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Flavorful Beef Stir-Fry Recipe

"A beef stir-fry that has wonderful flavors without using a ton of spices. Fresh ginger mixes will with the soy sauce and makes a quick and easy …

This Garlicky Chicken with Mozzarella Is a Dinner Dream

Kitchn's Delicious Links column highlights recipes we're excited about from the bloggers we love. Follow along every weekday as we post our favorites.<p>…

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Kyoto

Last year, Kyoto dominated the World’s Best Awards by snagging the winning spot on list of best cities. This year, it broke the top 10. It’s easy to …

These are 4 of the most hipster cities in America

Sick of $400 hotel rooms, tourist-flooded attractions, and overpriced restaurants? Take a trip to one of America's hippest small towns. Offering equal parts art, culture, and cool factor, towns like Boise, Kansas City, and others are giving XXL metropolises like NYC and LA a run for their …

Kansas City

The 8 Best Destinations For The Solo Traveler

<i>For</i> Architectural Digest<i>, by Perri Ormont Blumberg.</i><p>Unaccompanied globe-trotting is one of life’s most underrated pleasures. Equal parts liberating and eye-opening, there may be no better way to hit the reset button. We combed the planet to find the best in wellness, adventure, and self-discovery …

15 Sex Positions That Will Bring You Lots Of Holiday Cheer

This time of year, if it isn’t holiday-themed, you’re not interested. Latté? Pumpkin spice or peppermint, please. Earrings? Jingle bells or bust. …

This Fitness Blogger’s Progress Is Proof That A Little Meal Prep Can Go A Long Way

When Luxembourg fitness blogger Nessa sets a goal, she sticks with it. Nessa, of the Instagram account Nessa Sphere, never had to worry about her …

HIIT

How This Woman Sculpted Her Saggy Work Butt Into an Ass of Steel

With insane abs, to boot!<p>Nessa, a 39-year-old from Luxembourg, grew up playing basketball and eating whatever she wanted without gaining any weight. (🙌 )<p>Four years ago, Nessa started a new demanding job in finance, and she started gaining weight. "I was focused on my job and not on my body. I was …

Sweet Potatoes

The 21 best science movies and shows streaming on Netflix that will make you smarter

And if you're looking for something entertaining and beautiful that'll also make you knowledgeable, there's an incredible variety of science- and nature-focused documentaries and TV episodes streaming on Netflix right now.<p>You can find compelling documentaries that'll captivate you with the beauty …

Entertainment

How to Have a Fancy Dinner Party for 10 People With Only $50

But BYO wine because yeah<p>We get it: You want to have your friends over. Cook them dinner. Lay out the kind of spread you see in fancy magazines (<i>ahem</i>) and have everyone drunk and full and laughing at a long table and 'gramming about how great of a cook you are. But also: You're broke. Well, not …

34 Movies Guaranteed To Fuck With Your Head

"It literally gave me an existential crisis." This is a spoiler-free zone.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

15 science-backed tricks to instantly seem smart

Some people are smarter than others — intelligence, scientists believe, is the result of a combination of complex factors, including everything from …

The 13 Best Countries for Americans Who Want to Live Abroad

America's classic shut-down line is "Love it or leave it," which, strictly speaking, is a false choice. You can love your country and leave it. Now …

Science-Backed Ways To Build Confidence When You Feel Like You’re Out Of Your League

Forget about faking it ’til you make it, these tips will trick your brain into thinking you’re all that.<p>Whether you are interviewing for a job that feels beyond your current abilities, demonstrating a skill that feels rusty, or working with someone who is difficult and challenging, there are dozens …

How to Pack for a Cross-Country Road Trip

Because not all road trip snacks are created equal.<p>If Girl Scouts issued a Road Warrior badge, I’d have earned it ten times over by now. In the last eight months, I’ve visited 22 states and logged more than 18,000 miles in my open-ended road trip across America. My boyfriend and I are still …

Camping

Want to Be a Lot Happier? Science Says Do Any 1 of These 9 Things

Or do them all. They work. Science says so.<p>Everyone wants to be happy, but many people aren't (especially people who live in Burundi).<p>So how can you be happier?<p>There's good news and bad. Unfortunately, approximately 50 percent of your happiness, your "happiness set-point," is determined by …

8 Personality Traits of Highly Intelligent People (Backed by Science)

The scientific reasoning behind some of the personality traits that smart people share.<p>Over on Quora, more than 100 people have answered the question "What are the common traits of highly intelligent people?"<p>Some users claim to know from personal experience; others are just taking an educated guess.<p>…

Here's How You Should Be Charging Your Phone, According to Science

We've been doing it wrong.<p>Yes, we know. Our smartphone batteries are bad because they barely last a day.<p>But it's partially our fault because we've …

World-Class Computer Science Courses Online | Stanford Center for Professional Development

<b>View webinars, seminars and lectures online presented by Stanford faculty, industry experts and senior researchers.</b><p><b>Seminars</b><p>The general public may …

3 Things You Need to Do to Be More Productive at Work (Backed by Science)

3 things you can do to avoid "completion bias" and tackle the most important tasks first.<p><i>This story first appeared on The Muse, a Web destination with exciting job opportunities and expert career advice.</i><p>I want you to play a short game with me. Close your eyes and imagine a long to-do list that lays …

24 Things You Should Never Order When You Eat Out

From sneaky sodium traps to dicey dishes that put you at risk for food poisoning, these are the menu items you’re better off skipping.

How to Make the Perfect First Impression, According to Science

You only get one chance for a first impression -- make sure science is on your side.<p>Positive first impressions can link you to all kinds of crazy-good friendships and securities, so the more of them you can make, the better your odds often are for achieving personal and business goals. On the …

Make One Batch Of This Chili, and Feast On It All Week

Our chili recipe delivers a huge protein payload. Cook it once, and eat for a week<p>Preparing all your meals for the upcoming week is smart: You eliminate stress, eat healthier stuff, and spend way less energy agonizing over what’s for dinner.<p>Plus, you lessen your chances of swerving into the …

15 Extremely Underrated Films That Every Movie Buff Needs to See

The brilliant films of the last three decades that have fallen through the cracks of time.<p>There are so many films coming out at any given period that's it's impossible to keep track of them all. That's why we're always on the lookout for those diamonds in the rough, those films that speak to us and …

Why does gravity move at the speed of light?

Newton thought it was instantaneous, but the story is much richer than that!<p><i>“The fact that gravitational damping is measured at all is a strong</i> …

18 Dinner Recipes That Require No Planning Ahead

It's the afternoon and I haven't planned dinner for tonight (or tomorrow, or the night after). That means I want to pick up groceries (a minimal amount!) on my way home and make a meal that does not require I had any sort of plan in mind. I don't want to have to wait for a sauce to reduce; I don't …

What to Eat (or Avoid!) for Each Part of Your Day

What should you eat when you first open your eyes and can't shake the sleepiness? Or when you squat your legs into a coma? Which foods soften the …

Nutrition

The 8 best action movies on Netflix right now

Yes, they can. We came up with a list of eight films currently streaming on Netflix that are thrilling, intense, and applauded by critics. Read on to see the best-rated action films on Netflix:

Entertainment

7 Habits That May Actually Change The Brain, According To Science

The brain is by far our most precious organ–others are good, too, but they all pale in comparison to the mighty brain. Because the brain works so hard around the clock (even while we’re sleeping), it uses an extraordinary amount of energy, and requires a certain amount of nutritional support to …

Wellness