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Kombucha cocktail recipes—for a bacteria-rich buzz

Vodka isn’t exactly a mainstay in most wellness regimens. But balance is—which means it’s entirely possible to be the type of person who loves to …

Food

The 8 Best Ways to Get 6-Pack Abs Fast

Whether you’re aiming to achieve your fitness goals or simply want to look good in a swimsuit, acquiring a sculpted set of six-pack abs is a goal …

Nutrition

How I Paid Off My $40,000 Student Loans in 2 Years (and 6 Days)

This man paid off his student loans in the blink of an eye.<p>To many people, paying off student loans is a distant dream but I’m living proof that a …

Personal Finance

50 of the most iconic music videos of all time

Some music videos are more memorable than others.<p>From Michael Jackson's zombie dance in "Thriller" to Miley Cyrus' naked wrecking ball ride, certain visuals stay with the viewer long after the video has ended.<p>Here are 50 of the most iconic music videos of all time.

Music

A Cyclist's Guide to Speaking Strava

1 of 13<p>Getty Images<p>Segment<p>Strava users create and name portions of road or trail as segments, so that runners and riders can compete for time. Climb segments are categorized as from easiest to hardest as 4, 3, 2, 1, or HC. Here’s more about how Strava categorizes climbs.<p>You can create your own …

13 Bike Racks that Blend Seamlessly Into Your Home

<i>Last Updated May, 2017: We’ve added new bike rack picks and insights. Prices and links have also been updated.</i><p>Editor’s Choice: ARTIFOX RACK<p>Anything …

Concerned About Social Security Cuts? Here’s an Even Bigger Issue to Worry About

The problem goes well beyond a potential reduction in benefits.<p>The Social Security Trustees just released their latest report, and the outlook isn't …

Retirement

I Stopped Eating Carbs After 2:30 P.M. And It Changed My Body

Is timing really everything when it comes to eating carbs and staying slim?<p>Two weeks before my wedding I did what many brides have done before me and many will do after: I stopped eating carbohydrates. Now when I say carbs, I really mean grains and starchy foods. Broccoli was okay. Sushi rice? No. …

Nutrition

A No-Fail Way to Make the Best Chicken Wings

Grilled chicken wings are a fun party snack, but they’re not always fun for the party host. Most people can eat <i>a lot</i> of wings—especially if beer is …

Cooking

Meltin' mustardy beef | Beef recipes

Preheat the oven to 160ºC/325ºF/gas 3. Place a large shallow casserole pan on a high heat, with a large non-stick frying pan on a high heat …

Food

30 Healthy Recipes Featuring Grilled Chicken

As the weather gets warmer and the sun sets later, you'll likely be itching to stay outside longer. We feel the same way, and one of our favorite ways to make that happen is by stepping away from the stove and making use of the grill. Need more reasons to give it a go? Grilling can be a healthy …

Cooking

Want a Bigger Retirement Nest Egg? Get $24,000 More With 1 Simple Move

All it takes is a slight change in attitude -- and timing.<p>When it comes to saving for retirement, procrastination is the enemy. One of the most …

Retirement

These Blends Should Be in Your Spice Cabinet

Making your own spice blends isn’t particularly challenging, but buying a single bottle of a blend is both more convenient and fiscally responsible …

Spices

How to Negotiate Your Salary: Managers’ 13 Top Tips

“Does anyone know how to negotiate salary?” my friend asks at one of our semiregular wine nights. Our conversations usually run the gamut from what’s …

Employment

Want to Know What Emotional Intelligence Is All About? We Can Sum It up in a Single Sentence

References to this concept are everywhere, but what does it really mean? Here's a simple, practical definition.<p>Nowadays, you find references to emotional intelligence everywhere, along with advice as to how sharpening your "EQ" (emotional quotient) can dramatically increase your chances of …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Best Travel Accessories for Men: The Ultimate Guide

Hydro Flask<p>Frequent travelers know how important a few good products can be. Leaky travel bottles can be cause for constant annoyance on the road, …

Shopping

Make This Cucumber Salad for Easy Summer Lunches — Delicious Links

<i>Kitchn's</i> <i>Delicious Links</i><i> column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our …

Healthy Eating

This Salmon and Quinoa Bowl Packs 22 Grams of Protein in Each Serving

This quinoa bowl has everything that you’d want in a dinner grain bowl: plenty of colorful vegetables, dark leafy greens, and heart-healthy protein …

Healthy Eating

5 Low-Carb Cocktails You Can Drink on a Diet

There's no need to give up booze on a low-carb diet. Just be smart about what you drink.<p>Thinking of going on a low-carb diet? Good news: while you need to be more conscious of what you choose to imbibe, there's no need to ditch alcohol altogether. (Cue the sighs of relief.)<p>Yes, some drinks are …

Nutrition

This DVR for cord cutters can beam live TV to any television (or smartphone) in your house

If you thought nothing would make you happier than to cut the cord and stop coughing up all that cash to your pay TV provider, you’d be wrong. The …

Tech Trends

Tangerine Beef with Scallions

Recipe courtesy of<p>From:<p>Total:35 minPrep:15 minInactive:10 minCook:10 min<p>Yield:4 servings<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories341Total …

Food

Women experience sexual performance anxiety too - here's how to deal

It's not just men who feel the pressure to perform (and climax).<p>When I say the woman I went home with that night was hot, I don’t just mean she was good looking. She was essentially the lovechild of Karlie Kloss and Snow White: A total smokeshow and way out of my league. We met at a bar. She liked …

Turn-On

What Is Ezekiel Bread and Is it Healthier than Other Bread?

You know that bread in the colorful bag in the grocery store freezer section — the one with the Bible verse on it? It's called Ezekiel bread or, …

Nutrition

Best turntables you can buy, from affordable to absolute insanity

Are you getting ready to take the plunge for your first turntable? Or maybe you're a long-time vinyl vet looking to upgrade? In either case we've got you covered. Here are two dozen (!) of our favorite models, from "ultra-budget" to "sky's the limit." Technics introduced the world's first …

Audiophile

Review: Bose SoundTouch 300 Soundbar

I’m a belter now, but I was born an Earther. Syfy’s <i>The Expanse</i> has idled on my Amazon Prime watchlist for a couple years now, but in the last few …

Consumer Tech

Tomato-Basil Lasagna Rolls

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 350°. Cook pasta according to package directions for al dente. Drain pasta (do not rinse); arrange in a single …

Country Lifestyle

How to Grill Steak: A Step-by-Step Guide

These grilling tips will help you get delicious steaks every time.<p>Mastering the grill is all about understanding live fire and the strategies needed …

BBQ

The Mini PC is a 5-inch Windows 10 touchscreen device small enough to slip into a pocket

Pocket to ’em.

Gear & Gadgets

How to Clean a Grill

Last weekend’s seared-on bits don’t stand a chance against this fast, easy method.<p>The secret to banishing stubborn grate grease from your gas or …

Country Lifestyle

Garlic-Crusted Roast Rack of Lamb

In a mini food processor, combine the garlic, rosemary and olive oil and process until the garlic is finely chopped. Season the lamb racks with salt …

Food