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3 Tasty Fish Taco Recipes You'll Want to Make for Dinner Tonight

How much do we love fish tacos? Let us count the ways: We love them when they’re spicy, when they’re crispy, and especially when they’re topped with …

Amazon Prime Video blesses Android with downloads that won't hog phone storage

Amazon will let Prime Video members download movies and TV shows onto a removable memory card, so you can watch offline without eating up all your phone's space.<p>Netflix won't let anyone store movies or shows to watch offline, but Amazon just amped up its download options for Android users in a big …

Amazon Video

These Excellent Animations Show Exactly How Turbochargers and Superchargers Work

Even if you're an engineer, you'll appreciate these visual explainers.<p>With forced induction quickly becoming the norm on today's cars, it's important to understand how it all works. Turbo- and superchargers are fairly simple devices in principle, but a good visual is sometimes the best way to show …

How Your Car's AC Works, and How to Recharge It When It's Dead

Finally, someone explains how air conditioning works in a way you'll completely understand.<p>Air conditioning is a modern automotive miracle when it's working. And when it's <i>not</i> working, you'll feel like a punk for having paid for a luxury item you can no longer use. Luckily, recharging your car's A/C …

7 nighttime habits that guarantee a more productive morning

Since most of us work in the morning and afternoon, productivity is often seen as a day strategy. However, your nighttime habits and rituals can have a major impact on how productive you are the next day.<p>Try implementing these habits in your nightly life to guarantee yourself a productive morning:

12 Habits Of The Most Productive People

You know those super-productive people who manage to get more done than the rest of us? These are their secrets.<p>Some people just get stuff done. By the time most are pouring their second cup of joe, these super-achievers have been to Crossfit, hit inbox zero, and nailed the rough draft of that …

The Smartest Financial Decision I Ever Made

Warren Buffett once said that his financial success came as a result of his ability to "stand on the shoulders of giants," referring to his desire to learn from the decisions of others, good or bad.<p>Although our Foolish contributors might not be giants -- we don't hire by height -- their combined …

Retirement

The Latest: Sheriff shares more details of fatal shootings

ABINGDON, Md. (AP) — The Latest on a gunman fatally shooting two sheriff's deputies and being killed in a shootout (all times local):<p>1 p.m.<p>A Maryland …

Crime

Your 2016 guide to Social Security benefits

Social Security is an important part of most Americans' retirement planning, so it's important to know how it works. For instance, you need to know when you reach full retirement age, and how filing for Social Security before or after that time affects your monthly benefit. Here's what you need to …

Retirement

7 Things All Super-Productive People Do

<i>By Amber Brenza, Prevention.com</i><p><i>(Photo: Getty Images)</i><p>Not getting anything done today? You're going to want to read this.<p>There are some people who wake up at 5 a.m. without hitting snooze, meticulously write to-do lists, and keep their work area so clean you could eat off of it (not that they would …

Time Management

Wendy Davis Makes Big Gun Admission About Her 2014 Gubernatorial Campaign in Texas: ‘It … Haunts Me’

Former Texas gubernatorial candidate Wendy Davis (D) said Tuesday that her decision to support open carry of handguns in Texas during her 2014 campaign “haunts” her to this day.<p>In an op-ed published in Politico Magazine Tuesday, where she proudly boasts about her “F” rating from the National Rifle …

NRA

One in 4 HealthCare.gov customers renew coverage so far, HHS says

With less than a week left to buy health plans under the Affordable Care Act for coverage that starts Jan. 1, about one in four existing customers have renewed coverage so far on the federal insurance marketplace, according to new government figures.<br>The enrollment figures suggest that more people …

Health Care

Middle class no longer dominates in the U.S.

The once-strong middle class no longer dominates America.<p>Middle class Americans now compriseless than half, or 49.9%,of the nation's population, down from 61% in 1971, according to a new Pew Research Center report. For Pew, middle class Americans live in households earning between two-thirds to two …

Demographics

The Ultimate Guide To Hacking The In-N-Out Menu

If you've ever been to the West Coast, you probably know how amazing an In-N-Out burger tastes. No, it's not overrated, it's food perfection--one of the best foods California has to offer. California is all about beaches, great weather, and In-N-Out.<p>As it slowly grows outward to places like Nevada …

