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The Slow Cooker Recipes You've Been Waiting For

Cooking just got easier.<p>The slow cooker is our best friend this time of year. As the days get shorter and we find ourselves low on energy, the slow cooker picks up the slack by cooking dinner for us. Not only can it effortlessly take a big hunk of meat and cook it into a tender meal, but it can do …

Heavy Rotation: 10 Songs Public Radio Can't Stop Playing

Each month, NPR Music asks a panel of some of public radio's finest hosts and music curators to share one new song they're playing on repeat. In September's mix, you'll hear the latest from Amanda Shires, The Minders, Izo FitzRoy, Mick Jenkins and more.<p>Listen above to hear Folk Alley's Elena See, …

The Best Flatirons for Every Type of Hair

9 Healthy Breakfast Ideas For Weekday Mornings

It seems like every week a new study comes out either against or in favor of “the most important meal of the day.” But while the …

Nutrition

Denmark’s Latest Dessert Trend Is Healthy, Delicious, and Easy to Make

When you think of porridge, it most likely calls to mind a healthy breakfast staple topped with some honey or nuts. Or, in more recent years, chefs around the globe have revisited the humble dish and adopted it as the perfect base for their own unique savory creations, doctoring it up with …

Go green: Yotam Ottolenghi’s delicious green bean recipes

What better way to celebrate midsummer than with vegetables made sweet and green by the sun’s rays<p>I love green beans so much, especially in summer, that I’ve decided to squeeze in an extra dish this week and let the recipes speak for themselves.

The best honeymoons for adventurous couples

In recent years — perhaps since the dawn of Pinterest? — it seems as though weddings have been veering from tradition in the most unique ways, especially when it comes to the ceremony. Couples are taking the destination to entirely new levels, tying the knot with a backdrop of stalactites, walking …

What to eat before and after every kind of workout

Whether you're eating for endurance or snacking for strength training, it’s not always clear what is best to put into your body. Moreover, “what’s healthy on a regular basis is not necessarily a good choice for the race course, or even for a workout,” explained Barbara Lewin, RD, a sports …

What Kind of Introvert Are You?

Are you an introvert? It depends on which book you read.<p>Here's a sampling of the various conceptualizations of introversion in pop culture …

Psychology

Can you solve it? The logic question almost everyone gets wrong

Test your mental mettle with this question about the marital situations of Jack, Anne and George.<p>UPDATE: The results are in. Click here to find the answer to today’s puzzle and see how everyone did.<p>Hello guzzlers,<p>A very, very simple question this week. It will take you no time at all.

Your Best Gluten-Free Cookie Ever

I worked long and hard on this recipe. For you. All for you. Frankly, I'm exhausted. But it was worth it. Because this isn't a 'good for a gluten-free cookie' kinda cookie. This is a damn good cookie. And, to my gluten-free sisters and brothers out there, take comfort in knowing that I love gluten. …

Would You Vote For A Supercomputer As President?

IBM Watson is (not) running for Computer-In-Chief<p>While we might have already seen our first robot in the 2016 presidential election, some fans want a serious supercomputer to hop into the fray.<p>In a fan-made creation, IBM's Watson, the artificial intelligence algorithms used to beat Jeopardy in …

12 Steamy Caribbean All-Inclusives for Adult Indulgence

Family vacations can be great, of course. But sometimes, adults need a getaway geared exclusively to grown-up tastes. Whether it's a honeymoon, a special anniversary or "just because," the Caribbean's soft breezes, swaying palms and gorgeous sunsets are renowned for stirring up romance. And while …

How to Make Chewy (Gluten-Free) Cookies

Want to surprise your significant other with a homemade dessert for Valentine’s Day, but can’t find anything that suits their gluten-free diet? Our friends at Seattle’s ChefSteps are here to help, with a recipe for gluten free chocolate chip cookies that ditch the wheat but don’t scrimp on …

17 Amazing Meals in NYC for Two People for Less Than $50

Whether it's for Valentine's Day or just a fun meal out with your loved one or a friend, eating out in New York City doesn't have to mean breaking …

25 Indie Albums That Are Still Amazing 10 Years Later

What a time to be alive/in college.

Still Tired? There’s Help to Outsmart the Snooze Button

The snooze button represents technology that can work against our best interests. For those apt to bash the button, recent connected products can ensure that chronic oversleepers are awake and even prove them to do so.<p>Temptation, thy name is the snooze button. Dating back to at least 1959 with the …

Demonstration

16 photos that will make you want to travel to the Philippines

It's the ultimate paradise for beach bums, divers, and adventurers.<p>The country offers a vast array of waterfalls, lagoons, caves, and beaches, among other attractions.<p>Keep scrolling for some of the Philippine's must sees.

9 Classic Cookies: Tested and Perfected

Look no further for the best cookie recipes. From chocolate chip to simple sugar, these classic cookies have all been tested, perfected and family-approved.<p><b>1. Secret Ingredient Chocolate Chip Cookies</b><p>With two secret ingredients, these chocolate chip cookies are crispy on the outside and chewy on the …

The Dozen Best Donuts in America

The first Friday in June, which falls on the 5th this year, is National Donut Day. We've been driving around the country visiting all 50 states for the last 3 years to seek out the best donuts. (Well, OK, we flew to Alaska and Hawaii.) Here's our ranking of the best dozen donuts in America, with a …