Joshua Shafran

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21 Ways to Eat More Protein for Breakfast

If you've ever left home in the morning with nothing but a piece of buttered toast in your stomach, you know just how important eating protein at …

Breakfast

25 Delicious Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Weeknights

When busy weeks are on the horizon, the very best thing you can do for yourself is to work a slow cooker dinner or two into your meal plan. This …

Slow Cookers

Feta-Beet Salad Is the Easy Salad You Need This Summer

Beet salad sounds like such a cliché dish, but I think there's good reason for its popularity. When rock-hard beets are roasted until soft and sweet, …

Recipes

5 Quick & Easy Spring Dinners to Keep Your Week on Track

Some weeks, meal planning is the only defense we have against eating out or hitting a drive-thru every single night. When our schedules are super …

Cooking

10 Super-Simple Veggie Dishes Your Kids Will Eat

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)<p>My two kids go through the weirdest seasons with vegetables (currently we are living through a roasted broccoli and baby …

Cooking

You Need These 10 Essential Muffin & Scone Recipes

You know what makes mornings a little easier? Waking up knowing there's a batch of scones or muffins waiting in the kitchen. Whether you like a …

Breakfast

18 Healthy Recipes to Make With Cucumbers That Aren't Just Salads

When was the last time you cooked with a cucumber in a creative way? I know for me at least, it's been quite a while. Every now and then I'll one eat …

Healthy Eating

6 Habits Longtime Millionaires Rely On to Stay Rich

Forgetting how you got rich in the first place is how you end up broke.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s a simple fact: most millionaires have different habits than the average person. However, these habits are far from inaccessible; they improve one’s odds of …

A Financial Planner Interviewed 233 Rich People About Their Habits. Here's What You Can Learn

It turns out the wealthy really do think different.<p>Do rich people think differently from everyone else? It turns out the answer is yes. But the good news is that anyone can learn their mental habits. If you do, it will be good for your bank account and your career. You may even wind up wealthy …

39 questions to make small talk with anyone

There’s nothing quite like breaking the conversational barrier with a friend or co-worker. In order to reach that level of chummy rapport, though, …

25 Best Grilled Chicken Recipes

We all love eating chicken, but unfortunately we sometimes fall into the trap of cooking the same recipes week after week. Dishes we once held in …

11 No-Fuss Party Platters That Will Make Guests Think You Got It Catered

Who doesn’t love a good party? Party prep, on the other hand… can be less of a blast. From cooking countless dishes to mixing pitchers of cocktails …

Flavors

20 Delightful Spinach Recipes That Give Salad a Fresh Twist

01 of 20<p>A delightful spinach salad recipe, you will love the incredibly simple homemade apple vinaigrette. It can easily become your family's new …

Healthy Eating

10 Protein-packed Recipes With Only 5 Ingredients Each

Busy people don’t always have time to prepare time-consuming recipes with lots of ingredients. Searching high and low for obscure ingredients is …

7 Easy, Healthy Dinners You Should Eat This Week

A funny thing about food is that it's totally universal, but also deeply personal. We all need to eat—lots of us <i>love</i> to eat, actually—but the foods …

Healthy Grain Recipes

Hearty Barley Recipes<p>Barley is a nutritious and hearty whole grain that’s inexpensive to prepare. Our healthy recipes for barley risotto, barley …

20 Pasta Recipes You Can Make in Less than 20 Minutes

Pasta is known for being a quick weeknight dinner, but just how quickly can you make it? How about 20 minutes or less? It's hard not to like the …

Cooking

100 Healthy Recipes to Keep Dinner Exciting When You're on a Diet

The most difficult part about deciding to take on a new diet is coming up with unique and versatile meal options that won't make you want to cheat. Grocery shopping for and cooking dinner suddenly becomes a task you want to avoid at all cost, but with some planning, dinner doesn't have to be …

How to Energize Your Mornings in Five Simple Steps

Don't consider yourself to be a morning person? Same. Waking up feeling tired and grouchy can really ruin your whole day — and when this happens <i>every</i> …

8 surprising things ultra productive people do every day

When it comes to productivity, we all face the same challenge — there are only 24 hours in a day. Yet some people seem to have twice the time; they …

11 Little Ways To Focus On Your Own Self-Improvement

Even if your life is going swimmingly, there is always room to focus on self-improvement. But this never more so the case than when your life has …

The 5 Jobs Robots Will Take First

Oxford University researchers have estimated that 47 percent of U.S. jobs could be automated within the next two decades. But which white-collar jobs …

Microsoft's AI has learnt how to write it's own code and create its own programs – Fanatical Futurist by International Keynote Speaker Matthew Griffin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>An AI that can code and build new computer programs from scratch could change the world, give rise to a whole new generation …

Spotify Playlists To Fuel Your Coding And Design Sessions

6 min read<p>Share on Twitter or LinkedIn<p>Smashing Newsletter<p>Upgrade your inbox and get our editors’ picks twice a month.<p>With useful tips for web devs. …

Web Design

WTF Workouts: Do You Have What It Takes to Complete Them?

<b>WTF workouts are challenging</b>. If you can complete them, you must be in fine shape. They can be brutal and can lead to you saying, "Why the flip am I …

Workouts

How to Get Comfortable With Being Uncomfortable (According to a Green Beret)

7 steps to acclimate yourself to extreme situations so you can excel at every level.<p>I've been an entrepreneur for seven years. Midway through the fourth year, things were coming to a head. I wasn't getting enough sleep. I wasn't exercising, and I wasn't keeping my mind clear with meditation.<p>In the …

How physical exercise makes your brain work better

Research shows different activities have quite specific mental effects – here’s how moving your body could sharpen your ideas<p>The brain is often described as being “like a muscle”. It’s a comparison that props up the brain training industry and keeps school children hunched over desks. We judge …

Exercise

20 Hilarious Comics That Get Real About Fatherhood

The parenting struggle is real.<p>From chasing after kids to completely giving up on privacy, dads know that parenting is no picnic. But there are many occasions for humor and lightness.<p>In honor of Father's Day, we put together a roundup of hilarious and heartwarming dad-themed comics. Enjoy the …

I’m a rocket scientist designing wood stoves that burn without smoking–to save lives and save the planet

“Where did you put the smoke?”<p>When you hear that, you know a village demo is going well. It’s one of the best reactions we get in the field when we take our stove out into a public space, light a fire with a few pieces of wood, and gather a crowd just as a bright orange flame pops out from the top …