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7 Ways to Earn $1,000 on the Side While You Pursue Your Dreams

When it comes to getting things done – whether we’re talking about David Allen’s wildly popular methodology or just the act of doing stuff – the …

Productivity

How to Grill Ribs Perfectly Every Time - Great Ideas : People.com

<i>The Institute of Culinary Education is one of the largest culinary schools in the world, offering both professional and recreational programs in New</i> …

BBQ

Tip: Avoid This Pulldown & Pull-Up Mistake

Some people actually think this technique blunder is the correct form. They're wrong. Check it out.<p>Mistake: Over-Pulling<p>Both beginners and advanced …

Relieve Hip and Lower Back Pain With This Piriformis Release Technique

Photo: Kai Wheeler.<p><b>Hip and lower back pain can be super irritating.</b> The type of radiating discomfort that so many people (surfers especially) …

The Best Moves for Building Big, Nasty Traps

One of the easiest ways to improve your overall physique is to grow a pair of big traps. A huge set of traps (technically the trapezius muscles) …

Muscle

New Documents Show Oil Industry Even More Evil Than We Thought

Oil companies' coordinated cover-up of climate risks stretches back decades and rivals that of big tobacco companies.<p>In 1968, a pair of scientists from Stanford Research Institute wrote a report for the American Petroleum Institute, a trade association for America's oil and natural gas industry. …

Oil & Gas Industry

7 tips to create massive wealth

<i>Editor's Note: An earlier version of this article stated that Daniel Ally became a self-made millionaire at age 24. We are no longer confident in those assertions and have removed them.</i><p>Imagine if you were a millionaire right now.<p>You would have practically everything you want. You could enjoy the …

Self-improvement

5 Money Habits That Will Help You Take Your Dream Vacation

Daydream about taking a much-needed vacation but feel like you can't afford it? These five money habits will not only land you on the beach—they'll also set you up to hit any financial goal that comes your way.<p><b>Start A Vacation Fund:</b> Experts say the best way to start saving is to set up a new online …

Personal Finance

How to score the cheapest airfare this summer

Looking to get away this summer, but worried about the cost of airfare? It's all in the timing. <i>When</i> you book and fly can save you a lot of money.<p>Ticket prices are already expected to be 3% cheaper this summer compared to last year, according to Jeff Klee, CEO of CheapAir.com<p>"Lower cost airlines …

Flying

What's Wrong With Big Business?

In this strangest of all election years, Big Business is taking a shellacking. It’s not just from Bernie Sanders, the Democratic socialist, who says that big corporations are “destroying the moral fabric of America.”<p>The leading Republican candidate, Donald Trump, has attacked Apple, Ford, Kraft …

Economics

The Cheaper, Tastier Cuts of Meat Your Butcher Really Wants You to Order

Forget filet mignon and rib-eye—these cheap-and-tasty cuts are going to be the star of your next meal.<p>So you finally decide to visit that cool new butcher shop—the one that’s breaking down whole animals that sound like they had a better childhood than you did—but the meat case is full of a bunch of …

We are torturers and murderers: America’s first casualty of war is the Constitution

<b>(Reuters/Jim Young/Yuri Gripas/AP/Charles Dharapak/photo montage by Salon)</b><p>W dispensed with the Eighth Amendment; Obama with the Fifth and Fourteenth. Through it all, Congress has been MIA<p>Andrew J. Bacevich<p>April 6, 2016 8:15am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Let’s face it: in …

Science Says Eat More Avocados, So Here's a Delicious Recipe for Salmon with Avocado Crema

As if we needed another reason to love the little green superfood avocado, recent studies have found that in addition to decreasing the risk of heart …

Seafood

Upgrade Your Grilling Game with These 8 Amazing Homemade BBQ Sauces

With grilling season in full force, I thought it was time to expand a bit from my well-used staple tomato/vinegar/brown-sugar BBQ sauce. <br>With a list …

