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How long can you safely freeze food?

Here's how to know when frozen food is past its prime.<p>Frozen food lasts indefinitely, according to Foodsafety.gov. But does that mean the raw chicken …

Food

Do These 13 Things Every Day and You Will Lose Weight

It took you months or maybe even years to put on the extra weight you're ready to say goodbye to, so don't expect to lose it overnight. It's the small, healthy decisions you make every day that will bring you closer and closer to your goal.

Nutrition

Getting Over Rover: Why the Loss of a Dog Can Be Devastating

My wife and I recently went through one of the more excruciatingly sorrowful experiences of our long married life—the euthanasia of our beloved dog, …

Pets

Solar panels are cheaper than ever. But some manufacturers are losing money.

The price of solar photovoltaic panels is coming down, and it’s great news for consumers, solar installers and the environment.<p>But not everyone is happy about cheap solar: The price of solar photovoltaics is so low, that, according to Bloomberg, some manufacturers were likely selling at a loss in …

Solar Power

20-Minute Healthy Dinner Ideas

Dinner = solved.

How to Turn Bar Soap into Liquid Soap

Liquid Hand Soap Recipe<p>How to Turn Bar Soap into Liquid Soap<p>Updated July 15, 2017<p>Once you see how easy it is to make your own liquid hand soap from a …

Sensitive Skin

8 Natural Remedies to Prevent Kidney Stones

By Hrefna Palsdottir<p>Kidney stones are a common health problem for many people.<p>Passing these stones can be incredibly painful. And, unfortunately, …

The most helpful fitness tech for your New Year's resolution to get in shape

Last year, Nielsen reported the top two New Year's resolutions were to stay fit and to lose weight. Millions pledged to kick off 2016 with the …

Apple cider vinegar helps blood sugar, body fat, studies say

Apple cider vinegar has been touted as a cure-all for decades. I've seen claims that it can do everything from halt hiccups to whiten teeth, and even banish dandruff.<p>Whether or not it's capable of all those things, there is some solid research to back up apple cider vinegar as a healthy elixir, as …

Nutrition

The Best Recipes You'll Find on the Back of the Box

Call me basic, but my favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe is the one that’s printed on the bag of Nestle Toll House chocolate morsels. Classics are …

Recipes

Introverts Were Born That Way, Science Shows | Inc.com

The jury is in, and the verdict is clear: It doesn't matter why introverts prefer working the way they do, because it's been shown that quieter types can be as good as leaders, speakers, and entrepreneurs as the more outspoken among us.<p>But in case you're curious, science has recently made a series …

Psychology

Now This Is How You Make Fried Chicken

Certain cooking processes are rooted in ritual — a meditative pour-over or the frequent stirring of risotto, for example. The act of making becomes …

Fried Chicken

Pernil Asado Recipe - Chowhound

1<p>Combine the salt, oregano, and pepper in a small bowl.<p>2<p>Rinse the pork with cold water and pat dry with paper towels. Make 3 to 4 horizontal …

7 Things Emotionally Intelligent People Don’t Do

The restaurant manager who speaks with poise and grace to the patron complaining loudly about the wait service. The levelheaded friend you call in …

13 things to do with those canned biscuits that are likely in the back of your fridge

When you’re simply short on time and Thanksgiving is coming up, shortcuts like biscuits in a can are your greatest heroes. They’re ubercheap and you …

The Key to Treating Depression? Exercise, Research Says

You're 75% more likely to develop depression if you don't workout.<p>If ever you had any doubts about the mind-body connection, listen up: New research suggests that physical activity may be the key to fighting depression.<p>Three recent studies pooled data from past research involving a total of …

Depression Rates Are Climbing In Teenagers And Young Adults

Depression is the most common mental illness in the U.S., and it seems that unfortunate fact extends to teens and young adults as well. New research …

Teens

Weight-loss balloon helps shed twice the weight, study says

If you're struggling to lose a serious amount of weight, imagine you had a weight loss option that helped more than diet and exercise, but wasn't as invasive as gastric surgery.<p>Enter the Obalon balloon system, a new treatment that involves swallowing balloon-filled capsules to curb …

Nutrition

Fish in Foil Packets = Super Excellent Weeknight Dinner

The halibut is flaky and delicious, but we're here for the spicy butter<p>If your experience cooking fish so far in life has been traumatic—dry-as-a-dish-towel salmon, flavorless tilapia, burnt frozen fish sticks—this recipe is going to change everything. It's really hard to mess up, because these …

Cooking

The sun looks like a creepy jack-o'-lantern in this NASA photo

Photos taken by a NASA space observatory in 2014 capture the sun in all its incredible, scary glory.<p>The images show our home star shining with a …

Strength Training Tips and Workouts

Most of us know that cardio is important for getting fit and losing some weight, but what you may not know is just how important weight training is …

5 Types Of Music You Should Listen To While Working

Music has a way of permeating through empty corners and filling up environments with substance. It can help you relax, make you well up in tears, or feel alive. But can it make you more productive?<p>We use music to set the tone of our environment and our mood, whether we're unwinding after work or …

Flute

Are you an introvert, socially anxious or shy? 6 clues to help you tell

Quiet people are having their moment.<p>The world is embracing introverts in a big way, spurred by movements like Susan Cain’s “Quiet Revolution.” It’s happening because the research validates so many of us, said Ellen Hendriksen, a clinical psychologist at Boston University's Center for Anxiety and …

Self-help

50 Healthy Dessert Recipes Under 250 Calories

When it comes to post-dinner sweets, homemade healthy desserts are where it's at. They're the perfect way to wrap up an evening and satisfy your …

Dessert

Pediatricians Release New Guidance For Preventing Sudden Infant Deaths

Parents can reduce the risk of sudden infant death syndrome by keeping their child's crib in the same room, close to their bed, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.<p>That's one of the key recommendations in new guidance released today aimed at preventing SIDS, which claims the lives of …

Sleep

How to Feed 9 Billion People by 2050 | WIRED

To feed the 9 billion humans who’ll be living on Earth in 35 years, we’re going to have to double the amount of food available. That would be a …

Researchers Found Where Depression Lives in the Brain

New study identifies the area of the brain affected by depression and could open the door to far more effective treatments.<p>Last year, an estimated 16 million US adults experienced a major depressive disorder that lasted at least two weeks and included at least four other symptoms such as problems …

The Brain

10 Toxic People You Should Avoid At All Costs

Toxic people defy logic. Some are blissfully unaware of the negative impact that they have on those around them, and others seem to derive satisfaction from creating chaos and pushing other people's buttons.<p>As important as it is to learn how to deal with different kinds of people, truly toxic …

Emotional Intelligence

10 Slimming Foods to Eat If You Sit All Day

“Wanna take a sit break?” said no desk-bound employee, ever. Most of corporate America is already sitting for eight to 10 hours daily, so instead, we …

Nutrition

The Secret to Achieving Your Dreams No One Tells You About

A Stanford student announced that she had to drop out of the Happiness class. “When I asked her why, instructor Carole Pertofsky shared with me, she …

Self-improvement