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Funniest Wild Animal Photos Of The 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards

Some seem to be having a whale of a time. Others, grinning for the camera, or caught in “gotcha” embarrassing moment. Yet, although they all seem so “human,” they are wild animals immortalized in photos for the 2018 Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards.<p>A demure lemur covering its mouth in surprise, a …

Nature Photography

33 Questions to Ask Your Friends to Really Get to Know Each Other

Making friends as an adult can be a challenge, and holding on to old friends as the years pass can be even more difficult as your individual lives …

12 Mind-Blowing Brownie Recipes

These are brownies like you've never had before.<p>Craving a decadent, chocolate dessert? Here's how to take your brownies to the next level.

26 Easy Vegetarian Weeknight Dinners — Recipes from The Kitchn

When we hear vegetarian dinners, you know what comes to mind? Luscious veggies, tender beans, rich broths, flavorful sauces, and great textures. …

Cooking

These Sweet and Spicy Cauliflower Bites Are a Snack Paradise

By now you're probably very familiar with the fact that cauliflower is a magical ingredient. It no longer languishes on a sad crudité platter, …

Smoothie Kits Are Your Answer to an Easier Breakfast Routine

Smoothies have long been a part of my regular breakfast lineup, no matter what time of year. These cool drinks are a satisfying way to refuel after …

The Viral Recipes That Are Taking Over The Internet

Photo by @kelsey_thefarmersdaughter Every once in a while, there’s a single recipe—a sauce from a famous chef, or a dinner idea from home cook—that captures the attention of home cooks and, all of a sudden, it’s everywhere. It starts on dinner tables across the country, then trickles it’s way up to …

26 small kitchens that prove size isn't everything!

Small kitchens don't have to be a stumbling block to amazing levels of functionality and style, but if you're a little unconvinced, we're about to …

Kitchens

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

This Cheesy Egg and Sausage Bake Is the Brunch Recipe You Need This Fall

It also makes an excellent 30-minute breakfast-for-dinner.<p>There are days like today where I have been on my feet all day in the kitchen and I still have a story to write before I go home and it’s 4:37 p.m., tick, tock… The last thing on Earth I want to think about when I get home is what to eat for …

Breakfast

32 Fall Skillet Dinners For People Who Hate Doing Dishes

Eat more. Clean less.

7 Smart Yet Simple Ways to Handle Difficult People

This afternoon I took my son, Mac, to the community playground. As I was chatting with another parent, I looked over and saw Mac’s eyes welling up …

Parenting

Number One Habit You Need To Develop To Become A Great Leader

It's not just about being authentic, showing integrity and humility.<p>If you want to be a great leader then you need to have great leadership qualities such as authenticity, integrity, humility, etc., and you need to deliver.<p>At the end of the day, great leadership is all about getting results.<p>That …

Leadership

25 Clever DIY Projects for the Bedroom

If you want to improve your sleeping space but can't afford to spend a lot of money, or you just love a good project, check out this roundup of …

18 Of The Most Beautiful Rooms In New York City

If these 18 rooms are any indication, that is.<p>It may be the city that never sleeps, but with homes like these, you might just find yourself spending plenty of time inside.

Interior Design

Harness the Power of Polenta

You'd be challenged to find a more versatile dish than polenta. It's great for breakfast and dinner. You can stir in cheese or heap it with a rich ragout or a simple scattering of herbs. Serve in soft, creamy spoonfuls or let it set up until firm and then fry slabs of it until golden and …

Make These Eggy Breakfasts Ahead of Time and High-Five Yourself All Week

Many eggy breakfast staples — fried eggs, omelets, and scrambles — need to be prepared fresh, but not these clever recipes that can be made ahead and either eaten at room temperature or microwaved. Perfect for the busiest of mornings — cook them over the weekend or whenever you have some free time …

Breakfast

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4314-1.jpg<p>Mexican Red Lentil Soup with Cilantro-Almond Pesto<p>With school just over the horizon, I’ve been practicing our weekly meal routine. This …

Healthy Eating

The Perfect Mix of Meals for Day 1 of Your Weight-Loss Mission

Ready to start your slim down?<p>Want to lose five pounds the healthy way? Put these five power foods on your plate, and eat your way to a smaller size.<p><b>1. Mango</b>Move over, orange. This tropical fruit packs major vitamin C, an antioxidant that stokes fat-burning flames.<p><b>2. Artichoke</b>Fiber-rich 'chokes …

Food

There's an internal joke at Google that sums up the company’s big change

Larry Page is now the CEO of a new company called Alphabet, which oversees all of the new big-picture initiatives Google has been launching as of late. Google is now a subsidiary of Alphabet, and Sundar Pichai will be its CEO.<p>It's a massive shakeup, but one former Google employee we spoke with said …

18 Amazing Active Vacations You Can Actually Afford

There’s something about using our vacation days that makes us loosen up—way up—on our otherwise healthy habits. Whether we’re downing margaritas and …

Hiking

7 Fresh And Healthy Dinners That Are Perfect For Spring

It's been a long winter. Let's brighten up.<p>With that in mind, we asked Sarah Adler — the food blogger behind Simply Real Health — for a week's worth of healthy, fresh, and delicious meals that are perfect for spring.<p>"When the weather starts getting nice, I don't like to spend a ton of time over a …

27 Pasta Recipes To Help You Survive The Winter

All pair well with wine and a blanket.

I lived in Europe for 5 years — these are the places I tell all my friends to visit

But it usually makes for an experience that exposes you to something new and leaves an impression for years after.<p>I was lucky enough to live in Zurich, Switzerland, for five years when I was younger. Because of its central location in Europe, Zurich made it easy to explore the rest of the continent.<p>…

The 20 Best Dessert Recipes EVER. Or Are They?

There are a lot of superlatives being thrown around the Internet these days. It's hard to believe that something is actually "the best" because just about <i>everything</i> is being called the best thing EVER. Either we live in a world where a lot of things are really, really good, or that title is …

How to Conduct an Effective Job Interview

The virtual stack of resumes in your inbox is winnowed and certain candidates have passed the phone screen. Next step: in-person interviews. How should you use the relatively brief time to get to know — and assess — a near stranger? How many people at your firm should be involved? How can you tell …

Employment

How to Make Taiwanese Popcorn Chicken

<i>It's always more fun to DIY. Every week, we'll spare you a trip to the grocery store and show you how to make small batches of great foods at home.</i><p><i>Today: With her recipe for popcorn chicken, Cynthia of Two Red Bowls is recreating a Taiwanese night market right in her home (and you can, too).</i><p>I first …

Paris By Neighborhood

Louvre museum (Photo Credit: Flickr/Problemkind)<p>If you want your kids to understand the layout of the French capital, try this visualisation exercise: Start at the center with the first district and imagine a snail as you go around -- it's not easy but it does make some sort of sense! Paris' …

Make your own Febreze, no benzisothiazolinone required

<i>Instead of buying cheap, mass-produced gewgaws to give out this season, show your loved ones you care with a little DIY. During Grist’s 12 days of</i> …

DIY