Darcy Wood

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One of the Largest Aquifers in the World Is Disappearing Because of Farmers

Without conservation efforts, a critical water source will soon go dry.<p>Every summer the US Central Plains go dry, leading farmers to tap into …

Netflix has tons of hidden categories — here's how to see them

Netflix hidden categories are the secret to better binging, friends.<p>The vast amount of content on Netflix can get pretty unwieldy. Luckily, there's a …

Documentaries

App developers are going through your email — here is how to stop them

The Wall Street Journal reports that application developers, both mobile and desktop, are busy rummaging through the email of thousands and thousands …

The Our 10 Most Popular Side Dishes of 2017

I take the same approach to side dishes as I do for the mains that fill my meal plan. I lean on simple, no-fuss sides that are a breeze to pull …

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

Your 7 chakras, explained—plus how to tell if they’re blocked

Odds are, if you’ve attended a yoga class, group meditation, or indulged in an hourlong reiki session, your instructor or practitioner most likely …

Spirituality

The 11 best apps for your new Android phone

So you just got a new Android phone. You’ve probably turned it on, logged into a bunch of apps, downloaded your favorites — Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. — and logged into all of them as well. But now it’s time to dive a little bit deeper. If you’re setting up a phone for the first time, here …

Make These Party Dips That Go Beyond French Onion

Every party spread, no matter how fancy the shindig, should contain a dip or two. Dips are easy to make, fun to eat, and much loved by pretty much …

Our Most Popular 30-Minute Meals of 2017

Weeknights seems to get busier and busier lately — they definitely didn't slow down in 2017. That's why 30-minute meals are our saving grace. They …

This Fall-Off-the-Bone Chicken Recipe Is Better Than Any Rotisserie Bird

By Adam Rapoport<p>Bonus: You can run errands while it cooks.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This week: the slow roasted chicken recipe that editor in chief Adam Rapoport just couldn't live without.</i><p>A simple roast chicken …

Cooking

Tony Robbins Top 10 MUST Read Books to Expand Your Mind

<b>Tony Robbins is arguably one of the top Speakers and Life Strategists of this decade</b> and has worked with some of the world’s top leaders and high …

30 Outstanding Ways to Cook Beans

Simple Pot-Cooked Beans (<i>Frijoles de la Olla</i>)<p>Basic but delicious, this is how beans are cooked all over Mexico. The fresher your dried beans, the …

8 Ways to Increase Your Intellectual Capacity

Time invested into your personal growth is an investment in your success.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>To become a standout success, invest in yourself. The deeper your investment, the more fit you become for sustaining your entrepreneurial journey. You can only grow …

Tesla's Solar Roof tiles are out... and OMG

We've been anticipating the release of Tesla's Solar Roof tiles, and the four sleek styles do not disappoint. Elon Musk shared pictures of the …

Solar Panels

The Simple Trick for Cooking Way Better Rice (And No, It’s Not Washing It)

Your rice cooker wishes it could do this.<p>Just like pasta, I tend to have a bag of rice on hand at all times. When I can’t think of anything else for …

Inside the diet of a pro hockey player

The Gulls strength and conditioning coach explains how important the right diet is for a pro hockey player.

These 5 Spices Will Make Every Dinner You Cook Way More Flavorful

You can do better than plain old salt and pepper.<p>While we've determined that salt is not as bad for you as previously believed, it's still something that people are eating way too much of. Excess salt consumption can cause bloat and water retention, potentially leading to a spike in blood pressure. …

Food

The One Anti-Inflammatory Food You Should Eat For Weight Loss, According To A Nutritionist

If you're looking to lose weight, you need to analyze what is that your body needs. For most of us, we're dealing with inflammation without even …

When is the best time to take vitamins?

Many people choose to take vitamins and other dietary supplements. However, a vitamin's effectiveness can be altered by when and how a person …

10 Quick and Nourishing Meals to Make on a Sick Day

Anytime I'm sick (or even on the verge of being sick), two things are certain: My energy and inspiration to cook are pretty low, and I crave simple …

This Chicken Scarpariello Has a Sauce We Want to Lick Off the Plate

When you can't decide between chicken or sausage and peppers—so you have both.<p>Even after working in kitchens for years, I'm still a sucker for food porn. I was watching an old episode of <i>Lidia's Italy</i> recently and she was making one of her mom's chicken recipes. The close-ups of the golden, browned …

Cooking

What New Zealand's vote means for Maori -- and potentially First Nations in Canada

David MacDonald’s recent analysis for The Conversation Canada proposes a radical rethinking of the place that First Nations’ people occupy in a …

Labour Party

These Six Clever Gmail Add-Ons Will Make You Infinitely More Productive

Feel like your inbox could use an upgrade? Give Gmail new productivity powers with practical, efficiency-enhancing add-ons.<p>Gmail may be the de facto standard for web-based email—but sometimes, the service can start to feel a teensy bit stale.<p>After all, Google’s younger Inbox app is the where the …

How to Make the Perfect Omelet: A Step-by-Step Guide

In just a few easy steps, learn how to make the perfect omelet.<p>Want to make an omelet like a pro? It's possible if you follow our easy step-by-step …

Recipes

10 Secret Sauces That Will Change Your Life

Sauce simply makes foods more succulent. Though it's tempting to just crank open a can of tomato or butterscotch sauce, nothing beats homemade. These 10 recipes are ultrasimple, yet the flavor payoff is <i>so</i> worth it. Go ahead and put them on your cooking bucket list.

Cooking

Seven tips for shooting nature photos with your smartphone camera

Make every day Nature Photography Day!<p><i>National Geographic</i> photographer Jim Richardson is responsible for some of the best photography advice ever given: “If you want to be a better photographer, stand in front of more interesting stuff.” Nature is full of interesting stuff, and, thanks to …

Amazon, the world’s most remarkable firm, is just getting started

AMAZON is an extraordinary company. The former bookseller accounts for more than half of every new dollar spent online in America. It is the world’s …

Why the white middle class is dying faster, explained in 6 charts

The complicated collapse of middle-aged white Americans.<p>In 2015, a blockbuster study came to a surprising conclusion: Middle-aged white Americans are dying younger for the first time in decades, despite positive life expectancy trends in other wealthy countries and other segments of the US …

Middle Age

Tips for Processing Your Smartphone Photos

There's no denying it - mobile photography is better than ever.<p>Not only are the phones in our pockets more capable of taking stellar photos, but the …

3 Smartphone Camera Settings You Should Try Out

It wasn’t all that long ago that simply having a phone with a camera in it was relatively rare. Not so today!Now, the cameras on our smartphones are …