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Coconut milk marinade helps grilled chicken rise to occasion

The revolution demands: Rise up. And desks heed the call. Enough of sitting idle, standing still, holding steady at 29 1/2 inches above the carpeting. Now: They rise.<p>Which comes as a surprise to the home-office worker. Alone with coffee and kitchen table, she had no idea this rebellion was brewing. …

How to make a 'naked' cake worthy of any celebration

With a family of five with a lot of cousins and family around, our celebrations are always big. We gather to catch up on life and celebrate …

Trump’s Son Met With Russian Lawyer After Being Promised Damaging Information on Clinton

President Trump’s eldest son, Donald Trump Jr., was promised damaging information about Hillary Clinton before agreeing to meet with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer during the 2016 campaign, according to three advisers to the White House briefed on the meeting and two others with knowledge of it.<p>…

Southern Crock Pot Pinto Beans With Ham Hocks

These basic pinto beans are a Southern favorite. They're great for parties and potluck dinners, and they go well with barbecue, tacos or burritos, …

7 Odd Things Successful People Do Over the Summer That Lazy People Do Not

I bet you don't do these.<p>What does it take to become successful--at anything?<p>I'll tell you what. It doesn't start with taking the summer off. That's for sure.<p>Summer is nothing more than a change in temperature--and if you live somewhere like California, then summer is even less noticeable. Sure, …

How to Save $1000 Without Even Noticing

Whether you want to stow away some cash to put toward your next summer getaway, or you are just looking to bulk up your rainy-day fund, a …

Take 2 Minutes to Flatten Your Abs With This Ultrafast Workout

With slider discs (or wash cloths or paper plates), and just a small amount of space to move, you'll whip through this lightning-fast ab workout, targeting your obliques, lower abs, and that "six-pack zone."<p>Four moves, 30 seconds each, and you don't even have to stand up — all these moves are on …

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Some Information on White Privilege; All White People Need to Know & Grasp This

This is for any one whom reads this or comes across and doesn’t know what white privilege is; here is a great video to explain it. If you are white, …

WATCH: Racist White Woman Threatens to Kill Black Family, Demands They "Get Out of My Country"

Another day, another white woman caught on camera being racist. On Thursday, VladTV posted an Instagram video of a woman terrorizing a Black family at a fast food store.<p>"Get out of my country," the blonde-haired woman yells before walking closer to the family as an employee blocks her.<p>"You are all …

The Most Common Cause of Suffering According to Buddhism (and What You Can Do About it)

Ever heard of the four noble truths of Buddhism? If you haven’t, it’s basically the four principles of life that govern Buddhism philosophy. They are:<p>…

Tested: Smith Wesson M&P45 Shield

Ten years ago, Smith & Wesson introduced a line of defensive semi-automatic pistols that carried the firm’s long-used “Military & Police” model …

Smith & Wesson

7 Recipes to Make Using Store Bought Rotisserie Chicken

We all have that one day a <b>week</b> where maybe cooking is not on the agenda so we go to the grocery store and pick up a tasty rotisserie chicken. And hey I'm not judgin cause I do the same thing. However instead of just eating a boring chicken I have come up with 7 Ways You Can Use Up That Chicken to …

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Would you take a new £1,300 DNA test that could save your life?

On a wet Wednesday morning I’m reading a glossy, A3-sized health report that promises to unpack the secrets of my DNA. It informs me that I’m twice as likely to get heart disease as the average person. How cheery: I’m in my mid-30s and have so far had a reasonably clean bill of health, so seeing …

Medicare Participants: You Have 10 Days Left to Do This

Every year, Medicare participants have to make decisions about their coverage, and they typically have set time periods during which they can figure out what they'll do for a given year. The regular Medicare open enrollment period runs from Oct. 15 to Dec. 7, and that gives Medicare participants …

Salmon, Greek yogurt, more: 5 foods to blast dangerous belly fat

IRS Form 1099-R: What every retirement saver should know

This tax form plays a vital role in handling distributions from IRAs, 401(k)s, and other retirement accounts.<p>Saving for retirement can take your entire career, but when it comes time to retire, you want to make sure your savings work as hard as they can for you. With tax-favored accounts like IRAs, …

