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8 Tasty Chicken Crockpot Recipes You Should Make For Weight Loss

Is it ever not a good time to learn about another great, tasty crockpot chicken recipe that’s healthy and satisfying? Just when you thought you had …

Winning a Jackpot: 8 Things to Do Before Claiming a Powerball Prize

8 Wise Things to Do Before You Claim a Big Powerball Prize<p>Won a Powerball Jackpot? Here Is What to Do Before Cashing in Your Ticket<p>Updated March 30, …

How to Pass a Drug Test If You’ve Smoked Marijuana.

(<b>ThyBlackMan.com</b>) If you are an occasional marijuana user but your job has sprung a drugs test on you, or you are applying for a new job in which you …

How to Replace a Sky With a Better One Using Photoshop

One of the most useful Photoshop skills you can have is the ability to convincingly replace the sky in an image. This great tutorial will show how to …

Tutorials

How to Install Crown Molding

Are you looking for ways to add ambiance and value to your home for little work at moderate cost? Then consider installing crown molding. After all, …

Home Improvement

Don't repeat a mistake from this $559M Powerball winner

A recent Powerball winner discovered the hard way that trying to remain anonymous after hitting a huge jackpot takes some advance planning.<p>Known only …

Finance

Type 2 diabetes: New guidelines lower blood sugar control levels

The American College of Physicians have now published their new guidelines regarding the desired blood sugar control levels for people with type 2 …

Diabetes

There may be five types of diabetes

Diabetes is currently said to exist in essentially two variations: Type 1 and Type 2. But a group of medical scientists believe that division is overly simplistic.<p>Writing in a study published by <i>The Lancet: Diabetes & Endocrinology</i> this month, a team of international researchers propose that there …

Diabetes

How do you stop smelly farts?

Passing gas, especially very smelly gas, can be an embarrassing problem. Fortunately, for anyone who experiences smelly gas, there are steps that can …

Car negotiating secrets for people who hate to haggle

A short stint as a car salesman taught me that dealers are pros who negotiate all day for a living — and they always have the home field advantage.<p>Later, while buying dozens of test vehicles for an automotive website, I was on the other side of negotiations, and experienced the tricks dealers use …

Personal Finance

How to Stay Anonymous When You Win the Lottery

We all have fantasies of hitting the lottery, right? The new cars, the boat, the...lawsuits, predators, and bankruptcies? The winning ticket isn’t …

Will digestive enzymes help IBS?

The symptoms of irritable bowel syndrome can be uncomfortable and interfere with an individual's quality of life. More research on digestive enzymes …

Handplane Maintenance (That Most People Forget)

Metal-bodied planes require so little maintenance (aside from sharpening) that it’s easy to forget that they do need some love every year to work …

The end of toxic chemo? Blocking vitamin B-2 may stop cancer

New research published in the journal <i>Aging</i> finds a compound that stops cancer cells from spreading by starving them of vitamin B-2. The findings may …

Cancer

A startup that makes cannabis oil for vaping wants to be America's first $1 billion 'marijuana unicorn'

Cura Cannabis Solutions, a startup that makes marijuana oil for vape cartridges, wants to be the first US company in the cannabis industry to achieve elusive "unicorn" status with a billion dollar valuation.<p>"We've had a lot of nicknames. 'Unicorn' is definitely a new one," said Cura president and …

How To Make Hash: The OG Concentrate

Hash comes from the word hashish which means “grass” in Arabic. It is a concentrated form of cannabis that has been around for a long time. Indians …

Alzheimer's Study Discovers Toxic Protein Behind Disease That Could Radically Change Treatment Research

Researchers have identified brain cell behavior that could potentially play a crucial role in the onset of Alzheimer’s disease. The finding suggests …

Your eyebrows can be the furry caterpillars of your dreams with this AR app

Gimmicky, but fun<p>If you’ve ever wondered what you’d look like with thicker eyebrows (or maybe even no eyebrows), there’s a new web app from Benefit Cosmetics that lets you try on the eyebrows of your dreams via AR. Called “Brow Try-On,” the site uses the webcam on your device to track your face and …

Create a Water Reflection With Photoshop

When shooting landscape, I’m sure there have been times when you wished you had a wider lens to capture the reflection of the view in a lake. Don’t …

Tutorials

Bank of America has found the formula for a market meltdown — and we're dangerously close

The scorching-hot stock market is fresh off yet another week of new record highs, yet one glaring question remains: When will it all come crashing down?<p>The global investment strategy team at Bank of America Merrill Lynch has an idea.<p>The firm, which has repeatedly warned of investor overexuberance, …

Researchers have stumbled upon an old drug that might treat Alzheimer’s

For a group of lab mice suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, it’s a case of an old drug having new tricks—a new development that might one day help humans.<p>A study published in the journal Brain Research shows that a drug created to treat Type 2 diabetes could slow down and even reverse memory loss …

37 Easy Salmon Recipes

Glazed with soy sauce and brown sugar.<p>Get the recipe for Glazed Salmon With Broccoli Rice.<p>Grilled with fresh peaches.<p>Get the recipe for Gingery …

Seafood

'I've screamed out for death': Heavy, long-term pot use linked to rare, extreme nausea

For 17 years, Chalfonte LeNee Queen suffered periodic episodes of violent retching and abdominal pain that would knock her off her feet for days, sometimes leaving her writhing on the floor in pain.<p>“I’ve screamed out for death,” said Queen, 48, who lives in San Diego. “I’ve cried out for my mom …

Cannabis

How to Protect Your Apple Devices From The Meltdown Security Flaw

After news broke that nearly every processor in your computers and mobile devices was vulnerable to attack thanks to two security flaws—Meltdown and …

Lingerie Football League To Enter Houston Market

The Legends Football League looks to expand beyond eight teams that already includes Austin and add up to 23 more markets, including Dallas.<p>HOUSTON, …

How blueberries help to kill cancer cells

Blueberries are sometimes branded a "superfood," and for good reason; they are packed full of antioxidants that offer a wealth of health benefits. …

Cancer

Alzheimer's treatment: Diabetes drug holds promise for fighting disease after 'significantly reversing' memory loss

A drug developed for type 2 diabetes significantly reverses memory loss and could have potential as a new treatment for Alzheimer’s disease and other …

This Miracle Recipe Will Heal Your Back, Joints and Legs Pain in Just 7 Days!

This recipe is an very old one made by a military doctor. This is a recipe which will keep all your bones functioning without any problems. It works …

Scientists warn of 'mini ice age' that could hit Earth and freeze major rivers by 2030

The Earth is approaching a "mini ice age" as the planet's temperature is likely to start dropping in 2021, scientists claim.<p>Amid rising concerns over …