Andrea Christakou

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10 Characteristics of Debt-Free People

They aren't afraid of credit cards but realize they're a double-edged sword.<p><i>From time to time we bring you posts from our partners that may not be</i> …

Personal Finance

Cauliflower is back - and you'd better try it roasted

If ever a vegetable were ripe for reappraisal it is surely the good old-fashioned cauli. So roast it, sear it, sauté and crush it...<p>Only four years ago <b>I wrote a pleading piece about cauliflower</b>. I was worried about it. Sales were plummeting, growers were despairing, purple sprouting broccoli and …

How To Season, Clean And Care For A Cast Iron Skillet Like A Pro

In today's world of fast-paced living and uber convenience, cooking with a cast iron skillet seems like an antiquated notion. We have nonstick pans we can throw in the dishwasher, so why would we ever bother with a skillet that can't be washed with soap and has to be dried over heat immediately …

The insanely large paychecks of 19 TV personalities

When he steps down, Stewart will leave television as the highest-paid late night host after nearly 17 years on Comedy Central.<p>How does Stewart's paycheck compare to other TV hosts?<p>Last summer, TV Guide released its annual salary report, a list that rounds up the paychecks of some of television's …

Comedy

7 Science-Based Tips To Make You Sexier On Valentine’s Day

<b>1) Definitely stare deep in their eyes</b><p>Oliver Burkeman’s Help! How to be slightly happier and get a bit more done pointed me to evidence that staring …

Relationships

Date Night: Can Asking 36 Questions Make You Fall in Love?

'Tis the time of year to talk about all things love-related. (It's Valentine's Day, natch.) But this year we're thinking outside of the box -- not …

Relationships

You Can Trick Someone Into Loving You — and 6 Other Surprising Facts About Love

There are male dating gurus who train men in the dark art of the female putdown. They tell guys that playing hard to get is the way to make a woman …

Relationships

Looking for Love Online? How to Avoid the Dating App Scammers

If you're using your computer or mobile phone to find love, you're not alone.<p>One in five Americans ages 25 to 34 have turned to online dating, according to the Pew Research Center. But digital security experts warn the convenience of online dating can also make consumers more vulnerable to online …

Relationships

Elizabeth Gilbert: Perfectionism Is 'Just Fear In Really Good Shoes' (VIDEO)

As the author of <i>Eat, Pray, Love</i>, Elizabeth Gilbert embarked on a spiritual and literal journey across Italy, India and Indonesia, in hopes of overcoming her personal struggles and rediscovering her true self. Today, eight years after writing this best-selling memoir, Gilbert says that women still …

10 Game-Changing Panini Press Recipes. No Sandwiches. Not One.

The panini press is a remarkable kitchen tool. Those glorious grill marks, the melty-ness of cheese, the perfectly toasty toastedness of toast. Yes, the appliance provides an instant upgrade to pretty much anything pressed between two slices of bread.<p>The only thing wrong with the panini press is, …

Putting a Creative, Timeless Spin on Wedding Photography with GIFs and Cinemagraphs

Many wedding and engagement photographers want (and advertise) their photographs to be ‘timeless,’ but Detroit-based Jeffrey Lewis Bennett of JLB …