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11 Expert Meal Prep Tips Anyone Who Likes Cooking Should Know

Faster and more delicious meal prep with the pros.<p>For lots of us, weekly meal prep just might be the answer. But anyone who's tried it knows how boring it can be to open your container on Thursday night and face the same food <i>yet again</i>.<p>But Amanda Hesser and Merrill Stubbs, pro chefs and founders of …

Netflix Has Secret Codes for Finding Super Specific TV and Movie Categories

If you thought Netflix couldn't get any better, you're in for a surprise. There's an entire website dedicated to making your binge-watching sessions …

12 Great Places to Go in 2017—and How to Do Them on a Budget

Blackstone's $9.6 Billion Bet On The U.S. Housing Recovery Files To Go Public

When the credit crunch struck in 2008 and created a tidal wave of foreclosures across the United States, private equity giant Blackstone Group was among a number of Wall Street firms that saw an opportunity to bet on an eventual housing recovery. The firm, under the guidance of its billionaire head …

Real Estate

5 ways to cleanse your body in one day

While there is no such thing as a one-day miracle diet (or any quick fix to meeting your weight loss goals), it can be useful to hit the reset button after the holidays, giving you a little push towards feeling better stat and making healthier long-term decisions.<p>Here are five tips to help you …

I Only Ate Tacos for a Week and It Made Me So Much Healthier

The taco cleanse is real and it's amazing.<p>At the beginning of 2016, the internet exploded with tweets, Instagrams, and news stories about the taco cleanse, heralding it as this year's latest and greatest diet. Obviously this sounded absurd—detox with tacos? No way that's possible. But according to …

Airbnb CEO teases updates for 2017 on Twitter

Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky is spending his holiday working. On Twitter on Christmas evening he asked the community what his home rental startup should …

Hospitality

Netflix January 2017: Everything Coming and Going

Netflix today announced everything that is coming to and leaving the streaming site for January 2017.<p>You can ring in the New Year with movies like <i>Braveheart</i>, <i>Caddyshack</i>, <i>Superman 1-4</i>, and <i>The Shining</i>, as all of those movies debut on January 1. Season 11 of <i>It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia</i> arrives on …

The Totally Legit Way You Can Buy Designer Makeup for $2.38

A new membership site is about to change the way we buy makeup.<p>It's the worst kept secret in the beauty industry: cosmetic laboratories around the world formulate the exact same products and formulas for multiple brands. So that designer lipstick you <i>love</i> can sometimes—maybe a few months to a year …

Free Online Marketing Budget Calculator

To use this budget calculator, simply enter your current monthly budget, how much new recurring revenue you would like marketing to produce in 12 …

Fast Food Employees Reveal What You Should Never, Ever Order At Their Restaurants

Before the internet, it was hard to tell what was safe and not safe for consumption at your favorite fast food establishment. For years, millions of us stumbled through an uncertain world, ordering items that were not fit to eat or violating our own ethical standards (fun fact: literally nothing at …

Employment

Foreclosures are suddenly spiking across America

Compared to October last year, homes with foreclosure filings still decreased, but this nationwide decrease is covering up what is now happening in 28 states and Washington D.C., according to the Foreclosure Report by ATTOM Data Solutions. There, the inventory of homes with foreclosure filings is …

Amazon’s 13 best deals: Waterproof Bluetooth speaker, Amazon’s best Kindles, curved OLED TV, more

It’s November, bargain hunters, and you all know what that means. It means nearly a full month of crazy sales leading up to Black Friday. Amazon is …

How to Start a Jewellery Making Business: The Ultimate Guide

After college, to balance to my creativity-sapping day job, I designed textile necklaces as a hobby in my free time. Jewellery making was good busy …

Funny Google Search Tricks and Secrets(Best Collections-2016)

Unless you’re living a life without technology, <b>Google</b> is used by almost everyone. Last month around 12 billion searches was made through Google by …

A psychologist has honed a subliminal tactic to get what you want before you’ve asked for it

Robert Cialdini made his name on counseling everyday people about how to avoid being manipulated by advertisers, politicians, and lobbyists. Now, the Arizona State University psychology professor is advising people on how to become the manipulator.<p>Cialdini’s new book, <i>Pre-Suasion: A Revolutionary</i> …

Best Coffee Makers and Espresso Machines

After making hundreds of pots of coffee in 19 machines, we think the OXO On 9-Cup Coffee Maker is the best for those who want a high-end brewer.<p>We …

Coffee

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi.)<p>So how can you be happier?<p>If you want to be happier, there's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50% of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is …

Happiness

The 15 most romantic getaways in America

Years after your post-nuptial trip at one the best honeymoon destinations in the U.S., you and your significant other might want to escape for a …

The 100 best restaurants in America for foodies, according to OpenTable

Lucky for us and anyone asking you for a recommendation in the near future, OpenTable just released its list of 100 Best Restaurants for Foodies in America. The list is based on over five million restaurant reviews for more than 20,000 restaurants in all 50 states, as well as DC.<p>The list of winners …

The cheapest countries for international flights

India placed first, with an average flight cost of $3.25 per 62 miles (100km) of travel. The US placed 17th, with an average flight cost of $9.81 per 62 miles of travel. However, it did place 3rd for most affordable low-cost domestic flights.<p>Here are the 10 countries with the cheapest international …

The Best TV Shows Coming This Fall: From ‘Gilmore Girls’ to the Next ‘Game of Thrones’

For the love of TiVo, there’s an ungodly number of new series premiering this fall. From the Gilmore Girls revival to HBO’s buzzy Westworld, here are …

20 One-week Vacations to Take Between Jobs

The best way to get ready for a new job? Take a vacation!<p>Getting a new full-time gig is thrilling, and the very best way to start a new position is …

How To Start Investing With $100 Or Less

It may not seem like much, but <b>$100 invested now could be what allows you to retire.</b> That's right, it's that important.<p>Why? Because the most important …

Eating More of This Food May Help Counteract Eating Too Much Sugar

Mmmm, who doesn’t love cupcakes? And your daily Starbucks run? But if there’s one thing to take away from all the health reporting in the last few years, it’s that sugar is not that great for us. According to a new study put out by the University of California at Los Angeles, Americans consume up …

20 Refreshing Juice Bar Franchises to Consider - Small Business Trends

The juice bar industry is thriving. According to IBISWorld, the juice and smoothie bar industry brings in about $2 billion per year and is …

9 Signs Your Body Is Not Liking the Food You’re Eating

<i> By Jason Christoff, Healing the Body</i>There are many signs that the food you are putting in your body is not agreeing with you. Here are nine distinct …

From acne to ageing, eating these 6 foods will help cure all skin troubles

Testing out the wisdom that your mum, her mum and her mum swore by—“what you eat reflects on your skin”—we got celebrity nutritionist Suman Agarwal …