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Top 10 Tips On Eating A Plant-Based Diet

‘Plant-based eating’ is a term that is becoming more mainstream. Whether used in relation to health or sustainability, many of us are now thinking …

A Beginner's Guide to Making Pour-Over Coffee at Home

There are as many ways to brew coffee as there are to skin a cat, but one of the easiest ways to brew better coffee at home is by using the pour-over …

A Science-Backed 7-Minute Workout That Hits All the Muscles You Forget About

Don't get us wrong—we're all about bodyweight exercises. And quick, high-intensity routines like the scientific 7-minute workout (plus the research …

10 minutes to a flatter, firmer belly

This 10-minute routine from <i>Prevention’s</i> new Fit in 10: Slim and Strong—for Life! program will help you tone and strengthen your deepest core muscles for a flatter, firmer belly. It combines highly effective Pilates work with essential corrective exercises to help you reactivate weak belly muscles …

8 Plank Variations That Will Make Your Abs Scream

Not your granddaddy's planks.

Workouts

4 apps for couples you and your partner need to try right now

Technology has become a huge way for people to meet each other, and the majority of singles say they've joined a dating app at some point. But what about apps for couples? Where does technology fit in for those of us already in relationships? As it turns out, there are plenty of options for us …

21 Vegan Sandwich Recipes That Make Lunch the Best Part of Your Day

It can be a challenge to think of delicious vegan lunch options that aren’t sandwiches with hummus as its star ingredient (though, let’s be real: There are some pretty unique recipes out there these days). But with a few key foods, your midday meal can get a satisfying, delicious makeover. Save …

Healthy Eating

These cult-favourite brands are taking customised beauty to the next level

We’re flooded with press releases of the best brands in the beauty business promising to give us our exact foundation shade or lipstick that suits …

How To Get A Flat Stomach Without Doing Crunches, According To A Trainer

If you're trying to make any change to your body, you shouldn't just do one exercise. So for a flat stomach, crunches aren't the only way to …

How to Survive the Longest Flight in the World

Earlier this month, Qatar Airways took the prize for longest airline route when it debuted its 17-hour, 30-minute flight between Auckland and Doha. …

23 Vegan Instant Pot Recipes With No Meat Or Dairy

One-Pot Pasta, Coconut Quinoa Curry, Veggie Burgers, French Fries, Vegan Shepherd's Pie, Biryani Rice, Lentil Bolognese, Split Pea Soup and more.

Cooking

Confessions of a Real-Life Unicorn

Being a unicorn—someone who sleeps with couples—in 2017 is both easier and trickier than it’s ever been.<p>Watch: How to Warm Up for a Threesome<p>//player.cnevids.com/script/video/57221f73ba4aa15136000000.js?autoplay=1&muted=1

Unicorns

Tikva Wolf of Kimchi Cuddles Discusses Polyamory, Sex, and Jealousy

Tikva Wolf is the creator of the popular webcomic series Kimchi Cuddles, a story that follows a queer, polyamorous woman and how she navigates …

Dreamlike and Fine Art Portrait Photography by Denise Kwong

<b>Denise Kwong</b> is a talented self-taught photographer and digital artist who was born in Hong Kong and currently lives and works in Sydney, Australia. …

Photography

How ND Filters (Neutral Density) Work And When To Use Them

<i>Screenshots taken from video.</i><p>A Neutral Density (ND) filter is an extremely useful tool for both still shooting and video recording purposes. However, …

Landscape Photography

Landscape Photography Tip: One Thing That Will Improve Your Images in 3 Important Ways

I know, I know…You’re probably thinking that the title I used for this article is just clickbait and that there’s no possible way that a single tool …

Kylie Jenner and Kendall Jenner Skincare Routine Reviews

My attempt at ‘Keeping Up With the Kardashians.'<p>With both Jenner sisters eager to share their hair, makeup and skincare recommendation on every app and social platform imaginable, it's pretty much impossible to determine who gives better beauty advice. Kendall and Kylie Jenner look flawless <i>all the</i> …

A simple guide to how you can throw sand in the Trump administration’s gears

You can resist from the comfort of your own desk.<p>We’re just over a week into the Trump administration. For those of us hoping to push back, the flood …

Super Bowl vegan dishes and more party options from newest cookbooks

The holidays are over, but party season lasts all year. Thankfully, there are a growing number of vegan cookbooks here to save us with inspired animal-friendly dishes. Here are a few worth adding to your shelf.<p>Isa Chandra Moskowitz — the prolific vegan cookbook author and Brooklyn restaurateur — …

The Freeman Beauty Infusion Purifying In-Shower Mask Is Like a Super-Affordable at-Home Facial

Ah, shower time. My "me" time when I can just...be. With that being said, I like to make the most out of my time under the stream. And the Freeman Beauty Infusion Purifying In-Shower Mask fits right into that idea. (#selfcare, am I right?)<p>But back to the in-shower mask. First of all, what is it? …

10 Vegetarian Food Hacks that will Change the Way you Eat

Looking to take your cooking game to the next level? Look no further than the following vegetarian food hacks that will keep your food delicious and …

Internet Addiction is Killing Your Photography

What I’m getting at in the headline is that the Internet is most likely the cause of your impotence when it comes to productivity. How many people …

Productivity

Elon Musk could soon share more on his plan to help humans keep up with AI

In nearly the same breath as he shared updates on his plans to dig tunnels, Elon Musk also noted he’s looking to hopefully share more on his progress with developing a “neural lace” next month. That’s a technical term for direct cortical interface, and it’s something that the SpaceX and Tesla CEO …

Hearty Vegan Recipe: Avocado Fritters

Cook the quinoa:<p>If using dry quinoa, cook the quinoa. Place 1 cup of water in a small saucepan and bring to a boil. Meanwhile, rinse the quinoa well …

How to create the ultimate fake sun with a strobe (with lighting diagrams)

Nikon d800 1/200s – f2.8 – ISO 100 – 50mm<p>Some shots need a sun. Sadly the sun is not at the optimal angle at all locations. Heck, if you are indoors …

How to Build Your Instagram Account from Scratch

We all know the importance of social media today. Whether you are a business or a brand there are a multitude of reasons for you to keep up with your …

The Exercise Mistake You're Making That's Keeping You From Having A Flat Stomach, According To A Trainer

Working out is an essential part of slimming down, there is no doubt about that. Even while exercising, you could be making some mistakes that could …

Dear Nikon: Please let us keep the 20mm F1.8G, Love, Dan

An open letter to Nikon<p>Dear Nikon,<p>Dan Bracaglia here from DPReview.com. It’s been brought to my attention (mostly due to the nagging of coworkers) …

Travel Photo Tips: It’s Not What You See, but What You Feel That Makes for Better Pictures

The September 25, 2016, issue of <i>The New York Times Magazine</i> was titled "The Voyages" Issue, and it featured an impressive collection of images. In …