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70 Genius Life Hacks

Get instant curb appeal<p>Paint your front door a vibrant color for a dramatic statement.<p>Gather your accessories<p>Pull out all your vases, ceramics, and …

We Asked Interior Design Pros to Share Their Best Tips on Small Space Living

Anyone who’s ever had to deal with a tiny apartment knows that small space living comes with its own set of challenges. It doesn’t mean designing …

Ancient city's LiDAR scans reveal as many buildings as Manhattan

When researchers surveyed the ruins of a Purépecha Empire city in Mexico the old-fashioned way a decade ago, it took them two seasons to explore two square kilometres. Good thing they decided to use LiDAR, because the city called Angamuco turned out bigger than they previously thought. LiDAR gave …

Archaeology

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Nutrition

The Best Short Hairstyle of 2018 So Far

Lobs and bobs and crops, oh my!<p>Coco Chanel once said, “A woman who cuts her hair is about to change her life.” While that might be a tad …

Hair

How to Earn Passive Income: 15 Ways to Consider

It's hard to beat passive income. Instead of toiling for it, you can sit back and let the money flow in. Here are 15 examples of how you might …

Personal Finance

5 Fast and Fancy Fall Dinners for My Family

October is hands-down my favorite month of the year and it has almost nothing to do with it being my birthday month. Nope, I love October for its …

Cooking

How to set a budget and stick to it

Whether it's something you need or something you want, creating a budget can help you keep your spending in line so you can reach your financial …

WATCH: You Should Be Putting This In Your Mashed Potatoes

When it comes to Thanksgiving, Southerners are picky. We have very specific recipes that we turn to for beloved dishes, and these recipes have often …

25 Emergency Freezer Meals for the Holidays

No fast-food runs necessary when plans change this holiday season.<p>The holiday season is here, and as you know, it’s about to get B-U-S-Y. With school …

It "Came In Seconds And Took Everything With It": Nate Triggers Deadly Flash Flooding In Costa Rica

The devastation along Costa Rica’s Pacific coast marked some of the first casualties of the powerful storm barreling toward the US Gulf Coast.<p>PARRITA, Costa Rica — A fellow churchgoer called Martza Sanchez Cometreras on Wednesday night with a warning: Leave your home immediately because the river …

Weather

This One-Pot Ranch Chicken & Rice Is a Weeknight Win

Chicken with a side of rice and sautéed spinach sounds like a nice dinner, doesn't it? But cooking all of those elements separately can be a lot to …

Cooking

12 Classic Slow Cooker Recipes Every Cook Should Know

My younger brother just bought a slow cooker and texted me late one night asking for advice on classic slow cooker recipes he should know. Of course …

Cooking

Here's Where to Get a Free Burger on National Cheeseburger Day

Made-up food holidays are OK by us if there are free cheeseburgers involved.<p>Jimmy Buffett likes his with lettuce and tomato, Heinz 57, and french …

25 Slow Cooker Recipes with 10 Ingredients or Fewer

The slow cooker's charm is that it delivers meals without much effort on your part. Toss a bunch of ingredients inside and let it do its thing while …

Cooking

A Brilliant Way To Cook Sweet Potatoes In Half The Time

So simple, yet so good.<p>The great taste of a perfectly roasted sweet potato is hard to beat. It’s sweet, it’s hearty and it doesn’t even need any seasoning to taste great (though it is always welcome). The problem is, sweet potatoes take a long time to cook. Sometimes, we don’t have the hour it …

Sweet Potatoes

Back-to-School Slow-Cooker Recipes

Set it and forget it until dinnertime.<p>In between back-to-school shopping, sports practices, and twice-daily school runs, it can feel impossible to …

Cooking

This Slow Cooker Apricot Chicken Is Salty-Sweet Perfection

Sometimes slow cooker food has a reputation of being a bit bland. I mean, it makes sense when you think about it. Using a slow cooker is convenient …

Cooking

How to Make One Gorgeous Layer Cake—Using One Sheet Pan

So you’ve got a special occasion coming up, and you want to/need to/are being made to bake a fabulous cake to celebrate. Your heart says “impressive layer cake!” but your pantry reminds you that you didn’t miraculously sprout a collection of variously-sized cake pans overnight. (It’s ok, leave the …

Dessert

Data Breach Exposes 700M Email Addresses — And Some Passwords

The bad guys just got breached.<p>A spambot computer program, which harvests email addresses to send spam messages for everything from weight loss pills to those notorious Nigerian prince emails, has exposed 711 million email addresses and a number of passwords.<p>Security researcher Troy Hunt said it …

Cybersecurity

3 Household Items a Feng Shui Expert Wants You to Toss ASAP

With the turn of the season fast approaching, our minds have turned to the nesting months ahead (and how we can prepare our homes accordingly). Enter …

15 Stunning Quartz Countertop Colors To Gather Inspiration From

From black to pops of blue, there are a lot of various routes to take when it comes to your kitchen countertops. And if you’ve decided to go with …

9 Steps for Meal Prep Success

Got #mealprep goals, but not sure where to start? This practical, step-by-step meal-planning guide will help you get organized. Easy weeknight dinners, done.<p>Juggling a busy schedule can make it difficult to prepare healthy family meals, especially during the week. As a mom of three and a registered …

The Difference Between an Instant Pot and a Slow Cooker | MyRecipes

I am asked on a regular basis how an Instant Pot is different from a pressure cooker or a slow cooker, and I am mildly offended on behalf of my …

Ina Garten Shares Her 'Secret' to Perfect Guacamole (That Won't Turn Brown)

Leave it to Ina Garten and her expertise to save you from a kitchen disaster — this time offering up a simple, crowd-pleasing guacamole recipe that …

Cooking

North Korea drought: Children at risk in 'worst crisis since 2001'

<b>North Korea is facing severe food shortages after being hit by its worst drought since 2001, a report from the United Nations says.</b><p>Crop production in the country has been hampered by a prolonged dry period and food imports are now urgently required to fill the gap, the UN has warned.<p>The most …

North Korea

3 Marinades That Will Make You a BBQ Hero

Looking for super flavorful meat and fish with minimal effort? The secret is a good marinade, and these three tried-and-true ones are an excellent …

Barbecued Chicken

For the chicken: Put the chicken halves in a very large bowl or deep pot and cover with water. Sprinkle 3 tablespoons of the salt in the water, cover …

Cooking

10 Delicious Hummus Recipes (Because Store-Bought Ones Are Always Getting Recalled)

Dip it good<p><i>Curated by Rachel Zoe and her team of editors and stylists, The Zoe Report is not only your stop for all things fashion and beauty but all-around lifestyle as well. Check out their site for everything from shopping tips to dating advice, to the latest in celebrity news.</i><p>What can we say …