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18 Seriously Helpful Tips For Healthy Weight Loss

No more gimmicks. Here's how to keep the weight off long-term.<p><i>This piece was originally published by Berkeley Wellness.</i><p>Fad diets tend to have lots of very restrictive or complex rules, which give the impression that they carry scientific heft, when, in reality, the reason they often work (at least …

9 high-paying part-time jobs for college students

The key to finding a part-time job for a busy college student is to look for high-quality positions with a flexible schedule that are from a trustworthy source, says FlexJobs Director of Online Content Brie Reynolds.<p>"There are a lot of scams in work-from-home jobs, so college students should be …

This wildly popular organic start-up should make fast food chains nervous

The likes of LYFE Kitchen, Freshii, and Sweetgreen have introduced the concept of healthy meals to the fast-food industry, leaving iconic chains struggling on how to compete.<p>Washington, DC-based salad chain Sweetgreen is one of the leaders of the growing farm-to-table fast-food movement.<p>With the …

I asked a Wall Street billionaire for financial advice for someone my age — this is what he said

I wanted the best money advice the investor had for someone my age.<p>I'm 27, so this advice will probably be useful for most millennials — anyone aged 19 to 34.<p>Here are the key takeaways:<p>Noted.

Take a tour of the most expensive home for sale in Seattle

The most expensive listing in Seattle isn't a city slicker's penthouse. It's a tree-covered paradise on the shores of Lake Washington.<p>Designed by architect Craig Stillwell, the northwestern contemporary home was built in 2008.<p>Dave Malcolm, the managing director of Microsoft Accelerator, along with …

Top 100 world universities 2015/16 – THE rankings

World university rankings were published today, with the California Institute of Technology maintaining its position as the top-ranked university<p>The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has been placed top of the world university rankings for the fifth consecutive year, while Harvard …

COS Opens Its First Canadian Store in Toronto

The elevated casualwear retailer makes landfall in Canada’s largest city.<p>Upscale fashion retail chain COS makes an understated and refined statement with its first entry into the Canadian market in the form of a flagship store on Toronto’s luxury brand-laden Bloor Street. Spanning a three-story, …

10 of Canada's Best University Residences

Some of you might be settling into your new dorms and getting to know your (hopefully) cool new roommates. Others might be starting back at high …

The 30 best hotels in the world

Luxury comes at a price, but when you're staying at one of the best hotels in the world, that price is worth it.<p>We've created the ultimate list of the 30 best hotels in the world.<p>To create this list, we aggregated five notable hotel rankings made by elite travel publications and websites: Travel + …

Seven YA novels that show the lives of teens across the world

Many fantasy, sci-fi and historical novels are set in or inspired by countries across the world, but English language YA contemporary stories disproportionately take place in the US and UK – and those that are set in other countries are often told by newcomer suffering from culture shock, rather …

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8 Thriller novels every novel lover must read

Whenever we talk about reading, we talk about printed form of media, i.e. Books and Novels. Novels cover a wide range of genre and in fact for any …

Top 100 world universities 2015/16 – QS rankings

The QS annual world university rankings were published today, with MIT maintaining its position as the top-ranked university worldwide<p>The Massachusetts Institute of Technology has retained its position as the top ranked university in the world, according to annual league tables.<p>The QS World …

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The World's 18 Strangest Hotels

For the intrepid, quirky and adventurous traveler, the flower-quilted double bed and lacquered furniture of a typical hotel room is just plain boring. Here are the world's 18 strangest hotels.<p>The first thing every hotel developer considers before construction is "who is the guest, and why are they …

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The Secret to One of the Toughest Supplemental College Application Essays

Seniors, is this you right now? You sit down to work on the <i>Why Do You Want to Go Here</i> questions for your college application essays, and they all come out a little too perky and vanilla.<p>It's going to be pretty hard to distinguish yourself among the thousands of applicants if you can't articulate …

The Nine Assets Successful Adult Students Bring with Them to College

Ask any adult student about the journey toward a degree and you will hear stories of marriage and divorce, birth and death, jobs gained and lost, homes bought and homes destroyed in floods, hurricanes, fires. The trajectory is rarely a straight line, and distractions and sacrifices abound.<p>In a …

True Vanilla Ice Cream

Makes about 3 1/2 cups Servings<p>There's nothing, um, vanilla about our homemade version of the classic. Of course, it also makes a great base for your favorite flavor upgrades. This is part of BA's Best, a collection of our essential recipes.<p>June 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 cup whole milk<p>1/4 cup …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Best Stuff<p>Find a toothpaste that suits your specific needs.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Hair Gods<p>See the Avengers star's new facial hair swerve …

These are officially the best universities in the world

Choosing a university is NOT an easy decision. There are numerous things to consider, like location, size and particular subject you want to study. …

The 50 best colleges where students earn high starting salaries

The list ranks colleges by median starting salary, average SAT score, and a survey that asked more than 1,000 Business Insider readers to choose the colleges that best prepare their students for success after graduation. Read our full methodology here.<p>We reranked the schools by pay here to find the …

2 Yoga Poses That Will Relieve Your Stress

During periods of transition, the holidays, or anytime life starts to get a little complicated, a quick yoga break (even just 10 minutes, if that's all you have) can take the edge off. J. Michael Taylor of Yoga Among Friends in Downer's Grove, IL, has a couple of favorite poses he uses to overthrow …

Harvard says these 8 leadership traits are critical for success

Ray Carvey, executive vice president of corporate learning at Harvard Business Publishing, a subsidiary of the Harvard Business School, says management structures today are very different than 20 years ago, namely because of the middle manager.<p>Carvey describes today's business world as "volatile, …

Blackberry Red Wine Chocolate Cake

Lindsay of the lovely food blog Love & Olive Oil and I have something in common: We like boozy cakes. We also like layer cakes with a serious …

Crowd-Pleasing Cupcakes: 8 Recipes With Something for Everyone

When baked just right, a cupcake has all the elements of a flawless dessert. As a mini cake, it is small but has a quality of decadence that a …

Three Ingredient Flourless Chocolate Cake - Kirbie's Cravings

Ingredients:<p>7 oz semisweet or milk chocolate chips (don't use bittersweet as the cake won't be sweet enough)<br>1/4 cup butter<br>4 eggs<p>Directions:<p>1. Preheat …

The very best banana yogurt cake Recipe on Food52

<b>Author Notes:</b> my goodness, i’ve done it! i’ve found the absolute best banana bread recipe that has ever come to pass. as soon as this delicate, beautiful creation was pulled from the oven, cooled, sliced, and subsequently eaten, it was crowned the very best banana yogurt cake. so, i am going to …

11 Cakes that Only Need One Bowl

We love a layer cake as much as the next person, but sometimes you want cake and you want it <i>now</i>. There's no time for messes, multiple bowls, and oodles of dirty spatulas. It needs to be ingredients, mix, pour, bake, and done. That's it—no fuss or hassle, just smiles (and more time to make …

Ten of the best value private schools in the UK

The 10 most expensive places to raise a family in the U.S.

Slide 1 of 12<p>In some spots in this country, it costs parents well into six figures just to eke by.<p>The amount that a two-parent, two-child family …

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