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7 unavoidable questions to ask your partner before it's too late

You will never get to know your partner perfectly. In fact, that's one of the beautiful things about being in a relationship: Your partner is …

Top Ten Foods for Building Muscle | Poliquin Article

These are ten foods to include in your diet because they have a superior effect on protein synthesis, helping you build muscle in conjunction with a …

Nutrition

7 Best Kettlebell Moves for a Total Body Workout

Kettlebells are excellent for developing physical strength, agility and aerobic fitness. These exercises are great for explosive training and …

Workouts

12 Pro Techniques Every Serious Home Cook Should Know

<i>BY BON APPÉTIT</i><p>Credit: Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott<p><i>Welcome to Cook Like a Pro, in which we ask some of our favorite chefs for their essential techniques, along with advice on fearlessly frying, flipping, seasoning, and more.</i><p>What's the difference between us and a professional chef tossing food …

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Template | Inc.com

Creating a business plan is the first and most crucial step to building a successful company.<p>"A business plan is important because it communicates to everyone involved in the organization what the goals are, and how management plans to get there," says Drew Starbird, a professor of operations …

Small Business

These Chocolate Chip Cookies Are Almost Too Good to Be Vegan

<i>The following post was originally featured on Glitter Inc. and written by Lexi Holzberg Kritzer, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Moms.</i><p>I've made these vegan chocolate chip cookies a few times now – and shared a peek on my Snapchat; and after getting such a great response over there, I realized I …

10 Things Your Flight Attendant Won't Tell You

Find out what the crew is really thinking while you're up in the air.<p>When JetBlue flight attendant Steven Slater lashed out at a passenger and made a dramatic exit down the aircraft's emergency slide in 2010, people were left to wonder what put him over the edge. Sure, every job is stressful, but …

How to Season (and Clean!) Your Cast Iron Skillet for Real

By Rochelle Bilow<p>Food sticking to your skillet? We thought so. Here's how to season cast iron right, once and for all.<p>No piece of kitchen equipment incites such feelings of fear and anxiety (but also love and obsession) as the cast iron pan. If you haven’t mastered the art of cooking with—and …

Cast Iron Skillet

Chemistry Counts in Relationships--But How Much?

When it comes to a potentially romantic relationship, chemistry is a loaded word. Does one of these beliefs pop into your mind when you hear it?<p>• For a good relationship, chemistry needs to be there right away.<p>• Chemistry might not be felt initially but can develop later.<p>• Love at first sight, or a …

7 'healthy' foods that really aren't

Eating well isn’t always easy, especially when it’s time to separate fact from fiction on food labels at the grocery store.<p>Food packaging in grocery stores frequently includes the words “gluten-free” or “natural,” signaling that what’s inside is healthy. But do these buzzwords really mean a food is …

Why Is This Viral Video of Bleach Being Mixed Into Coke So Insanely Fascinating?

Also — don't try this at home.<p>Have you ever woken up and thought "I want to try mixing bleach into stuff just to see what happens today?" No? Well CrazyRussianHacker put bleach in some Coke so you don't have to and so far 2.5 million people have watched him do it.<p>Spoiler alert: The Coke turns clear …

The Most Mouthwatering Skillet Recipes Ever

One skillet pan, 37 meals (and yes, dessert counts as a meal). <b>See the full list</b>.<p><b>Corn Bread Tamale Pie</b><p>Comfort food at its finest. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Eggs Baked In Tomatoes</b><p>A breakfast that's worth the trip from bed. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Skillet Fondue</b><p>Guys, here are 5 new ways to eat a pot of melty cheese. <b>Get the</b> …

6 Telltale Signs It's Time to Become Your Own Boss

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s hard not to be intrigued by entrepreneurs.<p>The men and women who say goodbye to the security of a paycheck for the path of small business ownership make up the backbone of the American economy. They control their own destinies, …

