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10 Movies from The 2010s That Are Destined To Be Classics

What defines a movie as classic is a familiar discussion to be had by cinema fans. There isn’t an authoritative definition for it, although many …

Framing

Here's What Witchcraft Can Teach Us About Feminism

Witchcraft has been used in film to chastise -- or praise -- subversive women.<p>Later this month, debut director Robert Egger’s terrifying “The Witch" -- which won the Best Director Prize in the U.S. Narrative Competition at Sundance last year, not to mention boatloads of praise -- will finally hit …

20 habits to get mentally stronger

Everyone wants to start out 2016 strong, but it’s finishing strong that’s also important. Many resolutions and goals are never reached because we get …

Stanford Researcher: This Small Psychological Change Will Make You Much More Successful

This little tweak to how you think will make you not only more successful but also happier.<p>Success, most of us have heard, is hard. We've read about Bill Gates's insane hours when starting Microsoft, gossiped about Elon Musk's divorces (and plenty of other founders' rocky personal lives), and …

19 Crazy Ideas for Adventurous Home Decor

We all want to make our home look beautiful and unique, personal and one of a kind, a place where we would feel cozy but which we could also show off …

7 Of The Easiest Worknight Dinners You'll Ever Make

Short ingredient lists, minimal prep and quick cooking times make these the go-to recipes for evenings when you just want to eat, like, now.<p>An Ovenless Casserole<p>You can make this dish -- which is a kind of American take on fried rice -- in a cast-iron skillet on the stovetop, making it perfect for …

17 Mardi Gras recipes for king cake, gumbo and more

Mardi Grasis Tuesday — do you have your king cake?<p>It's not too soon to start planning your Mardi Gras party. From king cake to classic gumbo, freshly fried beignets and warm bread pudding, shrimp and grits or hearty muffulettas, we've got all the dishes you need to let the good times roll. These …

15 Start-to-Finish Recipes for a Perfect Valentine’s Date Night With Your Bae

We all love going out for a fancy dinner and a rom-com every now and then, but sometimes staying in is just what the relationship doctor ordered. With Valentine’s Day on the horizon, your date-night ideas can include a nice, low-key (or fancy) night at home. Of course, it doesn’t have to be a …

Cooking

11 Breadmaking Terms Every Serious Baker Should Know

Do you know your poolish from your preferment? These bread-baking terms will prep you for the path to beautiful boules.<p>So you've tried your hand at bread-making and discovered you've got a knack for it. But do you know your poolish from your preferment? Your miche from your boule? Before you sink …

Baking

It Should Take You 4 Minutes to Finish a Bowl of Ramen

If you're dropping big chunks of noodles back into your bowl, you're doing it wrong.<p><b>Ivan Orkin</b> of New York's Ivan Ramen, was one of the first chefs on the rampant New York noodle scene. Before he had even arrived, though, his original two ramen joints in Tokyo were wildly successful, proving a …

Long Island

8 Wonderfully Wacky Dessert-Flavored Chips from Around the World

Elsewhere in the world, snack manufacturers have created all kinds of delicious and sometimes bizarre chips that can double as dessert.<p>Americans have been slow to realize that chips don’t have to be salty. While some brands have branched out into the realm of chocolate-covered potato chips, pumpkin …

Dessert

25 Cult Condiments Worth Drinking the Kool-Aid For

These 25 condiments are so good (and out-there) that they've inspired a cult following.<p>These 25 cult leaders of the condiment world are proof that condiments make everything better, and have inspired fanatical followers because of it.

Ice Cream

Outdoor Photographer of the Year finalists announced, in pictures - Telegraph

5 Reasons to Become a Minimalist

I don’t think it’s news to anyone that <b>I’m a huge fan of minimalism</b>. Minimalism has enhanced my life so much that I want to share it with anyone who …

If You’re Not Collecting Productivity Data, You’ll Never Succeed at Work

jennifer maravillas FOR HBR<p>Counting calories and steps may be terrific for improving personal health. But what counts most in promoting professional success? Quantifying the “business self” is an essential precursor for enterprise networks that empower people to manage their strengths and …

33 Surprisingly Simple Things That Make People Happiest - PsyBlog

…and the 7 things that make people the least happy.<p>A survey of tens of thousands of people conducted over five years has revealed the 33 activities …