Lisa Carey

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The 10 Best Books Of The Year (So Far), According To Amazon

Back in July, we wrote about Amazon editors' selections for best books that were released between January and June. Now, Amazon is back with an updated list of the Best Books of 2013 (so far).<p>Here are the top 10 books from this year, according to Amazon editors.<p>1. "<b>The Goldfinch"</b> by Donna Tartt: …

The PlayStation 4 controller: What’s new with the buttons and triggers (part 3, exclusive)

<i>This is part of our ongoing series about games and trends of the upcoming next generation. For the Xbox One version of this article, go here.</i><p><b>The PlayStation 4 controller:</b><p>Part 1: The weird stuff that could’ve been<br>• Part 2: What’s new with the analog sticks and D-pad• <b><br>Part 3: What’s new with the buttons</b> …

6 Words You Should Say Today

Very rarely does one sentence have immediate impact on me.<p>Very rarely does one sentence change the way I interact with my family.<p>But this one did. It was not from Henry Thoreau or some renowned child psychologist. It was invaluable feedback from children themselves. And if I've learned anything on …

25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.


Work-Life Balance Study Shows Personal Choice Is Key To A Good Lunch Break

What's the key to a stress-relieving, energy-boosting lunch break? A quiet meal alone? Noshing with friends? Grabbing a bite at your desk? Actually, a surprising new study shows that <i>how</i> you spend your midday break matters less than whether or not you have <i>the choice</i> to lunch on your own terms.<p>"Need …

3 Tips to Get Hyper-Local Experiences While Traveling (VIDEO)

While traveling, if I don't get the opportunity to escape the tourist infrastructure of my destination and connect with locals, I AM NOT A HAPPY TRAVELER.<p>To address this, I have an immersive style of travel that often leads me to extraordinary experiences like the time I went fishing in Tunisia, …

20 Delicious Summer Salads

Whether you're looking for light and healthy summer meals or new ideas for your next barbecue, these 20 delicious summer salads have you covered. They're quick, require minimal or no cooking, and are a great way to enjoy all the colorful produce that's in season right now.<p>PHOTO GALLERY<p>Summer Salads

The 10 Best Summer Vacation Destinations in America

From the Grand Canyon to Graceland, summer is the season to appreciate the beauty our country has to offer.<p>Cape Cod<p>Chicago<p>Graceland<p>Grand Canyon<p>Mount …

Elements That Make a Striking Photograph

What does it take to create a really stunning image? There are six basic elements and certain factors that influence composition and make a really …

Landscape Photography

A Fresh Take on a Familiar Ingredient: Roasted Snap Peas!

There are moments when I'm truly taken aback and surprised by a new way to cook or use a common kitchen ingredient. This can come about with spices …

Healthy Eating


Make your salad less boring by adding pizza toppings (duh!) - the ultimate anti-salad.

Do you need to be a vegetarian to lead a healthy life?

Can a vegetarian diet add years to your life?<p>A new study suggests the answer could be yes. After examining the health records of 73,308 people for an average of nearly six years, researchers discovered that vegetarians were 12% less likely to die during that period than people who ate meat more …

Incorporating omega 3 from nuts, seeds