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DIY Dim Sum Dumplings

Jet Tila is the author of <i>101 Asian Dishes You Need to Cook Before You Die</i> and a judge on <i>Cutthroat Kitchen</i>. When he visited Extra Crispy, we asked him …

25 Education Leaders to Learn from Today

I have a confession to make.<p>This time, I am very happy to say, my confession is not for leaving the classroom– I’m backkkkkkkk. Here are my thoughts …

Fast and Furious Abs and Booty Workout

This is a full-body workout, but we have to be honest, your abs and butt will be sore tomorrow since all the moves target those areas a little bit more. And sore in the best way possible, since that means you're building muscle and strength. So just press play and get ready to work!

10 Fitness Experts on What They *Really* Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

(It's not protein powder straight from the tub.)<p>Feeding yourself before exercising is an act of titration. Too soon after eating, and you throw up (or least feel like it). Too long, and you get dizzy. Then you keel over, your final resting place a mat slick with somebody else's sweat. But over …

The One Thing You Should Eat To Speed Up Your Metabolism While You Work Out, According To A Dietitian

Keeping your metabolism running all day is the key to losing weight faster. Your metabolism should always be working as hard as you so why not give …

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

January: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

These 12 slow cooker recipes are perfect for spring

Don't pack up that Crockpot just yet.<p>Slow cooking can and should be done all year round. You'll be glad to have this kitchen appliance when you want …

This Tomato, Basil, & Mozzarella Chicken Is Literally To Die For

Keep it fresh for dinner!<p>2 boneless, skinless chicken breasts<p>Olive oil, to taste<p>Salt, to taste<p>Pepper, to taste<p>Garlic powder, to taste<p>Oregano, to taste<p>1 ball of fresh mozzarella<p>1 medium tomato<p>5 leaves of fresh basil<p>For the balsamic glaze:<p>1 cup inexpensive dark balsamic vinegar<p>⅓ cup honey<p>*Try your …

30 Travel Experiences to Collect so that you can say You've seen the World

Travel makes one modest. You see what a tiny place you occupy in the world. So aim far, literally. These are some of the exquisite places you can be …

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The Best Beaches In The World

27 reasons to drop everything and book your summer vacation now.<p>Whether you're looking for a quick weekend getaway, the ultimate surf or are planning the trip of a lifetime, a beach vacation is always a good idea. To get you inspired, here are some of the world's most beautiful beaches from South …

The 7 best devices to turn your kitchen into a smart kitchen

<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>While we don't yet have robot maids to take care of any and all household needs we may have, there are steps you can take today to …

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7 Easy Dinners For People Who 'Don't Cook'

You can be a complete stranger to the kitchen and still pull off an amazing meal. Here are seven foolproof recipes that will wow your entire family.<p><b>1. Crispy Tandoori Chicken with Mango Chutney</b><p>Chicken tandoori is easy to make, and this is my favorite version: the chicken is deliciously spiced with …

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5 Pantry Essentials the Pros Can’t Cook Without

Pantries are windows into the kitchens, and therefore the chefs, of the world. They vary widely in content, subjective in their meanings and uses in …

Poland: Please stop looking for that ghost Nazi train rumored to be full of gold

"I'm certain the train exists, but it might contain dangerous materials from World War Two," said Piotr Zuchowski, Poland's head of national heritage.<p>The Polish government said "foragers" have become active near the town of Walbrzych in Poland where the 500-foot long train was reportedly found in …

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7 Apps to Help You Get Stuff Done Around the House

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How to Keep Home Maintenance Costs Under $300 a Year

Cringe at the thought of major repairs to your home? It’s the little preventative maintenance things you do throughout the year that’ll keep big …

13 Apps That'll Teach You Something New Every Day

Superfood for your noggin.<p>The buzz around "brain-training" apps like Elevate, Lumosity, Peak, and others recently came into question after a 2014 study by the Stanford Center on Longevity doubted the effectiveness of brain games to improve your cognitive abilities.<p>The study concluded that …

How successful people beat stress

• Sell more than other employees do<br>• Give better customer service<br>• Adjust better to new assignments<br>• Take home an average of 50 to 150% more in annual income

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The 15 best hiking trails in the world

Looking for a fun, adventurous, and affordable summer vacation? Go take a hike -- literally!<p>Hiking is good way to see waterfalls, mountain peaks, and alpine meadows without spending a lot of money. And a hike isn't just something to do on a summer afternoon. There are many trails that are best …

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Classic Burgers to Try From Coast to Coast

Awesome American summer vacations to book now

Budget Travelers know it's possible to have an amazing summer vacation without breaking the bank. Here, we've rounded up world-class, affordable beaches, national parks, mountains, and big-city blowouts—all within the continental U.S.<p><b>Yellowstone National Park</b><p>Yellowstone National Park, covering …

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16 of the most impressive national parks in the US (PHOTOS)

EVERY BIT of wilderness on the planet is impressive, but some places are special for unique reasons. There’s arguably no better educational tool for …

5 Bucket List Travel Destinations

We live in a wild and wondrous world, which means it's time to dust off your passport and get busy exploring Earth's natural treasures and man-made marvels. While hunting down every awe-inspiring landmark would take a lifetime, we've started off with five must-see destinations that should be on …

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8 Wedding Destinations That Are Positively Swoon-Worthy

Weddings are fun. But, destination weddings, with their built-in vacation status, are even better. As a bride, though, you want to make sure you’re …

5 Countries That Are Small Enough to See in One Day

<i>By Cynthia Drescher, CNTraveler.com</i><p>Don't have more than a few days to explore a destination? Don't worry; when it comes to the tiniest countries and territories in the world, one day is plenty time for a visit. Here's our list of 10 travel-worthy micro-countries you'll want to explore:<p><b>1. Monaco</b><p>© …

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Unique Vacation Rentals

<b>Unique Vacation Rentals</b><p>Vacationing doesn’t need to mean roughing it in a tiny tent or going to the same theme park every year. One of the best things …

Best Winter Trips 2015

There’s no reason to hibernate when new adventures await on every continent. From fat snow biking in the Tetons to rumbling across Aruba by Jeep, our editor’s list of 10 best winter trip destinations—plus a bonus “Reader’s Choice”—includes unexpected ideas for both snowbound and sun-splashed …

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