Jane Strzalka

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9 Things You Can Do When You Feel Stuck in Life

IMAGE Pixabay; GIFS Giphy<p>It's absolutely normal to feel like you're stuck in a rut, especially if it seems like life has become nothing more than a …

Happiness

10 Foods You Can Eat to Reduce Bloating Quickly

When bloating, cramping, or heartburn strikes, my brain goes into (WTF) detective mode, calculating every last morsel that passed my lips and evaluating it after the fact as a potential threat. (CSI: dinner plate edition.)<p>Instead of trying to eliminate everything that might cause an issue, what if …

Spring is coming! Top 5 things to do in your garden now

In my opinion, it is never too early to start thinking about your garden. Here is our top 5 list of things you can be doing in your garden now to get …

Gardening

Airline cabin crew reveal their guilty secrets: from sex in the sky to short-changing passengers

Survey of aircrews discloses which countries' airlines have the most badly-behaved cabin staff (and it's not Britain)<p>From joining the mile-high club to short-changing passengers, air stewards have admitted just how often they break the rules while they are in the sky.<p>Lying to passengers about the …

Cabin Crew

PAUL KRUGMAN: What's going on in China right now scares me

<i>The following interview with Paul Krugman, American economist and op-ed columnist for The New York Times, was conducted by Birgit Haas and Daniel Tost</i> <i>of Business Insider Deutschland.</i><p><b>Krugman:</b> God knows, right? I tell myself that, once actually in office, Trump might realize that he needs to listen …

Here Are the Best Wildlife Photos of the Year

Nature, 1st prize storiesA Bornean orangutan climbs over 30 meters up a tree in the rain forest of Gunung Palung Nationa<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Tim Laman<p>1 of …

5 Stovetop Steak Recipes for When It's Too Cold to Grill

There's no beating a juicy, charred steak that's been kissed by live fire on the grill. But when temperatures drop below freezing, the idea of …

In pictures: Highlights from the Detroit motor show

<b>Car enthusiasts and industry leaders gathered in Detroit for the annual North American International Auto Show this week. Here are some of the highlights of this year's show:</b>

Hundreds of Yellow Coffee Cans Mysteriously Wash Ashore Beach in Indialantic, Florida

Hundreds of coffee cans and packages mysteriously washed ashore a beach in Indialantic, Florida, today, according to police and residents.<p>The yellow …

9 Mantras That Will Keep You Mentally Strong During Tough Times

While it's often easy to be mentally strong when life is going well, your true strength becomes apparent through adversity. The loss of a loved one, a health problem, relationship issues, and financial troubles are just a few of the hardships most people face at one time or another.<p>The way you …

Loneliness May Warp Our Genes, And Our Immune Systems

Loneliness has been linked to everything from heart disease to Alzheimer's disease. Depression is common among the lonely. Cancers tear through their bodies more rapidly, and viruses hit them harder and more frequently. In the short term, it feels like the loneliness will kill you. A study suggests …

Psychology

9 Ways to Fancy Up Your Pies

My sincere love of pie has had me experimenting in the kitchen for years. I’ve eaten my share of last slices straight from the pie plate at midnight. And many, many pies later, I’ve discovered a few surprises. The truth is, there are tons of ways to take your pie up a notch, without even straying …

Baking

All the Best Advice for Better Pie Crust—in One Place

Before pie ever gets to the table, there are questions to ask yourself: What kind of filling, what type of topping, and, um, how do I make a good crust? Butter or shortening—or oil or lard? Can you make a good gluten-free pie? Or one for the person who's sick of the usual crust? And then there's …

Baking

6 Things Your Plant's Leaves Are Trying to Tell You

Yellow at the edges? Put away the watering can, please.<p>No, it can't talk. But that doesn't mean your plant isn't communicating with you.

What are the limits of human vision?

From spotting galaxies millions of light years away to perceiving invisible colours, Adam Hadhazy explains why your eyes can do incredible things.<p>Take a look around the room – what do you see? All those colours, the walls, the windows – everything seems so self-evident, just so there. It's weird to …

Andromeda Galaxy

11 Things You Need to Know Before You Hire Movers

Communication is key.<p>Industry veteran, Jack Doody — former co-owner of Blue Chip Moving & Storage — reveals some red flags to watch out for.<p><b>1. Beware of a low estimate.</b>A disreputable mover will give you a lowball estimate. On the day of the move, he'll walk around your house and say, "Oh, some of …

What scares the new atheists

The vocal fervour of today’s missionary atheism conceals a panic that religion is not only refusing to decline – but in fact flourishing<p>In 1929, the Thinker’s Library, a series established by the Rationalist Press Association to advance secular thinking and counter the influence of religion in …

Religion

New call for standing seats on planes

Spring Airlines, the Chinese budget carrier, has reiterated its desire to offer cut-price tickets to passengers willing to stand.<p>Similar schemes have been proposed by other low-cost carriers – notably Ryanair – but aviation authorities have been reticent to approve them due to safety concerns.<p>Would …

Super Bowl 2015: Watch All the Commercials From This Year

The Super Bowl was great -- and so were many of the commercials that were on during the game.<p>The average 30-second Super Bowl commercial can cost as …

National Park Coastlines

See photos of U.S. national park coastlines (including Acadia, Hawaii Volcanoes, Channel Islands, and more) in this travel photo gallery from National Geographic.

National Parks

The Big Capital Gains Tax Mistake Homeowners Make

Imagine making $250,000 and not having to pay taxes on it. That’s the generous tax break –the home sale exclusion — homeowners are entitled to when they sell their primary residence for a gain after having lived in the home for at least two of the five years immediately preceding the sale. Couples …

The 7 Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

It kinda seems like winter's allure disappears with the holidays, right? When Christmas and New Year's have passed, what we once jollily called a …

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Forensic Evidence Links Hannah Graham Suspect to Murdered Virginia Tech Student

Police are looking into a connection between the man arrested and charged with abducting University of Virginia student Hannah Graham earlier this …

Crime

You've Never Used A Lemon Like This Before

When life gives you lemons, use them in more ways than you ever imagined.<p><i>Getty Images</i><p><b>Help Toothaches</b><p>Lemon juice is no replacement for going to see your dentist—and exposing your teeth to fruit acids isn't a great long-term strategy. But if you've already got a toothache, the citric acid in lemons …

8 Unique Vacation Spots for Wizard of Oz Fans

These rentals really are "no place like home."<p>In honor of the film's 75th anniversary, we've found a few rentals that really are "no place like home."

7 Amazing Bathroom Makeovers You Won't Believe

Dramatic before-and-after photos.<p>Before-and-after photos of dramatic transformations. Get inspired for your next renovation project.

67 (Yes, 67!) Ways to Lose More Weight

<b>1. Get the Blues</b><br>We’re talking about blue dishware. The color blue can act as an appetite suppressant because it has the least appealing contrast to most food. Research says to avoid plates that match the food served on them (like white plates and fettuccini Alfredo), because there is less of a …

16 Foods Nutritionists Eat When They Want to Lose a Few Pounds

"<b>Nuts</b>—they're high in fiber, and nut eaters are generally healthier." <i>—Kristin Kirkpatrick, M.S., R.D., a wellness manager at the Cleveland Clinic Wellness Institute</i><p>"<b>Cauliflower</b>. At just 25 calories per cup, it's a calorie bargain. Plus, it's super versatile, so you can use it as a low-carb …