Teresa Costa

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Italian-Style Carrot Cake Might Be the Best Carrot Cake

Italian Carrot Cake (<i>Torta di Carote</i>)<p>Serves 8 to 10<p><i>For the cake:</i><br>Unsalted butter, for coating the pan <br>2/3 cup all-purpose flour <br>2 1/2 teaspoons baking …

Recipe: How to Make Portuguese Custard Tarts

Lisbon is a city with a sweet tooth, and its most iconic pastry is the palm-size <i>pastel de nata,</i> or egg tart, a creamy custard tart available in <i>pastelarias</i> across the city. The recipe dates back to the 16th century, when the confections, like many other Portuguese sweets, were made by nuns in …

Here's How To Grocery Shop Once And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Keep your stomach and your wallet full.

My mom wrote me over 100 'lunchbox letters' when I was a kid — and 15 years later, I've realized her advice still works

One day in 2003, when I was in 6th grade, my mom put a letter in my lunchbox with some advice on it. "Don't be quick to judge the girls at school — it's up to you to look for something good in each one."<p>My mom, Stephanie Skylar, was the Executive VP and Director of Marketing for Chief Super Market …

Parenting

You won't believe the interior of Japan's jaw-dropping new train

All aboard the swanky train! Japan just unveiled a new luxury sleeper train – and it’s jaw-droppingly beautiful. The gold-tinted Shiki-shima, which …

Shh… This Is Where French Girls Go on Summer Vacation (and Why You Should Too)

The sparkling Eiffel Tower might have been what first drew you to France, but trust us, the tiny towns outside the French capital are what will keep …

Summer Vacation

Waste of resources is biggest threat to planet, warns Scottish environment agency

Scotland’s industries and farmers must cut energy, greenhouse gas emissions and resource use as waste overtakes pollution as the major environmental threat, says head of regulator<p>Scotland’s environment agency has warned the country’s industries and farmers that their waste and inefficiency is now …

Farming

The Glossary of Happiness

Last summer, Tim Lomas flew from London to Orlando to attend the fourth annual congress of the International Positive Psychology Association—held, naturally, at Walt Disney World. As Lomas wandered around the event, popping in and out of various sessions, he stumbled upon a presentation by Emilia …

Fact: It Only Takes One Minute of Intense Fitness to Get Results

Yep. As in, 60 SECONDS.<p>Finally, science is answering the question we’ve all been asking for years: How much time do we really need to spend at the gym to see results?<p>Prepare to do a happy dance: Turns out, all it takes is <i>one minute</i> of high-intensity training within a 10-minute workout to reap the …

Exercise

How Happy Brains Respond to Negative Things

You drop a glass while making breakfast. You get stuck in traffic on your way to work. Your boss yells at you for being late. Congratulations! <i>You’re</i> …

Photo by @BrianSkerry. A mother Gentoo Penguin watches over her chick near her nesting area on a rocky outcropping in Antarctica. According to the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, Gentoo Penguins are ‘near threatened,’ with numbers declining as a result of natural predation and ice melt caused by global warming. Spending time with these animals was hypnotic, I didn’t want to leave! To see more from the Antarctic, follow @BrianSkerry on Instagram. #penguins #happy #feet #antarctica #climate #change #thephotosociety #natgeocreative #nationalgeographic #onassignment #photooftheday #oceanography #conservation

7 Little Ways to Make Life Simpler

<i>Anyone can make today more complicated than it has to be, and most people will. It takes a touch of wisdom to do the opposite.</i>Our days fill up so …

9 Motivational Videos to Help You Succeed in Business and Life

Can a few minutes of watching change your life? These deeply inspirational videos just might.<p>There are videos that energize us, inspire us, and motivate us to do great things. Then there are the very few that do all of that--and touch us so deeply that we wind up watching them over and over. We …

January 2016

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The unspoken rules of making introductions in Silicon Valley

“The future is already here — it’s just not very evenly distributed” – William Gibson<p>Silicon Valley Culture<p>A lot has been written about how Silicon …