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Persian Date Cake (Ranginak) - The Washington Post

Toast the walnuts in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat for about 5 minutes, shaking the pan so they don’t scorch, until the nuts are fragrant and lightly browned. Let cool.<p>Line the bottom of a 10-inch tart pan with a removable bottom or a springform pan with parchment paper.<p>Use the walnuts …

Recipes

Rosie O’Donnell boosts Village Voice vet’s charity event

Michael Musto planned a low-budget fund-raiser for a good cause — and was rewarded when the event got the attention of Rosie O’Donnell.<p>The Village …

Community Health

Making smart toilet humour a test for Captain Underpants crew as antihero hits big screen

When your main villain has the name Professor Poopypants, it's pretty hard to shy away from toilet humour.<p>And though it has been knocked as the …

Comic Books

28th annual Fiesta Broadway kicks off Sunday in downtown Los Angeles

Thousands of Angelenos are expected to converge on downtown Los Angeles on Sunday for the 28th annual Fiesta Broadway.<p>The annual music and culture festival, L.A.'s most popular Cinco de Mayo event, runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., organizers said.<p>The festival site, centered along a stretch of Broadway …

6 Things You Can Do When Dealing With Family Members Who Are Toxic

Toxic people are best to be left alone and avoided. Sometimes that’s hard to do as it may be the case that you either work with someone or have …

7 Effective Ways to Tame Your Negative Thoughts

What you tell yourself every day will either lift you up or tear you down.<p>It's one of the most destructive forces you'll ever have to face, and it's inside your own head.<p>It's that negative, judgmental voice telling you <i>you're not smart enough</i> or <i>you don't work hard enough</i> or <i>you don't deserve to</i> …

The Reading Habits of Ultra-Successful People

Want to know one habit ultra-successful people have in common?<p>They read. A lot.<p>In fact, when Warren Buffett was once asked about the key to success, …

4 Things You Should Never Forget In Life

<i>The most important thing is to enjoy life – to be happy – it’s all that matters.</i> – Audrey Hepburn<p><b>In just the last 50 years, our lives have</b> …

6 Quick & Easy Mindfulness Tips To Combat Holiday Stress

Is holiday season stressful or even lonely? Heard about the scientific benefits of mindfulness but just don’t see how you could fit it in? Especially …

100 of the Wisest Quotes of All Time

<b>In life, we constantly seek new sources of wisdom in order to help us understand this journey a little bit better.</b> Life may not always give you what …

Motivation

6 Simple Ways to Talk Your Brain Out of Negativity

Negativity is sticky. It's hard to make it go away. Here are a few tips to help positivity prevail.<p>It's easier to recall negative thoughts and memories than positive ones. And the more we recall those negative thoughts, the more they stick with us. Suppose you feel like an idiot because of a dumb …

How To Take Your Brain Off Autopilot + Manifest The Life Of Your Dreams

It’s time to get fierce about change. And it’s going to take more than a little positive thinking to do it right.<p>Torrie Pattillo said, “If you’re …

Ten skills you should practise every day

<b>So-called “soft skills” are vital for navigating complex social situations. Communication, language, personal habits and empathy with others all play</b> …

10 Powerful Habits of Mentally Strong People

Mentally strong people need to have some time on their own.<p><i>"What are the characteristics of a mentally strong person?" originally appeared on Quora--the knowledge-sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.</i><p><b>Answer by Gianni Cara, founder of SmartLab and VP</b> …

Setting Goals Isn't Enough: Setting Daily Intentions Will Change Your Life

Sure you have goals, but do you set intentions? Here's how setting daily intentions can turn your world around.<p>Entrepreneurs understand the value and necessity of setting goals, but I wonder how many set intentions? What's the difference? Goal setting helps us to see the future, understand what we …

The Practice of Living Purposefully

The 6 Pillars of Self-Esteem<p><i>The Practice of Living Purposefully</i> is the Pillar number 5<p>“To live purposefully,” Branden explains, “is to use our powers …

How to Refresh Your Brain in a Matter of Seconds When You're Stressed

Experiencing a massive brain shutdown? Try these 3 ways to restore your higher-level thinking.<p>Your rational brain can process about six bits of data at once.<p>For example, let's say you're in a meeting with someone. You could be processing:<p>what happened in your last meeting with her;<br>• the concerns that …

Why you need to stay hungry

The difference between winning and losing is how much you want it. And wanting it bad enough doesn’t mean you’ll automatically make it. The most …