Joel Perez

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Graphic Shows the House Plants That Naturally Clean the Air in Your Home, According to a NASA Study

This is a quick public service announcement. If you believe in science and facts, read on.<p>Back in the 1980s, NASA published a research report called …

Should You Pay Down Your Mortgage or Save for Retirement?

If you have a bit of cash each month to put toward your future, is that money best spent paying down debt or investing for retirement?<p>If you have a …

What You Need to Know About Marriage and Money

Money is still the #1 topic married couples fight about — even happily married ones. Want to keep fiscal fights in your marriage to a minimum? The …

This Navy Suit Could Be the Sexiest Thing You Own

Nothing says sex appeal like a well tailored suit.<p>We don't often talk about the inherent sex appeal of a good suit but mark our words, wearing a really good suit—like one in classic navy wool—out on a Friday night will draw women to you like moths to a flame. Of course, not all blue suits are …

20 Cheap and Easy Slow-Cooker Recipes You Need in Your Life

Utilizing your slow cooker is one of the easiest ways to not only cook more at home, but also to stick to your budget. You can throw just about anything — from pantry staples to affordable cuts of meat — into a slow cooker and let it simmer for hours, and you'll get a hearty, flavorful meal that …

How to Cook Bacon in the Oven

Whether you’re feeding the kids breakfast or entertaining guests for brunch, there’s a good bet bacon is on the menu. But cooking it on the stovetop …

Food

Star pupil finds lost Mayan city by studying ancient charts of the night sky from his bedroom

A Canadian schoolboy appears to have discovered a lost Mayan city hidden deep in the jungles of Mexico using a new method of matching stars to the location of temples on earth.<p>William Gadoury, 15, was fascinated by the ancient Central American civilization and spent hours poring over diagrams of …

The 13 cheapest destinations for a beach holiday in Europe

The 10th annual survey is based on the total cost of 10 typical holiday expenses in 20 European beach resorts, ranked from the most to the least expensive.<p>Holiday items considered in the survey include a cup of coffee, suncream, insect repellant, and a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for …

What Is The 'Malt' In A Malted Milkshake?

It's got a sweet history.<p>It's ice cream season, thank the heavens. Which brings us to a perennial question: How the heck is a malted milkshake any better than a regular, old-fashioned shake?<p>Well, we looked into it. It turns out, sometimes things just get lost in the shuffle of time, and malted …

10 Destinations You Can Visit for Under $25 a Day

<i>By: Meaghan Agnew</i><p><i>Credit: Patryk Kosmider/Shutterstock</i><p>You're one Seamless order away from insolvency, yet the travel bug continues to nibble. So how to wander the planet without worrying about the bottom line? Believe it or not, there are still plenty of global destinations where you can get by on …

Neymar Reportedly Seeking Dual Nationality in Boost for Barcelona

Barcelona star Neymar is reportedly close to achieving dual-nationality status, which will open up a spot for a non-European footballer in the Blaugrana’s squad.<p>According to ESPN (h/t <i>Sport</i>) the Brazil skipper “is in the process of soliciting dual nationality.” It’s suggested in the piece that after …

Celebrate George Washington and Abraham Lincoln with Their Favorite Foods

Corn cakes, fish, cherries and more.<p>Presidents’ Day may be a holiday that celebrates all of our illustrious leaders, but it falls closest to the …

Why every millennial needs a f*ck-off fund

YOU’RE TELLING YOUR OWN STORY: You graduated college and you’re a grown-ass woman now. Tina Fey is your hero; Beyoncé, your preacher.<p>You know how to …

Germans buy everything with cash, and the government thinks that’s a problem

Germans really like buying things with cash. They don’t like being told to do it less.<p>The German Finance Ministry announced plans ban cash payments of more than €5,000 ($5,600) to tackle the financing of terrorism and money-laundering. The move has been met with fierce opposition. The German …

Europe

5 Romantic Meals You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Less time spent cooking in the kitchen means more time heating up the boudoir.<p>Make Valentine's Day dinner less hectic, but still impressive, with the …

How I lost all of my self-respect at an all-inclusive (and still had a pretty good time)

I WILL BE THE FIRST TO ADMIT that, when it comes to travel, I am an irritating hipster. I only like to go to “under-the-radar” places: places where …

