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How to pick a ripe melon every time

Ripeness is what we're all looking for when we cut into a melon, right? No one likes flavorless fruit. Because of their size and weight, melons are …

New Jersey

7 Stretches to Relieve Tight Hips

Foam roller stretches and hip flexor stretches can help to relieve tightness in the hips.<p>1. Foam roller stretch<p>You can use a foam roller to loosen up …

Pain

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

The 10 Most-Saved Recipes from Kitchn This May — Recipes from The Kitchn

May is always a month full of outdoor gatherings with family and friends, thanks to the return of warm weather. Judging from the recipes you've …

Cooking

How to make Extra Silky Pumpkin Pie

Those who are feeling adventurous this Thanksgiving can have a go at Dominique Ansel's scrumptious Extra Silky Pumpkin Pie.<p>It's subtle and smooth …

Baking

Easy Meatballs Recipe

This simple recipe for delicious homemade Easy Meatballs can be flavored any way you like, or just make them plain. There isn't a lot of seasoning in …

Down

No need to buy the boxed stuff anymore—this will become your new go-to for busy weeknights. Our oh-so-easy macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 20 …

10 Steamy Sexts To Send In A Long-Term Relationship When You Need Things To Get Spicier

When you first fall in love with somebody, the two of you want to touch one another constantly. You might even find it hard to believe that somebody …

'This Muffin Recipe Helped Me Lose 90 Pounds And Keep It Off'

You have to see her incredible transformation.<p>Rachel Graham, whose Instagram account @losinggravity boasts 200,000+ followers, lost 90 pounds by cooking nutritious, satiating recipes she found online. She bakes these hearty muffins in double batches when the mood strikes, then keeps half in the …

Breakfast

25 Racy Texts To Send Your SO Before Bed To Give Them Extra Sweet Dreams

Before I met my current partner, I was in a long-term, long-distance relationship with someone in Ireland. Two things I learned in that relationship …

How to Use the Foreground to Create Depth in Landscape Photos

Sometimes a beautiful landscape scene doesn’t look as good on camera as it did to your eye, but that’s because translating a 3-dimensional scene into …

Nature Photography

A Complete Guide to Waterfall Photography

Click the title of the article to read this post on Improve Photography, which includes all media files mentioned.If you are looking for a new way to …

These 5 One-Pot Dinners Prove the Power of Ground Beef

If you're stumped about what to make for dinner, having a pound of ground beef in the fridge or freezer will most definitely help you to figure it …

10 low budget tips for improving your photography

<b>We’ve rounded up some of the best low budget tips to help you improve your photography without breaking the bank.</b><p>Many existing tips to improve in …

9 Books That Bill Gates, Jeff Bezos, and Warren Buffett Think You Should Read | Inc.com

Bill Gates reads about 50 books every year, Mark Cuban reads three hours every day, Mark Zuckerberg resolved to read 24 books in a year, and Warren Buffett spends 80 percent of his day reading.<p>Perhaps like you, I like to learn and improve my skills as a leader, so I'm always curious about what the …

Bill Gates

A Harvard Junior Who Got Internship Offers From Google, Apple, Facebook, and More Shares Her 7 Tips to Ace an Interview

She says it's important to be prepared and stay relaxed.<p>Jessica Pointing knows how to interview.<p>The Harvard University junior received internship …

How to Train Your Hamstrings Without a Leg-Curl Machine

If you can’t remember the last time you hit the leg curl machine or did a deadlift, chances are you’re one of the many everyday athletes who tend to …

Workouts

From Scratch Pumpkin Pie

For the pumpkin: Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.<p>Remove the stem from the pumpkin and scrape out the insides, discarding the seeds. Cut the pumpkin …

I Tried to Become the World's Fittest CrossFit Fan, and Here's What Happened

My experience at the Fittest Fan competition was brutal and intense—and I wouldn't have traded it for the world<p>"Are you here for the CrossFit?" my driver asks in a thick Russian accent as we go from my AirBNB to the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin.<p>"I am," I say, still a little groggy …

Workouts

Fix Those Hips: Progressive Posture Alignment, Part 2

<b>Welcome to week two of my four-week program for better posture and alignment.</b> This week we are going to focus on hip alignment. But we are not …

Pain

Make These 18 One-Pot Meals Instead of Ordering Takeout

As sure as there are seven days in the week, I can count on the fact that at least one of those days, I'll come home from work feeling totally …

Netflix

The Hardest Bodyweight Workout You’ll Ever Do

No gym membership? That’s no excuse to swerve a workout. After all, if the Ancient Greeks taught us anything, it’s that an Adonis physique came long …

Introduction To Canadian REITs

I was recently reading an blog post by Burton G. Malkiel (Professor of Economics, Emeritus, and Senior Economist at Princeton University), "What …

Investing

A Week's Worth of Quick and Easy Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

I feel better when I eat home-cooked food, but in my house, every night is a fire drill: Gather groceries during a break from work; forget essential grocery item, thus requiring a second trip to the store; prep ingredients while toddler entertains herself by applying peanut butter to her hair using …

Beginner Photography Tip: Advanced Controls That Will Take Your Photos to the Next Level

Tell me if this sounds familiar...You've been dabbling in photography for awhile now, but find yourself wanting to learn more.You have a good handle …

11 Slow-Cooker Meals You Can Prep and Freeze Ahead of Time

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your New Camera

<i>Photographs are an important part of the travel experience and, with so many budding photographers in this community, I wanted to create a</i> …

25 Quotes From Confucius That Will Change the Way You Spend Your Life

If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius.<p>Not only has his words of wisdom had enormous …

What's For Dinner: The Fool-Proof Method For Perfectly Baked Chicken Breast

This is the best and easiest way to make chicken breast taste good.<p>Dinner has never been as easy, healthy <i>and</i> delicious as with this oven-baked chicken breast recipe.<p>The problem most people have with chicken breast is that it’s really hard to cook well. The fact that it contains virtually no fat …

The Best Mobility Drill For Lifters & Athletes

Get Bigger Lifts With Looser Hips<p>Hips Don't Lie<p>Take a look at any lifter from the side and you'll notice something obvious: there's a ton of muscle …