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5-Minute No-Cook Fruit and Chia Jam

<i>by guest blogger Stephanie Eckelkamp, senior associate editor at</i> Prevention <i>magazine</i><p>The sweetest part of summer: fresh strawberries, blueberries, raspberries, peaches, and basically all of those fruits that taste kind of meh any other time of year. And while you could just eat them as-is or toss …

A Giant List Of Epic Destinations For Anyone Who Lives To Travel

Pack your bags.<p>There's a big world out there, and no shortage of incredible destinations to explore. So it's only natural that choosing where to visit can be hugely intimidating. Thankfully, we've got you covered with lists on lists of epic spots to sift through. Check 'em out!<p><i>Note: Some of these</i> …

10 Baking Bloggers Share Their Best Berry Recipes

Berry season is finally here, and with it comes an abundance of baked goods. From cakes and cobblers to brownies and pies, summer is the perfect time …

Vegan Meal Plan: A Week of Delicious Breakfasts, Lunches, and Dinners

When Kenji launched this year's Vegan Experience, reader Double_J left a comment requesting a little help mapping out what a week of vegan eating looks like. Well, Double_J, your wish is our command. Below, you'll find a meal plan for each day, including hearty breakfasts, lunches, snacks, and …

20 Breakfast Bowl Recipes to Jump-Start Your Morning

With desk lunches becoming more and more common, it’s also increasingly important to unplug and find some time for yourself. There’s one way to do exactly that, and it’s so simple you’re going to want to try it right away. Want the solution? It’s breakfast! Here’s the deal: If you can make time at …

7 Dead Simple Ways to Make Your Computer Run Like New

You change your car’s oil every 5,000 miles. You go to the doctor for a physical once a year. Every six months you get your teeth cleaned. And every …

Online Life

75 Small Upgrades You Should Spoil Your Home With This Year

Do it today... and love it tomorrow!<p>Your home, like life, is a series of evolutions and special moments. Tackle these mini projects yourself — and sometimes with help! — and you'll create a space that's truly your own. Flaunt your "after" pictures on Instagram by tagging #MyHouseBeautiful — we'll …

This Is the Cutest Nursery Decor From Your Fave Home Stores

Just try not to swoon.<p>Your nursery should be a room your newborn adores. But since baby probably doesn't have an eye for design <i>just yet,</i> it should also be a space that reflects your personal style. Which is why we're swooning over the stellar partners two of our favorite home stores collaborated …

Decorations

17 DIY Projects That Will Make You Say "Why Didn't I Think of That?"

And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).<p>And will truly make you question your own creativity (in the best possible way).

DIY Boho Skirts For Your Throwback Look

Whether you call it boho, festival, hippie, gypsy, or peasant, boho style as we know it takes its influences from the laid back hippie looks of the ’60s, when maxis were <i>de rigueur</i> for the “flower child”. The look is said to have been revived most recently by Sienna Miller, who wore it in the movie …

8 Companies That Help You Beautifully Hack IKEA Furniture

Change up a basic looks with these clever, ready-to-use embellishments.<p>Even though we're all about personalizing IKEA furniture with a little DIY savviness, we get that it can be a huge time suck. And some very smart companies understand that too — which is why they went into business to sell …

14 Dollar Store Buys That Can Organize Your Entire Home

2 research-backed ways to charm everyone you meet

Someone who is happy for you, wants the best for you and delights in your successes. Right?<p>And research agrees: <i>Being happy for people during their good times is more important than how we deal with the bad:</i><p>What really makes couples bond? How they handle the good times, not the bad.<br>• What about …

6 imaginative new ways America has found to punish its poor

The poor are treated like human ATM machines, and our politicians are actively encouraging their exploitation<p>David Masciotra<p>August 18, 2015 9:00am (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>In the 1960s, the Lyndon Johnson administration launched an official War on Poverty. Needless to say, …

Iowa

21 Ways to Shape Up in 5 Minutes or Less

An hour-long gym session isn't always in the cards, but fitting in a five-minute workout? A breeze. Take your pick from any of these short and sweet five-minute workouts to make your day a little healthier in no time at all. Summer, here we come!<p><b>Morning yoga:</b> No matter how hectic your morning, your …

Comeback Plan

Kick-start your routine—and stick with it all year long.<p>It happens to even the most well-intentioned runner. The babysitter bails, so you can't get out. Work obligations derail a three-miler, icy sidewalks nix another. Before you know it, your regular routine is a distant memory. The good news is …

America lost the Cold War: Russia, China and the new autocratic world order

<b>Ronald Reagan (AP)</b><p>The fall of the Berlin Wall was supposed to signal a paradigm shift. Twenty-six years later, democracy is flagging<p>John Feffer<p>May 27, 2015 8:45am (UTC)<p>This piece originally appeared on TomDispatch.<p>Imagine an alternative universe in which the two major Cold War superpowers evolved …

Political Science

American history in black and white: Ferguson and our nation’s cognitive divide

<b>Lesley McSpadden, Robert McCulloch (AP/Jeff Roberson/Reuters/Cristina Fletes-Boutte/Photo montage by Salon)</b><p>If the Ferguson tragedy offers a vivid reminder of our bitter divisions, it also offers moments of revelation<p>Andrew O'Hehir<p>November 29, 2014 5:00pm (UTC)<p>It’s a painful truism to say that white …

Email templates for 27 of your toughest work tasks

Communication is hard work. A 2012 survey by McKinsey found that highly skilled desk workers spent an average of 28% of their work weeks dealing with …