Daredevil jetmen reach new heights alongside A380 jet | CNN Travel

Daredevils

The 8 Best Drinking Neighborhoods In The Country

<i>By: Dan Gentile</i><p><i>Credit: iStock</i><p>In theory, ANY neighborhood can be a drinking neighborhood provided you have a few bucks and a flask and/or paper bag. But what separates the truly special, worthy of capitalization Drinking Neighborhoods from the neighborhoods in which you just happen to be drinking? …

Mopar's Dodge Dart GLH SEMA Concept

In last summer’s <i>Coolest Cars of the 1980s</i> piece, we made sure to leave room for a modest little Dodge hatchback among the F40s and 959s and GNXs. Fettled by a certain Texan with a penchant for chili and victory, the Shelby-fied Omni GLH was America’s answer to Volkswagen’s GTI, a cult classic from …

Sports Cars

State Department emails conflict with Clinton’s Benghazi testimony

Newly released emails conflict with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's 11-hour testimony before the Benghazi Select Committee, according to a review of the transcripts and public records.<p>One of the conflicts involves the role played by Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal.<p>Regarding the …

U.S. Dept. of State

Don't Even Think Of Storing Your Thanksgiving Potatoes In The Refrigerator

If the United States Potato Board says so, you listen.<p>If you've been storing your spuds in the fridge, you've been missing out on the real flavor of potatoes.<p>Many of us return home from grocery shopping and place all of our produce in the fridge ― it’s perishable, so the logic makes sense. Only, …

Onions

6 reasons to visit San Francisco now | CNN Travel

San Francisco

Banish Your Sweet Tooth in 3 Minutes

Some people crave salty snacks, like chips, pretzels, and pumpkin seeds. Others crave desserts, like chocolate, candy, and cookies.<p>If you are anything like me, you NEED a [guilt free] dessert option that you can enjoy every day of the week. As you know, most desserts are filled with sugar, …

This Is Why Food Always Tastes Better When You Brown It

It's the Maillard Reaction.<p>Most good recipes will ask you to brown your food. Whether it's meat or veggies, if it's destined to go straight to a plate or slow cook in the oven, browning is often part of the process. While this certainly gives food an appetizing appearance, it's the exceptional …

Chemistry

These 7 Butter Hacks Will Make Your Life Infinitely Better

YAS.<p>Butter is one of the greatest ingredients found in the kitchen. It makes toast into something we'd happily eat for breakfast. It gives cookies their delicious flavor. It does wonders to chicken. All around, it's amazing -- which is why you need butter hacks.<p>Because a life without butter -- for …

5 Foods You Cannot Miss When in Austin

Austin is known for its rich culture and amazingly eclectic food. Having been here for several years, I've watched it grow and expand from its simple (but delicious) roots of breakfast tacos, to elegant and upscale cuisine, all the while maintaining its Austin personality.<p>If you are visiting …

The Surprisingly Complicated Construction Work of Simple Sponges

Sponges are animals that do incredible impressions of inanimate objects. They have no nervous, digestive, or circulatory systems. They have no symmetry—no left or right, no front or back. And their bodies comprise just two layers of cells, sandwiching a jelly-like filling.<p>With such simple body …

Personal Organizing

10 New Rules For Finding Cheap Flights

It seems as if someone posts or prints a set of air ticket buying tips every day now, and most of those tips belong to the "round up the usual suspects" family: Be flexible, check alternate airports, fly a low-fare airline, visit all the websites, buy domestic tickets two months in advance and …

Here's how long you can keep food and drinks in your fridge

In fact, there are some guidelines for how long you should keep food and drinks before they go bad.<p>First, make sure your refrigerator is set at 40 degrees Fahrenheit or below, which is the temperature recommended by the USDA.<p>If the label has a "sell by" date, consume the food item accordingly.<p>It's …

Food

Awesome avocado nutrition facts

You can spread it like butter, use it in your favorite salad, or make a fresh guacamole. Never feel guilty about using avocado in any dish, because it is packed with healthy fats — and that’s just one of the many avocado nutrition facts.<p><b>1. Avocados Contain Monounsaturated Fats</b><br>One of the most …

31 years ago, Warren Buffett revealed the secret to investing and correctly predicted nobody would listen

In a speech at Columbia Business School, later adapted into an essay, Buffett introduced what he called, "The Superinvestors of Graham-and-Doddsville."<p>Buffett writes:<p><b>"The common intellectual theme of the investors from Graham-and-Doddsville is this: they search for discrepancies between the value</b> …