Michael Melendez

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5 Financial Tips for New Parents

In between naps, feedings and burpings, here are five things you should do when you bring home your bundle of joy.<p>My wife and I welcomed our third …

Retirement

This Recipe Guarantees Juicy Grilled Pork Chops Every Time

<b>Make the glaze:</b> Place all the ingredients in a small bowl and stir to combine; set aside.<p><b>Brine the pork:</b> Place the water, brown sugar, bay leaves, …

BBQ

Priyanka Chopra’s ‘Plank Attack’ Move Will Tone Your Glutes and Core at Once

This challenging exercise will engage and tighten your core and butt.<p>With all the butt-kicking Priyanka Chopra does on ABC’s <i>Quantico</i>, it seems only …

Workouts

The Exclusive 6-Inch Glowing Thanos 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Funko Pop is Back

The Entertainment Earth exclusive Guardians of the Galaxy Thanos glow-in-the-dark 6-inch Pop figure was first released in 2015 and sold out quickly. …

Marvel Universe

How to make perfect fried rice (and I mean perfect)

I make really great fried rice. Before you silently judge me for this arrogance, know this: Behind this hubris lies the wisdom of my Chinese in-laws. …

Food & Dining

Game of Thrones author and Infinity War directors get new TV shows: First look

Here are your exclusive first looks at George R.R. Martin and Joe and Anthony Russo’s two new Syfy shows!<p>First up, we have a teaser for the <i>Game of</i> …

Game of Thrones

Elevate your BBQ with this spicy-sweet grilled watermelon

Grilling is a subtle art. It’s quite possibly the simplest form of cooking, but with great simplicity comes great opportunity for failure. A minute …

BBQ

12-Year-Old Blows Pink Away By Singing One Of Her Songs And We’re In Tears

Young fan launches online campaign that leads to her singing in front of Pink herself<p>In case your Mother’s Day didn’t include enough touching moments …

Music

40 Things You Should Know About a Home By Age 40

Home repair is learned over time<p>Clean Dryer Vents or Waste Energy and Risk a Fire<p>A plugged dryer vent will cause your dryer to run inefficiently, and …

Home Improvement

See 30 Amazing Places in North America

From stunning natural vistas to grand urban landscapes, from Canada to the Caribbean, these breathtaking photos transport you across the continent.<p>Home to nearly 600 million people, North America's immensity is matched only by its diversity. Simmering volcanoes, dazzling architecture, open …

28 New Scifi and Fantasy Books to Add to Your Shelves in May

May is here, and the month brings tons of new science fiction and fantasy books for your reading pleasure, including tales of kingdoms in turmoil, …

Books

10 All-Inclusive Resorts With Awesome Water Parks

Along with frolicking on a beach, splashing around in a water park tops any list of classic summer activities. These aquatic playgrounds -- complete …

Water Parks

How Millennial Parents Are Raising Their Children Differently

Each generation of parents develops its signature parenting style. While no description can cover every parent, of course, past stereotypes of …

Parenting

Do These 3 Things and You'll Have a Happy Marriage, According to Neuroscience

Brain scans of happily married couples provide clues about making long-term relationships work.<p>What's the secret to a happy marriage or long-term relationship? Many married people believe they know. Psychologists and marriage counselors are trained to dispense expert advice. But then there's brain …

Love

This kid’s slow-mo run to home plate is a piece of baseball art

Slow Motion Kid is the future baseball star the world needs.<p>All I want in this world is for this kid to become a baseball superstar so we can see his theatrics in Major League Baseball someday.<p>I love this kid’s adherence to the bit. When I was his age, I would have done the slow motion thing for …

Baseball

10 Slow Cooker Recipes Your Kids Will Love

And that everyone else around the table will love, too.

Cooking

35 incredible hotels to visit in your lifetime

Allow Us to Add These 45 Hidden Wonders of the World to Your Bucket List

With the Summer months looming and travel undoubtedly on your mind, allow us to add 45 destinations to your travel bucket list. We all have travel wishlists that include famous hot spots like the Maldives, Santorini, Bora Bora, and Marrakech. But if you're a seasoned traveler, you may want to visit …

Asia Travel

9x13 Chicken Recipes So Delicious You’ll Make Them Again and Again

Crowd-pleasing chicken recipes you can rely on—every time.<p>The best thing about a chicken casserole—other than its gloriously creamy and cheesy …

Cooking

This One-Pot Shrimp & Pea Orzo Is a Weeknight Wonder

Now that spring is finally here, we're setting our sights on lighter fare. But that doesn't mean we're saying goodbye to comforting pasta dishes! …

The 10 Best Anime Series On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 30th</b><p>Netflix hosts an embarrassment of riches in almost every genre imaginable, and anime is no exception. If you’ve never watched any before, or if you’re just worried you might have missed some of the best of what the service has to offer, we’ve got you covered. Romance, …

Anime

You Can See America's Most Stunning Sights By Purchasing a Single Amtrak Ticket

A little while ago college friends rented a house in Montana for the summer and invited my family and me to visit. In an e-mail containing …

National Parks

25 Easy Sunday Dinner Ideas Using Chicken That'll Kickstart Your Week

Cure your Sunday blues, in one fowl swoop.<p>Nothing keeps the Sunday scaries away like digging into a comforting home-cooked meal with your family. …

Cooking

6 of the Best Translation Apps To Use When Traveling

Not multilingual? You don’t actually need to be with these apps, all which will help you read, speak and understand a variety of different languages. …

The 7 Best Places to Go in Florida Now

Millions of people touch down in the Florida each year, drawn by its seemingly endless coastline of white sand beaches, warm weather, and blend of …

Your Handy Guide to Marvel's 6 Infinity Stones

There's a lot going on in the new <b>Avengers: Infinity War</b> trailer — superheroes are suiting up, fighting, and even appearing from dark corners with …

This Florida Beach Was Just Named the Best in America

If you're looking for an incredible beach vacation, Florida has no shortage of spectacular sandy oases. But one Tampa Bay beach can boast of a new …

How our bodies react when we DON'T have sex revealed

The ways NOT having sex affects the body make grim reading for Brits going through a dry spell.<p>The good news is that statistics show that the average …

50 Terrifying Serial Killers From Each State Who'll Freak You The Hell Out

Oh. My. God.<p>🚨<i>HI! This post contains extremely disturbing material. Please continue at your own discretion.</i>🚨Not all submissions are from Community users.

Crime

Learn the Locations of the Coolest Albuquerque Water Parks

The city of Albuquerque can get quite warm, especially in the height of summer when temperatures reach triple digits, but fortunately, there are …