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These 10 Essential Cucumber Recipes Are Extra Easy

It's hard to beat the cool refreshment cucumbers provide. The water-packed veggie is not only wonderfully crisp, but its mild flavor also makes it …

Whole Grain

100 Best Gifts For Women Under $25 On Amazon

Whether you're shopping for your mother, sister, best friend, or girlfriend, only the absolute best gifts for women will do. Personally, I'm of the …

Shopping

10 Sailboats Under 50 Grand

My wife used to subscribe to a magazine titled <i>Budget Traveler</i>, which features low-cost vacations and tips like turning your sport coat inside out to …

Sailing

DIY Pretty Knitted Home Slippers

If you love knitting, you should try this DIY project to make a pair of pretty knitted home slippers. It starts with knitting two identical pieces …

Knitting

10 gorgeous Bluetooth speakers that double as decor

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

Sailing

Corky Bicycle Rear View Mirror

Cyclist searching for a safer way to view traffic approaching from the rear, may be interested in a new bicycle rear view mirror called Corky, …

12 Speedy Keto Recipes You Can Make on One Sheet Pan

Cooking

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

PopSugar

These 3 Words Will Make You a Time Management Expert | Inc.com

For many of us, time management feels like a magical key to success. We have a to-do list that grows faster than we can work. We invest in systems, books and planners, all in hopes of mastering our time. If we could only find the right trick to stay on top of it and get things done!<p>Meanwhile, we …

Time Management

40 Comprehensive Social Security Facts

Anything and everything you've ever wanted to know about America's most important social program.<p>For tens of millions of Americans, there is no …

Retirement

12 Women Share The Practical Money Advice They Wish They Knew Sooner

"Your budget should be a reflection of who you are and what you value."<p>"I was constantly using credit cards to make my money stretch. I had it under control in that I wasn't in debt, but I was always dipping into my savings when my card payment was due. I decided to figure out how much money I …

Personal Finance

For $119, This New Budget Airline Will Take You to Europe in the Spring

In July, European budget airline Primera Air announced it will launch its first routes in the US during the spring of 2018.<p>The flights to London, …

This Free Website Will Show Anyone Your Personal Information. Here's How to Remove It

If you love your privacy, this is your worst nightmare.<p>Think the internet can’t shock you anymore? Enter your name in this website.<p>FamilyTreeNow.com, …

Personal Information

6 Super Healthy Seeds You Should Eat

Seeds contain all the starting materials necessary to develop into complex plants. Because of this, they are extremely nutritious.<p>Seeds are great …

This Is the Easiest Way to Eat More Vegetables This Week

While I wish I could say I am a master meal planner like some of my colleagues, that would be so far from the truth. The reality is I get lazy on …

Food

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

Wellness

How to Get Your Best Arms Ever in Only 15 Minutes

“Fifteen minutes is all it takes to get your best arms ever,” says Matthew White, personal trainer at Equinox. Last month, the luxury London gym …

Fix Your Knee Pain With These Simple Exercises

You’ve probably had a twinge or two of knee pain in your life. But just because knee pain is fairly common, that doesn’t mean it’s something you …

Pain

This Kettlebell Workout Is the Best Way to Switch Up Your Strength Routine

Strength training is important, but TBH, it can feel like a chore. Not only are you sometimes overwhelmed with what to do (what's back day again?), …

Workouts

10 things you need to find before an aging parent has a medical crisis

This article is reprinted by permission from NextAvenue.org.<p>As long as aging parents are handling their own finances and managing day-to-day living …

Baby Boomers

The 20 Most Effective Bodyweight Moves For Strong, Toned Muscles

While lifting weights is great for building muscle and helping with weight loss, don't discount the benefits of basic bodyweight moves! They often …

100 Super Healthy and Filling Foods

You know the basics of a healthy diet: lots of fruit and vegetables, some nuts and seeds, full-fat dairy, and a few servings of fish and lean meat. …

Nutrition

18 maps that explain America

Happy Fourth of July!<p>As Americans celebrate Independence Day, here are 18 maps that illustrate various aspects of our country's demographics, economy, and culture.<p><i>Rob Wile contributed to an earlier version of this post.</i>

Demographics

Green vacations: 10 places that don't cost the Earth

<b>(CNN) —</b> Travelers are more socially and environmentally conscious than ever, seeking to get away safe in the knowledge they've had minimal impact on the planet's resources.<p>With 2017 named as the United Nations' International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development, the spotlight is even more on …

Costa Rica

50 States of Glorious Hiking Destinations

There are very few things that can compare with the thrill of hiking. From the fresh air and scenic views to the natural appreciation that can come from rambling through a trail, spending time in the great outdoors not only enhances your health and improves your mood, but it's also the gateway to …

Hiking

A Chicken-Roasting Method All Good Cooks Know

Everyone’s looking for the perfect roast chicken, yet spatchcocking still seems like a secret of those in the know. Suffice it to say, it’s a skill worth learning, and not just because spatchcocking is a fun word to bandy about with authority.<p>Also — and less amusingly — known as butterflying, …

BBQ

Where to Stop and Eat on the Drive From Miami to Key West

Sometimes an island escape is necessary, but the hassle of flying and other major travel plans is a deterrent. Luckily for Miami the Florida Keys are right down the street. The Southernmost point, Key West, is an easy 3.5 hours away but upon arrival it feels a million miles from home. The drive …

Key Largo

The Best Apps for People Who Travel Alone

No matter how much you do it, solo travel can be intimidating.<p>It's perfectly natural to be nervous about dropping into a foreign, new place on your …

Apps

America’s best train journeys, ranked

Sit back and watch the world go by on one of America’s best train journeys. You’ll cross lofty trestles, swoop through long tunnels, snake alongside rivers, and flank canyons — seeing parts of the country accessible only by rail. We compared data from Amtrak, Vacations By Rail and America By Rail, …

Trains