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Wait, What? The Best Part of Fresh Ginger Is Actually the Peel

Love cooking with fresh ginger but hate tossing all that peel? Don't! Save 'em and use them in these great recipes, instead.<p>It's hard to beat the potent, spicy, nose-tinglingly hot flavor of fresh ginger. We like adding the freshly-grated stuff to everything from our blueberry pies to our …

Food Preservation

The 9 tips that can save your marriage

Forget the relationship help aisle – this is the best marital advice the world has to offer<p>Next to my desk there is a fallen pile of relationship-advice books. It looks like a miniature city of ruins, a very pink Parthenon. I can't even begin to fathom picking up all the rubble -- mostly because …

5 secrets to flying first class, for free | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Think you can't afford a spin in a private jet -- jacuzzi included -- or a night at a lavish, five-star hotel? Think again.<p>A dedicated group of frequent fliers (or "aero-sexuals") have mastered the fine art of scoring travel freebies. They share their top tips on getting that free ride.<p>1. …

Frequent-flyer Programs

How to Effectively Brand Yourself -- Regardless of Your Budget

A brand isn't something only large, well-known companies have. It is a necessity for any person or business -- from freelancers to international e-commerce sites -- to establish themselves as an authority in their industry.<p>A brand is not just a logo; it's a reputation. It's a way to attract and …

A handful of dangerous new legal drugs has public health experts worried

Because these drugs are new and have not been rigorously tested, their effects may be erratic and unpredictable.<p>Some forms of these drugs, including flakka, have already been linked with several episodes of violent, dangerous, and even life-threatening behavior.<p>Since these drugs are not monitored, …

Flatten Your Belly with This Killer Ab Workout

Exercise 1 Basic Workout: Plank<p>Starting at the top of a pushup position, bend your elbows and lower yourself down until you can shift your weight from your hands to your forearms. Your body should form a straight line. Brace your abs (imagine someone is about to punch you in the gut) and hold for …

The 5 Best Beach Camping Spots in America

<i>By: Andrew Villagomez</i><p><i>Credit: Flickr/s__i</i><p>Sometimes all you really need for the perfect summer vacation is a little sun, some sand, and a pup tent. Few getaways rival a relaxing beach camping escape: roaring bonfires, gorgeous ocean sunrises (or sunsets), and the soothing sound of waves crashing on …

Easy all-in-one cake recipes

These delicious cakes are all made in just one bowl - meaning you won't have to spend ages washing up<p>Everyone loves a slice of cake, but not all of us thrive on the faff that goes into making them.<p>The worst culprits are those recipes which use so many utensils - a bowl for whipping egg whites here, …

Dessert

Three Refreshing Summer Gin Cocktails

It's full blown summer and I think I may be going a bit bananas. Every week I am driving off to yet another day camp. From surf camps to music camps to capoeira camps, I will be amazed if I make it through the summer without a phone call telling me I've dropped my child off at the wrong camp. Oh …

Jillian Michaels Workout: How to Get Sculpted Abs Fast

Exercise 1 Side Plank with Alternating Leg Raise<p>Get into a side plank with your hand directly under your shoulder and your bottom leg slightly in front of your top leg, then slowly kick your bottom leg forward as far as you can. Tap the toes of your bottom foot with your top hand, then repeat with …

How ‘Healthy Foods’ Are Killing You

Professor Laura A. Schmidt of UC San Francisco’s School of Medicine writes about the perils of sugar—explored in the documentary That Sugar Film, in …

Diabetes

26 Apps Designed to Make Your Life Easier (You Can Thank Us Later)

Productivity, productivity, productivity.<p>It’s all anyone ever wants to talk about. Surely you’ve noticed that apps designed to make your life easier …

10 Things That Should Be In Your Emergency Kit

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10 Superfoods That Can Help You Achieve More Restful Sleep

When we think about the main things that keep us healthy, like nutrition, sleep and exercise, it's easy to envision them as parallel highways, with what we do in one lane having little effect on another.<p>But as scientists continue learning about the complex biological processes that keep us running, …

The One Thing Dermatologists Wish You'd Stop Doing

<b>The difference between good and bad skin comes down to this.</b> <i>By Hannah Morrill</i>, SELF<p><i>Photo: Delphine Achard</i><p>You know to wash your face after the gym and wipe off your makeup before you go to bed at night. But did you know that avoiding magnifying mirrors and putting away your brushes can be just as …

