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If You Do These Things Every Day, You’ll Become Smarter

<i>“A mind that is stretched by a new experience can never go back to its old dimensions.” — Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.</i><p>Getting smarter takes time and …

The eco guide to green jeans | Lucy Siegle

Go for organic cotton over classic blue denim if you want to keep your jeans clean<p>Globally, denim production adds up to 4bn metres per year, 60% of it made in Asia (mostly in China). Jeans are usually made from non-organic, non-sustainable cotton, which means pesticides, a gargantuan amount of …

10 Photoshop alternatives that offer powerful editing and photo management controls

One could argue that, as an image editor, Adobe Photoshop is in a class by itself — a unique industry standard. So perhaps it’s counterintuitive to suggest alternatives or replacements for it.<p>Still, some people who bought Photoshop in the past did so because it was the best image editing app, even …

Where to Go in 2015: Osaka

Save Place<p>Japan, 〒542-0071 Ōsaka-fu, Ōsaka-shi, Chūō-ku, Dōtonbori, 1 Chome−4−15<p>Okonomiyaki is the epitome of Japanese soul food—a griddled pancake …

8 Psychological Tricks of Restaurant Menus

A restaurant’s menu is more than just a random list of dishes. It has likely been strategically tailored at the hands of a menu engineer or …

Profit

30-Minute, No-Gym Bodyweight Workout

Ready to strengthen, stretch, and break a sweat? This high-intensity bodyweight workout is a simple, effective way to work your whole body—without …

Makeup Brushes 101: The Must-Haves vs Nice-to-Haves

Starting a makeup collection can be pretty pricey. Between the face makeup , eyeshadows , lip products and more, it’s easy to spend a small fortune on beauty products . But what’s even worse? You have to buy the brushes to <i>apply</i> all of it. But with so many options, which ones do you buy? We’ve …

How to: Stay Healthy on the Road

When I was 18 and went to Paris for the first time, I ended up in the emergency room on the first day. It was my first overseas flight traveling alone and I barely drank any water. After struggling with my oversized suitcases (another rookie mistake) at Charles de Gaulle and pounding the streets …

Making Connections at Machu Picchu

TravelIntelligent Travel<p>You’ve probably seen this before.<p>It’s what everyone pictures when they think of <b>Machu Picchu</b>—the verdant network of stone terraces, temples, and open-walled houses; the soaring peaks of Huayna Picchu framing the dramatic scene.<p>When I arrived at Peru’s “lost” Inca citadel in …

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

11 Spectacular Rooms from Around the World

Spaces in France, Morocco, and more.<p>From a natural, open-air porch in Kenya to a glamorous Moroccan bathroom, these inspiring spaces have global style.

14 DIY Coasters To Cheer Up Your Coffee Table

These 14 easy-to-make coasters are great for gifting (or for yourself!)<p><b>1. Geometric Clay</b><p><i>Pretty Nice</i><p>These black-and-white geometric clay coasters from Pretty Nice can be decorated however you'd like to fit into your living room decor—but we love the striking black designs she's chosen, which would …

Living Rooms

Homemade cheap and healthy snacks to keep at work

The short winter days may be gradually lengthening as sunset creeps forward, but we still find ourselves looking forward to a mid-afternoon snack to lift the gloom and break up the day.<p>Even if you are a packed lunch aficionado (managing your food shopping and weekly menu with the same military …

Food

This Hot Herbal Tea Will Soothe Your Throat and Calm Your Cough

Feeling under the weather? This herbal tonic is one of our favorite home cough remedies.<p>You know the feeling: One minute, you're happily tapping away on a TPS report at work, and the next, you're suddenly not feeling so hot. Your nose is running, you're a little tired, and…<i>uh oh</i>. There it is: a …

Radishes with Spicy Mayo and Sesame Salt

8 Servings<p>Gochujang, a hot-sweet Korean chile paste is the secret to this revved-up mayo. Can’t pronounce it? That’s okay: Go with “special spicy creamy sauce” instead.<p>March 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>½ cup black sesame seeds, preferably Japanese<p>2 tablespoons sugar<p>¾ teaspoon kosher salt<p>1 cup homemade or …

