Crystal Battistone

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9 Meal Prep Ideas for the Week That Are Super Popular on Pinterest

The most delicious ways to avoid the Sunday scaries.<p>Who doesn't savor a lazy Sunday? Problem is, after you’ve brunched and binged on your latest …

13 things to tweak when setting up a Windows 10 laptop

Got a new laptop? Start out by checking or changing these settings.<p>Get your new laptop set up just the way you want it. Here's a baker's dozen of settings to check or change. And when you are done here, be sure to check out the best new features of Windows 10 April 2018 Update, its hidden gems and …

Software

18 best places to visit in 2018

<b>(CNN) —</b> Planning your 2018 vacation and starting to think about just going back to that place you went last year with the OK-ish beach and the mediocre cocktails?<p>C'mon, you know you can do better.<p>CNN Travel has been looking to the year ahead to pick some of the best destinations worth visiting in …

Hot Springs

17 Powerful Quotes to Unlock Change in the New Year

Change starts with just a thought. Check out these quotes from inspiring change makers throughout history.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>During this time of year, many of us are thinking about the goals we want to achieve or the habits we want to start or stop. …

Down

No need to buy the boxed stuff anymore—this will become your new go-to for busy weeknights. Our oh-so-easy macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 20 …

Country Lifestyle

Master Cleanse: This 48-Hour Total Detox Will Remove All Toxins and Heal Your Body

The colon is a vital part of a healthy, functioning body. It plays a role in digestion, in your immune system, and in maintaining the water balance …

Alternative Medicine

How Puerto Rico's power crisis ends

When Hurricane Maria crashed into Puerto Rico on September 20th, it found a vulnerable target. The island is facing an extreme financial crisis that's been building steam for decades; roughly 43 percent of its residents live in poverty. Its sole electric company, PREPA, is $9 billion in debt and …

Top 5 Apps to Help With Homework

Everyone’s headed back to school, and this time, they’ve got another year’s worth of tech advances to rely on. No, not in class: Trust me, no teacher …

Apps

How to Secure Your Kid's iPhone

Apple's built-in parental controls aren't as robust as some third-party apps, but there are plenty of tools to help you safeguard and snoop on young …

App Store

This High-Intensity Rowing Workout Is A Full-Body Scorcher | Women's Health

One more note before you start: SPM is rower-speak for strokes-per-minute, and you'll find that number on your machine's monitor.<p><i>(Looking for more great workouts? Torch fat, get fit, and look and feel great with Women's Health's All in 18 DVD!)</i><p><b>How To Pull Off The Moves</b><p><b>Bulgarian Split Squat<br>How to:</b> …

Go deep (and free) on a San Francisco City Guides walking tour

Jun. 14, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>S.F. Bay Area<p><b>Why:</b> Walking is good. History is good. Free is (pardon the grammar) good. Taken together on the rising and falling streets of San Francisco, they're a tourism hat trick.<p><b>What:</b> San Francisco City Guides is a nonprofit group whose volunteers lead walking tours all …

California

Comb the ruins at San Francisco's Lands End

Feb. 4, 2017, 6:00 a.m.<p>S.F. Bay Area<p><b>Why:</b> San Francisco's best urban archaeology site also has ocean views and clifftop trails.<p><b>What:</b> Lands End is several things at once. There are the ruins of Sutro Baths, which flourished, languished, closed, burned and crumbled, all between the 1890s and the …

San Francisco

10 apps for enhancing iPhone photos

One of my favorite observations by a now-forgotten sage explained the difference between writing and photography like this: <i>A bad sentence can be massaged, but nothing helps a bad photo</i>.<p>So true. However, I’ve experienced for myself how a good photo-editing app can salvage sloppy composition or bad …

Images: Science Fiction, Graffiti Art, And Comic Books Converge In Rob Shields Art

This is art from Rob Shields who has combined science fiction, graffiti, and comic books into his own world.<p>He is an illustrator, comic artist, and …

