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How to Get in Shape Using Psychology: 6 New Tricks From Research

Why is there an obesity epidemic? It’s not because we eat the wrong things or we lack exercise.<p>Research shows that, plain and simple, most of us just …

Nutrition

How to Train Your Voice to Be More Charismatic

Scientists Analyze Public Leaders’ Voices to Discover the Basis for Charisma<p>Scientists are tuning in on the power of the spoken word, seeking the secrets of charisma.<p>By analyzing the harmonics of pitch, frequency and timbre, researchers at University of California, Los Angeles are discovering how …

Charisma

How to Recover Deleted Photos from a Memory Card with PhotoRec

Last night my pastor emailed me telling me that he had accidentally deleted an entire folder of photographs off his Sony compact camera, and that …

The Best Free Workout Videos on YouTube

Now that the holidays are creeping around the corner, you may have to break up with your regularly scheduled sweat sessions, at least temporarily. …

Exercise

French Ceramic Butter Keeper on Food52

Sawyer Ceramics<p>French Ceramic Butter Keeper<p>$45<p>Protect your butter.<p>Here's an earthen, French-country way to keep your butter soft and spreadable. Originating in the late 1800s, this method involves adding water to the base of the keeper so that, coupled with anywhere from 1/2 a stick to a 3/4 a …

Orange Olive Oil Pound Cake

My criteria when it comes to recipes are these: Is it tasty enough that I will crave it over and over? Is it easy? And does it look pretty? This …

Pound Cake

Russian Honey Cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> Russian Honey Cake is light, sweet, and perfectly moist. It’s traditionally baked in a standard round pan, but I always love the way bundt pans make everything just a little fancier. It’s perfect with tea, with coffee, or with a cocktail. —Vicky | Things I Made Today<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> …

Cauliflower Patties Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> This is a recipe I adapted from my daughter's Nonna Angela Favale who showed me how to make these years ago. I made some simple adjustments and this has been and will remain a favorite side dish for my famiglia for years to come. —cucina di mammina<p><b>Food52 Review:</b> WHO: Cucina di mammina …

Autumn Root Vegetable Gratin with Herbs and Cheese Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> I don't know many people who would turn down a potato gratin, do you? What I love about this classic dish, other than its near universal appeal, is that it is deceptively simple to make relative to its beauty. Plus, you can probably make it with what you have in your fridge and pantry …

DIY: Sock Teddy Bear

This next DIY project is very cute and your children will love the outcome of it. We will show you how to make a teddy bear from a sock. You will …

Gingermelon Dolls

Free Pattern - Little Lark Lavender Sachet<p>Hi dear friends, I hope you've all been well! It's been a busy few months for me and I've not had much time …

Snack Nibbles with Plantain Chips | Healthy Nibbles & Bits

Because I am focusing on my snacking habits this week, I thought I’d share another recipe for homemade snacks. Lately, I have been quite intrigued by …

Food

Plantain Pizza Crust | Healthy Nibbles & Bits

Epiphany: plantains are amazing! I mentioned before that growing up, I didn’t enjoy eating plantains. My recent success with making plantain chips …

Paleo Orange Blossom Cookies

Dessert

The Best Coconut Flour Chocolate Chip Cookies

Variety is the spice of life, right?<p>Since I’ve already covered buckwheat cookies and almond flour cookies, I figured a coconut flour recipe was in …

Elvis Cookies: “Peanut Butter” Banana Bacon Chocolate Chip Cookies

I honestly don’t really know the exact sandwich Elvis really loved, but I’m pretty sure it was these flavors. If it wasn’t, it should have …

Dessert

Pumpkin Pie Cookies (Vegan, Grain-Free)

I hope you’re not sick of pumpkin yet.<p>These cookies were inspired by the Vegan Pumpkin Pie I made last year. With only 4 ingredients, it’s one of the …

Autumn Root Vegetable Gratin with Herbs and Cheese

<i>In Cooking from Every Angle, we hear from our fearless leaders: Food52 co-founders Amanda & Merrill.</i> <i>This post is brought to you by our friends at Weight Watchers, who celebrate gathering together around the table to enjoy wholesome, beautiful food.</i><p><i>Today: Merrill shares a savory vegetable gratin</i> …

6 DIY Cured Fish Recipes for the Best Bagels Ever

Bagels on a weekend morning are a time-honored tradition for many. Take the meal up a notch by adding some homemade cured fish to the spread.<p>Bagels …

Bags

Why I’ve Gone Back To Shooting Film...And Why You Should Too

Our DSLRs have confused us. We obssess over the wrong things. Sharpness at 400%; bokeh characteristics of lenses produced from what-must-surely-be …

Video: Zack Arias Walks Through a Photo Shoot From Beginning to End

In the above behind the scenes, notable photographer Zack Arias takes us behind the scenes for a first-hand perspective of how a photo shoot goes …

Which 50mm lens is the best? Lensrentals’ Roger Cicala set out to answer this age-old question

In the world of lenses, and particularly in that of 50mm lenses, photographers all over the world like to get into heated debates about which one is …

Arkells "Come to Light" in-studio NP Music

David Bowie’s Top 100 Books

“David Bowie Is,” the extensive retrospective exhibit of the artist and his fabulous costumes, hit Toronto last Friday (see our post from earlier …

Ten ways to build a company with almost no money

When I started my first company, I was 21 years old and still in college. I had absolutely no money.<p>If I did have any money, it instantly got spent on beer. (Didn't I just say I was a 21-year-old college student?)<p>Fast-forward three short years, and I now run one of the top five fitness services on …

Amazing Black and White Lightroom Tutorials

Processing black and white photos is a skill of its own. <br>Learn how it’s done – in less than 2 hours!<p>As a photographer, you know it’s super-important …

Master the Art of Panning With These 9 Useful Tips

Panning is a technique where you pan your camera to follow the motion of your subject and render motion blur to the background but capture the …