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The Dessert You Never Knew Your Crock-Pot Could Make

During Christmastime, Aunt Cammie always without fail busts out tins upon tins of her famous crockpot candies (chocolate clusters stuffed with nuts). They're served at every family gathering, and we end up taking home at least a dozen. My aunt has tinkered with the recipe through the years and has …

Dessert

15 True, Astonishing Facts That'll Make You Feel A Little Uneasy

Your bones are wet.

This mindfulness trick is super-effective at calming anxiety

People are saying the results are instant<p>When anxiety starts to take over, it can feel impossible to gain perspective and get out of the spiral of …

Elon Musk's 'Starman' Tesla Roadster isn't your typical piece of space junk

Launching a Tesla Roadster into outer space may have been ridiculous, but the vehicle is far from being worthless space junk.<p>The stunt actually …

Make These Peanut Butter Swirl Brownies Tonight

The classic combo of peanuts and chocolate can do no wrong — especially when it comes to brownies. That said, most recipes that have this tasty …

15 Ways to Eat Peanut Butter, Other Than in a PB&J

PB&J who?<p>February 06, 2018<p>There are endless ways to eat peanut butter, yet the most classic way to eat peanut butter—with jelly—often gets all the …

27 underrated US destinations everyone should visit in their lifetime

Tools I used to start investing in Cryptocurrencies

Recently I’ve been investing in cryptocurrencies for the first time. Finding the rights tools hasn’t been easy, so I wrote this little guide. I hope …

Work Smarter, Not Harder: 10 Ways to Be More Effective at Work

We are creatures of habit and so are our brains. When we establish routines, we can carry out tasks faster since we don't have to think about the task.<p>Regardless of your job or industry, there aren't always enough hours in the day to get everything done. As a result, you constantly feel like you're …

16 Cryptocurrency Facts You Should Know

With virtual currencies all the rage, here are the pertinent facts you should know before you invest.<p>Historically, no asset has been a greater …

Cryptocurrency

11 ways one type of exercise is the closest thing to a miracle drug we have

Want an all-natural way to lift your mood, improve your memory, and protect your brain against the decline that comes with aging?<p>Get moving.<p>Exercises …

Exercise

Dubai Sets Its Sights On Becoming The World's First Blockchain-Powered Government

Dubbed as the “city of the future”, Dubai, which plans to have robot cops, flying taxis and autonomous vehicles on its roads in coming years and appointed a minister in-charge of Artificial Intelligence recently, is planning yet another transformation: to become the world’s first blockchain-powered …

Real Estate

Here’s What It Looks Like Inside An Israeli Bitcoin Miner

We're not going to bore you guys by trying to decipher all of the hype behind the current Bitcoin craze (you can read that here). What we will do …

Bitcoin

There are 4 different attachment styles — and they can determine how you act in every relationship

Ever wonder why you always seem to be the one who's more clingy in relationships, or why you kill a connection off early if someone doesn't demonstrate excessively reassuring signals to you? In yet another thing to blame your parents for discover about yourself, there are four main attachment …

Self-awareness

12 Simple Phrases That Are Guaranteed to Make People Like You More

A dozen simple, easy-to-remember phrases, and they'll almost always make other people react positively to you.<p>The late, great American poet Maya Angelou once said, "People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel."<p>The truth is, …

9 powerful ways to make a great first impression

Want to make the people you meet instantly feel more comfortable? Want to make the people you meet instantly feel immediately valued and respected? In short, want to make a great first impression?<p>The key, according to Amy Cuddy, is to realize that people subconsciously ask themselves one question …

Self-improvement

M&S launches stoneless avocados - and says they could prevent 'avocado hand'

Marks and Spencer has launched a new type of avocado without a pit, that can be eaten whole — and the supermarket chain has said the fruit could reduce instances of "avocado hand."<p>Surgeons said earlier this year that growing numbers of amateur chefs are reporting to accident and emergency …

31 Questions to Ask Yourself Before Setting Next Year's Goals

You can find more purpose and happiness at work and in life by asking yourself better questions.<p>Have you ever done a copy-and-paste of your goals from the previous year because you didn't accomplish any of them? I have. I've also fallen into the lazy trap of making my goals in line with everyone …

How To Quit the Toxic Behavior of Saying but Not Doing

Saying and doing are two totally different things, don't fool yourself.<p>You've made a big decision, whether it's to attend law school, run a marathon, finally start your own business or to buy a house, and you're proud of yourself. In your mind, you've already passed the bar exam, crossed the finish …

Put Down Your Phone: Why Presence Is the Best Gift You’ll Ever Give

<b>“When you love someone, the best thing you can offer is your presence. How can you love if you are not there?” ~Thich Nhat Hanh</b><p>The only thing worse …

If You Want to Have Lucid Dreams, Here's a Tip From a Recent Study

We're so down for this.<p>Having a degree of control of our dreams while we're in the middle of them can be one hell of a fun ride, adding a vivid new …

10 Life-Changing Questions to Ask Yourself Today

Be honest with yourself about the directions you're taking in this world.<p>Happiness, life satisfaction and the daily habits of the most successful people are topics which researchers love to study. And what they consistently find is that individuals who reach the end of their lives feeling …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Want to Know What Drives You? These 4 Personality Types Are the Key

Has a sudden jolt of personal insight ever blown your mind?<p>When I recently took Gretchen Rubin’s quiz at a friend’s suggestion, complete aha-ness …

Baby Showers

5 Mindset Mistakes That Are Making Your Life Harder Than It Has to Be

Life is hard enough without these common mistakes.<p>You probably don't need me to tell you that life is inherently hard. It's hard to forge real, deep, lasting relationships with others. It's hard to find work that gives your life meaning and that you're good at. It's hard not killing your toddler …

Happiness

19 Morning Person Tips From People Who Are Good At Getting Up

Don't hit snooze!

The Easiest, Dreamiest Banana Pudding

Hello friends, and welcome back to <i>Will It Sous Vide?</i>, the column where I usually make whatever you want me to with my immersion circulator. Given …