Looking Back at Manhattan's Street Art Mecca, 10 Years Later

Before being swallowed by condos, Eleven Spring Street was a five-story work of art.<p>In December 2006, nearly 100 street artists converged on a building at the northeast corner of Spring and Elizabeth Streets in Manhattan. For one weekend, they turned it into a must-see destination, plastering the …

Streetwear

Some iPhone 7 users report hissing sounds, others raise Home button questions

Now that users have had a couple of days with the iPhone 7, people are starting to get a better idea of how it works, and some have found a couple of …

29 DIY Starbucks Recipes That Will Save You Tons Of Cash

Make your own "pink drink" right in your kitchen!

Breakfast

6 Surprising Ways To Boost The Effectiveness Of Antidepressants

<i>By: Julia Bowyer</i><p>Over the past few decades, antidepressant use has risen exponentially. A 2011 report from the National Center for Health Statistics found that between the years 1988 to 1994 and 2005 to 2008, the number of American teens and adults taking this medication has increased by almost 400 …

15 Best Things To Do In Santa Ana (CA)

The city of Santa Ana in Orange County, California is a beautiful city that is located next to the Santa Ana River and just ten miles from the …

Orange County

The Decline of Play and Rise in Children's Mental Disorders

Rates of depression and anxiety among young people in America have been increasing steadily for the past 50 to 70 years. Today, by at least some …

Top 64 Mindfulness And Inspiring Confucius Quotes

Confucius ( born on September 28, 551 BC in Qufu, died in 479 BC, in Qufu, Lu ) was a Chinese politician, teacher, editor, philosopher.<p>In Confucius …

Motivation

Want to Raise Emotionally Intelligent Kids? Here are 7 Things to Teach Them About Good Relationships | Inc.com

We all want our kids to be happy and successful, so it makes sense to work backward and figure out how to make that happen.<p>Step 1: <i>To be happy and successful, they need to develop great relationships.</i>Step 2: <i>To develop those relationships, they need adequate emotional intelligence.</i>Step 3: <i>To develop</i> …

Parenting

Surprising Benefits to Cuddling

Whether cuddling is your current post-sex routine or more important to you than sex itself, most of us can agree it's an essential part of a relationship. There's actually a biological reason we respond so well to being wrapped in our loved ones' arms, explains Madeleine Castellanos, M.D., sex …

8 Awesome Tricks To Help You Apply Make-up Like A Pro!

Be it your date, your interview or a televised presentation , there are times when you have to look your best so to leave a great first-impression on …

Researchers say this disagreeable personality trait displayed by Bill Gates as a kid may predict success in adulthood

As his intellectual capacity grew, so did his argumentativeness. He refused to do the things his mom asked of him, like cleaning his room and showing up on time to dinner, according to The Wall Street Journal.<p>It came to a head one night when Gates was about 12 years old. The "tempestuous" …

Here's Proof That Rental Decor Doesn't Have to Be Boring

Dramatic paint and accessories seem to break all the rules, but totally work.<p>Decorating a rental is an exercise in creativity. You have to get around what your lease dictates and think in the short-term. No wonder many of us stay away from paint, even when landlords are liberal about it!<p>However, …

Expectations: Why You Should Have Them

There's countless quotes I see online surrounding expectations, mainly advising not to have any so you'll never be disappointed. My friends believe having expectations of people leads to resentments. Let me be clear, I don't want a person who is without flaws, in fact I'm drawn to people who have …

40+ Brilliant DIY Storage And Organization Hacks For Small Bathrooms

Greetings from Architecture & Design! Today we are going to bring you some brilliant storage solutions for bathrooms. Bathroom is one of the most …

Hacking

Mindfulness Training Improves Sleep Quality; Lessens Need for Sleep Medicines

(PhysOrg.com) -- Stressed-out people sleep better and take sleep medication less often when they learn to let go of intrusive thoughts, according to …