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Spring Reading List: 45 Books to Read Before They Become Movies

Spring is set to thaw us out pretty soon, but while you shiver by the fire, why not grab a book? We have a list of the hottest things to read before they'll next be adapted for the big screen. There are the movies coming out soon you maybe didn't know were based on books, like <b>Red Sparrow</b>, plus the …

Books

27 Healthy Dinner Recipes That Let Your Oven Do Most of the Work

When terms like <i>bomb cyclone</i>, <i>deep freeze</i>, and <i>arctic air</i> are being used to describe the decidedly frightful weather, you’re probably looking for every …

Cooking

Here Are the Best Inspirational Quotes for 2018 | Inc.com

Want inspirational quotes? Each year for the past several years, I've gathered the best inspiring quotes, one for each of the coming 365 days. Here's our latest installment: the top inspirational quotes for 2018.<p>Monday January 1, 2018<p>"There's a tremendous bias against taking risks. Everyone is …

Motivation

100 Notable Books of 2017

<i>The year’s notable fiction, poetry and nonfiction, selected by the editors of The New York Times Book Review. This list represents books reviewed since Dec.</i> <i>4</i><i>, 201</i><i>6</i><i>, when we published our previous Notables list.</i><p><b>Fiction & Poetry</b><p><b>AMERICAN WAR.</b> <i>By Omar El Akkad. (Knopf, $26.95.)</i> This haunting debut novel …

Books

79 Airbnbs That Will Blow Your Mind (Not Your Budget)

There are holiday rentals, and then there are holiday rentals so unique, they’ll make you laugh and squeal with excitement. And, while Airbnb has …

Travel

A Complete List of Classic Poems Everyone Should Know

Poetry That Shapes English Through the Ages<p>Here’s a list of essential classics everyone should know. These old poems form the tradition of the …

Literature

21 Best Muffins, Scones & Quick Breads

Thousand-Seed Banana Date Muffins<p>Four kinds of seeds give these moist muffins a great crunch.<p><b>Recipe:</b> Thousand-Seed Banana Date Muffins<p>Hazelnut-Butter …

Breakfast

How To Cook Fall-Off-The-Bone Ribs

Every Southerner should master the art of fall-off-the-bone, melt-in-your-mouth ribs; it’s a tell-tale sign of a true Southern cook. Lucky for all of …

BBQ

40 Hard Things You Need to Hear

I’m sitting here on the tenth anniversary of a dear friend’s passing, thinking about the last conversation I had with her. With a soft, weak voice …

Sitting

Buttermilk biscuits make fall just a little more cozy

As the autumn air gets nippy, I find myself reaching for my gloves and scarf in the morning as I head out the door and crashing through the fallen …

10 healthy eating habits from around the world that Americans could learn from

Eating healthy doesn't have to be overly complicated.<p>But eating the same health foods every single day brings up another problem — boredom. This keeps you from enjoying your meals and makes you resent the healthy foods you once loved.<p>Instead, to avoid this mealtime rut, consider adapting eating …

Best Apple Recipes

From savory salads to delicious pies, apples can be a great addition to any dish. Be sure to choose your variety carefully: tart Granny Smiths and …

Ice Cream

Chicken Alouette Recipe

How to Make It<p>Step 1<p>Unfold pastry sheets, and roll each sheet into a 14- x 12-inch rectangle on a lightly floured surface. Cut one sheet into four 7- …

This super green is a stronger anti-inflammatory than turmeric

When it comes to fighting inflammation—AKA the root of all health evils—turmeric is the most talked-about holistic solution. Whether the flare-up is …

5 of the Healthiest Granola Bars, According to Nutrition Experts

Granola bars make on-the-go eating efficient, but are they actually healthy? Usually not—even though most people think so. A 2016 New York Times …

United States Dining Etiquette, Whats Cooking America

<b>Making Restaurant Reservations:</b><p>Restaurant reservations are like any other appointment. If you make a reservation, stick to it. Call ahead if you are …

10 Crowd-Pleasing Soups That Are Perfect for Empty Bowls

Are you thinking of hosting an Empty Bowls gathering in your area? Empty Bowls is about raising funds and awareness to fight hunger and building …

Vegetarian

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Stuffed Pumpkin Cookie Crescents Recipe

From: Diabetic Living Magazine<p>Mini pie dough crescents are filled with a creamy pumpkin filling for delicious, handcrafted treats the whole family …

A professor who studied relationships for 50 years says this is how you make love last

A professor has analysed more than 1,100 studies on relationships to compile a list of strategies to making love last.<p>Brian Ogolsky, professor in human development and family studies at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, looked at every piece of academic research published on the topic of …

Eight great tricks for reading people’s body language

Body language provides an amazing amount of information on what other people are thinking <i>if</i> you know what to look for. And who hasn’t wanted to read …

Emotional Intelligence

Sausage Cheddar Biscuits

Nothing beats a freshly baked, hot biscuit on a Saturday morning. Biscuits are even better when they are loaded with breakfast sausage and sharp …

How Can You Tell Someone Has True Leadership Skills? Look for These 5 Uncommon Signs | Inc.com

If you've ever had the privilege to work for one, have you noticed how the best of leaders have their best people's interests in mind? I mean, they genuinely care about the goals, career paths, and personal well-being of their people.<p>By default, that statement may have just eliminated the majority …

Leadership

10 Things to Remember When Everything You Want is Out of Reach

Doubt your doubts before you doubt your faith.That’s the super-short version of my advice for those moments when nothing seems to be going as …

Health

I Make These 4 Recipes Every Sunday to Help With Weight Loss

Prepping food for the week is one of the most effective ways I stay on track when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding overeating. If I don't prep meals and snacks, dinner will end up being an entire bag of chips with guacamole or a pint of Ben & Jerry's almond milk ice cream (or both!). So to …

Healthy Eating

How to Overcome The 6 Most Toxic Employee Behaviors

Identify, prevent, and get rid of the most toxic of workplace behaviors forever.<p>The old adage that <i>“People are hired for their talents and fired for their behavior”</i> is true. People often fail at work by exhibiting patterns of behavior that are toxic to the organization. The following six varieties …

How I cut my $80-a-week grocery budget in half without eating less

<b>• Kenny Gould followed one of the USDA's food plans for a month. It cut his normal grocery budget almost in half — from $80 to $42.</b><p><b>• He shopped at a different store each week: his local chain, Trader Joe's, Whole Foods, and a food co-op.</b><p><b>• He was able to buy plenty of healthy food and still save</b> …

26 Favorite Books of High Achievers | Inc.com

The most successful people often are serious about self-improvement, which can come in the form of a good book. Here are two dozen excellent reads, recommended by founders, executives, and other high achievers.<p>1. Creativity, Inc. by Ed Catmull<p>"It may not be the newest shiny object on the shelf, but …

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