Simon Trevena

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13 Foods That Scrub Our Arteries Clean

As we get older, the collective opinions of the medical community and the mainstream media begin to instill a fear of cardiovascular disease in our …

I Just Hacked a Box of Bisquick and Made the Best Biscuits Ever

I just baked a batch of tender, fluffy, soft-as-a-pillow biscuits, and I didn’t even break a sweat. That’s because I tried a new biscuit-making …

Baking

This All-natural Red Rock Waterslide Is Cooler Than Anything at a Theme Park

Life is just more fun in the summer.<p>So when warmer days finally do come around, you're going to want to be sure you're making the most of them. Maybe …

Top Wow Spots of Banff & Jasper National Parks

Moraine Lake<p>Surrounded by a cathedral of massifs in the rugged Valley of the Ten Peaks, Banff National Park’s Moraine Lake is truly breathtaking. Its …

Awesome Adventure Lodges That Won't Break the Bank

We found five impressive spots you can actually afford.<p>Camping might make you feel one with nature, but it far from guarantees a good night’s rest. At the same time, shelling out for quality accommodations in America’s most spectacular outdoor destinations can be a hard-to-justify luxury.<p>We scoured …

I turned my ancient car stereo into a Bluetooth-powered modern stereo with an amazing $30 device

My partner and I just bought a car, against my better logic as a New Yorker. It's this glorious old Volvo station wagon:<p>Buying a 13-year-old car means buying a 13-year-old car stereo, as I recently learned. And a 13-year-old car stereo is very likely to mean no Bluetooth, and no auxiliary port for …

Cauldryn has made the swiss army knife of heated travel mugs

If you thought that the cutting edge of vacuum-insulated coffee mugs was to buy one in a color other than black then, boy, have we got news for you. Cauldryn Coffee is showing off its modular coffee cup that promises to revolutionize the way we carry around beverages. At its heart, is the coffee …

Almond Toffee

This Almond Toffee recipe is the ultimate in decadence! The flavor is rich and buttery, and the toffee itself is sandwiched between two layers of …

Michigan Gambled on Charter Schools. Its Children Lost.

Toss a dart at a map of Detroit, and the bull’s-eye, more or less, would be a tiny city called Highland Park. Only three square miles, Highland Park is surrounded by Detroit on nearly all sides, but it remains its own sovereign municipality thanks largely to Henry Ford, who started building Model …

Education

I Spent a Month Learning Guitar on the Internet and It Actually Worked

So here's my review of Fender Play.<p>As the legend goes, the Sex Pistols's bass player, Sid Vicious, didn't know how to play his instrument. High on amphetamines, he stayed up one night picking along to a Ramones album on a beat-up Fender. The next day, he was no Jaco Pastorius—but in the same way I …

Guitar

Medicaid saved the Affordable Care Act. Liberals should take notice.

So far, one thing has saved the Affordable Care Act from Republicans’ efforts to repeal it: When the votes counted, at least three Republican senators — along with every Democrat in the Senate — could not accept massive cuts to Medicaid.<p>Yes, Medicaid: a 50-year-old program targeting the poor and …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Airbnb Can Help You Book an Affordable Dream Hiking Vacation at National Parks

Has uneasiness with the idea of sleeping under the mosquito-netted stars—not to mention dealing with outhouses and food-hungry critters—been keeping …

75 Ideas for Businesses You Can Launch for Cheap or Free

It takes courage and dedication to start your own business, but not much cash.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Today, many people today are looking to leave the daily grind for something that feeds their passion. People do not want to retire at the age of 60 (or older) …

Raw Citrus Turmeric Shots [Vegan, Gluten-Free] - One Green Planet

<i>If you enjoy recipes like this, we highly recommend downloading the Food Monster App, it's available for both Android and iPhone and has free and</i> …

Green Living

Bruce Springsteen Invites Teenager on Stage Who Steals the Show

One teenager found a very good excuse for missing school: playing on-stage with Bruce Springsteen. During a Thursday concert at Australia’s Brisbane …

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 …

Go Warm-Water Scuba Diving...in the Heart of Utah

Utah is well-known for its abundance of outdoor pursuits. A stunning backdrop to the Salt Lake Valley, the craggy peaks of the Wasatch and Uinta …

The Vika+ foldable electric bike delivers both performance & style (Review)

<b>The Blix Bike Vika+ e-bike comes through on both form and function, and offers a well-designed electric assist bicycle that can fold down into a</b> …

Electric Vehicles

AL.com

• Jevon Lemke rushed into the Gulf of Mexico on March 25 to help his father and stepmother, who were caught up in a rip current.<br>• The Fort Morgan …

Gulf of Mexico

In search of the funkiest little town in America

On a quest to find the best alternative town in the US, our writer takes a road trip through the north-west. Along the way he finds plenty of contenders with great diners, bookshops and easy access to the outdoors, but which place gets his vote?<p>Out on Route 21 in Washington state, the long golden …

Northern California

18 Insanely Easy Microwave Mug Desserts

When you have a sweet tooth but don't feel like baking, these microwave mug desserts are exactly what you need. It doesn't get much easier than mixing ingredients in a mug and having a finished sweet treat minutes later. From chocolate cake to berry cobbler and even pumpkin pie (yes, really!), …

Neyow's is Quickly Becoming The Hottest Spot in Mid City

Tanya Dubuclet and her family have been cooking and serving soul Creole food from her grandma's kitchen on the corner of Jeff Davis Parkway and Bienville since 2010. The always bustling restaurant has outgrown its small corner store space and moves into an expanded space - twice the size of the …

‘I Gave Up Coffee for 10 Days—Here’s What Happened to My Body' | Women's Health

Ask any expert and they'll probably tell you to taper your caffeine intake—sub out one of your regular roasts for a decaf coffee or herbal tea every day until you eliminate it altogether. That way, you reduce your likelihood of withdrawal headaches that rival your worst college hangover. The …

Behind the wheel of GM's 238-mile range electric car

Chevy's new Bolt shows up in San Francisco's SOMA district at the height of rush hour. It comes around the corner evading cars, buses and wandering Giants fans on their way to the game a few blocks away. It's urban chaos and it's the exact environment the long-range EV will encounter when new …

6 numbers you need to know to actually get out of debt

Trying to get out of debt? Start with knowing these six numbers and you're half way there.<p>Just like there are many ways to get into debt, there's …

Basecamp 2018 Features

How Much Can I Rent My House For?

So, you are ready to dive into the world of real estate investing? You’ve owned a real estate property for a while or you’ve just purchased a new one …

Australia's Newest National Park is Made up of 123 Beautiful Islands

Australia is about to open its newest national park to the public. The area, known as the Abrolhos Islands, lies about 50 miles west of the Western …