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How to Brew Cafecito (Cuban Coffee)

A Cuban coffee, or cafecito, is the nation's history in a cup. Iconic trademarks associated with a cafecito — such as its slightly bitter flavor, the …

Coffee

Everything you need to know to improve your skiing or snowboarding this season

Nobody likes to be left behind on the slopes. Fortunately there are a number of ways to make sure your skiing or snowboarding is up to scratch this winter - from watching technique tutorials and following fitness regimes to practising at your local slope - so make this the season you become a …

Skiing

17 Camping Gear Fails You Never Want to Make Again

We've all done some stupid stuff while camping. Let's learn from our mistakes.<p><b>Not bringing warm enough clothes:</b> This is the number one mistake I see. Inevitably, someone has failed to realized that the mountains are colder than the city or that the desert can be, too. Or, they think, “45 degrees? I …

Backpacking

Life Reimagined

Retirement

Cutting Calories? 8 Strategies to Combat Hunger | Men's Health

On this trip, in the spring of 2003, my friend Roland Denzel needed inspiration and solitude for the decision he was about to make.<p>He was 35, with two young children, and in mourning for his mother who’d just died of lung cancer. He’d gone to Montana to clean out her house, and it was in the quiet …

Elimination Communication: How to Potty-Train Without Diapers

Kids in other parts of the world learn to use the toilet by age 2 or earlier, so why not here?<p>You're probably dreaming of the diaper-free days ahead. If you were raising a child two generations ago, however, that dream might already be a reality. In the late 1950s, 92 percent of children in the …

What You Can Learn From Bedtime Routines of Sleep Experts

See how sleep experts get their best rest, and how to create your own bedtime routine for more relaxing, restful nights.<p>Are your evening habits (or lack thereof) keeping better rest at bay? If you aren't getting great sleep as often as you'd like or have trouble settling down at night, it could be …

Wellness

Does The 7 Minute Workout work?

Me doing The 7-Minute Workout in Business Insider's office.Business Insider/Erin Brodwin<p>When we first heard about The 7-Minute Workout, an app that promises to grant you the benefits of a sweaty bike ride and a trip to the gym in just a few minutes, we thought it was all hype.<p>But as it turns out, …

Exercise

Fun, Revealing Portraits of People After One, Two, and Three Glasses of Wine

Things can get a bit fuzzy after a few glasses of wine, but Brazilian photographer Marcos Alberti has found a way to clearly conserve and catalog the merrymaking effects of the adored alcoholic beverage. In his latest series called <i>3 Glasses Later</i>, which began as a joking experiment, Alberti invited …

Photography

7 foods that can help fight seasonal allergies

Ah, glorious spring. Birds are happily chirping, plants are sprouting, and that mountain of snotty tissues by your desk is growing exponentially—at least if you have allergies. But before you restock your supply of allergy meds and tissues, try rethinking your diet instead. (Take back control of …

Wellness

6 Easy Ways To Make Your Home Look So Much Better

Style genius Emily Henderson shows you how to fix all your interior design woes.

Home Decorating

You have exactly 12 months to play one of the year's best board games

Years in the making, Pandemic Legacy is well worth the wait<p>The hobby games market has always been a world that creeps forward through subtlety and the clever application of themes. "Paradigm shift" isn't really a term that's used very often. The reasons seem obvious; dice with numbers on them …

41 Dollar-Store Hacks Every Parent Should Know About

If you've got a dollar, you can make your life easier.

20 Things Women with Amazing Abs Do Every Day

Make their tricks yours and flat abs should — in theory — follow.<p>Amazing abs are much easier to envy than to come by — and it's no secret that perfect abs take a whole lot of work. To get the core you want, just follow the daily practices of women with the strongest, flattest abs:<p>Carmel Rodriguez, …

The 5 C's of Effective Discipline: Setting Rules for Children

People don’t just stumble upon good parenting. Parenting well, like any other skill in life, is something we learn not just through what we were …

Parenting

How to Quiet Your Racing Thoughts When You're Highly Sensitive

A few years ago I sat in bed at 3 a.m. looking out at a lonely full moon, frustrated and trying unsuccessfully to quiet the swarm of swirling, non-stop thoughts in my head. Recoiling from a fresh breakup, my heart was still healing and all I wanted was some peace and quiet. But my mind had other …

Meditation

10 Genius Ways to Store Toys

Your kid's toys can quickly take over if you don't have a great organization system. Sometimes all you need are a few bins or boxes to whip your …

Frugal Living

31 Genius Mini Organizing Moves

Getting your home in top-to-bottom order doesn’t have to be a whole to-do. Just tackle one small task a day, and every spot should be neat, clean, …

We See a Board Game in Your Future: a Sneak Peek at Mysterium

Mysterium is a cooperative murder mystery game for 2-7 players from Libellud, the makers of Dixit. While it won’t be available until October 1st, you …

The 50 Best New Board Games

Order a pizza, invite over one to three friends, and try out the best new board games.<p>Sure, the classic board games like Monopoly, Risk, and Battleship are still great fun. But the number of new games has exploded in the last several years as designers dream up space adventures, deck-building …

6 Ways To Discipline Teens

We can all agree that it is easier to to discipline little kids than it is to discipline teens, right? I think that I can hear a collective yes in the background. With little kids we can always turn to our favorite default go-to discipline method which are time-outs where we attempt to separate the …

Parenting

Yoga for cyclists helps relieve repetitive strains

Keeping a bicycle balanced and rolling puts stress and strain on the body that riders can prepare for, and recover from, with the proper …

Yoga

Raising a Compassionate Child

Easy ways to help your kids develop empathy, kindness and a sense of responsibility toward others<p>While rummaging through an old box, my daughter, …

Parenting

How to Get Your Kid to Tell You Everything

As the first day of school quickly approaches, parents are asking me how to get their kids to talk to them more about school. We parents want …

Embarrassing parents copy their child's loved-up selfies with her boyfriend

Emily Musson captioned the set of photos "my parents r on drugs or something"<p>Parents sometimes enjoy embarrassing their children, but this really takes the biscuit.<p>Emily Musson, a student at LIM College in New York City, posted some selfies with her boyfriend to Facebook, in order to show the world …

New York City

This nighttime routine will help you be more productive in the morning

This way you can get the rest you need, and you will be prepared for an energetic and focused tomorrow.<p>The Nightly Routine doesn't have to be as long as the morning  —  mine is only around 15 minutes or so; however, I wake up feeling refreshed and ready to crush the day.<p>After recently writing a …

Time Management