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11 Best TED Talks For When You Feel Burnt Out

The signs are all there: you feel depressed, anxious, and detached; you keep getting head and back aches; your job performance and relationships are …

Stefan Sagmeister

32 Of The Absolute Best Products On Amazon — Because 5,000+ Reviewers Can't Be Wrong

For better or for worse, Amazon has some of the most brutally honest reviewers on the internet. If there's something to be said about an item, …

I Just Discovered Melting Potatoes and I'm Officially Serving Them With Everything

We weren’t actively seeking a new way to cook potatoes. In fact, we think there’s a pretty solid variety to choose from. You can bake them, fry them, …

Country Lifestyle

These Natural Alternatives to Xanax Are Proven to Be Effective By Scientific Community

Anxiety has reached epidemic proportions in the United States with over 40 million people affected. Anxiety disorders cost the U.S. more than $42 …

Mental Health

The 15 Best Bourbons You Can Buy in 2018

Bourbon has never been more popular than it is right now. This definitive guide of the best bourbons of 2018 explores everything you need to know …

Whiskey

6 Exercises That’ll Seriously Improve Your Posture

Straighten up and balance out your body with these moves.<p><i>This article originally appeared on DailyBurn.com.</i><p>One thing most gym-goers probably don’t …

Workouts

How to cook the perfect poached egg in a microwave

While tricky to perfect, a poached egg served on hot toast with a crack of black pepper is a hard thing to beat and arguably the best way to start …

Breakfast

The Homemade Ranch Dressing I Make More Often Than I Call My Mother

By Amiel Stanek<p>Anyone who says they don't like ranch dressing is a liar. And anyone who thinks making homemade ranch dressing isn't worth it hasn't tried mine. Also: I love you, Mom.<p><i>Welcome to Never Fail, a semi-regular column where we wax poetic about the recipes that never, ever let us down. This</i> …

Homemade

23 Toys That Will Occupy Your Kid at a Restaurant (That Are Not an iPad)

In my family, we had a no-restaurants rule for our kids for about two years. This is because they ate either at lightning speed—which meant one of us …

Kids

This Beloved Southern Appetizer Starts With a Sleeve of Saltines

So simple, yet oh so delicious.<p><i>This story originally appeared on Southern Living.</i><p>Sometimes an oven is like that mysterious black box on a magician’s …

Spices

Keep Pickled Onions in Your Fridge at All Times

By Carey Polis<p>Red onions quick-pickled in apple cider vinegar will save your grain bowls, breakfast tacos, and more.<p>Amongst various jams, mustards, and unidentifiable leftovers I should have already thrown out, there's often a pint container of quick pickled onions in my fridge. That may sound …

Onions

6 New-Mom Apps for Tackling the First 6 Months

It could be the parent-friendly work environment, or maybe something really is in the water, but we’re deep in a goop baby boom, with a handful of …

Apps

Vegan Blueberry Banana Scones

An easy recipe for The BEST Vegan Blueberry Banana Scones!By now, you probably already know I have a thing for scones. You probably <i>also</i> already know …

Breakfast

Yes, You Totally Can Make Homemade Potato Chips In The Microwave

All the flavor of homemade kettle chips and none of the accidentally-covering-my-entire-kitchen-in-grease nonsense.<p>View this post on Facebook<p>1 russet potato<p>2 tablespoons olive oil<p>Salt, to taste<p>1. On a cutting board, slice the potato into ⅛-inch slices.<p>2. Dry the potato slices with a paper towel …

Quickies: This Vegan BLT Is Bacon-Free But Totally Delicious

Meriel Armitage, founder of vegan taqueria Club Mexicana, shows us how to make a plant-based bacon, lettuce, and tomato sandwich that doesn’t compromise on flavor.<p><i>In our cooking series Quickies, we invite chefs, bartenders, and other personalities in the world of food and drink who are serious</i> …

