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The 25 Craziest Cleaning Tips That Work

These crazy cleaning tips won’t seem so crazy after you try them.<p>Baking soda is a natural adsorbent, which means it has the ability to absorb odors …

Cleaning

This app you’ve never heard of lets you watch shows and movies for free that aren’t even on Netflix

People often think that when it comes to streaming TV shows and movies online, there are only three options: pay for the good stuff, steal the good …

Smart TV

Flooding from sea level rise threatens over 300,000 US coastal homes – study

Sea level rise driven by climate change is set to pose an existential crisis to many US coastal communities, with new research finding that as many as 311,000 homes face being flooded every two weeks within the next 30 years.<p>The swelling oceans are forecast repeatedly to soak coastal residences …

Climate Change

Russia's "A-10 Like" Su-25 Frogfoot vs US Air Force A-10 - Warrior Maven

The <b>Su-25 Frogfoot</b>, known as the Grach or “Rook” by Russian pilots, is one of those aircraft that may not be at the cutting edge of technology, but …

Military

Why I Sold Both of My Instant Pots (and What I Got Instead)

I admit it: I am a kitchen appliance junkie. I have been for more than a decade, since I fell in love with cooking. I want to buy nearly everything …

Cooking

What are the symptoms of rotator cuff tendinitis?

Rotator cuff tendinitis is inflammation of the connective tissues that help the shoulder to move. The condition is also called an impinged shoulder …

Exercise

You’re Wiping Your Butt All Wrong and Probably Injuring Yourself

Butt hurt? You’re not alone. Americans are shit at bathroom hygiene—and now we’re paying the pricePeople are so bad at wiping their butts, doctors …

Plumbing

How to Lower Your Blood Pressure Without Medication

A new program developed by a research team focuses on diet, exercise, and sleep as the keys to lowering your blood pressure without using drugs.<p>For …

Diabetes

5 Carbs That Will Help You Burn Fat Quicker, According To Nutritionists

Carbs can and should be your friends. In fact, you need them to help shed belly fat. Everyone needs carbohydrates in their diets and the right ones …

Nutrition

Exciting insight into role gut bacteria play in obesity-related depression and anxiety

A compelling new study from researchers at Joslin Diabetes Center has shed more light on the mysterious connection between our diet, gut bacteria and …

Medical Research

TIL the difference between baking soda and baking powder

For a floundering baker like myself, it’s not like my larder is stocked with every possible baking accessory and ingredient. Invariably, if a recipe …

Dessert

5 Anti-Inflammatory Drinks You Should Try To Blast Belly Fat

It’s really easy to get dehydrated. You might think you’re drinking enough water over the course of a day but maybe you’re not. Being dehydrated can …

Wellness

Recipe: Deep-Dish Chocolate Chip Skillet Cookie — Recipes from The Kitchn

If warm, gooey chocolate chip cookies straight from the oven make your heart skip a beat, baking your favorite timeless cookie in a skillet really …

Dessert

How to pick a ripe melon every time

Ripeness is what we're all looking for when we cut into a melon, right? No one likes flavorless fruit. Because of their size and weight, melons are …

New Jersey

Why You Might Owe the IRS More Money on June 15

You just got done with last year's returns, but you might have to pay again.<p>Millions of taxpayers breathe a big sigh of relief in mid-April after …

Retirement

To increase your emotional intelligence, develop these 10 qualities

There are many different kinds of intelligence, and it’s our job to discover what they are and how to integrate them into our lives. Sources of intelligence can be measured in quotients. Most of us are familiar with IQ, or the intelligence quotient, which is primarily associated with our ability to …

Emotional Intelligence

Crispy Potatoes Recipe

Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 425°F. Toss potatoes with oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt, and pepper in a large bowl until well coated. Spread in a …

Recipes

7 Everyday Tonics that Help Your Body Adjust to Stress and Anxiety

We’ve all been there — feeling like there’s just some pep missing in our step. Thankfully, there’s a natural (and tasty!) solution in your …

Wellness

Pop a probiotic to prevent stress, thanks to new research linking gut health and brain inflammation

Your gut bacteria deserves a raise: Those little guys are <i>always</i> working overtime, handling everything from helping you age better and keeping your …

Wellness

Here’s Exactly What to Do If Something’s Stuck in Your Eye

Getting anything stuck somewhere on or in your body isn’t exactly a picnic. (There’s a reason why sex toys for your butt should always have a flared …

Mayo Clinic

8 Foods That Lower Your Blood Sugar and Can Save Your Life

It sounds dramatic, but it is no exaggeration: Balancing your blood sugar could be a matter of life and death. Chronic high blood sugar levels can …

Nutrition

Coronary artery spasm: What to know

A coronary artery spasm happens when the walls of blood vessels squeeze together, causing a part of the blood vessel to narrow.<p>The spasm itself is …

Medical Research

These Are the Fastest Depreciating Cars on the Market

A new study reveals some excellent used car values.<p>BERNHARD_LIMBERGER—BMW AG/Bernhard Limberger<p>Car research site iSeeCars has studied more than 4.1 …

Cadillac

Six ways to reduce blood pressure – naturally

Having even slightly high blood pressure in mid-life can dramatically increase your risk of dementia in later life, according to a major new study.<p>Researchers from the French National Institute of Health and Medical Research (Inserm) and University College London (UCL) recently found that the …

High Blood Pressure

Depression and suicide risk are side effects of more than 200 common drugs

More than a third of American adults use medications that list depression as a risk, and a quarter use drugs that increase the risk of suicide.<p>The recent suicides of celebrities Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade have prompted many of us to look more closely at what may drive people to depression or …

Depression

CBD Is Changing the Health Industry

CBD is legal, and has been taken off the WADA Prohibited Substances List<p>In February 2008--ten years ago this past winter--Thomas Vanderham, a …

Cannabis

There Is No Affordable Housing in America

A new report from the National Low Income Housing Coalition confirms something that anyone who lives in a city and is not a millionaire should know …

Housing

Your Wi-Fi Security Is Probably Weak. Here’s How to Fix That.

Chances are that when you bought a Wi-Fi router, you probably did not prioritize strong network security.<p>After all, when we think about wireless connectivity in our homes, most of us generally care more about speed of data transmissions and how much range the router can cover.<p>But it’s time to …

Wi-Fi

Are these the worst cities to live in? Study looks at quality of life across the U.S.

Where Americans live can have a considerable impact on their quality of life. In some U.S. cities, everyday comfort and happiness is much harder to attain than in others.<p>Quality of life is subjective, and difficult to measure. Still, there is a wide range of quantifiable factors that can impact …

Demographics

Everything You Need to Know About Using CBD for Pain and Anxiety

The compound, found in the cannabis plant, is thought to be good for muscle pain, headaches, and anxiety, among other things. But what does the research say?<p>James Joliat, a 35-year-old video producer in Denver, has long experienced muscle and joint pain—mostly related to sports injuries. He says he …

Cannabis