Is skipping breakfast bad for us? New study finds links with heart disease and obesity

Skipping breakfast or eating late in the day could raise the risk of heart disease, diabetes, and obesity according to a new study. The study from a group of American researchers suggests that the time we eat our meal is equally as important as what we eat.<p>Writing in the American Heart Association …

8 Tips to Become a Millionaire This Year

Becoming rich has more to do with restraint and tenacity than it does brilliance or luck.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Millionaire. It’s a title that plenty of us would love to have. But, is that actually feasible?<p>Believe it or not, becoming a millionaire is a goal …

A 4-Step Regimen for Setting Goals That Always Moves You Forward

When you set lofty goals, even failure produces little wins.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you read certain self-help literature, you may get the impression that some people don’t have any goals in life. Even worse -- you may be one of those people.<p>In actuality, …

Trump's Mexico bashing may backfire if peso plunge forces poor migrants north

In one of the first great ironies of his imminent presidency, Donald Trump has given impoverished Mexicans more reason to migrate to the US<p>In Mexico it is known as “<i>el efecto Trump</i>”: a barrage of taunts and tweets that rattle the economy and hammer the peso.<p>For the president, it is part of a …

13th and the Invisibleness of Black Women

Acclaimed filmmaker Ava DuVernay’s documentary <i>13th</i> was released on Netflix last week. Masterfully produced and directed by DuVernay, it is a poignant …

Foods to beat inflammation

Inflammation is part of the body’s immune response that helps us heal. It’s what happens when you get a splinter and the whole area turns red and gets a bit puffy – that’s your immune system at work helping fight off any viruses or bacteria that might have gotten in, and that’s a good thing.<p>But …

4 rituals from the philosophy of Roman emperor Marcus Aurelius that will make you mentally stronger

Because there have been good solutions to the underlying problem for about, oh, 2,000 years. The ancient Stoic philosophers really knew what they were doing when it came to building mental toughness.<p>In fact…<p>What's the most effective psychological tool we have today? Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. …

Black Activists React To Trump's Inauguration: 'I Feel Betrayed'

Members of the activist group Million Hoodies released a powerful video on Friday.<p>Today, in response to President Trump’s inauguration, many marginalized groups are voicing dissent and concern over the coming administration via protests both in American cities and via social media. One activist …

Obama's Racial Legacy: Some Last Words On The First Black President

Barack Obama took to the podium in the press briefing room on Wednesday, the second-to-last day of the first black presidency, and after eight years of that becoming increasingly normal, the moment made it all start to seem strange again. <i>So this whole black leader-of-the-free-world thing really</i> …

Here’s one thing Donald Trump could do to get black Americans on his side

<b>Donald Trump shakes hands with comedian Steve Harvey in the lobby of Trump Tower in New York (AP/Evan Vucci)</b><p>Forget meeting Steve Harvey and promising to do better by African-Americans than the Clintons did. This will work<p>D. Watkins<p>January 18, 2017 6:30pm (UTC)<p>The most painful inauguration in the …

Obama on talking to Trump: 'I don’t know if I have been convincing'

President Obama said Wednesday that he doesn’t know whether he has influenced President-elect Donald Trump in what he described as several long and detailed conversations since but said he has tried.<p>“I don’t know if I have been convincing,” Obama said. “You’d have to ask him.”<p>“I have offered my …

People Reveal The Life Lessons They Learned Too Late

'Treat people well, while you can.'<p>Sometimes in life, you learn things the hard way (and often about a gazillion years too late).<p>In a bid to help …

How Might First Contact Actually Go?

There are countless challenges, from finding them to figuring out how to say hello.<p>Making contact with an alien species would be the most important event in human history. The fabric of human culture, ranging from the arts to science to religion, would be irrevocably altered. Of course, it hasn't …

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IRA Phaseouts: How Will They Affect My Retirement Savings?

IRAs are a great way to save for retirement <i>and</i> get helpful tax benefits. However, the IRS restricts your ability to use fully the tax breaks that IRAs offer if your modified adjusted gross income for tax purposes is above certain limits.<p>IRA phaseout provisions apply in such situations to reduce the …