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15 'Secret' iPhone Hacks That Will Even Impress Siri

Want to know how to charge your phone super fast and correct Siri when she's wrong? These elusive shortcuts will help you save time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While Apple products were created to be simple and easy-to-use tech tools for the everyday person, it …

iOS

20 Surprising Things You Can Do With Google Search

You can get really specific about the results you want, as well as the ones you don't.<p>Googling has become second nature to most of us, with many people consulting the search engine dozens of times per day.<p>The company’s flagship product is powered by a plethora of algorithms designed to dole out the …

SEO

The Secret to Juicy Shrimp

Step 1. Soak shrimp in brine.<p>Soak quickly in brine to keep lean seafood moist as it cooks and season it throughout. A solution of 1 tablespoon kosher …

Cooking

How to Cook Frozen Salmon

<b>Q</b>: I buy my salmon prefrozen—should I be ashamed?<p><b>A:</b> Not in the least. The best lesson my high school physics teacher ever taught me was that it’s OK …

Seafood

Lose 11 Pounds in a Week on This Prebiotic Soup Diet That's Good for Gut Bacteria

Over the past decade, “good bacteria” have emerged as the darlings of the weight-loss world. Again and again, top doctors and nutritionists have …

Wellness

9 Ways to Escape Everyday Kitchen Conundrums

Wine Opener<p>Stuck at a party with no corkscrew? Leave the bits of cork out of your wine and instead grab a lighter. TIP: tilt the lighter on its side …

Homemade

Here Are Alton Brown's Most Nerdy (And Brilliant) Cooking Hacks

From pasta to coffee to meatballs.

Here are the 28 hidden iPhone tricks and tips you need to know about

Are you an experienced iPhone user?<p>With so much technology surrounding Apple iPhone models it is not surprising there are still tips and tricks even …

iOS

How To: Keep Your Night Vision Sharp with the iPhone's Hidden Red Screen

There were a lot of cool new features introduced in iOS 10, but some were more hidden than others. One option called "Color Tint" snuck its way in, …

iOS

This simple sum tells you just how many calories you need in a day

We all know that the average woman should be consuming 2,000 calories in a day, while men need 2,500. But just how true is that, exactly?<p>Well, the true number of calories you need depends on your height, along with other factors such as how much exercise you do and how fast your metabolism is. But …

Fitness

How to avoid a refurb when buying a used iPhone

A quick check can ensure you are buying what was once a new, retail model and not a refurbished or replacement unit.<p>When you are kicking the tires on a used iPhone ($1,099.99 at Best Buy), there is no Carfax report you can turn to for the iPhone version of a vehicle history. You can inspect the …

Best Buy

This mineral deficiency might be stopping you from sleeping

Whether it's a deficiency in iron, vitamin D, or calcium, there always seems to be something our bodies are lacking when it comes to functioning like the well-oiled machine it needs to be.<p>Unfortunately, a deficiency in one of the essential vitamins or minerals our bodies crave can throw a whole …

Wellness

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight

98 guaranteed ways to lose weight<p>While you’ve been trying your best to keep up with your New Year resolutions, losing weight easily yet effectively …

Nutrition

Easy Italian Double Chocolate Banana Bread Recipe

This easy Italian double chocolate banana bread can be your ideal energetic breakfast that you can have along with a cup of tea, coffee, fresh juice, …

Dessert

Top 20 Foods with Electrolytes for Diarrhea Relief and More

Electrolytes are essential minerals that are necessary for proper cellular function in the human body. We should include foods with electrolytes in …

8 Things You Should Be Buying On Amazon To Save

I love finding new ways to save money. I also love finding ways to save time and to make my life easier. So when I can combine saving money with …

Kitchen Gadgets

Out-of-the-Box Router Tips: 4 Changes to Make on Your New Router

Once you have your new router set up, and have updated your password and security, there's still plenty you can do to improve your router's …

Wi-Fi

This Turmeric Golden Milk Recipe Will Relax Your Mind & Lull You To Sleep

As someone who struggles with insomnia, I'm always trying new sleep remedies and teas to help me get a little more rest at night. Sometimes they …

Alternative Medicine

10 things you never need to refrigerate

Have you ever opened your refrigerator and realized that you couldn't find what you were looking for because it was overflowing with miscellaneous items? If so, you're in good company. The majority of households pack items into the fridge that simply don't need to be there. Here's a list of 10 …

Dessert

12 Knots Everyone Should Master

<i>Last Updated December, 2017: We’ve updated the formatting on this post for clarity. Links have also been updated.</i><p>Our Go-To: Water Knot<p><b>Climbing</b> …

Fishing

Curious to Try the Keto Diet? Here's Everything You Can and Cannot Eat

The keto diet has been one of the most talked-about health trends in the past year. The low-carb, high-fat diet induces a state of ketosis in your body, creating ketones that burn fat instead of the glucose converted from carbohydrates. In other words, the keto (short for ketogenic) diet forces …

Nutrition

15 Foods To DO And DON’T Eat On An Empty Stomach

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, because it’s the start of our day and if we get out of the house on the wrong foot, then our whole …

Nutrition

9 Powerful MS Excel Features That You May Not Be Aware Of

Do you use Excel often for work? These 9 tricks should help make your life a little bit easier…<p><i>The following is a guest post by</i> <i>Steven Correy</i><i>. Steven</i> …

Analytics

3 Simple Changes to Getting the Best Sleep of Your Life

These 3 easy changes completely transformed how I sleep.<p>Sleep. Some of us can't get enough of it.<p>After launching my language learning company, Rype, I couldn't get it at all. Now, there are degrees to how one defines an insomniac. While I was not on the serious spectrum, I would only get 2-3 hours …

This is the Quickest Way to Ripen an Avocado

<b>“I’m making guacamole, but the avocados are hard as rocks.”</b><p><i>Vivian Tran, via e-mail</i><p><b>The Fix:</b> Place avocados in a brown paper bag with a banana, then …

17 Probiotic Foods To Include In Your Diet

Have you ever heard about probiotics? Wondered how to include them in your diet when they are considered to be healthy. This post delves you through …

10 Most Effective Ways To Get Rid Of Ants From Your Home & Garden

There’s nothing like walking into your kitchen first thing in the morning, bleary eyed and ready for your morning cup of coffee only to find that …

12 Egg Tips And Tricks They Teach You In Culinary School

Egg day: the most dreaded day of culinary school.

6 Exercises to Do At Home (When the Gym Is Crazy Crowded)

Don’t let a jam-packed gym (or lousy weather) keep you from meeting your fitness goals. Try this at-home workout developed by Sadie Lincoln, founder …

Keto diet: 5 myths you need to know about the ketogenic diet

Keto diet: 5 myths you need to know about the ketogenic diet<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>You’ve probably heard all about the keto diet, the fitness trend the …