Isabel Morales

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Why You Should Try Slow Travel at Least Once

There’s an easy way to make your next vacation feel longer: Slow it down.<p>You don’t have to request more time off to make this happen, either. …

Amalfi Coast

Google Unveils Largest Frida Kahlo Collection For Free Viewing And Inspiration

Image via Guillermo Kahlo / Wikimedia Commons (public domain)<p><b>Frida Kahlo,</b> famed for her unique art style that blends autobiographical elements with …

Art

14 of the best historical TV shows on Netflix

What are the best historical television series to watch on Netflix right now? We round up the most popular period dramas and documentaries – from the …

TV

The Great British Bake Off Is Secretly a Show About Time Management — Food TV

I'm a sucker for time management systems. I've bullet journaled, read <i>Getting Things Done</i>, embraced everything from Trello to Omnifocus to elaborate …

Time Management

10 easy-to-grow herbs that bees will love – and it's great for your cooking too

Habitat loss is one of the biggest threats that bees face, but growing these flowering herbs in your garden will really help.<p><b>Provide a valuable source of food for bees and other pollinating insects</b> <b>whilst adding some variety to your cooking with this comprehensive list of the best bee-friendly herbs.</b><p>…

Gardening

Video Of The Cello Player At The Royal Wedding Will Move You All Over Again

As Prince Harry, Duke of Sussex and his now-wife Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex signed the register at their fairy tale wedding ceremony on …

Royal Weddings

The 10 Best Podcasts of 2018 (So Far)

What to listen to now that we're in the golden age of podcasting.<p>It's safe to say we're living in the golden age of podcasting. As such, the sheer volume of quality audio content out there can feel overwhelming. Between the endless political commentary inspired by the daily nightmare of our current …

TV

The Restaurant Pantry Hack We’re Stealing For Our Kitchen

If my rural-South Carolina-born-and-raised grandmother has taught me anything about cooking, it’s that no single bite of food—even the very last …

Country Lifestyle

Nicola Benedetti playing Bach in an empty St Paul's Cathedral is the most beautiful video imaginable

25 April 2018, 20:29<p>An incredible moment of music – solo Bach, on a Stradivarius in London's vast Baroque cathedral<p>Back in 2016, star British …

Violin

3 Books That Will Immediately Sharpen Your Mind

Reading inspires so many. Here are the top three books that have changed my life.<p>Books sharpen our minds.<p>When was the last time a book shifted your outlook? Stirred your heart? Challenged your biases?<p>If you're like me, you know reading is a vital part of each of our journeysif we want to grow as …

New York City

This is how to sleep better: 5 secrets from neuroscience

I’ll bet you’re not getting enough sleep. Honestly, I’m kind of cheating — it’s a pretty safe bet.<p>Two-thirds of adults throughout all developed …

The 5 best stretches to counter all your desk sitting

If you have a desk job, you’re kinda screwed. According to the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics, people who work in these …

Yoga

21 Books You Don’t Have to Read

And 21 you should read instead (technically 20 books—Adventures of Huckleberry Finn did not fare well).<p>We've been told all our lives that we can only call ourselves well-read once we've read the Great Books. We tried. We got halfway through <i>Infinite Jest</i> and halfway through the SparkNotes on</i> …

Literature

11 books I love that I found through my students

There are few professions in which you can receive the deep satisfaction that comes from sparking a love of something that you are truly passionate …

Pippi Longstocking and the subversive heroines children love

A new biography of the Pippi Longstocking author Astrid Lindgren reveals an unorthodox life that helped shape one of children’s books’ most memorable characters.<p>Once upon a time, long before Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls elbowed aside fairy-tale princesses and replaced them with inspirational …

Books

Ready to Switch Out Your Painkillers? Try These Natural Pain Relievers

We've all been there, hunched over in pain and desperately looking for the packet of paracetamol that permanently resides in the bottom of our bags. …

