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Spring Wildflower Walks

By Erika Jensen<p>A maple woods carpeted with trout-lily, the tangy smell of fresh earth, the rustling of earthworms slowly tilling the soil; a …

Hiking

Ontology-Oriented Diagnostic System for Traditional Chinese Medicine Based on Relation Refinement

Peiqin Gu, 1 Huajun Chen, 1 ,* and Tong Yu 2<p>Abstract<p>Although Chinese medicine treatments have become popular recently, the complicated Chinese …

Information Architecture

Gabriel García Márquez’s Formative Reading List: 24 Books That Shaped One of Humanity’s Greatest Writers

“Life is not what one lived, but what one remembers and how one remembers it in order to recount it.”<p>The most reliable portal into another’s psyche is the mental library of that person’s favorite books — those foundational idea-bricks of which we build the home for our interior lives, the integral …

7 Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes

<i>SEVEN slow cooker chicken recipes that will kick you out of your weeknight dinner rut! You can cook these chicken crock pot recipes right away or you</i> …

Cooking

49 Unforgettable Bucket List Trips You Can Do On A Budget

If you like to travel, you probably have a bucket list of places you want to hit throughout your lifetime. If you've been under the impression that …

Travel

7 Alexa commands you're not using but should

With Alexa and the the Echo, Amazon has built a robust service that can deliver seemingly endless information and control your home. But, are you taking advantage of all it can do?<p>If you haven't yet unlocked the full potential of Alexa, these seven voice commands will get you closer. These are the …

Smart Homes

Message to my history teacher, whom I once asked why no one stopped concentration camps: NEVER MIND

My recent twitter-sparring with a “pro-lifer” jolted me back to my early school years.<p>I must have been about 9 years old when I first learned about …

Civil Rights

The Best Netflix Shows You've Probably Never Heard Of

These hidden gems should be on your must-watch list!

8 date nights on a dime in Madison

In need of a date night, but you're on a tight budget? You can dine out in Madison without splurging. These eight locations offer weekly deals to …

Madison

The 20 Best Things to Do in Steamboat Springs in the Summer

When you think of the high-altitude ski town of Steamboat Springs, it's natural to picture snowy lifts and powdery slopes. But Steamboat, about 2.5 …

Skiing

Hike to Snyder Lakes, Glacier NP

A relatively short hike to some beautiful alpine lakes close to West Glacier, Montana.<p>Starting out at the Sperry Trailhead, adjacent to Lake McDonald …

Hiking

10 Lazy Rivers Near Toronto That Are Perfect For Tubing On A Sunny Day

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Grand River

The Best Natural Swimming Pools in the United States

There’s nothing like a good, old-fashioned swimming hole to beat the heat this summer. Here’s where to find the best spots all across the …

Hiking

Is your home making you unhappy? The quick fix interior tips to boost your mood

Two years ago, Victoria Harrison was unhappy; burnt out from her commute, stressed at work, not sleeping, and living on chocolate and coffee. When she looked at her friends, also successful 30-something professionals in their dream jobs, she noticed something similar.<p>“We were all tired but wired,” …

Living Rooms

Beautiful Maps Of Great American Road Trips To Get Your Motor Running

Ah, the road trip – a classic rite of passage. No matter if it’s a haphazard first adventure with college buddies or a post-retirement planned escape onto the open road, there are few better and more liberating sensations than pointing your hood towards the horizon, putting your foot down and …

RVs

These are the 5 books Bill Gates recommends you read this summer

The Microsoft cofounder and Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation cochair has said he reads about 50 books a year, and he often writes up notes about his favorites on his Gates Notes blog.<p>Gates has just published his list of summer reading recommendations for 2018, a list that spans genres, from …

How to Edit Photos like Steve McCurry: The Art of Removing Distractions

We’ve got a fun article today in which we post-process <i>photojournalistic</i>-style photos and polish them in an <i>artistic</i> way. Much like Steve McCurry did …

D&D character names - generated by a neural network

There are algorithms called artificial neural networks that can learn to imitate examples of just about anything. They’re used in all sorts of …

Young Americans are the loneliest, surprising study from Cigna shows

Young people are far more likely than senior citizens to report being lonely and in poor health, a surprising survey of 20,000 Americans released Tuesday shows.<p>The overall national loneliness score was alarmingly high at 44 on a 20-to-80 scale, but the prevalence of social isolation among those …

Psychology

18 small changes you can make every day to lose weight

1/<p>1. Invest in a water bottle.<p>Getty<p>When you don't drink enough water, your body can confuse hunger with thirst. This is why "upping the water intake …

This is how to “work smarter not harder”: 3 secrets from research

“Work smarter, not harder.” Sounds good. But how do you actually do that?<p><i>*crickets*</i><p>Well, luckily someone finally took up the challenge of finding a …

Work-life Balance

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Gfycat

Tartine Croissants

Every now and again, I like to tackle big projects. I’m good at big projects. There’s something so reassuring about them, like you know there’s an …

Tartine Bakery's Morning Buns

I put together a Cooking Wishlist a few months ago that included Tartine's legendary morning buns. There happened to be some croissant dough in my …

52 Ways to be the Most Liked Person at Work | Inc.com

If you want to move ahead in your career you need to be someone who people admire for doing good work (on time) and being easy to get along with. It sounds simple, but in reality there are probably many ways you could step up your game when you're on the clock. Take some tips from Kate Hanley, …

Albert Einstein

Facebook's HR Team Discovered the Surprising Reason Why People Quit Their Jobs (and It's Not Because of Bad Bosses) | Inc.com

Raise your hand if you've heard the saying, "People leave managers, not companies." That should be the majority of us, as the research over the years keeps telling us this is a big reason for employee turnover: Boss sucks = people Quit.<p>Facebook's HR and People Growth team thought the same, so when …

Employment

18 words and phrases smart people never include on their resumes

While it can be tempting to load a bunch of jargon and glowing language on your resume, there are certain terms and phrases that you should avoid.<p>So, …

I Let Alexa Run My Life For a Day — Here's Why I'm Keeping Her Around Forever

For me, 2017 will always be the year that I took the plunge and truly embraced the concept of a smarter, more helpful home. Back in November, after decades of quietly fearing a dystopian future in which our devices outlived us all, I unboxed a smart lamp that changed my entire outlook on digital …

Smart Homes

Facebook's VP of Product Says This Is the Most Important Skill Any Manager Can Have | Inc.com

For any business owner or leader, it's too easy to fall into the trap of saying "I'll do that" to anything that comes up. But it happens. And before you know it, you're juggling more than you can manage.<p>This is where the greatest skill of all comes into play: Focus.<p>Few people have mastered the art …

Product Management

28 Phrases the Most Likable Employees Use at Work | Inc.com

You think words matter? According to a CareerBuilder survey, 50 percent of employees believe turnover would go down if managers simply recognized their efforts more frequently.<p>That brings up some obvious questions. Do you compliment your workers for doing good work? If so, how often? And if you're …