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Tesla Model 3 rollover crash has a good ending for the driver

2018 hasn’t exactly been good for Tesla, with the company being embroiled in not a few high-profile scandals. Those range from poor working …

Tesla

The numbers that matter most in staying healthy

Health often seems like a numbers game. What’s your blood-sugar level? How many calories are you eating? And are you getting the right percentage of …

Nutrition

These 10 Vegetarian Instant Pot Recipes Are the Filling Fix You Need in a Flash

It's safe to assume that at this point in its widely heralded notoriety, the Instant Pot is known by most people who have spent some time in the …

Cooking

Nine epic hiking trails to tackle before you die

What turns a humble hike into something bucket list-worthy? Location, location, location. Some of the best hiking trails in the world are destinations in and of themselves.<p>From sandy desert basins to moss-draped mountain peaks, these hiking trails are extreme in unique ways that deliver …

South America

15 Must-Have iPhone Apps That Will Make Your Life 10x Easier

Worth the storage space, promise.<p>Many people, including myself, either classify apps as their best friend or mortal enemy. Often it's the latter because nobody has a damn clue what's <i>actually</i> worth the storage space. (I'm looking at you Starbucks app I forget about every time.) Download these 15 …

Apps

Practically Everyone in the World Will See the Longest Eclipse of the Century on July 27. Here's What to Know

The longest total lunar eclipse of the century is set to dazzle most of the world, except the U.S., just shy of a year after the 2017 solar eclipse …

outerspace

This Song Will Instantly Lower Your Stress Level By 65 Percent

It’s well-known that the right playlist can help you focus, sleep, and even make you happier in less than 30 seconds, but now, thanks to a team of …

The Brain

Choosing My Mental Health Over My Mother

I found boundaries where I thought I’d find loyalty.<p>The last time my mother came to visit, she arrived smelling of cigarettes, coffee, and Blue Magic …

Mental Health

9 Words Elon Musk Just Used to Motivate Employees. You Should Steal 7 of Them

Tesla hit their production goals. One statement Elon Musk made about this serves as a good lesson in word choice, especially when you send an email.<p>The words you use are incredibly important. When you send emails, speak in front of a large group, or address employees in a meeting, trimming what you …

Tesla

The One Reason Why You're Not Losing Weight is Simpler Than You'd Think

Just because you’re working your butt off in the gym, sweating profusely, gasping for oxygen, experiencing all the post-workout soreness and seeing your weight dramatically decrease, doesn’t mean you’re burning fat. Yes, the truth really hurts, even more than your muscles do after a week at the gym.<p>…

Fitness

5 Places to Buy Large-Scale Art on a Budget

We know great things come in small packages, but sometimes bigger truly is better—especially when it comes to your art. Sure, we love a gallery wall …

Dining Rooms

The *other* tequila cocktail you’ll want to sip all summer

Nothing against margs, but sometimes it’s good to switch things up—especially if you’re watching your sugar intake. An easy way to do it? Blending up …

Tequila

Baked Homemade Macaroni and Cheese Recipe

"This recipe was given to me by my friend Katie. It's a longtime favorite in her family."<p>Ingredients<p>2 1/2 cups elbow macaroni<p>1/4 cup butter<p>1/4 cup …

Recipes

Di's Delicious Deluxe Deviled Eggs Recipe

"These tasty deviled eggs are always a BIG hit. I'm constantly asked to share the recipe. You'll love them, too! Add more hot sauce if you really …

Recipes

3 Stretches That Un-Slouch Your Back—All You Need Is A Doorway

Are you sitting up straight right now? You probably are now that I reminded you. Sitting at a desk or hunching over a computer all day is horrible for your neck, back, and overall posture. If you feel tight in your chest and shoulders, do this series of stretches a few times a week to loosen up. …

Yoga

Adorable Fat Cat Invades the Most Famous Paintings in Art History

Artist Svetlana Petrova finds a creative muse (or “mews”) in her ginger cat, Zarathustra, and the adorable fat feline has made its way into some of the most well-known works of art history. With crazed cat eyes, a fluffy belly, and a penchant for flowers, the creature seamlessly invades paintings …

