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What You See First In This Personality Test Reveals Your Most Deeply Hidden Strengths And Weaknesses

Positive or negative, quirks that seem totally obvious to someone from the outside can be the most easily missed when we try to look at ourselves. It …

Psychology

17 One-Pot Meals That Aren't Soup or Stews

If you love warm meals but hate doing dishes, chances are that you’re a fan of one-pot cooking (I certainly am). There’s something soothing about …

The extraordinary life of Nikola Tesla, a virgin inventor who spoke 8 languages

Match the following figures – Albert Einstein, Thomas Edison, Guglielmo Marconi, Alfred Nobel and Nikola Tesla – with these biographical facts:<p>Spoke eight languages<br>• Produced the first motor that ran on AC current<br>• Developed the underlying technology for wireless communication over long distances<br>• Held …

John Kelly already showed he’s not afraid to stand up to Trump

Raised voices could be heard through the thick door to the Oval Office as John Kelly — then secretary of Homeland Security — offered some tough talk to President Donald Trump.<p>Kelly, a whip-cracking retired general who was sworn in as White House chief of staff on Monday, had demanded to speak to …

Donald Trump

The avocado has a sweet side, too — and it’s delicious

<b>By Kristen Hartke,</b> <i>Special to The Washington Post</i>Ask cookbook author Pat Tanumihardja about some of her favorite food memories growing up in …

Recipes

Instant Pot Watermelon Rinds Are the Snack of the Summer

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Immersion Circulator Reviews: The Best Machine to Get You Started with Sous Vide

Are you tempted to try sous vide? You're not alone. Once a type of cooking employed only by restaurant professionals, the sous vide …

4 Vitamins Doctors Swear By To Get A Flat Stomach Fast

Losing weight is hard. Sometimes it can seem like all the healthy changes and efforts you’re making aren’t doing anything, which can be extremely …

Stuffed Cabbage Roll Recipes

Stuffed cabbage roll recipes exist in every ethnic cuisine and are considered comfort food to the highest degree. Some are strictly vegetarian filled …

6 Anti-Aging Foods You Should Try

Would you rather add years to your life or life to your years? There are anti-aging foods that may help you do both.<p>Diet appears to play a role in …

7 Crucial Morning Rituals, According to a Mindfulness Expert

I think we can all agree that the morning is the most important part of the day. If you have a peaceful and productive morning, you’ll be ready to …

Mindfulness

‘I Made 3 Changes To My Diet, and Finally Got a Six-Pack’

​Here’s how this 30-something dad finally lost his belly for good<p>Carl Parnell remembers being a picky eater at 7 years old—so much so, that his parents just fed him whatever he wanted. While he’s been involved with soccer most of his life, the 37-year-old UK native was always a “chubby child,” even …

The city with a chip on its shoulder

Although technically a Second City is simply a nation’s second most populous city, the term also implies inferiority and second-class status.<p>I don’t know who invented the term “Second City”, but I’m willing to bet it wasn’t someone who lived in one.<p>Yes, technically a Second City is simply a …

European Travel

One thing the most successful people almost never do on weekends

Weekends are a great opportunity to get ahead in life.<p>They're also a major pitfall for some people.<p>Business Insider recently spoke with Ryan Kahn, career coach and founder of The Hired Group and creator of the "How To Get Hired" online course, about what unsuccessful people get up to over the …

Self-improvement

This Was a Quiet Week but There Were Still Eight Mass Shootings in America

A relatively calm week by national standards was still a bloody one.<p>Over the past seven days, America witnessed eight mass shootings that left four dead and 29 wounded, bringing the US mass shooting body count so far this year to 273 dead and 945 injured. That means at least as many people have …

Guns

How To Do A Real Detox

Many of us have thought about doing a detox, but stepped back at the fear of doing more harm than good. After all, eating is out and juicing is in. …

Wellness

The climate that most of us grew up with is gone for good

On Tuesday, two government science agencies announced that the first six months of 2016 were the warmest first half of any year on record.<p>The data …

Mobile

This Is What the Future of American Politics Looks Like

This year, we’re seeing the end of a partisan realignment, and the beginning of a policy one — and U.S. politics is about to change big-time.<p><b>For political observers, 2016 feels like an earthquake</b> — a once-in-a-generation event that will remake American politics. The Republican party is fracturing …

Political Science

Top 14 Ways to Increase Your Metabolism

On a literal level, your metabolic rate describes how much energy you expend to conduct daily physiological functions. This has many practical …

Wellness

3 Near-Future Scenarios That Are Changing The Way We Work Today

A look at how Herman Miller, the iconic 100-year-old office furniture manufacturer, creates stories about the future to inform its product design.<p>The nature of work has been changing at an incredible rate. Work has become inherently global and seamlessly digital. The traditional roles of …

Innovation

Bosses Say These Are Their 6 Favorite Qualities in Employees — Do You Have Them?

If you can't get ahead at work, there's probably a reason why. You might not have the experience or educational background for a specific position — …

How to Get People to Like You (Heck, Even Love You)

14 techniques to make yourself more likable.<p>We all care about what others think of us and want to be liked (despite what rebellious 15-year-old you might have said). The basics of getting people to like you are obvious--be nice, be considerate, be a decent human being. Those things are all true. …

Self-improvement

5 Ways to Work from Home More Effectively

More people are foregoing a lengthy commute and working from home. Whether you are a full-time freelancer or the occasional telecommuter, working outside an office can be a challenge. What are the best ways to set yourself up for success? How do you stay focused and productive? And how do you keep …

12 Simple Ways To Be More Interesting

<i>It's easy to be boring. It's harder to be interesting. Want to learn how? Jessica Hagy offers the following advice, excerpted from her book "How To Be Interesting."</i><p>Explore ideas, places, and opinions.<p>The inside of the echo chamber is where all the boring people hang out.<p>To embarrassment. To …

Writing

The Essential Techniques That Every Home Cook Should Know

<i>Inspired by conversations on the Food52 Hotline, we're sharing tips and tricks that make navigating all of our kitchens easier and more fun.</i><p><i>Today: We're going back to basics with the essential cooking techniques -- think of this as Cooking 101.</i><p>The problem with cooking basics is that people often …

Slow Cooker Puerto Rican Pernil With Pique Criollo

Several months back, when the weather was much chillier, I wrote a piece about making kalua pork in the slow cooker. It comes out juicy and tender with plenty of flavor packed into it—comforting, cold-weather fare. In an attempt to steel myself against the changing temperatures, I've revisited the …