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Sexy Outdoor Showers: Wash Away Your Inhibitions

Maybe it's months of this summer heat that's getting to us, but lately we've been loving the idea of showering outdoors. We guess we've just decided that there's no better way to cool down and wash away inhibitions than with an outdoor scrub down. Here's a list of 10 of our favorite hotels that …

Napa Valley

2014 Pebble Beach: Galpin Ford's $1 million supercar

Brandon Boeckmann slips into the driver's seat of the low-slung, gull-wing sports car, grins, and says, "So, how fast do you want to go?"<p>A minute later, on a Monterey back street, he punches the gas pedal and demonstrates exactly how a 1,058-horsepower supercar that weighs only 3,600 pounds goes …

Decrepit 110-room Philly estate on market for $20M

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A dilapidated 110-room, 70,000-square-foot estate is back on the market, but an architect says the $20 million price tag doesn't include the tens of millions more it needs in repairs.<p>The 34-acre Lynnewood Hall estate in the Elkins Park neighborhood has been in decline since the …

Building Better Calf Muscles: How the Calf Works and How to Work It

<b>Take a gander at the muscles on the back of your lower leg.</b> Which category applies to you: Are they short and bulky? Long and bulky? Average size? …

Tai Chi

5 flexibility marks every man should hit

When it comes to desired physical characteristics, flexibility falls down the priority list, as most guys would much rather have killer abs and …

15 Things You Should NEVER Have in Your Home After 30

Our favorite designers told us these are things that must go. Stat!<p>1. A Futon<p>"Futons are le worst! The older you get the squishier your bed should be," says designer, potter and author, Jonathan Adler.<p>2. Temporary furniture<p>"Often I see people waiting to move into the 'forever home' before they …

Why China is stealing America's corn seeds

Three years ago, a security guard working for seed company Pioneer Hi-Bred came across something unusual on a road in Iowa: Just off the pavement, a man was on his knees, digging in a field.<p>Challenged by the guard, Mo Hailong claimed to be an employee of the University of Iowa who was traveling to …

The Best 30 Under $30K: Comparisons, Tests, and More!

For less than the price of the average new car, you could have one of these great new cars. Heck, get two.<p><b>First, the bad news:</b><p>The average new-car transaction price in the U.S. has crept above $30,000, which is about two grand more than it was five years ago, and enough to make inflation look like …

Honda Civic

Lemon-Coconut Fat Bombs!

Click to enlarge my over-sized ones)<p>This recipe was inspired by a Lemon Fat Bomb recipe posted by Widget over on LowCarbFriends forums: …

Sausage Breakfast Bites

These are pretty much a variation of the breakfast casseroles I have done for years. This time, baked in my Babycakes cupcake baker. Yes, I know I am …

Zucchini Pizza Poppers

You know it is early July around here when you hear firecrackers popping outside and the gardens are overflowing with zucchini. Don't save these …

Mini Breakfast Meatloaves | Mark's Daily Apple

June 29, 2013<p>By Worker Bee<p>It’s true; these amazing egg-stuffed mini meatloaves aren’t only for breakfast. They’re great for lunch or dinner, too. But …

Breakfast

Green Chile and Chicken Mock Enchilada Casserole

<i>This Green Chile and Chicken Mock Enchilada Casserole is low-carb, low-glycemic, gluten-free (with gluten-free enchilada sauce), and South Beach Diet</i> …

Recipe: Sunflower Sesame Crackers

These will be old news to you if you follow the posts on Mark's Daily Apple, and that's how Mark wanted it. But now it's my obligation to ensure …

Low-Carb Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots (Video) - Kalyn's Kitchen

<i>posted by</i> Kalyn Denny <i>on</i> March 24, 2014<p><i>Bite-sized and delicious, these Cheesy Baked Cauliflower Tots are great for a snack or side dish! This recipe</i> …

Three Cheese Hashbrown Casserole

Don't let the name fool you. There are no potatoes here, but you just may think I'm lying. Rather than potato shreds, here we have grated rutabaga. …

Middle class will struggle to buy a home this year

We’ve had the Rust Belt and the Bible Belt. Behold — the Home-Affordability Belt. There’s a growing divide between home affordability in Middle …

Real Estate

Russian Conflicts Often Present Bargains In The Russian Stock Market

The United States has imposed a number of sanctions on Russia and has taken a stronger and harsher stance than the European Union (EU) simply because Europe would suffer more if it did the same, in our view.<p>The West has held off on true "sectoral" sanctions - applying sanctions to every company in …

Stock Markets

Stoli gets into the soda business

<b>The bottle:</b> Stoli Ginger Beer, $5.99 (for a four-pack)<p><b>The back story:</b> A famed spirits brand going into the soda business? That’s indeed what’s …

Alcohol

Analysts blame cheap food for obesity across all groups

Our food is cheap – perhaps too cheap, if you look at the intersection of economics and obesity.<p>Researchers have found that obesity hits all groups of Americans – those with more money and education and those with less. That, and some other findings, challenge the common views about what's fueling …

The Last, Best Hope For Those In The Newspaper Business Is Probably A Hallucination

The new newspaper numbers are out.<p>As this chart from Mark Penn of Carpe Diem shows, they're even worse than the last ones.<p>On an inflation-adjusted basis, print advertising revenue in newspapers is now 14% below the 1950 level. When digital revenue is included, the number is only modestly higher. …

Advertising

China's Comac set to deliver first passenger jets

<b>Shanghai</b> --<p>China's state-owned aircraft maker said Wednesday it is ready to deliver the country's first homegrown regional airliner and should complete a bigger plane in 2018.<p>Commercial Aircraft Corporation of China Ltd. said the first two ARJ21-700s have been completed for Chengdu Airlines and are …

27 Reasons Iceland Is The Most Wonderful Country To Ever Exist

Legend (probably a false legend) has it Iceland was named by some sneaky Vikings who, in a quest to keep it all to themselves, tried to hide the fact that their new settlement was actually a lush, green wonderland worthy of envy from the entire Nordic world.<p>Indeed, Iceland is so striking beautiful …

Gimmelwald Is The Swiss Town You Need To Visit This Summer

You might think the Swiss Alps are delegated to ski bunnies and winter travel, but if you don't visit during the warmer months you're <i>really</i> missing out.<p>That brings us to Gimmelwald, a gorgeous town located in the Bernese Oberland. Gimmelwald's alpine village is perched on the edge of a cliff and …

Mustard Curry BBQ Sauce

A few weeks ago, my family had a massive birthday party for me, two of my sisters, and my grandfather. Our 4 birthdays are within 2 months of each …

Apartment Therapy

Before & After: A Seriously Stylish Kitchen Renovation on a Budget --> http://apttherapy.com/1egR97h

The Friendly Men in Lapland (Finland)

When people ask me, "What was your favorite world trip?" I have to say Lapland and Finland.<p>For starters, there's not much to the Finnish Lapland day during the winter months. The sun rises around 10:30 a.m. and then begins to set around two in the afternoon. In the summer, it's a different story. …

Mexican Cornbread...Sans Corn, of course

Mexican Cornbread was a staple in my mom's kitchen. It was one of my sister's favorites. Similar to a tamale pie, but not pasty. The cornbread was …

30 New Paleo, Low-Carb & Health Blogs For March 2014

In what has become one of my favorite monthly posts, I’m happy to present to you 30 new Paleo, low-carb and health blogs that I’ve come across …