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The best way to eat in each decade of your life

Do you eat to live or live to eat? We have a complicated relationship with food, influenced by cost, availability, even peer pressure. But something we all share is appetite—our desire to eat. Increased appetite might have a physical or psychological dimension, but while hunger—our body’s way of …

Holistic Medicine

Welcome to Hotel Millennial

You can check out any time you like, but you may never get clean sheets.<p>The first thing I notice about the lobby of Moxy Times Square is the …

Hospitality

5 supreme advantages that Ruby on Rails development provides to every tech startup

Tech Startup is a messy field where competition is cut throat.<p>For every Uber, there is one Lyft and OLA and to stop the juggernaut of Amazon, there …

Software Engineering

List of the Best Websites Based on Ruby on Rails [State For 2018]

At Ideamotive we just love Ruby on Rails. This amazing framework lets us deliver state of the art web applications and help startups and businesses …

Software Engineering

12 Exercises to Improve Your Posture

Having good posture is about more than looking good. It helps you to develop strength, flexibility, and balance in your body. These can all lead to …

Yoga

The 5-Hour Rule Used by Bill Gates, Jack Ma and Elon Musk

The most successful people on the planet are also the people likeliest to devote an hour a day to reading and learning.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You just walked in the door from an exhausting day at work. You’re hungry and spent, just wanting to catch your breath …

Bill Gates

For Serious Writers Only: Why Most People Won’t Succeed at Writing

If You Think Writing is D****d Difficult, You’re On the Right Track<b>“I am irritated by my own writing. I am like a violinist whose ear is true, but</b> …

Creative Writing

How to live like a local in Edinburgh

Lonely Planet Local Chitra Ramaswamy has lived in Edinburgh for more than a decade. Based in the north of the city in Leith, named one of the UK’s top hipster spots, she loves exploring the historic capital’s world famous architecture, eating out in its many excellent restaurants, sampling the …

Loneliness

These Volunteer Organizations Are Perfect for Retirees Who Love to Travel

Beyond the satisfaction of giving back.<p>A few years after he retired from his professorship at the UCLA School of Dentistry, Stuart White began …

Film Festivals

Take Control of Your Learning at Work

Human beings have an astonishing ability to learn, but our motivation to do so tends to decrease with age, particularly in adulthood. As children, we are naturally curious and free to explore the world around us. As adults, we are much more interested in preserving what we learned, to the point of …

Learning

The secret to loving your life

Sometimes life sucks. Bad. Really bad. And you feel like you want a refund.<p>But, of course, we need to accept that Life Avenue is going to have its …

Self-help

Anti-Inflammatory Diet: 9 Recipes to Get You Started

Chronic inflammation may negatively affect some of your body's systems and organs, including your heart.<p>But some studies suggest that a diet rich in …

Food

PHOTOS: World Bodypainting Festival gets creative, naked in Austria

The 21st annual World Bodypainting Festival kicked off in Austria this week, which means a ton of people are getting naked, sort of.<p>Hundreds of artists are descending on Klagenfurt, the capital of Corinthia, the southernmost state in Austria, to use bodies of all shapes and sizes as canvasses for …

Great Leaders Are Confident, Connected, Committed, and Courageous

Brad was leading a difficult turnaround of his company and had decided to fire his head of sales, who was a nice guy but wasn’t performing.<p>Three months later, he still hadn’t fired him.<p>I asked him why. His answer? “I’m a wimp!”<p>Brad (not his real name — I’ve changed some details to protect people’s …

The Exact Kettlebell and Bodyweight Workout That Left My Abs Sore For Days

Anyone who knows me or follows me on Instagram knows I'm a fiend for kettlebells. I love the versatility of this fitness tool, and I especially love that you can mix it up with other kinds of workouts for a comprehensive sweat session.<p>I recently had the chance to work out with Francheska Martinez, …

