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Delicious Side Dishes That’ll Steal the Show at Your Next Potluck

Guaranteed to please.<p>When it comes to any potluck, the side dishes can make all the difference between a ho-hum supper and a real crowd-pleasing …

Cooking

The Man Who Cracked the Lottery

When the Iowa attorney general’s office began investigating an unclaimed lottery ticket worth millions, an incredible string of unlikely winners came to light - and a trail that pointed to an inside job.

Lotteries

These 15 Weightlifting Workouts Are Exactly What You Need to Shed Fat and Get Strong

Weightlifting on the regular burns fat, speeds up your metabolism, and gets you super strong. It almost sounds too good to be true, but it's not! All you have to do is put in the hard work. We rounded up some of our favorite weightlifting workouts, and whether you're a beginner or an expert, …

Workouts

Get Fit for Summer With This Physio Ball Workout From Celeb Trainer Anna Kaiser

The physio ball is one of my favorite pieces of gym equipment. It decreases the base of support and adds a stability challenge, which increases your …

Workouts

The Healthiest Cereals, Ranked

If you can whip up a well-balanced breakfast every morning complete with protein, whole grains, and all the recommended servings of fruits and …

Nutrition

This Is How Much Money You'll Need to Retire at 50

Before you quit your job, make sure you've saved enough money to live the good life.<p>So, you don’t want to work anymore. Great! A few things:<p>Are you independently wealthy or otherwise born into great fortune? Are you a member of a live/work commune that will accept your labor for shelter and food? …

Retirement

Try This Fat-Melting Core Workout For Washboard Abs

​This core and cardio combo will shred your six-pack<p>If you've been looking for something extra to sweat away the fat and sculpt your abs, you've found it. This cardio and core finisher strategically combines moves that will turn up your metabolism to shed fat and chisel your abs.<p>The combination of …

Workouts

18 Amazing Tricks Only Netflix Pros Know

Spend a good portion of your free time cuddled up in front of Netflix? Hey, us too! You'd think all those minutes in front of the screen would …

Stock Market Trouble

The Donald seems to think that the<i> 37%</i> gain in the stock market between election day and the January 26th high was all about him, and in one sense …

Economics

This Is How Much Money You Should Have in Savings at Every Age

And the steps that will get you there.<p>Are you falling behind? Ellevest recently talked to 1,000 women about their money—and their lives. Based on the …

Why You Should Think Twice Before Buying Grocery Store Honey

If you’re doing your best to eat clean, certain things seem like safe bets. Fresh produce, legumes and unprocessed whole grains may all make the …

Get Stronger Abs in 30 Minutes With This At-Home Pilates Routine

This 30-minute core strengthening workout from CLUB Pilates brings the reformer-based class right to your living room–at no cost.<p>Strengthening your …

How to stop junk mail and save trees — and your sanity

Many people love to hate junk mail — and they have lots of different ways of quantifying their disgust. The Sightline Institute says each American receives an average of 41 pounds of junk mail per year. New York University says 5.6 million tons of junk mail end up in American landfills every year. …

Identity Theft

The 20 best Amazon Alexa skills and tips

Many of us have welcomed our first smart assistant into the home, with Amazon's Echo smart home hub bringing the Alexa voice assistant into households across the country.<p>Alexa is the Amazon voice assistant. Launched in 2014, it provides a way to ask questions, play music, get news bulletins or …

Smart Homes

Tax Refunds Delayed For Taxpayers Claiming Earned Income Credit Or Additional Child Tax Credit

Even if you file your taxes early, the IRS will place a mandatory hold on your refund if you claim EITC or ACTC on your return.<p>When will the IRS …

Identity Theft

Black Friday 2017 Deal Roundup: These Are The Best Sitewide Discounts Available Today | Inc.com

The Black Friday deals are actually here, folks. Before you dive into some Thanksgiving meal(s), consider nabbing yourself some really sweet discounts. I'm not just talking any discount, but the kind of deal that makes you want to impulsively act and feel great about it--because that's what Black …

Black Friday

9 home security systems you can install yourself

Watch over your castle with these contract-free home security systems.<p>Do-it-yourself home security companies aren't like the ADTs and Vivints of the world. Instead of locking you into a multiyear contract, most DIY systems give you the flexibility to chose how and when you monitor your home. That …

Home Automation

Jamie's Old-Fashioned Ginger Crinkle Cookies

Pumpkin Spice Slow Cooker Oatmeal Will Make Mornings Magical

Slow Cooker Creamy Pumpkin Spice Oatmeal<p>Serves 6<p>Cooking spray, olive oil, or coconut oil <br>2 tablespoons unsalted butter, divided <br>1 1/2 cups steel-cut …

Slow Cookers

Facebook's plan to crush Slack is starting to work.

It’s time for Slack—and people who love it—to worry.<p>Will Oremus is <b>Slate</b>’s senior technology writer. Email him at will.oremus@slate.com or follow him …

The war against Pope Francis

Pope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or Muslims, but some of his own followers. Outside the church he is hugely popular as a figure of almost ostentatious modesty and humility. From the moment that Cardinal Jorge …

Christianity

Pan de Muerto (Day of the Dead Bread) Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This insanely delicious bread is traditionally made in the last days of October into the first days of November for Mexico's Dia De Los Muertos. There are different kinds of Pan de Los Muertos, but this variety is one of my favorites: a soft, lightly sweetened loaf flavored lightly …

Dessert

Opinion: This simple investment strategy could protect you if the U.S. stock market cracks

How do you control risk in the stock market when central banks flood the financial system with fabricated dollars?<p>The U.S. Federal Reserve and the …

Washing Machine Hoses Selection, Care and Installation

Water damage from a burst washing machine hose is one of the leading insurance claims in North America. If you have a hose burst, hopefully you'll be …

In Ottolenghi’s Sweet, Here's the Recipe You’ll Bake the Most

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Dessert

This Easy Skillet Apple Cake Is The Star Of Your Next Fall Brunch

Impress you brunch companions with an apple cake you can bake in a skillet.<p>Made in an oven-proof frying pan, skillet apple cake splits the difference …

Dessert

Rice Cooker Thai Masaman Curry

Rice Cooker Thai Masaman Curry<p>Prep time<p>20 mins<p>Cook time<p>2 hours 30 mins<p>Total time<p>2 hours 50 mins<p>The easy and yet delicious, all in one pot, Thai …

Halloween Slow-Cooker Recipes That Are To-Die-For Delicious

It’s spooky how good these are.<p>Thinking about whipping up tasty treats, snack-worthy appetizers, and a hearty dinner for your family or neighborhood …

Slow Cookers

Marble Pumpkin Chocolate Bread Recipe

<b>Notes:</b> I like to use Williams Sonoma's Goldtouch 8- by 4-inch loaf pan. This recipe can be made in a 9- by 5-inch loaf pan, just decrease the baking time to 50 minutes. Avoid over-swirling the batter or it will become all chocolate.<p><b>About the Author:</b> Yvonne Ruperti is a food writer, recipe …

Your Sunday Morning #FoodPorn: Pumpkin Spice Fever

It’s officially fall, which means pumpkin-spice mania is in full effect. But the fever for the flavor is no longer just about Starbucks lattes—here’s pumpkin spice in doughnuts, macarons, and a host of other sweets.