Pavel Varela

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The Cheapest Time to Fly to 15 Destinations That Are On Your Bucket List

CheapFlights.com crunched the numbers.<p>Chances are, you probably have a few travel destinations on your bucket list that seem like they’re never going …

Chefs reveal the only 3 supermarket brands of rice worth buying

Cooking can be daunting. Whether you're making steak or pasta, there's always the fear you'll make a mistake and mess up the meal.<p>And although it may seem like a simple side, rice is something that a lot of of cooks — pros and amateurs — have a hard time getting right.<p>Half the battle is starting …

Restaurants

Off-lease used cars are flooding market, pushing prices down

DETROIT (AP) — In 2014, Infiniti leased more than 28,000 Q50 luxury sedans for as little as $329 per month in a growing U.S. market. The leases …

General Motors

How One Little Company Is Making Backpacking Cheaper—and More Inclusive

Passport Required will plan an all-inclusive backpacking trip for you. But Darnell Lamont Walker isn’t trying to make buck. He’s trying to start a movement.<p>Darnell Lamont Walker is the sort of guy who’s used to carrying his biography on his back. His idea of traveling is less about staying up on …

Humans are at the forefront of what could be the first major shift of evolution in over a billion years

What are the next steps in human evolution? Astrobiologist Caleb Scharf, who is the director of the Columbia Astrobiology Center at Columbia University, New York, and author of "The Copernicus Complex," explains how the future of human evolution could unfold.<p>Scharf is also co-founder of YHouse— a …

3 'Preferred' Dividends For Secure 6% Yields

If you could earn 5% to 6% in income every year from a stock you don’t have to watch … you’d hold it today, right?<p>Well, if you don’t already, here’s your wake-up call.<p>Preferred stocks are a rarely talked about type of corporate equity that packs a one-two punch of high yield and low volatility. But …

Investing

12 trips everyone should take in Europe in 2017

Europe is always a good idea.<p>However, some places might be a better idea than others next year.<p>We've put together the ultimate European bucket list for 2017. From celebrating Finland's independence to jetting to Bordeaux on a brand new high speed train, here are 12 trips everyone should take in …

Why dogs' noses out-sniff the most advanced bomb detectors

In 2010, after spending six years and $19 billion on research to develop better bomb detecting technology, Pentagon officials admitted that dogs' …

Trump's Carrier deal saves 800 jobs in exchange for $7M in incentives

The $7-million incentive package Carrier Corp. will receive in a deal with U.S. president-elect Donald Trump and vice president-elect Mike Pence is a …

29 Things Real Vegans Actually Eat

It's tastier than you think it is.

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5 5-minute routines that will make you wildly wealthy and successful

Success and wealth don't happen in one fell swoop, but maybe they can happen five minutes at a time.<p>The ultra-wealthy may seem larger than life, but if we break down the habits of millionaires and billionaires, we can see that their small, personal, daily routines are just as crucial as the big …

Self-improvement

How to build a good credit score – and what can ruin it

Sustained low interest rates have Canadians embracing debt like never before. But do they know someone is tracking how they're managing that borrowed money?<p>"It takes years to build a really good credit rating and high credit score, and you can blow it in six months," says Scott Hannah, chief …

This is why planes are always painted white – it could save your life

It’s probably something you’ve never thought about, but there’s actually a reason why planes are painted white. Well, there are multiples reasons …

Can You Cook Frozen Chicken Without Thawing It?

According to the USDA, yes—with one big caveat.<p>Cooking chicken is not typically a difficult process. You take your thawed cut, stick it in the oven …

Cooking

5 Underrated Countries Where You Should Take Your Next Adventure

Where to travel when you've already traveled to all the typical places.<p>So you've already climbed Kilimanjaro, hiked the Inca Trail, and trekked to Everest base camp. And now that those trips are off your bucket list, you're looking for some off-the-beaten-path suggestions on where to go next. …

Science Says Coffee Can Literally Heal Your Heart

Confirming what coffee-lovers already knew.<p>If you truly need your cup of joe in the morning, no scary study will spook you away from drinking coffee. That's why it's nice every now and then to hear about a study that actually encourages our coffee addictions—such as the latest research from York …

Coffee

40 American Towns You Haven't Heard of But Should Visit ASAP

Hit the roads less traveled.<p>When it comes to your vacation, most people seek out places they've seen on TV or have heard about from friends and family. Fair enough. Now, let us introduce you to 40 unsung hot spots. These unheard-of towns across the U.S. might not have made it onto your bucket list</i> …

7 Takeaways in the Success of Elon Musk for Young Entrepreneurs

<i>This piece originally appeared on Entrepreneur.</i><p>Elon Musk is among the top entrepreneurs who are in the news almost every day and have a vast impact …

This $6 Supermarket Wine Was Just Named One of the Best in the World

<i>This article was originally published on FoodandWine.com.</i><p>Think you can’t get a world-class wine for under $7? Turns out someone thinks you can. And …

Recipe: Golden Milkshake

Golden Milkshake<p>Serves 2<p>3/4 to 1 cup whole milk <br>1 tablespoon honey <br>1 teaspoon ground turmeric <br>1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon <br>1/4 teaspoon ground …

9 Reasons why Southeast Asia is a Backpackers Paradise

It’s no secret that European cities are among the most beautiful in the world, but it’s not as well known that people traveling to Southeast Asia can …

Science reveals what happens as you get drunker

Alcohol consumption has been a part of human culture for thousands of years. But while we have a general understanding of alcohol's effects — most …

Alcohol

Why You Should Ejaculate At Least 21 Times This Month, According to Science

Cheers to more sex—either with a partner or solo!<p>The key to good prostate health might be in your own hands: Ejaculating frequently may reduce your risk of prostate cancer, finds new research from the Boston University of Public Health.<p>The study looked at how ejaculation frequency affected prostate …

Scientists are working to make cows obsolete

We depend on cows for food, clothing, and sometimes even insulin. Cattle, though, are expensive and inefficient—each cow drinks a bathtub of water and emits three times that volume of methane daily. There are also the ethics of animal slaughter. But we might no longer need the cow.<p>Scientists are …

The 22 Most Beautiful Places in the World

These destinations are just begging to be Instagrammed.<p>There are so many amazing places around the globe to see, we couldn't possibly include them all in just one list. But, these breathtaking destinations are definitely worth bumping to the top of your travel bucket list–whether you're looking to …

10 Two-Ingredient Recipes for Healthy Snackin' That Would Impress Rachael Ray | Women's Health

Amanda Becker<p><b>1. Banana + Eggs= Banana Pancakes</b><br>You’ll need one large banana and two eggs for these diet-friendly flapjacks from Spoon University. They look like crepes (thin but fluffy) and taste a little like French toast. The batter’s somewhat delicate, so keep the pancakes small and use a thin …

How To Take The Perfect Nap, According To Science

<i>What’s the science behind setting myself up for the perfect nap? originally appeared on Quora –</i> <i>the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights</i>.<p><b>Answer by Linda Baumgartner, sleep expert with Vita Talalay, on Quora:</b><p>Here are some tips for taking …

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Cast Iron Spell

How do you end up with a Kickstarter campaign that has raised more than $750,000 to fund the perfect cast-iron pan? Well, it all started with …

5 Recipes for National Paella Day

Learn how to make the classic Spanish rice dish.<p>"A real paella is infused with smoky flavor, which is why traditional Spanish cooks almost always …

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