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7 surprising, health-boosting uses for fresh ginger

Ginger works wonders as a flavoring agent (you most often see it popping up in Asian and Indian cuisines), but it’s also becoming more recognized by …

Ginger

The Secret to Making the Best Banana Pudding Ever

Some people are kind of snobby about their ingredients—I’m embarrassed to admit that I’m one of them. You’ll never find me pulling a premade piecrust …

Dessert

Locals-Only: An Italian Winemaker on How to Eat and Drink Your Way Through Rome

In the immortal words of the late Anthony Bourdain, "It's easy to fall in love with Rome." Upon touching down in the Italian capital city, I feel the …

Italy

The history of a city, as told through its trash

Today’s garbage is tomorrow’s archaeology.<p>Humans have been tossing stuff into rivers for thousands of years, whether it’s trash, wished-upon coins, lost items, or dramatically dumped, once-significant objects. That makes the river bed into a microcosm of human history and the development of …

Archaeology

These 6 recipes for on-the-go lunches will fuel all your summer adventures

Most days, when you’re headed out to bask in the summer sun and <i>seriously</i> chill, the last thing you want to worry about is what you’re going to eat. …

Healthy Eating

3-Ingredient Natural Weed Killer That Really Works

Even if you're not a savvy environmentalist, you probably know that contaminating your yard with nasty chemicals isn't a good idea, especially if you have kids, pets, or an edible garden nearby. Here's an easy-to-make weed killer that won't hurt the earth but will stop the weeds from growing. All …

Gardening

The New Vintage Vanguard: 6 Shops You Need to Know

Plus, expert tips for starting your own collection.<p>Ten vintage experts across the country share their tips on turning dusty finds into …

Home Decorating

She Survived the Great Depression—Then, at 91, Became a YouTube Star

<b>Clara Cannucciari became internet famous at 91 years old.</b> She was 66 when video cameras first went on sale and 74 when the World Wide Web was born. She never wanted to be on camera because she didn’t like the way she photographed, so when her grandson, Chris Cannucciari, first asked if he could …

Great Depression

Rheumatoid arthritis: How chronic inflammation affects the brain

A recent study demonstrates how the chronic inflammation that characterizes rheumatoid arthritis affects the brain. The results may explain the …

The Brain

8 Podcasts To Fall Asleep To Because Switching Off & Relaxing Is A Lot Harder Than It Looks

Whether you love them or hate them, podcasts are everywhere and if you have an interest, I'm almost positive there is a podcast for that. Something …

Hit the Road With Atlanta-based sCAMPer Van

After 20 years in the radio and music industry, David Clapper switched gears. With a longtime friend and fellow traveler, he started the journey in …

Here’s How to Write a Book in 100 Days: 10 Steps

“Have you ever had a great book idea, tried to write it, and then failed?” I’ve asked this question to thousands of writers, and over eighty percent …

How to have a zero waste kitchen: tips from Jamie Oliver, Tom Kerridge, Skye Gyngell and more

According to the campaigning waste charity Wrap, UK households bin 5m tonnes of edible food every year. That is 1.1m tonnes less than in 2007, a drop that, in CO2 terms, is equivalent to taking 2.2m cars off the road each year. But, clearly, there is still a lot that could be done to inspire us to …

Jamie Oliver

50 Must-Read Books with Gorgeous Writing

We book lovers read so much, and so widely, that we’ve seen it all. The good, the bad, the so-bad-it’s-good, the meh, the life changing. And we’ve …

Books

Every story in the world has one of these six basic plots

Researchers analysed over 1700 novels to reveal six story types – but can they be applied to our most-loved tales? Miriam Quick takes a look.<p>“My prettiest contribution to the culture” was how the novelist Kurt Vonnegut described his old master’s thesis in anthropology, “which was rejected because …

Literature

8 Tips to Change Negative Thinking

Negative thinking contributes to anxiety in social and performance situations. Most therapies for social anxiety involve an aspect dedicated to …

Mindfulness

Microbiomania: what we actually know about the human microbiome

Lance Armstrong may not have tried it, but poo doping is the new item of discussion on the performance enhancement menu.<p>It turns out elite cyclists …

This 3-Day Microbiome Cleanse Will Eliminate Bloat, Improve Digestion & Reboot Your Gut Health

Over two decades as a holistic, functional doctor in New York City, I have treated tens of thousands of patients who have brain fog, anxiety, and …

Stressed out? These are the supplements experts recommend

Not to add another worry to your already-full plate, but chronic stress has been shown to play a significant role in the development of disease. …

Best Self-Guided Tours of Europe

Touring Europe was once done by rich folks whose servants struggled with enormous steamer trunks on every stop. Lucky for them the stops were …

5 Underrated Cities to Visit on Your Spain Trip

Spain is a festive, historical country filled with rich culture. Yet, travel lovers leave much of this country unexplored. While Barcelona and Madrid …

European Travel

This Is Your Body on Flour

A diet high in flours made from wheat or other grains affects every system in the body. Here’s a quick guide to flour’s far-reaching effects.<p><b>Brain:</b> …

7 of the Best Road Trip Destinations for Gem Hunting

Who doesn’t love a good old-fashioned treasure hunt? Road tripping by car or RV to some of the best gem hunting destinations in the United States is …

Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month

Weight loss diet tips to lose 10 kg in one month<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>If you’re still figuring out a way to lose weight and build that beach body for …

Here are 300 free Ivy League university courses you can take online right now

The eight Ivy League schools are among the most prestigious colleges in the world. They include Brown, Harvard, Cornell, Princeton, Dartmouth, Yale, and Columbia universities, and the University of Pennsylvania.<p>All eight schools place in the top fifteen of the US News and World Report 2017 national …

Online Education

Dog Always Brings A Leaf To 'Buy' Himself Treats At The Store

"He's found a way to make himself understood. He's very intelligent."<p>Some dogs beg for treats. This clever pup <i>pays</i> for his.<p>For the last five years or …

These are the golden rules of good metabolism, according to J.Lo’s nutritionist

If there’s one thing that celebrity nutritionist Haylie Pomroy wants you to know, it’s that “good” metabolism isn’t about winning some kind of …

The Best Probiotics for Weight Loss

Probiotics reset that all-important bacterial balance in our guts, and they are hailed as a panacea for many diseases and conditions. Now, a growing …

Weight Loss

This Homemade MIXTURE Will Help You Fall Asleep Almost Instantly (It Works Great!)

Waking up in the middle of the night can be quite unpleasant and frustrating. According to scientists, about 42% of all people in the USA experience …

This is what you should eat for a good night's sleep

If you struggle to get to sleep at night, then fear not, because help is at hand.<p>Alongside the age-old advice of avoiding your phone, taking a bath, reading a book or spraying lavender on your pillow, comes new rules on what you should eat before bedtime.<p>Sleep expert Sammy Margo, author of <i>The Good</i> …