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5 Ways to Slow Down and Be Happy

When we are in hurry and try to get things done quickly, we realize that there is hardly any joy in what we do. It becomes only a means to an end …

12 Important Career Lessons Most People Learn Too Late in Life

Here are the 12 best career lessons everyone should take to heart early in their careers.<p>If there's one thing we all have in common, it's that we all make mistakes along the way (and hopefully learn valuable lessons from them). But if you're smart, you'll learn as much as possible from the mistakes …

5 Habits of Successful People Before 8 a.m.

Setting a positive, productive tone for the day is all about giving yourself time to get your wits together. Prepare for your entry into the work arena, if you want to win there.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The difference between successful people and everyone else …

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The Best Make-Ahead Appetizer Recipes For Your Super Bowl Party

After Thanksgiving, the Super Bowl is the greatest food holiday of the year. Of course, the game is important, but the food is crucial. It’s the one day of the year when not only is it allowed, but it’s in fact encouraged, to consume all of the best gameday foods in existence. Sliders, cheesy dips, …

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14 cooking tools everyone should have in their kitchen by age 30

To figure out what every adult kitchen needs (besides the basics, like silverware, cups, and plates), Business Insider consulted America's Test Kitchen, which is home to 50 food experts and the popular cooking show of the same name.<p>Bridget Lancaster and Julia Collin Davison, two culinary scientists …

Slow Cookers

See President Barack Obama and President-Elect Donald Trump Meet for the First Time

President-elect Donald Trump and President Barack Obama met in the Oval Office Thursday morning to begin transition discussions.<p>Both men were sunny …

I’ve got the safety net of being white - so why am I so worried about Trump? | Emma Brockes

Unlike others, I won’t be sent home, because I don’t look like the next president’s idea of a foreigner<p>• Become a Guardian supporter or make a contribution<p>All I could think as I woke every hour, on the hour, on Tuesday night into Wednesday, was that I grew up under Thatcher. It was the slightest …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

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10 Foods You Should Never Eat in the Morning

If hunger strikes way before lunchtime, blame it on your breakfast.<p>Breakfast might be the most important meal of the day, but if you're eating the wrong foods, you could be sabotaging your entire day. If you're consistently finding yourself tired mid-day, even after a morning cup of coffee (or …

Can You See The Life Behind The Form? i Take Animal Portraits To Show Life Is The Same Behind All Form

We are human beings and many times we think we are the most important life form in this planet. But if we live with an open mind and an open heart, …

The 50 Best Decorating Tips Of All Time

These tricks from top designers take good design to the next level.<p>Whether you're decorating your first home or your fifth, great design is in the details. We've consulted top designers and scoured our archives to find the best ideas for every room in the house.

7 Mantras that Will Stop You from Taking Things Personally

People are toxic to be around when they believe that everything happening around them is a direct assault on them or is in some way all about …

Narcissism

Why "Money Doesn't Buy Happiness" Is Wrong

Some people argue that money doesn't buy happiness. From personal experience, I can tell you they're wrong.<p>One of the most important decisions people …

How to Download Free Books, Movies, and Music This Summer

What could be better than free fun in the sun?<p>Want your summer vacation entertainment for next to nothing? Many libraries have agreements with …

The Caribbean is making a mysterious sound so loud that it can be 'heard' from space

The ocean's a noisy place, but under the regular din of marine life and ship traffic, scientists have detected a strange, much louder sound coming from the Caribbean Sea.<p>It's too low to be heard by human ears, but the whistle-like noise is so powerful that researchers have been able to pick up its …

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The little egg device I’ll never get rid of, because it reminds me of Dad

By Dianne Jacob<p><i>One in a series of essays celebrating the cooking of our fathers.</i><p>Toward the end of his life at age 69, my father asked his doctor if he could eat a dozen eggs every week. His young doctor said yes. What his doctor didn’t know is that Dad had been in love with eggs for decades, eating …

