Cynthia A

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The 12 Ways You’re Eating in New York City Wrong

Few questions are more urgent than where to eat when you’re traveling to a place with more than two restaurants.<p>It’s certainly omnipresent for people …

Dining Rooms

People are obsessed with this affordable furniture from Amazon

<i>— Our editors review and recommend products to help you buy the stuff you need. If you make a purchase by clicking one of our links, we may earn a small share of the revenue. However, our picks and opinions are independent from USA TODAY’s newsroom and any business incentives.</i><p>High-quality furniture …

3 Stocks That Feel Like Microsoft in 1986

These three stocks could be poised for massive runs.<p>Eleven years after the company's 1975 founding, Bill Gates and the team at <b>Microsoft</b> (NASDAQ:MSFT) …

How To Get Rid Of All Your Stuff — For $$

We tend to forget just how much junk we’ve stashed away in closets and drawers until we start digging into our nearly forgotten boxes of winter gear. …

What to Eat at New York’s Food Halls in 2018

If you want a dining experience that offers a myriad of cuisine options, a relaxed atmosphere and Instagram-friendly interiors, plan a visit to one …

Food Trucks

8 Body Weight Exercises You Can Do Anywhere

Are you worried you don’t have the right gear for a good workout? Don’t be, says Michele Olson, Ph.D., professor of exercise science at Auburn …

Exercise

You can retire early without adopting Mr. Money Mustache’s extreme frugality

I recently had the opportunity to sit down to dinner with a group of writers who focus on real estate investing and entrepreneurship. At dinner, I …

Retirement

The 10 Natural Cleaning Recipes Everyone Should Know

Is your cleaning mantra "When in doubt, douse it in bleach"? While you might feel confident your house is sanitary and squeaky clean, you can't …

This Infographic Breaks Down 52 of The Most Common Misconceptions

You'd think that in the age of the internet, where more information than we can possibly consume in several lifetimes is at our fingertips, stubborn …

Infographics

What To Do When Your Home is Not Up to Sniff

Does your home smell a little lackluster these days? Scented candles and store-bought air fresheners like Febreze can only do so much, and they …

Our Favorite Family Dinner Recipes of 2017

Delicious reasons to gather around the table.<p>While the memories we make around the dinner table have more to do with spending time together than …

Down

No need to buy the boxed stuff anymore—this will become your new go-to for busy weeknights. Our oh-so-easy macaroni-and-cheese recipe takes just 20 …

5 Foam Roller Stretches You Need To Know About If Your Back Is Always Sore

Dealing with a perpetually sore back can be uncomfortable as hell. Whether you're going super hard with deadlifts in the gym, or your spine insists …

Yoga

11 Peanut Butter Recipes That Are (OMG!) Perfect for Dinner

If the first thing that comes to mind when you think of peanut butter is jelly, then you’re doing something wrong. Don’t just let that jar sit lonesome in your cupboard for the day you might want to smear it on a slice. Think outside the bread box and make the seemingly impossible, possible. Check …

This Cherry Tomato Vinaigrette Just Makes Me Really Happy

It's understated and unassuming, but packs a serious punch.<p>You know how, when you try to remember how you met some of your best friends, you sometimes, well, can’t? Okay, maybe you remember your first encounter roughly—the when-ish, the what was happening-ish—but nevertheless the exactitude of that …

Tomatoes

Your Quiche Is Missing a Tater Tot Crust

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Preheat oven to 400°F. Place potato tots in a large microwavable bowl. Microwave on HIGH until warmed through, about 3 minutes. …

This Is How Long You Really Need To Hold A Plank To See Results

Hint: It's not as long as you think.<p>The concept of a plank is pretty simple: You hold yourself up in a pushup position for a set period of time to tone your core, glutes, and hamstrings. But while you probably already know how to do a plank, you might be hazy on how long you should actually hold …

I retired a millionaire at 43 — here are 6 of my favorite spending and saving hacks that helped me get there

Life is good in retirement. I'm thrilled to have a net worth of $1,900,000 which enables me to live my life on my own terms. Instead of answering to Mr. Bossman, I wake up and do whatever I want.<p>On some days, I'll ride 40 miles into the mountains. On others, I'll spend hours at the library. Money …

E-Commerce Disruption: 9 Companies to Know in 2017

E-commerce is changing.<p>Chances are that you've bought something online within the last year. For that matter, within the last few hours. E-commerce is a booming industry, and as brick and mortar retail continues to suffer, the Internet is picking up more and more of that slack.<p>But shopping online …

eCommerce

This 12-time Olympic medalist reveals her ultimate 6.5-minute ab workout that helps keep her fit

Five-time Olympic swimmer and 12-time Olympic medalist Dara Torres demonstrates her ultimate ab workout that keeps her in amazing shape. Torres has teamed up with SHOW MORE OF YOU from Celgene and Otezla — a campaign that is shining light on the psoriasis or psoriatic arthritis.<p>To learn more about …

Workouts

I went from sedentary academic to 100-mile marathon runner—thanks to the science of self-control

Most people have days they’ll never forget. For me, that day is April 26, 2011.<p>It was my first time appearing on National Public Radio. As part of the program <i>All Things Considered</i>, host Michele Norris interviewed me about my research that suggested increasing narcissism in pop music lyrics. Michele …

Self Control

21 Healthy Spring and Summer Rolls That Are Surprisingly Easy to Make

Ever ordered Thai, Chinese, or Vietnamese without getting some hot, crispy spring rolls or fresh, soft summer rolls to start? Didn’t think so. With …

Email DNA: The Address Is The Best Consumer Identifier, Forrester Says

There’s plenty of blather about ad tech, martech, and the need to consolidate data. But there is really only one tool for achieving that goal, …

Advertising Industry

34 High-Protein Smoothie Recipes That Are Easy to Make

Not a bodybuilder? Enjoy a protein smoothie anyway! Our bodies need protein for healthy skin, hair, bones, and heart. Plus a protein-packed breakfast …

Nutrition

12 Tasty Wraps for a Quick and Easy Dinner

Eating healthy on the go is always a struggle. It’s tempting to swing through the drive-thru to pick up a fast food favorite (and you never seem to have time to make your favorite restaurant burgers at home). And there are tons of healthy meals you could whip up at home, but dishes like spiralized …

20 Vegetarian Meals You Can Make for Lunch or Dinner

One of the top qualities I seek in most recipes is versatility. I know I've found a good one when it's something that can easily pull double duty as …

This Zesty Lime Chicken And Black Bean Rice Is The Perfect Easy Dinner

Dinner goals!

11 Genius Ways To Cook Pasta You've Never Heard Of

Warning: untraditional pasta preparations ahead. Sorry not sorry, Italy.