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Why The Most Productive People Do These Six Things Every Day

The secrets behind four-minute meetings and scrapping your to-do list.<p>Of all our available resources, everyone has the same number of hours in a day. Some, however, happen to get more done. Are they faster or smarter? Do they have more help? Perhaps. But they’ve also learned tricks that can help …

11 Winter Soups That Warm The Soul

Warm your body and soothe your spirit with a steaming bowl of soup or stew. From Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup to Pasta e Fagioli, these recipes will have you satisfied and snug as a bug on the coldest winter days.<p><b>1. Thai Chicken and Rice Noodle Soup</b><p>Made with rotisserie chicken and Asian pantry …

The intimate personal snapshots of Rosa Parks, published for the first time

Humble images from a remarkable life<p>Rosa Parks, the late great civil rights activist and author, is hard to square in the pantheon of American …

Rosa Parks

The 50 Best Movies of 2016 to Stream on Netflix

<i>2016 wasn’t all bad. For proof, one need look no further than the impressive array of independent films released last year, some of which have now</i> …

Entertainment

Balsamic-Glazed Mushrooms

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1 cup balsamic vinegar, plus 2 tablespoons if needed<br>• 1 large shallot, peeled<br>• 1/2 cup olive oil, or as needed<br>• 2 pounds cremini mushrooms (also called baby Portobello; or white button mushrooms), caps wiped clean with damp paper towels and stems trimmed at the base and discarded<br>• 1½ teaspoons …

The detoxing soup you can make in 20 minutes flat

It’s mid-January and the urge might be to abandon all New Year’s resolutions. (Hey, been there, done that—or, you know, <i>not</i> done that.) But resist: …

Healthy Eating

17 Delicious International Snacks You Can Buy on Amazon

Snack your way across the globe without leaving the house.<p>One of the great things about traveling is the discovery of local cuisine. If you ask us, …

Snacks

Scientists May Have Discovered a Replacement for Pesticides

In the fight to save the world's crops from pests bent on destroying them, a group of scientists at the University of Queensland have developed a …

Keep It Clean at Every Meal With These Recipes

Following a meal plan to learn the basics of eating clean is a great way to jump-start your healthy life. But when the plan ends, you're going to need some extra recipes to keep your new habits going, especially if you commit to eating the 80/20 way. Just to review: that's eating clean 80 percent …

Pipeline Protesters Decry North Dakota Bills That 'Criminalize' Protests

Protesters against the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline have expressed dismay at a new slate of bills proposed this week by North Dakota's Republican-led and largely oil-friendly state legislature that, if passed, could potentially upend their months-long protest movement.<p>The bills, motivated …

Environment

EPA's bee decisions are sweet for growers, but they sting environmentalists

The<p>U.S. Environmental Protection Agencybacked away from tough restrictions on how pesticides can be used while honeybees are pollinating crops, and it declared that three of the pesticides most closely associated with bee deaths are safe in most applications.<p>The assessments, released late Thursday, …

Environmentalism

How to Brown Meat So It's Actually, You Know, Brown

By Claire Saffitz<p>No matter what your mom told you, gray taco meat does not count as "browned." Here's how to brown meat so it's crispy and delicious.<p>For the record, when you brown ground meat in a pan, it should be, well, brown and crispy. If it's gray and mealy like mom’s taco meat used to be, …

Cooking