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22 Things To Keep In Your Home In Case Of Emergency

Sure, you have a first-aid kit and a couple cans of garbanzo beans. But, in our experience, it's always better to be over-prepared than not. Here, 22 things to keep on hand so you're ready for fire, flooding, zombies, cute zombies...anything that life throws your way.<p><b>1. Three days' worth of</b> …

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6 Tips for Traveling During Hurricane Season

<i>By Dalia Colon for the CheapTickets Blog</i><p>Trips to the Caribbean, Mexico and Central America are pretty cheap this time of year, what with June to November being Atlantic hurricane season. If you can't resist a great deal, you can still snag a bargain vacation and reduce your odds of getting …

These Are the 25 Toughest Animals on Earth

Our highly subjected ranking of Mother Nature's meanest, from the black mamba to the living dinosaur that is the saltwater croc<p>In June, we cast our critical eye at America in search of the toughest animals you least want to encounter in the wild. But the world spoke up and we listened. There are …

137 Creative Things You Didn’t Know You Could Do With Mason Jars

Although Mason Jars were made for depositing things like comfiture, jam, sauces and all sorts of other goodies you want to preserve for the winter, …

Not-So-Safe Foods You Should Avoid

Some foods have been promoted as "healthy" when they're exactly the opposite. Clean Plates founder Jared Koch shared nine examples. Here's an expansion on his observations:<p><b>1. Canned Tomatoes</b><p>Many canned foods contain BPA, a toxic chemical linked to reproductive and neurological abnormalities, such …

Video: Underwater fish tornado

‘Fish tornado’ video taken off Cabo Pulmo National Park in Baja, California.<p>Photographer and marine biologist Octavio Aburto took this amazing video …

We Can Learn a Lot From Children

I love watching children. They have so many natural behaviors that can teach adults how to love food -- but not too much -- and how to fit physical activity into our day. Here are some of the important lessons we can learn from observing children:<p><b>Eat when you're hungry.</b> From the time they're born, …