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Growing Tomatoes: A Collection of Expert Advice - Organic Gardening

Most gardeners put growing tomatoes at the very top of their gardening must-do lists thanks to the incomparable flavors of this easy-to-grow crop. …


A Group Of Young Children Were Asked, ‘What Is Love?’

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This Little Widget Promises You'll Never Have to Tie Your Shoes Again

The Xpand Lacing System looks to free your fingers forever<p>"Why do shoes," asked a reader on our forums, "have shoelaces?" I've often wondered the …


Healthy Slow Cooker Recipes You Need In Your Life

You can cook just about anything in a slow cooker. This all-purpose kitchen appliance can whip up something appropriate for any type of meal: think meaty stews and savory sides, fiber-packed oatmeals and breakfasts that are prepared overnight and even chocolatey baked goods and thick Greek …


Opinion: As a $1B business, Apple Music appears to be off to an impressive start

The big question mark over Apple Music has been how many customers would choose to try it out, and – crucially – how many of them would be willing to pay for the service once the free trial ended. Tim Cook answered both questions yesterday, revealing that the service currently has 15M subscribers, …

23 Amazing Ways to Melt Fat with Tea

What if we told you we’d discovered the most effective weight-loss tool in the world—a weapon that works for everyone, costs just pennies a day, is …


Malaria vaccine for pregnant women kills cancer - Futurity

Scientists testing a malaria vaccine in pregnant women made a surprising discovery that shows promise for treating many different cancers.

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Hilarious: Hugh Jackman and Jim Carrey impersonate each other’s characters in ‘The Mask’ and ‘Wolverine’

Here’s a treat for fans of super hero movies. Jim Carrey decided to have some fun with his friend Hugh Jackman this week when he posted a picture of …

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Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Entertainment<p><i>GQ</i>’s Caity Weaver goes whale watching with the star of <i>Girls Trip</i>.<p>By Caity Weaver1 day agoView More<p>News and Politics<p>Faked photos, Nazi …


10 Steps to Becoming a Burger Expert

<i>Our definitive guide to burgers—for now, and to carry you well through tailgating season.</i><p>Burgers are easy: Just buy a patty at the store, grill it, and serve. But great burgers—those juicy, you-still-remember-them-from-the-summer-of-'09 burgers—require some more expertise. Enter Jamie Schweid of …


Bill Burr Wishes He Could Have Said Goodbye to Bruce Jenner

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UK vote: Conservatives win outright majority

<b>London (CNN) —</b> Pundits had predicted the UK election would be a close one and suggested there would be days of post-vote, backroom talk to thrash out a power-sharing deal.<p>Instead, it's turned into a thumpin'.<p>With all the results in, British Prime Minister David Cameron and his Conservative Party …

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Cabbage Soup Diet - The Fastest Weight Loss Diet For You

For those who hate going to the gym for regular body workouts, the Cabbage Soup diet might just be the perfect fat loss diet for you.<p>The Cabbage Soup …

Forget Customer Service, Think Customer Wowing

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Customer service is an overused term that we are beat over the head with constantly, but it implies that you're only serving customers and nothing more. Yet there are so many opportunities to convert a one-time buyer into a life-long …

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The Best Retail and Restaurant Birthday Freebies

It's your birthday—which means it's time to start collecting presents. Many retailers offer freebies, coupons, or discounts for those on or near …

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How to Deal With Headache-Inducing Customers

This story originally appeared on Salesforce<p>All customers, even the angry ones, are relatively easy to deal with -- most of the time. As long as you show a genuine interest in helping them, the majority of people you do business with won’t waste their time making your life frustrating just for the …


11 money-saving habits that can cost you

Trying to cut costs in your daily budget is a valiant — and often necessary — practice. A few dollars saved here and there can amount to a sizable …

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5 Things You Probably Didn't Know About the Price of Gas

Summer has arrived, and gas prices are on the rise. That's not surprising, but some of these facts are.<p>The summer driving season is upon us, and -- …

Microwave Tricks to Make Your Food Taste Amazing

The catch? Most of the time reheating in an oven or cooking on the stove tastes better. But that’s about to change: Use these nine tricks to keep your microwaved food healthy and tastier than ever before.<p><b>1. Choose your dish wisely.</b><br>The “do-not-microwave” bowls are obviously out. But you also …

Chipotle Cheddar Potato Latkes

Using a food processor fitted with a coarse grating disk, grate the potato, garlic and onion; discard any large pieces. Transfer the mixture to a …