Food

7 Vegan Lasagna Recipes That Are Just As Good Without Meat and Cheese

When it comes to comfort food recipes, vegans often miss out on the fun. Even vegetarians can get in on pizza and cheesy pastas, but when you’re not …

Food

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside don’t have years to wait on a good bowl of ramen, we have an …

Cooking

Go Behind the Gordon Ramsay Pub & Grill Contract

Sure, why not? <b>Caesars Entertainment Operating Co.</b> is in the midst of cost-cutting measures to pull itself out of bankruptcy, and the latest effort takes observers behind the scenes of shouty chef <b>Gordon Ramsay</b>’s contracts with the resorts.<p>The Wall Street Journal combs through the <b>Gordon Ramsay Pub &</b> …

Hospitality

47 Comfort Foods for Cold Nights, Broken Hearts, and Tuesdays

The coziest recipes for long underwear season.<p>When you're fending off subzero temps, the only thing that helps is long underwear. Okay, and lots and lots of comfort food. Heavy, cheesy, meat-y, bread-y: This is not the time to pretend like you want to eat a salad. You don't.

Cooking

22 Superrich Recipes to Break Your Resolution in the Best Way Possible

It's that time of the year when everyone's made some kind of New Year's resolution, and for a lot of people that means trying to eat better. That's all well and good—I would never begrudge someone for trying to be healthier—but if you're going to spend most of your time eating kale and chia seeds …

Cooking

Here's How Many People Fatally Overdosed On Marijuana Last Year

With marijuana now legal in some form throughout 23 states, the number of Americans who fatally overdosed on the drug last year was significant:<p>The rate of absolutely zero deaths from a marijuana overdose remained steady from last year, according to figures released this month by the Centers for …

Cannabis

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 …

Cocktails

The Whisky Advent Calendar Is The Best Christmas Countdown, Ever

If Christmas is not your thing, you've probably never heard of an advent calendar. Advent calendars, as we know them today, are basically holiday-themed posters with 24 little doors or windows that are opened each day in a countdown till Christmas. Sometimes opening the door will reveal a sweet …

Posters

How to Make a Holiday-Infused Old Fashioned

Each week, we'll scour the world for a different cocktail and tell you how to get in on the spirits-filled fun at home. Today, we head south for an autumn-tinged Old Fashioned from Birmingham, Alabama’s no-menu cocktail bar, The Collins.<p>It's Friday. Concentration's a chore. Your thoughts are …

Gifts for the Wine Lover

These wine gifts are great for any oenophile, including one of the best wine books, a hand-blown glass and a groundbreaking gadget that keeps wine …

Ceramics

Chef John's Tzatziki Sauce Recipe

"I'm going to show you what I think is the best method for making this incredibly delicious Greek yogurt and garlic sauce. One of the world's great …

Cucumber

It's 2015, So We Gave Our Favorite Thanksgiving Recipes a Much

Because the most celebrated meal of the year is also the most nerve-racking (and kitchen-cluttering and disaster-prone), you need a source you can rely on. Prepare to be prepared.<p>Thanksgiving is the most celebrated meal of the year. It's also the most nerve-racking (and kitchen-cluttering and …

Cooking

20 Insanely Great Eminem Tracks Only Hardcore Fans Know

Shady's sickest underground hits, for true fans only<p>Since the release of his second album, <i>The Marshall Mathers LP</i>, in May 2000, Eminem has seen his …

One More Reason To Feel (Pretty) Good About Obamacare

Millions of additional people now have health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act and the historic expansion of coverage it has made possible. But the nation’s total spending on medical care hasn’t exploded, as legions of “Obamacare” critics predicted it would.<p>In fact, America’s health care …

Health Care

6 Flight-Booking Hacks to Save You a Ton of Money on Airfare

<i>By: Sophie-Claire Hoeller</i><p>It's tough to say what's worse when buying a plane ticket: knowing that fares may drop and that you're probably getting screwed, or never knowing how much extra cash the airlines actually got off you. Either way, there's only one thing to do to put your mind at ease. And …

Flying