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Michelle Obama Ripped Donald Trump In Her Last Commencement Speech as FLOTUS

"I have seen how leaders who rule by intimidation–leaders who demonize and dehumanize entire groups of people–often do so because they have nothing else to offer. "<p>Michelle Obama gave her last commencement speech as First Lady on Friday, praising the graduating class at City College of New York for …

10 Compelling Reasons To Try An Elimination Diet

<i>William Cole, DC, a functional medicine practitioner, is an expert at identifying the underlying factors of chronic conditions and offering natural,</i> …

Here's Why a Bloody Bull is Better Than a Bloody Mary

I come from a long line of Bloody Mary lovers. Proof: At my parents’ house, we drink them before dinner. It doesn’t matter what time it is, we’re …

The (Totally Fun, Not-At-All Stuffy) New Rules of Wine

Thanks to a new wave of offbeat, downright chuggable bottles from upstart winemakers and importers, there's never been a better time for the average food lover to buy, drink, and even collect wine—no occasion needed.<p>The first rule? There are no rules. No vintage charts, no snooty swirling, no …

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The Drink Spicy Food Was Destined For

Picture this: You’ve just taken a bite of a super spicy red curry you whipped up in a fit of bravery (or foolishness?), and now your mouth’s on fire. And after you’ve swallowed, the heat only intensifies. You reach for a big glass of ice-cold water and wait for sweet relief, but none comes. What …

23 Rules For Life That Happy People Follow

The author of Better Than Before: Mastering the Habits of Our Everyday Lives shares her wit, wisdom and research on how to feel happier, even when we've hit a low patch.<p>1. When things get tough: Treat yourself like a toddler. A cranky toddler. A toddler who shouldn't get too hungry, too cold, too …

This is why you will never want to drink Coke again

Do you have a Coke problem? Unless you’re someone like Lindsay Lohan reading this, you’d know right away that I’m talking about the beverage that is …

Cocktails From 30 Countries Around The World

7 Foods to Make in Your Coffeepot

On National Coffee Day, we make Ramen. In a coffeepot.<p>Here, seven "recipes," for the next time you're hungry in a hotel room.<p><b>Steamed Vegetables</b><p><b>Pasta</b><p><b>Ramen</b><p><b>Hard-Boiled Eggs</b><p><b>Apples A La Mode</b><p><b>Oatmeal (Or Grits)</b><p><b>Salmon, Couscous and Steamed Vegetables</b><p><b>15 Flatbread Recipes That Are Better Than Pizza 11</b> …

Nigel Slater’s beefsteak tomato with orzo and basil recipe, and his peppers, haricot, lemon and parmesan recipe

Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin/Observer<p>‘The peppers I stuff – not with onion-flecked rice, but with haricot beans and aromatics’: Nigel Slater on his peppers, haricot, lemon and parmesan recipe. Photograph: Jonathan Lovekin for the …

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Nuno Mendes’ Portuguese squid, rice and beef recipes

I wanted this month’s recipes to show the amazing diversity of Portuguese food, from Madeira’s tropical fruits, fish and marinated meats to the simplicity of <i>grelos</i> – turnip tops with rice from the Alentejo region. I’ve also included a simple squid dish from the Algarve, which makes use of our …

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4 Important Personal Habits for a More Productive Life

Let's be real: productivity is difficult. You get motivated, you set goals, you put systems and routines in place... but reality doesn't seem to …

109-year-old woman reveals amazing theory on the secret to a long life

Eating porridge and a little exercise may aid a long life, but there are also a few things you might want to avoid …<p>The oldest woman in Scotland has revealed a surprising theory on the secret to a long and healthy life: lots of porridge and staying away from men.<p>Jessie Gallan celebrated her 109th …

7 Simple Ways to Take Your Life From Great to Amazing

Even if your life is already pretty great, there's always room to improve. Here are seven very simple ways to move from a great life to an amazing one.<p>If good is the enemy of great, then great is the downright killer of amazing. People living a great life have something to lose and hate to put …

