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This Anti-Bloat High-Protein Smoothie Is Under 350 Calories

You want a light, delicious, and easy-to-whip-up breakfast that will satisfy your hunger for hours and won't leave you feeling bloated? Here it is! A simple, sweet, and creamy smoothie recipe that's loaded with tons of easy-to-digest ingredients that will hydrate you and improve digestion.<p>It's made …

‘The Expanse’: 7 Big Questions I Had While Watching Syfy’s Uber-Addicting Drama

I know I’m behind (a few years), but I’m really digging Syfy’s banner science fiction drama, <i>The Expanse</i>.<p>The series has the grittiness of <i>Battlestar</i> …

Science Fiction

Slow-Cooker Vegetarian Pho | America's Test Kitchen

1<p>onion, chopped fine<p>6<p>garlic cloves, minced<p>¼<p>ounce dried porcini mushroom, rinsed and minced<p>1<p>teaspoon canola oil<p>6<p>cups water<p>1<p>pound portobello mushroom …

Thrifty Cutlery: The 10 Best Pocket Knives Under $50

Gerber Ripstop<p><b>Pro:</b> Gets an edge quickly and easily<b><br>Con:</b> Studs tend to catch on draw<p><b>Budget Standout:</b> The Ripstop body is almost like a utility knife, …

What Keychain EDC Gear Would You Recommend?

Diving into a reader question straight away this time!<p>Taylor’s Keychain EDC Question<p>Let me begin by offering my praise for operating such a great …

Hitch and Timber EDC Card Caddy

Just because you love carry, it doesn’t mean that you enjoy having loose items jumbling around in your pockets or in your bag. The better your gear …

Olight S Mini Baton Flashlight

When it comes to everyday carry flashlights, smaller is usually always better – so long as you’re not sacrificing functionality. And it looks like …

16 Fixes: Leatherman Multi-Tool In The Field

We’ve been carrying multi-tools for years, and damn they’re useful. But how many applications do they have? Here are just a few of the countless ways …

Multi-tools

The Best Everyday Flashlight Yet

This is it: The best flashlight I have ever used, at a price anyone can afford. It’s small enough to carry with you everywhere, easy to use, extremely well built, and almost impossibly bright. If you plan to buy a flashlight this year, buy this one. If you’re looking for a gift for someone, make it …

Banana Bread Baked Oatmeal Bars Recipe

"This is the perfect breakfast for those days when you really want a muffin but need something hearty and healthy like oatmeal. For the best flavor …

Simple And Easy: 10 Vegetables You Buy Once And Regrow Forever

Not long ago, my daily life was in really bad shape. I was sleeping anywhere between 3am to 6am on average, and on the really bad days I wouldn’t …

Time Management

Want to be more productive? Don’t go paperless.

Brick-and-mortar bookstores are closing their doors. Libraries lend out e-books. Receipts are emailed or texted. Bank statements are sent …

Meet The Entrepreneur Behind The Death Wish Coffee Super Bowl Ad

Mike Brown, the founder and owner of Death Wish Coffee, a blend with twice the amount of caffeine of most coffees, won a contest for small business owners who wanted to advertise during the Super Bowl. In the commercial a Viking ship forges through stormy seas, which turn into a river of strong …

The 50 Most Delicious Brownie Recipes

Step away from the store-bought hummus: How to achieve silky smooth hummus at home

It was at a small Yemenite place in Tel Aviv that I had my first taste of truly sublime hummus. There were pickles, hard-boiled eggs, fresh pita, and …

11 High-Protein Breakfasts You Can Make In 15 Minutes Or Less

<b>Power up in the morning with these flavorful recipes.</b><p><i>By Alexa Tucker</i>, SELF<p>The A.M. hours are notorious for leaving you tight on time and it's all too easy to ignore your grumbling stomach as you dive headfirst into your day. But eating a protein-packed breakfast will help keep you powered up until …

Brighten Up Your Day With A Lemon Smoothie

<i>This lemon smoothie is sunshine in a bottle! It's a healthy way to jolt yourself awake on a dreary morning.</i><p>Well, it’s that time of year again where it’s just really, really hard to get out of bed. Now, I’m not normally a person who springs out of bed before dawn, ready to tackle the day, anyway. …

16-minute no-equipment workout to bust boredom

Forget the fancy-pants gym. Follow this quick bodyweight-only routine from Emily Cook Harris, certified personal trainer and head coach of EMpowered in New York City.<p>“These moves allow you to get in a high-intensity, super-effective workout no matter where you are,” Harris said. “Whether you’re …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

Breakfast

These Three Minute Chocolate Chip Cookies Are Everything

Make them in the microwave, and then quickly eat them all so you can "bake" another batch.

5 Steps To Make Your Own Cold-Brew Coffee

Iced coffee is always refereshing, no matter what season it is. But instead of throwing down $4 for one measly drink at your local café, do what <i>they</i> do and make a batch of cold-brew concentrate. It's laughably easy, crazily refreshing, and tastes a million times better than tossing ice cubes into …

Coffee

Five of the best apps for listening to podcasts

Keeping up with Serial? Your next spoken-word fix could come from Overcast, Pocket Casts, Castro, Spotify or Deezer<p>Serial didn’t singlehandedly revive the podcast as a media format – the efforts of radio broadcasters and many independent producers have grown and sustained audiences in the years …

How Bad Is Your Breakfast Food? We Ranked 10 Popular Items

<i>By Laura Newcomer, Life by Daily Burn</i><p>By now most of us know that we’re supposed to eat breakfast. Noshing first thing in the morning has been shown …

Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones II review: Same great comfort and smooth sound in a sturdier design - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear II is a lightweight, very comfortable over-ear headphone that offers smooth sound with well-defined bass. Its new design, with a wider headband, seems more durable than its predecessor's and its sealed earcups do a good job isolating the wearer from ambient</b> …

5 health foods that aren't worth the money

There's a special kind of pain you feel when you turn over a bag of kale chips at the health food store and realize that they cost <i>ten dollars</i>. I mean, we all want to eat better, but ten bucks for a 2-oz bag of dehydrated cabbage? It's enough to make you choke on your veganic carrots.<p>I had a feeling …

How to use search like a pro: 10 tips and tricks for Google and beyond

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Exact search<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/36b696a93ff685e2b961b094332dfa69b7637cd9/58_128_883_530/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>“Joe Bloggs” …

UK Prime Minister

I can honestly confess that there's nothing more satisfying than the simple act of writing, even if it's a little to do list!

High-Tech Knights Are LEGO's Best New Idea In Ages

Transforming robot horses. Cybernetic demons. A king piloting a mech. LEGO's Nexo Knights line has launched and it's the best.<p>Announced back in …

Lego

20 Small Things People Who Enjoy Being Alone Do That Bring Great Joy

A dysfunctional family is more than disagreement or constant arguments. Anything from plain neglect, to abuse and even verbal and physical violence …

Self-help