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These 10 Great Online Specialty Food Stores Have Everything

From saffron to heirloom corn tortillas and really, really good grits—we've got just the place.<p>Once upon a time in a pre-kale era, before we were mixing miso into our pastas and topping our toast with kimchi, iceberg was the standard lettuce and fresh ginger was nowhere to be seen (or so says my …

What To Do if You Aren’t Using Your Miles

Let’s pretend for a moment you have 62,000 United miles, 103,000 American AAdvantage miles, 80,000 Ultimate Reward points, 105,000 Membership Reward …

7 types of car maintenance you should be doing yourself

<i>This is part of CNET's #adulting series of stories to help you figure out how to live, work and play now that you're all grown up.</i><p>Performing routine maintenance on your car is the single most important thing you can do to help ensure it continues to get you from point A to point B for years to come …

Boarding Pass Scanner wants to compensate you for a delayed or canceled flight

If time is money, and you lose time because of a delayed or canceled flight, it seems only natural that you gain money to reset the balance. Because …

7 Google hacks to use on your next vacation

Just a few days before embarking on a road trip through Northern Spain, my brother (who does not work for Google, but is a computer nerd), informed …

Maps

A 20-year-old aviation expert tells us how he routinely shaves hundreds of pounds off business class flights

He was born with the "travel bug" and began providing aviation analysis to the likes of the BBC and Sky News from the age of 14.<p>Now, he tests new planes before they're delivered to clients and shares photos of his experiences with his followers on Instagram and Twitter.<p>He's become a pro at booking …

5 ways to know it's time to get a new washing machine

Washing machines, on average, last around 10 years, according to Consumer Reports. If your washer is reaching the threshold, or it's been having some problems, here are some signs the end may be near.<p>The tub is toast<p>If your washer is leaking, there could be several causes. Check the hoses and make …

15 Times That Chicken Thighs *Totally* Saved Dinner

We’re always looking for quick dinner solutions, and chicken thighs just might take the cake. Sure, everyone loves a nice roast, and a store-bought rotisserie can be used in tons of recipes. But when it comes to ease of cooking and maximum flavor impact, juicy chicken thighs reign supreme. These 15 …

5 Crazy-Delicious Shrimp Recipes You'll Make Again & Again

From Greek Shrimp with Feta to Grilled Shrimp Tacos, these simple shrimp recipes will make any meal special. Just remember: unless you live on the coast and have access to fresh shrimp, it’s best to buy frozen shrimp. The “fresh” shrimp you see in the seafood case at the supermarket are almost …

Seafood

These 12 Airlines Will Let You Fly to Two Cities For The Price of One

Get a free stopover.<p>Thanks to airlines that offer free stopovers, you can explore two cities for the price of one.<p>Instead of having customers wait …

FARE WAR: Australia/New Zealand From Just $619 Roundtrip!

There’s a huge fare war going on between the US and Australia and New Zealand. These aren’t mistake fares, they’re fares available on a variety of …

New Zealand

The 22 best apps for business travelers

In light of that, we've come up with a list of apps that could help make your work trip go more smoothly.<p>From planning the route, to staying organized while you're away, to keeping in touch with colleagues when you don't have a computer on hand, these apps will help you to have the most stress-free …

Apps

It’s Cheap Flights Season — Here Are Some Insane Deals You Can Book Right Now

It may be hard to accept, but the truth is that travel doesn’t have to be more expensive than life at home. It can even be <i>less</i> expensive, depending on where you go and when. You spend money everyday at home, don’t you? That cash could easily be spent seeing someplace new. Yet, cost is often cited …

Travel Industry

The Cheapest Places to Travel for Each Month of the Year

January: Los Angeles<p>You can save 33 percent on hotels in the city of angels this month, when the nightly average rate for four-star properties dips …

Travel

Revealed: 20 of the toughest interview questions you could face

Candidates have revealed the most difficult interview questions they have ever faced, including ‘What am I thinking right now?’ and ‘How would your enemy describe you?’<p>Preparation is vital ahead an interview, but no amount of planning would likely help you answer some of these bamboozling questions.<p>…

ITA Matrix & Google Flight Search Tool Help You Find Cheap Airline Tickets

<i>We receive compensation from our advertising partners for links on the blog. Here’s our full Advertiser Policy.</i><p>When many travelers search for cheap …

Google Flights

How to Book the Cheapest Flights (Based on Recent Travel Trends)

There’s a lot of conflicting travel advice online for finding the cheapest flights, and a lot of advice which is repeated so often it’s now general …

Flying

21 Hidden Roku Tricks for Streaming Success

We help you discover hidden features in your favorite streaming device.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may earn affiliate commissions …

17 Delicious International Snacks You Can Buy on Amazon

Snack your way across the globe without leaving the house.<p>One of the great things about traveling is the discovery of local cuisine. If you ask us, …

14 Lemon Chicken Recipes to Help You Detox

<i>For many of us, 2016 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2017! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>Getting (and staying) healthy requires some forethought. …

31 January Recipes for a Healthy Start to the New Year

January: The notorious month of New Year’s resolution is officially here! Though you can obviously plan healthy meals for every month of the year, we’re betting that eating healthy in January tops your list of priorities. If you’re trying to eat clean this month, it can be hard to know where to …

Unique Home Design: 8 ways to decorate with a stone-wall effect

When you want to renew your living room, bathroom, terrace or any room in your house—but you feel like not much can be done to change things? In this …

Simplified Design: Home Decor Apps Make Decorating Easy

(Image credit: Homestyler)<p>Furniture is <i>heavy</i>, not to mention a big investment. Don't you wish you could virtually move things around to see what a new …

Apps

Eight Road Trips to Take This Fall

Determined to hit the road this fall? Here's where to go.<p>From September to early November, from Vermont to California, Mother Nature does her best to …

Top 15 Green Home Improvements and their Costs – DIY Green Living Ideas

Home energy efficiency is both a journey and an objective. The objective is as simple as going Green. You optimize the resources of your home while …

Stop Hair Fall in Just 1 Day with Indian Hair Care Secrets: DIY

Hello everyone,<p>Having long, shiny and healthy Rapunzel like tresses may not be possible for a lot of women but all of us crave for long and shiny …

Hair Care

Get totally free phone service and messaging

People say there's no such thing as a free lunch, but if I rack up enough points on my Which Wich rewards card, eventually I'll be eating a sandwich <i>gratis</i>.<p>OK, but free cell service? Definitely no such thing. Except, yes, there is, thanks to Freedompop. For the price of a SIM card (about $20, but …

Here’s what you’re entitled to if you get bumped off a flight

Chances are pretty high that you have, as overbooking has become standard practice thanks to airlines scrambling to post revenue, and no-shows being a common occurrence.<p>Luckily, the US Department of Transportation has been tightening requirements on what airlines need to do when overbooking a …

Flying