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7 cars Elon Musk has owned — and we're not talking about Teslas

To have the success Elon Musk has had with Tesla requires one important thing: a love of cars.<p>Before Teslas, Musk had a lot of different cars. Some got totaled, others inspired certain design elements in the cars Tesla makes today. Either way, each says a little bit about who Musk is as a …

Whole Foods Wants You To Add Peanuts To Your Collard Greens; Black Twitter Reacts

The Whole Foods Twitter account thought its consumers and fellow foodies would appreciate their version of collard greens; collard greens, cranberries with peanuts and garlic.<p>As you can imagine this tweet went viral in minutes as Black Twitter reacted with the funniest reactions possible. Can you …

A CEO says one of the smartest moves for your money is something even a teenager can do

It all boils down to grasping a few essential concepts, most of which can be understood — and executed — by a teenager.<p>Alexa von Tobel, founder and CEO of LearnVest.com, preaches one such essential concept: <b>Build a nest egg as early as possible</b>.<p>"Start saving for retirement!" she told Business …

How I Made $500 Off My Credit Cards This Year

I charged nearly everything to get up to 5% cash back.<p>I’ve never considered myself a credit card rewards master. I don’t do any of the “hacks” that …

What Healthy People Eat For Breakfast

Nothing fancy here.<p>Despite the popularity of cold cereal, an estimated 31 <i>million</i> Americans don't eat breakfast regularly. But there's new research to suggest that eating a healthful breakfast may be one of the reasons that thin people are able to stay that way.<p>In a study of nearly 150 people who …

15 Holiday Recipes You Can Make In A Slow Cooker

You already know that your slow cooker is your kitchen's most valuable appliance. But did you know it's your secret weapon for holiday entertaining? Here, 15 amazing recipes you can make in this miracle appliance--from Christmas ham to candied almonds.<p><b>Slow-Cooker Glazed Ham</b><p>Let your roast cook on a …

5 Ways to Think More Clearly: Brain Health and Mental Maintenance | Pick the Brain | Motivation and Self Improvement

Your friend texts you about their frustrating day, your taxes have to be filed, the radio spouts news of another disaster somewhere, and you still …

17 perfect gifts for the whiskey lover

When the time comes to buy gifts for the whiskey lover in your life, you'll have a wide variety of stocking stuffers and bottles to choose from.<p>We've put together a collection of gifts that are sure to please whiskey drinkers, from the best go-to bottles out there to treats that have been infused …

This Genius Turkey Hack Will Save You A Ton Of Time On Thanksgiving, And It's Not As Weird As It Sounds

In a perfect world, we would be turkey champions. We would remember to thaw our bird days in advance, brine it, maybe wiggle some butter under the skin. If we were on top of our game, we might even sous vide the whole thing. But when life <i>actually</i> hands us a 12-pound bird on the big day, we do as <i>Top</i> …

Samsung announces BRITECELL image sensor

Speaking at its 2015 Investors Forum, Samsung has revealed details about its new BRITECELL camera technology. The technology is expected to appear in future smartphones, possibly even the Galaxy S7.<p>BRITECELL is designed to improve performance in low light environments, as the name implies, by …

Turkey Breast Recipes That Make Thanksgiving So Much Easier

We're giving you permission to skip the whole bird.<p>For many people, turkey is a deal breaker come Thanksgiving. But making a whole bird is a big to-do. You have to figure out whether you want to brine it or stuff it, calculate how long to cook it, and then try to carve it without destroying the …

Last known Ebola patient in West Africa recovers

A 3-week-old girl in Guinea believed to be the last victim of Ebola has recovered, potentially signaling the end of an unprecedented two-year epidemic in West Africa that claimed more than 11,300 lives.<p>"It suddenly looks like we really could be at an end before Christmas," said Margaret Harris, a …

4 Myths About Eating Disorders Debunked

Eating disorders are the deadliest of mental illnesses but are often incredibly misunderstood -- even by some treatment professionals.<p>I recently attended the 25th Annual Renfrew Center Foundation Conference, where I was thrilled to be surrounded by like-minded professionals, many of whom dedicate …

14 Signs You’re Not Drinking Enough Water

There’s not much in this world more refreshing than a tall, ice-cold glass of water. I don’t think there’s anyone alive that can deny that sometimes, …

Soccer star David Beckham is People's Sexiest Man Alive

LOS ANGELES (AP) — British soccer star David Beckham has been an international sex symbol for nearly two decades, but he says he's still flattered to …

See What 9 Nutritionists Eat for Lunch on the Reg

Brown-bagging it just got way less boring.

