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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.

Trio of dressed oysters at Sagaponack

From roasted to dressed, a chef’s guide to upgrading your oysters

We got some advice from a chef on how to upgrade the lowly oyster to something incredible.

A new cardio workout, incline walking, is all the rage on TikTok – but is it any good?

Man flexing his back and shoulders.

4 great back exercises that require no equipment, only your body weight

Man treadmill running

TikTok thinks ‘cozy cardio’ is a thing – but is it? We find out

An airport from the exterior, showing an airplane connected to the terminal

Study: Flyers spend about $420 per year in airport terminals

A closeup of a reception desk check in sign at a hotel

Hotels are starting to charge for this once-free perk, and you’re not going to like it

Air traveler entering information at a Global Entry airport kiosk.

Global Entry has a new app that will let you skip the kiosks

An oyster mushroom still growing in the ground.

Your complete guide to the under-appreciated (but amazing) oyster mushroom

Man in tan suit

How to buy a suit: 6 simple tips to keep in mind

Razor being rinsed under water.

How often should you change your razor blades?

Instant ramen noodles packet better

Ramen noodles can be so much more than just a 2 a.m. drunken mistake

Grated cheese

Why you should never buy shredded cheese at the store

The NYC skyline at night

Why you really shouldn’t book an Airbnb in NYC anymore

A new law aimed at short-term rentals means finding an Airbnb in NYC will be a lot harder.
A view of a BermudAir flight in the sky.

This new airline only has business class seating, and it might be the smartest thing we’ve ever seen an airline do

Ever flown business class? It's great, and this airline offers flights that are all business class.
Scrambled eggs

There are 5 ways to make the best scrambled eggs: Learn how to master them all

There are many paths that will lead to a scrambled egg, some less traditional than others. The methods we'll discuss are the tastiest, creamiest, best methods.
Mas staring to the left

Mewing is a new craze that promises a more chiseled jawline — but does it work?

This article explains what mewing is, how to do it, and provides some insight into whether or not it's effective in helping you achieve a more chiseled jawline.
The Point Vicente Lighthouse on a cliff in Rancho Palos Verdes, California.

Sun, sand, and surf: These are the best Los Angeles beaches to explore this summer

From the glamorous shores of Malibu to the hidden gems of Palos Verdes, here are some awesome Los Angeles beaches to explore and enjoy.
Man with bloated tummy.

Wondering how to get rid of bloating? The best foods to beat belly bloat

Try these tasty and nutritious suggestions for how to get rid of bloating and get your gut health back in order.
Someone packing their suitcase for a trip.

Make travel easy: The best packing apps for every type of traveler

There's an app for everything, and they have come up with the best packing apps, so you don't have to cry while putting things randomly into your suitcase.
Ribs cooking in the oven

How to cook ribs in the oven: A step-by-step guide

Can you cook ribs in the oven? Yes, you can. But wait, do ribs taste good when cooked in the oven? They sure do. Learn how with this guide.
Hard apple cider in a glass, surrounded by apples.

How to make hard cider (it’s not as complicated as you think)

Learning how to make hard apple cider and actually making it is a fairly straightforward process. So, here's a quick and easy guide to doing it at home.
A pop of fall color in Oak Glen, California (in the San Bernardino Mountains).

Plan a trip to see some incredible fall foliage: 7 stellar spots across the U.S.

Come for the colorful fall foliage, and stay for the stunning mountain views, the friendly locals, various pleasant surprises, and a whole lot of good vibes. 
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Climate change has caused olive oil prices to skyrocket, and there’s no end in sight

Climate change and olive oil; you may not think these two things are related, but they are, and it's causing massive problems
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This Chrome extension can find you cheap flights that Google Flights can’t

Google Flights is a great tool, but it doesn't always find the cheapest flights. Try this instead.
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Can an OMAD diet help you with weight loss? What you need to know

OMAD dieting is popular, but can it lead to weight loss? We research and report
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New Delta Skymiles changes have members fuming mad, and now Delta Air Lines risks losing faithful customers

Delta Skymiles program will change in 2024, and users are pretty upset. If Delta doesn't learn its lesson, other airlines might poach customers
Mookie Betts playing baseball

MLB star Mookie Betts travels with his own portable kitchen so he can eat healthy no matter where he goes

MLB star Mookie Betts travels with a portable kitchen so he can eat right anywhere he goes
Gluten free cereals corn, rice, buckwheat, quinoa, millet, pasta and flour with scratched text gluten on brown wooden background,overhead horizontal view

The pros and cons of a gluten-free diet, according to an expert

The gluten-free diet is trendy, but is it good for you? An RD weighs in.

