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How to pay off your mortgage in just 7 years

Rachel Smith paid off her home in just seven years and wrote a book about it. Photographer: Liam Kidston.<p>THE struggle is real for Queensland …

Personal Finance

These pecan cauliflower poppers will change the way you snack

In past years, there weren’t a lot of creative ways to prepare cauliflower. It was a side vegetable often steamed or boiled until opaque and then …

Food

30 Whole Grain Dinner Ideas for Next Month

From chicken barley soup to lemon cranberry quinoa salad, every dish centers on a whole grain that’s rich in nutrients.<p>Day 1: Poached Egg Buddha Bowls<p>…

2-Ingredient Sweet Potato Pancakes Are a Breakfast Miracle

You're probably in disbelief at this recipe title, but yes, you can make tasty pancakes with just two ingredients: baked sweet potato and eggs. (And, …

Recipes

The "Libby" App Is Totally Free To Download & It's Completely Changed The Way I Read

It wasn't until I made a list of everything I've read so far this year that I was able to admit it: I've been in a reading rut for a while. At the …

Books

Fried ‘rice’ is guilt-free dish

As the deputy test kitchen editor at Food & Wine magazine, Justin Chapple says he’s often tasked with taking recipes from chefs and simplifying them …

Recipes

30 Egg Breakfasts That May Turn You Instantly Into a Morning Person

Maybe you know how to scramble eggs, but if you're looking to freshen up your breakfast routine, allow these 30 takes to do the trick. Most of these recipes can be prepared for one and at the snap of a finger, so you <i>actually</i> have time to savor the most important meal of the day.

Eggs

4 Ways to Make a Basic Pot of White Rice Taste Unbelievably Good

And they’re all easily accomplished in the Instant Pot.<p>Rice is my all-time favorite carb in the whole universe. When people say they are going on a …

Recipes

7 Things That Happen to Your Body When You Eat Beets

Wellness

Recipe: Garlic Butter Steak and Potatoes — Recipes from The Kitchn

When you're hankering for a classic steak and potatoes dinner, this one-skillet dish fits the bill perfectly. What makes it extra special is the …

Recipes

3 Foods You Probably Eat That Are Dangerous For Your Brain According To Science

Seven years ago, Max Lugavere was sitting at the dinner table when he asked his mother to pass the salt. The simple request should have take a fraction of a second, but it took his mother three or four. Those were the first signs that something was wrong. Within a few months, he and his brother …

Nutrition

11 Reasons Why Montenegro Needs to Be Your Next Holiday Destination

Ask anyone who visits this slice of absolute paradise and they’ll tell you that Montenegro is a land of Adriatic heaven. Bursting with rolling, …

The simple travel hack allowing you to stay at hotels for HALF price - and the 'must know' insider tips that will help you get most from your holiday

Over the past few months, social media feeds have been flooded with posts about the most affordable global destinations and advice about how to save …

Hospitality

The More Miserable You Are, the Happier Your Social Media Posts, and This Twitter Thread Proves It

A huge online discussion shows why you should never be envious of other people's glamorous online lives.<p>Of all the ways social media can be bad for you, one of the worst, according to science, is the ability of Facebook and the like to induce envy. You see your friends posting smiling selfies at …

Social Media

Mushroom Stroganoff

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Cook egg noodles according to package directions. Remove from heat, and cover to keep warm.<p>Step 2<p>Heat olive oil and 1 Tbsp. …

Coconut Jasmine Rice

Now Playing<p>Grilled Sheet Pan Paella 00:48<p>A grill and a sheet pan are all you need to whip up paella for a crowd.<p>Now Playing<p>Ice Cream in a Bag …

I tried Silicon Valley's favorite diet using a meal-replacing keto shake — here's the verdict

For years, Silicon Valley has tried to engineer methods for living better, longer, and easier, with mixed results.<p>Some have even opted out of real food altogether, instead relying on products like Soylent, a bland but nutrient-rich liquid.<p>But for those looking to not just simplify their eating, but …

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Create a Community That Keeps Buying and Buying From You

Ecommerce pro Trevor Chapman shares a secret that doesn't take a lot of work but yields huge results.<p>When it comes to handling customers, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman says business owners have a tendency to “slash and burn,” meaning they think of purchases as simply a transaction, rather than …

eCommerce

Keep These Items out of Your Carry-On Bag

Whether you're traveling domestically or abroad, bringing a bag on the plane can help you keep your important documents, breakable items, and …

Teargas

How to Rent an RV This Summer for Only $1 a Day

Recreational vehicle (RV) rentals tend to be expensive, yet I recently managed to rent a five-person RV in Las Vegas for only $1 per day. In addition …

Dementia-related brain damage reversed in mice using 20-year-old asthma drug

A fascinating new study from researchers at Temple University has successfully reversed cognitive impairments in mice with dementia. The research …

Nana's Fastnachts Recipe

"These are similar to doughnuts but much tastier! They are usually made on Shrove Tuesday (Fat Tuesday)."<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/4 teaspoons active dry …

$0 to $1,000 in a Day: How to Build an Ecommerce Business That Could Make You Millions

For our first video in the series $0 to $1,000, ecommerce expert Trevor Chapman chats about the type of site you need, the basics you must have before you launch and how to use email the right way.<p>Before you can run, you need to learn how to walk. The same logic goes for building a successful email …

eCommerce

The Best Natural Deodorants Are Kind to Your Skin and Your Clothes. Plus, They Actually Work.

You don't need a bunch of harsh chemicals to smell good.<p><i>Welcome to The Esquire Endorsement. Heavily researched. Thoroughly vetted. These picks are the best way to spend your hard-earned cash.</i><p>I am well aware of the stereotypes about smelly dudes who blather on about natural deodorants and how your …

How to Deep Clean Your Gas Grill, According to an Expert

For many of us, summer is synonymous with grilling. What isn’t always inherent in that: cleaning said grill. This decrustifying process may not be …

MIND Diet: Limit These Foods to Keep Your Memory Sharp and Reduce Your Risk of Alzheimer's

The MIND Diet is a combination of two super-healthy plans—the DASH diet and the Mediterranean Diet. Find out how which foods to eat less of to help …

How to make a seriously awesome veggie burger

<b>Who needs meat when you pack this much flavor and texture into a bean or lentil patty?</b><p>An excellent veggie burger is, sadly, a rare treat -- at least, …

I tried a science-backed eating plan tied to a better memory and longer life — and found the perfect simple breakfast

I recently got a chance to practice what I preach. After months of writing extensively about the evidence-based health benefits of the Mediterranean diet, I hit pause on my normal eating habits and gave it a go. With a kiss goodbye to my daily flip-flop diet of salads and cookies, I embraced the …

Woman caught on camera pooping on floor at Tim Hortons and throwing it at employee

A woman was caught on camera defecating on the floor of a Tim Hortons restaurant in Canada and then throwing her excrement at an employee, according to surveillance footage and authorities.<p>The woman, whose name has not been released, was arrested by Royal Canadian Mounted Police in Langley, British …

Tim Hortons