9 Personal Trainers Dish on What Annoys Them Most

Whether you go for a tough love workout or the rock climbing gym, use an app that’s basically a personal trainer on your phone or opt for the real deal, we all know that getting a killer workout in can boost happiness levels and give us more energy to get it done. But the truth is, some days the …

I Tried an Instagram Fitness Challenge and My Body Has Changed Like Crazy

But it wasn't easy.<p>Karena Dawn and Katrina Scott, also known as the Tone It Up Girls, could be your best friends, if your best friends happened to be ripped as hell. They are your trainers, your cheerleaders, your #goals, all in one. Picture in your mind two mermaids — that's them. Karena is the …

What The Abandoned Silverdome Looks Like 13 Years After The Detroit Lions Left

The Pontiac Silverdome was once the crown jewel of Detroit, a massive stadium holding 80,000 screaming fans for the Super Bowl, the Rolling Stone, …

Research finds that people are happiest on Saturdays — here's how to recreate 'weekend happiness' every day

At least that's what this survey found. Yet while the exact time of 7:26 p.m. seems strange, there have been multiple studies to back up that people are generally happier on weekends.<p>A team of researchers from Rochester University found that regardless of how much money you make, how many hours you …

Happiness

5 Things Keeping You From Being Happy at Work

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>First comes denial. Then anger. You even try to bargain. When that doesn’t work, you become discouraged. Finally, you accept it: You’re not as satisfied with your work as you want to be.<p>It could be your job, your office environment or …

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Cast-Iron Skillet Pizza, Where Have You Been All Our Lives?

Thanks to a store-bought dough and a screaming-hot cast-iron skillet, weeknight pizza just got a whole lot better.<p>What if we told you there existed a pizza recipe that was so easy, so fast, and so insanely delicious it would change your life? It's true! It'll <i>at least</i> change your weeknight-cooking …

15 Awesome Things You Can Do With Oatmeal

What if we told you that you could lose weight, lower your cholesterol and reduce your risk of type 2 diabetes for as little as 13 <i>cents</i> per day? You …

How To Wash Your Face In 7 Simple Steps

We're talking more than just soap and water, folks.<p>Washing your face seems like a pretty straightforward practice, right?<p>While a quick splash of water and some soap might be all you need, there are some subtle things you may be doing that could be the cause of excessive drying, oily skin or even …

Skin Care

Expert Tips for Pulling Off the No-Makeup Makeup Look

These days, it feels like most makeup tutorials call for dozens of steps and products, with an end result that's ultra made-up. But when you're in the mood for "no-makeup" makeup—a.k.a, a pared-down-yet-polished look that you could whip up quickly and that keeps the emphasis on your gorgeous …

This Kickstarter Jacket Will Keep Your Stuff Safe While Traveling

Ladies and gents, your travel wardrobe woes are about to be solved — in the form of a jacket. This Kickstarter campaign is sourcing funding to bring their super sweet travel jacket to market. Based in Minneapolis, MN, Anywhere Apparel was started by a group of young wanderers who realized during …

Are Bosses Necessary?

A radical experiment at Zappos may herald the emergence of a new, more democratic kind of organization.<p>Deeply strange reports have been emerging from the Las Vegas headquarters of Zappos, until recently the world’s happiest shoe store. This spring, by order of the CEO, Tony Hsieh, the company …

50 Extraordinary Fashion Photographs Taken by Louise Dahl-Wolfe From Between the 1930s and 1950s

As a staff photographer for Harper’s Bazaar, Louise Dahl-Wolfe introduced a witty naturalism to the staid conventions of fashion photography and …

15 Stylish and Easy Ways to Wear Your Skinny Jeans Right Now

We're willing to bet that you have a stellar pair of skinny jeans in consistent outfit rotation. Summer, fall, winter, or spring, the beloved wardrobe essential will always be—well—an essential. No matter how much you love your slouchy boyfriend denim, want to try a pair of high-waisted flares, or …

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