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The best albums of 2016 – so far

The year is half over and it’s time to take stock of all the brilliant albums made in 2016, from Beyoncé’s fizzing pop to Anohni’s anguished protest music<p>The group’s first album in a decade toned down the electronica of earlier incarnations for a more acoustic, but no less propulsive, approach.

Albums

20 best folk music albums of all time

Think of folk music and you think of acoustic guitars, singing with your finger in your ear and sad, tragic stories of failed romance all washed down …

7-Day Mediterranean Meal Plan: 1,200 Calories

Recognized as one of the healthiest and most delicious ways to eat, the Mediterranean diet is easy to follow with this 7-day meal plan.<p>The …

49 Turmeric Recipes, the Wonder Spice Your Body Needs

Also known as the long lost Spice Girl.<p>Like ginger, turmeric, the unassuming root with color so vibrant you suddenly have an urge to hand-dye fabric, is said to be one of the world's healthiest foods—the bright orange-yellow equivalent of putting your insides through a car wash. An essential, …

Cooking

Photos of Darth Vader’s Rather Ordinary Daily Life

Photographer Paweł Kadysz of Bialystok, Poland, recently started a new 365-day photo project: a daily photo blog showing scenes from Darth Vader’s …

Darth Vader

5 Korean Novels You Should Read Now

South Korea is becoming a major player on the world’s literary scene, beginning with last year’s London Book Fair, which spotlighted Korean literature. In particular, the country’s literary scene is making a name for itself with dark, transgressive fiction by female writers, some of which might not …

This Website Will Be Your One-Stop Shop for Korean Beauty Products

Several beauty products that are seriously trending today originated in Asia. BB creams swept over the world and CC creams followed shortly after. Then came a torrent of cushion compacts, sheet masks, under eye patches and lesser-known products such as rubber masks — all formulated in attempt to …

Skin Care

What Kids Learn From Travel

If you expose your children to as much of the world as possible they will learn where they fit and how lucky they are. Just by spending time with you in a different country or even just environment, they can learn about history, cultures, languages, conservation and, yes, poverty in a way that will …

Family Travel

Umphreys Honors Cocker & Mirro On New Years In Atlanta

<b>Umphrey’s McGee</b> continued a five-night New Year’s Run at The Tabernacle in Atlanta on Wednesday night with a three-set New Year’s Eve show filled …

A Very Happy New Years For Widespread Panic In Charlotte

<b>Widespread Panic</b> concluded 2014 last night at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina with a memorable show that saw the band assisted …

Phish New Years Eve In Miami | Setlist & Skinny

There aren’t many cities that can claim to have hosted <b>Phish</b> New Year’s Eve concerts over the past 25 years. Boston (and Worcester), New York City, …

Rock Music

When the cookies crumbled, so did your web anonymity

The old adage “if the service is free, then you are its product” needs updating. What it signified was that web services (like Facebook, Google, Yahoo et al) that do not charge users make their money by harvesting personal and behavioural data relating to those users and selling that data to …

5 Fall Salads You're About to Fall in Love With

Made with shredded kale, crisp pancetta, tart apples and pecans in a zingy maple vinaigrette, this salad just screams fall. It's wildly addictive -- even my husband, who is not much of a salad guy, cannot get enough of it.<p><b>1. Kale, Apple & Pancetta Salad</b><p>Made with shredded kale, crisp pancetta, tart …

Recipes

Storm Chaser Films Rolling Cloud Formations That Make You Feel like You’re Underwater | Colossal

<p>Earlier this summer, storm chaser Alex Schueth managed to capture a timelapse of a rare cloud formation called a undulatus asperatus during a storm …

Savory Oatmeal Is The New Breakfast Of Champions. Here Are 13 Ways To Make It.

Seriously, give savory oats a chance.<p>Oatmeal is a breakfast favorite, and for good reason: It helps curb appetite (keeping you full until lunch), decreases risk for both colon cancer and high cholesterol and is incredibly easy to whip up in the morning.<p>You may be accustomed to spooning up a hearty …

The 7 Most Important Fitness Tracker Measurements

How they work and what healthy data looks like<p>In early 2015, Apple will release its first major product since 2010 -- a health tracker dubbed Apple Watch -- that will reportedly log a litany of biometric information using 10 different sensors. The wrist device has the same aesthetic as the Nike …

50 Great Books That Will Change Your Life

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Professor Dumpster: Living Large in 36 Square Feet --> http://on.apttherapy.com/nbUmlA The University College dean is currently living full-time in a 36 sq ft green metal dumpster and guess what? He says he has a "better life than I had before."

Water Conservation Tips

Reference<p>Learn how to reduce your water usage.<p>1994 was the year that federally mandated low-flow showerheads, faucets, and toilets started to appear on the scene in significant numbers. How can you conform to the standards and help increase energy efficiency in your home?<p><b>At Home</b><p>On average, 10 …

Flipping Photographs Upside Down Turns Ordinary Portraits into Strange Alien Faces

Self-help author Wayne Dyer once wrote that, “If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.” Photographer Anelia Loubser …