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Here’s Exactly What to Do if a Tick Bites You

There are lots of experiences you might hope to have while exploring the great outdoors. Taking in scenic views after summiting a hike, enjoying …

Disease

First death by Rocky Mountain spotted fever in Wisconsin confirmed by DHS

MILWAUKEE, Wis. — The state Department of Health Services has reported the first-ever death in Wisconsin from Rocky Mountain spotted fever, a tick-borne disease.<p>Information has not yet been released about the details surrounding the death of the La Crosse County resident.<p>Most tick-borne diseases in …

Lyme Disease

Easy Slow Cooker Chicken Tikka Masala Recipe

"This is a very quick, easy, and tasty version of the national dish of the UK! Try it once and you'll make it time and again. Serve over basmati …

5 Moisturizers That Work Better Than Botox

There are plenty of anti-aging treatments out there, and one of the most popular ones is Botox. Though it’s an effective treatment, it’s not the most …

Teaching Your Kids This Skill Will Set Them Up for Success. Most Parents Do the Opposite

It goes against all of our instincts.<p>We've all heard a lot in the past few years about the importance of failure. Take risks, fail fast, learn from the experience, and bring the knowledge you've gained to the next thing you try. We all know this is good advice--except when it comes to our children. …

One Last Piece of Life Advice from Anthony Bourdain

Listening back through my tapes from interviewing Bourdain in 2016, I found a gem.<p>A few days before Christmas 2016, former MUNCHIES Editor-in-Chief Helen Hollyman and I shared the experience of interviewing Anthony Bourdain at Bemelmans Bar here in New York City. We recorded for nearly four hours, …

Tom Brady’s Vegan Diet Could Be Your Ticket To Becoming An Athletic Freak… But At What Cost?

No longer just a gap-year fad, veganism is now being attributed to the success of athletes all around the globe. While emaciated hippies and balding …

Fintech could be bigger than ATMs, PayPal, and Bitcoin combined

<i>This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service. To learn more about Business Insider Intelligence, click here.</i><p>Fintech broke onto the scene as a disruptive force following the 2008 crisis, but the industry's influence on the …

Financial Services

5 Golden Rules for Raising Mentally Strong Kids

Give your kids the skills they'll need to tackle life's toughest challenges head-on.<p>When my first book, <i>13 Things Mentally Strong People Don't Do</i>, hit the shelves, readers kept asking me the same question over and over again: "How do I teach my kids how to be mentally strong?"<p>I was thrilled to learn …

How to avoid the 'midlife slump' and make your 40s a much happier decade

After struggling to understand myself in my 20s and to establish myself in my 30s, I finally hit my stride in my 40s. My health was vibrant and I had a successful career in journalism, plenty of money, wonderful friends and a loving, stable relationship.<p>It was the unhappiest decade of my life.<p>Today …

Middle Age

I Finally Figured Out How to Make the Crispiest, Crunchiest Chickpeas—And They’re Seriously Good on Everything

Crispy chickpeas are one of those things you either need to nail, or it’s a total disappointment. <i>Almost</i> crispy chickpeas just don’t cut it. In my …

Recipes

Wall Street finally made an ETF to bet on the retail apocalypse — but it's too late

Finally time to make some easy money by betting on the collapse of brick-and-mortar retail, years after it began? Here's a grisly thought: As of today, there's an ETF for that.<p>In its launch announcement today, ProShares explained:<p>The brick-and-mortar retail pain splits two ways: Retailers that have …

Wall Street

This smartphone app is like an AI chastity belt for teens

This new app lets you monitor the content your child creates and receives on their mobile phone. It’s a way for parents to watchdog without bothering their kids.<p>Gallery Guardian (GG) is an app created by YIPO Technologies which is revolutionizing keeping an eye on your child.<p>The application uses …

2018 Tour de France route in 3D

The ASO has unveiled all 21 stages of the 2018 Tour de France, which starts in Noirmoutier-En-L'Ïle on Saturday, July 7, and concludes three weeks …

