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A British-Inspired Spring Tea

The Menu<p>Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sandwiches<br>• Egg and Watercress Sandwich<br>• Smoked Salmon with Fromage Blanc, Chives, and Pickled Celery<br>• Coronation Chicken …

How Paralympian Amy Purdy Dances Like a Star

Olympian Amy Purdy might win this season of ‘Dancing With the Stars,’ and she’s a double amputee. The technology that keeps her twirling and dipping …

Why You Should Become Best Friends With Your Company’s Chief Financial Officer

Chief Financial Officers are quickly becoming something akin to the CEO’s consigliere, one of the many reasons marketers need to align themselves with their CFOs.<p>As the former international marketing manager for one of the world’s first commercially successful PC software companies, MultiMate …

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Are These The Best Workout Songs Ever?

And the award goes to…<p>Here at <i>Women's Health</i>, we're forever on the hunt for great songs to help get you through your sweat session. That's why we were more than happy to team up with Gold's Gym and <i>Men's Health</i> last month for the March Music Madness Battle of the Sexes, where participants in the …

9 Little Known Truths About the Power of Yes!

"If someone offers you an amazing opportunity and you are not sure you can do it, say yes. Then learn how to do it later." -- Richard Branson<p>Yes, has magic within it. So often we are afraid of life -- we fear failure, we anticipate the worst, we don't know what to expect. In doing so and often by …

The 9 Stages of Binge-Watching a TV Show (PICS!)

You said you were only going to watch one episode of a new series. Here's how you inevitably end up watching the entire season over the course of one weekend.<p><b>Stage 1:</b>It's Friday night, and you're exhausted from a long workweek. You decide to curl up with a glass of wine and watch the pilot of that …

A Cheat-sheet for Life: 32 Tips

Seems like people with blogs fall into one of two categories. Those who love lists, and insist that every post is a list. And those who avoid lists like the plague. Other than one or two, so far there's been little list-love on this blog. But later this week my personal clock goes forward another …

46 Kale Recipes We Love

Gallery46 Kale Recipes We Love<p>We love our winter greens, and according to our stats, you do, too! We've pulled together 46 of our favorite kale recipes, from sautés to pastas to freshly blended juices. See them all in the slideshow or jump straight to one of the recipes below.<p>Salads<p>Kale, Apple, and …

Slow Cooker Ropa Vieja With Black Beans and Rice

More<p>Guide to Steak<p>All the methods and tips you need to make perfect steak, each and every time.<p>Ropa vieja, the classic Cuban dish of shredded stewed beef flavored with a vinegary tomato and pepper sauce, is a natural choice for the slow cooker, stewed all day and served with rice and beans.<p>Slow …

Inside the Thematic Design of Barrel

Grid View<p>Eater Inside: Barrel<p>Visitors shouldn't have trouble remembering the name of the bar once they step inside <b>Barrel</b>, the new pig, whiskey and beer project at 613 Pennsylvania Ave. SE. Barrels are everywhere, along with plenty of wood, exposed brick, and rows and rows of <b>bourbon</b>, and there's a …

When Uncle Earl Met RGIII

Admitted shadow campaign financier <b>Jeff Thompson</b> could be facing six months in prison, so it should be no surprise that he's out enjoying life while …

“The Butler” and the Coaches

In the spring of 1967, a former football star at Grambling College, in Louisiana, with the evocative name of Frederick Douglass Kirkpatrick paid a visit to his old coach, Eddie Robinson. In itself, the gesture was nothing unusual; lots of former college players, having graduated to the N.F.L., …

Tea Cocktails

Ready to get in on the trend? Try one of these tasty tea cocktail recipes:<p><b>Orange Bourbon Blossom</b><p>Ingredients:<br>1 ½ oz Bourbon (recommended: Old Forester Bourbon)<br>1 oz David's Tea Orange Blossom Tea (chilled)<br>½ oz Turbinado Syrup (1:1 turbinado sugar and water, stirred over heat until the sugar …

Salamander Resort & Spa Opens With Speeches, Sparkling Wine, and Glimpses of Luxury

There’s clearly a mutual admiration society between businesswoman <b><br>Sheila Johnson</b> and political commentator <b><br>David Gergen</b>. He was just one of many who …

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The Most Memorable Facial Hair in Sporting History

The 20 best beards and 'staches from the annals of athletics<p>The 20 best beards and 'staches from the annals of athletics

How Chris McCandless Died

Twenty-one years ago this month, on September 6, 1992, the decomposed body of Christopher McCandless was discovered by moose hunters just outside the northern boundary of Denali National Park. He had died inside a rusting bus that served as a makeshift shelter for trappers, dog mushers, and other …

Our top 45 free things to do in New York City

Seeing New York City's biggest attractions can mean spending a hefty chunk of your trip budget on tickets. Empire State Building? $36. The Guggenheim and the Whitney both go for $25. Even the Frick is $22. But there's a lifetime of fun to be had without ever handing over a cent, and not just by …

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6 ways to delete yourself from the internet

If you're reading this, it's highly likely your personal information is available to the public. And by "public" I mean everyone everywhere. To drive home this point, I give you exhibit A: Earlier this week, Facebook came under fire when it was revealed that the data of more than 50 million …

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This Cat Music Video Is Everything We Ever Wanted

<i>Auf wiedersehen</i>, world. It's Friday afternoon, and this cat music video is the best thing we'll ever experience in our lives. We're so overwhelmed …

Genetic map of cancer reveals trails of mutation that lead to disease

The first detailed map of genetic faults that cause cancers is published today, offering profound insights into the disease.<p>The map describes more than 20 "genetic signatures", or patterns of mutation, that alone or in combination drive 30 different types of cancer, including brain, lung, pancreas …

Seattle's 'Hempfest' will feature munchies courtesy of the cops

A marijuana-centric festival in Washington state this weekend will have a heavy police presence, but the cops will be a little friendlier than one might expect.<p>Instead of handing out summonses at Hempfest 2013, Seattle police have announced plans to hand out bags of snacks— with a message.<p>Seattle …

31 Black-And-White Movies Every Twentysomething Needs To See

Life lessons brought to you entirely in black and white.

J. C. Penney’s Martha Stewart Mistake

The early covers of <i>Martha Stewart Living</i> magazine, in the nineteen-nineties, featured Stewart’s name in bold type and photos of the namesake herself, frosted hair lacquered in place, arranging sunflowers or canoeing past russet-leaved trees. By 2004—the year Stewart began her five-month prison …

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Settlement Ends Decade-Long Property Fight

It’s a legal battle that has been fought in the Main Line for over a decade. But now the fight is finally coming to an end.<p>At the center of it all is …

What's Tylenol Doing to Our Minds?

The same pathways that help with physical pain seem to moderate existential distress.<p>A scene from David Lynch's <i>Rabbits</i><p>The active drug in Tylenol, acetaminophen, is one of the best medications we have for helping people in pain. It's also one of the most commonly overdosed substances in the world, …

No Wonder Years: Photos From An Awkward Age

It gets better–or at least the hair and the clothes do. A then-and-now project assures teens past and present.<p>There’s a reason why fully developed 20-something actors play high school students on TV and in movies: In real life, most teenagers are painfully awkward, far too much to stomach observing …

9 Tricks To Beat The Midday Slump

You’re lethargic. You’re tired. You can’t stop checking the time. (How is it still, STILL, 2:55 p.m.?) We get it and we’re here to help.<p>You just ate your lunch, and all you want to do is go home.<p>There’s no way you can possibly get <i>anything</i> done–the next four hours of your workday are doomed. And to …