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7 incredible things that happen once you learn to love being alone

We live in a world of constant contact — a place that’s losing sight of the importance of being alone. Offices are abandoning cubicles in favor of …

Emotional Intelligence

The Only 10 Foods That All Nutritionists Recommend

There are so many clashing nutrition philosophies in the world, it can make a person's head explode. I learned this firsthand when I sent my weeklong …

Nutrition

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Frequent-flyer Programs

A new study on the psychology of persistent regrets can teach you how to live now

Lingering regrets, the kind you hang onto for years, can be great company, returning daily to keep some part of you living an alternate version of your life and career. They’re the stuff of sublime tragic novels and films. They can even be functional if they propel you forward, determined not to …

Crispy Chickpeas Are My Goes-On-Everything Dinner MVP

By Alex Delany<p>These simple crispy chickpeas are here to improve whatever you're making for dinner.<p>I’ve always wanted to be a renaissance man. Or whatever the less pretentious-sounding version of that is. You know, someone who excels in multiple fields, someone who is always surprising friends with …

Food

20 Things Every Man Should Have In His Wardrobe

The essential building blocks of your personal style<p>The list of basic essentials that should constitute the wardrobe of every stylish man is not particularly long. From simple (yet high quality) shirts to perfectly cut chinos, to the one suit you have no excuse not to own; here, we've selected the …

Men's Fashion

The best books about science from the last 15 years that everyone should read

From discussions of human-machine hybrids to lost civilizations in the Amazon and octopus brains, scientists and writers have produced some amazing works of nonfiction in the past 15 years.<p>If you're in the mood to learn something new, as well as be entertained by riveting storylines, look no …

Singularity

How to actually succeed on a dating app

All's fair in love.<p>Gone are the days when you had to lie about meeting your significant other through a dating app. As smartphones have transformed the way we look for love, swiping left and right to choose a potential partner has gradually become the new normal. But with so many people searching …

Apps

The best apps to get your financial act together

Spend less, save more.<p>What's the best money-management tool out there? It may just be your phone. From sticking to a monthly budget to cancelling recurring subscriptions, applications can help you take control of your finances.<p>The apps we've picked out run the gamut from complete financial managers …

Apps

6 of The Biggest Misconceptions About Happiness, According to Science

And real things you can do about it.<p>Some people see happiness as the feeling in a small moment - a chat between old friends, a warm meal. Some see it …

We Expect Too Much From Our Romantic Partners

A new book explores how marriage has changed in recent years, and why that’s made staying married harder.<p>Tall, dark, handsome, funny, kind, great with kids, six-figure salary, a harsh but fair critic of my creative output ... the list of things people want from their spouses and partners has grown …

Northwestern University

10 Delicious Ways to Turn an Avocado into Lunch

What was once relegated to the making of guacamole — fabulous in its own right — avocados are now taking the lunch table by storm. Smooth and buttery …

Healthy Eating

How to make new friends as an adult

11 apps to build your real-world social network.<p>In high school and college, you make friends with ease. Between classes, recreational activities, student groups, and on-campus parties, you're constantly exposed to new people with similar interests, with whom you can forge tight-knit bonds. Once you …

22 Tips For Eating Lower-Carb Without Hating Your Life

Great, doable advice from people who’ve been in your carb-loving shoes.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

This Is What a Dietitian Eats to Banish Inflammation and Get in Shape

We know that inflammation can lead to bloating and digestive issues, but dietitian and nutritionist Alex Caspero just enlightened us to its role in …

Caramelized Mushroom & Shallot Bruschetta

Did you know that September is National Mushroom Month in the U.S.? Happy National Mushroom Month to you! I was contacted by The Mushroom Channel to …

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19 Sugar-Free Lunch Ideas to Bring to Work

You may not think of lunch as being a particularly sugary meal, but between the honey in bread, high-fructose corn syrup in ketchup and salad …

Healthy Eating

Behold: The Alexa-enabled smart home controller of your dreams

The ability to control all of your connected devices from your smartphone is great. The ability to control all of your connected devices with your …

Breaking Down the Actual Cost of a Home Renovation | Investopedia

Putting an exact number on the cost of home renovations is difficult. But there are some basic expenses that tend to go with most jobs. Knowing what …

Home Improvement

11 Places to Visit on the Ultimate American Road Trip

There’s something truly romantic about the great American road trip. The thought of throwing caution to the wind, jumping in the car (a vintage …

9 Apps to Kickstart Your Mental Health Resolutions

While it’s always a good idea to make it a resolution to get fit and eat healthy in the New Year, we’re also making it a priority to get our brains in shape by trying to live more mindfully in 2017. That’s why we decided to set ourselves up for success (because let’s be honest — sticking to a New …

What We Sous Vided For Dinner Last Night

Sous Vide Times & Temperatures From My Facebook Group<p>I started a group on Facebook called What I Cooked For Dinner Last Night to share what I was …

Recipe For A Delicious Sous Vide Apples Desert

It is time to make a great desert of apples and cinnamon that will delight your dinner guests. You can make amazing dishes with apples both sweet and …

For the Juiciest Bacon, Give Your Sous Vide Cooker the Night Shift

I love the work that they do over at ChefSteps, but when I saw their video recommending sous vide bacon, I have to admit I rolled my eyes a little. <i>This has got to be one of those "everything looks like a nail when you have a hammer" situations,</i> I said to myself. You know, one of those times when …

Smoking Causes Hundreds Of Changes To Your DNA

Scientists have discovered that smoking doesn’t just damage your body, it fundamentally alters it, right down to your DNA.<p>In a study analysing …

Frugality Isn’t What It Used to Be

What use is there today for one of the oldest virtues?<p>As many Americans go about their days, I imagine they have two little angels perched on their shoulders, whispering conflicting messages about happiness and material wealth. One angel is embodied by James Altucher, a minimalist self-help guru …

Personal Finance

Top 15 DIY Kitchen Design Ideas and Costs

<i>Ready to create a kitchen that will really impress with its versatility, design and style? If so, our DIY home improvement guide to kitchen</i> …

Home Improvement