Workouts

How to Make an Amazing Creamy Taco Sauce in About 45 Seconds

By Alex Delany<p>It slays on just about any taco you can think of, but tastes incredible on everything from grilled veggies to steak too. This sauce is life.<p>When I'm at a restaurant, eating tamales or enchiladas or tacos, you can bet that I'll ask for crema. That creamy, tangy, dairy-based sauce is …

Cooking

If You Struggle to Sleep Through the Night, Try These 6 Yoga Poses Before Bed

It's Sunday night and you can't seem to stop thinking about the workweek ahead, your neverending to-do list, and that embarrassing thing you said …

Treat Yourself to Garlic Butter Steak Bites Tonight — Delicious Links

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

Cooking

Many Look To Buddhism For Sanctuary From An Over-Connected World

On the floor of a Zen Buddhist worship space in an apartment building in Washington, D.C., about 15 people recently sat on meditation cushions. They chant <i>sutras</i> and meditate, in complete silence, for a full 30 minutes.<p>And then one of the lay leaders of the All Beings Zen Sangha, or congregation, …

Meditation

Professional Photographer Reveals the Patience Needed to Take the Perfect Photo

Professional photographers are often so skilled that their photographs look effortless. But, anyone with a little know-how understands just how much time, preparation, skill, luck, and patience goes into getting the shot of a lifetime. Dutch photographer Albert Dros—whose work has been featured in</i> …

Landscape Photography

Ketogenic diet could give new cancer-fighting drugs a big boost

New cancer-fighting drugs come along pretty regularly, and some show more promise than others, but a new class of treatments is getting a boost in …

Photographer Visualizes Hearing Loss as Artistically Blurred Street Photography

Viewing his photos as paintings, Chilean photographer Eduardo Asenjo Matus has a unique technique for capturing the spirit of his environment. Using a neutral density filter, he employs long exposures to focus in on his primary subject, leaving the rest in an artistic blur. The former graphic …

Street Photography

10 important life lessons we are often taught too late

Life is a continuous learning experience. Throughout our lives we keep rising and falling, picking up important lessons along the way. Some of these …

Motivation

The counterintuitive tricks to asking better questions, according to Harvard research

Having the ability to ask a question appears to be a uniquely human trait, one that saves us time and energy as we gather resources and information. It also allows us to develop empathy for others and create bonds of trust, even among strangers. Indeed, people who ask more questions are seen as …

Framing

This Type of Learning Could Help You Remember More (But Few People Use It)

The method means consistency and routine are critical for future recall.<p>No matter what you're trying to learn or why, the learning arguably only has value if you can retrieve the data your brain has tucked away when you need it. This is where state-dependent learning can do you a massive favor.<p>The …

How to Find a Great Developer That Fits Your Company

In any software project, there’s one vital ingredient: Great development talent. There are plenty of decent programmers out there, ladies and gents …

20 of the best group trips for solo travellers

<b>Sailing and socialising in the</b> Mediterranean<p>Med Sailors runs skippered sailing holidays for 20- to 35-year-olds, many of whom travel solo. Everyone shares a bunkbed cabin with someone else of the same gender; each yacht sleeps eight and travels in a flotilla of up to eight boats, so there is plenty …

Travel

Spending Money on Experiences Makes You a Better Person

You’ve probably heard about the health benefits of practicing gratitude—how it can boost your mood, help you treat others better, improve physical …

These 5 Books Will Make You a Better (and More Productive) Writer

Great writers have valuable lessons to tell: Learn from them.<p>Before I sat down to write this, I cut a soft green guava and a ripe mango for my daughter and me, peeled off half a slice of cold Emmental cheese (she had mozzarella), munched on some sour cream and onion potato chips (sinful but …

6 of the best small hotels in the South of France

La Divine Comedie, Avignon<p>THE FRESH ARRIVAL<p>You'd never guess it but behind a massive unmarked iron gate at the end of an impasse lies a magnificent …