How To Dramatically Improve Your Memory

Memory isn’t about stuffing your head with facts; it’s about honing your creativity. Here’s how.<p>Ever wandered into a store and quickly realized you’ve forgotten what you need? Or been introduced to someone and forget their name by the time they walk away?<p>Don’t worry; you’re not alone. A 2007 survey …

How Tilapia is a More Unhealthy Food Than Bacon

The true chicken-of-the-sea, tilapia is a mild-tasting white fish that’s cheap to breed and easy to sell.<p>In fact, for the first time in 2012, farmed …

Nutrition

Meet the true Forever Kitten

There’s been a big development in our ongoing love affair with kittens here at HelloGiggles. We’ve found a magical cat breed that looks like a kitten …

10 Exercises that Burn More Calories than Running

Jul 14, 2015<p>Running is amazing. It allows you to get a stress-reducing, endurance-boosting workout with just a pair of shoes and an open road. It …

Exercise

This espresso and cappuccino maker is like having Starbucks in your kitchen—for a fraction of the cost

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>Sergey Bogomyako/Shutterstock<p>Coffee is one of life's simpler pleasures. But, your caffeine habit presents an interesting Catch 22: …

Marina di Pisciotta, Italy: Secret Seaside

Twenty years ago, I promised the friend who told me about Pisciotta and its Marina that I would avoid writing about it. But surely there must be a statute of limitations on such vows? And in any case, the Pisciottani are so simpatici, and business is still so slow outside of the canonic Italian …

Healthy eating tips for busy, tired public service workers

You’ve had a long day. Your stomach is rumbling and you’re exhausted. What’s the first thing you grab to eat? Most likely it’s a microwave meal, a takeaway or perhaps a plateful of chips? Or maybe “a lot of cake”, as one library assistant who took part in our survey of public and voluntary sector …

Sleep

3 Remarkably Effective Habits for a Happier, More Successful You | Inc.com

To be happy, you have to want to be happy. It is a personal choice. You can define your own happiness; it is OK. Going through life is easier when you embrace happiness and when you see life through a more positive lens. Not only that, but you will be more successful. It <i>is</i> possible--all you have to …

Happiness

This 8-step process will change the way you read forever

Other luminaries who have lived a thousand lives include SpaceX and Tesla CEO Elon Musk, who believes that reading is the fastest way to learn.<p>The members of Chromeo spend most of their time in the library, while business magnates Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger frequently spend entire days …

Productivity

Here’s Everything You Need To Know To Actually Lose Body Fat

Losing fat isn't the same thing as losing weight. This is how it all works.<p><i>Everyone has their own goals for their health and wellness, and those goals vary from person to person. We get that not everyone is focused on losing body fat — and that is A-OK. But since some people do want to change their</i> …

Fitness

8 common beliefs about rich people that simply aren't true

I had some entrenched negative beliefs about the wealthy that I inherited from my upbringing. As I uncovered more and more about the causes of wealth and poverty, however, my hatred of rich people began to fade.<p>When I finally completed five years of research on wealth in 2009, this hatred had …

Income Inequality

29 travel hacks that even frequent fliers don't know

Essentially an express lane for the proactive, these programs are pre-approvals from the US Customs and Border Protection that designate you a low-risk traveler. As long as you're not a convicted criminal, you're good to go after little more than some light paperwork and a quick in-person interview.<p>…

5 Aspects of Emotional Intelligence Required for Effective Leadership | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is widely known to be a key component of effective leadership. The ability to be perceptively in tune with yourself and your emotions, as well as having sound situational awareness can be a powerful tool for leading a team. The act of knowing, understanding, and responding to …

Emotional Intelligence

Lost in translation: The world's worst English language blunders revealed

Lost in Translation View gallery<p>It’s a running joke that us Brits are known for only speaking English when abroad – so much so that many signs are in …

Language

Fast food vs. the African diet: The bacteria battle waged in your gut

<b>(CNN) —</b> Next time you are trying to decide what's for dinner, consider that you are eating for two: you and your gut microbiome.<p>The bacterial community in your colon is home to about 100 trillion bacterial cells; there are about 10 times more of these bacterial cells than there are human cells in …

Holistic Medicine