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White House Outlines New National Security Strategy

The White House outlined a new National Security Strategy plan Friday designed to set out the president's priorities for protecting the nation from enemies, leveraging global alliances and advancing peace and "universal values" around the world.<p>The new document, highlighted by a speech Friday …

Can These Foods Burn Belly Fat?

"Five foods that will flatten your tummy!" This headline can be counted on to sell magazines and get plenty of clicks. But is there any science behind these so-called fat-burning foods?<p>Well, yes and no. Certain food and lifestyle choices can help you reduce fat around your middle. (And at the end …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Fitness

This 15-Minute Morning Yoga Routine Wakes You Up Better Than Coffee

Ever wonder how every yoga instructor you meet has more energy than Jess on <i>New Girl</i>, even at a 7 a.m. class? Yeah, coffee (or green tea) may play a …

Yoga

Five Ways to Update a Bathroom | Centsational Style

I have renovation on the brain this month with two kitchens and two bathrooms in the works, so I’m dedicating this week to the topic of remodeling …

10 essential apps for your tablet

The thing that makes tablets really useful is the apps. Unfortunately, there are literally millions of apps available. Fear not! I've done the research for you, and am bringing you the apps that every tablet owner needs to install. By the way, these apps are also great for your smartphone.<p><b>1. Don't</b> …

Top 10 Better Money Habits You Can Build This Year

The start of the year is a great time to review and revamp our financial plans, including common resolutions like "save more money" or "pay down …

Personal Finance

cranberry pie with thick pecan crumble

Cranberries are, for me, one of the best things about late fall and they show up right in time, just as all of the other colors disappear. The ginkgo …

We could eat this fresh cherry cobbler for breakfast, lunch & dinner - it's so good, we just might...http://bit.ly/1pOVKRU

Beef with Broccoli "Takeout" Noodles Recipe

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

Potato & Cheese Pizza Recipe

Ingredients (9)<p>Basic Pizza Dough<br>• 1 1/2 cups shredded smoked mozzarella cheese<br>• 2 medium red or other waxy potatoes, such as fingerlings, sliced thin<br>• 2 …

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Enchiladas Recipe

1Put the pork shoulder, tomatoes, dried chiles, vinegar, and water in the crock of a large slow cooker.<p>2Cook on low until the meat is tender and easy …

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Slow-Cooked Green Beans with Salt Pork

4 Servings<p>Why spend 90 minutes making green beans? That long cooking time infuses the beans with porky goodness and makes them silky-soft.<p>June 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>4 oz. sliced salt pork<p>1 pound green beans, trimmed<p>Freshly ground black pepper<p>Recipe Preparation<p>Place salt pork and green beans in a …

Indian Lime Rice

1 cup basmati rice, rinsed until water runs clear<p>1 1⁄2 tbsp. chana dal (yellow split peas), rinsed until water runs clear<p>1⁄4 cup canola oil<p>1⁄4 tsp. …

Curries

Crab Spring Rolls

4 oz. backfin crabmeat (small chunks from the rear fin area), picked through to remove any bits of shell<p>4 oz. medium shrimp, finely chopped<p>3 oz. …

Recipes

Haven is a super-strong smart lock that bolts onto the floor

While there's certainly no shortage of connected door locks that allow keyless entry into your home, many products don't actually make the traditional deadbolt in your door any more secure. Luckily, there are some solutions that add to the security of existing locks by better reinforcing other …

How to Take Free Courses from Top Universities

You can continue your education with some amazing and free online resources available from top universities. These institutions offer many of their …

10 Do-It-Yourself Projects To Organize The Kitchen

Spring cleaning may be over, but you should try to reorganize your home at the start of every new season. As we near the end of summer, it’s time to …

Spices

Fake old library

<b>Materials:</b> Billy, Benno, Lack<p><b>Description:</b> We wanted to create an old style library, with CD storage …<p>To create this kind of library, we used :<br>2 …

Kitchen Island Transformation

<b>Kitchen islands</b> are a great addition to any kitchen area. We put this one together to allow for extra seating and <b>kitchen workspace</b>. It's not too …

DIY STORAGE~ HOW TO STORE YOUR STUFF

These DIY storage shelves are a really simple solution for storing your stuff easily and without breaking the bank. <br>We all have things we need to …

DIY Rope Basket

Today's project is one of those, "Ooooh, I have a great idea!" and "I am going to save so much money!" and "This will be SO easy!" projects.<p>In the …

DIY Project: Leather Pillow

My new couch called for some new couch pillows - DIYed naturally. I'd like to show you one of them today together with a little tutorial to tell you …

Your Top 20 Organizing Questions Answered

Taking a little bit of time every day to organize is the key to a perpetually clean home. Prevent little messes from turning into clutter catastrophes by completing these six simple tasks every single day.