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30 Breathtaking North American Natural Wonders You Have to See Before You Die

When it comes to traveling, Americans often feel like they haven't seen enough, despite the number of foreign countries they may be lucky enough to have already visited. You might be determined to visit the famed Seven Wonders of the World, but did you know there are actually dozens and dozens of …

9 side hustles you can easily do from home

Looking to make some extra money, but don't want to leave your home to do it?<p>With an ever-growing number of ways to make money online, you don't need …

Hoarding

50 Holiday Cookies

Fill your cookie tins with batches and batches of classic cookies and creative variations.<p>Classic Sugar Cookies (No. 1)<p>Beat 2 sticks butter, 1/2 cup …

Dessert

10 Foods Diabetics Should Eat Daily

Be sure to put these in your meal rotation.<p>Making healthy food choices to control blood sugar is key for those with type 2 diabetes, but what if …

How to Ease Withdrawal Symptoms When You Quit Sugar, According to a Nutritionist

Here's the bitter truth about what can happen when you first cut sweets from your diet, plus the best ways to ride out the detox.<p>Eating less sugar …

3 Lessons About Mental Toughness You Can Learn From Yoda

You might never use the Force, but you can learn a couple of tricks from the little green Jedi.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Yoda, Jedi Master and hand puppet, once said, “Do or do not -- there is no try.”<p>Whether you’re a Star Wars fan or not (although I’m not sure …

The cure for type 2 diabetes is known, but few are aware

I recently posted to Facebook about a cure for diabetes and suggested someone try it. Just six days later, I received the following message from a …

10 Ways you can model the success of millionaire entrepreneurs

Share9<p>Tweet<p>Share33<p>+12<p>Shares 44<p>It’s no secret that millionaires have different habits, qualities, and ways of thinking than the average person. Those …

12 books Zuckerberg, Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and other top CEO's want you to read

Share3<p>Tweet<p>Share3<p>+12<p>Shares 8<p>You are what you read. For that reason, it’s likely no surprise some of the top CEOs choose to boost their personal …

Help These Women Get the Word Out: There's No Shame in Having a Mental Illness

Seven celebrities and mental health advocates share their own personal experiences and POVs.

Mental Health

The 12 "Dirtiest" Foods in the Produce Aisle

The top offender changed for the first time in years.<p>Every year since 2004, the Environmental Working Group (EWG) publishes a "Dirty Dozen" list that ranks the most popular fruits and vegetables based on their pesticide residue levels. By analyzing pesticide residue data from more than 35,000 …

FDA

Nikki Reed Wants You to Rethink the Too-Small Pair of Jeans in Your Closet

Our columnist reflects on a childhood spent creating one-of-a-kind creations with her mom.<p><b>Welcome to Take Five, my recurring beauty and nutrition column on ELLE.com</b> <i>culled from a lifelong passion for animals, the outdoors, and feeling good. For me, the notion of taking five—whether the number</i> …

5 Cheeses You Would Never Think to Put in Pasta (But Should)

Take a break from big Parm.<p>When you want to cheese-up pasta, what do you reach for? We’re guessing its probably grated Parmesan or fresh …

Barack Obama to meet Raul Castro on historic visit

<b>President Barack Obama is in Cuba for a historic three-day visit to the island and talks with its communist leader.</b><p>He is the first sitting US president to visit since the 1959 revolution, which heralded decades of hostility between the two countries.<p>Mr Obama said change would happen in Cuba and …

Why it’s so hard to cut back on sugar (and what to do about it)

<b>Correction:</b> An earlier version of this story incorrectly cited a study on added sugar. It was published in 2014 by JAMA Internal Medicine, not The Journal of the American Medical Association. This version has been updated.<p>By Ellie Krieger<p>Ellie Krieger<p>Bio Follow<p>By now you’ve gotten the memo that …

Anyone taking Social Security for the first time in 2016 needs to know these things

<b>How to apply for Social Security benefits</b> <br>You can file an application for Social Security retirement benefits once you reach the age of 61 years and nine months. The Social Security Administration recommends that you apply three months before you want your benefits to start in order to provide …

Wells Fargo Conversations

Moving into a continuing care retirement community is a major financial decision. Here are key questions to ask before you commit.<p>Tips to help get …

10 Easy Brunch Recipes To Impress Your Guests

The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will still be hungry. Don't stress yourself out by being a short order cook. Most of these brunch recipes can be made in advance, and all of them have some serious "wow-factor."<p>The Thanksgiving feast may be over, but your houseguests will …

Recipes

8 Thoughts That Are Stuck In Anxious People’s Mind Throughout The Day

Have you ever felt anxious? Maybe you had a job interview or an important presentation and it made you nervous. Can you imagine feeling that way all …

6 things you should never do if you want to be happy

It is said the great American president, Abraham Lincoln, once remarked, "Folks are usually about as happy as they make up their minds to be." How …

4 Mind Tricks You Can Use to Improve Your Focus

The game of tennis is a mental gauntlet, and performance psychologists have made a science out of converting anger into positive mental focus. In …

15 Freak Outs You Will Have Your First Year Of College

The first year of anything can be overwhelming. With college, you're dealing with your biggest life decisions with more freedom and homework you ever …

College & University

Sunday #FoodPorn: Avocado Toast

The craze for avo toast shows no sign of letting up. Fork-mashed or blended, sprinkled with sesame or topped with egg, the creamy green avocado—known as butter fruit in India—has formed a seemingly unbreakable alliance with crusty bread. Here, fifteen variations of the healthy, snackable treat.

Breakfast