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10 Superfoods That Help Slow Aging

How to stay safe when dangerous turbulence hits your plane

Slow-Cooker Cheesy Scalloped Potatoes

Scratch scalloped potatoes only sound complicated — this version is practically foolproof. We won't tell anyone how easy it is to make this creamy, …

Slow Cookers

'Artificial womb' promises to boost survival of premature babies

An "artificial womb" has been developed that promises to dramatically improve the survival chances of extremely premature babies.<p>The device, which incorporates a plastic bag filled with artificial nutrient-rich amniotic fluid, has successfully been tested on foetal lambs equivalent in age to …

Prenatal Development

How to secure against hotel room invasions

While vacations and travel are ideally tranquil trips that can put a mind at ease, it is important that travelers are constantly aware of their surroundings. This is especially true for hotel security, retired Navy SEAL Clint Emerson writes in his book 100 Deadly Skills.<p>Travelers in "high-risk …

10 Fitness Experts on What They *Really* Eat Pre- and Post-Workout

(It's not protein powder straight from the tub.)<p>Feeding yourself before exercising is an act of titration. Too soon after eating, and you throw up (or least feel like it). Too long, and you get dizzy. Then you keel over, your final resting place a mat slick with somebody else's sweat. But over …

These 'Game of Thrones' photos are full of Easter eggs ... can you find them?

You know how, whenever a highly-anticipated new trailer or promo comes out, people scour it for Easter eggs? Those small, hidden, and usually fan …

5 Awesome Netflix Hacks You Should Know

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) offers a very simple interface, but there are many options and customization tools that you could use to improve your …

Digit will charge $2.99 per month to save you money

Savings service Digit announced today that it is ending its free service, and in the next 100 days will begin to charge customers $2.99 monthly subscription fee. Using an algorithm that tracks your spending habits, Digit withdraws money over time and puts it in a savings account.<p>Existing accounts …

Have An Airline Complaint? Don't Call The Airline — Tell The Dept. Of Transportation

<b>Updated at 8:50 a.m. ET April 17</b><p>An annual study of airline quality in the U.S. gave airlines the highest scores in the 26 years the rankings have been published.<p>You may be wondering: How is that possible?<p>Especially since a story dominating news headlines has to deal with a passenger being forcibly …

Flying

Forget About the Box's Instructions; Try Cooking Your Frozen Pizza Like This

If frozen pizza turns out funky for you (burnt spots, soggy bits, general mediocre outcomes), here's a tip from the internet. Forget about the back-of-the-box instructions, and instead, cook your frozen pizza like this guy. Reddit user numbahtwelve says to fully thaw the pizza and crank your oven …

Best Travel Booking Apps - Flights, Hotels, Rooms and Airport Lounges | Valet.

6 Essential Apps for Traveling Like a Boss<p>6 Essential <br>Apps for Traveling Like a Boss<p>Traveling today means firing up a search engine or tapping on an …

Here's how to make The Simpsons' Flaming Homer cocktail

Remember that iconic <i>Simpsons</i> episode where Homer invents his very own signature cocktail called the Flaming Homer before Moe steals it and calls it …

6 Reasons To Ship Your Luggage With Luggage Free

Do you ever wish you could just pack your bags and someone would magically just pick them up and they’d show up at your destination? Well, you now …

You Can Make This Spinach Artichoke Dip in the Slow Cooker

Today is National Artichoke Heart Day and, I don't know about you, but when I think of artichoke hearts I think of spinach-artichoke dip. Whether …

Cooking

The £20 miracle oil that gets rid of scars

A couple of years back, ‘how to minimise scarring’ started getting way too much air play in my life. Alongside fitbit counts, it was one of the major topics of female conversation in LA, where I was always tempted to say, ‘I find not taking a scalpel to my flesh really helps’. Even back in Blighty, …

Slow-Cooker Chocolate Pudding Cake

Ingredients<p>1½ cups granulated sugar<br>• 1½ cups (about 6⅜) all-purpose flour<br>• ¾ cup (6 oz.) unsalted butter, melted and cooled<br>• 4 large eggs, lightly beaten<br>• ½ …

Slow Cookers

Bella Hadid reveals her secret to getting the maximum amount of beauty sleep

Being a supermodel may seem glamorous, but flying around the world for photo shoots with really early call times would be gruelling, especially when …

10 Scariest Documentaries to Watch on Netflix

Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) offers some of the scariest movies and documentaries you’ll find today.<p>If you are feeling brave, check out these 10 …

Ooey Gooey Butter Cake

12 servings<p>This cake is a legendary Depression-era mistake. The story goes something like this: A baker in St. Louis accidentally mixed up the ingredient proportions for his cake, resulting in a gooey texture. Because it was the Depression, they couldn’t just throw it out, so they sold it and it …

15 Times The Simpsons Accurately Predicted the Future

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We Tested Pinterest Cooking Hacks And Here's Which Ones Worked

Here's what worked and what (definitely) didn't.<p><b>DID IT WORK?:</b> Yup!<p><b>THE RESULTS:</b> The cake mix made about 15 cookies, and <b>perhaps unsurprisingly, the cookies were very cakey.</b> I like my cookies crispy on the edges and super fudgy in the middle and these were none of that — so I didn't even eat the whole …