Casey VanHoutan

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This Approach To Your Next Job Could Make You Rich

Hang on tight… because this isn’t going to be your typical job seeking advice.<p>I’m going to reveal a little-known piece of wisdom that when used …

5 Inspiring Prison Farm Programs

Prisons across the country are introducing farm programs to help teach inmates about nutrition, growing food and related life-skills.<p>In the second …

27 Tips for Mastering Anything

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What does it take to become a master at your craft? Is genius innate, or can it be learned?<p>In his book, "<i>Mastery</i>," Robert Greene draws from the latest research, interviews modern masters, and examines the lives of former greats like Albert Einstein, …

These 13 Plants Are Deadly — Do You Have Them at Home?

Keep your kids and pets away from these popular picks.<p>We're not saying you can't keep them. But watch pets and kids closely — they might get sick (or worse) from eating these leaves and flowers.<p><i>This article originally appeared on goodhousekeeping.com.</i>

Inflammation

The 13 Greatest Iced Coffee Recipes for Summer

Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home!<p>Cool down and caffeine up with these delicious iced coffee drinks that you can make at home! Via Redbook.com

Recipes

Obama Drafting Executive Order On LGBT Job Discrimination

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama has directed his staff to draft an executive order that would ban workplace discrimination against lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender employees of federal contractors, a White House official told The Huffington Post.<p>The move is the clearest indication to …

Gun violence and mental illness: Study addresses perception vs. reality

Gun violence in America can be reduced, concludes an international team of scholars who analyzed dozens of studies on gun violence and mental …

iPad: $1.50 per year

If you fully drain and charge your iPad every other day it will use about 12 kWh of electricity per year. Source: Electric Power Research Institute

Electricity

The Heat is off! Spurs take NBA championship

San Antonio defeated the Miami Heat 104 to 87 to claim the NBA championship Sunday night.<p>"This is a team, and that's what makes this so, so great," Spurs guard Manu Ginobili said.<p>San Antonio dominated the series, winning four games to one. Each Spurs victory was by at least 15 points.<p>"Hard to …

5 Dishes to Make From the Top 5 Ranked World Cup Nations

Here, five delicious foods that represent FIFA's top five-ranked World Cup contenders.<p>Here, five delicious foods that represent FIFA's top …

DinnerTime App Gets Your Kids to the Table

Your job as a parent isn’t to be popular with your kids. Your job is to teach them respect and responsibility, which often requires you to firmly lay down the laws of the house. And DinnerTime <i>should</i> make this task slightly easier.<p>Picture the scene: You’re serving the last of the peas to the plate, …

Mob sex assaults on women overshadow Egyptian inauguration

Uniformed Egyptian police pull a woman in nothing but her underclothes from a frenzied mob.<p>"Get back boy! Get back!" the officers say as one lifts his pistol into the air.<p>Large patches of skin on the victim appear bloodied and raw as she struggles to walk toward a police van with hordes of men …

10 Brilliant Grilling Gifts for Father's Day

From smokers that can fit an entire hog to the best tongs for nighttime grilling, here are 10 fantastic Father’s Day gifts.<p>From smokers that can fit …

Las Vegas shooters saw government as the enemy

They were happily married and unhappily American.<p>Six months ago, Jerad and Amanda Miller left home in Indiana on a cross-country road trip with their two cats to start a new life in Las Vegas. Amanda, 22, had a part-time job at Hobby Lobby; Jerad, 31, dressed up as comic book heroes like Thor and …

Holly Haines Asks, Will it Pretzel?

The comfort food–obsessed Holly Haines of From My Impossibly Tiny Kitchen talks about her small kitchen tricks and her obsession with pretzeled baked …

For the First Time Ever, a Computer Passed Turing Test for Artificial Intelligence

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Yesterday, at a University of Reading demonstration in London, a computer convinced human judges …

6 Tips for Using Pinterest and LinkedIn to Find a Job

It’s no secret that LinkedIn is a hotbed of job search activity. But believe it or not, an active Pinterest profile may just be the next big thing in …

Social Media

5 Ways to Make Your Own Pesto

Here are five ways to play with the pesto formula to create your own version for tossing with pasta or spooning over anything from the grill.<p>The …

Generation XXX: Why we're afraid of internet porn

People like porn. It's not a surprising statement, and it's not true of everyone, but there are just a lot of people that like porn. Nine million of …

With iOS 8, The iPhone Will Become Your Digital Hub

At Macworld 2001, Steve Jobs famously introduced the “digital hub” strategy for the Mac, making it the device where all of the single-purpose gadgets for things like recording movies or playing music would be managed. At this year’s WWDC event, Apple showed that the iPhone is the new hub, and your …

Help for student loan debtors

The president will issue an executive order Monday in the name of easing student borrowers’ debt loads by capping repayments at 10 percent of their monthly income, the White House confirmed to POLITICO.<p>President Barack Obama said in his weekly address Saturday that he would take action on student …

California's top experiences

From towering redwood forests in foggy Northern California to perfectly sun-kissed surf beaches in the south, this 'Golden State' alongside the Pacific simply begs to be explored. Come for the landscape, stay for the sensational meals, and glimpse the future in the making on America's creative …

The Leg Workout That Will Turn Your Lower Body to Jelly—in 15 Minutes!

Hit your legs from all angles with this quick, grueling circuit<p>Working your lower body is tough. The movements that train your quads, glutes, and hamstrings—like squats and lunges—require a ton of effort and a lot of willpower. No wonder leg day gets a bum rap.<p>But you don't have to spend 45 minutes …