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If you want to get a bigger salary and expand your skill set, this is the programming language you should learn

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Shutterstock Coding is cool. We don't know how it happened, but in 2015 it's a fact. Even Chris Bosh, arguably a top ten forward in the …

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Meet Katey Denno, the Celebrity Makeup Artist Who Only Uses Natural Makeup

Green beauty is still a relatively new concept to many people — the idea that cosmetics and skincare products can be formulated with <i>all</i> natural ingredients and can be just as effective as glamorous as their traditional counterparts. It’s only human nature to stick with what we know, and find …

Netgear Orbi promises to rid your home of WiFi dead zones

One of the most frustrating first world problems today is not being able to connect to your home WiFi network in spots that are farther away from your router. Netgear believes it can get rid of that problem with its latest product: a WiFi system called Orbi. The $400 basic kit comprises of a router …

Wi-Fi

Top Five Supplements Everyone Should Take | Poliquin Article

Chances are, if you are interested in optimizing body composition and living a healthy life, you are open to supplementation. Even if you eat a …

Wellness

What the Media Always Gets Wrong About Weight Loss

If you’re one of the millions of people struggling to lose weight, the latest news probably isn't helping your motivation much. I’m talking about two …

Weight Loss

42 Vegetarian Mexican Recipes So Good You Won't Even Miss the Carnitas

From fried avocado tacos to elote-style corn salad and black bean burritos you'll want every night of the week.<p><b>When you think of Mexican cooking</b>, it's hard not to conjure up images of carnitas, carne asada, beef-filled enchiladas, tacos al pastor ... but finding a Mexican vegetarian recipe is a lot …

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roasted veggie and raw veggie couscous. freshly peeled english peas, green asparagus , avocado, spring onions, crisp little red radishes, arugula, arabian mint, cilantro , parsley, ovenroasted baby zucchini , sweetpotato and fennel, plus plenty of cranberries and pecans....dressed in lime and olive oil

A Cheap and Effective Diet to Lose Weight Quickly

Recently, one of my clients asked me to assist one of her friends who: needed to lose weight quickly (in order to be eligible for surgery) was low on …

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A Morning Meditation That Will Improve Your Entire Day

If you are a morning person, you love to spring out of bed refreshed, renewed, and ready for action. And if, like me, you aren't a morning person, …

Revolutionary Hydroponic Garden Grows Food Year-Round Utilizing NASA Technology

Growing plants is a <i>much</i> tougher task when you’re in space. In microgravity conditions, water droplets float, and if herbs don’t grow, it’s not as if …

19 She Sheds to Fuel Your Daydreams

With spring in full bloom, She Sheds (AKA the anti-man cave) are back and racking up likes like never before on Pinterest and Instagram. It’s not hard to imagine why: These garden sheds, art studios and study rooms are gorgeous getaways every woman wishes she had, all in the convenience of her own …

If You've Never Made Hummingbird Cake, You're Missing Out

This Southern classic is just what your Easter feast needs.<p>A Southern dessert staple, Hummingbird Cake takes its name from the fact that it tastes so good, you'll hum when you eat it. How can you resist that? Hummingbird Cake is a dense cinnamon-spiced dessert made with ripe bananas and crushed …

Roasted Eggplant With Tahini, Pine Nuts, and Lentils Recipe

This dish of eggplant roasted until caramelized and tender, served over stewed lentils with an extraordinarily light and creamy tahini sauce and crunchy pine nuts, was dinner and lunch for more meals than I care to count a couple of weeks back. Not that I'm complaining: It's extremely good.<p>It's …

Lentejas (Mexican Lentil Stew) Recipe on Food52

• 1 cup dried green lentils<br>• 4 cups water<br>• 4 cloves of garlic, 2 smashed with the side of a knife, 2 finely minced<br>• 1 white onion, 1/2 sliced and 1/2 finely chopped<br>• 1 tablespoon vegetable oil (or other light neutral cooking oil)<br>• 4 slices of thick center cut bacon, cut into 1/2 inch lardons<br>• 1/2 teaspoon …

Bacon Is About To Take Mozzarella Sticks On A Wild Ride

So good they don't need the breadcrumbs.<p>Bacon, that irresistible breakfast meat we can't stop thinking about, has done it again. It's taken an already delicious food -- in this case, classic mozzarella sticks -- and made them even tastier. We know. We didn't think this feat was possible either. But …

Step-by-Step: How to Roast a Perfect Prime Rib Using the Reverse Sear Method

GalleryStep-by-Step: How to Roast a Perfect Prime Rib Using the Reverse Sear Method<p>More<p>Ribs<p>Essential techniques, recipes, and more!<p>Prime rib is and perhaps always will be the king of holiday roasts. There is nothing so primal, so celebratory, so downright majestic as a hunk of well-marbled beef, …

Vegan diets can be unhealthy

vegandietvo1116<p>OCEAN CITY, Md. - Going to a vegetarian or all vegan diet can be beneficial to your health, if it's done the right way.<p>Ocean City Dr. …

The 20 best countries to visit in your lifetime

The awards are based on the ratings and feedback of more than 128,000 readers — the highest level of participation in the magazine's history.<p>Other Readers' Choice Awards include the world's best cruise lines, hotels, spas, and airlines, all of which you can check out here.<p>Keep scrolling to see a …

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Where to find top vegetarian and vegan restaurants while on the road

Vegetarian and vegan travelers take heart: OpenTable on Thursday released its list of the 52 best vegetarian and vegan restaurants in America.<p>Fifteen are in California, which gives you new places to experience on your next weekend getaway within the state. The picks are based on more than 5 million …

Vegan Cheese is Better Than Ever: Try These 11 Brands

More than ever, people are saying bye-bye to dairy and looking for non-dairy alternatives to some of their favorite foods. Dairy-free milks have …

3 Modern Meditation Techniques That End Stress In 15 Minutes A Day

If you are terrified by the 8 steps to start meditating but really want to try it and figure out what the hype is all about, this article gives you …

Molokai Fitness: Eat More and Lose Weight

Community ContributedBy Ayda ErsoyYou always heard that if you eat more calories than you burn, you will gain weight. Correct? Actually no, not …

Nutrition

Are Humans Supposed to Eat Meat?

People who eat meat argue that it’s “natural” for humans to consume animals. But is this true or just an excuse to ignore the horrific ways in which …

Animal Rights

Get Out Your New Notebooks and Pencils. It's Time to Eat Smart. 12 Things You Need to Stop Eating Right Now

It's that back-to-school, back-to-work time of year when we buy new notebooks and pencils and want a fresh start. For me, that means putting away the hamburgers, hot dogs and black raspberry ice cream I allowed myself to eat all summer, and getting back to the business of eating right.<p>It was hard …

I went vegan for 60 days - and it changed my life

<b>This article was originally published in 2015</b><p>Not so long ago, the word “vegan” conjured up images of anaemic-looking, sandal-wearing hippies.<p>But today, thanks to a new army of celebrity followers and super-bloggers, veganism has suddenly become glamorous. Beyoncé and Jay Z are partners in a vegan …