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Cook More this Year -- 28 Easy Crock Pot Recipes for Busy Lives

2015 is here and resolutions are flying right and left. Lose weight, save money, get fit. All are lofty yet understandable goals. Unfortunately, many won't last past the first half of January. Instead of joining the fray, why not make a goal that you can actually stick to? Decide to cook more for …

14 Simple Ways To Make Your Home More Awesome

These DIY projects aren't just pretty—they'll make your home snazzier and more awesome.<p><b>1. Wine Cork Trivet</b><p><i>Alyssa & Carl</i><p>If you're a wine-drinker who likes to save your corks, figuring out what to do with the leftovers can be a dilemma. Luckily, Alyssa & Carla have a great idea for a dead-simple …

11 Hidden Gem Destinations for Interacting With Wildlife

Zoos are fascinating, but if you really want to interact with wildlife, get behind the wheel and head for one of these treasures.<p>1. National Elk …

How To Motivate Your Employees In 3 Easy Steps

One of the most difficult components of being an effective manager is not only learning to keep your employees organized and on task, but to truly know how to motivate employees as well. Unfortunately, not every employee is naturally willing to go the extra mile in their everyday efforts, and many …

7 Steps to a Happy, Authentic Company Culture

<i>This article is part of DBA, a new series on Mashable about running a business that features insights from leaders in entrepreneurship, venture</i> …

The most educated countries in the world

More people access higher education today than ever before. One in three adults in developed countries held a college degree in 2012, a substantial increase from 2000 when just over one in five had attained such qualifications.<p>According to data recently released by the Organization for Co-operation …

Singles now outnumber married people in America — and that's a good thing

Once upon a time in America, marriage was the norm for adults. But now, for the first time since the Bureau of Labor Statistics began tracking these numbers in 1976, there are more single Americans than people who are married.<p>That is a huge change. About 50.2 percent — or 124.6 million American …

Japan: More and more, a land of centenarians

TOKYO (AP) — Reaching the century mark remains a relative rarity for humans, but it is increasingly less so, and perhaps nowhere more than in rapidly …

A Belgian Rapist and Murderer Has Won the Right to Be Euthanized

In a groundbreaking ruling, a man who is serving a life sentence in Belgium is to be allowed to have doctors end his life, the BBC …

Boeing and SpaceX Win $6.8 Billion for Apollo-Style Space Taxis

NASA is going back to the future with $6.8 billion in backing for Apollo-style spaceships designed by Boeing and SpaceX. Both companies have been given the go-ahead to build, test and fly their gumdrop-shaped "space taxis," with the aim of transporting astronauts to and from the International Space …

Space Exploration

NASA picks Boeing and SpaceX to ferry astronauts

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA is a giant step closer to launching Americans again from U.S. soil.<p>On Tuesday, the space agency picked Boeing and …