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18 Best Large Indoor Plants | Tall Houseplants for Home and Offices

See 18 best large indoor plants for your home or office. Tall houseplants look fascinating and create the illusion of enlarged interior.<br>Houseplants …

Plants

18 Vegetarian Bowls That Make Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner a Breeze

Story of our life: We want a meal that’s healthy-ish but also satisfying and comforting. Luckily, these 18 vegetarian bowl recipes exist. They’re …

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

15 Super Satisfying Grain Bowls That Will Keep You Full

If you're trying to eat healthier, you want filling fare that won't leave you reaching for chips an hour later. Consider grain bowls. The hearty …

Medium – Read, write and share stories that matter

Here’s why your gut instinct is wrong at work — and how to know when it isn’t

<b>(AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)</b><p>Research shows that employers unfortunately trust their guts when making decisions based on candidate interviews<p>Gleb Tsipursky<p>March 14, 2017 8:45pm (UTC)<p>This article was originally published on The Conversation.<p>Let’s say you’re interviewing a new applicant for a job and …

Psychology

Why Everyone's Obsessed With Talking About Being Busy

Around this time of year, conversations between friends can feel like contests dominated by phrases like "Things have been <i>so</i> hectic" and "I've been getting, like, five hours of sleep a night." Why do we talk about being overworked and stressed as if it's some sort of honor? Well, according to a new …

This 5-Minute Roasted Pepper Sauce Will Be Your New Favorite Condiment

This sauce wins the best all-around condiment award: Use it as a dip for fries and veggies, spread it on sandwiches and burgers, or drizzle it over …

Food

8 Body Transformation Photos That Prove You Don’t Have to Crash Diet to Lose Weight

Plus, exactly how they did it.<p>Sometimes, it takes a while to lose weight. But that can actually be a really great thing.<p>"Slow weight loss is a sign that you’re making slow and steady changes to your behaviors that are likely to stick for life," says Julie Upton, R.D., co-founder of Appetite for …

Fitness

31 Quick-and-Easy Recipes to Help You ROCK Your December Meal Plan

Quick and easy recipes aren’t *just* important around the holidays — there’s no doubt that, come December, they’re absolutely crucial to have on hand. You’ll probably be spending lots of time and energy on Christmas cookie recipes and other holiday noms (candy cane recipes, anyone?), so dinnertime …

Hating Hillary

TO UNDERSTAND how well-regarded Hillary Clinton was as a senator and then as secretary of state, forsake those closest to her. A coterie of longtime …

The 10 Paint Colors Designers Always Use

There's a reason they turn to these shades over and over again.<p>With hundreds of shades to choose from, go straight to the best. These tried-and-true …

Home Decorating

Readers’ recipe swap: student recipes

When I think back to student days, the food we ate does not stand out. My enduring memory, in fact, is of me and my friends, hungry and spun-out, lacking the energy and imagination to feed ourselves properly. If I think about it, that could also describe my life now. Once I’ve finished my day’s …

Ice Cream

Chessy Prout: teen victim in St Paul's rape trial speaks publicly for first time

A teenager who was sexually assaulted at a New England prep school has spoken out about her experience and the high-profile criminal trial that followed, publicly identifying herself for the first time.<p>“It’s been two years now since the whole ordeal, and I feel ready to stand up and own what …

New Hampshire

Here's Why Your BPA-Free Products Probably Aren't Safe Either

It turns out, the replacement for BPA may be just as dangerous for your reproductive health.<p>Are your BPA-free products as safe as you think?<p>Probably not, according to a new study. In fact, they may be just as dangerous as the products they replaced.<p>After health advocates convinced many household …

13 things top personal trainers wish you knew

We get the inside track from three personal trainers – from food to being a gym god<p>Mon, Jul 25, 2016, 07:00<p>We spoke to three personal trainers who …

Fitness

How to stop being annoyed by life

<b>(CNN) —</b> Do you get easily annoyed? At times, does that emotion quickly escalate to anger? You are not alone.<p>You shouldn't live with it, though.<p>Beyond improvements to your general mood and happiness, taming your anger can have important benefits to your health. Constant stress and aggravation is …

Mindfulness

Stop Telling Me to Throw Out My Clothes

Not a hoarder.<p>If online media is to be trusted, getting rid of clothing is an urgent imperative of both taste and morals. <i>Cosmopolitan</i> exhorts readers to get rid of seven types of clothing <i>immediately</i>. Refinery29 suggests 30 items be culled with only a passing mention of their potential nostalgic …

Minimalism

Do Your Friends Know You're Broke?

