Susan Okaty

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‘As if’: 40 comedies from the past 40 years that changed the way we talk

<i>[This story has been optimized for offline reading on our apps. For a richer experience, you can find the full version of this story here. An Internet connection is required.]</i><p>Some movies have a way of infiltrating our everyday conversations. “Clueless,” for example, influenced the way an entire …

Comedy

30 Weird Products On Amazon That Are Mind-Blowingly Useful

Plenty of products exist on Amazon to simplify your life and make chores easier to stomach. But then there's the other stuff — the weird and utterly …

Inventions

A platform that allows you to write short stories for money, like an Airbnb for writers.

Everyday, for each and every one of us, there are new events that could be another narrative. We tell them in different ways that serve a purpose, …

Creative Writing

Could it be your gut keeping you awake at night?

An increasing number of scientists are waking up to the idea of a link between the digestive system and problems with sleep<p>When we lie awake at night, unable to sleep, we usually blame stress, depression, anxiety, adrenaline or the memory of something stupid we said in 2003. But what if our guts …

Sleep

The Ultimate Guide to Building a Writing Habit (That Sticks Like Superglue)

You <i>know</i> you need to write often to have a successful writing career.<p>You <i>want</i> to build a writing habit so you can unleash the ideas, words, and stories …

Diastasis Recti Is The Condition Affecting Almost All Moms

After my second baby was born five years, I was told that I was the proud owner of a diastasis recti a little more than two finger widths wide. I had …

I Did Intermittent Fasting For 1 Year and This Is How It Transformed My Body

Ever since having my second child, I've been holding onto a few extra pounds around my waist. I know I'm not overweight by any means, but I made a decision that I was ready to change up my normal diet and workout routine to see how it would change my body and improve my current level of fitness. My …

Fitness

Can You Restore Your Vision Naturally? This Eye Doc Says Yes

If you have ever been diagnosed with an eye condition such as macular degeneration or cataracts, the doctor might have told you: "All we can do is …

Here Is The Most Popular Book In Each State

Colorado and Kansas just don't give a f*ck.

7 Tasty Zoodle Recipes You Have To Try

Eat your greens!<p>March 06, 2018<p>Zucchini noodles — or <i>zoodles</i> — are one of the hottest and healthiest food trends as of late. Initially gaining …

50 Healthy Mediterranean Diet Recipes and Meal Ideas

Consider this your Mediterranean diet menu: These lunch and dinner ideas make following the Mediterranean diet easier (and tastier) than ever.<p>The …

You'll be Craving a Bowl of Pho Every Day After Trying These Healthy Recipes

Pho is a light, slow-cooked, Vietnamese noodle broth that's packed with flavour, light, and easy to customise to your tastes. Although the real thing …

Cooking

Struggling To Lose Weight & Keep It Off? Here's How Intermittent Fasting Can Help

It’s no secret that typical calorie restriction tends to be miserably unsustainable, as determined dieters meticulously log every bite of food they …

27 Healthy Dinners You Can Make on 1 Sheet Pan

Cooking is fun; cleaning is not. And while all cooking will inevitably require a little bit of cleaning up, there are certainly ways to keep the …

Cooking

Our Most Versatile Slow Cooker Supper Recipes Ever

Ah, the beauty of slow cooking.<p>Relaxed winter nights call for satisfying no-fuss suppers. Pick your protein of choice, toss in fresh ingredients, and …

Cooking

Easy 3-Ingredient Appetizers

Turn three simple ingredients into a fun party appetizer.<p>Eggs + Chipotle Mayonnaise + Bacon<p>Mash the yolks of hard-boiled eggs with chipotle …

15 Great Books That Will Become Movies In 2018

Read them before they hit the big screen<p>It's always a blessing and a curse to see a great book turned into a movie. Most film adaptations never compare to their book predecessors. Yet there's still the thrill of seeing the same story play out in two wildly different mediums. And, of course, it's …

Books

10-Minute Workout For a Flat Belly and Perfect Posture

Get ready for a six-pack abs and perfect posture workout with Jason Wimberly, founder of The Wall, an LA-based fitness studio that combines indoor cycling with serious strength training. Grab an exercise band if you've got one — no worries if you don't; the workout will still work you — and get …

Healthy Dips You Can Make with Basically Any Vegetable

Your Super Bowl snack plan is here.<p>Super Bowl Sunday definitely doesn't need to be a day for healthy eating, but we can still add a few more veggies to the spread. The best place to sneak them in? A couple healthy dips. There's a lot to love about this easy roasted vegetable dip recipe: the …

Food

This Is Exactly How a Nutritionist Uses Turmeric For Health, So You Can Do the Same

Ever since kale was revealed to be the most super of all leafy greens, health-savvy eaters have been keeping an eye out for the next big thing in nutritious eating. Avocados were the leader in the category for some time, but there's a new hero in the superfood sect that's been around for centuries …

Alternative Medicine

Why Writer’s Block Is A Lie: And 13 Ways To Fix It

If you’ve ever sat in front of your computer to write, but stare at the empty screen, you will be forgiven to think you are afflicted with writer’s …

How to Tackle Writer’s Block

How I conquered a dry spell and revived my inspiration.Writing is weird. There’s an ever-changing magnetism about it — a push and pull.In one light, …

The 16 Best Books on Writing Memoir

Capturing Your Legacy in One Small Story<p>Writing coach Alan Gelb’s book is targeted specifically towards baby boomers: when this book was first published in 2015, he felt that baby boomers were staring down the barrel of their lives’ third act, not knowing what to do with it. According to Gelb, your …

Creative Writing

36 Writing Tips to Help You Write Like the Pros

These 10 minutes will help you become a better writer forever<i>Originally published on</i> <i>airborneorange.com</i>As a blogger, writing is no doubt an integral …

16 Practical Tips For Anyone Who Wants To Write A Book

If you want to write, you've got to read.

Hugh Acheson's Minestrone Is a Celebration of Veggies

Slow Cooker Butter Bean Minestrone from Hugh Acheson<p>Serves 6<p><i>For the minestrone:</i> <br>1 pound dried butter beans <br>1/4 cup extra-virgin olive oil, divided <br>2 …

Food Preservation

The Slow Cooker Recipes Our Readers Saved Most in 2017

For years I've been wishing for the ability to save recipes on Kitchn (perhaps you have too), and this year it finally happened. Like many readers, …

Cooking

Here Are Rotten Tomatoes' Best Reviewed Movies of 2017

If you’re looking to close out 2017 by watching the best reviewed movies released this year, Rotten Tomatoes has more than 100 options to choose from.<p>…

Rotten Tomatoes

30 Easy Breakfasts Fit for a Crowd

These irresistible breakfast recipes will make your crowd go wild.<p>Cooking for a crowd? We’ve got the best big breakfasts for your bulk baking. We’ve …

Breakfast

10 handy things you probably don't know Netflix can do

The end of the year is when we count our blessings: family, friends... and nearly unlimited movies and television for $10.99 a month.<p>Netflix is a powerful tool for surviving the chaos of December. You can watch movies while traveling. You can set up Christmas specials for the kiddies. You can tame …

Entertainment