Carol Jorge

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Best Practices in Trading: Meditation

The next best trading practice in our series comes from reader John Hope-Robinson (@johnhr), who describes meditation as an important tool in …

Mindfulness

The Ultimate Organization Guide: 60 Hacks to Ban Clutter and Chaos

With the new year comes new resolutions for our health, our jobs and perhaps most difficult of all, staying organized. The daunting task of cleaning, giving away and storing is sometimes too big a project to tackle, which means another year of living in clutter and chaos.<p>We say, no more! So we’ve …

Urban Outfitters

National Geographic Travel

National Geographic Travel

8 Insider Secrets for a Painless Wax and a Bump-Free Recovery

From the editors of ELLE.com, Shoba Tummala, founder of Shoba hair removal salons, shares how to have a seamless waxing experience.<p><b>1) Come prepared.</b><p>"Like brushing your teeth before you go to the dentist, come to your waxing appointment with clean, dry skin. And for best results, skip the lotion the …

How to deal with highly negative people

It’s easier said than done. Here are a few simple strategies for dealing with that special misanthrope in your life<p>What is the single biggest determinant of your happiness?<p>The answer to this question, as you probably already know, is not “wealth,” “fame,” “beauty” or “power”. Rather, it is how …

Self-help

What is a 'perfect' woman? Photo project explores body image

When Daiva Juodelytė was 22-years-old, white spots appeared overnight, covering her arms, legs, and face. After being diagnosed with vitiligo, a condition that causes people to lose pigmentation in random areas of their body, her self confidence was wrecked.<p>Separately, Vaida Virbalaitė was pursuing …

Time I

Green Tea Benefits: Drinking Green Tea for Weight Loss

Sip Up, Slim Down: The Right Way to Drink Green Tea for Weight Loss<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>Find out if the green stuff's weight-loss power extends to flavored ice cream, iced tea, and extract<p>I'll admit it: I had a mini …

Tea

How to Quickly Hull Strawberries

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: Waste not, want not -- here's how to quickly hull strawberries.</i><p>Strawberries are the prize of summer; we buy them with grand visions of sweet cakes, …

Kitchens

Why mosquitoes bite some people and not others

Science explains one of life’s great mysteries. Plus! A natural remedy to keep you insect-free all summer<p>Why are some people so much more attractive to mosquitoes than others? And what can you do about the pesky little bloodsuckers, especially if you don’t want to resort to DEET? (DEET, while …

Paint the rainbow: the Scribble Pen that lets you draw in 16 million colours

Since the earliest version of MacPaint, launched in 1984, graphics software programmes have done their best to imitate real life, providing mini icons of pens, pencils and paint pots to show what these magic pixel-manipulators will do on your screens. But now, in a process of barely credible …

The 16 Best Places to Live in the U.S.: 2014

You cast more than 1.5 million votes in our biggest Best Town Ever contest to date. One town may have triumphed, but you loved 15 other amazing places, too—from Burlington Vermont to Anchorage Alaska.<p>But before we reveal the winner, a word on our rankings.<p>This list is ordered by the number of votes …

Adventure Travel

DIY the Cutest Spoons You Ever Did See

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Lost At E Minor

Illustrations by Dan Matutina from early 2014

Various illustrations by Dan Matutina from early 2014 created for different projects.<p>It seems that Dan Matutina was very busy at the beginning of …

Italy

Quiz: Who Designed It, Bjarke Ingels Or Julien De Smedt?

Architectural wunderkinds Julien De Smedt and Bjarke Ingels both got their start in Rem Koolhaas’s Rotterdam-based firm OMA. Together, they formed their own practice, PLOT, in 2001. Though they’ve since parted ways and begun their own successful firms, JDS and BIG, they have retained a markedly …

Bjarke Ingels

More Uses for an Ice Cube Tray

<i>There are so many great conversations on the Hotline -- it's hard to choose a favorite. But we'll be doing it, once a week, to spread the wealth of our community's knowledge -- and to keep the conversation going.</i><p><i>Today: Meet an unlikely contender for your kitchen's true jack of all trades.</i><p>Ice cube …

How to Buy and Store Summer Fruits and Vegetables

How to buy and store 16 in-season summer fruits and vegetables, from cucumbers and basil to cherries and corn<p><b>With the sudden burst of produce hitting farmers' markets</b> and grocery store shelves, food shopping in the summer can feel like a very leafy, juicy Christmas. But it's also overwhelming to …

Gardening

How to Select, Store, and Eat Blueberries

<i>Every week we get Down & Dirty, in which we break down our favorite unique seasonal fruits, vegetables, and more. This post was brought to you by our friends at Evolution Fresh, who like fresh, flavorful ingredients as much as we do.</i><p><i>Today: This berry is the king of breakfast (and makes a royal</i> …

The Big Book of Backyard Cooking

• <b>Author:</b> Betty Rosbottom<p>Food just tastes better under an open sky. In this handbook to the alfresco life, one of our best-known cooking teachers shows how to please friends, neighbors, and family with hundreds of delicious dishes suitable for enjoying the great outdoors—whether it's a rooftop garden …

Tomatoes