Joel Benson

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I Ate 3 Eggs Every Single Morning For a Week – Here’s What I Learned

I’ve always liked eggs – they’re filling and delicious, but for some reason, I just can’t be bothered to make them on the weekdays because I’m too …

‘Time-honored traditions’ is the theme and first lady Melania Trump personally chose every detail of the decor, says the White House

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Photo of the Day | November 27th 2017

Recently, we shot photos with a familiar face to those who follow the MX Nationals. Nicole Cesa works the series in many different capacities, …

The iron, the melon and the jug: the weirdest Stans buildings – in pictures

From Ashgabat’s falcon-shaped airport to Dushanbe’s giant flagpole, and more than a few Eyes of Sauron, the Stans don’t shy away from eye-popping architecture

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10 Delicious Recipes Starring Chicken and Mushrooms

Chicken and mushrooms have been saving dinner for years now. There are so many recipes out there that include this famous kitchen duo, and most of …

Innovative Ways Companies Are Repurposing Food Waste

<i>We love to brainstorm ways to cook with our food scraps, and this got us thinking about large-scale food producers and retailers, and how companies are addressing the issue of food waste. As consumers and retailers continue to dispose of nearly 1/3 of all food in the US (the equivalent of $160</i> …

Are Hunter-Gatherers The Happiest Humans To Inhabit Earth?

There's an idea percolating up from the anthropology world that may make you rethink what makes you happy.<p>The idea is not new. It surfaced in the popular consciousness back in the late 1960s and helped to galvanize a growing environmental movement.<p>And now several books are bringing it back into the …

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The only right way to pop your pimples

Dermatologists usually don't advise patients to pop pimples on their own. However, if you absolutely have to, follow these steps to safely pop your pimples.<p>Do you pop your pimples? You're probably doing it wrong and potentially making the infection even worse. Here's the right way to pop your …

After 250 years, Germany finally sees a bison. It's immediately killed

Conservationists are expressing outrage after an official in Germany ordered hunters to shoot the first wild bison seen in the country in more than two centuries. Calling the killing a criminal offense, the World Wildlife Fund says it will file charges against the official who gave the order, the …

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

How to Make Sure Your Day Job Doesn't Extinguish Your Creative Soul

If you're a creative person who also holds down a noncreative or "businessy" job, then you're familiar with the constant balancing act required to …

Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2017

As we contemplate our critical role in the Earth’s future, photography has the power to show the astonishing diversity of life on our planet and remind us of the crucial need to shape a more sustainable co-existence between humanity and the natural world.<p>The long-running competition “The Wildlife …

The Best Olive Oil You Can Buy at the Grocery Store

For something so dearly essential to our cooking, a bottle of EVOO can be a pain in the ass to purchase—just look to the glass expanse of green …

Glacier Park's Scorched Sperry Chalet Was A Haven For The Hungry Hiker

Glacier National Park in northwest Montana is known for its rugged, wild nature. But even in the farthest reaches of the backcountry, weary hikers and horseback riders could always count on a soft cot and hot meal at one of the park's oldest lodges, the Sperry Chalet.<p>Sadly, the National Historic …

Brisket Brown Sugar Rub Recipe

This is a good, sweet brown sugar brisket rub that you requires little prep time. Of course, feel free to adjust the heat by using a hot or mild …

Banana Bread Recipe

This version of banana bread is the only one I make now. It is perfect - tender, flavorful, and it works every time. It isn't your typical quick …

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The 10 best national parks to visit in fall

Fewer crowds and stunning foliage make for an epic trip<p>For most of the 58 national parks in the United States, summer is high season. Tourists from around the world come to see the Grand Canyon, hike Rocky Mountain National Park, or watch a geyser explode in Yellowstone. But perhaps the best time …

17 High-Protein, Low-Carb Breakfast Ideas For Weight Loss | TODAY.com

The TODAY Parenting Team is a community where anyone can write posts, ask questions and share advice.<p>When you start the day with a carb-heavy breakfast, the morning can sometimes drag, causing you to reach for that second cup of coffee. Try cutting down on carbs, and reach for one of these …

The Awesome Incan Ritual That Still Spooks Travelers

YOU DON’T WEIGH too much, do you?” Those were the words of a woman behind me as our group of five nervously stepped onto an Inca suspension bridge swaying high over a gorge in the Peruvian Andes, hoping it wouldn’t snap. Earlier that day, I had arrived in this remote region, along with a few dozen …

Natural Phenomenon Creates Awesome Waterslide at Great Sand Dunes National Park

Each year, a rare natural phenomenon transforms Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve’s Medano Creek into a water lover’s paradise.<p>A recent …

5 Insanely Scenic Hiking Experiences Across the Country

Gregg Allman: 20 Essential Songs

“It’s Not My Cross to Bear” (1969)<p>The first Allman vocal on the first Allmans album starts out perfectly, with a throaty roar. One of the earliest …

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How to Tie the Best Lure Knot—the Palomar

This is the most widely useful—and easiest—of all terminal knots used in freshwater and inshore saltwater fishing. It works well with both nylon …

If You Do Nothing Else to Get Healthy, Do These Three Things

<b>Everyone needs a foundation, no matter what they are struggling with, and there are three steps to creating a healthier life recommended for everyone.</b><p>…

Grilled, Baked & Cedar Planked: 7 Easy and Delicious Salmon Recipes

Salmon fillets are typically sold prepped and ready to cook — and there are endless ways to prepare them. From baked salmon with honey mustard and a pecan panko crust to mirin-glazed salmon, these tested and perfected recipes are perfect for fast and flavorful dinners.<p>1. Baked Salmon with Honey …

15 Dinner Recipes *Instantly* Made Better With Sausage

When your favorite meals begin to fall flat, robust and flavorful sausage can lend the boost they need. No, they’re not just for pigs in a blanket or stuffing. Whether you make them at home or buy in the store, sausages can add a healthy amount of protein and flavor to a variety of dishes. These 15 …

The Failed Experiment That Changed The World

In science, we don’t simply perform experiments willy-nilly. We don’t put things together at random and ask, “what happens if I do this?” We examine the phenomena that exist, the predictions our theories make, and look for ways to test them in ever-greater detail. Sometimes, they give extraordinary …

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Doomsday

27 Wise Quotes That Will Inspire Your Success and Happiness

We can all use a little inspiration every once in a while.<p>Feeling down in the dumps? Or uninspired? Don't worry, the blues always come and go. Check out these 27 super inspiring quotes for the motivation you need to kick start your path back to success--and joyous well-being.<p>1. "Life is not a …

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