This New All-Organic Fast Food Restaurant Could Replace KFC

As much as we try to avoid spots like McDonald’s, Burger King or KFC, we’ll admit that when we’re seriously pressed for time and starving, we’ll pull in and place an order. And as delicious as those chicken nuggets are, it’ll definitely put a damper on your otherwise healthy (okay, <i>mostly</i> healthy) …

8 Expert-Approved Strength Training Strategies to Build Muscle Fast.

Want to build muscle fast? These expert-approved strength training strategies will help you increase your body strength & gain weight quickly.<p>Follow …

11 Tiramisu-Inspired Desserts Even a Novice Baker Can Handle

The distinct flavors of strong espresso, soft and creamy mascarpone cream, fluffy ladyfinger biscuits and a generous dusting of cocoa powder are just a few reasons tiramisu is still a crowd favorite. But making a classic tiramisu cake at home can be a daunting process, and it takes both time and …

4 Timeless Ways to Boost Your Intelligence

Although intelligence means something different to everyone, psychologists and scientists have tried to pin it down to just our IQ, as if a number …

Self-improvement

8 documentaries that will make you smarter about money

The wealthiest, most successful people continually self-educate, which is why most of them spend so much time reading.<p>If the classic finance books don't work for you, there are other ways to get smarter about money.<p>Here, we've compiled eight documentaries that will keep you entertained <i>and</i> teach you …

Best Crock Pot and Slow Cooker Recipes

Cooking with a crockpot helps create layers of flavor in everything from hearty stews to healthy chicken dishes. Even desserts can benefit from the …

This Man’s ‘Money Suit’ Experiment Could Change The Way You See Humanity

Noted YouTube prankster Coby Persin has found a sustainable living through his viral pranks, but he mixed his channel up with a social experiment. The results, if real, may make you weep for humanity. Persin covered a suit jacket in dollar bills and walked the streets of Manhattan. He held up a …

5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Memory and Memorize Anything Faster

Imagine the power of being able to memorize anything faster.<p>Think about how much time you’d have, how much you could shorten the learning curve, and …

The Brain

How I became a millionaire in 10 years without winning the lottery or picking stocks

Financial voyeurs of the world, rejoice! I dug out all our old tax returns, pay stubs, and my net-worth spreadsheet to pull together the story of our 10-year journey from nearly zero net worth to millionaire status — and early retirement.<p>This article answers a lot of questions, including: How much …

Buying These Organic Foods Is A Waste Of Money

<i>By: Kara King</i><p><i>Credit: Shutterstock</i><p>People choose to eat organically for many reasons -- it's better for the planet, it's supposedly healthier -- but often these folks are misguided. Although it's true that USDA organic products must be free from synthetic ingredients and grown on farms that strive to …

Watch This Drone Catch Whale Snot

Drone company and ocean nonprofit collaborate to solve a sticky problem<p>To collect whale snot, drones will replace crossbows. In an oceanic research move that seems like a quantum leap in technology, dronemaker Yuneec announced on Monday that it is collaborating with Ocean Alliance to collect health …

18 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Great artists, writers and innovators may have "messier minds."<p>Creativity works in mysterious and often paradoxical ways. Creative thinking is a stable, defining characteristic in some personalities, but it may also change based on situation and context. Inspiration and ideas often arise seemingly …

6 Decor Secrets To A Perfectly Styled Bookcase

Yes, there's more to it than your favorite books.<p>Open shelving is a matter of preference in the kitchen, but elsewhere around the house — like, say, your living room — it can be nearly impossible to avoid. (Everyone still owns books, right?) The catch is that if it isn't done right, your display of …

El Niño 'is here, and it is huge,' as officials race to prep for winter

El Niño continues to gain strength in the Pacific Ocean, climate experts said, with unusually wet conditions expected to hit California between January and March -- and perhaps into May.<p>The latest forecast increased the urgency for both government agencies and property owners to prepare for …

4 Surprising, Practical Reasons Behind Your Home’s Gorgeous Architectural Details