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10 New Year's Resolutions That Will Make You Mentally Stronger

Make next year about developing mental muscle.<p>When most people set out to become fitter in the New Year, they're thinking about physical fitness. In fact, getting in better physical shape tops the list of New Year's resolutions. According to a Nielson survey, 37% of people want to stay fit and …

200+ Healthy Recipes For Every Meal of the Day

It's tough staying healthy when you're eating the same boring bowl of oatmeal or lifeless salad day after day. Add a little much-needed pizzazz to …

25 Things You Absolutely, Positively Have to Do in Paris

The City of Light, the City of Love, the city with a certain je ne sais quoi: There’s perhaps no place more adored on the planet, as evidenced by the millions of visitors Paris draws each year. You could spend a lifetime exploring the French capital, but whether you have a day or a year, we’ve got …

The 10 Golden Rules of Family Meal Planning

Planning meals for your family is both an art -- you’re constantly invoking your creativity to produce masterpieces -- and a science -- each meal is an experiment filled with steps, calculations, and guesswork about what will happen when it reaches the table. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, you're …

The Healthy Potato Salad Recipe You Need For Your Next Party

If you strive to eat healthily but often crave carbs, here’s one way to indulge without destroying your diet: healthy lemon potato salad. Nutritionist Keri Glassman shares her recipe in the video above for an alternative to mayonnaise-based potato salad, and explains how potatoes can actually help …

The 25 best restaurants in Paris

The 50 Most Essential Kitchen Secrets

Helpful tips and tricks.<p>These helpful tips and tricks, adapted from Rebecca DiLiberto's Penny Saving Household Helper, will save you time and money. This article originally appeared on countryliving.com.

Juicing

Design Trend to Watch: Responsive Storytelling

We’ve spent a lot of time here at Propoint thinking about the new year and what it means for the world of information presentation, visualization, and design. And while there are a number of interesting aesthetic trends worth exploring, we’re a content-driven agency always interested in new ways to …

Trends

Slow Cooker Sunday: Easy slow cooker Thai peanut chicken

Who doesn't love grabbing Asian takeout when life keeps you busy? I'll admit my husband and I get takeout way more than we both should, mostly …

Cooking

The Best 15-Minute Workouts for 2015

Anyone and everyone has time for these super fast sessions.<p>Work hard, get sweaty, and get done in 15 minutes. Sound like the perfect workout plan for you? We thought so. If you're ready to kick off 2015 with fresh strengthening moves that tone your muscles in a hurry, look no further. Simply check …

Workouts

Creamy Queso with Chorizo

8 Servings<p>In defense of Velveeta: It might be lowbrow, but its texture is supreme.<p>February 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>1 tablespoon vegetable oil<p>6 oz. fresh chorizo, casings removed<p>2½ cups half-and-half<p>8 oz. Velveeta cheese, cut into cubes<p>8 oz. Monterey Jack cheese, grated<p>8 oz. sharp cheddar, grated<p>2 …

Make These No-Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars TONIGHT

Back to school season is HERE. If you have little ones at home, it’s time to start thinking about packing lunches again. Need some inspiration? Look no further than our No-Bake Peanut Butter Pretzel Bars! They’re a cinch to make and will be a hit with kids AND parents. (They would even be delish …

28 Recipes for the Ultimate Korean Barbecue, from Meats and Sides to Noodles and Rice

These Korean barbecue recipes, from pork, beef, and squid to side dishes, sauces, and rice, make for a supremely flavorful cookout<p><b>When it comes to live-fire cooking,</b> <b>Korean barbecue</b> is just as essential as any of the offerings in Memphis, Austin, or Kansas City. We at <i>BA</i> have happily risked burning …

Explora Patagonia, Chile

Chile-based Explora is one of the world’s top operator of all-inclusive adventure lodges with expert in-house guides and endless slate of daily activities. Set on a gorgeous lake below the rock horns of the iconic Torres del Paine massif in one of the most famously beautiful places on earth, …

