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These are the things in your home you should be spring cleaning

The spring cleaning tradition stems from a time when people spent months holed up in their homes, warmed by a fire, and then mercilessly opened their windows and freed themselves of dust and dirt.<p>The renewing feeling of spring endures. Becky Rapinchuk, founder of the lifestyle website Clean Mama, …

Cleaning

How This Entrepreneur Turned a Passion Into a $2 Million Business After the Death of His Wife

Building a business is risky but doing so while your spouse is dying is faith.<p>Starting a business is challenging and risky at the same time but launching it while your spouse is dying is even worse.<p>Paul David spent over a decade working for a company that recruited top talent for businesses. He had …

Joshua Tree National Park Backpacking Packing List | REI Co-op Journal

The following list is designed for a non-guided backpacking trip in Joshua Tree National Park. (For information about visiting the park, see our …

Backpacking

5 foods to help you beat dangerous belly fat

More than 70 percent of adults — ages 20 and older — are overweight, and almost 40 percent are considered obese (having a BMI of 30+; go here to calculate your BMI). Many of us carry this excess weight around the middle; and belly fat is much worse than the fat around your hips and thighs because …

Nutrition

4 Ways to Get Noticed at a Crowded Trade Show

People passing you by at the big show? Put some thought into what will attract them next time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>For those in B2B sales, trade shows may feel like just one more thing you have to do in an already busy month. And those with this mentality are …

Marketing

Make Money Online: How to Choose a Profitable Niche for Your Business

Determine Whether You Have a Money-Making Idea Before You Waste Your Time<p>Updated April 18, 2018<p>There's a lot of appeal to <b>make money online</b>. Starting …

Small Business

Melissa McCarthy Has Lost a Whopping 75 Lbs Through Good Ol' Diet and Exercise (EXCLUSIVE)

Every time Melissa McCarthy hits a red carpet, we can't help but notice her weight loss transformation! And <i>Life & Style</i> exclusively learned that the …

Melissa McCarthy

How Dwayne Johnson helped this woman drop 115 pounds

When Nina Gibson learned from her doctor that at 280 pounds she was morbidly obese, she knew she had to take action. But it never hurts to get a little outside inspiration, and she was able to find it in a seriously-fit place: Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson.<p>"When I was in the gym it was really hard for …

Top 5 weight loss tips of 2016

Have you ever been a victim of bad dietary advice? You’re not alone. Weight loss tips change as frequently as the seasons; one month it’s cut out the carbs, and the next it’s eliminate the fat. It’s (understandably) hard to keep track of all the fluctuating weight loss information, and that’s why …

5 ways your bedtime snack leads to a morning bloat and how to fix it

Do you feel like you’re making healthy nighttime food choices, but you wake up the next morning feeling bloated and lethargic? Here are five ways your dinners or bedtime snacks may be making it difficult for you to get out of bed, and how you can fix them.<p>1. You're eating dinner late at night, and …

Microneedling is the Secret to Perfect #NoFilter Skin

I’m supine and swaddled in terry cloth when my spirit guide first makes contact.<p>“I’m sorry. I was just — I’m just, like, scanning… Do you mind if I …

Slow-Cooker Soups

Whether you need to warm your bones on a cold winter day or sustenance to cure what ails you, soups are a go-to. We've compiled some of our tastiest …

Collaboration in business – the secret to success?

Small businesses can gain a competitive edge by teaming up with other companies, but it's not always straightforward.<p>Support can be invaluable to SMEs, especially in the early days. For some, this comes in the form of collaborating with other small businesses that share values and goals. …

Slow Cooker Burmese Chicken and Noodles - Best Sophisticated Crock Pot Recipes - Pictures - Chowhound

An easy recipe for Burmese-style noodles with braised chicken thighs, coconut milk, and turmeric.<p>I first ate this noodle dish at Yamo, a …

Building A Monthly High-Dividend Stock Portfolio Calendar - Part 3

In the first two articles of this series, we established a steady and pretty smooth monthly high-dividend income stream using a variety of …

Amazon's Next Prime Benefit Could Finally Convince You to Cut the Cord

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Live sports are one of the few things keeping many cable subscribers from cutting the cord. But fans interested in sports like tennis, soccer, and auto racing may not have to subscribe to an entire cable package just to get the two or three channels that show those</b> …

How to Eat Well When You're Young and Broke

It doesn't have to be all dollar menus and junk food.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and</b> <b>Android</b><p>Eating well is a struggle for everyone, and when you're on a budget, it's damn near impossible. Walk into the grocery store with dreams of stocking your fridge with organic, free-range, and locally sourced foods, …

How To Travel Across The Country On $450 Per Week

I'm 23 years old, I have student debt, and I did a road trip across the United States.<p>Technically it all shouldn't make sense, but somehow it worked for me. I'm going to give you an inside look at what my expenses were on the road trip I took from Orlando to San Francisco this summer. It was a …

3 Stocks on the Rise You Can Buy Today

Image source: Getty Images.<p>When stocks break away from the broader market to surge higher, there's usually a good reason behind the move. Investors are often responding to a positive change in the company's prospects -- or at least evidence that their worst fears aren't about to come true.<p>With that …

First-ever marijuana growers' fair opens in Oregon

Rosenthal, wearing a marijuana-leaf print shirt, scribbled on his clipboard as onlookers snapped photos and gaped at rows of pot plants. None had …

Cannabis

Thieves have figured out a crafty way to break into locked iPhones after stealing them

Enterprising thieves have now figured out a way to break into stolen iPhones after they've been locked if the owner isn't careful.<p>It requires duping the target, so it's possible to detect and block — but you need to know what you're doing.<p>We heard about the trick from Joonas Kiminki, who wrote a …

Identity Theft

How To Find Your iPhone's Mobile Data Hog

When you’re constantly connected to your home and/or work Wi-Fi network, it’s easy to be complacent about data use. If an app or system service like Siri is going to chew through data, it doesn’t really matter when you’re on Wi-Fi.<p>It’s when you take a trip or a vacation and find yourself relying on …

Apps

I built a spreadsheet to calculate what it would take to retire early, and it was a shock

(And by retire early, I really mean "be financially independent" - ie not <i>needing</i> money anymore to survive whether you still want to work or not. In a way I feel like I'm already retired since I'd be blogging as I am now when officially free, only I very much need the money to live off right now, …

Retirement

25 Insanely Delicious Lasagna Recipes You Need in Your Life

Did you know that National Lasagna Day is celebrated every year on July 29? You know I love my food holidays, and this is no exception. It turns out …

Cooking

This Recipe Proves Anyone Can Make Homemade Cheese Using 2 Ingredients

<i>The following is an excerpt from a post that was originally featured on Cooking For Keeps and written by Nicole Shoemaker, who is part of POPSUGAR Select Food.</i><p>I have a new infatuation. It's called brown butter ricotta, and I want to slather it on everything. Except yesterday, I skipped the …

Make Genius, Creamy, Scoopable Frozen Yogurt in 3 Ingredients (and 20 Minutes) Flat

<i>With Genius Recipes correspondent Kristen off in a dark, cookie-filled cave somewhere finishing up the Genius Desserts cookbook manuscript, we're re-running our best ever Genius summer desserts. Wish her luck! And make this fro-yo.</i><p>Remember when frozen yogurt was just a sweet, low-fat ice cream …

23 Hacks From Instagram That’ll Make You Say “That’s Genius”

Save some time so you can EAT FASTER.