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Yummy Baked Chicken Thighs in Tangy Sauce Recipe

"Another delicious recipe my mother makes and I finally got the recipe for. Tender chicken thighs and tangy sauce are perfect served over rice. …

Cooking

What Happens to Your Social Security Benefits if You Retire and Then Go Back to Work?

Your Social Security benefits can be affected, so be sure to plan the timing and how much you earn.<p>Are you retired and thinking about going back to …

Retirement

No, Your Cereal Is Not Full of Weedkiller

The Environmental Working Group knows how to play the media like a goddamn piano. They take a category of healthy things we all use—sunscreen, …

Glyphosate

How to Waterproof Laminate Flooring

Step 1<p>Clean the laminate floor according to the manufacturer's recommendations. Make sure that all dirt, dust and debris are cleared from around the …

Home Improvement

The Instant Pot Beef Ragu Recipe We've Already Bookmarked for Fall

Despite the 90-degree temperatures outside, we can't help but think of fall once August arrives. Toward the end of summer, we find ourselves craving …

Cooking

The One Big Drawback to Beautiful Walk-In Showers

I'm sure you've seen them—the elegant, modern showers that, with no door to separate them from the rest of the space, seem to meld seamlessly with …

Bathrooms

11 Common Plants You Should Never (Ever!) Bring Home from the Nursery Again

Avoid these invasive, disease-prone, foul-smelling, and just plain tacky plants.<p>Taking a trip to the plant nursery is all about preparation. Arriving …

grumpy

100 Products That Will Make Your Home Smarter

You might need a minute to pick your jaw up off of the floor after seeing these seriously cool home tech products.<p>Moen’s Magnetix showerhead …

Home Automation

Vitamix recalls more than 100,000 blenders after multiple accidents

Ease up on that margarita — if you’re mixing it up in a certain brand of Vitamix blender, you might lose a finger or two. The manufacturer is …

Customers

25 Recipes That Will Impress Your Mother-in-Law

You’ll need to up your foodie-game to impress your mother-in-law, and these stunning recipes are just the ticket. A step-up from traditional …

Cooking

How to Organize Your Closet in 30 Minutes Flat

It doesn’t matter how many color-coordinated hangers or scarf organizers you buy: There will come a day when you look at your closet and wonder, <i>how</i> …

Cleaning

How to buy a tankless water heater

In these energy-conscious times, cutting back on using the AC or saving water are common ways to save the environment and your bank account, too. But there are many other ways to conserve energy in the home. Case in point: The tankless water heater.<p>Tankless water heaters (or instantaneous water …

Water Heater

7 Things You Can Purge From Your Kitchen—and Instantly Double Your Storage Space

Want to double your kitchen counter space and triple your drawer space? You don't need a costly renovation, just a deliberate decluttering session. …

Renovations

Top 10 Home Improvement Skills to Learn

Tom Baker,<i>his Old House</i> building technology editor, recommends 10 skills every homeowner should learn<p>A portable circular saw is the tool to use when …

Home Improvement

The 10 Most Common Plumbing Mistakes DIYers Make

You can fix most household plumbing repairs and even update plumbing fixtures with just a few special tools and a little elbow grease. The work isn’t …

All the Breakfast Foods That Contain Glyphosate, the Weed-Killing Chemical Linked to Cancer

A new report from the Environmental Working Group found that glyphosate, a common weed killer that has been linked to cancer, was found in a large amount of oat-based breakfast foods. Although the FDA and EPA insist some amounts of glyphosate are safe in food, it has been linked to cancer by the …

Retirement success: focus on the paycheck, not a savings number

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Steve Vernon is an expert on numbers - but please do not ask him for your “number” - that is, the amount you need to save to insure a successful retirement.<p>Vernon thinks that is the wrong question. A leading retirement educator, by training he is an actuary - meaning he is an …

Retirement

Liver transplants 'may be unnecessary thanks to new drug treatment'

<b>A potential treatment for sudden liver failure could cut the need for transplants, say scientists at the University of Edinburgh.</b><p>The liver has an incredible natural ability to repair itself, but this can be lost in some injuries including severe drug overdoses.<p>The therapy is a cancer drug that …

Medicine

These 8 Common Bedroom Layout Mistakes Actually Take Moments to Fix

You'd think that bedroom layouts are easy to figure out. You pick the best wall for the bed, flank it with a couple of nightstands, maybe add a …

Home Decorating

Scientists may have uncovered exactly how eating certain vegetables can prevent colon cancer

Newsflash: Vegetables are good for you! OK, so this may not exactly be news, but a new study from a team of researchers at Imperial College London …

Research

New chemical causes deadly brain cancer to self-destruct

Scientists have discovered a chemical compound that cuts off the "energy supply" to glioblastoma cells, making them self-destruct. Glioblastoma is a …

Cancer Cells

How to Barely Spend Any Money When You Finally Cut The Cord

If you’ve recently cut the cord from cable, you’re about to save big each month. However, if you’re looking to make the transition to streaming only …

Genius

The Best Tiny Beach Town To Retire for Under $40K a Year, According to AARP

Thanks to tony, McMansion-dotted enclaves like Malibu and East Hampton, beachfront living sometimes gets an elites-only rep. But, in reality, that’s …

Key West

How to Use Amazon Echo as Your Home Security System

If you’re renting, you may not be able to install a traditional wired security system—and if you live in a small space, you probably won’t need to. …

Smart Homes

Keema Aloo (Ground Beef and Potatoes) Recipe

"If you want to try something a little different, I guarantee you will love this meal. It is by far my favorite Indian recipe. Inspired by my mom, …

Recipes

Why You Should Really Plant Garlic ASAP

Fall is the best time to plant this kitchen essential. Here's how to plant garlic, plus the best ways to use it.<p>You might assume that the end of …

Gardening

How the humble cabbage can stop cancers

<b>Scientists say they have discovered why some vegetables - including cabbage, broccoli and kale - can reduce the risk of bowel cancers.</b><p>That cruciferous veg is good for the gut has never been in doubt but a detailed explanation has been elusive.<p>The team at the Francis Crick Institute found …

Cancer

What to ask about your employer health coverage after age 65

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Journalist Philip Moeller is here to provide the answers you need on aging and retirement. His weekly column, “Ask Phil,” aims to help</i> …

Health Care

10 Clever Tips for Landscaping Around Trees

Plop a tree in the middle of the yard and it may look out of place at first. But by landscaping around the tree, you make it look more attractive—and …

Landscaping

Million-Dollar Spaghetti Recipe

"The perfect combination of pasta, ground beef, and cream cheese mixture. Unbelievably good! Serve with garlic bread and salad. Enjoy!"<p>Ingredients<p>1 …

Recipes