Jorge Blancas

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Cannabis for Beginners – What Do I Do if I Get Too High?

No matter how experienced or inexperienced you are at consuming cannabis, there will come a time where we accidentally get too high. And when this …

Cannabis

14 Foods You Had No Idea Could Give You Food Poisoning

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says an estimated 48 million people contract food poisoning every year—that's one in six …

Environmental Health

12 Things Costco Employees Won’t Tell You

Warehouse clubs are a fantastic way to save money, and brands like Costco have revolutionized the way that consumers shop, both in person and online. …

Employment

The 50 Coolest Things Under $20 You Can Get on Amazon

Change your life for the price of less than one cool Jackson.<p>There are few surefire ways to feel better these days, what with all the stuff on the …

Shopping

5 Ways to Treat a Stiff Neck

Chinese medicine holds that there is an acupressure point that can be tapped to help relieve the pain of a stiff neck. This point is located on the …

Yoga

13 Tricks and Tips to Get the Most Out of Google Maps

It’s hard to imagine life without Google Maps. Memorizing routes and printing out driving directions seems like a distant memory in a world where a …

Google Maps

10 Kid-Friendly Vegetable Sides for Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

My two kids go through the weirdest seasons with vegetables (currently we are living through a roasted broccoli and baby carrot season — if either of …

Cooking

Face Yoga 101: 4 Anti-Aging Exercises to Do Instead of Facelifts

<i>Ommm.</i> That’s the sound we want to make whenever we start this workout. It’s yoga, but unlike any yoga sequence we’ve tried before—no downward dogs or …

Yoga

9 Ways You’re Camping Wrong Without Even Realizing It

After figuring out how to set camp up in under 20 minutes, cook things in the backcountry that actually taste good and manage avoiding blisters while …

Backpacking

Should I grow my own weed at home? Here's what you need to know

As legalization spreads, more people are interested in home growing. While it might not be rocket science, it does involve some knowhow<p>The Canadian government, which is likely to legalize cannabis nationwide this summer, said it planned to allow home grows of up to four marijuana plants, which …

Cannabis

How to immediately refresh your brain to restore high-level thinking

Mental clarity can escape anyone.<p>Surely even Einstein and Shakespeare had their moments. It happens.<p>It’s your ability to recover that matters.<p>You can …

Creativity

Try These 5 Yoga Poses When It Feels Like You're Having The Worst Day Ever

Everyone has days from time to time that can only be described in one word: "meh." It's on these days that it feels like literally nothing at <i>all</i> is …

Yoga

I Refuse to Spend Sunday Doing Meal Prep—Here Are My Time-Saving Secrets for Cooking on Weeknights

A food writer shares her best hacks.<p>If you want to cook more, consider your expenditure of energy. That includes every sort of energy: yours and that …

Cooking

How to Not Overcook (or Undercook) Your Shrimp

By Alex Delany<p>Don't be one of those people that just thinks they know how to cook shrimp. Be one of those people who knows how to cook shrimp.<p>The line between perfectly cooked and messed-up shrimp is really thin, which can make cooking the things feel intimidating. But we're here to tell you that …

Seafood

These Yoga Poses Open Up A Chakra In Your Body That'll Help You ~Find Yourself~

Yoga is an incredibly strong mental, physical, and spiritual practice that contains many layers. The physical poses in yoga are simply the surface of …

Yoga

God of War hides its best twist (no, not that one) in plain sight

God of War’s ending asks you to rethink its beginning<p><i>God of War</i> pulls a Keyser Söze moment in its final scene, but the twist happens so quickly, you might have missed it.<p>This piece will contain spoilers pertaining to the end of the game’s story. If you haven’t completed <i>God of War</i>, feel free to …

Santa Monica

Searching for a Job? Here's How to Stay Positive While You Wait for the Right Opportunity.

One of the steps is to be honest about your strengths and weaknesses.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Searching for a job can be a job in itself and is not truly finished until you are offered employment. Entrepreneur Network partner Brian Tracy offers a few tips on how …

Business Strategy

How to Make an Indoor Self-Watering Herb Garden

No green thumb required.<p>Start an herb garden indoors with a planter that will keep your herbs hydrated and blooming all year long.<p><b>What you'll …

Gardening

You can train yourself to eat healthier and feel fuller

We all love delicious foods, even if we know they may not be good for us. Foods high in energy—specifically sweet, salty and fatty foods—tend to taste the best.<p>This is likely because our ancestors needed to seek out nutritious, high-energy foods when food sources were scarce. The drive to eat foods …

Nutrition

Mark Ruffalo spoiled 'Avengers: Infinity War' last year, but no one believed him

Mark. <i>Dude</i>. You're a great Bruce Banner, but you're terrible at this whole keeping secrets thing.<p>When <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> stars Mark Ruffalo and Don …

Avengers: Infinity War

Want to remember your dreams? Make sure to take *this* vitamin before bed

If you’ve had one too many dreamless nights lately—or maybe you just tend to forget them the instant you wake up—there might be a way to start …

Wellness

Let’s talk about the secret villain of Avengers: Infinity War

[Warning: This article discusses major plot points of <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i>.]<p>True to its directors’ word, <i>Avengers: Infinity War</i> is as much Thanos’ …

Marvel Universe

Loneliness isn't inevitable – a guide to making new friends as an adult

Striking up friendships can be tricky – and studies show millions of us are lonely. Here, four people who forged new connections explain how they did it. Plus: psychologist Linda Blair gives her tips<p>When you are a child in the playground it is pretty simple, but “Do you want to be my friend?” isn’t …

Red Cross

'Infinity War Spoilers Without Context' Is the Best of the Avengers Memes

Avengers: Infinity War is crammed full of references and asides that make very little sense to anyone who hasn't seen the film. With this said, it's …

Marvel Universe

Spicy Grilled Shrimp Recipe

"So fast and easy to prepare, these shrimp are destined to be the hit of any barbeque. And, weather not permitting, they work great under the …

Seafood

How to Loosen Up Tight Hip Muscles

Your hips are the MVP of your entire body -- and that's not an overstatement. Think about how much you do with your hips, every time you walk, sit …

5 reasons to buy color-changing light bulbs

Thinking about upgrading to color-changing smart lighting, but unsure of how you'd put it to use? We've got a couple of suggestions.<p>A lot of smart home gadgets try to disappear into your home, but color-changing smart lights from the likes of Lifx, Nanoleaf, Sylvania, and Philips Hue are a big, …

Smart Homes

9 Succulent Shrimp Recipes for When You’re Feeling Fancy

Inside the Controversial World of Slum Tourism

Hundreds of shanty towns line the riverbanks, train tracks, and garbage dumps in the Filipino capital—the most jammed-packed areas in one of the world’s most densely populated cities. Around a quarter of its 12 million people are considered “informal settlers.”<p>Manila is starkly representative of a …

Slumdog Millionaire

Here's why you should always check your hotel room for bedbugs, and how to do it

• <b>When you're traveling, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) told INSIDER you should check for bedbugs everywhere you stay.</b>• <b><br>That's because</b> …