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A Growing Cult of Millennials Is Obsessed With Early Retirement. This 72-Year-Old Is Their Unlikely Inspiration

Vicki Robin literally wrote the book on retiring happy.<p>Vicki Robin had no idea she’d become a millennial icon.<p>The 72-year-old coauthor of the 1992 …

Retirement

The Insanely Simple 5-Ingredient Salad I Make at Least 3 Times a Week

Despite living in a city with one of the most diverse and vibrant food scenes in the world, I'm embarrassed to admit that repeated Seamless orders to …

Healthy Eating

Restaurants are cooking your steak wrong on purpose

My friend Barbara Wagner gulped when the rib-eye cut she and her husband recently ordered medium-rare at Wolfgang’s on East 54th Street came to the …

BBQ

How often should I wash my hair? Here's the down and dirty truth

Wondering how long you can go without washing your hair? Here's the truth.<p>For such a simple act, washing your hair sure can be confusing. Between figuring out how often to wash and keeping track of new product trends, shampooing can leave even the most seasoned beauty maven scratching her head.<p>The …

Hair Care

If your boss says this, it’s a sign they probably underestimate you

Feedback is the key to success on any job, but some comments or responses may be warning signs of potential problems. Sometimes, the issue is a …

Leadership

Healthy Japanese Recipes for Weeknights

Enjoy Japanese food in the comfort of your own home with these easy and delicious recipes that are perfect for busy weeknights. From soups and …

Food

5 High-Protein, Anti-Inflammatory Breakfast Smoothie Recipes You Should Try To Lose 5 Pounds Fast

Not all smoothies are created equal. Many of the ones you can buy at stores contain added sugar and fat – the exact opposite of what you want in a …

Nutrition

This Concealer Is SO Good It Keeps Selling Out At Sephora

Everyone needs a good concealer. After all, concealer <i>is</i> the one product that truly hides imperfections and makes under-eye bags, fine lines, …

Makeup

How to Perfectly Cook Chicken Breasts on the Stovetop

Comforting, affordable, and incredibly versatile, chicken breast is the quintessential dinnertime staple. Cooking a crispy, pan-seared chicken breast …

Cooking

This Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Peel Potatoes

Source: POPSUGAR Photography / Nicole Perry<p>When I saw a trick for removing potato skins by slipping them off without using the dreaded vegetable …

Cooking

50 Affordable Wines You Can Always Trust

Sometimes wine is daunting, and the fact that vintages change every year is one of the reasons. Was 2014 better than 2015? Worse? How are you …

Wine

Dentists keep dying of this lung disease. The CDC can’t figure out why.

Seven of the patients were dead, and two more were dying of a rare chronic, progressive lung disease that can be treated but not cured.<p>It’s estimated that about 200,000 people in the United States have Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) at any one time.<p>But the common denominator of a small group …

Medicine

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

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

The 11 Best Ina Garten Recipes of All Time

Let’s face it: We can never get enough of our idol in all things cooking and life, Ina Garten. So put on your chambray button-down, grab a wooden …

Here's Why the "Social Security at 62 or 70" Debate Is a Total Crapshoot

There's simply no concrete guideline on which claiming age is best.<p>Nearly 62 million people rely on Social Security benefits each month, making it …

Burning Out: What Really Happens Inside a Crematorium

Four decades ago, less than 5 percent of Americans were cremated. Now that figure stands at nearly 50 percent. This is how cremation actually works, and the story of what happens to a culture when its attitudes about memorializing the dead undergo a revolution.<p>Rosehill Cemetery in Linden, New …

Los Angeles

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Critical Lesson in Intelligence (That We Often Forget)

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED talk of all time is over a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called, "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

New York City

10 products we loved testing so much we bought them for ourselves

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>Here at Reviewed.com …

Shopping

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Baking

How to Write Like an Architect: Short Primers on Writing with the Neat, Clean Lines of a Designer

We have another national crisis on our hands.<p>Our children are not only ill-equipped to read maps and tell time with analog clocks, their handwriting …

How to Slice an Onion

Onions are notorious for making people cry. The reason? Slicing into a bulb releases enzymes, which react with the air to form sulfuric acid that has …

Onions

The Most Over-the-Top Tourist Attraction in Every U.S. State, Mapped

The U.S. is home to some of the world’s most popular attractions. From the Big Apple’s Empire State Building, to Seattle’s Space Needle, its cities …

The 'starve and stack' method could help you save $50,000 in 2 years — here's how to implement it in your own life

If you want to change the trajectory of your financial future for the better, 'starve and stack' may be right for you.<p>I've written about what 'starve and stack' is, but in this article I will show you how to execute it.<p>What is 'starve and stack?'<p>'Starve and stack' is centered around the power of …

Retirement

A Saucy, Crispy Tofu Recipe for People Who THINK They Hate the Stuff

This crispy tofu recipe delivers takeout-joint satisfaction.<p>I’ll be honest. There was a time, long before I developed this crispy tofu recipe, I didn’t really understand tofu, or soybeans in general. My sister brought some tempeh home from a particularly crunchy camp in Vermont one summer and my …

Tofu

How to clean your stainless steel appliances

Get your shine on with these easy tips for making your appliances sparkle.<p>Stainless steel is not the kind of surface you just wipe down and forget. You need to protect it from rust, scratches and smudges. Here's how to do all of that -- and incorporate it into your cleaning routine.<p>Once a day<p>Every …

Stainless Steel

Our Soup Diet Melts Off 24 Pounds in a Week

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps folks lose nine,15, even 24 pounds in a single week. And that’s not even the best part. …

Want a Side Hustle That'll Actually Make You Rich in 2018? Read This Book Now | Inc.com

The podcast Don't Keep Your Day Job with Cathy Heller showcases creatives who make a living doing what they love. It tells the stories of people who have figured out how to pursue their life's purpose and get paid for it (it was also, incidentally, the #1 podcast in the "New Year, New You" podcast …

Entrepreneurship

Bruce Springsteen's 'Greetings From Asbury Park, N.J.': 10 Things You Didn't Know

How Clive Davis, Partridge Family songwriters and more helped shape the songwriter's scrappy 1973 debut<p>"Bruce Springsteen is a bold new talent with …

Interior Designers Share the Neutral Paint Colors That Work in Every Room

Have you ever stood in front of the paint display at the hardware store—trying your best to find the best white paint for your kitchen—only to …