Steve Gauvin

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How to Become a Homeowner When you are Broke

If you feel stuck in an apartment or a rental house because all your money is going to rent. The good news is that there are awesome programs out …

Personal Finance

F-16 Takes Battle Damage From Small Arms Fire Over Afghanistan

A U.S. Air Force F-16 was struck by ground fire causing damage to one of its horizonal stabilizers during a mission over Afghanistan last Tuesday, …

11 must-see San Francisco destinations that most people don't know about

In case you've been considering a sojourn to California, we've picked out some hidden gems of San Francisco.<p>Even if you don't make trip to the West Coast, you can live vicariously by scoping each destination on Maps.

27 Facts That Show How The Middle Class Has Fared Under 6 Years Of Barack Obama

<b>During his State of the Union speech on Tuesday evening, Barack Obama is going to promise to make life better for middle class families.</b> Of course he …

Crockpot Quinoa Recipe

Crockpot Quinoa adds a little Mexican flavor in with your quinoa. Effortless and tasty.<p>You know that saying “a dog is a man’s best friend?”<p>Well, I …

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15 Fabulous Make-Ahead Holiday Recipes

When it comes to holiday entertaining, there's nothing worse than being stressed out and stuck in the kitchen while your guests enjoy the party. The key is to plan a menu that can be made almost entirely ahead of time. All of these dishes can -- and often should -- be made in advance so you can …

From the “knee defender” to the pig on the plane: The year in crazy in-flight drama

Remember that live-tweet of a passenger’s drunken, racist meltdown? 2014: A big year for viral air travel fiascoes<p>Air travel continues to be a fraught and often unpleasant experience, but as more and more airlines start to offer Wi-Fi as you fly, at least the lucky folks perusing the Internet from …

How to Buy Food: The Psychology of the Supermarket

From the layout to the little old lady who hands out samples, we explain the psychological tricks the supermarket uses to get you to buy food you don't want<p><i>This is the first part of a two-part series on how to get the most of your supermarket-shopping experience. Part One discusses how supermarkets</i> …

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Detox Soup to Make You Feel Awesome

Detox Soup is a great way to kick the new year off. This gluten-free recipe can be used during an official "cleanse" or to kick-start a conscious eating plan for 2015!<p>Ok, so if you’re going out on New Year’s Eve, do yourself a favor and make this soup one or two days before the festive first, and …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Speedboat

Ten of the world's best city hikes

Stretch your legs over hours or days, without leaving some of the world’s biggest cities. This article is adapted from Lonely Planet's <i>1000 Ultimate Adventures.</i><p>Tijuca Forest, Rio de Janeiro<p>Aerial shot of Rio de Janeiro surrounded by the Tijuca Forest. Image by Paddy Eckersley / Digital Vision / …