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Make This Sheet Pan Balsamic Chicken and Broccoli for Dinner

February is not my favorite month. While I'd like to think I'd spend time in my kitchen making long, labor-intensive dinners, like lasagna bolognese …

Cooking

9 yoga poses to help you live your most healthy, vibrant life

In the midst of a heart-pumping workout, you’re probably <i>not</i> contemplating the long-term consequences of every single burpee and plank jack on your …

Make-Ahead Thanksgiving Recipes

Stress less this Thanksgiving with our best make-ahead recipes and tips.

Cooking

This Yoga Sequence Will Loosen Up Insanely Tight Hamstrings

Running and crazy-tight hamstrings seem to go together like peanut butter and jelly, but it doesn't have to be that way! Hop on your mat after a run …

Yoga

The Best Slow Cooker Pasta Recipes

The slow cooker has become synonymous with fall cooking. It makes hearty, soul-satisfying meals that we all begin to crave once summer comes to an end. Most people think of soups and stews for the slow cooker, or even braises, and those are great options ― but pastas are where it’s at if you want …

Cooking

Underwater Photographer Jean-Marie Ghislain Captures Diver Playing with Great White Sharks

Yesterday’s story on the winners of the 2017 Underwater Photographer of the Year Contest was so popular that we decided to feature these incredible …

Scuba Diving

The week in wildlife – in pictures

Sea turtles laying eggs, buffalo and a swan lake are among this week’s pick of images from the natural world

Wildlife

The secret side of the Sierra Nevadas

On the less-traversed eastern slopes of the mountain range is a complex environment of geothermal activity, volcanic forces, salt lakes, desert hills and ghost towns.

National Parks

Tapenade Recipe

226<p>11<p>3<p>Shares 240<p>Way back when, after I arrived in France, I wanted to also be in the south of France, in Provence, and I did go off on the lookout in …

How to have a dry January (and why it’s totally worth it)

Juice fasting and celeb-style meal delivery aren’t the only ways to give your body a post-holiday reset. The simple act of taking a break from …

The Seven Best Things to Do With Your Dog in Miami

<b>7. Spend the day at</b> Hobie Beach<br>The best thing to do in Miami is visit one of its many beaches. And at Hobie Beach, you can do just that with your …

Pets

50 Books Every Woman Should Read Before She Turns 40

Consider this your life's library.<p>This list celebrates female writers who wrote coming-of-age classics as well as modern page-turners. They've won awards, provoked discussion, and ultimately their work has become cherished favorites on the bookshelves of many.

Books

19 Essential Adventure Supplies You Didn't Know You Needed To Pack

Pack it up, pack it in.

Olympic National Park

Food: Gennaro Contaldo on cooking the perfect carbonara and why pasta is good for you

I'm invited to Italy to meet Gennaro Contaldo, the man behind Jamie Oliver's chain of Italian restaurants, to learn about pasta. Contaldo is best …

Quit Loafing Around and Make These 9x5" Loaf Pan Recipes

Your 9X5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread.<p>Your 9x5" loaf pan is so much more than a vehicle for banana bread. Let these recipes inspire you. (Psst—some of these recipes call for a slightly smaller pan. Don't sweat it.)

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 …

16 Recipes to Make for Pigs in a Blanket Day

Let’s face it: The only thing better than a hot dog is, well, a super cute miniature version of a hot dog wrapped in flaky pastry dough. Who doesn’t love miniature snack food? Thankfully, someone designated a whole day to honor pigs in a blanket, the savory finger food that straddles childhood and …

Cooking

Plant Basil With Tomatoes for a Natural Pest Repellant (and Other Garden Tricks)

Here in North America, it’s time to think about planting (if you haven’t already), and the Old World Garden Farm suggests a garden pair that makes a …

12 Outdoor DIY Projects To Start Building Now

Warmer weather is here, so there's no time to waste. Get started on these spring DIY projects and enjoy them all summer long.<p>Spring is the perfect time to prepare your home for the hot summer months and start all of those DIY projects you put off during the winter. Some of our favorite spring …

3 Ways to Enlightenment.

There are at least 3 ways to enlightenment according to yoga philosophy.<p>In reality, there are many more, perhaps as many as there are yogis, but just …

10 careers with the most psychopaths per capita

Research suggests psychopathy can actually be advantageous in certain professions. He are just a few examples<p>Are you a psychopath? Happens to the best of us. James Fallon, a neuroscientist studying Alzheimer’s effects on the brain, accidentally discovered that he was a psychopath and then he wrote …

Psychology

26 Simple Ways To Add Style To Your Home

Finding the right balance between functionality, coziness and style seems difficult to achieve when decorating our homes. No matter how much money we …

Nine Powerful Life Lessons From Studying With A Monk

By Robert Piper, Thanks to Body Mind Soul Spirit.<p>When I was 18 years old, I suffered from anxiety and stomach problems. A compassionate physician and …

Meditation

10 great US activity holidays

<b>Explore the Civil War battlefields</b><p>Events in the US marking the 150th anniversary of key chapters in the American Civil War (1861–65) reach their climax this year. April 14, 1865, for example, was the date on which Abraham Lincoln was assassinated (visit nps.gov and civilwar.org for details of …

16 Awesome New Books To Read This Spring

Spring into reading a new book.

National Geographic Travel

32 Perfect Books To Kick Off Your Book Club

"Guaranteed to give you the feels."