Jeremy Alexander

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10 Easy Pieces: Stone Deck Tiles

With stone deck tiles, installing a floor outdoors can be as easy as snapping together Lego pieces. Many natural stone tiles are mounted on plastic …

Home Improvement

The first step to better grilled cheese is losing the butter. Trust us

Grilled cheese, is it ever <i>really</i> the wrong choice? No, it is not. Is your version the best it can be? Are you sure? A swipe of mayonnaise is a surefire way to up your grilled cheese game.<p>What? Yes. I learned this trick by watching the Gabrielle Hamilton season of <i>Mind of a Chef</i>. If the food-bro …

Cooking

Thibaudeau's Simple Fat Loss Strategies

3 Tricks, No Calorie Counting Required<p>Big in the Gym, Fat in the Locker Room<p>If you have a decent amount of muscle but a moderate amount of fat …

Fitness

Today in Gear: A Great Travel Backpack, an Absurdly Affordable Watch and More

<i>We’ve made some new adjustments to Today in Gear, including a new publishing time of 4 p.m. in order to capture all the day’s new stories. Comments</i> …

Shopping

A Really Common Medication Has Been Linked to Doubled Risk of Stomach Cancer

Here's what you need to know.<p>A class of drugs commonly used to treat acid reflux and heartburn has been linked to a greater-than-doubled risk of …

Medical Research

How to buy glasses online and save hundreds of dollars

There are trade-offs, of course, but it's usually the cheaper option -- sometimes a lot cheaper.<p>Sometimes we get so stuck in the old way of doing things, we don't bother to see if there's a better alternative.<p>Take eyeglasses. Old way: Go to your local optical shop, get an eye exam, choose frames …

Customer Service

Here’s how to use Airtable, the user-friendly spreadsheet app that’s taking Silicon Valley by storm

Everyone in Silicon Valley seems to be talking about Airtable, a user-friendly spreadsheet app that makes it super easy to build custom applications — no coding experience required.<p>Airtable has achieved something of a cult following, especially among developers. Tesla uses Airtable to track …

Apps

29 great Netflix shows that might have flown under your radar

For many original series Netflix has put out, the company's marketing has been either non-existent or subtle, allowing its viewers to determine what becomes a hit. In 2016, "Stranger Things" quietly became a phenomenon through word of mouth, with no major advertisements before it made its debut on …

Entertainment

The 50 best audiobooks of all time

If you love to read, but haven't had the time to sit down with a good book lately, consider listening to an audiobook. Today's audiobooks can be downloaded right to your phone, and make the perfect listening companion for your commute, workout, or anytime your hands are busy but your ears are …

Books

Chef John's Sloppy Joes Recipe

"The secret to a great 'Sloppy Joe' is a thick, rich, almost dry consistency, which allows it to be eaten two-fisted, sans fork."<p>Ingredients<p>1 1/2 …

Dijon Mustard

Pitching an Investor? This Is Exactly How Many Slides You Should Have in Your Pitch Deck

A killer investor presentation only needs to convey these key things.<p>When I sit down with new startup founders, most ask me about one thing: raising money.<p>This is smart of them, because, as I've stated previously, fundraising needs to be one of the core competencies of any young company. Yet for …

Profit

How to Give Yourself a Facial at Home That'll Rival Any Spa Treatment

I come from a long line of skincare-passionate women. Some of my favorite tried and true beauty secrets have been passed down for generations, such …

Skin Care

How to Retire Without Running Out of Money

Matt Carey studied Arabic at the University of Pennsylvania, preparing for what he hoped would be a career at the Central Intelligence Agency. Eleven …

Retirement

Designing a Terrace or Balcony With Distinction

From furniture to lighting to color schemes, here’s what you need to know<p><i>Each week Mansion Global tackles an interior design topic with an elite</i> …

10 Costco Products That Obsessives Swear By

Kirkland forever.<p>Costco Wholesale loyalists love the discount store for its convenience and remarkable savings. A membership allows you to buy pantry …

Shopping

What Is Ghee, and How Do You Make It?

Ghee: It’s a staple of classic Indian cooking and in the world of Paleo dieting. But what is ghee? Whether you’re concerned about the nutritional …

Low-Sodium Spicy Orange Chicken That's Better Than Take-Out

Nutrition Highlights (per serving)<p>Calories 400<p>Fat 8g<p>Carbs 47g<p>Protein 34g<p>Nutrition Facts<p>Servings: 2<p>Amount per serving<p>Calories<p>400<p>% Daily Value*<p><b>Total …

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

The Dreamy DIY Remodel of a 1972 Airstream Home

<b>Name:</b> Brandon and Gabi Fox <b><br>Location:</b> All over (Loosely based in the Pacific Northwest) <b><br>Size:</b> 27-foot, 190 square foot 1972 Airstream Overlander <b><br>Years</b> …

RVs

These Are the Best (and Cheapest) Times to Visit Alaska

Most Americans, upon first traveling to Alaska, are shocked to realize just how big the state is. Yes, it’s part of the United States, English is …

This simple sum tells you just how many calories you need in a day

We all know that the average woman should be consuming 2,000 calories in a day, while men need 2,500. But just how true is that, exactly?<p>Well, the true number of calories you need depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your metabolism is. But …

How to Frame a Modern Pergola

If you want to increase the outdoor value of your home, a modern pergola is certainly one way to do just that. Building your own pergola might feel …

Get The Most Of The Baby Plants Sprouts – Learn How To Grow These Nutritious Powerhouses At Home

Tiny miracles of the baby plant world – that’s what I like to call them: Sprouts are the new nutritious bombs you all need! You do not need to be an …

Magical microbes – how to feed your gut

Kimchi, kombucha, sauerkraut, miso and kefir – all fermented foods and drinks – have been around for centuries, but suddenly they are all the rage. The reason? They are supposedly packed full of gut-healthy microorganisms, and we are finally waking up to just how much the trillions of …

Wellness

Here’s the Grilled Cheese Sandwich You’ve Never Made Before (and It’s Epic)

National Grilled Cheese Day (April 12) is approaching, and it's led us to realize there are so many ways to build a decadent grilled cheese sandwich. …

Breakfast

What is the Difference Between Regular Bread and Ezekiel Bread?

Here's everything you knead to know.<p>Have you seen that famous Oprah commercial where she basically just proclaims to the world her deep love for …

The beginner’s guide to the ketogenic diet

By now, you’ve probably heard that fat is <i>not</i> a healthy eater’s kryptonite. Sure, we may have spent decades believing low-fat diets—usually filled …

Nutrition

How to keep latkes crispy for eight days and nights

Moisture is the enemy of fried potatoes.<p>Hanukkah is the Jewish festival of lights, an eight-day holiday celebrating—among other things—a miracle in which a jar of oil, only enough to provide light for one night, burned for eight. While it isn’t a particularly important religious event, it does come …

Latkes

Bake This Bread Today

You should try this recipe from Jim Lahey, the founder of New York’s acclaimed Sullivan Street Bakery, as soon as possible.<p>I used to love to bake …

Baking

Why You Should Incorporate ELDOA Into Your Fitness Routine

I felt so good after taking my first ELDOA class that I immediately wanted it in my life full-time. I felt taller, like I'd been stretched out on a rack, opening up my joints and spacing out my spine.<p>If your looking to incorporate mobility and injury prevention into your 2018 goals, ELDOA is a …

Pain