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What's For Dinner? 8 Easy Meals You'll Make Again and Again

Looking for new recipes to add to the weekly dinner rotation? From cedar planked salmon to grilled chicken fajitas, these recipes are all serious family-pleasers.<p><b>1. Cedar Planked Salmon with Lemon, Garlic & Herbs</b><p>This is one of my favorite ways to prepare salmon: the cedar plank and herbs impart a …

Our 12 Most Popular Recipes Ever!

This recipe made the cut for obvious reasons! Who doesn't adore chocolate chip cookies? And you probably have all of the ingredients in your pantry already!

England's most beautiful places: 31 photos to enchant you | CNN Travel

Travel

11 Life-Changing Books To Help You Build Better Habits

When you woke up this morning, what did you do first?Did you hop in the shower, check your email or grab a doughnut from the kitchen counter?Did you …

Self-improvement

101 free things to do in London

Give your credit card a rest with these 101 fabulous London freebies.<p>Free museums<p>1. Come face-to-face with a roaring T-Rex and experience the …

England

17 Charts To Help You Eat Healthy

Everything you need to know from cutting out sugar to building a salad that doesn't suck.

How To Turn Your Favorite Veggies Into Gnocchi

Italian gnocchi are one of the greatest pleasures in life. Bite-sized, cloud-like dumplings, typically made from potato, they basically taste like an edible hug.<p>While potato is the most common base to make gnocchi, it's not the only ingredient that can be used. Butternut squash, sweet potato, and …

Italian Food
Time I

4 Truly Enlightening Ideas From Self-Help Books

Self-improvement

Self-Help Advice You Haven't Heard Before

We sifted through the season's life-improvement books to help you become more clever, more relaxed, more satisfied—and more realistic about how long …

13 of the best best science books of 2015

To help sort through 2015's books, the <i>Science News</i> staff offers its must-read picks, many of which have been previously reviewed in the magazine.<p>Read those reviews at the links below or in our Editor's Pick: Favorite books of 2015.

Books

The 10 Soft Skills Every Employee Needs to Know

In the workplace, skills are typically broken down into two categories: hard skills and soft skills. Hard skills are defined as specific, teachable …

17 Free Online Learning Sites that Provide High Quality Opportunities

One thing that you should never stop doing is learning, even if you are no longer in school. With the Internet, our opportunities to learn have never …

Tips for Retaining Vital Information, from a Memory Champion

My brother has the best memory. He can recall the names of people he’s met only once, even briefly. He never forgets a date or appointment. He …

Washing Machines

The Best Science Books of 2015

From Earth’s largest-hearted creature to the interconnectedness of the universe, by way of Einstein and artificial intelligence.<p><i>“Anyone who writes down to children is simply wasting his time,”</i> E.B. White observed in a wonderful 1969 interview. <i>“You have to write up, not down.”</i> What’s true of great …

50 Ways Greek Yogurt Can Help You Lose Weight | Women's Health

Though yogurt cup after plastic yogurt cup can get old really quick, this magical food is versatile and perfect for creating weight-loss friendly dips, sauces, and more. Check out these 50 (!) R.D.-approved Greek yogurt hacks you need in your life.<p><b>1.</b> Mix Greek yogurt with taco seasoning, salsa, or …

How to Stop Micromanaging Your Team

Micromanaging is a hard habit to break. You may downplay your propensities by labeling yourself a “control freak” or by claiming that you just like to keep close tabs on your team, but those are poor excuses for excessive meddling. What can you do to give your people the space they need to succeed …

Leadership

50 apps to improve your smartphone

From lifestyle aids to productivity tools, travel planners to social media, here are the apps that should have a place on your homescreen<p>A recent study by market research firm Nielsen claimed that the average person uses 27 apps a month, which sounds like very few considering that Apple and …

Apps

Chocolate with your Bacon? Tate Britain offers feast for the senses

Visitors to Tate Britain can have chocolate with their Bacon while the smell of Pledge furniture polish wafts around a 1940s interior by Richard Hamilton.<p>In another room there are creaking, burbling sounds in front of a wildly colourful David Bomberg abstract while ultrasound air flutters on to …

Art

Easy Paint Swatch Wall Art

Over the years, it maybe a little <i>too</i> easy to collect a menagerie of paint samples leftover from home renovations and DIY projects passed. Instead of …

Wall Art

When Decorating With Color, Use the “Rule of Three”

A little color can work wonders to liven up a room. If you’re looking to decorate a room with a splash of color, use the “rule of three” to pull it …

Home Decorating

The only technique to learn something new

The other day I threw everything out. Everything. I threw out all my books (donated). I threw out all my clothes.<p>I threw out old computers. I threw …

4 Crazy-Good Kebab Recipes

Summer and skewers go hand-in-hand, so put one of these crowd-pleasing kebab recipes on your next party menu. Food is just more fun when it's served on a stick.<p><b>1. Honey, Lime & Sriracha Chicken Skewers</b><p>These chicken skewers marinated in honey, lime juice and Sriracha are every bit as good as they …

Cooking

5 Books to Take on Vacation

One of the things I love most about going on vacation is having the luxury to just sit and read. It can be stressful choosing the right books, though, because there's nothing worse than having time, scenery and a comfy lounge chair -- and a so-so story that doesn't hold your attention.<p>So I vetted a …

Books

This Picture Shows How Aperture, Shutter Speed, and ISO Affect Your Photos

Here’s a helpful little infographic that has been floating around the Web. It’s a simple look at how the “exposure triangle” — aperture, shutter …

Shutter Speed

Dynamic Portraits of Acrobatic Dancer and Bursts of Powder Frozen in Time

Brussels-based photographer Jeffrey Vanhoutte freezes extraordinary instants in time in these expressive shots of an acrobatic dancer leaping and twirling amid dynamic clouds of powder. The Belgian photographer captured these spontaneous shots for the creative agency Norvell Jefferson in order to …

Photography

Bucket List Places You Need To See In The Next Decade

"Where do you see yourself in the next 10 years?" What if instead of a dreaded job interview question, this was asked as a travel challenge? Suddenly the whole world opens up.<p>You had better start thinking, because the world will look very different in the next decade than it does today. For …

How Do I Start Running? A Practical Plan for Beginners

Sounds straightforward and easy enough. You're ready to start running and decide to find some good advice on the Web. You plug in your search terms and, uh-oh, information overload. You'll find plans that tell you cross train, plans with speed sessions and hill workouts, plans that emphasize …

Marathons

A Beginner's Ski Gear Guide

Before your first day of skiing or snowboarding, you have to get dressed up in something that makes you feel great. No, I don't mean a fancy suit or pretty dress--I'm talking about gear that will keep you cozy, warm, and dry. Why the emphasis? The wrong gear will leave you feeling miserable. I know …

Backpacking