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10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

Cooking

7 Natural Ways To Keep Cockroaches & Other Bugs Out Of Your House

Summer means rosé all day, pool floats, and uninvited house guests that won't leave, and I don't mean your couch-surfing friends. These freeloaders …

How to Grow Truffles in 7 Easy Steps and Make a Big Profit

Have you ever heard of a truffle?<p>They are very popular in European countries but are considered a delicacy among those that are very well off …

Stop buying potatoes. Use this super easy method to get an endless supply at home!

If you eat a lot of potatoes, you’ll want to read this one. This super easy afternoon project can end up feeding you and your family for weeks and …

How to answer the ‘sell me this pen/pencil’ question in a job interview

I’ve been on both sides of this question, both interviewing people and interviewing for sales jobs. It can be awkward. And as highlighted in <i>The Wolf</i> …

Employment

How to join and use the Xbox One Insider Program

If you’re an Xbox One user, chances are you’ve heard of the Xbox Insider Program. The Insider Program is Microsoft’s way of testing new system …

11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

The simple trick to making veggies deliciously flavorful

Gaz Oakley worked in professional kitchens for years before giving up meat. “I went vegan overnight after watching a speech by an activist called …

Husband unknowingly photobombed wife 11 years before they met

A man in China looking through old photographs has discovered he was in the background of a picture taken of his wife nearly twenty years ago.<p>It …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

You can rent an entire private island in Belize on Airbnb

• Little Peter Oasis is a private island and two-bedroom overwater villa in Belize that's available on Airbnb starting at $975 a night.<br>• The two-bed, …

Fish oil during pregnancy 'slashes risk of child food allergies'

Taking fish oil during pregnancy cuts the risk of some child allergies by nearly a third, a Government study suggests.<p>A daily fish oil capsule taken after the 20th week of pregnancy and for the first three or four months of breastfeeding cut the chances of a child developing an egg allergy by 30 …

These Cryptocurrencies May Beat Bitcoin in the Coming Months

In the past, when cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin have split in two, it was as if money fell from the sky.<p>Take Bitcoin’s August fork, for instance. …

This simple sleep trick will help you fall asleep in under a minute

It's quicker than counting sheep!<p>Even though we spend all day running around, sometimes the biggest task of the day is actually falling asleep at the …

Sleep

Venezuela’s own oil-backed cryptocurrency is available for presale today

Venezuela launched the presale of its own cryptocurrency, the petro, today. There are currently 82 million tokens available, which the government plans to follow with an initial coin offering (ICO) launch in a month. It’s the world’s first sovereign cryptocurrency, built on the Ethereum blockchain …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

10 ways to engage with your customers on Instagram

People are much more attracted to brands and influencers that are constant when they post. Keep a schedule and don’t stray from it. Stay consistent when you post so people know when to expect your work to be live. People can then prepare for when you release new content and you’ll receive more …

Customers

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

Flight MH370 didn’t just "disappear": Historian suggests mystery was first case of remote skyjacking and 'was diverted to prevent delivery of secret cargo to China'

It is a mystery that has yet to be solved.<p>How did a plane carrying 239 passengers on its way from Kuala Lumpur to Beijing, suddenly and inexplicably …

Account Suspended

Ten Tips for Organic Growth on Instagram

It becomes obvious relatively quickly that gaining traction on Instagram can be at times daunting. You’re pouring heart and soul into your work and …

Adorable Tesla phone charger is perfect for your desk

Tesla has figured out the perfect way for its users to show off their allegiance to its electric cars.<p>It's started selling the cutest desktop …

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

Wellness

Acid Reflux May Respond Better To Diet Than Drugs

Reflux is one of the most common health complaints among Americans, and the drugs used to relieve it are among the nation’s best-selling meds. …

Avionics V1 is a distinctive & massively powerful retro-styled e-bike

<b>Even though the price has yet to be revealed, the V1 looks to be one of those bikes that attracts crowds of people shouting "Take my money!"</b><p>With …

2017 Smart Fortwo Cabriolet Automatic

A little car with little appeal.<p>Think of the 2017 Smart Fortwo cabriolet as the vehicular equivalent of a raccoon. Both the city car and the masked mammal can be cute and strangely endearing, but both are best avoided entirely.<p>Compared with the previous Fortwo cabrio, though, the newest version of …

Heartburn drugs tied to greater mortality

(Reuters Health) - Widely used heartburn drugs are associated with increased risk of death, and the longer a person uses the drugs, the greater the risk, new research suggests.<p>Proton pump inhibitors or PPIs, have been tied to a wide range of side effects including fractures, dementia, heart …

Biomedicine

75 Mobile Games You Should Be Playing Right Now

Xenoraid<p>You may think you've played shoot em' up games like <i>Xenoraid</i> before, piloting a spacecraft through oncoming waves of enemies. But Xenoraid …