Scientists Discover 60 Ancient Ships Preserved in the Black Sea

Dozens of ancient ships scattered across the bottom of the Black Sea were discovered after a nearly three-year excursion that researchers are calling “one of the largest maritime archaeological projects ever staged.”<p>Members of the Black Sea Maritime Archaeology Project said Thursday they found 60 …

Archaeology

The planning of Muhammad Ali's funeral

<i>This story appears in ESPN The Magazine's June 12 World Fame Issue. Subscribe today!</i><p>A week before her husband dies, Lonnie Ali changes the plans for …

Comrades remember fearless photographer featured by US Army

<b>(CNN) —</b> Soldiers who served with US Army Spc. Hilda I. Clayton remember her for the same reason that the military decided to highlight her -- her fearlessness.<p>Clayton, 22, died in 2013 as she was teaching combat photography for the Army in Afghanistan.<p>During a live-fire training exercise, a mortar …

10 Social Restaurants That Serve Good Food For A Good Cause in Singapore

Sustainability has been a big talking point lately, with attention being drawn to how food is sourced and how restaurants are taking measures to …

Trump's Low-Key Inauguration Will Be the Most Expensive in History

Fewer stars and gala balls, but a massive price tag.<p>In 1993, the inauguration festivities welcoming Bill Clinton as president could have doubled as a …

Monday Morning Digest: Breaking Down the NFL's Final Four

The NFL's final four may give you a case of what Yogi Berra used to call "deja vu all over again."<p>The Patriots have reached the AFC Championship Game every year since 2011. The Packers won the Super Bowl after the 2010 season and have reached the final four two other times in the last decade. The …

Trump's Plan to Quickly Recall Ambassadors Is 'Risky Move': Experts

World<p>A plan by Donald Trump to toss out dozens of ambassadors on the day he takes office risks months of uncertainty in some of the most sensitive parts of the world, according to several experts.<p>The president-elect's stance that all politically appointed ambassadors must, with no exceptions, be …

Japanese Artist Spends 3+ Years Drawing Massive, Incredibly Detailed Tsunami

Three years, three months, and 12 days later, Manabu Ikeda's 'Rebirth,' is nothing short of epic.<p>Standing 10 feet tall and 13 feet wide, a great wave crashes into an ornate cherry blossom tree rendered in exquisite pen-and-ink lines in Japanese artist Manabu Ikeda's latest epic drawing, <i>Rebirth</i>. …

Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Stevia (Including Rumors Addressed)!

Sweeteners are a tricky subject. Everything from concerns about diabetes, to hypo/hyperglycemia, heart disease, issues with dental health and weight …

Diabetes

‘I Voted for the Middle Finger, the Wrecking Ball’

A Trump voter describes his worldview in great detail. Despite his blunt quote above, his note is more nuanced and perhaps more relatable than you think:<p>I am Southern. I am white. I am a male. I was raised Roman Catholic and now go to a Methodist church regularly with my wife and kids. I value the …

Want to Be a Billionaire? Steve Jobs and Mark Cuban Say to Do This

See the tips that took 7 billionaires to the top, and take your first step today.<p>Becoming a billionaire seems like an impossible pipe dream, but as of this year, Forbes reported a population of 1,810 billionaires globally. The journey to billionaire status is a financial Mt. Everest, to be sure, …

What’s the Difference Between Bourbon and Whiskey?

Two bottles diverged on a shelf in a liquor store: one bourbon, one whiskey. You stood there trying to tell the difference between both. You stood …

Bourbon Whiskey

Hip Weakness May Contribute to Knee Pain

If you have knee pain or problems, your physical therapist may pay close attention to your hips and the strength of your hip muscles. Why? Because …

Nat Geo’s New Website Lets You Print Topo Maps — for Free

Those giant maps gathering dust in the corner of your favorite outdoor store have finally been brought into the 21st century. <i>National Geographic</i>‘s …

Maps

Most of us misunderstand metabolism. Here are 9 facts to clear that up.

We talk about metabolism like it's something we can manipulate by gulping a pill, downing some green tea, or running faster. You've seen the articles headlined "Boost your metabolism" or "Try this high-metabolism diet to lose weight."<p>But this obscures many truths about this essential, yet still …

Weight Loss