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18 Healthy Dinners That Are 5 Ingredients or Fewer

We've all been there — the fridge is almost empty, the cupboard is gathering cobwebs, and that trip to the grocery store just keeps getting pushed back. In times like this, it's easy to reach for that bowl of microwavable mac and cheese or order takeout, ultimately throwing any health-conscious …

Healthy Eating

11 Home Libraries That Will Inspire You to Hit the Books

4 Lighting Principles I Wish I’d Known When I Started Photography

When I first started photography, I struggled a lot with lighting. In the beginning, we’re often told to shoot our subjects in open shade, but if you …

Photography

101 Incorrectly Used Words That Can Make You Look Dumb | Inc.com

It's embarrassing to admit, but the other day a potential client asked whether I had taken the time to look over his proposal. I responded, "So far, I've only had the time to peruse it. I'll go over it thoroughly tonight and will get back to you tomorrow."<p>He paused. "OK...but you realize that …

Language

Wallpaper is making a big comeback. Here’s how to choose, use and remove.

Wallpaper is ready for its next act. The polarizing paint alternative and longtime decorating taboo has returned to fashion thanks to ultra-stylish prints, dimensional fabrics, and new materials that make it easy to install and, yes, to remove. Offering more drama than paint, it’s a fun way to …

Industrial Loft With An Open Plan And A Cool Chromatic Palette

Recently remodeled by Diego Revollo Arquitectura, this apartment is located in the Morumbi neighborhood of Sao Paulo. It measures 100 square feet and …

Before & After: A Kitchen Garden in Sussex, England

A kitchen garden isn’t usually the first area to be tackled when a complete house and garden remodel gets underway but in the bucolic setting of West …

I tried this trippy healing modality for mental clarity—and still can’t believe how it made me feel

A few years ago, a friend told me about an underground breathwork circle she’d attended in Venice Beach—back when breathwork outside of yoga studios</i> …

Bacon-Wrapped Brussels Sprouts with Creamy Lemon Dip

Most bacon-wrapped Brussels sprouts recipes call for holding everything together with toothpicks, but we skip that step. Setting the bacon seam-side …

Graphic Design by Tamas Horvath

Graphic design samples of Tamas Horvath’s visual diary.Tamas Horvath is a Hungarian freelance graphic designer who currently lives and works in …

Want to resist the post-truth age? Learn to analyze photos like an expert would

“When photography was invented,” photo historian Vicki Goldberg once said, “it was thought to be an equivalent to truth. It was truth with a capital T.”<p>But as viewers quickly learned, seeing isn’t always believing. Even in the early history of photography, hoaxes like the Cottingley fairies taught …

Why You'll Never Change Anyone's Mind About Politics

Science has now all but proven that facts cannot sway political opinion. But what can?<p>The question of how to change a mind—or get someone to hop the political fence—has likely never been more important, or discussed more frequently, than in today's age. Last year, despite a constant series of …

7 Recipes That Fold Up Food So There's Less Mess

So you bought a whole roll of parchment paper for that <i>one</i> recipe you’d been meaning to try forever, and now you’re stuck with… the rest of that …

Neck Exercises and Stretches for a Herniated Disc

Herniated disc, bulging disc, slipped disc: Whatever you want to call it, this condition is extremely painful.<p>Herniated discs are most common in …

Pain

An Unfussy Brooklyn Townhouse Remodel from Architect Elizabeth Roberts

When a young family—a lawyer and dance professor and their two young sons—purchased a Brooklyn townhouse, the building had been subdivided into four …

Giada De Laurentiis's 20 Most Popular Pasta Recipes You Need in Your Life

Here's the latest smart home gear that works with Alexa

Tour Ryan Murphy’s House in Laguna Beach

Acclaimed television impresario Ryan Murphy conjures a showstopping house in California and creates his own design laboratory<p>When I was pitching the very first season of <i>American Horror Story</i>, in 2011, my main selling point was this simple conceit: Let’s change how we make it. Let’s do something …

Celebrity Homes

‘Scandinavian Dreaming’ explores the tenets of Nordic design

What is Scandinavian design, and why is it everywhere?<p>What makes Scandinavian design Scandinavian, and why does everyone want in on it? We’ve explored the matter in depth here, and it comes as no surprise that the Nordic region has put together a team lead by Danish bigwig Bjarke Ingels to continue …

Arctic Circle

15 Super Smart Ways to Use the IKEA Kallax Bookcase

The IKEA Expedit (lately reborn as the Kallax) has, like a lot of classics, an incredibly simple design. And like a lot of IKEA pieces, it lends …

Dipping my toes into the home automation pool

<b>NOTE:</b> <b>I’ve written a more current update to this post here.</b><p>After joining Google, we moved into a new place in Mountain View which gave me a chance to …

Smart Homes

8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams, 2016

Each year I like to take stock of all the pizza I’ve eaten in the previous 12 months and drop a quick list of the "8 Pizzas That Haunt My Dreams." Why should you care? As the web’s original, not-so-famous pizza blogger (a laughable title, to be sure) I’ve chronicled the ups and downs and in and …

Americans who voted against Trump are feeling unprecedented dread and despair

I have never seen anything quite like the grief being felt by the majority of American voters who did not vote for<p>Donald Trump.<p>Back in 1980, there was disappointment among<p>DemocratswhenRonald Reaganwon. In 2000, after the long Florida recount and the intrusion of the Supreme Court into the decision, …

4 Ways to Control Your Emotions in Tense Moments

Twenty-three years ago, one of my employees — I’ll call him Dale — asked for a private meeting. Dale was serious and bookish and had very strong opinions. His work was fastidious. He rarely socialized with colleagues, but he was impeccable in his commitments to others. And he was skilled at his job.<p>…

First Amendment Defense Act Would Be 'Devastating' for LGBTQ Americans

Earlier this month, Senator Ted Cruz of Texas and Senator Mike Lee of Utah, through his spokesperson, told Buzzfeed they plan to reintroduce an embattled bill that barely gained a House hearing in 2015. But this time around, they said, the First Amendment Defense Act (FADA) was likely to succeed …

The 10 Best Documentaries of 2016 That Are Trying to Change the World

Had your fill of Oscar-baiting plots and overwrought performances? Have a look at the best non-fiction films of the year.<p>While high-profile dramas continue to dominate the ongoing award season, let us not forget the many phenomenal documentaries that were bestowed upon us over the past twelve …

25 Stress-Free Christmas Dinner Recipes

A stress-free Christmas dinner? Easy peasy. From roast beef tenderloin with red wine sauce to rum cake, these tested and perfected recipes won't let you down -- and many of them can be made ahead of time so you can relax on the big day. Merry Christmas!<p><b>1. Roast Beef Tenderloin with Red Wine …

The Ginger Gold Rush: A Bourbon Cocktail for All Your Prospecting and Boozing Needs

Gold! It's valuable! The classic symbol of excessive wealth! But if you're an average human being incapable of shelling out boatloads of cash to …

Cocktails

The best new restaurants in NYC that opened in November

November was an especially great month for restaurant openings in New York: Debuts included two powerhouse hotel restaurants inside the brand-new …

Architect Visit: A Renovated Farmhouse in Bedford with Scandinavian Influences

In Bedford, New York, architect Rafe Churchill transforms a small farmhouse, owned by the same family for 30 years, into a modern weekend house with …