care

Every Busy Person Needs This Cheesy Egg Muffin Recipe

Egg muffins, aka baked omelets/mini frittatas, are everywhere — and they appeal to any busy person, whether a mom, a health-conscious individual, or a working professional. This particular recipe is inspired by our editor in chief, Lisa Sugar, who loves POPSUGAR Fitness's cheddar egg muffin …

The Best Zucchini Recipes — Recipes from The Kitchn

Every summer there are certain things that are inevitable: a serious increase in Popsicle and ice cream consumption, meal plans filled with no-heat …

The One Mistake Nearly Everyone Makes When Pan Searing a Steak

Cooking a restaurant-worthy steak on the stovetop should not be a daunting task. Read through these blunders, resolve to avoid them, and you can …

20 Amazing Living Room Makeovers

1 of 40<p>Before: Dark and Confined<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 40<p>After: Open and Light-Filled<p>3 of 40<p>Before: Dingy and Outdated<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 40<p>After: Fresh and …

Why you might want to wrap your car key fob in foil

DETROIT – Given that the best way to store your car keys at night is by putting them in a coffee can, what's an ex-FBI agent's advice to protect cars from theft during the day?<p>Wrap car fobs in aluminum foil.<p>“Although it's not ideal, it is the most inexpensive way,” said Holly Hubert, a …

Credit Cards

9 High-Protein Vegetarian Recipes So Good There Won't Be Leftovers

No matter your reason for eating vegetarian, there's no doubt you want to make sure you're getting the right nutrients. Experts believe that protein …

The Unknown Affordable Brands I'm Shopping Instead of Zara Right Now

Although the big-name high-street brands—Zara, Mango, Topshop—will always have a special place in my heart, there's something exciting about coming …

6 Yoga Poses That Make You Stronger, Because Weightlifting Isn't Your Only Option

For some people, weightlifting is a way of life, but for others, the mere thought of picking things up and putting them down just doesn't sound …

Yoga

No Lie: These 7 Indoor Plants for Low-Light Actually Thrive in Darkness

<b>Not everyone has the luxury of living in a space that basks in natural light. When I first visited my East Village apartment, for instance, it was a</b> …

The Unexpected, Yet Totally Natural, Way to Repel Mosquitoes

I live in a one bedroom "garden" apartment, which means that I get to have my own front door, porch, and small strip of flower bed. The only downside?<p>…

44 Kitchen Mistakes You Need to Stop Making Now

Your kitchen will never function better if you avoid these common kitchen mistakes.<p>Not Sharpening Knives Regularly<p>“People think they can sharpen …

The Best Cuts of Beef Every Home Cook Should Know

Here’s a look at the most popular cuts of beef and when to use them—plus some thoughts to keep in mind when you’re ready to cook.<p><b>Chuck Roast</b><p>Anything …

BBQ

Grilled Shrimp Gazpacho

1 garlic clove, chopped<br>½ yellow bell pepper, cut into pieces<br>½ red bell pepper, cut into pieces<br>½ English cucumber, cut into pieces<br>½ small sweet onion, …

4 Home Upgrades That Will Save Energy and Money

When it’s warm and sunny out, the last thing on any homeowner’s mind is energy bills. But it pays to consider them now: depending on the project, an …

This 15-30 minute routine makes your brain healthier, younger, and smarter

“Everything popular is wrong”  —  Oscar Wilde<p>In the book, <i>BLUE ZONES: Lessons for Living Longer From the People Who’ve Lived the Longest</i><i>,</i> author Dan …

Albert Einstein

Skip your pre-sandals pedicure with this genius baking-soda hack

The sudden arrival of seasonal warm weather (and the welcome influx of vitamin D) can leave the best of us unprepared for sandal season. Haven’t had …

15 Moissanite Engagement Rings for the Eco-Friendly Bride

These socially responsible diamond-alternatives still offer everything you want in an engagement-ring. Shop 15 moissanite engagement rings.

Engagement Rings