Sean Visintainer

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Wander helps you travel spontaneously - to a budget

My favorite feature in SkySkcanner is the ability to pick a destination airport, and see where in the world you can fly to, and at what cost. I actually once planned an entire trip around Europe using this tool, which took me to Switzerland, Italy, Malta, France, and Belgium.<p>Wander takes this to …

Take 2 Minutes to Flatten Your Abs With This Ultrafast Workout

With slider discs (or wash cloths or paper plates), and just a small amount of space to move, you'll whip through this lightning-fast ab workout, targeting your obliques, lower abs, and that "six-pack zone."<p>Four moves, 30 seconds each, and you don't even have to stand up — all these moves are on …

Workouts

Here Are Some Tips on How You Can Learn to Write Fiction

Learn How to Write Fiction<p>Updated May 07, 2018<p>Anyone who says writing can't be taught is speaking nonsense: inspiration can't be taught, but writing …

Learn About the Elements of Basic Plot for Beginning Writers

Basic Plot for the Beginning Writers<p>Updated October 23, 2017<p>If, like many people, you labor under the idea that for "real" writers, plot comes …

Our Best Texan Recipes Will Help You Lasso Hearts and Stomachs

Bring your appetite—everything's bigger in Texas<p>Texas is one of the most exciting places to eat. Sharing a border with Mexico, the Lone Star State …

Pay What You Want: The Full Stack Web Development Bundle | Android Central Digital Offers

<b>The Full Stack Web Development Course</b><p>Handle Every Facet of An App's Development, Ascend to the Top of the Developer Mountain<p><b>Projects In ReactJS: The</b> …

3 Ways You Are Pissing Off Your Employees (And What to Do About It)

According to this study of 482 executives, professionals, and managers, they are working an average day of 13.5 hours and blaming YOU! Here's why...<p>An international study by the Center for Creative Leadership titled, <i>Always On, Never Done?</i>, which surveyed professionals, executives and managers in …

The Best Homemade Ramen Soup Recipes

Chicken noodle soup has got nothing on these ramen recipes.<p>Traditional Japanese ramen ― the broth-y noodle soup loaded with umami flavors and often times topped with a soft boiled egg ― can take a long time to perfect. Ramen masters spend years honing their craft. But most of us living stateside …

They look like crab cakes, but these vegetable patties can hold their own

By Joe Yonan<p>Joe Yonan<p>Food and dining editor<p>Email Bio Follow<p>You look at the photo and think, “crab cakes,” right?<p>Nope. These are made from hearts of palm and artichoke hearts, spiked with a little Old Bay and nori flakes, with no jumbo-lump anything included.<p><i>[Make the recipe: Hearts of Palm and</i> …

Recipes

10 Surprising Ways You Can Sleep a Lot Better

Chronic lack of sleep is a performance, productivity, and creativity killer. Here's how to change that.<p>If you feel you don't get enough sleep--or enough quality sleep--you're not alone. Somewhere between 50 million and 70 million Americans suffer from chronic sleep disorders that decrease daily …

60 reasons to explore the rest of the Americas

WE HERE AT MATADOR ARE baffled by the depiction of countries south of the US border as dangerous, scary places. Just last May, we hung out together …

19 Meatless Monday Dinner Recipes That Turn Mushrooms into “Meat”

Vegetarians are forever coming up with ways to replace meat in delicious and creative ways. Not only have they attacked meatballs, but they’ve put some successful spins on meaty classics that most believed to be impossible. Due to their heartiness, vegetarians often turn to tofu, tempeh, and …

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Spicy Black Pepper Tofu [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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Recipes

10 Things No One Tells You About… Tokyo

Social media, anonymous postings and “insider” guides all claim to tell foreign guests about Tokyo, but the real skinny is famously hard to find. But …

Japan

Eat These Foods Before Bed to Get a Better Night’s Sleep

How you eat affects so many of parts of your life, but did you ever wonder how it might influence your sleep quality and patterns? We know all about sleeping clean (thanks to health queen Gwyneth Paltrow) and how using screens at night can throw off our sleep patterns, but it turns out that what …

Cherries

Never Run Another Bad Meeting. Here's How.