Crispy Salt-and-Vinegar Potatoes

4 Servings<p>Active Time: 20 min<p>Total Time: 45 min<p>Cooking the potatoes in vinegar seasons them from within, and a final drizzle boosts the flavor.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>2 pounds baby Yukon Gold potatoes, halved, quartered if large<p>1 cup plus 2 Tbsp. distilled white vinegar<p>1 tablespoon kosher salt, …

Recipes

The Top 28 Best Healthy Snacks

Nibble away with these healthy snacks that all clock in at 100 calories or less.<p>Computer screens, dogs, your paycheck: Some things should only come in size XL. But at snack time, smaller really can be better—even if your appetite feels super-sized. It's just a matter of figuring out exactly the …

Healthy Eating

NBA's Social Media Activity Soars In Connection With NBA Cares Campaign

The NBA went into the 2013-14 season with a plan to increase the social media activity associated with its NBA Cares program in an effort to further engage its fans in the global community outreach initiative. Now that the regular season has concluded, the NBA has key figures to share concerning …

World Wildlife Fund Uses Snapchat To Warn Of Endangered Animals’ “Last Selfies”

The WWF in Denmark and Turkey, with Turkish agency 41? 29!, have launched the #LastSelfie campaign, comparing the fleeting existence of a Snapchat …

World Wildlife Fund

The Art of Easing Up

The act of letting go could feel like defeat, resignation or even passivity, but it could also be construed as a powerful declaration of trust -- trust that the universe knows what it's doing.<p>Earlier this year, a variety of circumstances compelled me to confront one of my core beliefs that had been …

The myth of millennial inevitability

The millennial generation is big, diverse and changing the American landscape. A new infographic and book, "The Next America," by Paul Taylor and the Pew Research Center, examines the data about the change.<p>It's revelatory.<p>Taylor calls the demographic transformations "dramas in slow motion." The Gen …

The Secret to Dropping More than 30 Pounds Fast

Tap into the power of negative training.<p>Almost everyone who's lost weight has eventually put the weight back on. Why this cruel reality? It's simple, really: During the first months of any diet, your body loses both fat and muscle. Then, when you gain back the weight, you add back only fat because …

Weight Loss

Marina Bay Sands, Singapore

Warning to those with vertigo: The Singapore hotel’s nearly 500-foot-long outdoor infinity-edged pool will leave you dizzy. One of the world’s largest infinity pools, the 57th-floor Sands SkyPark sits on top of Forbes Travel Guide Recommended Marina Bay Sands’ futuristic three towers. The …

Marina Bay Sands

For Every 10 Minutes You Don't Touch Your Phone, A Child Could Have Clean Water For An Entire Day

Right now, 1463 people are going without something they probably consider essential — their cellphones.<p>But another 768 million, according to UNICEF, live daily without access to a much more important resource.<p>"We think we can't live without our phones, so why not use them to provide something …

4 Ways The Internet Of Things Is Transforming Healthcare

Startups and established companies alike are creating a slew of new “Internet of Things” (IOT) tools and devices that are revolutionizing the healthcare industry. The Internet of Things refers to physical devices, such as a Nest thermostat or Fitbit activity tracker, that connect to the internet …

Microsoft Brings A Native Version Of Office To The iPad And iPhone

Would you pay $7 a month to use Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint on your iPad?<p>Microsoft Office, the array of software that includes programs like Word, PowerPoint, and Excel, has long been one of Microsoft’s most profitable products. Many businesses and industries, from schools to governments …

6 Moves for Strong and Toned Abs

These six moves will sculpt the abs you’ve always dreamed of<p>You’ve probably heard it before, but you really don’t have to do another crunch. (No, really—don’t. They’re bad for your posture, among a host of other ills.) Instead, use these exercises to firm, flatten, and contour your waistline by …

Workouts

How to Construct the Perfect Green Smoothie

There's no reason to stress about not having one tablespoon of chia seeds or exactly 12 organic cherries on hand; just about every smoothie ingredient can be substituted for something equally as good for you and delicious.<p>Green smoothies are all the rage these days for good reason. They're an …

Chia Seeds

Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice

Fragrant spices enliven the rub on the chicken breasts in Blackened Chicken with Dirty Rice. The trinity of vegetables—onion, celery, and green …