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How to Make the Absolute Best Scrambled Eggs Ever

By Bon Appétit<p>These scrambled eggs are super soft and just a little runny, aka exactly how they should be.<p>We believe strongly that "putting an egg on it" transforms almost anything into a meal. But lately we've turned our attention away from our beloved olive oil-fried egg and toward a soft sunny …

Breakfast

13 maps about America worth bringing up at dinner parties and/or first dates

Life is a nonstop barrage of social engagements in which you are forced to conjure up topics to discuss with people of whose interests you are wholly ignorant. We're here to help. Here are 13 surprising and/or cool-seeming maps about America to fill the awkward silences.<p>1) More than half of …

How to Make the Modern, the Last Undiscovered Cocktail

From the greatest bar.<p><i>Published in the January/February 2015 issue</i><p><b>Before the current revival of the classic bar,</b> very few of the fine old cocktail recipes were in general circulation. This meant that something as simple as a sidecar—cognac, Cointreau, and lemon juice served up in a sugar-rimmed …

The Top 25 Hotels In The World, According To Travelers

The top 25 winning hotels offer exceptional service and amenities while also providing unforgettable experiences to travelers.<p>The hotel that TripAdvisor users picked as the 'best in the world' is a luxury bungalow retreat in the Maldives that implements a strict "no news, no shoes" policy to help …

TripAdvisor

8 Lip Balms to Take on Winter

Lip balm’s lifespan is admittedly brief. But that doesn’t diminish its value, especially during winter. Brisk winds and near-zero percent humidity …

Eating the paleo way: why all the fuss about cauliflower rice?

Great British Bake Off winner John Whaite has been converted to cauliflower rice - here he explains why he's eating like a caveman<p>I may be best known as the 2012 winner of the GBBO, but my obsession with food extends to the healthier end of the spectrum, too.<p>While I’d like to live off cake alone, …

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Here’s the genius way Coca-Cola employees manage their email

<i>This post originally appeared at LinkedIn. Follow the author here.</i><p>Forget work/life balance. You can sleep when you die.<p>At least that’s how Snapchat’s Emily White and Coca Cola’s Wendy Clark said they approach time management in a hyper-connected world. And the idea of unplugging? Ha.<p>“Rather than …

12 of the Most Impressive Tiny Houses You've Ever Seen

These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal.<p>These homes may be small, but they have huge appeal. This piece originally appeared on CountryLiving.com.

Living Rooms

Frugal Paleo Diet

The <i>Frugal Paleo Cookbook: Affordable, Easy & Delicious Paleo Cooking</i> may sound like it’s for budget-minded housewives, but there’s a lot more going on between the covers.<p>Tired of cookbooks that use obscure ingredients for complicated recipes that take hours to prepare? Yeah, me too. That's why <i>t</i><i>his</i> …

Nutrition

Mix It Up: Great Store-Bought Mixers

A decent drink can be hard to find, especially when you’re at home. You could go the long route — squeeze some fruit juice, pickle your own …

'All About That Base': A Star Wars Parody Of Meghan Trainor's 'All About That Bass'

This is Team Unicorn's 'All About That Base', a Star Wars themed parody of Meghan Trainor's 'All About that Bass'. The original song is about …

The Real Reason Unlimited Vacation Policies Work

<i>Mike Volpe is the CMO of Hubspot.</i><p>At most companies in the United States, vacation starts in the most unrelaxing way possible: permission slips. Accruing enough time to go on vacation then having to ask for permission to do so feels more like a fifth grade field trip than a grown-up getaway.<p>Still, …

The Force Awakens Trailer Is Here at Last

Reading Time: 1 minute<p>And you’re gonna love it!<p>Only a year to wait now until JJ Abrams’ take on our favorite galaxy, far, far away hits the big …

The 6 Best Off-Road Trailers of 2018

<i>Last Updated January, 2018: This post has been updated with new picks for 2018.</i><p>There was once a time when exploring the great outdoors on wheels …