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Here are this fall's most important TV premiere dates

That includes top comedies like "The Big Bang Theory" and "Modern Family." And there are addictive dramas like "Empire," "The Affair," and "How to Get Away With Murder." Also, what about the return of comic book series "Gotham," "The Flash," and "Arrow"?<p>Let's not forget fall's new offerings like …

TV

8 Simple Ways To Eat Less Sugar

Eating too much sugar is bad for your health. You've heard it before. Excessive consumption can increase your risk for obesity, heart disease and a host of other health complications.<p>The World Health Organization recommends the average adult consume no more than 25 grams of sugar a day, but …

7 Buddhist Teachings That Will Help You Overcome Life’s Most Difficult Challenges and Find Peace

Buddhaimonia.Growing up in the U.S. (California), almost all of my friends were either Christian or Catholic. My family wasn’t. My parents were …

Meditation

8 Pieces of Wisdom from 8 Enlightened Sages

Buddhaimonia.When it comes to wisdom, our newly connected world gives us click-button access to more than we know what to do with. If you do a little …

Wealth

Deceptively Easy Valentine's Day Recipes

First things first: don't eat out on Valentine's Day. Going to a restaurant on Valentine's Day is a little like dining out on New Year's Eve. You're surrendering to meaningless hype. You're needlessly subjecting yourself to overpriced prix-fixe menus. You're voluntarily submerging yourself in …

14 Foods You Should NEVER Eat

We polled some of those insiders—people who know the business and work daily to evict pesticides, genetically modified organisms, animal cruelty, social injustice, and unhealthy foods from the food supply—to find out what they know about the dark side of "convenience" foods. Take note so you can …

Pancake Day: expert tips for making perfect pancakes

The Telegraph's archives swell with no fewer than 178 articles about pancakes. From drop scones to French crepes, here's what history has to teach us this Shrove Tuesday<p>No Shrove Tuesday would be complete without a pile of stodgy, steaming pancakes to round of the pre-Lenten period in the …

Road Trip to Ohio's "The Spot"

A group of Instagrammers came together in Columbus, Ohio, on February 5th for the opening of the Mobile Photo Now exhibit at the Columbus Museum of Art (check out all the photos at www.columbusmuseum.org/mobilephotonow). Many of us were friends on the app and just meeting in person for the first …

2015's Most Anticipated Hotel Openings

Nothing sparks the desire to travel like an exciting new place to stay, whether it's a cutting-edge property in a familiar destination or a jaw-dropping resort somewhere you've never been before. This year, travelers have a lot to look forward to all around the world, from Morocco to Indonesia to …

5 'International' Flights for Americans Without a Passport

An immense diversity of climates and terrains are encompassed within the broad sweep of the United States of America: "from the redwood forest to the Gulf Stream waters," as Woody Guthrie sang back in the 1940s. But there's still a vast world to explore beyond the country's borders, a fact that can …

The Best Time To Buy Flights, Because Not Using Vacation Days Should Be Illegal

Finding cheap flights is complicated. But what if there were a magical day when you'd be guaranteed to find them at their absolute cheapest?<p>Surprise! There is. <b>Forty-seven days before takeoff is when domestic plane tickets are at their absolute cheapest</b>, according to a study of 2014 flight data from …

Writing Exercises Scientifically Proven To Redirect Your Life

Need to find a new direction or reclaim inspiration? Grab a pen and paper. These writing exercises can help.<p>We’re total suckers for self improvement: The self-help industry brings in billions of dollars each year from countless books. All that encouraging advice can feel empowering and …

The 4 Magic Words That Will Rapidly Improve Your Conversations | Inc.com

Words are powerful, but often misused.<p>In this post, I'll share four words to help you rapidly improve your conversations.<p>"Specifically"<p>The word <i>specifically</i> is kryptonite to jargon, buzzwords, and loose language.<p>You're time-poor. Instead of dreading the next meeting that has no agenda, ask the …

Mindfulness

Miami Winters: The Lush Life and Hip Things

The likely antidote for winter melancholia is a trip to a warm climate. Miami comes to mind. And when we think of Miami, South Beach has traditionally been the tourist hub. But these days, it's only one of the entrees Miami is serving. Downtown, Mid Beach, Miami Shores... If you go to Miami, the …

The Drink That Could Help You Eat Less

What happened? The subjects who'd eaten the foam reported having a smaller appetite after each session. Why? Researchers say there may be two reasons—and both come down to the "entrapped air" effect. First, since foam is basically just whipped air, researchers believe the air may fill up your …

This Is The Closest, Undiscovered Tropical Island You Should Be On Right Now

Are you dreaming of sipping daiquiris on a tropical island far, far away?<p>Us, too.<p>But while you may not have the luxury of escaping to an exotic paradise on the other side of the world, we do have some good news for you: There's a tropical island near you -- it's just waiting for you to notice …

4 Eating Habit Changes That Can Boost Your Critical Thinking

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The ability to think critically is of the utmost importance when you’re running a business or an organization. Although it's rarely given the attention it deserves, the food choices that you make every day affect your critical thinking …

The 10 Sexiest Places In The World Are Exactly Where You Think They Would Be

We already knew that the <b>sexiest men</b> in the world are from Australia, and the <b>sexiest women</b> in the world are from Brazil. And the best place to <b>wander around naked</b>? That ranges from St. Tropez, France to Rovinj, Croatia -- depending on what you're looking for.<p>But after viewing Expedia's new "Expedia …

America's Best Coffee Cities

The Northwest city known for its latte-friendly (read: misty) weather won the coffee contest again this year—and not just for Stumptown Coffee …

8 Simple Meditations That Can Change Your Life

What are you waiting for? The daily meditation you've been trying to commit to for years is here.<p><i>Photo by Joel Micah Miller</i><p>Meditation sounds so easy: Just sit still for as long as it takes to let your mind go blank, and feelings of negativity or distress will drift away. But who has such limitless …

A Same-Day Flight Change Is The Cheap Way To Fix Any Travel Woe

Even if you've cross-checked your sources, called your airline and waited until the precise optimal date to book your flight, a sense of panic can set in after the final ticket purchase is made. You're locked. You're loaded. You're taking this flight, and there's no turning back. Right?<p>Not quite, …

5 Tips to Stay Present in Business and in Life

A successful investment banker went on vacation to a tropical island. There he met a fisherman who had a unique way of catching fish. The banker immediately saw a business opportunity.<p>The banker said that eventually the fisherman would be able to make an initial public offering, so that he could …

Entrepreneurship

Life: A Journey to the Centre of the Self

I’ve always liked the idea that life is a journey. Because for me, much of it has literally been that. I was born in Southeast Asia, and now live …

Travel Like a Local in the Dominican Republic

Anyone who has traveled to the Dominican Republic will tell you that the country not only has amazing beaches, some of the friendliest people, but also a great collection of resorts to choose from.<p><i>Photo courtesy of Girl Gone Travel</i><p>Dominicans pride themselves in offering excellent customer service …

27 Foods to Kick Out of Your Kitchen for Good

Imagine you had the chance to peek into the kitchens of the world’s best nutritionists and dietitians—the people who know exactly what to eat for a …

Nutrition

5 Powerful Ways to Create Luck, Happiness, and Success

For years, my favorite quotation has been something computer scientist Alan Kay once said: “The best way to predict the future is to invent it.” In …

10 New Rules of Lean Eating

Our expert nutritionist shares his advice for melting fat faster—and easier—than ever