Healthy Eating

10 Secrets You Should Probably Keep from Your Partner

The Women's Health Guy Next Door is giving you permission to keep these to yourself.<p>If the moment's right, there's literally nothing you can't tell your guy. That's the power of love. But—it gets a little bit tricky here—for <i>some</i> personal revelations, the timing is just never right. Like, ever. So …

Relationships

5 Scientific Reasons Why You Should Use Coconut Oil

Want to know the scientific reasons behind why coconut oil is a healthier option for you? Find it out here, and start using coconut oil for a hearty …

47 Food Hacks to Help You Eat Healthier

Pro tip: Eat ice cream instead of sorbet.<p>The best ways to "eat healthy" depend on your goals. Once you know what you're working toward — like eating fewer calories or more protein — use the tips below from New-York-based registered dietitian Isabel Smith and Ilyse Schapiro, registered dietitian and …

Rx for America: Nearly 6 in 10 adults take prescription drugs, study says

Americans have become increasingly medicated since the turn of the century, according to a new study.<p>Fully 59% of U.S. adults were on at least one prescription drug in the years 2011 and 2012, and 15% took five or more. A dozen years earlier, 51% of adults filled at least one prescription and 8% …

The 26 happiest, richest, healthiest, and most crime-free countries in the world

Every year, the Legatum Institute, a London based think-tank releases its annual global Prosperity Index, a huge survey that ranks what it calls the most prosperous countries in the world.<p>The amount of money a country has is one factor of prosperity, but the Legatum Institute considered more than …

Hidden risks: 3 foods and medicines you shouldn't mix

Nearly seven out of 10 Americans take at least one prescription medicine. While much of the focus of medication use is to take as directed, there’s another important topic to address: the hidden risks of mixing some foods and medicines.<p>Foods that are eaten regularly and are healthy, nutrient-rich …

5 Joint-Friendly Foods and 5 That May Hurt Them

Knee pain while climbing stairs is often the first sign of osteoarthritis (OA), according to a 2015 University of Leeds study. Your MD may prescribe …

The juice recipe you need after every night of holiday indulgence

November is approaching. It marks the beginning of the Thanksgiving countdown — and the morning after. You will undeniably wake up with a tremendous …

Seasonal Food

Better Health by Cutting Sugar for Just 10 Days

The recent prevailing mood regarding sugar swings between worry that it's not particularly good for you, to conviction that it's downright poison.<p>There's no doubt that sugar makes food more appealing -- some say even craveable and addictive -- and that a sugar-amplified diet has a role in …

Sheriffs Join Hate Group on Southern Border

This Friday, sheriffs from around the country will converge in McAllen, Texas, for a two-day border event led by the largest anti-immigrant hate group in the United States, the Federation for American Immigration Reform (FAIR). These sheriffs will be neglecting their public duties to collude with …

4 Necessary Habits for Anyone Who Wants to Lose Weight

<i>Article Source: makeyourbodywork.com</i><p>When it comes to getting in shape or just shedding a few extra pounds, there is no shortage of advice you could follow.<p>"You have to eat a protein-rich diet."<p>"High-intensity interval training is the key."<p>"Lift heavier weights -- it will boost your metabolism."<p>We …

50 Things to Do in Europe Before You Die

Whether it's catching an opera in Vienna, having afternoon tea in London, shopping for leather in Florence, or sipping a cocktail by the Eiffel Tower—we’ve rounded up 50 things you need to do, eat, see, shop for, and experience in Europe.<p>Sail around the island of Capri<p>Spend a night at the opera in …

The 20 most generous people in the world

Pioneering American philanthropist Andrew Carnegie once set the standard for giving back: “No man can become rich without himself enriching others,” …

25 roads that everyone should drive in their lifetime

Some provide incredible views and others are works of art in their own right.<p>From an oceanside cruise in Hawaii to treacherous hairpin turns in the Swiss Alps, these roads prove that sometimes the journey is much more captivating than the destination.<p><i>An earlier version of this post was written by</i> …