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18 Dinner Recipes That Require No Planning Ahead

It's the afternoon and I haven't planned dinner for tonight (or tomorrow, or the night after). That means I want to pick up groceries (a minimal amount!) on my way home and make a meal that does not require I had any sort of plan in mind. I don't want to have to wait for a sauce to reduce; I don't …

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JJ Abrams: ‘Star Wars fans are passionate and obsessive. And I’m one of them’

The Force Awakens conquered the globe, and now he’s the most bankable man in Hollywood. The director and producer talks film, fandom and the fear of failure<p>Abrams isn’t just a geek. Obviously, he fulfils all the requirements of the once-derogatory label. But you can throw a stone in Los Angeles and …

10 Things You Need To Know About Visiting St Andrews In Scotland

St Andrews is a beautiful Scottish town on coast of Fife and is famous for its University (with alumni like the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge – …

The Wine Words to Stop Using Already

"Crispy"? "Electric"? "Oaky"? Who makes up these things?<p>Much like Instagram, ordering wine is a game of posturing. Oh, look at all that natural light in that apartment, where every surface is covered in marble and ferns that aren’t half eaten by a cat! Well, it turns out Impeccably Curated Carol …

Which Type of Visa Do You Need to Travel Abroad?

When was the last time you read a book, or a substantial magazine article? Do your daily reading habits center around tweets, Facebook updates, or …

Four Cheese Baked Ziti Recipe

"This is a creamy, baked pasta dish with four cheeses - provolone, mozzarella, Swiss, and Parmesan. It is rich, and very filling. Serve with a green …

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

The 20 Coolest Hotel Amenities You Don't Know About

By<p>When booking a trip, many travelers like to research the perks and bonuses that come along with their hotel stay. Luxury accommodations come with …

This Couple Did A Photo Shoot As Rey And Finn From "Star Wars" And It's Adorable

They even have a BB-8.

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How to Wrap Your Sandwiches for Better Eating on the Go

More<p>Sandwiches<p>Tips and tricks for making the best sandwiches at home.<p>I love almost everything about buying a sandwich—it's easy, it's cheap, it's customizable, and, at the very end, I get to watch in awe as the sandwich-maker performs rapid-fire origami, wrapping my lunch in a snug little parchment …

A Scientist Believes This Rogue Planet Could Endanger All Life On Earth

Don't panic, but at least one astrophysicist believes there's a mystery planet that follows an unusual orbit through our solar system — and it could …

New Alzheimer’s Treatment Fully Restores Memory Function

Of the mice that received the treatment, 75 percent got their memory function back.<p>Australian researchers have come up with a non-invasive ultrasound …

The Easy Way to Lose Weight: Just Add Pulses

Want to lose weight and keep it off? Science says to eat more lentils, chickpeas and cannellini beans.<p>The U.N. declared 2016 the year of pulses and …

VIDEO: Five Things to Do in Venice

A labyrinthine city of canals, brides, and cobblestone alleys, it’s no surprise that Venice is always at the top of everyone's travel bucket list. If …

Jelly Beans, Food Writing, Kampot Pepper, and More Long Reads

It's the first full spring weekend of the year, so we're obliged to link you to at least one Easter related history — that of the elusive jelly bean. Also: A look at food writing, as a personal exercise and as a theme that spans centuries; Southern stories on gumbo and Gullah, and, on the other …

7 Recipes to Transform Healthy Spinach into Comfort Food

Spinach isn't always in a salad.<p>As we’ve learned from Popeye, spinach—with its high levels of protein, fiber, vitamins A, C, E and K—is crazy good …

This world map shows countries scaled to the size of their stock markets

Sometimes it helps to take look the world through an unconventional perspective when thinking about the size of things.<p>So here's a pretty awesome map from Bank of America Merrill Lynch's "Transforming World Atlas" research note that shows the world according to free-float equity market …

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5 countries where it's relatively easy for Americans to become expats

With that in mind, we've looked into some of the easiest countries to immigrate to as an American. While actually moving to a new country is never a simple process, it does help if you're a skilled worker with some disposable income.<p>See below for our top five picks.

GEORGE & BRAD TAKEI Present: Team Takei — They should teach a class on this kind of stuff. ...

Phil Collins: My Life in 15 Songs

The Beatles, “A Hard Day’s Night” (1964)<p>I got the chance to be in the audience when the Beatles filmed <i>A Hard Day’s Night</i>. They wanted kids that were …

14 books to read on your commute that will make you smarter about business

One way of combining the necessity of getting to our workplace with success is to spend the time reading or listening to books.<p>Here are my suggestions for great business books to read or listen to during your commute.<p><b>1.</b><b>"The</b> <b>E-Myth"</b> by Michael Greber. This is an excellent book about the myths …

Black History Month reading list: the best books this February

From rediscovered greats by Octavia Butler to the sixth novel from a prodigious talent, there’s a lot to get excited about this month<p>It’s hard to believe, but What Is Not Yours Is Not Yours is Helen Oyeyemi’s sixth book and she is still only 31. The collection features nine stories linked by the …

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Exercise + meditation rein in negative thoughts

Young adults who suffer from depression saw a 40 percent reduction in symptoms when they did meditation and aerobic exercise two times a week for …

Researchers Have Just Added a Second Dimension to The Early Chemistry of The Solar System

This changes our understanding of how we got here.<p>The formation of our Solar System is complex and difficult to understand. Not only did it happen …

NASA Just Released a Bunch of Sweet Vintage Space Posters

This beautiful calendar was intended for internal use, but you can download it in high resolution for free.<p>Just like every other kid interested in the cosmos, my childhood bedroom ceiling was covered in luminous stars and planets. If the light had just turned, they'd burn on; I spent my nights …

How to Spend a Perfect Weekend in San Diego

Hand-decorated surfboards in the lobby of this downtown hotel remind you that “Hey, this is San Diego.” The Palomar has a number of other distinct …

Small but Charming Luxury Hotels Around the World

“If you want storybook Paris on the left bank of the Seine, the Esprit St. Germain captures Paris as it was before Starbucks and H&M showed up on the …

The Easiest 3-Ingredient Pancakes In The World

And they're 100 percent from scratch.<p>There's nothing like a stack of homemade pancakes on a Saturday morning to make the weekend feel wonderful. They're even better than brunch pancakes because you don't have to get out of your pajamas. The only problem is, making pancakes at home, from scratch, …

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J.K. Rowling Just Revealed the Name and Location of the American Hogwarts

Big news for North American Muggles (or should we say No-Majs): J.K. Rowling just spilled the beans on the Hogwarts-like school that American witches and wizards go to in the world of the <i>Harry Potter</i> books. Apparently, it's called <b>Ilvermorny</b>, and according to a map of the school on Rowling's website …