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Could You Save Money On Your Energy Bills By Going Green?

A study suggests switching to the cheapest green energy tariff could save consumers £354 a year.<p>Green energy is an increasingly popular choice but …

Green Energy

Martha Stewart's Slow-Cooker Tom Kha Gai

<b>Author Notes:</b><p>Reprinted from Martha Stewart’s Slow Cooker. Copyright © 2017 by Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia, Inc. Photographs copyright © 2017 by Stephen Kent Johnson. Published by Clarkson Potter/Publishers, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC.<p>While this soup can be made on the stovetop in …

Slow Cookers

How to Make the Best Homemade Pesto

Homemade pesto is so easy to make and tastes fresher than the purchased kind. This aromatic herb paste is traditionally made with only a handful of …

Recipes

How to Retire in Your 30s With $1 Million in the Bank

Carl Jensen experienced what he calls “the awakening” sometime around 2012.<p>He was a software engineer in a suburb of Denver, writing code for a medical device. The job was high-pressure: He had to document every step for the Food and Drug Administration, and a coding error could lead to harm or …

Housing

A New York City realtor whose team sold over $800 million worth of property last year says a simple mental shift will make you a better salesperson forever

To be a top performing real-estate broker in New York City, it takes more than knowing about property — you have to connect with people.<p>Ryan Serhant stars on Bravo's "Million Dollar Listing" and is the head of The Serhant Team, the top New York real-estate team by sales volume, which closed deals …

Real Estate

Chickpea Salad with Red Onion and Tomato Recipe

"A good chickpea salad, that is low-fat and high in protein."<p>Ingredients<p>19 ounces garbanzo beans, drained<p>2 tablespoons red onion, chopped<p>2 cloves …

Recipes

Top 100 in Physics

Collection<p>Collection home<br>• 1-25<br>• 26-50<br>• 51-75<br>• 76-100<p>Explore our most highly accessed physics articles in 2017. Featuring authors from around the World, …

List-Worthy

9 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

The No. 1 killer on the planet is heart disease, which accounts for one in four deaths, according to the Centers for Disease Control and …

10 Ways You’re Loading Your Dishwasher All Wrong

Do you place glasses upside down on the tines of your dishwasher’s top rack? If so, you’re doing it wrong. Keep reading to see what other mistakes …

Cleaning

I make $200,000 a year in passive income after retiring at 34, and it works only because I followed 5 steps

Ever since landing my first job post-college in 1999, I've been determined to build enough passive income in order to not have a job. A future that included getting into work by 5:30 a.m. and leaving after 7:30 p.m. each day for decades seemed too brutal to endure.<p>In 2009, I decided that if I could …

Real Estate

How To Grow Unlimited Amounts Of Blueberries In Your Backyard

Blueberries health benefits include improving cognitive function, treating urinary tract infection, preventing cancer, slowing aging process, …

Cake Without Milk, Eggs, and Butter Only WATER!

This cake with water (without milk, butter, and eggs) recipe comes from my nonna Angela notebook with recipes. The <i>Torta all’acqua senza uoava, latte</i> …

Questions to ask before a colonoscopy to avoid dangerous infections

After a colonoscopy two years ago, Patti Damare felt so delirious and weak that she couldn't stand on her own.<p>That was on a Friday, and she chalked up her symptoms to lingering effects of anesthesia. On Saturday, the San Marcos, Calif., woman wondered if she had contracted a killer flu or urinary …

Urinary Tract Infection

Dessert Hummus Is Actually Amazing—Here’s How to Make It in Minutes

Dessert hummus may sound strange, but the creamy chocolatey spread tastes decadent—and packs nutrients too.<p>When I first heard about the dessert …

U.S. welcomes home remains of presumed war dead from North Korea

WASHINGTON/OSAN AIR BASE, South Korea (Reuters) - In a solemn ceremony, the United States welcomed home on Wednesday human remains it said presumably included Americans killed in the 1950-1953 Korean War, and thanked North Korea for making good on a June summit pledge to hand them over.<p>Only one …

7 Real Estate Tools Entrepreneurs Should Know About

When I was 19 years old, I bought my first rental property. At that age, I had a lot to learn and teach myself as I started managing my first property. Eventually, I was able to grow my investment into an actual business and leave a corporate job to co-found Influence & Co., and I still own and …

Real Estate

15 of the Easiest Pioneer Woman Recipes on the Planet

When you're looking for fast, easy, and reliable recipes, the Pioneer Woman is the ultimate go-to source. You can always count on Ree Drummond's recipes to be doable, flavorful, and incredibly comforting, no matter what you're in the mood for. Ahead, we've curated some of the Food Network host and</b> …

I retired at 52 with a $3 million net worth — here's what a week of my spending looks like

I retired at 52 in August 2016 after a 28-year career as a business executive.<p>My wife and I are what some would call "fat FIRE" — we live off the income our assets produce, not having to drawdown the assets themselves.<p>Our income-earning assets include real estate (14 units we bought after the …

IRS Unlocks The 'Door' For High-Income Savers

For years, there’s been a debate raging in the financial planning community surrounding something that’s colloquially become known as “The Back-Door Roth IRA.” Some practitioners (including myself) have been advocates of the planning strategy, which involves a two-step process that effectively …

Roth IRA

My Secret Recipe of the Best Ever Home-made Ice-Cream!

My Secret Recipe for the Best Ever Homemade Ice-Cream!<p>You scream, I scream, We all scream for ice-cream<p>July 12, 2018<p>The one thing that stays the …

30 Cheap Kitchen Cabinet Add-Ons You Can DIY

These inexpensive, easy-to-build cabinet projects will help you take advantage of every nook and cranny of your kitchen storage space.<p>Vertical …

Justice Department appeals approval of Time Warner-AT&T merger

The deal isn't even a month old.<p>Just when we thought the AT&T--Time Warner merger was finally a done deal after a district court judge ruled in its favor last month, it seems not everyone wants to accept its terms. The Justice Department has filed to appeal the approval, according to a court …

U.S. Department of Justice

How to Get Rid of Ants in the Kitchen — No Chemicals Required

When it comes to pests and critters, the last thing any of us wants is to find unwanted guests taking up residence in the kitchen. While there are certainly more harmful pests, there's something particularly icky about ants — especially when they're in close proximity to where you store, prepare, …

How to Keep the Breading from Falling Off Chicken

We’ll be the first to admit it—the breading is the best part of baked or fried chicken (or pork, steak, or fish, or anything, really). So when the …

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

How to Prevent Parchment Paper from Rolling up When You're Baking

Unassuming as it may be, parchment paper is often an essential tool when it comes to baking and cooking. The thin sheets are helpful in a range of …

Free Up Stuck Bolts in 5 Easy Steps

It seems like every repair job involves at least one stuck bolt. And over the years I’ve learned that brute force isn’t the best bolt removal …

Before & After: A Vintage Florida Cottage and Garden Saved from the Landfill—on a $12,500 Budget

A few weeks ago a rare thing landed in our in-box: before-and-after photographs of a Florida cottage built in 1935. Before: decrepit, with a sagging …

There's A Wrong Way to Grow Basil, And Then There's This Way

It's summer and that means herb garden time. Whether you have an actual patch of dirt to till or you use small pots in your windowsill, growing herbs …