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A Meditation on Aging at 25

I'm over halfway done with my 20s, and I still don't know if I'm doing them right.<p>I'm 25 -- a couple months shy of 26 -- and all of a sudden, shit feels different. I have problems that no amount of SoulCycle endorphins or Le Labo candles or parental advice can fix. I have decisions to make, and if …

Self-confidence

Joe Cocker, Rock Legend, in Pictures

ISIS Raped and Sold Yazidi Women and Girls for Sex: Report

Women and girls were raped, forced into sexual slavery and driven to suicide by ISIS militants rampaging through northern Iraq, according to shocking personal testimonies published Tuesday in a report by Amnesty International. ISIS militants abducted “hundreds, possibly thousands” of men and women …

Amnesty International

Peanut Butter Blossoms

If you’ve been reading here for a long while, you know that my baking tradition at Christmas revolves around Peanut Butter Blossoms. This year, of …

Melomakarona: Greek Christmas Cookies With Olive Oil

This is a fantastic traditional recipe for Greek Christmas cookies with olive oil, honey, walnuts and cinnamon.<p><b>Ingredients:</b><p>500 grams of flour for all purpose<p>250 grams of olive oil<p>½ cup sugar<p>½ glass orange juice<p>2 tablespoons of cognac (brandy)<p>½ teaspoon baking soda<p>1 teaspoon baking powder<p>1 teaspoon …

Dessert

How to Properly Maintain Your Ears and Earwax

We spend a good portion of the day using our hearing, but we know very little about how to maintain our ears properly. There's a lot of confusion out …

10 best Steve Jobs emails

Steve Jobs has been dead three years, but his words live on -- and continue to be used against him.<p>Emails sent by Jobs have surfaced once again in a class action lawsuit brought against Apple (AAPL) for making iTunes the exclusive store for iPod music. Jobs' emails are characteristically frank, …

100 Greatest Cooking Tips (of All Time!) — Most Popular Pin of the Week

<i>Food Network Magazine asked top chefs across the country for their best advice.</i><p>Check out the post '10 Ways to Use Up Fresh Basil', Food Network's …

10 Business Books Every Savvy Entrepreneur Should Read [+ GIVEAWAY]

Below we’ve compiled a list of books that you’ll find particularly helpful if you’re starting a business.<p>That said, even if you’re already in …

21 Problems You Can Solve With Baking Soda

Seriously, store a box of this stuff in every room of your house.<p>Sure, it's a pro at making chewy chocolate chip cookies, but baking soda's real claim-to-fame is its power to freshen and clean many spots in your home. It's a super-effective (but gentle) abrasive and is a great natural deodorizer, …

The 11 Rules of Highly Profitable Companies

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>LinkedIn Influencer, Tim Ferriss, published this post originally on LinkedIn.</i><p>How do you generate the most profit with the least effort? How do you maximize margins without sacrificing quality?<p>I'm not talking more customers, nor more …

Profit

The ten things the best leaders never say

"The difference between the almost right word and the right word is really a large matter -- 'tis the difference between the lightning-bug and the lightning," wrote Mark Twain.<p>Whether you like it or not, the words you use can seriously affect your ability to achieve success. And that's especially …

7 DIY Exfoliators That Make Your Skin Glow

Bonus points: They're all eco-friendly!<p>For years, the microbead reigned supreme among face and body scrubs—dermatologists loved the perfectly round, tiny plastic ball because it gently eases dead skin cells off your face and neck without overly abrasive scratching or tugging.<p>But recent research has …

5 Things You Need to Stop Telling Yourself if You Want to Be Happy

Too many of us are content to live a good enough life. If we were asked what happiness means, we wouldn't have an answer, because we gave up on happiness long ago.<p>There are many people in some really difficult situations; they're living through things that we'll never understand, but there are …

Happiness

The Power of Sleep

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Sleep

21 Ways To See America For Cheap

The night is warm, the sun is setting, the PBR is flowing, and suddenly you find yourself with a burning and insatiable urge to explore the great United States before summer runs out.<p>Trust us: The classic cross-country trip of your dreams -- whether you've got a week in the car or a couple days by …