Helena Borgman

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How To Create A Brilliant, Creative Résumé That Distinguishes You From Peers

A memorable résumé isn’t only about presentation, but also about what’s included inside its contents.<br>In this helpful career advice piece from …

This mushroom bolognese is so rich it made the Fortune 500

Let’s not mince words: This here is one of the most delicious dishes I’ve had the pleasure of eating all year. It’s a mushroom bolognese tagliatelle …

Italian Food

I've Been to 26 Countries in Europe—These Are the 5 I Always Recommend

My first trip to Europe was a heady mix of excitement, nerves, and total awe. At 19, I wandered the streets of Le Marais wide-eyed, marveled at the …

How to make the perfect hasselback potatoes

Hasselback potatoes, named after the Stockholm restaurant said to have created them, are one of those dishes that tend to look better than they taste: painstakingly chiselled fans of gloriously golden carbohydrate perfect for the Instagram age, yet sadly soggy on the fork. As Ed Smith writes in On …

Recipes

66 Things You Can Grow At Home In Containers

Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t …

20 of the best Nordic summer holidays

<b>Sweden</b><p>Hike and sail the coast<p><b>Suits</b> Adventure seekers<b><br>Price</b> Hiking from £354pp/sailing from £417pp<br>Green Trails has a fine collection of eco-friendly short breaks across Sweden. Its three-day hiking expedition to the High Coast takes in canyons and pine forests, beaver dams and lakes. Basic …

European Travel

9 expert tips on how to achieve the most beautiful summer borders

Head Gardener at Newby Hall Gardens, Mark Jackson, knows a thing or two about borders, especially considering Newby Hall is home to one of the …

These Are the Prettiest Places on Earth to Feed Your Wanderlust

It's normal to overlook the simple pleasures in life when we feel stuck in a place or routine that doesn't fulfill us. But ironically, those are also …

A Soup Diet Can Jump-Start Your Weight Loss — If You Do It Right

There’s a science-backed, all-you-care-to-eat diet that helps some folks lose nine pounds in a single week — and that’s not even the best part. We’ve …

Weight Loss

25 skills every cook should know

We've put together a list of 25 key skills that every beginner cook should know in order to gain confidence in the kitchen...<p>1. How to chop an …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Simple Bolognese

Now Playing<p>Berry Dessert Lasagna 00:57<p>This chilled berry trifle is an easy, crowd-pleasing dessert.<p>Now Playing<p>Barefoot Contessa Potato Salad …

Pantry Essentials Checklist

Having a well-stocked pantry and fridge is like money in the bank. With basic supplies on hand, you'll be equally prepared to put together a …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

20+ spots for the best nightlife in Barcelona

THE TRICK TO BARCELONA’S nightlife is to try different options and not spend all your late nights and money on the fancy beach clubs. From zombies to …

Flavors

A Japanese woman passed gas during laser surgery. She was badly burned.

By Travis M. Andrews<p>, Staff writer<p>Ninety-nine percent of the colorless, but certainly not odorless, gas released when one “passes gas” is a combination of carbon dioxide, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen and methane.<p>The last 1 percent is made by bacteria from your intestines, which is what causes the …

San Francisco

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song Reduces Anxiety by Up to 65 Percent

Sure to both stir your soul and calm your nervous system.<p>Everyone knows they need to manage their stress. When things get difficult at work, school, or in your personal life, you can use as many tips, tricks, and techniques as you can get to calm your nerves.<p>So here's a science-backed one: make a …

The Brain

4 Ways to Find More Meaning in Life

There’s no shortage of tips about what brings happiness, but what gives your life <i>meaning</i>?<p>“Meaning in life” is one of those things everybody insists …

Happiness

The 10 best ski resorts for a Christmas holiday

Where better to spend Christmas than a ski resort? Snowflakes falling, picturesque chalets with snow-covered roofs, lavishly decorated streets, sleigh bells ringing...<p>Whether you’re looking for wild parties, sophisticated glamour or lashings of festive fun for the kids, these destinations offer …

Skiing

Atheism Advocate: Religion Is Harming Society And Lives

<i>Atheist US Presidential candidate Zoltan Istvan delivering a secular-inspired Transhumanist Bill of Rights to the US Capitol -- Photo by Roen Horn</i><p>All around the world, religious terror is striking and threatening us. Whether in France, Turkey, London, or the USA, the threat is now constant. We can …

Religion

The "Simple" Roman Pasta That Stumps Even the Most Seasoned Chefs

I grew up in Rome eating pasta carbonara and pasta all’amatriciana but, oddly enough, not cacio e pepe. These three pastas (plus one more, la gricia) were said to be so deeply Roman that no osteria, trattoria, or ristorante would dare <i>not</i> to serve them.<p>And yet for some reason, cacio e pepe was not …

How to Create a Cobra Braid—the Newest Fashion Week Hair Trend You Can Wear Every Day

Yep, New York fashion week is still going on. And if you find yourself constantly rolling your eyes over all the high fashion and crazy makeup looks on your Instagram feed, we've got something here that could make you happier. Over the weekend, at the Leanne Marshall show, models wore an awesome …

The Perfect Yoga Sequence to Open Up Tight Hamstrings

In order to do Rotated Triangle comfortably, flexible hips and hamstrings, as well as side-to-side mobility in your spine, are musts. This yoga sequence is designed to open those tight areas, which runners, cyclists, skiers, and desk-bound workers will appreciate. Twisting poses like this can also …

10 Old Hollywood Makeup Secrets the Screen Sirens Swore By

Courtesy of legendary makeup artist and chemist Ida Gàl-Csiszar.<p>Commissioned by Max Factor himself to create his wife's signature orange-red lipstick shade, Ida Gál-Csiszar wasn't just any ol' makeup artist in Hollywood's heyday. In fact your current go-to lip color could very well have been …

The Wine Guide For People Who Can Never Remember Anything About Wine

<i>Caldera is the newest bottle from Bellus Wines, with a label designed by Cherry Bombe creative director Claudia Wu. A portion of its sales benefit the environmental nonprofit Earth Justice.(Photo: Chad Silver)</i><p><i>By Jordan Salcito as told to Catie L'Heureux</i><p>Choosing which wine to buy for a party depends …

22 European cities you'd never thought to visit (but really should)

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

European Travel

15 Models on the Fall Beauty Products They Can’t Live Without

There’s no room for excess beauty baggage on the fashion-month circuit—especially if you’re a model. Jetting between time zones and racing from show to show is par for the course, which means that keeping a streamlined cosmetics case isn’t just advisable, but essential. We surveyed some of our …

The Grand Return of Kate Middleton’s Bangs

Whatever the <b>Kate Middleton</b> “bat signal” may be—perhaps a Breton-striped-shirt patronus flashed into the sky—it was deployed yesterday, as Kate, our Kate, the Duchess of Cambridge, emerged in Scotland with a new hairstyle. Did she go for the <b>Rihanna</b>-circa-2013 undercut? Did she dare attempt a very …

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge