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Not sure how to properly pack a carry-on for a long weekend? Need to know what the best deals are for Super Bowl weekend? We’ve got all the best advice and how-to guides for the casual and avid travelers of the world.

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The 9 best podcasts to listen to while you’re working from home

Work is not always fun but we all gotta do it. Make your daily grind a little more bearable and treat yourself with these great podcasts you can listen to.
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Man School 101: How to unclog the kitchen sink

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These are the best podcasts for long road trips

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These are the best things to do in Savannah, GA

Grand Prismatic Spring, Yellowstone National Park

This is the absolute best time to visit Yellowstone

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You can renew your passport online if you act quickly

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If you want to catch a catfish, you need this to bait them

Backyard wildlife sanctuary bird feeder

How to turn your backyard into a wildlife-friendly sanctuary

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How long is a passport good for?

Bourbon in a glass

It’s time to learn about bourbon – here’s your guide

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A complete guide: How to clean your oven racks

Getting ready to clean a burnt pot

You won’t believe these 6 ways to clean burnt pots and pans

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9 tips on how to roast a juicy whole chicken

Roasting your chicken over an open fire is a perfectly acceptable method of preparing your poultry. But it's now most commonly done in an oven with dry heat.
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The rich history of tequila: Paying homage to nature and culture

Tequila is one of the most loved beverages, but do you know its history? If you don't, now's the time to check out our guide for some juicy info about tequila.
Inside of an air fryer with a pile of golden brown, freshly cooked French fries

Turns out reheated French fries don’t have to be gross

Who says your leftover fries have to be soggy? Reheat your fries to a delicious crisp with these surefire reheating techniques.
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There’s an ancient art to making great soy sauce

Soy sauce is often overlooked. Turns out, the older and slower production methods produce the best results.
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How to ditch your home’s ‘dorm room’ feel, according to an expert

Sure, you may not yet feel like an adult. But follow this guide, and no one will be able to tell on first glance.
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9 top tips so you can get better sleep every night

Good sleep is just as essential for our overall health as nutrition and exercise. Find out how to get more of it.
Cast-iron skillet pan oon oven top

How to season a cast-iron skillet like a pro

A good cast-iron skillet can be a reliable and long-lasting kitchen friend. If you know how to season one, your cookware might just outlast you.
Shoreline of Nags Head, NC

The best North Carolina beaches: Vacation in one of these gorgeous paradises

The North Carolina coast is home to 322 miles of shoreline, with pristine beaches and abundant wildlife. Here are our favorite NC beaches to get away to.
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These are the 5 hottest peppers in the world

Super-hot chile peppers have intrigued and beguiled humanity for at least 6,000 years. Here we've assembled a list of the 5 hottest peppers in the world.
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Da Rulk tells us his fitness secrets (it’s about more than just lifting weights)

Fitness expert and creator of Raw Functional Training, Da Rulk, explains why going beyond simply working out is vital to reaching your fitness goals.

Need travel inspiration? These are the absolute best places to visit in July

Are you planning on heading out on a last-minute summer vacation? These are the best places to visit in July.
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This is how to avoid getting sick while camping

Getting sick is never fun, but it's particularly unfortunate when you're out camping. Take note of these basic tips to stay safe and well in the outdoors.
Dirty, muddy hiking boots

A quick guide on how to clean hiking boots

Hiking boots are meant to get dirty, but that doesn't mean they should stay that way. Here's a quick guide on how to clean your hiking boots.
Hidden Lake, Glacier National Park

The 20 best U.S. national parks to explore now

Soaring mountains, dune-covered deserts, glacial lakes, primeval forests, and red-rock canyons set the stage for special adventures in splendid national parks.
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How to build the perfect charcuterie board for your date night

From the authentic to adventurous and themed, here's how to take a pedestrian cheese plate and turn it into sensational charcuterie board.
St. Anselm

10 NYC steakhouses that are better than Peter Luger

NYC has a lot of great steakhouses beyond big names like Peter Luger. Here are 10 of the very best to dine at.