Use these 2 techniques to set the right course.<p>Many meetings fail because they try to do too much. It's the "and" trap: Organizers say, "As long as we're holding the meeting, we might as well cover this and that and the other thing and something else." The problem is that the meeting becomes so …

Exactly How To Spend The Last Hour Of Your Workday

Try these 60-minute “soft projects” to wrap up every day of the week.<p>It’s 4 p.m. and you’re having a hard time focusing. So you stare at your computer and click in and out of lots of tabs. But when you look up, you see it’s only 4:03 p.m. Then, you get a glass of water, which takes all of seven …

I Never Pay Full Price for Flights—This Is Where I Book

The first time I ventured overseas I was 18 and worked two jobs to buy a return ticket to Phuket, Thailand. Determined to pay my own way, I spent …

Use the Five Folder System to Finally Organize Your Email Inbox

We’ve come a long way from the simple “trusted trio” method of organizing our inbox, and for many of us our email is as disorganized as it’s ever …

We Quit Our Jobs to Travel the World. This Is Exactly How We Pay for It.

Three Instagram travel couples break down how they make and spend money on the road.<p>Chanel, 32, and Stevo, 30<p><b>Blog:</b> How Far From Home<p><b>Pre-travel jobs:</b> Both were in advertising.<p><b>Home base:</b> South Africa<p><b>When they started traveling:</b> March 2015<p><b>Where they went:</b> Australia, Austria, Canada, Denmark, England, …

David Lynch Explains How Meditation Boosts Our Creativity (Plus Free Resources to Help You Start Meditating)

David Lynch meditates, and he meditates hard. Beginning his practice in earnest after it helped him solve a creative problem during the production of …

How to make those amazing garlic-shallot butter mushrooms from Craft Los Angeles

When it comes to mushroom recipes, it doesn't get much easier than this: a blend of mushrooms — crimini, shiitake, oyster, trumpet royale and maitake — sautéed in a garlic-shallot butter and tossed with chopped fresh herbs. Simple, perhaps, but the flavor is rich and earthy, with plenty of garlic …

14 spots for a perfect weekend in Mexico City

Mexico City is a fascinating metropolis, packed with museums, historical sites, restaurants, bars and every kind of entertainment you can imagine. …

Gochujang Gumbo

Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon canola oil<br>• 6 ounces chopped andouille sausage<br>• 2 cups chopped yellow onion (about 1 large)<br>• 1½ cups chopped celery (about 2 large …

Home decor: the 10 most common flooring mistakes (to avoid)

Getting your flooring right isn't always a walk in the park. From restoring old tiling in an apartment from the last century to choosing the right …

Meditation Is Exactly What Your Workout Routine Is Missing

Here are six exercises to get you started.<p>Fitness comes down to two simple things: 1) doing what helps you, and 2) not doing what hurts you. Most active people are great at the first part—they lift weights, do cardio, wear ultra stretchy T-shirts, etc.—but aren't great at the second.<p>So, what hurts …

Upgrade Your Hard Boiled Eggs with a Quick Sear

Hard boiled eggs are a protein packed snack, a salad topping, or even a sandwich filling. If yours are a little boring, try giving them a quick sear. …

America dropped 26,171 bombs in 2016. What a bloody end to Obama's reign | Medea Benjamin

According to new figures, the US dropped nearly three bombs every hour, 24 hours a day. Dare we think how Donald Trump will continue this legacy?<p>Most Americans would probably be astounded to realize that the president who has been painted by Washington pundits as a reluctant warrior has actually …

Best Countries to Retire to and Planning for Retirement Abroad

If you’re hoping to stretch your retirement dollars further, a move abroad may be the answer. Living in a foreign land offers a chance to see more of …

Costa Rica