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7 Expert-Approved Exercises for Seriously Toned Arms

We may have traded our swimsuit and sunglass pairings in for our favorite statement coat and fall denim, but more coverage shouldn’t mean we stop working hard in the gym to be strong, sexy and toned all over. In fact, the winter months might just be the best time to perfect the tough-love workouts …

Bill Nye Is Going to “Save the World” with a Netflix Science Show

Next year just got a whole lot better.<p>Did you hear that? Far off in the distance? It’s sort of a repeated shout that sounds like. . . <i>Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill! Bill!</i><p>It’s an unmistakable siren call, kids, and it’s coming our way next year: <b>Bill Nye</b> (née the Science Guy) is getting his very own …

A Pulsing Story As Layered And Complex As Life Itself

By Lisa Unger | Off the Shelf<p>All writers begin as readers. This is where we fall in love with story. We are addicted to that feeling. You know the one: when you open a book and read a few words, a few sentences. And you just <i>know</i> . . . there's a zing, a little buzz of excitement. Right away, you can</i> …

15 Trash-to-Treasure Crafts That'll Entertain Your Kids for Less

Keeping the kids happy has never been cheaper.<p>Toys don't have to be store-bought to achieve Most Valuable Player status. First, try making one of these DIY projects out of stuff you were planning to throw away.

98 lifestyle and work resources for digital nomads

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15 Cinco de Mayo Recipes That Aren’t Tacos

While the most obvious choice for celebrating Cinco de Mayo might be your old taco night standbys and a big bowl of guacamole, for the ultimate spread, we recommend branching out and trying some new dishes. Impress your fellow margarita-drinking buddies with your vast knowledge of Mexican cuisine, …

Michael Kenna’s Deeply Spiritual Photos of Japan Unveiled in New Book

In 1987, the first sparks of what would become decades-long love affair were kindled between Seattle-based photographer Michael Kenna and the …

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26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

Creating is not just a 'nice' activity; it transforms, connects and empowers

If we want a world full of innovative, entrepreneurial thinkers, we need to enable and sustain making from a very young age<p>As a child, when I wasn’t eating, sleeping or at school, I was making.<br>My memories of childhood relate to <i>stuff –</i> smell, material and texture: digging up the garden to make …

Entrepreneurship

Cilantro Chutney Chicken

<i>Lilli chatni anna murghi kari</i><p>Lilli chatni, or cilantro chutney, will most likely be found on every Gujarati family’s kitchen table at dinner time. I …

17 Underrated Bands You Need To Listen To ASAP

Here's your chance to say, "I heard them first."

Guys Are Decorating Their Beards with Flowers to Celebrate Spring's Arrival

People are naturally excited by seasonal transformations, especially when temperatures begin to rise and the weather reveals familiar signs of Spring. With snow melting, the chilly air fading, and the ground growing soft, it's all clear signs that it's only a short matter of time until flowers …

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Why We Need to Teach Kids Emotional Intelligence

For years, I’ve taught a weekly psychology class to students ranging from 7 to 14 years-old. In this class, I encourage self-reflection, asking kids …

A simple 2-minute trick to calm a racing mind

Replays of awkward interactions, missed opportunities and embarrassing regrets distract us during the day and keep us up at night.<p>Think about how many times you’ve agonized over some dumb thing you said. Or rehearsed a conversation that hasn’t happened—and might not ever. Or couldn’t get that …

You're Going to Want to Memorize This Nursery Rhyme That Teaches Infant CPR

Taking an infant CPR class in advance of your little one's arrival is an important item to check off the prenatal to-do list, but without regular practice (and who really takes time to do that?), most parents forget the steps they should take if they ever need to perform the life-saving action on …

The Weirdest Parenting Tips a Child Therapist Has to Offer!

We are all filled to the brim with obvious parenting tips and advice. Most of the time the challenge isn't knowing what to do - but to have the patience and time to do it. With three kids - I have found that what works for one kid, completely backfires with another one! Parenting is not a one size …

Stop Saying 'They're Just Junkies'

<i>Alicia Cook is from New Jersey</i><p>"F*** junkies. It's disgusting. What lowlifes."<p>Thursday morning began like all of my other Thursday mornings. I was at Starbucks. I wanted a Venti Iced Chai Latte because it tastes like Christmas. The line was long; two women in tailored suits and pumps were chatting …

Where Holden Caulfield Came From

--<i>Illustration by Eliane Gerrits</i><p>I have come to see a manuscript at the Princeton University Library. But asking to see this particular manuscript is like asking to see the Ark of the Covenant. I need to make a prior appointment, produce two photo IDs, register for a special library card and sign a …

The 10 Best Movies of 2015

the assasin<p><b>1. The Assassin</b><br>I’ve never seen a Cannes screening more hushed than it was during Hou Hsiao-Hsien’s story about a reluctant female assassin (ravishing Shu Qi) during the Tang Dynasty. Although the story is a bit puzzling and rarefied—Hou plunges us right into 9th-century China—the film is …

5 Decisions You'll Always Regret

6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Our days are filled with a constant stream of decisions. Most are mundane, but some are so important that they can haunt you for the rest of your life.<p>A recent study from Columbia University found that we’re bogged down by more …

Self-improvement

A 15-minute online quiz can give you a scientifically accurate assessment of your personality

But there are indeed differences between people that can be tested.<p>One of the most common, preferred ways psychologists use to measure personality is what's called the "Big Five": extroversion, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and openness to experience.<p>(Want to skip to the quiz? …

An FBI Agent Shares 9 Secrets to Reading People

23 years in the FBI taught this entrepreneur the remarkable power of observation.<p>The ability to read others will greatly affect how you deal with them. When you understand how another person is feeling, you can adapt your message and communication style to make sure it is received in the best way …

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Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents. Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

20 Things Parents Need To Quit

Parenting experts spend a lot of time helping parents learn what to do. But we don't spend enough time teaching parents what to stop. There are a lot …

Chocolate Peanut Butter Pie

Ingredients<p>For the Crust<p>4 ounces semisweet chocolate, chopped (best quality, such as Ghirardelli)<br>• 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, cut into tablespoons<br>• 8 …

Echigo-Tsumaria Art Triennale is the World's Largest Art Installation

Every three years, over three hundred square miles of land in the Niigata prefecture of Japan are transformed into the largest and most ambitious art installation in the world: the Echigo-Tsumaria Art Triennale. Created by Tokyo-based gallery Art Front Gallery (AFG), the exciting event is host to …

One Bite And You'll See Why This Cheesecake Is So Well Loved In Italy And Beyond!

Lemon Ricotta Cheesecake<p>Save<p>A few bites of cheesecake normally leaves you feeling overstuffed– it’s one of the heaviest desserts out there. …

Combine Cheesecake and Blueberry Pie Into One Gluten-Free Dessert

<i>Editor's Note:</i> I've been a huge fan of Aki and Alex of the blog Ideas in Food ever since I was a little chef-ling burning meat as a line cook in Boston. With their newest book, Gluten-Free Flour Power, they turn their considerable intellect to gluten-free recipes, developing unique solutions for …

DIY Vapor Rub

This DIY Vapor Rub will have you breathing easier in no time without all the harsh chemicals in the store bought kind!<p>312<p>2161

DIY Grapevine Old Book Wreath