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These Are the Foods That Cause the Most Illnesses, the CDC Says

If all the produce-related food recalls this summer have you giving your local grocery store salad bar the side eye, that’s completely fair. But, …

Public Health

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Identity Theft

How To Make Basic Tomato Sauce with Fresh Tomatoes — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

If you've been eyeing those gorgeous tomatoes at the farmers market and wondering what it might take to transform them into jars of delicious red …

Recipes

Want to Bake Bread at Home? Start with These 5 Beginner Bread Recipes. — Tips from The Kitchn

So, I hear you want to bake bread! That's music to my bread-loving ears. Even if you've never opened a package of yeast or taken your KitchenAid's …

Going to sleep isn’t always easy, even when you’re tired. Here are ways to combat insomnia.

“Good wakefulness and good sleep go hand in hand,” according to cartoonist Ellen Forney. But what happens when you’re battling insomnia? Lack of …

This 400 Square Foot 'Tiny House' is My Dream Home

Here at Apartment Therapy, we write about tiny houses a whole lot. Sometimes, I find myself wondering if we've reached peak tiny house. Are these …

The 8 most in-demand job skills for 2018 and the online courses you can take to learn them

We live in a technological age — and there is no going back. For anyone looking to get ahead in their career, mastering certain skills is absolutely …

Five Ways to Improve Your Posing

When it comes to taking images of couples, one of the biggest struggles photographers deal with is posing. Since posing can make or break and good …

Why You Keep Waking Up At Night? It May Be Your 'Neuronal Noise'

Researchers theorize that the random fluctuations of your neurons' voltage sometimes rise to the level of waking you up -- a finding that could be …

Boston University

Nest Hello review: The smartest doorbell for your home

In retrospect, I should have seen this coming long ago. The idea of a video doorbell isn't all that novel. It's just a basic button, camera, speaker …

Dwayne Johnson: The Pain and the Passion That Fuel the Rock

If the world seemed a little bit sluggish this morning – if the birds weren’t singing as sweetly, or the sun hung a bit lower in the sky – it might …

Easy Restaurant-Style Risotto at Home

<b>Warm your stock</b>. Measure, chop, and gather all of the ingredients going into your risotto. You should also warm the broth in a saucepan over low …

The best cooking oil you can buy

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships, so we get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Even an occasional cook needs to have some type of cooking oil in the pantry. These plant-based oils are used for everything from frying …

Napa Valley

How to beat procrastination (backed by science)

Procrastination has been around since the start of modern civilization.<p>Historical figures like Herodotus, Leonardo Da Vinci, Pablo Picasso, Benjamin …

The Most Kid-Friendly Breakfasts from the Smartest Moms

Dinner gets all of the attention. Understandably, since it demands our time at the end of the day, when we're exhausted and the pressure is on to …

Breakfast

How to build muscle as age tears it down

<b>(CNN) —</b> If you are in your 40s or 50s, chances are that you are starting to notice some changes in your body, including muscle loss and diminishing strength, even if you exercise fairly regularly.<p>Reduced levels of physical activity, increases in sedentary behavior and doing less intense exercise …

Muscle

9 questions the most interesting people ask to cut through small talk

I remember early in my career, one of my biggest fears walking into a networking event to schmooze or meeting someone for a business lunch was boring the other person to tears in conversation.<p>I didn't want to be the windbag who dragged on forever, so I learned to be brief, to the point, and …

Self-improvement

How to download Kodi on your iPhone or iPad without jailbreaking

All about Kodi<p>We also looked at:<br>1. How to install and use Kodi on Windows<br>2. How to install Kodi on Android and Android TV<br>3. How to install Kodi on a …

The 3 Best Lenses for Landscape Photography: This Award-Winning Pro Reveals His Top Picks (VIDEO)

Serious nature photographers typically carry a bag full of premium glass on their excursions into the great outdoors, and in the video below you'll …

5 Things to Know About Cleaning Your Kitchen Floors

Hauling out the buckets and swabbing the decks may be fine for a sailor, but as the captain of your own ship, you have better ways to keep your …

Cleaning

Instagram's Fittest Duo Shares How to Build a Home Gym

<i>Welcome to</i> <b>The Kit</b><i>, our new series where we ask experts from different fields which tools they think we need to succeed in life. Today we’ve called on</i> …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative

Want to be more creative and feel a little happier? Play this song for 15 seconds.<p>Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the …

10 core exercises that are better for your back (and body) than crunches

These exercises protect your back and neck, and target more of your abdominal muscles than crunches alone.<p>The abdominals are a pain point for many gym goers. We habitually grab a mat, get down on our backs and start crunching away with the goal of finally carving out those elusive six-pack abs. But …

Workouts

Why willpower is overrated

Psychologists increasingly think effortful restraint is not the key to the good life. So what is?<p>People with a lot of self-control — people who, when they happen upon a delicious food they don’t think they should eat, seemingly grin and bear the temptation until it passes — have it easy.<p>But why? …

Forget Photoshop—Edit Your Photos With These Top Free Photo Editors

13 Free Photo Editors<p>The Best Free Photo Editors Out There<p>Updated July 03, 2018<p>These free photo editors are the best of the best and will get you …

Tutorials

How To Teach Your Brain Something It Won’t Forget A Week Later

Cramming got you through college, but it’s probably paying diminishing returns in your career. Here’s the scientific reason why.<p>Of all the things you learned in school, chances are the right way to <i></i>learn wasn’t one of them.<p>To make it through academic life, most of us opt for what psychologists call …

How to tell if your iPhone battery needs replacing

Apple is now offering to swap the battery in older iPhone's for $29, but will having this done speed up your device?<p><i>Video: How to check if your</i> …

3 Simple Steps to Mastering Any New Subject, According to a Nobel Prize-Winning Physicist

Learn anything faster using the Feynman Technique.<p>As we get older, learning something new becomes more complex, tedious, and time-consuming than …