Karen Collins

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14 pancake recipes to try this weekend

Whether you like your pancakes fluffy, thin, savory or even studded with fruit, there is a recipe for you here.<p>Did you know that there's such a thing …

17 Recipes Worth Getting Garlic Breath For

Vampires, beware: These garlic recipes are too good to pass up.<p><b>Is there anything better than the scent of a few garlic cloves</b> cooking away on the stovetop? Except for a whole head of it in the oven, we think not. What we're trying to say here is that we really like garlic. No, we <i>love</i> the stuff. …

Cooking

Google’s buy button could give Amazon a run for its money

Amazon is the undisputed leader in online retail, but Google’s introduction of its own buy button on mobile may give the eCommerce giant something to worry about.<p>Google’s plan, revealed last week, is to provide buy buttons to those who search for products on mobile devices. Buy buttons will be …

Does the Octopus Have a Soul?

They’re slippery, clever, and adaptable, and a fascinating new book showcases evidence that these eight-legged terrors of the deep may even be able …

Five Reasons Why Saving for Retirement Should Get Priority Over Paying Off Your Mortgage

There's an almost perpetual debate as to which should get priority, saving for retirement or paying off your mortgage early. In a perfect world, the best solution would be to do both at the same time. But since most of us have limited resources, it's often a trade-off between one or the other. In …

A New Great Way to Cook a Whole Chicken

<i>By guest blogger Paul Kita, food & nutrition editor at</i> Men's Health<p>You'll need a skillet, some mayonnaise, and a brick...<p>Fast food tries to fool us about chicken. Ask a poultry farmer to point out the nugget on a Cornish Cross and watch what happens. Request that a butcher pack you up a bag of …

Cooking

5 Delicious Olive Oil Dipping Recipes You Must Try

Have you ever had a tasty dipping olive oil for those exotic breads? Wondering how you can prepare a delicious olive oil dip at your home? Then you …

29 Ways To Eat Vegetables That Are Actually Delicious

Eat yer veggies, no salads necessary.

Gluten-Free Heavenly Chocolate Cake

I love this cake!

Dessert

Top 10 Ways to Look Better Based on Your Body Shape and Face Shape

Our face shapes and body shapes can help us choose the most fitting hairstyles, clothing, and accessories. Here are ten tips to help you accentuate …

To Raise a Well-Adjusted Adult, Teach Your Kid Early About the Value of Reputation

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>As adults, we live with reputation issues every day. Someone at work doesn’t like us, so we are passed up for a promotion. Our LinkedIn profile is stale, so we go unnoticed by leaders in our industry. People at the gym gossip about how …

Leadership

13 Things You Probably Don’t Know About the U.S. Water System (But Should)

Wildlife<p>It’s been a rough year for the U.S. water system already, and it’s only summer.<p>Two U.S. cities (Charleston, West Virginia, and Toledo, Ohio) have gone for days with no safe water service. The nation’s largest reservoir is lower than it’s ever been. The nation’s largest state is in the worst …

10 Hotel Booking Mistakes You Didn't Know You Were Making

<i>(Photo: Getty Images/E+)</i><p>Booking a hotel seems pretty straightforward, right? And most times it is: Pick a destination, choose your dates, enter payment info, and voila, happy travels!<p>However, there are some big blunders you could be making when it comes to hotel reservations. From booking on the …

Hospitality

Meet the New Oldest American

Gertrude Weaver of Arkansas celebrated her 116th birthday on July 4 and is the new oldest-living American, according to the Gerontology Research …

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

How Long Should I Hold On To My Old Bills & Other Documents?

Thank goodness for electronic billing, bill-pay and account access. The digital world can help you save time, be more organized and cut down …

Toyota designs a combustion engine that generates electricity

Despite the recent advent of usable, talented electric vehicles, combustion engines are likely to persist for quite some time, often as a component in plug-in hybrid and range-extended electric vehicles.<p>The onus then is on refining combustion power to work harmoniously with increasingly electrified …