Julie Brunetti

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10 Little Known Black History Facts | PBS

History is often reduced to a handful of memorable moments and events. In Black history, those events often include courageous stories like those of …

Black History

Blood pressure medication recalled because it gives you cancer instead

If you’re on a drug for high blood pressure or heart failure, it’s pretty likely that you’re doing your best to keep your body in working order. …

Valsartan

12 Things Mentally Strong People Do That Nobody Else Does

Most people run away from their fears, but not the mentally strong.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You’ve no doubt heard a million times that you should exercise. But how many people have suggested that you become more mentally fit?<p>I’m not just talking about doing a …

Self-help

Say goodbye to slugs, snails, mice and badgers

Plants are amazing things. Tethered to the spot, unable to run or hide from environmental threats, they have instead developed an arsenal of chemical weapons to help shield themselves from the everyday onslaught of the outside world. With a few tips and tricks you can hijack these defence compounds …

Gardening

19 Pieces Of Street Art That Will Take You Literally Out Of This World

Some of these will make you question everything.

Art

This $20 Car Charger is so Much More Than Just a Car Charger

Everyone loves a good multifunction tech accessory, and <i>Boy Genius Report</i> has found an awesome car charger that prevents you from getting lost and …

Genius

Heavy rains in Kenya reveal a crack that shows Africa will split into two continents

Heavy rains caused havoc in Kenya in March, collapsing hospital walls, flooding entire neighborhoods, and closing off major highways. The downpour also exposed a fault line that geologists now say is evidence that the African continent will split into two over the next tens of millions of years.<p>The …

Horn of Africa

This 2-Minute Facial Massage Technique Literally Changed the Shape of My Face

The best facial of my life involved no extractions. There were no lasers, no microdermabrasion machines, and no high-tech tools or showy face masks. …

Skin Care

Two Separate Experts Say This $15 Amazon Lotion Is the Closest Thing to Botox

According to the American Society of Plastic Surgery, in 2016, seven million Americans received Botox injections and 2.6 million got soft-tissue …

Skin Care

I Spent $200 on a Weighted Blanket, and It's Changed My Entire F*cking Life

<i>Editor's note: The author wrote this while curled up under a weighted blanket.</i><p>My Friday nights are typically saved for drinking wine, catching up on my DVR, and surfing the internet. (Do people still say "surfing the internet?") Late last year, during one of these weekly rabbit-hole sessions, I …

Barack Obama

10 Once-Important Things People Don’t Know How to Do Anymore

When was the last time you adjusted the antennas on your TV, changed the ink ribbon in a typewriter, or looked up your library book in the card …

Washing Machines

Officer Wardell Jackson; A Picture’s Worth A Thousand Words!

(<b>Akiit.com</b>) Like many of you, I watched the video of Officer Wardell Jackson, a Capitol policeman in Mississippi, pleading with protesters who were …

Civil Rights

5 Health Benefits of Sleeping Naked

Science says stripping down is good for more than your sex life.<p>All of us want a good night's sleep. And while there are endless suggestions on how …

Sleep

130,000 Sephora Shoppers Agree—This $48 Antioxidant Serum Is Worth Every Penny

I'll admit that my medicine cabinet is stocked with more serums than anyone could possibly need. I'll also readily, and somewhat embarrassingly, …

Skin Care

Doing These 24 Uncomfortable Things Will Pay Off Forever

<i>This story originally appeared on BusinessInsider.com.</i><p>Challenge yourself to lead a better life.<p>Making a change for the better isn't always easy, but …

Self-help

'Tricky People' Is A Better Approach Than 'Stranger Danger,' And Here's Why

We all grew up hearing about “stranger danger.” When we were finally allowed to ride our bikes to the corner store, or walk home from school, our …

Parenting

Prevent Fires and Cut Your Energy Bill! Expert Guide to Dryer Ducts

On any top 10 list of home fire causes, you’ll find “clothes dryer.” But it would be more accurate to categorize these disasters as “lint fires.”<p>Lint …

Home Improvement

This Is Ina Garten's Most Popular Pasta Recipe on the Food Network

Cooking has not always been my strong suit, but watching countless hours of <i>The Barefoot Contessa</i> has. Now on its 24th season, the Food Network show …

Seafood

Memorize This Workout Routine Before Your Next Vacation

No matter how many workout clothes you pack for a vacation or work trip, it can be difficult to keep up with your health goals while on the go and …

Workouts

Amelia Earhart's last days: New distress call analysis provides intimate portrait of her final week

Amelia Earhart, in her Lockheed Electra plane, sits surrounded by knee-deep water, marooned on the reef of Gardner Island with her seriously injured navigator, Fred Noonan.<p>She waits for the tides to lessen before sending out yet another distress signal.<p>It's July 2, 1937, just hours after Earhart’s …

Airplanes

The 10 Frozen Foods This Nutritionist Always Buys at Costco — Shopping

Within the last year, Costco has become one of my favorite places to shop — especially when I'm looking to save money on healthy and organic foods. …

Nutrition

The amazing ceiling fan trick you're not using

Your ceiling fan is something you generally regard as something that is either on — and set to one of the three or so speeds — or off. It moves the air around your house to keep it from feeling too stagnant or to help cool you off without running your air conditioning too much in the summer.<p>What …

Home Improvement

How to make the fluffiest muffins

8 tablespoons (1 stick), unsalted butter, melted and slightly cooled <br>1 large egg <br>1 cup milk <br>½ cup sugar <br>1 tablespoon baking powder <br>¼ teaspoon salt <br>2 cups flour<p><b>For this version</b>, we added 1 ½ cups of blueberries, 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest and topped them with a mixture of 2 tablespoons of sugar …

Baking

#FlagrantFreddy: White Man Calls Police After Hard Foul in Pickup Basketball Game

In what might be the most egregious display of Trump’s American punkishness that includes calling the cops on people doing the most to live their …

Law Enforcement

Recipe: Slow Cooker Elote Rice — Recipes from The Kitchn

In this recipe, I transform one of my favorite snacks into a yummy side dish. Elote, a popular street food in Mexico, is a corn cob on a stick …

Slow Cookers

Kitchen Smarts: How to Make Hard-Cooked Eggs So Easy to Peel That the Shells Practically Fall Off

An ingenious method for perfectly cooked, perfectly peelable hard-cooked eggs.<p>With their shells still on, hard-cooked eggs promise tender whites and …

This Cookie Dough Recipe For One Person Is Easy Enough To Make Every Day

Oh, cookie dough. There is something so addicting about this gooey dessert. I mean, it's the perfect excuse to start baking cookies... just to give …

10 Smart Slow Cooker Dinners for Lazy Cooks — Recipes from The Kitchn

During summer I rely on my slow cooker more than ever. It's a staple during my weekend meal prep sessions, a must for cookouts and BBQs, and, most of …

Cooking

Buy a New Car Since 1995? You Could Get Part of a $1 Billion Settlement

If you bought a new car in the past 23 years, you could be compensated for price fixing as part of the largest criminal antitrust investigation in U.S. history.<p>Americans who bought a new car or truck in the last 23 years could be eligible for compensation, thanks to the largest criminal antitrust …

If You Wanted to Know How Trump Would Treat America, Just Look at How He Treated His Chauffeur for Over 25 Years

For 25 years, Noel Cintron had one of the worst jobs in America. For 25 years, Cintron drove a large orange tub of sherbet extract around New York …