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There's even more evidence that one type of diet is the best for your body and brain — and it could save you money, too

Eating healthy in a country where heavily processed snack foods are sold as breakfast and fried foods are cheaper than fresh produce is no easy task. Finding the right eating plan gets even harder when medical experts can't seem to agree on what we should consume for optimal health. But as it turns …

Holistic Medicine

Old-school tricks and hi-tech tips: how to keep your home safe from burglars

It’s not every day you willingly invite a burglar to poke about your house. But after someone managed to break into my car which was on my drive and had a rummage around, I felt vulnerable.<p>Data from the Office for National Statistics show this is part of a growing trend: there was a nine per cent …

Home Security

The Cuban Mop: The Near Perfect Cleaning Tool You’ve Never Heard of (and How to Use It)

When it comes mops, I have a hate-hate relationship. Either I struggle to wield the heft of rope mops or find myself searching in vain for matching …

San Francisco

14 Most Clever Gardening Tips And Ideas

Whether you like to get your hands dirty in the garden or not, it’s nice to have a few gardening tips and ideas up your sleeve. Here are some of my …

Gardening

Weekend lie-ins could help you avoid an early death, study says

Survey of 38,000 adults shows 65% higher mortality rate for adults getting five hours’ sleep a night unless balanced with longer snooze on ‘days off’<p>Many people complain they do not get enough sleep, and it seems they are right to be concerned. Researchers have found that adults under the age of 65 …

Sleep

15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know

Home › Automotive › 15 Cleaning Secrets Only Car Detailers Know<p>Save $200 and detail your car yourself in half a day. Get professional results using …

Housekeeping

5 Retirement Rules to Live By

Your retirement can be even better and more financially secure if you know these rules and have a smart plan.<p>Rules can be annoying sometimes, but …

Retirement

How to Re-Waterproof Your Jacket

If you haven’t washed or treated your waterproof-breathable jacket, and it’s seen a few seasons of use, you’ve probably noticed that it doesn’t keep …

Backpacking

25 Expert Gardening Tips, Ideas and Projects that Every Gardener Should Know

We’re right in the middle of spring, the perfect time to start planting flowers, vegetables, herbs, and more! Gardening season is upon us and it’s in …

Gardening

This is the *right* way to wash your sneakers, according to a pro athlete

I have my leggings laundering down to a science—they’re just <i>that</i> important. My Outdoor Voices pair? Tumble dry low. My favorite UltraCor set? They’re …

Shoes

This simple travel hack will mean your suitcase comes out first at baggage claim

Plus, some eco-friendly luggage options<p>Travelling is one of the finest things you can do in life. You get to experience new cultures, see diverse …

Luggage

Here’s Why You Need to Leave Grass Clippings On The Lawn

Gathering up those grass clippings has always been an integral part of the lawn care routine. But after looking at the science, it may not have to be …

Gardening

Avoid These 12 Common Vegetable Gardening Mistakes

Growing vegetables is an exciting and rewarding experience. The taste of fresh vegetables picked moments before, and the satisfaction of walking …

Gardening

7 DIY Ways to Make Your Home Smarter

Nearly everything in your home can now be linked through Wi-Fi, allowing you to control functions like temperature, music, and security systems all …

Home Automation

Life Hacks to Make 8 Household Chores Easier

Chores are never going to make you jump for joy. But there are ways you can make everyday cleaning and maintenance less of a pain—you just need to …

Lifehacks

The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You

Home › DIY Advice › The 30 Secrets a Plumber Won’t Tell You<p>These secrets could save you a lot of time and money. Get the scoop on things a plumber …

Home Improvement

Should I Wash Meat Before I Cook It?

Short answer: Your attempt to wash away germs can backfire in a big way.<p>It’s warm out, there’s beer in the cooler, and you’re gearing up to throw some steaks on the grill. Before seasoning up that London Broil, you give the cut of meat a cool bath in the sink. But one of your friends sees you and …

BBQ

Should You Google Your Medical Symptoms?

Ever felt an odd stomach pain or noticed a strange rash and sought guidance by typing your symptoms into Google? If so, you’re not alone, according …

Privacy

7 ways to outsmart your sweet tooth

We’ve all been there; the sugar cravings kick in and you give in to temptation, your serotonin levels rise as a result providing a happy high, then soon after you’re primed for a crash.<p>Whilst ignoring these urges can be easier said than done, there are some easy tricks you can use to effectively …

Nutrition

How to Make Restaurant-Quality French Fries At Home

I’ve tried to make French fries at home on numerous occasions, but each attempt resulted in a visually pleasing mess of half-fried potatoes. They …

French Fries

How to Keep Your White Clothes White

Doing laundry is so routine that it's only when it goes wrong that you give it much thought. White T-shirts gone gray and streaks of detergent …

Tap Water

Remodeling 101: What to Look for When Buying a House: 8 Small Signs that Signal Big Problems

It goes without saying that buying a house is a huge investment. However dazzled you may be by the location and spacious closets, you need …

Home Improvement

What Should You Weigh Based on Your Height?

Adults can use these charts to find the traditional ideal weight for your height and at a healthy body mass index (BMI). While older methods used …

Fitness

How to pay off your loans using the 'debt snowflake' method

Snowflake-sized savings helped Kat Tretina pay off an avalanche of debt.<p>If you’re one of millions of Americans struggling to pay off loans, the “debt snowflake” method can help you save big by saving small.<p>Student Loan Hero writer Kat Tretina says she used the method to pay off $35,000 in student …

Personal Finance

The fastest way to soften butter

Thanks to a recent interest in baking sourdough bread, I’m flying through butter at an alarming rate. But try as I might to remember to leave some …

Baking

10 Ways to Hack Your Cooking with Chemistry

<i>Would you rather hear these stories in less than 10 minutes? Listen to our brand new daily podcast here.</i><p>Cooking is chemistry. There's no way around …

Food

17 Surprising Potato Salad Recipes That Will Win the Summer Barbecue

Potato salad is the trusty standby at every barbecue, but it’s not nearly as flashy as the caprese peach salad and Brussels sprout sliders beckoning …

Potatoes

For Tiny Breads, All You Need Is 5 Minutes & Flour

I’m a big believer in the vehicle—an edible one. Much of what I cook is soupy or saucy and relies much more on flavor than it does on structure, shape: A whole mess of chopped vegetables and canned tomatoes or stewed lentils with a smattering of herbs. It’s great, really (usually), but getting it …

Bread

10 Slow Cooker Recipes That Work for Two People (Who Like Leftovers) — Recipes from the Kitchn

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 …

Cooking

A man paid off $100,000 in debt by doing these 5 simple things

Making a good salary, buying a home, and starting a family has long been a description of the American dream. Unfortunately, things such as student loan debt, mortgage payments, and living expenses can make that dream a nightmare.<p>That's what happened to Michael Hambrick, founder of The Ate Truths …

Personal Finance