Mayur Desai

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Hurray for Hostas!

Everyone with shade in their garden knows the value of hosta. But not everyone knows how to use this beautiful and beloved shade-loving perennial. …

Plants

The explosive film lifting the lid on sex trafficking between India and LA

As long as women and girls – boys, too – are seen as a commodity we will see sexual exploitation thrive Demi Moore<p>In the decade it took Tabrez Noorani to get Love Sonia made, he was leading a double life. By day, he was line producer for international titles shooting in India, including Slumdog …

India

10 Things Everyone Should Know About Eating in Italy

Don't bother asking for spaghetti and meatballs<p>June 17, 2018<p>Eating in Italy is more than just a necessity or even a casual social activity. Eating in …

Italy

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

Recipes

Chianti Affogato

Now Playing<p>Buffalo Chicken Enchiladas 00:45<p>Rotisserie chicken is the time-saving secret to this mashup of favorites.<p>Now Playing<p>Patriotic Piñata …

Afternoon Tea

The Tiny, Essential Google Tricks for Way Better Search Results

Are you using Google effectively as possible? If you’re just entering words into the search field without using these totally basic but totally …

Image Search

15 Common Cooking Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Whether it’s your flavors that seem a bit off track, or your texture, temperature, or color, you don’t have to toss your dish into the trash! …

Cooking

If Your Hamstrings Are Crazy Tight, Open Them With These 18 Stretches

Tight hamstrings go hand-in-hand with running, biking, or sitting at a desk all day. Aside from not being able to jump into a full split on a whim (you know you want to!), tight hamstrings can cause hip, lower back, and knee pain. If you stretch your hamstrings regularly, they will open up! Add …

Yoga

If You're Trying to Get Rid of Belly Fat, Eat Any of These 14 Delicious Breakfasts

Diet plays a huge role in reducing body fat percentage, and there are certain foods proven to target abdominal fat specifically. Ingredients such as …

Nutrition

Lentil Sambusa Recipe - Great British Chefs

This glorious lentil sambusa recipe is infused with niter kibbeh, a spiced clarified butter that is widely used in Ethiopian cooking. You can use …

Great British Bake Off

The Right Way to Withdraw Money From Your Retirement Accounts During Retirement

If you've been a diligent saver, you've probably recognized the importance of having a mix of retirement accounts: a tax-deferred IRA or workplace …

Retirement

The Most Disturbing Movies of All Time48. <em>Transsiberian</em> (2008)

<b>Director:</b> Brad Anderson<p>During the first two-thirds of Brad Anderson’s <i>Transsiberian</i>, the movie moves along like an homage to the type of suspense film …

Horror

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Travel

17 Vegetarian Grilling Recipes You Need this Summer

You ready for a challenge? This is going to be the summer you're going to diversify your collection of vegetarian grilling recipes. You up for it? If …

Cooking

Seven Excel Tricks You Need To Start Using

Image: iStock<p>Microsoft Excel is packed with useful data management features that don't see a lot of use, like pivot tables, index and match, and …

Microsoft Excel

If You're 65 and Still Working, Avoid Pitfalls and Maximize Benefits

If you plan to delay retirement, watch out for these benefit traps.<p>If saving enough money to retire comfortably is a math problem, working longer is …

Retirement

Gardening 101: Hostas

Hosta, <i>Hosta:</i> “Plantain Lily”<p>My introduction to hostas came when I was the new owner of a 1920s brick row house in Queens, New York. Spring arrived …

Gardening

The Shopping Hack That Helps Me Find the Best Things at Marshalls, T.J.Maxx, and HomeGoods

This is the secret to finding the best stuff.<p>If you're a Marshalls, T.J.Maxx, or HomeGoods shopper, than you already know that the key to uncovering …

Social Media

Recipe: Berry Pineapple Fruit Salad — Recipes from The Kitchn

My favorite approach to cooking — especially when it comes to potlucks, parties, and picnics — is to start with a dish that's a well-loved, familiar …

Recipes

You need to drive America's 10 quietest roads

Baseball, cookouts and days at the lake are some of America's favorite summer season pastimes, but there is no rite of passage greater than the …

National Parks

The 56 Most Brilliant PVC Hacks You’ve Ever Seen

What can’t you do with PVC pipe? Here are 56 incredibly smart (and cheap!) ways to use this do-it-all material around your home and workshop.<p>Keep …

DIY

The Window In The Shower Dilemma In The Contemporary Home

Having a window in the shower is as practical as it is beautiful. By opening up the window you ventilate the space and you let in fresh air plus even …

Interior Design

Ask Larry: ​​​​​​Can I Take Only Social Security Spousal Benefits At 66?

Social Security may be one of your largest assets. What and when you collect will make a huge difference to your lifetime benefits.<p>Today’s post addresses restricted Social Security spousal benefit applications, retroactive benefit payments, how married couples can sequence their benefits, how …

Retirement

Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake

There’s nothing better than completing a hard workout and guzzling a lip-smacking peanut butter chocolate shake. All the ingredients add protein, …

Nutrition

18 iPhone Tips That'll Make You Seem Like A Phone Wizard

Holy shit! These are legit.

IPhone 8

How to protect your router and Wi-Fi from Russian hackers

A few weeks ago, the United States Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) issued an alert about state-supported Russian hackers carrying out attacks against a large number of home routers in the U.S. These hackers are organized, motivated and well-funded.<p>They’re not a bunch of misanthropic …

Wi-Fi

24 Phrases You Should Start Saying More Often in the Workplace

What can you say that will cause a colleague to gravitate toward you? What words will cause an employee to light up with a smile?<p>A recent CareerBuilder survey says 50 percent of employees would stay longer with their companies if they were recognized more frequently.<p>To pull this off takes a leader …

This $6 Item from Chip and Joanna Gaines Can Make Your Yard a Hummingbird Oasis

If attracting hummingbirds to our yard were as easy as snapping our fingers, you can bet we'd be snapping our fingers all day. That's why we were …

Country Lifestyle

Bill Gates says he's 'obsessed' with this new website — here's why

Bill Gates is well known for sharing his favorite books, but now the billionaire philanthropist has revealed his latest obsession is a website, one …

Bill Gates

Mango Tiramisù Recipe

From: Diabetic Living Magazine, Summer 2018<p>This healthy take on a classic Italian dessert is far from traditional, thanks to ripe mangoes, agave …