Lynn Shannon

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A Beginner’s Guide to Knitting from the New York Times

When I worked at a newspaper, it was often said that news is what happens to your editor on the way to work.If that’s true, there must be a knitting …

11 Best Eyeliners for Over 50 to Make Your Eyes Pop

Incredible eye makeup comes down to a product that won't run, smudge, flake, or irritate, and lucky for you, the best eyeliners for over 50 fit that …

13 Life-Changing Beauty Products to Try Before You Die

In the bucket list of life, there are certain things everyone should check off. Drinking wine—whether a 2005 Chateau Lafite Rothschild or Two-Buck …

19 Dresses For When You're Feeling Lazy, But Still Want To Look Good

For all the effort we'd <i>like</i> to put into it, dressing up everyday can take more energy than we have to spare while bleary-eyed at 8 a.m. Sometimes, …

How to ghost your internet provider with a secret IP address

Two new projects just launched that could hinder internet-service providers’ ability to eavesdrop on their customers, helping internet users protect …

Pre-Diabetic Weight-Loss Plan

Pre-diabetes is a condition characterized by higher than normal blood glucose levels as a result of the body’s impaired sensitivity to insulin, the …

6 Ways to Make Money From Your Unwanted Baby Gear

These expert-approved tips will have you bringing in cash for baby gear that you don't need.<p>From oh-so-necessary items like a car seat to the less-crucial things like <i>so many toys</i>, little ones tend to accumulate all sorts of material items. But once they've outgrown those items, they may simply end …

Apple iPad 2018 review: The iPad for everyone - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The 2018 entry-level iPad supports the Apple Pencil for art work and annotation, and adds a faster A10 processor. iOS continues to offer the best overall selection of free and paid apps on affordable tablets.<p><b>The Bad</b> Lacks the bigger, better screen, quad speakers and Smart Connector found …

IPad Pro

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Pears and Pistachios Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Brussels sprouts are a popular side dish this time of year, and I love to pair sweet ingredients with their lightly bitter tang. This side is easy, very satisfying, and a great way to combine two autumn favorites in one dish. —Bevi<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: We are big fans of Bevi’s Chicken …

Recipes

The best way to clean your apples, according to science

How do you clean your apples before you eat them? A rinse under the faucet? A brisk wipe with your sleeve? Whatever the method, chances are you’re doing it wrong, according to a new study.<p>Unless they’re organic, apples have probably been sprayed with synthetic insecticides. In the US, the …

EPA

These Are 10 Of The Most Productive Vegetables To Grow In Pots

Successfully cultivating dinner-table vegetables in containers is always possible, but there are some that are ‘superstars’ in pots, since they grow …

Nasa scientists reveal which plants you need in your bedroom to fight colds and insomnia

Nasa scientists have revealed which plants you should have in your bedroom to tackle insomnia, colds and stress.<p>While you shouldn’t expect sticking a …

Plants

Everything you need to know before selling on Amazon

Before the days of Amazon, eBay was the premier online marketplace for anyone looking to sell their vast collection of Beanie Babies and vintage …

California Tom Yum Soup Recipe

This soup is a distant relative of the vibrant, brothy tom yum soup you likely know from many Thai restaurants. Part of its magic is the way (a good …

12 Meal Prep Ideas For Eating All Week

If you think of meal prep as another begrudged Sunday activity (perhaps somewhere between folding laundry and balancing your checkbook), we get it. …

5 Healthy Muffin Recipes That Are Packed With All the Right Things

When you've committed to a healthy eating plan, it can be difficult to satisfy all your cravings. Instead of derailing your diet for the sake of your …

7 signs your marriage will last

The old adage says, "Happy wife, happy life." It takes two to tango, so if the wife is happy, the hubs must be doing many things right! How do you know if you're in a good relationship or marriage that will last? Here are seven signs that say you are going to stay on happiness island for a good …

Relationships

This Infographic Is Your Mediterranean Diet Cheat Sheet

Widely researched, this geographically influenced way of eating has incredible health advantages, but it wasn't always easy to follow—until …

Holistic Medicine

11 Easy Flowers that can Take the Heat and Bloom all Summer

<b>Butterfly Weed –</b> Beautiful red and yellow blooms sit atop kelly green foliage. This is a must-have for anyone wanting to attract butterflies to their …

How to Avoid Taxes on Your Social Security Benefits

Having taxable income can make your Social Security benefits taxable, too. Luckily, there's a way to protect your Social Security benefits from these …

The expert's guide to the perfect meat barbecue

Everything you need to know about grilling meat, from fuel to two-zone cooking, by Hawksmoor’s executive chef. Plus recipes for pre-meat-fest snacks and sauces to go alongside<p>Barbecue, at its most basic, is an alchemy of wood, smoke and meat, so the fuel you use can dramatically affect flavour. …

BBQ

I Tried 10 Cheap Products Beauty Addicts Swear By And Actually Found Stuff I Like

Makeup

The Next Time You Feel Unmotivated to Do Anything, Try This Technique

There's a reason why I gave this productivity technique a specific name.<p>Do you ever find that once you get started on a project, it becomes hard to put things down again? You pick up momentum, and soon your creativity and energy levels are at an all-time high. The only problem, though, is that it …

Time Management

To Master Social Media, You Need These 15 Skills

When most of us use social media, we’re goofing off. But for a lucky subset of America, being on Facebook, Twitter and the rest . . . is part of the job! Which begs the question: What exactly do you need to master, if you want a corporation or nonprofit to hire you as a social media wizard?<p>The …

Social Media

These Are The Places In The U.S. That Will Be Soaked By Climate Change First

Low-lying coastal areas are going to start seeing flooding every couple of weeks–even though there is no rain or extreme weather. Get ready to get wet.<p>They call it “sunny day” or “nuisance” flooding: days when it doesn’t rain and there’s no extreme weather, but streets in coastal areas become …

Kale and Blueberry Salad with Vegan Buttermilk Dressing

<i>Superfood crunchy kale and blueberry salad with raspberries, radishes, cabbage, carrots, and vegan buttermilk salad dressing. A great salad option</i> …

Climate Change Will Make the United States Poorer, Hotter and More Unequal

Climate change is real, and it's dangerous. Scientists the world over almost universally agree on that, even if a few stray politicians and assorted …

Money Hacks That'll Help You Save (and Keep You Safe)

Research reveals we're probably a bit too confident about our financial futures.<p>Ahhh, optimism. It’s a quintessentially American trait. We’re optimistic — and confident — about the economy, the markets, job growth ... the list goes on. We’re also confident about our own financial futures. But when …

Rotating indoor garden grows up to 100 herbs and vegetables every month

Growing your own home garden has never been easier or more beautiful. The innovative Ogarden is a spherical indoor garden with a rotating circular …

Gardening

Why you should definitely make mac and cheese from scratch from now on

July 14 is National Macaroni and Cheese Day—which should be a major cause for gouda celebrations. But this year’s holiday is looking to be more …