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Here’s the science behind why pickle fried chicken is delicious

Chicken’s greatest power is its ability to retain flavor, which is why you should regularly prep your poultry in a savory brine. One such brine being embraced by everyone from <i>Bon Appétit</i> to KFC: pickle juice.<p>Yes, pickles have seen their share of dubious hype (see: pickle pops and pickle-juice …

Recipes

The Doctors Have No Explanation For This: Just Boil Cinnamon And Honey And Treat Arthritis, Cancer, Cholesterol, Cold, Flu, Lose Weight And 10 Other Diseases!

Did you know that honey is one of the healthiest foods on the planet? Why – well, that’s easy to answer! Because honey contains high amounts of …

Immune System

The Complete Unity Game Developer Bundle

Bring your imagination to life with today’s Daily Deal, the Complete Unity Game Developer Bundle. With over 200 lessons on how to develop games, …

The 10 Days Diet Plan To Get Rid of Belly Fat, According To A Nutritionist

Being one of the fat countries in the world, we see people with overweight and bigger tummies. However, the cruciality remains that even people who …

Nutrition

Think Abs Are Impossible After 40? All You Need Are These 5 Moves.

Carve out a harder core—without doing situps—using a routine that spares your lower back.<p>For decades, ab training meant situps, curling your upper body all the way up off the floor, rounding your lower back. Some people got nice-looking abs doing this—and lots more ended up with back pain.<p>Today, …

Workouts

Monica Lewinsky on Slow Burn: the thrilling hit podcast rips into the scandal

A young woman is waiting to have lunch with her friend in the food court of a shopping mall. Suddenly, a pair of FBI agents descend, telling her that she is in deep trouble, and ask her to come to a nearby hotel room. Waiting in the room are two other men who tell the woman that the crimes she has …

Bill Clinton

27 Kitchen Products That'll Make Cooking Even More Fun Than Eating

A keyboard waffle iron, ice cream ball, waffle bowl maker, and 24 other products that'll trick you into cooking up something delicious!<p><b>We hope you love the products we recommend! Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page. Oh, and FYI —</b> …

Kitchens

Five Fun and Easy Ice Cube Tray Recipes You Should Try Right Away

You probably use your ice cube trays only for freezing plain H2O, but these inexpensive trays are much more versatile and cool (pun intended) than you’d think.<p>You can use them for all sorts of things — from organizing your jewelry and office supplies to storing herbs and making bath fizzies and tea …

Baking

These homemade pretzel bites will ruin all other pretzels

Photo via Thanksgiving.comAmerica loves pretzels. They’re a great accompaniment to watching TV, pair well with beer and, of course, what baseball …

Dessert

The blockchain has answers for the internet’s big data problem

<i>By Pavel Bains, Bluzelle</i><p>The digital economy is a bit of an enigma. Experienced on small screens that fit in our pockets or fold into our bags, the …

Blockchain

Belly fat exercises – what really works?

A fitness expert reveals the best way to lose weight from your middle...<p>Belly fat can be a worry for many of us, and not just because we'd like our …

Weight Loss

Bitcoin's Big Problems

Bitcoin was recently called a combination of a bubble, a Ponzi scheme and an environmental disaster by one of the world's leading authorities on …

Blue Light Is Causing The Human Eye to Attack Itself

Not good.<p>Excessive exposure to blue light isn't great for our eyes, contributing to a slow loss of vision over the course of a lifetime.<p>Scientists …

Age-Related Macular Degeneration

What’s the point of gratitude journals?

Most approaches to psychotherapy now encourage clients to become more compassionate, non-judgmental and forgiving, both to others and particularly to themselves, and to focus on the positive aspects of their lives.<p>One popular technique to help develop these skills is to keep a gratitude journal – a …

University of Pennsylvania

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Wellness

The Plastic Wrap Trick Restaurant Pros Swear By

Some call it “hotel wrapping,” others say “banquet wrapping,” (depends on which restaurant industry veteran you ask), but whatever you call it—this …

Ian McKellen Hurt His Leg and Turned King Lear Into a Q&A

A funny thing happened to Sir Ian McKellen on the way to the theatre today: he fell trying to catch a train and hurt his leg. (This is funny <i>only</i> …

Ian McKellen

Supereasy Homemade Cream Cheese and Sour Cream

Two items that we seem to buy every week from the grocery store are cream cheese and sour cream. Why I haven't already started making these myself …

Recipes

This Is How Many Squats It Takes to See Results

Keep these factors in mind if you want to see results and strengthen your glutes.<p>Knowing how to perform squats safely and effectively is key to …

Exercise

Seafood Gumbo - Louisiana Woman

Nothing compares to my Mama’s seafood gumbo. So far, I have not tasted one as good as her’s. That’s why I’m so excited to share her recipe with you …

Seafood

The No-Crunch Ab-Tightening Workout

First, some not-so-shocking but slightly reassuring news: a whopping 77 percent of Americans aren't getting enough aerobic and strength-training …

Exercise

How to Be Successful Now & In the Future

<b>Mindset, Mindset & Mindset</b><p>Digital technologies are “hot” right now. That much is obvious. It’s amazing how fast the number of events around these …

Self-improvement

5 Top Funds for Your 401(k)

These mutual funds can form the foundation of your retirement portfolio.<p>Trying to decide which mutual funds to choose for your 401(k) can be a …

16 Runners Share Their Favorite Podcasts to Listen to on a Run

Let’s be real: Long training runs can get boring. While crossing off mile after mile can certainly inspire a sense of achievement, sometimes putting …

Self-improvement

5 of the best keyboard shortcuts you probably aren’t using

Each and every time you lift your hand off of your keyboard (or trackpad) to reach for that mouse, you are wasting valuable time. It’s safe to say …

Keyboard Shortcuts

How to check the security of your Google Chrome extensions

The other day, a friend called me and said that his Google Chrome browser is acting weirdly and may need reinstalling. According to him, every time he searched for something on Google some unknown website appeared with suspicious results. I asked him to remove every Chrome extension and only add …

Google

Fitness experts agree that sit-ups are worthless — here are 9 moves they recommend instead

From celebrity trainers working in the trendiest Manhattan gyms to the National Institute for Fitness and Sport in Indianapolis and the US Army training exams, sit-ups are developing a bad reputation.<p>Scientists have discovered that the moves, once a staple of basic workout routines, don't reduce …

Workouts

How to Run Without Getting Tired or Winded

New runners will often feel frustrated when they find themselves getting winded soon after starting a run. While some people will tell you that …

Biomechanics

The Fit Five: Can’t See My Abs

Having a six-pack is the ultimate way to show that you’re committed to your fitness: You work out hard, eat clean, and do the cardio necessary to be …

10 ridiculously simple steps for writing a book

“Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” — Mark Twain<p>As the bestselling author of five books, I can tell you without …