Cheryl Balun

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Can Butter Go Bad?

Even though I always have a stick of butter sitting in my fridge, I could never really tell you when I bought it or how old it is, even as I slice …

How to Freeze and Thaw Any Type of Bread

Perfecting the art of homemade bread baking can be a challenge, but making sure your loaves stay fresh and edible beyond a few days is an entirely …

Brain ‘pacemaker’ for Alzheimer’s helps give life back to patients

A brain ‘pacemaker’ for Alzheimer's disease is helping patients to dress themselves, cook and keep up hobbies which they feared losing forever.<p>In a medical first, surgeons in the US implanted electrical wires into the frontal lobes of three people to stimulate their brain cells in the same way that …

Chocolate Hummus Is Better Than Cookie Dough—Here’s How to Make it at Home

Our chocolate hummus recipe will satisfy any chocolate craving, and it's rich in protein (a total bonus).<p>Not going to lie, when I first heard …

Dessert

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

5 Rules For Nervous Investors

Maybe we should start calling it the Chuck Norris Market after the martial arts action hero, Trump supporter, and inspiration for the all-powerful …

Your Amazon Prime Membership Just Got A Lot Better

The main benefit of investing in an annual Amazon Prime membership is that you get free two-day shipping on thousands of products featured on the …

eCommerce

Half of all multivitamins don't do what they claim — here's how to pick the right one

Millions of us take multivitamins daily to make up for any nutritional shortfalls, but new research suggests that we may not be getting what we paid for. Fully 46 percent of the multivitamins tested by Consumer Lab failed to live up to their labels. Researchers tested 35 popular multivitamins for …

14 Easy, Sweet Loaves to Ease You Back Into Baking

Reader, I’d be remiss if I didn’t fess up to spending holiday-induced down time consuming episode after episode of <i>The Great British Bake Off</i>. The saccharine episodes go down easier than a basket of well-baked scones and before I knew it, I found myself elbow deep in season 3. Somewhere between the …

Bread

Look over your home with two wireless Yi Home Cameras for $40

Right now, you can grab two Yi Wireless Home Cameras for just $40 total when you enter promo code <b>32QMPUSR</b> at checkout. You must add two to your cart …

Airline reveals which windows seats you should always avoid

How many times have you boarded a plane and arrived at your carefully selected window seat, only to find there’s no window?<p>Given the sky-high view is one of the few perks of being squashed up against the wall of the plane, it’s a pretty disappointing scenario to find yourself in.<p>Sometimes seats …

Virgin Australia

What You Need to Know About Breaking a Fever

If you or someone you're caring for has a fever, follow these steps to break the fever:<p>Take your temperature and assess your symptoms. If your …

Immune System

10 Things You Absolutely Must Do Before You Board a Plane

Get fast-tracked.<p>If you haven’t already, sign up for TSA PreCheck ($85 for five years), which will expedite you through security in more than 130 …

These 9 Stores Have the Best Return Policies

Time limits, lost receipts — we all know just how stressful trying to get money back for a hasty purchase or unwanted gift can be. Luckily, some …

Net Neutrality Explained: What It Means (and Why It Matters)

After signaling that it would for months, the U.S. Federal Communications Commission on Tuesday revealed its plan to dismantle regulations that …

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When it comes to snacks, crunchy and spicy are popular qualities. These baked chickpeas are both, plus they are healthy and easy to make. Just toss …

Recipes

Cramer unveils the scariest pattern in the chart book

Jim Cramer teaches investors the key signals that mean it's time to sell.

The skills kids have at age 5 determine how successful they'll be — and it has nothing to do with reading or writing

It's hard to believe that what your child knows at age five could influence his future chances of success. But that's exactly what a 2015 study published in the "American Journal of Public Health" found.<p>But researchers discovered that the skills that predict future success had nothing to do with …

The mistakes you make on a cruise that can ruin your trip — and how to avoid them

If you've booked your first cruise or are thinking about booking one, you may need advice on how to avoid blunders that can ruin your journey — a sort of a sailing-for-landlubbers guide.<p>Here are 10 gaffes to avoid:<p><b>First things first</b>: Don't call it a boat; it's a ship. There are exceptions, but …

These Lentils Are the Perfect Side-Dish for Your Friendsgiving Feast

Step 1<p>Rinse lentils and soak them in water for about 15 minutes.<p>Step 2<p>Heat 2 tablespoons of oil in a heavy-bottomed pan.<p>Step 3<p>When the oil is hot, …

The Fascinating Link Between Gut Health and Cancer Treatment

Why do some therapies work wonders on some patients, but seem to have virtually no effect on others? Two fascinating new studies in <i>Science</i> shed light …

The Pumpkin Scone Recipe That You Need In Your Life Right Now

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 375°.<p>Step 2<p>Spray foil-lined baking pans with baking spray.<p>Step 3<p>Mix flour and baking powder together in a medium-sized …

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WATCH: You'll Never Guess the Secret Behind Chick-fil-A's Sauce

Indeed, Chick-fil-A's original chicken sandwich is our beloved lunch companion. But there's an unsung hero of our Chick-fil-A experience: Chick-fil-A …

A Roaring, Rip-Snorting Bull: Cramer's 'Mad Money' Recap (Wednesday 11/1/17)

This rally is still in its middle innings and there's a lot more bull left to play, Jim Cramer told his <i>Mad Money</i> viewers Wednesday, but real, …