21 books you need to read this spring

Spring is here and that can only mean one thing: time to shake yourself out of hibernation and bust out that spring reading.<p>But with so many great …

Books

Five Easy Yoga Poses That Will Make You Feel Like a Million Bucks

Tired of halfhearted toe-touches? Try these movements instead.<p>The fundamental problem with stretching is that it is as critical to good health and injury prevention as it is painfully boring to actually <i>do</i>. Especially for those who are short on time, the banality of it all—a few halfhearted toe …

Even if you’re not signed up, Facebook has a shadow profile for you

Called before Congress this week, Mark Zuckerberg tried to present Facebook’s approach to user data as open and transparent. In question after question, he focused on the privacy choices available to users, and their ownership over all the data they share — and it wasn’t all wrong. Facebook has …

31 Gifts For Someone Who Doesn't Want Anything

We all know and love them: the people who have everything, and need and want nothing. Finding gifts for someone who doesn't want anything is the …

Skin Care

6 Mushrooms That Act as Turbo-Shots for Your Immune System

Does the thought of medicinal mushrooms scare you off? Take a deep breath and stay with us. Yes, we’re going to tell you to put mushrooms in your …

Wellness

These 7 Essential Oils for Varicose Veins Are Practically Magic

Did you know that almost 25% of adults deal with varicose veins, the raised, swollen, and often purplish-blue twisted veins that most frequently …

Horror of Being Governed by ‘Fox & Friends’

During the early days of the Obama administration, I did a few appearances on “Fox & Friends.”<p>The conversations were predictably shallow, tilted and exploitive. The hosts had a particular knack for asking the idiotic with chipper earnestness, spewing venom through simpering smiles. There was, I …

Donald Trump

The Most-Highlighted Book on Amazon Is 11 Years Old and Was Rejected by 27 Publishers

Among other things: "There are parts of it that make me cringe a little bit."<p>Have you read <i>The Four Hour Work Week</i>?<p>It was a massive bestseller for years, and has been translated into more than 40 languages. However, I was surprised to realize that more than a decade after its publication, it still …

What to Stream This Weekend

Movies by actors turned directors.<p><i>Each week, Richard Brody picks a classic film, a modern film, an independent film, a foreign film, and a documentary for online viewing.</i><p>“Young Lovers”<p>Plenty of minor actors turned to directing Hollywood movies when the roles proved inadequate, but few major stars …

3 Simple Hacks to Trick Your Mind into Getting Work Done

Use the 5, 20, and 30 second rules to change your life.<p>Yoda is the Man (or the alien, or whatever he is) and a wise one. One of my favorite quotes is is, "Try not...do." That's the story of my life, I didn't try, I just did. Sure, I failed a bunch, but I was so fast on the next action that trying …

When do you know you're old enough to die? Barbara Ehrenreich has some answers

With her latest book, Natural Causes, Barbara Ehrenreich notes that there’s an age at which death no longer requires much explanation<p>Four years ago, Barbara Ehrenreich, 76, reached the realisation that she was old enough to die. Not that the author, journalist and political activist was sick; she …

Breast Cancer

The life and death of Homaro Cantu, the genius chef who wanted to change the world

How a homeless child grew up to become the most inventive chef in history. By Kieran Morris<p>Between 2004 and 2016, the most inventive food on the planet, possibly in history, came out of a small restaurant in downtown Chicago. At Moto, your first course was your menu itself, which was typically …

Public Health

Get Ready To Have Your Mind Blown By This Genius Needle-Threading Hack

Threading a needle just became so, so much less annoying.<p>You know that feeling when you’re attempting to thread a needle and it won’t go in and you …

Need a Better Way to Organize Your Recipes? These Apps Are the Answer

You know what would be perfect for a healthy dinner tonight? That delicious turkey meatloaf recipe you tore out of a magazine a few months ago. But before you can make it, you have to find the recipe. And that, it turns out, is probably harder than it should be. If you’re like most people, your …