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10 best apps to train your brain

Whether it's to focus at work, do better at school, or just stay sharp, there are various reasons for wanting to boost brainpower. But maintaining psychological well-being is equally as important.<p>"Stress and anxiety are among the most pressing and far-reaching public health problems we face," says …

17 Ways You're Sleeping Wrong

Correct these mistakes for a good night's rest.<p>Even if you eat kale, exercise, and somehow resist the office cupcakes, it still won't matter much if you don't get a decent amount of sleep. Your body and mind desperately needs rest to function properly.<p>If only it were as easy as shutting your eyes. …

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7 Ways You've Been Drinking Champagne Wrong This Whole Time

It might seem like drinking Champagne is a pretty fool-proof endeavor, especially when it seems like pouring and sipping are the only steps involved. But it turns out that consuming this bubbly wonder is a bit more complex than you might assume.<p>We sat down with Moët & Chandon's Elise Losfelt, who, …

10 Easy Shrimp Recipes Everyone Will Love

<b>1. Ginger, Garlic & Chili Shrimp</b><p>In this quick and easy recipe -- adapted from The Splendid Table's <i>How To Eat Supper</i> by Lynne Rossetto Kasper and Sally Swift -- jumbo shrimp are bathed in a brine flavored with salt, sugar and chili powder, and then sautéed with loads of fresh ginger and garlic. It's …

8 Easy Thai-Style Dishes You Can Make at Home

Believe it or not, you don't need a kitchen full of exotic, hard-to-find ingredients to make delicious Thai food at home. Most large supermarkets carry all of the Thai pantry staples -- like fish sauce, coconut milk, sweet red chili sauce and curry paste -- in the Asian foods aisle. Fresh …

A Manhattan Roof Garden with a Panoramic View

Urban living is all about making the most of available space, especially outdoor space. Ever wonder what’s up there on New York City’s rooftops?<p>To …

30 Modern Living Room Design Ideas to Upgrade Your Quality of Lifestyle

Your living room is where the social part of the home life takes place, a space designed to be used as you decide: entertaining, spending time with …

The Chef-Favorite Grilling Recipes You Need to Try This Summer

Juicy recipes for steak, shrimp, and more.<p>The best recipes for grilled steak, shrimp, and chicken — and more — from some of our favorite chefs.

15 Tasty Tomato Recipes for Summer

15 easy dishes to show off peak flavor.<p>Delicious and packed with healthy antioxidants, fresh tomatoes are at their peak in late summer. Whether they're stewed, grilled, or baked in a tart, here are 15 new ways to try them.

The Perfect Summer Dish: Tomato and Peach Salad With Burrata

Assembled in minutes with the freshest of ingredients, this gorgeous salad by Alex Hitz is summer on a plate.<p>Every summer, mostly in July, I visit the Hamptons, on Long Island, New York. The beaches are great, and there's always lots happening, but one of my very favorite things about this time of …

How To Completely Transform Your Outdoor Space In 6 Steps

A lifeless and deserted rooftop is transformed into the ultimate summer space. Plus, get the look with our "How To" guide.<p>Cecilia Dupire, interior designer and Principal of Cezign, transformed this lifeless roof deck into the ultimate summer space. Part of a gorgeous penthouse apartment, this …

17 Websites That Will Make You Smarter

4 min read<p>This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>Tired of wasting your time watching cat videos or scrolling through your Facebook newsfeed? Want to be more productive next time you go online?<p>Here's a list of websites that will actually make you smarter:<p><b>1. Digital Photography School —</b> …

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Happiness Is Not Enough: Why a Life Without Meaning Will Make You Sick

When I wrote a recent post for Buffer titled 10 Simple Things You Can Do Today That Will Make You Happier, I didn’t even consider the possibility …

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7 Photography Composition Tips You Don’t Want to Miss

Photography composition, like any art composition, depends on individual preference. Nevertheless, there are some rules which may be a great help to …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

8 Shrimp Dinners

Shrimp, the underdog. Relegated to appetizer food, it awaits the fate of a drenching in overly-sweet cocktail sauce or a mashing into fried patties along with its crustaceous brethren. Its name flung as an insult on schoolyard playgrounds, shrimp even takes a beating outside the kitchen.<p>Needless to …

100 of Our Favorite Grilling Recipes for (Almost) Everything

From ribs, to shrimp, to chicken, and even cheese (yep, you heard right), get grilling with these recipes!<p>Around here, summer is pretty much synonymous with grilling. We'd argue that most foods are made better by the sear of flames and smoke wafting through the air. We're talking classics like …

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15 Recipes that Are Getting Us Stoked for Summer

There are just some things that you can't fathom making out of season. Stew in the springtime? No, thanks. Pumpkin pie in May? Not happening. But no seasonal food gets us more pumped up than summer's fare. Here are 15 things we CANNOT WAIT to make in the next three months.

A Kitchy Kitchen Recipe: Salt-roasted Fish With Spicy Orange Salsa

I have always wanted to try this, but it seemed very "summering in Martha's Vineyard" or like..."let's pop over to that little island in Greece for the day, the water was DIVINE there." Basically, fancy people food. Like, real fancy. You're essentially building a personal oven for your fish, which, …

10 Reasons You Should Be Cooking With Lard

In a not so distant past (about a century ago) and in a not so foreign land (like, in America), lard was <i>the</i> fat that people cooked with. It wasn't butter. Nor canola oil. And definitely not extra virgin olive oil.<p>Lard -- rendered pig fat -- was what people used when they needed to make pastry; when …

iPhone 6 concept w/ 5.7″ screen, 3D stereo camera, new features

Yet another iPhone 6 concept. This one, posted by Mindspi Vision, imagines an illuminated bezel, home button, and Apple logo on the back, a 3D stereo camera with optical zoom, an all aluminum body, and a 5.7-inch display. A full video of the renders below:

15 Genius Ways To Use Champagne

Champagne's not just for drinking anymore. This piece originally appeared on cosmopolitan.com.<p>Next time you pop open a bottle of bubbly, don't just grab a couple of flutes and chug it down. There are just too many fabulous things you can do with that champagne! From fantastic cocktails to …

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48 epic dream hotels to visit before you die

A GOOD HOTEL CAN MAKE or break a trip. The worst hotel in the best place is still going to make retiring after a long day an unfortunate experience. …

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5S vs. LG G Pro 2

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is, without a doubt, one of the most popular phones of 2014. The follow up to the Galaxy S4 packs a refreshed design, tons of new sensors, and an updated operating system.<p>It's also chock-full of respectable specs, including a 1080p HD AMOLED 5.1-inch screen, a snappy 2.5GHz …