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9 Incredible Countries Where You Can Live for Under $1,000 a Month

Travel widely enough, and you'll notice something about the Americans you encounter abroad. While the people I know in the States are too often …

West Indies

Cheese and Hamburger Macaroni Recipe

"Homemade version of Hamburger Helper® - just as easy and tastes so much better! You will need a large skillet with a tight fitting …

Best of NYC Travel Tips from a Local New Yorker!

Welcome to our NYC travel tips page. If you are planning to visit New York City and need tips on what to do from a local in the know, you are in the …

How To: Arm Knit Blankets and Scarves and Wraps...Oh, My!

This Christmas all the little nieces and nephews get hand crafted gifts. Most of last week was devoted to making them. Which makes a DIY arm knit …

Knitting

The Locker's DIY Coffee Table Kit

The most pinned DIY Iron Pipe Coffee Table in the world is now available as a kit from $150.00<p>We've made two standard versions of this kit:<p><b>SMALL -</b> …

DIY Pallet Furniture Ideas

If you’re eager to have a go at a DIY furniture project but you’re lacking in carpentry skills, an easy place to start is to adapt or repurpose …

Furniture

This Chocolate Chip Dump Cake Might Be the Easiest Dessert You Ever Make

This chocolate chip cookie dough dump cake from <b>Delicious Dump Cakes</b> proves why dump cake recipes were so popular this year. It's a semihomemade dessert that allows you to use boxed cake mix and premade cookie dough (no shame), but tastes just as decadent and homemade as any chocolaty dessert. The …

35 hacks for saving money on travel

Like most of those who find themselves regularly on the road, I'm obsessed with finding deals, discovering travel hacks and earning points. Over the years I've discovered a number of travel booking tips, secrets and tools that allow road warriors to stretch their dollars farther, like:<p>Flights<p><b>1.</b> …

Hospitality

Social Media Is Killing Discourse Because It’s Too Much Like TV - MIT Technology Review

If I say that social media aided Donald Trump’s election, you might think of fake news on Facebook. But even if Facebook fixes the algorithms that …

Social Media

Travel Blogging Tips and Resources

Welcome to our blogging tips and resources page! If you are looking at starting a travel blog, or growing your existing blog to a new level, this …

This is the ultimate fried chicken recipe that has inspired top chefs

Keys to making America's Test Kitchen's (ATK) Ultimate Crispy Fried Chicken<p><b>Equipment: An 8-quart cast-iron Dutch oven and an instant read …

Texas

Healthy Meals With 5 Ingredients or Less

Overnight Oatmeal Parfait<p>This is a great grab-and-go breakfast without the long wait at the coffee shop.<p>In a medium bowl, combine 1/2 cup …

10 apps to help make you a morning person

It's time to kick that snooze habit once and for all.<p>How you spend your morning can be a good indicator for how you spend your entire day. A good …

Why Do Managers Treat Employees Like Children? Science Explains

This one thing terrifies the leader's brain more than anything--and triggers you into parent mode with employees.<p>There aren't many managers who, as they eat their morning Corn Flakes, think "How can I make my employees feel like children today?"<p>But parenting in the workplace occurs all too often.<p>As …

12 Ways Your Body Changes How Your Mind Perceives the World

Ever since René Descartes, scientists and philosophers have wrestled with the relationship between our minds and our bodies. Today, science and …

Microsoft's most disappointing business is succeeding in one unexpected market

According to the report, the only significant market where Windows Phone is not in decline is the UK. Microsoft grew its share of the UK market to about 10% in the holiday quarter, up from 7.5% in the previous year.<p>The story in every other market is more bleak, however, with declines of 2.9% in …

Why it's crazy to expect Tesla to grow like a tech stock

This kind of price appreciation is based on one thing and one thing only: the conviction that Tesla will be worth much, much more in the future than it is now.<p>As such, many of the experts and analysts who follow Tesla on the financial side treat the automaker as a tech company, not as a car company.<p>…

Emotional Intelligence -- IQ vs. EQ

There's a world of difference between book smarts and street sharps -- between braininess and savvy. The first has its place, but the second is more useful.<p>Being smart is the ability to logically think things out. Being sharp is the ability to tune into the world, to read situations, and to survive.<p>…

Rise and Shine: 12 Easy Weekend Breakfast Recipes

Christmas might be over, but there are still kids and houseguests to feed. Whip up one of these easy breakfast recipes and give them something delicious to wake up to.<p><b>1. Best Blueberry Muffins</b><p>Bursting with fresh blueberries with a tender crumb and sparkling sugar crust, these really are the best …

9 Philosophical Thought Experiments That Will Keep You Up at Night

Sometimes, the best way to illustrate a complicated philosophical concept is by framing it as a story or situation. Here are nine such thought …

10 'Dump Recipes' For Slow Cookers That Make Cooking Stupid Easy

Basically, these are the easiest slow cooker recipes in the world.<p>The slow cooker is heralded for making dinner a breeze, but sometimes the recipes are not as easy as they seem. We want slow cooker meals so we don’t have to spend a whole lot of time in the kitchen, so in our minds, recipes that …

Cooking

The 15 most influential thinkers in business

You can credit Harvard Business School professor Clayton Christensen, for example, for sowing the seeds that became Silicon Valley's obsession with "disruption." And there are INSEAD professors W. Chan Kim and Renée Mauborgne, whose book "Blue Ocean Strategy" has sold 3.5 million copies and been …

Do Men Have Hormonal Cycles?

Short answer: Ever heard of man-struation?<p>Men do go through hormonal cycles. That much is established. Their testosterone levels tend to peak first thing in the morning, perhaps in concert with circadian rhythms, and then diminish over the course of the day—though exercise can cause fleeting …

10 ways to fall asleep on a plane

Who doesn’t find it impossible to fall asleep on a plane? Even if you do manage to nod off, you know that a stiff neck, and possibly drool on your …

Lifestyle

46-Gigapixel View of Milky Way is Largest-Ever Image of Space

Space is big, but it's never been quite <i>this</i> big. This composite image taken by astronomers at Germany's Ruhr-Universität Bochum is, they claim, the largest image of space to date. It shows a long swathe of the Milky Way, photographed piece by piece over a period of five years from the university's …

Cosmology

This Tower Would Let City Dwellers Tour The Natural World

Circumnavigate the globe by elevator<p>City dwellers are reportedly 40 percent more likely to develop mood disorders than people in rural areas. But walking for roughly 90 minutes in nature, according to a Stanford University study published in June, can calm the negative thoughts. The Essence …

Architecture

50 Of The Best Dessert Recipes Of All Time

Dig in.<p>When it comes to dessert, the HuffPost Taste editors have got you covered. Between chocolate brownies, homemade ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, layer cakes and fruit pies, we got dessert on our minds all day long. (And this is not an overstatement.) You could even say that we’re somewhat …

Dessert

Researchers Make Artificial Cells That Can Replicate Themselves

To better understand how life might have started on Earth<p>Scientists have a pretty good theory for how life on Earth began: Meteorites that bombarded our planet brought simple carbon-based compounds called amino acids. Eventually, slowly, these chemicals combined to make cells, which were then able …

Biology

How to Make Soy Candles from Any Containers You Have on Hand

<i>A tall pour of melted soy wax turns any heat-proof glass or mug into a candle—and it couldn't be easier.</i><p>As summer comes to an end and I start spending my evenings inside, one of my favorite comforts is lighting my home with the warm glow of candles. In past years, this meant a few precious, …

Candles