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I lived off $6 of groceries a day and ate better than ever

As I was doing my monthly budgeting, I realized how much I'd been spending on groceries. It seemed sorta crazy that all that money could go to much better things. I decided to try and challenge both my self-control and my cooking skills by spending $40 on groceries for the whole week — which …

GOP: Trump budget plan cuts both too deeply and not enough

WASHINGTON (AP) — Several congressional Republicans are panning the emerging outlines of President Donald Trump's first budget, complaining that he's …

Quinoa, Chocolate, and Orange Cake [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

2017 February 26 - A Supercell Thunderstorm Cloud Over Montana

<b>A Supercell Thunderstorm Cloud Over Montana</b> <b><br>Image Credit & Copyright:</b> Sean R. Heavey<p><b>Explanation:</b> Is that a spaceship or a cloud? Although it may seem …

Watch Live: NASA Makes a Major Announcement About a New Space Discovery

NASA on Wednesday will make a major announcement about a new discovery it made “beyond our solar system.”<p>The national space agency said in a news …

Planets

NASA discovered 7 Earth-sized planets and everyone made the same Trump jokes

Finally — some good news. NASA has found what pretty much appears to be a backup solar system a mere 40 light-years away. And not a moment too …

The 8 Must-Try Sex Positions, According to Real Women

Plus, tips on how to mix things up in the bedroom.<p>If the phrase "familiarity breeds contempt" rings true, going through all the same motions in the bedroom, time and time again, doesn't exactly help in the love department. Relationship experts recommend keeping things spontaneous (whether that …

Chasing Chipotle: El Pollo Loco Files For IPO

Another day, another new entrant in the public offering category of “wannabe Chipotle.”<p>El Pollo Loco, the Mexican-style grilled chicken restaurant chain, filed for its IPO on Tuesday with a preliminary offering amount of $100 million. Translated as “The Crazy Chicken,” El Pollo Loco hopes to be the …

U.S. Sends 170 Military Personnel to Iraq, With More Possible

The U.S. has sent 170 military personnel to Iraq to shore up security for Americans and the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, defense officials said Monday — and a hundred more could be on the way.<p>President Barack Obama formally notified Congress of the assignment in a letter under the War Powers Act on …

5 Better Investments Than Powerball

Your odds of getting a good return on your money are much higher than winning the lottery.<p>Bought your Powerball ticket yet? The grand prize has …

This Nigerian College Student Built a Wind- And Solar-Powered Car From Scraps

There’s little question as to why Oyeyiola, who is taking his finals in the next two weeks, would devote so much of his extra-curricular time and …

Carbon Dioxide

There’s Even More Sugar In Soda Than You Think

Sucrose, glucose, fructose, maltose, dextrose—can you tell the difference? Probably not, even if you’re a careful reader of food labels. Unlike fats, …

Diabetes

How To Use Sport Psychology To Perform Better In Business

Elite sports men and women work on their minds as a much as their bodies.<p>They are well aware that when they get their minds right, superior performance usually follows.<p>So why don’t business people do the same?<p>Is it not highly likely that if we also used the tools of sport psychologists in the …

These 10 Corporations Control Almost Everything You Buy

A chart we found on Reddit.com (click the graphic above to see a larger version) shows that most products we buy are controlled by just a few companies. It's called The Illusion of Choice.<p>Ever wonder why you can't get a Coke at Taco Bell? It's because Yum Brands was created as a spin-off of Pepsi — …

Nine Leadership Traits That Stand The Test Of Time

Ten years ago, I was lucky to join forces with Andrea Redmond, Charles A. Tribbett III, and their team at Russell Reynolds Associates. We gathered leadership insights from some of the world’s most successful business leaders. The result was the book <i>Business Evolves, Leadership Endures</i>.<p>Here are the …

How to Create an Awesome Company Culture (No Perks Necessary)

It's not about what makes your company unique or noteworthy, it's about how you treat your employees.<p>I want to state up front that I love perks. And I'm a fan of unique company features like big scorecards, group community service outings, or weekend and evening e-mail bans. But if you want a great …

Social Media

How Great Leaders Know When to Quit

Knowing when not to act is as important as knowing when to push forward.<p>When thinking about the qualities of great leaders we might use terms like vision, ambition, discipline, and inspiration. But leadership is also about restraint and knowing when to quit.<p>As a young Navy SEAL, my first combat …

greatleaders

Mortal Kombat X Revealing New Fighters at E3

What are you hoping for?<p>Mortal Kombat X is set to reveal at least part of its roster at E3, including two brand new fighters.<p>The news comes courtesy …

Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age Announced For PC and Consoles

Check out the debut trailer<p>Crytek has revealed its new four-player co-op title Hunt: Horrors of the Gilded Age with an atmospheric trailer.<p>The game, …

GOP Lawmaker: It's 'Immoral' For Feds To Block Medical Marijuana (VIDEO)

The Republican sponsor of a House amendment that would ban federal spending to arrest state-licensed medical marijuana patients and providers made an impassioned plea Thursday night for the government to stay out of doctor-patient relationships.<p>"Some people are suffering and if a doctor feels that …

GOPers' new tack on climate science

Some leading conservatives have a new talking point on climate science: They’re not qualified to talk about it.<p>House Speaker John Boehner became the latest top Republican to try that tack Thursday, seeking to deflect an issue that has given Democrats an opening to brand the GOP as …

Scientists achieve reliable quantum teleportation for first time

Albert Einstein once told a friend that quantum mechanics doesn't hold water in his scientific world view because "physics should represent a reality in time and space, free from spooky actions at a distance." That spooky action at a distance is entanglement, a quantum phenomenon in which two …

Quantum Physics

The Healthy Runner’s Diet

Follow these six rules for a healthy, whole-foods eating plan designed just for a runner like you.<p>"Where's the food?" that's the question I ask many runners when I review their food diaries. It's not that they're starving. Most are taking in lots of calories and nutrients—but it's in the form of …

Nutrition

Psychology: 'An Owner’s Manual for Your Own Mind'

An interview with Daniel Gilbert, author of Stumbling on Happiness<p>Over the last decade, Harvard psychology professor Daniel Gilbert has become a prominent voice in the public sphere. His 2006 book <i>Stumbling on Happiness</i>, translated in over 30 languages, became an international bestseller, triggering …

Pharmed out

IAN READ, the chief executive of Pfizer, is not a man easily rebuffed. His attempt to woo AstraZeneca, a British drugs firm, included …

Intellectual Property

SurveyMonkey Eyes Asia for Growth

SurveyMonkey has its eye firmly set on Asia.<p>In an interview with TNW on the sidelines of Social Matters in Singapore, SurveyMonkey CEO Dave Goldberg told us that the online survey tools provider is taking steps to “make Asia what could be (its) biggest market eventually” — namely localization, as …

Wiz Khalifa busted in Texas for pot possession

Wiz Khalifa was arrested in El Paso, Texas on Sunday after airport security found he was travelling with marijuana. The rapper was forced to delay the release of his new mixtape, 28 Grams, while he spent several hours in jail.<p>"They're tryna figure out how many grams I had," Khalifa tweeted after …

Your kids will never let you retire

Parents, it may be time to (mostly) cut the financial cord with your adult child, unless you want a retirement that’s more Ramen noodles in a cramped …

Retirement