Coca-Cola used A.I. to create its next big drink because that’s ‘what the future tastes like’

Coca-Cola, long famous for its century-old recipe, is utilizing A.I. to create its next big drink
Salmon entree

The Mediterranean diet: Everything you need to know about everyone’s favorite diet

Are you looking for a new diet to follow in 2023? Try the Mediterranean diet to enjoy its many benefits!
Mixed berries

Berries going bad too fast? Try this amazing viral TikTok hack that actually works

Learn how to keep berries fresh for up to 10 days with this viral TikTok hack. Wash, store, and enjoy your berries for longer and say goodbye to spoiled fruit!
Campfire whisky

10 smoky scotch whisky options to make those fall campfires magical

Scotch whisky can be a lot to handle, but these smoky scotch whisky options go down smooth as silk.
Photo of William Siff, founder of GoldThread Tonics and author of The Plant Medicine Protocol

A clinical herbalist reveals his 5-step guide to minimize inflammation

Banish inflammation for good with Clinical Herbalist William Siff's 5 step Plant Medicine Protocol
Smiling man with a trim beard.

How fast does facial hair grow? 3 simple tips to speed up the process

Wondering how fast facial hair grows and if you can make it grow faster? We've found the answers to help you grow the facial hair you've always dreamed of.
Old man with a beard

The best beard styles for older men: This is the definitive list

Check out the best beard styles for aging older gentlemen.
Person sitting cross legged on the ground holding a sound bowl.

Stress killer: 5 ways to practice mindfulness throughout your day to reduce stress

Feeling stress in your day-to-day life? Practicing mindfulness may help - here's how to do it
Denver Colorado

Denver travel guide: Where to stay, what to eat, and more

Explore Denver, Colorado, like a tourist: Stay in a hotel, eat at new restaurants, and see all those must-see attractions that you still haven't seen.
HAVA R01 countertop dishwasher

Review: The HAVA R01 Compact Countertop Dishwasher might be the game-changer your home needs

Think your bar doesn't need a small dishwasher? Our review might change your mind
Cup of coffee with beans on table

Feeling rushed in the mornings? This is the best way to get great coffee

Tired of dropping by Starbucks every morning? We don't blame you. Frazy helps you get great coffee in the morning without making that extra stop.
Whiskey glass

Whiskey upgrade: How to fat wash your favorite whiskey or bourbon to add new depths of flavor

Ever heard of fat-washing? It's a great way to add interesting flavors to any whiskey or bourbon
An American Airlines plane in flight with clouds in the background

This is the best time to book your flights for holiday travel, one expert says

Everyone wants to get a great deal on holiday travel, and this is the best time to book flights, an expert says
Austin, Texas USA - January 27, 2020: Selection of donuts on display in a colorful case at Voodoo Doughnuts in a popular specialty doughnut chain shop

Portland’s VooDoo Doughnut voted most overrated tourist attraction in the world (and we know why)

Headed to Portland, Oregon? Avoid VooDoo Doughnuts, which has been voted the biggest tourist trap.
an acv shot on table

Apple cider vinegar: Should you really be taking shots of this pungent potion?

Apple cider vinegar is one of those things people swear by - but should you really be drinking it? We discuss
A grounded Southwest Airlines airplane

Southwest Airlines passengers should be stressing about canceled flights – a pilot strike is looming: Report

Southwest Airlines is facing a pilot strike, one report claims, which could cancel flights en masse
Costco storefront

Costco Kirkland products are actually items made by Duracell, Keurig, Reynolds, Starbucks, and other big names

Did you know Costco has a really popular house brand? It's true - and one of the reasons why is the products are incredible. Now we know who makes them.
TSA security line.

TSA PreCheck adds 4 airlines to program – and here they are

TSA PreCheck is a popular program, and you can now use it on four new airlines.
All-clad set

This secret All-Clad site has massive savings on the best kitchen equipment on earth

All Clad is the best kitchen equipment you can get - but it's a bit pricey. A secret site offers deep discounts.
Man waiting for flight at airport.

Brilliant travel hack could save you a ton when booking international flights

Want to save a bit of cash when booking international flights? This travel hack might do the trick.
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CBD 101: A doctor tells us how to use CBD for sleep, anxiety, and pain

CBD has a variety of use-cases, but many don't know where to begin. A doctor tells us how to use CBD, including the right dosage for sleep, anxiety, and pain
An American Airlines plane in flight in a cloudy sky

Study: First class flights may be less expensive than you think (especially if you fly this airline)

The price difference between first class and economy flights may not be that much, according to one study, especially when you consider the added perks you get.

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