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These Are The Best Cuts Of Steak To Grill

You can’t just buy a hunk of meat, throw it on the grill and expect to eat a tasty feast. It <i>could</i> happen if luck is on your side, but if you buy the wrong cut of meat chances are you’ll end up with a tough, chewy meal that will feel a lot more like a waste of money than dinner. Some cuts of meat …

Cooking

7 Signs That You're an Emotionally Intelligent Person

Some people are naturally inclined to be more emotionally intelligence, but it's a skill and awareness that can be developed over time.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Emotional intelligence is an underrated quality for entrepreneurs, and a crucial one for employees. …

Emotional Intelligence

How to Get Amazing Skin Without Trying Too Hard or Spending Too Much

Navigating the world of skincare is tough—we all have different ailments and, naturally, varying budgets. So rather than suggest another serum that …

Chicken Kebabs with Tandoori Spices

Tender pieces of chicken marinated in yogurt and Indian spices make a delicious easy weeknight meal. Dress a simple salad of sliced cucumbers and red onion with oil and vinegar, and serve the kebabs with steamed basmati rice and naan or another flatbread warmed briefly on the grill. <b>Chicken Kebabs</b> …

Williams-Sonoma

Your Ultimate Camping Packing List

Camping

The Easiest Tangy Cucumber Salad

Place the vinegar, oil, sugar, salt, and a few grinds of pepper in a large bowl and whisk to combine.<p>Slice the cucumbers into thin 1/8-inch-thick …

Flavors

Try this powerful psychology trick to break yourself from negative thought cycles

Do you criticize yourself? Do you ever think you’re not good enough? Most people self-talk, however when that self-talk becomes negative, it can …

7 Nutrients That Keep Your Brain Young, According To Science

While genetics and exercise play a large role in your brain health and risk of developing dementia, diet is quite influential, too. There is no …

The Best Hikes in America

It's time to hit the trail.<p>As famed writer Wallace Stegner once said, America’s national parks are “the best idea we ever had.” And with warmer …

Hiking

The Most Exhilarating Drives in California

It’s easy to think of driving in California as a series of directions from one freeway to the other. Yes, taking the 405 to the 101 to the 5 to the …

You Can Now Experience Edward Hopper's Paintings as Animated GIFs

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the death of Edward Hopper, the quintessential American realist painter behind <i>Nighthawks</i>. To honor him, …

This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

4 Simple and Quick Breakfast Ideas

Because there’s no excuse not to eat a hearty and healthy breakfast.<p>Let's face it. Most of us don't have time to prepare a hearty breakfast every …

Breakfast

‘Fixer Upper’ Star Joanna Gaines Shares Her Recipe for Lemon Pie

Southern simplicity! That’s the theme for the second issue of <i>The Magnolia Journal,</i> a quarterly magazine from <b>Joanna Gaines</b>, who hosts the popular HGTV …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Raising Arizona: Outsider Wines Travel to New Heights

Some like it hot, as producers in the sun-drenched state push the envelope with high-elevation wines. It's time to take a serious look at Arizona.<p>If …

Our Most Pinned Chocolate Desserts

Our Pinterest users agree: of all life's pleasures, few are more indulgent than a good chocolate dessert recipe. Decadent, gooey, and melty, there's …

Dessert

The One Mindfulness Technique That Will Improve Your Conversations Forever

Listening seems like a natural skill that we all can do, however not everyone remains present the whole time someone is talking. In fact, our minds …

What's For Dinner: The Fool-Proof Method For Perfectly Baked Chicken Breast

Dinner has never been as easy, healthy <i>and</i> delicious as with this oven-baked chicken breast recipe.<p>The problem most people have with chicken breast is that it’s really hard to cook well. The fact that it contains virtually no fat means that it dries out easily and often tastes dreadfully bland. But …

Cooking

Eight foods to superpower your immune system

As polar vortexes, nor'easters and monsoons ensue across the country, people are more likely to stay indoors, which also means that germs can circulate more easily.<p>Cue the sniffling, sore throats, coughs and congestion -- classic signs of the common cold.<p>If you're feeling under the weather, food …

Wellness

Eating Any of These Will Slow Down Memory Loss by 19 Years, According to Science | Inc.com

The harsh reality is that we're not getting any younger, and with aging come consequences, like losing your mental acuity. Ever forget names?<p>OK, I'll speak for me. But it does happen more frequently now that I'm north of 40. You meet someone over lunch, perhaps a prospective new client or a …

Nutrition

7-Day Souping Meal Plan

"Souping" has gained popularity in recent years as a way to eat clean, lose weight and get healthy. The idea behind a soup cleanse is that you eat …

10 Things That Will Surprise You About Renaissance Master Sandro Botticelli

Art World<p>Botticelli is said to have burned some of his pagan work at the infamous Bonfire of the Vanities.<p>,<p>An exhibition of the work of Sandro …

Growing Grass Into Portraits Gives New Meaning to Lawn Art

It’s something really special when unique things surface in the art world and artists are able to astonish with things that we generally wouldn’t …

Art

16 of the best signs from Women's Marches

What a nutritionist eats when she starts feeling sick

You’re at the office, hard at work, when your cubicle-mate shows up with a fist full of tissues and a nagging cough. Cue: panic. What can you do to …

15 Health Benefits of Vitamin D

By Alina Petre<p>Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for optimal health.<p>Only a handful of foods contain significant amounts of this …

Diabetes

This is how you should actually be foam rolling post-workout

It’s small, portable, a little painful, and <i>very</i> popular among trainers. Nope, this isn’t some newfangled, ahem, personal device—instead, it’s Rove, a …

9 Skincare Products With Over 50K Loves on Sephora

Earlier this year, we clued you in on a helpful icon located on the product pages of Sephora's website—the "loves". It's a small, red heart located …