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These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Dessert

The Little-Known Trick to Grilling Juicy Burgers

Hint: Stock up on ice cubes!<p>From grilling novices to seasoned pros who know their seasoning, we’re all on the perpetual quest for the perfect burger. …

9 Smoothies That End Cravings, Improve Your Workouts, And More

1 of 10<p>Linda Pugliese<p>The tastiest way to start the new year? With a shake, of course. (Take back control of your eating—and lose weight in the process—with our 21-Day Challenge!) These 9 smoothies are deliciously designed to help you stick to all your goals—just press blend.<p>Advertisement - Continue …

7 Foods Men Should Eat More of—and 5 That Should Be Avoided

You might make the gym every so often, or hit the links on nice weekends. Nice start, but it’s the foods you eat, guys—and the ones you skip—that …

48 Life-Changing Products On Amazon That Work So Well Reviewers Say They Deserve 6 Stars

I love reading searingly honest product reviews. I know that sounds odd, but there's something gratifying when someone just tells it like it is, …

A 2-Week Keto Meal Plan For Weight Loss

Interested in starting the keto diet, but have no idea what you should and should not be eating? We've got you covered. The following recipes meet the low-carb, high-fat requirement, and combined with a consistent workout routine, you're going to drop the pounds in no time. Bon appétit!

4 Hours Listening to Tony Robbins Will Teach You More About Business Than 4 Years in College

If you're looking to learn about growing a company, why not learn from someone who has built 30 of them?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Some people roll their eyes at the very mention of Tony Robbins, but I recently attended one of his events, and while I can understand …

17 Incredible Employee Perks of Successful Companies (Infographic)

From a 40-foot rock climbing wall to $2,000 worth of travel credit, check out these awesome employee perks.<p>The key to a successful company comes down to its employees. And what better way to cultivate positive morale around the office than offer some awesome perks. At least, that's what a number of …

Learn How To Make An iPhone App For Less Than $30

3:07 AM 05/20/2018<p>If you have a great idea and want to turn it into a business, chances are you’ll make it into an app or need one as a crucial …

iOS Apps

Did you know Amazon has a brand that sells luxury bedding and towels at deep discounts?

Have you ever heard of Pinzon by Amazon? I hadn’t either until recently, but this brand has kind of changed my life. Pinzon is Amazon’s special brand …

Shopping

10 Slow Cooker Recipes for Two People (Who Like Leftovers)

While slow cookers are a boon for big-batch meals, I take mine out at least once a week when cooking dinner for my small family of two (twice if you …

6 Brilliant Questions You Should Ask Before Accepting That Job Offer

Are you really sure that company or boss is the right one for you? Ask these questions to be absolutely sure.<p>A typical interview cycle can sometimes last up to several weeks. A recruiter screens you, followed by an interrogation-style panel interview a week or two later; background checks, …

Only 17% of people can correctly answer the world's shortest IQ test — see if you're one of them

The Cognitive Reflection Test (CRT) has been hailed as the world's shortest IQ test. Apparently, it only takes three questions to separate the Einsteins from the Homer Simpsons of this world.<p>The quiz, developed in Princeton in 2005 by psychologist Shane Frederick, is designed to test your ability …

Unlock the hidden secrets in numbers with this Data Mastery training for just $39

Knowledge is everywhere, but in some cases, you’ve got to do some pretty serious work on your own to find it. Data science is one of those arenas. Culling through mountains of raw data can turn finding information into the proverbial needle in a haystack.<p>Don’t be fooled…the answers you seek about …

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

11 Common Steak Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Finally get that perfect sear.

BBQ

Most Americans Fail at Financial Literacy. Here Are 3 Concepts You Absolutely Need to Know

Need a crash course on finances? We've got you covered.<p>While Americans might have no problem <i>spending</i> money, managing it is a different story. In …

10 books you should read if you want to retire rich, according to financial advisers

Retirement planning is a confounding topic — and there's no shortage of books that say they'll show you how to handle it. According to Amazon, there are nearly 5,700 on the subject.<p>Sussing out which of those books are going to really help you with retirement planning might sound like a task better …

This Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Peel Potatoes

When I saw a trick for removing potato skins by slipping them off without using the dreaded vegetable peeler, I knew I had to try it immediately to …

A new tool uses legal loopholes to get you cheaper flights by checking prices 17,000 times a day

A new service is trying to exploit legal loopholes to get people cheaper plane tickets by automatically checking flight prices 17,000 times a day.<p>DoNotPay, an automated legal tool, is branching out into helping users book airline tickets, it announced on Monday. It says its services have previously …

These Flavorful Slow-Cooked Chicken Recipes Are the Easiest Healthy Meal Plan

When you return home from a long day at work, worn out and resisting the urge to promptly pass out on your couch, a pre-made dinner—heated up and …

Slow Cookers

The Breathing Technique a Navy SEAL Uses to Stay Calm and Focused

Breathing is a unique process in the human body. Unlike, for example, digestion, breathing has both an involuntary control mechanism as well as …

These Are the 5 Best Books on Investing, Period

There are a lot of books out there full of investment advice, but it can be tough cutting through the clutter to find the strategies and tips that …

4 Questions Great Managers Ask Their Employees Every Week

The prerequisite for setting the stage for these questions to be asked (and answered) is transparency. Therein lies the problem for most bosses.<p>Readers of my column in management roles will often write to me asking about what they can do to improve their relationships with employees. It's not that …

Netflix horror movie 'Veronica' is scaring people into shutting it off halfway through watching

There's scary, and then there's "Veronica."<p>Leave it to Twitter to create a torrential experience for the masses. The latest Netflix phenomena that's taken the world by storm is the horror flick "Veronica." Apparently, the movie is so intensely frightening that viewers can't even get through an …

You Only Need 5 Ingredients for This Chili Recipe

Everyone has a favorite chili recipe. Maybe it's a family recipe or something at your favorite restaurant in town, but we all have one. Over the …

Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.

Compound butter is the secret to layers of flavor

If you are looking to add a layer of unexpected flavor, think compound butter. Here's how to make yourself:<p>1. Soften two sticks unsalted butter to …

Blue Cheese

How to make perfect pancake mix - Easy recipe proves you can master basic pancake batter with these key ingredients

Are you looking forward to tucking into pancakes but nervous about mastering the perfect pancake batter and getting the perfect crispiness and …