David Foster

Want More Tinder Matches? Dress Like This In Your Photos

(Credit: Getty Images)<p><i>This story was written by Shawn Binder and posted on AskMen:</i> <i>What To Wear In Your Tinder Pics</i><p>It can be difficult to stand out on any dating profile. Most of the time, you're just a dude in a button up in a sea of other dudes in button ups. According to Mashable, who conducted a …

9 Places You Never Thought To Apply Perfume

<b>Spritz these hot spots from head to toe.</b><p><i>By Jessica Cruel</i>, SELF<p>Photo: Jeremy Nelson<p>Wrists, ears, neck--that's the usual to-do list when your spritz on your favorite fragrance. However, there are some key places you're missing. Steven Claisse, senior perfumer at Takasago and creator of various Clean …

11 Secrets Hidden in Famous Works of Art

Among Michelangelo’s venerable ceiling murals inside the Vatican’s Sistine Chapel is arguably the most iconic depiction of man’s relationship to God. …

Art

Don't Get Uninvited to the Next Potluck. Don't Make These Common Mistakes

Potlucks are a most excellent way to get the whole crew together for dinner without having to spend hours over a stove. Just don't make these mistakes in planning and executing the party.<p>Potlucks are a most excellent way to get a crew together for dinner without having to spend hours over a stove. …

How to Make Incredible Brussels Sprouts

We're partnering with our Time Inc. sister brands Cooking Light, Health, My Recipes, Real Simple, Southern Living and Sunset to bring you 60 days of …

Blues Be-Gone Blueberry Muffins

Tis the season to be jolly, tis also the season to be at your wit's end. As a former therapist, I can validate the holidays aren't always so festive. For some, this time of year can actually feel rather depressing. Whether you are lonely, missing loved ones, too busy or simply don't like the …

Make This Egg-in-a-Hole Grilled Cheese Sandwich with Bacon Immediately

Turn your egg-in-a-hole into a grilled cheese sandwich. With bacon.<p>We just <i>know</i> some recipes are going to be good before we even try them. Like this Egg-in-a-Hole Sandwich with Bacon and Cheddar. What could possibly be anything less than outstanding about a sandwich with a name like that? We could …

How to Beautifully Ice Gingerbread Cookies

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Eat and Drink Your Way Through Seoul

Ashlea Halpern spent two weeks eating her way through this fast and furious—and food-obsessed—city of 10 million to discover bulgogi cheesesteak, owl cafés, and other trendy (and traditional) surprises.<p>If there’s one word people consistently use to describe Seoul, it’s fast. Fast construction, fast …

Keep It Clean. Solve Problems. Get Sh*t Done in the Kitchen

They don't call professional cook Morgan Angelone "The Wolf" for nothin'. Here's what the Austin, TX cook has to share about being better, smarter, and more efficient in the kitchen.<p><i>Line and prep cooks are awesome. They bring the heat night after night, working tirelessly like ninjas with super</i> …

Your Expert Guide to Making Bar-Worthy Cocktails at Home

There’s a reason people seek out the coolest bars in their hometowns: Often times, the cocktails at a sleek speakeasy or the high-end neighborhood haunt are hard to recreate at home. And of course that’s the case. At home, your bar might not be stocked with dozens of diverse spirits, liqueurs, …

3 Ways to Bake Better Pizza at Home

Looking to up your pizza game? With a very hot oven or grill, you can!<p><b>1.</b> <b>The oven-only method</b><br>If you can crank your oven to 500°F without setting off a …

San Bernardino shooting: 'The biggest problem was that it was a gun-free zone'

Around 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Vanessa Nesic, a stay-at-home mom, walked into Get Loaded, a gun shop five miles south of the Inland Regional Center, where 14 people were slain Wednesday in yet another horrific gun attack.<p>"I want to protect myself," said Nesic, 31. She has a handgun at home, and wanted …

Slow Cooker Cocktails To Help You Survive The Holidays

<i>By: Wil Fulton</i><p><i>Credit: Cole Saladino/Thrillist</i><p>"<i>Now is the winter of our discontent,</i>" said every sober person ever, and also Shakespeare.<p>But it doesn't have to be that way! Here to aid you through the bone-chilling pain that is attending Diwali/Christmas/Chanukah/Boxing Day with people you are forced …