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Why You Should Definitely Pan-Sear Steak for a Weeknight Dinner

When we think of steak, we usually associate this big, hearty piece of meat with eating out, or at least, some sort of special occasion. But...why? …

I retired a millionaire at 30 — this is the key to earning more money

Over the past 2 years I've written over 300,000 words about money, spent over 200 hours talking and recording for the podcast, answered over 1,700 reader emails, and done over 200 media interviews all about money. Many people ask me what's my best piece of advice about money.<p>I usually give some …

Gold Medal Recipes

Good morning. These are hard commutes some of us are taking these days, after long nights watching the Olympics, cheering the giant slalom, trying to understand curling, digging the slopestyle, eating a lot of fried chicken on the couch. The hard slap of the newspaper hitting the front door awakens …

Recipes

Here's why 100 qubit quantum computers could change everything

At 100 qubits a single quantum computer processor would, theoretically, be more powerful than all the supercomputers on the planet combined. We may be closer to that milestone than you think and the world isn’t ready.<p>Quantum computers are spooky devices that don’t follow the normal rules of …

Cheater’s White Wine Coq au Vin

1. Season the chicken with salt and pepper. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the chicken to the skillet and cook until it’s …

Melania Trump Is Done with The Donald

First lady Melania Trump has had some expressive moments in the public spotlight during the first year of her husband’s presidency.<p>There was the time …

Science Says These are the Oldest 23 Words in the English Language

They've lasted over 15,000 years.<p>Not a lot of things last over a thousand years; even fewer last over 10,000.<p>Yet a British research team has put together a list of what they called "ultraconserved words," or words that have remained basically unchanged for a stunning 15,000 years.<p>The researchers …

Language Learning

50 Work-From-Home Jobs Paying as Much or a Lot More Than the Average American Salary

The money can be pretty good but you're on your own. For some people that's the best part.<p>12 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was a time when working from home was a pipe dream. Thanks to technology like Slack, there’s been a surge of legit jobs you can do …

Tip: Immunize Yourself Against Fat Gain

Consume a little bit of this substance every day to prevent fat gain or lose fat. Here's the science.<p>Gut Bacteria and Body Fat<p>It's becoming …

Nutrition

Stay In Tonight And Make One Of These 4 Homemade Korean-Style Dinners

Korean BBQ, eff me up.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>Servings: 4<p><b>INGREDIENTS</b><p>1½ pounds boneless pork shoulder or pork belly, chilled or frozen for easier slicing<p>½ onion, sliced into half moons<p>3 green onions, sliced into 2-inch pieces<p>3 cloves garlic, minced<p>1 teaspoon ginger, minced<p>¼ cup Korean red chili …

15 Smart Things You Can Do With $1,000 Right Now

Deploying $1,000 in any of these ways (or several of them!) can make a meaningful difference in your life -- financially or otherwise.<p>A thousand …

Retirement

Adding these 3 words to your online dating profile will land you more dates

Guacamole, pumpkin spice — and 5 other words and phrases you may want to add to your dating profile<p>Avocados are sexy.<p>Two new surveys find that adding …

Secret Paris: Hidden spots you didn’t know about

The French capital is renowned for being known as the “city of love” – for promising the travel experiences that will make visitors fall in love with …

France

Restaurant report card: What's in your fast food meat?

<b>(CNN) —</b> Our favorite fast foods could come back to bite us, according to a report released Wednesday -- and it's not just the extra calories.<p>The new report grades the 25 largest US fast food chains on where they stand on antibiotics.<p>The results are a mixed bag: For the third year in a row, the only …

Agriculture

10 Ventures Young Entrepreneurs Can Start for Cheap or Free

Don't be discouraged. You can afford to leave the 9-to-5 rat race.<p>7 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you're a young entrepreneur who's sick of the 9-to-5 rat race, you should start thinking out of the box. You need to find an idea that will allow you to start …

Small Business

Halloween Slow-Cooker Recipes That Are To-Die-For Delicious

It’s spooky how good these are.<p>Thinking about whipping up tasty treats, snack-worthy appetizers, and a hearty dinner for your family or neighborhood …

13 Things You Can Send Someone You Love That Are Better Than Flowers

Sure, flowers are pretty but can you eat them?

31 Free Things to Do in Las Vegas

When you're a Las Vegas local, the clanging of slot machines in the McCarran Airport arrivals area signals you're home, but for everyone else it's a …

Las Vegas

Want to get rich? 5 foolproof ways to build wealth

Here’s a question with an easy answer: Want to get rich?<p>Even if you’re not the type to chase wealth, you’d probably say yes to financial comfort. That feeling of not having to think about money — or the more typical reality, stress over it — is what we’re all really after.<p>Whether you ever get to …

Retirement

Recipe: Jamaican Banana Bread

Ingredients:<p>2 cups all-purpose flour<br>3/4 teaspoon baking soda<br>1/2 teaspoon salt<br>1 cup granulated sugar<br>1/4 cup butter, softened<br>2 large eggs<br>1 1/2 cups …

Nearly $3M Michigan home comes with ice cream parlor, bowling alley and movie theater

HOWELL, Mich. — If it sells for its asking price of $2.99 million, a luxury home in Hartland Township would be the most expensive home sold in this county in about a decade.<p>Its high price tag is due to its square footage and proximity to an all-sports lake, along with luxurious features such as a …

‘Baywatch’ Co-Creator Selling Sandy Malibu Home for $8.9 Million

The four-story, four-bedroom Southern California home is on Las Flores Beach<p>“Baywatch” co-creator Gregory J. Bonann is selling his Hawaii-inspired …

Los Angeles

Do These 5 Emotionally Intelligent Things Within 5 Minutes Of Meeting Someone

Being instantly likable isn’t rocket science, but this checklist takes practice to master in the short space of a first impression.<p>What’s the point of networking if not to get other people to like you? Sure, you need new contacts to see you as interesting, competent, professional, and potentially …

Body Language

Are There Wormholes At The Black Holes Core?

What happens when you remove the singularity from a black hole? A wormhole might appear right in the center of it. Can you go through, can we travel …

Buy these seven shares to profit from driverless cars and artificial intelligence

The idea of investing in technology companies will, for many, bring back painful memories of the tech bubble bursting at the turn of the millennium.<p>Today, there is little of the mania of two decades ago. Technology firms are typically more expensive to buy than the wider market, but are now …

Perseid Meteor Shower 2018: When, Where & How to See It

According to NASA meteor expert Bill Cooke, the Perseids are perhaps the most popular meteor shower of the year; and this year, they'll be the best …

Astronomy

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Spiralized Zucchini Tart with Gruyère

Happy Mother’s Day! Celebrate your mom—or any other special woman in your life—by treating her to a homemade brunch with this dramatic dish as the centerpiece. We use a spiralizer to create gorgeous wide ribbons of zucchini, which is starting to become abundant at this time of year. For the …

Chocolate Chip Cookie Brownies

Steps<p>1<p>Done<p>With an electric mixer, cream butter and sugars in a small mixing bowl. Add vanilla and egg; cream again until smooth. Add the flour, …

12 Skillet Lasagna Recipes That Have Minimal Cleanup

News flash: Lasagna cravings don’t have to be postponed until you have time for cleaning up the massive mess left behind. One-pot skillet recipes are your go-to for busy weeknights, and that includes your favorite lasagna. Whether you’re a fan of classic style or you prefer to go the Alfredo route, …