Art

Tuesday is Juneteenth -- a holiday most Americans have never heard of, but need to know about

Many black Americans will commemorate an important day in our nation’s history Tuesday – a day that many other Americans have never heard of. It’s called Juneteenth.<p>On June 19, 1865 – more than two years after President Abraham Lincoln issued the Emancipation Proclamation ordering freedom for the …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

This Healthy Grocery List Can Be Used Week After Week

Grocery stores don't have to be overwhelming.<p>June 18, 2018<p>I'll be the first to admit that I am a total mom when it comes to grocery shopping. I look …

Sweet Potatoes

O’Hare will soon be the only U.S. airport to offer direct flights to every major continent

On Monday, Ethiopian Airlines began offering nonstop flights between O'Hare International Airport and Addis Ababa Bole International Airport in …

Thin Spaghetti with Garlic, Red Pepper and Olive Oil Recipe

"Thin spaghetti tossed with garlic, olive oil, red pepper flakes and grated cheese makes a quick and easy weeknight meal."<p>Ingredients<p>1 (16 ounce) box …

An Indian-Spiced Potato Burger to Woo Your Vegan Heart

It was more than 20 years ago in the middle of the night, somewhere on the East Coast. My husband and I were on a long road trip. We got hungry for something deep-fried and stopped at McDonald’s. My order consisted only of fries, and the cashier couldn’t help asking me, “You don’t want a Big Mac?” …

Why eight hours a night isn’t enough, according to a leading sleep scientist

For something that we spend a third of our lives doing (if we’re lucky), sleep is something that we know relatively little about. “Sleep is actually a relatively recent discovery,” says Daniel Gartenberg, a sleep scientist who is currently an assistant adjunct professor in biobehavioral health at …

Brainwaves

The tell-tale signs you’re totally stressed out, according to your Myers-Briggs personality type

Sudden health problems or unexpected trauma can spike stress levels in a heartbeat, but its build-up is more often slow-moving—and insidious. Stress …

15 Questions That Will Instantly Increase Your Emotional Intelligence

Want to sharpen your EQ? It all begins with self-awareness.<p>The decisions you make today will be heavily influenced by your emotions. Sure, hard data and rational thinking may help you reason and draw conclusions, but it's how you <i>feel</i> about those conclusions that will determine whether or not you …

Emotional Intelligence

Doctors hail world first as woman’s advanced breast cancer is eradicated

A woman with advanced breast cancer which had spread around her body has been completely cleared of the disease by a groundbreaking therapy that harnessed the power of her immune system to fight the tumours.<p>It is the first time that a patient with late-stage breast cancer has been successfully …

Cancer

5 Sleep Apps That Actually Work

Our obsession with sleep is exploding—and for good reason. “Lack of sleep can disrupt brain function, metabolism, heart function, healing and recovery, mental health, and more,” according to Michael Grandner, director of the Sleep and Health Research Program at theUniversity of Arizona’s College of …

Sleep

The FBI says you should reboot your router. Should you?

Last Friday, the FBI issued a report recommending that everyone reboot their routers. The reason? "Foreign cyber actors have compromised hundreds of thousands of home and office routers and other networked devices worldwide."<p>That's a pretty alarming PSA, but also a somewhat vague one. How do you …

Wi-Fi

7 Ways to Address a Child's Obnoxious Behavior

Whether your child is burping loudly at the dinner table or poking his brother in the arm, obnoxious behavior can be downright irritating. The way …

Anger Management

4 Supposed Mosquito Repellents That Absolutely Don't Work, According to Science (and 5 That Do)

Tried a "sure-fire" mosquito repellent and still got bitten? It's not your fault.<p>It's officially summer and you know what that means: hiking, swimming, backyard barbecues...and mosquitoes. Everyone is bothered by them, but some people think they've found the perfect antidote to unpleasant and …

Mosquitoes

7 Ways to Deal With a Sassy Child

Whether your 5-year-old says, "You're not the boss of me!" or your 15-year-old says, "You're so stupid. I'm not listening to you," sassy replies are …