Eat Your Way Handsome: 25 Foods for Better Skin

We've got good news or bad news depending on the number of calorie disasters you chowed on this week. Food doesn't just impact the circumference of your gut—it plays a key role in the appearance of skin, too. "The body is constantly replacing damaged cells, and if we eat key foods we can protect …

Skin Care

What to drink during FebFast

Abstaining from alcohol needn’t be a drag. Some of Australia’s best mixologists suggest some seriously good tipples that will make you glad to give up the sauce<p>Doing FebFast and abstaining from alcohol this month doesn’t have to be dreary.<p>Dan Rosette from the City Wine Shop in Melbourne has put …

Healthy, low sugar juice recipes - Telegraph

11 Savory and Sweet Breakfast for Dinner Ideas

Breakfast for dinner will always have a special place in our hearts. From a coffee cocktail to cheesy eggs, this is our dream menu.<p><b>Sometimes, all we really want for dinner is…breakfast.</b> Here's our dream Breakfast-for-Dinner menu, from a spiked coffee cocktail to the perfect scrambled eggs.

Crispy Spiced Chickpeas

Makes 4 Servings<p>Learn how to make this recipe and more in our online cooking class with Sur la Table.<p>Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 15-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed, drained, patted dry<p>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil<p>1 1/4 teaspoons ground cumin<p>1/2 teaspoon ground toasted fennel seeds<p>1/4 teaspoon paprika<p>1/8 …

8 Things You Should Never Say To Yourself About Food

<i>By Janet Helm for U.S. News</i><p>Sometimes we're our own worst enemy when it comes to food. Those little things that we say to ourselves before or after we eat may be doing more harm than we even realize. Do you need to re-language your food thoughts?<p>Here's what nutrition experts say are the eight things …

How to Make Flipboard Cookies

How to Make Flipboard Cookies<p>For the holidays, our German Curator Stefanie Bastian delighted us with adorable Flipboard cookies. Here’s how she made …

The best pancake recipes

There's no need to wait until Shrove Tuesday to get your pancake fix - these recipes make the perfect weekend brunch.<p>Pancakes are quick, easy and always a crowd-pleaser for breakfast (and lunch, and dinner).<p>Here, we have compiled our our favourite pancake recipes. There really is something for …

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 …

10 Ways Your Smartphone Can Help You Keep New Year's Resolutions This Time Around

The New Year always starts off with lofty ambitions and admirable goals — lose weight, meditate, get organized, save more money. However, while 45 percent of Americans “usually” make New Year’s Resolutions, a mere 8 percent are successful in achieving them. Most people abandon their resolutions …

26 Healthy and Portable Mason Jar Meals

Only a few years ago, mason jars were pretty much strictly for canning. Now, most likely thanks to social media, they’re as trendy as green juice and …

Healthy Eating

50 Creative Ways to DIY Your Own Wall Art

Let’s face it: Unique art will cost you a pretty penny… unless <i>you’re</i> the artist! Rather than splurge on fancy art or leave your walls empty and sad, we think it’s time you channel your inner Van Gough and make your own art. You don’t need to be Picasso to create these simple DIY projects. We’ve got …

24 Easy Healthy Lunches To Bring To Work In 2015

So easy, it should be a food sin.

10 Easy Ways to Exercise on Your Next Flight

Whether you’re jetting off for a weekend getaway or you’re headed out of town for work, flying economy isn’t always the most comfortable ride. The good news is cramped seats do NOT have to mean cramped muscles. Survive your travels by staying active with these small-space exercises, none of which …

17 Recipes Worth Getting Garlic Breath For

Vampires, beware: These garlic recipes are too good to pass up.<p><b>Is there anything better than the scent of a few garlic cloves</b> cooking away on the stovetop? Except for a whole head of it in the oven, we think not. What we're trying to say here is that we really like garlic. No, we <i>love</i> the stuff. …