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Just getting started in the kitchen Maybe this person is a recent college grad or a friend who is deciding to try saving money by eating at home more. Either way, they need all the help they can get in the kitchen – and they’re not ready for the advanced stuff. Instant Pot The cooking tool that has taken the internet by storm the last 2 years is perfect for beginners. It combines the functionality of a slow cooker, pressure cooker, rice cooker and more into a single device. Thanks to legions of fans, a quick google search of recipe...

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Car buying has changed over the years and so have most of the old rules. In the past, you may have looked for a low-mileage car with good tires and thought that was good enough. Gas efficiency may have been your main concern, or you may have focused on foiling tricky salespeople. Remember, the year is 2017, so the rules from past decades no longer apply. You need to forget the old myths and restrictions in order to find the right vehicle for you. Mileage Not too long ago, people thought you were crazy if you bought a high-mileage car....

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Tired? Aren't we all. In continuing with our ode to caffeine, here are 10 strange ways you can get caffeinated if you don’t like coffee: Mints What an obvious choice! After coffee, you want to freshen your breath, but the waning energy and dull headache are begging you to get a refill. Instead – just pop a caffeinated mint! Gum  This falls into the same ‘breath-saving’ category with the added bonus of being more annoying. Hot Chocolate  There’s already trace amounts of caffeine in cocoa, so why not go whole-hog? It’s just what every little kid needs to give them...

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Two out of every three adults in the US are daily coffee drinkers. Have you ever wondered exactly what all that coffee is doing to our brains? Active Ingredients Coffee is a complex liquid with hundreds of bioactive compounds, but the most important active ingredients are: Caffeine Chlorogenic Acids Cafestol & Kahweol Trigonelline You’re probably familiar with the first ingredient, which will be the focus of this post, but the others have possible health benefits as well. Research is ongoing, so most of the statements have to be framed around the possibility of an ingredient providing a benefit, but there...

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(Excuse me, what is Myers-Briggs? Myers-Briggs is an assessment that helps identify a person’s preferred way of doing things in four key areas. If you’re not familiar, you can scope it out here or take an unofficial assessment here.) ISTJ Your home may look like chaos incarnate, but you know that your deodorant stick is right where it always is---on the floor next to your stack of Sudoku books in the back left corner of your bedroom---and that’s all that matters. When the mess at home finally becomes too much, you order everyone out of the house and cancel your...

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