Ruth Castro

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The 16 highest-paying jobs for people who want to work less than 40 hours a week

As a result, more Americans are feeling overworked.<p>To find jobs that allow you to maintain work-life balance but still get paid well, we analyzed US Census data for about 478 occupations from the Minnesota Population Center's 2015 American Community Survey Integrated Public Use Microdata …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

20 Kickass Home Accessories Worth Blowing Your Tax Return On

(Image credit: Food52)<p>Sometimes it's the little things that really make the room. If you've got a space that needs a little extra something, consider …

Decorations

The 25 cheapest cities in Europe for a weekend break

The study looked at the total amount of 12 holiday items, such as a three-course meal with a bottle of wine for two, two nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel, travel and sightseeing costs, a cup of coffee, and a bottle of beer.<p>The Post Office crunched numbers for each city using currency …

European Travel

We Tested Pinterest Cooking Hacks And Here's Which Ones Worked

Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.<p><b>DID IT WORK?:</b> Yup!<p><b>THE RESULTS:</b> The cake mix made about 15 cookies, and <b>perhaps unsurprisingly, the cookies were very cakey.</b> I like my cookies crispy on the edges and super fudgy in the middle and these were none of that — so I didn't even eat the whole …

Baking

7 Storage Spots You Aren’t Using (But Should Be)

The two or more feet of space above any door<p>In a bathroom, that’s an ideal spot to store spare towels, toiletries, or paper goods. Just install a …

Laundry Rooms

The world's 18 greatest cities for food

Luxury Lifestyle

10 Best Kitchen Backsplash Ideas

1 of 10<p>Marble Majesty<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 10<p>Glazed Seafoam<p>3 of 10<p>Subtle Contrast<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 10<p>Ocean-Inspired Palette<p>Advertisement<p>5 of 10<p>Stunner in …

6 Ways to Master Mattress Shopping

Deciding what mattress to buy is enough to keep you up nights. The model names, while enticing, can be confusing and make it nearly impossible to …

Mattresses

Simple Organizing Ideas to Steal from These 7 Real Homes

It's easy to spend an entire day clicking through photos of gorgeous houses and apartments and finding decor inspiration, but what about when it …

Storage Ideas

Free Trading Websites Every Day Trader Should Know

Free trading sites with great resources and day trading tools<p>Updated March 14, 2017<p>Looking for day trading resources to help you out with your day …

Stock Markets

7 Lazy But Brilliant Dinners You Should Make This Week

Minimum effort, maximum comfort.

Cooking

Is this the world's most dramatic cruise destination?

A huge roar erupted as I entered the dining room. Passengers were rushing to the starboard windows to see whales – lots of them. To scenes of mild hysteria on board the animals arced gracefully out of the water. Fine blowhole sprays peppered the water’s surface. Finally, a huge tail was flourished …

European Travel

A Homemade Cheesesteak Is a Thing of Beauty

Making cheesesteaks at home doesn’t require any fancy moves—only the willingness to turn your kitchen into a South Philly hoagie shop.<p>A well-made cheesesteak is a thing of beauty. All the ingredients kind of…fuse together. The thinly shaved beef, the glistening caramelized onions and peppers, the …

Cooking

The 20 Most Comforting Ina Garten Recipes to Make in This Lifetime

If you're searching for comfort foods, you'll likely end up landing on Ina Garten's recipes. The Barefoot Contessa has developed a well-deserved reputation as the queen of doable, crowd-pleasing, and comforting recipes, both savory and sweet. Consider this your official Ina Garten bucket list of …

7 Little Tricks That Will Make You Feel Like a Kitchen Wizard

Having a few kitchen tricks up your sleeve can make all the difference, whether you're cooking a dinner party for 20 or just trying to get Wednesday …

Whipped Cream

How to Get Reimbursed for a Delayed Flight

With a whopping 45.2 million passengers expected to travel by air this holiday season, unforeseen setbacks are likely. But this time around, don’t …

Jarvis is real! Mark Zuckerberg has spent 2016 building an Iron Man-style AI that controls his life

Mark Zuckerberg has ended 2016 having completed his personal challenge to build a Jarvis-style AI to run his home.<p>He announced at the start of the …

Artificial Intelligence

The 13 biggest nutrition discoveries of 2016

The truth about nutrition is always in flux. One day coffee is a carcinogen, the next it’s a potent antioxidant. Carbs used to be the devil, now (the right kinds) are the staple of a well-balanced diet.<p>What’s healthy seems to change regularly, and 2016 was no exception, which is why we’re looking …

Where not to travel in 2017 — and where to go instead

Airy modern prefab cabin was built for $80,000

And assembled in 10 days<p>DublDom, a series of affordable prefab homes from Moscow firm Bio Architects, has unveiled its latest project. Clocking in at 1,184 square feet, this single-level woodland residence represents a larger home in the DublDom line up, which currently offers models ranging from …

8 Kitchen Design Trends to Look Out for in 2017

2017 is promising to be an exciting year. From automation to new lighting solutions to an ever-increasing focus on functionality, check out what's in store for kitchen designs.<p>2017 is just around the corner. As you decorate your Christmas tree and make a mental note of all the things you want to …

Kitchens

10 Outstanding Front-Yard Edible Gardens

Cottage-style edibles<p>This Bay Area garden designed by Pine House Edible Gardens paves the way to the front door with bountiful garden beds. Lined …

Gardening

Dine & Dash: 10 Speedy Dinners For Busy Families

When everyone in the family is running in different directions, it's nice to have a few speedy dinner recipes in your back pocket. From pasta to tacos, these family-friendly meals will have you in-and-out of the kitchen in no time!<p><b>1. Orecchiette with Sausage and Broccoli</b><p>Sometimes it seems …

3 Days In Meteora

Couple of weeks ago I finally have a chance to see and photograph Monasteries of Meteora. I knew they are amazing. I knew they are breathtaking… at …

A world in a jar: potted landscape photography – in pictures

After becoming a father two years ago, Finnish photographer Christoffer Relander started feeling nostalgic about his own childhood. He began photographing landscapes that reminded him of growing up in rural Finland, and using double-exposure photography – and no digital manipulation such as …

Photography

Chef Shows How a $1 Knife Can Be Sharpened to Rival More Expensive Knives

Jun Yoshizuki of Jun’s Kitchen who is a very talented cook who always prepares food with his beloved longhaired orange cat named Kohaku nearby, …

The First Trailer for Natalie Portman's Dark Portrayal of Jackie O Is

Despite the fact that Jackie Kennedy Onassis might be the closest America has had to anything like a queen, the trailer for <i>Jackie</i> is a reminder that her life was far from a fairytale.<p>The trailer opens with a montage of Natalie Portman portraying Kennedy Onassis during her the days of her two-year …

What to wear to an autumn wedding

The idea of an autumnal wedding appeals to our inner romantic (log fires, mulled wine…) but poses serious conundrums in the wardrobe department. Unlike the seemingly endless summer weddings, which can be navigated with a careful rotation of failsafe dresses, late-year weddings often require a …