Jessica Ziegler

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The 10 Most Essential Winter Slow Cooker Recipes

While the slow cooker is really an all-season tool in the kitchen, it shines most in the cold winter months, when it can work overtime churning out …

Cooking

This Is The Best Version Of The Muppets Covering Busta Rhymes You’ll See Today

Throw your hands up in the air; don’t ever disrespect. Cookie Monster’s got us all in check. That’s what we learn when Busta Rhymes’ 1995 hit “Woo Hah!! Got You All In Check” gets covered by Cookie Monster from <i>Sesame Street</i>, because he’s got that head nod sh*t that make you break your neck.<p>Adam …

This Is the Gift I'm Giving All The Bakers in My Life

Buying gifts for those we love during the holiday season is always fun, but it comes with a touch of stress. We can spend a lot of thought and worry …

Kitchens

The Best Way To Make Homemade Caramel

Here is the best way to make homemade caramel. First, put your sugar in a large, clean sauce pan. It needs to be clean to ensure the sugar crystals …

Dessert

Steep Premiums Challenge People Who Buy Health Insurance Without Subsidies

Paul Melquist of St. Paul, Minn., has a message for the people who wrote the Affordable Care Act: "Quit wrecking my health care."<p>Teri Goodrich of Raleigh, N.C., agrees. "We're getting slammed. We didn't budget for this," she says.<p>Millions of people have gained health insurance because of the …

Expiration dates are bogus -- here's how to tell if food has gone bad

Bread: It's mouldy -- even if the mould is just on one piece.<p>If you spot mould on one slice of bread, it's not safe to eat another slice -- even if …

Why Happy People Cheat

A good marriage is no guarantee against infidelity.<p>“Most descriptions of troubled marriages don’t seem to fit my situation,” Priya insists. “Colin and I have a wonderful relationship. Great kids, no financial stresses, careers we love, great friends. He is a phenom at work, fucking handsome, …

Relationships

The Most Popular Airbnbs in Every US State, Mapped

If you read our previous article, '8 Awesome North American Road Trips, Mapped,' you may have already decided to ride a Mississippi riverboat in St. …

Fantasy Football 2017: 5-Round Standard League Mock Draft, Potential Team Names

With Week 1 of the 2017 NFL season quickly approaching, it is prime time for fantasy football drafts ahead of Thursday night's season opener.<p>There has been a great deal of turnover in fantasy circles in recent weeks due to surprising personnel moves and significant injuries, and they figure to have …

'I want to live a long time': Mom drops 78 pounds, goes from size 18 to 4

In January 2016, Kari Hammond stumbled upon her 15-year-old daughter, Alexa, crying. When Hammond asked Alexa what was wrong, she said she was worried about her mom because Hammond was so overweight — at 5 foot 5 inches tall, she weighed 217 pounds. And, Alexa was also afraid she’d grow up to be …

Weight Loss

10 Free Online Courses That Will Make You Happier

Here’s something to smile about: These 10 free online courses are waiting to teach you how to create a happier, more fulfilling life. Learn about the …

Why So Many Southern Porches Have Blue Ceilings

If you’ve ever taken a stroll through Savannah or Charleston, you’ve no doubt admired the beautiful homes and their welcoming porches. And if you …

Science Finally Discovered Why Flamingos Stand on 1 Leg

Flamingos are known for their one-legged perch, but researchers think they’ve finally figured out how and why they do it.<p>The balancing act requires …

Baseball’s ‘Hot Hand’ Is Real

After analyzing MLB’s fastballs, we found that every pitcher has both an ace and a bum lurking inside them.<p>We’ve all seen a pitcher when he’s zeroed …

This free ‘robot lawyer’ will help you beat Uncle Sam anywhere in the United States

The United States is a democracy, where every citizen has the right to be treated fairly by the legal system, but unfortunately things don’t always …

Chatbots

This Is the Summer Fashion Trend Literally Everyone Can Wear

We can’t explain it, but there’s something about swishy summatime pleats that makes us want to sip rosé on a rooftop bar. Peep these 13 playful takes on summer fashion below that prove there is a piece of the pleated trend for everyone.<p><b>1. Topshop Box Pleat Bardot Top ($60):</b> You golden ray of …

6 Slow Cooker Recipes To Make This Week To Lose 6 Pounds

You may think weight loss involves excessive planning and hours spent slaving over a stove — but nothing could be further from the truth. If you own …

7 apps that won't make your kids dumber

Smart apps for your smartphone.<p>BrainPop uses animated movies, games, and quizzes to teach children subjects ranging from science and math to arts and music. In the science category, kids can choose subjects as broad as the nature of the universe or zoom into specifics like Dolly, the first cloned …

Apps

The healthy eating habits you should adopt from Italians

Italian food is indisputably delicious, arguably the best of all cuisines. But eating microwaved lasagna in front of your favorite sitcom re-run is …

Traditional Cuban Sandwich (Cubano) Recipe

A Cuban sandwich, known as a <i>Cubano</i>, is a Latin variation on a grilled ham-and-cheese sandwich.<p>This undeniably delicious sandwich is grilled and made …

Crock-Pot Chicken and Dumplings

No matter your reason — too lazy, too tired, or too busy — a slow-cooker is a weeknight dinner savior. Mainly because you don't need to stand over …

How An Indian Drama Became The World's Highest-Grossing Sports Movie Of 2017

There’s an old maxim in Hollywood that sports movies don’t travel. That international moviegoers who don’t understand American baseball or football can’t be bothered to show up at the theater to see them. That non-fans of soccer or ice skating or cricket or cycling simply won’t care about stories …

11 Meatless High-Protein Pasta Recipes

There's something about sitting down to a bowl of hot, steaming pasta at the end of the day (or even at your desk at lunch) that feels so nourishing. …

Psych: The Movie: Zachary Levi cast as movie's mysterious villain

Zachary Levi is stepping to the bad side for his latest role. The <i>Chuck</i> star has been cast as the villain in <i>Psych: The Movie.</i><p>It’s great news for fans …

Hard times for Whole Foods: 'People say it's for pretentious people. I can see why'

The upscale grocery chain is valued at almost $12bn, but six straight quarters of declining sales have led to speculation of a takeover bid. What went wrong?<p>Lunchtime customers at Whole Foods in Manhattan’s Union Square had little trouble expressing the shortcomings that have led the once …

Customers

The Most Jaw-Dropping Natural Swimming Holes in the United States

It’s easy to assume that travelers need to trek to Thailand or some undiscovered South American waterfall to find the perfect natural swimming hole. …

This Flower Park Is the Most Magical Destination for Wisteria Lovers

It features a stunning 140-year-old Great Miracle Wisteria tree, but that's not all.<p>Wisteria plants are basically Mother Nature's way of showing off. How else can you explain why these gorgeous flowers not only have bright and vibrant purple petals, but also drape in such a magical way that it's …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

The Secret Life of Pitchers

What happens on the mound has more to do with the mind than the arm.<p>The Major League Baseball commissioner, Rob Manfred, will never be mistaken for a rebel. He’s a 58-year-old Harvard Law School grad who clerked for a U.S. district judge appointed by Richard Nixon; became a partner at the lofty …

Tampa Bay Rays