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2 Must-Read Books That Will Help You Win the Stock Market Game

Jesse Livermore is the Michael Jordan of stock trading.<p><i>What are some recommended books for beginners to learn about finance and Wall Street? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn from others and better understand the world.</i><p><b>Answer by John</b> …

Ultimate Shrimp and Grits

For the grits:<p>3 cups milk<br>• 3 cups heavy cream<br>• 1 cup stone-ground white cornmeal<br>• 2 tablespoons unsalted butter<br>• Kosher salt<br>• Freshly ground black pepper<p>For …

The Hottest Orgy Scenes In TV and Movie History (And How To Stream Them)

It’s no secret that streaming is the ultimate sexytime destination, and we’ve made sure to clue you in on exactly where to find the steamiest, …

Tip: The Protein Solution

Can you lose fat and build muscle at the same time? Yes, science says. And the key is protein. Check this out.<p>It's called the Holy Grail of physique …

24 Travel Hacks You Need to Know Right Now

Don't book your next business trip without these tips.<p>If you travel for business, it's imperative to know the latest travel hacks that will help you make the trip a success. A successful business trip means you arrive at your commitments on time, maintain your health (and sanity), and stay …

10 bodyweight abs exercises you’ve never tried

To get a visible six-pack, you need to hit your abdominals from different planes of motion and work compound moves into your workout mix. The …

Stop Everything: The U.S. Virgin Islands Will PAY You To Visit This Year

Race you there!<p>Attention everyone freezing in the depths of winter right now.<p>The U.S. Virgin Islands wants you to visit ― so much so that they’ll give tourists $300 in spending credits for vacations there.<p>In honor of the centennial celebration of Denmark selling the islands to the United States, …

Caribbean

The Most-Pinned Healthy Recipe Of 2016 Is Something You Should Cook Tonight

The people of Pinterest have spoken, and the most beloved healthy recipe of 2016 is all about tasty chicken and avocado. The most-pinned healthy …

Fuel to Be Strong: Nutrition for Strength Athletes

<b>Let’s face it: most of the quality nutrition information comes out of the bodybuilding community and is aimed at bodybuilders</b>. And that makes sense. …

9 Easy Stir-Fry Recipes That Kick Takeout's Ass

If you hear "stir-fry" and think "pan-fried veggies and maybe some chicken—meh, boring," allow us to open your mind. Rather, let this week's featured …

Recipes

The 11 Most Underrated Movies of 2016

Although 2016 is a record-breaking year in ticket sales at the U.S. box office, that statistic doesn’t tell the whole story. In fact, it’s the best …

21 Incredible Dishes You Can Make in One Skillet

HONEY GARLIC SHRIMP<p>This sweet and savory dish is low in ingredients and high in bold flavors: a true win-win. Get the recipe HERE.<p>BACON AND MUSHROOM …

The 8 Quickest Ways to Get Sick Abs

Getting a flat stomach is hard work enough; getting full-on definition is downright laborious. But it just got easier: These simple workout and diet tweaks will help you get the definition you want, faster.

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

By Andrea Sachs<p>, Reporter<p>You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help make that promise stick.<p>More …

Flying

The 8 best alternatives to Airbnb

Where to find the perfect vacation rental<p>Thanks to well-known companies like Airbnb and HomeAway, short-term vacation rentals are here to stay in America’s cities. Slick apps and cheaper pricing make booking a vacation property easier than ever, whether you’re paying to sleep in someone’s extra …

Hospitality

Slow-Cooker Soups

Whether you need to warm your bones on a cold winter day or sustenance to cure what ails you, soups are a go-to. We've compiled some of our tastiest …

These Were the Biggest Cocktail Trends of 2016

How many have you tried?<p>This may go down as the year everybody needed a drink or three, which may not be such a bad thing considering the number of exciting trends that hit the bar scene this year. There's still a little time left before the ball drops in Times Square, so if you still haven't …

Flavors

How DirecTV Now compares to other online TV services

DirecTV Now is the latest online TV service to offer an alternative to cable or satellite packages that can easily cost about $100 a month.<p>Typical cable deals get you hundreds of channels, including the major networks, sports channels, niche options like the horror-focused Chiller and premium …

50 Best Albums of 2016

50<p>Death Grips, ‘Bottomless Pit’<p>It's remarkable to think that noise-rappers Death Grips once seemed as unstable as radioactivity: battling record …

Meet your new favorite mac 'n' cheese recipe

Mac 'n' cheese just might be the ultimate comfort food: You have a gooey dish of pasta, creamy cheese and a crunchy topping that usually includes more cheese. And though we all have our favorite recipe (some of us have more than one), this is one dish that can always use a little tweaking just to …

Recipes

7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do

The restaurant manager who speaks with poise and grace to the patron complaining loudly about the wait service. The levelheaded friend you call in …

Emotional Intelligence

The best Cyber Monday travel deals for every jetsetter

After the election upset two weeks ago — we mean, of course, former Red Sox pitcher Bill “Spaceman” Lee losing his bid for Vermont’s governorship — …

11 Thanksgiving cocktails that will impress everyone you know

Let’s be real. Thanksgiving is a time for celebration. And, while food and football are at the forefront, how could you forget the drinks?! It can’t …

'Fingerprint Gestures' app brings one Pixel feature to more Android devices

One of the Pixel's more unique features is the ability to swipe on the fingerprint sensor to toggle the notification panel. When the gesture was …

Top 50 Netflix movies available now

There are some brilliant award-winning, genre-changing, thought-provoking movies streaming right now on Netflix – UPDATED<p>Struggling to find a movie …

Ryan Reynolds

Tough reality check for Trump's pledge of better heartland jobs, wages

CHARLOTTE, North Carolina - Donald Trump’s promise to revive small town America faces a tough challenge in an economy that for decades has been wired to direct income and opportunities toward urban hubs and the better educated.<p>A supporter of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is pictured …

Mom's Jiffy Cinnamon Rolls Recipe

"This is my favorite recipe because it is so quick. Frost if desired."<p>Ingredients<p>3 cups all-purpose flour<p>1/2 (15.25 ounce) package yellow cake mix<p>2 …

Kevin Garnett and Rasheed Wallace make a hilarious duo and TNT needs to keep them together

Everything about TNT’s new “Area 21” segment was great. The only problem is that Rasheed Wallace was only a guest.<p>Kevin Garnett didn't spend much time in the shadows after his retirement, like fellow living legends Kobe Bryant and Tim Duncan. He already has his own segment on NBA on TNT called <i>Area</i> …

P.F. Chang's Will Give Away Free Sushi Rolls This Thursday

Spicy tuna or California roll?<p>In celebration of something called “Free Sushi Day,” P.F. Chang’s will hand out free spicy tuna and California sushi …

Why You Should Throw a Medicine Ball Around Outside For 30 Minutes Today

Because it’s a great total-body workout, that’s why<p>The workout demonstrated in the video above by <i>Men’s Health</i> Fitness Director BJ Gaddour, C.S.C.S., develops total-body power—and it’s probably the most fun you’ll ever have by yourself in an empty field.<p>You’ll throw a medicine ball as far as you …