Debt Management

4 Ways to Live an Amazing Life

An "amazing life" will have a different meaning for each of our lives. The one theme that everyone strives for in life is freedom. We long for freedom from financial stress and freedom to live and love. The freedom to wake up each day and spend our precious time on the things that are important to …

17 Effortless Ways To Find Happiness When You Don’t Feel Like Looking

Have you ever found yourself stuck in a rut, feeling like genuine happiness is virtually impossible to obtain? Take a deep breath, we’ve all been …

Cultivating Happiness In Your Life

There are many people in the world with amazing, magical qualities. I have my own, very special magical gift. I can, for a seemingly endless amount of time, re-play a bad experience over and over in my head . . .<p><b>I Gotta Grudge</b><p>It's almost like a loop tape, screening the same bad memory. Repeatedly. …

This Is the Best Thing You Can Do for a Happy Life

Anxiety, fear and self-doubt wants us to think that we need something a certain way "or else."<p>(Not that it tells us what the unsavory consequences are. Anxiety is always vague and evasive. This is how it holds its power.)<p>So when things don't happen that certain way, darn it, that good-for-nothing …

'The happiest man in the world' explains what makes someone truly happy

Matthieu Ricard, author of "Altruism," has been dubbed the "World's Happiest Man." He explains what true happiness is.<p><i>Produced by Kevin Reilly and Kamelia Angelova</i><p><b>Follow TI:</b>On Facebook

Six Gifts That Will Take a Music Fan to Their Happy Place

Is there a hardcore music fan you need to unload some holiday cheer at? Don’t buy them music! Mistake! Buy them gear to help them enjoy the music …

'Be Happy, Because We Are Lucky': A Bataclan Survivor's Story of Aid and Guilt

PARIS — At first, Laurent Lafont-Battesti thought the explosions were part of the show being put on by the Eagles of Death Metal.<p>But then everyone around him began screaming and scrambling for safety, and that's when Lafont-Battesti knew something was desperately wrong.<p>Lafont-Battesti was one of …

6 Habits All Healthy And Happy People Have

If only achieving health and happiness were as easy as combining a positive attitude with clean eating and exercise. In reality, feeling #blessed …

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Recipes for Teetotal Tippling - WSJ.com

How to Please All Your Pumpkin Eaters

This steamed pudding, a favorite at Tennessee's Blackberry Farm, has enough sweetness and warming spice to satisfy any fan of the classic Thanksgiving pie—and it's light enough to appease the haters, too<p>AROUND THIS TIME OF YEAR, Sam Beall looks out the window of his home on Blackberry Farm and sees …

A Bumper Crop of Apple Brandies

Craft distillers are putting this essential American spirit, the toast of the colonial era, back on the bar<p>IN COLONIAL AMERICA, apple brandy, or applejack, as it came to be called, was once as abundant as the apple trees found on nearly every farm. It even gave whiskey and rum a run for their …

The Panacea Cocktail | Thanksgiving Recipes to Suit Every Taste - WSJ.com

Advertisement<p>This Thanksgiving, skip the high-tech gimmicks in favor of recipes so old-school they predate the invention of the oven. Here’s how to harness the power of smoke, citrus and other venerable flavor boosters for a bolder bird.<p>Read more<p>We challenged a butter-loving baker to satisfy her …

Chef Mark Steuer's Cornbread and Collards

A quick and easy take on a Southern classic, from the chef of Chicago's Carriage House and the Bedford<p><b>"COOKING IS THE</b> last thing I want to do on my day off, but this I'll make at home," said Mark Steuer of his second Slow Food Fast contribution. The simple recipe calls for topping warm cornbread …

7 Delicious Fall Foods That Are Great for Weight Loss

An R.D. breaks down what you should load up on at the farmers market right now.<p>Candied sweet potatoes. Mashed potatoes. Apple crumble. They're pretty much synonymous with autumn—but they're not exactly waistline-friendly. Luckily, there are plenty of ways to prepare fall produce that actually help …

Beel on Twitter: "People are so childish"

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