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What’s new in Node.js 8 and Node.js 9

Node.js 8 is graduating to Long Term Support (LTS) release status, which is intended to signify a level of stability for use in enterprise deployments. Accompanying this new designation for Node.js 8 is the debut of Node.js 9, with asynchronous resource tracking, as the “current” release line. Node.js 8 features With an LTS release of the popular server-side JavaScript runtime, the focus is on security and stability. The LTS release is actively maintained for 18 months. First introduced by the Node.js Foundation in late-May, the Node.js 8.x line features: The…

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Roasted Winter Squash with Cilantro Chimichurri

We’ve all had those shocking epiphanies where suddenly you realize that somehow, someway, you’ve become an adult. Maybe it was when you found yourself agreeing with Ariel’s dad in The Little Mermaid. (“Young lady, you don’t love that boy. You don’t even know him!”) Or perhaps it was when you realized you actually wanted socks for your birthday because that meant you wouldn’t have to spend your own money on them. For me, it was when I first used the thermostat after getting my first real job after college. Before,…

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I Have Learned To Protect My Morning Routine and has Improved My Work Performance A Lot

Having a solid morning routine is one of the best ways to increase your productivity and improve your overall well-being. My morning routine was in need of a serious overhaul. I went through a phase where I rolled over and checked my phone before I got out of bed. I just had to know what I had missed while I slept. You may be able to relate. Many of us start our days by checking our emails and social media, but this might not be the best thing for us.[1]…

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You Will Love This Site If You Are Tired Of Content You See On Facebook

When you need to reach out to someone, are you more likely to pick up the phone and give them a call, or do you fire off a message on social media? Even those of us who prefer communicating the old-school way can’t seem to escape the thrall of social networks. As of 2017, about 81% of people in the US have profiles on social media.[1] We know that having a social media profile is not the same as using one, but statistics show that more and more of us…

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Four-Cheese Lasagna with Fresh Pasta

This is not your Aunt Mary’s lasagna—or one you’ve likely encountered from any family member! There’s no tomato sauce and no meat. Just fresh pasta sheets layered with four different kinds of delicious cheese. This lasagna is golden with crispy-chewy edges on top and creamy insides in the middle. This makes a heavenly and decadent addition to a holiday table or midwinter feast. Continue reading “Four-Cheese Lasagna with Fresh Pasta” » … Read the referenced recipe here: Four-Cheese Lasagna with Fresh Pasta

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This App Can Help You Get Thoughts Out Of Your Mind And Aid A Good Night Sleep

Have you ever gone to bed early after a long day at work, only to find that you just can’t fall asleep? Most of us assume that when we feel tired, it will be easy to drift off. Unfortunately, that’s not how it works. In fact, if you are under a lot of stress, you might find it hard to stop all those negative thoughts whirring around in your head. For example, if you are having trouble finishing a project at work, it can seem impossible to stop worrying about…

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The Biggest Myth Debunked: The More Protein You Eat, the Faster You Build Muscles?

Some years ago I gulped down at least 2-3 unflavoured, whey protein shakes a day, while eating multiple chicken breasts. I thought protein was the holy grail when it comes to muscle growth. Yet I didn’t see the results that I truly wanted in the gym. Instead I was feeling low on energy and bloated. People training in the gym often consume tons of protein because they expect it to be converted into muscles. Yet the effectiveness of excess protein intake, especially protein shakes has never been scientifically proven. If…

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Brain is A Piece Of Muscle So Train It Up and Make It Strong With “Lumosity” Today

By now you have undoubtedly heard about how important it is to keep your brain healthy and active. In order to prevent issues as you age, such as Alzheimers, you should try to exercise your mind. This can be done through many different types of brain-training games, but unfortunately they can often be a bit boring or repetitive. For example, Sudoku or other puzzle games can be fun at first, but once you get the hang of them it can feel a bit robotic. Some apps claim to be brain-training,…

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8 Things To Do Right Now So You’re Ready for the Holidays

We’re swiftly approaching that “most wonderful time of the year,” right? Ah yes, but it can be stressful, too – especially if some aspect of your kitchen prep has gone awry. Here’s a list of eight things you can start crossing off your list right now so that when the holidays descend — and it always happens quickly — you’ll be armed and ready to tackle whatever casserole or cookie comes your way! Continue reading “8 Things To Do Right Now So You’re Ready for the Holidays” » … Read…

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How To Cook Potatoes in the Pressure Cooker

I don’t always prep or cook in advance, but boy am I glad when I do. It’s so nice to go into the fridge and find things that are easy assemble into a quick meal. Like potatoes! A pressure cooker makes fast work of steaming a bunch of cubed potatoes, and I use them for all sorts of things all week long. Continue reading “How To Cook Potatoes in the Pressure Cooker” » … Read the referenced recipe here: How To Cook Potatoes in the Pressure Cooker

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