Statistics say that if you can't face a $400 emergency, neither can half your friends. Honesty could be the key to solvency.<p>One summer day in 1991, a mother of three walked into McDonald's on her lunch break. She knew she could get a hamburger there for just 39 cents. The six credit cards in her …

10 Weirdly Cool DIY Tricks That’ll Keep Your Hair Color from Fading

Get thee hair to the kitchen, stat.<p>Whether you just spent half your rent money on a killer dye job, or your entire Sunday morning on a five-step hair-coloring kit, your emotional response will be the same: This shit better last. Sadly, it won't (even most permanent colors start fading within six …

Hair

The Slippery Slope of a New Facebook Partnership

The site's collaboration with Glamour highlights the potential pitfalls of using audience data to shape content.<p>This past Thursday, <i>Glamour</i> magazine and Facebook announced that they were partnering to host a series of town halls for women about the 2016 election. Content and video from the …

The Economic Case for Worldwide Vegetarianism

Not curbing its taste for meat could cost the U.S. almost $200 billion each year—and the global economy up to $1.6 trillion.<p>When the world’s vegetarians find themselves the subject of dinner-table cross-examinations after turning down a helping of grandma’s chicken, they have plenty of arguments …

When Everyone Knows How Much Everyone Else Is Paid

For companies that decide to make salaries public, internal efforts to close the gender gap aren’t far off.<p>One idea for eliminating America’s gender-wage disparity is to have formal reviews of a company’s entire payroll. The thinking is that if employers did an internal audit analyzing their pay …

The Woman Who Accidentally Started the Incel Movement

"I can't uninvent this word, nor restrict it to the nicer people who need it."<p>Since beginning research into the incel universe, I'd hoped to find the first online incel: Which corner of the manosphere had he hailed from? How had the concept spread? More than once I thought I'd found the source of …

Incel

The Small, Secret Fear That Keeps You from Succeeding

My daughter brought home a balloon the other day from a birthday party. As she was walking from the car to the house...she accidentally let go and …

Motivation

A Stanford professor explains how 'design thinking' can help you lose weight, stop worrying, and change your life

What's something you've always wanted to accomplish but never have?<p>Maybe it's launching your own company, or maybe it's finally getting in shape.<p>Whatever it is, it probably seems like there are insurmountable obstacles standing between you and your goal, from your demanding family to your busy work …

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

While the only way to learn is to survive the inevitable cycle of successes and failures, it is always useful to have some guidance along the way.<p>To help you out, we've selected some of our favorite books that likely never made your high-school or college reading lists.<p>It's an eclectic selection …

Books

Winter Solstice: How to Have a Good Night's Sleep When It Gets Dark Super Early

New research has found that U.S. employees lose almost seven and a half days of work each year because of poor sleep. Since this is the shortest day of the year (Hello, winter solstice!) and signals a seasonal shift in the amount of daylight and darkness we experience, what better time to assess …

Learning, and controlling, your metabolism rate for weight loss

<b>(CNN) —</b> Metabolism is a term that is thrown around a lot in the nutrition world, but most people don't fully understand what it really is, what aspects of your metabolism are under your control and how you can optimize it to help you lose weight and keep the weight off.<p>The term metabolism actually …

Nutrition

The Marriage Cure

Is wedlock really a way out of poverty?<p>One July morning last year in Oklahoma City, in a public-housing project named Sooner Haven, twenty-two-year-old Kim Henderson pulled a pair of low-rider jeans over a high-rising gold lamé thong and declared herself ready for church. Her best friend in the …

Empathy