Collagen protein vs whey protein: Which should you choose?

In this guide, we'll break down everything you need to know about choosing collagen protein vs whey and how to determine which is best for your fitness goals.
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How to choose the best backyard fire pit for the ultimate entertainment tool this summer

Choosing the best fire pit for your backyard is as simple as following these guidelines.
A family in bed

How to beat stress and sleep better, according to a pioneering scientist

With deadlines and stress plaguing our minds, it's hard to fall asleep. Thankfully, Conor Heneghan is here to helps us get that well-deserved quality sleep.
Fish to Fork Sprouting Project Lunch 2024

Omni Amelia Island’s Fish to Fork is the culinary event of the year

This is truly the foodie event of the year, so make sure to reserve a spot in your calendar for next year's event.
Tempur-Pedic Tempur Adapt mattress

This is how long a Tempur-Pedic mattress lasts – plus, how to extend its lifespan

Tempur-Pedic mattresses are expensive but well made. Here are some tips on how to care for them and make them last longer.
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How to turn your bedroom into a sleep sanctuary

Here are some of the ways you can turn your bedroom into your very own sleep haven and get those eight hours of shuteye.
Yamas in Walla Walla.

The traditional Greek food you need to try when you visit Greece

Grecian food is culinary gold. Here are some of the best traditional dishes to enjoy while navigating the category.
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Why these methods of cooking are best when you want to retain nutrients

Cooking can enhance digestion and increase the absorption of certain nutrients, lead to the reduction of key vitamins, minerals, and other important compounds.
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This is how Bobby Flay makes store-bought barbecue sauce taste amazing

These simple ingredients will turn bottled barbecue sauce into something special.

What to do in Nashville: Don’t miss out on these incredible activities

Not sure what to do in Nashville? These are a few things you must do when visiting Music City.

This is the best time to visit Portugal

Are you curious about the best time to visit Portugal? These are the best times to visit this country based on your preferences.
Person riding a bike fast

How to improve your cycling speed and ride like the wind

Many cyclists want to ride faster. Whether you want to cover more miles or set a new goal for yourself, riding smarter can help you get there.
Man hiking with poles near a mountain

Hiking the trail? Here are 9 tips for safe self-navigation

Getting lost on the trail can be a terrifying experience, particularly for solo hikers. But it’s also preventable with proper preparation.
Reheating steak in an oven

How to reheat steak the right way (and more tips and tricks)

You need to reheat your steak correctly, because leftover steak is too expensive (and delicious) to just throw away.
Pantry full of jarred food

How to organize your pantry so it actually makes sense

Keeping an organized pantry is way to save yourself time, eliminated frustration, and not waste food and money.
Cups of tea, coffee and hot chocolate

Coffee vs. tea: Is one healthier than the other?

Both beverages are lauded for their stimulating and medicinal effects. But which one is healthier? We investigate both brews.
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Olympian Tom Daley shares his top European travel spots for sports enthusiasts

If you're a sports fan on a European vacation, you might not know where to go. Olympian Tom Daley curated a summer travel guide, with the best events and pubs.
Two playing a game together on a date.

The 20 best first date ideas that are fun and fresh for couples

Swap out dinner, movie, and drinking dates with our list of the best first date ideas. Why? Because we want you to get a second date. Here are some fresh ideas.
A freshly cleaned living room in an apartment

You only have 30 minutes: How to clean your home quickly

Here are our tips, tricks, and suggested cleaning products for getting that apartment presentable in 30 minutes or less.
Bali, Indonesia bedroom with dark lighting

How to check for bed bugs: Every traveler needs to know this

Bed bugs can turn a relaxing vacation into an itchy predicament. But with the right info, you can check for and avoid these annoying pests. Here's how.
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Travel tips: Why you need to set a flight alert even after you book a flight

Learn why setting flight alerts even after you book a flight can end up saving you a good chunk of money and preventing a lot of hassle.
Cilantro in tacos

How a taco stand won a Michelin Star

Michelin Stars aren't just for white table cloth restaurants. Now, they're for exceptional taco stands too.


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