BraveTart: Irish Soda Bread, as It Was Meant to Be

Serious Eats<p>VIDEOS<p>Watch More Videos<p>Given our current obsession with quick and easy no-knead recipes, I'm always bummed to see Irish soda bread relegated to the realm of St. Patrick's Day novelties. Not only because it's far more authentic than green beer or some random cake soaked in Baileys, but …

Hillary Clinton doesn’t get it: Paul Krugman, Bernie Sanders and the truth about the free trade scam

<b>(Reuters/Bob Strong/Brian Snyder/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>Trade has been a disaster for Democratic voters, but a boon for Democratic politicians — especially the Clintons<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>March 18, 2016 6:13pm (UTC)<p>In the wake of Bernie Sanders stunning upset victory in the Michigan primary, there's a …

Middle-class

The tragic tale of Saddam Hussein's 'supergun'

The biggest gun ever designed could have put Iraq at the centre of space exploration, but its story is one of unfulfilled genius, military secrets and murder.<p>On permanent display in the Royal Armouries’ collection at Fort Nelson, Hampshire are two huge, steel pipes bolted together and projecting …

Sicilian Seafood Stew with Almonds and Couscous

1⁄3 cup olive oil<p>1 celery stalk, minced<p>1 medium red bell pepper, stemmed, seeded, and minced<p>1 medium yellow onion, minced<p>1 small carrot, minced<p>2 …

Trump’s and Sanders’s dangerous revolt against free trade

By David Ignatius<p>, Columnist<p>Of the many dangerous trends in the 2016 election, the revolt against free trade that has captured both parties could do the most long-term damage. That’s because protectionism would undermine future growth of the U.S. economy and subvert the nation’s role as global …

Globalization

Congress's Deep Hypocrisy on Defense Spending

With the national debt officially over $19 trillion, you’d think the Republican-controlled Congress would finally begin to make good on all that talk …

These are the 9 biggest risks facing the world

Governments worldwide are trying to solve the puzzle of slowing growth, financial markets are struggling to find stability, and several major geopolitical crises are causing problems across the world.<p>But exactly what are the biggest challenges facing humanity right now?<p>To find out, we took a look …

Shakshuka Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Store Eggs<p>Eggs should keep a consistent and low temperature. This is best achieved by placing their carton in the center of your fridge. …

Breakfast

20 Swiss Ball Exercises That Will Sculpt Your Abs

Using a Swiss Ball is a fantastic way to add complexity to your training program. “It challenges your core’s ability to brace against compensatory …

Astronomers say they’ve found the biggest structure in the universe and they named it the BOSS

By Sarah Kaplan<p>, Reporter<p>The BOSS is big. Really big. <i>Yuuuuuge</i>.<p>So big that when a star is born on one side of the BOSS, it takes a billion years for the light to reach the other side.<p>So big that comparing the BOSS to the next biggest thing like it is like comparing Andre the Giant to your 3-year-old …

Universe

Here's why endorsing Trump was a good choice for Ben Carson

But no matter. As with Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey, Carson had perfectly logical self-interested reasons for endorsing Trump.<p>Politicians are always tempted to back the inevitable winner, in an effort to get in his or her good graces. But a Trump endorsement is more likely than usual to pay …

Supreme Court: Republicans hit new low on court fight

Isn’t it obvious?<p>As an act of political theater, President Obama should pick Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., to replace Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court. Then the nation will find out if McConnell’s distaste for the president is so great that he is willing to obstruct his own …

Meet the Man Who Says Bernie Sanders Can Deliver 5.3% Economic Growth

On Wednesday, four economists who worked in the Clinton and Obama administrations penned an open letter to the Bernie Sanders campaign and the …

Scientists Have Found a Mysterious Boiling River Straight Out of Amazonian Legend

Truth really is stranger than fiction.<p>For centuries, Peruvian locals have talked about a river in the Amazon that burns so hot it can kill. According …

The Video That Stopped Me Dead, No, Startled Me Alive in My Tracks

<i>"The truth shall UPSET you free."</i><p>-- Swami Beyondananda<p>Every now and then something so graphic appears, that keys into an issue so profoundly that no further explanation is needed. Please watch this video now. It's about six and a half minutes long, and it will shock, and hopefully stir you to a new …