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The Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Florida—Because Vacation Should Be Easy

According to TripAdvisor, these resorts give you the most bang for your buck.<p>Some things exist just to make life a little easier, and all-inclusive …

Country Lifestyle

11 books Elon Musk thinks everyone should read

Elon Musk, the CEO of SpaceX, Tesla, and other larger-than-life tech companies, somehow also seems to find time to read.<p>Musk says that reading books — from epic works of fantasy like the "Lord of the Rings" trilogy to complex how-to books on building rockets — is crucial to helping him achieve …

Books

15 New Shopping Sites You'll Want to Spend Your Entire Day On

Because of Amazon Prime and an Internet-related job, most of my transactions occur virally. I've learned that while shopping online has become commonplace, common doesn't have to describe the options we browse on a daily basis. Thanks to indie online boutiques and online marketplaces, there's more …

Fair Trade

Afternoon Tea Recipes From Masterchef Winner Mat Follas

Carrot cake and jaffa tarts recipes to feast on this Easter.<p>Mat Follas<p>Carrot cake<p>I grew up in New Zealand, with all of its wonderful pan-asian …

Dessert

17 All-Inclusive Resorts That Definitely Don't Suck

The pros of an all-inclusive vacation are pretty straightforward: you don't have to lift a finger, carry a wallet, or make a single decision more …

Blue Ridge Mountains

21 of the most Instagrammable places in Las Vegas to make your grid glorious

What happens in Vegas, stays in Vegas – and on Insta.<p>ICYMI: There's way more to <b>Las Vegas</b> than <i>The Hangover</i> and Scott Disick's nightclub …

15 Fantastic Puff Pastry Desserts Using Store-Bought Dough

Plenty of home cooks are challenged by dessert. Luckily, for all of us who aren't master chef-level bakers, there's store-bought puff pastry. Thawed, …

15 Vegan Soup Recipes That Prove You Don't Need Dairy or Meat for Flavor

Sure, they say chicken soup is for the soul. But let’s make one thing clear: Soup sans chicken—or any animal product—can be just as satisfying for …

Vegan

27 Ab Workouts to Rock Your Amazing Core — Especially For Women

Hate crunches but want abs? No problem. Love crunches? We do happen to have them here. In fact, there is truly something for <i>everyone</i> in our handy dandy collection of ab workouts, specifically for women. From two-minute Pilates routines to 20-minute oblique sculptors, we're here to help you target …

PopSugar

​8 One-Pot Quinoa Recipes That Get Dinner on the Table in 30 Minutes

Soups, skillet meals, and other one-pot dinners you’ll actually be excited to make.<p>If you want a dinner that’s fast and includes a whole grain, make quinoa your go-to.<p>Grains like brown rice, barley, and wheat berries take 45 minutes to a full hour to cook. Not so for quinoa, which is ready in 20 …

Cooking

7 Citrus Smoothies to Get You Out of a Cold-Weather Slump

It’s that time of year again. If you live in a cold climate, you’re probably <i>really</i> ready for some sun. Flip flops, tank tops, sitting outside… the …

7 Coffee Smoothies That Will Change Your Morning

Raise your hand if at least once a week your morning looks like this: Alarm goes off. Three snoozes go by before you’re out of bed, and suddenly …

Breakfast

15 Keto Snacks That Take Care of Comfort Food Cravings

Is it just us, or is the ketogenic diet trending harder than berets and flare pants right now? High in fats, low in carbs, and 100-percent …

Healthy Eating

27 Insanely Delicious Soups That Will Keep You Cozy All Winter Long

Soup is probably one of the most under-appreciated foods out there.<p>Oftentimes, we disregard soups' ability to hold their own as entrées, casting them …

Cooking

8 of the best free workouts on YouTube

If your New Year ambition is to get fit, but the cost of a gym membership is putting you off and you can't really face getting out in the cold, then we may have just the solution.<p>Combining the ease of a workout DVD with absolutely zero cost (all you need is an internet connection!), the video …

Exercise

65 Easiest Finger Foods Ever

1 of 65<p>Lemon-Caper Parmesan Potato Salad Bites<p>Advertisement<p>2 of 65<p>Cheese Truffles<p>3 of 65<p>Bacon Endive Tomato Bites<p>Advertisement<p>4 of 65<p>Mini Corn Dogs …

Cooking

37 Books You'll Fall In Love With, So Cancel Your Plans

Any time of the year is a good time to get lost in a good book. While some people think reading is for winter, when they can snuggle up under a …

Books

21 Vegan Desserts That Ditch the Dairy but Not the Flavor

No matter how much more popular veganism is becoming these days, some people can’t shake the perception that all egg- and dairy-free desserts must …

Dessert

Serverless Doorbell — Ring.com and Azure Functions (Part 3)

Part 3 — Video AI with Logic Apps and Cognitive Services<p>This is part 3 in a series of how I have been using Azure Serverless to extend and connect …

Smart Homes

Actually Cool Things to Do When Someone Visits Boston, Sorted by Price

I've heard it all before -- friends who say they've done everything there is to do in Boston. But I'm willing to bet that's just not true. If you're …

New England

The best books of 2017, if you combine 21 “best books of 2017” lists

Best-books-of-the-year lists are a way for editors to promote the books they loved the most, but it’s easy to forget such lists are subjective. One way to get a view of what the industry thinks as a whole is to look at the lists in aggregate. That’s why we combined 21 of 2017’s best-books roundups …

Books

The secret to being a top developer is building things! Here’s a list of fun apps to build!

You can only become a great developer by putting the effort in. Imagine for a moment — You can’t become fit physically by reading a lot about …

5 Must-Try LA Restaurants if You Only Have 48 Hours

5 Must-Try Restaurants if You Only Have 48 Hours in LA<p>To spare you some decision anxiety.<p>If you only have a couple of days to make the most of LA's …

Get Strong With This Intense Full-Body Yoga Routine

Yoga is wonderful for so many reasons. It's great for stretching, refocusing your mind, and unwinding after a long day. For some people, relaxing, …

Yoga

18 Workouts You Can Do Anywhere to Stay Fit and Sane While Traveling

Don't let holiday travel keep you from working out. After all, exercise can help reduce stress, and as fun as the holidays are, they are also …

Exercise

These Red Velvet Brownies Get Their Color From Beets

These vegan red velvet brownies have an unlikely ingredient: beets! Not only are they great for your health, but they give this dessert a gorgeous red color, naturally. The best of this recipe? The vegan cream cheese frosting that tastes like the real deal. Who knew vegan brownies could taste this …

21 Best Muffins, Scones & Quick Breads

Thousand-Seed Banana Date Muffins<p>Four kinds of seeds give these moist muffins a great crunch.<p><b>Recipe:</b> Thousand-Seed Banana Date Muffins<p>Hazelnut-Butter …

Breakfast

The Best Cheap Eats In Los Angeles

While NYC holds a LIT torch as <i>the</i> foodie destination, in recent years Los Angeles has come seriously close to catching up. In fact, it probably holds …

Los Angeles

3 Podcasts You Should Definitely Listen to Less and 2 You Should Check Out

Many podcasts blur into a white noise of conventional wisdom, but there is still much worth listening to.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It's 2017 and the media landscape is changing. According to various polls, trust in traditional media outlets is at an all-time low …

Self-improvement

25 Cupcake Bakeries You've Got to Try

While it's difficult to improve upon perfection, bakers are constantly putting new twists on cupcakes. These bakeries showcase the latest trends and …