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Marinated Peach Tart with Honey-Yogurt Mousse

Preparation<p>Make the crust<p>In a food processor, pulse the flour, butter, confectioners’ sugar, egg, cornstarch, lemon zest, and salt until the dough …

Baking

Grilled Fingerling Potato Salad with Feta, Green Beans and Olives

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil and cook the haricot vert until al dente, about 90 seconds. Shock in ice water, drain well, chop in …

Recipes

Why We Keep Revisiting Old Stories

Retelling stories from bygone eras is an ancient practice. As the desire to revisit Shakespearean texts and Classical myth appears as popular as …

Literature

California 2018 midterm primary turnout highest in 2 decades

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California's June primary saw the highest percentage of voter turnout in a midterm primary election since 1998.<p>More than 37 percent of registered voters cast ballots in the primary. That's up more than 12 percent from the previous midterm primary in 2014, when turnout hit …

Government

8 Things Nutritionists Want You To Know About Weight Loss But Would Never Say To Your Face

Even though we're familiar with what it takes to lose weight—noshing on nutritious eats, breaking up with junk food, heading to the gym—making it happen is a totally different story. That's why hitting up a nutritionist for guidance is a great way to start.<p>But let's be honest: Confessing to the …

Weight Loss

19 Translated Books to Add to Your Reading List This Summer

A Bäckström Novel<p>Leif G.W. Persson<p>Leif Persson served as an adviser to Sweden’s Ministry of Justice and is renowned for his work in criminal profiling, so who better to write Scandi-noir novels? In <i>The Sword of Justice</i>, DS Evert Bäckström celebrates when he receives news that mafia lawyer Thomas …

Books

Glute, Hip, and Thigh Exercises for Strength

Leg Extensions<p>The leg extension is a simple, classic exercise targeting the quadriceps muscles. This exercise is great for anyone who needs to …

Vintage Photos Celebrate Mothers Around the World

For Mother's Day, see how moms have cared for their children for the last 100 years.<p>Balancing an infant on her hip. Cradling one child while holding the hand of another. Caring for a baby while finishing her work.<p>The mothers in these vintage images strike familiar poses that span the globe and …

Natural Wonders Seen Through Glass

Nature is usually best observed unfiltered, with nothing between you and the trees, bees, and breeze. But sometimes—for comfort, safety, or practicality—it’s better to opt for the next best thing: seeing the natural world through a wall or bubble of glass that protects you from the elements. It’s a …

What "Natural Beauty" Looks Like in Different Countries

Obsessed with international beauty? Don't miss the number one trending haircuts in France, Japan, Australia, and more.<p><i>This story was originally</i> …

This Mushroom Risotto Is Extra Creamy Thanks to a Secret Ingredient

The idea that homemade risotto is time-consuming and tedious is a common misconception. Sure, it requires some love and attention in the form of …

Cute alert: The little girl in awe of Michelle Obama's portrait just met her hero in real life

After uplifting photos of a little girl viewing Michelle Obama's portrait made everyone cry this weekend, the former First Lady scheduled a sweet …

Army of Nanorobots Successfully Strangles Cancerous Tumors

Tiny moving robots made of DNA are being used to deliver cancer drugs.<p>Nearly 1.7 million new cases of cancer are detected in the United States each …

Cancer

The No. 1 TED Talk of All Time Teaches a Remarkably Important Lesson in Intelligence

It has close to 50 million views ... and infinite wisdom.<p>The most-viewed TED Talk of all time is more than a decade old. This is not just a testament to its popularity at the time, but the longevity of its relevance.<p>It's called "Do Schools Kill Creativity?" and it has been viewed over 49 million …

TED Talks

The 5 Components That Make Every Meal Gut-Healing

I created my Good Gut Rule of Five to show you exactly what to put on your plate at lunch and dinner. Eating in this way will ensure that you are …

Lost Art Of Bending Over: How Other Cultures Spare Their Spines

To see if you're bending correctly, try a simple experiment.<p>"Stand up and put your hands on your waist," says Jean Couch, who has been helping people get out of back pain for 25 years at her studio in Palo Alto, Calif.<p>"Now imagine I've dropped a feather in front of your feet and asked to pick it …

Pain

The simple trick that could help you memorise anything in five minutes

Memory is a fickle thing. One minute you’re leaving for work in the morning, the next you’re in a frantic panic desperately searching for misplaced …

One Minute Art History by Cao Shu

<i>One Minute Art History</i> is an animated short film by artist and educator (he’s a teacher at the China Academy of Art) Cao Shu. First released in 2015, …

19 Disney Movie Life Lessons You Were Probably Too Young To Notice Until Now

Once a Disney kid, always a Disney kid.

SUP Yoga Flow for Beginners

For paddlers who want to switch up the routine but still get some time on the water, practicing SUP yoga is the perfect alternative to a day of …

How to Be Optimistic in Life

How can we live without optimism? Optimism is the elixir of life!What is optimism?Optimism: The mind-state that today will be a great day, and …

This super-soothing breathing exercise may help you catch more zzz’s

For the chronic insomniac, a good night’s sleep is about as elusive as achieving the ever-mysterious runner’s high (and TBH—it’s likely just as …

Consciousness

6 Ways to Shift a Negative Mindset

Happiness has always been, and will always be, an inside job.<p>"Seeking happiness outside ourselves is like waiting for sunshine in a cave facing north." This Tibetan saying is wisdom of the ages, essentially affirming that true happiness must come from within. And in order to find that sense of …

Mindfulness

The Intersection of Health, Wellness and Fitness: Gym Rat to Yogi: Health & Fitness Transformation with Kelly Gregorakis

Kelly Gregorakis is a senior Yoga and Meditation teacher. She has a certification on Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction from the Jon Kabat-Zinn …

Geniuses aren't born, they're made — and 3 of their daily habits can make you smarter

The word "genius" is one of the most misused terms in history.<p>While it's often referenced accurately, the connotation that we commonly associate with it diverges away from the truth.<p>We correctly label intellectual brilliance and creative power as genius — and we should — but it's about time we …

A step-by-step guide to get richer, healthier, and happier in 31 days

If you don't yet have a plan for 2018, you might be in trouble.<p>Lucky for you, we've already made a plan for you. Above is our 31-day guide to starting off a healthy, wealthy, happy year. Each day is accompanied by a task, along with a quick explanation, below, of why it's important.<p>Read on to find …

5 Famous Cooks Share How to Make Vegetables Taste Great

A recent report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that Americans are failing bitterly to eat their greens: more than 90% of …

Food

At Age 101, She's A World Champ Runner

Man Kaur is 101, but her routine could tire most 20-somethings.<p>Every day she wakes up at 4 a.m., bathes, washes clothes, makes tea, recites prayers until about 7 a.m. Sometimes she goes to the Gurdwara, the place of worship for Sikhs, other times she prays at home.<p>And then she goes to the track for …

Asia Pacific

Welcome To 'The Cleanest Village In India'

It bills itself as the "God's Own Garden," and this tribal village tucked in India's remote northeast is unlike any other in the country.<p>Mawlynnong is free from what plagues so much of rural and urban India: litter, burning garbage and open defecation, the latter punishable by fine.<p>Reaching this …

Tamil Nadu