Mark Blatz

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31 Forgotten Native American Herbal Remedies That Work Better Than The Pills

Maybe you are one of those who deem that the herbal remedies are not as useful as pharmaceutical ones, but the real truth is that these herbal …

Alternative Medicine

8 foods a Harvard nutritionist tries to eat almost every day

Want to eat like a nutrition expert? Some food choices pack an especially big nutritional punch.<p>Think of your kitchen as one big tasty medicine cabinet.<p>The right foods in the right amounts can protect your heart, keep your blood sugar stable, help you lose weight and allow you to live longer.<p>Diet …

Nutrition

Stop Buying Tangerines. Plant Them In A Flowerpot And You Will Always Have Hundreds Of Organic Tangerines!

Citrus reticulat is the Latin name for tangerines, or Mandarin oranges. This fruit is rich in nutrients, including vitamin C, B12, A, potassium, and …

5 Investing Apps That Make Money Without You Thinking About It

It's time you got a rounding-up, socially responsible, Wall Street-occupying investment app.<p>Making money without thinking about it has never been …

Investing

The theory of the 13-year rock vs. pop cycle: Alan Cross

At first glance, trends and sounds in popular music seem to come at us in random, fractalized bursts. Viewed up close on a day-to-day, week-to-week …

Here's why you should use a credit card instead of a debit card

<i>The</i> <i>Insider Picks</i> <i>team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider may receive a commission from The Points Guy Affiliate Network.</i><p>Credit card debt is something you should avoid — with rare exceptions — but that doesn't mean that you should avoid using credit cards. In fact, there are a …

Pitching Baits to Shallow Walleyes

The ice is gone. Baitfish are shallow. A jig drops softly to barely ripple the surface. A plop, not a splash. Something natural, like a leaping, …

Fishing

Your Dog Knows How You Feel—Here’s How

A recent study reveals dogs are more intuitive than we thought.<p>Does it ever seem like your dog is in tune with your emotions? You may be on to something.<p>In new experiments, dogs showed signs of understanding whether a human or a dog was happy or mad based on facial expressions and vocalizations.<p>The …

A map of the world after four degrees of warming

In this speculative world map published in 2009, New Scientist imagines what the world might look like if (or more likely, when) the Earth warms by …

Global Warming

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

I Tried Floating in a Giant Sensory Deprivation Tank, and It Changed My Life

Sensory deprivation tanks look cool, and celebrities like Steph Curry and Joe Rogan swear by flotation therapy. But does it actually work?<p>It’s deathly quiet. All I can hear is the sound of my own breathing. And it’s so dark that I can’t see an inch in front of my face. I’m not sure which way is up …

Fresh Peach Sorbet

<i>Fresh peach sorbet made with just four simple ingredients. It’s dairy-free, refined sugar-free and you don’t need an ice cream machine to make …

This Simple Bench Press Workout Will Leave Your Pecs Shaking | Men’s Health

Grab a barbell and start with 95 pounds total. Intermediate lifters can use 135 pounds, and advanced lifters can shoot for 185.<p>Start with 10 reps. At the end of 10 reps, hold the bar up with your arms fully extended for 20 seconds (a full 20 seconds with the Mississippi and everything), then …

Everything You Need To Learn About Walleye

According to Wikipedia, walleye are called walleye because their outward facing eyes make the fish appear to be looking at a wall. But where would a …

6 Tips For Targeting (And Catching) Clear Water Bass

One of the most important things for anglers to pay attention to when arriving at the lake or river is the water clarity. Water clarity can impact …

The Search for Giant Perch

Yellow perch hold a special place in the hearts of hardcore panfish anglers. Seasoned anglers can recount the precise details surrounding the capture …

Fishing

Garlic Smashed Potatoes

Cheesy, garlicky, and all you could ever ask for 😍.<p>Parmesan cheese is your secret weapon with these bad boys.<p>Directions<p>Preheat oven to 425 degrees …

Potatoes

5 Common Crankbait Fishing Mistakes

There’s a reason why so many top bass fishing professionals favor crankbaits—they’re known to catch big bass when other lures and techniques fail. …

Best Way To Catch Walleyes Today

Legendary walleye men Bob Propst Sr., Gary Roach, and Mike McClelland were so ahead of their time that, other than lure tweaks and bit of technology, …

Fishing

Easy to master and stronger than most, this knot is one you'll want to know when venturing off grid

<i>This story was originally published on OFFGRID. Words by Patrick McCarthy.</i><p>Knots are important knowledge for any outdoorsman or survivalist. If you're …

Fishing

21 Cooking Hacks That Will Blow Your Mind

BAKE BROWNIES <i>INSIDE</i> AN ICE CREAM CONE<p>Best. Brownie. Sundae. Ever. Get the full recipe HERE.<p>PICKLE JUICE CHICKEN<p>Instead of tossing out the liquid …

Hacking

How to speed up your Wi-Fi

Optimize your internet connection.<p>No one likes slow Wi-Fi—it's right up there with creaking doors and leaking taps as one of the most frustrating household problems. To boost your upload and download speeds back up to where they should be, try making these tweaks to your router and other …

Wi-Fi

20 gadgets under $20 that you'll actually use every day

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

The Only 4 Exercises You Need to Get Bigger at the Gym

So you’ve decided it’s time to start building muscle -- you’re tired of feeling like they twist those bottle caps on a bottle of beer just a little …

Arrowverse: 4 biggest moments from the new Comic-Con trailers

<b>For all things Comic-Con 2017, visit our all-encompassing EW Comic-Con page.</b><p>What’s the best thing about San Diego Comic-Con? Well, if you’re a fan of …

Seven Secrets to a Perfect Fillet

You can catch your fish and eat some too! To make the most of your stringer when its time for shore lunch, pack a Rapala® fillet knife, fork and …

Six things to watch out for when fishing for walleyes

Among the differences between Rapala® pro anglers and recreational anglers is a depth of experience that enables the pros to avoid making — and …

I've Been Drilling Pilot Holes Wrong My Entire Life. Here's How I Learned to Correct My Technique.

So, ever since I learned to use an electric drill, I've followed this rule: when joining two pieces of wood, you drill an appropriately sized pilot …

Woodworking

The 20 Best Walleye Lures for Spring

Dig through the record books and you might notice that most of the biggest walleyes ever caught fell in spring, particularly the early part right …

Hide Your Kids Remix