Johanna Lackner

351 Flips | 35 Magazines | 3 Likes | @JohannaLack2014 | Keep up with Johanna Lackner on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Johanna Lackner”

28 Beauty Buys to Grab From Target the Next Time You're 'Only Buying Toothpaste'

Raise your hand if you've ever "accidentally" wandered into the beauty aisle at Target. Yeah, that's what we thought. The good/bad news: There is so much great hair, makeup and ...

What a Study of 33 Countries Found About Aging Populations and Innovation

The populations of almost all Western countries are getting older, as the Baby Boomers, born in the 1950s and 1960s, live longer and have fewer children than previous generations. Population aging of this dimension is possibly unique in world history. No surprise, then, that it poses serious …

15 Damn Delicious (and Healthy!) Chocolate Desserts

Chocolate makes everything better, except maybe your waistline when eaten in copious amounts. That's why we present you with lightened-up — yet totally delectable — recipes for truffles, cookie sandwiches, and salted caramels. There's even a healthier recipe for chocolate cream pie! These 15 …

10 Essential Vegan Recipes to Add to Your Cooking Roster

Animal lovers rejoice! Not one of these recipes relies on protein substitutes or involves the word "smoothie." Instead, the carotene- and …

Hardscaping 101: Ground Covers to Plant Between Pavers

Too often pathway gaps are neglected and become a home for weeds. But where some may see awkward spaces between stepping stones, I see potential. …

Landscaping

Every book Barack Obama recommended during (and after) his presidency

Whether he was reading to kids at the White House, hitting up local bookstores on Black Friday, or giving recommendations to his daughters, former …

Harvard Researchers Have Found the Source of Human Consciousness

What is human consciousness and where does it come from? Throughout the ages, some of our greatest minds have probed this question, and struggled to …

Top 10 2017 Science Fiction Novels I Want Now

2017 is here and, with it, new science fiction!<p>There are some great titles coming out this year. It is an exciting time for science fiction readers, …

Science Fiction

The Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books Coming in 2017

Will 2017 be the year we finally get our mitts on <i>The Winds of Winter</i>? At this point, even Bran Stark’s third eye couldn’t see if the answer is “hell …

Science Fiction

The beginner's guide to layering your skincare

Most of us are familiar with the cleanse, tone, moisturise approach to skincare, and have followed it since we started investing in our faces. With the introduction of serums and lotions, the last step has evolved quite considerably over the past few years. Yet while there’s nothing new about the …

Skin Care

The 11 Best Skin-Care Sticks to Streamline Your Beauty Routine

An easy way to reach your I'm-gonna-declutter-everything spring cleaning resolution? Simplifying your skin-care routine, regardless of whether your complexion is oily or dry. And what better way than to cleanse, cover, and correct your complexion than with easy-to-use, no-clean-up-necessary beauty …

Gardening 101: Mâche

Mâche, <i>(Valerianella locusta):</i> “The New Arugula”<p>Mâche is a salad green of contradictions: tiny, but full of good health. Buttery and light in flavor, …

Gardening

8 books that will change your life in 2017

And if your New Year's resolution isn't to read more ... well, have we got some recommendations that will make you change your resolution.<p>The following eight books will help you stop worrying, stop being tired, and stop feeling overwhelmed — and start excelling in your field, embracing life's …

Vibrant Paintings of Colorful Fish Merged With Their Coral Environments

Artist Lisa Ericson is known for her hybrid animal paintings, and her newest series of work continues this trend by depicting colorful fish merging into the coral that surrounds them. Fanning out from their delicate tails, the vibrant coral reminds us of the symbiotic relationship these two animals …

These Are the Tastiest Vegetarian Recipes We've Ever Made—Try Them Today

So you've gone to the office holiday party, dressed up your home with festive décor, done all the necessary shopping for everyone on your list, and …

Make Your Own Protein Bars With Only 6 Healthy Ingredients

Why would you take the time and effort to make your own protein bars when there's practically an entire dedicated aisle at the grocery store? The …

Converting cells to burn fat, not store it

<i>McGill-led discovery could help fight obesity, metabolic disorders</i><p>Researchers have uncovered a new molecular pathway for stimulating the body to burn …

Neuroscience

An Amazing Furniture Orchard That Grows Willow Chairs and Tables Directly From the Ground

Great Big Story, in partnership with the Weather Channel, visited with artist Gavin Munro, the visionary artist who farms furniture by coaxing and …

Garden design ideas, inspiration & pictures

What are some great garden ideas?<p>Everyone has their own idea about what constitutes a dream garden. Firstly, you should always keep the conditions of …

Landscaping

20 Of The Best-Selling Beauty Products From Amazon In 2016

Amazon is the go-to beauty resource for those who are just too damn busy to get to the store. It's a life-saver when you've just run out of your …

The Dirty Twixter Bars

This dessert is a hybrid of my two favourite chocolate bars, Twix and Skor. These are sinfully rich bars that showcase our shortbread, a dulce de …

Dessert

Top 7 TED Talks to Develop Your Growth Mindset and Double Your Productivity

The ways in which we think about learning, intelligence, and our abilities has a direct and significant effect on our learning progress and our …

Self-improvement

20 Of The Best Time Tracking Tools To Increase Your Productivity

Time is money, an old saying, has been widely used in most cultures and languages for ages. Today, in a world of business and a crazy pace, time is more valuable than ever.<p>The rhythm of our century puts us in a place where we have no choice but to start planning and tracking our time. It becomes …

Project Management

Gardening 101: Bougainvillea

Bougainvillea, <i>Bougainvillea glabra:</i> “Paper Flower”<p>Like a beautiful girl who shows up at a party wearing too much makeup and a loud, revealing dress, …

This Is Your New Year's "Get Your Butt to the Gym" Playlist

Let's get ready to crush our 2017 goals, starting right on Jan. 1. Need some motivation or just some motivational tunes? These empowering and energizing tracks will help you get your butt to the gym and pump you up through any cardio or strength training you have planned. You may or may not feel …

Alton Brown's Recipe For Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix

Everybody loves having a steaming hot mug of cocoa during those cold winter months, but over the years the convenience of always having instant hot …

The Best Books We Missed in 2016

And the titles their authors say they loved<p>“So many worthy books, so little space.”<p>I type those words all too often, as I wrote in this space last year, and the year before, when the list-making season arrived—and nothing has changed this year. So I’ll sigh once more over the predicament. Again and …

4 eLearning Companies You Should Watch Out For in 2017

The world can always use more lifelong learners. Aside from the experience gained from pursuing a career, people leverage technology for …