William Ratliff

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11 Best Travel Apps Worth Downloading Photos

Photo: Petar Chernaev / Getty Images<p>A good vacation can turn into a nightmare at a moment’s notice if you are ill-equipped for your destination. Language barriers, currency snafus, directional errors—all tiny factors that could put a damper on your trip. Luckily, there is an app for that. Arm …

Your guide to using your DSLR camera correctly (finally)

For everyday selfies, your iPhone's camera is great. It's always with you, you point it, you shoot it, you upload your shots to Instagram — it …

Photography

20+ Slow-Cooker Recipes Everyone Should Learn How to Make

If you're new to slow-cooking or need to refresh your routine, we have you covered. These recipes span from chicken fajitas to bolognese pasta sauce. Just throw the ingredients into your CrockPot and come home to dinner served.

Cloud Eggs

Move over poached and so long over-easy -- there's an even happier way to eat eggs. Say hello these nests of puffy whipped egg whites with a sunshine …

The Amazing Thing You Haven't Been Doing With Strawberries

Summer fruit has never tasted quite like this.<p>We wait all year for berries so good they can be eaten by the fistful. And when that season comes, believe us, we’re taking advantage, transforming our farmers’ market bounty into blackberry spritzers and piling them on yogurt granita. But berries' …

Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway is setting its sights on a new target

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett is setting his sights on a new company.<p>The investment firm he runs, Berkshire Hathaway, is in talks to buy a stake in the Latin American reinsurer IRB Brasil Resseguros, according to a Bloomberg News report. The purchase would take place following an initial …

Mediterranean style diet may prevent dementia

<b>(CNN) —</b> Meals from the sunny Mediterranean have been linked to stronger bones, a healthier heart and longer life, along with a reduced risk for diabetes and high blood pressure.<p>Now you can add lowering your risk for dementia to the ever growing list of reasons to follow the Mediterranean diet or …

Holistic Medicine

Your Guide to Which United Flights Get What Amenities - And When They Might Run Out?

The ever-resourceful <b>Brian Sumers</b> shares United’s chart laying out exactly which amenities are provisioned on what routes in both business class and …

15 Aldi Snacks That Should Be in Your Kitchen Right Now

If you haven't been to an Aldi lately, I sincerely hope it's because there just isn't one nearby and it's not by choice, because Aldi has a lot going for it. Not only is it a great value, but the store selection is crazy good. While perusing my local Aldi for snacks recently, I realized how many …

Deep Frying

6 Slow Cooker Recipes To Make This Week To Lose 6 Pounds

You may think weight loss involves excessive planning and hours spent slaving over a stove — but nothing could be further from the truth. If you own …

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

Costa Rica

20 best Mediterranean recipes: part 1

Food & drink,Italian food and drink,Middle Eastern food and drink,Pasta,Life and style,Chicken,Vegetarian food and drink,Dessert,Food and drink,Books,Meat<p>The finest Mediterranean recipes, as chosen by Observer Food Monthly, starting with pomegranate chicken, Venetian spaghettini with clams, and …

Food

How to reverse type two diabetes

Most of us know that eating healthily is important, but many people don't fully appreciating the importance of fuelling their body correctly until it …

Disney World Is Offering a Crazy Deal on Park Tickets — for a Limited Time

Tickets are on sale now through July 30, and will be valid for admission until September 30, 2017.<p>Walt Disney World had fewer visitors last year and …

Walt Disney Company

The 11 Basic Egg Recipes Everyone Needs to Know

If you ask me, eggs are one of the most perfect foods. They're budget-friendly, protein-packed, have a relatively long life in the fridge, and are …

Breakfast

7 Things You Never Knew About Red Lobster, Straight From an Employee

If Red Lobster is your seafood restaurant of choice, you'll love these surprising facts straight from an insider employee. POPSUGAR spoke to a Red Lobster spokesperson who let us in on little-known facts about the restaurant's history, the truth about how many Cheddar Bay Biscuits people eat every …

Biscuits

How to Grill the Perfect Steak

We’re cleaning off the grates and stocking up on some must-have essentials to make the most out of our time cooking outdoors. While we love grilling …

What kind of onion should I use?

If a recipe calls for an onion, should you reach for a red, white or yellow one or a scallion? Does it matter?<p>Have you ever looked at a new recipe …

7 Portobello Mushroom Recipes That Aren't Veggie Burgers for a Change

If you’ve ever gone meat-free, you know exactly what we’re talking about: You’re at a picnic, a potluck, or a burger joint where you’ve been assured …

Making brown rice? Don't follow the instructions on the box

When I was a kid, brown rice felt like punishment. Like the ever-increasing amount of whole wheat flour that would appear in my mom’s pancakes and waffles, brown rice with dinner felt like we had done something really wrong.<p>My mom would always scorch it, informing us that, in other parts of the …

Oreo debuts new flavor, offers $500K for next cookie

For those who think original Oreos are too boring, Nabisco has announced the chocolate sandwich cookie's newest flavor: the Firework Oreo.<p><i>Cosmopolitan</i> magazine describes it as “an Oreo with Pop Rocks in the creme." It's not the real Pop Rocks carbonated candy that baby boomers grew up with — Pop …

Dessert

Fly Out of These Airports and Save Big on Airfare

Go off the beaten track and explore while cutting travel costs.<p>Some long-haul flights can be unnecessarily expensive. However, the good news for …

Flying

The best time to buy airline tickets and other travel advice for 2017

You don’t really need to make it an official resolution, do you? That in 2017 you will travel — a lot? But maybe you will resolve to be smarter about booking airfare and snagging those low prices. Here are some developments that could help make that promise stick.<p>More ‘bare-bones’ fares<p>Next year, …

15 Foods You Should Never, Ever Eat

Hard-and-fast food rules are made to be broken. But some common foods are seriously bad for you. "It doesn't mean you'll get sick, get cancer, or die …

15 food swaps that make your diet instantly healthier

Ditch the junk food for healthier alternatives<p>Improving your health could be as simple as a few tiny tweaks to your diet, according to Bupa UK …

Sausages

20 Backyard BBQ Ideas for Your Next Summer Party

Say goodbye to ugly plastic plates!<p>Fire up the grill, pour a round of drinks and turn on the music. With chic decor and the best booze, entrees, and desserts on the block, we have your summertime barbecue 100 percent covered.

Cooking

16 tasty taco recipes to make every night taco night

Taco Tuesday, Taco Thursday — heck, we'll gladly eat tacos any day! And you can too, thanks to these 16 delicious taco recipes. So here's to our favorite handheld device (the one that's allowed at the dinner table): Tacos stuffed with chicken, pork, beef, beans, and veggies, made with a slow …

Cooking

Here Is the Exact Time to Book Your Summer Flights to Save Money

Are you traveling this summer but have yet to book your flight? Summer flight price data from travel booking site Hipmunk reveals the exact time you …

Everyone Should Have These Military-Grade Flashlights In Case of Emergency

Two 500-lumen flashlights for $29.99.<p>When chaos comes knocking, don't get left in the dark. Light up the night with a flashlight on par with those used on the battlefield. The UltraBright 500-Lumen Tactical Military Flashlight provides total visibility when you need it most—and it's only $17.99 for …