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The One Thing You Can't Forget to Do Before Flushing the Toilet

No, it's not wiping. We trust you're doing that.<p>When you're done doing your business, do you close the lid of the toilet before you flush? No pressure, but the answer could determine whether or not there's poop bacteria chilling around your bathroom: on your soap; on your towels; on your …

Cleaning

12 Foods That Will Help You Rid of Belly Fat

You probably already know that certain foods can boost your metabolism and help your body burn body fat. In other words, there are some fat burning …

Vegan Chickpea Scramble | Gluten-Free, Under 20 Minutes Recipe

<b>Vegan Chickpea Scramble</b><p>Chickpeas are my new best friends – not only because they are single-handedly responsible for the existence of Hummus, but …

18 Modern Apartment Ideas to Make Your Space Feel Bigger and Brighter

New Yorkers know this better than anyone: In a small apartment, the best solution is to make your space feel bigger and brighter. How, you ask? While …

Small Spaces

How to eliminate clutter: A practical and personal approach to paring down

There is a method, but no madness, to the type of minimalism espoused by Cary Telander Fortin and Kyle Louise Quilici. The organizing experts and …

10 Essential Potato Recipes Every Home Cook Should Know — Recipes from The Kitchn

Potatoes, in all their many varieties, are the real workhorses of the vegetable world. They're delicious and budget-friendly, and that is exactly …

29 Copycat Recipes for Your Favorite Restaurant Salads

Sick of paying for overpriced salads? Make all of your restaurant favorites at home! We’ll show you how.<p>Inspired by: Panera Bread’s Strawberry …

'What, to the American slave, is your 4th of July?' Frederick Douglass' 1852 speech still resonates in 2018

Thought Experiment<p>“Do you mean, citizens, to mock me, by asking me to speak to-day?” Frederick Douglass asked a packed hall of fellow Americans in Rochester, New York on July 5, 1852, a full 10 years before Lincoln would sign an executive order freeing enslaved persons in southern and bordering …

Frederick Douglass

How chatting with millionaires helped one woman tackle $70,000 in debt

Jaime Masters seemed to be living the American dream. By 24, she had a college degree and a six-figure salary, owned two homes with her husband and …

All You Need Is a Stability Ball For This Killer 4-Move Ab Workout

Ab day doesn't have to be all about crunches, and in fact, it shouldn't. Targeting one area of your body won't help you achieve your desired results as much as incorporating your entire body will. Fitness influencer and trainer Stefanie Williams shared her favorite ab exercises in a video on …

Workouts

I Wear a 34F, and Here's the Only Way I Shop for Pretty Summer Tops

My body has been the same exact shape (more or less a few pounds) since I was 14 years old. So, when I say I shop most often with my bra in mind, …

5-Day Diabetes Meal Plan for Summer

Enjoy summer's bounty of fresh fruits and vegetables with this healthy 1,500-calorie meal plan that will help you lose weight and keep your blood …

How-To: Make Your Own Rag Rug

I don't know about you, by I tend to keep the leftover scraps of any and all craft projects in hopes that I can use them again one day. Seriously, …

10 Things That Are Cheaper at Drugstores than Supermarkets

It's happened to all of us — while waiting for your prescription at the drugstore, you end up throwing a bunch of other stuff in your basket. Then …

Personal Finance

A Black Passenger Saved My Flight From An Emergency Landing. Here's Why That Matters.

In the days leading up to Black History Month, I boarded a flight from Huntsville, Alabama, to Denver — a brief stop during a long month of layovers. It was my eleventh work flight of the month, and my first near-miss.<p>After sleeping through my 4 a.m. alarm, I raced down I-65, barely beating the …

Remembering the burning of Black Wall Street, because you probably didn't learn about this tragic massacre in your U.S. History class

<i>February is Black History Month.</i><p>As a young Black girl growing up in Detroit, my world was a constant celebration of Black culture. Life in a major …

Black History

24 Documentaries To Watch If You Want To Be ~Changed~

"Are you still there?" — Netflix, this weekend<p><i>Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Documentaries

7 Tips for Starting a Service-Based Business Out of Your Home

As a mom, working from home is a dream come true. Not only can you fulfill your career dreams and make a living as your own boss, but you also get to …

Asian Slaw with Ginger Peanut Dressing Recipe

This slaw is a great way to eat your colors, and it's every bit as delicious as it is healthful. The list of ingredients might look long but please don't let that discourage you -- the recipe makes use of all the prepared vegetables available at the supermarket today, like shredded coleslaw, grated …

Chinese Cabbage Salad

My friend Kelly first introduced this yummy salad to me. My husband loves it so much that it was actually him that begged the recipe from her! We …

7 Conversion Killers That Are Driving Your Customers Away

Website traffic doesn't matter if your visitors don't become customers. Find out how to get them to convert.<p>Do you know that 69 percent of online shoppers abandon their shopping carts mid-way before completing a purchase? As an ecommerce business owner, you know the amount of effort it takes to …

Customers

One Bottle of This Anti-Aging Serum Is Sold Every Minute Around the World

Each product we feature has been independently selected and reviewed by our editorial team. If you make a purchase using the links included, we may …

How to Rebuild Puerto Rico

1. Round One<p>Fear hit Orlando Gonzalez only after the storm had already been battering his grandmother’s house for more than 12 hours. It wasn’t the …

A former refugee is shaking up the $441B remittances industry

World<p>LONDON — Refugee, strawberry-picker, economist, U.N. whistleblower and tech CEO: Ismail Ahmed has worn many hats on his long journey to running a firm with an annual turnover of $60 million.<p>Along the rocky road to success, the cheerful 57-year-old has survived the ravages of war-torn Somalia …

East Africa

How I became Christian again: my long journey to find faith once more

After experiencing the horrors of war, <b>Bryan Mealer</b> lost his faith. Morning runs with a priest – and a visit to a more welcoming church – helped restore it<p>A few mornings a week, I go running with a priest.<p>We meet at 5.30 under a streetlamp in central Austin and make our way down to the state capitol …

11 Granola Recipes You Wont Be Able to Get Enough Of

Having a filling and nutritious breakfast every morning is a great way to start the day. Not only are you lessening your chances of reaching for …

Breakfast

Grown-Up Buttered Noodles with Brown Butter & Parmesan

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the pasta to the boiling water and cook according to the package instructions until just barely al …

The 7 Best Mail Organizers to Buy in 2018

Stay up-to-date on all your bills<p>Updated August 12, 2018<p><i>We are committed to researching, testing, and recommending the best products. We may receive</i> …

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2018 Tax Exemptions and Deductions: What You Need to Know

A lot could be changing for taxpayers in the coming year.<p>Now more than ever, tax laws are in flux. The final amount of valuable tax breaks like the …

If You're in Your 50s, Consider Buying These 2 Stocks

Which stocks will make good use of the time you have before hanging up the work boots without too much risk?<p>As investors start heading toward the …