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This vegetarian chili recipe with sweet potato is about to be your new go-to

January is basically a month-long meal-time paradox: Short days and cold weather elicit cravings for comfort food (mac and cheese, anyone?), but …

Recipes

Homemade Pesto Sauce: A Secret Italian Family Recipe

Homemade Pesto Sauce: An Italian Family's Secret Recipe<p>Everyone has that special dish from mom that they grow up watching her make.<p>December 24, …

Italian Food

10 Oddly Effective Weight Loss Tips That Are Backed By Science

1 of 11<p>pressmaster/shutterstock<p>In the game of weight loss, the deck is stacked against you. Food marketers have spent millions researching colors, flavors, scents, and packaging in order to find the best ways of getting you to eat more. But in the past few years, brain researchers have discovered …

The Cognitive Biases That Lead to Bad Money Decisions

If managing money were as easy as crunching some numbers and following a spending plan, we’d all be awesome at it. Money isn’t hard because of the …

10 Charts That Will Make You a Better Cook

Choose the Right Refrigerator With This Helpful Graphic

Your refrigerator is arguably the most important appliance in your kitchen, which makes buying a new one a potentially stressful process. Luckily, …

Kitchens

Olympic Track and Field 2016: Complete Preview for Men's 100-Meter Dash

The world's fastest man.<p>That's the title conferred upon the Olympic men's 100-meter dash champion. And it's really the best distance for deciding such a thing. The 200-meter race isn't on a straightaway. Shorter races rely too heavily on how well sprinters uncoil themselves from the blocks—Usain …

6 keys to raising brilliant children, according to developmental psychologists

The authors of a new book, "Becoming Brilliant: What Science Tells Us About Raising Successful Children," have put together a framework based on their own experiences with children and evidence gathered from years of research in child development.<p>Co-authors Kathy Hirsh-Pasek and Roberta Golinkoff, …

Kids

How Your Handwriting Reveals Your Personality

Your handwriting reveals a lot more about your personality than you might think. In fact, there is a science known as Graphology, which involves …

Why your kids should eat dirt

If you open my pantry, you’ll find no fewer than 10 different cleaning products. There are scrubs to disinfect the floors and toilet, non-toxic …

Microbiology

The Zero-Calorie 'Miracle' Noodle

Shirataki noodles are a unique food that's very filling yet low in calories.<p>These noodles also contain a type of fiber that has impressive health …

7 Compelling Reasons to Have More Sex

Everyone knows that, along with eating chocolate and drinking wine, having sex is one of the best things you can do for your health…<p>In all …

America's Only Humor Site

Sometimes it’s the smallest details that turn out to be the most insane to get right.<p>60<p>By CRACKED Readers<br>• /<br>• May 28, 2018<p>Let's talk about olive oil, …

Vegetable Garden - Planning, Designing and Growing - Quiet Corner

It’s that time of year, when freezing temperatures suddenly fade away into our distant memory and we start getting that vegetable garden itch. Let’s …

Bananas: Are They Fattening or Will They Help You Lose Weight?

People who want to improve their health are often advised to eat more fruits and vegetables. However, some people worry that high-sugar fruits like …

Nutrition

Clean and Freshen Your Mattress In Three Simple Steps

Even if you’re pretty good about washing your bed sheets, it’s easy to forget that your mattress can use a good cleaning every now and again too. …

Avoiding plastic containers for heating food

You may have heard a lot over the past few years about chemicals in our plastics and cookware that could be dangerous to our health. For years, …

20 Ways to Cut 500 Calories a Day

Losing weight demands some serious life changes. After all, you need to burn 3,500 more calories than you take in to lose just 1 pound. But if you cut 500 calories a day, you can lose a pound a week—and it will be fairly painless.<p>"Calorie bargaining is all about making swaps and developing habits …

Nutrition

Hey, Sorry, But 5 Of Your Favorite Things Are Racist

Sometimes, useful things come out of bad situations. After all, what is a triple homicide if not a great opportunity to meet handsome policemen and …

New fruit tops 'Dirty Dozen' list of produce

After five years of topping the list, apples have officially been dethroned as the Environmental Working Group's most pesticide-loaded produce, and there's a new fruit that tops the organization's "Dirty Dozen" list: the strawberry.<p>According to the EWG's 2016 list, which uses data from the U.S. …

Build a Deck for Less Than $900

A low-level deck beautifies your outdoor space and can increase the value of your home. And it might not be as difficult to DIY as you might …

Home Depot

26 beautiful places you should visit before they disappear

Earth is home to some incredibly beautiful destinations.<p>But unfortunately, some of the most stunning natural sites and iconic man-made structures are in danger of disappearing because of climate change and human carelessness.<p>In honor of Earth Day, we found 26 places travelers should visit while …

National Parks

15 National Parks That Should Be On Your Bucket List

America the beautiful.

What can a lemon tell you about your personality?

Do you find yourself salivating at the merest thought of eating a lemon? The answer may say more about your mind than your taste for sour flavours, as Christian Jarrett reveals in the first post of his new column Personology.<p>Do you think you’re an extravert or an introvert? To answer, you might …

These Are the Breads That a Nutritionist Eats at Home

There's no need to banish bread from your diet, as long as you stick with our dietitian-approved slices and bread-buying guidelines. When buying bread, look well beyond the "7-grain," "sprouted," or "multi-grain" claims. Many loaves sound healthy but are not much more than enriched white flour. You …

Nutrition

One of the best board games ever made is now live on Steam

Twilight Struggle is out now, and it is worth your time<p>Long before <i>Pandemic: Legacy</i> rocketed up the charts at Board Game Geek, there was another "best" board game of all time, and now it's playable on Steam.<p><i>Twilight Struggle</i>, the complex strategic wargame chronicling the entire Cold War, went live …

The best time to buy anything for your home, according to HGTV's 'Property Brothers'

According to Jonathan and Drew Scott, stars of the HGTV show "Property Brothers," it matters when you purchase home and renovation items.<p>"Just as January is a traditional time to put bedding and linens on sale, home improvement items are also a part of retailers' regular sale cycles," they write in …

The Dark Souls tabletop game 'will be the hardest board game you have ever played'

Ornstein and Smough among the game's 'world class' miniatures<p>Steamforged Games' official tabletop game based on Dark Souls will adopt the series' notorious level of difficulty, according to the board game maker. Steamforged said in an update, which provides new gameplay details on the board game, …

Dark Souls

The Best Plants to Bring Life to Your Bathroom

Plants are a great way to bring a little natural beauty indoors. They clean the air in your home and add color to every room. Your bathroom, however, …