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How To Make the Easiest Pasta Salad — Cooking Lessons from The Kitchn

Is there a more quintessential summer side dish than pasta salad? This cool salad keeps well for picnics and potlucks, you can make a big batch to …

Recipes

These 3 Nutrient-Dense Foods Should "Rule Your Diet"

Without a doubt, a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is better than one loaded with processed foods, but it's important to note that not all …

Cabbage and Sausage Foil Packets

<i>A simple recipe for cabbage and sausage foil packets. Cooked in packets in the oven! Also perfect for outdoor entertaining so if you are planning on</i> …

Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Files for $1 Billion IPO

Canaan Inc., the world’s second-biggest maker of bitcoin mining hardware, submitted a listing application to the Hong Kong stock exchange.<p>Morgan …

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

Nutrition

A $6,625 Investment in This Dividend Stock Could Generate More Than $1,000 in Annual Income Within 5 Years

Visible growth makes this dividend stock a compelling option for retirees or those looking to work less in the future.<p>Income-seeking investors tend …

The best workout ever, according to science

It seems like every other week there’s a new study touting the best way to work out. And, really, how you do it depends a lot on your goal—someone …

Top Driverless Car Stocks You Don't Want to Miss

Sales will boom in the long run, and these stocks could help you ride the wave.<p>A recent report compiled by research provider <b>IHS Markit</b> forecasts that …

Blockchain: so much bigger than bitcoin…

Voting<p>A blockchain allows the authentication of transactions without them needing to be administered or guaranteed by a central authority. Ballot boxes and current online voting platforms are vulnerable to manipulation; now a startup called Follow My Vote is developing a blockchain-based system to …

Blockchain

3 Top Bank Stocks to Buy in December

If you don't have enough banks in your portfolio, buying these top bank stocks could be profit-friendly.<p>Bank stocks have been on a tear this month …

This Simple Workout Will Leave Your Pecs Shaking

If you're looking for a way to change up your bench press, here you go<p>The bench press is one of the most common exercises—you can't step foot in the gym without seeing people doing them. Bobby Maximus, of The Maximus Body from <i>Men's Health</i>, has a workout to make them even harder, turning them into a …

Gain New Muscle Weight Using the 10 Sets of 10 Reps Bodybuilding Training Method

The 10 sets of 10 reps bodybuilding training method has been used in bodybuilding circles for years in order to break through plateaus and gain new …

JAY-Z, Kevin Hart and More Declare Their Support for Meek Mill Following His Prison Sentence

Following news of Meek Mill‘s prison sentence Monday, many in the entertainment industry voiced their support for the rapper while simultaneously …

The 10 Best True Crime Documentaries On Netflix Right Now

<b>Last Updated: April 24th</b><p>In case you were somehow unaware:<p>The world isn’t just made up of good guys and bad guys.<br>• People in jail didn’t necessarily commit the crimes for which they were convicted…<br>• but <i>some</i> of them did.<br>• Criminal activity isn’t innate and doesn’t happen in a vacuum.<br>• The economy intersects …

iPhone X features: A leap forward for Apple but Samsung is still ahead

Apple has launched its latest batch of smartphones: the iPhone X, iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus.<p>As usual, they’re eye-catching and beautiful, but the …

The $700 million Powerball winner quit her job after she won, but you shouldn’t

On Wednesday night, a Powerball prize drawing took place, and one lucky person beat the 1-in-292-million odds and found themselves $700 million …

Powerball

The Ultimate Chest Workout for Advanced Weightlifters

1 of 7<p>Edgar Artiga<p>Chest Training<p>For all the talk about functional fitness and core training these days, most lifters remained focused on one section …

Workouts

The nightclubs where you should go dancing in Chicago

1<p>Bars, Lounges<p>Smart Bar<p>This subterranean club adjacent to Metro is a testament to Chicago's storied dance music history, hosting a weekly Sunday …

Germany

7 Workout Supplements That Actually Work

The fitness world is full of a lot of gimmicks and promises because, let’s face it, working out is hard work, and if there’s one thing human history …

Nutrition

Here’s How Your Credit Score Really Gets Set

How’s your credit rating?<p>Balances on mortgage, auto, and student loans in the U.S. all rose in the first quarter, according to a report from the …

We tracked the Trump scandals on right-wing news sites. Here’s how they covered it.

We’re experiencing these historical events very differently.<p>The past week of Trump scandals for people reading mainstream news outlets has gone something like this: President Trump fired the FBI director who was investigating his campaign’s connection with Russia — and then the next day, Trump …

Donald Trump

11 Best-Selling Wireless Routers for Cable-Free Internet

Today's smartphones, tablets, laptops, gaming consoles, streaming devices, smartwatches, and 4K TVs all require a Wi-Fi connection, making the wireless router one of the most important home appliances you never talk about. We help you find the right one for your needs and budget.<p>Today's …

Wizards call out Warriors for being ‘disrespectful’ at the end of blowout

OAKLAND, CALIF. — In the final seconds of their 139-115 loss to the Golden State Warriors on Sunday night, the Washington Wizards felt disrespected.<p>Brandon Jennings took offense as Warriors reserve center JaVale McGee attempted a three-pointer with his team ahead by 22 points with 6.9 seconds to …

How the Falcons coached their way out of a Super Bowl win

The better team lost in the Super Bowl. Retired NFL defensive lineman Stephen White breaks down one of the worst coaching performances ever seen in a title game.<p>It took <i>forever</i> for the NFL to finally post the all-22 after the Super Bowl. They had your boy out here fiending. Now that I have had the …

2017 NFL Playoffs Picks: Trust a Vegas Pro, The Atlanta Falcons Are Smart Money To Win Super Bowl 51

There will be a lot of dumb money bet over the coming weeks, which is why Las Vegas is and will always be the true winner of the NFL Playoffs.<p>But where are the sharks going with their money? There is one man above the others who has had a knack for being on the smart play first while others join …

Charles Barkley Claims The NBA Is ‘The Worst It’s Ever Been’

How are you enjoying this current era of the NBA, basketball fan? Noted <i>Shut Up and Jam</i> advocate Charles Barkley would like you to know that basketball’s extra bad these days, so, uh, be sure to tune in to <i>Inside the NBA</i>, sports fans!<p>As noted by <i>Pro Basketball Talk</i>‘s Dane Carbaugh, Sir Charles took …

Basketball

Chasing the Dream: Colleges That Produce the Most (Major Sports) Pro Athletes

Top high school athletes often select the colleges they attend based on future plans of a professional career, which is why the colleges that send the most athletes to the major leagues always have an advantage over smaller, lesser-known universities.<p>Elite high school sports stars are drawn to …

Basketball

16 Best Stocks to Buy Under President Donald Trump

Donald Trump has, against all odds, been elected the 45th president of the United States of America. There are many winners, and thus many strong …

Donald Trump

9 things to do in your 20s to retire by 40

Retiring by 40 is more than possible. Plenty of regular people have done it.<p>Take "Mr. Money Mustache," who averaged a $67,000 annual salary working as an engineer for 10 years before announcing his retirement at age 30. Or Jeremy Jacobson and Winnie Tseng, whose combined annual salary of $135,000 …