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9 Ways To Invest In Real Estate Without Buying Property

Last year’s housing market was one for the record books, with the gains partly driven by tightening inventories and exceedingly low mortgage rates. In some pockets of the country, housing prices rose well over 10 percent on average.<p>But, it’s not only the big coastal cities that are seeing huge …

Real Estate

9 Sriracha-Flavored Trader Joe's Products That Any Fan Of Spicy Food Needs To Try, Stat

Few condiments have captured the hearts (and palates) of self-proclaimed foodies in this country quite like Sriracha. Outfitted in its recognizable …

Food

Five things parents can do every day to help develop STEM skills from a young age

Encourage children to think about where they are in relation to a picture or map<p>Educators and researchers agree early literacy experiences are important for children’s cognitive and language development. For the past 30 years there has been a strong movement to foster children’s literacy skills. …

Kids

Has Vanguard Been Seduced by the Dark Side?

Find out why its latest ETFs are sparking some controversy.<p>The Vanguard Group has a reputation for offering passive index-tracking mutual funds and …

Food Hack: Marinating Your Veggies Makes Them SO Much Tastier

Marinated vegetables are the way to the heart of even the staunchest carnivores. The first time my mom served them to my brother-in-law and husband, they couldn’t believe that they were piling second helpings onto their plate, especially when there were still burgers on the grill. It’s a versatile …

Cooking

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

The Startling Link Between Sugar and Alzheimer's

A high-carb diet, and the attendant high blood sugar, are associated with cognitive decline.<p>In recent years, Alzheimer’s disease has occasionally been referred to as “type 3” diabetes, though that moniker doesn’t make much sense. After all, though they share a problem with insulin, type 1 diabetes …

Diabetes

11 Smart Personal Finance Blogs You Should Read This Year | Inc.com

Even though I'm a financial planner, I still pay close attention to the financial advice and opinions of the smartest money experts all over the web. Why? Because no matter how money-savvy you are, there's always something more you can learn.<p>If you're looking for a way to become financially …

Personal Finance

America Experiences More Pain Than Other Countries

A third of Americans have pain “often” or “very often”—here’s why.<p>When T.R. Reid, an American reporter, went to his American doctor for an old shoulder injury, he got a very American recommendation. The doctor suggested a total shoulder arthroplasty, a Cadillac of a procedure that would saw off his …

United Kingdom

10 Vegetarian Low-Carb Recipes That Are Simply Mouthwatering

There is an overabundance of vegetarian meals out there ready for you to prep for dinner tonight, but what we noticed was that most meat-free options …

Hit the road jack: This vegetarian brisket recipe actually tastes like meat

The Nosher via JTA — Have you heard of jackfruit yet? If it hasn’t come across your Facebook feed or email inbox yet, keep your eyes open because it …

South-east Asia

Crafty orangutan escapes his zoo enclosure because the apes have had it with our crap

Given the current state of the world, let me be the first to say it: I, for one, welcome our new ape overlords.<p>The <i>Planet of the Apes</i> movies aren't a …

Apes
hair loss

12 Unexpected Things You Should Be Doing To Your Eggs

This is eggciting stuff, people!

How to have a better death

IN 1662 a London haberdasher with an eye for numbers published the first quantitative account of death. John Graunt tallied causes such as “the …

Medicine

Can Drugmakers Cure the Opioid Crisis?

<b>Pacira Pharmaceuticals</b>(NASDAQ: PCRX),<b>Cara Therapeutics</b>(NASDAQ: CARA),<b>Nektar Therapeutics</b>(NASDAQ: NKTR), and<b>Flexion Therapeutics</b>(NASDAQ: FLXN) are studying drugsthat could reduce the need to prescribeopioid pain medications. If their research pans out, it could be animportant step toward reducing …

There's A Physics Trick To Keep Your Shoes From Coming Untied

In order to tie your shoes, there’s a simple knot that almost all of us learn how to make when we’re small children: a “criss-cross and tuck” part, followed by a “loop-and-pull” part. That simple knot has three strong advantages to it over most other types:<p>It effectively takes up the rest of the …

CrissCross

How to Buy the Best Eggs Possible

By Adrienne Rose Johnson<p>What words should you look for to find the best eggs? "Natural" means nothing, and "cage-free" might as well, too.<p>Brown, white, jumbo, organic, free-range, vegetarian-fed, humane, farm-fresh: My grocery store literally has 15 types of eggs. The cheapest dozen cost $3.56 and …

LOOK: LeBron James nearly takes out Bill Belichick at Cavaliers-Celtics game

James and Belichick had an impromptu get-together on Wednesday night<p>LeBron James is arguably the world’s best basketball player. Bill Belichick is …

The Best Pizza in New York City, According to Top Chefs

If it’s possible, pizza is more popular than ever. And not just with diners; some of the world’s best and most notable chefs have their own favorites …

Italian Food

This Medicine Ball Workout Will Work Your Butt Like Never Before

While a zero-equipment squats and lunges routine can be a great way to work your butt, a medicine ball workout adds in a seriously versatile piece of …

Workouts

Roasted Veggie Enchilada Casserole | Recipes

It’s about time you met the vegetarian selection at my family’s Thanksgiving—and it’s Mexican! As soon as I ended consuming meat quite a lot of years …

Vegetarian Sandwiches Worth Writing Home About

There's a common misconception that great sandwiches have to be loaded with meat. It's no one's fault really, it just so happens that some of our favorite sandwiches are meat forward. There's the club sandwich with double layers of meat. And then the Reuben that's loaded with corned beef. And let's …

A Dietitian's Top 20 Picks at Trader Joe's

In a perfect world, I'd do all of my grocery shopping at a leisurely pace at the farmers' market, make my own yogurt, cheese and butter, can all of my own fruits and vegetables, and have pastured chickens grazing in my backyard providing eggs naturally rich in omega-3s to feed my always polite and …

Food

Investment Manager Explains Why 99.5% Of Americans Can Never Win

<i>Beyond the charts and warnings from economists and investors, perhaps the most disturbing commentary on income inequality in America was written by an investment manager in 2011.</i><p><i>"In my view, the American dream of striking it rich is merely a well-marketed fantasy that keeps the bottom 99.5% hoping</i> …

Income Inequality

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10 Startups Making Travel More Affordable

Ask any seasoned traveler about the merits of globetrotting and you’re likely to hear a litany of enthusiastic responses: personal growth, cultural …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

The Best Places To Go In 2014, According To Lonely Planet

Each year, we look forward to Lonely Planet's take on the next places to visit. Their book, out Tuesday, highlights the best of the best of travel--countries and cities to visit, the best budget spots, the best family spots, everything. We're kind of obsessed.<p>They were kind enough to give us a look …